December 8 2013 Latest news:
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas believes his team have made a full recovery from their mauling by Manchester City after they beat Sunderland to reassert themselves in the hunt for Champions League places.
Premier League: Sunderland 1 Tottenham 2
Jose Mourinho was a rumbling volcano after he saw his side concede needless goals and fail to kill off Stoke City as the Blues went down 3-2 at the Britannia Stadium this afternoon.
Premier League: Stoke City 3 Chelsea 2
Premier League: Crystal Palace 2 Cardiff 0
Hammers skipper Kevin Nolan is sent off as their 50-year wait for a win at Anfield continues
Millwall boss Steve Lomas admitted his side had made it harder than they needed to in their 2-1 win over Wigan
Wigan caretaker manager Graham Barrow believes that he will be remaining with the Latics, despite Uwe Rosler taking over as new manager.
Nick Easter believes Harlequins have “rediscovered” themselves after an emphatic 32-8 victory over Racing Metro.
Ian Bell admitted his disappointment after yet another dramatic collapse left England’s hopes of saving the second Ashes Test at the Adelaide Oval in serious doubt.
Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall praised his team’s “clinical” performance in their Heineken Cup clash against Zebre in Italy.
Chris Powell said it was “two points lost” for Charlton after their 2-2 draw at Yeovil and the Addicks boss was disappointed with referee Craig Pawson’s decision to send off Johnnie Jackson.
Manager Sam Allardyce felt West Ham’s 4-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield was a harsh reflection on his side’s performance.
Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis was full of praise for his goalscoring duo of Marouane Chamakh and Cameron Jerome after they fired the Eagles to their second Barclays Premier League win in the space of a week at the expense of Cardiff.
FA Cup: Carlisle 3 Brentford 2
Championship: Millwall 2 Wigan 1
England have been drawn in the group of death at next summer’s World Cup.
Racing Metro 8 Harlequins 32
Brentford chief executive Mark Devlin was naturally sad to see manager Uwe Rosler depart for Wigan but he moved to assure supporters that the club would still head in the right direction.
New Dagenham & Redbridge chairman Dave Bennett admits if he can enjoy anywhere near the same success as predecessor Dave Andrews, then he’ll be a happy man.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has revealed he allowed Andy Carroll to leave the club for the benefit of star striker Luis Suarez.