Nathan Dyer suffers an ankle injury during Swansea’s 1-1 draw at Norwich. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Norwich 1 Swansea 1: Gary Hooper scored a superb 25-yard effort to earn Norwich a 1-1 draw against Swansea at Carrow Road, where Nathan Dyer looked t(...)

Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo scores the only goal of the game  past Sweden goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson during their World Cup qualifying play-off first leg game in Lisbon. Photograph: Armando Franca/AP Photo

PORTUGAL 1 (Ronaldo 82) SWEDEN 0 This was not quite the high-velocity collision of twin attacking greats the build-up had promised. But by the end Cri(...)

Manchester United’s Fabio Da Silva scores his side’s fourth goal during last night’s match.

MANCHESTER UNITED 4 NORWICH 0: It was Javier Hernandez’s night and, ultimately, his only disappointment will be that it took place on one of those ni(...)

Republic of Ireland training at the Rhein Energie Stadium, Cologne. Wes Hoolahan (front), Anthony Pilkington (middle) and Paul Green. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Arsenal (1) v Norwich (18)Arsenal expect Mesut Ozil to have recovered from a knee injury. Fellow midfielder Santi Cazorla could also return for the (...)

Arsenal’s Bacary Sagna will miss the league leaders’ trip to West Brom on Sunday with a hamstring

Saturday, October 5thCardiff (11) v Newcastle (16)Cardiff manager Malky Mackay has almost a full squad to select from. Andreas Cornelius, who continue(...)

Arsenal will give a fitness test to midfielder Aaron Ramsey before their match at Swansea

Barclays Premier LeagueSaturday, September 28thAston Villa (13) v Man City (3)Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is hopeful a number of his key players wil(...)

Nicolas Anelka may return for West Bormwich Albion this weekend after ‘compassionate leave’. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images
Premier League team news

Cardiff (11) v Everton (14) Cardiff will be without their £7.5million Danish striker Andreas Cornelius due to an ankle injury sustained against Accrin(...)

Scott Wagstaff  of Bristol City fires his side’s second goal past Jerome Binnom-Williams  of Crystal Palace during the Capital One Cup second round match  at Ashton Gate. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

League Cup round-up: Ian Holloway saw his Premier League new boys Crystal Palace embarrassed by League One Bristol City in the Capital One Cup at Asht(...)

Former  Bolton Wanderers striker Johan Elmander has joined Norwich City on loan. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

Norwich have further strengthened their attacking options by completing a season-long loan deal for Galatasaray forward Johan Elmander. The 32-year-ol(...)

Galatasaray’s Didier Drogba scores his teams first goal of the game from the penalty spot during the Emirates Cup 2013 match at the Emirates Stadium Photograph: PA Wire.

ARSENAL 1 GALATASARAY 2: Didier Drogba returned to haunt Arsenal as the former Chelsea striker came off the bench to net a late double and win the Emi(...)