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Leyton Orient 0-1 Sheffield United: Russell Slade's men dumped out of Capital One Cup

Nightmare start for Leyton Orient as Michael Higdon heads only goal after two minutes  Sheffield United hold on to qualify for round four  Speculation over Orient manager ...

Stan Kroenke takes £3million out of Arsenal to the anger of fans paying high prices at the Emirates Stadium 

Stan Kroenke has never taken a dividend from American teams he owns Arsenal season ticket cost went up by 3% this season - in total this ...

Newcastle fans in cup run plea to Alan Pardew but youth will get chance at Crystal Palace

Newcastle haven't reached fifth round of domestic cup in seven years Pressure on Alan Pardew to take competitions seriously this year Pardew put out a weakened team ...

Sir Alex Ferguson tells European Ryder Cup team how to deal with expectation, reveals Rory McIlroy 

McIlroy says speech was inspirational ahead of the crucial tournament World No 1 is a huge Manchester United fan and admits he was in a trance An ...

Frank Lampard will stay at Manchester City beyond January

Frank Lampard will stay at Manchester City beyond January The City midfielder was due to only stay at the Etihad until January from new Major League ...

Sir Alex Ferguson chats with European Ryder Cup team ahead of Gleneagles showdown

Sir Alex Ferguson addressed the European team on Tuesday evening The former Manchester United manager will be at Gleneagles this week The European team took part in ...

Sunderland 1-2 Stoke: Marc Muniesa scores twice to seal win

Stoke beat Sunderland in Capital One Cup third round  Steven Fletcher and Emanuele Giaccherini missed out through injury  Jozy Altidore scored his first goal of the season ...

Luke Shaw set to make Manchester United debut against West Ham

Shaw set to make competitive debut against West Ham on Saturday Teen left back has yet to feature under Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford Shaw missed ...

Jordan Rossiter is Liverpool's second youngest goalscorer and the next Steven Gerrard 

Jordan Rossiter scored against Middlesbrough in the Capital One Cup The midfielder has been at Liverpool's academy since he was six Made debut for club's Under 18 ...

Luis Suarez to make appearance for Barcelona B against Indonesia Under 19s

Luis Enrique has confirmed Luis Suarez will feature in Barcelona B friendly match Barcelona's first team take on Malaga in La Liga on Wednesday  The Catalan giants ...

Bubba Watson plays down 'big dog' status and pledges not to be 'goofy' during Ryder Cup

USA Ryder cup captain Tom Watson described Bubba Watson as his team's 'big dog' on Tuesday  Bubba Watson dismissed the description and has promised to completely ...

Graeme McDowell: US team 'need' Ryder Cup Victory... and Europe are proud of that

Graeme McDowell claims the US team needs to win the Ryder Cup  McDowell also says Europe are proud of their favourites tag However, McDowell claims they will ...

Paul McGinley goes for safety in numbers with Ryder Cup vice captains 

Tom Watson has been accused of picking an ageing set of vice captains But Paul McGinley has gone for safety in numbers  Team Europe will have five ...

USA start with team hug for caddie Lance Bennett who arrived late for Ryder Cup because his wife died a month ago

Lance Bennett has shown up for work less than a month after unexpectedly losing his wife The caddie will carry Matt Kuchar's bags during the Ryder ...

Michael Schumacher's son, Mick, set to follow in his father's footsteps by pursuing a career in Formula One

Mick Schumacher has stated his desire to be Formula One world champion The 15-year-old, son of Michael Schumacher, was crowned World Karting Vice-Champion on Sunday Mick said ...

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell kept apart for first 2014 Ryder Cup practice round

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell were kept apart on Tuesday as Europe's players prepared for their first official practice rounds ahead of the 40th Ryder ...

Robert Pires swamped by Arsenal fans as he arrives to sign for Indian Super League side FC Goa 

Robert Pires joins Indian Super League side FC Goa Frenchman was swamped by Arsenal fans as he arrived Pires spent six years at the Gunners, winning Premier ...

United will need to spend over £100million more to be considered title contenders again, says Phil Neville

Phil Neville believes Manchester United still have more money to spend to return to being title contenders Neville was coach at United under David Moyes last ...

Five top class centre-halves Manchester United could sign to stop the rot

Man United's weaknesses in defence were exposed by Leicester City The team looked imbalanced and lacked leadership in defence Louis van Gaal spent £150m in the summer ...

Javier Hernandez double earns him a place in Real Madrid fans' hearts

Javier Hernandez came off the bench to score twice against Deportivo La Coruna Real Madrid beat Deportivo La Coruna 8-2 but Karim Benzema failed to score Carlo Ancelotti ...

Robin van Persie took Sir Alex Ferguson's retirement harder than anyone else, says Rio Ferdinand 

Queens Park Rangers defender was talking to in-house channel MUTV Rio Ferdinand left Old Trafford at the end of last season  Robin van Persie built up a ...

Arsenal to give training base a makeover as Gunners show off their financial clout

Gunners to invest funds into improving first team and academy facilities Hale End academy training facilities are already undergoing a revampPlans are also in the pipeline ...

Katherine Grainger announces comeback as rower bids to qualify for Rio de Janeiro 2016

Katherine Grainger has revealed she is coming out of retirement in a bid to qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Grainger, 38, is ...

Manchester United are receiving a dose of karma for Sir Alex Ferguson's referee intimidation

Man United lost 5-3 to Leicester City in the Premier League on SundayYou wondered how many goals United would score when they went 3-1 up Referee ...

Frank Lampard is due an appearance on the Jeremy Kyle show after cheating on Chelsea

Frank Lampard scored the equaliser in Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Chelsea on SundayThe myth that a professional footballer can love a club has been ...

