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Dougie Freedman has managerial experience in the Championship with Crystal Palace and Bolton

Mousa Dembele and Michael Dawson in pre-season action for Tottenham

Tottenham captain Michael Dawson signs new three-year deal to remain at White Hart Lane

Defender nearly left Spurs last year but has now agreed a new contract with the north London club

Ipswich’s Carlos Edwards is closed down by Craig Forsyth of Derby

Championship round-up: Steve McClaren sees Derby County rescue a point as Burnley hit the top

Steve McClaren was unveiled as the Derby manager and must have wondered what he had let himself in for as his new side trailed Ipswich 4-1 after just 34 minutes. However, after a second-half fightback Derby clinched a 4-4 draw in an amazing game at Pride Park.

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 1 October 2013

United will hand Moyes money to revive fortunes

Steve McClaren has struggled to get jobs with English clubs

Steve McClaren appointed by Derby County: A look at the former England manager's recent career

McClaren has agreed a three-year deal at the County Ground

A face-palm moment for David Moyes as Steve Clarke looks on

David Moyes haunted by shades of the Damned United

Scot's poor start echoes that of  Brian Clough’s tortuous Leeds spell

Charlie Austin converted from the spot for QPR

Championship round-up: QPR remain three points clear of the rest thanks to win over Middlesbrough

Burnley lead the charge alongside Leicester after wins against Charlton and Barnsley respectively

Jack Hobbs gave Nottingham Forest a 1-0 victory over Derby County

Nottingham Forest 1 Derby County 0 match report: Billy Davies Carry On ignores Andy Reid

A Jack Hobbs header gives Forest the plaudits in local rivalry

Chris Hughton’s side looked to be heading out of the cup

Capital One Cup round-up: Hooper rides to Norwich's rescue as City stroll on

Norwich City were indebted to their new signing Gary Hooper after his first goals for the club completed a comeback against Championship side Watford.

Championship: Wins for Blackpool, QPR and Nottingham Forest while Watford held to a draw at Charlton

A round-up of the day's action from the SkyBet Championship

Hatem Ben Arfa (L) of Newcastle United celebrates scoring the opening goal

Alan Pardew demands more from Newcastle midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa

The Frenchman scored the winner in the match against Fulham

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway

Crystal Palace manager Ian Holloway accepts two match touchline ban

Holloway hit out at the referee following his team's opening day defeat to Spurs

Adlene Guedioura

Transfer news: Crystal Palace confirm deal for Adlene Guedioura - 12 hours after the deadline

Deal for Nottingham Forest midfielder allowed through

Johnson was forced off in the first half against Chelsea

Transfer news: QPR lift the lid on why Andrew Johnson transfer to Crystal Palace was called off at the last minute

Striker was at the Eagles training ground to negotiate a deal but but a fee wasn't agreed before the 11pm deadline

Victor Anichebe

Transfer news: Stephane Sessegnon and Victor Anichebe complete moves to West Brom

Steve Clarke boosts attacking options with late deals

Lewis McGugan

Watford 1 Nottingham Forest 1 match report: Forest return to summit despite stunning strike from McGugan

The curse of the ex-player came back to haunt Nottingham Forest at Watford, but it could not stop them reclaiming top spot.

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