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Liverpool edge penalty marathon

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.

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Clyne keeps Saints on march

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.

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Swans enjoy first ever victory over Toffees

Swansea 3 Everton 0
Swansea claimed their first-ever victory over Everton to reach the last 16 of the Capital One Cup.

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O’Neill unfazed by Keane’s page turner

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.

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Frank Lampard

Lampard could end City stay back at Bridge

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.

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Phil Neville

United need to carry on spending, says Neville

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.

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Anthony Stokes

O’Neill plans to assess Stokes

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.

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Mata apologises to fans for United’s shocking meltdown

Juan Mata pictured has apologised to Manchester United fans after the team’s embarrassing 5-3 defeat to Leicester.

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Two’s company for Kompany in title race

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.

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Debuchy faces long lay-off

Arsenal defender Mathieu Debuchy will be out for around three months after surgery on an ankle injury, manager Arsene Wenger confirmed.

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Ancelotti focuses on Real defence

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.

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Lim invests in Salford

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’.

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Deila hopes for Old Firm clash

Ronny Deila would love nothing more than experiencing his first Old Firm derby on the way to cup glory with Celtic this season.

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Martinez: No McCarthy rift

Everton boss Roberto Martinez has dismissed talk of a rift with Ireland international James McCarthy in a contract dispute.

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TERRACE TALK: Reaction from the weekend’s top Premiership

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.

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Arsenal's Danny Welbeck scores his teams second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at Villa Park, Birmingham.

Wenger keeping faith in Welbeck

Premier League
Aston Villa 0 Arsenal 3

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Van Gaal: How is this possible?

Premier League
Leicester 5 Manchester United 3

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Lampard back to haunt Blues

Premier League
Manchester City 1 Chelsea 1

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Palace profit as Everton’s defensive woes continue

Premier League
Everton 2 Crystal Palace 3

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West Brom topple Spurs for first win

Premier League
Tottenham 0 West Brom 1

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Eye-opener for lethargic Pool

Premier League
West Ham 3 Liverpool 1

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Barcelona's Brazilian forward Neymar da Silva Santos Junior  reacts during the Spanish league football match Levante UD vs FC Barcelona at the Ciutat de Valencia stadium in Valencia on September 21, 2014.

One voice still rules at Real

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.

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AFC Bournemouth's Harry Arter celebrates scoring his side's first goal of the game during the Sky Bet Championship match at Vicarage Road, Watford.

Dream comes true for Arter but Harte misses beat

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.

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Cork City's Josh O'Shea cflicks the ball away from Limerick's Shane O'Connor in last night's SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at Thomond Park.

Super-sub Lehane gives City title boost

Premier Division
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.

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Mark Rossiter lifts the cup after Dundalk  defeated Shamrock Rovers to win the EA Sports Cup final at Oriel Park yesterday.

Cup win leaves Massey hungry for more

Dundalk 3 Shamrock Rovers 2
Having got their hands on a first trophy in 12 years on Saturday evening, Dane Massey insists no one will wrest the big prize of the league title from Dundalk’s grasp now either.

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