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A thumping Reda Johnson header had given Wednesday the lead until Williams' second-half strike tied things up

Ben Ainslie in action in Weymouth

Team GB's Ben Ainslie puts gold medal hopes in his own hands with fantastic display in Weymouth

Ben Ainslie's mind games worked wonders this afternoon to put a fourth Olympic gold in his own hands heading into Sunday's medal race.

Brian Horton parts company with relegated Macclesfield

Brian Horton has parted company with Macclesfield by mutual agreement after failing to save the club from npower League Two relegation.

Andy Scott sacked by Rotherham

Rotherham have sacked manager Andy Scott after less than a year in charge.

Brian Horton has been assistant to Phil Brown

Macclesfield appoint Brian Horton until end of the season

Macclesfield have appointed Brian Horton as their new manager until the end of the season.

AstraZeneca axes another 7,300 jobs worldwide

The pharmaceuticals industry was dealt a fresh blow today after AstraZeneca announced a further 7,300 job cuts amid warnings that its profits will slide this year.

Javier Hernandez fires in the first of United's two penalties

Cunning plan leaves Ferguson smiling

Manchester United 2 (Hernandez 38 pen, Berbatov 53 pen) Stoke City 0

FA Cup round-up: Wheater saves Coyle's blushes as Stevenage and Crawley prosper

Weakened teams and dwindling crowds might be taking the gloss off the FA Cup at some grounds, but not in the third-round ties at Moss Rose and Broadfield Stadium, nor for the travelling supporters of Stevenage Borough, Notts County and Blue Square Premier leaders Wrexham.

Paolo Di Canio manager of Swindon Town celebrates victory

Swindon shock Wigan in FA Cup

Swindon caused the biggest upset of the day as the npower League Two side came from behind to beat Wigan 2-1 in their FA Cup third round tie at the County Ground.

Danny Kedwell, Luke Garbutt and Matt Harrold are all potential giant-killers

Glenn Moore: The FA Cup - Where to get your third-round shocks as journeymen hope for their day in the spotlight

The revelation that the BBC is likely to drop its Saturday-night coverage of the Football League in order to preserve its dwindling sports budget for Match of the Day's pundits was another blow for players in the vibrant, but increasingly sidelined world beyond the Premier League.

Bolton have accepted Chelsea's bid of £7m for Gary Cahill

Gary Cahill switch to Chelsea expected to go through

Gary Cahill could be a Chelsea player by Sunday, according to Bolton boss Owen Coyle.

Bolton's Marcos Alonso in action

Marcos Alonso ruled-out for up to six weeks

Marcos Alonso has been ruled out for four to six weeks and will undergo surgery today to replace a pin in his foot, Bolton manager Owen Coyle has confirmed.

AstraZeneca reveals drug pipeline blow

Drugs giant AstraZeneca today warned profits would be at the lower end of its expectations after suffering setbacks in its efforts to produce new blockbuster treatments.

Matt Tubbs, right, scored a hat-trick in the League Two pacemakers' 5-0 romp

FA Cup round-up: Tolley on target as Red Dragons' fire proves too much for Bees

Blue Square Conference leaders Wrexham led the giantkilling in yesterday's FA Cup Second Round, Jamie Tolley's goal just after the half-hour enough to beat League One Brentford 1-0 at Griffin Park and earn the Red Dragons a place in this afternoon's Third Round draw, with its tantalising potential for a tie at Old Trafford, Anfield or the Emirates.

Paul Sturrock's wholehearted approach has lifted Southend to the top of League One

Sturrock's grounded style has Southend on the rise

The Shrimpers manager tells Nick Judd how sending his players to work on building sites has helped them climb to top of the table

Petrov's smooth finish sees off Silkmen to spare Bolton

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