Manuel Almunia says there are no signs of nerves in the Watford squad as they prepare for Monday's £120m showdown with Crystal Palace.
Lee Kendall has been appointed as Bristol City's new goalkeeping coach.
Sheffield United defender Tony McMahon is hoping to be fit for the start of next season after being told he does not require surgery.
Carlisle defender Danny Livesey has been earmarked for a more influential role at the club next season after signing a 12-month extension to his contract.
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez insists he will wait to see if chairman Dave Whelan meets his demands before putting pen to paper.
Darryl Flahavan is set to sign a new Bournemouth contract within the next two weeks as Eddie Howe's men prepare for life in the npower Championship.
Leon Osman insists the security of his contract extension does not mean he can ease off with the impending arrival of a new manager.
Lee Croft has denied Oldham's claim that he turned down the club's offer of a new contract.
Hoffenheim's coach Markus Gisddol feels his side are in a "comfortable position" at the midway stage of their Bundesliga play-off.
Manchester City caretaker boss Brian Kidd says Vincent Kompany is still struggling with the calf problem he picked up back in January.
Local player Ryan Palmer leads the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas, by one shot following a first round eight-under 62.
England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed that Kevin Pietersen 'is progressing well' in his recovery from a knee injury.
Stoke are understood to have spoken to Mark Hughes about their managerial vacancy, but he is thought to be one of several contenders.
Groningen skipper Kees Kwakman is eyeing a move abroad after confirming his intention to quit the Eredivisie club.
Joseph Mills is set to sign a new contract at Burnley following his release from Reading.
Everybody at Chelsea is looking forward to the anticipated return of Jose Mourinho, according to striker Demba Ba.
Liverpool's Jose Enrique admits Luis Suarez could play for any team in the world but he hopes the striker will stay at Anfield.
Jenson Button says he has been encouraged by McLaren's improvements so far this week in Monaco.
Paul Wellens says St Helens need to continue their momentum when they meet Warrington following last week's win at Leeds.
Scunthorpe have confirmed the appointment of Peter Swann as the club's new chairman.