West Ham United are firmly in the running for a Champions League place this season with eight Premier League games left to go.
It was perhaps to the detriment of others involved in matches taking place at the time that the focus on the second afternoon of the WGC-Match Play Championship surrounded whether one player would take to the course at all.
There was always the probability familiar comforts were all Jordan Spieth required to kick-start his year. In his back yard of Texas, Spieth is more the home star than the lone one.
“Johan Cruyff was not scared of anything,” Txiki Begiristain recalls.
The midfielder has not featured for Arsenal this season, but could be in Roy Hodgson's plans.
Rangers boss Mark Warburton will watch Celtic in Scottish Premiership action once or twice before meeting the Bhoys in a Scottish Cup semi-final.
Arsenal have been linked with Everton’s John Stones.
The forward has failed to impress again this season.
David Sullivan hopes Manuel Lanzini becomes a West Ham legend.