Sunday, April 22, 2012
Arsenal Coach Arsene Wenger bemoaned Arsenal's lack of sharpness against a Chelsea side that decided to 'lock the game up' after being held to a draw. Aston Villa Aston Villa head coach Alex McLeish was disappointed with the draw against Sunderland as he believes they had enough chances to win the game. Blackburn Coach Steve Kean praised the fighting spirit of his players after Blackburn Rovers boosted their survival prospects with victory over Norwich. Bolton Manager Owen Coyle admitted he was frustrated with the inconsistent play of his Bolton Wanderers side in their home draw with Swansea City. Chelsea Chelsea's interim boss Roberto Di Matteo felt his Blues side enjoyed the better chances in a disappointing draw with Arsenal at the Emirates. Everton David Moyes still feels any kind of a top-10 finish in the Premier League this term would represent a 'great' outcome for his Everton side. Fulham Martin Jol was delighted with the win over Wigan and believes Fulham deserved the 3 points, despite admitting that it was a difficult match. Liverpool Liverpool's rising young stars are helping keep more experienced players on their toes and Kenny Dalglish hopes that bodes well for the future. Manchester City Manager Roberto Mancini insists Manchester City did all they could to get striker Carlos Tevez back to the club after he went AWOL last year. Manchester United Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed defender Fabio will spend next season on loan to develop his game, probably in Portugal. Newcastle United Alan Pardew was full of praise for Newcastle after seeing them pick up a sixth straight win and put down a marker to their top-four rivals. Norwich City Manager Paul Lambert was disappointed with the way Norwich conceded the goals to Blackburn, but still hopes to finish the season on a high. Queens Park Rangers QPR coach Mark Hughes has praised the effort of his team against Spurs and believes it would have been travesty if they had not won the game. Stoke City Manager Tony Pulis admits his Stoke side paid the price for their failure to make the most of their chances as they went down at Newcastle. Sunderland Martin O'Neill does not believe he has many friends in football and felt Sunderland were denied a victory at Aston Villa by match officials. Swansea City Brendan Rodgers was impressed with his Swansea side and believes they were unfortunate not to thrash Bolton after only being held to a draw. Tottenham Tottenham coach Harry Redknapp rued the absence of strikers Emmanuel Adebayor and Louis Saha as his side failed to score in the defeat to QPR. West Brom Sporting and technical director Dan Ashworth feels West Brom would have to spend GBP30 million on players each year to break into the top 8. Wigan Athletic Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez was disappointed with the defeat to Fulham as he felt his team's performance was worthy of a point. Wolverhampton Terry Connor insists the pressures at the top and the bottom of the Premier League table are the same, as Wolves prepare to welcome Man City.