Derby County fans had nothing but praise for manager Steve McClaren, the influential Bradley Johnson and the rejuvenated Darren Bent after the 1-0 Championship victory over Norwich City.
Lewis Hamilton snared pole for Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix but there was still a glint of destiny in the eyes of Nico Rosberg. Hamilton’s celebrations were more subdued than normal. Rosberg is the overwhelming championship favourite – the German needs to finish in the top three to secure his first title, as he has a lead of 12 points going into the last race of the year.
Aston Villa remain firmly in the hunt for a playoff spot in the Championship.
Should Manchester City-owned Patrick Roberts started for Celtic against Aberdeen in the Scottish League Cup final this afternoon?
Mark Lawrenson has offered his prediction for Southampton v Everton.
Leeds moved back into the play-off places with a narrow victory over the Millers.
Lewis Hamilton arrived on the back foot in China following successive victories for Nico Rosberg in Australia and Bahrain.
Christmas for Scotland came a month early this year and, having done so, decided to invite a few others. This nation, which until 10 years ago had barely picked up a racquet, awoke one morning last week to discover it was the proud owner of the No 1 tennis players in the world at both the singles and doubles versions of the sport.
The Liberal Democrats are to target pro-EU Labour supporters and “soft Tories” who backed remain, in a final canvassing blitz ahead of Thursday’s Richmond byelection, amid growing confidence in their camp that they are within striking distance of winning the seat.
A cross-party group of MPs will make a fresh effort to hold Tony Blair to account for allegedly misleading parliament and the public over the Iraq war.