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Arsenal 3 Hull City 0

Keane urges final effort from Irish

Trapattoni’s side have to make history by overcoming first-leg home defeat in Paris

Brown gains week's reprieve after shifting blame

Burnley 2 Hull City 0

Alexander pushes Brown closer to edge

Burnley 2 Hull City 0: Hull manager sees his perilous position worsen after Geovanni is sent off within minutes of being denied equaliser

Hunt convinced Ireland can cause World Cup shock

Stephen Hunt has warned the World Cup play-off big guns that the Republic of Ireland are ready to claim a big scalp.

Limp Irish distracted by play-offs

Republic of Ireland 0 Montenegro 0

Trapattoni faces tough decisions

Victory for the Republic of Ireland tonight would all but guarantee them a World Cup play-off spot at least and maintain their chances of pipping world champions Italy to automatic qualification, while a draw – the result they have achieved in their last three away games in the campaign, against Montenegro, Italy and Bulgaria – would be a creditable return.

Stearman's case to keep place

Wolverhampton 1 Hull City 1

Defoe sparkles as Spurs expose Hull's frailties

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Hull to reveal new signings

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Rodgers appointed at Reading

Watford have confirmed that Brendan Rodgers has left to become the new manager of Reading.

McCarthy vents fury as rivals close the gap

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O'Neill moves to secure Wigan forward despite informal Anfield agreement

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Wilson Palacios' proposed move from Wigan to Tottenham may hinge on persuading the Honduras midfielder to move to London.

No arguments after Reading's rout

The first game between these teams this season, in September, was the now-notorious fixture where the referee awarded a goal to Reading, when none had actually been scored. There was, however, nothing here shrouded in such mystery. Although Steve Coppell's side initially made hard work of their opponents, they then strolled away from Watford.

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