Victor Wanyama heads Celtic into a 21st-minute lead
Jordi Alba scored a dramatic late winner for Barcelona

Forster heroics hold Barça but Alba breaks Celtic hearts

Celtic were denied a famous draw here last night with the last kick of the game. For 93 minutes it looked as though their English-born keeper Fraser Forster would earn them a point but when Adriano crossed with Barcelona's last attack Jordi Alba scored from a yard out.

The Sports Matrix: Thursday 18 October 2012

Hart takes blame for dropped points against Poland

Olivier Giroud scored a dramatic late equaliser
Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla

Santi Cazorla: 'I feel important at Arsenal'

Midfielder Santi Cazorla says he is more appreciated in England than his native Spain, telling reporters he 'feels more important at Arsenal'.

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A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Upton Park

Substitute David Villa, back after a broken leg, struck Barça’s winner

Round-up: David Villa helps Barça stay unbeaten

Barcelona went four points clear at the top of La Liga and remained unbeaten after coming from behind to edge out 10-man Seville 3-2 with two late goals.

Arsenal striler Giroud

Premier League: Arsenal v Chelsea match preview

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A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Player sales lift Gunners' yearly profit up to £36m

Ivan Gazidis, the Arsenal chief executive, maintains that the club's latest set of financial results show they "can and will forge our own path to success" after posting another healthy pre-tax profit.

A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Sales of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri lift Arsenal profit to £36m

Ivan Gazidis, the Arsenal chief executive, maintains that the club's latest set of financial results show they "can and will forge our own path to success" after posting another healthy pre-tax profit.

A view of Arsenal's Emirates Stadium

Arsenal announce rise in profits that will see Gunners 'forge own path to success'

Chief executive Ivan Gazidis maintains Arsenal's latest set of financial results show the club “can and will forge our own path to success” after they posted another healthy pre-tax profit.

Theo Walcott joined Arsenal from Southampton in 2006

Theo Walcott not 'obsessed with money' says Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger today defended Theo Walcott by declaring the Arsenal winger is not "obsessed by money".

Theo Walcott joined Arsenal from Southampton in 2006

Sign or be sold: Arsenal get tough as Theo Walcott stalls over new deal

England winger rejects latest contract terms and could join exodus from the Emirates by Friday's deadline

Alex Song with Cesc Fabregas at Barcelona

Alex Song expects former Arsenal team-mate Cesc Fabregas to help him settle at Barcelona

Alex Song fulfilled a childhood dream by clinching a move to Barcelona and now the former Arsenal midfielder wants to build up a trophy collection.

Alex Song will be reunited with Cesc Fabregas at Barcelona

Alex Song transfer to Barcelona cannot be ruled out admits Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Alex Song could follow Robin van Persie out of the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said this morning.

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