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John Coleman apologises to Accrington fans after final-day defeat

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA28 hits

Accrington manager John Coleman apologised to the travelling fans after his side ended their League Two title-winning campaign with a 3-0 drubbing at Swindon.Goals from Marc Richards, Keshi Anderson and Paul Mullin secured the points for Swindon in a match both finished with 10 men.Coleman said: “I am really disappointed. I feel sorry for the fans who travelled. We started off the game rea...Full Story »

Champions Accrington slip up at Swindon

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA19 hits

Champions Accrington Stanley slumped to a 3-0 final-day defeat at Swindon to limp into League One.Goals from Marc Richards, Keshi Anderson and Paul Mullin ensured Swindon ended their campaign on a high to bolster Phil Brown’s hopes of keeping the manager’s job full-time.Richards had Town in the lead in the 14th minute when he converted a Kyle Knoyle cross from close range before Ande...Full Story »

Accrington crowned champions after beating Lincoln

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA6 hits

Stanley sealed the League Two title with a 1-0 win over play-off contenders Lincoln in front of the biggest crowd ever at the Wham Stadium of 4753.Jordan Clark scrambled home the winner in the 35th minute – his ninth goal of the campaign – as Stanley maintained their six-point gap over second placed Luton with one game left.The Reds even missed a penalty with the usually reliable Bil...Full Story »

Accrington Stanley vs Lincoln City - Accrington could makes changes for Lincoln clash

Posted Friday, April 27, 2018 by PA58 hits

Accrington boss John Coleman must decide whether to make changes for what could be a League Two title party against Lincoln.Stanley need just a point to guarantee the silverware but come into the game on the back of a shock defeat at Newport.Coleman admitted his side fell below their own high standards last weekend and may be tempted to freshen up the starting XI.Ben Richards-Everton and Liam No...Full Story »

Coleman frustrated as Newport delay Accrington’s title celebration

Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by PA29 hits

Accrington manager John Coleman was left frustrated as his side were beaten 2-1 by Newport at Rodney Parade.Stanley have already been promoted but will have to wait until facing Lincoln this weekend for another chance to be crowned League Two champions.Goals from Padraig Amond and Frank Nouble were enough to give the Exiles the win, although Billy Kee grabbed a late consolation.“Losing foo...Full Story »

Accrington’s title party on hold as Newport win

Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by PA23 hits

Newport stalled Accrington’s title-winning celebrations with a 2-1 win at Rodney Parade.Stanley have already been promoted but goals from Padraig Amond and Frank Nouble were enough to give the Exiles victory.Billy Kee grabbed a late consolation goal for the visitors but it was not enough.Newport came close to opening the scoring when Amond was found unmarked in the penalty box only to head...Full Story »

Mike Flynn set to ring changes for Newport game against Accrington

Posted Monday, April 23, 2018 by PA23 hits

Newport boss Mike Flynn is expected to make changes as Accrington seek the point needed at Rodney Parade to be crowned Sky Bet League Two champions.Flynn was angered by the nature of Saturday’s 2-0 defeat at Barnet when Aaron Collins and Ben Tozer were withdrawn at half-time.Paul Hayes, Frank Nouble, Calaum Jahraldo-Martin and Josh Sheehan could be in line for promotions from the bench.Mar...Full Story »

Coleman praises Stanley players for professional attitude after win at Wycombe

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA21 hits

Accrington Stanley manager John Coleman believes his players put to bed any suggestions they spent the week celebrating promotion after their 4-0 hammering of Wycombe Wanderers.The visitors showed exactly they’ll be in League One next season after taking apart a Wycombe side that is still hoping to follow them up in the coming weeks.A point at Newport on Tuesday will confirm Stanley as cha...Full Story »

Accrington edge closer to title with convincing win at Wycombe

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA21 hits

Already-promoted Accrington Stanley showed their class at Wycombe Wanderers, as Scott Brown’s wonderful strike inspired them to an impressive 4-0 victory.Four days after clinching promotion to League One for the first time in their history, Stanley had too much for the Chairboys, who just about cling on to an automatic promotion place despite a dispiriting defeat. Accrington were handed th...Full Story »

Wycombe Wanderers vs Accrington Stanley - Wycombe welcome back trio

Posted Friday, April 20, 2018 by PA55 hits

Wycombe boss Gareth Ainsworth has been handed a triple boost as he prepares to send his side into battle with League Two champions-elect Accrington.Ainsworth expects Adebayo Akinfenwa, Luke O’Nien and Dominic Gape all to be available after being struck down by illness in recent days.O’Nien lasted just 32 minutes at Yeovil last weekend and missed the midweek clash with Lincoln altoget...Full Story »

