The Football Daily: April 20

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In Wednesday's Football Daily…

Manchester United had to settle for a 0-0 draw at St James' Park against a resilient Newcastle.

Sir Alex Ferguson was angry at the decision not to award United a late penalty after a challenge on Javier Hernandez.

However, Newcastle boss Alan Pardew insists referee Lee Probert made the correct call.

Tottenham welcome Arsenal to White Hart Lane tonight for an eagerly-awaited north London derby.

Harry Redknapp is desperate for three points as Spurs maintain their charge for the top four of the Barclays Premier League.

Arsenal, meanwhile, are looking to close the gap on United to four points in the race for the title.


Elsewhere, Chelsea host Birmingham tonight at Stamford Bridge, with Carlo Ancelotti at a quandary as whether to play Didier Drogba or Fernando Torres.

In other headlines, Cesc Fabregas says Arsenal are at a 'crossroads' as another season without silverware beckons.

Carlos Tevez is hopeful he will be fit to face Stoke in the FA Cup final on May 14.

Pepe Reina has urged Liverpool's owners to award Kenny Dalglish a permanent contract.

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