• PA Media: Sport

    Fines for Manchester United and West Ham after fan trouble in Europe

    United were fined just over £7,000 and the Hammers £50,000, while Arsenal Women received a warning.

  • The Guardian

    Solskjær’s great entertainers thrill Old Trafford but lack grander purpose

    Solskjær’s great entertainers thrill Old Trafford but lack grander purpose. United are back to the mid-80s, looking to cup competitions for glory while trailing in the wake of better organised clubs

  • RFI

    France international Benzema absent as Valbuena 'sex tape' trial starts

    France international striker Karim Benzema went on trial on Wednesday in absentia charged with complicity in the attempted blackmail of his former international teammate Mathieu Valbuena. Benzema, 33, has denied wrongdoing in what has become known as the 'sex tape' case.Prosecutors say the Real Madrid forward encouraged Valbuena to pay a suspected group of blackmailers in order to keep a sexually explicit videotape out of the public eye.Benzema played in Madrid's 5-0 win in Ukraine over Shakhtar

  • The Canadian Press

    Clash of styles as defensive Juventus visits attacking Inter

    MILAN (AP) — The Champions League yet again served up drama, incredible comebacks and goals galore this week. And then there was Juventus. Massimiliano Allegri’s side ground out another 1-0 win at Zenit St. Petersburg on Wednesday, Juve’s fourth straight by 1-0. On Sunday, its defense will face a sterner test against the stellar attack of Serie A champion Inter Milan in the Derby d’Italia. Inter’s last five Serie A matches have recorded 22 goals, albeit not all for the Nerazzurri. Inter also bea