Ireland striker Troy Parrott  reacts after  receiving a red card from referee Sascha Stegemann in the Under-21 European Championship qualifier against Italy at  Tallaght stadium. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Republic of Ireland U21 0 Italy U21 0 Troy Parrott saw red against Italy at Tallaght stadium on Thursday night but the Republic of Ireland’s Under-21(...)

Pep Guardiola has a different perspective from the one most players have grown up with. Photograph: Lindsey Parnaby/AFP via Getty

The moment when you felt it was turning into a really difficult afternoon for Manchester City came in the 50th minute, when a City attack broke down i(...)

 Chelsea’s Fikayo Tomori  jumps in the air as he celebrates scoring his side’s opening goal as Tammy Abraham looks on during the Premier League match against  Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Wolves 2 Chelsea 5 Tammy Abraham’s fine goalscoring form continued with a hat-trick as Chelsea beat Wolves 5-2 at Molineux. Fikayo Tomori put Frank (...)

Richarlison leaps to score Everton’s winner against Wolves. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty

Everton 3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 Marco Silva was tempted on to the pitch at full-time to congratulate his Everton team on a sixth consecutive home(...)

Arsenal’s Danny Welbeck is fouled and wins a penalty during the  Europa League round of 16 second-leg match against AC Milan at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  Nigel French/PA Wire

Arsenal 3 AC Milan 1 (Arsenal win 5-1 on agg) Danny Welbeck thought about it. He had felt the slightest touch from the Milan left back, Ricardo Rodrí(...)

Aaron Ramsey scores Arsenal’s  second goal in the Europa League round of 16 first  leg against AC Milan  at the San Siro stadium. Photograph:   Alberto Lingria/Reuters

AC Milan 0 Arsenal 2 After all the weeks of swimming against the tide, the games when their heads dipped, their bodies felt heavier, Arsenal grasped (...)

Jonathan Lunney cuts a dejected figure after Ireland’s 2-0 defeat to Italy. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Italy 2 Republic of Ireland 0The Republic of Ireland’s hopes of qualifying for the quarter-finals now hang by a thread after they were undone by clini(...)