Belgian Gregory Mertens dies after collapsing on pitch
Belgian Gregory Mertens dies after collapsing on pitch

Belgium under-21 international Gregory Mertens died on Thursday, three days after collapsing with heart failure during a match, a spokesman for his club, Lokeren, said.

Wigan Athletic relegated to third tier two years after winning FA Cup
Wigan Athletic relegated to third tier two years after winning FA Cup

Wigan Athletic, whose meteoric rise saw them reach the Premier League and lift the FA Cup, will play in the third tier of English football next season after a second relegation in three years was confirmed on Tuesday.

Arsenal will not copy Chelsea's style: Olivier Giroud
Arsenal will not copy Chelsea's style: Olivier Giroud

English football club Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud on Tuesday insisted that his team will not change their style despite being 10 points behind league leaders Chelsea who are closing in on the Premier League title.

Daniel Sturridge`s season may be done, warns Brendan Rodgers
Daniel Sturridge`s season may be done, warns Brendan Rodgers

Daniel Sturridge could miss the rest of the Premier League season due to injury, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said Monday.

I'm best man to lead Liverpool, says Rodgers
I'm best man to lead Liverpool, says Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has dismissed speculation about his job by saying he is the best man to lead the club and that he expects to be in charge next season.

Chinese firms speed up purchase of sports assets worldwide
Chinese firms speed up purchase of sports assets worldwide

A wealthy Chinese consortium is planning to complete a takeover of English football club Aston Villa immediately after the FA Cup final, according to media reports.

Tim Sherwood urges Jack Grealish to focus on Aston Villa
Tim Sherwood urges Jack Grealish to focus on Aston Villa

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood has told FA Cup star Jack Grealish to forget about his international future for the time being and concentrate on his club commitments.

Reading keeper Federici apologises for Wembley blunder
Reading keeper Federici apologises for Wembley blunder

Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici has apologised for the howler that allowed Arsenal to win 2-1 after extra time in their FA Cup semi-final at Wembley at the weekend.

Old masters meet new FA Cup kings in fitting final
Old masters meet new FA Cup kings in fitting final

Old masters Aston Villa will play holders Arsenal, the modern kings of the FA Cup, at Wembley next month in the finale of one of the most exciting competitions for years.

Steven Gerrard slams nervous Reds after Cup exit
Steven Gerrard slams nervous Reds after Cup exit

Steven Gerrard has accused his Liverpool team-mates of letting nerves affect them in their lacklustre FA Cup semi-final defeat against Aston Villa.

Aston Villa have found their genie in Tim Sherwood
Aston Villa have found their genie in Tim Sherwood

For a Premier League club that had been fighting for relegation safety alongside having the least goals scored in the division, the arrival of former Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood casted a spell of new belief and fight for Aston Villa players. Suddenly there is a wave of positivity and transformation in the Villa camp which has been orchestrated by Sherwood.

Fight for FA Cup places, Tim Sherwood tells Aston Villa
Fight for FA Cup places, Tim Sherwood tells Aston Villa

Jubilant Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood challenged his players to earn FA Cup final places after they set up a May 30 showdown with holders Arsenal by impressively overcoming Liverpool.

Steven Gerrard says low-key farewell to Wembley
Steven Gerrard says low-key farewell to Wembley

As the final minutes ticked down on Steven Gerrard`s Wembley farewell, the Liverpool captain`s waning influence on his team was painfully clear to see.

Fabian Delph hails Tim Sherwood as Villa reach Cup final
Fabian Delph hails Tim Sherwood as Villa reach Cup final

Aston Villa captain Fabian Delph saluted the influence of new manager Tim Sherwood after firing his team to a 2-1 victory over Liverpool in the FA Cup semi-finals on Sunday.

Aston Villa end Steven Gerrard`s FA Cup dream
Aston Villa end Steven Gerrard`s FA Cup dream

Fabian Delph destroyed Steven Gerrard`s hopes of a fairytale Liverpool send-off by scoring the winner as Aston Villa reached the FA Cup final with a 2-1 victory on Sunday.

Yaya Toure being made Man City scapegoat, says agent
Yaya Toure being made Man City scapegoat, says agent

 Yaya Toure is being made a scapegoat for Manchester City`s poor season and underfire boss Manuel Pellegrini is a "weak manager", according to the Ivorian midfielder`s agent Dimitri Seluk.

Arsene Wenger eyes Cup record after Arsenal edge into final
Arsene Wenger eyes Cup record after Arsenal edge into final

Arsene Wenger set his sights on a record-breaking FA Cup triumph after holders Arsenal rode their luck to return to the final with a 2-1 win over Reading.

EPL Gameweek 33 Preview: Chelsea look to overcome Manchester United hurdle
EPL Gameweek 33 Preview: Chelsea look to overcome Manchester United hurdle

Chelsea will face an in-form Manchester United as they try to move one step closer to the Premier League title at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.

Steven Gerrard eyes one last bid for FA Cup glory
Steven Gerrard eyes one last bid for FA Cup glory

Steven Gerrard is gunning to lead Liverpool against fellow Premier League side Aston Villa in an FA Cup semi-final at London`s Wembley Stadium on Sunday.

Aaron Ramsey not giving up on Arsenal double hopes just yet
Aaron Ramsey not giving up on Arsenal double hopes just yet

The prospect of Arsenal winning an FA Cup and Premier League double may be remote but, while it is still mathematically possible, midfielder Aaron Ramsey is not giving up hope.