West Ham supporters let themselves down by attacking Manchester United's team bus, but not all of them...
HITC Sport understands talks took place before last week's decider
The Leeds United head coach was the heavy favourite following Gus Poyet's decision to move elsewhere.
Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe has been in fine form this season, and Paul Merson believes Chelsea should look to sign him.
Tony Adams is in negotiations with Brondby about becoming their manager. The former Arsenal centre-half, who is the director of football at Gabala in Azerbaijan, is the favourite to take over from the interim coach, Aurelijus Skarbalius, at the end of the season.
The English referee has been picked to officiate the clash between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.
Normally when a leading player suddenly is missing a coach, candidates move from the shadows to centre stage as if auditioning for a Hollywood movie. But John McEnroe has been unusually quiet this week; perhaps he no longer wants to coach Andy Murray.
Roger Federer, who has just overtaken Andy Murray as world No2 despite injury worries that have restricted him to three matches since the Australian Open in January, could pull out of his third tournament of the season here in Rome on Wednesday.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly interested in becoming Everton manager.
Roy Hodgson has delayed naming his England squad for Euro 2016 until Monday.