Sky Sports Today - Breaking Transfer News, Build-up to Super Sunday and the Latest Sports News

Weekend Live! (31 Jan - 2 Feb)


    2/1/2014 5:38:31 PM
    If you missed the news earlier, new Arsenal signing Kim Kallstrom will miss tomorrow's game against Crystal Palace with a back injury discovered in his medical before he signed on loan from Spartak Moscow and he's now set to miss six games. The injury occurred while playing football on a beach in Abu Dhabi earlier this week.

    Paul Merson and Charlie Nicholas look somewhat bemused after that news was relayed to them in the Soccer Saturday studio...
    2/1/2014 5:44:26 PM
  • HULL 1-1 TOTTENHAM REACTION [tottenham]
    Spurs chief Tim Sherwood was a tad frustrated after only drawing with Hull
    There was a point there where we thought we had Hull where we wanted them and we could have taken maximum points. We didn't take our chances and unfortunately we are only coming away with one point. You have to give Hull credit.

    2/1/2014 5:47:28 PM
    This is interesting. Cardiff goalscorer Craig Bellamy was quite spiky in his post-match interview with a few harsh words for Sky Sports journalist David Craig and for the home fans, claiming "they turned" in the first half: "That's not the club I'm from. Maybe that's modern football."
    2/1/2014 5:51:46 PM

    2/1/2014 5:55:58 PM
    If you head to Sky Sports News now you can see Goals Express with action from all three tiers of the Football League, while over on Sky Sports 1 you can see Barcelona's game with Valencia in full.
    2/1/2014 5:57:19 PM
  • [betting]Can Liverpool take advantage of Tottenham and Manchester United dropping points today? They’re away at West Brom tomorrow and here are some early-bird Price Boosts from Sky Bet, who make the Reds 8/13 favourites to win at the Hawthorns.

    2/1/2014 5:58:38 PM
    Only just got in? Read our review of what happened in the Premier League today. Though if you're a supporter of Newcastle United or Manchester United then you may want to steer clear.
    2/1/2014 6:00:51 PM
  • STOKE 2-1 MAN UTD REACTION [manchesterunited]
    Watch David Moyes explaining that his side played well today - but didn't take their chances
    2/1/2014 6:05:34 PM
    Good morning and welcome back to Weekend Live! as we bring you all of the best build-up to today's Super Sunday action as West Brom host Liverpool (1.30pm) before Arsenal welcome Crystal Palace (4pm). In the meantime, we'll be bringing you all of the key lines from this morning's installments of the Sunday Supplement and Goals on Sunday, breaking news as it happens, team news, reaction to yesterday's fixtures and much more.
    2/2/2014 9:01:14 AM
  • [sundaysupplement] The Sunday Supplement is now underway on Sky Sports 1. Joining Neil Ashton in the studio is Henry Winter of the Daily Telegraph, Shaun Custis from the Sun and the Sunday Mirror's Andy Dunn. They'll be mulling over all of the big talking points and we'll be bringing you their verdicts.
    2/2/2014 9:03:23 AM
  • [sundaysupplement] The panel begin by looking at the fortunes of Manchester United and Andy Dunn looks at where it went wrong in the 2-1 defeat at Stoke:
    He's had no real positive input from his full-backs all season. He has problems in the centre of defence and midfield remains an issue even though they have signed Juan Mata. Moyes pointed to the fact that Stoke had a deflected goal and a great goal but that's football, it happens every week. They didn't create enough chances.

    2/2/2014 9:06:09 AM
  • [twitter] 
    2/2/2014 9:11:29 AM
  • [sundaysupplement] Henry Winter believes that Everton's impressive season so far has only increased the spotlight on David Moyes:
    It doesn't help that Everton under Martinez have played attractive football and successful football.

    2/2/2014 9:15:59 AM
  • [mondaynightfootball] Ahead of the Monday Night Football showdown between Manchester City and Chelsea, Jose Mourinho believes that their opponents have underachieved somewhat:
    They won one title, won a couple of cups. Only in Europe they didn't do well, or close to doing well. Speaking objectively, they did very bad in the Champions League in previous seasons, also in the Europa League. But the team is fantastic, the squad is fantastic and normally they (should) win more titles.

