Tranmere manager Micky Mellon has told struggling Manchester United they cannot use the poor pitch as an excuse if they come unstuck in their FA Cup fourth-round match at Prenton Park....
Tottenham swept into the FA Cup fourth round as Fernando Llorente hit a hat-trick and Serge Aurier struck twice in a 7-0 rout of fourth tier minnows Tranmere on Friday....
Liverpool on Monday completed the signing of England forward Rickie Lambert from Southampton, who should bolster a strike force that almost fired the Reds to the Premier League title....
Former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy announced his retirement on Thursday....
Alex Ferguson's retirement last year left Arsene Wenger as the longest-serving manager in English football and he will mark his 1,000th match at the Arsenal helm against Chelsea this weekend....