Sport Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has hinted he could look into the possibility of signing Victor Moses from Chelsea on a permanent deal

Rodgers admits he has seen an improvement in his training of late but ultimately it is the Blues' decision where his future lies

Steven Gerrard

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Premier League side were beaten by League One Oldham in the FA Cup

The Sports Matrix: Monday 28 January 2013

Mersey dream goes on for Latics with Everton tie

Oldham celebrate their FA Cup victory over Liverpool
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David Moyes is wary of unhappy FA Cup memories

Everton take on Cheltenham of League Two tonight

Fears grow for missing 15-year-old girl and her baby son

Concerns are growing for a 15-year-old girl and her baby son who have been missing for five days.

Nurse guilty of manslaughter of baby who bled to death after botched home circumcision

A nurse has been found guilty of the manslaughter of a four-week-old baby who bled to death after a botched home circumcision.

Disabled challenge minister over job support boast

The minister in charge of closing Government-supported factories employing disabled staff publicly clashed with one of the staff being made redundant.

A damaged housed at the scene of the gas explosion in Oldham

Man admits causing death of toddler and destroying eight houses after he cut gas pipes

Andrew Partington, 27, an unemployed father-of-six, pleaded guilty to manslaughter via videolink at Manchester Crown Court

Outcry as teachers at Oldham school use staff training day to attend a wedding

A headteacher has defended her staff who attended a colleague's wedding after the school closed early for training purposes.

Footballer Lee Croft cleared over accusations of racially abusing ball boy

Oldham midfielder Lee Croft will not face police action after he was accused of racially abusing a ball boy.

In Brief: Newcastle trio set to return after Africa Cup abandonment

Newcastle officials are expecting Cheick Tioté, Demba Ba and Papiss Cissé to return to the North-east early this week to prepare for Sunday's derby with Sunderland, despite their African Cup of Nations qualifying game on Saturday night being abandoned.

League round-up: Oldham deny racism

An Oldham player who is alleged to have used racist abuse towards a ball boy during the 1-1 draw against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane has received the backing of his club.

Sheffield United manager Danny Wilson

League One preview: Sheffield United could banish some demons

If there's one team Sheffield United aren't going to take for granted this season, it's Oldham. The Blades had three weeks fewer than most clubs in League One to prepare for the new campaign but theirs was the longest summer, reflecting on where it all went wrong in the race for automatic promotion last term.

Shop worker who tried to claim £1m EuroMillions jackpot is jailed

A shop worker who tried to claim a winning £1m lottery ticket belonging to an elderly couple has been jailed for two and a half years.

Shop worker Farrakh Nizzar jailed for £1m lottery scam bid

A shop worker has been jailed for 30 months for trying to claim a winning £1 million lottery ticket belonging to a pensioner couple.

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