Mikel Arteta hailed the “unbelievable” effort of his players as Arsenal thrashed Chelsea 5-0, but insisted it will be back to work on Wednesday as they focus on a mouth-watering North London Derby against Tottenham

After a difficult week which featured defeats to Aston Villa in the Premier League and Bayern Munich in the Champions League, the Gunners have bounced back with victories against Wolves and Chelsea within three days to move clear at the top of the league. Arteta’s side are three points clear of Liverpool, who face Everton…

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Nottingham Forest accuse VAR Stuart Attwell of being a Luton fan after defeat at Everton

Forest had penalty appeals waved away on three separate occasions by match referee Anthony Taylor with the on-field decisions endorsed by Attwell in the VAR hub. After the game, Forest posted on X, formerly Twitter: “Three extremely poor decisions – three penalties not given – which we simply cannot accept. “We warned the PGMOL that…

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Coventry 3-3 Man Utd (2-4 on penalties): Erik ten Hag’s side survive Sky Blues comeback to reach FA Cup final

Manchester United blew a 3-0 lead and needed a last-gasp winner from Championship side Coventry to be overturned but scraped into the FA Cup final with a 4-2 penalty shootout victory, where they will once again meet Manchester City. Their celebrations when Rasmus Hojlund scored the crucial penalty were fuelled by relief after an astonishing…

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Aston Villa’s Emiliano Martinez suspended after penalty shootout yellow card

Emiliano Martinez will not be allowed to play in the first leg of Aston Villa’s Europa Conference League semi-final matchup with Olympiacos. The 31-year-old custodian for the Argentina national team was given two yellow cards during Thursday night’s second-leg quarterfinal victory against Lille; but, since one of the bookings occurred during the penalty shootout, he…

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