Date: 4th May 2006 at 9:32am
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United play Charlton at Old Trafford on Sunday for the final game of the season. The London club are in turmoil, having confirmed Alan Curbishley will leave the club at the end of the season – but the manager insists he will not be taking charge of England.


Arsenal v Wigan Athletic 15.00

Aston Villa v Sunderland 15.00

Blackburn v Man City 15.00

Bolton v Birmingham 15.00

Everton v West Brom 15.00

Fulham v Middlesbro’ 15.00

Man Utd v Charlton 15.00

Newcastle v Chelsea 15.00

Portsmouth v Liverpool 15.00

West Ham v Tottenham 15.00


The impromptu, and somewhat unexpected, announcement was made prior to Saturday’s clash with Blackburn by Addicks chairman Richard Murray who revealed Curbishley was to step down.

Curbishley: ‘It’s nothing to do with any outside influences whatsoever – I don’t think I was ever in the running (for the job).’