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Pep Guardiola: Don’t ban divers - help Premier League referees keep up with play better instead

Pep Guardiola: Don’t ban divers - help Premier League referees keep up with play better instead

Pep Guardiola has suggested that banning players for diving is unnecessary, arguing that a bigger issue is the difficulty Premier League referees have keeping up with play.

The Premier League may have been long sealed, with Chelsea crowned champions of England for the sixth time in their history, but across the continent La Liga enters into its final day with everything still to play for. Manchester City take on Watford in their final game of the season and Pep Guardiola's been reflecting on the season. Share; Comments.

Hamilton Academical beat one Dundee side and set up a Scottish Premiership play-off with the other with a rousing performance at the SuperSeal Stadium to condemn Inverness to automatic relegation. Saracens' dream of the “double double”, winning both the domestic league and European titles in successive seasons, came to a heart-breaking end in the final 90 seconds of this pulsating Premiership semi-final as Exeter reached their second final in a row.

Eden Hazard admits Chelsea lacked motivation last season and says the Premier League champions will be "in trouble" next term should they let standards slip. So, exeter Chiefs go through to their second consecutive Premiership final. Now, can they go one better? Over to the Ricoh Arena to find out who they will be facing.

Arsenal's priority is simple on the final day of the Premier League season. The Gunners must beat Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday and hope for other results to go their way in order to qualify for next season's UEFA Champions League. There isn't much on the line on the final weekend of this season's Premier League, so we thought we'd take a look back at when the last day was genuinely thrilling.

Joel Pereira - the U23s goalkeeper drafted in for Manchester United's final Premier League game of the season - wants to repay Jose Mourinho for the call-up. Exeter are winning the scrum battle and bettering Saracens in most collisions. Can they keep it going to land an upset? Wonderful resilience from Exeter to get back to 6-6.
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