The Gunners were adamant they should have been given a penalty when Nicolas Pepe played the ball against Erik Pieters' hand in the area and they had a strong case under the current rules.
Granit Xhaka gifted Burnley an equaliser with an awful error at Turf Moor in today's lunchtime kick-off, the Gunners were leading 1-0 through Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's goal.
Arteta has put his faith in youngsters while moving on some older players including Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac while he also brought in Martin Odegaard on loan from Real Madrid.
Arsenal's visit of Turf Moor to face Burnley gets this weekend's Premier League action underway. Follow Sportsmail's DAN RIPLEY for all the action as it happens this Saturday lunchtime.
Southampton travel to Sheffield United in the Premier League's Saturday 3pm match as they look to end their abysmal run. Follow Sportsmail's ALEX BOWMER for the action.
EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: Wood permanently left his previous existence as a renowned music agent in the summer of 2020 to solely focus on football administration.
Ibrahimovic is reportedly set to feature against Georgia on March 25 and Kosovo on March 28 - as well as the friendly with Estonia. His last Sweden appearance came at Euro 2016.
The attacker made his first appearance since picking up a knee injury in the Champions League dead-rubber against FC Midtyjlland on 9 December, coming on for Mohamed Salah in the 62nd minute.
Gers supporters have disregarded lockdown restrictions to welcome their team ahead of their impending title party, letting off flares amid a sea of waving flags on Saturday morning.
Former England bowler Darren Gough has lambasted England's display in the fourth and final Test of their tour of India as 'horrendous' after losing by an innings and 25 runs.
England fell to another humiliating defeat as Joe Root's (left) side failed to clinch an unlikely series draw. The visitor's batting let them down, with Jonny Bairstow (right) playing poorly.
The Red Devils recorded three straight 0-0 draws in a disappointing week, with their feint title hopes ending after two wins in eight matches as Pep Guardiola's men have won 15 league games in a ...
The 28-year-old came through the ranks at Arsenal after joining from Independiente in 2010, but spent various loan spells away from the club and eventually sealed a permanent move to Villa.
The Norway international joined Arsenal in January on a short-term deal from Real Madrid - and didn't hold back when lavishing praise on the man responsible for luring him to the Emirates.
INTERVIEW BY HUGH MACDONALD: Chris Mitchell, footballer for Livingston, Falkirk, Ayr United, Bradford City, Queen of the South and Clyde, took his own life on May 7, 2016, aged 27.
Hartley tweeted that England's men had lost in time for viewers to watch the women's team after Joe Root's side were thrashed in the third Test, with Rory Burns reacting angrily to the post.
Willis was twisted out of a ruck in England's 41-18 win at Twickenham and needed nearly 10 minutes of medical attention before being taken off. He has now called for the crocodile roll to be bann...
As Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola was keen to point out on Friday, this sort of dominance has been predicted before in recent times and it has not happened.
Robert Lewandowski will lead the line for Bayern as they look to pull clear at the Bundesliga summit, while Erling Haaland will offer Dortmund's main threat at the Allianz Arena on Saturday night...
Liverpool have lost five home league games in a row for the first time in their history and will hope to stop the rot on Sunday against Fulham as they trail fourth-placed Chelsea by four points.
Root demanded his side to learn from their humbling series defeat, which was confirmed as the visitors lost the fourth and final Test by an innings and 25 runs.
Last month Musiala made the surprising decision to declare for Germany in his future international career, despite having represented England at both Under-17 and Under-21 level.
Former England international Alex Hartley has described the personal online abuse she received in the wake of her tweet during England's two-day Test defeat by India last week.
The versatile midfielder, who can also play on either flank as a full-back, swapped life at the Emirates Stadium for a relegation battle at The Hawthorns in January.
Gundogan, 30, is perhaps in the form of his life, having netted 11 Premier League goals this season, but almost found his lofty aspirations derailed back in 2013. He was forced to miss over a yea...
UFC president Dana White has branded Khamzat Chimaev's decision to retire from MMA as 'crazy' and urged the unbeaten fighter (9-0) to be patient during his recovery from Covid issues.
Israel Adesanya and Jan Blachowicz (left) go head to head on Saturday night as the Last Stylebender bids to etch his name in the history books, but Jon Jones (right) tweeted that he expects a sur...
The champions have endured an especially frustrating campaign - and now have further cause for grievance with VAR intervention an apparent factor behind their shock plummet down the table.
The feeling of euphoria when Hasenhuttl's team briefly topped the Premier League table after a Friday night win over Newcastle United in early November has been replaced by fear and foreboding.
