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New Leeds boss hails fans after Bristol City draw

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London (AFP) – New Leeds coach Paul Heckingbottom thanked fans for rallying his side as they fought back to secure a 2-2 draw against Bristol City in England’s second-tier Championship on Sunday.

Heckingbottom’s first home game in charge was heading for defeat, with Leeds booed off by the Elland Road faithful at half-time after gifting goals to Bristol City’s Famara Diedhiou and Bobby Reid inside 16 minutes.

Arsenal set up Man City League Cup final

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London (AFP) – Arsenal set up a mouthwatering League Cup final against Premier League leaders Manchester City on Wednesday, coming from behind to beat Chelsea 2-1 on aggregate as Arsene Wenger targets his first ever victory in the competition.

Pep Guardiola’s City reached the Wembley showpiece the previous evening by beating Championship side Bristol City 3-2 in the second leg of their tie and 5-3 over the two legs, staying on course for an unprecedented quadruple.

Manchester City into first final of Guardiola era

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Bristol (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola saw his Manchester City side pushed hard before defeating second-tier Bristol City in an entertaining League Cup semi-final on Tuesday to leave him one game away from winning his first major trophy in English football.

Guardiola’s runaway Premier League leaders, eyeing an unprecedented quadruple in the one season as they remain involved in both the FA Cup and Champions League as well, won 3-2 on the night for a 5-3 aggregate win over the Championship side.

City need trophies to be ‘big club’ – Guardiola

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola says Manchester City must match Manchester United and Liverpool by winning trophies in order to become one of the game’s giants - and dazzling football is not enough.

The runaway Premier League leaders maintained their relentless charge in four competitions by sweeping into the FA Cup fourth round at Burnley’s expense on Saturday.

Wolves cement lead, Bristol City held after Cup heroics

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London (AFP) – Championship leaders Wolves maintained their charge towards the Premier League with a 1-0 win over Ipswich, while Bristol City settled for a 1-1 draw at QPR just days after their shock success against Manchester United.

Ivan Cavaleiro’s first half goal at Molineux moved Wolves seven points clear of second placed Cardiff, who lost 2-0 at Bolton thanks to Gary Madine’s 75th-minute penalty and Josh Vela’s goal.

Bristol City dump holders Man Utd out of League Cup 

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City dumped Manchester United out of the League Cup on Wednesday, scoring with seconds remaining to beat the holders 2-1.

In the other quarter-final, Chelsea beat Bournemouth 2-1 with goals from Willian and a late strike from Alvaro Morata.

Flint fires Bristol City to last-gasp victory

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London (AFP) – A goal in stoppage time by Aden Flint gave Bristol City a 2-1 win over 10-man Sheffield United in an enthralling match in the English Championship on Friday.

Flint’s sixth goal of the season - the most for a defender in England’s second tier this term - sent City three points clear of United in third place and seven behind leaders Wolves, who host struggling Sunderland on Saturday.

Flint fires Bristol City to last-gasp victory

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London (AFP) – A goal in stoppage time by Aden Flint gave Bristol City a 2-1 win over 10-man Sheffield United in an enthralling match in the English Championship on Friday.

Flint’s sixth goal of the season - the most for a defender in England’s second tier this term - sent City three points clear of United in third place and seven behind leaders Wolves, who host struggling Sunderland on Saturday.

For tweets sake! Man Utd face giantkillers City after draw delay

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City’s reward for eliminating three Premier League teams in this season’s League Cup is a home quarter-final with holders Manchester United.

City, who thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1989, learnt about their dream draw two hours later than planned due to a glitch at Twitter Headquarters where the event was being held.

For tweets sake! Man Utd face giantkillers City after draw delay

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City’s reward for eliminating three Premier League teams in this season’s League Cup is a home quarter-final with holders Manchester United.

City, who thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1989, learnt about their dream draw two hours later than planned due to a glitch at Twitter Headquarters where the event was being held.

Dutchman Zeegelaar fills the gap for Watford

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London (AFP) – Dutch defender Marvin Zeegelaar signed for Premier League side Watford on Thursday from Sporting Lisbon and resolved a problem for manager Marco Silva.

The 27-year-old - who had been at Sporting Lisbon for just a season - signed a four year contract with the Hornets for an undisclosed fee.

Dutchman Zeegelaar fills the gap for Watford

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London (AFP) – Dutch defender Marvin Zeegelaar signed for Premier League side Watford on Thursday from Sporting Lisbon and resolved a problem for manager Marco Silva.

