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Arsenal 4-4 Tottenham
Aston Villa 3-2 Blackburn
Bolton 0-1 Everton
Fulham 2-0 Wigan
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Liverpool 1-0 Portsmouth
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By Jonathan Stevenson

2220: I'm off to watch Match of the Day, I sincerely hope you guys and girls are too. 25 goals, some of them exquisite - you should just see it for the north London derby if nothing else. I'll be back on Saturday, but I leave you with a text from my emotionally-drained mate Pearlo: "I have no words for you. The weirdest week ever for a Spurs fan just went to the next level. Incredible scenes." They really, really were. Bye.

2217: He's had a frantic evening, but Danny the Stat delivers the goods yet again: "That was one of the all-time great Premier League games. Yet I'm seeing the likes of Heurelho Gomes on 4.11. Look, I know he's a bit shaky, but how much fun was that? I think you've got to raise that average by at least two just for the sheer entertainment value. You may disagree, but that's the beauty of Player Rater - you can register your fury in number form. Get, as they say, involved..."
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2215: Right now on BBC Radio Five Live, Steve Claridge is taking your calls on 606. I can imagine it will be a lively old debate tonight. Get yourself in the Claridge mixer. Not just Arsenal fans, either!
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2210: This calls for caps: WATCH MATCH OF THE DAY ON BBC ONE AT 2245 GMT. IT'LL BE AWESOME. Promise.

2208: "It's not even funny. I'm sickened. And if I had my own way Eboue would never play again for Arsenal!"
Neil from Knowle, via text on 81111

2206: Incidentally, boos did indeed reverberate around the Reebok Stadium after Bolton's late capitulation to Everton. But it's difficult to tell whether they were directed as Gary Megson, or just boos from disgruntled fans.

2204: So, Arsenal could only draw with Spurs, a result Cesc Fabregas has infamously claimed Arsenal Ladies could achieve. What with his comments and Geovanni's "I feel sorry for Scolari because we will beat Chelsea", do you think footballers will keep quiet from now on? I hope they don't, the chat's almost as invaluable as the games.

2201: "Spurs did nothing in that game except finish their four chances. Clichy slips and Eboue and Cesc don't have the sense to play for time. Feel physically sick. Far far worse than getting beat 5-1 last season. What were they thinking?"
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You've just written the greatest 606 sentence of all time. "Spurs did nothing in that game except finish their four chances." Think about what you've just said. Unbelievable.

2159: "Stevo, I dare say the best night of football in a long time!"
Thomas, Aberdeen, via text on 81111

You say say what you like pal. That might just be the most remarkable end to a game I've ever seen. Football: awesome.

2158: Full-time Manchester United 2-0 West Ham

2156: Full-time Arsenal 4-4 Tottenham
Best injury time you will ever see (unless you're an Arsenal fan).

2156: Full-time Middlesbrough 2-0 Manchester City

2156: Full-time Bolton 0-1 Everton

2154: GOAL Arsenal 4-4 Tottenham
Did I really just write that? That's the most amazing thing I've ever seen. Luka Modric hits a stunning, dipping, outrageous volley from the edge of the box that flies over Manuel Almunia and cannons back off the post and substitute Aaron Lennon is on hand to tap in the rebound. Utterly, utterly incredible scenes.

2154: GOAL Middlesbrough 2-0 Manchester City
Robinho gives the ball away, Tuncay's shot is saved and Gary O'Neil spanks the rebound into the roof of the net to wrap it all up.

2152: Full-time Liverpool 1-0 Portsmouth

2151: GOAL Bolton 0-1 Everton
Just when you thought it wasn't going to come. Steven Pienaar sends over a great cross from the right on the fall and with the Bolton defence missing, Marouane Fellaini heads home in off a post completely unmarked.

2150: GOAL Arsenal 4-3 Tottenham
Interesting, very interesting! Capello will have liked that one for sure. Jermaine Jenas collects the ball just inside the Arsenal half and runs at the Gunners defence, getting to the edge of the area and clipping a delightful shot into the top corner. Time? Nearly stoppage time.

