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The midfielder had impressed in the division for Birmingham in 2008

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Swansea manager Michael Laudrup looks on from the touchline

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Tony Pulis has been disappointed at the failure to reinforce a team that sits bottom of the table

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The Crystal Palace sporting director, Iain Moody, has reassured Tony Pulis that new signings will be made this month after the manager expressed frustration at the failure to add to his squad.

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Transfer news: Tony Pulis wants to strengthen Crystal Palace with players who will 'roll their sleeves up'

Pulis wants to bring in those that have something to prove in attempt to survive Premier League relegation

David Flitcroft has been sacked by Barnsley after the 3-0 home defeat to Birmingham

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Barnsley have won just two of their 17 league games this season

Chris Wood fires a shot at goal during Leicester's 3-0 win over Millwall

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Elsewhere there were wins for Blackpool and Yeovil while Barnsley's 3-0 defeat to Birmingham sees David Flitcroft sacked

Stoke manager Mark Hughes complains to fourth official Andy Haynes after he showed five minutes of injury time

Stoke manager Mark Hughes relieved after 'emotional' penalty-shootout victory over Birmingham in League Cup

The Potters eventually triumphed 4-2 in a shootout after courageous Blues kept battling back

Mark Hughes believes his Stoke side have enough talent to mount a realistic Capital One Cup assault

Birmingham v Stoke: Mark Hughes wants a strong cup run but admits his side will not underestimate their Capital One Cup opponents

The Stoke boss won the League Cup three-times during his playing career and believes the Potters have enough talent for a realistic chance at success this season

Ross McCormack of Leeds United challenges Birmingham City's Dan Burn during Leeds 4-0 victory on Sunday

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Home side were 3-0 up before half-time in rout at Elland Road

Andros Townsend celebrates his goal at Wembley

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Now the word is out Poland will be studying videos of him all weekend

Ipswich’s Carlos Edwards is closed down by Craig Forsyth of Derby

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Steve McClaren was unveiled as the Derby manager and must have wondered what he had let himself in for as his new side trailed Ipswich 4-1 after just 34 minutes. However, after a second-half fightback Derby clinched a 4-4 draw in an amazing game at Pride Park.

Matt Green of Birmingham City celebrates as he scores his side's second goal during the Capital One Cup Third Round win over Swansea

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Lee Clark's side will face Stoke City in the next round

Matt Green celebrates scoring Birmingham’s second goal

Birmingham City 3 Swansea City 1 match report: Capital One Cup holders knocked out in third round

Second string Swans suffer surprised defeat at St Andrews

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A last-minute penalty divided the spoils in a clash at the top of the Championship that both sides had looked determined to lose. Leicester, trailing for much of the match despite dominating it territorially, looked to have grabbed it with two goals in two minutes – the game's first penalty from Paul Konchesky and a screamer from Andy King.

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Transfer news: Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard joins Birmingham on loan

The attacking player will move to the Championship team for a month

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