Graeme Souness is receiving treatment near his home in Dorset. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Former Liverpool player and manager Graeme Souness was taken into hospital on Friday. The 62-year-old, who also played with distinction for the Reds, (...)

Republic of Ireland assistant coach Roy Keane: “We’re comfortable with the players we have.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

As their own problems mount, the Irish management team are unlikely to have taken too much encouragement from the news that Lukas Podolski is ruled ou(...)

Fenerbahce officials wait in the damaged team bus which was shot at while it was being driven through to Trabzon Airport. Photo: Reuters

Turkish police have detained two people suspected of involvement in an attack on Fenerbahce’s team bus, a governor told reporters on Tuesday.The bus d(...)

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud (left) celebrates with Danny Welbeck after  scoring   against Newcastle  at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga /  EPA

Arsenal 4 Newcastle United 1 Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla both scored twice as Arsenal closed back up on the Barclays Premier League’s top (...)

  Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will hope to get back on track with a win over Newcastle United. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists he is “not a politician” worrying about popularity in opinion polls and his only concern is “to win football ga(...)

Roberto Mancini has been out of work since leaving Galatasaray during the summer and is set to return to the San Siro after the sacking of Internazionale boss Walter Mazzarri

Inter Milan have fired coach Walter Mazzarri after a poor start to the season, leaving former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini in line to return t(...)

 Diego Godin (left) jumps to celebrate scoring their fourth goal against Malmo FF at Vicente Calderon Stadium. Photograph:  Gonzalo Arroyo Moreno/Getty Images

Olympiacos are top of Group A after former Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami grabbed the winner in a 1-0 victory over Juventus. The Greek champions are (...)

Jannik Vestergaard of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim celebrates a goal during the Bundesliga match against SC Freiburg at Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena in Sinsheim. Photo:  Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

The last leg of the journey to Hoffenheim provides a pretty clear early indication that you are going to a different type of Bundesliga club. Mannh(...)

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck celebrates scoring his third goal against Galatasaray during the Champions League victory at the Emirates. Photo: Gerry Penny/EPA

Danny Welbeck described the third goal, the one that completed his first professional hat-trick, in Arsenal’s Champions League drubbing of Gal(...)

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck scores his second goal against Galatasaray in their Uefa Champions League match at The Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Arsenal 4 Galatasaray 1Arsene Wenger could scarcely have scripted it better. On the occasion of the 18th anniversary of his Arsenal appointment and ne(...)