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.

No separating top four and FA Cup for Simon Mignolet
No separating top four and FA Cup for Simon Mignolet

Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has said being given a choice between a top-four finish in the Premier League and FA Cup victory is like being asked to prefer one of his parents over the other.

Gabriel Agbonlahor doubtful as Aston Villa seek FA Cup glory
Gabriel Agbonlahor doubtful as Aston Villa seek FA Cup glory

Aston Villa, who have not won the FA Cup for nearly 60 years, face Liverpool in the semi-final on Sunday seeking a bit of glory in a season which has been marked by a desperate fight to retain their top-slight status.

FA Cup: Arsene Wenger warns Arsenal to expect Reading test
FA Cup: Arsene Wenger warns Arsenal to expect Reading test

Arsene Wenger has warned his Arsenal stars to heed the lessons of last season`s narrow escape at Wembley when the holders face Reading in the FA Cup semi-finals on Saturday.

Arsenal won't be caught napping by Reading, says Arsene Wenger
Arsenal won't be caught napping by Reading, says Arsene Wenger

Holders Arsenal are unlikely to start slowly against Championship side Reading in the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley on Saturday having learned the lessons from a year ago at the same stage against Wigan Athletic.