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Football News Roundup – August 23, 2013



  • A Villa v Liverpool preview
    Aston Villa take in their first home game of the new Premier League season, with Liverpool the visitors to Villa Park.
  • Everton v West Brom preview
    West Brom travel to Everton on Saturday with doubts surrounding the long-term future of summer signing Nicolas Anelka.
  • Clarke hopes for Anelka U-turn
    West Brom manager Steve Clarke has confirmed Nicolas Anelka has told him he wants to quit football, but is still hopeful the striker will reconsider his decision.
  • Third tough tie excites Villa
    Paul Lambert insists Aston Villa are ready to 'go again' as they face their third daunting fixture in a week.
  • Roberts set for scans
    Chesterfield winger Gary Roberts is undergoing tests in an attempt to get to the bottom of his heel problem.
  • Cook pleased with Broadhead
    Chesterfield boss Paul Cook is pleased with how Jack Broadhead's loan at Buxton has begun.
  • West Brom bring in Sinclair
    West Brom have signed winger Scott Sinclair on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent move.
  • Anelka out amid quit claims
    West Brom have confirmed Nicolas Anelka will miss Saturday's game with Everton amid reports he may retire from the game.
  • Ladbrokes deal for Magpies
    Notts County have struck a one-off shirt sponsorship deal with Ladbrokes for their Capital One Cup clash with Liverpool.
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