Preston manager Alex Neil blamed the speculation over his future for his side’s 4-1 Sky Bet Championship defeat against West Brom, the club that he has been linked with.
Reading manager Jose Gomes praised the bravery of his players as they held on to gain a hard-earned 2-1 Championship victory over Brentford at the Madejski Stadium.
Ipswich manager Paul Lambert said he and his team were left feeling “gut-wrenched” and “horrible” following the 1-1 draw with Birmingham which confirmed their relegation to Sky Bet League One.
Hull manager Nigel Adkins could not believe his team left Middlesbrough pointless after a couple of big incidents in their 1-0 defeat at the Riverside Stadium.
Ralph Hasenhuttl believes he has built a “special relationship” with Nathan Redmond to coax the best out of the Southampton forward.
Chris Hughton admitted Brighton self-destructed as they crashed to their heaviest defeat at the Amex Stadium.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino hopes Lucas Moura’s hat-trick in the 4-0 win against Huddersfield can inspire him to fill the void left by Harry Kane.
Hearts boss Craig Levein hailed his players for refusing to buckle to the pressure as they shrugged off first-half nerves to book their place in next month’s William Hill Scottish Cup final.
Boss Rafael Benitez hinted he is preparing to stay at Newcastle and believes his future will be resolved quicker with the Magpies on the brink survival.
Unai Emery praised Aaron Ramsey following Arsenal’s Europa League victory over Napoli and insists the Juventus-bound midfielder is only thinking about finishing the season well with the Gunners.
Benfica coach Bruno Lage has urged another “high level” performance from his team when they take a 4-2 lead into next week’s Europa League quarter-final second leg clash against Eintracht Frankfurt.
Valencia manager Marcelino heaped praise on goalkeeper Neto and admitted their 3-1 Europa League quarter-final victory over local rivals Villarreal flattered his side.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was frustrated with Manchester United’s inability to take their chances after defeat to Barcelona but insisted they are capable of another memorable comeback.
Neil Harris and John Eustace both took positives from the goalless draw between relegation battlers Millwall and Queens Park Rangers at The Den.
Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri praised Ajax and Frenkie De Jong after seeing his side battle to a 1-1 draw in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final in Amsterdam.
Norwich manager Daniel Farke felt hard done by after seeing his Sky Bet Championship leaders held to a 2-2 draw by Reading in a dramatic game at Carrow Road.
Dean Smith hailed Aston Villa’s character after they came from behind with 10 men to beat Rotherham 2-1 at the New York stadium.
Hull boss Nigel Adkins is refusing to rule out his side from gatecrashing the Sky Bet Championship play-offs after the 2-1 win over Wigan.
Boss Chris Wilder vowed to keep his cool after Sheffield United’s automatic promotion hopes suffered a blow at Birmingham.
Swansea manager Graham Potter hailed Dan James’ performance as the best he has ever seen and declared him “above the Championship” as he starred in a 3-1 win over nine-man Stoke.