Two London powers face a race to stay alive for their lofty season goals, while two Northeast sides see their last chances to claim hope for another year in the Premier League. No team has looked better than Spurs lately, though Palace won’t be bowed by a big name or good form.
Deontay Wilder has expressed his desire to fight Anthony Joshua after his bout with Wladimir Klitschko on 29 April and believes a bout between him and the Watford-born boxer would prove to be one of the greatest in recent boxing history. The WBC heavyweight champion, who made light work of Gerald Washington in February, spoke of his desire to ''scrap'' with both Joshua and Klitschko, who will try and reclaim the IBF heavyweight belt at Wembley Stadium.
Sam Allardyce is feeling strong these days (and every day). The Crystal Palace manager is disappointed in referee Jon Moss after the head official failed to give Victor Wanyama a second yellow card following a tackle on Andros Townsend in the first half of Spurs’ 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Sitting on yellow for a foul on Luka Milivojevic, Wanyama slid late on Townsend. The midfielder certainly made sure it looked worse than it was, but even without the tomfoolery it could’ve been a yellow. [ RECAP: Palace 0-1 Spurs | Pochettino reacts ] Moss instead gave Wanyama a talking-to, and Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino subbed the fiery midfielder at halftime. Allardyce isn’t too happy,