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Wigan manager Uwe Rosler celebrates with Marc-Antoine Fortune of Wigan following their team's 3-1 victory over MK Dons
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Scott Hogan celebrates his goal

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Rochdale registered one of the shocks of the FA Cup third round yesterday as the League Two side sent Leeds United crashing out with a 2-0 win at Spotland. Goals towards the end of each half from Scott Hogan and Ian Henderson secured a place in the fourth round and Brian McDermott's in-form Championship team could have few complaints after a poor display. The hosts took a deserved lead at the end of the first half when Hogan drifted between Marius Zaliukas and Jason Pearce to meet Peter Vincenti's cross and send a looping header over Paddy Kenny for his 11th goal of the season. The result was sealed in the 83rd minute when Graham Cummins picked out Henderson who volleyed into the top corner.

Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien could be on his way out of the club in January according to his agent

Transfer news: Michael Essien set for January Chelsea exit according to his agent

Essien's agent claims he could move to several European teams that are interested following his lack of first team appearances this season

Saido Berahino tests Finland Under-21s’ defence on Thursday, when he scored twice in England’s 3-0 win

Good news for Roy Hodgson as England U21s find the path to renewal

Exciting talents like Saido Berahino are inspired to shine for the Under-21s by the sense they are now on a clear route that leads to senior caps

England Under-21 striker Saido Berahino fires past Daniel O'Shaunessy of Finland Under-21s

England U21s 3 Finland U21s 0: Gareth Southgate admits frustration despite win that sends Young Lions three points clear

England held a two-goal lead at half-time but were unable to push on as much as Southgate had asked for

Wayne Rooney opens the scoring for England at Wembley

Kevin Garside: Failings all too familiar before England find fireworks against Montenegro

A wise Hodgson will stand back from the rhetoric of his preparation

Andros Townsend celebrates his goal at Wembley

Glenn Moore: Andros Townsend’s long and winding road leads to magical night for Spurs star as England beat Montenegro

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West Brom forward Stephane Sessegnon scored against his former club Sunderland

West Brom player Stephane Sessegnon found guilty of drink driving

The incident occurred while the 29-year-old was a Sunderland player

Romelu Lukaku, right, who ‘put his head in where it hurts’

Analysis: From Romelu Lukaku to Samuel Eto'o and Stephane Sessegnon - a was mixed weekend for Premier League strikers

Strikers suspended, on loan or returning to haunt former clubs dominated the Saturday agenda

Ki Sung-Yeung set to complete loan move to Sunderland

South Korea international Ki Sung-Yeung is set to complete a season-long loan move to Sunderland after heading for Wearside.South Korea international Ki Sung-Yeung is set to complete a season-long loan move to Sunderland after heading for Wearside.

Paolo Di Canio leads Sunderland out against Fulham tomorrow

Paolo Di Canio dismayed by poor start as Sunderland rescue Capital One Cup tie against MK Dons

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