2149: Fabio Capello watches on with interest at The Emirates. I wonder whether he's more pleased with David Bentley's attitude today.

2145: "If Liverpool win today it is the best start for any Premier League team in a Premier League, eight wins and two draws. I remember Chelsea under Mourinho going on a similar run."
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2143: "More Man City news please. Sat in a hotel bar in Milan watching Spooks in Italian."
Gareth, via text on 81111

Your boys are having a lot of possession, but Boro are looking dangerous on the break. Still time left, mind...

2142: Full-time Fulham 2-0 Wigan

2141: Full-time Aston Villa 3-2 Blackburn

2140: Full-time Stoke 1-0 Sunderland

2139: GOAL Aston Villa 3-2 Blackburn
As far as consolations go, says Danny the Stat, that's as good as they come. Blackburn's Brett Emerton curls a quite magnificent free-kick right into the top corner of the Villa net from 22 yards, but it won't be enough.

2138: "What a relief for Liverpool, a draw tonight would have put them out of the title race eh Stevo?"
Scouse Dave, via text on 81111

Some of you have long memories, don't you?!

2137: Full-time Hull 0-3 Chelsea

2137: "Hargreaves is likely to be sold. Even if he does make it back to full fitness, he's not going to dislodge Fletcher. He's been immense all season, tonight is no exception."
Chris, Nottingham, via text on 81111

2135: "Rooney looks like Grant Mitchell."
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He really has had a close shave, hasn't he? Rooney has come on for the impressive Nani at Old Trafford, but it's a much quieter second half.

2133: GOAL Liverpool 1-0 Portsmouth
Well, that's what champions (elect) do, they win by any means necessary. Papa Bouba Diop needlessly gives away a penalty with a handball and Steven Gerrard steps up to slot just past David James.

2132: GOAL Aston Villa 3-1 Blackburn
Gabriel Agbonlahor outsprints the Blackburn defence and finishes into the corner with style to secure Villa's victory.


2131: Daniel Sturridge wastes a golden chance for Man City, blazing a rebound miles wide (it went out for a throw) after another save from Ross Turnbull.

2131: Yakubu comes off for Everton, to be replaced by Tim Cahill, returning after his ban for a red card in the Merseyside derby. Hopefully he can inject a bit of a class into a game that is drifting aimlessly. The game really needs it.

2129: GOAL Arsenal 4-2 Tottenham
Alan Hutton has a brain melt and gives the ball straight to Emmanuel Adebayor, who runs through on goal and tees up Robin van Persie to rifle a right-foot shot past Heurelho Gomes. Spurs have self-destructed.

2127: GOAL Arsenal 3-2 Tottenham
It really is clown o'clock as far as keepers are concerned at The Emirates. Tom Huddlestone's drive is spilled by Manuel Almunia and Darren Bent slots the rebound under the Spaniard.

2126: Michael Tonge plays Ricardo Fuller through at Stoke and the striker's shot smashes against a post from 25 yards.

2125: GOAL Arsenal 3-1 Tottenham
Robin van Persie plays a delicious left-foot pass into the path of Samir Nasri and the Frenchman runs through and clips a shot over Heurelho Gomes, which Emmanuel Adebayor beats Alan Hutton to and pokes in.

2123: We haven't forgotten about Liverpool, but it's very quiet at Anfield too. The Reds are pressing and Portsmouth are defending - is it all set up for another late winner?

2121: Got to score there, son. Emmanuel Adebayor has the goal gaping from 15 yards but he drags wide after some sloppy defending from Spurs.

2119: GOAL Hull 0-3 Chelsea
Florent Malouda extends Chelsea's lead at Hull, slotting the ball home from six yards after a superb cross with the outside of the boot by Ricardo Carvalho.

