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Wigan set for FA investigation after fan attacks Aguero

Wigan set for FA investigation after fan attacks Aguero

Wigan are set for an FA investigation after Sergio Aguero was attacked by a supporter amid a mass pitch invasion on Monday night. One fan attempted to punch the Manchester City striker.

Wigan 1-0 Man City: Will Grigg scores late FA Cup winner

Wigan 1-0 Man City: Will Grigg scores late FA Cup winner

IAN LADYMAN AT THE DW STADIUM: Guardiola has said his team could not win four trophies this season. Never did he think he would be proved right in circumstances quite like this.

Chelsea can't focus on Lionel Messi, says Ruud Gullit

Chelsea can't focus on Lionel Messi, says Ruud Gullit

Chelsea need to have their eyes elsewhere rather than concentrating on Lionel Messi when Barcelona visit on Tuesday night, according to former manager Ruud Gullit.

Didier Drogba celebrates as young son Isaac joins Guingamp

Didier Drogba celebrates as young son Isaac joins Guingamp

Didier Drogba's teenage son Isaac has followed in his legendary father's footsteps by agreeing a deal to sign for Ligue 1 outfit Guingamp. The 17-year-old was unveiled by the French club this week.

Lewis Hamilton trains with Arsenal star Hector Bellerin

Lewis Hamilton trains with Arsenal star Hector Bellerin

Reigning Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton teamed up with Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin for a training session in London as the start of a new season with Mercedes approaches.

Chelsea can beat Barcelona... I should know! - Pedro

Chelsea can beat Barcelona... I should know! - Pedro

INTERVIEW: Lionel Messi? He’s not invincible. Beating Barcelona? It’s not impossible. To be fair, Pedro is about as well placed as anyone to make such assertions.

Top clubs in talks over a radical revamp of the SFA

Top clubs in talks over a radical revamp of the SFA

EXCLUSIVE: Sportsmail can reveal that the plans include streamlining or even sidelining the national body, with the patience of some clubs exhausted following a period of turmoil.

We have nothing to fear against Zenit, says Ajer

We have nothing to fear against Zenit, says Ajer

Winston Churchill once famously described Russia as: 'a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma'. The same description could apply to Celtic's defence.

Rochdale hero Ian Henderson on painful Wembley memories

Rochdale hero Ian Henderson on painful Wembley memories

Ian Henderson wants to banish painful FA Cup memories when Rochdale head to Wembley next week. The 33-year-old captain's neat finish gave Keith Hill's side a lead against Tottenham.

Joseph set to edge out Te'o for England against Scotland

Joseph set to edge out Te'o for England against Scotland

Scotland are still haunted by what happened to them at Twickenham a year ago and most of the ghosts are likely to be found in England’s midfield at Murrayfield on Saturday.

Man United have proved Roy Keane wrong, says Ashley Young

Man United have proved Roy Keane wrong, says Ashley Young

Roy Keane criticised United - and Young in particular - after Jose Mourinho’s side suffered a second Premier League defeat in three games at Newcastle nine days ago.

Elise Christie ready for final medal chance in 1000m heats

Elise Christie ready for final medal chance in 1000m heats

The signals from Team GB on Monday night were that Elise Christie is physically fit enough to resume battle with her Olympic curse on Tuesday. What is less clear is whether her mind is up to such a big fight.

Wales will go on the attack in Dublin, says Shane Williams

Wales will go on the attack in Dublin, says Shane Williams

Shane Williams insists Wales are confident of ending Ireland's Grand Slam hopes with Warren Gatland's squad reporting a clean bill of health ahead of their trip to Lansdowne Road.

Wigan 1-0 Manchester City: FIVE things we learned

Wigan 1-0 Manchester City: FIVE things we learned

Will Grigg's second-half strike secured a stunning 1-0 victory for Wigan which sent 10-man Manchester City crashing out of the FA Cup.

Man City boss Pep Guardiola tunnel bust up with Paul Cook

Man City boss Pep Guardiola tunnel bust up with Paul Cook

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola had to be pulled away from his Wigan counterpart Paul Cook as the pair engaged in a heated row as they headed down the tunnel at half-time.

David Denton 'grateful' as he gets set to face England

David Denton 'grateful' as he gets set to face England

The road to the top in sport always has obstacles in its way. David Denton knows that all too well and is hoping he has overcome those struggles after fearing he would never play for Scotland again.

