Today in history: a soccer star is brutally murdered for her sexual orientation, election dates extended, attempts made to assassinate a priest and the first final is played at Wembley.
Leicester City needed extra time to defeat Derby County 2-1 in the FA Cup at the King Power Stadium on Wednesday night and earn their place in the fifth round of the competition.
Manchester United were unconvincing in the opening stages but eventually made their class count when Marouane Fellaini headed home before the break.
Claude Puel has stood by his decision to make wholesale changes to his Southampton side following their 5-0 FA Cup fourth round humbling by Arsenal at St Mary’s on Saturday.
Mauricio Pochettino says he now understands the “magic of the FA Cup” after seeing Spurs overcome Wycombe Wanderers in a thrilling 4-3 FA Cup Fourth Round tie at White Hart Lane on Saturday.
Sam Allardyce says Yaya Toure should have been dismissed early on in Crystal Palace’s 3-0 FA Cup fourth-round defeat to Manchester City on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger admits he questioned whether Danny Welbeck would get back to his best, prior to the Arsenal striker enjoying a goalscoring first start of the season.
Wycombe Wanderers took a surprise lead through Paul Hayes in the 23rd minute before the striker made it 2-0 from the penalty spot 13 minutes later.
The Blues dominated proceedings throughout and needed just 14 minutes to take the lead thanks to Willian’s pin-point free-kick over the Brentford wall. Pedro added a second eight minutes after latching onto Michy Batshuayi’s defence-splitting pass.
City hit the front through Raheem Sterling after being sent clear by Gabriel Jesus. Loic Remy spurned a good chance to equalise before Sane sealed City’s progression to the next round after a superb pass from David Silva.