Sunderland swept to a record sixth successive Premier League triumph over bitter rivals Newcastle as Fabricio Coloccini's controversial dismissal sparked the hosts' 3-0 win at the Stadium of Light on Sunday.
English football giants Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has urged star striker Sergio Aguero to "listen to his body" and not play for Argentina in their next set of World Cup qualifiers if he hasn't recovered fully from his current hamstring injury.
Britain's feline lovers must have heaved a collective purr of contentment, now that they have finally got the country's first cat cafe, where they can savour cat-themed drinks while watching or playing with the in-house moggies.
English champions Manchester City will look to score their 1000th Premier League goal when they play Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday. James Milner scored their 998th goal in the last league outing, against Leicester on March 5.