Tag Archives: League Cup

Bradford’s wildest dreams ended by Swansea’s harsh reality

Much of the attention ahead of the Capital One Cup Final was rightfully directed at Bradford City, the first team from the fourth tier of English football since 1962 to reach such a final. Yet, just a few minutes after … Continue reading

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Results 26/9/12: England’s netball team put the ‘Sunshine Girls’ to bed

I called it. Ask and I shall receive. The England netball team fulfilled my request and won the series against Jamaica (known as the ‘Sunshine Girls’, if I lost you with the headline), with only 4 points in it. Sadly, … Continue reading

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Results 25/9/12 – Chelsea crush Wolves in the Capital One Cup

Alas, after spoiling you for two days with photos of grinning champions holding their trophies aloft, I have nothing for you today. Not because British competitors have come up short – it’s simply because no competitions that we appeared in … Continue reading

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Results: 6-9 September 2012, over twenty sports, over fifty competitions

This Weekend’s Top Performers As I wasn’t here for the entire weekend, I’m turning the usual “top 5” into a top ten. See if you agree, pop pickers! * David Weir – another two medals, culminating in the marathon. He … Continue reading

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Results: Paralympics versus the Diamond League

Yesterday’s Top 5 Athletes * Robbie Grabarz – bronze in the Olympic Games, he’s finished his season as the best high jumper in the Diamond League * Sarah Storey – won her eighth Paralympic gold medal with a world record … Continue reading

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Results: Laura Robson follows Olympic success with a massive US win

Tennis: US Open Singles Second Round Andy Murray beat Ivan Dodig (CRO) 6-2 6-1 6-3 Laura Robson beat Kim Clijsters (BEL) 7-6 (7-4) 7-6 (7-5) Tennis: US Open Doubles First Round Treat Conrad Huey (PHI)/Dominic Inglot beat James Blake (USA)/Sam … Continue reading

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Results: Shocks in the (ugh) Capital One Cup

Football: Capital One Cup Second Round Aston Villa 3-0 Tranmere Rovers Burnley 1-1 Plymouth Argyle (3-2 after penalties) Carlisle United 2-1 Ipswich Town (aet) Coventry City 3-2 Birmingham City (aet) Crawley Town 2-1 Bolton Wanderers Doncaster Rovers 3-2 Hull City … Continue reading

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