2119: GOAL Stoke 1-0 Sunderland
Rory Delap sends over another monstrosity of a long throw and it gets no more simple, Ricardo Fuller rising high to nod into the Sunderland net from six yards.

2115: Gareth Bale, now set to go a 16th Premier League match without a win, is taken off at The Emirates.

2115: "Why did Harry join Spurs? Portsmouth were flying high. Now he's involved in a relegation battle."
Brad from Swindon, via text on 81111

2112: GOAL Middlesbrough 1-0 Man City
Harsh on City, you'd have to say. Daniel Sturridge does some good tracking back as David Wheater ploughs forward for Boro and they tangle on the left-hand edge of the City area. Referee Lee Mason adjudges that Sturridge has fouled Wheater in the box but it looks outside, and Afonso Alves promptly dispatches the penalty high into the net.


2109: GOAL Aston Villa 2-1 Blackburn
James Milner gets himself to the byeline down the left and he pulls the ball back for Gareth Barry to tap in from about three yards out.

2108: GOAL Fulham 2-0 Wigan
Andrew Johnson gets his second of the game and 101st league goal of his career after a lovely through ball from Jimmy Bullard and a tidy low finish from an angle.

2107: GOAL Arsenal 2-1 Tottenham
Tom Huddlestone gives away a free-kick on the right, Robin van Persie swings over the set-piece and William Gallas nods past Gomes. I think the keeper should possibly save it, but that might be a bit harsh.

2106: Stephen Ireland has a sight of goal inside the Boro box but Ross Turnbull makes an athletic save.

2105: Middlesbrough and Man City are playing again too.

2103: Back under way at Anfield.

2101: "Tottenham fans: Do not lose your rag with Gomes. He is clearly a massive confidence player. When on form he is fantastic. We need to get behind him. If he knows he has the fans support he will be immense. Plus, we definitely have him for at least another season."
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2059: "Rafael da Silva is playing brilliantly for Man Utd - can't wait till his brother Fabio is fit too - they look like a pair of brilliant signings. Plus, they're both absolutely gorgeous, which always helps!"
Laura, Plymouth, via text on 81111

What is it with you girls tonight? Minds on the games, please.

2057: Here's Danny the Stat with some Player Rater chat. Oh, how I've missed him: "What's going on? Is everyone mad? David Bentley absolutely smorshes one in from nigh on 40 yards and yet he's only joint seventh on the Arsenal-Spurs Player Rater. He's got 6.87, well behind the likes of Cesc "7.76" Fabregas and Robin Van "7.24" Persie. I sense tactical voting at play - but hear this. It can all change. All change..."
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2054: GOAL Hull 0-2 Chelsea
Hammer blow for the Tigers so soon after the break, as a ball is pumped forward by Chelsea, Michael Turner and Kamil Zayatte let the ball bounce and Boaz Myhill hesitates too, allowing Nicolas Anelka to clip the ball around him, roll into an empty net and wheel away doing his silly hands celebration thingy.

2053: Stevo, can you enlighten us if there is Match of the Day on tonight?"
Luke, via text on 81111

Yep, it sure is. It's on at 2245 GMT on BBC One and will be streamed live on the BBC Sport website too.

2052: Half-time at Old Trafford, a relief to the West Ham players no doubt.

2050: Stiliyan Petrov is taken off injured at half-time, with John Carew replacing him. Back under way at Villa and Stoke.

2049: It's half-time at The Emirates, meanwhile Valon Behrami is taken off on a stretcher at Old Trafford.

2048: Bolton v Everton is half-time, much to the relief of our correspondent.

2047: Half-times at Middlesbrough and Liverpool.

2046: "Gomes is shocking! As a neutral fan I feel sorry for Spurs."
Mark, via text on 81111

2044: "Stevo, can you play for Spurs in goal?"
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2042: It's Middlesbrough's turn to put together a sustained spell of pressure and City are being pushed back. Afonso Alves and Tuncay are seeing plenty of the ball thanks to the creativity of Boro's wingers but they have not quite had the time or space in front of goal to make it count.

