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Walsall 1 - 2 Chesterfield : Chesterfield down high-flying Walsall thanks to Ebanks-Blake and Evatt

Posted Saturday, October 17, 2015 by PA24 hits

Struggling Chesterfield knocked Walsall off the Sky Bet League One summit with a hard-earned 2-1 win at the Banks's stadium. The Spireites scored early in each half through Sylvan Ebanks-Blake and Ian Evatt before Matt Preston responded with an injury-time consolation. It was the high-flying Saddlers' first defeat in seven league games but allowed Gillingham to steal a march at the top of the ...Full Story »

Leyton Orient vs Wycombe Wanderers preview - Ollie Palmer pushing for first Leyton Orient start

Posted Saturday, September 19, 2015 by PA62 hits

Leyton Orient's Ollie Palmer is pushing for a first league start when Wycombe visit. Forward Palmer, 23, is yet to begin a league game since joining from Grimsby in the summer and, after making seven substitute appearances, he will be hoping his goal and impressive performance in the reserves' midweek win over Luton will put him in the frame for a starting berth. He could partner ex-Arsenal s...Full Story »

Bristol Rovers vs Accrington Stanley preview - Ollie Clarke available for Bristol Rovers' clash with Accrington

Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 by PA24 hits

Ollie Clarke is available for Bristol Rovers' Sky Bet League Two home game against Accrington after winning his red card appeal. Midfielder Clarke was sent off in last weekend's 1-0 home defeat to Oxford after challenging Danny Rose for a header, but the Football Association rescinded the red card after Rovers had lodged an appeal against the dismissal. Lee Mansell emerged unscathed from his f...Full Story »

Borussia Dortmund vs Juventus preview - Klopp banks on home advantage

Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2015 by PA185 hits

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp is counting on the Westfalenstadion to make the difference when his side host Juventus on Wednesday night. Trailing 2-1 from the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie, Klopp says the imposing venue could prove to be his side's key weapon as they look to oust the Serie A leaders and join Bundesliga colleagues Bayern Munich in Friday's quarter-fina...Full Story »

Preston North End 1 : 1 Yeovil Town - Ebanks-Blake rescues North End

Posted Tuesday, January 20, 2015 by PA46 hits

Substitute Sylvan Ebanks-Blake came off the bench to score his first goal since April 2013 and spare Preston's blushes in a 1-1 draw with Yeovil. Promotion-chasing North End appeared to be heading for defeat against the struggling Glovers, who led through Gozie Ugwu, before Ebanks-Blake salvaged a point 14 minutes from time. Strikers Jermaine Beckford and Kevin Davies were off target with earl...Full Story »

Preston North End vs Yeovil Town preview - Ebanks-Blake set for Preston bow

Posted Saturday, January 03, 2015 by PA32 hits

Preston could hand a debut to Sylvan Ebanks-Blake when Norwich visit Deepdale. On Thursday the striker signed a deal until the end of the season with North End, who have no new injury worries and hope to welcome back winger Kyel Reid from illness. Bailey Wright (groin) was back on the bench last Sunday while fellow defender David Buchanan (hamstring) is also fully-fit again. That leaves just...Full Story »

Fulham's Meulensteen banks on new boys to save season

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2014 by YAHOO Sport31 hits

LONDON (Reuters) - Fulham emerged from a busy January transfer window with a depressing 3-0 home defeat by Southampton on Saturday that left them bottom of the Premier League. Fulham manager Rene Meulensteen brought in seven new players and let eight go, but it was the same old result for his team as they lost their fourth consecutive league game. Only two new additions, Lewis Holtby and Willi...Full Story »

Jolly Ollie

Posted Friday, May 10, 2013 by The Sun47 hits

IAN HOLLOWAY says his players can be legends if Crystal Palace beat Brighton in the play-offs. The bitter Championship rivals meet at Selhurst in tonight’s first leg. And boss Ollie roared: “I’ll be challenging one of my lads to be a legend. “Who would Palace hate to lose to the most? Brighton. That is what the play-offs throw up. “This is about us having a chan...Full Story »

