Abel Xavier protests after he gave away an extra time penalty in Portugal’s Euro 2000 semi-final against France. Photograph: Getty

Euro 2000: France 2 Portugal 1 AET June 28th, 2000 Abel Xavier, and his peroxide blonde hair and beard, first roared into the consciousness of in(...)

Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez poses with his PFA Player of the year award during the 2016 PFA Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London. Photo: Barrington Coombs/PA Wire.

Riyad Mahrez won the PFA Player of the Year award and then dedicated the prize to all his Leicester team-mates. Mahrez was presented with the prestig(...)

Mesut Özil:   comments about Arsenal’s season not welcomed by Arsène Wenger. Photograph:  Ian MacNicol/Getty

Arsène Wenger plans to talk to Mesut Özil about the German’s assessment of Arsenal’s season that “we mucked it up ourselves”. The Arsenal manager insi(...)

Former France manager Raymond Domenech says he was pipped to the Ireland job by Brian Kerr. Photo: Getty Images

No, I was not France’s public enemy No1,” insists Raymond Domenech. “I was No2, behind Sarkozy.” The quip is delivered with good humour because Domen(...)

Harry Kane: the 22-year-old has scored 19 times for Tottenham this season, plus two for England, but he has none in his past four appearances. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino is worried that Harry Kane has been affected by the mask the striker must wear to protect his nose, as a result of breaking it du(...)

Arsene Wenger believes he has the full support of Arsenal fans ahead of the weekend’s derby. Photograph: EPA

Arsene Wenger has cast aspersions on the opinion of his old protege Thierry Henry on the sensitive subject of supporter unrest ahead of Saturday’s nor(...)

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger is under pressure after defeats to Manchestewr United and Swansea City. Photograph: EPA.

Last season it was August, the season before that it was March, the season before that it was January and the season before that it was March and Apr(...)

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Critics of Ireland’s Call can rest assured that there will be at least one inspiring song sung before the rugby in Paris today. And if the opinions of(...)

Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring the second goal for Arsenal with Aaron Ramsey, Mesut Ozil and Nacho Monreal. Photograph: Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Arsenal can win the Premier League title this season if they can continue playing the type of game they did during Monday night’s 2-1 win over Manche(...)

 Jose Mourinho on the touchline  at the King Power Stadium as Leicester beat Chelsea 2-1. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Cesc Fàbregas has criticised the attitude and behaviour of him and his team-mates in the wake of Chelsea’s alarming slide down the Premier League tabl(...)