Capital One Cup: Newcastle v Man City and Spurs v Hull latest

Live text and radio commentary as Spurs beat Hull on penalties, while Man City see off Newcastle after extra time in the League Cup.

30 October 2013 Last updated at 23:06 GMT

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    We started with Steve Bruce, so it is fitting that we end the night with Steve Bruce.

    I hope he's in a happier mood than he was on Sunday night, but the result is the end. Another tough defeat to take for him, but another spirited performance.

    That's a wrap for tonight though, thanks as ever for your company and we shall see you on Saturday...

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    MANAGER REACTION- Tottenham 2-2 Hull (Spurs win 8-7 on pens)

    Hull boss Steve Bruce: "To a man my players were magnificent. They didn't deserve to go out of the cup but it wasn't our day today. We had the better chances."

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    Gareth Bale & Cristiano Ronaldo

    Two assists to go with two goals for Gareth Bale tonight, a job well done from the world's most expensive player. Once he's match fit he'll do alright I reckon...

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    Rob Millward: So it could be a semi-final draw with United, City, Chelsea and Spurs in it. Who said the big teams didn't take it seriously!

    Thomas Welsh: All of those quarter-final ties look pretty enticing actually. Suddenly much more interested in this competition.

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    FULL-TIME- Real Madrid 7-3 Sevilla

    What a game! Gareth Bale's home account is up and running.

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    GREAT SAVE!- Real Madrid 7-3 Sevilla

    There's a Nato conference in the middle as Real Madrid win a free-kick 30 yards from goal in stoppage-time. Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale are on hat-tricks, but Cristiano Ronaldo pulls rank and shoos them away. Then from nowhere Sergio Ramos takes it, forcing the Sevilla keeper into a flying stop!

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    Newcastle 0-2 Manchester City

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini: "It's important for the squad to have minutes to play, those who are not playing in the Premier League and Champions League. We played a very good game and deserved to win."

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    Nick: As a Hull City fan, these two games against Spurs have convinced me that Steve Bruce is the right man to keep us in the top flight. Excellent tactical decisions, good substitutions and not just there to defend. Very unlucky in both games.

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    MANAGER REACTION- Newcastle 0-2 Manchester City

    Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini on facing Leicester City in the quarter-finals: "I'm not thinking it's an easy tie, Leicester continue in this cup because they beat Fulham and that is not an easy team so we suppose we will have a very difficult match and if we want to win we will have to play very well."

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    PLAYER REACTION- Newcastle 0-2 Manchester City
    Costel Pantilimon

    Edin Dzeko on goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon's performance: "He was great. He's been working hard in training.

    "It's his second clean sheet in the Capital One Cup so he's definitely improving."

  11. 2242: 
    THE LAST EIGHT

    It was buried in the midst of that penalty shoot-out so here's the draw for the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup again.

    Leicester v Manchester City

    Stoke v Manchester United

    Sunderland/Southampton v Chelsea

    Tottenham v West Ham

    So Manchester United, Manchester City, Chelsea and Spurs in the semi-finals then? If only it was that dull and predictable...

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    Ben: I'm 24 years old and that's the FIRST time I've seen a team I support (Spurs or England) win a penalty shoot-out in a competitive game. Hopefully it won't be another 24 years until the next one!

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    MANAGER REACTION- Newcastle 0-2 Manchester City

    Newcastle boss Alan Pardew: "It was tough, I think my team couldn't have given any more and when you get the first goal in extra time it is always important, and we had a great chance but it fell away for us."

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    THIS GAME'S GOT IT ALL- Real Madrid 7-3 Sevilla
    Gareth Bale & Cristiano Ronaldo

    Ten goals, a red card and a missed penalty - it's all going off in Madrid where there are 10 minutes remaining.

    Follow the rest of Real Madrid v Sevilla in our match page.

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    Benji Hyer: Hull so unlucky against Spurs twice in one week.

    Tim Bechervaise: Yes! Spurs win a penalty shoot-out. That does not happen often!

    Ian Marks: Spurs' chance for Hammers redemption at White Hart Lane?

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    Tottenham 2-2 Hull (Spurs win 8-7 on pens)
    Harry Kane

    That was Tottenham's first penalty shoot-out win since 1994. An age to wait.

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    PLAYER REACTION- Newcastle 0-2 Manchester City

    Manchester City goalscorer Edin Dzeko on his partnership with Alvaro Negredo: "We are good together, but we have Sergio Aguero and Stevan Jovetic too and any of the four of us can play. It's still three more games to the final but we want to get there, that's definitely the aim."

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    Alan: Two players City can't do without...Kompany and Silva; the latter making the difference tonight.

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    A horrible way to lose, and a horrible few days in London for Ahmed Elmohamady. He gave away the crucial penalty at White Hart Lane on Sunday, and now he misses the decisive spot-kick. Spurs march on then and face West Ham in the last eight.

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    SPURS WIN 8-7 ON PENALTIES
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    SAVED!- Tottenham 8-7 Hull - Ahmed Elmohamady

    The Egyptian drills a shot into the legs of Brad Friedel and Spurs win a marathon penalty shoot-out!

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    SCORES!- Tottenham 8-7 Hull - Kyle Walker
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 7-7 Hull - Paul McShane

    In off the crossbar!

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    SCORES!- Tottenham 7-6 Hull - Mousa Dembele
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 6-6 Hull - Liam Rosenior
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 6-5 Hull - Younes Kaboul
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 5-5 Hull - David Meyler
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    LEAGUE CUP QUARTER-FINAL DRAW

    Leicester v Manchester City

    Stoke v Manchester United

    Sunderland/Southampton v Chelsea

    Tottenham/Hull v West Ham

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    SCORES!- Tottenham 5-4 Hull - Paulinho
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 4-4 Hull - Nick Proschwitz

    Scores! And it's sudden death...

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    SCORES!- Tottenham 4-3 Hull - Harry Kane
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 3-3 Hull - Gedo
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    SAVED!- Tottenham 3-2 Hull - Erik Lamela

    Terrific save from Eldin Jakupovic!

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    SCORES!- Tottenham 3-2 Hull - George Boyd
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 3-1 Hull - Jan Vertonghen
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 2-1 Hull - Stephen Quinn
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    SCORES!- Tottenham 2-0 Hull - Jermain Defoe
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    SAVED!- Tottenham 1-0 Hull - Aaron McLean

    Brad Friedel makes the stop!

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    SCORES!- Tottenham 1-0 Hull - Gylfi Sigurdsson
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    Flemming Jensen: Spurs in a penalty shoot-out? Oh good...

    jack skyrme: Oooh a penalty shootout. Where's Roberto Soldado when you need him?