Hart can be our Banksy

Posted Wednesday, June 06, 2012 by The Sun270 hits

RED CERT ... Roy Hodgson says Joe Hart can be the best ROY HODGSON has challenged Joe Hart to be his Gordon Banks at Euro 2012. The Three Lions boss knows keeper Hart will have to be at his very best if injury-ravaged England are to have any chance of success in Poland and Ukraine. Hart, who is brimming with confidence after winning the Premier League title at Manchester City, flies out with ...Full Story »

Atletico de Madrid vs Espanyol preview - Garcia banks on Atletico fatigue

Posted Sunday, April 22, 2012 by PA147 hits

Espanyol forward Sergio Garcia is hoping Atletico Madrid will still be suffering from their midweek Europa League exertions when the two team meet at the Vicente Calderon on Sunday. Atletico beat Valencia 4-2 on Thursday night in the opening leg of their semi-final to put themselves in the driving seat for a place in next month's European showpiece. Espanyol had their own comfortable 4-0 victo...Full Story »

Banks dismisses Casillas claim

Posted Wednesday, June 09, 2010 by PA29 hits

Gordon Banks has hit back at Iker Casillas' "disrespectful" claim that England's goalkeepers are not up to scratch. The Spain number one said earlier this week that David James, Rob Green and Joe Hart lacked the big-match pedigree to cut it at the World Cup. He argued that the trio's lack of Champions League experience was a "real problem" that could hinder England's chances of progression ...Full Story »

Ebanks-Blake secures crucial draw for Wolves

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2010 by YAHOO Sport78 hits

By MARK HENDRY STATS European Football Writer= LONDON (SE) - Sylvan Ebanks-Blake scored only his second goal of the season to rescue a 1-1 draw at home to Blackburn and almost guarantee Wolverhampton would retain their Premier League status for a second year. Last season Ebanks-Blake scored 25 goals to spearhead Wolves to the Championship title. But this injury-hit year his previous goal was a...Full Story »

Ebanks-Blake puts Wolves within sight of survival

Posted Saturday, April 24, 2010 by PA27 hits

Sylvan Ebanks-Blake came off the substitutes' bench to rescue a point for Wolves and put them on the brink of Barclays Premier League survival after a 1-1 draw with Blackburn at Molineux.Ebanks-Blake had only been on the pitch for barely a minute when he headed home an 80th-minute centre from Stephen Ward.It cancelled out a first-half opener from Rovers skipper Ryan Nelsen and was Wolves' first...Full Story »

West Ham suitors meet lending banks in ownership talks today

Posted Monday, January 11, 2010 by theguardian.com57 hits

West Ham United may have new owners as soon as next week, with the club keen to capitalise on the January transfer window. Photograph: Action Images The ownership saga at West Ham United is expected to become clearer after today, when representatives of the consortium of five banks that have loaned money to the Premier League club meet prospective buyers to establish their credentials. David S...Full Story »

Montrose boss Steven Tweed expects to be without a host of players for the Scottish Cup clash away to juniors Banks O'Dee in Aberdeen.

Posted Saturday, October 24, 2009 by PA25 hits

The Montrose gaffer says he is unlikely to have any more players at his disposal this weekend, with John Gemmell, Sean Fleming, Fraser Milligan, Gordon Pope and James Collier all still out injured.Tweed said: "Banks o' Dee go into the tie with nothing to lose."It is on their ground and it will be a very tough game for us. We will have to put on a performance if we are to get anything. We must tu...Full Story »

McCarthy: Ebanks-Blake will come good

Posted Saturday, October 24, 2009 by PA42 hits

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is backing Sylvan Ebanks-Blake to score goals at Barclays Premier League level after the striker broke his top-flight duck in the home draw with Aston Villa.Ebanks-Blake was a prolific goalscorer in helping Wolves gain promotion back to the top flight last season.And he kept his nerve in drilling home a late equaliser from the penalty spot to cancel out Gabriel Agbonlah...Full Story »

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