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Today’s News in Brief: Reina staying and Ferguson charged again

Pepe Reina, the Liverpool goalkeeper, has pledged his future to the club. The 28-year-old has said that the club are heading in the “right direction” under management duo Kenny Dalglish and Steve Clarke, both of whom penned permanent three-year contracts … Continue reading

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Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney given two game ban

Wayne Rooney has received a two-match ban from the FA for swearing into a television camera during the Premier League win over West Ham United on Saturday. The England frontman will therefore miss this weekend’s match against Fulham and next … Continue reading

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Roberto Mancini chasing FA Cup glory

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is looking for his side to arrest 35 trophyless years, and sees the FA Cup, in which his side take on Reading in the quarter-final this afternoon at the City of Manchester Stadium, as a … Continue reading

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The Happy Da Silva’s

Manchester United beat Arsenal 2-0 in the FA Cup quarter-final at Old Trafford – and look how pleased their Brazilian twins Rafael Da Silva and Fabio Da Silva are with Fabio’s opening goal. A dogged display by United denied Arsenal, … Continue reading

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Big clubs get favourable treatment – Roberto Mancini

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini says that the bigger the club the more preferential the treatment they receive. The Italian boss, whose City side take on Aston Villa in tonight’s FA Cup fifth round tie at Eastlands, has told match … Continue reading

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Reading stun Everton in FA Cup fifth round

A goal in the first-half from captain Matt Mills gave Reading a 1-0 win at Goodison Park tonight, and sent Everton crashing out of the FA Cup. After beating Chelsea on penalties in the fourth round, Everton were seen as … Continue reading

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Stoke and Birmingham advance to FA Cup Quarter-Finals

Premier League duo Stoke City and Birmingham City have advanced to the last eight in the FA Cup, as both recorded comfortable 3-0 wins over Brighton & Hove Albion and Sheffield Wednesday respectively. Birmingham, in front of a sparsely filled … Continue reading

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Everton beat Chelsea on penalties to win replay

Everton will meet Reading in the FA Cup 5th round, after beating Chelsea 4-3 on penalties – 1-1 after extra time – at Stamford Bridge in their 4th round replay. Frank Lampard put Chelsea in front A tight match ended … Continue reading

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Ryan Babel faces FA misconduct charge

Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has been charged by the FA with improper conduct. The charge comes following comments and images posted by the Dutch international on his Twitter page in relation to referee Howard Webb, following Liverpool’s 1-0 FA Cup … Continue reading

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Fantastic day of FA Cup action

It’s been a fantastic day of FA Cup action, starting with Leeds gaining a replay with their draw at Arsenal and Birmingham battering Millwall 4-1 at The Den in the early kick-offs, and it’s continued with the 3pm kick-offs. Congratulations … Continue reading

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