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    PENALTY SHOOT-OUT- Tottenham 2-2 Hull

    Hold on to your hats then - here comes the penalty shoot-out at White Hart Lane. May the best team win...

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    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-2 Man City

    "After a really decent Newcastle performance for much of the game, the three substitutions for Manchester City were the difference in the end. They scored two very simple, but two very good goals."

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    Real Madrid 5-2 Sevilla

    The goals are flying in in Madrid, as Cristiano Ronaldo gets his second - can Gareth Bale get a hat-trick?

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    Jamie Freeman: If Man City could play like they have in extra-time consistently, they'd win the league easily.

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    PENALTY SHOOT-OUT- Tottenham 2-2 Hull

    It's penalties at White Hart Lane then. The old 12-yard lottery will decide Hull's fate. Andre Villas-Boas scribbles down his penalty takers on a piece of paper.

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    FULL-TIME- Tottenham 2-2 Hull
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    FULL-TIME- Newcastle 0-2 Man City

    Manchester City are into the last eight.

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    Tottenham 2-2 Hull

    Gylfi Sigurdsson shoots wide form 20 yards and that could be that...

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    INJURY TIME- Tottenham 2-2 Hull

    One minute of added time at the end of extra time...

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    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-2 Man City

    What a footballer David Silva is. The magician weaves between three tired defenders on the edge of the area, finding space where there seemed to be none, before getting the ball on to his left foot and curling a foot wide of teh top corner.

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    Ron Vlaar: AVB back in your good books Spurs fans?

    Jordan: Queue Spurs fans hailing AVB a genius...

    George Rigden: Great to see Kane grab a Spurs goal. Always looked like a player of immense potential. Floodgates to open for him now.

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    Tottenham 2-2 Hull

    Apparently Tottenham have lost their last seven penalty shoot-outs. They are minutes away from another one...

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    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-2 Man City

    Lovely move from Newcastle now as Moussa Sissoko crosses from the right, Hatem Ben Arfa meets it with a powerful volley but Joloen Lescott scrambles back to clear from off the line.

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    Tottenham 2-2 Hull

    We are nine minutes away from a penalty shoot-out...

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    Tunde Akere: Criminal defending from Newcastle players. What's the point of being resilient for 90 minutes and then fall like pack of cards?

    Faysal: If Newcastle had a half decent striker they would have been winning this game a long time ago.

    JP Dumas: And again, NUFC show no passion. Pardew takes off Shola who was our best attacking threat and puts Anita at left back. Why?

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    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterTottenham 2-2 Hull

    "Harry Kane's first goal in 22 months brings Spurs level. There is a rueful shake of the head by Hull City manager Steve Bruce, as Andre Villas-Boas tries to shake up the home crowd. Tottenham are now going in search of the winner."

  57. 2204: 
    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-2 Man City

    Manchester City operating on a different level now as James Milner gets on the end of a cracking flowing move to rifle a shot wide from 20 yards. That was inches wide.

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    GOAL- Tottenham 2-2 Hull - Harry Kane (108 mins)

    Hull can't hang on! Jermain Defoe plays in Harry Kane and the youngster buries his first goal for Spurs in 22 months. What have you got in the locker now Hull?

    The White Hart Lane crowd are jumping now...

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    Sean: Embarrassed by some of the Spurs fans on here. We've had the best start to a Premier League campaign ever, yet you complain?

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    EXTRA TIME

    Back under way in both games now as Hull and Manchester City eye a place in the last eight.

    Can Hull hang on?

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    HALF-TIME in EXTRA TIME- Tottenham 1-2 Hull
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    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-2 Man City

    "Great interplay before the pass through to Edin Dzeko. A beautiful one-two between James Milner and David Silva, who then just rolled Dzeko in. It left Dzeko with nothing else to think but 'goal' and goal is what happened. That was the class move of the night."

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    Matt Graham: Yanga-Mbiwa has been a liability at the back all season. Can't believe he is still playing, even if it is just the League Cup.

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    HALF-TIME in EXTRA TIME- Newcastle 0-2 Man City
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    GOAL- Newcastle 0-2 Man City - Edin Dzeko (105 mins)

    Where was this football an hour ago? Lovely football as David Silva and James Milner combine 30 yards from goal, Milner unpicks a square back four with a superb pass, Edin Dzeko dances around Tim Krul and plants into the net. That is that, and thousands of Newcastle fans make their way out the door.

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    jonah weiniger: Paul McShane doesn't miss a header!!!

    richard mctiernan: Spurs are fourth, three points off the top and the BBC football feed is full of fans complaining about AVB. Swap for Hughton if you like?

    McShane
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    Newcastle 0-1 Man City

    Newcastle and Tottenham have got to go for it now. Get the big lads up top, smash it long. That's the tactics you want now.

    Little sign of that so far from Newcastle though as they work it patiently through the midfield.

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    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-1 Man City

    "The defence just fell asleep at the back in all honesty, it was a simple move by Manchester City. The whole place goes absolutely quiet and they suddenly realise 'uh oh' that is it. Newcastle have to go for it, but also how big was the earlier save by Costel Pantilimon?"

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

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    I got 99 minutes and two goals in one...

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    GOAL- Newcastle 0-1 Man City - Alvaro Negredo (99 mins)

    The deadlock is broken! David Silva's clever pass picks out Edin Dzeko on the left of the area, he surges past his man to put over a low cross, Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa is caught on his heels and can only watch as Alvaro Negredo runs across him to convert from close range. That's what the game was crying out for.

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    GOAL- Tottenham 1-2 Hull - Paul McShane (99 mins)

    Hull can sniff the quarter-finals. Paul McShane climbs well at the far post to muscle in a header from George Boyd's inswinging corner. That has put a dampener on the home fans' enthusiasm.

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    Matt: Can Spurs get any more boring? Worst team to watch in the Premier League guided by the most negative manager in football.

    Lee: We are all frustrated that Spurs can't finish teams at the moment, but lets keep the faith. COYS!

    Oli: Spurs fans have done as AVB asked and got behind the team. Interesting they're struggling. Maybe the fans weren't the issue on Saturday or today?

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    Real Madrid 3-2 Sevilla
    Gareth Bale

    Two quick goals have made it 3-2 to Real Madrid at the break - a game which will be remembered for Gareth Bale's first goals at the Bernabeu.

    Follow the action on our match page.

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    EXTRA TIME- Tottenham 1-1 Hull

    And we are back under way at White Hart Lane as well...

