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Summary

  1. Gerrard misses pen but scores late winner
  2. Sunderland earn crucial win over Southampton
  3. Benteke scores twice as Villa beat Everton
  4. 10-man Burnley lose at West Ham

Live Reporting

By Tom Rostance, Andy Cryer and Saj Chowdhury

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    That's all for the reaction page for another Saturday night.

    You can follow all of the fallout from West Brom's win at Old Trafford in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

    Thank you and good evening.

  2. Vegas lights

    BBC Radio 5 live

    There's the small matter of a boxing match taking place in Las Vegas later on this evening/tomorrow morning.

    Tune in to a 5 live boxing special from 0430 BST on Sunday morning for coverage of the big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao.

  3. Post update

    Match of the Day 22:30 BST BBC One

    Danny Murphy and Phil Neville will be in the studio with Gary Lineker tonight with highlights from all of the day's Premier League games.

  4. FULL-TIME

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    Tony Pulis's first win against Manchester United. Louis van Gaal looks absolutely furious as he shakes TP's hand...

  5. GREAT SAVE!

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    Another brilliant save! Boaz Myhill goes full length to turn away Angel Di Maria's drive.

  6. Post update

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    Tony Pulis's record in Premier League v Manchester United prior to today - P11 D1 L10

  7. GREAT SAVE!

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    Another excellent save from Boaz Myhill to claw out Robin van Persie's 20-yarder!

    FOUR MINUTES ADDED ON.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  8. Post update

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    Angel Di Maria, £60m signing, puts a cross into the crowd under no pressure.

  9. Post update

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    If Radamel Falcao is the answer, what is the question? The misfiring Colombian is coming on for United for the last eight minutes or so. Louis van Gaal's side have had 80% of possession but they can't score.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  10. Post update

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    If it stays like this, Liverpool will be four points behind Manchester United with three games to go.

  11. GREAT SAVE!

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    An excellent few minutes from Boaz Myhill as he now saves from Robin van Persie's free-kick and Juan Mata's follow-up.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  12. SAVED PENALTY

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom - Robin van Persie

    Good save! Boaz Myhill goes to his left and is able to push away Robin van Persie's spot-kick. West Brom will think that justice has been done!

  13. PENALTY to MAN UTD

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    That is handball this time! Saido Berahino blocks a cross and the referee gives it. It was right on the line and West Brom insist it should be a free-kick. After a consultation process, the penalty is given.

  14. Post update

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    WBA haven't won successive away league top-flight games at Manchester United since 1959.

  15. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    Gary Lineker

    BBC Sport

    "Interesting tactics from Van Gaal. Fellaini up front with RVP and Rooney dropping into midfield. Hey ho!"

  16. PENALTY APPEAL

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    Joleon Lescott is a relieved man after Juan Maat's cross hits him on the hand. West Brom have 25 minutes to see this one out.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  17. Post update

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Reporter Ian Brown at Old Trafford: "It was a magnificient strike by Chris Brunt but took a big deflection of Olsson to beat De Gea. United had been pressing a lot and West Brom had soaked up the pressure while Fellaini has been switched to centre forward. All of a sudden West Brom committed three men forward and McNair fouled Fletcher."

  18. BreakingJUVENTUS WIN SERIE A

    Italian Serie A

    Four years in a row! Juventus are champions of Serie A after beating Sampdoria 1-0.

    Read all about it.

  19. GOAL

    Manchester United 0-1 West Brom - Jonas Olsson (64 mins)

    Smash. And. Grab!

    Manchester United have had all of the ball, absolutely all of it, but one clumsy challenge from Paddy McNair gives Albion a free-kick in a good position.

    Chris Brunt lines it up, smashes in a drive which takes a massive deflection off the calf of Jonas Olsson and flies in. The defender is credited with the goal.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  20. Blackpool apologise

    There was chaos this afternoon as Blackpool's game with Huddersfield Town at Bloomfield Road was abandoned after 48 minutes following a pitch invasion by protesting home fans.

    With the score 0-0, hundreds of supporters came on to the field, forcing referee Mick Russell to take the players off the pitch.

    Blackpool

    Blackpool have now released a statement: "The club would like to offer its sincere apologies to Huddersfield Town Football Club, its supporters, manager, players and directors, as well as the Blackpool supporters who remained in the stands."

  21. "Newcastle players were disgraceful"

    Leicester 3-0 Newcastle

    BBC Sport pundit Robbie Savage

    "At the minute you would say with the results he has got that John Carver is out of his depth but that does not excuse the players today, they were disgraceful."

  22. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Daley Blind has a shot blocked by Marouane Fellaini as Manchester United continue to push on. It's very slow going though.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  23. PLAY-OFF UPDATE

    Championship

    The Championship season came to a close this afternoon, with Bournemouth winning the title and Watford going up in second place.

    But the play-offs are still to come, beginning next Friday night with Brentford v Middlesbrough.

    See all of the fixtures here.

  24. Get involved - have your say

    606 phone-in

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Over on BBC Radio 5 live, 606 is already in full swing.

    Andrew, a Newcastle fan, says: "Instead of pouring water, John Carver has poured petrol on the fire. He's lost it."

    Lines are open and you can still have your say - call 0500 909 693, text 85058, or it's @bbc606 on Twitter.

  25. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Reporter Ian Brown at Old Trafford: "United are struggling to find any consistency in this game. There have been short spells where they have put West Brom under pressure, Ashley Young shot over the bar and Boaz Myhill has saved twice from van Persie. Van Persie had the best chance in his first start since February. West Brom had one big moment where JOleon Lescott had a free header from a corner but it went straight at De Gea."

