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Former Crystal Palace manager is keeping a close eye on the finances at Bolton

Mike Phelan in frame to replace Owen Coyle at Wigan

Former Manchester United assistant manager Mike Phelan is the early favourite to take over from Owen Coyle after his departure was confirmed by Wigan.

Derby County have renamed their stadium as the iPro Stadium following a £7m agreement with the sports drink company

Derby County rename Pride Park as the iPro Stadium in £7m agreement

The sports drink will take over the naming rights at the Rams' home ground

Damian Martinez has joined Sheffield Wednesday from Arsenal on a one-month loan

Transfer news: Arsenal prospect Damian Martinez joins Sheffield Wednesday on one-month loan

21-year-old is regarded as a star of the future at the Emirates

Mark Halsey

Mark Halsey accused of 'betraying' fellow referees after criticising top-flight referees of lacking fitness

Graham Poll has said other officials have been 'appalled' by Halsey's actions

Fan power: Hull City, Bolton and Everton among clubs to see supporters making their voices heard in the board room

Events at Hull, Bolton and Everton show if supporters work together they can push through changes at their clubs – write Jack Pitt-Brooke and Martin Hardy

Nick Powell, on-loan from Manchester United, scored twice for Wigan in their 3-1 victory over NK Maribor

On-loan Manchester United youngster Nick Powell tipped for stardom after guiding Wigan to first ever Europa League victory

The 19-year-old scored the Latics' maiden goal in Europe and rounded out the scoring with a late goal in injury time

Nick Powell, on-loan from Manchester United, scored twice for Wigan in their 3-1 victory over NK Maribor

Wigan Athletic 3 NK Maribor 1 match report: Nick Powell makes doubly sure of Wigan’s first win in Europe

Wigan marked their first-ever home match in Europe with a maiden Europa League victory over Maribor from Slovenia.

League round-up: Dougie Freedman promises to 'fix' broken Bolton

Alex Baptiste's late equaliser saved Bolton from an embarrassing home defeat by Yeovil and moved them off the foot of the Championship table.

Barrass, left, goes goal-poaching as the Stoke goalkeeper Dennis Herod fumbles the ball in August 1948

Malcolm Barrass: Robust stalwart of postwar Bolton

In the 1953 Cup final the man he was marking, Stan Mortensen, played one of his best games

Charlie Austin converts from the spot to give QPR the win against Yeovil Town

Championship round-up: Late penalty keeps QPR top after nearest rivals Blackpool and Leicester end in stalemate

Elsewhere there was comprehensive win for Watford while Manchester United youngster Jesse Lingard score four goals on his debut after loan move to Birmingham

Owen Coyle replaced Roberto Martinez at Wigan in June

Europa League: Wigan talk up hopes on European debut which comes against Zulte Waregem

Wigan Athletic are not in the Europa League just to make up the numbers, their captain Emmerson Boyce has warned ahead of his side's European debut at Belgian side Zulte Waregem tonight.

Queens Park Rangers' goalkeeper Julio Cesar had been linked with a move to Arsenal

Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar unlikely to force way back into QPR side, says Harry Redknapp

The 33-year-old was expected to leave over the summer but no bids materialised

Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville during their Premier League days

Former England duo Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville clash over Liverpool man's claim that Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard are better than Paul Scholes was

The pair were part of Sky Sports' Monday Night Football coverage of the Swansea v Liverpool match

Ian Holloway was forced to watch his side face Manchester United from the stands

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway admits referees have tough job

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway gritted his teeth, kept his temper in check and conceded Premier League referees have an impossible job.

All fall down: Ashley Young tumbles easily at Old Trafford under a challenge from Kagisho Dikgacoi, earning a penalty for Manchester United and the Crystal Palace player’s dismissal for two yellow cards

Manchester United 2 Crystal Palace 0 match report: Ashley Young diving row erupts as champions win

Palace manager Ian Holloway speechless after Kagisho Dikgacoi sent off after tangle with winger results in penalty, while England absentee Wayne Rooney returns to seal victory

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