The match fixtures are shown on a panel following the draw of the round of 16 soccer matches of the UEFA Champions League 2014/15 in Nyon, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. The final is scheduled for June 6 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)

This year’s draw for the knockout stage has thrown up some tantalising games, including Manchester City’s clash with Barcelona and a tough encounter (...)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey celebrates his second goal against Galatasaray wiht team mate Lukas Podolski  during their Champions League Group D soccer match at Ali Sami Yen Spor Kompleksi in Istanbul December 9, 2014. Photograph: Osman Orsal/Reuters

There was a moment during the first-half blitz that Arsenal staged here, when they led by three goals and the chances continued to come, that the most(...)

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his sides first goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Photograph: John Walton/Pa

Arsenal 1 Southampton 0 Arsenal have their momentum. This had been billed as the night when they would build upon the encouraging wins over Bor(...)

“Jack Wilshere has had successful surgery on his left ankle and will be out for approximately three months.” Photograph: Mike Egerton/Pa

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for around three months after successfully undergoing surgery on his left ankle, the club have ann(...)

Yaya Sanogo scored his first goal for Arsenal to put the Gunners 1-0 up against Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates

Arsène Wenger can call off the search for the dictionary, at least for now. The Arsenal manager had said that he might have to delve for the tome to r(...)

 Arsene Wenger manager of Arsenal gives a thumbs up during an Arsenal training session on Monday. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

Arsene Wenger must start learning from his mistakes if Arsenal are to compete at the highest level of European football, Alisher Usmanov, the Londo(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during a training session ahead of their Champions League match against Borussia Dortmund. “This is one of the best teams I’ve had for a long time,” he said. Photograph: Getty Images

Jack Wilshere could face ankle ligament surgery and a lay-off of around three months. The Arsenal midfielder will meet with a specialist in the coming(...)

Brendan Rodgers “drenched and despondent” during Liverpool’s defeat at Crystal Palace. Photograph: Reuters/Eddie Keogh

On stage at London’s Old Billingsgate on May 12th, LMA manager of the year award in hand, Brendan Rodgers thanked his peers for their recognition but(...)

The Germany international had made his comeback on Saturday following another ankle injury and scored for a 2-0 lead. Photograph: Jonas Guettler/Epa

Borussia Dortmund winger Marco Reus has been ruled out for the rest of the year after tearing ligaments in his right ankle during Saturday’s 2-2 draw (...)

 Robert Lewandowski (lower) of Munich celebrates scoring the equaliser against his former club Borussia Dortmund with team-mate Franck Ribery  at Allianz Arena. Photograph: Andreas Gebert / EPA

A late Arjen Robben penalty gave Bayern Munich a dramatic 2-1 comeback win on Saturday that sent Borussia Dortmund sliding into the drop zone after(...)