Newcastle United midfielder Yohan Cabaye scored the only goal of the game, as Manchester United slumped to their second home Premier League defeat in the space of four days.
Leinster and Ireland hooker Richardt Strauss hopes to be back playing by April after successful heart surgery.
Tiger Woods hit a 10-under par second round of 62 too take the lead at the Northwestern Mutual World Challenge tournament.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes loan players should be required to play against their parent club.
Leinster coach Matt O'Connor has named an all-Ireland XV for Saturday's Heineken Cup clash with Northampton Saints at Franklins Gardens.
Oussama Assaidi scored a late winner as Stoke City beat Chelsea 3-2 at the Britannia Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that John Terry’s self-esteem was affected by life under his Stamford Bridge predecessor Rafael Benitez.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has questioned David Moyes' policy of not naming his team until the morning of a match.
Phil Simmons has signed a new two-year contract to extend his tenure as coach of the Ireland cricket team until the end of the 2015 domestic season.
The draw for the 2014 World Cup finals has thrown up some interesting meetings with Roy Hodgson's England facing a tough route to the knockout stages.