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FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester United to play Brighton

Manchester United will play Brighton in the FA Cup quarter-finals, in a repeat of the 1983 final. The winner of Tottenham’s match at Rochdale on Sunday will meet Sheffield Wednesday or Swansea, who will go to a replay after Saturday’s 0-0 draw. Southampton travel to the winners of Monday’s match between Manchester City and Wigan, while Leicester and Chelsea meet in another all Premier League tie. The ties take place from 16-19 March. Homework on the bus: The 16-year-old who could face Spurs Watch all of the latest FA Cup…

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Federer sets up Berdych quarter-final in Melbourne

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live, 5 live sports extra and online. Defending champion Roger Federer eased through to the Australian Open quarter-finals with a straight-set win over Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics. The 19-time Grand Slam winner is yet to lose a set at Melbourne Park this year, seeing off world number 80 Fucsovics 6-4 7-6 (7-3) 6-2. Second seed Federer, 36, will face Czech…

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Munster 48-3 Castres: Hosts secure home Champions Cup quarter-final tie

Munster reached the Champions Cup knockout stages for a record 17th time with a runaway 48-3 bonus-point victory over Castres at Thomond Park. The kick-off was delayed by three hours due to heavy rain in Limerick, but the efforts of the ground staff ensured the game went ahead as Munster – advancing as Pool Four winners – set up a home quarter-final against Toulon. Man-of-the-match Keith Earls’ third try in as many games made it 13-3 at half-time, with the hosts taking advantage of Thomas Combezou’s yellow card after a…

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Australian Open: Kyle Edmund reaches first Grand Slam quarter-final

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online. Kyle Edmund powered into a first Grand Slam quarter-final with a four-set win over Italy’s Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open. The British number two, ranked 49th, recovered from a slow start to win 6-7 (4-7) 7-5 6-2 6-3 at Melbourne Park. Edmund, 23, trailed by a set and a break but hit 25…

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Stepping up a level: Bolder Edmund targets first Grand Slam quarter-final

2018 Australian Open Dates: 15-28 January Venue: Melbourne Park Coverage: Watch highlights on BBC Two, the BBC Sport website and app. Live commentary on the best matches on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra and online. Kyle Edmund will hope to show more evidence of a “killer instinct” when he takes on Italian Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open on Sunday. The pair meet not before 05:00 GMT, with a first Grand Slam quarter-final place up for grabs for both men. Seppi, 33, might feel that facing the world number…

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New Zealand 2-4 Fiji: Kiwis exit World Cup at quarter-final stage

The Bati edged a try-less game to book a semi-final date with Australia Saturday, November 18, 2017 New Zealand are out of the World Cup after Fiji edged a try-less game to book a World Cup semi-final date with Australia. The Kiwis, finalists in the last three tournaments, looked a shadow of their former selves and Fiji took advantage to claim a 4-2 victory in an error-strewn first meeting between the sides. Fiji dominated the first half in Wellington but were too slow and laboured to break the Kiwis down…

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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho joins criticism of calamitous Carabao Cup quarter-final draw

Jose Mourinho has joined in the criticism of the calamitous Carabao Cup quarter-final draw. The match-ups for the competition’s last eight were due to be live-streamed on Twitter at 4pm on Thursday but the draw was ultimately broadcast, pre-recorded, almost two hours later. The delay – which the English Football League said was caused by “unacceptable and embarrassing technical failings” – was the latest in a series of mishaps associated with the draws for this competition in the current campaign. And Manchester United boss Mourinho expressed his displeasure at being…

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