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Cook ‘desperate’ to lead the rebuilding of England side

Thousands of fans rise up in support of player facing exile

The Watford midfielder is appealing against deportation to Sierra Leone

Lloyd Bentsen

Suave elder of the Democratic party

Environment Agency pollutes river

The Environment Agency, responsible for protecting rivers and prosecuting water polluters, has been fined £7,500 for polluting the river Exe in Somerset.

Sheffield United 2 Plymouth 0

Warnock makes it eight wins in a row

Preston panache surprises Davies

WATFORD 1
PRESTON NORTH END 2

FOOTBALL: LEEDS TAKE HULSE ON LOAN FOR THE REST OF THE SEASON

Leeds have signed the West Bromwich striker Rob Hulse on loan for the rest of the season. The 25-year-old joined Albion from Crewe for pounds 750,000 in July 2003 but has been unable to make an impression this season as the West Midlands club struggle to stave off relegation from the Premiership. West Brom, meanwhile, have terminated the contracts of Adam Chambers, Sekou Berthe and Simon Miotto by mutual consent.

Football: Preston thank their Lucketti

round up

Wigan left deflated by Ellington's absence

Wigan Athletic 0 - Plymouth Argyle 2

Wigan's record run ends with barely a whimper

Wigan Athletic 0 - Plymouth Argyle 2

Kitson throws fumbling Reading a lifeline

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Brown backs Davies at Preston

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