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Carabao Cup first round draw: Championship, League One and League Two clubs in action as fixtures are revealed

Carabao Cup first round draw: Championship, League One and League Two clubs in action as fixtures are revealed

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UP FOR THE CUP The EFL Cup draw was broadcast EXCLUSIVELY on talkSPORT 2 live from Vietnam on Friday morning The fixtures for the first round if this season’s Carabao Cup have been revealed after the draw live from Vietnam on Friday morning. See EFL Cup first round draw IN FULL below! The pick of the ties include an all-championship clash between Leeds United v Bolton, League One newcomers Sunderland against Sheffield Wednesday and Frank Lampard’s Derby County against League Two Oldham Athletic. The draw was conducted by Premier League greats Louis Saha, Steve McManaman and Dennis Wise in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It was split into two categories – the north and the south – to keep travel down ...
Southampton or Swansea City: Who can still be relegated from the Premier League after Huddersfield Town's draw with Chelsea?

Southampton or Swansea City: Who can still be relegated from the Premier League after Huddersfield Town's draw with Chelsea?

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The relegation trapdoor has already claimed two teams - who will be next?Wednesday, May 9, 2018Huddersfield secured a second season in the Premier League by clinching a 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.Laurent Depoitre capitalised on a kind bounce following a long ball by Aaron Mooy to fire home the opener in the 50th minute before a clearance struck Marcos Alonso's head and went into the net for a bizarre equaliser.Huddersfield's goal came under constant attack in the closing stages and they had to survive six minutes of injury-time, but resolute defending preserved their top-flight status for another year.The outcome in west London spells all but finalises the identities of the teams relegated for the 2017-18 season, with Huddersfield pulling clear of trouble.Stoke's demise was c...
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte resigned to missing out on Champions League football after West Ham draw

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte resigned to missing out on Champions League football after West Ham draw

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Antonio Conte felt Chelsea's 1-1 draw with West Ham summed up their frustrating season.The Blues dominated the match at Stamford Bridge but only had Cesar Azpilicueta's first-half goal to show for it.Alvaro Morata had two goals disallowed for offside while West Ham keeper Joe Hart suddenly began to display the sort of form which not so long ago made him England's undisputed number one.And within three minutes of coming on as a second-half substitute Javier Hernandez swept in an equaliser to snatch a point for West Ham.The stuttering champions are now 10 points behind Tottenham and Blues boss Conte admits a top-four finish looks an increasingly forlorn hope."We must be realistic," he said. "You must win this game if you want to reach a target, in this case we want to reach a place in the Ch...
Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Messi breaks his duck to earn Stamford Bridge draw for Barca

Chelsea 1-1 Barcelona: Messi breaks his duck to earn Stamford Bridge draw for Barca

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Lionel Messi broke his goal duck against Chelsea to deny Antonio Conte's side a crucial lead over Barcelona in their Champions League showdown.The Argentinian superstar had not scored in his previous eight meetings against the Blues, but he put that anomaly right with 15 minutes left to secure a 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge.Chelsea had gone ahead through Willian, who had earlier been twice denied by a post.But Blues boss Conte, who revealed he had experienced trouble sleeping ahead of the match, will be having nightmares about the equaliser with his side unable to hold on for a crucial advantage to take to the Nou Camp for the second leg in three weeks.The showdown between the current English title holders and Spain's champions-elect was also billed as Messi against Eden Hazard, with the tw...
Derby 0-0 Bristol City: Lee Johnson's side stop the rot with hard-fought draw at Pride Park

Derby 0-0 Bristol City: Lee Johnson's side stop the rot with hard-fought draw at Pride Park

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Gary Rowett's side missed a number of chances in the frustrating draw Friday, January 19, 2018Luke Steele came off the bench to help Bristol City hold promotion rivals Derby to a goalless draw in an incident-packed match at Pride Park.Steele came on for the injured Frank Fielding at half-time and made two outstanding saves as Derby were unable to make their second-half pressure pay.City had to dig in to end a five-match losing run although Korey Smith almost won it with a shot that flashed just wide in stoppage time.Given Derby's eight-game unbeaten run in the league, it was no surprise new signing Cameron Jerome was on the bench while City were boosted by Bailey Wright's recovery from a knee injury.George Thorne fired well over from just outside the box in the opening minutes and Aden Fli...