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Football: Swansea all at sea again

Police were last night called to break up a demonstration of around 50 Swansea fans after their team's 4-1 FA Cup defeat by Peterborough at the Vetch Field.

The supporters were shouting for the resignations of the Welsh club's board after the Swans' latest humiliation. The club are just five places off the bottom of the Third Division and this week they placed eight first- team players on the transfer list. Steve Castle scored two goals for Peterborough while Swansea had striker Richard Appleby sent off.

Bristol Rovers player-manager Ian Holloway kept his side in the Cup with a goal three minutes from the end of last night's other first-round match.

He curled a 30-yard shot past Jim Stannard after Ade Akinbiyi's 82nd- minute strike looked to have put Gillingham into the second round.