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Dumbarton 1 : 1 Airdrie United - Diamonds battle despite Green's red

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2011 by PA

Airdrie survived more than half the game with 10 men following Kevin Green's dismissal to secure a 1-1 draw at Dumbarton. The Sons took the lead after 29 minutes when Craig Hill upended Patrick Walker in the area and Mark Gilhaney slotted home his third goal of the season from the penalty spot. However, United responded quickly when Jamie Stevenson slotted Rhys Devlin's throughball past Stephe...Full Story »

Ayr Utd. 1 : 3 Dundee - Dundee end barren run

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2011 by PA

Dundee ended a run of four games without a win and moved off the foot of the Scottish First Division with a comfortable 3-1 win at Ayr. The visitors took the lead after 15 minutes when Stephen O'Donnell produced a pin-point cross from the right wing for Rhys Weston to head into the corner. Matthew Lockwood then had a chance to extend their lead after Weston was bundled over in the area, but hi...Full Story »

Newcastle 1 : 0 Wigan Athletic - Cabaye first sinks Latics

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2011 by PA

Yohan Cabaye picked a fine time to score his first goal for Newcastle as the Frenchman's 80th-minute strike secured a 1-0 win over Wigan at St James' Park. The summer signing from Lille curved home a knock back by substitute Sylvain Marveaux to finally end the resistance of the visitors, who have now lost six games in a row. Meanwhile, Alan Pardew's men continue to ride high after stretching t...Full Story »

Bolton Wanderers 0 : 2 Sunderland - Late charge boosts Black Cats

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2011 by PA

Late goals from Stephane Sessegnon and Nicklas Bendtner earned Sunderland a 2-0 win - their first away success of the season - and left beleaguered Bolton without a point from five Barclays Premier League matches at the Reebok Stadium. Black Cats boss Steve Bruce had won all four of his previous matches against Bolton but five in a row looked very unlikely in an uninspiring first hour of the ga...Full Story »

Aston Villa 1 : 2 West Bromwich(WBA) - Paul stands tall

Posted Sunday, October 23, 2011 by PA

Paul Scharner's second-half goal earned West Brom their first away league success over 10-man Aston Villa for 32 years as they won 2-1. Villa went ahead through Darren Bent's penalty but this Barclays Premier League game turned Albion's way after midfielder Chris Herd was red-carded after 35 minutes following a clash with Jonas Olsson inside his own box. Chris Brunt missed the spot-kick but th...Full Story »

Wolves 2 : 2 Swansea City - Wolves fight back to deny Swans

Posted Saturday, October 22, 2011 by PA

Wolves ended their five-match losing run as late goals from Kevin Doyle and Jamie O'Hara saw them salvage a 2-2 draw against Swansea at Molineux and alleviate some of the pressure on manager Mick McCarthy. The Welsh side were in complete control at half-time courtesy of goals from Danny Graham and Joe Allen and looked set to record a first Barclays Premier League away win. McCarthy's side were...Full Story »

Rugby-New Zealand celebrates anticipated coronation

Posted Saturday, October 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

AUCKLAND, Oct 22 (Reuters) - An army in black of all ages and backgrounds invaded the Auckland waterfront on Saturday at the start of a mass celebration they hope will culminate in an overdue rugby World Cup triumph for New Zealand. A Pacific islands nation, which has endured five fruitless tournaments since the All Blacks won the inaugural 1987 tournament, is in the mood to party after staging...Full Story »

City need to learn to win when playing badly, says Mancini

Posted Saturday, October 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 22 (Reuters) - Premier League leaders Manchester City must learn to emulate rivals United in a key department—winning matches even when playing badly. City manager Roberto Mancini expressed the notion at a news conference on Friday ahead of the big two squaring up for Sunday’s showdown at Old Trafford. City, who top the standings by two points from Manchest...Full Story »

Manchester City's Roberto Mancini praises 'teacher' Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of derby with Manchester United

Posted Saturday, October 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini praised Manchester United legendary boss Sir Alex Ferguson, admitting that he sees the Scot as a "teacher."City, which currently leads the Premier League, faces its arch cross-town rival on Sunday with Mancini seeking a first league victory over Ferguson’s charges.The Italian said he admires what his managerial counterpart has done for the Red Devils...Full Story »

Kashiwa beats Hiroshima to keep lead in J-League

Posted Saturday, October 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP)—Hideaki Kitajima scored two late second half goals on Saturday to rally Kashiwa Reysol to a 3-1 win over Sanfrecce Hiroshima and maintain its lead in the J-League standings. Tadanari Lee gave Hiroshima a 1-0 lead in the 57th minute but Wagner equalized ten minutes later with a left-footed blast from the top of the area. Kitajima gave Kashiwa the lead with a header i...Full Story »

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