    2/2/2014 9:26:55 AM
  • [manchestercity] Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he 'trusts' Joe Hart and has praised the goalkeeper's improvement in recent weeks:
    He has improved a lot. It was very important for him to have a rest. Now you can see good performances and that is very important for the team. He's improved everything. He was not taking good decisions, maybe his stats were not 100 per cent, so having a rest was very useful to him. I trust him because I see him working every day.

    2/2/2014 11:10:33 AM
  • [goalsonsunday] Allan McGregor believes that the Scottish Premiership is not the same without the Old Firm derby:
    Celtic and Rangers are massive in Scotland. To miss those games is a massive loss to Scottish football.

    2/2/2014 11:14:20 AM
  • [goalsonsunday] Speaking of his current club, Hull City, McGregor talks about his hopes for this season and praises manager Steve Bruce:
    I'm sure the expectation is just to stay in the league. Anything above that is a bonus. He (Bruce) just gives you that confidence as a player - definitely one of the best managers I've ever worked with.

    2/2/2014 11:20:41 AM
  • [supersunday] Alan Smith is at the Hawthorns for Sky Sports ahead of West Brom's clash with Liverpool and he gives us his thoughts:
    It's a big game for Pepe Mel, he drew 1-1 here on his debut against Everton which was a good point for him but he won't have been happy throwing away a two-goal lead against Villa. If they do that against Liverpool with Suarez and Sturridge, they will get punished. Coutinho and Raheem Sterling have also showed signs of form.

    2/2/2014 11:22:33 AM
  • [twitter] Norwich defender Sebastien Bassong on Twitter...
    2/2/2014 11:26:56 AM
  • [sundaysupplement] From this morning's Sunday Supplement, Henry Winter explains what is going on at Leeds Unitedimg.
    2/2/2014 11:32:13 AM
  • [goalsonsunday] Asmir Begovic looks back at the time when he first joined Stoke from Portsmouth and tells us why he turned down a move to Tottenham:
    It was just a career decision. At the end of January, Portsmouth had a number of financial offers. I knew Stoke were interested and as a couple of days went on, I made the decision. Speaking to Tony (Pulis) as well and his plans, I felt it was the best move for my career.

    2/2/2014 11:45:19 AM
  • [twitter] 
    2/2/2014 11:49:05 AM
    The two bosses have also been speaking to us as we approach kick-off. First up, Pepe Mel...

    2/2/2014 1:10:51 PM
    And we sent Jamie Carragher back to his old club for a chat with his old manager...

    2/2/2014 1:15:55 PM
  • [betting]Here’s Sky Bet’s featured Price Boosts ahead of kick-off. Steven Gerrard opened the scoring in the Merseyside derby and can be backed at 10/1 to do likewise today. The Reds are 8/13 favourites with West Brom a massive 9/2 for a home win.

    2/2/2014 1:17:12 PM
  • If you fancy following today's first game on your radio, the Sky Sports News Radio team will be joined in the studio by Danny Higginbotham. Manchester United past or not, he's tipping Brendan Rodgers' boys...

    2/2/2014 1:21:04 PM
  • [scottishfootball] HEARTS 0-1 INVERNESS
    Greg Tansey gives Inverness a deserved lead in the 54th minute with a superb 23-yard strike, in this Scottish League Cup semi-final at Easter Road.
    2/2/2014 1:27:30 PM
  • [kick-off]OFF AND RUNNING
    Referee Kevin Friend whistles us away at The Hawthorns, and it's West Brom who start in possession

    2/2/2014 1:30:03 PM
    Neither side doing a terrific job of keeping the ball early on. The ball's bobbling a bit off the pitch, too, which won't help matters
    2/2/2014 1:33:49 PM
    Yacob has a nibble at Suarez's ankles and gives away a free-kick 30 yards out. We've seen Suarez stick one in from here a couple of times this season already...not this time, though, as it cannons behind off the wall
    2/2/2014 1:36:56 PM
    Gerrard overhits the corner, which won't have overly impressed one spectator with a vested interest...

