Arsenal’s lingering title hopes were all but extinguished as they slumped to a comprehensive 3-1 defeat at the hands of Premier League leaders Chelsea.
Arsene Wenger has hit out at the festive fixture schedule that will force Arsenal to play twice in three days to meet TV commitments.
Arsenal 2 Crystal Palace 0
Middlesex hat-trick hero Toby Roland-Jones says the squad were always confident in their ability to become county champions this year.
Middlesex dethroned Yorkshire in a thrilling finish at Lord’s to win their first County Championship title since 1993.
Tim Bresnan’s unbeaten century kept Yorkshire on course for a hat-trick of County Championship titles – and all but ended Middlesex’s hopes of snatching their crown.
Toby Roland-Jones’ four-wicket return was not enough to prevent Yorkshire gaining the upper hand over Middlesex on day two of their County Championship decider at Lord’s.
Nick Gubbins hit an unbeaten century to hold the Middlesex innings together on the opening day of their crucial County Championship clash with Yorkshire at Lord’s.
Middlesex’s John Simpson says the County Championship leaders must carry the euphoria of their win over Nottinghamshire into their next game at Old Trafford.
Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball wrecked Middlesex’s top order for the second time in the match to leave their County Championship title hopes on a knife-edge.
Former Middlesex player Adam Rossington ended his old club’s hopes of NatWest T20 Blast glory as they were eliminated by Northamptonshire Steelbacks in the quarter-final.
Middlesex missed out on a place in the Royal London Cup quarter-finals after they were beaten by Surrey in a severely rain-reduced tie at Lord’s.
Middlesex edged out Essex in a thrilling finish at Lord’s to keep alive their hopes of reaching the Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-finals.
Pakistan all-rounder Ashar Zaidi blazed an unbeaten half-century to strengthen Essex’s chances of joining Middlesex in the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.
Eoin Morgan feels Middlesex’s impressive County Championship form has been a key factor in their recent improvement in white-ball cricket.
Middlesex overcame Surrey in front of a record crowd at Lord’s to strengthen their hopes of reaching the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals.
Jordan Nobbs set up one goal and scored the other to lift Arsenal Ladies to third in the Women’s Super League table with a 2-0 win over Notts County.
Half-centuries from Eoin Morgan and Ryan Higgins could not stave off defeat for Middlesex in the NatWest T20 Blast as they went down to Glamorgan by nine wickets at Richmond.
Skipper Dawid Malan struck an unbeaten half-century to lead Middlesex to a thrilling victory over Somerset in a rain-reduced T20 clash at Lord’s.
Middlesex tasted defeat for the first time at Radlett as they lost their opening Royal London One-Day Cup tie to Hampshire by five wickets.
Middlesex’s Twenty20 hoodoo against Gloucestershire continued as they went down to their first defeat of the season at Old Merchant Taylor’s School.
Dawid Malan celebrated his first game as Middlesex’s T20 skipper with a classy knock of 93 as his side hammered Hampshire by 69 runs.
Middlesex all-rounder James Franklin fears the new County Championship toss rule is stifling the competition and generating “attritional cricket”.
Arsene Wenger claimed the vast majority of their Premier League rivals would gladly swap places with Arsenal after they snatched the runners-up spot from Tottenham.
Arsenal 4 Aston Villa 0
Arsenal Ladies 1 Chelsea Ladies 0
Tim Murtagh feels Middlesex must wrap up Nottinghamshire’s first innings swiftly on Monday morning to maintain parity in their County Championship clash at Lord’s.
Arsenal 1 Norwich City 0
Skipper Adam Voges praised Sam Robson after his unbeaten century steered Middlesex into a strong position on the opening day of their County Championship season.
Arsenal 4 Watford 0
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