Arsene Wenger: “I feel we took it a bit too easy at 1-0 despite the experience we have in the squad.” Photograph: Tim Keeton/EPA

West Bromwich Albion 2 Arsenal 1 Arsene Wenger had hoped to go into tomorrow’s critical Champions League match against Dinamo Zagreb on the back of (...)

Holland’s Arjen Robben scores their third goal in Cardiff. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Chris Coleman expressed his delight at fringe players pushing their case for Euro 2016 inclusion after Wales’ defeat to Holland in Cardiff. Holland ca(...)

Jesse Lingard came in for high praise from the Manchester United manager after his goal against West Brom on Saturday. Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal admits he is likely to face some disappointment in his hunt for new recruits during the next transfer window.(...)

Manchester United’s Jesse Lingard celebrates scoring their first goal wih Marcos Rojo. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Manchester United 2 West Brom 0 Jesse Lingard gave the home support inside Old Trafford something to cheer as he helped Manchester United to a 2-0 vic(...)

Republic of Ireland international Ciaran Clark returns to the Aston Villa squad for their home clash against Swansea. Photograph:   Steve Langan/Inpho

SATURDAY (3.0 unless stated) Aston Villa (19) v Swansea (14) - Live Setanta Sports 1 Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has a fully-fit squad f(...)

West Brom’s James McClean clashes with Sunderland’s Lee Cattermole and Danny Graham at full time after celebrating in front of Sunderland fans. Photo: Lee Smith/Reuters

James McClean was involved in an altercation on the Hawthorns pitch after West Brom’s 1-0 win over Sunderland this afternoon. The Irish winger (...)

Manuel Lanzini’s late goal helped West Ham sink 10-man Crystal palace. Photograph: Getty

Crystal Palace 1 West Ham United 3 Late goals from Manuel Lanzini and Dimitri Payet floored 10-man Crystal Palace as West Ham snatched a dramat(...)

Ashley Young is out of Manchester United’s clash with Everton after picking up an injury against Arsenal two weeks ago. Photo: Michael Regan/Getty Images

SATURDAY Chelsea (16) v Aston Villa (18) Striker Diego Costa is available for Chelsea after serving a three-match ban for violent conduct, (...)

Northern Ireland players celebrate clinching qualification for Euro 2016 qualifier at Windsor Park on Thursday. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

What a night for Irish football. Or, if you prefer, what a night for Irish soccer. And all that lies therein. On Thursday men from the 32 counties of(...)

Sam Allardyce is the new manager of Sunderland. Photograph: PA

Sunderland have named Sam Allardyce as their new manager on a two-year deal. The Premier League club announced the news on Friday evening, having open(...)