Sport 

Rangers transfer news: Official approach made for Hamilton star Greg Docherty

It’s understood Accies value the 21-year-old at £1million plus add-ons. Cardiff City are also keen on Docherty, who has come through the youth ranks at New Douglas Park. Rangers boss Graeme Murty has already brought in midfielder Sean Goss on loan from QPR and Jamie Murphy in a similar deal from Brighton. Meanwhile, Murty believes the number of top players keen to sign for Rangers proves that the club remains a major draw in European football. Scotland striker Stevie Naismith is desperate to return to Ibrox, but Murty admitted he…

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Sport 

FA Cup draw LIVE: Updates as Man Utd, Spurs, Chelsea, Liverpool and Man City to learn fate

FA CUP FOURTH ROUND DRAW LIVE [Draw starts at 7.10pm] Man Utd vs Liverpool in rehearsal 18:50: You’ll never guess who Man Utd got in the FA Cup fourth round rehearsal… that’s right, Liverpool! Rio Ferdinand pulled out Man Utd to face Liverpool, while Chelsea were also drawn against Tottenham. Cup draws are usually rehearsed in order to avoid mistakes during the actual draw. Man Utd rewarded 18:40: Jose Mourinho rewarded his Manchester United players after their FA Cup win over Derby – by giving them the weekend off! Manchester United…

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Manchester United news: Jose Mourinho’s cunning plan to land £25m deal for Ryan Sessegnon

Sessegnon, 17, is the hottest prospect in English football thanks to his stunning form for the Championship outfit.  The Premier League’s biggest clubs are tracking his progress but the Red Devils plan to win the race for his signature when the transfer window reopens.  United have been monitoring Sessegnon since he broke into the Fulham team at the start of last season. They reportedly stepped up their efforts to sign the England youth star after he scored a hat-trick in last month’s 5-4 win at Sheffield United. And, according to…

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Leeds news: Reading plan to open January talks for Whites target John

The 22-year-old is currently on a season-long loan at Ibrox from Cardiff City and has impressed for the Gers, scoring two goals and providing two assists in 10 appearances. Leeds were linked with a move for two-cap Wales international John last month. The left-back position has proved problematic for the Whites since the departure of Charlie Taylor to Burnley.  John is out of contract at the end of the season. Cardiff are considering cutting short his loan spell when the transfer window reopens and cashing in.

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Aston Villa news: Steve Bruce makes ‘Tottenham, Arsenal or Liverpool’ quip about FA Cup

The Championship promotion contenders have been drawn at home to the winner of the second-round replay between League One outfit Peterborough or National League side Woking. “The good thing is we’re at home,” Bruce said. “It’s a bit of a change for me as I usually pull out Tottenham, Arsenal or Liverpool. “It’s an outstanding chance for us to progress.” Before they begin their FA Cup campaign on January 6, Villa have a string of Championship fixtures to navigate.  Bruce believes the hectic Christmas schedule is crucial to their promotion…

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What are the challenges facing away fans in the age of televised football? – video

The away-day experience for thousands of football fans is becoming increasingly difficult due to the number of games that are rescheduled for television. Some kick-off times require fans to take time off work and broadcasters only need to provide six weeks’ notice when moving fixtures, leaving some supporters unable to book cheap travel and hotels. We follow three sets of travelling fans to gain an insight into away days in the age of televised football • Away days: on the road to Ayr United with Hibs fans

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Birmingham vs Aston Villa LIVE: Second City derby updates, team news, highlights

PA Birmingham vs Aston Villa Birmingham vs Aston Villa – Express Sport brings you live coverage of the Second City derby from St Andrew’s. 22: Steve Bruce sends a number of Aston Villa subs out to warm-up and the Birmingham fans launch their cardboard clappers at them.  16: BOOKING! Robert Snodgrass and Che Adams exchange words, Cheikh N’Doye and John Terry pile in before referee Andy Madley breaks it up. Madley then shows Snodgrass and Adams a yellow card each. 15: SAVE! Robert Snodgrass whips in the resulting corner, John…

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Lifestyle 

Old pound coins: Do you have rare £1 selling for TWENTY times its value in YOUR wallet?

The value of old round pounds is riding high at the moment as collectors try and complete a full set before they are pulled out of circulation for the new pound coin. There are 24 designs available, and certain coins are worth far more than others. One in particular holds a good value, and is selling on eBay for up to twenty times what it is worth. The Cardiff City £1 is the one to look out for, as it is being sold on eBay for up to £20. The…

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Technology 

Wales vs Austria live stream – How to watch World Cup qualifier online

Wales and Austria will face-off in a crunch World Cup qualifier at the Cardiff City Stadium tonight. It’s a crucial match for Chris Coleman’s side, with Wales third in Group D four points off joint leaders Serbia and the Republic of Ireland. Austria are in fourth spot in the group, but only trail Wales thanks to goal difference. Wales have no fresh injury concerns, but Aaron Ramsey and Joe Ledley may struggle to play the entire 90 minutes. Wales boss Coleman previously said his side needed to win their remaining…

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