Thomas Ince

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League round-up: Posh stun leaders as Gayle hits

Leaders Cardiff City's perfect home record, 10 wins out of 10, came to a shuddering halt against struggling Peterborough United in the Championship's biggest shock so far. Michael Bostwick's free-kick midway through the first half and Dwight Gayle, on-loan from Dagenham, put Posh 2-0 up two minutes into the second half. Rudy Gestede pulled one back with a minute left, but Posh held on to win 2-1.

The sporting week ahead (16/12/12)

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Betting advice from Michael Holden of Best of the Bets

Seb Hines of Middlesbrough holds his head in his hands after scoring an own goal

Michael Laudrup revels in guiding Swansea to first ever League Cup semi-final

Swans beat Middlebrough 1-0 to advance

Oriol Romeu up against Dimitar Berbatov

Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu ruled out for the season

21-year-old out for six months after undergoing surgery

10 men bailed after brawl between rival football fans

Violence broke out between Brighton and Hove Albion supporters and Crystal Palace fans

10-man Cardiff held as Middlesbrough move up

None of the top three won in the Championship last night, with leaders Cardiff drawing 1-1 at Derby after winger Craig Noone was sent off in the 63rd minute when Malky Mackay's side were winning, Crystal Palace being held 0-0 at Hull and Leicester losing 1-0 to Leeds, Luciano Becchio getting the winner from the penalty spot in the third minute at Elland Road.

Leicester in confident mood ahead of Leeds clash says midfielder Danny Drinkwater

Leicester will head to Leeds tonight flying high in the table and with confidence to match, according to midfielder Danny Drinkwater.

Beckham is still viewed as a hot property by teams around the globe

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Frimpong has made two appearances for the Gunners this term

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David Beckham's aides rushed out a statement this morning rubbishing claims he is in talks to play Down Under.

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Jack Wilshere is convinced he will soon to get back to the kind of form which led to him being branded England's saviour.

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