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Nick Daws delighted with Scunthorpe’s win at Charlton

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA40 hits

Scunthorpe caretaker boss Nick Daws talked up the importance of his side’s 1-0 win at League One play-off rivals Charlton.Ivan Toney’s 31st-minute tap-in lifted the Iron above the Londoners and into the top six, much to Daws’ obvious relief.He said: “It is a big three points. If Charlton had of won – and we did know that could’ve been a possibility because the...Full Story »

Diego Simeone delighted as Atletico Madrid make Europa League last four

Posted Friday, April 13, 2018 by PA50 hits

Diego Simeone expressed his pride after Atletico Madrid booked their place in the semi-finals of the Europa League despite a 1-0 defeat to Sporting Lisbon.Simeone’s side held a 2-0 lead from the first leg but had to dig deep as Sporting came flying out of the traps at Estadio Jose Alvalade.Fredy Montero’s first-half header left the tie in the balance, only for the Portuguese outfit t...Full Story »

Liam Sercombe sidelined before Blackburn game

Posted Friday, April 13, 2018 by PA38 hits

Liam Sercombe has joined Bristol Rovers’ growing injury list ahead of their clash with Sky Bet League One promotion contenders Blackburn. The midfielder lasted just 24 minutes of last Saturday’s draw with Charlton and is unavailable. Sercombe joins Stuart Sinclair and Joe Partington in the treatment room, with the pair sidelined for the rest of the season, but Chris Lines is back fro...Full Story »

Oldham Athletic vs Walsall - Gerrard and Bryan sidelined as Oldham host relegation Walsall

Posted Tuesday, April 10, 2018 by PA92 hits

Oldham will be without Anthony Gerrard and Kean Bryan for Walsall’s visit to Boundary Park. Gerrard remains sidelined with a calf strain, while Bryan came off against Oxford at the weekend due to a hamstring problem. It means Latics boss Richie Wellens could select an inexperienced centre-back pairing of George Edmundson and Tom Haymer. Cameron Dummigan (groin) and Ryan McLaughlin are...Full Story »

Derek Adams delighted as Plymouth edge Peterborough to go fifth

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA53 hits

Plymouth Argyle boss Derek Adams admitted his delighted as the Pilgrims beat League One play-off rivals Peterborough United 2-1 at Home Park to soar to fifth.Adams said: “It’s been a very good day for us. We’ve won again at home, scored two goals and beat a team that started the day above us to go fifth.”Jack Marriott got Peterborough off to a flying start, scoring his 26...Full Story »

Kevin Nolan delighted with Notts County’s return to form

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA21 hits

Kevin Nolan thinks his Notts County players looked back to their old selves after they ended a four-game winless run and breathed life back into their promotion push.Two goals from Jonathan Forte, including a late winner a minute after Jordan Ponticelli had equalised for Coventry, saw Nolan’s men secure a 2-1 victory.Nolan was delighted with the character of his players as they responded t...Full Story »

Bowyer lauds hat-trick hero Delfouneso

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA42 hits

Blackpool manager Gary Bowyer believes Nathan Delfouneso has the ability to score more frequently after he claimed the first hat-trick of his career in the 5-0 thrashing of Bradford.The Seasiders put a difficult Easter period behind them in emphatic fashion as they moved themselves eight points clear of the relegation zone in League One.Bowyer said: “It’s a credit to our boys for the...Full Story »

Graham Carey nets late penalty winner as Plymouth edge nine-man Peterborough

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA46 hits

Plymouth playmaker Graham Carey tucked away a stoppage-time penalty winner as Argyle came back from 1-0 down to beat League One play-off rivals Peterborough United 2-1 at Home Park.The Posh went ahead when the league’s leading scorer Jack Marriott took his tally to 26 goals with a superb 10th-minute finish as he pounced on a bouncing through ball to lob stand-in goalkeeper Kyle Letheren.Ar...Full Story »

Delfouneso hits hat-trick for five-star Blackpool

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA37 hits

A Nathan Delfouneso hat-trick helped Blackpool claim a thumping 5-0 win over Bradford at Bloomfield Road which eased their relegation fears.Blackpool took the lead after 17 minutes, with Colin Daniel’s cross finding Delfouneso 12 yards out and his effort was too strong for ex-Seasiders keeper Colin Doyle.Their advantage was doubled five minutes later through a superb individual goal from V...Full Story »

Ospreys brush aside Connacht

Posted Saturday, April 07, 2018 by PA63 hits

Ospreys celebrated a bonus point 39-10 victory over Connacht in their Guinness PRO14 clash at the Liberty Stadium to keep alive hopes of qualifying for the European Champions Cup.Ospreys’ five tries came from wing Jeff Hassler, full-back Dan Evans, hooker Scott Otten, centre Ashley Beck and wing Hanno Dirksen, with Dan Biggar kicking 14 points. Connacht’s points came from a try and c...Full Story »