The 27-year-old - who had been at Sporting Lisbon for just a season - signed a four year contract with the Hornets for an undisclosed fee.

Watford shocked in League Cup second round

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London (AFP) – Watford suffered an embarrassing League Cup exit as Championship side Bristol City beat the Premier League club 3-2 in the second round on Tuesday.

Marco Silva’s side were the only top-flight outfit to perish on a night when clubs showed their disdain for the competition by making 274 team changes across the 19 ties.

Watford shocked in League Cup second round

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London (AFP) – Watford suffered an embarrassing League Cup exit as Championship side Bristol City beat the Premier League club 3-2 in the second round on Tuesday.

Marco Silva’s side were the only top-flight outfit to perish on a night when clubs showed their disdain for the competition by making 274 team changes across the 19 ties.

English Championship

Leeds United and Bristol City tipped to hit the bookies for 60/1 return

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Leeds United host Bristol City on Sunday aiming to force their way back into the Championship promotion race.

The home side head into the game 11th in the table, eight points behind the Robins who are currently in the final play-off place.

Leeds triumphed 3-0 at Ashton Gate earlier in the season, but former midfielder David Prutton doesn’t think they will complete the double.

Bristol City v Wolves: Championship pundit eyeing another 50/1 bookie-basher

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David Prutton is eyeing another bookie-bashing bet when Championship leaders Wolves visit Bristol City on Saturday.

With a 50/1 winner from last weekend’s Aston Villa versus Sheffield United game fresh in the memory, Prutton is hoping to end 2017 with another successful ambitious punt.

The former Leeds midfielder has tipped Bobby Reid to put the home side in front, but he believes Wolves will fight back to secure a 2-2 draw (50/1 with Sky Bet).

This 45/1 cracker could romp home at Sheffield United on Friday

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Championship pundit David Prutton believes Sheffield United’s winless run will be extended to four games by Bristol City on Friday.

The Blades have dropped to fourth in the table after picking up one point from their last four matches, while City are up to third after winning their last two.

Sheffield United, Wolves and Ipswich Town stars… Names of the Football League, week 14

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Middlesbrough, Wolves, Bristol City, Shrewsbury Town… Star Names of the Football League, week 8

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Nelson Oliveira, Portsmouth, Luton… Star names of the Football League, week 1

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John Terry, Ruben Neves and 8 more Championship signings to keep an eye on

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beIN SPORTS to broadcast English Championship triple header on Good Friday

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Soccer fans in the United States will be able to watch a triple header of English Championship games on Friday, April 14 on beIN SPORTS.

With only five games remaining in the regular season, everything is still up for grabs. Brighton and Newcastle are jostling for the title, while the race to finish in the playoff positions will go down to the wire.

Swansea City

Done deal: Ex-Tottenham and Liverpool defender makes shock move

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Former Tottenham Hotspur defender Steven Caulker has joined Dundee on an 18-month deal, the Scottish Premiership club have confirmed. The 26-year-old left Queens Park Rangers in December by mutual consent, having made 54 appearances for the Londoners.

The news comes as a shock given he’s spent his entire playing career in England, the majority of which has been in the Premier League and Championship, but Dundee convinced him to go to Scotland until the summer of 2019.

News roundup: Union re-sign 3, MLS expands to Nashville, Swansea manager-less, more

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Where to find Bristol City vs. Man City League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Bristol City vs. Man City in the League Cup semifinal second leg, you’ve come to the right place.

After Bristol City’s impressive performance and all-important away goal against Manchester City in the first leg, Bristol City have a chance to cause a huge shock against high-flying Manchester City.

Where to find Bristol City vs. Man United League Cup quarter final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Bristol City vs. Man United in the League Cup, you’ve come to the right place.

Manchester United head to Ashton Gate on Wednesday to battle Bristol City in the Carabao Cup quarterfinal. With Bristol City doing well in the Championship, this should be a tough test for Jose Mourinho’s side.

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‘I Don’t And I Never Have’ – Burnley Manager Sean Dyche Forced To Vehemently Deny Worm-Eating Rumours

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Now there's a headline you don't see very often: Sean Dyche has been forced to deny that eats worms.

The Burnley manager was incriminated by former teammate Soren Andersen recently, with the ex-Bristol City striker speculating that Dyche might have a gravelly voice because he regularly used to eat earthworms during training sessions.

