Ligue 1: Ten-man PSG battle back to down Marseille
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Ligue 1: Ten-man PSG battle back to down Marseille

PSG have 21 points but trail Monaco on goal difference while Marseille drop to fourth behind Lille on goal difference, four points off the lead.

Andre Ayew hamstring a concern for Ghana football team
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Andre Ayew hamstring a concern for Ghana football team

Ghana midfield star Andre Ayew could miss the Africa Cup of Nations in South Africa this month after injuring a hamstring while training with French club Marseille.

League Cup renamed Capital One Cup from next season
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League Cup renamed Capital One Cup from next season

The League Cup has adopted a new moniker and will be known as the Capital One Cup starting the new season. A four-year sponsorship agreement has been signed on with the credit card company, Capital One.

Cardiff chief Tien Ghee eyes promotion
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Cardiff chief Tien Ghee eyes promotion

Cardiff's Malaysian chairman Dato Chan Tien Ghee insists his club will use the pain of their League Cup final defeat against Liverpool as motivation to win promotion to the Premier League.

Liverpool beat Cardiff 3-2 on penalty kicks in League Cup final
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Liverpool beat Cardiff 3-2 on penalty kicks in League Cup final

Liverpool's six-year trophy drought ended Sunday after beating Cardiff 3-2 in a penalty shootout when Reds captain Steven Gerrard's cousin, Anthony Gerrard, missed the final spot kick.

Andre Ayew voted BBC African Footballer of the Year
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Andre Ayew voted BBC African Footballer of the Year

Ghana midfielder Andre Ayew has been voted BBC African Football of the Year, the broadcaster said on Friday.

Evans promises United revival against Villa
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Evans promises United revival against Villa

Jonny Evans is sure Manchester United can bounce back from their midweek League Cup embarrassment to keep their Premier League push on track at Aston Villa.

Ferguson apologises for United
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Ferguson apologises for United's defeat

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson apologised to United fans after his side were beaten 2-1 by Championship side Crystal Palace in the League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Six clubs reach knockout rounds of Europa League
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Six clubs reach knockout rounds of Europa League

PAOK Thessaloniki scored twice in the first 13 minutes against Tottenham before defending with 10 men for almost two thirds of the match to clinch a place in the next round of the Europa League on Wednesday.

Manchester United knocked out of Carling Cup
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Manchester United knocked out of Carling Cup

Manchester United was knocked out of the League Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday by Crystal Palace, the second-tier club scoring in extra time for a 2-1 victory and its first win at Old Trafford since 1989.

Dalglish hails Bellamy heroics after Gary Speed
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Dalglish hails Bellamy heroics after Gary Speed's death

Kenny Dalglish paid tribute to Craig Bellamy for his contribution to Liverpool's 2-0 League Cup quarter-final triumph at Chelsea just 48 hours after the death of the forward's close friend Gary Speed.

City boss Mancini demands more from Nasri
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City boss Mancini demands more from Nasri

Roberto Mancini has demanded an improvement from Samir Nasri following the France midfielder's lacklustre performance in Manchester City's 1-0 League Cup quarter-final win at Arsenal.

Manchester City, Liverpool reach Carling Cup semis
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Manchester City, Liverpool reach Carling Cup semis

In the all-Premier League matchup, Argentina striker Sergio Aguero came off the bench to score an 83rd-minute winner in Manchester City's 1-0 victory over Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Second-tier Cardiff beat Blackburn 2-0 in the other quarterfinal.

Crunch time looms for League Cup elite
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Crunch time looms for League Cup elite

Fans of the six Premier League clubs still left in this season's English League Cup will find out just how much the tournament means to their respective sides in this week's quarter-finals.

Chelsea to host Liverpool, Arsenal to face City in League Cup quarters
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Chelsea to host Liverpool, Arsenal to face City in League Cup quarters

Manchester United were drawn against Crystal Palace in the quarter-finals of the League Cup on Saturday, while Arsenal were handed a daunting home tie against Manchester City.

Embattled Blackburn boss eyes Cup run
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Embattled Blackburn boss eyes Cup run

Under-fire Blackburn manager Steve Kean believes his club are capable of mounting a successful League Cup run after they downed Newcastle to reach the quarter-finals.

Mancini wants more from Johnson
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Mancini wants more from Johnson

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has demanded improvement from Adam Johnson despite the England winger's sparkling performance in Wednesday's League Cup win over Wolves.

Villas-Boas salutes gritty Chelsea after beating Everton
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Villas-Boas salutes gritty Chelsea after beating Everton

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas saluted his players' spirit after they lifted the gloom of a traumatic few days with a gritty 2-1 win over Everton in the League Cup fourth round.

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