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Football: Rennes edge past Angers to reach final

Two-time French Cup winners Rennes reached the final of this season's competition with a nervy 3-2 win over Ligue 2 side Angers on Tuesday. Rennes, who won the Cup in 1965 and 1971, will hope for better luck in the final on May 3 than their last visit to the Stade de France in last season's League Cup final where they lost 1-0 against Saint-Etienne.

Football: Rennes edge past Angers to reach final

Two-time French Cup winners Rennes reached the final of this season's competition with a nervy 3-2 win over Ligue 2 side Angers on Tuesday. Rennes, who won the Cup in 1965 and 1971, will hope for better luck in the final on May 3 than their last visit to the Stade de France in last season's League Cup final where they lost 1-0 against Saint-Etienne.

Football: Odemwingie maintains hot scoring streak

Nigerian Peter Odemwingie scored his third goal in as many matches to give Stoke City a 1-0 English Premier League victory over Hull City at the weekend. Compatriot Chinedu Obasi contributed a goal and an assist as third-place Schalke triumphed 2-0 against Hertha Berlin in the German Bundesliga. There were plenty of African goals in the French Ligue 1, including a stoppage-time winner from Ivorian Salomon Kalou for Lille. ENGLAND PETER ODEMWINGIE (Stoke City)

Football: Rennes find the winning momentum

Rennes finally strung together two consecutive Ligue 1 victories with a confident 3-0 home success against Bastia on Sunday that moved them clear of the drop zone. It was the first time this season that the Brittany outfit achieved three straight wins in all including their French Cup quarter-final success over Lille on Thursday. The hosts dominated from the outset with Romain Alessandrini opening the scoring after 14 minutes and Swedish striker Ola Toivonen doubling their advantage on 28 minutes.

Football: English Premier League results

English Premier League result on Sunday: Fulham 1 (Dejagah 71) Everton 3 (Stockdale 50-og, Mirallas 79, Naismith 87) Playing later (1600 GMT): Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur Playing Monday (2000 GMT): Sunderland v West Ham United Played Saturday: Arsenal 1 (Flamini 53) Manchester City 1 (Silva 18) Crystal Palace 1 (Terry 52-og) Chelsea 0 Manchester United 4 (Rooney 20, 45-pen, Mata 57, Hernandez 90) Aston Villa 1 (Westwood 13)

Football: English Premier League results

English Premier League result on Sunday: Fulham 1 (Dejagah 71) Everton 3 (Stockdale 50-og, Mirallas 79, Naismith 87) Playing later (1600 GMT): Liverpool v Tottenham Hotspur Playing Monday (2000 GMT): Sunderland v West Ham United Played Saturday: Arsenal 1 (Flamini 53) Manchester City 1 (Silva 18) Crystal Palace 1 (Terry 52-og) Chelsea 0 Manchester United 4 (Rooney 20, 45-pen, Mata 57, Hernandez 90) Aston Villa 1 (Westwood 13)

Football: English Premier League results -- collated

Collated English Premier League results on Saturday: Arsenal 1 (Flamini 53) Manchester City 1 (Silva 18) Crystal Palace 1 (Terry 52-og) Chelsea 0 Manchester United 4 (Rooney 20, 45-pen, Mata 57, Hernandez 90) Aston Villa 1 (Westwood 13) Southampton 4 (Rodriguez 45, 89, Lambert 49, Lallana 70) Newcastle 0 Stoke 1 (Odemwingie 62) Hull 0 Swansea 3 (De Guzman 30, 38, Routledge 75) Norwich 0 West Brom 3 (Amalfitano 2, Dorrans 9, Thievy 90+4) Cardiff 3 (Mutch 30, Caulker 73, Daehli 90+5) Playing Sunday

Football: English Premier League results -- 1st update

English Premier League results on Saturday: Crystal Palace 1 (Terry 52-og) Chelsea 0 Manchester United 4 (Rooney 20, 45-pen, Mata 57, Hernandez 90) Aston Villa 1 (Westwood 13) Southampton 4 (Rodriguez 45, 89, Lambert 49, Lallana 70) Newcastle 0 Stoke 1 (Odemwingie 62) Hull 0 Swansea 3 (De Guzman 30, 38, Routledge 75) Norwich 0 West Brom 3 (Amalfitano 2, Dorrans 9, Thievy 90+4) Cardiff 3 (Mutch 30, Caulker 73, Daehli 90+5) Playing later Arsenal v Manchester City (1730GMT) Playing Sunday

Football: Diarra returns to Fulham after year out

Former Real Madrid and Lyon midfielder Mahamadou Diarra has returned to Fulham on a short-term contract, the Premier League strugglers announced on Wednesday. The 32-year-old Mali international was released by Fulham at the end of the 2012-13 season and has not played a professional game since December 2012 due to a longstanding knee problem. However, he has been given a contract until the end of the current campaign after proving his fitness and will be paid depending on the number of first-team appearances he makes.

Football: Chelsea v Galatasaray starting line-ups

Starting line-ups in the Champions League last 16 second-leg match between Chelsea and Galatasaray at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday: Chelsea (4-2-3-1) Petr Cech; Branislav Ivanovic, Gary Cahill, John Terry, Cesar Azpilicueta; Ramires, Frank Lampard; Eden Hazard, Oscar, Willian; Samuel Eto'o Coach: Jose Mourinho Galatasaray (4-3-1-2) Fernando Muslera; Emmanuel Eboue, Alex Telles, Aurelien Chedjou, Semih Kaya; Felipe Melo, Selcuk Inan, Yekta Kurtulus; Wesley Sneijder; Didier Drogba, Burak Yilmaz Coach: Roberto Mancini
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