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Choice of GP cuts emergency admissions

Patients who see the GP of their choice at their doctor's surgery are less likely to go to hospital as an emergency admission, a new study has found.

Leicester line up Real Madrid warm-up game

Leicester City have arranged a pre-season friendly against Real Madrid. The nine-time European champions will visit the Walkers Stadium on 30 July, one week before the new Championship campaign begins, in what will be their only fixture in the UK this summer.

Weale's howler revives Forest play-off hopes

Nottingham Forest 3 Leicester City 2

Poles apart: how fans of Poznan inspired City's unlikely dance craze

Terrace spectacle sparked by supporters' love of the bizarre and an unforgettable visit by Polish champions

Paul Newman: McDermott's long wait delivers rapid rise for Reading

The Reading manager had been at the club for nearly 10 years before he was made manager in December 2009

The man behind the scarf: 'With refs...ooof, he was awful'

Ian Herbert talks to Sven Goran Eriksson and David Platt and learns that Roberto Mancini's outward calm is only half the story

Scout still pulling rabbits out of hats

Man who was instrumental in signing Drogba and Essien is now ensuring nobody slips through the net at Hull

League round-up: Knill desperandum no longer as the Iron flatten runaway Rangers

Last week, in their first match under new manager Alan Knill, Scunthorpe United were thrashed 6-0 at Norwich City and sank to the bottom of the Championship. Yesterday, as if to prove this division's resolute unpredictability, they thumped runaway leaders Queen's Park Rangers 4-1. Rob Hulse gave QPR an early lead but two goals by Joe Garner, a Michael O'Connor rocket and a Mark Duffy tap-in turned the table on its head.

Johnny Morris: Fiery and gifted inside forward at the heart of Matt Busby's first great Manchester United side

The fiery, irreverent little Lancastrian inside forward Johnny Morris was the multi-talented "baby" of Matt Busby's first wonderful side, which established the modern tradition of Manchester United.

Football fan fractures skull in railing fall

A football fan was recovering today after suffering a fractured skull when he fell 15ft from a railing at a match.

Ailing Routledge delivers the right tonic for QPR

Queen's Park Rangers 1 Leicester City 0

League round-up: Miller grinds out QPR victory

Two minutes after coming on as an 86th-minute substitute for Championship leaders Queens Park Rangers, Ishmael Miller fired in the game's only goal as Neil Warnock's side won 1-0 in a hard-fought match with play-off hopefuls Leicester City to open up an eight-point gap.

Paul Newman: Pearson's shrewd use of cash steers Hull to calmer waters

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Waghorn plays a perfect cameo to power Leicester play-off push

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