The weekend's action in the Barclay's Premier League see's crucial clashes at the top and bottom of the League as Everton host Manchester City, Reading travel to Manchester United and Aston Villa and QPR battle near the foot of the table at Villa Park.
Two Roma fans have been arrested in connection to the recent violent assault against Tottenham Hotspur (England) fans, who were visiting Rome, to watch their side take on Lazio FC in a Europa League encounter.
Sir Alex Ferguson and a small number of his Manchester United squad sang Happy Birthday to Nelson Mandela on a warm Tuesday evening before kicking-off their soccer tour in South Africa with a 1-0 win over Amazulu.
Although this could not be billed as a David versus Goliath clash, given Stevenage's advance through the professional leagues in the past two years, it was still a remarkable achievement for the League One club to hold north London giants Tottenham.
Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has stated it "would not be fair to walk out on Spurs". The 64-year-old, recently cleared of tax evasion charges, has been the firm favourite to take on the job of England coach following Fabio Capello's resignation.
It remains to be seen why any red-blooded heterosexual male should want to spend his Saturday afternoons standing on a windswept terrace cheering on 22 blokes in shorts, but millions the world over do.
After signing for LA Galaxy from Tottenham Hotspur earlier this week, Robbie Keane wasted no time in getting off the mark, as he scored just 21 minutes into his MLS debut against San Jose Earthquakes.
Although Barcelona's classy display was the central talking point following last night's UEFA Champions League final, Alex Ferguson's decision to leave out Dimitar Berbatov ultimately raised a few eyebrows.