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    Beautiful Ladies: Happily take that point against the goliaths of the FL Championship finance wise. Could & should have won but a point will do us.

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    GREAT SAVE!- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    What a chance! It must be!

    No! Great save from Costel Pantilimon! Papiss Cisse is played in by Hatem Ben Arfa, he's got all sorts of time but never really gets the ball out of his feet and pokes in a shot which the Romanian stops well.

    Poor finish, but a fine save from the man who would be king.

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    EXTRA TIME- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Back under way at Newcastle...

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    Ian Brown, BBC Radio 5 live at the DW StadiumFULL TIME- Wigan 0-0 QPR

    "A point apiece and there is some unity, everybody is unhappy with the referee. He let an awful lot go in the second half that wouldn't have been let off in the Premier League. Not the most picturesque game."

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    Tom Minton: Are Spurs fans forgetting it took a soft penalty to beat Hull only 3 days ago? Why are they expecting an easy game now?

    Chris Connelly: This lone striker nonsense has to go. Can AVB not swallow his pride for the sake of a few goals? A good manager has options.

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    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterTottenham 1-1 Hull

    "Hull City have certainly played their part in an entertaining encounter. They have shown terrific spirit, and that is without their two best players."

  81. 2140: 
    HITS THE WOODWORK- Tottenham 1-1 Hull

    Moments before the full-time whistle Spurs striker Harry Kane rattled the crossbar from 20 yards - but there is no separating the two sides and we are heading into extra time.

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    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-1 Man City

    "As the game went on and the likes of David Silva came on Manchester City they looked like a different prospect. Both managers got the insurance policies on and tried to win the game. City finished stronger."

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    FULL-TIME- Tottenham 1-1 Hull
  84. 2138: 
    FULL-TIME- Wigan 0-0 QPR
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    GD: City lacking a real cutting edge without the guile of Aguero.

  86. 2138: 
    FULL-TIME- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Extra-time it is...

  87. 2137: 
    Real Madrid 3-0 Sevilla

    Real Madrid have a penalty, surely a chance for Gareth Bale to get his hat-trick?

    No. Cristiano Ronaldo takes the penalties in these parts. No sentiment here, as Ronaldo makes it three.

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    INJURY TIME- Tottenham 1-1 Hull

    Four minutes added on at White Hart Lane...

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    reecesanford: Gareth Bale 2-0 and this mickey mouse Spurs team can't score two against a rugby team.

    Khalid: Boring, boring Tottenham Hotspur. What is going on? 100m spent and we can't thrash Hull at home. Oh wait, it's probably the fans.

    reecesanford: Does AVB actually have a plan B. Or is plan B now playing for Madrid?

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    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "I am not sure Manchester City pushed up as a unit to get offside, that was more by luck than judgement."

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

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    Ann: You've got to be kidding me. Ian Dennis (2120) thinks Steve Bruce wants extra-time less than Spurs because Hull have got Sunderland at the weekend? Spurs have Everton at the weekend, followed by European football midweek!

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    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Finally some tempo in the closing stages as Alvaro Negredo has a header palmed away by Tim Krul and Newcastle then counter at real speed to win a corner.

    Yoan Gouffran has a free header! But the flag was up, it wouldn't have counted...

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    GOLLLLLLLLLL!- Real Madrid 2-0 Sevilla
    Gareth Bale

    Britain's got talent. Gareth Bale hammers in his second goal of the night to put Real Madrid 2-0 up against Seville.

    Follow the latest on our match page.

  94. 2128: 
    FINAL FIVE

    Into the last five minutes...

  95. 2127: 
    DISALLOWED GOAL- Tottenham 1-1 Hull

    Harry Kane has the ball in the net for Tottenham but the flag was already raised - handball by Jermain Defoe in the build-up.

    Anyone for penalties?

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    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Micah Richards wants to continue despite having cramp in both calves, but Manuel Pellegrini waves him off and Pablo Zabaleta is on.

  97. 2124: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Micah Richards is down with cramp as Newcastle make a change. Hatem Ben Arfa is on to replace Paul Dummett - the poor lad.

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    Mashidur Miah: If only Spurs had Bale to get them out of jail....oh wait he's just scored for Real Madrid. Bale is on fire!

    Rob Bown: Who cares about Bale? Really? He's no longer involved in British football and went off to play second fiddle to CR7. Adios!

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    Sam: City are barely at the races tonight. Not winning any second balls and very little in the air. Lots of the squad players looking poor. Lescott will be out at xmas, he seems to be terrified of the ball. Didn't even realise Dzeko was playing! What a miserable game.

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    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Almost a brilliant goal from Alvaro Negredo! The City striker picks the ball up 30 yards from goal, drives into the box, sits a man down with a drop of the shoulder and then chips into the side-netting as Tim Krul made himself big. Almost the bit of quality we needed.

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    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterTottenham 1-1 Hull

    "It has opened up a bit now and both sides are going for a winner, certainly Steve Bruce, with that game against his former side Sunderland at the weekend he will not want extra time."

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    Graham Mitchell: Getting a little frustrated with the 'new Spurs' way of trying to play tiny triangles to get into the box. Shoot! Please!

    Akinpelu Kayode A: Well, Spurs have now scored 10 goals in 10 domestic matches. Don't expect anymore from them tonight. It is written!

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    Into the last 15 minutes of out Capital One Cup ties. Last 15 of normal time that is, we'll all be up for at least an extra half hour unless we find some more goals.

  104. 2117: 
    Real Madrid 1-0 Sevilla

    Gareth Bale has found the net for Real Madrid, his second goal for the club since his world record move!

    Follow the latest on the match page.

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    SUBSTITUTION- Tottenham 1-1 Hull

    Tottenham have make a couple of changes as they attempt to regain the upper hand. Off come Christian Eriksen and Kyle Naughton with Vlad Chiriches and Nacer Chadli trotting on in their place.

  106. 2116: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Ouch that is bad news for Cheick Tiote! Micah Richards drives forwards, loses his balance and is challenged by Tiote, who goes down in a heap. The replays show that is a horrible collision, as the entire weight of Richards buckles Tiote's knee the wrong way. An eye waterer, but he's up on his feet and remarkably looks like he's going to be OK.

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    Into the last 20 minutes then. Time to raise it lads! Come on!

  108. 2113:  
    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "Yohan Cabaye is on and I think Papiss Cisse is better up front on his own. He is a bit restricted when playing alongside Shola Ameobi but he is free to run the channels now."

