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MICHAEL OWEN has been defended against accusations of diving by the Port Vale centre-back he tormented in Liverpool's FA Cup third round victory.

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SIMON BARKER is hoping to repay his manager John Rudge for rescuing him from football oblivion by helping Port Vale overcome Liverpool in today's FA Cup tie at Vale Park.

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COLIN TODD saw his Bolton side return to form with a convincing 3-1 win over Port Vale at the Reebok stadium last night.

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PAUL D'MELLO, Dunfermline's general manager, yesterday reacted angrily to racist allegations against the club from their former captain Dave Barnett who left East End Park last week to join Port Vale on a three- month loan.

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The upheavals at Portsmouth showed no signs of stopping yesterday as the manager, Terry Fenwick, followed Terry Venables out of the door. Keith Waldon, Fenwick's assistant, will take charge of the team for tonight's FA Cup third-round replay at Aston Villa.

Politics: These modern nuptials are so New Labour

Tony Blair would have been there, but he is in Japan. Gordon Brown will be among the guests. Andrew Buncombe previews a wedding which is likely to be one of the high points of New Labour's year.

Football: Vale denied by resurgent Richards

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Stoke lose their leader

Stoke City will have to manage without their inspirational captain, Larus Sigurdsson, when they take on West Bromwich Albion at home tonight as he has been called up for international duty by Iceland.
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