Bruno Fernandes has made opposition defences pay since moving to the Premier League and now he will cost Manchester United an extra £4.2million if he is crowned this year's PFA Player of the Yea...
The German has overseen 10 matches and recorded seven wins, three draws and zero defeats. Equally as impressively, Chelsea have kept eight clean sheets, conceding only twice.
The Reds are ranked second, behind only league leaders Manchester City, for shots on goal this season. Liverpool have recorded 406 shots in 27 games but their attack is misfiring.
Arsenal are 10th in the Premier League and 10 points off the top four with 12 games left to go, starting with Saturday's trip to Burnley. Mikel Arteta now wants his men to show that they really c...
From being top of the table towards the end of January, Manchester United find themselves 14 points behind Manchester City eight games later ahead of the derby.
Having missed his first couple of games through illness after arriving in Germany, Guendouzi has since featured in all 18 matches the club have played in the Bundesliga this season.
CHRIS SUTTON - INSIGHT: Bruno Fernandes has had an Eric Cantona-esque impact on the club and is the only Man United player who would walk into this Man City team.
Chelsea's position as a squad brimming with expensive young talent is said to be an attractive proposition for the Norwegian, with Roman Abramovich ready to splash the cash.
Usyk, (right), the WBO's mandatory challenger for Anthony Joshua's belt, is expected to face Olympic silver medallist Joyce (left) next, with the winner crowned the organisation's interim champio...
SIMON JONES: Reschke is the revered former technical director of Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen who this week was appointed head of European football with ICMStellar, arguably the biggest age...
Adesanya (left) headlines the biggest card since the UFC went behind closed doors, a huge feat since making his debut three years ago, but what has happened to the other stars of UFC 221?
The centre back has excelled in the Bundesliga with his calm and composed performances and his ability to bring the ball out of defence makes him a valuable asset.
The TV rights packages sold to UK and overseas broadcasters fetched £232m in 1992, while the latest sale generated a whacking £9.1bn, a rise of 3,822 per cent, but experts warn the price will f...
United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is going to be without his first-choice goalkeeper for the rest of the month after de Gea travelled back to Spain for family reasons.
HOT OT NOT: It wasn't just that this Rishabh Pant played the new ball with a reverse sweep. To score a century in the space of a few hours was showing off in the most delightful way.
KEOWN TALKS TACTICS: Fulham are hunting down Newcastle and their target of Premier League survival. Three weeks ago the gap between those two teams was 10 points. Now it is three.
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Louis Lynagh is fully aware of the expectation his name brings, but shows a mature head on young shoulders. He gives his first national newspaper interview with Sportsmail.
Now a respected analyst on American television, the six-time major champion was clearly shocked by the depth of outrage that followed on his Twitter timeline and in the wider golf world.
MICAH RICHARDS: Fights are nothing new. I thought about this after the news of Steve Bruce and Matt Ritchie at Newcastle. When news such as this starts coming out of a club, it is a worry.
A judicial official has revealed that the £85million star, Harry Maguire, will not return to Greece for a hearing this year as the number of tribunal cases has risen due to the pandemic.
Juventus have named Manuel Locatelli as their primary target for the summer. However, as Sassuolo are not prepared to entertain any offers, Juve have named Jorginho as their Plan B option.
The Premier League side confirmed their finances had taken a severe blow due to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, which brought last season to a halt in March 2020.
Graeme Souness and Martin Keown clashed live on talkSPORT after the latter critcised Liverpool duo Alan Hansen and Mark Lawrenson for always passing the ball back to the goalkeeper.
EXCLUSIVE BY TOM COLLOMOSSE: Traore, 25, was on the market last August but Wolves' £70million asking price was deemed too high by potential suitors Barcelona and Manchester City.
Fulham found themselves on the wrong end of a controversial section of the law - which on Friday was changed - when they were denied an equaliser against Tottenham due to a handball ruling.
The Hammers have come up on the rails to challenge the Premier League's thoroughbreds this season, and a win over Leeds on Monday will keep them firmly in the hunt heading into the home straight.
It is understood the UK Government are reluctant to underwrite a home 'tour', having shown no indication they would grant rugby any help in this week's Budget.
Players would be forced to quarantine in hotels for 10 days on their return and miss matches and training sessions if they travelled to places that are currently on the UK's banned list.
Dustin Poirier could be set for a trilogy fight against Conor McGregor in the summer after beating the Irishman in January, but Nate Diaz has slammed the pair for only wanting to fight each other...
MATT HUGHES - AHEAD OF THE GAME: The Premier League have attempted to ensure a broad range of clubs are involved in the review, so it is not dominated by the demands of the Big Six.