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

  109. 2113: 
    Tottenham 1-1 Hull

    Hull are looking decent value to score the next goal. Curtis Davies comes close before the lively Aaron McLean heads just off target.

    The atmosphere might yet turn a little sour for Andre Villas-Boas's hosts this evening.

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    DT Head: Jack Rodwell and Javi Garcia have to be two of the worst big money buys ever.

    Sam Thomas: Micah Richards should join Liverpool. The club has built a steady reputation for players to rediscover their inner potential.

    Aidan Williams: Oh wow. Milner that was a very big miss. It's normally helpful to be a team player.

  111. 2110: 
    Wigan 0-0 QPR

    BBC Sport's Karen Fazackerley at the DW Stadium: "Still no goals at the DW as the frustration continues for both Charlie Austin and Nick Powell. Jordi Gomez is causing no end of trouble for Benoit Essou-Akotto at the back, his jinking runs are continually testing the former Tottenham man but the lack of that final touch is causing both sets of fans to raise their voices as we enter the last 20 minutes."

  112. 2110: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Another positive change as Yohan Cabaye comes on for Newcastle in place of Shola Ameobi. The fans like that one.

  113. 2108:  
    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "Tim Krul did not have to come out but fortunately for the Newcastle goalkeeper James Milner's shot had slightly just too much height on it."

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  114. 2108: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Inspiration replaces perspiration as David Silva is on for Jack Rodwell.

  115. 2106: 
    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Goalkeeper making a misjudgement? It's not Joe Hart this time though as Tim Krul comes out to meet Jesus Navas, misreads the bounce and gets in a knot with the Spaniard on the edge of the box. Navas is able to roll it back for James Milner, who shies at the vacant goal but curls it over from a tight angle. That was a good chance.

  116. 2105: 
    Ian Brown, BBC Radio 5 live at the DW StadiumCLOSE!- Wigan 0-0 QPR

    "Wigan are much improved in the second half and they have had a big double miss. First Chris McCann should really have scored and then rebound fell to Callum McManaman but he lashed it over the bar. Still 0-0."

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    Peter Collins: Not the way to try to get a few more games Friedel!

    joe williams: 30 yard screamer or own goal. Both worth the same at the end of the day!!! YOU HULLLLLLLLLLLL

    Sam Fergusson: Why do Spurs play Friedel? You only play somebody that old if they're first choice goalkeeper. If not, play a young keeper with potential.

  118. 2104: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    David Silva and Samir Nasri are on the bench for Manchester City, could they be the answer to this stalemate? Jack Rodwell has a shot over the top from 25 yards as the game fizzes out. We're almost at walking pace now.

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    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "The game has opened up a little bit. I think both sides have realised they don't want extra time and penalties. Newcastle seem to have time and space to play and they look better than Manchester City at the moment."

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

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    We are on for two lots of extra time then with half an hour of the night's football to go. Steve Bruce has cheered up a bit though, until that FA fine lands on his lap anyway...

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    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterTottenham 1-1 Hull

    "Curtis Davies ran away in celebration but the goal went down as a Brad Friedel own goal. It has been coming since the start of the second half."

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    GOAL- Tottenham 1-1 Hull - Brad Friedel (OG 53 mins)

    Hull's excellent start to the second half earns them an equaliser! Liam Rosenior's cross from the right is met by Curtis Davies, but the ball is going wide until it hits goalkeeper Brad Friedel and bundles into the net. Game on!

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    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "That was the best move of the game. It started in their own half and featured about nine or 10 passes with a minimum amount of touches. They moved Manchester City around and it just gave Vurnon Anita half a yard for the shot."

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    ApSam: Richards will not be in Brazil until he gives up his easy paycheck and forces a move to a club where he will play regularly.

    Tunde Akere: Micah Richards looks very fit. Doesn't even look like he's just back from injury. Still fancy him as England No. 2.

    Aashay Knights: Oh no Dummett's on. Kiss the potential for a win goodbye.

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    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Slack work from the ballboys at St James's as Mathieu Debuchy has to leap over the advertising boards and disappear up a corridor to retrieve the ball. Vurnon Anita then hammers in a powerful shot which is straight as an arrow but right at Costel Pantilimon. This game is still ticking over at gas mark five, it needs something to ignite it.

  126. 2050: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    The corner comes to nothing though as James Milner and Jesus Navas make a hash of a short one. At the other end, Paul Dummett slings in an early cross from deep and Costel Pantilimon makes a strong claim.

  127. 2049: 
    KICK-OFF- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    And we are back under way, Manchester City winning a corner inside 10 seconds...

  128. 2048: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Centre-half Paul Dummett is on for Newcastle at the break, he has replaced Massadio Haidara at left-back.

  129. 2044: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Russell Moore: Nobody has mentioned it so far, so I'll say it. That was the least entertaining half of football from a Newcastle game all season.

    Akinpelu Kayode A: Forget his errors, Joe Hart was RESTED. Has someone forgotten it's the Capital One Cup? Still City's no. 1.

  130. 2044: 
    Real Madrid v Sevilla (2100 GMT)

    Across the channel there's another chance for Gareth Bale to get his La Liga career off to a proper start, as Real Madrid face Sevilla.

    That's a 2100 GMT kick-off and you can follow the latest on that there page.

  131. 2040: 
    HALF TIME- Wigan 0-0 QPR

    BBC Sport's Karen Fazackerley at the DW Stadium: "And breathe... it's end-to-end stuff here at the DW, but just without the all important opening goal. It's really a tale of two strikers with QPR's Charlie Austin being virtually marked out of the game, while Nick Powell at the other end is being given the freedom to test former England keeper Rob Green on several occasions.

    "Bizarre scenes with seconds to go before the break when referee Michael Naylor flagged for Niko Kranjcar to be subbed and both sets of players stopped play for a water break. Surely they could have waited a few seconds for their half-time brew?!"

  132. 2039: 

    Big call that Tom. Micah Richards has plenty of competition for a place at right-back for England and as long as Pablo Zabaleta remains first-choice at City he'll struggle to make Roy's 23...

  133. 2039: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Tom: I'm watching Micah Richards play and here's hoping he has an injury free season because he is a class player who deserves a seat on the plane to Brazil!

  134. 2039:  
    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterTottenham 1-0 Hull

    "Tottenham lead thanks to that wonderful Gylfi Sigurdsson strike. Looking back, the turn probably enabled him to hit it, the ball popped up a little bit as he turned, but nevertheless it was rising shot that gave the keeper no chance. However, since then Spurs have not created a chance and while Hull are behind they are still in the game."

  135. 2038: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Sam Lockwood: All Cisse needs is that one goal! If he gets it, he'll find that form he has been missing for a while now.

