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Sheffield United dump Fulham out of FA Cup

Shaun Miller celebrates his winner. Photo: AFP

Third-tier Sheffield United scored in the last minute of extra time to dump sorry Premier League strugglers Fulham out of the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory on Tuesday.

Wednesday, 5 February, 2014, 9:47am

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One factor for punters to bear in mind this weekend is that the three English teams involved in the Champions League semi-finals are likely to rest key players for their Premier League games. For Barcelona, the other semi-finalists, there is no such luxury as they face a crunch league clash tonight against bitter rivals Real Madrid.

2 May 2009 - 12:00am

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Momentum is one of the most prized commodities in football. Barcelona have had it all season, Manchester United had it and then mislaid it, and Liverpool supposedly had it before being blown away by Chelsea on Wednesday night. Now Chelsea and Arsenal, having struggled to find top form for most of the season, have found the momentum that could lead to major silverware.

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Fulham, Hammers offer great odds

Away teams Portsmouth and Charlton look ripe for the taking

The Premiership programme divides into two halves this weekend - mismatches with short-priced favourites, or games that are so close on form that they are difficult to call.

1 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

Profit from the numbers game

A close examination of the statistics provides compelling evidence of who will finish where in the final standings

The English Premiership is a marathon, not a sprint, according to the old cliche, but there is no denying that a fast start is essential.

1 Nov 2003 - 12:00am