  26. Post update

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    QPR

    A surprising - perhaps - stat from Anfield is that QPR have found the back of the net in each of their last 10 Premier League away games; their longest streak in PL history.

    They just can't keep clean sheets.

  27. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Tom Wilkinson: Mourinho is just Pulis with a platinum card

  28. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Steve Bower

    BBC Match of the Day commentator at Old Trafford

    "The referee brings to an end a goalless, tame and timid opening 45 minutes but that will suit Tony Pulis. So far so good for West Brom. Robin van Persie with Manchester United's best opening."

  29. 'It's in our hands'

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Sunderland

    Sunderland manager Dick Advocaat speaking to Sky Sports about his side's 2-1 win over Southampton: "It was a very important win. Everything is still in our own hands with four games to go.

    "Today we have seen what can be achieved if everyone works their socks off. It was great team performance and I am really proud of the way we got the three points."

    Dick Advocaat

    On Sunderland's two penalties: "In my opinion they were both penalties, good decisions by the referee by the way."

    On the red card shown to Southampton's James Ward-Prowse (laughing): "I am not allowed to say but I was happy they sent him off because it makes it a little bit easier."

  30. HALF-TIME

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

  31. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Man Utd

    A few of you agree with Sam there on social media and find West Brom's tactical approach boring. What do you mean?

    This is there current average position map. Disciplined.

  32. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Sam Hartles: WBA using the age old Tony Pulis special today.... 4-6-0 formation. Boring Boring Baggies!

    Paul Collins: If titles and trophies were won by passes backwards and sideways, Man Utd would walk the title.

    ruach: Does Manchester United know that possession will not actually win them the game?

    Thoughts on that and anything else post to #bbcfootball on Twitter, or text us on 81111 in the UK only. And if you are texting in, please don't forget to include your name and location.

  33. The saviour?

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

    Aston Villa

    Christian Benteke

    Only three players have scored more Premier League goals than Christian Benteke (41) since the start of 2012-13 season. Luis Suarez 54, Sergio Aguero 50 and Robin van Persie 48.

  34. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Wayne Andrews: Can't see Sunderland surviving, with Everton, Arsenal and Chelsea to come - all away

    Dan Baldwin: You having a laugh? Villa wont go down the way they're playing. Newcastle will

    Robin Peckitt: Can't remember hearing the crowd at Old Trafford being this quiet. Aimlessly passing won't win the game nor the crowd.

  35. Get involved - lines are open

    606 phone-in

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Over on BBC Radio 5 live, 606 is just getting under way. Lines are open and Darren Fletcher and Robbie Savage are taking your calls.

    Get involved by phoning 0500 909 693, text on 85058, or it's @bbc606 on Twitter.

  36. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Pass it around, pass it around, pass it around, and Chris Smalling gives it away.

    That's this half in a nutshell. It's dull.

    But despite that review, you can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  37. On the spot

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Mark Noble has scored 14 Premier League penalties (from 17 taken). That's as many as Michael Owen, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink and Eric Cantona.

    Mark Noble

    Fine company to be in...

  38. Post update

    Who's going down?

    It's looking more and more like one of Aston Villa, Newcastle, Hull, Leicester or Sunderland will be relegated to the Championship.

    Who's your money on?

    Get in touch at #bbcfootball, pop on to the BBC Sport Facebook page or BBC Sport's Google+ area.

    You can also text us on 81111 in the UK only - don't forget to say who you are and where you are texting from.

  39. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Goalkeeper Boaz Myhill (eight) has made the most passes for West Brom so far. Boxed in.

  40. Saints in Europe?

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Southampton Southampton

    Southampton

    Southampton boss Ronald Koeman, asked if he thinks his side can still secure European football after their defeat by Sunderland: "Yes, I still believe. We did not do enough today but we will keep going and, with three games left to play, anything is possible."

    Saints stay seventh, and are now four points behind fifth-placed Liverpool.

  41. Rodgers loses his house

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers: "I would have put my mortgage on Steven Gerrard scoring a penalty but you know the miss will have inspired him more and he got the header and has made a career of big goals like that. He is a truly remarkable player and he deserved the ovation.

    Brendan Rodgers

    "QPR punished the chances we missed but the spirit my players showed and the attitude they had to keep fighting typified the mentality in the group and they deserved the three points in the end."

  42. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    It's the Ashley Young and Robin van Persie show at Old Trafford. The duo have been the most influential players on display in the opening 20 minuets and Van Persie shoots wide from Young's cutback.

    It's a shame to report that Van Persie's all-black boots - well done Robin - now look very odd in the multi-coloured plastic age we live in.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  43. 'We did not play to our level'

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Southampton

    Southampton boss Ronald Koeman, whose side lost 2-1 to Sunderland after conceding two penalties and having James Ward-Prowse sent off: "I don't know if the penalties are good decisions by the referee. I will have to watch the clips.

    "The thing that has frustrated me the most is the performance of my own team because we did not play at our level.

    "I don't know why. We don't usually lose those kind of balls. The 10 minutes after half-time were our worst of the season so far.

    "We only showed our level with one less player on the pitch. We played much better football and were the better team when it was 10 men against 11. That is so strange it is unbelievable."

  44. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Robin van Persie swivels and sees his improvised shot on goal pushed out by Boaz Myhill. Ashley Young is first to reach the loose ball but his shot deflects away for a corner.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  45. 'We let the game drift away'

    Swansea 2-0 Stoke

    Stoke City

    Stoke manager Mark Hughes: "We allowed the game to drift away from us. We haven't stopped crosses coming in, and we have to be better that that. The first goal was the one that hurt us. We've lost the first goal too often this year.

    "I don't think there was any issue with desire, but we just didn't have enough quality in key areas to take the game away from Swansea. We know where we need to improve.

