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Manchester City into FA Cup fourth round with 5-0 win over Blackburn

Sergio Aguero scored a goal in his comeback as Manchester City swept past second-tier Blackburn Rovers with an emphatic 5-0 victory in their FA Cup third-round replay.

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Liverpool holds out Blackburn

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Brad Jones dedicated Liverpool's 3-2 win at Blackburn to his son Luca, who died of leukaemia five months ago, after the Australian keeper endured a bitter-sweet Premier League debut for Kenny...

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Blackburn relegated, Wigan stay up

Blackburn Blackburn joined Wolverhampton Wanderers in being relegated from the Premier League after losing 1-0 at home to Wigan, who ensured their survival with a sixth win from their past eight matches on...

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Kean bullish on Blackburn future

London Beleaguered Blackburn manager Steve Kean says he's confident he'll remain with the relegated EPL club next season despite reports of fresh turmoil in the Ewood Park board-room.

Allardyce becomes new Blackburn manager

Julian Guyer Former Bolton and Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce was appointed the manager of Blackburn Rovers on a three-year contract, the team has announced.

Emerton scores to help Blackburn advance

Socceroos star Brett Emerton scored his first goal of the English season as Blackburn Rovers came from behind to beat lowly Grimsby 4-1 in the League Cup.

Grella completes transfer to Blackburn

Socceroos midfielder Vince Grella has signed a four-year deal with Blackburn Rovers after completing his transfer move from Torino.

Emerton re-signs with Blackburn Rovers

Brett Emerton has signed a new four-year contract to stay with Blackburn Rovers.

Emerton scores in Blackburn draw

By Valkerie Mangnall Australian defender Brett Emerton scored a goal to help Blackburn to a 2-2 draw at Fulham in the English Premier League.

Quality not quantity the key for football's touring teams

Michael Cockerill It's easy to be cynical about the All-Stars game. It's better to be careful. While no one can honestly suggest Sunday night's showcase at Homebush Bay between the best of the A-League and Italian...

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Irishman Damien Duff signs for Melbourne City

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Melbourne City has made its second international signing in a week, bringing Republic of Ireland winger Damien Duff to the A-League club on a one-year deal.

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Leicester, Burnley headed for EPL

Championship leaders Leicester and second-placed Burnley move a step closer to the Premier League with a pair of significant wins.

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney says team owed David Moyes a big one

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Mark Ogden Wayne Rooney says Manchester United's Champions League fightback against Olympiakos was owed to beleaguered manager David Moyes by the club's underperforming players.

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Lucas Neill joins Doncaster on loan

Ex-Socceroo captain Lucas Neill.

Liam FitzGibbon Lucas Neill has secured a month-long loan switch from Watford to English Championship rivals Doncaster in a move aimed at salvaging his World Cup dream.

Manchester United manager David Moyes says Alex Ferguson would have had tough season

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Under fire Manchester United manager David Moyes has risked fresh controversy by suggesting his celebrated predecessor, Alex Ferguson, would have struggled with the squad he left his fellow Scot.

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Neill helps Doncaster to victory

Lucas Neill's first start in more than four months ended in victory as he helped Doncaster to a 2-1 English Championship win away at Leeds.

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Can Liverpool handle the pressure to claim its first EPL title?

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Michael Lynch Just as punters look for horses who have won over a race's course and distance, and therefore give them an extra tick in their assessment, then football fans take comfort if their team is looking to...

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David Moyes axed for disastrous reign at Manchester United

Manchester United headcoach David Moyes

Mark Ogden David Moyes will be sacked as Manchester United manager on Tuesday after the club's owners, the Glazer family, decided to end the Scot's disastrous tenure at Old Trafford.

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Lucas Neill misses out on World Cup selection

Long-serving former Australia captain Lucas Neill will not be part of the squad for the World Cup finals due to lack of playing time.

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Tottenham sack manager Tim Sherwood

Out of a job: Tim Sherwood.

Tim Sherwood became the latest Tottenham Hotspur manager to fall foul of the north London Premier League club's sky-high expectations when he was sacked on Tuesday after six months in charge.