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Chesterfield lose for the 26th time this season in League One

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Chesterfield set an unwanted club record when they were beaten 2-1 at home by Charlton. The already-relegated club slumped to a 26th Sky Bet League One defeat of the season through goals from Jake Forster-Caskey and Ricky Holmes.Reece Mitchell replied in stoppage time for bottom-placed Chesterfield before Forster-Caskey had a penalty saved.Chesterfield needed a fine save by Thorsten Stuckmann i...Full Story »

Tony McMahon nets twice as Bradford secure play-off spot

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Tony McMahon scored twice as Bradford booked their place in the Sky Bet League One play-offs with a comfortable 3-0 win over AFC Wimbledon. Mark Marshall also netted a fine solo goal on the stroke of half-time as City preserved their proud unbeaten league record at Valley Parade. They went in front after 28 minutes when midfielder Josh Cullen was bundled over in the box and McMahon scored from ...Full Story »

Blackburn stay in relegation zone after goalless draw with Wolves

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Blackburn kept their Sky Bet Championship survival hopes alive as they picked up a point in a goalless draw against Wolves.Rovers are now unbeaten in three games but remain in the relegation zone after failing to make the most of the chances that came their way at Molineux.They were by far the more positive of the two sides only to be let down by their finishing.Wolves again had another day to ...Full Story »

Wigan's relegation fears grow with Cardiff draw

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Wigan were left hanging on to their Sky Bet Championship status by a thread after being held to a 0-0 draw by mid-table Cardiff.Despite dominating the game, Wigan were unable to break through a determined Cardiff rearguard.And indeed the visitors came closest to breaking the deadlock, with Craig Noone firing against the crossbar in the first half.Graham Barrow's men will be relegated to League ...Full Story »

Fulham hammer Huddersfield again as play-off race hots up

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Stefan Johansen scored twice as Fulham laid out their promotion credentials with a stunning 4-1 victory over play-off rivals Huddersfield.The Norwegian international's first-half double gave Fulham a fourth successive win and denied Huddersfield a victory which would have clinched a play-off spot.Huddersfield had taken the lead through Chris Lowe's early penalty but goals from Scott Malone, Tom...Full Story »

Burton on the verge of survival as Leeds' play-off hopes suffer a massive blow

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Marvin Sordell and Michael Kightly scored late goals for Burton to edge Nigel Clough's side to within a point of Sky Bet Championship safety as Leeds United's promotion hopes suffered a blow at the Pirelli Stadium.Goals on 75 and 77 minutes from the two January signings had Albion seemingly in control of their own destiny going into the last 10 minutes until skipper Kyle Bartley volleyed home C...Full Story »

Robins twice hit back to all but guarantee Championship survival

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Aden Flint headed a 74th minute winner as Bristol City all but secured their Championship future with a thrilling 3-2 victory over Barnsley at Ashton Gate.The result left Lee Johnson's men six points clear of third bottom Blackburn, with a vastly superior goal difference and only two matches left for both clubs.City twice fell behind to goals from George Moncur, Tammy Abraham cancelling out the...Full Story »

Jota's wonder goals seals the points for Brentford against London rivals QPR

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Brentford claimed their first double over west London derby rivals QPR in more than half a century with a convincing 3-1 win at Griffin Park.Spanish winger Jota with two second half goals in four minutes added to Yoann Barbet's first half strike as the Bees outclassed the Hoops, whose goal came from Joel Lynch.The hosts broke the deadlock after the half hour when centre back Barbet smashed Jota...Full Story »

Leonardo Jardim doesn't see any slips from Ligue 1 title rivals Paris St Germain

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Leonardo Jardim is not expecting any favours from Paris St Germain in the Ligue 1 title race.Monaco go to Lyon on Sunday leading the reigning four-time champions on goal difference alone, though they have six games remaining to PSG's five.Jardim told the club's official website: "The players have shown what they are capable of and it is because of them that Monaco can dream this season."Paris, ...Full Story »

Massimiliano Allegri highlights significance of Juventus' match against Genoa

Posted Sunday, April 23, 2017 by PA

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri believes a victory over Genoa on Sunday "could well decide the fate of the Scudetto".Juve are currently eight points clear of Roma at the top of Serie A with six games remaining and Allegri is fully focused on the title battle following their impressive Champions League performance at Barcelona in midweek.The Old Lady produced a superb defensive display to hol...Full Story »

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