BET OF THE DAY

Goals on the menu as Cardiff look to carve Crystal Palace open

Palace mind games may backfire as badly as an Arsene Wenger sub

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Domestic cup football is often viewed as the Steve Cotterill to the Champions League’s Brian Clough, but Whiteboard is genuinely as excited as Harry Redknapp on transfer deadline day about what this midweek has to offer.

There are Carling Cup semi-finals in England, the prospect of a Pepe-free Clasico in Spain and a quite majestic [...]

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UNTAINTED BY RELEGATION

Wolves’ signing of relegated Roger Johnson is inspired

Defender has been part of solid backlines throughout his career

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Four Premier League teams in the last six seasons have fallen foul of the dreaded second season syndrome, but Wolves’ narrow avoidance of that treacherous trap on the final day of 2010-11 provides hope of a sustained [...]

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Transfer stuff

Lukaku to Chelsea, Dann not to Liverpool and more

Tamara – rich

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Apparently Petra Ecclestone – daughter of Formula 1 chief Bernie – has gone and bought the most expensive home in America for around $80million.

For that you get 123 rooms, parking for 100 cars, a bowling alley, a fruit machine arcade, a barber’s shop, a beauty [...]

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Excellent goals

Swansea and Forest’s play-off game had four brilliant goals…

(L-R) John Toshack, long-haired ginger man, Gary Speed

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The first Championship play-off semi-final second-leg (that is a word count buggering up name for a game if ever there was one) took place last night and it was an absolute bloody belter – look how thrilled John Toshack and Gary [...]

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