Wigan went from FA Cup glory to relegation heartbreak last night. Also: Crocked John Terry will lift the trophy with Frank Lampard if Chelsea win tonight's Europa League final.
Roberto Martinez paid tribute to his Wigan Athletic side after their luck finally ran out when they were relegated from the Premier League after a 4-1 defeat by Arsenal, just three days after the greatest day in their history when they lifted the FA Cup. Also: Wayne Rooney is likely to perform another dramatic about-turn by committing his future to Manchester United under David Moyes.
From Wembley ecstasy, to Championship anonymity. Wigan Athletic have become the first FA Cup winners to be relegated after they ran into an Arsenal team on a mission to Europe. Also: Bayern Munich have flatly denied they are willing to offer Wayne Rooney a way out of Manchester United.
Wigan last night became the first FA Cup winners to suffer relegation in the same season. Also: John Terry faces Europa League heartbreak to convince manager Rafa Benitez to put him on the bench for the final against Benfica here tonight.
Wigan were sent crashing into the Championship last night after a crushing defeat by Arsenal. Also: David Moyes may not have been Manchester United's first choice to take over from Sir Alex Ferguson.
Wigan made unwanted history by becoming the first FA Cup winners to be relegated in the same season. Also: Stand-in skipper Frank Lampard last night revealed Chelsea have not practised penalties ahead of the Europa League final.
Arsenal finally relegated brave Wigan last night, and took a massive stride toward claiming Champions League football again next season. Also: Frank Lampard has admitted that Chelsea have not been practising penalties as they prepare to face Benfica in the Europa League final tonight.
If Wayne Rooney's time at Manchester United really is coming to a close, it seems that Bayern Munich can be struck from his list of potential destinations. Also: David Platt has resigned from Manchester City as assistant manager having declined the offer to continue, with the 46-year-old deciding that after the sacking of Roberto Mancini he would follow the Italian, who is a good friend, from the club.
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH:
Wigan Athletic made history at Wembley at the weekend, winning the first major trophy in their 81 years, and then sadly, painfully, tearfully they made more history here, becoming the first FA Cup winners to suffer relegation in the same season. Also: Roberto Mancini's dismissal as Manchester City manager has been received with "delight" and "relief" by the first-team squad and remaining members of the backroom team as a result of intense antipathy towards the Italian's dictatorial approach.