The derby match between Chelsea and Tottenham is always a huge occasion for fans of the two London clubs. Some derbies, however, are more important than others. Take Tottenham’s trip to Stamford Bridge in May 2016. Chelsea’s fans and players took great delight in ending Spurs’ chances of winning the Premier League title by holding their rivals to a 2-2 draw that night.
Things can change very quickly in football, just ask Arsene Wenger and Paul Lambert. After a string of disappointing result, Wenger was fighting for his job when he took his Arsenal side to San Siro to face an in-form AC Milan side. The Gunners pulled a performance from out of nowhere to give themselves the chance of finishing another season full of protests and anger on a high.
Ever since winning super-heavyweight gold in the 2012 London Olympics, Anthony Joshua has wanted to dominate the heavyweight boxing professional ranks. He’s had to be patient and learn the ropes but there is little doubt that the 28-year-old is now the number one fighter in the heavyweight division.
Bubba Watson shook up the betting for the Masters last week. Already a two-time winner at Augusta National, Watson was cut to 16/1 from 66/1 for another green jacket following his win in the WGC Match Play.
The Premier League returns from the international break early on Saturday afternoon with a match could prove to be important at both ends of the table. Crystal Palace ended a run of four straight defeats with an away win over Huddersfield last time out. That eased their relegation fears and their next task is to continue their good form when Liverpool - who are chasing Man Utd in second place – visit South London.