    Arren: You know it's a bad day when Shola is your best striker on the pitch!

  136. 2036:  
    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "Newcastle have shaded it. Papiss Cisse's first chance was very good, Moussa Sissoko should have scored. They huffed and puffed. I can't recall City having a real chance. But the crucial thing is Newcastle had that good spell but did not take advantage."

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

  137. 2035: 
    HALF-TIME STATS- Newcastle 0-0 Man City
    Newcastle v Man City

    A shoot-on-sight policy from Newcastle so far this evening, but Costel Pantilimon has only had to make one save, turning Shola Ameobi's effort around the post.

  138. 2034: 

    Not a thrilling 45 minutes of football then but at least the one goal we have had was a belter. Can Hull fight back after the break?

  139. 2033: 
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    Ian Marks: Spurs dominating possession but Hull still getting chances away. We need to eradicate that fast!

    Charlie Newman: Kaboul is everywhere today! Great game!

  140. 2033: 
    HALF-TIME- Wigan 0-0 QPR
  141. 2033: 
    HALF-TIME- Tottenham 1-0 Hull
  142. 2033: 
    HALF-TIME- Newcastle 0-0 Man City
  143. 2032: 
    YELLOW CARD- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Costel Pantilimon's audition gets its first black mark as the big man comes for a corner and weakly pats it down into the middle, Shola Ameobi tries to get a shot away but he is well blocked.

    Cheick Tiote then goes into the book for clattering into the back of Alvaro Negredo. Ouch indeed.

  144. 2030: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Dave: Negredo has been the best of our new signings so far. Power, pace, great at holding up the ball and can finish. Real quality player.

    Tom: City have lost their way since Jovetic's departure. No link in midfield.

  145. 2030: 

    Stay calm Steve Bruce. Stay calm...

  146. 2030:  
    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterTottenham 1-0 Hull

    "Four minutes to go and I can tell you after the game Steve Bruce will be asking where is the consistency in refereeing? Kyle Walker lunged in on Stephen Quinn, no yellow card. Spurs still lead 1-0."

  147. 2029: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Alvaro Negredo hasn't seen much of the ball since he replaced Stevan Jovetic, but here's a half chance. Strong work down the right from Edin Dzeko to beat a man and stand up a cross, Negredo comes in on it but smashes his shot miles over the bar. Approaching half-time at St James's Park.

  148. 2026: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Confidence. Or lack of - that's what has happened to Papiss Cisse. He looks desperate in front of goal right now.

  149. 2026: 
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    Varuth Kuonsongtham: Terrible miss by Cisse. Andy Carroll would have hammered that in!

    Cathal Gorman: What has become of Papiss Cisse?

    Nic Billot: What has happened to Papiss Cissé? He used to score wonder goals for fun and now he can't even strike a ball properly.

  150. 2025:  
    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "Massadio Haidara was away. Manchester City were backpeddling and Newcaslte could have fashioned a chance so the referee quite rightly decided to give the yellow card."

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

  151. 2025: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Tottenham 1-0 Hull

    Hull have been firmly under the cosh for the first half hour, but they emerge to threaten with Ahmed Elmohamady forcing a good save out of Brad Friedel before Paul McShane nods over at the back post.

  152. 2022: 
    YELLOW CARD- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    There's been a few tackles flying about but here's the first caution of the night, Javi Garcia going into the book for a clumsy challenge on Massadio Haidara as the Newcastle left-back threatens to break clear down the left.

  153. 2022: 
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    Abdul: Oh dear. How many chances do Newcastle need? Should be 2-0 up! City currently posing no threat.

  154. 2020:  
    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "You know what? Papiss Cisse should have scored. He seriously, seriously should have scored, there was a massive gap but he snatched at it."

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

  155. 2019: 
    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    And another great chance for Newcastle, as that Manchester City defence continues to creak without Vincent Kompany. Dedryck Boyata heads the ball out straight to Vurnon Anita, 15 yards out, but the midfielder leans back and slices the volley wide. Excellent chance again for the hosts who are building up a head of steam.

  156. 2017: 
    DISALLOWED GOAL- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Newcastle have the ball in the net! But the flag is up. A free-kick from the right finds Papiss Cisse, he heads into the chest of Dedryck Boyata, the loose ball falls at Cisse - who shanks a shot horribly across goal. Shola Ameobi converts it from three yards out, but he was offside.

    Cisse's shot was horrible. Horrible.

  157. 2016:  
    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterTottenham 1-0 Hull

    "Just short of the half hour here at White Hart Lane. Tottenham are dominating but it is only that Gylfi Sigurdsson strike that separates the two sides. In fact, since that goal, Tottenham have not troubled the Hull goal and Spurs fans are singing 'Andre, Andre, give us a song'."

  158. 2016: 
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    Christopher Vear: QPR not taking their chances. Wigan shocking!

  159. 2016: 
    GREAT SAVE!- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    This is better! Moussa Sissoko's shot is well blocked by Joleon Lescott, Shola Ameobi gathers up the loose ball and scuffs an effort toward the far corner, it's going in until Costel Pantilimon gets his huge frame down to his left to make a fingertip save and turn it away. Good stop.

  160. 2014: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Benjamin Cook: AVB's outburst worked a treat. WHL is rocking and the team's finally got a real verve about their play. Mastermind.

    Avigat Patel: From the first fifteen minutes, I think AVB has just been proved right. Second team look much better with crowd up for it.

    NOVEMBRE' 3RD!!!™: The old guns at Spurs are teaching the new buys how it is done! What a strike by Gylfi.

  161. 2014: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    James Milner is down in a heap after a clash with Papiss Cisse on the edge of the box. As Lawro points out though, he's made of stern stuff the boy from Leeds and he's soon back on his feet. Manchester City are in need of some attacking verve and flair from their side right now though, it's all gone a bit stale.

  162. 2013: 
    GET INVOLVED

    James: Anyone who watched Fiorentina over the last few years will not be surprised. Jovetic is constantly injured.

  163. 2011: 
    Tottenham 1-0 Hull

    Gylfi Sigurdsson's goal was just brilliant. Tremendous power from the man from Iceland. Can he help his nation in to the World Cup for the first time next month?

    It could happen. Iceland play Croatia in the play-offs...

  164. 2011: 
    Ian Brown, BBC Radio 5 live at the DW StadiumCLOSE!- Wigan 0-0 QPR

    "Wigan have had the better of the chances here - Jordi Gomez fired over the bar and Callum McManaman cruised passed a weak tackle and fired just wide of the post, still goalless."