Windass goes from the Railway to football's fast lane

Windass goes from the Railway to football's fast lane

Not long after scoring a first Premiership hat-trick for Rangers on Sunday afternoon, Josh Windass logged on to his Twitter account.

Man City's Quadruple quest ends in controversy at Wigan

Man City's Quadruple quest ends in controversy at Wigan

Manchester City's quadruple quest went up in smoke on Monday night after Will Grigg clinched a famous late win for Wigan Athletic. Fabian Delph saw red just before half-time for a reckless lunge.

Chelsea must be 'perfect' to beat Barcelona, admits Conte

Chelsea must be 'perfect' to beat Barcelona, admits Conte

Antonio Conte has challenged Chelsea to play the ‘perfect’ game as they plot a shock win over Champions League heavyweights Barcelona.

Frankfurt fans protest against Monday football

Frankfurt fans protest against Monday football

Fans protested against Monday night football in the Bundesliga as Eintracht Frankfurt beat visiting RB Leipzig 2-1, delaying the start of both halves of the match.

Pep Guardiola bemoans Manchester City's FA Cup defeat

Pep Guardiola bemoans Manchester City's FA Cup defeat

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has expressed his frustration after his teams's shock FA Cup fifth-round defeat to Wigan at the DW Stadium on Monday evening.

Lazio 2-0 Verona: Ciro Immobile strikes twice

Lazio 2-0 Verona: Ciro Immobile strikes twice

Talisman Ciro Immobile scored both goals early in the second half as the Biancocelesti got their top-four challenge back on track following three successive Serie A defeats.

Hazard's Galactico audition: Star pits wits against Messi

Hazard's Galactico audition: Star pits wits against Messi

Real Madrid fancy Eden Hazard. In private, Hazard would confess to fancying Real Madrid. Who wouldn’t? Transfers, of course, are seldom as easy as that, particularly one of this magnitude.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for February 20

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for February 20

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Tuesday's meetings at Taunton, Wolverhampton and Wetherby.

Barcelona: Ernesto Valverde wishes Chelsea had won group

Barcelona: Ernesto Valverde wishes Chelsea had won group

Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde wishes Chelsea had won their Champions League group so they did not have to play them in the round of 16, but says they looking forward to facing them.

How Chelsea can beat Barcelona and exploit weaknesses

How Chelsea can beat Barcelona and exploit weaknesses

Stopping Barcelona has been beyond everyone in La Liga for a good while now. They have not lost in Spain for 31 weeks. But there have been times when they've looked vulnerable.

Jo Konta into Dubai Duty Free Championships quarter final

Jo Konta into Dubai Duty Free Championships quarter final

Jo Konta is through to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Championships after a straight-sets win against Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova. The British No 1 is making her debut in Dubai.

CHARLES SALE: Nike fear scuppered Ashley’s England bid

CHARLES SALE: Nike fear scuppered Ashley’s England bid

CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: MIke Ashley's retail empire Sports Direct were in lengthy talks to replace Vauxhall as team sponsors after this summer’s World Cup.

Chris Eubank Jnr's hopes of comeback fight over already

Chris Eubank Jnr's hopes of comeback fight over already

JEFF POWELL: Chris Eubank’s hopes of bouncing straight back from a crushing defeat by George Groves into another world super-middleweight title fight have been dashed.

£1m for Wales in China Cup, but only if Gareth Bale plays 

£1m for Wales in China Cup, but only if Gareth Bale plays 

EXCLUSIVE BY LAURIE WHITWELL: Sportsmail understands the Welsh FA will bank the seven-figure sum tax free for competing in the China Cup during the March international break.

Doddy Weir says England are plagued by an 'arrogance'

Doddy Weir says England are plagued by an 'arrogance'

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY CRAIG HOPE: Having spoken at great length - and with great humility - about his battle with MND, Doddie Weir wasn't nearly as genial when talk turned to English ‘arrogance’.

Samcro made favourite for the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle

Samcro made favourite for the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle

Unbeaten Samcro has been cut to 8-11 favourite for the 2m 5f Ballymore Novices' Hurdle after owner Michael O'Leary confirmed that would be the Cheltenham Festival race.

Bubba Watson is golf's self-trained maverick

Bubba Watson is golf's self-trained maverick

DEREK LAWRENSON - WORLD OF GOLF: They say you can't shape shots with modern clubs and golf balls, leading to craftsmen like Lee Trevino and Seve Ballesteros being lost to the game forever.

