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Brad Guzan was Wembley ambitions for Aston Villa

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Lennie Lawrence and Curtis Fleming continued their caretaker duties as Crystal Palace beat Leicester to move within a point of the automatic promotion places, despite speculation linking the pair with a move to Bolton. Palace co-chairman Steve Parish expects assistant manager Lawrence and first-team coach Fleming to join former manager Dougie Freedman at the Reebok following his appointment this week.

Paolo Di Canio

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Paolo Di Canio hasn't reacted well to the news that Swindon have been placed under a transfer embargo and his Swindon side aren't reacting well to the negative vibes coming from their manager, so it's hard to resist quotes of 13/8 about them coming unstuck again at high-flying Stevenage on Saturday.

McCarthy snubs Bolton's advances

The search for a new manager at Bolton Wanderers continues after Mick McCarthy spurned the club's advances yesterday.

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If there's one team Sheffield United aren't going to take for granted this season, it's Oldham. The Blades had three weeks fewer than most clubs in League One to prepare for the new campaign but theirs was the longest summer, reflecting on where it all went wrong in the race for automatic promotion last term.

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League One preview: Sheffield United to buckle against Leyton Orient

Sheffield United were given a good going-over by a bruising Hartlepool side in midweek and Leyton Orient can benefit from the knock-on effects by beating the battle-weary Blades at Brisbane Road on Saturday. Take the 5/2 about the Londoners prevailing.

League One weekend preview: Formidable Shrewsbury entertain Swindon

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Two drown rescuing dog as autumn storms wreak havoc

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Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers looking forward to Swansea Capital One Cup tie

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is relishing the prospect of welcoming his old club Swansea to Anfield after the two sides were paired together in the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.

Paulo Di Canio calls Swindon's Capital One Cup victory over Stoke a 'special moment'

Swindon boss Paulo Di Canio rated his side's performance against Stoke as one of the greatest in the club's history after the npower League One outfit pulled off a dramatic 4-3 extra-time victory in the Capital One Cup second round.

Fulham crash out as Stoke are made to suffer

Fulham crashed out of the Capital One Cup at Sheffield Wednesday last night, a 50th-minute penalty from Gary Madine, below, continuing Dave Jones's unbeaten run at the Championship club.

League Cup round-up: Collins sends Stoke out while poor Fulham suffer a bad night

James Collins hit a hat-trick as League One Swindon knocked Stoke out of the Capital One Cup last night, Paolo di Canio's side winning 4-3 after extra time at the Britannia Stadium.

Comeback kid: Watford striker Matej Vydra celebrates his late winner

League round-up: Zola eyes promotion after win

Matej Vydra scored an injury-time winner as Watford came from behind to beat Crystal Palace 3-2 at Selhurst Park, in Gianfranco Zola's first league game in charge.

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