2041: "Any news on the crowd's reaction to Megson at the Reebok? Hopefully he's having a hard time of it! MEGSON OUT!!!"
Vera, via text on 81111

According to our correspondent, there's nothing happening of any note on the pitch or off it, but if anything does happen, we'll be sure to let you know.

2039: GOAL Arsenal 1-1 Tottenham
Harry Redknapp looks disgusted. Just after making a good low save to deny Cesc Fabregas, Heurelho Gomes comes for a corner, gets nowhere near it and Mikael Silvestre flicks the header into an unguarded net. Soft, soft goal to concede.

2038: "The next King Eric has just announced his arrival at the Theatre Of Dreams. What a beauty!"
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2037: It's half-time in all four 1945 GMT kick-offs.

2035: A decent chance worthy of the name at last at Bolton - Phil Neville's high cross from the right for Everton is met by the advancing Marouane Fellaini, whose header goes just high and wide of Bolton's right-hand post.

2034: GOAL Man Utd 2-0 West Ham
After bamboozling James Collins with a piece of outrageously instinctive skill on the byeline, Dimitar Berbatov squares a simple cross for Cristiano Ronaldo to tap in his second goal from four yards. United are running riot.

2033: GOAL Aston Villa 1-1 Blackburn
Luke Young levels with the last kick of the half, it's a scrappy goal but he bundles it in after Nicky Shorey's cross from the left.

2032: Marlon King has a free header from six yards but nods it straight to Petr Cech at the KC Stadium.

2029: Nicolas Anelka forces a fine flying save from Boaz Myhill in the Hull goal after a good move down the left involving Ashley Cole and then a cushioned pass from Joe Cole.

2028: "(See 1929) Ha ha, I'm sure he's the last guy she wants to see now."
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2026: Manchester City are enjoying all the possession at the Riverside at the moment but Boro have just threatened on the break and Richard Dunne has been hurt in a collision with his goalkeeper Joe Hart as he chased an awkward hanging ball with Middlesbrough striker Afonso Alves.

2025: Papa Bouba Diop has a free header from six yards but his effort is straight at Pepe Reina. Liverpool are on top, though.

2024: William Gallas blazes over from eight yards after Heurelho Gomes drops a corner. Lively stuff.

2022: Cesc Fabregas sends over a corner from the left which is cleared by Spurs. I wonder if Cesc regrets his comments that the Arsenal Ladies team could get a draw with Spurs. Does that mean they're better than the men? (After 21 minutes).

2020: West Ham's defence is at sixes and sevens. Nani bursts down the left and fires wide. Worrying times for the Hammers.

2018: GOAL Man Utd 1-0 West Ham
Cristiano Ronaldo puts the hosts ahead with a left-foot shot into the corner from the penalty spot after Nani's ball from the left. He didn't get hold of it, but it rolls in anyway. A deserved lead for the champions.

2017: GOAL Aston Villa 0-1 Blackburn
Benni McCarthy holds the ball up on the edge of the box and sets up Stephen Warnock to drill a left foot shot past Brad Friedel.

2015: GOAL Arsenal 0-1 Tottenham
We've just seen the goal of the season. The ball is bouncing all over the place just inside the Arsenal half and David Bentley, a la Matt le Tissier against Blackburn in 1995, knees the ball up and volleys it over Manuel Almunia from fully 40 yards. We might have just seen Bentley's 'Beckham' moment.

2014: Theo Walcott volleys a left-foot shot just wide of Heurelho Gomes' right-hand post as Arsenal, for once, get the ball into the Spurs box. Other than that, the visitors have started well. Boos for David Bentley.

2013: No shortage of confidence from Hull forward Geovanni, who forces a save from Chelsea's Petr Cech with a free-kick that must have been 40-plus yards from goal. Geovanni was in the centre-circle when he started his run-up.

