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Gary Rowett praises Stoke attitude following first win of the season

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Gary Rowett was delighted with his Stoke side’s attitude after they claimed their first win of the season by beating 10-man Hull 2-0.James McClean’s goal early on settled the nervous tension around the ground, with the Irishman dispatching coolly on a sunny Staffordshire afternoon.Mame Diouf then made the contest safe just before the hour mark, finding the back of the net with the he...Full Story »

Bristol Rovers boss Darrell Clarke slams ‘unacceptable’ display

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Darrell Clarke admitted his Bristol Rovers team had “lost the trust of our fans” after they were booed off at the end of a third Sky Bet League One home defeat in as many gamesA 40th-minute goal from striker Tom Hopper was enough for Southend to take the points without being stretched.Rovers were not helped by the late withdrawal of skipper Tom Lockyer due to an ankle problem and the...Full Story »

Mellon hails Tranmere for having ‘wee bit of quality’ against Port Vale

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Micky Mellon felt his Tranmere side had a little bit extra quality after grinding out a 1-0 victory over Port Vale at Prenton Park.With the game seemingly heading for a goalless draw, James Norwood scored his fifth goal of the season to clinch all three points for Rovers and move them up to 10th in League Two.Mellon said: “I thought it was well earned. All credit to Port Vale, at times in ...Full Story »

John Askey urges Shrewsbury to toughen up after Luton loss

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Shrewsbury boss John Askey called on his players to “man up” after they twice let a lead slip before losing 3-2 at Luton.Shaun Whalley’s strike was cancelled out by Jorge Grant before a bizarre Lee Angol goal put the visitors ahead again.The visitors retained that advantage with 17 minutes to go before Jack Stacey and Elliot Lee ensured Hatters came out on top.Askey said: &ldqu...Full Story »

John Coleman wants Accrington to start on the front foot

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Accrington boss John Coleman has urged his players to be proactive rather than waiting to fall behind to really fire following their 1-1 draw at Blackpool.Stanley salvaged a point at Bloomfield Road thanks to Mark Hughes’ equaliser three minutes into stoppage time following Nathan Delfouneso’s opener for the home side.But Coleman was frustrated at his team’s inability to produc...Full Story »

Star trio Cavani, Mbappe and Neymar fire PSG to Angers win

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Edinson Cavani celebrated his first appearance of the season by firing the opener before Kylian Mbappe and Neymar also scored to secure Paris St Germain a 3-1 victory over Angers.The Uruguay striker missed the wins against Caen and Guingamp because of the hamstring injury he sustained in the Word Cup last-16 triumph against Portugal, in which he scored twice to secure a quarter-final against Fra...Full Story »

Crewe boss Artell fumes over Green booking in broken leg incident at Carlisle

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

CREWE boss David Artell was left seething after his captain and midfield dynamo Paul Green was booked —while on the ground suffering from a broken leg after a collision with Carlisle goalkeeper Joe Fryer.Both players were stretchered off and Artell said Green had a fractured tibia, while Fryer, on loan from Middlesbrough, was also going for an x-ray for a suspected leg break.There was no r...Full Story »

Mark Cooper claims referees ‘don’t like Forest Green’ after draw with Swindon

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Forest Green manager Mark Cooper claimed referees do not like his side and felt Rovers were denied a penalty in their 1-1 West Country derby draw with Swindon.The home side had a host of chances but were unable to make their superiority count by claiming the three points, after Christian Doidge’s early opener was quickly cancelled out by Michael Doughty’s penalty.Cooper was...Full Story »

Kilmarnock boss Clarke confident of winning red card appeal

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke has confirmed the club will appeal the red card awarded to midfielder Gary Dicker during the Ladbrokes Premiership defeat to Hearts.The scores were level at 0-0 when Dicker saw red for a challenge on Jambos’ winger Callumn Morrison, with the visitors scoring 10 minutes later.Referee Willie Collum raced over to the incident and wasted no time in reaching for ...Full Story »

Stendel pleased with Barnsley fightback after draw with Scunthorpe

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Barnsley boss Daniel Stendel felt his side could have taken all three points at managerless Scunthorpe after coming back from 2-0 down to take a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw.The unbeaten Tykes looked dead and buried against the Iron – who axed boss Nick Daws after a 5-0 loss to Fleetwood in midweek – when Cameron Burgess added to Josh Morris’ early penalty with the second ...Full Story »

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