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It is all about Brentford-Middlesbrough (12.15, Sky Sports 1) and Hull-Newcastle at lunchtime, before a busy afternoon featuring six Premier League matches, plus a full Football League programme.
And in the evening we have the small matter of a Chelsea-Manchester City showdown at Stamford Bridge (5.30, Sky Sports 1)! Sleep well, see you all tomorrow!
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDGoals from Yann Kermorgant and Matt Ritchie earned leaders Bournemouth a 2-0 win over Watford in the Championship.
HOWE DELIGHTEDBournemouth manager Eddie Howe was pleased his side bounced back from last week's defeat with a 2-0 Friday night victory over Watford.
PELLEGRINI: NO ANTI-CHELSEA CAMPAIGNManchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed the idea that there is a ‘campaign’ against title rivals Chelsea.
Pellegrini said on Friday: “I hope that in the Premier League they don't have a campaign against anyone.
“I hope all is fair and the referee makes mistakes for all the teams exactly the same, that the FA make the fixtures in a fair way.
"I think it is the best league in the world and I don't think it has any strange things.
"After that (any sort of campaign), if you won the title, it would not be an important title, because all is arranged."
BIG STATEMENT FROM BOURNEMOUTHBournemouth's Tommy Elphick and Marc Pugh reflect on their side's 2-0 victory over promotion rivals Watford.
BELICHICK: SEAHAWKS SET STANDARDNew England Patriots coach Bill Belichick feels the Seattle Seahawks set the
standard the rest of the NFL should be looking to reach.
Belichick rarely heaps compliments on even his own team but he was fulsome in
his praise for the Seahawks at a joint press conference with opposing coach Pete
Carroll 48 hours before Super Bowl XLIX kicks off in Glendale, Arizona.
NIGHTMARE ROUND FOR TIGERTiger Woods has slumped to the worst round of his professional career.
TERRIBLE DAY FOR TIGER IN PHOENIXTiger Woods slumped to the worst round of his professional career as he
missed the cut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.
The 14-time major winner was a shadow of his former self as he laboured to a
horrific 11-over 82, which left him rock-bottom of the 132-player field on 13
Woods said: "It's golf, we all have days like this. Unfortunately, mine was in a public forum and a public setting but we all have days like this and we take the good with the bad.
"Even on bad days like this, just keep fighting, because on the good days you have to keep fighting as well.
"I've got to continue with the process, I've been here before.
"It wasn't that long ago that I changed my swing with Sean (Foley, former coach) and I was player of the year only a year ago, so I've got to keep things in perspective. Sometimes it's difficult to do that, there's no doubt about that."
SAXONS WIN IN CORKWatch Christian Wade and Henry Slade's tries as England Saxons defeated the Irish Wolfhounds at Musgrave Park.
BURGESS FAILS TO FIRE IN SAXONS WINSam Burgess made a forgettable representative union debut as England Saxons
ground out an 18-9 victory over the Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork.
WOLFSBURG 4-1 BAYERN MUNICHKevin de Bruyne bagged a brace for Wolfsburg as Bayern Munich suffered their heaviest German league defeat for six years.
SHOCK IN GERMANYStunning stuff in the Bundesliga tonight. Leaders Bayern Munich began the night unbeaten in the League and having conceded just four goals all season but they were handed a 4-1 thrashing by second-placed Wolfsburg, who now trail by eight points.https://twitter.com/OptaJoe/status/561271640714387456
4 - Bayern have conceded 4+ goals in a Bundesliga game for the first time since April 2009 (also against Wolfsburg). Sluggish.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 30, 2015
4 - Bayern have conceded 4+ goals in a Bundesliga game for the first time since April 2009 (also against Wolfsburg). Sluggish.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORD
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDhttps://twitter.com/OptaJoe/status/561254736926887936
2 - There have been two red cards inside the opening two minutes of Championship games this season, both of them for Watford. Trend.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 30, 2015
2 - There have been two red cards inside the opening two minutes of Championship games this season, both of them for Watford. Trend.
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PARTICK 0-1 ST MIRREN
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDIt has been a great night for Bournemouth and they have moved three points clear at the top of the Championship table.
The key moment came in the very first minute when Watford were unlucky to have Angella sent off for a foul on Wilson. However, that was not Bournemouth's fault and they took full advantage thanks to a Kermogant penalty in the first half and a Ritchie strike in the second. Gomes played very well in goal for Watford or the margin could have been bigger while Pugh was absolutely outstanding for the hosts and was a deserved winner of the man of the match award.
WOLFSBURG 4-1 BAYERN MUNICH!!!
