Robert Millward

Liverpool oust Barcelona from Champions League

Liverpool ended FC Barcelona's reign in the Champions League by knocking the defending champions out of the competition on Tuesday. Inter Milan and Lyon -- the league champions of Italy and France -- also were eliminated, while English champions Chelsea advanced.

Tottenham score late goals to win 4-3 at West Ham

Tottenham scored in the fifth minute of injury time to win 4-3 at West Ham on Sunday and deny the Hammers' vital points in their fight to avoid relegation. Carlos Tevez had scored his first goal for West Ham and set up two more as the last-place team led 2-0 and then 3-2 in the 85th minute before conceding two late goals.

Arsenal come from behind to beat Wigan

Tomas Rosicky headed a winner five minutes from the end as Arsenal came from behind to beat Wigan 2-1 on Sunday to keep fourth place in the English Premiership. Denny Landzaat's goal in the 35th minute had threatened a major upset at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal through in Cup, Man United maintain league lead

Manchester United outplayed Watford 4-0 as Chelsea beat Blackburn 3-0 on Wednesday to maintain a six-point lead over the Blues at the top of the English Premier League. Arsenal scored two extra-time goals to beat neighbours Tottenham 3-1 to reach the final of the League Cup 5-3 on aggregate.

Can Wilkinson kick-start England?

Jonny Wilkinson, Andy Farrell and Jason Robinson in the same team -- either it's a recipe for a spectacular England comeback, or a huge gamble that will make English rugby look in an even worse mess if it doesn't come off in the Six Nations. Wilkinson pulls on the England shirt for the first time since the World Cup final in Sydney in November 2003.

Solskjaer, Larsson lift Man United in FA Cup

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored the winning goal in injury time and Henrik Larsson added another in his debut on Sunday to put Manchester United into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 win over Aston Villa. Also on Sunday, Blackburn won 4-1 at Everton, but Manchester City could only draw 1-1 at Sheffield Wednesday.

Barca, Roma progress in Europe

Defending champions Barcelona and Roma captured places in the second round of the Champions League on Tuesday by winning their final group games. Ronaldinho's low free kick and Eidur Gudjohnsen's tap-in helped Barcelona beat Werder Bremen 2-0 to finish second in Group A behind Chelsea, who beat Levski Sofia 2-0.

Man United play to draw with Chelsea

Ricardo Carvalho headed in an equaliser in the 69th minute on Sunday to help Chelsea earn a 1-1 draw with Manchester United and keep the defending champions within three points of the Red Devils at the top of the Premier League. Louis Saha gave United the lead in the 29th minute.

Cyprus hold Germany in Euro qualifying

Cyprus held three-time champions Germany to a 1-1 draw on Wednesday in European Championship qualifying, and Eduardo da Silva scored a hat-trick to give Croatia a 4-3 win over Israel. Michael Ballack gave Germany the lead in the 16th minute at Cyprus, and it appeared that the Germans were on their way to a fourth victory in a row in Group D.

Tottenham upset Arsenal

Tottenham beat Chelsea for the first time in the English Premier League in 16 years on Sunday, winning 2-1 as the Blues had England captain John Terry sent off. Michael Dawson and Aaron Lennon scored for Spurs after a rare goal by Claude Makelele for Chelsea, who are second and three points behind leaders Manchester United.

Man United move three points clear at the top

Manchester United beat Portsmouth 3-0 on Saturday to move three points clear atop the Premier League standings. Also on Saturday, Liverpool beat Reading 2-0, Everton lost 1-0 at Fulham, Watford beat Middlesbrough 2-0 for their first win of the season, Sheffield United won 1-0 at Newcastle and Charlton edged Manchester City 1-0.

Lyon, Madrid advance in Europe

Lyon and Real Madrid made it to the second round of the Champions League with 1-0 wins on Wednesday while Kaka's hat-trick in a 4-1 win over Anderlecht put AC Milan within a point of the knockout phase. Lyon edged Dynamo Kiev, and Real Madrid needed an own-goal against visiting Steaua Bucharest for their 1-0 victories in Group E.

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