Liverpool 2 Middlesbrough 2
(AET, Liverpool win 14 -13 on penalties)
Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool survived a marathon penalty shoot-out to eventually see off Middlesbrough at Anfield last night.
Arsenal 1 Southampton 2
An exquisite Nathaniel Clyne strike saw Arsenal’s Capital One Cup campaign end at the third-round juncture for the first time in 12 years as Southampton secured a maiden win at the Emirates Stadium last night.
Swansea 3 Everton 0
Swansea claimed their first-ever victory over Everton to reach the last 16 of the Capital One Cup.
It’s a pretty safe bet that the assistant manager of Ireland will command more column inches and airspace than the assistant manager of Gibraltar before the two countries meet in their Euro 2016 qualifier at the Aviva on Saturday, October 11.More
Frank Lampard’s final match of his loan spell at Manchester City could be against his old club Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on January 31.More
Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville believes this summer’s big spending by the Red Devils will need to be repeated in future transfer windows before the club can again be seen as title contenders.More
Martin O’Neill has spoken to Celtic’s Anthony Stokes about the court appearance he faces in Dublin on October 10, the eve of Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Gibraltar, on October 11.More
Juan Mata pictured has apologised to Manchester United fans after the team’s embarrassing 5-3 defeat to Leicester.More
Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany believes the Premier League title race is destined to "get messy" with Arsenal joining the champions and Chelsea in a three-way battle.More
Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy will be out for around three months after surgery on an ankle injury, manager Arsene Wenger confirmed.More
Coach Carlo Ancelotti will switch his focus to improving Real Madrid’s defence after seeing his attack click into gear in stunning fashion over the last week.More
Wealthy Singapore businessman Peter Lim is set to take a 50% stake in Salford City FC — the club owned by the five former Manchester United players known as the ’Class of ’92’.More
Ronny Deila would love nothing more than experiencing his first Old Firm derby on the way to cup glory with Celtic this season.More
Everton boss Roberto Martinez has dismissed talk of a rift with Ireland international James McCarthy in a contract dispute.More
The science of United ticket-touting is complex and challenging. When Michael O’Leary finally quits his airline, the company could do worse than pluck a successor from the Warwick Road broking fraternity, so expert are they at judging dynamic advance seat pricing.More
Everton 2 Crystal Palace 3
Real Madrid’s 2014/15 season so far has been full of drama and pandemonium, but the club’s AGM yesterday was as serene as could be for club president Florentino Perez.More
Harry Arter had a premonition he would score against Watford, although it’s doubtful the Bournemouth midfielder could have imagined netting such a stunner in Saturday’s 1-1 Championship draw.More
Limerick FC 0 Cork City 1
Cork City moved to within three points of Premier Division table-toppers Dundalk with a battling win over Limerick FC at Thomond Park last evening.