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDThree minutes of stoppage time to be played out here. Pudil pretty fortunate not to be red carded for a bad tackle on O'Kane.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDPugh deserves a goal tonight and he brilliantly makes room for himself in the area before lashing the ball towards the net but Gomes pulls off another fine save. It has been a good night for him in a losing cause.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDWatford break and Elphick goes into the book for scything down Vydra.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDJust five minutes left here plus any stoppage time and the hosts are happily knocking the ball about.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDIt is looking very good for leaders Bournemouth! Matt Ritchie has put them 2-0 up against Watford.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDEunan O'Kane on for Bournemouth to replace Kermogant, who got the crucial opening goal from the spot.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDMatej Vydra has come on for Watford and he has a long-range shot well-blocked by Elphick. Gomes saves from Ritchie at the other end.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDWhat a save! Incredible stuff from Gomes, who thrusts out a hand and somehow keeps out a Kermogant header from Ritchie's cross that seemed destined for the corner of the net.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDFrancis has a pop but the angle is tricky and Gomes is able to block his shot.
BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORDThere are more goals in this! Watford bounce back from conceding by launching a dangerous attack but Ighalo's pass through to Deeney is a little hard and the forward has his shot blocked. Pugh then produces some more sublime skill at the other end before setting Ritchie up for a cross-shot which flies across the six-yard box.
GOAL! BOURNEMOUTH 2-0 WATFORD (Ritchie, 57)The hosts have doubled their money! Great work down the left from the impressive Pugh, finished with a fine cross. Kermogant made a nuisance of himself in the box and the ball fell nicely for Ritchie, who found the target with a fine first-time cross-shot. Looks like Bournemouth will be going three points clear at the top!
BUNDESLIGA UPDATESurprising score from Germany tonight: Wolfsburg 3-1 Bayern Munich! Half an hour to go and more goals likely according to my man in Germany!
BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORDBournemouth have certainly started the second half on the front foot and Ritchie drills a shot from the edge of the box not far wide of the post.
BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORDAnd Yann Kermogant converted the penalty to put the hosts into the lead.
BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORDWilson goes down in the box and the ref points to the spot!
BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORDWatford have made a change for the second half, Daniel Pudil on for Munari. The match is back underway!
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BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORDAlmost half-time here. Good cross to the back stick from Bournemouth but Pugh cannot quite control it. However, the hosts will be pretty happy with the current state of play.
BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORDNervy from Gomes as he spills a Francis cross and Cathcart has to hack the ball away, but the keeper then does much better to block a low Arter drive.
BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORDBit of a nasty challenge from Harry Arter there, lunging in after his own poor first touch. A clear yellow card and the Bournemouth man could even have seen a red for that one.
GOAL! BOURNEMOUTH 1-0 WATFORD (Kermogant, pen 35)The leaders are in front! Tozser blocked a cross but Wilson was first to it and he was blatantly felled by a clumsy challenge from Cathcart. Kermogant slammed the penalty down the middle, Gomes dived to his left, and the hosts are in front. Watford lamented the early red card but did not seem to question that decision.
BOURNEMOUTH 0-0 WATFORDPenalty to Bournemouth!!
BOURNEMOUTH 0-0 WATFORDFine play from Deeney who is causing Bournemouth plenty of trouble. His charge can only be halted illegally by Cook, who goes into the book. The ball fell for debutant Ben Watson from the subsequent free-kick but he toe-poked a shot just wide of the post. Watford giving as good as they get though!
BOURNEMOUTH 0-0 WATFORDOff the bar! So close for Bournemouth! Charlie Daniels picks out Kermogant at the back post and the striker controls neatly but then sends his close range volley crashing into the crossbar. Very close shave for 10-man Watford.
BOURNEMOUTH 0-0 WATFORDIt was a stunning start here as Watford defender Gabrielle Angella received a controversial first-minute red card.
BOURNEMOUTH 0-0 WATFORDMatt Ritchie cuts inside and then fires a shot wide for Bournemouth before Cherries defender Steve Cook pulls off a good tackle to deny Troy Deeney at the other end. Good game and we are approaching the 20 minute mark.
MUTCH NOT IMPRESSED!https://twitter.com/jordonmutch/status/561249725043978241
What a terrible decision .. Spoilt the game ... Wilson was never getting to the ball and had cover !!— Jordon Mutch (@jordonmutch) January 30, 2015
What a terrible decision .. Spoilt the game ... Wilson was never getting to the ball and had cover !!
SCOTTISH UPDATEJames Dayton has given St Mirren a sixth-minute lead in tonight's Scottish Premiership match at Partick Thistle.
5 - No Championship team has collected more red cards than Watford this season (5, level with Brighton). Challenge.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) January 30, 2015
5 - No Championship team has collected more red cards than Watford this season (5, level with Brighton). Challenge.