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Football News Roundup – December 2, 2012

  • FA Cup round-up
    Conference side Luton are the first non-league side guaranteed a place in the third round draw after a 2-1 win over Dorchester.
  • Clough critical of defending
    Derby manager Nigel Clough was critical of his side's defensive frailties after they were beaten 4-1 by East Midlands rivals Leicester at the King Power Stadium.
  • Flying start pleases Pearson
    Leicester manager Nigel Pearson was a happy man after watching his side hammer Derby 4-1 in their Championship clash at the King Power Stadium.
  • Cook concentrating on league
    Paul Cook refused to dwell on Chesterfield's FA Cup exit at Tranmere as his attention turns to the Spireites' play-off hopes.
  • Curle relieved to earn replay
    Keith Curle was happy to see his Notts County side leave Rotherham with a draw in the second round of the FA Cup on Saturday.
  • Solbakken accepts criticism
    Under-pressure Wolves boss Stale Solbakken refused to return fire at his critics after his side romped to an impressive 4-1 victory at Bristol City.
  • Foxes stage raid on Rams
    Derby's miserable away form in the Championship continued as they failed to recover from a dismal start and ended up losing 4-1 at high-flying Leicester.
  • Brewers get the better of Alex
    Calvin Zola's first-half goal sent former club Crewe crashing out of the FA Cup as Burton beat higher league opposition 1-0.
  • Sky Blues sink Shrimpers
    Coventry City held on to advance to the third round of the FA Cup with a 2-1 victory at home to Morecambe on Saturday.
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