Everton’s 1-0 win over Newcastle gave Sam Allardyce the response he wanted following the furore caused by a club survey asking fans to rate their manager.
What the papers say
Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente could leave the club at the end of the season, the Mirror reports. The 33-year-old, who moved to Spurs last year, has struggled to make the starting XI, and has hinted a move back “home” to Athletic Bilbao could be possible this summer. Only three of the frontman’s 22 appearances this term have come in a starting role, with Harry Kane and Son Heung-min ahead of the Spaniard in the pecking order.
Sam Allardyce felt his players delivered the ideal response to the furore caused by Everton’s survey asking fans to rate their manager as they beat Newcastle 1-0.
Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will appreciate the biggest match of his career to date all the more knowing the roller coaster he has been on to get there.
Gary Cahill has declared “everything is a possibility” in his bid for World Cup selection after winning back his starting berth at Chelsea.
Theo Walcott’s second-half winner against Newcastle moved Everton up to eighth – their highest position in the Premier League table since August.
Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool’s chance to reach a Champions League final should not be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
Genoa nudged Hellas Verona ever close to the relegation trapdoor by winning 3-1 at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris.
Enis Bardhi scored from two free-kicks in three minutes to drag Levante to the brink of LaLiga safety with a 3-1 win at Athletic Bilbao.
Surrey’s 19-year-old spinner Amar Virdi finished with four wickets as he helped seal a 139-run victory over Hampshire in Division One of the Specsavers County Championship.
Manchester City will not face action over the pitch invasion which followed Sunday’s Premier League win over Swansea, Press Association Sport understands.
World number 51 Jamie Jones stunned former champion Shaun Murphy with a 10-9 victory at the Crucible.
Captain Jordan Henderson believes Liverpool can keep Mohamed Salah out of the clutches of European rivals by creating their own history with him.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp expects newly crowned Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year Mohamed Salah to get a rough ride from his former Roma team-mates.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has urged fans to respect Roma and be on their best behaviour to avoid a repeat of the ugly scenes which marred their Champions League win over Manchester City.
Own goals have long been a source of hilarity for football fans – and in time, Yeovil Town’s Tom James will laugh about this one.
Dylan Hartley will miss England’s summer tour to South Africa due to the concussion that is forcing him to take an extended break from the game.
Tony Bellew believes one of the fundamental differences between himself and David Haye is his win-at-all-costs mentality as he plots to upset the odds once again on May 5.