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Paris St-Germain see off defending Coupe de la Ligue champions St Etienne with an extra-time winner from Edinson Cavani.
Real Madrid reach the last 16 of the Copa del Rey after easing past minnows Olimpic Xativa 2-0 at the Bernabeu.
Man Utd are drawn against Sunderland in the Capital One Cup semi-finals, while Man City face West Ham.
The FA Cup second-round replay between Crawley Town and Bristol Rovers is abandoned because of a waterlogged pitch.
Ashley Young and Patrice Evra score as Manchester United win 2-0 at Stoke in the Capital One Cup quarter-finals.
West Ham score two late goals to beat managerless Tottenham and book a Capital One Cup semi-final tie with Manchester City.
Barcelona say forward Lionel Messi is on track in his recovery from a hamstring injury.
Unveiled with little fanfare, England women's coach Mark Sampson looks like a winner, says BBC Sport's Natalie Pirks
New England women's boss Mark Sampson aims to restore pride in the national side following a disappointing European Championships.
Southampton's Dani Osvaldo and Newcastle's Andy Woodman are charged by the FA after a touchline clash.
New England women's head coach Mark Sampson says he sees his appointment as a fresh start for the national side.
Former director Dave King urges Rangers to offer an "olive branch" to fans by inviting Paul Murray onto the Ibrox board.
Hull and Swansea are fined £20,000 by the Football Association for failing to control their players.
Former York City and Derry City striker David McDaid signs for Coleraine
England women's head coach Mark Sampson recalls Lianne Sanderson into his La Manga training squad after a three-year absence.
Police are investigating an attack on a bus containing Cliftonville fans after the League Cup semi-final against Ards.
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes says the sackings of Steve Clarke and Andre Villas-Boas are "a real shame" and believes clubs find it "all too easy" to dismiss their manager.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and five other Spanish clubs are to be investigated over irregular public funding.
Cristian Montano "vehemently denies" any involvement in spot-fixing after being sacked by Oldham Athletic on Monday.
Carlisle's Courtney Meppen-Walter is grateful for his second chance after serving time in prison for a fatal car crash.