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Sunday, March 4, 2012


Arsene Wenger is unsure who will be available on Tuesday after describing his squad as 'decimated' by injury after their victory over Liverpool.

Aston Villa
Alex McLeish has said Villa need to learn to be more clinical in front of goal after they squandered yet another victory against Blackburn.

Steve Kean praised the impact of his substitutes David Dunn and Marcus Olsson, who came on to help Blackburn claim a draw against Aston Villa.

Bolton boss Owen Coyle was happy with his side's endeavours in their defeat to Man City and feels their fixture list is looking a little easier.

Andre Villas-Boas insists he will keep searching for answers as Chelsea's problems mount following the defeat to West Brom at the Hawthorns.

Manager David Moyes was pleased to see Everton extend their unbeaten run, but was full of praise for QPR following their draw at Loftus Road.

Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer believes Pavel Pogrebnyak's performance since his arrival at Craven Cottage can ease the loss of Bobby Zamora.

Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish admits the defeat to Arsenal was a disappointment, but insists it was a fantastic performance by his players.

Manchester City
Man City will impose a maximum fine on Mario Balotelli if reports he spent the early hours of Friday morning at a strip club are confirmed.

Manchester United
Manchester United keeper David de Gea says he has been taking inspiration from Brad Friedel to help him get to grips with the Premier League.

Newcastle United
Newcastle United goalkeeper Tim Krul and captain Fabricio Coloccini have pledged their futures to the club by signing new long-term contracts.

Norwich City
Norwich City manager Paul Lambert admits he is a frustrated man after Matthew Etherington's contentious winner handed Stoke a slim victory.

Queens Park Rangers
Manager Mark Hughes believes his Queens Park Rangers side are on the up, after an 'excellent' performance in the home draw against Everton.

Stoke City
Stoke boss Tony Pulis heaped praise on his weary squad after Matthew Etherington's winner against Norwich saw the Potters move up to eighth.

Martin O'Neill has told Sunderland they must turn in their best display of his reign if they are to end a 12-year wait for a win at Newcastle.

Swansea City
Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers thought his side thoroughly deserved their victory over Wigan after an outstanding performance at the DW Stadium.

Coach Harry Redknapp believes Tottenham have a better chance than ever of ending their 11-year wait for a victory against Manchester United.

West Brom
West Brom coach Roy Hodgson was pleased to register their third straight victory and especially since it came against a top side like Chelsea.

Wigan Athletic
Wigan chairman Dave Whelan will demand answers from Roberto Martinez on Monday after the Latics slumped to a home defeat to 10-man Swansea.

Karl Henry says a meeting between the Wolves players only hours after Mick McCarthy's sacking has united the squad in the battle for survival.

La Liga

Athletic Bilbao
Javi Martinez insists Bilbao are focused on their game against Real Sociedad and not the upcoming Europa League clash with Manchester United.

Atletico Madrid
Eduardo Silvio scored his second La Liga goal of the season as Atletico registered their fifth away draw following the match against Sevilla.

Seydou Keita scored his first La Liga goal of the season as Barcelona registered their 12th home victory following the match against Sporting.

Coach Mauricio Pochettino admits there is no formula to win at the Bernabeu, but his Espanyol will head into the match believing they can win.

Jeremy Toulalan scored his third La Liga goal of the season to condemned Getafe to their third home defeat following the match against Malaga.

Granada coach Abel Resino has confirmed that defender Pape Diakhate is set to play in the centre of the field in the match against Valencia.

Levante manager Juan Ignacio Martinez has warned his side not to let their guard down against Real Betis - a side with major offensive power.

Jeremy Toulalan scored his third La Liga goal of the season as Malaga registered their third away victory following the match against Getafe.

Alvaro Cejudo scored his third La Liga goal of the season as Osasuna registered their seventh away draw following the match against Mallorca.

Racing Santander
Raul Tamudo scored his sixth La Liga goal of the season to condemned Racing to their sixth away defeat following the match at Rayo Vallecano.

