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Tangerines embroiled in more controversy this summer

It is now or never for Premier League promotion, says Brighton manager Gus Poyet

Gustavo Poyet, the Brighton & Hove Albion manager, has warned that the imposition of Financial Fair Play rules in the Championship from next season will create a two-tier competition – and that it is even more vital for his team to take advantage of their chance to reach the Premier League this season.

Lewis McGugan’s goal means he has scored in each of Forest’s last six games

League round-up: Danny Kedwell takes Gillingham back up

Danny Kedwell's 15th goal of the season three minutes into the second half at Priestfield was all Gillingham needed to beat Torquay United 1-0 and become the first Football League club to earn promotion this season, winning a return to League One, which they left in 2010. The Gulls hit the woodwork twice, but the Gills hung on. At a slightly more rarefied level, Bayern Munich sealed their 23rd Bundesliga title with a 1-0 win at Eintracht Frankfurt thanks to Bastian Schweinsteiger's 53rd-minute strike.

Thomson takes on Manchester United’s George Best in 1967

Harry Thomson: Flamboyant goalkeeper known in Burnley as ‘God in a Green Jersey’

After his Naples supershow he was spat on by an opponent and threatened by furious fans

Blackburn Rovers 1 Blackpool 1: match report - Jordan Rhodes rescues struggling Blackburn

Jordan Rhodes rescued a point for managerless Blackburn, who extended their winless run to nine matches against Lancashire neighbours Blackpool.

Sunderland manager <b>Martin O'Neill's</b> post-match reply to Newcastle's Steven Taylor following the Tyne-Wear derby...<br/><br/>

Martin O'Neill: 'Sunderland need me now more than ever'

Manager is key to club's top flight survival and upbeat about their chances

Clockwise from top left: Nigel Adkins, Michael Appleton, Roberto di Matteo

Number of managerial sackings 'embarrassing' say LMA boss following sacking of Michael Appleton at Blackburn

Richard Bevan accuses football of becoming 'arrogant'

Wilfried Zaha has been watched several times by Arsenal’s chief scout

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha banned for one match over offensive gesture

Future Manchester United player made gesture at Leeds fans

Nigel Worthington

Nigel Worthington joins League Two side York

The former Northern Ireland boss replaces Gary Mills

Leed manager Neil Warnock

Neil Warnock refuses to give up as Leeds United chase promotion

Leeds play Millwall in the Championship this weekend

Leicester's Andy King meets ball with head to finish Blackburn off
Two Inces: Manager Paul is introduced to the crowd,left, and Tom shows his skill, right

Match Report: Paul Ince pleased with return to the family business

Blackpool 0 Leicester City 0

Championship round-up: Hull miss chance to close on Cardiff

Bolton ended Hull's run of three straight wins with a 4-1 victory at the Reebok Stadium which included two goals from Craig Dawson. The fact that Bolton were 3-0 ahead after 10 minutes effectively put the game beyond Steve Bruce's side, who would have moved within two points of leaders Cardiff with a win. Hull's loss was Watford's gain, as they moved up to second place following a 2-1 win over Derby at Vicarage Road, with Matej Vydra scoring his 20th goal of the season for the Hornets.

‘If we don’t go up, I won’t be here,’ admitted Neil Warnock last night
Tom Ince

Paul Ince targets survival at Blackpool

Ince joins son Tom at Bloomfield Road

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 19 February 2013

Double salvo gives United passage into quarter-finals

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