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John Coleman apologises to Accrington fans after final-day defeat

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA21 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 »

Luke Hyam and Cole Skuse could be back for Ipswich

Posted Thursday, May 03, 2018 by PA35 hits

Ipswich’s caretaker manager Bryan Klug will be without Grant Ward once again as he attempts to finish the Sky Bet Championship season on a high with victory over Middlesbrough.The midfielder serves the second game of a three-match suspension following his red card during the 4-0 home defeat by Aston Villa on April 21.However, Klug may be able to call upon midfielders Luke Hyam and Cole Sku...Full Story »

Manchester United must keep momentum to challenge for the title next season, says Ashley Young

Posted Tuesday, May 01, 2018 by Skysports.com61 hits

Ashley Young feels Manchester United can take momentum from their success this season Manchester United full-back Ashley Young has praised his side's recent form, and insists momentum must continue into next season. The former winger, who converted to a deeper role under Jose Mourinho, feels United's expected points tally this year would have won the league in seasons gone by. "If we can fini...Full Story »

Coleman confident of doing well in League One after sealing title

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA22 hits

John Coleman hopes Stanley can take League One by storm after clinching the League Two title with a 1-0 win over Lincoln City.Jordan Clark scored the winner in the 35th minute, scrambling home a Sean McConville cross, in front of 4,753 – the biggest crowd ever at the Wham Stadium.Stanley’s prolific scorer Billy Kee, who has 26 goals this season, had a penalty saved by Ryan Allsop in ...Full Story »

Coleman frustrated as Newport delay Accrington’s title celebration

Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by PA25 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 »

Sunderland boss Coleman apologises for “brutally painful” relegation

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA18 hits

Chris Coleman apologised to Sunderland fans after their “brutally painful” relegation to League One following a 2-1 home defeat by fellow strugglers Burton.The Black Cats’ long battle to survive in the second tier came to an end when Burton overturned the home side’s lead – secured by Paddy McNair in the 34th minute – in the closing stages of the game.For...Full Story »

Coleman praises Stanley players for professional attitude after win at Wycombe

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA18 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 »

Coleman hoping for triple injury boost ahead of Sunderland’s clash with Burton

Posted Thursday, April 19, 2018 by PA28 hits

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman hopes to have Adam Matthews, John O’Shea and Billy Jones available for Saturday’s clash with fellow relegation battlers Burton.The defensive trio trained on Thursday and are in contention for the game at the Stadium of Light but Bryan Oviedo is set to miss out.Coleman is already without the services of Donald Love, Lynden Gooch and Joel Asoro for th...Full Story »

John Coleman hails ‘fantastic’ Accrington after sealing promotion

Posted Wednesday, April 18, 2018 by PA32 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 »

We’re not down yet, insists Sunderland boss Coleman despite draw

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA8 hits

Sunderland manager Chris Coleman has not yet given up on avoiding relegation from the Championship, despite having to settle for a 2-2 draw at fellow strugglers Reading.Reading went ahead in the 20th minute when Liam Kelly hammered home a penalty after Jon Dadi Bodvarsson was fouled by goalkeeper Lee Camp.Sunderland equalised through a fierce 30-yard effort from Paddy McNair soon after half-time...Full Story »

John Coleman deflated as Accrington promotion party put on hold

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA25 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 »

Chris Coleman: Sunderland shot themselves in the foot against Norwich

Posted Wednesday, April 11, 2018 by PA16 hits

Chris Coleman admits his Sunderland side were their own worst enemies as they conceded an 89th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Norwich.With one minute remaining at the Stadium of Light, the Black Cats were heading for a victory that would have taken them to within four points of safety in the Sky Bet Championship.However, their defenders failed to deal with James Maddison’s free-kick i...Full Story »

Coleman not giving up the fight

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA14 hits

Sunderland manager Chris Coleman is refusing to give up despite seeing his side slip closer to relegation following a 1-1 draw with 10-man Leeds at Elland Road.Pablo Hernandez cancelled out Paddy McNair’s opener to leave the Black Cats, who dropped down from the Premier League last season, teetering on the brink of back-to-back demotions.Sunderland could not take advantage of fellow s...Full Story »

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

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA25 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 »

Sunderland boss Coleman not giving up hope of avoiding drop despite another loss

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA34 hits

Chris Coleman urged his Sunderland players to keep on fighting in the battle to stay up after Sheffield Wednesday pushed them closer to League One.Wednesday left Wearside with a 3-1 win despite a spirited display from the home side, the result keeping Coleman’s side five points adrift of safety in the Sky Bet Championship.Lucas Joao put the Owls ahead in the 59th minute and, although Georg...Full Story »

John Coleman unimpressed with Accrington despite sixth successive win

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA38 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 »

John Coleman hails Accrington’s self-belief following win over Forest Green

Posted Sunday, March 18, 2018 by PA37 hits

John Coleman believes Accrington’s victory came down to their self-belief as they opened up a three-point gap at the top of the League Two table with a 3-1 win over Forest Green.Accrington grabbed an early goal when Rovers failed to clear their lines in the third minute and Callum Johnson celebrated his first professional goal.Rovers equalised through Reuben Reid who poked home his 12th go...Full Story »

Coleman defiant despite latest loss

Posted Sunday, March 11, 2018 by PA28 hits

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman insisted they can still avoid relegation following their 1-0 defeat against QPR.Black Cats goalkeeper Jason Steele was sent off five minutes into the second half at Loftus Road, where teenage forward Ebere Eze scored the winner just after the hour mark.It left Coleman’s side rooted to the bottom of the Sky Bet Championship, four points from safety.But he said:...Full Story »

John Coleman delighted as late win moves Accrington top

Posted Sunday, March 11, 2018 by PA26 hits

Accrington boss John Coleman was thrilled to see his side leapfrog Luton and reach the League Two summit with a dramatic 2-1 victory at Kenilworth Road.Billy Kee’s last-gasp winner coupled with Sean McConville’s fantastic strike in the first half was enough to knock the Hatters off top spot for the first time since late November.Coleman said: “Sean’s one is probably one o...Full Story »

John Coleman hails Accrington efforts as they reduce gap at League Two summit

Posted Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by PA34 hits

Accrington Stanley boss John Coleman praised his side as they closed the gap to one point on League Two leaders Luton with a narrow 1-0 win over Morecambe.Billy Kee scored the winner, his 21st goal of the season, firing home from the penalty spot in first-half injury-time after Kayden Jackson had been felled by Morecambe defender Dean Winnard.“I am delighted with the win but you have got t...Full Story »

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