Tuesday 26th October 2021 Football LIVE Blog

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09:07, 26 Oct 2021
Last Updated: 22:11, 26 Oct 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the biggest updates as well as quirky stories throughout the day. With the future of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer still looming in the air, could we see a decision made today? Plus there is Carabao Cup action tonight where you will be able to catch team news and all the goal updates as they go in.

You won't want to miss it!

Updates
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League Cup Wrap

You can read our report as Arsenal, Chelsea and Sunderland make it into the last eight here.

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Scenes in the Sunderland away end!!!
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Chelsea and Sunderland go through
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Pressure of Penalties

Arsenal have won 2-0 against Leeds United but we have penalties in the other two ties... 

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Eddie makes it two!
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Talk about impact substitution

Arteta has had a stroke of genius subbing on Callum Chambers... 

Subbed on - 55' 
Scores - 56' 

Lottery numbers Mikel? 

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Carabao Cup HT Scores

πŸ”΄ Arsenal 0 - 0 Leeds United βšͺ️
πŸ”΅ Chelsea 1 - 0 Southampton πŸ”΄
πŸ”΅ QPR 0 - 0 Sunderland πŸ”΄

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Just the 10 for England's Lionesses tonight

It was a complete domination from the Lionesses in Latvia as the rain poured down. Ellen White climbs into second in the all time scoring charts, netting her 44th England goal. The goal scorers tonight are as follows: 

Toone (8', 12', 68')
White (25') 
Bright (32') 
Mead (55')
Daly (70', 82')
Williamson (79') 
Stanway (81')

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Terrible news for Raya and Brentford FC
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Hattrick for Toone
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Archer is on fire!

He's been involved in 13G/A in eight games this season, including eight goals in just four games in EFL competitions. 

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Chelsea haven't enjoyed the this round recently

Chelsea have gone out of the Carabao Cup in the last 16 in 4 of the last 6 seasons. Troubled. 

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Saints XI to face Chelsea
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Leeds United XI to face Arsenal
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Chelsea field a heavily rotated XI
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Arsenal XI to face Leeds
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HT in Latvia

Ellen White becomes England's joint 2nd all-time leading goal scorer with her 44th for her country. England are dominating in the rain and you can only imagine more goals are to come. 

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Puma's dodgy kit run looks set to continue
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James Rodriguez is off the mark
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Carabao Cup or The MCFC Cup?
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The Name Is Bond, Jadon Sancho Bond
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Conor McGregor: #OleOut or #OleIn?
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It's A Sad Day For Scottish Football
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Newcastle willing to pay Ten Hag Β£11million a year
Newcastle willing to offer Ajax boss Erik Ten Hag Β£11MILLION per year
Newcastle willing to offer Ajax boss Erik Ten Hag Β£11MILLION per year
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AFCON On The Brink?

There is a sudden flurry of rumours going around that the African Cup Of Nations is on the verge of being cancelled after reports of infrastructure failings in host nation, Cameroon. The tournament could still be postponed or moved to another country. 

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Ramos still not ready for PSG
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Matty Cash available to play for Poland
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Sepp van den Berg to face Liverpool

It is Carabao Cup action this week, and Liverpool travel to Deepdale to take on Preston. The club have given permission for loanee Sepp van den Berg to feature against them in the tie, and the youngster is looking forward to the occasion.

Sepp van den Berg: the Liverpool defender aiming to beat his own club | Ben Fisher
Sepp van den Berg: the Liverpool defender aiming to beat his own club | Ben Fisher
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Classic Mourinho
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Quote of the Damned
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Reported by The Athletic, many in the Man United dressing room believe Solskjaer is the root cause of their defensive woes this season.

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Ally McCoist pays tribute to Walter Smith
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Is the era of club legend managers over?

As the pressure intensifies on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, our Joey Mills looks back at other club legends who went into management with the clubs where they were adored as a player. Check it out here.

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Man City want Antony

Manchester City are set to rival Barcelona for the signing of Ajax winger Antony.

Man City to rival Barca in race to sign Ajax winger Antony in January
Man City to rival Barca in race to sign Ajax winger Antony in January
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Gattuso to Newcastle?

Italian journalist Fabio Santini reports that Gennaro Gattuso is ready to accept a 'short-term deal' at Newcastle United, putting him in charge until the end of the season.

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United players summoned to training ground

According to various reports, the Manchester United players have been called to Carrington for showdown talks after the heavy Liverpool defeat.

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Solskjaer set to stay for Spurs clash
Is Solskjaer on the brink at Man Utd?
Is Solskjaer on the brink at Man Utd?
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Fran Kirby set for 50th England cap

Tonight could be a landmark game for England star Fran Kirby, who is set to make her half century appearance for the Lionesses against Latvia. Read Conor Keane's piece on how the 28-year-old deserves this achievement after all she's had to battle through.

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Rangers' Walter Smith passes away aged 73
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Why Conte suits Manchester United

With the future of Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in doubt, former Inter Milan and Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is currently interested in the job. Read Simon Lillicrap's piece on how the appointment would impact the Red Devils.

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