    "I thought Marc Wilson was a little unlucky on the first booking. It probably looked worse than it was. The second one was a silly challenge really."

  46. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Ashley Young hits in a low shot which deflects off the back of Robin van Persie and flies narrowly wide. Manchester United on top.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  47. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

    Moothead2: Can we just appreciate the fact Villa have scored 11 goals in 5 games after going 11 hours without a goal as one point?

    Thoughts on that and anything else post to #bbcfootball on Twitter, or text us on 81111 in the UK only. And if you are texting in, please don't forget to include your name and location.

  48. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Leicester 3-0 Newcastle

    Phil McNulty

    BBC Sport chief football writer

    "Refuse to buy into notion that Newcastle fans expect too much. Nonsense Where's that come from? They just want a club that tries to compete."

  49. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Rio Ferdinand's name is chanted at Old Trafford in the fifth minute. He did of course wear the number five shirt for Manchester United for many a year.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  50. 'We had luck with sending off'

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    West Ham

    West Ham boss Sam Allardyce: "It should have been a lot easier and it would have been had we converted our chances. We had the chances to win two games and couldn't get that comfort zone. One slip can prove costly, but thankfully the lads did the job.

    Sam Allardyce

    "I think we had a bit of luck on the sending off [Michael Duff's dismissal for the penalty].

    "Mark Noble never practices penalties. He says, "don't worry I'll be fine gaffer". The thing today was about winning and we've done that."

  51. Post update

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    Darren Fletcher, ex-Manchester United midfielder, has the first shot of the game but slices his effort into the Stretford End.

  52. 'We stopped doing the basics'

    Swansea 2-0 Stoke

    Stoke City

    Stoke captain Ryan Shawcross: "I thought we had all the control in the first half. but then we stopped doing the basics. It was a poor performance really.

    "We want to get to 50 points, and I think we will, but we've got to put in better performances than that."

    Stoke have 47 points with three games left.

  53. KICK-OFF

    Manchester United 0-0 West Brom

    They are getting under way at Old Trafford where Manchester United will look to temporarily move into third with a win at home to West Brom.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  54. 'I keep setting new targets'

    Swansea 2-0 Stoke

    Swansea City

    Swansea manager Garry Monk: "I'm very pleased. We controlled the whole game. I think we were playing at 70% in the first half. Our tempo was slow. I had words with the players at half-time, and in the second half, we were excellent. The goals we got were thoroughly deserved, and we're on our way to consolidating our top-10 place.

    "The feeling can be that you get safe and that's the job done. It's about getting the players to want more than that. They key is pushing and demanding higher standards, and the players do that for themselves as well.

    "I'll have to reassess our target for the remainder of the season. I keep setting a new one every week. In the games left, it's about focusing again. I don't want the players to fall below the standards they've set."

  55. Post update

    Manchester United v West Brom (17:30 BST)

    The players are out at Old Trafford, West Brom skippered by former United midfielder Darren Fletcher this evening.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  56. "Puts game into perspective"

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    QPR

    Manager Chris Ramsey: "It is an extremely difficult time for Rio and his family. It puts all this in its place. We would have liked to win today but thoughts are now with Rio. Hopefully his family can pull together after this untimely tragedy."

    The wife of former Manchester United and England captain Rio Ferdinand has died from cancer.

    The QPR defender, 36, released a statement saying his "wonderful wife and soul mate" Rebecca Ellison had "passed away peacefully" at a London hospital.

    Ms Ellison, 34, who married Ferdinand in 2009, had breast cancer. She leaves behind three children, Lorenz, nine, Tate, six, and four-year-old Tia.

  57. 'I was extremely shocked'

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Burnley

    Burnley boss Sean Dyche on Michael Duff's red card: "It's impossible for it to be a red card. Referees have a tough job, but that's not a tough decision.

    "Jason Shackell is in position to go and cover. Usually you can tell by a stadium, there was a sharp intake of breath and they were surprised. I was extremely shocked. It ruined the game and has given us an absolute mountain to do what we need to do.

    Michael Duff
    Image caption: Should this have been a red card? See for yourself on tonight's MOTD

    "You can't guarantee you win with 11 v 11, but it gives you a better chance.

    "The way the team operate they will give everything and we will continue to do that."

  58. Post update

    Manchester United v West Brom (17:30 BST)

    Manchester United have confirmed on Twitter ahead of their match against West Brom that both teams will wear black armbands today, in memory of Rio Ferdinand's late wife Rebecca, who passed away last night.

    Fans inside the stadium are also planning a minute's applause on 5 minutes, in support of the Ferdinand family.

  59. Barca romp to victory

    Barcelona just edge to victory in La Liga.... with Luis Suarez's treble giving them a 8-0 win at Cordoba.

    The Catalans move five points clear of Real Madrid at the top of La Liga.

    Real play at Sevilla at 19:00 BST. Follow all the live action here.

  60. Over at OT

    Manchester United v West Brom (17:30 BST)

    Kick-off at Old Trafford in today's late game is now just 10 minutes away.

    We will bring you all of the major events as we focus on reaction from the 3pm games - but you can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Old Trafford.

  61. 'Gerrard should have stayed'

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown

    Final Score

    Steven Gerrard

    "There was a real sadness within the whole stadium about Steven Gerrard coming to the end of his Liverpool career today. I still think he should have been kept on for next season. With Raheem Sterling refusing to sign, I think it would have been good news if Gerrard had been persuaded to stay on and continue to bring his experience to this group of young players. That would have been good management from Brendan Rodgers."

  62. Manager reaction

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

    Aston Villa

    Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood said: "I don't want to go over the top but - Fabian Delph - there's not a better midfielder in the country at the moment.

