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A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup fourth round tie at the Etihad Stadium

Mick McCarthy was also axed

The contenders to replace Owen Coyle as Bolton manager

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside will today start his search for Owen Coyle's successor after he paid the price for the club's poor start to the npower Championship season.

Owen Coyle, the Bolton Wanderers manager

Coyle's future in the balance at Bolton

Owen Coyle, the Bolton Wanderers manager, remained on borrowed time last night, with his future at the Reebok now dependent on the club securing results from a difficult period of games just after the international break.

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Leicester Tigers' Welford Road axed as possible World Cup venue

Welford Road, the home of Leicester Tigers and the biggest club rugby ground in England, has been axed as a potential venue for the 2015 World Cup.

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson

Leicester back manager Nigel Pearson amid Harry Redknapp rumours

Leicester have stressed they are fully behind manager Nigel Pearson after speculation linking Harry Redknapp with the npower Championship club.

Goalkeeper David James

Former England goalkeeper David James joins League One Bournemouth

Bournemouth have signed former England international goalkeeper David James until the end of the season.

League One weekend preview: Formidable Shrewsbury entertain Swindon

Swindon's performances tend to dip on the back of cup heroics and Shrews are formidable at home

Former England goalkeeper David James training with Bournemouth

Bournemouth have revealed former England goalkeeper David James is training with the club.

Government urged to sell properties

Up to £800 million a year could be slashed from the running costs of government buildings, but only if departments surrender control of their buildings to a central system, a group of MPs has said.

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce

West Ham looking to sign more attackers before close of transfer window

West Ham are looking to strengthen their attacking options still further before the transfer window closes.

Championship round-up: Kermorgrant on target against his former club

Yann Kermorgrant, the former Leicester City striker, scored against his former club to help newly-promoted Charlton Athletic to a 2-1 win at The Valley.

Comeback kid: Watford striker Matej Vydra celebrates his late winner

League round-up: Zola eyes promotion after win

Matej Vydra scored an injury-time winner as Watford came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at Selhurst Park, in Gianfranco Zola's first league game in charge.

11 arrested amid Bristol EDL rally

A controversial English Defence League (EDL) demonstration and a major opposition rally were praised for passing peacefully today despite 11 arrests.

Steven Caulker signs new contract at Tottenham

Tottenham defender Steven Caulker has signed a new four-year contract, the Barclays Premier League club have announced.

Bolton manager Owen Coyle shouts instructions to his players

Bolton face opening match against Burnley on return to Championship

Relegated Bolton and their manager Owen Coyle face a hostile baptism on their return to the npower Championship after being handed an opening-day trip to Burnley.

City's confident keeper could play for England at several tournaments

Roy Hodgson knows England's future is in safe hands with Joe Hart

Joe Hart has solved the goalkeeping conundrum and could go on to pick up more than 100 caps

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