Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud nets his side’s first goal in their 3-0 Barclay’s Premier League win over Watford at Vicarage Road. Photo: Paul Ellis/Getty Images

Watford 0 Arsenal 3 Arsenal moved to second in the Barclays Premier League with an impressive 3-0 win at Watford. The Gunners, who had beaten Manches(...)

Northern Ireland’s Steven Davis celebrates after his side’s one-all draw with Finland last night propelled them to the top of their European Championship group. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

The job was already done but Northern Ireland ended a magnificent qualifying campaign with one final feat by winning their group courtesy of a point (...)

Crystal Palace’s Yohan Cabaye celebrates scoring his side’s first goal from a penalty as tghey beat Watford at Vicarage Road. Photo: Matt Dunham/PA

Watford 0 Crystal Palace 1 (Cabaye, 70’) A match high on intensity and industry but low on calm and quality, between one of the Premier League’s most (...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick at Windsor Park. Photograph: Inpho

Northern Ireland 2 Portugal 4Ronaldo hit a second-half hat-trick to spare Portugal’s blushes against Northern Ireland on an ill-tempered night that sa(...)