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Hughes unhappy with defenders

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes pointed the finger of blame at his defenders after Fulham stormed back from 2-0 down to snatch a point at Eastlands.Hughes' men seemed to be coasting after goals from Joleon Lescott and Martin Petrov but Roy Hodgson's side hit back immediately through Damien Duff and Clint Dempsey.The brace stretched City's run without a clean sheet to seven games and Hughes admi...Full Story »

Megson praise for Klasnic

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Gary Megson praised the striking instincts of Ivan Klasnic after the Croatian hit a late winner to give Bolton a 3-2 victory over Everton.Klasnic came off the bench to give Wanderers their first Barclays Premier League home win of the season when he rifled the ball past Tim Howard with three minutes remaining.It was the 29-year-old's first goal in English football and Megson said he was not surp...Full Story »

Wenger unhappy with dropped points

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Arsene Wenger lamented the way Arsenal failed to hold off the late challenge of a battling West Ham side after letting a 2-0 lead slip at Upton Park.The Gunners had looked in complete control following first-half goals from Robin van Persie and William Gallas.However, Carlton Cole pulled a goal back following a free-kick, before substitute Alessandro Diamanti netted a late penalty.West Ham finis...Full Story »

Benitez reveals late Torres call

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Rafael Benitez revealed that it was only on the team coach going to Anfield that he decided to use Spanish striker Fernando Torres from the start against Manchester United.The under pressure Liverpool boss waited until the last moment before deciding Torres, who was struggling with a groin injury, could cope with a battle against the Barclays Premier League champions that could make or break his...Full Story »

McCarthy: Ebanks-Blake will come good

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is backing Sylvan Ebanks-Blake to score goals at Barclays Premier League level after the striker broke his top-flight duck in the home draw with Aston Villa.Ebanks-Blake was a prolific goalscorer in helping Wolves gain promotion back to the top flight last season.And he kept his nerve in drilling home a late equaliser from the penalty spot to cancel out Gabriel Agbonlah...Full Story »

Lennon makes an early exit

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon risked infuriating Harry Redknapp by taking himself off during the Barclays Premier League defeat to Stoke after his manager asked him to carry on.Redknapp had already used three substitutes at White Hart Lane when Lennon picked up the injury 14 minutes from full-time and eventually headed down the tunnel after telling the bench more than once that he could not cont...Full Story »

Altidore fined over Twitter revelation

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Hull manager Phil Brown has disciplined striker Jozy Altidore after the youngster revealed the reason for his omission from the side on Twitter on Saturday.The USA striker was left out for Saturday afternoon's dismal goalless draw with fellow strugglers Portsmouth at the KC Stadium after arriving late and he then compounded the error by revealing all.Brown was far from happy with the 19-year-old...Full Story »

Ancelotti to return to ill father

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Carlo Ancelotti watched his side thrash Blackburn 5-0 and then revealed he was returning to Italy to be with his sick father.Ancelotti only arrived back in England on Saturday morning in order to take charge of Chelsea's game against Rovers and labelled their five-goal super show as the "best performance" since he took charge at Stamford Bridge.Frank Lampard scored twice, once from the penalty s...Full Story »

Martinez praise for Rodallega

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez praised the smiling Hugo Rodallega for the clinical finishing that ended Burnley's proud Turf Moor record.Two goals from the Colombian gave the Latics a 3-1 win, their first on the road since the opening day of the season, and he is becoming something of a lucky charm for Martinez's side.Rodallega now has five goals for the season, with all four of the Latics' wins th...Full Story »

Happy times for new Blues regime

Posted Friday, October 30, 2009 by PA

Birmingham boss Alex McLeish was a happy man after seeing his side serve up a first Barclays Premier League victory for the club's new owners.With Carson Yeung and his board of directors watching from the stands, City roared into a 2-0 lead and then survived a belated fightback from Sunderland to ensure that the new regime's reign could celebrate a win.A delighted McLeish said: "It was more impo...Full Story »

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