    "He breaks the play up, he carries the ball well and he can pass it. He's got everything to his game and he can score.

    "He's got an array of talent. He's vital for us."

  63. 'Confidence, resilience, quality'

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

    Former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin

    Final Score

    "Aston Villa are just oozing confidence. When they came out on the pitch for the second half they were joking around, nudging each other, and when you get that kind of atmosphere in a team you get quality with it. Villa have been working hard and have shown great resilience but a lot of players are coming to the fore with real quality now."

  64. 'We want to nick seventh'

    Swansea 2-0 Stoke

    Swansea City

    Jonjo Shelvey

    Swansea midfielder Jonjo Shelvey: "We want to cement eighth place and maybe nick seventh. We have to keep pushing. The gaffer won't let us rest. He's pushed us harder than ever this week."

  65. Manager reaction

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Southampton

    Southampton boss Ronald Koeman: "We didn't play at our level and it is very strange. We played much better with 10 players than with 11 and it was unbelievable that we were not able to play as well. There was a period just before half-time that was the worst 10 minutes of the season.

    "We didn't show enough today and it was frustrating, but everything in the last three games of the season."

  66. The run-ins

    Sunderland

    Position: 18th Points: 33

    Everton (a) Sat 9 May

    Leicester(h) Sat 16 May

    Arsenal (a) Wed 20 May

    Chelsea (a) Sun 24 May

  67. Manager reaction

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

    Everton

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez: "In the first half, we were second best. We didn't compete as we normally do - that's not how we've been performing.

    "The second half was completely different. We created enough to get something out of the game.

    "It was a disappointing to give 45 minutes away. That was not good enough, that's not the level we set for ourselves."

  68. The run-ins

    QPR

    Postion: 19th Points: 27

    Man City (a) Sun 10 May

    Newcastle (h) Sat 16 May

    Leicester (a) Sun 24 May

  69. 'Don't change your mind'

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    Steven Gerrard on the missed penalty: "I changed my mind on the run-up and rule number one with penalties is you don't change your mind. Last time I changed my mind I missed as well."

    Steven gerrard

    On his goal: "I was happy with my header, it wasn't the best I have scored, that was my header in the Champions League final. It was a good three points, we have to stay strong till the end and keep pressure on the teams above us."

    On last goal at Anfield? "We have one more game to go here at Anfield and I will do my best to get on the score sheet. If that is my last goal at Anfield then I will take it but I won't give up."

  70. The run-ins

    Leicester City

    Position: 17th Points: 34

    Sunderland (a) Sat 16 May

    QPR (h) Sun 24 May

    Southampton (h) Sat 9 May

  71. The run-ins

    Burnley

    Position: 20 Points: 26

    Hull v BurnleySat 9 May

    Burnley v StokeSat 16 May

    Aston Villa v Burnley Sun 24 May

  72. The run-ins

    Hull City

    Position: 16 Points: 34

    Arsenal (h) 4 May

    Burnley (h) 9 May

    Tottenham (a) 16 May

    Man Utd (h) 24 May

  73. The run-ins

    Newcastle United

    Position: 15 Points: 35

    West Brom (h) 9 May

    QPR (a) 16 May

    West Ham (h) 24 May

  74. The run-ins

    Aston Villa

    Position: 14 Points: 35

    West Ham (h) 9 May

    Southampton (a) 16 May

    Burnley (h) 24 May

  75. As it stands

    Premier

    So, what have today's results done to the bottom of the table? Burnley and QPR look all but gone, but wins for Sunderland, Leicester and Aston Villa bunch things up in the battle to avoid that third from bottom spot.

    Newcastle, who have lost eight in a row, are just two points clear of safety...

  76. Post update

    Manchester United v West Brom (17:30 BST)

    Steve Bower

    BBC Match of the Day commentator

    "Most of United's problems this term have come away from home. The foundation has been at Old Trafford, where the fear factor has returned. They have lost just two Premier League home games, earning 43 points, and are aiming for a seventh successive home league win.

    "Four points from the last six available has been a welcome return for West Brom after three straight defeats. What will add to the pleasure for Tony Pulis is they've also kept successive clean sheets.

    "They can safely look forward to more stability and a sixth successive season in the top flight."

  77. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Andrew Morris: Just when you thought Gerrard's LFC career was going through the motions, he makes one more vital contribution... great servant

  78. Post update

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

    Everton

    Everton boss Roberto Martinez concedes that his side's first-half performance was not good enough today, they were much better after the break but it wasn't enough in the end.

    Full reaction from all of today's games to come right here in this page.

  79. Player reaction

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Sunderland striker Danny Graham: "We got the penalties but Jordi Gomez had to put them away under immense pressure. Costel pulled us out at the end with a great reaction save. We deserved the points."

  80. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Matthew Norton: If Sunderland can hold their nerves over next couple of weeks, Newcastle are gone. Huge win! Can't see Newcastle winning again.

    Thoughts on that and anything else post to #bbcfootball on Twitter, or text us on 81111 in the UK only. And if you are texting in, please don't forget to include your name and location.

  81. Text us on 81111

    Josh, Sunderland: Southampton fans, you may have beaten us 8-0, but we may have just cost you Europe. We're even.

    Kevin L: Well done to Plymouth on securing the final play-off place in League Two. Superb considering they had to go up against a team giving everything to be champions.

    Get involved using #bbcfootball on Twitter, text us on 81111 in the UK only. And if you are texting in, please don't forget to include your name and location.

