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Elliot Embleton and Reece Hall-Johnson missing for Grimsby

Posted Friday, November 16, 2018 by PA26 hits

Grimsby will be without on-loan Sunderland midfielder Elliot Embleton and right-back Reece Hall-Johnson for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Crawley at Blundell Park.Manager Michael Jolley says Embleton will be playing for England Under-20s in their friendly with Germany on Monday and will return to the Mariners next week while Hall-Johnson (groin) will be out for three weeks.Howev...Full Story »

Lee Johnson seething after Preston beat Bristol City

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA11 hits

Lee Johnson blasted his Bristol City team for an inept display after Callum Robinson’s first-half goal secured a 1-0 win for Preston at Ashton Gate. Former City loanee Robinson struck in the 35th minute as North End extended their unbeaten run to seven games.“I feel let down by the players today,” Robins head coach Johnson said. “A lot of people from top to bottom of this...Full Story »

Terry McPhillips happy with Blackpool’s ‘clinical’ first-half display

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA3 hits

Blackpool boss Terry McPhillips hailed a ruthless first half from his side as three goals in the opening 24 minutes sealed an FA Cup first-round win at Exeter.Joe Dodoo opened the scoring with a header inside two minutes before Marc Cullen scrambled home a corner to make it 2-0 after 19 minutes.Harry Pritchard made it 3-0 to effectively end the game as a contest and McPhillips hailed the effort ...Full Story »

John White’s own goal keeps Crawley’s hopes alive

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA8 hits

John White’s late own goal secured Crawley a 1-1 draw at Southend in the first round of the FA Cup.The Shrimpers started strongly and took an early lead through Michael Kightly.But the visitors replied in the 85th minute with White putting the ball past his own goalkeeper.Southend dominated the opening exchanges with Simon Cox wasting two excellent early chances to open the scoring before ...Full Story »

St Johnstone run riot against Hamilton

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA10 hits

St Johnstone earned themselves a fifth successive Ladbrokes Premiership victory with a comprehensive 4-0 hammering of Hamilton.Murray Davidson got the ball rolling for Saints with his 20th-minute opener and the Perth outfit doubled their advantage by the break courtesy of what seemed to be a Ziggy Gordon own goal.A third from Matt Kennedy just nine minutes into the second period ended any hopes ...Full Story »

Terry McPhillips happy with Blackpool’s latest road trip

Posted Wednesday, November 07, 2018 by PA11 hits

Terry McPhillips insisted racking up the road miles had been worth it following Blackpool’s 1-0 win at Gillingham.Seven days after a trip to the capital for the Carabao Cup defeat to Arsenal, the Seasiders were in Kent to take on the Gills and had Nathan Delfouneso to thank for the victory.The former Aston Villa forward headed home just after half-time to snap a three-game losing streak in...Full Story »

Tommy Wright hits out at doubters as St Johnstone win at Hibernian

Posted Sunday, November 04, 2018 by PA6 hits

Tommy Wright took a swipe at St Johnstone’s critics after watching his side rack up a fourth successive victory with a 1-0 result at Hibernian.The Northern Irishman was clearly irked by the negative reviews his side had received from some quarters following a run of five matches without a win earlier this season, including 5-1 and 6-0 defeats against Rangers and Celtic respectively. Howeve...Full Story »

John McGreal: We had to dig in to earn three points

Posted Sunday, November 04, 2018 by PA8 hits

Colchester boss John McGreal felt his side had to dig in to claim another 1-0 victory after seeing off Swindon to move up to third in Sky Bet League Two.Sammie Szmodics drove a low shot home from close range in the fifth minute of first-half stoppage-time, after Frank Nouble had done brilliantly inside the area to set him up, to earn the U’s a third 1-0 victory in their last four games.He ...Full Story »

Joe Shaughnessy scores winner as St Johnstone end Hibernian’s home run

Posted Sunday, November 04, 2018 by PA3 hits

Joe Shaughnessy’s dramatic late header secured a deserved 1-0 win for St Johnstone and ended Hibernian’s 11-month unbeaten record at home.The Saints captain, who was imperious in defence all afternoon, stooped to head home a fine David Wotherspoon delivery in the 90th minute of the Ladbrokes Premiership clash at Easter Road.Tommy Wright’s men also struck the crossbar throu...Full Story »

Matthew Kennedy gives St Johnstone victory at Livingston

Posted Thursday, November 01, 2018 by PA9 hits

St Johnstone winger Matthew Kennedy’s early goal was enough to secure all three points in a 1-0 Ladbrokes Premiership win at Livingston.The former Everton playmaker diverted Tony Watt’s low cross into the net as Saints collected a third successive victory by ending the Lions’ seven-game unbeaten run.Following a recent four-match losing sequence, seventh place St Johnstone have ...Full Story »

