We all know that Aston Villa are going to be in the final of the Carling Cup so all eyes are now going to be on Old Trafford for the culmination of the other semi-final.
Manchester City recorded an impressive 2-1 victory over their city rivals United in the first game and will be looking to Carlos Tevez to lead them to Wembley by surviving the second leg.
This betting expert from Betfair Football seems to think that United can turn it around and make it to the final,
It has been an interesting period across London at West Ham in the last week. They have been taken over and it was revealed they have debts of £110 million.
The biggest story to come out of there has to be the fact the new owners want to move the club into the Olympic Stadium after 2010 and possibly even change their name to West Ham Olympic – which would be a bold move and I think even the suggestion of his has angered the fans.
Surely the priority for the new owners
Tuesday 26th January 2010
The Coca-Cola Championship
The City Ground
Referee: Mr E Ilderton
Nottingham Forest (2nd) V Queens Park Rangers (11th)
By The Godfather
Mick Harford, in his second spell in charge of first team affairs at Queens Park Rangers, got off to a decent start by grinding out a draw at play-off challengers, Blackpool. Without doubt, the star of the show was Matthew Connolly, who scored an absolute wonder-goal
I don’t think there can be many football fans who failed to be impressed by Aston Villa last night.
The 6-4 win over Blackburn at Villa Park ensured a 7-4 aggregate win for Martin O'Neill's team and they looked really powerful going forward.
Villa did have a calamitous 30-minute defensive show which made it seem Blackburn could progress but Ashley Young, James Milner and Gabriel Agbonlahor were all very exciting and look like they could trouble any defence on their
I am shocked that QPR have not been taking a look at Jermaine Beckford in recent seasons. The Leeds striker has been scoring for fun in the last 18 months and his stock has certainly rose in recent weeks after bagging the winner at Old Trafford in the FA Cup.
Though he has been untried above League One level I bet many Championship clubs have been sniffing around him and I would have liked QPR to be one of those – as I think he would have been a gamble worth taking.