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A look ahead to this weekend’s FA Cup fourth round match at Vale Park

League round-up: McGleish strikes to unseat Chairboys

Wycombe Wanderers' struggle against relegation from League One after just one season came to a grinding halt at Brisbane Road when late goals by Ryan Jarvis and Scott McGleish sealed Leyton Orient's 2-0 win and the Chairboys' fate. A McGleish effort had earlier been cleared off the line before Jarvis put the O's ahead in the 78th minute. As Wycombe threw men forward, a break on Orient's left saw McGleish, who spent two years at Wycombe earlier in his career, settle it with a calm right-foot finish.

Keith Alexander: Footballer who became a role model for black managers

If there was a certain symmetry about the football career of Keith Alexander, in that his first club as a player, Notts County, was also the scene of his last match as a manager, there was nothing neat or clear-cut about his attempts to establish himself in the sport during an era in which racial stereotyping was widespread.

Taylor takes over at Bradford

Bradford have confirmed former England Under-21 boss Peter Taylor as their new manager until the end of the season.

Manager McCall quits Bradford

Bradford manager Stuart McCall has resigned following a meeting with the club's joint chairman Julian Rhodes.

Football fixtures hit by the weather

The cold weather has caused a number of festive football fixtures to be cancelled.

Crusaders complete move to Wrexham

Super League has a new home in Wales – all it needs now is a team to play there. The sale of the ailing Crusaders to Wrexham Football Club was confirmed yesterday, which means that all but two home games next season will be played at the Racecourse Ground. The exceptions will be at Neath, which will also be home to a new South Wales side in the Co-operative Championship 1.

FA Cup: Second-round draw

Leeds United, who went out of the competition at this stage last year to non-league Histon, have been handed a tricky tie at Conference side Kettering. The Poppies reached the fourth round last season and are managed by Mark Cooper, whose father Terry was left-back in the great Leeds sides of the late Sixties and early Seventies.

Powell linked with Grimsby post

England women's coach Hope Powell has sensationally been linked with the vacant managerial post at Grimsby Town.

Stockport enter administration amid financial woe

League One side Stockport County are facing a 10-point deduction after going into administration today.

Players charged in betting scandal

An investigation into a betting scandal has led to charges against four players accusing them of staking thousands of pounds on their own team to lose. A fifth player has also been charged by the Football Association for breaching betting rules over the same game – Accrington Stanley v Bury in League Two in May last year.

Yeovil eye Pardew for manager role

Alan Pardew and Leroy Rosenior have emerged as candidates for the post of Yeovil manager following yesterday's departure of Russell Slade.

Slade leaves Yeovil

Yeovil have parted company with manager Russell Slade with immediate effect.

The Ten Best PC Games

Do everything from fighting alien hordes and travelling the world with 007 to leading Accrington Stanley to the top of the Premiership with Toby Green's ten best PC games.

League round-up: Mariners ship late goal but Newell draws comfort

Two new managers installed at struggling League One and Two sides, Paul Lambert, the former Celtic midfielder, and Mike Newell, late of Luton Town, saw creditable performances that gave an indication of the problems at Colchester United and Grimsby Town, but also hinted at their solutions.

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