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Monday 12 November 2012

Matchweek 11: Premier League press conferences

Barclays Premier League managers meet the press ahead of of this weekend's encounters

All matches this weekend will honour those who died in conflict

Everton, Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion are three of the 12 clubs involved in 3pm kick-offs as Matchweek 11 of the Barclays Premier League gets under way on Saturday.

You can catch up on all the latest news ahead of the weekend's matches on's Matchday Live. Only with Matchday Live can you see all the press conferences from the managers, where they provide the latest injury news, their insight on the weekend's match ahead and other topics.

Saturday 10 November 2012

3pm unless stated

Arsenal v Fulham | #ARSFUL | Matchday Live >>

Arsene Wenger (ARS) on Arsenal's injury news, the goalkeeping pecking order, his chat with Roy Hodgson and his side’s recent "flat" performances at home.

Martin Jol (FUL) with the latest injury news, the need for more warriors in his team, the similarities between Everton and Arsenal and Arsenal’s hopes of being a top four club.


Everton v Sunderland | #EVESUN | Matchday Live >>

David Moyes (EVE) on Leon Osman's being named in the England squad, what he thinks of his side's recent form and why Sunderland are a difficult side to play.

Martin O'Neill (SUN) on surviving in the Barclays Premier League, Everton's great start to the season and Sunderland’s need to create more chances.


Reading v Norwich City | #RDGNOR | Matchday Live >>

Brian McDermott (RDG) talks about losing Alex McCarthy, his optimism and the need to keep clean sheets.

Chris Hughton (NOR) on Russell Martin’s injury, the win against Stoke, the growing confidence of the team, Reading’s ability to score.


Southampton v Swansea | #SOUSWA | Matchday Live >>

Nigel Adkins (SOU) on the return of key players, how much he is relishing his challenging job and what he is doing to avoid Groundhog Day.

Michael Laudrup (SWA) on Chico Flores’s injury, the perils of playing smaller teams and how he has to get his team to focus.


Stoke City v QPR | #STKQPR | Matchday Live >>

Tony Pulis (QPR) on Rory Delap’s injury, Ryan Shawcross’s future, the team needing luck in front of goal and Queens Park Rangers.

Mark Hughes (QPR) on getting players back from injury, why he's hopeful of turning the club's fortunes around and the respect he has for Stoke City.


Wigan Athletic v West Brom | #WIGWBA | Matchday live >>

Roberto Martinez (WIG) on Wigan’s injuries, his side's improving fortunes, Peter Odimwingie and why West Brom are the team to beat.

Steve Clarke (WBA) on Ben Foster's trip to see a specialist for a groin injury, not looking too far ahead and why Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is a pioneer.


5.30pm Aston Villa v Man Utd | #AVLMUN | Matchday Live >>

Paul Lambert (AVL) on his side's injuries, the improving form of Gabby Agbonlahor, why Villa are feeling buoyant and Sir Alex Ferguson's 26-year Manchester United career.

Sir Alex Ferguson (MUN) on the injury concerns over Jonny Evans, his side's attacking threat and why he likes taking his side to Villa Park.


Sunday 11 November 2012

1.30pm Manchester City v Tottenham | #MCITOT | Matchday Live >>

David Platt (MCI) on the latest injury involving David Silva and Maicon, Mario Balotelli’s goal drought and the attacking threat posed by Spurs.

Andre Villas-Boas (TOT) on returning to winning ways, Tottenham’s mental strength, playing with a two-pronged strike-force and the prospect of facing the champions.

3pm Newcastle United v West Ham | #NEWWHU | Matchday Live >>

Alan Pardew (NEW) on tweaking his side's recovery programme, the qualities of Sammy Ameobi and the threat posed by former player Andy Carroll.

Sam Allardyce (WHU) on defensive injuries, Andy Carroll's goal-drought and the reception he, Carroll and Kevin Nolan can expect on their return to Tyneside.


4pm Chelsea v Liverpool | #CHELIV | Matchday Live >>

Roberto Di Matteo (CHE) on John Terry’s availability, the intense competition for places at Stamford Bridge and how Liverpool always seem to save their best for Chelsea matches.

Brendan Rodgers (LIV) on Pepe Reina's availability, what he thought of his side's display against Anzhi and the difficulty of facing Chelsea's front three.

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Key Points

  • The Barclays Premier League has its eleventh matchweek this weekend
  • Follow all the previews and pre-match press conferences here
  • Matchday Live offers insight to previous encounters and gives you the chance to predict the results