Rayo Vallecano
Raul Tamudo scored his sixth La Liga goal of the season as Rayo Vallecano registered their fifth home win following the match against Racing.

Real Betis
Real Betis coach Pepe Mel has stressed that from now on, every single points is gold and confirmed Mario and Amaya failed their fitness test.

Real Madrid
PSG playmaker Javier Pastore has claimed that if he could bring any player in the world to the club, it would be Real Madrid's Gonzalo Higuain.

Real Mallorca
Emilio Nsue scored his first La Liga goal of the season as Mallorca registered their fourth home draw following the match against Osasuna.

Real Sociedad
Coach Philippe Montanier said Sociedad are not looking at the league position as his side prepare for one of the most famous derbies in Europe.

Real Zaragoza
Coach Manolo Jimenez said Real Zaragoza are at the bottom on their own merit and that they must beat Villarreal to keep dreaming of survival.

Papa Diawara scored his first La Liga goal of the season as Sevilla registered their third home draw following the match against Atletico.

Sporting Gijon
Seydou Keita scored his first La Liga goal of the season to condemned Sporting to their ninth away defeat following the match at Barcelona.

Aritz Aduriz has hailed the performances of Roberto Soldado and Jordi Alba for Spain, and hopes both can replicate their form for Valencia.

Villarreal's Giuseppe Rossi has been abused online by fanatical USA fans for turning his back on the country of his birth to play for Italy.

Serie A

AC Milan
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 18th Serie A goal of the season as AC Milan registered their 9th away win following the match against Palermo.

AS Roma
Boss Luis Enrique said he knew from the first day that the Rome derby was a special game and insisted he has no problem with Daniele De Rossi.

Atalanta striker German Denis is not targeting revenge against Udinese as he acknowledges it was difficult to dislodge Di Natale and Sanchez.

Bologna manager Stefano Pioli said a win over Novara will consolidate their position in the league and keep them out of relegation trouble.

Cagliari head coach Davide Ballardini has promised a fast and balanced performance from his players for their important clash against Siena.

Catania director Pietro Lo Monaco believes the club must start to look for Maxi Lopez's replacement as he is unlikely to return from Milan.

Cesena coach Mario Beretta reveals that striker Adrian Mutu has been dropped for the Fiorentina clash because he did not look in top form.

Boukary Drame scored his first Serie A goal of the season as Chievo registered their fourth away draw following the match against Juventus.

Fiorentina coach Delio Rossi loses Valon Behrami and warns he wants more from midfielder Riccardo Montolivo as the Viola prepare to face Cesena.

Genoa coach Pasquale Marino wants his team to pick up where they left off against Parma and to perform well in both half when they face Lecce.

Inter Milan
Claudio Ranieri insists Inter have many problems, but Wesley Sneijder is not one of them and that things were worse when he arrived at the club.

Paolo De Ceglie scored his first Serie A goal of the season as Juventus registered their fifth home draw following the match against Chievo.

Lazio coach Edy Reja regrets not having Senad Lulic for the Rome derby as the Bosnian midfielder has the characteristics to really hurt Roma.

Lecce manager Serse Cosmi will not be fooled by Genoa's seemingly frail defence and believes the Grifone will be desperate to get a result.

Napoli coach Walter Mazzarri is full of confidence ahead of the Parma clash and believes if his team are in good shape, they can beat anyone.

Novara coach Emiliano Mondonico could face Bologna without the services of Andrea Caracciolo after the striker failed to join squad training.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 18th Serie A goal of the season to condemned Palermo to their 3rd home defeat following the match against Milan.

Parma coach Roberto Donadoni insists he will be treating the Napoli clash normally and that his past with Napoli will not affect the game.

Siena coach Sannino has confirmed strikers Emanuele Calaio, Pablo Gonzalez, Erjon Bogdani and Mattia Destro in the squad to face Cagliari.

Udinese coach Francesco Guidolin has conceded that he is facing with difficult squad selections because they have so many upcoming commitments.