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

Darron Gibson is frustrated by his lack of first-team action at Old Trafford

Championship trio plot move for United's Gibson

Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson is a loan target for three Championship clubs next month as he seeks regular first-team action after finding his opportunities limited at Old Trafford.

Bristol City: Cuts promised after £11.4m loss

Bristol City have announced losses in excess of £11m for the financial year ending 31 May 2011. The Championship club reported a loss of £11,454,525, compared to the record deficit of £11,808,085 for the previous financial year. City have now lost close to £30m in the past three years.

City's Nicky Maynard came close

City head towards safety as leaders stumble

Bristol City 2 Southampton 0

Championship betting preview: Put faith in Foxes at Fratton

Michael Appleton endured a baptism of fire in his first game as Portsmouth boss last weekend and we reckon the job facing him at Fratton Park could get a whole lot worse before it's gets better, so take some of the 6/4 about Leicester winning on the south coast this weekend.

Championship betting preview: Seagulls to soar at St Mary's

Gus Poyet celebrates his second anniversary in charge of Brighton this weekend, and what better way to mark the occasion than with a repeat of how it all began? Take a chance on the Seagulls to beat Southampton at St Mary's on Saturday.

Gary Johnson leaves Northampton by mutual consent

Manager Gary Johnson leaves Northampton

Manager Gary Johnson has left Northampton by mutual consent, the npower League Two side have confirmed.

Graffiti gets the star treatment in Bristol

Miguel Cullen reviews the biggest graffiti event in recent history

Sven's elusive target Maynard inflicts more misery on Leicester

Leicester City 1 Bristol City 2

Arsenal teen Jenkinson keen to choose England over the Finns

The Football Association have the opportunity this month to secure the international future of the new Arsenal right-back Carl Jenkinson who is the subject of intense interest from Finland for whom he is eligible to play through his Finnish mother.

League round-up: Earnshaw helps Cardiff surge to top

Cardiff City yesterday climbed to the top of the Championship table after a comfortable 3-1 victory at home to Bristol City.

Lee Trundle: Swans reach dizzy heights

Former striker believes debutants can stay in top flight, starting in rarefied atmosphere of Manchester City

Riots spread north as London cools

Rioting and looting spread to Manchester and the Midlands from London tonight with plans to prevent a fourth night of violence on the streets of the capital appearing to have worked.

England game cancelled amid London riots

The Football Association have confirmed that England's friendly against Holland at Wembley has been called off following a third night of violence in London.

Chopra at the double for Ipswich

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Critic claims 'I was the inspiration for Blanche DuBois'

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Sometimes it's hard to be a literary novelist

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