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Semi Ajayi rescues point for Millers

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Semi Ajayi struck deep into stoppage time to earn 10-man Rotherham a deserved point from a 1-1 draw with Plymouth.The Millers, who had Richard Wood sent off early in the second half, looked like slipping to a fourth successive home defeat when old boy Ryan Taylor put Argyle ahead in the 82nd minute, only for Ajayi to scramble home in the third minute of time added on.Rotherham had bossed the fi...Full Story »

Oxford goalkeeper Simon Eastwood stars in goalless draw at Rochdale

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Play-off chasing Oxford United were held to a goalless draw by struggling Rochdale at the Crown Oil Arena.Oxford opened up the home defence inside the opening 15 minutes when Wes Thomas and James Henry exchanged passes on the edge of the area, but Donervon Daniels' brilliant block tackle prevented Henry from firing the U's ahead.Goalkeeper Simon Eastwood twice denied Callum Camps before the bre...Full Story »

Chris Long brace helps end poor Northampton form with win over Walsall

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Chris Long scored a first-half brace as Northampton ended their six-game winless run with victory over Walsall at Sixfields.The Cobblers had lost five of their last six matches but recovered from an early setback to down the in-form Saddlers and climb out of the League One relegation zone.Walsall moved ahead after only 90 seconds when Northampton goalkeeper David Cornell lost possession to Amad...Full Story »

Mark Byrne bags brace as Gillingham ease past Bristol Rovers

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Gillingham claimed their first home league victory in three months by thrashing Bristol Rovers 4-1 at the MEMS Priestfield Stadium.Following Joe Partington's foul on former Bristol City midfielder Scott Wagstaff, Mark Byrne saw his penalty saved by Rovers goalkeeper Adam Smith but tapped home the rebound to open the scoring for the Gills.Defender Alex Lacey doubled the hosts' advantage eight mi...Full Story »

Blackburn extend winning run to keep pressure on top two

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Blackburn Rovers made it six league wins on the spin with a 2-0 triumph over Charlton Athletic to keep the pressure on the top two.An own goal by Leon Best put his former side in front on the half hour and Danny Graham made the points safe in injury time.Charlton had chances of their own but found Rovers goalkeeper David Raya in inspired form.Bradley Dack miscued a good chance early on before t...Full Story »

Wigan fire four past struggling Wimbledon

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Wigan showed why they are at the top of League One as a second-half blitz saw them down 10-man Wimbledon 4-0 at Kingsmeadow.Michael Jacobs put the visitors ahead shortly into the second half after being well fed by Gavin Massey.The hosts' first-half enthusiasm that had kept the Latics at bay then spilled over into ill-discipline as Harry Forrester got a second yellow after 69 minutes for a late...Full Story »

Jordan Hugill's goal sees off Sheffield United at Deepdale

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Preston extended their unbeaten run to six Championship games as Jordan Hugill scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Sheffield United at Deepdale.Hugill's strike means that the Blades are now winless in five games and have also lost four of those five matches.Victory for Preston in the first Championship meeting between the sides since 2011 lifts Alex Neil's side to within two points of the pl...Full Story »

Ipswich halt Reading's unbeaten run and move up to eighth in table

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Ipswich halted Reading's unbeaten five game run and moved up to eighth in the Sky Bet Championship table with a 2-0 victory.The Suffolk side now sit two points off the play-off places on 35, two positions below Sheffield United who are sixth on 37.Goals came from Callum Connolly in the third minute and Joe Garner after 27 minutes but it was in front of the home side's lowest attendance of the s...Full Story »

Barnsley frustrate Brentford to claim vital point

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Barnsley ended a five-game losing streak with a hard-earned point in a 0-0 stalemate at Brentford.The Tykes had goalkeeper Adam Davies to thank for stopping the rot with a brilliant injury time save when he tipped Ollie Watkins' sizzling angled drive just past the post.But Harvey Barnes and Tom Bradshaw both went close for the visitors in a frenetic last 20 minutes that could have seen the poin...Full Story »

Burton move off bottom of Championship with victory at fellow strugglers Bolton

Posted Sunday, December 17, 2017 by PA

Lloyd Dyer scored the only goal of the game as Burton moved off the foot of the Sky Bet Championship table after edging to a precious 1-0 victory at fellow strugglers Bolton.The experienced winger fired in his fourth goal of the season midway through the first half to lift Burton above the Trotters in the standings, with Birmingham now rock-bottom.Albion had taken only one point from their last...Full Story »

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