Simon Mignolet interview: Liverpool goalkeeper has a new mantra - think less, act more

Belgian lost his form – and place – because he was over-analysing his options in Liverpool’s goal, he realised when his observant fiancée told him. Now, he’s back and, he tells Ian herbert, relying on his instincts as he prepares to face Crystal Palace in the FA Cup

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FA Cup sixth-round draw: When is it?

The fifth round begins tomorrow

Arsenal vs Middlesbrough: Olivier Giroud almost joined Sunday's opponents before heading to Montpellier

The Frenchman was also being tracked by Celtic

Wojciech Szczesny will start for Arsenal against Middlesbrough
Alexis Sanchez has recovered from a hamstring injury

Alexis Sanchez injury latest: Arsenal forward provides boost ahead of FA Cup tie

Chile international should be available for match against Middlesbrough

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal leaves the field after the Burnley win
Aitor Karanka

Arsenal vs Middlesbrough: Boro all in it together as Aitor Karanka puts team first ahead of FA Cup tie

The club’s first foreign manager and Jose Mourinho’s former assistant has taken them to Championship summit and an FA Cup tie with Arsenal by extolling the virtues of teamwork. Michael Walker reports from a very happy Riverside

Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring Liverpool’s 90th-minute winner in the 2-1 FA Cup victory over Bolton

Liverpool can go on and win FA Cup after Bolton scare, says Simon Mignolet

The Reds were nearly beaten in their fourth round replay before a couple of late goals

Former Manchester United footballer Phil Neville

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Fans didn't take too kindly to Neville's commentary during the FA Cup fourth round replay

Philippe Coutinho celebrates scoring Liverpool’s 90th-minute winner in the 2-1 FA Cup victory over Bolton

Bolton Wanderers vs Liverpool: Philippe Coutinho 'will become world class in next couple of years', claims Brendan Rodgers

Manager compares forward to former Anfield striker Luis Suarez

Philippe Coutinho, centre, enjoys his late winner with Alberto Moreno (left) and Raheem Sterling

Bolton Wanderers vs Liverpool match report: Philippe Coutinho stuns Bolton as Reds leave it late to keep season alive

Bolton Wanderers 1 Liverpool 2: Spectacular strike in added time sees visitors reach fifth round on FA Cup

West Ham striker Diafra Sakho was ruled out of the tournament with a back injury (Getty)

West Ham escape FA Cup expulsion but still punished by Fifa over Diafra Sakho

The striker failed to link up with the Senegal squad for the African Cup of Nations but was back scoring for the Hammers by the end of January

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Fulham make TWO errors in FA Cup defeat by advertising tickets for match in JANUARY

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Fulham players show the softer side of football after goalkeeper's own goal

Many will focus on Marcus Bettinelli's howler - but they should watch how his teammates responded to the mistake

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Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi ahead of their Champions League tie with Manchester City at the Etihad
He then greeted Lionel Messi and Co as they boarded
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Chelsea star turns his nose up after taking (very) large gulp of bubbly
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Chelsea fans wave flags before kick-off at Wembley
A group of four football fans, said to be Chelsea supporters, are being investigated by the Police
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Terry's children Summer and George asleep after win against Tottenham
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Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi ahead of their Champions League tie with Manchester City at the Etihad
He then greeted Lionel Messi and Co as they boarded
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Raphael Varane remains on Jose Mourinho's wish list
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Fifa president Sepp Blatter in Northern Ireland on Saturday
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Eden Hazard enjoys a laugh at Chelsea’s Cobham training ground this week
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A couple appear on the Charlton pitch appearing to have sex
Championship side own up to viral video of couple having sex on The Valley stadium pitch
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Sepp Blatter at the IFAB meeting in Northern Ireland
...as Fifa decide to delay a trial decision for another 12 months
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The IOC are particularly embarrassed over Blatter's allegations that racism is behind criticism of the decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar
It had been reported that the controversial final would take place on 23 December, but Blatter has clarified the date
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BBC producers didn't want to broadcast Sir David Attenborough's famed Rwandan encounter
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