Arsene Wenger calls Bayern Munich referee decisions scandalous and unexplainable

Arsene Wenger calls Bayern Munich referee decisions scandalous and unexplainable

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger went into a post-match rant on 7 March, after Arsenal lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16 match at the Emirates Stadium. Referee Anastasios Sidiropoulos denied Arsenal a penalty when 1-0 up before later awarding one for a Laurent Koscielny foul on Robert Lewandowski. Mar 8, 2017
Conor McGregor’s UFC riches are a one off in ‘poor man’s sport’ MMA

Conor McGregor’s UFC riches are a one off in ‘poor man’s sport’ MMA

British MMA fighter Joe ‘Silk’ Cummins believes the success of UFC superstar Conor McGregor is a “one off” in the sport. Cummins, a trainer at the UTC centre in Birmingham, said that any budding fighters need to be “obsessed” with the sport to even stand a chance of replicating McGregor’s lucrative career. Mar 7, 2017
Brazilian player scores direct from kick-off

Brazilian player scores direct from kick-off

Mirray, a 23-year-old Brazilian soccer player, scored a spectacular strike on 4 March, directly from kick-off. Playing in the Serie A3 Championship, Mirray’s club hopes the goal could be worthy of winning Fifa’s Puskás Awards. The Paskas Award goes to the ‘most beautiful’ goal of the year, and previous winners have included football superstars Neymar, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristiano Ronaldo. Mar 7, 2017