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Tai Woffinden may be only 22 but he goes into the British Speedway Grand Prix at the Millennium Stadium today with huge expectation riding on his shoulders.
Former Southampton manager faces relegation fight but club may already be planning for the worst
The sides meet with a place at Wembley the prize
New players from FC Dallas may feature at Craven Cottage
Last Sunday, in our sister newspaper, Hugh Godwin broke the news that BT plans to introduce an “access-all-areas” revolution to its coverage of rugby union. Training ground and dressing-room confidences will be shared with viewers, and measured by studio experts against the match-day realities.
Manchester City revealed yesterday that the midfielder had been released
Manchester City announce midfielder has been released
It's been a stop-start season for Swindon so far but they tend to operate like clockwork when it comes to bouncing back from a defeat and we can't resist the 13/8 available on Paolo Di Canio's men to pick up maximum points at faltering Notts County on Saturday.
Cheap tickets and goals galore make tournament more appealing than prestigious rival
Alan Knill has been sacked as manager of npower League One side Scunthorpe and will be replaced by Brian Laws.
While Billy Bremner was the most iconic figure in the rise of Leeds United under Don Revie, the template for the diminutive, waspish Scottish midfield player at Elland Road was established by Archie Gibson, his predecessor in the old right-half role.
Saints manager says club must recruit – but not at the expense of the values that earned promotion
Swindon will today investigate the circumstances surrounding an extraordinary on-field bust-up between manager Paolo Di Canio and striker Leon Clarke at the end of their Carling Cup defeat to Southampton at the County Ground last night.
Scunthorpe United 1 Newcastle United 2 (aet)
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew is preparing for tense conclusion to the summer transfer window after finding his club embroiled in a series of rows.
Dave Jones, the Cardiff manager, believes his side have "unfinished business" ahead of their crucial game today at home to Middlesbrough. Cardiff narrowly missed out on promotion last year, losing the play-off final to Blackpool, but are just one point behind Norwich as the two teams vie for the final automatic promotion spot. "I'm proud of what I've done here" said Jones, "but would be even prouder of taking the club into the Premier League."