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It’s time to shape up or ship out for two sides in the couple of Europa League semi-finals on the horizon to be played on Thursday evening. Celta need to score without reply to level things up, whilst Lyon will be hoping the big man upstairs is looking down on them. They need three to progress to the Final – and with Alexandre Lacazette leading the line, would you bet against them getting the job done?

Two ties that are potentially out of reach for both Monaco and Atletico Madrid, it will need two cracking results if the underdog duo are to fight it out in the Final in Cardiff later this month. Both don’t have a goal to show for their first leg efforts, but this is the Champions League, this is knockout time and an early goal could really change things.

Both ties are still all to play for in the Sky bet League One play-offs as four sides bid to make it into the final at Wembley Stadium later in the month. It will be tense, players will be celebrating and players will be heartbroken later on Sunday, but who? Read on to work it out for yourself!

Okay, we'll get straight to it and give you it straight. We haven't picked any big games for this week's Continental Breakfast. We've picked absolutely mahoosive ones! Title hopes and European football in the 2017-18 campaign could come down to one slip up, one moment of magic, a howler from a goalkeeper or a wonder strike. It's exciting times and even more exciting to be taking in jaunts to Italy, Spain and Germany for a fantastic foursome.

The final week of the regular Football League season is upon us. There'll be heartbreak and tears for sure this weekend as teams aim for titles, a play-off finish and to survive in their respective divisions. There's no going back from here an no extra games - unless you do indeed make it in the play-offs. So, we've picked out our five picks to add on to your accumulator. Get on them if you dare!

Another week in the Premier League and another London derby on the cards.

StanJames' Premier League Predictor Competition | Week 36

As the season nears its climax the intensity of battle doesn't diminish a jot as

It’s do or die time in League One. The play-offs are here as four clubs battle it out to be that side who earns promotion to the Championship. Okay, it’s not quite the £150m shootout that the Championship play-off Final is, but it means a lot. Can Fleetwood reach the second tier for the first time in their history or will Scunthorpe, Millwall or Bradford mark a return to the Championship following a number of years away?

Darts | Premier League Week Fourteen | Preview and Tips

Week fourteen of The Premier League Darts already and Sheffield plays host to the boys on the oche as heavyweight rivals Michael van Gerwen and Phil Taylor cross

Two places in the Final, four sides from four different countries battling it out to get into the last two in the competition. Finally, the Europa League - which started way back in July 2016, is hotting up. Manchester United are the English representatives in the BTEC Champions League competition, and there are also sides from the Netherlands, France and Spain. Let battle commence.

If Carlsberg did decent Champions League semi-finals, then this Madrid derby would probably be one of them. Of course, other beers are available, but this one sees two young managers in Real’s Zinedine Zidane and Atleti’s Diego Simeone go head to head in this first leg tie in a bid to take on either Monaco or Juventus in the Final in Cardiff.

Derbies galore are taking place across Europe this weekend. We've the big one over in Rome between Roma and Lazio, before taking in the Barcelona derby over in Spain. We've also got a huge match in France along with Napoli tackling Inter Milan, who are battling to gain a place in Europe by sneaking higher up the table in Serie A...

Squeeky bum time for a number of the sides in the Football League this weekend. Time's running out for one of our picks, whilst at the same time Jaap Stam is making violent threats.

StanJames' Premier League Predictor Competition | Week 35

It's a heavyweight weekend of action, and we're not talking about the Joshua v Klitchsko fight (nor the belting Big John's going to take wh

It's a must-win midweek for Spurs, surely as they look to take down the team that beat them at Wembley at the weekend as the race for the title hots up. One thing that probably won't hot up though is the Riverside.

The Europa League is finally starting to hot up as we head into the second legs of four finely poised clashes in the competition, which includes Manchester United, who see winning the tournament as their best chance of playing Champions League football at Old Trafford again. Jose Mourinho will be taking it seriously, and there's no doubt the rest of the sides will be too. It won't be easy for Jose and his troops...

StanJames' Premier League Predictor Competition | Week 34

The FA CUP semi-finals will grab the headlines this weekend, but

Another night means another evening of football and two more Champions League games with both sides having their sights fiurmly set on progression to the semi-finals of the competion, where they'll join Leicester or Atletico and one of Real Madrid and Bayern Munich!...


It's do or die time in the Champions League second legs this week. Eight into four won't go as a number of top sides in Europe look to seal progress to the semi-finals of the competition and we've a couple of juicy ties with Leicester tackling Atletico on home turf and there's the small matter of Real Madrid vs. Bayern Munich at the Bernabeu...

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