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Leeds squeeze past Widnes in Challenge Cup

Posted Saturday, May 12, 2018 by PA7 hits

Leeds half-back Richie Myler made a scoring return to his hometown club as the Rhinos did enough to push past Widnes 23-20 in the sixth round of the Challenge Cup.Myler scored a try and an innovative drop goal as the 13-time winners booked their place in the hat, but they were made to dig deep for the result as Widnes came close to pulling off a shock comeback.Brian McDermott’s side did ma...Full Story »

Lee Bowyer bemoans “time-wasting” as Shrews tame Charlton

Posted Friday, May 11, 2018 by PA23 hits

Lee Bowyer accused Shrewsbury of time-wasting and claimed Carlton Morris should have been sent off after watching Charlton lose 1-0 in the first leg of their Sky Bet League One play-off semi-final.Jon Nolan’s fine 80th-minute strike gave the Shrews a crucial advantage ahead of Sunday’s second leg at the Montgomery Waters Meadow Stadium, where Bowyer insists his Addicks will reco...Full Story »

Roofe strike sets Leeds on the path to victory

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA15 hits

Kemar Roofe scored a spectacular acrobatic effort to help Leeds sign off their Sky Bet Championship campaign with a 2-0 victory over QPR at Elland Road.The forward opened the scoring on the half-hour mark with a fantastic bicycle kick to set the Whites on their way before Kalvin Phillips added a deserved second two minutes after the restart.As a result, Leeds head coach Paul Heckingbottom secure...Full Story »

John Sheridan pleased to bow out on a high as Fleetwood beat Walsall

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA13 hits

Fleetwood head coach John Sheridan was pleased to end his short spell at the club on a high with a 2-0 win over Walsall.A sublime 31st-minute strike from Ash Hunter and a 45th-minute poachers finish from Paddy Madden sealed the victory and helped Fleetwood finish 14th, with Sheridan guiding Town from just above the drop zone to safety in his brief reign.When he took over in February, Fleetwood w...Full Story »

John Sheridan ends with win as Fleetwood cruise past Walsall

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA17 hits

John Sheridan’s reign at Fleetwood ended on a high with a well-deserved 2-0 win over Walsall.A draw with Bradford saw the Saddlers secure their League One status in midweek so with both sides safe from the drop, this game had a pre-season friendly feel in the basking Fylde coast sun.There was pride to play for, though, and the Fleetwood players stepped up to the plate to ensure Sheridan&rs...Full Story »

Luke Ayling set for Leeds comeback in final game against QPR

Posted Friday, May 04, 2018 by PA21 hits

Leeds defender Luke Ayling could return to action in Saturday’s home game against QPR.Ayling has been out since having ankle surgery at the turn of the year, but is back in training and has not been ruled out.Fellow defender Laurens De Bock (hamstring) is also back in contention, but midfielder Pablo Hernandez is expected to miss out as he is in Spain for the pending birth of his seco...Full Story »

Ebbsfleet beat Aldershot on penalties to progress in National League play-offs

Posted Thursday, May 03, 2018 by PA41 hits

Ebbsfleet will face Tranmere in the semi-finals of the National League play-offs after beating Aldershot 5-4 on penalties at the EBB Stadium following a 1-1 draw after extra time.The score in the eliminator tie was 0-0 after 90 minutes, with  Ebbsfleet’s Danny Kedwell having had a penalty saved by Lewis Ward.The hosts then took the lead through Portsmouth loanee Nicke Kabamba’s ...Full Story »

Brian McDermott bemoans Leeds’ away-day travails despite witnessing win

Posted Monday, April 30, 2018 by PA25 hits

Brian McDermott admitted Leeds need to do more when visiting teams like Hull KR after his side beat the Robins 20-18 at KCOM Craven Park.It was the eighth league game Leeds have played this season which has been decided by four points or fewer and the Rhinos lost their previous two fixtures by a single point. The victory, which moved Leeds up to fifth, was built on strong defence after they limi...Full Story »

Lee Bowyer hails Charlton following gutsy Blackburn victory

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA8 hits

Charlton caretaker manager Lee Bowyer praised his side’s spirit after they claimed a gutsy 1-0 home win over Blackburn Rovers.Jason Pearce unintentionally applied a deflection to Ahmed Kashi’s 19th-minute shot for the only goal of the game, sealing a third-straight win and leaving the Addicks in control of their own play-off destiny ahead of next week’s final game at relegation...Full Story »

Lee Angol brace keeps Mansfield’s slim play-off hopes alive

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA14 hits

Substitute Lee Angol was the saviour for Mansfield as they twice came from behind to beat Yeovil 3-2 and keep their Sky Bet League Two play-off hopes alive.The Stags had to win at Huish Park to have any chance of making the top seven but were 1-0 down after 17 minutes when an unmarked Bevis Mugabi headed in from a corner.Angol came off the bench at half-time and scored in the 48th minute with a ...Full Story »

