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Chelsea prepare to host Liverpool

Peter Byrne/PA Wire/Press Association Images Credit: Jose Mourinho & Brendan Rodgers

Chelsea are making final preperations for their Capital one cup second leg against Liverpool at Stamford Bridge tonight.

The tie is evenly poised after it finished 1-1 at Anfield last week.

Mourinho's men will be out to forget their FA Cup defeat to Bradford at the weekend.

Right to buy sales out stripping demand

Right to Buy sales are set to outstrip supply of new council homes in London - new research has found. Across the capital, councils predict they will lose 1.5 council homes for every one they build.

Drawing on new data provided by London boroughs the report estimates that based on current development plans around 10,300 council homes will be completed over the decade to 2023/24, compared to an estimated 16,100 Right to Buy sales leaving almost 6,000 fewer council homes by 2023/24.

The London Assembly Labour data shows that London boroughs expect 1.5 council properties to be sold over the next ten years for every new home that will be built.


Half a million litres of water pumped from train tunnel

A spokesman for train operator Thameslink says more than half a million litres of water have been pumped from a rail tunnel between Farringdon and St Pancras stations.

Travellers faced severe disruption this morning cased by flooding in the tunnel after a watermain burst on Friday.

A normal service is expected to run tomorrow.

Stuart Cheshire, Passenger Service Director for Thameslink, said: "After four days of disruption we're pleased to confirm that we will be able to operate to our normal timetable tomorrow.

"This has been incredibly frustrating for everyone and I would like to thank our passengers for their patience as well as railway staff for all their hard work."

Footie fan finds his girl

Crystal Palace fan Angus Mainland is in touch with a girl he met on the train to the match on Saturday - after putting out a Twitter appeal to find her.

Angus Mainland with the girl he met on the train Credit: .

19-year-old student Angus forgot to ask the woman for her phone number after meeting her on the way to Southhampton. So he turned to Twitter and sent a message to CrossCountry trains asking for help tracking her down. He says he 'fell in love' with her and the message has been spreading amongst social media users ever since.

And this evening... this happened...


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