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Hughton hopes to give his youngsters another run in cup competition

Newcastle manager Chris Hughton was relieved yesterday after seeing his side come through a tricky tie at Accrington to make it into the Carling Cup third round. League Two Stanley battled well against their Premier League opponents on Wednesday night and went in level at the break after a wonderful effort from Ray Putterill in first-half stoppage time had cancelled out Ryan Taylor's impressive opener.

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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.

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

Wantaway Lescott to feature for Everton

Wantaway Everton defender Joleon Lescott is still in line to feature in tomorrow's home friendly with Malaga despite further claims he is on the brink of a move to Manchester City.