May 18 2013 Latest news:
Arsene Wenger has pinpointed the 2-0 Champions League victory at Bayern Munich as the moment Arsenal stepped out of the shadow of Robin van Persie and trained their sights on destroying Tottenham’s dream of a top-four finish.
Transfer news: West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed the club will not be extending on-loan defender Emanuel Pogatetz’s stay at the club.
Regardless of whether they qualify for the Champions League, Tottenham are expected to be busy in the transfer market.
QPR manager Harry Redknapp expects to perform major surgery on his squad during the summer, but insists strikers Bobby Zamora and Andrew Johnson will be staying.
Chelsea interim manager Benitez has had numerous critics since his November appointment after Champions League-winning boss Roberto Di Matteo’s departure, not least the supporters, who hurled vitriol towards the former Liverpool manager.
Sir Bradley Wiggins admitted his disappointment after being forced to abandon the Giro d’Italia, a race the Olympic champion had made his number one priority this season.
Jack Wilshere has hailed David Beckham as true great of the game.
Brentford manager Uwe Rosler admitted that he thought he was going to be given the sack when outgoing chairman Greg Dyke called to tell him that he was leaving the club to be appointed chairman of the Football Association.
Andre Villas-Boas hopes Tottenham will finally grant his wish to employ a technical director at the club before the start of next season.
James Collins was delighted to see Sam Allardyce sign a new contract at West Ham and believes the 58-year-old is the right man to take the club to the next level.
Harry Redknapp has hailed Jamie Carragher as one of Liverpool’s all-time greats whose presence at QPR next season would guarantee an immediate return to the Barclays Premier League.
Rafael Benitez declared “job done” as he prepared for his final match as Chelsea manager.
Charlton’s hottest prospect, Callum Harriott, has signed a new contract to keep him at the club until June 2016.
Charlton defender Dorian Dervite has extended his contract until June 2014, the club announced on Friday.
Rafael Benitez has ruled himself out of the running to become the next Everton boss and refused to confirm if he’ll take part in Chelsea’s traditional end of season pitch parade.
Stewart Walters fell two runs short of securing Glamorgan’s first century of the season but the Welsh county nevertheless built a useful second-innings lead on the third day of their LV= County Championship Division Two clash with Essex at Cardiff.
Twelve wickets fell under slate-grey skies as Nottinghamshire and Surrey each pressed for a victory that would enhance their claims of moving away from the lower reaches of the Division One table.
Tim Murtagh finished with match figures of 10 wickets for 77 as Middlesex completed an emphatic three-day LV=County Championship win over Somerset at Taunton by nine wickets.
James Anderson can rub shoulders with England’s all-time great bowlers after becoming just the fourth from this country to reach 300 Test wickets.
James Anderson joined Test cricket’s elite 300 club, on a tough day otherwise for England against New Zealand at Lord’s.
Andre Villas-Boas believes his former club Chelsea are the favourites to win next season’s Premier League title.
Transfer news: Arsene Wenger has denied that Arsenal have made an approach for Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney but says he is close to signing Auxerre forward Yaya Sanogo.
QPR striker Loic Remy is available for Sunday’s Premier League clash with Liverpool at Anfield, the club have confirmed.
Sir Bradley Wiggins will turn his attention to the Tour de France after being forced to admit defeat in his fight to become the first Briton to win the Giro d’Italia.
The Premier League has announced that a possible third-place play-off between Chelsea and Arsenal will take place at Villa Park on May 26 - a move which could jeopardise the Blues’ tour match against Manchester City in the USA scheduled for the day before.