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Monday, April 9, 2012


Coach Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal were well worth their win over Manchester City after his players dominated the game in the second half.

Aston Villa
Aston Villa midfielder Stiliyan Petrov is a victim of nuclear radiation from the Chernobyl disaster, a doctor for his national team claimed.

Coach Steve Kean was encouraged with Blackburn's display against West Brom and insists there is all to play for in the relegation battle ahead.

Coach Owen Coyle has called on Bolton to regroup quickly after the disappointment at the hands of Fulham and have another go against Newcastle.

Defender Branislav Ivanovic believes Chelsea can win silverware this year and said they have more confidence since the arrival of Di Matteo.

Everton defender Sylvain Distin insists that his side are not punching above their weight and deserve more credit for their continued success.

Fulham manager Martin Jol is desperate to keep star man Clint Dempsey as they need a player who can score more than 20 goals to be a top club.

Liverpool are believed to be discussing a deal which would see them secure the signing of Peruvian winger Juan Manuel Vargas from Fiorentina.

Manchester City
After the defeat to Arsenal, coach Roberto Mancini has revealed that he is ready to sell Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli in the summer.

Manchester United
Sir Alex Ferguson felt referee Lee Mason had no option but to send Shaun Derry off, but acknowledged Ashley Young was in an offside position.

Newcastle United
Defender Mike Williamson has warned his Newcastle side that they must not let their standards slip against Bolton after four successive wins.

Norwich City
Norwich skipper Grant Holt believes his side could have secured all 3 points against Everton if they were a bit more careful towards the end.

Queens Park Rangers
QPR will appeal Shaun Derry's red card in the defeat to Man Utd after Mark Hughes accused the referee of being too quick to make a decision.

Stoke City
Stoke boss Tony Pulis has indicated he will utilise some players who did not feature on Saturday for the Premier League clash with Aston Villa.

Sunderland are reportedly waiting to make their move for Manchester City winger Adam Johnson, who has failed to convinced boss Roberto Mancini.

Swansea City
Swansea's Gylfi Sigurdsson has admitted his future is out of his hands as he still has a couple of years left on his contract at Hoffenheim.

Harry Redknapp insists he is not feeling the pressure in the race for third place and reveals that he will make changes for the Norwich clash.

West Brom
Roy Hodgson believes he will open talks to resolve his future in the coming weeks now West Brom's Premier League survival is virtually certain.

Wigan Athletic
Wigan Athletic coach Roberto Martinez is waiting to discover whether he will face a FA charge after blasting referee Dave Bryan's performance.

Wolves caretaker manager Terry Connor insists he is still up for the challenge of leading the club out of the Premier League relegation zone.

La Liga

Athletic Bilbao
Fernando Llorente scored his 15th La Liga goal of the season as Bilbao registered their 7th home victory following the match against Sevilla.

Atletico Madrid
Valmiro Lopes scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season to condemned Atletico to their ninth away defeat following the match at Levante.

Barcelona star Cesc Fabregas insisted Real Madrid remain favourites to win the La Liga title, but there are still a lot of games to be played.

Mauricio Pochettino believes Espanyol deserve to beat Sociedad after controlling the second half, but they just could not find the third goal.

Getafe coach Luis Garcia is happy to secure their safety with 7 games to spare and praised his team for overcoming a poor start to the season.

Granada players failed to score for the second time in five games to register their first away draw following the match against Real Mallorca.

Valmiro Lopes scored his fourth La Liga goal of the season as Levante registered their ninth home victory following the match against Atletico.

Malaga head coach Manuel Pellegrini has stressed that his team are obligated to win, regardless of the tactics deployed by their opponents.

Osasuna coach Jose Luis Mendilibar admitted that he was furious with his players for having a poor attitude in the humiliation against Rayo.

Racing Santander
Racing coach Alvaro Cervera is likely to hand midfielder Quique Rivero his debut after including the teenager in his squad to take on Malaga.

Rayo Vallecano
Coach Jose Ramon Sandoval admits he is very happy to enter Rayo's record for the biggest victory at home, following the demolition of Osasuna.

Real Betis
Real Betis coach Pepe Mel was cautious despite the win over Villarreal, stating that they can only breathe after they are mathematically safe.

Real Madrid

Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca players failed to score for the second time in five games to register their fifth home draw following the match against Granada.

Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad coach Philippe Montanier has stressed that the one point gained at Espanyol is not good enough as they need 45 points to be safe.

Real Zaragoza
Real Zaragoza coach Manolo Jimenez believes the result against Barcelona is misleading and that the referee's decisions influenced the game.

Fernando Llorente scored his 15th La Liga goal of the season to condemned Sevilla to their 6th away defeat following the match against Bilbao.

Sporting Gijon
Manager Javier Clemente has stressed that Sporting have done well given their small budget and insisted he does not regret joining the club.


Villarreal coach Miguel Angel Lotina admitted that Betis have gained new breath of life after taking full advantage of his players' mistakes.

Serie A

AC Milan
AC Milan coach Max Allegri will have to face Chievo without the services of Massimo Ambrosini, Alberto Aquilani and Daniele Bonera due to bans.

AS Roma
Good news for Roma coach Luis Enrique as Fabio Borini and Miralem Pjanic are back in training and likely to be available for the Udinese clash.

Atalanta manager Stefano Colantuono will have to face Napoli without the services of Thomas Manfredini after he was handed a one-match ban.

Alessandro Diamanti has admitted that he would like to remain at Bologna for next season, but acknowledges that Brescia will have the final say.

President Massimo Cellino has admitted that he recently almost bought Triestina, the outfit whose stadium hosted his Cagliari last Saturday.

Midfielder Davide Lanzafame is struggling for games at Catania, but has informed the club's directors that he would like to stay at Massimino.

Cesena have been fined EUR25,000 after one of their supporter threw a bottle of water at an assistant referee, hitting him on the shoulder.

Coach Domenico Di Carlo was pleased to see Chievo showing some consistency in result and after scoring 3 goals for the first time this season.

Liverpool are believed to be discussing a deal which would see them secure the signing of Peruvian winger Juan Manuel Vargas from Fiorentina.

Genoa manager Alberto Malesani will have to face Cesena without the services of Juraj Kucka after the midfielder was handed a one-match ban.

Inter Milan
Should he leave Inter this summer, Andrea Ranocchia is reportedly interested in a link-up with his former coaches at Bari, Juventus or PSG.

Juventus are reportedly to receive more than EUR80 million from their Champions League qualification plus the sale of Elia, Krasic and Melo.

Lazio were fined EUR15,000 because their supporters twice aimed a laser pen into the eyes of Napoli goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis last Saturday.

Lecce coach Serse Cosmi believes Giacomazzi and Blasi deserved praised for their performance against AS Roma and not just their goalscorers.

Napoli will have to reshuffle their defense for the Atalanta clash after Miguel Angel Britos and Paolo Cannavaro were handed one-match ban.

Novara coach Attilio Tesser will have to face Parma without the services of Andrea Caracciolo after the striker was handed a one-match ban.

Coach Bortolo Mutti applauds a decimated Palermo's efforts against Juventus, especially Milan Milanovic, who played on with a fractured nose.

Parma coach Roberto Donadoni will have to face Novara without the services of Gabriel Paletta after the defender was handed a one-match ban.

Siena boss Giuseppe Sannino has underlined that the talented Mattia Destro is still not the finished product, despite his heroic this season.

Udinese coach Francesco Guidolin is delighted that they are still fighting for third place, despite all the problems they have had this season.