It’s time for the first silverware of the season (notwithstanding the Community Shield back at the start of August). Fans of both Manchester United and Southampton will be pouring down Wembley Way on Sunday afternoon for the final of the EFL Cup and what will hopefully be a thrilling match.
The strangest thing happened on Wednesday night. Claudio Ranieri was smiling at the end of a Leicester match.
Everybody involved in horseracing is gearing up to the Cheltenham Festival but that’s not to say there is no more quality action before the big one gets underway in March. There are some interesting cards on this weekend including at Lingfield and Newcastle.
It’s BetBright Chase day at Kempton on Saturday. As you would expect, ITV Racing are covering the main race as well as the other quality action on the card.
This has not been an easy season for either Walter Mazzarri or Slaven Bilic. At times, both men have been among the favourites in the betting for the next Premier League manager to be sacked but those fears have eased for both men ahead of their meeting at Vicarage Road on Saturday.