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The fallout from Tuesday's Carling Cup semi-final, first leg at Eastlands continues to dominate the back pages. Carlos Tevez appears in several, and the ex-United striker insists he still has respect for his former club. "For me, I admit it was aimed at the Manchester United management," he says, of his celebrations. "There is a message there but, no, it was not malicious. I respect everybody at United. The players and the manager. But these things are part of the theatre of football."
The Daily Mail claims Danny Simpson's move to Newcastle has been held up because of an ankle injury, but the defender actually completed a deal on Wednesday evening.