Sport Djamel Abdoun of Nottingham Forest, centre, takes on Paul Gallagher, left, and David Buchanan of Preston North End

Nottingham Forest may have swept aside Sam Allardyce’s beleaguered West Ham to claim a Premier League scalp in the third round but Preston of League One proved an altogether tougher nut to crack in last night’s FA Cup fourth-round tie her.

Steven Pressley

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PAOLO DI CANIO: The Italian quit as Swindon’s
manager after a dispute over the club’s ownership

We have not seen the last of Paolo Di Canio, claims Swindon's caretaker manager

Tommy Miller, Swindon's joint caretaker manager, has refused to rule out Paolo Di Canio making a shock return following a change of ownership at the Wiltshire club.

Paolo Di Canio

Swindon express 'disappointment' after Paolo Di Canio walks out

Italian manager resigned last night

Jump lead: Nico de Boinville (right) on Carruthers moves ahead of Shaking Hands to win the West Wales National

Medinas reigns supreme for Alan King

Wayne Hutchinson springs surprise at Ffos Las as trainer's favoured Balder Succes trails in eighth

Sol Campbell has accused the current side of lacking characters and leaders

Sol Campbell calls for leaders on the pitch at Arsenal

Sol Campbell, a member of Arsenal's "Invincibles" team of 2004, has accused the current side of lacking characters and leaders, and is urging Arsène Wenger to sign one or two players in the remaining 12 days of the transfer window. But in the run-up to today's London derby at Chelsea, Wenger would admit only that the squad may need greater aggression on the pitch.

<b>PHIL JAGIELKA</b><br/>
Lacks experience on this stage and did have a few difficult moments against some intelligent opponents. 5/10

Phil Jagielka commits future to Everton

Defender joined Toffees in 2007 from Sheffield United

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Derek McInnes

Championship preview: Owls offer sanctuary for McInnes

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League One preview: Ricoh can reinvigorate Saddlers

Betting advice from Michael Holden of Best of the Bets

All so homely until a bungling groundsman lets the cash out of the bag

View From The Sofa: FA Cup live coverage, ESPN

League One preview: Rely on Robins to respond

It's been a stop-start season for Swindon so far but they tend to operate like clockwork when it comes to bouncing back from a defeat and we can't resist the 13/8 available on Paolo Di Canio's men to pick up maximum points at faltering Notts County on Saturday.

Brown to join struggling Hartlepool

Phil Brown is set to be named as the new manager of Hartlepool United. The former Hull City and Preston North End manager will succeed Neale Cooper at Victoria Park and will bring in Brian Horton as his No 2.

Ched Evans has been jailed for rape

Nine plead guilty to revealing identity of Ched Evans rape victim online

The defendants were ordered to pay the victim compensation

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