Football pundit Tony Cascarino believes Chelsea's senior players hold the key to beating Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final, but cautioned they would have to be daring if they are to overcome the defending champions.
Manchester United's "typical" late victory over Blackburn Rovers on Monday allowed commentators and journalists alike to trot out that well-worn cliché: the defending champions always score late-on. But how true is the notion that United have a habit of finding the net late on in crucial fixtures? Unsurprisingly, there appears to be significant evidence to back up this old chestnut.
British champion Lizzie Armitstead suffered a setback in early-season preparations remains on-course for a place in British road cycling team for this summer's games, she tells IBTimes UK in exclusive interview.
Cheick Tiote has lauded the performance of his Newcastle team-mates in the wake of Sunday's victory against Liverpool but the midfielder cautioned he would consider his future at the club if they failed to qualify for Europe this season.
In the wake of Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Queens Park Rangers, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said his side needed to 'go back to basics' in their quest to secure Champions League qualification for next season.
The agent of Fernando Torres has moved to clarify the future of the Chelsea striker after he revealed that there have been no discussions with AS Roma or Juventus over a move for the player in the summer.