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Football News Roundup – May 30, 2015

  • Sherwood defends Wenger record
    Tim Sherwood has defended Arsene Wenger’s record at the Arsenal helm as he prepares to take him on in this weekend’s FA Cup final at Wembley.
  • Villa chief hails Sherwood
    Aston Villa chief executive Tom Fox has praised manager Tim Sherwood for turning the club's season around by bringing the feel good factor back to Villa Park.
  • Chesterfield rebuff Roberts bid
    Chesterfield have turned down an offer from Portsmouth for midfielder Gary Roberts.
  • Clement announces Real exit
    Assistant manager Paul Clement has announced he is leaving Real Madrid following the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti this week.
  • Is Benteke worth it?
    Should Liverpool activate Christian Benteke’s £32.5million release clause? It’s a question of style, writes Adam Bate...
  • How much is your season ticket?
    Now we know which 20 clubs will be playing in the Premier League in 2015/16, fans will be keen to know how much season tickets cost.
  • Tim Sherwood meets Jamie Redknapp
    When Tim Sherwood took charge of Aston Villa in February, the club were stranded in the bottom three of the Premier League. Fans would surely have been happy with another season in the top flight, but Sherwood has been able to deliver not only that, but a place in the final of the FA Cup too.
  • Merson's FA Cup final preview
    Paul Merson thinks it would be "harsh" if Arsenal dropped Olivier Giroud for the FA Cup final and replaced him with Theo Walcott.
  • Lambert: Benteke news worrying
    Former Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says he is surprised that the news Christian Benteke could leave the club has come out so close to Saturday's FA Cup final against Arsenal.
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Football News Roundup – May 29, 2015

  • FA Cup final preview
    Arsenal will be aiming to become the most successful team in the history of the FA Cup when they face Aston Villa at Wembley on Saturday (kick-off 5.30pm).
  • Benteke's £32.5m release clause
    Tim Sherwood has revealed Aston Villa might have no choice but to let Christian Benteke leave this summer because of a £32.5m buy-out clause in his contract.
  • Sherwood: No offers for Benteke
    Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says he has no plans to sell star striker Christian Benteke and wants the Belgian to be at the club for 'many years to come'.
  • Saunders happy with Talbot deal
    Chesterfield manager Dean Saunders is pleased he was able to keep Drew Talbot at the club.
  • Sherwood backs his 'underdogs'
    Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood says the two defeats to Arsenal in the Premier League this season will not have any impact on the result of Saturday's FA Cup final.
  • Gnanduillet weighing up future
    Chesterfield manager Dean Saunders faces competition from the Indian I-League as he attempts to persuade Armand Gnanduillet to stay.
  • Rush: Derby won't slip behind
    Chief executive Sam Rush believes changing head coach will not see Derby fall behind in the summer transfer market.
  • FA Cup key battles
    Holders Arsenal will be strong favourites when they take on Aston Villa in the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday.
  • Martin Tyler's FA Cup stats
    In his regular stats column, Sky Sports commentator Martin Tyler looks at the FA Cup's losers, winners and record-breakers.
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Football News Roundup – May 28, 2015

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Football News Roundup – May 27, 2015

  • Lerner to quit as Villa chairman
    Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner says he will quit as chairman in the summer if he fails to sell the club.
  • Westwood: Benteke has fear factor
    Ashley Westwood believes that Christian Benteke has recovered his fear factor and has warned Arsenal that they should be dreading facing the striker in the build up to Saturday’s FA Cup final.
  • Derby want quick appointment
    Derby are keen to make a swift managerial appointment having sacked Steve McClaren on Monday.
  • Road to Wembley
    As Arsenal and Aston Villa prepare to meet in Saturday's FA Cup final, we look back on their routes to Wembley.
  • PL clubs ignore youth
    Young players get less game time in the Premier League than in any of Europe’s other leading leagues, a new study has found.
  • Prem survival tips
    After play-off final winners Norwich joined Bournemouth and Watford in promotion from the Championship, attention is already turning to whether they will survive in the Premier League.
  • Who is going where?
    A host of managerial vacancies have opened up following an end-of-season surge of departures, prompting the usual frenzied guessing games over replacements.
  • Chapman targets new season
    Chesterfield goalkeeper Aaron Chapman could be fit for the start of the 2015/16 season after undergoing ankle surgery.
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Football News Roundup – May 26, 2015

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Football News Roundup – May 25, 2015

  • Club-by-club review
    We reflect on the 2014/15 Premier League season with the help of stats and pundit views...
  • Pulis: West Brom future unsure
    West Bromwich Albion boss Tony Pulis is thrilled with how the team responded to his arrival in January but admits he is in the dark over the club’s future.
  • Pearson: We want to aim higher
    Leicester manager Nigel Pearson says he will be aiming higher than just surviving in the Premier League next season.
  • Given a doubt for Cup final
    Shay Given is a doubt for Aston Villa's FA Cup final with Arsenal, boss Tim Sherwood has revealed.
  • Leicester hit five against QPR
    Leicester capped their hugely successful return to life as a Premier League club in fantastic style with a thumping 5-1 win over relegated QPR at a jubilant King Power Stadium.
  • Leicester season review
    We reflect on Leicester's remarkable 2014/15 campaign with top stats, quotes and pundit views...
  • Burnley sign off with a win
    Danny Ings marked what is likely to be his final appearance for Burnley by scoring the winning goal as they beat Aston Villa 1-0 at Villa Park.
  • West Brom season review
    We reflect on West Brom's 2014/15 season, with stats, quotes and pundit views...
  • Walcott treble in Arsenal rout
    Arsenal warmed up for next week’s FA Cup final in fine style after Theo Walcott’s first-half hat-trick inspired them to a 4-1 victory against West Brom.
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Football News Roundup – May 24, 2015

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Football News Roundup – May 23, 2015

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Football News Roundup – May 22, 2015

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Football News Roundup – May 21, 2015

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