Stanislas sidelined for rest of the season

Posted Friday, April 06, 2018 by PA45 hits

Bournemouth will be without midfielder Junior Stanislas for the rest of the Premier League season following knee surgery.Captain Simon Francis (hamstring) will be assessed ahead of Saturday’s match against Crystal Palace and forward Lys Mousset could be available again following injury.Christian Benteke faces a late fitness test before Palace select their starting XI.The striker suffered a...Full Story »

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp delivers injury update

Posted Thursday, April 05, 2018 by hits

Mohamed Salah was forced off with injury MOHAMED SALAH has played down injury fears after he limped off in Liverpool's 3-0 win over Manchester City, Jurgen Klopp has assured. Shortly after half-time, following a chase for the ball, Salah pulled up holding his groin. After receiving treatment on the touchline, Salah went down the tunnel and was replaced by Gini Wijnaldum. Towards the end of t...Full Story »

Paul Tisdale delighted as Exeter boost promotion hopes with win over Cheltenham

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA38 hits

Exeter manager Paul Tisdale praised his side’s response as they came from behind to beat Cheltenham 2-1 and boost their promotion hopes.Robins captain Carl Winchester opened the scoring with a fine shot from 20 yards before Robbie Simpson, making his first start in a year, equalised with a volley from Jake Taylor’s cross.Jordan Storey headed an 81st-minute winner for Exeter to move t...Full Story »

Drey Wright gets Colchester off to flying start

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA40 hits

Colchester’s slim play-off aspirations were given a boost by a 2-1 victory at Forest Green.Early goals in either half from Drey Wright and Ben Stevenson left the U’s four points shy of the top seven, with Rovers, for whom Reuben Reid scored a penalty, six points above the drop zone.Colchester caught Forest Green cold from the kick-off as Wright got on the end of Sammie Szmodics&rsquo...Full Story »

Dele Alli makes England case as clinical double thrills Spurs boss Pochettino

Posted Monday, April 02, 2018 by PA63 hits

Mauricio Pochettino tipped “fighter” Dele Alli to win back England boss Gareth Southgate’s trust after the Tottenham star’s match-winning double at Chelsea.Alli followed up being dropped for England’s 1-1 draw with Italy by netting twice as Tottenham secured a first win at Stamford Bridge since 1990 in Sunday’s Premier League clash.Pochettino insisted Spurs ha...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 1-3 Tottenham Hotspur: Dele Alli stuns Chelsea as Tottenham end long wait for Stamford Bridge success

Posted Monday, April 02, 2018 by PA87 hits

Dele Alli’s double drove Tottenham to a first Stamford Bridge win over Chelsea since 1990 and left the Blues’ Champions League qualification bid in tatters.England star Alli’s goals and Christian Eriksen’s stunning long-range strike handed Spurs the 3-1 win – and an eight-point Premier League advantage over their fierce London rivals with just seven matches to play....Full Story »

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe delighted by Jermain Defoe’s impact

Posted Sunday, April 01, 2018 by PA38 hits

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe was full of praise for “razor-sharp” Jermain Defoe after the veteran striker came off the bench to score a stoppage-time equaliser at Watford.Roberto Pereyra’s strike early in the second half looked as though it would be enough to secure victory for the Hornets but Defoe struck late on as the visitors left Hertfordshire with a 2-2 draw.Kiko Femenia h...Full Story »

Mark Robins delighted as Coventry extend unbeaten run

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA44 hits

Coventry boss Mark Robins was delighted to see his side’s unbeaten run in Sky Bet League Two extend to seven matches thanks to Max Biamou’s late equaliser at Rodney Parade.The 1-1 draw against Newport means the Sky Blues move up one place into sixth with seven games left to play.“Newport have got a way of playing that puts you under pressure and makes you graft,” said Rob...Full Story »

Paul Heckingbottom delighted after Leeds see off Bolton

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA57 hits

Leeds boss Paul Heckingbottom could enjoy his job once again as his side ended a four-match winless run with victory against Bolton.Goals from Caleb Ekuban and Pablo Hernandez early in each half secured the Whites just their second win of 2018, both of which have come since Heckingbottom took charge in February.The former Barnsley boss was in an upbeat mood after the 2-1 victory – but he f...Full Story »

Adams delighted as four-star Plymouth return to play-off places

Posted Saturday, March 31, 2018 by PA59 hits

Plymouth boss Derek Adams was full of praise for his side as they swept back up to sixth in League One following a comprehensive 4-0 home win over Southend.Argyle are now level on points with fifth-placed Scunthorpe, their opponents on Monday, following two goals apiece from Ruben Lameiras and Graham Carey.Adams said: “We’re back up to sixth, delighted to be on 60 points at this stag...Full Story »

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