Both men were forced off with injuries during Liverpool's FA Cup final victory over Chelsea. Salah was the first casualty, as a groin injury ended his Wembley appearance in the opening half. Van Dijk, on the other hand, came off in extra time after sustaining a knee injury.
Matt Campbell won the opening event following a 7-4 victory over Danny Baggish in the final. While Baggish showed some resistance, the early advantage proved too big to overcome as Campbell sealed the win with a 98 average. The Ginja Ninja, who has made three PDC world championship appearances in his career, endured a shocker in the early rounds of the second event as he fell to a 5-0 defeat at the hands of Steve Warnock.
Chelsea and Liverpool meet once again at Wembley as they look to secure FA Cup glory in this afternoon’s final. The two sides played out an eventful 120 minutes earlier this season in the Carabao Cup final, which ultimately saw Liverpool come out on top as Kepa Arrizabalaga came off the bench to have a penalty shoot-out to forget. Since then, the talk has been of a quadruple for Jurgen Klopp’s side and those hopes still remain alive, even if the Premier League seems to be slipping away from the Reds.
Cristiano Ronaldo has given the biggest indication yet he is set to stay at Manchester United. Despite a productive season on the individual front for the 37-year-old, one in which he has scored 18 Premier League goals, much has been made about Ronaldo’s future. United have gone five years without winning a major trophy and will record their lowest points tally of the Premier League era on the back of last weekend’s 4-0 thrashing at Brighton.
New Zealander is impressive and his appointment as head coach may prove to be an inspired decision – but it is extraordinary, given that he has not done a lot of coaching Brendon McCullum has a record of taking a limited pool of players and getting the most out of them. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Having rolled the dice on an untested director of cricket in Rob Key, the England and Wales Cricket Board has kept gambling. Ben Stokes has had only one first-class game as captain but he is a very p