- Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said he used Hillsborough campaigner Margaret Aspinall's inspiring words to motivate his team for Sunday's 3-2 victory at Norwich City that gave them a five-point lead at the top of the Premier League table.
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- Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has labelled Sunday's Premier League relegation clash at Sunderland "a proper cup final" and believes two wins from their final three matches will be enough to avoid the drop.
BRASILIA - As if worrying about unfinished stadiums and overcrowded airports wasn't enough, the upcoming football World Cup will give Brazilian policymakers another headache: an inflation spike.
- Ajax Amsterdam fans who threw fireworks on to the pitch which led to Sunday's Dutch Cup final against PEC Zwolle to be halted twice will be punished, Dutch FA (KNVB) director Bert van Oostveen said.
- Former Argentine international playmaker Pablo Aimar has been dumped by his frustrated Malaysian club JDT after the 34-year-old's injury problems sidelined him for most of the campaign.
By Scott Malone, Svea Herbst-Bayliss and Richard Valdmanis
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.