Sport Patrice Evra, Cristiano Ronaldo and Nemanja Vidic of Manchester United pose with the Carling Cup trophy in the dressing room after their 2006 win

The United captain gave the 2006 medal to former team-mate Giuseppe Rossi

Carling Cup round-up: Beckford off the mark as Everton brush past Town

Jermaine Beckford was on target as Everton hit five to ease into the third round of the Carling Cup at the expense of 10-man Huddersfield last night.

Rodwell and Saha on target for Toffees

Everton continued their pre-season preparations with a comfortable 2-0 friendly win over Australian side Melbourne Heart this morning.

Tonight's other main games and how to watch them

There are several interesting international friendlies taking place around Europe tonight, although not all of them will be available on terrestrial television. There are, however, other means and ways of watching, from red buttons to live betting streams. There are a host of games available on the bet365 website, where viewers can watch games immediately, once they have opened an account.

Friendly matches team news: 02/03/2010

Dunne and Keane miss Emirates date

Republic of Ireland: Richard Dunne has pulled out of tonight's friendly against Brazil at the Emirates Stadium. The Aston Villa defender, who has 57 caps for Ireland, has been ruled out with an unspecified muscle injury. The on-loan Celtic striker Robbie Keane, has also withdrawn from the squad after aggravating a knee problem at the weekend.

Donovan says sorry for horror miss

Landon Donovan issued an apology to his team-mates in the White Hart Lane dressing room after missing an open goal against Tottenham yesterday and costing Everton a point.

Redknapp challenges Pavlyuchenko to keep scoring

Harry Redknapp has challenged Roman Pavlyuchenko to carry on scoring to help ensure an injury crisis at White Hart Lane does not derail Tottenham's Champions League hopes.

France call up Cisse as Saha cover

Panathinaikos forward Djibril Cisse has been called up to the France squad as cover for injured Everton striker Louis Saha.

Moyes plays down talk of ascent to top four

Everton 3 Manchester United 1

Moyes buries hatchet with Rooney

David Moyes has buried the hatchet with Wayne Rooney and admitted his former striker is destined to become one of the best in the world.

Torment for Terry as Chelsea fall

Former England captain found wanting as Everton’s Saha scores twice to see off leaders

Saha signs new Everton deal

Everton striker Louis Saha has signed a two-year contract extension which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2012.

Mind power fuels rise of Birmingham

Everton 1 Birmingham City 2

Through the transfer window: Market more like an antiques roadshow

Football managers are like the boy who cried wolf – or was it Wolves? Or Wolfsburg? However many times they tell us their club does not need to sign anyone during a transfer window, we refuse to believe them. Hence the list of names below associated with clubs such as Chelsea and Tottenham, who have insisted they will not be going to market this month.

Moyes fearful as Everton fail to drive home superiority

Everton 1 Birmingham City 1

Howard claims early World Cup edge

Everton 2 Tottenham Hotspur 2: American keeper saves stoppage-time penalty from England striker Jermain Defoe as Everton fight back to deny Spurs victory at Goodison Park
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