Sport The gates at Glanford Park, home of Scunthorpe United

Knill collided with a squirrel which sent him flying of his bicycle and a fan has asked the club if fans will face a ban for wearing squirrel costumes ahead of his return ti the club with League Two rivals Torquay

Ince leaves Notts County after fifth straight defeat

Paul Ince last night departed Notts County after just five months in charge. The former Manchester United and England midfielder took over at Meadow Lane last October but leaves the club 19th in League One, two points above the relegation zone. Saturday's 2-0 home defeat to Oldham was the club's fifth successive defeat.

Knill takes charge at Scunthorpe after leaving Bury

Alan Knill has left Bury to take over as manager of Championship strugglers Scunthorpe United.

Mixu Paatelainen quits Kilmarnock to take charge of Finland

Mixu Paatelainen has left Kilmarnock with immediate effect to take over as manager of Finland, the Clydesdale Bank Premier League club have confirmed.

Ian Baraclough sacked by Scunthorpe following defeat

Scunthorpe have sacked manager Ian Baraclough following last night's 3-0 defeat at home to Preston.

National call-up distracts Celtic striker Hooper

Gary Hooper has admitted that it will be difficult to retain focus in a busy week for Celtic after being called up for the England Under-21 squad for the first time.

Football fan fractures skull in railing fall

A football fan was recovering today after suffering a fractured skull when he fell 15ft from a railing at a match.

Football League Round-up: Williams' howler clips Swans' wings as Leeds and Forest falter too

The tension at the top of the Championship is beginning to bite – none of the sides chasing leaders QPR won yesterday, Swansea City losing and Leeds United and Nottingham Forest both held to goalless draws at home.

Back in the rhythm: Robinho wakes up from City nightmare

Milan striker was an expensive flop at Eastlands but seeks to show his true worth on returning to England tonight

David Moyes remains cautious after Everton FA Cup boost

David Moyes feels it is too early to say whether Everton's stunning win over Chelsea will prove the season's turning point or a false dawn.

Rodgers full of pride after Swansea show mettle needed for promotion

Brendan Rodgers, the Swansea City manager, was delighted with his side's "mental toughness" after they came back from 3-1 down to win 4-3 at Middlesbrough on Saturday.

League round-up: Olofinjana makes name for himself to break Iron

Late goals at the Cardiff Stadium, Carrow Road and the Riverside Stadium saw teams chasing Championship leaders Queens Park Rangers grab all three points where only one seemed likely. Cardiff City regained the second automatic promotion place when Seyi Olofinjana's 85th-minute header from substitute Jason Koumas' cross earned an unexpectedly narrow 1-0 win over relegation-haunted Scunthorpe United.

Dalglish backs Luis-Carroll duo to write Anfield success story

Liverpool's new strike partnership cost £58m, but their manager believes it will herald a return to glory

Konchesky joins Forest on loan

Paul Konchesky today vowed to put his Liverpool nightmare behind him ahead of his Nottingham Forest debut in tomorrow's npower Championship clash at Coventry.

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