Emmanuel Adebayor has responded to criticisms over his poor penalty which saw Tottenham crash out of the Europa League.
Clint Dempsey believes Tottenham's season will be considered a failure if they do not qualify for the Champions League.
Andre Villas-Boas believes Tottenham have raised the profile of the Europa League in England this season.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew feels his team gave it their best shot in the 1-1 draw against Benfica at St James' Park.
Ten-man Tottenham crashed out of the UEFA Europa League after going down 4-1 on penalties to Basel at St. Jakob Park.
Shola Ameobi says overcoming a two-goal deficit turned out to be 'a bridge too far' for Newcastle in the Europa League.
Newcastle bowed out of the Europa League 4-2 on aggregate to Benfica after a 1-1 draw at St James Park.
Frank Lampard is already eyeing the Europa League final after Chelsea reached the last four at Rubin Kazan's expense.
Chelsea interim boss Rafael Benitez feels his charges showed their mettle in the 3-2 defeat to Rubin Kazan.
Villas-Boas proud of Europa League exploits after going out to Basel
Chelsea reached the Europa League last four with a 5-4 aggregate win over Rubin Kazan despite defeat in Moscow.
Alan Pardew has told his players they will have to match Barcelona if they want to extend their Europa League adventure.
Fernando Torres scored twice as Chelsea beat Rubin Kazan three-one at Stamford Bridge and interim manager Rafael Benitez thinks more goals will now come from the Spaniard.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew blamed silly defensive mistakes for their three-one defeat to Benfica, but was pleased overall with their performance.
Gareth Bale's team-mates are hoping he can make a speedy recovery after he went off with an ankle injury against Basel.
Alan Pardew admits Newcastle are up against it after losing 3-1 at Benfica in the Europa League.
Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel believes the team can take heart from their comeback against Basel.
Chelsea will go into their UEFA Europa League quarter-final second leg against Rubin Kazan with a healthy 3-1 advantage.
Tottenham fought back to draw 2-2 at home to Basel in the first leg of their Europa League quarter final.
Newcastle face an uphill battle to reach the semi-finals of the Europa League after going down 3-1 to Benfica in Lisbon.