When it comes to the virtue of silence, Tony McCoy likes to quotes his boss JP McManus – “Imagine all the fish in the world that’d be alive if they’d (...)

Arsenal’s Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey celebrates scoring the opener during the last week’s match against Norwich City at Carrow Road. Photograph: AFP

It is said sometimes that a player gets better when he is not on the pitch. It is said because he leaves a gap and those who stand in perform less wel(...)

Robin van Persie of Manchester United celebrates at the end of the Premier League against Arsenal. Photograph: by Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger had described him as “an Arsenal man”, but Robin van Persie celebrated his goal at Old Trafford yesterday like a Manchester United-suppo(...)