  82. Team news

    Manchester United v West Brom (17:30 BST)

    Robin van Persie

    In the day's late game, there is only one change for Manchester United from the side that lost 3-0 at Everton on Sunday. And it is an attacking one from Louis van Gaal as Robin van Persie comes into the side, to replace Luke Shaw, who is not in United's 18. It means Angel Di Maria remains on the bench, and is joined by Phil Jones who has recovered from an ankle injury.

    West Brom boss Tony Pulis changes two of his starting 11 from the 0-0 draw against Liverpool as Jonas Olsson and Youssouf Mulumbu come in for James Morrison and Victor Anichebe.

    Manchester United XI: De Gea, Valencia, Smalling, McNair, Blind, Mata, Herrera, Fellaini, Young, Rooney, van Persie.

    West Bromwich Albion XI: Myhill, Dawson, McAuley, Olsson, Lescott, Brunt, Yacob, Gardner, Mulumbu, Fletcher, Berahino.

  83. Post update

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    John Hartson at Anfield

    BBC Radio 5 live

    Gerrard celebrates

    "It was a subdued first half but Liverpool went in ahead at half-time and then they had the chance to put the game to bed but there were bad misses by Sterling and Lallana before Gerrard missed a penalty.

    "But he bounced back and won the game. It was a spirited performance by QPR, they made Liverpool work hard but the circumstances were hard for them. They felt for their friend and colleague Rio Ferdinand, it was a difficult day but they can be proud with the performance and they showed a lot of character."

  84. League Two update

    A pitch invasion at Tranmere, not from the home fans, but the away ones as Bury's 1-0 win, along with Southend's 3-1 defeat at Morecambe means Bury are promoted to League One.

    Burton win the League Two title with a 3-2 win at Cambridge. Shrewsbury go up in second with Bury third. Southend, Wycombe, Stevenage and Plymouth will contest the play-offs.

  85. Post update

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

    Jack Grealish runs to the Holte End to give a supporter his shirt. The good times are back at Villa Park, the FA Cup finalists keep on winning but they are still just two points above the drop zone. It's getting very congested down there.

  86. Post update

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    QPR's Leroy Fer

    QPR goal scorer Leroy Fer revealed this message after his equaliser at Anfield this afternoon.

    If you missed the day's shocking news, the wife of former Manchester United and England captain Rio Ferdinand has died from cancer.

    The QPR defender, 36, released a statement saying his "wonderful wife and soul mate" Rebecca Ellison had "passed away peacefully" at a London hospital.

  87. FULL-TIME

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    How big could that win prove for Sunderland? The result moves them to within a point of safety and very much still in contention to survive.

    Costel Pantilimon's late save for Graziano Pelle more than makes up for his fumble for Southampton's opener...

  88. GREAT SAVE!

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Costel Pantilimon might have won the game for Sunderland as he keeps out Graziano Pelle's strike.

  89. League Two update

    Burton are League Two champions. They lead 3-2 at Cambridge. Bury will go up in third if they stay 1-0 ahead at Tranmere.

  90. FULL-TIME

    Swansea 2-0 Stoke

    Swansea celebrate
  91. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Final minute of injury time, Southampton coming forward...

  92. FULL-TIME

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton

  93. FULL-TIME

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

  94. FULL-TIME

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

  95. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Stephen Noakes: Is the fat lady warming up for QPR and Burnley?

    Thoughts on that and anything else post to #bbcfootball on Twitter, or text us on 81111 in the UK only. And if you are texting in, please don't forget to include your name and location.

  96. GOAL

    Swansea 2-0 Stoke - Ki Sung-yung

    Sung-Yueng Ki
  97. GOAL

    Aston Villa 3-2 Everton - Phil Jagielka (90 mins)

    Phil Jagielka gets an assist for his own goal! He heads a corner up in the air, Shay Given makes a hash of dealing with the looping ball and it hits the crossbar and bounces out. Jagielka reacts quickly and heads the loose ball into the net.

  98. INJURY TIME

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Four minutes of time added on at Sunderland. Can the hosts hang on for a crucial three points?

  99. CLOSE!

    Aston Villa 3-1 Everton

    Romelu Lukau has a shot, deflected off the shins of Ron Vlaar and inches wide...

  100. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    So nervy for Sunderland. Steve Davis crosses from the right but Filip Duricic is crowded out just eight yards goal from goal.

  101. Post update

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    John Hartson at Anfield

    BBC Radio 5 live

    "Only Steven Gerrard could do this, he misses a penalty at the Kop end and then five minutes later he does a brilliantly timed run, the ball is whipped in and he puts a bullet header to Rob Green's far post."

  102. Post update

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Dyche

    It's now or never Burnley. A trip to Bristol City awaits unless they can start winning right now. Into the last few moments at Upton Park where Cheikhou Kouyate has a shot hacked off the line...

  103. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    A bit of keep ball by Sunderland and Jack Rodwell hits the outside of the post from a ridiculously tight angle. Less than three minutes left.

  104. Post update

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR

    Gerrard

    Standing ovation at Anfield as Steven Gerrard comes off to be replaced by Lucas.

  105. League Two update

    Burton fans

    Time to start the party for the Burton fans, as their team are going up as League Two champions. The leaders, who started the day two points clear, are drawing 2-2 at Cambridge, but second-placed Shrewsbury remain 2-0 behind at home to Plymouth.

    As it stands, Bury are taking the third promotion place with Southend and Wycombe in the play-offs, along with Stevenage and Plymouth.

  106. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Southampton are coming forward with Sunderland happy to hang on to what they have got. Can they though?

  107. GOAL

    Liverpool 2-1 QPR - Steven Gerrard (87 mins)

    Steven Gerrard

    What was I saying?! Steven Gerrard does score at the Kop End for, who knows, perhaps the final time.

