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  • Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland - Wickham brace stuns shatte

    Manchester City 2-2 Sunderland - Wickham brace stuns shatte

    by Ahmed Osoble 17 Apr 2014 09:31

    Gus Poyet could not control his emotions on the touchline. They were so close, leading through Connor Wickham's thunderous strike, his second of the evening, to a famous, priceless victory. But as Vito Mannone spilt his collection of Samir Nas

  • Ten things we learnt from Real Madrid's Copa del Rey victor

    Ten things we learnt from Real Madrid's Copa del Rey victor

    by Murray Douglas 17 Apr 2014 09:19

    - Gareth Bale deserves all the praise for a brilliant goal. He won the game single-handedly with a trademark run and finish. Since his big money move, he has settled in well to life at Real and the goal will prove the small doubts over his per

  • Defeat hurts Martinez

    Defeat hurts Martinez

    17 Apr 2014 05:32

    Everton boss Roberto Martinez admitted he and his players were hurting after their pursuit of a top-four Barclays Premier League finish was damaged by a 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace. Avoiding defeat would have seen the Toffees move back

  • Bale wins it for Real

    Bale wins it for Real

    16 Apr 2014 22:02

    Gareth Bale scored the most important goal of his career to win the Copa del Rey for Real Madrid, netting the decisive goal against fierce rivals

  • City held by plucky Black Cats

    City held by plucky Black Cats

    16 Apr 2014 21:16

    Manchester City saw their title hopes effectively ended after being held to a home draw by the Barclays Premier League's bottom club Sunderland.

  • Ronaldo ruled out of final

    Ronaldo ruled out of final

    16 Apr 2014 08:02

    Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Wednesday's Copa del Rey final agianst Barcelona due to a hamstring injury, coach Carlo Ancelotti

  • Poyet to seek root of problems

    Poyet to seek root of problems

    16 Apr 2014 06:17

    Gus Poyet has insisted he is ready to take on the challenge of finding a lasting solution to Sunderland's problems. The 46-year-old Urugu

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  • Man City 2-2 Sunderland: Match Report

    Man City 2-2 Sunderland: Match Report

    16 Apr 2014 21:31

    Man City 2-2 Sunderland: Match Report - view commentary, squad, and statistics of the game as it happened.City held by plucky Black CatsManc

  • Toffees come unstuck

    Toffees come unstuck

    16 Apr 2014 21:02

    Everton's top-four hopes suffered a blow as they crashed to a surprise 3-2 defeat at Goodison Park against Crystal Palace, whose Barclays Premier League survival now appears assured. The Toffees had been looking to take the opportunity to

  • Krueger: Saints don't need to sell

    Krueger: Saints don't need to sell

    16 Apr 2014 18:01

    The vultures may be circling overhead but Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger insists the south-coast club are doing everything in their power to "keep this group together". Saints' attractive, possession-based style and focus on home-grown

  • Probert to referee FA Cup final

    Probert to referee FA Cup final

    16 Apr 2014 17:01

    Lee Probert will referee the FA Cup final between Arsenal and Hull next month, the Football Association has announced.The 41-year-old Wiltshire official, who originally hails from the Isle of Wight, will be joined by assistant referees Ja

  • Reds hopeful over Sturridge fitness

    Reds hopeful over Sturridge fitness

    16 Apr 2014 16:31

    Title-chasing Liverpool are hopeful striker Daniel Sturridge will be fit for this weekend's Barclays Premier League trip to Norwich.The England forward, who has scored 23 goals for the Reds this season, was forced off after 66 minutes of Su

  • Tevez denies talk of rift with Messi

    Tevez denies talk of rift with Messi

    16 Apr 2014 16:01

    Juventus striker Carlos Tevez has denied suggestions that a falling out with Lionel Messi is behind his ongoing absence from the Argentina side, saying that the two players "get on well"."I don't know where they got such nonsense from! E

  • Stoke reject Jones fine appeal

    Stoke reject Jones fine appeal

    16 Apr 2014 15:16

    Cardiff striker Kenwyne Jones has had an appeal against a fine imposed on him by his former club Stoke rejected by the Potters, Press Association Sport understands.Jones was fined the equivalent of two weeks' wages in January after he sen

  • Lerner backing for 'loyal' Lambert

    Lerner backing for 'loyal' Lambert

    16 Apr 2014 14:47

    Aston Villa chairman Randy Lerner has given his backing to the club's manager Paul Lambert after the suspension of Ian Culverhouse and Gary Karsa this week.Villa confirmed in a statement on Tuesday that assistant boss Culverhouse and head

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