“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(...)

Brendan Rodgers the manager of Liverpool looks on from the bench on Wednesday night. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 27, 2014, 08:30

The Champions League action continued last night with both Liverpool and Arsenal attempting to make it a first clean sweep of Premier League victories(...)

Darren Bent  celebrates scoring one of his 11 goals for Aston Villa in 2011. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has dropped down to the Sky Bet Championship to join Brighton on loan.The 30-year-old former England international, wh(...)

Southampton player Victor Wanyama, whose home has been burgled while he was away with his club for a match. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/Pa

The home of Premier League footballer Victor Wanyama has been burgled while he was away with his club for a match. Thieves broke into the home of Sout(...)

Sergio Aguero celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s third and matchwinning goal last night. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 26, 2014, 08:32

The Champions League returned last night and it certainly didn’t disappoint, a smash and grab Manchester City victory over Bayern Munich keeping their(...)

Liverpool’s Mario Balotelli  receives a pat on the back from Liverpool’s manager Brendan Rodgers. Photograph: Peter Powell/Epa

Mario Balotelli’s agent has brushed aside reports that his client is set for an imminent return to Serie A.The Italy striker has failed to score in th(...)

 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(...)

Ciaran Clark challenges Irish team mate Shane Long during the Barclays Premier League match at Villa Park last night. Photograph:  Nick Potts/Pa

He mightn’t have featured at all if it wasn’t for a litany of recent injuries to Aston Villa’s centre backs, but Ciaran Clark’s performance during (...)

Jonathan Sexton goes off injured with Dr. Eanna Falvey against Australia. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 25, 2014, 08:36

Katie Taylor’s fifth consecutive World championship title dominates the sports pages this morning and rightly so. Johnny Watterson has been ringsid(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho.

José Mourinho has said winning the Champions League is not necessarily a “consequence of great work” ahead of Chelsea’s confrontation tonight with R(...)