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Bristol City sink Middlesbrough to show they mean business in promotion battle

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Bristol City struck twice in three second-half minutes to boost their Sky Bet Championship promotion bid with a 2-1 win over Middlesbrough at Ashton Gate.The hosts went in front after 51 minutes when Bailey Wright's deep cross from the right was headed in by Joe Bryan, whose close-range effort gave goalkeeper Darren Randolph no chance.Before Middlesbrough regrouped, a breathtaking move out of d...Full Story »

Arsenal 1 - 3 Manchester United: Lingard and De Gea star as Man Utd win at Arsenal despite Pogba red card

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Manchester United won a breathless bout with Arsenal 3-1 as Jesse Lingard scored twice, David De Gea demonstrated his brilliance and Paul Pogba was sent off. Antonio Valencia and Lingard pounced on defensive mistakes by Laurent Koscielny and Shkodran Mustafi as Jose Mourinho's visitors took a 2-0 lead inside 11 minutes at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal refused to buckle. Alexandre Lacazette n...Full Story »

Paris St Germain surrender unbeaten record in shock defeat at Strasbourg

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Paris St Germain lost for the first time in Ligue 1 this season as lowly Strasbourg pulled off a shock 2-1 victory.Last season's Ligue 2 champions toppled the multi-millionaires from the French capital thanks to goals from Nuno Da Costa and Stephane Bahoken at La Meinau, where over 25,000 spectators witnessed the title favourites falter.After 13 wins and two draws to start the league season for...Full Story »

Ellis Harrison inspires Bristol Rovers' comeback win over 10-man Rotherham

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Ellis Harrison scored one and set up a winner as Bristol Rovers claimed a 2-1 comeback win over fellow League One strugglers Rotherham at the Memorial Stadium.Ryan Williams had opened the scoring for the visitors with his third goal of the campaign in the 56th minute after converting a long pass from fellow winger Joe Newell, while Harrison had pulled Rovers back into the game eight minutes lat...Full Story »

Hereford earn well-deserved replay at Fleetwood

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Southern Premier Division side Hereford proved the magic of the FA Cup is still alive as a 1-1 draw at League One Fleetwood ensured they are still in the hat for the third round draw.A strong and spirited performance by the Bulls saw them secure a replay on a frustrating afternoon for Uwe Rosler's men and the Highbury faithful at their home fortress, though it could have been a lot worse for To...Full Story »

Bradford gain revenge for league defeat to progress in FA Cup

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Bradford avenged a home league defeat by Plymouth three weeks earlier by booking their place in the FA Cup third round with a 3-1 win in the second round at Valley Parade.Visiting goalkeeper Luke McCormick, back in the side after three months out through injury, made a superb double save in the 21st minute to keep out goal-bound shots from Alex Gilliead and then Charlie Wyke.Jake Jervis, who sc...Full Story »

Five-star Stevenage ease past Swindon to reach FA Cup third round

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Danny Newton scored a brace as Stevenage eased into the FA Cup third round following a convincing 5-2 victory over Swindon.Alex Samuel opened the scoring for the hosts with a composed finish in the 17th minute after Luke Wilkinson headed the ball into his path.Stevenage doubled their advantage five minutes later when Matty Godden coolly slotted into the bottom corner following a great through b...Full Story »

Queen of the South and Inverness share spoils after stalemate

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Nothing could separate Queen of the South and Inverness as they played out a goalless draw at Palmerston Park.Inverness created several openings in the first half with Liam Polworth and Iain Vigurs going close for the visitors, while former Swansea forward Stephen Dobbie tested Thistle goalkeeper Mark Ridgers at the other end.John Baird warmed the hands of Doonhamers' goalkeeper Alan Martin as ...Full Story »

Brentford buzzing after fighting back to beat derby rivals Fulham

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Brentford came from behind to beat 10-man Fulham 3-1 in a pulsating west London derby.The visitors took the lead after 25 minutes when former Brentford loanee Ryan Fredericks raced down the right and his low cross eluded everyone to find Neeskens Kebano at the far post to slot home.But Sergi Canos, Romaine Sawyers and Ollie Watkins hit back for the Bees to clinch the three points that saw them ...Full Story »

Stockley keeps Exeter FA Cup hopes alive after breathless finish at Forest Green

Posted Sunday, December 03, 2017 by PA

Jayden Stockley scored a dramatic equaliser deep into stoppage time after Exeter recovered from surrendering the lead in the final few minutes to earn a thrilling 3-3 draw at Forest Green.The Grecians had been 2-1 ahead until the 88th minute but two late goals looked to have given the hosts a dramatic victory, only for a Stockley header to force an FA Cup second-round replay.After a good early ...Full Story »

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