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Premier League 2014-15 season preview

The waiting is almost over! The 2014-15 Premier League season begins this weekend. Here is your guide to the exciting season ahead.

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Carlos Sanchez signs four-year contract at Aston Villa

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Hereford Utd has two weeks to pay up or be liquidated

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Edgar Street is currently restricted to a capacity of 1,000 people Credit: PA

Hereford United has two weeks to pay its debts in full or faces being wound up in the courts.

It's after a meeting tonight at which the club's creditors rejected a payment proposal - among them, HMRC, which is owed £170,000.

It means if the debts aren't paid off in full by 1st September, the club will be liquidated.

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Ex Coventry City man calls for face-to-face meeting with Sky Blues' boss

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Joy Seppala, last nights game showed CCFC future to be a rollacoaster ! How about a meeting face to face to explain your way forward#SISU?

Ex Coventry City player and manager Bobby Gould has called for a face-to-face meeting with the Sky Blues' boss.

Last night, supporters held another protest, ahead of their 2-1 Capital One Cup defeat to Cardiff City, in the ongoing row over the Ricoh Arena. It has led to the club playing their home matches in Northampton.

READ MORE: Coventry City owners ordered to pay ACL in Ricoh row

Capital One Cup: Burton face Premier opposition

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Capital One Cup - second round draw Credit: PA

Burton have been rewarded for their first round victory over Wigan in the Capital One Cup with a second round tie against Premier League side QPR at home.

Elsewhere Northampton will travel to Bournemouth, last year's quarter-finalists Leicester and Stoke will play Shrewsbury and Portsmouth and Aston Villa host Leyton Orient.

The matches will be played during the week of the 25th August.

  • Burton v QPR
  • Port Vale v Cardiff City
  • Stoke v Portsmouth
  • Huddersfield v Nottingham Forest
  • Bournemouth v Northampton
  • West Brom v Oxford
  • Derby v Charlton
  • Leicester v Shrewsbury
  • Birmingham v Sunderland
  • Aston Villa v Leyton Orient
  • Walsall v Crystal Palace
  • MK Dons v Manchester United

League Cup first round: Half time scores

  • Birmingham City 1-1 Cambridge United
  • Brighton and Hove Albion 0-0 Cheltenham Town
  • Burton Albion 1-1 Wigan Athletic
  • Chesterfield 2-0 Huddersfield Town
  • Port Vale 3-1 Hartlepool United
  • Portsmouth 1-0 Peterborough United
  • Sheffield Wednesday 2-0 Notts County
  • Shrewsbury Town 1-0 Blackpool
  • Southend United 0-1 Walsall
  • Tranmere Rovers 0-1 Nottingham Forest
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Northampton Town
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