  165. 2007: 
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    Jamie Gillies: Gylfi Sigurdsson take a bow son!

    Phil Baker: Sigurdsson, that goal is just ridiculous.

    Sigurdsson
  166. 2005: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Joleon Lescott wins a big header for Manchester City to clear their lines, he's another man with a point to prove tonight. He's been left out a lot by Manuel Pellegrini this season, with Javi Garcia and Martin Demichelis both getting starts ahead of him.

  167. 2004: 
    Wigan 0-0 QPR

    BBC Sport's Karen Fazackerley at the DW Stadium: "QPR have started brightly with Niko Kranjcar seeing a volley going high over the bar after good play by Benoit Assou-Ekotto down the left, before Junior Hoillett had a thunderous effort go wide.

    "Wigan boss Owen Coyle is currently not a happy man standing at the edge of the touchline, he's going to lose his voice before the break at this rate - if we say "get stuck in" we're somewhere close to what he's just shouted at his defenders."

  168. 2003: 
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    Tunde Akere: It seems the hangover of Chelsea's beating is still reflecting on Man City. Newcastle are taking the game to them just like Pardew said.

    Dominic Walker: I can't see Tiote being much of a driving force tonight.

  169. 2001: 
    GOAL- Tottenham 1-0 Hull - Gylfi Sigurdsson (16 mins)
    Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates with his Tottenham team-mates

    What a goal to get the day's proceedings rolling! This is what Gylfi Sigurdsson is capable of, turning on the edge of the box before firing in a shot off the underside of the crossbar. You don't save those...

  170. 2001: 
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    Tom: Real shame about Jovetic. Not having an easy start to life at City. Really hope he recovers quickly. He has so much potential!

  171. 2001: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Is this more problems up front for Manchester City? Edin Dzeko comes over to the sidelines but no, he's just changing his boots. The Bosnian has barely had a touch so far in a slow opening 15 minutes.

  172. 1958: 
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    Aashay Knights: Two seasons ago that chance would have been in the back of the net. Cisse looking sharp though.

  173. 1957: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Alvaro Negredo drives out to the right flank as he chases a lost cause for Manchester City. What's the verdict on Negredo so far City fans? Good signing? Like what you've seen so far?

  174. 1957:  
    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle 0-0 Man City

    "That substitution means Manchester City will have to play two up front. They have two out-and-out strikers out there now."

    Listen to live commentary from Newcastle v Manchester City on BBC Radio 5 live

  175. 1956: 
    Tottenham 0-0 Hull

    Tottenham have started brightly at White Hart Lane with Gylfi Sigurdsson and Jermain Defoe almost getting a sight of goal.

    The star performer so far for the home side so far though has been the crowd. After boss Andre Villas-Boas criticised the atmosphere against the same opposition three days ago, the decibel level has been cranked up several notches.

  176. 1955: 
    SUBSTITUTION- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Sorry Tyler, but Stevan Jovetic is off already. He's replaced by Alvaro Negredo. The Montenegrin was limping after that early challenge from Mike Williamson and has been replaced.

  177. 1955: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Avigat Patel: It will be interesting to see how Spurs fans at the ground respond to AVB's rant on Sunday.

    Tyler Purcell: From a United fan, it's good to see Jovetic playing. Class player.

    Andrew Priestley: Pantilimon is entering tonight's game with every intention of laying claim to Hart's No.1 shirt. Team-mates? Yes. Friends? No.

  178. 1953: 
    CLOSE!- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    More good work from Shola Ameobi down the left this time crafts a chance for Newcastle. The free-kick is cleared but Newcastle threaten again, as Shola Ameobi heads a long ball on and Papiss Cisse clips a shot over the head of Costel Pantilimon - but it drifts just wide! That was close to the opener.

  179. 1952: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Plenty of industry in the Manchester City midfield tonight, as James Milner and Jack Rodwell work hard to retrieve the ball and play it forwards, Stevan Jovetic is then hacked down by Mike Williamson 40 yards from goal. City starting to take control.

  180. 1949: 
    Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    Newcastle make a bright start, looking to hit Shola Ameobi over the top, before Edin Dzeko looks to have a shot on goal at the other end but the offside flag is up.

  181. 1945: 
    KICK-OFF- Newcastle 0-0 Man City

    We are under way...

  182. 1944: 
    Wigan v QPR (1945 GMT)
    Wigan

    BBC Sport's Karen Fazackerley at the DW Stadium: "Wigan hand a home debut to young goalkeeper Lee Nicholls after the 21-year-old impressed in the 0-0 draw against Charlton at the weekend. New loan signing Marc Albrighton, who penned a 28-day deal from Premier League side Aston Villa this morning, has to settle for a place on the bench. Charlie Austin starts for QPR, despite failing to impress in their 2-0 defeat at Burnley on Saturday, while Joey Barton sits this one out through suspension. Andy Johnson has recovered from a hamstring problem but is only deemed fit enough for a place on the bench."

  183. 1942: 
    Newcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)

    Here we go then, here come the players at St James's. Micah Richards and Cheick Tiote lead the sides out...

  184. 1939: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Matt: RE Ollie at 1922, I can just imagine the look on Luis Suarez's face when told he must sign for Accrington after the greatest run of cupsets in history.

    Joe: Clubs competing in European competitions should not take part in the League Cup. You could realistically have a different winner each year.

    Phil: Why don't we have a Champions League for champions? No runners-up. No 3rd or 4th. Just the champions. Then we could have a Cup Winners Cup too. Simple really.

  185. 1939: 
    LINE-UPS- Wigan v QPR (1945 GMT)

    Wigan: Nicholls, Boyce, Shotton, Barnett, Perch, McCann, McArthur, McManaman, Powell, Gomez, Holt. Subs: Watson, McClean, Pollitt, Espinoza, Beausejour, Fortune, Albrighton.

    QPR: Green, Simpson, Dunne, Hill, Assou-Ekotto, Jenas, Faurlin, O'Neil, Kranjcar, Hoilett, Austin. Subs: Onyewu, Traore, Phillips, Johnson, Chevanton, Henry, Murphy.

    Referee: Michael Naylor (Sheffield)

  186. 1938: 
    WHAT THE MANAGERS SAY- Newcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)
    Alan Pardew

    Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, speaking to Sky Sports: "Our fans are desperate to see a reaction in terms of a desire to win the game. We need to start fast tonight, that will be important. I believe our level of performance against Sunderland was good but the goal killed us at the end. If we can get a victory against a Manchester City team who are strong, that will be good.