2012: First meaningful goal mouth action at the Reebok - Mikel Arteta's persistence on the left for Everton is finally rewarded when he has a chance to fire over a cross to the far post and Yakubu gets on the end of it, but can only head the ball down into the ground and up into the arms of Bolton keeper Jussi Jaaskelaninen.

2009: Daniel Cousin takes on John Terry on the edge of the Chelsea box and the former Rangers hitman lashes in a low shot that cannons against the base of the post.

2009: Dirk Kuyt's shot from the right-hand side of the penalty area is pushed onto a post by a diving David James.

2009: "Gareth Bale's last league win was when Southampton beat Southend 4-1. Back in May 2007."
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2007: Boro have made a bright start at the Riverside - Manchester City keep giving the ball away in the early stages. That defensive reshuffle by the visitors has actually seen Micah Richards move to left-back as City boss Mark Hughes wants to use his pace to keep Jeremie Aliadere quiet. Nedum Onuoha is at right-back and Tal Ben-Haim and Richard Dunne are in the middle.

2006: Dimitar Berbatov's goalbound right-foot side-foot from 12 yards is brilliantly deflected behind for a corner by Matthew Upson.

2005: Gareth Bale is clipped into space down the left by Tom Huddlestone and his shot from a narrow angle flies into Manuel Almunia's side-netting.

2005: Our latest-starting game of the evening, Manchester United v West Ham, belatedly gets going at Old Trafford.

2003: Villa keeper Brad Friedel, playing against his former club, saves an effort from Blackburn's Keith Andrews.

2003: Arsenal get the north London derby started at The Emirates.

2002: Rory Delap's second long-throw of the game poses problems in the Sunderland box and needs a goal-line block from Anton Ferdinand to prevent Ricardo Fuller from giving Stoke the lead.

2002: Bolton v Everton starts.

2001: The games at Liverpool and Middlesbrough are under way.

1958: GOAL Fulham 1-0 Wigan
Paul Konchesky is played into some space down the left and his cross is expertly turned home by Andrew Johnson, who appeared to be in an offside position.

1956: "Sorry. I believe Bale won a few premiership games last season. And to think your paid for this!"
Loz London, via text on 81111

Oh really? Well if you could let me know which ones, I'd be absolutely delighted. Because he didn't. Also, try to improve your grammar next time. Woeful in every department.

1953: "Hull to win 3-2, Geovanni hat-trick."
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1950: GOAL Hull City 0-1 Chelsea
As Chelsea plough forward, Paul McShane only succeeds in clearing the ball as far as Frank Lampard on the edge of the box, and the England midfielder produces a sumptuous chip with his left foot that sails into the top corner. Classy.

1949: Now we're under way in the Fulham v Wigan match too.

1947: PS, it's Bale's 16th attempt tonight. Under way at Villa, Hull and Stoke.

1946: A late enforced change to the Blackburn team, with Roque Santa Cruz injured in the warm-up and Benni McCarthy replacing him.

1942: My mate Pearlo told me a brilliant fact about Gareth Frank Bale before I went away. "Stevo, Bale has never won a Premier League game." As he was banned for the win against Bolton on Sunday, he still hasn't. Thanks Pearlo. And good luck tonight, Baley.

1940: Arsenal v Tottenham team news
Arsenal bring Emmanuel Adebayor back into their starting side in place of Nicklas Bendtner, who drops to the bench. Denilson comes in for Alex Song. Bacary Sagna returns after recovering from a knee injury, replacing Emmanuel Eboue. Tottenham are without captain Ledley King because of his long-standing knee injury, with Jonathan Woodgate coming into central defence. Gareth Bale starts ahead of Jamie O'Hara after a ban.
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1938: "Joe Cole's inclusion in the starting 11 has cheered me no end after Sunday's result. I'm sure you'd agree, Stevo, his legs are a thing of beauty."
Hanna, Bath, via text on 81111

Er, yeah, obviously.

