Welsh side Cardiff City has been relegated from the Premier League after a single season following a 3-0 defeat by Newcastle United at St.James Park on Saturday.
Stoke City took another step towards a first ever top-10 Premier League finish after winning 1-0 at home to Newcastle United on Saturday
Italy and Nigeria played out a thrilling 2-2 draw which included a goal-of-the-season contender from Shola Ameobi in an entertaining friendly at Fulham`s Craven Cottage on Monday.
The Championship side secure their spot in the fourth round after getting the better of their Premier League opponents who were reduced to 10-men after Shola Ameobi’s red card.
Newcastle boss Alan Pardew insists his football club need striker Nigerian Shola Ameobi for the English Premier League and won`t spare him for the January Africa Cup of Nations.
Newcastle snatched a 1-0 victory over QPR to inflict a first defeat for the Hoops under Harry Redknapp.
Day in Pics: 1st February
Showbiz World - February 1, 2015
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