UEFA are doubling down on proposals to expand their elite club competition to 36 teams, in addition to a host of contentious changes to the competition in three years time.
The sequence of results, which includes eight defeats and six losses in a row, has seen Southampton who were top in November slide down to 14th, seven points above the drop zone.
Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips for Saturday's meetings at Doncaster, Newbury, Lingfield and Southwell.
Manchester United travel to the Etihad to take on Premier League leaders Manchester United on Sunday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side must win to keep the title race alive.
Ex-Arsenal defender Merson insists it would be a 'major collapse' if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side failed to qualify for next season's Champions League, having been top in January.
Dortmund suffered a major blow on Friday when Jadon Sancho, Raphael Guerreiro and Giovanni Reyna were ruled out of Saturday's game with reigning champions Bayern Munich.
EXCLUSIVE: Instead of supporting his wife Debora at her bedside, Ruben Neves had to watch via his mobile phone, somewhere on the M40, as baby Mateo was delivered safely.
City will discuss the issue with their players after the Manchester derby but Guardiola was resolute those who will be required to quarantine for 10 days on their return will not represent their ...
In February, Zaha intimated that he would stop taking the knee and also indicated he was uncomfortable with wearing anti-racism slogans on his match jersey.
Brendan Rodgers revealed Leicester will look to add a player with Jamie Vardy's characteristics in the summer and that they believe they have won the race for Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard.
Nuno - the only BAME manager in the top flight - launched a passionate defence of taking the knee and said it was unrealistic to expect immediate change.
Dr Willie Stewart's ongoing FIELD study found former players were 3.5 times more likely to die of neurodegenerative diseases than the general public, and he will sit before MPs on Tuesday.
Liverpool have slumped into the most turbulent period of Klopp's reign, after taking 10 points from the last 11 fixtures, but the Reds boss does not expect numerous first-team stars to leave.
The Morebattle Hurdle, worth the same amount as the County Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival, has attracted a highly competitive field.
In the aftermath of relegation for past salary cap offences, followed by the Covid disruption, they begin their quest for a swift return to the Premiership by taking on Cornish Pirates in Penzanc...
The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board (IHRB) held a disciplinary hearing into the matter on Friday following the emergence of the grotesque image on social media last weekend.
EXCLUSIVE: The runaway Premier League leaders have targeted local children who live in some of the most deprived areas of the country. The club are understood to have spent a six-figure sum.
The draw leaves Schalke on 10 points with Mainz in 16th - the relegation playoff spot - level on 18 points with second-bottom Arminia Bielefeld, who host Union Berlin on Sunday.
The draw with Crystal Palace encapsulated Solskjaer's recent woes. United are not losing games but they are struggling to win them at the same time and look short of attacking verve.
Mick McCarthy could not celebrate his 1000th game as a manager with the victory that would have taken Cardiff City back up into the Championship play-off spots.
The little-known 25-year-old was making her debut at championship level and ultimately ended up as the first athlete from the British team to take a medal in Torun.
One breathtaking glimpse of audacity not only confirmed India had wrested control of the final Test but perhaps marked the moment Rishabh Pant lifted the role of wicketkeeper-batsman to a new rar...
PETE JENSON IN SPAIN: They have been the best number nines in Spain for the last decade, and on Sunday they ought to be the deciding factors in the Madrid derby that may shape the title race run-...
There was a parallel universe on Friday in which Dom Bess was England's saviour. And there were only a few millimetres in it. He was convinced he had Rishabh Pant leg-before.
LAWRENCE BOOTH: Jimmy Anderson became the sixth bowler to take 900 international wickets when he had Ajinkya Rahane caught at second slip by Ben Stokes on day two in Ahmedabad.
Bess, who was recalled for the game bowled an array of full-toss and long hops while taking none for 56 in 15 erratic overs, leaving Strauss to express both sympathy and criticism of the off-spin...
The Nigerian has been preparing for his first fight in the octagon in the Light Heavyweight division, having dominated the Middleweight scene in the past couple years
Make no mistake, this is a hell of a game for both teams. England can square the series 2-2, while India need only to avoid defeat to qualify for the final of the World Test Championship.
Hazard has failed to get his Los Blancos career up and running since joining from Chelsea in a £88m switch in 2019, with a series of injuries cosigning the Belgian to long spells on the sideline...
MLS sides can have up to three Designated Players, who in turn are allowed to receive a salary not taken into consideration in the team's overall salary cap set at £3.6million ($4.9m).