Sean Dyche: Ex-Teammate Soren Andersen Testifies Burnley Boss Has Gravelly Voice Because He ‘Used To Eat Earthworms’

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Sean Dyche sounds like a man who drinks warm methylated spirit, gargles with driveway gravel and smokes 80 Malboro lung-bleeders a day.

The Burnley boss cuts a croaky figure, especially post-match, when his gurgling growls almost fall below the threshold of human hearing.

Manchester United

Where to find Manchester City vs. Bristol City League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester City vs. Bristol City in the League Cup semifinal first leg, you’ve come to the right place.

Bristol City’s reward for knocking Manchester United out of the League Cup is a semifinal matchup against Manchester City. The first leg kicks off today on Tuesday with Pep Guardiola’s having home field advantage for the first match.

Where to find Manchester City vs. Bristol City League Cup on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Manchester City vs. Bristol City in the League Cup semifinal first leg, you’ve come to the right place.

Bristol City’s reward for knocking Manchester United out of the League Cup is a semifinal matchup against Manchester City. The first leg kicks off today on Tuesday with Pep Guardiola’s having home field advantage for the first match.

Top Five Best Things from Manchester United’s 2017

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Given that this current Premier League campaign has seemingly fallen flat even with four month still to run due to the antics of some particularly bothersome neighbours, there's a danger of writing off Manchester United's 2017 as something of a letdown. And that's not totally unreasonable; Jose Mourinho's side ended last season in a disappointing sixth, and find themselves irretrievably behind league leaders Manchester City with this current league campaignonly half-finished.

Carabao Cup: Bristol City Strike In 93rd Minute To Send Man Utd Packing At Quarter-Final Stage (Photos & Video)

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Bristol City scored a 93rd-minute winner to send Manchester United packing at the quarter-final stage of the Carabao Cup the first meeting between the two clubs in almost 40 years.

The Robins more than held their own in a goalless first 50 minutes before a clout of a finish from left-back Joe Bryan gave the Championship side a shock (though perfectly warranted) lead.

Confirmed Lineups: Bristol City vs Man Utd

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Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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The biggest rivalry in Germany puts the German Cup in the spotlight on this busy Wednesday afternoon leading into the Christmas season.

Christian Pulisic, fresh off his 89th minute winner against Hoffenheim last Saturday, will lead Borussia Dortmund into a round of 16 match against Bayern Munich as they look to keep their DFB-Pokal title defense alive.

4-2-3-1: Man Utd predicted XI to face Bristol City

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‘I’ve Spent £450 On A Bottle Of Wine’ – Bristol City Boss Lee Johnson Confesses He’s A Little Bit In Love With Jose Mourinho Ahead Of Carabao Cup Quarter-Final Against Man Utd

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Bristol City manager Lee Johnson has revealed that tonight is the night he's finally going to reveal the full extend of his feelings for Jose Mourinho.

The Robins are set to play Manchester United for the first time in almost 40 years when the two sides meet in the quarter-finals of the Carabao Cup at Ashton Gate on Wednesday evening.

Bristol City boss raids daughter’s piggy bank to buy wine for Jose Mourinho

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Retro Football: Norwich Poacher Tim Sherwood Skies Open Goal From Six Yards Out Against Bristol City, 1991 (Video)

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He may possess the managerial acumen of a Maris Piper, but Tim Sherwood was a perfectly decent central midfielder in his day as his three England caps duly attest.

In fact, back in 1999, Sherwood became the first player to be given an international debut during Kevin Keegan's tenure when, aged 30, he turned out for the Three Lions in a 3-1 win over Poland in a Euro 2000 qualifier at Wembley.

Bristol City Vow To Investigate After Oxford United Label Discovered Stitched Into New Away Shirt (Photo)

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Bristol City's owners have vowed to investigate after a rather significant production flaw was discovered inside one of their new replica shirts.

Matthew Gillett recently took receipt of his gaudy purple and lime pre-order jerseyonly to find it had arogue Oxford United label stitched inside.

Brighton Lose 1-0 – Magpies Within One Point Of Seagulls

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For the second game in a row, since they won promotion by beating Wigan 2-1 at home on 17thApril Brighton have lost a game this time at home 1-0 to Bristol City, who are nowsafe from relegation That will make it very interesting in the very last game a week tomorrow because if Brighton [...]