GOOD PEOPLE IN MORNING
There will be two minutes of silence before every EFL match this weekend following Prince Philip’s death.
An EFL statement read: “Following the sad departure of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, EFL can confirm that there will be two minutes of silence in front of all EFL devices taking place tonight. and at the end of the week (April 9-10).
“The players, coaches and match officials will also wear armbands as a homage to the late Duke.”
In the Premier League, Wolves broke Fulham’s heart with a crisp victory at Craven Cottage last night.
Adama Traore shot the ball into the corner in the 92nd minute to help Nuno Espirito Santo secure a 1-0 victory.
This move leaves Fulham three points away from safety with only six games remaining behind Newcastle in 17th place.
Wolves advanced to 12th place with a win.
Elsewhere, Jose Mourinho told Ole Gunnar Solskjaer that Sir Alex Ferguson would never support his claim that titles are for the ego.
Tottenham manager Mourinho delved into his Manchester United successor ahead of their Prem clash this weekend.
Solskjaer – useless since he took over the Portuguese in December 2018 – has said ahead of United’s FA Cup quarter-final against Leicester that the trophies are a “sort of ego”.
He also argued on how the tournament ending is a real barometer of progress. But Mourinho retaliated: “That is his opinion. But I’m pretty sure his big boss Sir Alex took a different view on that.
“But I respect what Solskjaer thinks. I think differently. That’s not the problem, he’s not disrespectful.
“But, I repeat, I believe his big boss, and the biggest man in Premier League history, has a different view on that matter.”
At Man City, Pep Guardiola will have no problems if Sergio Aguero decides to stay in the Premier League this summer.
At Chelsea, Thomas Tuchel told Tammy Abraham that there is no easy way back to the club.
And Frank Lampard revealed he has received a number of ‘flattering’ offers to return to management – but ‘they are not entirely consistent’ with the Blues legend.
At Arsenal Mikel Arteta urged Thomas Partey to step up and showed why Arsenal put in so much effort to sign him.
And finally, Troy Deeney says football players should continue to knee next season.