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Ferguson to stick with XI

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson is set to name a full-strength side for the Carling Cup tie with Newcastle.Ferguson saw his side finally claim their first league win of the season against Reading on Saturday and is likely to field the same XI against the Magpies at London Road.Posh were again indebted to their front three of George Boyd, Aaron Mclean and Craig Mackail-Smith at the weekend a...Full Story »

Bruce wants a change of mentality

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Steve Bruce has warned his players Sunderland will not be considered a big club until they develop a big club mentality.The Black Cats head into the Carling Cup third-round clash with Birmingham still smarting from their 3-1 Barclays Premier League defeat at Burnley.Not for the first time this season, the Wearsiders turned in a Jekyll and Hyde display at Turf Moor, dominating the first half desp...Full Story »

Grayson in Naylor poser

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Leeds manager Simon Grayson faces a selection dilemma over fit-again skipper Richard Naylor for the Carling Cup clash with Liverpool.Naylor has not featured for Leeds this season following back surgery in the summer, but has proved his fitness in a reserve-team appearance and is ready to return in the third-round tie.Leigh Bromby has helped fill the gap in central defence so far this season, but...Full Story »

Filekovic wait for Robins

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Barnsley manager Mark Robins is hoping to complete the signing of Slovenia international Suad Filekovic in time for the Carling Cup clash with Burnley.The former Maribor defender, 31, has agreed to an initial short-term contract until January after impressing new boss Robins in a recent week-long trial but has yet to finalise the deal.Robins said: "Suad Filekovic is back in the country and we wi...Full Story »

Gardner return boosts Megson

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Bolton manager Gary Megson has welcomed the return of Ricardo Gardner and hopes the long-serving midfielder can stay injury free.Gardner is expected to get another run-out on Tuesday night against West Ham in the Carling Cup at the Reebok Stadium.The Jamaican gave a dynamic performance in the second half of the 1-1 draw with Stoke following his recovery from a hamstring problem that saw him side...Full Story »

Wenger puts faith in youth

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Arsene Wenger is expected to again give his Arsenal youngsters and fringe players a chance to impress in the Carling Cup clash against West Brom on Tuesday night.Centre-half Philippe Senderos should provide some experience at the back after remaining at Emirates Stadium despite the chance to leave during the transfer window, along with veteran Mikael Silvestre, who has made just one appearance s...Full Story »

Micael is key player - Michorl

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Austria Vienna assistant manager Sepp Michorl has picked out playmaker Ruben Micael as the key man for Nacional in their Europa League Group L clash.The 23-year-old scored twice in the qualifying play-off against Zenit St Petersburg - once in each leg - including a last-minute goal in Russia which handed Nacional their aggregate win.Michorl told www.fk-austria.at: "He is a classic playmaker and ...Full Story »

Bremen wait on duo

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Werder Bremen are sweating on the fitness of Tim Borowski and Sebastian Boenisch ahead of their meeting with Athletic Bilbao, where the top two teams in Group L of the Europa League go head-to-head at the Weserstadion.Germany midfielder Borowski has been struggling with a back injury in the wake of Saturday's 3-0 win over Mainz, while left-back Boenisch took a blow to his thigh in training on Mo...Full Story »

PSV searching for win

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

PSV Eindhoven will be looking to improve on the draw they claimed against Sparta Prague in the opening round of the UEFA Europa League when they host CFR Cluj.PSV scored twice in the last 10 minutes against Sparta, with Jonathan Reis keeping his cool to convert an injury-time penalty to leave the Dutch side second in Group K.However, their Romanian opponents beat FC Copenhagen 2-0 in their openi...Full Story »

Chovanec excited by Czech duo

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Sparta Prague coach Jozef Chovanec is looking forward to coming up against two Czech players when his side face FC Copenhagen on Thursday.Sparta make the trip to Denmark for their Europa League Group K game with one point in the bag, from a 2-2 draw with PSV Eindhoven in which they twice gave away the lead.Copenhagen are not even that well off having slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Cluj in their firs...Full Story »

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