They may be a mere shadow of last season’s title winning side, with little to play for in these final weeks of the season, but Chelsea have now played a massive part in the end of season dramatics. With deciding the title on Monday night and now writing the penultimate chapter in this season’s relegation battle, today summed up the season for Chelsea but also for Sunderland. Both were good and both were bad in equal measure. [More]

Pundits Predict: A tight affair for Stoke City vs Sunderland, More Nerves To Come

Sunderland really need to match Newcastle's result in the 3pm kick offs on Saturday. Points for both or either will ramp up the pressure on Norwich who take on Arsenal in the tea-time game. For those who like a flutter, you'll find Stoke and Sunderland about level on 13/8 to win or 23/10 for the draw, with a few bookies making Stoke slight favourites. [More]
In a frank and wide ranging press conference ahead of this weekend's massive fixtures, Sam Allardyce has created a few headlines in talking about the run-in, his hopes to avoid last day desperation and the atmosphere at the club since the turn of the year. [More]