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Pellegrini refuses to blame trip

Aitor Karanka congratulates his players after they stunned Manchester City

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists his side's week-long trip to Abu Dhabi did not influence their shock FA Cup loss to Championship side Middlesbrough.

Pearson calls for video technology

Nigel Pearson felt his side were hard done by in their come-from-behind win over Tottenham.

Leicester manager Nigel Pearson called for video technology to help prevent the sort of injustice which could have resulted in his side being knocked out of the FA Cup instead of going on to produce a thrilling stoppage-time 2-1 victory over Tottenham at White Hart Lane.

Balotelli told to shape up

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned Mario Balotelli his attitude has to change in training.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has told striker Mario Balotelli he will not get picked for the squad unless he improves in training.

Bowyer heaps praise on Gestede

Rudy Gestede, left, celebrates his goal against Swansea with captain Jason Lowe

Gary Bowyer praised Rudy Gestede's "magnificent" attitude in the face of speculation about his future and warned the striker's suitors they will have to splash the cash if they want to prise him away from Ewood Park.

Mallinder bemoans Racing defeat

Northampton Saints Director of Rugby Jim Mallinder was extremely frustrated by the defeat

Jim Mallinder admitted that Northampton's season had been dealt "a blow" after they were crushed 32-8 by European Champions Cup opponents Racing Metro at Franklin's Gardens.

Leinster duo doubtful for Ireland

Leinster wing Dave Kearney, pictured, is likely to miss the start of Ireland's Six Nations campaign with a shoulder injury

Dave Kearney and Eoin Reddan are likely to miss the start of Ireland's RBS 6 Nations title defence after suffering injuries as Leinster squeaked through to the Champions Cup quarter-finals at Wasps.

Reds held by Bolton

Referee Kevin friend shows Bolton's Matthew Mills, centre, a yellow card

Liverpool avoided an FA Cup upset at home to Bolton but even on a day of shocks it was not much of an achievement after a toothless display and 0-0 draw against Championship opponents Bolton.

Mourinho fumes at Chelsea disgrace

Jose Mourinho watched on as Bradford stunned Chelsea

Embarrassed Jose Mourinho branded Chelsea's FA Cup fourth-round exit to Bradford "unacceptable" and a "disgrace" as the League One side's giant-killing exploits continued with a phenomenal come-from-behind victory at Stamford Bridge.

Saints through despite heavy defeat

George North scored Northampton's try but they were well beaten by Racing Metro

Northampton moved into the European Champions Cup quarter-finals at Franklin's Gardens - but their hopes of a home tie were destroyed by rampant French challengers Racing Metro.

Bantams strike back to beat Chelsea

Bradford City's Mark Yeates (front) celebrates with team-mates after scoring his sides fourth goal of the game during the FA Cup Fourth Round match at Stamford Bridge, London.

Bradford brilliantly responded from two goals down to win 4-2 at Chelsea and dump the Barclays Premier League leaders out of the FA Cup at Stamford Bridge.

Boro dump City out of FA Cup

Patrick Bamford celebrates scoring Middlesbrough's opener

Chelsea loanee Patrick Bamford and Kike struck in the second half as Championship side Middlesbrough produced a shock 2-0 win over Premier League champions Manchester City in the FA Cup.

Foxes strike late to stun Spurs

Jeff Schlupp sent Leicester into the fifth round of the FA Cup

Leicester came from behind to net a stoppage-time winner from Jeff Schlupp which beat Tottenham 2-1 in the fourth round of the FA Cup at White Hart Lane.

Harlequins out despite big win

Marland Yarde was among the tryscorers for Harlequins

Harlequins ran in seven tries as they claimed an impressive 47-19 bonus-point victory at Castres, but it was not enough to save them from exiting the European Champions Cup.

Christie celebrates double gold

Elise Christie has won the European 1500m title in Dordrecht

Elise Christie went some way to making up for her Sochi disappointment by claiming double gold at the European Short-Track Championships in Dordrecht.

Leinster survive Wasps comeback

Wasps' Andy Goode sinks to his knees after his drop-goal attempt in the dying seconds goes wide

Leinster survived a late Wasps fight back to book their place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals despite a 20-20 draw in Coventry.

Gestede stars in Blackburn win

Kyle Bartley's early red card proved crucial as Blackburn dumped Swansea out of the FA Cup

Rudy Gestede showed why he is reported to be interesting a number of Premier League sides with the crucial goal as Blackburn sent nine-man Swansea tumbling out of the FA Cup in the fourth round.

Grace wins Doha title

South Africa's Branden Grace won in Doha

South Africa's Branden Grace won his sixth European Tour title as he finished one shot clear of Scotland's Marc Warren at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters in Doha.

Bath poised for stunning turnaround

Bath star Sam Burgess has recovered from injury and will be among the Bath replacements against Glasgow on Sunday

Bath are likely to complete a stunning European Champions Cup turnaround if they claim maximum points in their final Pool Four clash against Recreation Ground visitors Glasgow on Sunday.

Lehmann ready to unleash Johnson

Australia's Darren Lehmann is ready to unleash Mitchell Johnson

Australia coach Darren Lehmann has no intention of saving Mitchell Johnson for a World Cup assault on England and will recall the paceman as soon as possible.