Holland

Abramovich: Under investigation

KNVB look into Blues claims

The Royal Netherlands FA have revealed they are to investigate claims that Chelsea have interfered in the affairs of Vitesse Arnhem.
Benfica boss Jorge Jesus

Europa League last-eight draw

Last season's runners-up Benfica have been paired with AZ Alkmaar in the draw for the 2013/14 Europa League quarter-finals.

The Three Lions

EURO 2016 qualifying draw

England will fancy their chances of qualifying for the European Championships in 2016 after receiving a favourable draw on Sunday afternoon.

Van Gaal: Ambitious

Van Gaal craves club football

Louis van Gaal has declared his intention of leaving the Dutch national team in favour of a return to club coaching after the World Cup.

Castaignos: Centre of a storm

Spurs tip off transfer fraud

Tottenham have found themselves in the middle of fraudulent activity in the transfer market after being offered a player without the club's permission.

Boyce: Rubbished Valcke's claims

Confusion over 2022 WC dates

There has been a twist to the tale regarding the dates for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar with Jim Boyce claiming a decision has yet to be made.

FIFA confirm winter WC 2022

FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke has confirmed that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will break tradition and be held in the winter.

UEFA Europa League draw

The draw for the Europa League round of 32 was made on Monday, with Tottenham facing Dnipro and Swansea City set to meet Napoli.

Serero to stay put at Ajax

Thulani Serero has revealed he plans to spend 'one or two years' more at Ajax before considering a move away from the Dutch giants.

Virgil backed for Dutch call-up

AC Milan midfielder Nigel De Jong believes Celtic defender Virgil van Dijk has the qualities to become a Dutch international.

Ajax v Barcelona

Gerardo Martino's Barcelona will look to secure progression to the Champions League knockout rounds when they travel to Ajax on Tuesday.

VDV facing four weeks out

Rafael van der Vaart will be out for up to four weeks after the Hamburg skipper suffered an ankle injury while on international duty in midweek.

Uruguay complete WC line-up

Uruguay became the final country to qualify for next year's World Cup after playing out a goalless draw with Jordan to win 5-0 on aggregate.

VDV avoids serious injury

Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal has allayed fears that Rafael van der Vaart suffered a serious ankle injury in the game against Colombia.

Injured Huntelaar still upbeat

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar concedes that his return from injury will probably be delayed further but he remains confident of a World Cup spot.

Fixtures
Results
Saturday 19th April
South African ABSA Premier League
Platinum Stars 1 - 4 Golden Arrows
Barclays Premier League
Chelsea 1 - 2 Sunderland
West Ham 0 - 1 Crystal Palace
Aston Villa 0 - 0 Southampton
Newcastle 1 - 2 Swansea
Spurs 3 - 1 Fulham
Cardiff 1 - 1 Stoke
Friday 18th April
South African ABSA Premier League
Maritzburg United 2 - 0 Ajax Cape Town
Wednesday 16th April
South African ABSA Premier League
Polokwane City 0 - 2 Kaizer Chiefs
Bidvest Wits 2 - 1 Moroka Swallows
Stats
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