Sunday, April 29, 2012
Arsenal Boss Arsene Wenger insists 'nothing is guaranteed' in the race for a third-placed finish despite Arsenal edging closer with a point at Stoke. Aston Villa Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has hailed his side's performance against West Brom and has special praise for Shay Given and Richard Dunne. Blackburn Blackburn boss Steve Kean claims he has identified a couple of weaknesses in the Tottenham side which Rovers can exploit at White Hart Lane. Bolton Manager Owen Coyle believes his Bolton side did enough to warrant three points against Sunderland but declared himself satisfied with one. Chelsea Juventus are reportedly chasing after Serb defender Branislav Ivanovic, who is valued at EUR8 million and his Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard. Everton Everton boss David Moyes has praised Nikica Jelavic and Steven Pienaar after they helped the Toffees to a big win over Fulham at Goodison Park. Fulham Fulham first-team head coach Billy McKinlay was left to rue a slow start from his side in their crushing defeat by Everton at Goodison Park. Liverpool Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish preferred to hand praise to his whole team rather than single out striker Luis Suarez after the win at Norwich. Manchester City Man City captain Vincent Kompany has no intention of changing his tackling style despite being sent off when he last encountered Man Utd. Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson says there will be a deep sense of regret for whichever Manchester club fails to lift the Premier League title this term. Newcastle United Alan Pardew remains confident that his Newcastle side can finish in the top four of the Premier League despite a crushing defeat by Wigan. Norwich City Norwich City coach Paul Lambert was disappointed to lose to Liverpool, but has underlined that his team are sitting in a really good position. Queens Park Rangers QPR boss Mark Hughes fancies his side to avoid relegation from the Premier League but is calling on his side to improve away from Loftus Road. Stoke City Head coach Tony Pulis is pleased to have got through the season without losing to any of the 'big teams' at home after Stoke held Arsenal. Sunderland Martin O'Neill admits his relief at watching Sunderland end a barren run of over four games without scoring, following the draw with Bolton. Swansea City Swansea City manager Brendan Rodgers was disappointed with his side's defensive display after surrendering a 3-0 lead to draw with Wolves. Tottenham Captain Ledley King admits Tottenham's confidence has dipped but he is adamant the club can still qualify for next year's Champions League. West Brom West Brom boss Roy Hodgson believes that his side's draw with Aston Villa at The Hawthorns was a just result, but admits it was a bit strange. Wigan Athletic Coach Roberto Martinez was delighted that Wigan's decision to stick to their own game was rewarded with the big win over Newcastle United. Wolverhampton Wolves coach Terry Connor praised his team for the draw with Swansea, but admitted that he did not enjoy their display in the first 20 minutes.