Jack Wilshere and Joe Hart have both spoken out on their disappointment at being omitted from Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the World Cup.
Sir Alex Ferguson was in a serious condition in hospital on Saturday night after suffering a brain haemorrhage. The former Manchester United manager underwent emergency surgery on Saturday for a bleed on the brain. This was said to have been successful and his family were at his bedside as he began his recovery.
Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has received a four-match Uefa ban and will be absent from the touchline when his side face Marseille in the Europa League final on 16 May.
Liverpool emerged from a forgettable match with their record unbeaten derby run and their Champions League preparations unscathed. Everton departed with a familiar sense of regret from this fixture as a glorious opportunity to end their eight-year wait for victory over their rivals went begging at Goodison Park.
Antonio Conte has been deeply hurt by Chelsea’s disastrous title defence and admits a season fraught with difficulties has given him sleepless nights.