1936: Stoke v Sunderland team news
Stoke manager Tony Pulis makes one change from the side that lost 3-0 at Manchester City at the weekend, with Abdoulaye Faye in for Amdy Faye. For the visitors, Phil Bardsley replaces Pascal Chimbonda in the only change to the Sunderland team which won the Wear-Tyne derby.
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1934: Aston Villa v Blackburn team news
Aston Villa striker John Carew is again left on the bench after recently breaking a curfew ahead of the Uefa Cup clash with Ajax. Blackburn boss Paul Ince drops Matt Derbyshire and Martin Olsson to the bench, with Morten Gamst Pedersen and Chris Samba returning to the starting line-up. Vince Grella has a hamstring problem, so Keith Andrews make his first Rovers start.
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1933: Middlesbrough v Manchester City team news
Middlesbrough are unchanged from the side that drew 1-1 with Blackburn at the weekend and field six of the players that thumped Manchester City 8-1 on the final day of last season. Manchester City reshuffle their backline from Sunday's 3-0 win over Stoke, with Tal Ben-Haim moving to right-back and Nedum Onuoha replacing Javier Garrido at left-back. Up front, Daniel Sturridge starts in place of Ched Evans, who is on the bench.
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1931: "Defoe will come on late and run at the Liverpool defenders' tired legs. If they can hold on for a draw till then I'd be very happy."
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1929: "Chilly night, but a few goals to the Gunners will do nicely to warm us up! Can't wait to say 'hello' to Bentley :-)."
Clare at Arsenal, via text on 81111

1928: Fulham v Wigan team news
Fulham are unchanged from their 1-1 draw at Portsmouth on Sunday, with Andy Johnson and Bobby Zamora again spearheading the Cottagers' attack. Wigan bring in Mario Melchiot and Kevin Kilbane, while Titus Bramble and Daniel de Ridder have to settle for subs places after the 4-0 home slump against Aston Villa. Olivier Kapo fails to even make the bench.
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1927: Manchester United v West Ham team news
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson does give Carlos Tevez a rare start as Wayne Rooney drops to the bench while Rafael Da Silva replaces Wes Brown at right-back and Anderson and Nani start in place of Ryan Giggs and Park Ji-Sung. Tomasz Kuszczak is also in goal. For West Ham, Matthew Etherington and Valon Behrami come into a five-man midfield with Craig Bellamy alone in attack.
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1924: Bolton v Everton team news
Bolton make one change from the team beaten at Spurs, with Mustapha Riga in for the suspended Gavin McCann. Riga's place on the bench goes to Tamir Cohen. Everton name the same starting XI that drew with Manchester United - the only two changes to the bench are Tony Hibbert and Tim Cahill in for Nuno Valente and Segundo Castillo.
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1922: Liverpool v Portsmouth team news
Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez makes four changes to the side which beat Chelsea, with Sami Hyypia, Jermaine Pennant, Lucas Leiva and Ryan Babel replacing Daniel Agger, Albert Riera, Javier Mascherano and Robbie Keane. Portsmouth manager Tony Adams drops striker Jermain Defoe to the bench and Peter Crouch is the lone striker against his former club. John Utaka and Sean Davis come in to bulk up the Pompey side in the middle of the park.
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1921: "Bold decision by Paul Ince, four strikers on the bench. Hope it comes off for him, genuinely nice guy and that's what we need in English football, all-out attack."
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1917: More chat from Maradona (Cheesy did warn you I'd bang on about it): "Football hasn't changed, I don't think anything can surprise me. It makes me laugh when they say I'm inexperienced. I had 20 years with the national side." Hero.

1914: BBC Radio 5 Live are reporting that Man Utd have got some interesting team news - Tomasz Kuszczak replaces Edwin van der Sar in goal, while Carlos Tevez comes in for a certain Wayne Rooney up front. Hmm.

1912: "Diego Maradona the finest footballer? You can't be serious. Nothing but a cheat in my eyes."
Seb, Manila, via text on 81111

Oh get over it.

