The final Premiership games of the season have once again been moved back 24 hours to allow live television coverage. The games due to be played on Saturday 4 May will be played on Sunday 5 May, with all the matches kicking off at 4pm.
Illness will force Nat Lofthouse to miss a special memorial service today when Bolton remember the 33 people who died when a crush barrier gave way during an FA Cup-tie with Stoke 50 years ago to the day. Sir Stanley Matthews, who played for Stoke on that tragic day in 1946, will be present.
John Burridge, the veteran keeper, has joined the Scottish Second Division side Queen of the South until the end of the season. But the 44-year-old, whose career began with Workington in 1968-69, will continue in his role as coach at Premiership leaders Newcastle.
Bolivia continued their impressive warm-up for the World Cup qualifiers by beating Peru 2-0 in a friendly on Thursday, with Milton Coimbra, who was making his international debut, scoring both goals. Bolivia begin their World Cup qualifying campaign on 24 April with an away match against Argentina. Peru, who last reached the finals in 1982, are away to Ecuador on the same day.Reuse content