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Coventry test out duo after sacking Boothroyd

The temporary management pair of Andy Thorn and Steve Harrison will get this week to prove their worth at Coventry before the chairman Ray Ranson and the rest of the club's board use the forthcoming international break to consider their options.

Coventry sack manager Aidy Boothroyd

Coventry have sacked manager Aidy Boothroyd after less than 10 months in charge at the Ricoh Arena.

Championship round-up: Hill ensures QPR stay top in title battle

Two late goals kept Queen's Park Rangers five points ahead of their nearest rivals Swansea in the Championship title race last night. First Clint Hill and then Heidar Helguson struck to ensure Neil Warnock's side battled past Ipswich.

FA Cup round-up: Smith and Jones starin O's show

Jimmy Smith, Paul-Jose M'Poku and goalkeeper Jamie Jones were Leyton Orient's heroes as Russell Slade's League One side, having won at Norwich City in the Third round, took another Championship scalp by beating Swansea City 2-1 at the Liberty Stadium. Smith headed the 0's in front after 35 minutes but Swans levelled on half-time when Cedric van der Gun nodded in Joe Allen's cross. Jones kept the O's in it with smart saves until, with two minutes left, substitute M'Poku crossed low and hard and Swans centre-half Alan Tate sliced the ball into his own net.

QPR indebted to the trickery of Taarabt

Queen's Park Rangers 2 Coventry City 1

Rangers keep hold of winning thread, but long road lies ahead

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Carsley wants swift Coventry response

Lee Carsley has called on Coventry to bounce back from their defeat to Cardiff when they take on another automatic promotion contender in QPR at the Ricoh Arena tomorrow.

Round-up: Taarabt double keeps QPR flying high

The manager of Queen's Park Rangers, Neil Warnock, praised Adel Taarabt's performance after the midfielder inspired his team to a 4-0 win over Swansea City at Loftus Road yesterday, despite both teams finishing with 10 men. The Moroccan scored twice as the west London side continue their push for automatic promotion after a mini-slump in form featuring two consecutive league defeats.

Canaries back on song as lightning Holt strikes twice

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The business on...Gary Hoffman, Chief executive, Northern Rock

Was the fuss about his £500,000 really fair then?

It's true that Mr Hoffman was going to be paid £500,000 in salary, pension and benefits for doing, well, nothing, and that £500,000 came from the taxpayer because Northern Rock is state-owned.

League round-up: Eriksson gets a reality check as Emnes gives Swans flight

After a midweek win at Leeds, the Sven-Goran Eriksson effect quickly wore off for Leicester City when they met a stiffer Championship test at the Liberty Stadium where Swansea City's second-half substitute, Marvin Emnes, on loan from Middlesbrough, made an immediate impact with a 50th-minute goal. The Swans' 2-0 win was wrapped up in injury time by Scott Sinclair. The result took Brendan Rogers' side up to fourth; Leicester are a point above the bottom three.

Jones: Bothroyd deserves England chance

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Council at centre of costly care case is named

The local authority which tried to take three siblings into care but dropped the case after having run up huge costs in public money can be named today as Coventry City Council.

King returns to football with Coventry

Marlon King has made his return to professional football after finally completing his protracted move to Coventry, penning a deal until the end of the season.

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