Graeme McDowell loses to Victor Dubuisson, who will play Ernie Els in the WGC Match Play semi-finals in Arizona.
The energy, ambition and composure an upwardly mobile England showed against Ireland augurs well for future success, says Tom Fordyce
Manchester United boss David Moyes says the fans giving the England striker abuse will be cheering him at the World Cup.
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea’s ability to “use every trick in the book” helped them beat his side 1-0.
Nikica Jelavic scores twice as Hull take a big step towards safety with a handsome victory at fellow strugglers Cardiff.
Olivier Giroud scores twice on his return to the Arsenal team as the Gunners cruise to a 4-1 victory over Sunderland.
New Fulham manager Felix Magath begins his reign with a tough game against fellow strugglers West Brom.