1910: I'm happily informed that big Peter Crouch got a nice welcome back to Liverpool from the Reds fans when he stepped off the Portsmouth coach at Anfield. Ah...

1907: Hull v Chelsea team news
Joe Cole starts for Chelsea as Salomon Kalou drops to the bench in a starting line-up which is otherwise unchanged from that which lost at Stamford Bridge to Liverpool on Sunday. On a four-game winning streak, Hull remain unchanged from the team which beat West Brom 3-0 on Saturday.
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1903: Now then. I'm predicting an Everton win tonight and so is the great Lawro. Fletch, meanwhile, has written another brilliant blog, this time on former Toffees midfielder Lee Carsley. You should definitely have a read. Oh, and by the way, that Geovanni quote (see 1854) was sent my way by none other than Caroline Cheese. She never stops thinking of you lot.
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1900: Stevo's Predos:
Arsenal 2-1 Tottenham
Aston Villa 2-0 Blackburn
Bolton 1-2 Everton
Fulham 1-1 Wigan
Hull City 0-2 Chelsea
Liverpool 3-1 Portsmouth
Man Utd 4-0 West Ham
Middlesbrough 1-2 Man City
Stoke City 0-1 Sunderland
Lawro's predictions

1857: "Travelled two hours in the rain last night to stand in a cow shed and watch my team fail to make the FA Cup first round proper for the first time in 83 years. The highlight of the night was stopping in Hooters."
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You're a real-life hero you are, son. I mean it.

1854: You lot seem to widely be predicting that Hull's bubble is going to burst tonight. Not so, according to the Tigers' on-fire Brazilian goal-machine Geovanni, who is targeting another huge London scalp: "Chelsea will be next, after Arsenal. Scolari is top-class but I feel sorry for him because we are going to beat his team."

1850: "I'm predicting a goalfest tonight, can't help but fear the worst for Zola, Adams, Brown and Redknapp. It's gonna be a night for the big four."
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1846: "Stevo, I notice you failed to mention that Robinho (not a world-class player according to you) scored a hat-trick at the weekend."
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Haha. I once saw Marlon Harewood score four goals against Stoke, so does that mean he's A) World-class and B) Better than Robinho?

1843: So, are you ready to get involved? I've a feeling a few of you might be around tonight, so as always, I'm dying to hear your witticisms and bantery chat. Texts (only if you leave your name, though) are happily received on 81111 and get in the mixer with the 606 crew too, they're wonderful company.
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1839: Oh, and let's not forget that Diego Armando Maradona, without a shadow of a doubt the finest footballer that ever lived, is about to become the new coach of his beloved Argentina. Can they bring the 2010 World Cup forward, do you think? Like, to now.
The Maradona Diaries

1835: I think you probably all know by now that I love football more than my own life. And by football's own admission (were it able to talk of course), it's a pretty special time right now. I mean, Beckham at Milan? Harry at Spurs? Chelsea lose at home? Forest win away? Just how many planets have to be aligned for all that to occur, I'm left wondering...

1830: Hello again. My, isn't two weeks a long time in football?

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Barclays Premier League Table
01 February 2010 22:00
    P GD PTS
1 Chelsea 23 38 54
2 Man Utd 24 36 53
3 Arsenal 24 32 49
4 Tottenham 24 20 42

5 Liverpool 24 16 41

6 Man City 22 14 41
7 Aston Villa 23 13 40
8 Birmingham 23 -1 34
9 Everton 23 -1 32
10 Blackburn 24 -15 28
11 Fulham 23 -2 27
12 Stoke 22 -7 26
13 Sunderland 23 -10 24
14 Wigan 22 -23 22
15 West Ham 23 -9 21
16 Bolton 22 -15 21
17 Wolverhampton 23 -21 21

18 Burnley 23 -23 20
19 Hull 23 -26 20
20 Portsmouth 22 -16 15

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