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Tuesday, April 17, 2012


Jordi Gomez scored his 5th Premier League goal of the season to condemned Arsenal to their 3rd home defeat following the match against Wigan.

Aston Villa
Alex McLeish is confident that Ciaran Clark will be fit for the rest of Aston Villa's campaign, despite taking a head knock against Man Utd.

Disgruntled Blackburn supporters are to stage another protest march against owners Venky's and manager Steve Kean when Rovers face Norwich

Bolton's Fabrice Muamba admitted he will 'forever be in debt' to the doctors who saved his life after he was released from hospital on Monday.

Winger Juan Mata feels Chelsea's experience means beating Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final first-leg is not an impossible task.

Former England international Phil Neville has said that he will not be joining the backroom staff at Everton when he retires from playing.

Striker Pavel Pogrebnyak has fuelled rumours his switch to Fulham could become long-term after moving into Jose Mourinho's old house in London.

Jamie Carragher believes it is vital to keep Luis Suarez at Anfield, insisting he would not swap the striker for any other player in England.

Manchester City
Roberto Mancini is unsure whether Carlos Tevez will be at Manchester City next season despite the controversial striker's recent fine form.

Manchester United
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has admitted his disappointment with his performance against Aston Villa, despite scoring two goals.

Newcastle United
Defender Danny Simpson has dropped a strong hint that he wants to be at Newcastle Utd next season even though contract talks remain ongoing.

Norwich City
Paul Lambert has boosted John Ruddy and Ryan Bennett by telling the Norwich City duo not to dwell on mistakes made against Manchester City.

Queens Park Rangers
Doncaster striker El-Hadji Diouf was arrested and QPR defender Anton Ferdinand questioned following a brawl in a nightclub over the weekend.

Stoke City
Stoke manager Tony Pulis is considering restoring keeper Thomas Sorensen to the starting line-up at least once before the end of the season.

Martin O'Neill has made it clear to his players that many of them are playing for their Sunderland futures over the final weeks of this season.

Swansea City
Swansea City coach Brendan Rodgers is not worried about what was being said about his squad and said their achievements have been phenomenal.

Olympique de Marseille star Loic Remy has revealed that he is not planning to leave the club in the summer, despite the interest of Tottenham.

West Brom
Manager Roy Hodgson has claimed the fate of West Brom current stars will depend on the club's policy for signing new players in the summer.

Wigan Athletic
Jordi Gomez scored his 5th Premier League goal of the season as Wigan registered their 5th away victory following the match against Arsenal.

Wolverhampton winger Michael Kightly has re-affirmed his commitment to the club and hopes the squad stay together if Wolves are relegated.

La Liga

Athletic Bilbao
Bilbao coach Marcelo Bielsa is hoping that his side can pick up enough points in their remaining matches to qualify for the Champions League.

Atletico Madrid
Radamel Falcao has called on Atletico Madrid to aim 'as high as possible' after inspiring his side to a precious victory over Rayo Vallecano.

It was claimed that Barcelona are interested in acquiring the services of Udinese left-winger Pablo Armero during the summer transfer window.

Espanyol coach Mauricio Pochettino said his squad clearly deserved the win over Valencia, while denying all reports linking him to Los Che.


Granada coach Abel Resino admitted his team were blunt in attack against Zaragoza, but insisted the defeat was not decisive to their season.

Levante midfielder Valdo is angry about the penalty given to Barcelona and accused Pep Guardiola of pressuring the referees the entire match.

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini rued the dropped points against Sociedad, but has underlined that their opponents had two extra days of rest.

Osasuna manager Jose Luis Mendilibar laments Raul Garcia's sending off, but believes his side played a good second half despite the defeat.

Racing Santander
Racing assistant coach Federico Castanos is adamant that the club can still avoid relegation this season, despite the draw against Villarreal.

Rayo Vallecano
Coach Sandoval believes Rayo can be proud of their display against Atletico and it is only a matter of time that their safey is confirmed.

Real Betis
Real Betis coach Pepe Mel was happy with the win over Osasuna and urged his players to finish the season well so the fans can be proud of them.

Real Madrid
Coach Jose Mourinho insists Real Madrid's record against Bayern are useless and believes the Bavarians are favourite to win at Allianz Arena.

Real Mallorca
Real Mallorca coach Joaquin Caparros said the match against Bilbao was similar to Valencia, but this time his side was unable to find the goal.

Real Sociedad
Real Sociedad coach Philippe Montanier was very pleased with the draw against Malaga, especially since his side were playing with a man less.

Real Zaragoza
Real Zaragoza coach Manolo Jimenez acknowledged that their win over Granada has allowed his team to continue to fight for La Liga survival.


Sporting Gijon
Sporting Gijon manager Javier Clemente is facing with defensive problems as Ivan Hernandez is sidelined for three weeks with a muscle tear.

Valencia coach Unai Emery has conceded Espanyol were better tactically, physically and psycologically, following the big defeat at Cornella.

Villarreal coach Miguel Angel Lotina has admitted his team's inability to kill the game in the second half against Racing cost them two points.

Serie A

AC Milan
It was reported that AC Milan will offer Robinho to Santos as part exchange for the transfer of striker Paulo Henrique Ganso in the summer.

AS Roma
It was reported that Roma want to extend Simon Kjaer's loan deal for another year before they decide whether to sign him on a permanent basis.

It was reported that Juventus may tempt Atalanta into selling Federico Peluso during the summer by offering Luca Marrone as part of the deal.

Defender Archimede Morleo is one of two Bologna players with a red card after committing 24 fouls in his 24 appearences so far this season.

Radja Nainggolan's agent has confirmed Juventus, Zenit and CSKA as possible destinations when the star midfielder leaves Cagliari this summer.

Catania president Pulvirenti insists everything will become clear at the end of the season, following reports linking Lo Monaco with Napoli.

Cesena defender Maurizio Lauro is the only player in the squad with 2 red cards after committing 32 fouls in his 18 appearences this season.

Chievo defender Gennaro Sardo is the only player in the team with a red card after commiting 17 fouls in his 18 appearences so far this season.

Michele Camporese's insisted the defender has a future with Fiorentina, even though he has made only 2 appearences for the Viola this season.

Genoa have decided to return to training earlier than planned in order not to be caught unprepared by any changes in the playing schedule.

Inter Milan
It was reported that Inter have shown interest in acquiring the services of Toulouse midfielder Moussa Sissoko in the summer transfer window.

It was reported that Juventus may tempt Atalanta into selling Federico Peluso during the summer by offering Luca Marrone as part of the deal.

Good news for Lazio coach Edy Reja as Andrea Dias has now returned to full training and could immediately be thrown back into the first team.

Lecce director Carlo Osti is amazed by the drama following the death of Morosini and insists the re-scheduling is the least of his concern.

It was reported that Napoli must be willing to part with EUR15 million in order to take Porto defender Rolando to the San Paolo next season.

Novara coach Attilio Tesser was missing Jeda, Silva, Rigoni, Morimoto and Ujkani in training due to various injuries and physical problems.

Former Palermo director Rino Foschi admitted they beat competition from Juventus, Fiorentina and Real Madrid to sign Edinson Cavani in 2007.

Parma president Tommaso Ghirardi refuses to debate on the date for their postponed Week 33 game and will abide with the Lega Calcio's decision.

Siena doctor Causarano insists Italy's medical procedure remains a model that is followed by other federations, following Morosini's death.

It was claimed that Barcelona are interested in acquiring the services of Udinese left-winger Pablo Armero during the summer transfer window.