Liverpool bring Premier League the distance; Beggan’s futile running upfield

The race for the Premier League title goes into the final day as Liverpool did what was required against Southampton with a weakened team to set up the ultimate finale. There are many permutations, but if Manchester City beat Aston Villa, they win the league. However, should City fail to win and Liverpool beat Wolves, they win the league. Keeping their hopes alive of returning to the Premier League are Liverpool’s old 1970s rivals Nottingham Forest, who beat Sheffield United in a penalty shootout to reach the Championship playoff final in a game marred by crowd trouble. Authorities will be on the look out for bad behaviour in Seville as an estimated 100,000 Rangers fans descend on the Spanish city for the Europa League final against Eintracht Frankfurt tonight.
In his column today, Darragh Ó’Sé questions the wisdom of the new trend in Gaelic footbal …