Arsenal fans will never learn! Arsene Wenger does not deserve credit

Arsenal beat Aston Villa 3-0 in the Premier League at Villa Park on SaturdayMinimal expections means Arsenal fans are satisfied too easilyArsene Wenger manages the ...

Alastair Cook to stay on as England captain for World Cup in Australia and New Zealand 

Alastair Cook's place in the one-day side has come under scrutiny But the opening batsman is set to stay on as skipperEngland go to Australia and ...

Felix Magath DID tell Brede Hangeland to 'wrap his knee with quark' cheese

Felix Magath: 'He had an injury to the knee (inflammation) and I mentioned that he could try using an old technique of wrapping the knee ...

WATCH Yaya Toure slap Eden Hazard in the Manchester City tunnel during Premier League draw against Chelsea... and check out the Belgian's furious reaction until he realises rival was joking

Yaya Toure playfully slapped Eden Hazard at half-time in the Manchester City tunnelHazard initial anger quickly subsides as he realises who it was that hit ...

Leicester players blessed by Buddhist monks before the 5-3 Manchester United win

Buddhist monks blessed Leicester City's players prior to the 5-3 win against Manchester UnitedDavid Nugent and Jamie Vardy wore Buddhist necklaces after the matchThe Foxes' ...

Ross Barkley a Manchester City target after being quoted £50m for Everton star in June

Manuel Pellegrini baulked at the price asked for by Everton in the summerManchester City are set to go back in for Ross Barkley next summer Vincent Kompany thinks ...

Manchester United players demand to know 'why the f***' Louis van Gaal took off Angel di Maria

Angel di Maria was replaced with Manchester United level at 3-3Juan Mata came off the bench but United went on to lose 5-3 to LeicesterA ...

Abou Diaby will play against Southampton, reveals Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger

Abou Diaby has returned from injuryArsene Wenger said he could feature against Southampton The Gunners face Ronald Koeman's side in the Capital One CupWenger also defended ...

Nigel Pearson's innovative approach paying dividends for Leicester

Nigel Pearson watches matches from the stands for a better vantage pointThe Foxes boss has coaches next to him analysing the action on laptops He relays ...

Ronny Deila forced to name strongest Celtic team against Hearts in Scottish League Cup

Ronny Deila will name a strong side for the match against HeartsDeila's side host the Edinburgh side in the Scottish League Cup third round on Wednesday Celtic have just ...

Rio Ferdinand in the frame to be British vice-president on FIFA executive committee

Rio Ferdinand is one of four past and present footballers being consideredJim Boyce will step down next year as the British vice-presidentSix journalists will be ...

Louis van Gaal is one of the best coaches in the world but he must fix Manchester United's defence

Louis van Gaal has answers after the game but needs solutions beforeManchester United boss needs to teach his gung-ho galacticos to defendVan Gaal needs to pick ...

Lewis Hamilton puts comeback down to his father's presence after daddy of all wins in Singapore takes Briton to top of standings

Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Singapore Grand PrixBrit 'relaxed' after taking the lead in the F1 drivers' championshipsAnthony Hamilton in Singapore to watch his ...

Manchester United supporters given suspended jail sentences after mass brawl with 'Where's Wally?' stag party

Manchester United supporting family given suspended jailed sentences after having a fight with a 'Where's Wally?' stag partyJohn Eyre, his sons Jack and Rhys, and ...

Frank Lampard is the ultimate professional and Chelsea will always be his team

Frank Lampard is the ultimate professional and Chelsea will always be his clubLampard scored debut goal for Manchester City against Blues on SundayFormer Chelsea star ...

Manuel Neuer takes his sweeper-keeper role to a new level...making saves on the half-way line for Bayern Munich! 

Manuel Neuer has earned a reputation for venturing outside his areaGermany's No 1 is widely regarded as world's best goalkeeperNeuer made a save in his ...

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Joey Barton labels Mario Balotelli as 'the biggest myth in world football'

Joey Barton has described Mario Balotelli as "the biggest myth in world football", who will not be able to replace Luis Suarez at Liverpool. The Queens ...

Ed Miliband Labour conference speech: What he said...and what he meant

Ed Miliband might have fluffed his lines in his keynote speech, leaving out the minor detail of the deficit and national debt, but he did ...

F-22: America's $67 billion weapon of war spearheading fight against Isis

The F-22A Raptor made its combat debut with the US Air Force on Monday night during the first US air strikes against Isis (also known ...

Ed Miliband speech receives a Pet Shop Boys remix focusing on 'together'

He may have forgotten to mention the UK’s financial deficit in his Labour party conference speech yesterday (23 September), but Ed Miliband did remember to ...

President Obama gets flack for saluting Marines while holding a cup

President Barack Obama faced a storm in a teacup yesterday after he was seen saluting military personnel while simultaneously holding a polystyrene mug. In a video ...

Gareth speaks! The man who inspired Ed Miliband revealed

Ed Miliband's conference speech almost read like a political version of Lou Bega's Mambo No. 5: there was Josephine, Xiomara, Rosie, Elizabeth and...Gareth. It was the ...

Abu Qatada to walk free after being cleared of terrorism plot charges by Jordan court

Radical Islamic preacher Abu Qatada has been cleared of terrorism charges in Jordan after being deported from the UK following an eight-year legal battle. The 53-year-old ...

More than a quarter of mortgage borrowers at risk if rates rise

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Islamic State: Plea for West to help more than 1,000 kidnapped Yazidi women in Isis 'sex trade'

Yazidis in Iraq have made an emotional plea for the international community to help find more than 1,000 women and children kidnapped by the Islamic ...

India has success with cut price mission to Mars

Indian scientists erupted in applause and celebration today after the country successfully put a satellite into orbit around Mars – becoming only the fourth nation ...