Friday Apr 11
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert tells unhappy fans to take a reality check ahead of Crystal Palace test
The under-fire Villains chief has overseen three consecutive defeats as he rallies his troops to face an in-form Palace side The Scot is under fresh fire after three successive defeats, including last week's loss at home to fellow strugglers Fulham, who were bottom at the time.
11 Greatest Irish Footballers to Celebrate St. Patrick's Day
In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, it's time to celebrate all that is Irish. And in tribute to the Emerald Isle, we've compiled a list of the 11 greatest players ever to have pulled on the green of this wonderful part of the world.
No Ireland recall for Given
Goalkeeper Shay Given has been left out of the Republic of Ireland squad to face Serbia in a friendly in Dublin on March 5. Speculation had been rife that Given's successful loan spell with Middlesbrough would bring him back into Ireland boss Martin O'Neill's squad.
Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker have not lost match together for two years
Monday night's victory at Aston Villa extended a remarkable run that has seen the Gunners undefeated in every league match in which Koscielny and Mertesacker have completed 90 minutes, since a 2-1 home defeat against Manchester United on January 22, 2012.