    "If you win this then you are down to the serious part of the competition, we have a strong team out tonight and if we can get through this tie then we have a chance [of winning the League Cup]."

  187. 1932: 

    You lot love a play-off don't you? Love it.

  188. 1932: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Charlie Pritchard: Leave the League Cup as it is. The JP Trophy is the opportunity for the lower league teams.

    Ian Davidson: League Cup could be scrapped to add more notice to the FA Cup. FA Cup winner can then get a CL play-off against fourth in the league.

    Dominic Edmundson If people think cup winners deserve CL football, it would bring England's Uefa Co-efficient right down. Look at past winners.

  189. 1930:  
    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporterNewcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)

    "I covered Newcastle when they lost the 1998 FA Cup final to Arsenal. They had a homecoming parade 24 hours after the defeat and I was on the open top bus with Kenny Dalglish and he was overwhelmed by the response of the Newcastle people. Their response was staggering and we said to Dalglish, 'this is what it is like after you lost the cup final, imagine what it was like if they won it'. Football is the heartbeat of the city here."

  190. 1928: 

    It never rains but it pours for Steve Bruce at the moment. If Hull get a bad decision tonight I'd stand well back.

  191. 1925:  
    Ian Dennis, BBC Radio 5 live senior football reporter

    "I understand Steve Bruce is to be charged by the FA for his comments relating to referee Michael Oliver after Saturday's match against Spurs."

  192. 1923: 

    Ollie may have cracked it. That is the most ludicrous suggestion I could imagine. So bad it's good.

  193. 1922: 
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    Eddie: I've never understood why teams who have no chance of winning the league field weakened sides in cup competitions. Surely all fans would like a day out at Wembley and a bit of glory!

    Ollie: Whilst immensely unrealistic, it would make it the most competitive/exciting tournament if the winner got to sign any player within English football for free.

    Vin: Premier League clubs in the League Cup to have a minimum of eight players on the pitch who are eligible to play for the home nations.

  194. 1921: 

    Kick-off fast approaching in tonight's games then. Who are we all fancying to win? The strength in depth for Manchester City and Tottenham may prove decisive.

  195. 1919: 
    LINE-UPS- Tottenham v Hull (1945 GMT)

    Spurs: Friedel, Walker, Kaboul, Vertonghen, Naughton, Sigurdsson, Paulinho, Dembele, Lamela, Eriksen, Defoe. Subs: Chiriches, Holtby, Capoue, Townsend, Chadli, Lloris.

    Hull: Jakupovic, Bruce, Davies, McShane, Rosenior, Meyler, Koren, Quinn, Elmohamady, Boyd, Graham. Subs: Figueroa, Gedo, Sagbo, Mclean, Harper, Faye, Proschwitz.

    Referee: Jon Moss (W Yorkshire)

  196. 1916: 
    GET INVOLVED- #bbcfootball

    Ian Garratt: Taking out the Premier League teams gives a real opportunity for the lower league sides to win something rather than their domestic leagues.

    Tunde Akere: The current system makes it very interesting to watch. It's a one off game. Upsets can happen. Look at Leicester yesterday.

    Shohidur Rahman: Top three get into the Champions League. Last place goes to the winner of FA Cup winners v League Cup winners.

  197. 1915: 
    LINE-UPS- Newcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)

    Newcastle: Krul, Debuchy, Williamson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Haidara, Anita, Tiote, Gouffran, Sissoko, Shola Ameobi, Cisse. Subs: Cabaye, Ben Arfa, Remy, Elliot, Obertan, Sammy Ameobi, Dummett.

    Man City: Pantilimon, Richards, Boyata, Lescott, Kolarov, Rodwell, Javi Garcia, Jesus Navas, Jovetic, Milner, Dzeko. Subs: Hart, Zabaleta, Nasri, Negredo, Silva, Fernandinho, Demichelis.

    Referee: Neil Swarbrick (Lancashire)

  198. 1914:  
    Mark Lawrenson, BBC Radio 5 live at St James' ParkNewcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)

    "This game is a good chance for those players who are not first team regulars to try and impress. I can't believe a club of such enormous wealth and size like Manchester City are so reliant on one player - Vincent Kompany. Without him in the team they look very average defensively.

    "As for Newcastle, I thought they were bullied a little bit against Sunderland. They started to play in the second half and Sunderland were a little fortunate but you take your chances when they come."

  199. 1910: 

    Dominic Burton [see below] wins the award for most left-field suggestion so far...

  200. 1909: 
    GET INVOLVED

    Billy chance: I think the top two in the league should get in the Champions League and so should the two cup winners. Then third, fourth and fifth should get Europa League.

    Dominic Burton: Exclude Premier League clubs from the League Cup and give the winner a two legged play-off against 17th in the Premier League for a place in the top flight.

    Tim G: Keep it as it is. Without the bigger clubs, winning the competition would mean so much less for the lesser teams.

  201. 1909: 
    Newcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)

    Tonight is also a big one for Joe Hart.

    Yes, I know the Manchester City and England man is not playing, but if big Costel Pantilimon does well, is there a case for Hart being dropped for the long term?

    Ex-Manchester City keeper Joe Corrigan thinks so - saying: "Maybe the boss is thinking 'I'll give [Pantilimon] a go if he does well'."

    What do you think? Is Hart undroppable?

  202. 1904: 
    NORTH OF THE BORDER

    The night's League Cup action is up and running in Scotland, where Hearts and Hibs are clashing in an Edinburgh derby.

    Follow the action in our Scottish League Cup live text commentary where, among other things, you can debate whether a midfield of Ronnie Corbett and Chris Hoy trumps a backline containing the Proclaimers...

  203. 1900: 
    TOTTENHAM TEAM NEWS- Tottenham v Hull (1945 GMT)

    French midfielder Etienne Capoue, who has not played since injuring his ankle in the derby defeat to Arsenal at the start of September, is a surprise inclusion on Tottenham's bench. Alongside him is teenage midfield prospect Nabil Bentaleb.

  204. 1858: 
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    Rohan: Winner of the cup against fourth place in the Premier League for the Champions League spot would definitely make it more interesting.

  205. 1856: 
    LOOKING FOR ERIK- Tottenham v Hull (1945 GMT)
    Erik Lamela

    It's not often a club record signing is left to play in the Europa League and League Cup, but Tottenham are taking it slowly introducing Argentine forward Erik Lamela to the fold.

    The £30m man has not made a start in the Premier League since his summer move from Roma, but manager Andre Villas-Boas said that his family are moving to London this week which may help the 21-year-old settle in.

