Bolton 2 QPR 1
Aston Villa 2 (Bent 45, N'Zogbia 79) Queen's Park Rangers 2 (Cissé 12, Warnock og 29)
Welshman must fix a leaky defence and buy astutely this month to keep QPR in top flight
No doubt a string of agents had been in touch to say their man could do a better job
Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips is to hold discussions with QPR and two other clubs over a potential move, his agent has confirmed.
Bolton boss Owen Coyle has confirmed talks are ongoing aimed at bringing Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips to the Reebok Stadium.
Manchester City's £38m record signing, Sergio Aguero, is expected to be confined to the bench for Sunday's Community Shield encounter with Manchester United but midfielder Yaya Touré has said that the club are already viewing a win at Wembley as a way to "show United we are here".
Carlos Tevez's transfer to Corinthians hung in the balance last night when the Brazilian club failed to provide the necessary banker's guarantee to Manchester City that underpins the £44m deal.
Gael Kakuta today joined Fulham on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season.
Fulham manager Mark Hughes is hoping to tie up a loan deal for Chelsea youngster Gael Kakuta.
Alan Pardew has challenged strikers Shola Ameobi and Leon Best to prove Newcastle can cope without star man Andy Carroll.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini insists he has no problem with Mario Balotelli's liking for stirring controversy.
Manchester City are open to offers for Shaun Wright-Phillips, a player who has started only three games for Roberto Mancini this season and has publicly expressed his disappointment about the club's refusal to grant him a lucrative new contract.
Roberto Mancini has already conceded the Premier League title to Chelsea.
Late on Tuesday night somewhere in the back corridors of the St Jakob-Park stadium a crowd of us stood around Fabio Capello as he began to analyse the best performance from his England team this calendar year. Just behind us a hitherto unnoticed service lift opened and a delivery man with a trolley full of soft drinks pallets came face-to-face with one of the most famous football managers in the world.
Typical United. Just when Manchester City thought they might have equalled a post-war record for the most players in an England XI – six were on the field when Shaun Wright-Phillips ran on as substitute on Tuesday in Basle – the history books tell us the old enemy have already gone one better.