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Former Cobblers striker says he was abused by some Cambridge fans

Cambridge United have asked Wycombe Wanderers to provide more details of alleged racist abuse after their striker Adebayo Akinfenwa highlighted it in tweets after the game.

Adebayo Akinfenwa tweeted about the alleged abuse Credit: PA

Adebayo Akinfenwa says he's never had a problem with abuse on the pitch before.

Cambridge United have asked Wycombe to provide more details for their investigation.

Akinfenwa has previously spent two spells playing for Northampton Town. Cambridge lost 2-1 to Wycombe on Saturday.


Ipswich Town cut short loan spell of Everton winger Grant

Conor Grant endured a difficult spell at Ipswich. Credit: PA

Ipswich Town have decided to end the loan spell of Everton winger Conor Grant early.

The 21-year-old joined on a season-long loan in the summer transfer window but has failed to make an impact at Portman Road.

Instead of seeing out the rest of the campaign in Suffolk, he will instead return to Goodison Park to feature for the Premier League club's under 23s side.

Grant made seven appearances for Ipswich.

I felt bad for Conor because he has come to us to play games and although he has had a few appearances, his time on the pitch has been limited.

The reality is that he was here to develop his game and that wasn’t happening because he wasn’t getting the time on the pitch he needs at his age.

– Mick McCarthy, Ipswich Town manager

MK Dons fans excited about potential Gerrard arrival

MK Dons fans have been giving their reaction to speculation linking former Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard with the vacant manager's job.

It's believed preliminary talks have taken place between the 36-year-old and the Dons, although other candidates are also thought to be under consideration.

Could Inter Milan scupper Gerrard's MK Dons move?

Inter Milan could be a possible option for Steven Gerrard. Credit: PA

MK Dons' bid to appoint Steven Gerrard as their new manager may have hit a potential stumbling block, after reports emerged that Italian giants Inter Milan have also made contact with the 36-year-old.

Early talks are understood to have taken place between the former Liverpool midfielder and the Dons who are on the lookout for a new boss after parting company with Karl Robinson last month.

However, according to The Independent, Inter are keen to sign him on a six-month contract - leaving Gerrard with a decision to make on whether he wants to continue his playing career.

Inter are currently mid-table in Serie A after a disappointing start to the season and recently sacked their manager Frank De Boer.


Dramatic victory for Cambridge United in FA Cup replay

Shaun Derry's side are through to the next round of the FA Cup Credit: Cambridge United

Dover Athletic 2-4 Cambridge United

Cambridge United are through to the second round of the FA Cup after a dramatic victory against National League side Dover Athletic.

The first-round replay at the Crabble Athletic Stadium was taken to extra time after Mark Roberts equalised in stoppage time.

It looked to be heading to penalties after the game was taken to two-all in extra time- but two goals in the space of three minutes from the U's Medy Elito and Ben Williamson saw them go through to the second round where they'll play Coventry.

Reports: MK Dons open manager talks with Gerrard

Could Steven Gerrard end up at MK Dons? Credit: PA

MK Dons have reportedly approached former Liverpool and England midfielder Steven Gerrard about the possibility of becoming their manager.

The 36-year-old only announced he was leaving American side LA Galaxy this week and it's not clear yet whether he still plans to continue his playing career.

Gerrard has since emerged as the heavy favourite to take over from Karl Robinson at stadium:mk with some reports going as far to say that contact has been made.

Gerrard is currently in the process of gaining his Uefa A coaching licence.

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