    Liverpool make the extra man count as Gerrard thumps in an unstoppable header from Philippe Coutinho's left-wing corner.

  108. SUBSTITUTION

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    A double switch for Sunderland.

    Adam Johnson replaces Jermain Defoe and plays for the first time since being charged with three counts of sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl.

    And Jack Rodwell is on for Seb Larsson. Into the last five minutes.

  109. Post update

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Burnley have failed to score in seven of their last eight Premier League matches before today and netted only one in the other game.

    Spot a pattern?

  110. RED CARD FOR STOKE

    Swansea 1-0 Stoke - Marc Wilson (84 mins)

    A first red card of the season for the Potters as Marc Wilson receives a second yellow card for fouling Jefferson Montero.

  111. Post update

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin

    Final Score

    "It's hard to see Burnley getting out of the relegation zone at this rate. QPR have given themselves a chance but Leicester have got momentum and will get out of it - Hull too. Sunderland are winning, and on current form Newcastle could be the ones to get sucked in as well."

  112. Post update

    Liverpool 1-1 QPR

    John Hartson at Anfield

    BBC Radio 5 live

    "Who would have thought it - Liverpool have a chance to go 2-1 up and Steven Gerrard hits a decent penalty but Rob Green gets over and makes a really good save. Gerrard will be devastated."

  113. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Chance for Southampton. Nathaniel Clyne bursts down the right, pulls the ball back to Graziano Pelle, but the striker misses his kick and the ball is in the hands of goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon.

    Sunderland will be a point adrift of safety with a game in hand over some of their rivals as results stand. Their fate is in their own hands.

  114. RED CARD

    Liverpool 1-1 QPR - Nedum Onuoha

    Nedum Onuoha has had a poor few minutes. Fresh from giving away a cheap penalty he scythes down Jordon Ibe on the halfway line - needless - and that's a second yellow. Don't ask John Carver what he thought of that one...

  115. PENALTY SAVED

    Liverpool 1-1 QPR - Steven Gerrard

    Gerrard fails again

    A season too far? Steven Gerrard's Liverpool career continues to fade away rather than burn out as he sees a tame penalty saved by Rob Green, diving to his left. The Kop remains quiet...

  116. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Sunderland defend

    Sunderland are looking nervy at the back. A few misplaced passes are giving the visitors hope.

    The fans are edgy and the players are edgy. This is a massive last 15 minutes for the Black Cats.

  117. PENALTY to LIVERPOOL

    Liverpool 1-1 QPR

    Nedum Onuoha pulls over Martin Skrtel - penalty!

  118. Post update

    Liverpool 1-1 QPR

    John Hartson at Anfield

    BBC Radio 5 live

    "The corner comes in and Leroy Fer makes really good contact and it flies in past Mignolet. He was totally unmarked on the penalty spot. Liverpool will rue their missed chances in the second-half from Sterling and Lallana and QPR are back in it."

  119. GOAL

    Swansea 1-0 Stoke - Jefferson Montero (75 mins)

    Jefferson Montero

    Swansea have had the edge and now have the lead. Jonjo Shelvey cuts in from the right, crosses to the far post and Jefferson Montero's diving header is planted into the bottom corner.

  120. League Two update

    Southend are throwing it away. A win takes them up, but now they are 3-1 behind at Morecambe, Jamie Devitt adding a third for the hosts. At the moment that result will take Bury up, as long as they maintain their 1-0 advantage at Tranmere.

    Burton will win the title if they win. But they have just had goalkeeper Jon McLaughlan sent off with Robbie Simpson of Cambridge converting the resulting penalty to take the U's 2-1 in front. But, the way it stands, Burton will still become champions as second-placed Shrewsbury are losing 2-0 at home to Plymouth.

  121. FINAL FIFTEEN

    QPR battle for victory

    Into the final 15 minutes. Burnley and QPR need a win this afternoon at all costs. Can they summon goals?

  122. Post update

    Swansea 0-0 Stoke

    Into the last 20 minutes at the Liberty Stadium and there is little sign of a winner. Swansea having the edge, without much final product.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from the Liberty Stadium.

  123. GOAL

    Liverpool 1-1 QPR - Leroy Fer (73 mins)

    Leyroy Fer

    Poor defending. Really poor defending. But a potentially huge goal for QPR as Leroy Fer shows great technique to hook in a volley from a Joey Barton corner. He was left totally unmarked in the centre of the goal eight yards out.

  124. Post update

    Aston Villa 3-1 Everton

    Tim Sherwood has lifted the gloom at Villa

    Very open and entertaining game at Villa Park. The Paul Lambert era feels a long time ago now. Gareth Barry hits a shot on goal as Everton continue to push on. Don't rule out a 3-3.

  125. SUBSTITUTION

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    About to enter the last 20 minutes at the Stadium of Light. Can Sunderland hang on to a huge, huge win?

    Sadio Mane limps off and is replaced by Eljero Elia on the left flank for the Saints

  126. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Aston Villa 3-1 Everton

    Liam Kennedy: Tim Sherwood has even got Cleverley scoring. Magician.

  127. Post update

    Aston Villa 3-1 Everton

    Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown

    Final Score

    Tom Cleverley

    "Tom Cleverley has been a revelation since Tim Sherwood took over. He always used to go sideways and was lacking in confidence but that was a great run and finish (see 16:21). Everton have woken up in the second half a bit but Villa are still looking strong. That goal came at a vital time."

  128. GREAT SAVE!

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    Green and Sterling

    Rob Green has earned his corn today! Another top save from the QPR keeper to push out Dejan Lovren's strong header from a corner.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Anfield.

  129. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Southampton's Sadio Mane is rolling around in agony on the edge of the penalty area after chasing a ball alongside Lee Cattermole. No foul is given though. Looks like an accidental coming together.

  130. CLOSE!

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    Steven Gerrard from 20 yards! Wide.

  131. SUBSTITUTION

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Keep-ball from Sunderland? Not often we have been able to say that this season. The Black Cats are pushing for more goals with 25 minutes left.

    Victor Wanyama is replaced by Steve Davis in the centre of midfield for the visitors.

  132. Post update

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Former Aston Villa striker Dion Dublin

    Final Score

    "To stay up you do need that bit of quality as well as the blood, sweat and tears. Burnley have been lacking in quality today, and they've been picked off in their general play. Just get a point today. Although they were unlucky to have Michael Duff sent off when there were players covering."

  133. As it stands

    Premier

    Things are suddenly looking a whole lot brighter for Sunderland. They may still be in the bottom three but, Leicester, Hull, Newcastle and Villa are still looking anxiously over their shoulders.

  134. GOAL

    Aston Villa 3-1 Everton - Tom Cleverley (64 mins)

    Cleverley celebrates

    Tim Sherwood is clearly doing something right as Tom Cleverley scores for the second week in a row! A fine goal too, Leandro Bacuna slots him in with a clever angled through-ball, he runs off the back of the Everton midfield but still has it all to do. And he does it, clipping a first-time angled drive over Tim Howard and into the top corner.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Villa Park.

  135. League Two update

    A vital few minutes in League Two as Southend, who started the day in third - the last promotion place - are 2-1 behind at Morecambe, who have gone into the lead through Aaron Wildig's goal.

    Bury have just gone ahead at already-relegated Tranmere with a goal from Tom Soares, and that could take Bury up.

    If Tranmere equalise, then Wycombe could go up. They are leading 2-0 at Northampton.

  136. YELLOW CARD

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Stewart Downing cuts in from the right at full tilt, Ben Mee slides in - Downing is booked for a dive! He's livid about it too. Mee was fully committed but did he just pull his leg away at the last minute? Hard to see.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Upton Park.

  137. Post update

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    John Hartson at Anfield

    BBC Radio 5 live

    "What an opportunity that is for Liverpool [see 16:13]. You talk about a chance, Henderson put that on a plate for Sterling. How much does he want a week? He should have put that away with his eyes closed."

  138. CLOSE!

    Swansea 0-0 Stoke

    Swansea are going closer and closer. Gylfi Sigurdsson is the guilty culprit again as he slots wide from 10 yards.

  139. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Sunderland celebrate

    Sunderland are flying. The fans are up for it, the players are up for it and manager Dick Advocaat looks like he fancies it too.

    A win would be huge for Sunderland in their fight against relegation but it also keeps Southampton out of the top six in their bid for a Europa League place.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from the Stadium of Light.

  140. GOAL

    Aston Villa 2-1 Everton - Romelu Lukaku (Pen 59 mins)

    Romelu Lukaku

    You lucky man! Romelu Lukaku gives Shay Given the eyes, waits for him to move and then scuffs the penalty past him and into the corner. But it barely beat Given's dive. A real bobbler.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Villa Park.

  141. PENALTY to Everton

    Aston Villa 2-0 Everton

    Everton have been much improved and get a penalty. Another cracking run from Romelu Lukaku, the ball runs on for Steven Naismith and Ron Vlaar's clumsy challenge trips the Scot up.

  142. HITS THE WOODWORK

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Matty Taylor could have had a really big impact on Burnley's chances of survival this season. He hit the post with a penalty last week and hits the post again with a low shot.

  143. Post update

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton

    Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown

    Final Score

    "James Ward-Prowse just runs in to Jermain Defoe, there is no malice but he clears him out. A lovely penalty from Jordi Gomez, such calm at a really important moment."

  144. Post update

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Chance! Close. Kevin Nolan does well to turn the ball on for midfielder Morgan Amalfitano, he goes for a curler into the far corner and slides it just past the post.

  145. CLOSE!

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    You quite simply have to score those! Jordan Henderson looks up and picks out Raheem Sterling at the far post, he's six yards out, unmarked, Kop End, but he slices it horribly wide. Any decent connection and it's a goal.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Anfield.

  146. GOAL

    Sunderland 2-1 Southampton - Jordi Gomez (54 mins)

    Gomez celebrates

    As cool as you like. Jordi Gomez scores his second penalty of the afternoon to put Sunderland back ahead.

    The Stadium of Light is absolutely buzzing as, if results stay the same, the Black Cats move to within a point of safety. A huge goal.

  147. Post update

    Aston Villa 2-0 Everton

    Everton midfielder James McCarthy trips Fabian Delph and then appears to stand on him too.

    Clumsy rather than malicious I'd suggest.

  148. RED CARD TO SOUTHAMPTON

    Sunderland 1-1 Southampton - James Ward-Prowse

    The Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse is given a straight red card for what is deemed a professional foul.

  149. PENALTY TO SUNDERLAND

    Sunderland 1-1 Southampton

    James Ward-Prowse

    Jermain Defoe is played in on goal by Danny Graham's pass and is downed by James Ward-Prowse. Penalty - although looks a tad harsh.

  150. CLOSE!

    Sunderland 1-1 Southampton

    Moans of frustration from the Sunderland fans as their side almost gift Southampton the lead. Santiago Vergini sloppily passes the ball straight to Filip Duricic on the edge of the penalty area, but he fires wide. A let off for the hosts.

  151. Post update

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    John Hartson at Anfield

    BBC Radio 5 live

    "Liverpool need to raise the temp and lift the crowd. I went for a cup of tea at half-time and there were some disgruntled fans around me. They feel Liverpool have given up as a group for fourth place and they finished second last season. They put in a lame performance in the FA Cup semi-final and lost to United and there is the Rodgers situation and Gerrard leaving and they are not a happy bunch of fans and you can sense that atmosphere today"

    Agree Liverpool fans?

