Spurs have 10 days to prepare for West Ham – but is rest overrated?

Spurs have ten days to prepare for West Ham – but is relaxation overrated?
IT HAS achieved that time of the period when teams who have every little thing to play for in the league search back again on cup exits and describe them as ‘blessings in disguise’.

Manchester United v Arsenal: Will it be yet another FA Cup traditional?
THERE was something not fairly proper about the last time Arsenal met Manchester United in the FA Cup. Every time the two giants have collided just before in the aged levels of competition in the course of the reigns of Arsene Wenger and Alex Ferguson, the sparks have flown on the pitch as well as off it.

Friday’s gossip column
Aston Villa’s Ashley Young eyes Guy Utd summer move, plus other rumours

David Sullivan and David Gold to increase their stake in West Ham rather than search for outside investor

David Sullivan and David Gold to enhance their stake in West Ham fairly than lookup for outdoors investor
West Ham proprietors will reinvest in the club instead than seek out an outside investor, expanding their stake from 62 to 82 per cent.

Town eye Ajax star Van der Wiel as Alves closes in on new Barcelona offer
Manchester City are set to swoop for Ajax right back Gregory van der Wiel after abandoning their try to lure Barcelona’s Daniel Alves, according to reports in Spain.

Didier Drogba – does not want to leave Chelsea. Didier Drogba has anything that he wishes at Chelsea and has dismissed tips that he wishes to depart Stamford Bridge.