West Brom players face combined club fine worth £450,000

West Brom players face combined club fine worth £450,000

The four West Bromwich Albion players accused of stealing a taxi in Barcelona are set to escape any police action in Spain but face a combined club fine worth £450,000.

Jose Mourinho must fix Pogba or he's not what we imagined

Jose Mourinho must fix Pogba or he's not what we imagined

MARTIN SAMUEL – CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: The day Kevin De Bruyne left Chelsea, no one thought he would be returning to English football as one of the best creative midfield players.

Chelsea: Eden Hazard shrugs off Lionel Messi comparison

Chelsea: Eden Hazard shrugs off Lionel Messi comparison

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard has brushed off comparisons with Lionel Messi ahead of the Champions League clash against Barcelona. The Blues host the La Liga leaders on Tuesday.

Referee showed poor practice for Fabian Delph red

Referee showed poor practice for Fabian Delph red

GRAHAM POLL: Manchester City's Fabian Delph was sent off by referee Anthony Taylor despite the referee initially taking out his yellow card following Delph's reckless tackle on Max Power.

Trevor Bayliss believes Paul Farbrace should replace him

Trevor Bayliss believes Paul Farbrace should replace him

PAUL NEWMAN IN AUCKLAND: There was much for Bayliss to discuss after a crushingly bad but pretty inconsequential Twenty20 tri-series ended with England failing to reach the final.

Manchester United arrive for training in gloomy weather

Manchester United arrive for training in gloomy weather

Manchester United face Spanish outfit Sevilla in the first-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Wednesday night, hoping to take an advantage back from Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan.

Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois shows off insane reflexes

Chelsea keeper Thibaut Courtois shows off insane reflexes

Working with Chelsea goalkeeping coach Gianluca Spinelli, the Belgian focused on the orange and white balls launched in his direction as he looked to prevent any from passing him.

Ice dancer Papadakis endures nip slip at Winter Olympics

Ice dancer Papadakis endures nip slip at Winter Olympics

The first notes of Ed Sheeran's 'Shape of You' had just played when Gabriella Papadakis suddenly became aware people were about to see a more of her shape than she had planned.

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman pins problems on Ellis Short

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman pins problems on Ellis Short

Chris Coleman believes Sunderland is being damaged by chairman Ellis Short's continued desire to sell the club and says the problems won't be resolved until they have a new owner.

Barton in embarrassing talkSPORT gaffe about Dembele

Barton in embarrassing talkSPORT gaffe about Dembele

He is set to be on the plane to Russia for this summer's World Cup along with the rest of Roberto Martinez's Belgium squad. But in an embarrassing gaffe live on air, Barton fumed at his lack of France caps.

Bayern Munich will not overlook Besiktas threat - Heynckes

Bayern Munich will not overlook Besiktas threat - Heynckes

The German champions and five-time winners appear to have received a favourable last-16 draw against opponents who are currently fourth in the Turkish Super Lig standings.

Paedophile football coach Barry Bennell gets 30 years

Paedophile football coach Barry Bennell gets 30 years

Bennell, 64, was convicted of 50 child sexual offences at Liverpool Crown Court, where he was branded an 'industrial scale' abuser of young boys.

Eve Muirhead and Great Britain curling beat Switzerland

Eve Muirhead and Great Britain curling beat Switzerland

Great Britain's curling team, bronze medallists four years ago, looked to be heading for a costly defeat after they dropped two shots in the ninth end to hand the Swiss the advantage.

Besiktas stop their own fans from attending Allianz Arena

Besiktas stop their own fans from attending Allianz Arena

Besiktas will face Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in the last 16 of the Champions League with no away fans to cheer them on after the Turkish club refused to sell tickets to supporters.

Real Madrid star Toni Kroos target for Manchester United

Real Madrid star Toni Kroos target for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is looking to strengthen his midfield options with 36-year-old Michael Carrick set to retire at the end of the season.

Red Stripe buy Jamaica bobsleigh team a new sled

Red Stripe buy Jamaica bobsleigh team a new sled

The Jamaican women's bobsleigh team had their maiden Winter Olympics appearance left in ruins last week when their coach, who claimed to own their only sled, resigned six days before the event started.

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates arrive in London

Lionel Messi and his Barcelona team-mates arrive in London

Lionel Messi has met with Gary Lineker and his four sons, shortly after European giants Barcelona touched down in London for their clash with Chelsea on Tuesday in the Champions League.

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