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Swansea v Sheffield Wednesday, La Liga, Football League and more – live!

7.40pm GMT

It’s been 38 minutes of turgid fare at the Estadi Cornellà-El Prat. No goals yet. But Gareth Bale’s just gone in the book for hanging out a leg to bring down Darder. He can have no complaints, and to be fair he doesn’t bother making any.

7.36pm GMT

… and the lads at the Liberty …

Swansea: Nordfeldt, van der Hoorn, Fernandez, Bartley, Roberts, Ki, Carroll, Clucas, Dyer, Abraham, Routledge.
Subs: Britton, Narsingh, Olsson, Jordan Ayew, Mulder, Naughton, James.
Sheff Wed: Dawson, Frederico Venancio, Loovens, Pudil, Hunt, Butterfield, Jones, Reach, Boyd, Rhodes, Lucas Joao.
Subs: Fox, Palmer, Nuhiu, Baker, Wildsmith, Pelupessy, Abdi.
Referee: Stuart Attwell (Warwickshire)

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Ryan Sessegnon sets Fulham on way to win over play-off rivals Aston Villa

Ryan Sessegnon does not turn 18 until May, by which point it is becoming increasingly feasible that Fulham, on this evidence at least, have every chance of celebrating a Premier League return.

The winger’s seventh goal in eight matches kickstarted an impressive victory over Aston Villa before Floyd Ayité’s effort from the halfway line after an error by the goalkeeper, Sam Johnstone, ensured the visitors’ seven-match winning run came to a grinding halt besides the Thames.

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Nottingham Forest sack Mark Warburton as owners lose confidence

• Warburton leaves City Ground with team 14th in Championship
• Renewed optimism around club not matched by faith in manager

Nottingham Forest are looking for a new manager after losing faith in Mark Warburton and sacking him on the back of their 14th league defeat of the season.

Warburton was informed on Sunday morning that the club, currently 14th in the Championship with only one win from their last seven games, wanted a change after a poor run of form that has featured back-to-back defeats against managerless Sheffield Wednesday and relegation-threatened Sunderland. Frank McParland, the director of football, has also left the City Ground and Gary Brazil, the academy director, will take charge of the first-team game at Leeds on a caretaker basis.

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