Top Four

  • CSK, RCB edging the battle for play-offs? May 10, 2012

    With just a few games to go until the league stage of this year’s IPL comes to an end, it is still difficult to draw a clear picture of the four teams that will get a shot at glory in the tournament. Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders have set...
  • Spurs back in top four after 2-0 win over Blackburn April 29, 2012

    London: Tottenham returned to the top four of the English Premier League on Sunday with a one-sided 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Blackburn Rovers. Spurs dominated the match at White Hart Lane but managed only a 22nd-minute goal by Rafael van der Vaart until Kyle Walker's 30-yard free kick 15 minutes from...
  • Bale may quit if Spurs fail to finish in top four April 28, 2012

    London: Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has thrown his future at the club in doubt by suggesting that he may look to leave White Hart Lane should Spurs fail to qualify for next year’s Champions League. The Welshman lit up last season’s competition with a number of impressive performances, including a hat-trick...
  • 'Tough run-in will bring the best out of Arsenal' April 2, 2012

    London: Robin van Persie has claimed that facing some of the Premier League’s toughest sides during the run-in is a bonus for Arsenal in their bid to finish in the top four. The Gunners currently occupy third place, the final automatic qualification spot for the Champions League, but Saturday’s 2-1 loss...