The world of soccer joined in unison with the people of Liverpool yesterday at a memorial service at Anfield to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 Liverpool football fans.More
Arsenal 3 West Ham 1
Arsenal’s Faustian pact to give up a place in the Champions League in order to win a trophy this season may not, after all, be signed in blood following a crucial victory over West Ham that moved them back into the top four and above nearest rivals Everton.
Marc Wilson breezes into the media room at Stoke City’s plush Clayton Wood training ground sporting an Easy Rider T-shirt and feeling every bit the man with a lot of road to travel and time to do it.More
Tonight’s Copa del Rey decider between Barcelona and Real Madrid in Valencia will be very different from their last final meeting.More
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea in the summer.More
Celtic striker Anthony Stokes feels he has brought new elements to his game beyond goals this season — and is hopeful it will improve his Republic of Ireland chances.More
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini is convinced his side are still firmly in the Premier League title race.More
Republic of Ireland midfielder Darron Gibson is set to be available for this summer’s friendly internationals after Everton manager Roberto Martinez labelled his recovery from knee surgery as “remarkable.”More
Everton boss Roberto Martinez is all too aware of the threat Crystal Palace pose to his side’s top-four dreams.More
Ireland goalkeeper Shay Given has been temporarily promoted to Aston Villa’s coaching staff in a shake-up at the troubled Premier League club.More
The prospects of Stephen Ireland returning to the international fold would appear to have improved further after the player’s immediate future at club level was settled.More
David Meyler has admitted Hull City nearly gave manager Steve Bruce a heart attack in Sunday’s topsy-turvy FA Cup semi-final before the Cork man’s goal put the icing on the cake of a 5-3 win over Sheffield United.More
Arsenal v West Ham
Tonight: Emirates Stadium 7.45
Referee: K Friend
TV: Sky Sports 1
Manchester City and Paris St Germain will learn this week whether they are deemed to be in serious breach of UEFA’s financial fair play rules.More
Today, the city of Liverpool will fall temporarily silent.More
Liverpool 3 Manchester City 2
Brendan Rodgers danced on to the pitch to celebrate Philippe Coutinho’s third goal and, somehow, it was advantage Liverpool in the title race.
The last time Liverpool won a league title, back in 1990, the internet had not yet been invented; but such is the incredible interest surrounding the current team’s bid to win a first title in 24 years it would be no surprise to see the worldwide web collapse under the pressure of their latest victory.More
Steven Gerrard felt Liverpool made the biggest statement of their title intentions yet as he revelled in the emotions of his team’s dramatic win over Manchester City.More
Swansea City 0 Chelsea 1
A fourth Premier League goal of the season from Demba Ba kept Chelsea hot on the heels of leaders Liverpool and left Swansea to contemplate what might have been.
Hull 5 Sheffield United 3
The divisive efforts of Hull City owner to abandon the name in favour of Hull Tigers has frequently overshadowed efforts on the pitch this season, but balance was restored when Steve Bruce’s side secured a first ever appearance in the FA Cup final.
“Suarez has gone down like he’s been crucified.”
Shouldn’t that keep him up, Stuart Pearce?
West Brom 3 Tottenham 3
If Tim Sherwood was looking to pay Christian Eriksen a compliment following his injury-time equaliser, then it might not have been the way Tottenham supporters would have chosen.
Sunderland 0 Everton 1
Roberto Martinez drew on his experience of relegation fights to push Sunderland closer to the Championship while at the same time strengthening Everton’s chances of playing in the Champions League next season.
On March 8, 40,000 people packed into Seattle’s CenturyLink Field to watch the local side take on Sporting Kansas City in the opening game of the 2014 Major League Soccer season.More
Emotions in red zone before ball kickedMore