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Neil Warnock declares Cardiff promotion his best achievement

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA24 hits

Neil Warnock reflected on the “best job” of his career as he celebrated Cardiff’s return to the Premier League.Cardiff’s goalless home draw with Reading – who survived in the Sky Bet Championship as a result – was enough to confirm promotion as third-placed Fulham crashed 3-1 at Birmingham.It was Warnock’s eighth promotion as a manager – a new reco...Full Story »

Clough hurt most by manner of Burton’s relegation

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA17 hits

The manner of Burton Albion’s relegation from the Championship as they lost 2-1 to 10-man Preston is what hurt Nigel Clough most but the Brewers boss concedes his side got what they deserved over the course of the season.When Hope Akpan cancelled out Callum Robinson’s first-half opener after 63 minutes, Burton’s great escape looked to be complete.However, goals in 87th and 88th...Full Story »

Manchester City 0 - 0 Huddersfield Town: Champions held as Huddersfield claim valuable point at Etihad

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA30 hits

Manchester City failed to fire on the day they were presented with the Premier League trophy as Huddersfield claimed a vital point at the Etihad Stadium. The champions lacked their usual ferocity and had to settle for a goalless draw against a Huddersfield side who dug in for a result that could be critical in their battle to avoid relegation. City had gone into the game on the brink of brea...Full Story »

Brentford and Hull draw final day clash

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA22 hits

Brentford and Hull shared the Sky Bet Championship spoils in a well contested clash between two sides with nothing to play for.The Bees broke the deadlock after 12 minutes at Griffin Park when the Hull defence failed to deal with a cross from the right and the ball found its way to Sergi Canos, whose glancing header crept inside the far post.But Hull’s goal in the 1-1 draw came almost on t...Full Story »

Emma Hayes cuts relieved figure after Chelsea Ladies clinch FA Cup

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA24 hits

Chelsea Ladies manager Emma Hayes was glad her side did not have to do it the hard way as they outclassed Arsenal to lift the FA Cup with a dominant 3-1 win at Wembley.Ramona Bachmann broke the deadlock three minutes into the second half and then soon curled in a second, via a slight deflection.Arsenal threatened to set up a tense closing quarter-of-an-hour when Vivianne Miedema knocked the ball...Full Story »

Darrell Clarke believes 10-man Bristol Rovers deserved more at Southend

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA22 hits

Bristol Rovers boss Darrell Clarke felt his side could have taken more than a point from Southend despite playing the entire second half with 10 men.Rovers midfielder OIlie Clarke was sent off three minutes before the break in a drab 0-0 draw at Roots Hall.And Clarke felt the red card changed the way Rovers had to play. “We want to play the game in the right way but when you’re down...Full Story »

Juventus 3 - 1 Bologna: Juve hit back to close in on yet another Serie A title

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA37 hits

Juventus are one win away from a seventh straight Serie A title following their 3-1 comeback victory over Bologna – and they might even land the Scudetto on Sunday afternoon.Simone Verdi’s first-half penalty was an unexpected setback for the Bianconeri, but they were level when Sebastien De Maio scored an own goal shortly after half-time.Sami Khedira and Paulo Dybala then burst Bolog...Full Story »

Will Grigg winner at Doncaster clinches title for Wigan

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA18 hits

Will Grigg’s 26th goal of the season sealed the League One title for Wigan as they beat Doncaster 1-0 at the Keepmoat.Already-promoted Latics only needed a point to confirm they were going up to the second tier as champions and Grigg slotted home 15 minutes from time.Rovers boss Darren Ferguson was absent for his side’s final home game of the season due to “family reasons&rdquo...Full Story »

Diamond: Any world-class recruits will not include Jackson or Olding

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA15 hits

Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond plans to recruit several world-class players after missing out on Europe but insists disgraced Ireland duo Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding will not be among them.The Sharks this week distanced themselves from moves for Jackson and Olding, who were sacked by Ulster earlier this year, when it emerged that a major club sponsor had raised strong objections.D...Full Story »

Wright wowed by Steven MacLean as striker signs off with a hat-trick

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA12 hits

St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright marvelled at Steven MacLean’s performance after the striker brought the curtain down on a six-year spell in Perth with a hat-trick against Motherwell.The 35-year-old struck three times in 25 minutes on his 203rd and final game for the club as Saints won 5-1 at Fir Park to draw level on points with their hosts in the Ladbrokes Premiership.Hamilton’s a...Full Story »

