The Dozen: the weekend’s best FA Cup photos

George Boyd of Sheffield Wednesday competes for the ball with Tom Carroll of Swansea during the goalless draw at Hillsborough. The Swansea manager, Carlos Carvalhal, says both managers should have been given the option of a penalty shootout rather than a replay: ‘It looks like that movie Police Academy. Police Academy 1, Police Academy 2 and we think we’re going to Police Academy 3 in this moment because it’s the third time.’

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FA Cup draw: When is quarter-final draw? Live stream, TV channel, ball numbers, dates

When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw? FA Cup ties for the sixth round will be decided TODAY. The draw will be made on BT Sport following Huddersfield’s tie with Manchester United. You can listen to the games being decided on BBC Radio 5 Live as well. The draw will be conducted by Michael Owen, who won the competition with Liverpool in 2001, and former Newcastle and Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given. FA Cup draw live stream The FA Cup draw be broadcast live on BT Sport 2 after Huddersfield…

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Leicester 1 – Sheffield United 0: Jamie Vardy fires Foxes to FA Cup quarter-finals

England striker Vardy headed home on 66 minutes from a cross by Riyad Mahrez, who was welcome back by Leicester fans from his self-imposed 10-day exile. Mahrez made his first home appearance since skipping training and two games in a stand-off over Leicester’s refusal to sell him to Manchester City. A few boos for the Algerian were largely drowned out by cheers and he responded by laying on the winner for Vardy, who grew up supporting the Blades’ bitter Steel City rivals. Leicester star Mahrez showed some more clever touches…

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FA Cup fifth round draw LIVE updates: Man Utd, Chelsea, Man City and Tottenham learn fate

The draw for the FA Cup fifth round takes place this evening on The One Show and Express Sport will bring you live coverage FA Cup draw LIVE updates: Follow it all here FA Cup fifth round fixtures Sheffield Wednesday vs Notts County/ Swansea West Brom vs Southampton Draw time… The lads are here to do the draw. It’s Robbie Savage and Ruud Gullit alongside the One Show presenters. Nearly time for the balls… Balls, balls, balls Selected numbers for you to look over 5 Manchester United 7 Manchester City…

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West Ham manager David Moyes sends transfer demand to board: We must go British

Instead, he wants to adopt the model that brought him success at Everton and has propelled Tottenham into the English elite. Moyes will first, however, have to convince David Sullivan. The co-owner loves to conduct transfer business from a base in France and the majority of his targets are overseas players, with Inter Milan midfielder Joao Mario the latest to be linked. The Hammers hit the jackpot in 2015 when they signed Dimitri Payet from Marseille for just £10.7million but there have been plenty of less successful signings, including Simone…

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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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Tom Jenkins’s best sports photos of 2017

England women’s cricket team with the World Cup – 23 July 20mm lens 1/1250 f4 ISO 1000 Lord’s felt very different that Sunday in late July. Not only was it packed out for the Women’s World Cup final between England and India but it seemed that a different crowd was attending, with more young people, especially women, than usual. After England’s dramatic victory, I followed the team on their lap of honour and witnessed endless selfies as the captain, Heather Knight, posed with spectators and the trophy. Faker, one of…

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Rangers dealt huge Jamie Murphy transfer blow ahead of Old Firm clash with Celtic

Rangers have been linked with a move for Brighton’s Jamie Murphy in recent weeks. The Ibrox side are said to be keen to secure a deal for the former Motherwell and Sheffield United winger. Sky Sports claimed discussions with Brighton were underway and the two sides had entered into negotiations about a transfer fee. However, Jim White has put a dampener on the deal, claiming it is ‘nowhere near’ being  agreed. “Update – information from inside Brighton is club nowhere near agreeing fee for winger Jamie Murphy to Rangers,” he…

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Brentford vs Aston Villa LIVE: Updates, team news, all the action from Championship clash

Brentford vs Aston Villa live stream 19:00: Albert Adomah could be the match-winner for Aston Villa tonight. He has been on fire this season and Express Sport recently caught up with the man who discovered him. Former Harrow Borough boss David Howell believes Adomah is good enough to play in the Premier League.  Asked if Adomah could cut it at the top level, he replied: “I keep telling people that until I’m blue in the face.  “The reason he’s got tagged with the Championship label is because he’s spent so…

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Sheffield United news: Everton, Liverpool and Tottenham leading £20m transfer scramble

Brooks, 20, has impressed for the Blades this term but Bramall Lane chiefs expect to receive offers when the transfer window reopens.  The Daily Mirror claim Everton, Liverpool and Tottenham are all monitoring his form and lead the chase. Brooks, who has two caps for Wales, is rated at £20million. He is under contract until 2021 after signing a new four-year contract in October.  Blades boss Chris Wilder is desperate to hang on to Brooks but he is aware that club chiefs could sell if the price is right.  Wilder…

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