John Coleman hails ‘fantastic’ Accrington after sealing promotion

Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by PA34 hits

John Coleman hailed a team effort as Accrington secured promotion to Sky Bet League One for the first time in their history with a 2-0 win over Yeovil.On a historic day at the Wham Stadium, a quickfire double from fans’ favourite Billy Kee sent unfancied Stanley, who have one of the lowest budgets in League Two, into the third tier.It was Coleman’s fourth promotion in two spells with...Full Story »

Billy Kee fires Accrington into League One

Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by PA32 hits

Accrington clinched promotion into Sky Bet League One for the first time in their history with a 2-0 win over Yeovil.The Reds played in the third tier between 1958-60 when the league was restructured  but have never won promotion into League One.A Billy Kee double against Yeovil secured a historic win for John Coleman’s side after a stunning second half of the season which has seen th...Full Story »

Accrington banking on continuity as they chase promotion

Posted Tuesday, April 17, 2018 by PA49 hits

Accrington are likely to be unchanged against Yeovil as they go in search of the victory that would guarantee them promotion.Stanley missed out on the chance to go up at the weekend as they drew 1-1 with Exeter following seven straight victories.Boss John Coleman named the same XI for that game and is set to trust those players to get the job done this time around.Accrington would also be promot...Full Story »

John Coleman deflated as Accrington promotion party put on hold

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA26 hits

Accrington manager John Coleman admitted he felt deflated after his side’s bid for automatic promotion was put on hold following a 1-1 draw against fifth-placed Exeter.Table-topping Stanley needed a win over the Grecians to secure promotion to the third tier of English football for the first time in their history but a draw means all the focus is now on Tuesday’s home game with Yeovi...Full Story »

Accrington’s automatic promotion bid on hold after Exeter draw

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA27 hits

Accrington Stanley’s automatic promotion bid is on hold after they were held to a 1-1 draw by fifth-placed Exeter.Table-topping Stanley needed a win over the Grecians to secure promotion to the third tier of English football for the first time in their history – but a draw means all the focus is now on Tuesday’s home game with Yeovil.Former Stanley loan player Jayden Stockley f...Full Story »

No issues for in-form Accrington ahead of Exeter clash

Posted Friday, April 13, 2018 by PA42 hits

Accrington will hope to secure promotion to League One with victory over Exeter at the Wham Stadium.John Coleman’s side have won 15 of their 17 league matches since the turn of the year to sit three points clear at the top of League Two, with two games in hand over second-placed Luton.Maximum points against fourth-placed Exeter will seal promotion to the third tier with five matches remain...Full Story »

John Coleman hails his players after Accrington’s victory over Colchester

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA28 hits

John Coleman heaped praise on his Accrington players after their 1-0 win at Colchester left them on the brink of promotion.Billy Kee’s second-half strike earned the leaders a seventh successive win in League Two.Coleman said: “Anything we do this season – and we’ve had no success yet – the players should take all the praise for because they’ve been absolutely ...Full Story »

Billy Kee strike inspires leaders Accrington to victory over Colchester

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA18 hits

Billy Kee’s second-half strike helped Accrington win 1-0 at Colchester to chalk up a seventh straight victory and leave themselves on the brink of automatic promotion.Kee netted from close range in the 63rd minute, after Colchester keeper Sam Walker could only parry Jordan Clark’s cross into the striker’s path, to seal another victory for the leaders.Clark’s audacious lob...Full Story »

John Coleman unimpressed with Accrington despite sixth successive win

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA39 hits

Accrington clinched a sixth successive win by beating Notts County 1-0 but Stanley manager John Coleman was ambivalent about their performance.Accrington maintained their three-point lead atop Sky Bet League Two thanks to Mark Hughes’ ninth-minute goal, but County had a couple of notable chances to at least snatch a point.Jonathan Forte hit the woodwork while Jorge Grant fired wide in a go...Full Story »

Hughes goal helps Accrington to sixth successive win

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA27 hits

Accrington continued their march towards automatic Sky Bet League Two promotion as Mark Hughes’ goal after only nine minutes gave them a 1-0 victory over Notts County.Stanley maintained their three-point lead atop the league table after a sixth successive win and, perhaps more importantly, are now 11 points clear of fourth-placed Exeter.County are also in contention for a top-three place b...Full Story »

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