In pictures: Best images from Saturday’s football action
Five matches in the English Premier League took place, Arsenal highlighted the English FA Cup action, there was a Barcelona shocker in Primer Liga, while German Bundesliga and French Ligue 1 matches were also played Saturday, March 8, 2014. Here is a quick look at all the football action across Europe.
Arsenal a step closer to ending nine-year trophy drought
Arsenal booked their place in the semi-finals of the FA Cup with a comfortable 4-1 win over Everton, with Mikel Arteta among the goalscorers against his former club.
England-born Jake Ball taking his Six Nations chance with Wales by the horns
The giant lock could have forged a career in cricket for Australia, but instead he will line up against England – the country of his birth – for Wales in their crucial Six Nations match at Twickenham.
Quique Sanchez Flores out at Al Ain
Spaniard took over in September for Jorge Fossati, but failed to turnaround the Arabian Gulf League champions' fortunes as Croatian Zlatko Dalic is now in charge of the first team, reports Amith Passela.
Irish rugby legend Brian O’Driscoll ‘humbled’ at reaction in Six Nations defeat of Italy
Brian O’Driscoll received a standing ovation when he was replaced on the hour mark during the 46-7 Six Nations victory over Italy at the Aviva Stadium.
Bosnian national team coach berates Dzeko for selfish behaviour
Susic says Manchester City striker will play when told to and will not have influence in call-ups