Morning Sports Update

SOCCER

There were fireworks on and off the pitch at Anfield last night.

Celebrations went deep into the night after Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson finally got his hands on the Premier League trophy.

It all followed a 5-3 victory for the champions at home to Chelsea.

Before the festivities at Anfield, Manchester United played out a 1-1 draw with West Ham at Old Trafford.

It means both United and Chelsea need only to draw their final games of the season on Sunday.

However, a Leicester win over United at the King Power Stadium will throw the cat among the pigeons.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer doesn’t want caution on the final day.

Republic of Ireland striker Callum Robinson played a key role as West Brom secured automatic promotion from the Championship.

He scored their second in a 2-2 draw with QPR.

Brentford and Fulham wil be joined in the playoffs by Cardiff and Swansea.

Nottingham Forest dropped from fifth to seventh over the course of a 4-1 defeat at home to Stoke and miss the playoffs by goal difference alone.

RACING

There’s an eight-race card at Leopardstown this afternoon that gets underway at 1.

There are also eight races down for decision at Limerick with the first off at a quarter-to-5.

SNOOKER

Fergal O’Brien is in World Championship qualifier action this afternoon.

He takes on Ross Bulman’s first round conqueror Rod Lawler from 1.30.