April 20 2014 Latest news:
Sunderland’s 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge on Saturday saw the Premier League’s bottom club defeat a Chelsea team that knew a 100 per cent finish to the campaign would have handed them the title.
Sunderland manager Gustavo Poyet admitted that he would have been angry if his side had conceded the penalty that Chelsea did to give the Black Cats the win.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is confident Jack Wilshere will be “just polished” in time to boost England’s World Cup hopes as the midfielder steps up his rehabilitation from injury.
Jose Mourinho refused to take questions after Chelsea’s defeat against Sunderland thanks to Liverpool loanee Fabio Borini’s late penalty but instead issued a short statement that lasted around two minutes.
West Ham blogger Kwame Boakye is frustrated by one-dimensional Hammers
Millwall manager Ian Holloway heaped praise on the Lions’ fighting spirit during the crucial time of the season after the win at Middlesbrough, and admitted his side were unlucky not to win by more than the odd goal.
Fabio Borini may never score another goal for Liverpool but he potentially produced the one of the most important strikes in the Merseyside outfit’s history as he gave Sunderland a win at Chelsea - Jose Mourinho’s first defeat in 78 league games at Stamford Bridge.
Charlie Eccleshare casts his eye over Hull City as they prepare to host Arsenal in the Premier League this afternoon.
Captain Thomas Vermaelen maintains Arsenal must forget about next month’s FA Cup final date with Hull as they look to get on with their “massive job” in the Barclays Premier League, which continues at the KC Stadium on Easter Sunday.
West Ham have conceded three penalties in their last two home matches and Sam Allardyce lamented Martin Atkinson’s decision not to award his side a spot-kick.
Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis believes his team deserve more credit for their attacking talents after the Eagles guaranteed Premier League survival with a 1-0 win at West Ham.
Premier League: Chelsea 1 Sunderland 2
Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood played down talk of any bad blood between him and Sandro after the midfielder was dropped for Saturday’s 3-1 Barclays Premier League win over Fulham.
Fulham manager Felix Magath was left bemoaning the qualities of Spurs goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who also pulled off a fine reflex save from a Hugo Rodallega header to add to his penalty save from Steve Sidwell, and his side’s poor defending from set-pieces.
Christian Eriksen was delighted his free-kicks played a part in a 3-1 victory for Tottenham against Fulham - but thanked goalkeeper Hugo Lloris for rescuing him at the other end.
The Hammers found Crystal Palace too sharp for them in an impotent display at Upton Park
Premier League: Tottenham 3 Fulham 1
A host of Tottenham players face uncertain futures at White Hart Lane – but who should stay and who should go?