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Watford manager Gianfranco Zola is focused on promotion

Championship Play-off Final: Ian Holloway fears sack could be reward even if Crystal Palace win £135m game

The former Blackpool manager hopes he will not suffer same fate as Adkins and McDermott

Kevin Nolan celebrates his hat-trick for West Ham in the 4-2 win over Reading
Kevin Nolan

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Andy Carroll pictured after scoring against Sweden at Euro 2012

Andy Carroll recalled to England squad for friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil

The on-loan Liverpool striker has been rewarded for his strong finish to the season

Brian Kidd is all alone after David Platt walked
Brian Kidd (left) will take charge of City for tonight's match

Premier League: Reading v Manchester City match preview

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A look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixture at Goodison Park.

Fulham 2 Reading 4 match report: Nigel Adkins finds the winning touch

Nigel Adkins believes Reading's experience of the Championship gives them a "good opportunity" to make a Premier League return at the first attempt.

Nigel Adkins' side haven't got enough points to stay up, despite their win

Fulham 2 Reading 4 match report: Too little too late as relegated Reading grind a victory over Fulham despite Bryan Ruiz brace

Nigel Adkins celebrated his first win as Reading manager, after six games in charge, as his relegated team halted an abysmal run with a fine, free-scoring display.

More women have come forward to say they've been abused by Stuart Hall

Six more women say they were abused by Stuart Hall

Lawyers expecting more claims as calls grow for disgraced presenter to lose OBE

Fulham manager Martin Jol

Premier League: Fulham v Reading match preview

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El-Hadji Diouf pictured at Millwall

Leeds United's El-Hadji Diouf fined for red gesture

El-Hadji Diouf has been fined two weeks' wages for his sending off in Leeds' 2-1 defeat to Brighton at Elland Road on Saturday. The striker was dismissed for making an offensive gesture towards Brighton fans after he scored a penalty.

Djibril Cisse is eying a move back to Marseille

Djibril Cisse says return to QPR following club's relegation from the Premier League would be 'complicated'

The striker's loan spell at Qatari club Al Gharafa expires at the end of the season

Both Harry Redknapp, left, the QPR manager, and his Reading counterpart Nigel Adkins, spent much of their time out of the dugout cajoling their teams (AFP/Getty Images)

Harry Redknapp finds excuses following QPR's relegation from the Premier League

Manager says he did not have a chance to build his own team

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