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Stevie fine after tests

Stevie Ireland is back home after being taken to hospital following last night’s Carling Cup win over Fulham.

The Blues reigning player of the season was substituted in the 75th minute of the 2-1 win and taken for precautionary checks after complaining of dizziness and feeling unwell.

Tests were carried on the 23-year-old and he was given the all-clear. He is expected to rest today and resume training at the weekend for the visit of West Ham on Monday night.

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Hughes salutes his weary winners

Mark Hughes watched his weary City players fall over the line into the last 16 of the Carling Cup and admitted: "At the end, a few of our guys were out on their feet."

Match Report

City v Fulham

City of Manchester Stadium

After all the arguments about minutes and seconds this week City produced a timely winning performance to move into the last 16 of the Carling Cup.

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Fulham could face dilemma, says boss

Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes believes that European football could have an influence on the outcome of tonight's Carling Cup third-round home tie against Premier League rivals Fulham.