Lunchtime Round-Up Tuesday 7th May

Afternoon all,

Wigan manager Roberto Matinez has stated that he is more concerned about how many points his side get rather than the look of the Premier League table itself. Wigan are currently occupying the final relegation place, but they have a game in hand over their fellow relegation battlers can move out of the drop zone with a win against Swansea tonight in Martinez’s 150th game in charge of the club

Wolves have sacked Dean Saunders, following the clubs relegation to League One for the first time since 1989 after they lost 2-0 to Brighton. The club will now be looking for ther fifth manager in less than 15 months. Saunders, took charge in January after Doncaster gave him permission to speak to the then Championship club

Kenny Jackett has resigned as Millwall manager, after being at the club for nearly six years which makes him the second longest-serving manager in the Football League, behind Exeter City’s Paul Tisdale. Millwall haven’t been very in that good of form this season, as they finished 20th in the Championship. But soem success for Millwall was their FA Cup rin which saw them get to the semi finals, where they lost to Premier League side Wigan

Wigan midfielder Jean Beausejour has been ruled out of tonight’s crunch game against Swansea with a hamstring strain. Paraguay defender Antolin Alcaraz is also unlikely to feature in the game, after he was sidelined with a similar injury a couple of weeks ago

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini may look to change his side about a bit for tonight’s game against West Brom. City are set to face Wigan in the FA Cup final this Saturday and Mancini does not want to take any risks with some of his key players and may look to rest the likes of Yaya Toure, Sergio Aguero and Carlos Tevez

Tottenham defender Younes kaboul has hailed the clubs manager Andre Villas-Boas and he believes that the Portugese manager is just what the club needs in order to improve. Since replacing Harry Redknapp in the Summer, Villas-Boas has performed well and has been praised by many other Premier League bosses over his success at White Hart Lane

Burton Albion have released six senior players including Irish midfielder John McGrath and Aaron Webster, who was with the club for 15 years

Crawley captain Josh Simpson has signed a new contract that will keep him with the club until the Summer of 2015

 

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