    2/2/2014 1:38:50 PM
    First hint of excitement for the home fans as Gera swings a first-time cross towards the near post, where Skrtel's toe beats Vydra's head to the ball
    2/2/2014 1:41:59 PM
  • [scottishfootball] HEARTS 2-1 INVERNESS
    Two goals in two minutes from Jamie Hamill turns this League Cup semi-final on its head. After Gary Warren was sent-off for a second yellow card, a brace of free-kicks see Hearts take the lead at Easter Road – a little harsh on Inverness who had dominated the opening hour of play.
    2/2/2014 1:44:24 PM
    It's not often you question Suarez, but here's a rare chance as he seems to be in on goal only to turn back. McAuley takes advantage, nipping in to break up play
    2/2/2014 1:44:34 PM
    [betting]There haven’t been many chances at the Hawthorns and Sky Bet offer 10/1 that it ends up 0-0, while it’s evens (1/1) to be level at the break. See all our in-play odds here.
    2/2/2014 1:45:22 PM
  • WEST BROM 0-0 LIVERPOOL[westbrom]
    Yacob is taking his midfield enforcer role a little too seriously here, and a third early hack - this time on Gerrard - sends ref Friend to his pocket in search of the yellow card. Moments alter we get the game's first shot - a Mulumbu strike which looks threatening until Gerrard gets in the way
    2/2/2014 1:45:56 PM

    Claudio Yacob gets stuck in on his way to an early booking at The Hawthorns 

    2/2/2014 1:49:54 PM
  • [goal]GOAL! WEST BROM 0-1 LIVERPOOL (Sturridge)
    Liverpool in front out of nowhere, and Sturridge scores for the sixth game running. Coutinho and Sterling combine to give Suarez the ball in the Albion box, and he squeezes a cross through a static Albion defence to lay on a back-post tap-in for his pal. Hint of offside, perhaps? A replay might give us an answer...
    2/2/2014 1:54:13 PM
    Suarez lines up his second free-kick of the afternoon, and he's getting closer. This one briefly has Foster scrabbling across his goal-line, but it's comfortably wide in the end.
    2/2/2014 1:58:47 PM
  • WEST BROM 0-1 LIVERPOOL[liverpool]
    Three replays in, it's still none too clear whether Jones is playing Sturridge onside for the goal. On that basis, the linesman will reckon he did the right thing applying the 'benefit of the doubt' directive
    2/2/2014 2:01:40 PM

  • 2/2/2014 2:03:10 PM
    [betting]West Brom are now 9/2 to salvage a point from this game and 9/1 to turn it around altogether for a win. Meanwhile, Daniel Sturridge is 6/1 to score the next goal having bagged the opener. See all our in-play odds here.
    2/2/2014 2:03:43 PM
    Real scramble in the Albion box as Gerrard's corner causes chaos. Suarez and Toure both have the chance to bundle the ball over the line, neither succeeds
    2/2/2014 2:03:59 PM
    Half-time in today's two Championship games. Watford still lead Brighton 1-0, and we've had a couple more goals at the City Ground, where Forest now lead Yeovil 2-1. Moore briefly had the visitors level, but a Cox strike has Billy Davies' side in front at the break
    2/2/2014 3:53:16 PM
Powered by ScribbleLive Content Marketing Software Platform

Most Popular



Souness: Mark of champions

Souness: Mark of champions

Graeme Souness hailed Chelsea after their win over QPR, describing their dogged display as "the mark of champions".

Supplement podcast

Supplement podcast

Download to hear the panel discuss the demise of Man City and the futures of van Persie, Cech and Wilshere.

Sky Cricket Podcast

Sky Cricket Podcast

Shane Warne, Ian Botham, Nasser Hussain and David Lloyd pay tribute to the legend, Richie Benaud.