Arsenal’s Mesut Oezil leaves the pitch dejected after losing to Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League group D soccer match in Dortmund. Photograph:  Ralph Orlowski/Reuters

Arsene Wenger was scathing of Arsenal’s performance as they launched their Champions League Group D campaign with a chastening 2-0 defeat at Borussia(...)

Borussia Dortmund’s Ciro Immobile celebrates after scoring  against Arsenal during their Champions League Group D game. Photograph: Kai Pfaffenbach / Reuters

Borussia Dortmund 2 Arsenal 0It was a night of awkward truths for Arsenal and by the time it was all done, it seemed like the irrefutable evidence of (...)

Danny Welbeck  during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester City at Emirates Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Arsenal’s signing of Danny Welbeck from Manchester United was a curious example of a deal that seemed to leave both sides disappointed. Arsène Wenger’(...)

Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere scores his side’s first goal during the  Premier League match against Manchester City   at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  David Davies/PA

Arsenal 2 Manchester City 2Martin Demichelis seized a point for Premier League champions Manchester City with a late headed equaliser at the Emirates (...)

  Danny Welbeck training with Arsenal after his move from Manchester United. Photograph:  Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has delivered a brutal explanation for Manchester United’s decision to sell Danny Welbeck to Arsenal, saying the England international(...)

England’s Danny Welbeck celebrates his second goal against Switzerland  at the Sankt Jakob-Park stadium in Basel this week. Photograph: Denis Balibouse / Reuters

Arsene Wenger has admitted he had originally wanted to sign Danny Welbeck on loan from Manchester United with an option to buy before eventually settl(...)

England’s Daniel Sturridge during a training session at St George’s Park, Burton Upon Trent. Sturridge returned to Liverpool injured  Mike Egerton/PA Wire.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has criticised England’s handling of Daniel Sturridge after the striker returned to Merseyside injured. The 25-year-(...)

Ryan Giggs: “The history of the club is to play exciting football, to give youngsters a chance and to keep to the traditions of the club”

Ryan Giggs has denied Manchester United’s recent transfer policy represents a betrayal of Old Trafford traditions, although Nicky Butt, the club’s re(...)

England’s Danny Welbeck scores his first goal against Switzerland. Photograph: EPA

Switzerland 0 England 2 The only disappointment for Roy Hodgson, perhaps, is that England could not conjure up this kind of football more often(...)

 England manager Roy Hodgson leads a training session at the St Jakob-Park stadium in Basel, Switzerland, yesterday. Photograph: Walter Bieri/EPA

England manager Roy Hodgson said yesterday he would have liked today’s opening European Championship Group E fixture away to Switzerland – the team he(...)