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Tevez Set To Start, Edwin Out, We Might See Fabio

Carlos Tevez is likely to start in tonight's Carling Cup semi-final first leg at Derby County after returning from Argentina. The rumours about his contract grow stronger but he claims that he's concentrating on his football. Best chance to prove it.

Edwin van der Sar insisted that he wouldn't mind being left out tonight as he knows full well that the team and the manager must focus on the priorities. With this he practically admitted that the Carling Cup isn't one of them but hey, who thought otherwise? Kuszczak is set to deputise for him.

Danny Welbeck impressed at Southampton, scoring the opener and generally being a real handful until his withdrawal with 30 minutes to go. Fergie later reasoned that he's still a young guy who's growing and is therefore tiring faster but that might not prevent him from handing the young lad another start. Berbatov and Rooney could do with some rest ahead of the Chelsea clash.

And there are some rumours flying around that perennially injured Fabio da Silva, supposedly even more talented than his brother, might get a chance tonight. Would love to see him in action, I admit.

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Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday January 7 2009

Time: 12:45PM

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should be a skate in the park for you lot!
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07/01/2009 20:54:00

derby shud of won by more then one goal
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07/01/2009 21:43:00

yep no doubt 123spurs, and I'm extremely delighted to be going home with just a goal down!
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08/01/2009 04:27:00

and don't mess up in the home leg. We don't want Spurs playing Derby in the final.
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08/01/2009 13:05:00

Whoops slipped up !!!
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08/01/2009 15:37:00

away derby!!! should be good if some one breaks ronaldo's leg too ;-)
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08/01/2009 18:05:00

Oh I have no doubt we'll win at OT with a fairly decent team. boro_finest, I think we all thank God that Pogatetz won't be playing for Derby anytime soon!
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08/01/2009 19:35:00


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