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Sporting draws 0-0 at Beira Mar in Portugal

Posted Monday, August 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LISBON, Portugal (AP)—Sporting Lisbon’s offseason overhaul is still to show results after drawing 0-0 at Beira Mar on Sunday for its second straight stalemate in the Portuguese league. Despite a new coach and 14 new players, the Lisbon-based team has scored just one goal in two matches. Elsewhere, Ederzito Macedo scored his second goal of the campaign as Academica won 1-0 over Rio ...Full Story »

Arsenal 0-2 Liverpool - Mancini hopes to tie up Nasri deal

Posted Monday, August 22, 2011 by PA

Roberto Mancini remains hopeful of tying up a deal for Arsenal midfielder Samir Nasri in the next two days but admits it would be a "big problem" if the Frenchman played for the Gunners in their Champions League clash with Udinese on Wednesday. Manchester City have been chasing Nasri for much of the summer but the proposed deal is still up in the air and the midfielder made his first appearan...Full Story »

Bolton 2-3 Manchester City - City go top with win

Posted Monday, August 22, 2011 by PA

Carlos Tevez returned to Manchester City colours but Roberto Mancini's side showed they no longer need to rely on the Argentinian for goals with a fluent display in beating Bolton 3-2 to go top of the fledgling Barclays Premier League table. By the time the wantaway Argentinian came on as a second-half substitute, City had scored three times through first-half goals from David Silva, with a sho...Full Story »

Wolves 2-0 Fulham - Doyle and Jarvis see off Fulham

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA

Wolves' impressive start to the season continued as goals from Kevin Doyle and Matt Jarvis earned them a 2-0 victory over Fulham at Molineux. Doyle, who had already missed a good opportunity, opened the scoring in the 42nd minute when he collected Jarvis' pass and smashed a shot past Mark Schwarzer. Jarvis doubled the hosts' advantage moments later, pouncing after Roger Johnson's header had co...Full Story »

Norwich 1-1 Stoke - Jones snatches point for Stoke

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA

Ten-man Norwich were denied a first Barclays Premier League win when Kenwyne Jones headed in a stoppage-time equaliser for Stoke in a 1-1 draw at Carrow Road. Ritchie de Laet had scored against his old club to put the Canaries in front at the break. After Jon Walters saw his penalty saved following Leon Barnett's red card on the hour, it looked as if Norwich would hold on - only for Stoke's pr...Full Story »

Nottingham Forest 2 : 2 Leicester City - Championship round-up

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by The Sun

BOAT COMES IN ... George Boateng celebrates a rare but crucial winner against Leicester GEORGE BOATENG sealed a late point for Nottingham Forest as the battle of the ex-England managers ended in a draw.Sven Goran Eriksson's Leicester were 2-0 up after goals from David Nugent and Gelson Fernandes. But Forest, under the stewardship of Steve McClaren, stormed back in the final 10 minutes. Matt...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 2 : 1 West Brom - Villas-Boas enjoys maiden win

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA

Florent Malouda spared Andre Villas-Boas' blushes on his home debut as Chelsea manager with a late winner in the 2-1 victory over West Brom in the Barclays Premier League. Malouda lost his place in the starting line-up but was brought on in the first half and came to the rescue by converting Jose Bosingwa's cross with seven minutes remaining. Villas-Boas had been heading for his first league d...Full Story »

Ross County 2 : 0 Queen of South - Craig double rescues 10-man County

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA

Substitute Steven Craig helped Ross County bounce back from having a man sent off to record a 2-0 win over Queen of the South. The hosts side had Stuart Kettlewell dismissed after 70 minutes and the game looked to be heading for a draw until Craig's intervention. Kettlewell's red card sparked a previously sluggish game into life. The midfielder was given a straight red following a strong tackl...Full Story »

Partick Thistle 1 : 1 Hamilton FC - Mensing earns Accies record

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA

Simon Mensing's equaliser preserved Hamilton's unbeaten start to the season as they drew 1-1 at Partick. The home side had the best chance of the first half, but Thomas Stewart's header was saved by Tomas Cerny. Partick took the lead after 66 minutes through Christie Elliot after he collected Iain Flannigan's cross to drill home. But Hamilton were back on level terms 10 minutes later when Dou...Full Story »

Airdrie United 1 : 5 Cowdenbeath - Rampant Cowdenbeath hit five

Posted Sunday, August 21, 2011 by PA

Scott Linton grabbed a brace as Cowdenbeath recorded a blistering 5-1 win at Airdrie. Things started well for the home side as Ryan Donnelly converted from 12 yards after just six minutes. But the visitors grabbed two goals eight minutes before the break, first through Jon Robertson's neat finish on 37 minutes and then courtesy of Linton's long-range drive. Lewis Coult slid home five minutes ...Full Story »

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