Bentley hails keeper Barry Roche as clean sheet keeps Morecambe in League Two

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA13 hits

Morecambe manager Jim Bentley paid tribute to shot-stopper Barry Roche after the Shrimps secured their Football League status with a 0-0 draw at Coventry.Roche pulled off a number of fine saves as Morecambe got the point they needed to send Barnet down on goal difference.He tipped away Michael Doyle’s powerful long-range effort after six minutes before producing an instinctive save to keep...Full Story »

Alloa end Raith’s promotion hopes to set up final clash with Dumbarton

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA11 hits

Alloa booked their place in the Scottish Championship play-off final as they completed their dismantling of Raith’s promotion ambitions with a 2-1 second-leg victory.After earning a goalless draw that denied Raith the title and automatic promotion in the final league game, the Wasps won 2-0 in the first leg of their semi-final to inflict more misery on Rovers. Alloa, who finished 15 points...Full Story »

Notts County and Luton bring season to close with goalless draw

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA16 hits

Notts County and  10-man Luton had to settle for a point on the final day of the season after fighting out a goalless draw at Meadow Lane.Backed by more than 4,000 fans, the promoted Hatters looked lively early on with Olly Lee forcing Adam Collin into  save with a powerful 20-yard drive.Jack Stacey then drilled a low shot across the face of goal as Nathan Jones’ side looked to e...Full Story »

Jamie Maclaren sees penalty saved as Hibernian held by Aberdeen

Posted Sunday, May 06, 2018 by PA15 hits

Jamie Maclaren’s missed penalty cost Hibernian the chance to move up the table as they drew a blank away at Aberdeen.The two sides are in direct competition for second place but it was Aberdeen who emerged the more content after a 0-0 draw at Pittodrie.Visiting Hibs had the two best chances, and it was Maclaren who spurned both of them with a miss from the spot and a wasted header which me...Full Story »

Tranmere close in on Football League return

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2018 by PA25 hits

Tranmere are one game away from a return to the Football League after beating Ebbsfleet United 4-2 after extra time in their National League promotion play-off semi-final at Prenton Park.Despite going behind to Ebbsfleet after 16 minutes when Luke Coulson scored, Micky Mellon’s team hit back just after the half hour when James Norwood netted his first of the game.Myles Weston put Ebbsfleet...Full Story »

UEFA mistakenly make Liverpool the Champions League winners

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2018 by Marca.com96 hits

An image depicting Liverpool as Champions League winners has mistakenly been published on UEFA's website. The Reds overcame Roma in their semi-final 7-6 on aggregate this week to set up a meeting with Real Madrid in Kiev on May 26. The image could be found in the history section of the Champions League, in the area dedicated to the current season of the competition. It is an oversight that ...Full Story »

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho looking to meet Napoli hot shot Dries Mertens' £25m release clause

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2018 by hits

Dries Mertens has incredibly scored 45 league goals for Napoli over past two seasons JOSE MOURINHO is eyeing a summer move for Napoli hot shot Dries Mertens. The Belgian, 30, has been one of the stand-out players in Serie A over the past two seasons with 45 goals in total — despite only being converted into a striker midway through the previous campaign. Despite his incredible prowess i...Full Story »

Everton vs Southampton - Dominic Calvert-Lewin ruled out of Southampton clash

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2018 by PA56 hits

Everton will be without Dominic Calvert-Lewin for the visit of Southampton on Saturday.The forward has a small stress fracture in his back and will miss the final two games of the season.Defender Mason Holgate has returned to training after an ankle injury but this game will come too soon, while James McCarthy (broken leg), Gylfi Sigurdsson and Eliaquim Mangala (both knee) remain long-term absen...Full Story »

Leicester City vs West Ham United - Marc Albrighton suspended for West Ham clash

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2018 by PA34 hits

Marc Albrighton is one of nine Leicester players missing for Saturday’s clash with West Ham as he starts his suspension following last week’s red card at Crystal Palace.The winger was dismissed in the 5-0 drubbing at Selhurst Park, and has also been charged with misconduct for his reaction to referee Mike Dean so could face a further ban.Kasper Schmeichel (ankle), Shinji Okazaki (ank...Full Story »

Stoke City vs Crystal Palace - Indi to miss Stoke’s crucial clash with Crystal Palace

Posted Friday, May 04, 2018 by PA36 hits

Stoke defender Bruno Martins Indi will miss Saturday’s Premier League home clash with Crystal Palace after coming off during the 0-0 draw at Liverpool last weekend with a groin problem.Glen Johnson (groin) could be back involved having sat out the Anfield game, but Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting (groin) and Kostas Stafylidis (rib) both remain unavailable.The Potters have given Jese Rodriguez unp...Full Story »

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