May 19 2013 Latest news:
Andros Townsend, who is on loan at QPR from Tottenham, believes that performing at Liverpool is crucial to making his mark at Spurs.
Roy Hodgson is urging English football not to lose sight of the importance of international combat.
Liverpool are guaranteed to finish seventh, one place below city rivals Everton, regardless of today’s result against QPR.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels his squad will finally be able to get the right mental preparation to hit the ground running at the start of the next season following a summer without speculation over the future of key players.
With David Moyes joining Manchester United as successor to Sir Alex Ferguson, Everton are seeking a new boss, but outgoing Chelsea interim manager Benitez cannot envisage a future at Goodison Park, even though his family home remains on The Wirral.
Harry Redknapp admits his QPR reign has been one of the most turbulent of his career.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels UEFA should not continue to “reward failure” by allowing teams who do not qualify from the Champions League group stage to drop down into the Europa League.
Brentford stalwart Kevin O’Connor has been around the block with the Bees over his 13 years in TW8.
Brentford manager Uwe Rosler knows that failure to beat Yeovil will set the club’s ambitions of competing in the Championship back.
On his arrival, interim manager Rafael Benitez felt Chelsea could mount a Premier League title challenge, but a congested season – today’s match with Everton will be the Blues’ 69th of the campaign - has played its part in ensuring that ambition was never close to being fulfilled.
Mike Ashley will share out £1million between Newcastle’s ancillary staff if the Magpies beat Arsenal tomorrow.
Retiring midfielder David Beckham declared last night’s match at the Parc des Princes “couldn’t have been any more perfect” after captaining Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain and leaving the pitch in tears in what appeared to be the final match of his decorated career.
Rafael Benitez is confident striker Fernando Torres can return to being an unstoppable force as the interim boss prepares for his final competitive game at Chelsea.
Darren Barker will challenge IBF middleweight champion Daniel Geale at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York on August 17.
Arsene Wenger admits he would rather be involved in tomorrow’s all-or-nothing encounter at Newcastle than to just be going through the motions.
Michael Dawson is desperately hoping Tottenham will not suffer yet more Champions League heartbreak tomorrow.
Brighton have launched an investigation after excrement was found on the floor of the Crystal Palace dressing room prior to Monday’s Championship play-off clash at the Amex Stadium.
Wadi Camacho proved lightning does strike twice as he claimed the Prizefighter title by stopping Hari Miles with a body shot for the second time in nine months before declaring he can go all the way in the cruiserweight division.
David Beckham rolled back the years with a vintage performance in what appeared to be the final match of a decorated career as Paris St Germain celebrated their Ligue 1 title triumph with a routine 3-1 victory over already-relegated Brest.
Joe Root believes England still have the advantage over New Zealand, despite their “very disappointing” last half-hour on day three of the first Test at Lord’s.
London coach Tony Rea hit out at his battered players and said that their 64-6 Super League thrashing at the hands of Wigan was “unacceptable”.
First Investec Test, day 3: England 232 & 180-6 New Zealand 207 (all out)
Mark Pettini kept his cool to see Essex to their second LV= County Championship Division Two victory of the season by beating Glamorgan by five wickets with seven balls to spare at Cardiff.
Wadi Camacho believes tonight’s Prizefighter Cruiserweight III tournament has got his name written all over it, claiming he’s the only danger man in the one night, three-fight contest.