Gal guide to Afcon convo

This week, mother continent will turn her eyes on the continental soccer showpiece, and ladies, this includes you too. YOUR beau, brothers, dad and guy friends will own the remote control for the duration of the Afcon and speak about little else but football. But it's not all bad and may be

Wenger backs Mertesacker for QPR game

LONDON - Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has defended under-fire centre-back Per Mertesacker ahead of his side's Premier League home game with Queens Park Rangers on Friday.Mertesacker was criticised after apparently ducking beneath the ball to allow Martin Skrtel to net a 97th-minute equaliser for Liverpool in their 2-2 draw with