Brazilian midfielder Oscar left Stamford Bridge in 2017 to join Shanghai SIPG in a £60million deal. However, he is keen to return to the club that helped him win two Premier League titles.
A meeting of the International Football Association Board on Friday sanctioned testing a new system, which will use fewer cameras and people, but still allows decisions to be reviewed.
There is a growing acceptance that Elliott faces a ban and Sportsmail reported earlier this week that the three-time Grand National-winning trainer will not lodge an appeal.
The bookies have Israel Adesanya as favourite to beat the powerful Polish champion and most MMA fighters seem to agree. Colby Covington is in the minority in arguing that Polish power will reign.
Changes to controversial handball rules that blighted the early part of the season have been officially abandoned following a meeting of football's international law-making body.
Salah, the top-flight's leading scorer this season, was replaced around the hour mark at Anfield on Thursday night - and the forward was unable to mask his disbelief when leaving the field.
All eyes were on Salah after his frustrated reaction (top left) to being substituted (right) during the defeat to Chelsea, as his agent (bottom left) cryptically tweeted in response (inset).
Sportsmail revealed that Bruce was involved in training ground row with Ritchie, with the winger branding his manager a 'coward' and claiming he had done 'f*** all' for him.
Football correspondent Craig Hope, who covers the north-east, exclusively revealed that Bruce had been involved in a physical bust-up with winger Matt Ritchie, who called him a 'coward'.
Israel Adesanya takes on Jan Blachowicz this weekend at UFC 259 with history on the line. The fight will be for Blachowicz's light-heavyweight title.
It looks increasingly likely the Borussia Dortmund forward, 20, will be at the centre of a bidding war between several elite clubs this summer. Real Madrid and Manchester City are two clubs in th...
Solskjaer resisted the temptation to build up his team before they face a City side who are 14 points ahead at the top of the table and on a 21-match unbeaten run in all competitions.
Hodgson is set to welcome Zaha back for the trip to Spurs and says if the attacker decides against taking a knee it is because he wants to bring further change in the fight against racism.
The Gunners were close to sealing moves for Jadon Sancho, Jude Bellingham and Christian Pulisic before the trio made their names in Germany, claims former Gunners scout Steve Morrow.
NASSER HUSSAIN: Whatever happens from here nothing can be taken away from two giants of English cricket in Jimmy Anderson and Ben Stokes who were outstanding on the second day.
The former Manchester City and FA chairman claims it is 'appalling' that ex-Manchester United captain Roy Keane is still involved in football after his horror tackle on Alf Inge Haaland in 2001.
Williams have unveiled their new FW43B car for the season but only after hackers forced them to pull the plug on plans to launch the car via a virtual reality app.
The former Arsenal manager is now FIFA's chief of global football development and is leading the charge to change the way the beautiful game is played.
The club have confirmed a number of players and staff have tested positive, with the EFL sanctioning the postponement, and their training ground has been shut.
Israel Adesanya's eyes must have lit up when Jan Blachowicz snatched the vacant light-heavyweight title last year. It presented an opportunity to move up and claim his second belt.
With no supporters in the stands at Selhurst Park, every word of Rashford and Maguire's argument could be clearly heard after it was picked up by the microphones at the side of the pitch.
Jamaica have rather cunningly dipped their hands into the English talent pool to bolster their squad and are set to add 11 fresh faces ahead of next year's World Cup, including Antonio.
The Manchester United first-choice goalkeeper welcomed his first child Yanay on Thursday after being told by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer not to rush back from personal leave in Spain this month.
The bizarre accusation from Owen centres around Mane not going to ground after Andreas Christensen's tackle in the knowledge that Salah is Liverpool's first-choice spot-kick taker.
Musiala joined Bayern's Under-17s in 2019 from Chelsea and has quickly developed to earn playing time with the senior team and is also expecting a call-up from the German national side.
The North East clubs had petitioned for the removal of the chairman of the arbitration panel on grounds of apparent bias. The club are waiting for their case to be heard by the Premier League
Klopp confirmed on Friday that the Turkish defender picked up a 'little problem' after their disappointing defeat by Chelsea and could miss the Reds' next Premier League game on Sunday.
The 18-year-old, who has been with the Spanish giants since the age of seven, is a product of the famed La Masia academy and has made four appearances for the first team.
Rangers are just four points away from being crowned domestic kings for the first time in a decade with title number 55. They could even win the trophy on Sunday if Celtic slip up.
Pant, 23, stole the headlines with his memorable ton, his third in Test format, at Ahmedabad and quickly earned glowing praise from a number of former England cricket greats.