    Can he find his Serie A form tonight?

  206. 1854: 
    THE LAST EIGHT

    It may not be Halloween yet, but Wembley could be just four games away for tonight's sides. With the draw for the quarter finals coming up later on this evening, who is already in the hat?

    Chelsea

    Stoke

    Leicester

    West Ham

    Manchester United

    The eighth tie - Sunderland v Southampton - takes place a week tonight.

  207. 1853: 
    GET INVOLVED- #bbcfootball

    Andrew Priestley: Why is Alan Pardew talking up Newcastle's chances of winning the League Cup? Does he not realise he's playing Man City tonight?

    Tayyib: Play Football League sides only. It's the Football League cup.

    Shane Long: Teams in Europe shouldn't take part in the League Cup. It would surely generate more interest with the competition being more open?

    Keep your suggestions for any changes to the format of the League Cup coming...

  208. 1853: 
    BREAKING TEAM NEWS- Tottenham v Hull (1945 GMT)

    Spurs make eight changes from the side which beat Hull 1-0 on Sunday. Hull make five changes.

    Tottenham XI: Friedel; Walker, Kaboul, Vertonghten, Naughton; Paulinho, Lamela, Dembele; Sigurdsson, Eriksen; Defoe

    Hull XI: Jakupovic, Rosenior, Bruce, Davies, Meyler, Graham, Koren, McShane, Boyd, Elmohamady, Quinn.

  209. 1850:  
    Conor McNamara, BBC commentator

    Manchester City players take in the surroundings at St James Park.

    Manchester City
  210. 1847: 
    BREAKING TEAM NEWS- Newcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)

    Newcastle make five changes as Shola Ameobi gets a rare start up front.

    Manchester City make 10 changes from Sunday's defeat at Chelsea - but still field 11 internationals by my reckoning.

    Newcastle XI: Krul; Debuchy, Williamson, Yanga-Mbiwa, Haidara; Sissoko, Tiote, Anita, Gouffran; Shola Ameobi, Cisse.

    Man City XI: Pantilimon, Richards, Boyata, Lescott, Kolarov, Rodwell, Garcia, Navas, Milner, Jovetic, Dzeko

  211. 1842: 
    Tottenham v Hull (1945 GMT)
    Malcolm MacDonald

    Hull's cup run in 1977 came to a sticky end in north London I'm afraid - as Arsenal handed out a 5-1 whipping at Highbury, with goals from Liam Brady, Frank Stapleton and Super Malcolm MacDonald.

    You don't get many strapping targetmen wearing sweatbands these days do you?

  212. 1838: 
    Wigan v QPR (1945 GMT)

    One game in the Championship tonight as well, as Wigan host QPR. It's already been a busy day for the Latics, who have signed Aston Villa winger Marc Albrighton on loan and tied Callum McManaman to a new contract.

  213. 1838: 
    GET INVOLVED

    So Alan Pardew has made winning the Capital One Cup a priority for Newcastle this season.

    But does it really matter any more?

    You're no doubt an innovative lot and tonight I give you the floor. What changes, if any, should we make to the League Cup? Give the winners a Champions League place? Make Premier League teams play their best XIs? Take Premier League teams out of it altogether? Make teams play only British players in the competition?

    Let us know your ideas - the good, the bad and the left field. You can text in to 81111 (UK Only) - with a name on there please - or tweet us at #bbcfootball.

  214. 1835: 
    PARDEW'S PRIORITY- Newcastle v Man City (1945 GMT)

    Tonight's other Capital One Cup tie sees Newcastle host Manchester City.

    With both sides licking the wounds of painful defeats at the weekend expect plenty of changes, but Newcastle boss Alan Pardew means business in this competition.

    "If we could beat Manchester City I think it would get people talking because then we'd be down to the last eight and it all becomes a bit serious then," he said yesterday.

    "I think any team in the Premier League can consider this a tournament they can win. For the Champions League clubs maybe it's a little down on their agenda but it's high on our agenda.

    ""For us this year it is a priority. We want to win a trophy for our fans."

  215. 1831: 
    Tottenham v Hull (1945 GMT)

    Why was Steve Bruce so annoyed on Sunday?

    Roberto Soldado hit the winner for Spurs with a late penalty awarded for handball against Hull right-back Ahmed Elmohamady, but Bruce was livid with the call.

    "We've got men in there that have been robbed," he said.

    "It hits his leg for a start and then goes up and hits his arm. How do you give a penalty in that situation?"

    How Steve? How?

    At least his side have an early chance for retribution. Will Hull's first fourth-round League Cup tie since 1977 put Brucey in a better mood? And what have Steve and co got up to in London on their extended half-term break?

  216. 1830: 
    BRUCE LETS LOOSE- Tottenham v Hull (1945 GMT)
    Steve Bruce

    "It's a joke decision.

    "It is the same old thing. The referee has ballsed it up. If my player made a decision like that I wouldn't be playing him next week and if I kept making decisions like that I would get the sack."

    Hull manager Steve Bruce wasn't too happy with referee Michael Oliver at the weekend as a late penalty gave Tottenham a 1-0 win at White Hart Lane.

    Let's hope Bruce has simmered down over the last 72 hours, as he's back at the scene of the crime already for tonight's Capital One Cup fourth-round tie. Referee Jonathan Moss, it's over to you...

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As It Stood Table

Last updated 30 Oct 2013 UK

Sky Bet Championship summary table; it charts each team by position, team name, games played, total goal difference and points
Position Team Played Goal Difference Points
No movement 1 Burnley 13 17 32
No movement 2 Leicester 13 8 29
No movement 3 QPR 13 8 28
No movement 4 Blackpool 13 5 24
No movement 5 Reading 13 8 23
No movement 6 Nottm Forest 13 6 23
No movement 7 Watford 13 10 22
No movement 8 Derby 13 4 19
No movement 9 Huddersfield 13 3 17
No movement 10 Leeds 13 0 17
No movement 11 Bournemouth 13 -7 17
No movement 12 Blackburn 13 3 16
Moving up 13 Wigan 12 3 16
Moving down 14 Ipswich 13 2 16
No movement 15 Middlesbrough 13 2 15
No movement 16 Brighton 13 -1 15
No movement 17 Millwall 13 -11 13
No movement 18 Doncaster 12 -9 12
No movement 19 Charlton 12 -5 11
No movement 20 Birmingham 13 -6 11
No movement 21 Bolton 13 -9 10
No movement 22 Yeovil 13 -10 9
No movement 23 Barnsley 13 -15 9
No movement 24 Sheff Wed 12 -6 8

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