GALLERY The weekend's best shots


It's not always England: quarter-final defeat by penalty shootout accounts for Africa Cup of Nations hosts South Africa.
– Chris Ricco/BackpagePix, Sports Inc/Press Association Images


...and for every loser, a winner: Mali celebrate beating South Africa
– Chris Ricco/ BackpagePix, Sports Inc/Press Association Images


Things can only get worse: Rangers players, dejected after a first-minute goal from Dundee United's Johnny Russell in the Scottish Cup Fifth Round. Rangers, who ended the match down to nine men and losing 3-0, had returned their ticket allocation in protest at United opposing their application to rejoin the SPL.
– Kirk O'Rourke, Rangers FC/Press Association Images


One of those days: Edin Dzeko completely miscues as Man City are held 2-2 by Liverpool, who dominate possession and keep City even further behind Manchester United.
– Martin Rickett, PA Wire/Press Association Images


Shop window: David Beckham looms large in the Paris Saint-Germain store on the Champs Elysees.
– Mousse/ABACAPRESS.COM/Press Association Images


Meanwhile at the other end of the Eurostar route, new Fulham signing Urby Emanuelson settles in at Craven Cottage. He came on as a substitute in the 1-0 loss to Manchester United.
– Joe Giddens, EMPICS Sport


Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is among those to walk off as the game at Fulham is interrupted by floodlight failure just before half-time.
– Adam Davy, PA Wire/Press Association Images


Birmingham City fans make plain their feelings about former manager Alex McLeish, who had left the club to manager bitter rivals Aston Villa. On Saturday he returned to St Andrews for the first time with his new side Nottingham Forest... and lost 2-1, with both Birmingham goals scored by his January transfer target Chris Burke. 
– Mike Egerton, EMPICS Sport


Peterborough fans on the London Road terraces. Posh overhauled visitors Burnley, who had struck in the first minute, but a late Martin Paterson equaliser left things all square – and Peterborough bottom of the Championship.
– Stephen Pond, PA Wire/Press Association Images


Pile-on: Newcastle United's players and staff celebrate the late winner against Chelsea by their january signing Moussa Sissoko.
– Steve Drew, EMPICS Sport

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