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Man U and Chelsea progress

LONDON, September 24 – Manchester United advanced to the League Cup fourth round with a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton on Wednesday even though the holders played more than half of the match with 10 men.

JOE_COLE_United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who made 11 changes to the team that defeated Manchester City on Sunday, saw Brazilian defender Fabio Da Silva sent off for a professional foul in the first half at Old Trafford.

Fabio, making only his fifth appearance, slipped as he tried to catch Michael Kightly in the 28th minute and only managed to drag the Wolves winger to the turf as he sprinted clear.

But Michael Owen had scored the winner against City and he turned provider with a pass to Danny Welbeck that allowed the young forward to break Wolves’ stubborn resistance in the 66th minute.

Ferguson said: "Fabio was unlucky, He slipped and tried to recover and as he tried to recover he brought him down.

"Wolves were a threat on the counter-attack, but for the last hour we kept our discipline and that was very pleasing.

"That never-say-die attitude runs through this club and the goal was magnificent."

Chelsea extended their winning run under new boss Carlo Ancelotti to eight matches in all competitions as Salomon Kalou’s goal earned a 1-0 win over west London neighbours QPR.

The Blues have triumphed in every game since the Italian took charge and, after a tight first half at the Stamford Bridge, the Premier League leaders took the lead in the 52nd minute when Kalou beat QPR’s offside trap and fired past Tom Heaton.

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There was more good news for Chelsea as midfielder Joe Cole returned from a knee injury that had sidelined him since January, while Russia winger Yury Zhirkov made his debut after recovering from injury.

"I should have scored but I’m delighted to be playing again and I’m going to keep working hard to get back to the top of my game," Cole said.

Peter Crouch scored a hat-trick as Tottenham’s bid to reach a third successive League Cup final stayed on track with a 5-1 win against Championship promotion chasers Preston.

Crouch underlined his case for a more regular place in Harry Redknapp’s team with his first treble for over two years and helped Tottenham, beaten by Manchester United in last season’s final, run riot at Deepdale.

It was Crouch who opened the scoring in the 14th minute. Then Jermain Defoe increased their advantage in the 37th minute and Crouch notched his second in the 77th minute.

Chris Brown got one back for Preston in the 83rd minute but there was still time for Robbie Keane to add Tottenham’s fourth goal three minutes from full-time before Crouch claimed his hat-trick in stoppage time.

Manchester City bounced back from their derby despair with a 2-1 win over Fulham after extra time at Eastlands.

Mark Hughes’s team were beaten 4-3 at Manchester United on Sunday and fell behind to Fulham after 34 minutes when Zoltan Gera hit a spectacular half-volley from long range.

But City levelled through England midfielder Gareth Barry, who headed in after a mistake from Fulham goalkeeper David Stockdale, and Kolo Toure nodded the winner in the 111th minute.

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Everton striker Ayegbeni Yakubu scored for the first time in 10 months to inspire his team’s 4-0 romp at struggling Hull.

Yakubu was making his first start since November 2008 as the Nigerian continues his comeback from a snapped Achilles and he took just 11 minutes to make his mark, taking Diniyar Bilyaletdinov’s pass and curling home.

Jo struck in the 20th minute and Dan Gosling added a third goal four minutes later before Leon Osman’s second half strike completed Hull’s misery.

Gabriel Agbonlahor’s early goal was enough for Aston Villa to see off Cardiff 1-0 at Villa Park.

Villa took the lead in the third minute when Agbonlahor met John Carew’s cross with a fine finish.

James Milner missed a second half penalty after Stilian Petrov was fouled and Cardiff felt they should have had a last-gasp equaliser, but Jay Bothroyd’s effort was disallowed for offside.

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13 Comments

13 Comments

  1. Mutua Muia

    July 13, 2012 at 9:41 am

    just a note on terminology. You don’t kill a rapper on a diss track, you Kill a Verse usually on a collabo. But on a dis track, you Murder the rapper..Just sayin’

    • peter bones toronto

      July 16, 2012 at 10:03 pm

      peter bones toronto is next on the bill we will seee CANDY FROM A BABY k’naan dis from his closest homies ever-the world is tellin me to put it out ,maybe now is the time but i got to call him and find out-i;m an ethiopian artist from toronto who knew thath dude way before all this graffting and teafing lingo’s-we talk on phone somethimes-so yea soon commin out CANDYFROM ABABY K;NAAN DISS GETT READYFORNTHIS ONE
      search peter bones toronto on youtube for my music,and catch the play( dominant or ressesive)

  2. sam mfalme

    July 13, 2012 at 5:56 pm

    Make a name first before you start aiming bullets on established acts. Thats being too cheap

  3. JR

    July 13, 2012 at 7:17 pm

    Who are these clowns? Neither of them are any radar, how is this news….haha

  4. Waving ASS !!

    July 13, 2012 at 8:28 pm

    Kay has definately ‘killed’ K’naan. I cannot wait to see how this new kid will take over the rap game soon. K’naan was real back then but I think he thinks he is Jamaican lol, not Somali !!
    K’naan, where is the 10 mil. Coca Cola gave u to help the suffering people in Somalia….Let me guess…it is in ur bank account!!
    I would advice Kay FME to continue telling the truth and not tresspass at the same time.

  5. damian marley

    July 14, 2012 at 5:42 am

    hahah who the fuck is kay?

  6. raqw

    July 15, 2012 at 2:14 pm

    THat NiKQQA Kay aint even lived in Somali for a day but he claims he got our back. Shut up fool and take your peter pan ass back to wherever you been in those years. You got no roots so keep it moving we dont need your help.

  7. adam

    July 15, 2012 at 10:17 pm

    Kay who? I’m in TO and never heard of this Nigga. Cheap ass!. Did u have to bad-mouth the brother to be noticed?

  8. Keep it real!

    July 16, 2012 at 8:22 pm

    Kay has a name and he has fans all over the world. we always wanted someone to put k’naan on blast and we got kay doing that for us. knaan used the somali name to make money and never helped the somali in people, oh wait he did help when the camera’s are there looool. Kay has more songs then knaan loooool………get him kay #FME youtube/clickkay

  9. GET HIM KAY

    July 16, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    KAY is the shiit, Minnesota Stand up

  10. folk teller

    July 17, 2012 at 1:54 am

    knaan has been forgetting who he really is and needed someone to remind him that there some real niggas still around to tell it like it is. man up Knaan and big ups Kay for telling the truth bro.

  11. somalia hanoolaato

    July 17, 2012 at 1:58 am

    I bet Knaan’s story is way over exaggerated! I bet you its the same dramatic stories we used to tell to the “sponsors at the UN!” he just happened to make $ off of it. he is as fake as they get and doesn’t care about somalia. Kay is still young and time will tell when he hits big and signs with label what he does with his $

  12. Abdifatah Egal

    October 27, 2012 at 6:31 pm

    kay is fucked up for saying shit about k’naan,. k’naan is a person and he can do whatever he wants.. you hating him cause he didn’t make you a famous rapper. kay talks to much but he ain’t got shit on k’naan. KAY got lucky for me knowing him as a rapper cause no one knows him….. and he trynna blame k’naan for helping somalia or the drought actually he did help and he gave whatever he can but fucking fagot ass rapper trynna say shit about k’naan. motherfucker why you din’y help somalia, hah, cause you broke and nothing just fat mother fucker. am sorry for saying this but you fucked up when you made that track dissing k’naan……… k’naan is ma nigga. my favorite rapper ever bitch.

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