Joe Hart is disappointed with the attitude of some of his teammates

Barnsley stopper Luke Steele talks up Joe Hart before FA Cup meeting with Manchester City

The sides meet at the Etihad with a place at Wembley the prize

A man dressed as Batman marches a suspected fraudster to a police station in Bradford

Bradford mystery: Man dressed as Batman hands over suspect to police

The Caped Crusader's identity remains a mystery

Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen nicks the ball away from Theo Walcott of Arsenal yesterday

Carl Jenkinson concedes Arsenal lack consistency

Gunners were beaten by Tottenham yesterday

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Nigel Worthington joins League Two side York

The former Northern Ireland boss replaces Gary Mills

David Hockney has not responded to requests from Bridlington Town Council to grant him Freedom of the City

Bridlington's most famous resident David Hockney snubs council's plans to celebrate him

Bridlington’s plan to honour its most famous resident, David Hockney, has fallen apart after the artist failed to reply to any of the council’s letters.

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Newcastle manager Alan Pardew not expecting transfer hand-out from Mike Ashley

The sportswear magnate this week sold a four per cent stake in his Sports Direct company

Nathan Dyer of Swansea City celebrates with team mates after scoring the opening goal against Bradford City

Round-Up: O'Brien shows his value to earn Castleford last-gasp draw

There was another thriller down the road from Wakefield at Castleford, where the Catalan Dragons came away with a 17-17 draw.

Michael Laudrup has his Swansea side playing quality football

James Lawton: Outclassed, but Bradford still have good cause to hold their heads high

At the last hurdle, their hopes weren’t so much denied as confiscated

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John Downie: Forward who became Manchester United's most expensive player

Downie was an irrepressibly cheery player, as adept at creating goals as hitting the net himself

Michael Laudrup has steered his side into the top half of the table

Are Swansea City the best-run club in the top flight?

Swansea City have the chance to make their dream a reality at Wembley tomorrow by winning a first major cup, and it is fair to say it would be just deserts for a club that can fairly claim to be the best run in the Premier League.

Protestors gesture against members of the English Defence League during a demonstration on August 27, 2010 in Bradford

Dreams of League Cup glory give battling Bradford an escape from tough times at home

Ian Herbert on a club from English professional football’s lowest tier which hopes to bring success to a city torn by conflict

Bradford manager Parkinson says he will not have to tell his players how Swansea play ahead of the Capital One Cup final

Bradford City manager Phil Parkinson fully focused on League Cup glory

Bradford manager Phil Parkinson has broken with convention by claiming he would take a cup triumph over league success.

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Galloway criticised after telling audience: 'I don't debate with Israelis'

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