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Holders Arsenal knocked out, Man City survive Cheltenham scare

Holders Arsenal knocked out, Man City survive Cheltenham scare


How should Aston Villa line up against Manchester City?

Can the current manager of the month beat the odds and lead Villa to victory at the Etihad?


Tactical Analysis: Solskjaer needs to be bolder against Big Six rivals

Solskjaer uses the same set up against another Big Six opponent, and gets the same result


Jamie Gillan hoping for minimal Cleveland Browns role as last Brit standing in NFL play-offs

Cleveland Browns have been the story of the NFL play-offs so far - and Scottish punter Jamie Gillan hopes they can pull off another upset against the Kansas City Chiefs this weekend


Schalke 0-4 Bayern Munich: Player ratings as Die Roten extend lead at top of Bundesliga

Thomas Muller, Robert Lewandowski and David Alaba all scored as Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich beat rivals Schalke 4-0.


The Rangers form carousel as Steven Gerrard's stars pass the starring role parcel during title charge

The Ibrox men have had several big names step up to the plate over the course of the season with excellent spells of form.


De Jong leads Barca to Elche win without Messi

De Jong leads Barca to Elche win without Messi


Arsenal 3-0 Newcastle: 5 talking points as Gunners ease into top half of the table

Second half goals from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Bukayo Saka and then Aubameyang again saw the Gunners ease past the Magpies to win for the fourth time in five league games


Celtic and Rangers players unite in touching tribute to victims of the Ibrox disaster

Both sides of the Old Firm fell silent ahead of their crunch Premiership tie on the 50th anniversary of the stadium tragedy.


Man Utd legend Lou Macari proving to be just as much a hero off the pitch as he was on it

EXCLUSIVE: The former Red Devils midfielder tells Mirror Sport about the homeless shelter he has been running in Stoke for the last four years


Roker Report Score Predictions: What do our writers predict for Sunderland v Shrewsbury?

We’re back on the bog that is our pitch at the Stadium of Light and this time it’s Shrewsbury Town who are the visitors - let’s see what our panel think and let you agree!


Messi sees red, 'fearful' Juventus, PSG back top: Talking points from around Europe

Frustration got the better of Lionel Messi as he saw red in the Spanish Super Cup final, while Inter dealt a major blow to Juventus's Serie A title hopes but Paris Saint-Germain are back on top in France. AFP Sport rounds up some of the main talking points from across the continent: - Messi's first red card for Barca - Lionel Messi was sent off for the first time in 753 appearances for Barcelona at the end of his side's 3-2 extra-time defeat by...


5 things Jurgen Klopp must fix to address Liverpool's slump and revive title defence

Liverpool are in danger of falling behind their rivals in the title race after a fifth game without a win and the end of their unbeaten league run at Anfield


Fernandes strikes knockout blow on Liverpool, Chelsea safely through

Fernandes strikes knockout blow on Liverpool, Chelsea safely through


Celtic defensive groundhog day as lightning strikes 22 times to set 10 In A Row chances ablaze

The Parkhead outfit have been dreadful from dead balls in this nightmare season.


Conte sees red as Inter Milan are held to Udinese stalemate

Conte sees red as Inter Milan are held to Udinese stalemate


Former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez leaves Dalian Yifang

Former Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez has left his post as manager of Chinese side Dalian Professional, partly due to concerns over his family's health


Mikel Arteta vows to keep faith with under-fire duo Willian & Nicolas Pepe

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has stressed his support for expensive wingers Nicolas Pepe and Willian, who have both struggled since joining the club.


7 players Man Utd could sell in January as Solskjaer nails down final 25-man squad

Manchester United boss Solskjaer has said he could sanction more departures as he streamlines his squad for a Premier League title challenge, and Mirror Sport looks at the options


Chelsea 3-1 Luton: 6 talking points as Tammy Abraham hat-trick sends Blues through

Abraham hit all three goals in the FA Cup clash at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea overcome a stern challenge from Luton to set up a fifth round tie with Barnsley


Robbie Neilson's 7 vital Hearts challenges as third force Premiership ambitions dominate winter window thinking

The Jambos hold a five-point lead in the Championship despite a second league defeat in 10 games but there's work to do if they want to become a force to be reckoned with next season.


Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and pathway to England gives Hamilton kids hope, says Aaron Martin as he hails Scottish Premiership standard

The Accies defender raves about the standard of Scottish football and believes players can follow van Dijk pathway to top


Raphael Varane considering Real Madrid exit in search of new challenge

Raphael Varane may seek new challenge away from Real Madrid as he feels he needs a new step in his career


Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty

Suarez secures Atletico win despite Eibar's keeper scoring a penalty


Manchester United 3-2 Liverpool: Player ratings as Bruno Fernandes sends Red Devils to FA Cup 5th round

A free kick from substitute Bruno Fernandes gave Manchester United a 3-2 win over Liverpool with the Red Devils booking their place in the FA Cup fifth round.


Neil Lennon returns to Celtic day job as isolating stars pictured getting back to work at Lennoxtown

A host of big names returned to training as they look to keep the Hoops feint title hopes alive against Livingston.


Udinese vs Inter Milan: Match Preview

From one black and white striped team to another


Arsenal's midfield loanees of the 21st century - ranked

Ranking the success of Arsenal's five midfield loan signings of the 21st century, including Dani Ceballos, Denis Suarez, Yossi Benayoun & more.


Brendan Rodgers makes Leicester transfer admission after Christian Eriksen linked

Rodgers' Leicester side are riding high in the Premier League after beating Chelsea and visit Brentford in the FA Cup on Sunday


Starting XI: Is this the Sunderland side that will take on Shrewsbury Town this afternoon?

Who do you reckon will make the starting eleven when Sunderland look to bounce back against Shrewsbury this afternoon?


Watkins breaks goal drought as Villa sink Newcastle

Watkins breaks goal drought as Villa sink Newcastle


Every record Cristiano Ronaldo has broken

Every record Cristiano Ronaldo has set during his illustrious career for club and country.


Man Utd & Liverpool tipped to go 'head-to-head' for RB Leipzig's Dayot Upamecano

Liverpool and Manchester United are keen on signing Dayot Upamecano when his £38m release clause kicks in in the summer.


Steven Lawless returns to Motherwell as one of the leagues most creative players after Livi exploits

Motherwell have added one of the most creative players in the league last season in Steven Lawless


Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record

Burnley stun Liverpool to end unbeaten home record


Brian Rice hopes Premiership season can finish as clubs are warned about celebrating

The Accies manger discusses finishing the season, celebrations and having sympathy for lower leagues


Reader’s Corner: In defence of George Dobson

Welcome to Reader’s Corner, where we invite YOU, the good folk who skim these pages, to offer your own articles up for our website. Today, RR reader Jack Dodds explains why he believes George Dobson’s getting the rough end of the stick – and that if the midfielder leaves Sunderland it won’t be the last we see of him.


Gladbach break Borussia Dortmund jinx to go fourth in Bundesliga

Gladbach break Borussia Dortmund jinx to go fourth in Bundesliga


Eddie Jones picks brains of Sir Dave Brailsford and Arsene Wenger on dynasty building

England rugby boss interested in "how you manage teams and, the longer you stay in the job, what you have got to do to keep your team growing”


Newspaper commemorating Philadelphia Union Supporters’ Shield win available for limited time

Four-page broadsheet celebrates the Union’s first trophy


On This Day – 22 Jan 2008: Sunderland sign Manchester United full back

Thirteen years ago today, Roy Keane eventually got his man – after 12 months of trying.


Chelsea should not dismiss Rafa Benitez as a short-term fix

Chelsea should consider Rafa Benitez as an emergency replacement for Frank Lampard if they sack the current manager.


Edin Dzeko: Potential destinations for the AS Roma star

With Edin Dzeko linked with a move away from AS Roma, 90min assesses five possible clubs the Bosnian striker could join this winter


Atlético Femenino update: Supercopa win, another new signing, and moving up the rankings

Despite an injury-hit campaign, Atlético have won a trophy and have other objectives within reach.


Hazard ends drought, Benzema scores twice as Real rout Alaves

Hazard ends drought, Benzema scores twice as Real rout Alaves


Tactical Analysis: Borussia Dortmund vs Mainz

Dortmund peppered the visitors goal constantly, conceded a top class goal, and then seemed to run out of steam


Toothless Wolves edge Chorley thanks to Vitinha stunner

Toothless Wolves edge Chorley thanks to Vitinha stunner


Man City underline title credentials with thumping victory over Crystal Palace

A brace from John Stones and superb strikes from Ilkay Gundogan and Raheem Sterling saw City romp to a superb 4-0 win


Scottish Cup draw: Motherwell handed away tie as Hamilton host familiar foes

Airdrie and Clyde were also in the hat for the third round draw


Norwich boss Daniel Farke makes bold admission as he aims for Championship repeat

Farke lifted the Championship title two seasons ago and aims to repeat the feat as he discusses life at the top, plus his warning to Arsenal over why moving for star man Emi Buendia is pointless this month