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Preston North End 2 : 0 Crawley Town - North End end winless run

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

Goals from Bailey Wright and Joe Garner helped Preston beat Crawley 2-0 and pick up their first win in four league games. After throwing away a three-goal lead to somehow draw with Chesterfield in midweek, Simon Grayson's men were much improved against Town, with the hosts getting their reward for a dominant attacking performance throughout. Jamie Ashdown was the busier of the two goalkeepers ...Full Story »

Port Vale 2 : 1 Barnsley - Magic Marshall boosts Vale

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

A brilliant individual goal a minute from time by man of the match Mark Marshall earned Port Vale a deserved 2-1 victory against Barnsley. Winger Marshall was prominent as Vale, with caretaker manager Rob Page in charge following the resignation of Micky Adams, made a determined start. And steady pressure brought its reward in the 24th minute after Louis Dodds was tripped by Joe Dudgeon 20 yar...Full Story »

Notts County 0 : 0 Oldham Athletic AFC - Carroll heroics deny Latics

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

Notts County goalkeeper Roy Carroll produced a fantastic save to deny Oldham's Conor Wilkinson a certain winner in the final minute as his side held on for a 0-0 draw. Wilkinson went on a mazy run deep into stoppage time and unleashed a powerful shot that was destined for the bottom corner, but Carroll brilliantly saved low to his left. The Latics came to Meadow Lane boasting a five-match unbe...Full Story »

Milton Keynes Dons 6 : 1 Crewe Alexandra - Alli runs amok as Crewe crushed

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

MK Dons teenager Dele Alli hit a hat-trick as his side overwhelmed Crewe 6-1 at stadium:mk. The hosts struck first inside three minutes when Darren Potter reacted quickest to neatly play through 18-year-old Alli to confidently slot home from close range. Steve Davis' men were gifted a leveller three minutes later thanks to a bizarre Kyle McFadzean own goal. The defender looping the ball over g...Full Story »

Marseille 3 : 0 Stade Rennais FC - Gignac double sets up Marseille win

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

Andre-Pierre Gignac grabbed a brace as Marseille moved joint top of Ligue 1 with a confident 3-0 win against Rennes at the Stade Velodrome. Romain Alessandrini's first ever goal for the hosts, deep into injury time, ensured a first win in four for OM against their Brittany-based rivals. Despite controlling the early stages, Marseille almost fell behind with less than 10 minutes played when Pau...Full Story »

SC Paderborn 07 2 : 0 Hannover 96 - Wondergoal seals Paderborn win

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

An incredible 80-yard goal from Moritz Stoppelkamp continued Paderborn's dream start to life in the Bundesliga on Saturday as the East Westphalians defeated Hannover 2-0. The former Hannover player scored an early contender for goal of the season with the last kick of the game to maintain the league newcomers' unbeaten start to their first ever season in the German top flight. Earlier, Elias K...Full Story »

Brechin City 2 : 4 Ayr Utd. - Beattie brace sees off Brechin

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

A brace apiece for Scott McLaughlin and Craig Beattie earned Ayr a 4-2 victory over 10-man Brechin at Glebe Park. Brechin were looking to build on their 5-0 hammering of Stirling last weekend, and they finally breached a resolute Ayr defence just after the break when Andrew Jackson broke free and squared for Alan Trouten to coolly slot home his third goal in two games. But Ayr were level withi...Full Story »

Airdrie United 3 : 3 Stranraer - Forde snatches point for Stranraer

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

A last-minute equaliser from Stranraer's Adam Forde robbed Airdrie of the chance to seal their first victory of the season in a 3-3 draw at the Excelsior Stadium. Stranraer were a goal up inside the first 10 minutes, when the Airdrie backline failed to deal with a simple cross into the box, allowing Jamie Longworth to rifle home. But their joy was short-lived as a quickfire double from Airdrie...Full Story »

Queen of South 1 : 0 Hibernian FC - McShane joy for Queens

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

A first-half strike from Ian McShane was enough to give managerless Queen of the South a 1-0 victory over Hibernian in a tight encounter at Palmerston Park. Hibs edged the early stages and should have taken the lead when Matthew Kennedy's effort from point-blank range was clawed away by Queens goalkeeper Alex Clark. The away side's profligacy allowed Queens to gain a foothold in the game and t...Full Story »

Hearts 5 : 1 Cowdenbeath - Hearts cruise to home win

Posted Saturday, September 20, 2014 by PA

Hearts maintained their 100% home record with a comfortable 5-1 win against struggling Cowdenbeath in the Scottish Championship. Midfielder Billy King opened the scoring after 15 minutes when he slammed home after latching on to Danny Wilson's wonderful through ball. Cowdenbeath drew level six minutes later courtesy of a swift counter-attack which ended in Calum Gallagher finding the net afte...Full Story »

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