Wes Hoolahan ends Norwich career with goal in win over Leeds

Posted Sunday, April 29, 2018 by PA13 hits

Wes Hoolahan signed off with a goal and an assist as his final game for Norwich ended in a deserved 2-1 victory over Leeds at Carrow Road.The 35-year-old midfielder, whose contract is not being renewed, equalised for the hosts just before the interval with a deflected shot from outside the box and then laid on what proved to be the winner for Josh Murphy midway through the second period.Leeds ha...Full Story »

Sutton secure third spot to leave Aldershot facing Ebbsfleet eliminator

Posted Saturday, April 28, 2018 by PA26 hits

Sutton sealed third place in the National League with a 2-1 victory over Aldershot at Gander Green Lane. After Aldershot were denied a 17th-minute opener when Jamie Collins cleared a Scott Rendell effort off the line, the home side went ahead four minutes into the second half when Tommy Wright stabbed the ball in for his 13th goal of the season.But Aldershot were level nine minutes later, Rendel...Full Story »

Ebbsfleet make point to seal play-off place

Posted Saturday, April 28, 2018 by PA16 hits

Ebbsfleet confirmed their place in the Vanarama National League play-offs with a 1-1 draw at already-relegated Torquay.After pulling off a fine save with his feet to deny Corey Whitely in the first half, Torquay goalkeeper Vincent Dorel had to be at his best to keep out Luke Coulson’s effort just after the hour mark.But Dorel was beaten in the 69th minute when substitute Jack Connors&rsquo...Full Story »

Peterborough United vs Fleetwood Town - Marriott in line for Posh return

Posted Friday, April 27, 2018 by PA32 hits

Peterborough expect to have top scorer Jack Marriott back for their Sky Bet League One clash with Fleetwood.The striker missed the midweek defeat at Shrewsbury with a foot injury.Posh will also check on the fitness of playmaker Marcus Maddison, who has missed the last four matches with an ankle injury.Defender Ryan Tafazolli seems unlikely to play again this season due to a hamstring issue.Fleet...Full Story »

Departing Lee Brown to skipper Bristol Rovers

Posted Thursday, April 26, 2018 by PA26 hits

Lee Brown will wear the armband on his final Bristol Rovers appearance at home to Gillingham.The left-back has made 317 appearances since joining Rovers in 2011 and is ending his seven-year stay at the Memorial Ground to be nearer his London home.Liam Sercombe, Rovers’ newly-crowned player of the year, ended a two-game absence against Wigan in midweek after injury and is expected to start ...Full Story »

Hoolahan set to make final Norwich appearance against Leeds

Posted Thursday, April 26, 2018 by PA39 hits

Norwich midfielder Wes Hoolahan is set to make his final appearance for the club in the Sky Bet Championship match against Leeds at Carrow Road.The former Republic of Ireland international, 35, is set to end his 10-year stay at Carrow Road in the summer, and will be given the opportunity of a send-off in front of the home supporters.Winger Onel Hernandez returned from a hamstring injury to come ...Full Story »

Kedwell scores hat-trick as Ebbsfleet climb into play-off places

Posted Wednesday, April 25, 2018 by PA16 hits

Danny Kedwell’s hat-trick thrust Ebbsfleet into the Vanarama National League play-offs with a 5-2 victory over Gateshead.Kedwell put the Reds ahead with a 33rd minute penalty, won by Luke Coulson, only for Danny Johnson to level for the hosts on the stroke of half-time.Kedwell restored the advantage with a second after a swift break on the hour but Johnson grabbed his second equaliser of t...Full Story »

Nottingham Forest vs Barnsley - Lee Tomlin available for Forest ahead of Barnsley clash

Posted Tuesday, April 24, 2018 by PA70 hits

Lee Tomlin returns to contention for Nottingham Forest as they prepare to host Barnsley.The forward is on loan at the City Ground from Cardiff and he was ineligible on Saturday as the Reds played his parent club.Forest could include striker Daryl Murphy after a month out with a calf problem but Joe Worrall (knee) and David Vaughan (ankle) remain out.Goalkeeper Costel Pantilimon was absent at the...Full Story »

Charlton boss Lee Bowyer praises Nicky Ajose after Portsmouth win

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA22 hits

Lee Bowyer saluted goal hero Nicky Ajose after his strike earned Charlton a crucial 1-0 win over play-off rivals Portsmouth at Fratton Park.Ajose struck five minutes before half-time – his first goal for the Addicks this season – as Bowyer’s men took a giant step towards sealing their place in the top six.Caretaker-manager Bowyer said: “Nicky took his goal superbly. It wa...Full Story »

Wigan clinch promotion to the Championship with Fleetwood triumph

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2018 by PA21 hits

Wigan clinched promotion to the Championship with a convincing 4-0 victory over Fleetwood at Highbury.Fleetwood’s new head coach Joey Barton watched on from the stands as the side he will take over on June 2 were not strong enough against the Champions elect, who steamrolled them in the second half.And Paul Cook’s men did it all without star man Nick Powell as Shrewsbury’s draw...Full Story »

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