Evening Sports Update

SOCCER

It’s reported that a decision on Arsene Wengers future will be made at the end of the season.

According to the BBC the offer of a new contract remains on the table however Wenger or the club have not committed to a decision.

Many of the clubs former players have called on the Frenchman to step down in the aftermath of last nights 5-1 defeat to Bayern Munich.

Two Premier league sides are in Europa league round of 32 first leg action this evening.

Spurs are away to Gent at 6 while at five past eight Manchester United welcome Saint Etienne.

Referee Mark Clattenburg has quit the Premier League to work in Saudi Arabia.

He was the main official for the finals of Euro 2016, the Champions League and the FA Cup last season.

Clattenburg’s openly said that he’d consider a job in the Chinese Super League, should he be offered one.

GOLF

Australia’s Brett Rumford and England’s Mark Foster share the lead at 6-under after opening round 66s at the I-S-P-S HANDA World Super 6 in Perth.

Rumford set the pace in his hometown with a round that inclided just a single bogey before Foster matched his score in the afternoon session.

Padraig Harrington, Shane Lowry and Graeme McDowell will all tee it up on day one of the Genesis Open on the PGA Tour this evening.

In Guinness Pro 12 Rugby

Joey Carberry is back in the Leinster starting 15 for their clash with Edinburgh tomorrow at the RDS.

It’s the out half’s first start for the province since December having recently returned from an ankle injury.

Hooker James Tracy who came off the bench for Ireland against Italy last week also starts.

RACING

Aintree Grand National favourite Don Poli might not run in the race.

Gigginstown’s racing manager Eddie O’Leary says Don Poli’s participation is ‘doubtful’ as handicapper Phil Smith has been too harsh on the eight-year-old.

O’Leary’s revealed that Outlander and Empire Of Dirt definitely won’t run in the iconic race.

Rule The World won the National for Gigginstown last season.

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