Newcastle United triumphed 2-0 away to holders Manchester City in the fourth round of the League Cup, while Southampton won a thriller at Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur beat Brighton and Hove Albion.
Newcastle United will play away to Tottenham Hotspur in the quarter-finals of the League Cup.
Martin O'Neill has named a provisional 36-man squad for the Republic of Ireland's upcoming Euro 2016 qualifier against Scotland.
Magician is to miss Saturday's Breeders' Cup Turf after meeting with a setback.
Swansea are planning to appeal the red card shown to Federico Fernandez in the Capital One Cup defeat to Liverpool on Tuesday night.
There are 58 horses in the running for the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury at the end of November.
Ferrari will start their preparations for the 2015 season at this weekend's US Grand Prix after learning from the mistakes they made this year.
Andy Carroll believes West Ham have every chance of qualifying for Europe and is looking forward to helping the team when he returns from injury.
Cork's Aidan Walsh has yet to decide whether to focus on hurling or football in 2015.
Liverpool assistant manager Colin Pascoe has revealed Mario Balotelli was close to withdrawing from the squad for Tuesday's Capital One Cup clash with Swansea.