Premier League Final Day 2014/15 | Live Commentary[liveblog]
2;46pm – Hull manager Steve Bruce on the situation his team find themselves in; “We need to win, but if we do that we know it might still not be enough. But we’ve got to get on with our jobs”
2;42pm – At the other end of the table, Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is happy going into the last game; “We didn’t expect to fight until the last game for the Europa League. It’s an amazing season.”
2;41pm – Hull’s David Meyley; “We’re all in this together: players, staff, manager, fans. Everybody wants us to stay in this league”
2;40pm – Newcastle manager John Carver; “It’s in our hands, we can deal with it, we just need to take care of our result.”
2;30pm – Possibly a true Premier League moment coming up; Kevin Nolan is handed what is expected to be his last game for West Ham. Will he score his 100th Premier League goal – will it lead to Newcastle’s relegation?
2.27pm – Steve Bruce has managed teams against Man Utd in the league 20 times, winning none of those clashes. Ominous for Hull today?
2.23pm – STEVEN GERRARD, FRANK LAMPARD, DIDER DROGBA all captain their respective sides this afternoon. Fitting touch for three players leaving the Premier League this year, who have been sensational in their own right.
2:20pm – The team news is in, how will this effect the games taking place today then? 40 minutes until KICK OFF.
Liverpool XI; Mignolet; Can, Skrtel, Sakho, Moreno; Lucas, Allen; Henderson, Gerrard, Lallana; Coutinho
Stoke XI; Begovic; Cameron, Shawcross, Muniesa, Pieters; N’Zonzi, Whelan; Walters, Adam, Arnautovic; Diouf.
Burnley XI; Heaton; Trippier, Shackell, Keane, Mee; Arfield, Jones, Ulvestad, Boyd; Barnes; Ings
Aston Villa XI; Steer; Baker, Vlaar, Bacuna; Cleverley, Westwood, Delph, N’Zogbia, Grealish; Agbonlahor, Benteke
Man Utd XI; Valdes; Valencia, Smalling, Jones, Rojo; Blind, Herrera, Di Maria, Mata, Young; Rooney
Hull City XI; Harper; Dawson, Chester, McShane; Elmohamady, Huddlestone, Meyler, Quinn, Brady; N’Doye, Jelavić.
Chelsea XI; Cech; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Mikel, Matic; Cuadrado, Willian, Hazard; Drogba.
Sunderland XI; Mannone; Jones, O’Shea, Coates, van Aanholt; Larsson, Rodwell, Johnson; Fletcher, Wickham, Defoe.
Newcastle Utd XI; Krul; Janmaat, Coloccini, Williamson, Dummett; Sissoko, Anita, Colback, Gutierrez; Rivière; Cissé.
West Ham Utd XI; Adrian; Jenkinson, Burke, Reid, Cresswell; Song, Nolan, Kouyate, Downing; Valencia, Cole.
Man City XI; Hart; Zabaleta, Demichelis, Mangala, Kolarov; Fernandinho, Milner, Lampard, Toure, Silva; Aguero.
Southampton XI; K. Davis; Clyne, Fonte, Alderweireld, Bertrand; Wanyama, S. Davis, Djuričić; Mané, Long, Pellè
Arsenal XI; Ospina, Bellerin, Gabriel, Mertesacker, Gibbs; Coquelin, Cazorla, Wilshere, Ozil, Sanchez, Walcott
West Brom XI; Myhill; Dawson, McAuley, Lescott, Olsson; Fletcher, Yacob, Morrison, McManaman, Brunt; Berahino
Leicester City XI; Schmeichel; Morgan, Wasilewski, Huth; Albrighton, Cabiasso, King, Schlupp, Mahrez; Vardy, Ulla.
QPR XI; Green; Onuoha, Dunne, Hill, Suk-Young; Henry, Barton, Phillips, Fer; Grego-Cox, Austin.
Everton XI; Howard; Coleman, Stones, Jagielka, Galloway; McCarthy, Barry; Mirallas, Barkley, Osman; Lukaku.
Tottenham XI; Lloris; Dier, Vertonghen, Fazio, Bentaleb; Mason, Dembele; Chadli, Eriksen, Lamela; Kane.
Crystal Palace XI; Hennessey; Ward, Dann, Hangeland, Souare; Zaha, Jedinak, McArthur, Bolasie; Puncheon; Chamakh.
Swansea XI; Fabianski; Naughton, Fernandez, Bartley, Richards; Britton, Cork; Emnes, Dyer, Montero; Gomis.
We have two teams (Hull and Newcastle) who will be battling to survive relegation, whilst three teams (Liverpool, Southampton, Tottenham) will battle for a fifth place finish. Team news will follow shortly…
2pm; Welcome to our first LIVE article; we’ll be taking you through the twists and turns of the final day of Premier League season, we have one hour until KO across the League. Nervous? Excited?