Nottingham Forest may have swept aside Sam Allardyce’s beleaguered West Ham to claim a Premier League scalp in the third round but Preston of League One proved an altogether tougher nut to crack in last night’s FA Cup fourth-round tie her.
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Thursday 11 November 2010
Jamie Carragher was no doubt awash with adrenalin and relief when he claimed his team-mate Steven Gerrard was the best player ever to pull on the red shirt of Liverpool. He had, after all, just watched Gerrard destroy Napoli with such single-handed authority and power he might have been a combination of Batman and Roy of the Rovers.
Ronnie Clayton: Footballer who captained England and played at wing-half for Blackburn Rovers for 20 years
Tuesday 02 November 2010
Ronnie Clayton was the embodiment of an era in football history which could hardly contrast more vividly with today's game, in which his modern equivalents become multi-millionaires with one stroke of a pen.
Wednesday 29 September 2010
Jon Parkin grabbed a hat-trick as Preston North End came from 4-1 down at Leeds last night to win 6-4 in an incredible match the visitors' manager Darren Ferguson described as the "most amazing of my career".
Thursday 16 September 2010
Charles N'Zogbia insists he is happy at Wigan despite almost joining Birmingham City last month.
Sunday 05 September 2010
Time and the sack have done nothing to still Phil Brown's ambition or dilute his self-belief. Three months after finishing gardening leave from Hull City, he is bursting to take on "the next challenge" and even voluntarily brings up the subject of the England manager's job as an illustration of how high that ambition flies.
Monday 09 August 2010
Bristol City 0-3 Millwall
Paul Newman: Doncaster and Dagenham rise to dizzying heights after League learns to love social climbers
Monday 09 August 2010
Saturday 24 July 2010
Saturday 22 May 2010
Saturday 15 May 2010
Monday 26 April 2010
The recriminations following Hull City's relegation will begin in earnest now in what promises to be a defining week for the club's immediate future, yet there is no doubt in the mind of George Boateng who is to blame for the performances which have cost the team its top-flight status.
Monday 05 April 2010
Saturday 27 February 2010
The Welsh international Brian Godfrey was a footballer both tough and clever, and as a manager he was a shrewd, hard-bitten operator, albeit not at the rarefied level widely envisaged for him when he took his first managerial job in the mid-1970s.
Wednesday 17 February 2010
The Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge is trying to forget about emulating Peter Osgood's record of scoring in every round of the FA Cup.
Monday 15 February 2010
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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- 2 West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State
- 3 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 4 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 5 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'