Sunderland 'in talks to take Ricky Alvarez on loan'Sunderland reportedly enter talks with Inter Milan to secure a loan deal for midfielder Ricky Alvarez.
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino 'watches Danny Welbeck'Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino reportedly attended Manchester United's defeat to MK Dons to watch Danny Welbeck.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger 'relieved' to reach group stageArsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that reaching the group stage of the Champions League is a "weight off his shoulders".
Result: Ernests Gulbis sets up second-round meeting with Dominic ThiemErnests Gulbis eases to a straight-sets win over Kenny De Schepper in the first round of the US Open.
Result: Ryan Harrison proves no match for Grigor DimitrovGrigor Dimitrov reaches the second round of the US Open with a straight-sets win over home hopeful Ryan Harrison.
Result: Maria Sharapova survives early scare to overcome Alexandra DulgheruAn unconvincing Maria Sharapova books her place in round three of the US Open after defeating Alexandra Dulgheru by two sets to one.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud unlikely to play again this year'Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announces that the injured Olivier Giroud is unlikely to feature again for the Gunners this year.
AC Milan 'open talks with Chelsea over Fernando Torres transfer'AC Milan are allegedly in negotiations with Chelsea regarding the future of Fernando Torres.
Paul Lambert critical of 'wasteful' Aston VillaAston Villa manager Paul Lambert rues his side's missed opportunities against League One's Leyton Orient.
Result: Dominant Caroline Wozniacki sends Aliaksandra Sasnovich packingCaroline Wozniacki secures passage into round three of the US open with a straight-sets win over Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
Hull City 'ready to smash transfer record to land Abel Hernandez'Hull City are reportedly on the verge of breaking their transfer record to land Abel Hernandez.
Manchester United line up William Carvalho bid?Manchester United reportedly line up a £24m move for Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho.
League Cup third-round draw in fullA full run down of the third-round draw of the League Cup, which includes, Arsenal's home tie against Southampton.
Result: Tomas Berdych through in straight sets against Lleyton HewittTomas Berdych sees off Lleyton Hewitt in straight sets to book his place in the second round of the US Open in New York.
Arsene Wenger coy on striker pursuitArsene Wenger is coy when asked if he will bring another striker to Arsenal before the closing of the transfer window.
Result: Bradford City win dramatic Yorkshire derbyBradford City come out on top against Yorkshire rivals Leeds United thanks to two late goals at Valley Parade.
Result: Aston Villa fall to late winner from Leyton OrientLeyton Orient surprise Aston Villa with a 1-0 victory in the Capital One Cup thanks to a late header from Romain Vincelot.
Result: Stoke City ease past Portsmouth into League Cup third roundTwo goals from Jonathan Walters and a late Peter Crouch header send Stoke City into the League Cup third round at the expense of Portsmouth.
Result: Sunderland leave it late to beat Birmingham CitySunderland score three late goals to beat Birmingham City 3-0 in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
Result: Alexis Sanchez sends 10-man Arsenal throughTen-man Arsenal hold on to advance through to the group stages of the Champions League against Besiktas.
Result: Burton Albion produce shock to edge past Queens Park RangersBurton Albion produce a shock to beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
Result: Athletic Bilbao through to Champions League group stagesTwo goals from Aritz Aduriz helps Athletic Bilbao to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League at the expense of Napoli.
Result: Kevin Anderson edges five-set thrillerKevin Anderson gets the better of Pablo Cuevas in a five-set encounter at the US Open to advance to the second round.
Live Commentary: Maria Sharapova vs. Alexandra Dulgheru - as it happenedSports Mole brings you live coverage of the second round match between 2006 champion Maria Sharapova and Romania's Alexandra Dulgheru at the US Open.
Xabi Alonso close to Bayern Munich switch?A report in Spain says that Bayern Munich are closing in on the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso.
Troy Vincent: 'Brandon Meriweather deserves two-game suspension'NFL VP Troy Vincent says a ban handed to Brandon Meriweather is justified by his behaviour over the past five years.
Result: Marin Cilic through due to Marcos Baghdatis retirementMarin Cilic advances to the second round of the US Open after Marcos Baghdatis is forced to withdraw through injury.
Cambridge United sign Michael NelsonFree agent Michael Nelson signs a one-year contract with League Two side Cambridge United.
Joe Allen relishing teaming with Mario BalotelliLiverpool midfielder Mario Balotelli cannot wait to play alongside Mario Balotelli.
New York Giants opt for Josh Brown as placekickerThe New York Giants choose Josh Brown over Brandon McManus, cutting the youngster and trading him to the Denver Broncos.
Kevin Phillips predicts Sunderland struggleEx-Sunderland star Kevin Phillips thinks that the Blakc Cats will struggle this season.
MS Dhoni relieved with return to form for IndiaMS Dhoni admits that beating England on Wednesday was a welcome return to form following India's recent troubles.
Half-Time Report: Luke Murphy sees red at Valley ParadeLuke Murphy sees red during the opening 45 minutes of Leeds United's League Cup tie away at Bradford City.
Christian Ponder: 'I'm not auditioning for other teams'Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder says that his only aim is to secure a place on the team's roster, amid talk that he is to be traded away.
Half-Time Report: Athletic Bilbao lead on away goalsAfter 45 minutes at San Mames, Athletic Bilbao are leading Serie A outfit Napoli on away goals.
Half-Time Report: Alexis Sanchez opens Arsenal accountSummer signing Alexis Sanchez scores his first goal for Arsenal to give them a 1-0 half-time lead over Besiktas.
Julio Arca: Angel di Maria will settle quickly at Manchester UnitedFormer Middlesbrough defender thinks that Angel di Maria will settle quickly at Manchester United.
Norwich City complete signing of Conor McGrandlesNorwich City complete the signing of Conor McGrandles from Falkirk on a three-year deal.
Adrian Peterson: 'Current Minnesota Vikings offense is best I've played in'Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson says that the current crop of offensive players that team has is what he's "been waiting for" during his NFL career.
Jamie Carragher pays tribute to Xabi AlonsoLiverpool legend pays tribute to Xabi Alonso following the Spaniard's retirement from international football.