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Pulis praises Palace attack

Tony Pulis hailed his forwards after their performance at Upton Park

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis believes his team deserve more credit for their attacking talents after the Eagles guaranteed Barclays Premier League survival with a 1-0 win at West Ham.

Monk: It's not over yet

Garry Monk wants Swansea to finish the season strongly

Swansea boss Garry Monk warned his players their Barclays Premier League status is not yet secure despite a last-gasp 2-1 victory at Newcastle.

No problem with Sandro - Sherwood

Tim Sherwood, pictured, has no problem with Sandro

Tottenham boss Tim Sherwood played down talk of any bad blood between him and Sandro after the midfielder was dropped for Saturday's 3-1 Barclays Premier League win over Fulham.

Mourinho makes official point

Jose Mourinho tasted defeat in a Premier League game at Stamford Bridge for the first time on Saturday

Jose Mourinho oozed irony as he hailed referee Mike Dean and referees' boss Mike Riley for "unbelievable" performances in the wake of Chelsea's Barclays Premier League title-threatening 2-1 home defeat to Sunderland.

Job done for O'Sullivan

Ronnie O'Sullivan beat Robin Hull 10-4

Ronnie O'Sullivan moved a first step nearer the sixth world title that would give him equal footing with Steve Davis and Ray Reardon after a no-frills opening win against Robin Hull at the Crucible.

Sunderland end Mourinho record

Samuel Eto'o reacts after a missed shot during the defeat to Sunderland

Blunders from veteran goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer and full-back Cesar Azpilicueta allowed Sunderland to inflict Jose Mourinho's first home league defeat as Chelsea manager and hand Liverpool control in the Barclays Premier League title race.

Banahan try a Bath bonus

Bath's Horacio Gulla beats the tackle of Worcester's Mike Williams to score their second try

Bath left it until the 77th minute to claim the four-try bonus point that lifts them back into third place in the Aviva Premiership as they overcame Worcester at the Rec.

Penalties traded in lively draw

Peter Whittingham equalised for Cardiff from the penalty spot

Peter Whittingham's second-half penalty gave Cardiff a precious point in their scrap for Barclays Premier League survival - but the Welsh club still have it all to do.

Palace maintain fine form

Mile Jedinak scored the only goal in Crystal Palace's win

Mile Jedinak's second-half penalty secured Crystal Palace a gutsy 1-0 victory at West Ham and guaranteed the Eagles' survival in the Barclays Premier League for another season.

Bony at the double for Swansea

Wilfried Bony, right, celebrates scoring the winner

Wilfried Bony's injury-time penalty snatched a vital 2-1 victory for Swansea as Newcastle succumbed to a fifth successive Barclays Premier League defeat.

No way back for Pietersen - Downton

ECB managing director Paul Downton has stressed England are moving on without Kevin Pietersen, pictured

Kevin Pietersen, and his supporters, can no longer be in the slightest doubt that he will ever play for England again - after the clearest of management statements at Lord's.

Eriksen stars as Spurs sink Fulham

Paulinho, right, celebrates netting the opener

Christian Eriksen was again the architect as Tottenham halted embattled Fulham's Barclays Premier League resurgence at White Hart lane.

O'Sullivan in control at Crucible

Ronnie O'Sullivan, pictured, has opened up a five-frame lead over Robin Hull

Ronnie O'Sullivan was straight into an ominous groove as he opened a commanding lead over Robin Hull in their Dafabet World Championship first-round clash.

Pellegrini won't play injury card

Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City are third in the Premier League with five more games to play

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is reluctant to use injuries as an excuse with regard to his side's faltering Barclays Premier League title challenge.