Leicester manager Nigel Pearson

Leicester back manager Nigel Pearson amid Harry Redknapp rumours

Leicester have stressed they are fully behind manager Nigel Pearson after speculation linking Harry Redknapp with the npower Championship club.

Championship round-up: Hudson hauls Cardiff up to the summit

Cardiff City moved to the top of the Championship last night, taking full advantage of previous leaders Brighton's draw at home to Ipswich Town with a 2-1 win over Birmingham City.

Burton claim third round spot with victory over Leicester

Leicester City 2 Burton Albion 4
Darren Eadie during his playing days at Leicester City

Eadie's life after football: depression and panic

When the £3.5m striker's career came to a sudden end through injury, mental illness took a grip and put his marriage at risk. By former Ipswich Town striker James Scowcroft

Fans cheer Olympic torchbearer Gary Lineker

The Olympic Torch travelled by train, boat and was even flown briefly into the air by a jetpack today, with former footballer Gary Lineker among the torchbearers as the flame continued its tour of the country.

The League Cup is now sponsored by Capital One

Fleetwood to play Nottingham Forest in first-round of the Capital One Cup

Last year's Blue Square Bet Premier winners Fleetwood will welcome two-time European champions Nottingham Forest to Highbury for their first ever Capital One Cup tie.

Sam Allardyce has had to undertake a rebuilding programme at West Ham following their relegation last season

West Ham eager to take advantage of Southampton slip in promotion race

James Tomkins is confident West Ham can take advantage of the promotion lifeline handed to them by Southampton's defeat to Middlesbrough.

Pearson left unhappy as lethal Phillips saves a point

Blackpool 3 Leicester City 3

Torres is congratulated by Raul Meireles after his second goal at Stamford Bridge today
Chelsea’s Juan Mata celebrates after scoring during the FA Cup fifth round win over Birmingham

Chelsea pain finds no cure in Cup win

Birmingham City 0 Chelsea 2

Sven was dismissed by Leicester last year

Eriksson says Chelsea job is not impossible

Swede defends Russian owner over sacking of manager at underperforming 'huge club'

League round-up: Le Fondre crowns Royals' day

A Hal Robson-Kanu equaliser on the stroke of half-time signalled Reading's revival at Millwall, the substitute Adam Le Fondre scoring a 76th-minute winner as the Royals racked up a sixth consecutive win, 2-1, to move within a point of automatic promotion in the Championship. "This was about guts more than anything," said the Royals manager, Brian McDermott.

Neil Danns celebrates with David Nugent

Danns continues Leicester's hold over Derby

Derby County 0 Leicester City 1

1,000 people expected in marches

More than 1,000 protesters are expected to take part in marches by two opposing campaign groups today.

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