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The Championship side are hovering above the relegation zone

Carling Cup draw sets up Nottingham derby

Steve McClaren's first cup tie back in English football will see his Nottingham Forest side face local rivals Notts County at the City Ground.

Torquay appoint Martin Ling as new manager

Martin Ling has been appointed as the new manager of npower League Two club Torquay.

Bristol Rovers sack manager Dave Penney

Bristol Rovers have sacked manager Dave Penney in the wake of Saturday's 2-0 defeat by Dagenham.

Ian Holloway: Battered... but not out for the count

A 4-0 humbling and a red card is a horrible day at the office. We'll have to be much better next game – it's only Chelsea at home!

Ian Holloway: I want us to succeed where Milan failed

Talented Tottenham come to town on Tuesday but we offer a different challenge, we have no fear and we can beat them

Dean Smith handed Walsall job for the season

Walsall have appointed caretaker boss Dean Smith as manager until the end of the season.

Bristol Rovers appoint Dave Penney as manager

Bristol Rovers have appointed Dave Penney as their new manager.

Bristol Rovers sack manager Paul Trollope

Paul Trollope has been sacked as manager of npower League One side Bristol Rovers.

Mandaric wants Owls revival after takeover

Milan Mandaric has vowed to take Sheffield Wednesday back to the Premier League after his takeover was formally approved by shareholders.

Adam turns tide for Pool sandboys

Stoke City 0 Blackpool 1: Midfielder puts Seasiders more than halfway to safety as Holloway enjoys trip to Stoke for a change

Alan Pardew factfile

Here, we take a closer look at Alan Pardew, who was today appointed as Newcastle manager.

River Plate turn the tide in El Superclásico

River Plate 1 Boca Juniors 0

FA Cup could see first 'Wimbledon derby'

A potential meeting between AFC Wimbledon and MK Dons was the highlight of the draw for the second round of the FA Cup. Both sides must navigate their way through first-round replays first, but any meeting of the two would provide a major talking point.

Ian Holloway: I enjoy chess match with Moyes, who must be next United manager

I looked a right wally during our game with Everton yesterday. It was 2-2 going into stoppage time and Marlon Harewood poked the ball past Tim Howard and scored a "winner".

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