Sports Pictures Of The Week (GALLERY)

14/12/2012 13:27 GMT | Updated 14/12/2012 13:28 GMT

A quiet week after the tumultuous Manchester derby nevertheless saw Arsène Wenger's Arsenal suffer their lowest ebb at Bradford City in the League Cup, Lionel Messi break Gerd Müller's goalscoring calendar record, Roger Federer swap ball sizes, Australia adapt to life without Ricky Ponting, Manny Pacquiao take a beating and more.

Sports Pictures Of The Week