Losers of 14 out of their last 15 matches (including last night’s away defeat to Plymouth) and 3rd from bottom of the Championship, Leicester City have fired manager Craig Levin (above).

The Carling Cup Semi-Finals continue this evening, with Manchester United and Blackburn tied at 1 during intermission. Rio Ferdinand and Robbie Savage seemed to exchange words, fists, valentines, AIM screen names, etc. as they ran into the tunnel at halftime — hard to imagine the scale of public joy were they to slap each other to death.