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Arsene Wenger gestures on the sidelines during Arsenal's win over Newcastle

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Alvaro Negredo reacts after missing a chance to score during Manchester City's 1-1 draw with Blackburn Rovers

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Dedryck Boyata was sent-off late on that left last season's defeated finalists clinging on for a replay

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Sean O'Driscoll had less than a year as Bristol City manager

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Two goals by Burnley’s Danny Ings took his tally to 19

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Two goals from Danny Ings lifted Burnley back up the table into second place with a 3-2 win at home to Huddersfield. The striker has now scored 19 goals in all competitions. Full-back Kieran Trippier sealed victory 11 minutes from time as Martin Paterson scored twice for the Terriers on his first return to Turf Moor since leaving Burnley in the summer. Leicester City stay top of the league after a 3-1 win at Millwall.

Danny Drinkwater scores for Championship leaders Leicester in their 5-3 home win over Bolton

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Fernando Forestieri scores for Watford in their 4-0 win over Millwall

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Tim Sherwood has been dismissed by some for his lack of experience but has excelled working with Spurs’ Under-21 side and oversaw an excellent win at Southampton on Sunday

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It was Redknapp who brought Sherwood back to the club in 2008

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Tim Sherwood has been dismissed by some for his lack of experience but has excelled working with Spurs' Under-21 side and oversaw an excellent win at Southampton

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