SECRET SCOUT: Our scout is a top football expert who attends matches each week searching for the next star. This week, Peterborough'S Jack Taylor is under the spotlight....
The 20-year-old has really begun to deliver on his potential this season, contributing 11 goals and six assists in all competitions, and is now recognised as one of the world's best young players...
Mount scored the winner as Chelsea took a crucial victory against Liverpool in the race for the Champions League places. Mount has credited Zouma as the inspiration for his celebration.
Karius has not played a competitive game for the Reds since his disastrous performance in the 2018 Champions League final in which he was culpable for two of Real Madrid's three goals.
F1 chiefs had published a calendar planned for a record 23-races but curiously had left a blank space for the third round of the world championship which takes place on May 2.
Last year Manchester United took out a £200m rolling credit facility as a safety precaution against a significant drop in revenue while the world continue to adjust with Covid-19 and its limitat...
After the disastrous end to Josep Maria Bartomeu's reign, Barcelona fans finally get to pick their new president this week. Here, Sportsmail looks at the biggest club election in football.
Tuchel (left) has often been compared with Klopp (right), and the Chelsea boss got one over his rival at Anfield, making it ten games without defeat, earning him the title 'the invincible one' (b...
The UFC rising star has been ravaged by the illness and had to pull out of his scheduled fight with Leon Edwards, even recently hinting at retirement. He is currently working to recover.
McCarthy has taken the Championship by storm since being appointed in South Wales in late January. He was expected to oversee his 1,000th game against Nottingham Forest on April 2.
The Spurs manager jokingly accused a reporter of being too negative towards Tottenham after the north Londoners recorded back-to-back wins with victory at Fulham.
Mason Mount was the Blues hero, firing home a superb individual strike late in the first half for the only goal of the game to extend the club's unbeaten run under boss Tuchel to 10 games.
After being shoved to the ground by Rudiger, Mane slid on the turf before having the ball thumped against his head at close range by Kovacic, which saw the winger instantly confront him.
Klopp defended substituting Salah midway through Liverpool's history-making home defeat by Chelsea, saying he could not 'risk' leaving the Premier League's top scorer on the pitch.
Ibrahimovic convinced an AC Milan fan to take him 60km away to the stage at Sanremo after being held up by an accident, as he made it to the ceremony to perform an duet with Sinisa Mihajlovic.
De Gea is believed to be happy to continue playing for United, but manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has decided that it would be better if the 30-year-old stayed with his family.
Tottenham are currently eighth in the Premier League but only a few points off the European spots after Tosin Adarabioyo's own goal gave them the victory.
Khabib Nurmagomedov has shed light on his great friendship with Cristiano Ronaldo and revealed the Juventus star's biggest fear. The pair are in conversation regularly at the moment.
United were top of the Premier League in January but have dropped 13 points in the last eight games, allowing Manchester City to go clear ahead of the derby on Sunday.
EXCLUSIVE: Sportsmail can reveal that Hynes' continued involvement was discussed over the winter, during which time his boss was knighted and crowned BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
EXCLUSIVE: Goalkeeper David de Gea has returned to Spain on personal leave to be with his pop star partner Edurne Garcia, who is expecting their first child.
Steel tycoon Tamplin, who previously owned Billericay Town, arrived at the eighth-tier club in November 2019, immediately appointing himself as manager,
With McGregor brought back down to earth following his defeat, White insists the fighter's attitude has changed and is being compared to the fictional movie character Rocky Balboa.
UFC president Dana White insists he has no plans to strip Khabib Nurmagomedov of the lightweight title, despite the Dagestani retiring last October.
Salah - the Premier League's leading goalscorer - was removed by manager Jurgen Klopp with half-an-hour still to play in the match with Liverpool trailing 1-0, and his agent wasn't pleased.
MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: A very honest chap, Thomas Tuchel. He as good as revealed his gameplan for beating Liverpool prior to the game.
Liverpool have now tasted five defeats in a row at Anfield in during a terrible run of home form. They look a shadow of the side that won the Premier League title last season.
Thomas Tuchel's team looked assured at the back too and were rarely seriously threatened - and former Chelsea left back Cole said that the squad will be 'high on confidence' from the victory at A...
Liverpool defender Andy Robertson offered a scathing assessment of his team's performance following Thursday night's defeat to Chelsea, which saw the Reds lose five consecutive home games.
Needing victory to secure a creditable 2-2 draw, Joe Root's team collapsed once more to India's spinners - though this time there could be no complaints about the surface.
For the first time in almost a year, the roars were back in golf - and most of them accompanied the brilliant play of Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau.