Roberto Martinez hints that the pressure of securing a top-four place affected Everton as they lost to Crystal Palace.
Manuel Pellegrini says his Manchester City side were still thinking about defeat at Liverpool as they were held by Sunderland.
Alex Scott’s goal ensures FA Cup holders Arsenal opened their Women’s Super League season with a 1-1 draw at Notts County.
Everton hand the initiative back to Arsenal in the race for fourth as they suffer a surprise 3-2 defeat to Crystal Palace.
New Zealand legend Dan Carter hopes a sabbatical will keep him fresh to sort out some unfinished World Cup business
Manchester United target Toni Kroos will remain with Bayern Munich “until at least 2015″, according to his agent.
How Brian Lara’s world record innings against England in Antigua unfolded – from those who witnessed it first hand