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Paul Hurst salutes Shrewsbury after sealing return to top spot

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Paul Hurst saluted his Shrewsbury side after Stefan Payne’s goal secured a 1-0 win over AFC Wimbledon to seal a return to the top of Sky Bet League One.Payne struck nine minutes into the second half to wrap up another hard-earned victory, which came after Bryn Morris was sent off late on for the hosts.Speaking about being top of the table, Hurst said: “We’d have taken it at the...Full Story »

Curle determined to stay in play-off picture

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Carlisle manager Keith Curle was in no mood to give up on his side’s play-off hopes despite a second successive home draw.Richie Bennett gave the Cumbrians the lead but George Maris earned Cambridge a 1-1 draw.The result left Carlisle six points outside the play-off places in 10th but Curle said: “We will give it everything we have got. “There is an attitude that the harder you...Full Story »

Kewell plays down Charlton links

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Harry Kewell insisted he has not been approached for the manager’s job at Charlton after his Crawley side’s 5-3 home defeat by Cheltenham.Former Leeds and Liverpool star Kewell has been strongly linked to the post at the Valley, where Lee Bowyer is in caretaker charge following the departure of Karl Robinson.An Australian consortium are one of two parties being linked with taking ove...Full Story »

Luton return to top of League Two with win over Barnet

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Luton went back to the top of the League Two table after Danny Hylton and James Collins netted in a 2-0 win over Barnet.A poor first half saw Olly Lee’s low shot parried behind by Bees keeper Craig Ross, who also punched clear Hylton’s header and turned aside Luke Berry’s curler from 25 yards.John Akinde’s shot did not miss the bottom corner by much, but a minute after th...Full Story »

James Stevenson’s late effort enough as Peterhead go top of League Two

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Peterhead returned to the Ladbrokes League Two summit with a 1-0 win over Annan while rivals Montrose were well beaten at Clyde.James Stevenson scored an 83rd-minute winner for Peterhead before Annan had Peter Watson sent off. Watson, already booked, was shown a straight red card for violent conduct.The win took them top on goal difference and, while second-placed Montrose have a game in hand, t...Full Story »

Lee Bowyer beaming after Charlton win on his debut in the dugout

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Caretaker boss Lee Bowyer admitted it was a dream debut in the Charlton dugout as his side beat play-off rivals Plymouth 2-0.The former Leeds and Newcastle midfielder was placed in temporary charge of his boyhood club following Karl Robinson’s midweek exit from The Valley.A stunning third-minute Lewis Page volley gave the interim manager the perfect start, with the points wrapped up in the...Full Story »

Flitcroft fumes with “unacceptable” Mansfield display

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Boss David Flitcroft described Mansfield’s performance as “unacceptable” following the 2-0 defeat at struggling Forest Green.Three draws and a defeat have made it a difficult start for the former Swindon manager, whose side sit in the final play-off position in League Two.Goals after the break from Reuben Reid and Dayle Grubb boosted Forest Green’s survival hopes with the...Full Story »

Powell feels the love as Cox inspires Southend win

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Southend manager Chris Powell was loving Simon Cox’s return to the scoresheet in a 2-0 win against Rotherham.The Shrimpers striker sealed his side’s victory at Roots Hall with a neatly-taken effort after setting up Stephen McLaughlin’s early opener.And Powell was delighted to see Cox bag his first goal since scoring a brace against Charlton on Boxing Day.“It’s been ...Full Story »

Dino Maamria sees positive signs despite losing start for Stevenage

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Dino Maamria might have got off to a losing start as Stevenage boss but the Tunisian believes he has something work with at the Lamex following a 1-0 defeat to Colchester.Mikael Mandron scored the only goal for the visitors as Maamria lost his first game in charge since replacing Darren Sarll.But having only taken charge of the team two days earlier, Maamria was pleased with the attitude of his ...Full Story »

Keith Hill claims his work at Rochdale has been ‘magical’

Posted Sunday, March 25, 2018 by PA

Rochdale boss Keith Hill was philosophical about his side’s survival chances after seeing them squander the lead in a 1-1 draw at Scunthorpe.The point gained at Glanford Park sees Dale five points shy of safety going into the final 10 games of the Sky Bet League One campaign.However, they could have been that bit closer had Ivan Toney not cancelled out Callum Camps’ first-half strike...Full Story »

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