ARSENAL 3 WEST HAM UNITED 1
ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger saluted a “perfect touch” from Olivier Giroud last night after the striker’s return to form helped earn his side a comeback win and reignited their Champions League charge.
MANCHESTER City boss Manuel Pellegrini has rallied his team ahead of tonight’s clash with bottom club Sunderland, insisting his players still believe they can catch Premier League title rivals Liverpool.
MOURNFUL doesn’t usually describe the experience of watching live sport, but it was the best word I could come up with after a couple of hours’ cricket during the opening week of the LV County Championship.
HULL CITY 5 SHEFFIELD UNITED 3
HULL CITY boss Steve Bruce believes all the pressure will be on Arsenal in next month's FA Cup showdown, after his team booked a place in the final for the first time in their history.
CRICKET: Fast bowler Steven Finn boosted his hopes of an England recall yesterday by taking by taking four wickets for Middlesex against Nottinghamshire at Lords. Yet teammate Chris Rogers said that Finn should not be rushed back.
FOOTBALL: Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho was yesterday fined £8,000 by the Football Association after going onto the pitch to remonstrate with referee Chris Foy during his team’s 1-0 defeat to Aston Villa last month.
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NOT many people gave Liverpool a hope of winning the Premier League this year. Indeed some bookmakers were offering 33/1 before the season kicked off.