John McGreal hails Colchester’s all-round display in Lincoln win

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2018 by PA13 hits

John McGreal saluted Colchester’s all-round display after they saw off leaders Lincoln 1-0 to boost their promotion hopes.Frankie Kent’s well-taken strike in the 27th minute secured the U’s victory and settled a hard-fought contest at the JobServe Community Stadium.The defender followed up to score at the near post after his first headed effort from Courtney Senior’s corn...Full Story »

David Wotherspoon and Matty Kennedy fire St Johnstone to victory

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2018 by PA4 hits

St Johnstone relied on David Wotherspoon’s first strike of the season and a late Matty Kennedy finish to beat St Mirren 2-0 and move seventh in the Ladbrokes Premiership. Tony Watt and Liam Craig both squandered second-half penalties to underline Saints’ superiority against a struggling St Mirren side still searching for their first win under manager Oran Kearney.After relying on sin...Full Story »

Lee Johnson to assess Baker fitness

Posted Thursday, October 25, 2018 by PA19 hits

Bristol City will continue to monitor Nathan Baker ahead of Saturday’s Championship clash with Stoke.The defender was forced off with a head injury during last weekend’s victory over Brentford and was still feeling unwell ahead of the midweek win against Hull.Lloyd Kelly was rested against the Tigers so could well return while fellow defenders Bailey Wright and Eros Pisano are expect...Full Story »

Best yet for Shrewsbury boss John Askey

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by PA17 hits

John Askey felt Shrewsbury delivered their best performance of the season as they beat Barnsley 3-1.First-half goals from midfielders Greg Docherty and Ollie Norburn paved the way for Shrewsbury’s third Sky Bet League One victory since Askey was appointed manager in the summer.Ethan Pinnock reduced the arrears for Barnsley early in the second half but Luke Waterfall restored Shrewsbury&rsq...Full Story »

Johnson sympathises as Bees bemoan Mepham dismissal

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA8 hits

New Brentford coach Thomas Frank and Bristol City’s Lee Johnson agreed that the “harsh” sending-off of Bees centre-back Chris Mepham decided their game at Griffin Park.The Wales international saw red after the break for two soft yellow cards and Johnson admitted his confrontation with Marlon Pack, who also saw yellow, was “little more than handbags”.“For for t...Full Story »

Kerr wins it for St Johnstone in added time

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA6 hits

A last-gasp Jason Kerr winner at Fir Park was enough to hand St Johnstone their first win in five Ladbrokes Premiership matches.Both teams came into this game desperately seeking a much-needed three points – Motherwell were without a win in five games, while the visitors had lost their previous four.And when Kerr rose high to head Liam Craig’s corner in added time, it earned a 1...Full Story »

John Terry becomes latest player to be sketched as Simpsons character and wife Toni is delighted

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2018 by hits

JOHN TERRY has become the latest player to be sketched in the style of a Simpsons character. The Aston Villa coach, 37, has been immortalised in the style of Matt Groening's hit TV show along with his wife Toni and their children - adding to artist Stefano Monda's already burgeoning portfolio. John Terry is the latest star to be mocked up in the style of the Simpsons Toni  Terry was quic...Full Story »

John Sheridan: Carlisle fans have every right to grumble

Posted Sunday, October 14, 2018 by PA26 hits

John Sheridan was left fuming after the final whistle after seeing his Carlisle side fail again at home as they went down 2-0 to Morecambe.It was a fourth straight home defeat, with the Cumbrians not scoring a single goal in that time and again they turned out a performance Sheridan labelled “just not good enough.”Goals from Ajay Leitch-Smith and Vadaine Oliver secured the three poin...Full Story »

Aston Villa appoint Dean Smith as new manager, John Terry confirmed as assistant

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2018 by hits

Aston Villa have appointed Dean Smith as their new manager Smith, 47, quit Brentford to take up the reins with Chelsea legend John Terry arriving as his No.2. It's been a tortuous wait for Smith to finally get the nod with the Championship club being knocked back by Thierry Henry, who was the first choice of the new owners. Rui Faria, Jose Mourinho's old assistant, also turned down an approac...Full Story »

John Terry retires: Chelsea legend calls time on playing career as Aston Villa move looms

Posted Monday, October 08, 2018 by hits

John Terry retires: The centre-back has retired from playing, but may still rejoin Aston Villa Ex-Chelsea skipper Terry won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups, a Champions League title and the Europa League at Stamford Bridge, But former England skipper Terry, 37, said: "After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided now is the right time for me to retire from playing." Terry...Full Story »

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