Issue: February 11, 2009   (Archive)
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Miss and hit drama in cup
Scunthorpe United's Miguel Llera had the unusual distinction of missing and then scoring a penalty in a record FA Cup shootout containing 32 spot-kicks.

Final task for San Lorenzo
Libertadores Cup winners San Lorenzo gave their No1 fan Pope Francis something to celebrate on his 78th birthday by booking their place in the final of the Club World Cup in Morocco.

Zhang tipped for Bundesliga stardom
Midfielder Zhang Xizhe, whose transfer to Wolfsburg has attracted huge interest in China, has been tipped to become the German Bundesliga's next big Asian star.

Nearly-man Que eyes redemption at HKPGA Championship
Filipino star Angelo Que vowed to get his hands on the trophy at next month's Ageas Hong Kong PGA Championship after his near-miss at the Hong Kong Open in October.

Rodgers relishes cup tie with Blues
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he is relishing the prospect of facing Chelsea in the English League Cup semi-finals.

Randolph delivers time and time again as Grizzlies bury Spurs hoodoo
The Memphis Grizzlies followed up a win over league-leading Golden State Warriors with a 117-116 triumph over reigning NBA champions San Antonio in a triple-overtime thriller.

Coach gets 8-year ban
Jon Drummond, former coach of US sprinter Tyson Gay, has been banned for eight years after arbitrators ruled he possessed, trafficked and administered banned drugs to an athlete he coached.

Yeovil Town set up dream home tie with Red Devils
Third-tier Yeovil Town earned a dream FA Cup third-round tie at home to giants Manchester United after beating fourth-tier Accrington Stanley 2-0 in a second-round replay.

Dream run ends as Warriors fall to Grizzlies in clash of leaders
The Memphis Grizzlies dealt Golden State their first defeat in more than a month, snapping the Warriors' NBA winning streak at 16 games with a 10598 triumph.

Injuries cloud Blues march into cup semi
Premiership leaders Chelsea beat second-tier Derby County 3-1 to reach the English League Cup semi-finals, but Kurt Zouma and Didier Drogba were injured.

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