There were several Midlands teams in action in the third round of the Capital One Cup tonight. Here's how they got on:
- Aston Villa 1 - 0 Birmingham
- Fulham 0 - 1 Stoke
- Leicester 2 - 1 West Ham
- Middlesbrough 3 - 0 Wolves
Notts County were also playing in League Two, beating Crawley 4-1.
Three men have been charged this evening by police officers investigating violence at least season's FA Cup derby between Aston Villa and West Brom.
51-year-old Robert Bernard from Wednesbury has been charged with causing fear of unlawful violence alongside Carl Ashmore, 29, and John Ritchie, 34, both from West Bromwich.
All three men will appear before Birmingham Magistrates Court in October.
If they're found guilty, they'll receive football banning orders barring them from attending matches.
As part of their bail conditions imposed ahead of their court appearance, none of them are allowed within five miles of Villa Park before, during and after and games.
They are also barred from going to any regulated football fixture.
Violence erupted in Birmingham following the match in March earlier this year. A number of arrests have been made in connection with the on-going investigation with more set to follow.
Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri says he's promised to buy his players pizza when they manage not to concede a goal during a match.Read the full story ›
West Brom have taken former West Ham forward Ricardo Vaz Te on trial.
The ex-Bolton man is training with the Baggies as Tony Pulis looks at beefing up his strikeforce, Press Association Sport understands.
Vaz Te has been without a club since leaving Turkish side Akhisar Belediyespor in the summer after six months.
- Arsenal 1 - 0 Stoke City
- West Bromwich Albion 0 - 0 Southampton
- Birmingham City 3 - 1 Bristol City
- Bolton 2 - 0 Wolverhampton Wanderers
- Preston 0 - 2 Derby County
- Burton 1 - 0 Rochdale
- Chesterfield 1 - 1 Colchester
- Oldham 0 - 2 Peterborough
- Port Vale 1 - 0 Wigan
- Scunthorpe 0 - 0 Coventry
- Southend 0 - 0 Shrewsbury
- Walsall 0 - 0 Doncaster
- Mansfield 1 - 0 Crawley
- Northampton 1 - 0 Oxford United
- Notts County 1 - 0 Luton
Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood insists his side are no shrinking violets, and will stick up for themselves when they travel to Leicester.Read the full story ›
Almost 60 000 football fans from across the world came to the Midlands to watch matches, according to new research.Read the full story ›
Roy Hodgson has revealed that Leicester City's Jamie Vardy will start in tomorrow's Euro 2016 qualifier against San Marino. It will be his first start for the national side.
The match will be live on ITV at 5pm tomorrow.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis was full of praise for record signing Salomon Rondon after the striker notched his first Albion goal.Read the full story ›
Walsall supporters are 'absolutely ecstatic' about the prospect of facing Premier League Champions Chelsea next month.
The Blues will face League One Walsall in the third round of the Capital One Cup on the 22nd September.
ITV News Central spoke to Steve Davies, Secretary of Walsall Supporters Trust about the prospect of hosting Chelsea in the next round.