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Jokanovic hails front pair as Fulham hammer Burton

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic hailed his strike pairing of Rui Fonte and Lucas Piazon as they sent a warning to the rest of the Sky Bet Championship with a 6-0 demolition of Burton.Fonte, who had scored just one goal since arriving from Portuguese club Braga last summer, tripled his tally at Craven Cottage with two first-half efforts.Meanwhile, Piazon, who scored one and set up another for Fo...Full Story »

Fylde hit Macclesfield for six

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Macclesfield’s 11-match unbeaten National League run was ended in dramatic fashion following a 6-0 hammering at Fylde.The hosts flew into a sixth-minute lead when Lewis Montrose headed in a Jon Smith corner at the near post.Jack Muldoon doubled the advantage with a swerving 25-yard effort past Sam Ramsbottom in the 23rd minute.The goalkeeper also rued his mishandling for the third when Sam...Full Story »

‘Delighted’ Steve Lovell heaps praise on in-form Gillingham

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Gillingham boss Steve Lovell showered praise on his improving side after they roared to a deserved 3-1 victory at high-flying Scunthorpe.Gills grabbed a hugely impressive fifth win in seven unbeaten games, and Lovell was delighted his team are now nestling comfortably in the top half of the League One table.Lovell said: “That was another brilliant away performance from the lads. That was a...Full Story »

Gateshead end long wait for league win

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Gateshead won a National League game for the first time since November as they saw off struggling Chester 3-1.The visitors scored two goals on the stroke of half-time, first through Paddy McLaughlin after a short corner routine before Jordan Burrow added a second in added time after terrific work by Wes York down the right.Burrow then turned provider seven minutes into the second period as he fe...Full Story »

Femi Ilesanmi strike secures Dover success at Boreham Wood

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Dover leapfrogged Boreham Wood in the race for the National League play-offs with a 3-2 win at Meadow Park. All the goals came in the second half with the visitors taking the lead seven minutes after the break when Manny Parry diverted a cross in off his shin, via the post.Luke Garrard’s side levelled 20 minutes from time when David Stephens came up from the back and volleyed in but within...Full Story »

Junior Morias hailed for scoring on Peterborough return

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann admitted sentiment played a part in handing Junior Morias his first start in four months after the striker returned from a serious thigh injury to net in a 3-0 against Oldham Athletic.The pain of injury against the same opponents last September changed to elation for Morias who opened the scoring for play-off chasing Posh.George Cooper, who signed midweek...Full Story »

Neil Harris relieved after Elland Road twists and turns lead to Millwall victory

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Millwall’s dramatic 4-3 victory over 10-man Leeds at Elland Road was an “emotional roller coaster” for boss Neil Harris.The Lions claimed their first away win of the season in the most dramatic fashion, netting twice at the death to break their duck at the 14th attempt. Aiden O’Brien and Lee Gregory put Millwall in control, finding the net either side of Liam Cooper&rsquo...Full Story »

New Stoke boss Lambert hails players and fans after winning start

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Paul Lambert believes the harmony between his Stoke players and the supporters could hold the key to Premier League survival.Lambert made a winning start as manager as a 2-0 home victory against Huddersfield saw them climb out of the relegation zone.The former Wolves and Aston Villa boss had only had this week to work with his players but he had visibly lifted them and on Saturday Stoke did not ...Full Story »

Aldershot held at home by Ebbsfleet

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Aldershot missed the chance to move within a point of National League leaders Macclesfield as they were held to a 0-0 draw by Ebbsfleet.Both goalkeepers had saves to make in the first half but there was little to be excited about after the break.Aldershot went close when Nicke Kabamba fed Manny Oyeleke, who was denied by goalkeeper Nathan Ashmore’s trailing leg.Lewis Ward came to the Shots...Full Story »

Gareth Ainsworth salutes firepower on bench after win at Crewe

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA

Gareth Ainsworth saluted the firepower he was able to unleash off the bench as Wycombe pinched a late win at Crewe.Experienced strikers Nathan Tyson and Craig Mackail-Smith scored in a dramatic finish at Gresty Road which saw Crewe boss Dave Artell sent to the stands by referee Martin Coy after claiming the official let a handball by Adebayo Akinfenwa go unpunished as Tyson put Wycombe 2-1 ahead...Full Story »

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