A round-up of sports headlines from the weekend:
- O’Driscoll revels in Slam triumph: Ireland captain Brian O’Driscoll reveals his relief after a thrilling win over Wales clinched their first Grand Slam for 61 years.
- Ferguson angry at Rooney red card: Man Utd boss Sir Alex Ferguson accepts his side deserved to lose at Fulham, but is angry at the decision to send off Wayne Rooney.
- Hiddink hints title bid is over: Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink gives the biggest hint yet that his side’s title challenge is over after they lose 1-0 at Spurs.
- Steven Gerrard inspires Liverpool’s title charge as Aston Villa are thrashed: Liverpool 5 Aston Villa 0 – Liverpool inspired by Steven Gerrard moved to within a point of Manchester United by dismantling Aston Villa (and have a better goal difference).
- ECB bosses return for IPL talks: England and Wales Cricket Board officials will meet figures form the Indian Premier League this week to discuss the possibility of hosting the tournament – this would be awesome.
- Are Manchester United running out of steam?: The title race is back on after Manchester United lost consecutive league games for the first time since 2005. Is their heavy schedule starting to cost them?
- Ryan Giggs a force for good in tackling game’s ‘dark side’: Gordon Taylor says players must take lead in showing restraint.