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  152. WHAT A MISS

    Swansea 0-0 Stoke

    Gylfi Sigurdsson, hang your head in shame. The Swansea midfielder heads over from yards out. A howler of a miss.

  153. CLOSE!

    West Ham 1-0 Burnley

    Burnley striker Danny Ings works the channels well, pulls out to the right this time and burns past the covering West Ham defender. He's in on goal but goes for the near post instead of the far - hitting the side-netting.

  154. CLOSE!

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    Coutinho shoots

    Lovely work from Philippe Coutinho again, spinning out of a tackle and feeding a pass into the run of Adam Lallana. He's in on goal, one on one - but he slices it horribly wide.

    You can follow minute-by-minute updates of that game in a separate page - click here to follow action from Anfield.

  155. HITS THE WOODWORK

    Swansea 0-0 Stoke

    Gylfi Sigurdsson is inches away from an opener. The Swansea man curls the ball goal wards, it beats goalkeeper Jack Butland but crashes off the bar to safety.

  156. CLOSE!

    Aston Villa 2-0 Everton

    Everton need to considerably up their game and the early signs are good. Romelu Lukaku picks the ball up deep and drives at the heart of the Villa defence, he beats two men and then drags his shot just wide from 25 yards.

    Lukaku, Benteke, Hazard - Belgium for the Euros?

  157. SUBSTITUTION

    Sunderland 1-1 Southampton

    Midfielder Filip Duricic replaces Shane Long for Southampton on the right of the three behind lone striker Graziano Pelle.

  158. SUBSTITUTION

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    QPR defender Steven Caulker was replaced at half-time with a suspected broken hand. Ouch.

    On came Yun Suk-Young.

  159. KICK-OFF

    We are back under way across the Premier League.

  160. League Two update

    Bobby Reid

    It is all going wrong for Shrewsbury. They need to win to have a chance of winning the League Two title. But the Shrews are 2-0 behind to Plymouth, who are closing in on a play-off place. Kelvin Mellor has doubled the Pilgrims' lead. It comes after Bobby Reid (pictured) had opened the scoring.

    Stevenage, with super-veteran goalkeeper Dave Beasant among the substitutes, are 2-0 down at Luton. Time for the 56-year-old then to come off the bench in the second half? What's the worst that could happen?

    Dave Beasant
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  162. As it stands

    Prem

    The big winners in the fight for survival so far today are Leicester - who beat Newcastle - and Aston Villa - who lead Everton 2-0.

    Burnley and QPR are in danger of being cast adrift, while Sunderland desperately need a winner against Southampton to close their gap to safety to one point.

    The Clarets are eight points off safety, with just three more games to come after this...

  163. Join the debate at #bbcfootball

    Half-time thoughts?

    Duff gives a penalty away

    Munch Veevers: In what world, nay, dimension, was that a red card for Michael Duff? Burnley really are the unluckiest team in the Premier League.

    Matthew Willingham: Benteke- what a striker. Villa will do well to keep hold of him over the summer.

    CloseToGhost: I like this Liverpool team. We should keep Lambert. Lose Johnson. Fix Lovren? Build team around Coutinho!

    Paul Collins: That's why Sunderland are going down. Score in 21st, conceded an equaliser in 22nd. Soft.

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  164. Manager reaction

    Leicester 3-0 Newcastle

    Leicester boss Nigel Pearson was asked by BT about his falling-out with a journalist this week.

    He said: "I'm big enough to admit when I make mistakes but that's not to say I'll back down when I think people have issues. The book is closed on that."

  165. Post update

    Leicester 3-0 Newcastle

    Is John Carver suggesting that Mike Williamson was sent-off on purpose? Strong stuff...

  166. Post update

    Leicester 3-0 Newcastle

    Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown

    Final Score

    "When you're in a position like Newcastle are in you have to stick together, but John Carver is digging players out. There was a lack of desire, granted, but he is out of his depth at the moment, Carver. It's not just about demanding the effort. He needs guidance on how to behave because he is taking players apart. Just don't say it. If he was an experienced head, a long-term manager, he wouldn't do that."

  167. 'Minus 10 out of 10'

    Leicester 3-0 Newcastle

    John Carver

    Newcastle United boss John Carver: "On a scale of one to 10, it's a minus 10. I can't accept it. I wish the players had as much determination and fight as I had. We can talk about systems and players but if we're not willing to compete, get your head onto the ball and risk getting an injury, you won't get anywhere.

    "The referee made the right decisions. I spoke to Mike Williamson at half-time and had a few choice words. I thought he'd done that [got sent off] on purpose - it looks like he did. The ball was off the pitch - he had no need to make the challenge. He will miss two games now, is it an easy way out? I got Tim Krul to speak to Daryl Janmaat, I told him to stay calm and he didn't. The game had gone away from us. We can't keep shooting ourselves in the foot.

    "We can't just keep saying next week will do - it has to happen now. Losing two players doesn't help. The next 24 hours is thinking time - we have to see who is available. We need to find a solution. I can talk all day and make excuses but I have no excuses today.

    "It was a very animated dressing room at half time and even more so at full-time. I've asked everyone to have a think and we'll have an open discussion on Monday - it'll be interesting. "

  168. Post update

    Leicester 3-0 Newcastle

    Newcastle were woeful in the early kick-off - stand by for some strong reaction from manager John Carver.

  169. Post update

    Liverpool 1-0 QPR

    John Hartson at Anfield

    BBC Radio 5 live