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Scunthorpe let themselves down, says boss Graham Alexander

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2018 by PA2 hits

Boss Graham Alexander admitted Scunthorpe were their own worst enemy as they had to settle for a point in a 2-2 draw with struggling Northampton.The Iron manager accused his side of lacking a spark and giving away soft goals, but was at least pleased with their character as they twice fought back from being a goal behind.“I watched that game through my fingers,” s...Full Story »

Scunthorpe boss Graham Alexander wanted more against Posh

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA1 hits

Graham Alexander saw his Scunthorpe side twice battle back from behind at Peterborough but was still frustrated to drop two points.The Iron kept themselves in the play-off places thanks to a deadlock at the ABAX Stadium earned by levellers from two recent loan recruits.Alexander’s men were trailing after just 85 seconds as Marcus Maddison ended a three-month wait for a League One goal with...Full Story »

Hoffenheim 1-2 Liverpool: Alexander-Arnold stunner helps Reds to Champions League win

Posted Wednesday, August 16, 2017 by hits

Hoffenheim v Liverpool: Trent Alexander-Arnold celebrates his goal But while Liverpool have two away goals, this Champions League play-off tie is still up for grabs. The Reds take a slender advantage back to Anfield for next week's second leg - and two precious away goals. But, if this is anything to go by, there will be more drama in seven days' time. It was 18-year-old Alexander-Arnold's f...Full Story »

Scunthorpe United vs Chesterfield - Alexander could stick with unchanged line-up when Scunthorpe battle Chesterfield

Posted Monday, April 17, 2017 by PA26 hits

Scunthorpe manager Graham Alexander could name an unchanged line-up as they aim to keep their play-off ambitions on track with victory over Chesterfield. If Alexander does decide to rotate, left-back Harry Toffolo could return after being an unused substitute against MK Dons, having previously been absent with a thigh strain. Jordan Clarke has missed the last two matches due to personal reason...Full Story »

Scunthorpe United vs Port Vale - Graham Alexander handed fitness boost ahead of Scunthorpe's clash with Port Vale

Posted Saturday, January 28, 2017 by PA15 hits

Scunthorpe boss Graham Alexander has been handed a major fitness boost ahead of Saturday's clash with Port Vale. Midfielder Neal Bishop is set to return to the side following injury while both David Mirfin and Conor Townsend are also pushing for recalls after successfully negotiating a midweek friendly. Alexander is without the suspended Kevin van Veen while Paddy Madden is still sidelined and...Full Story »

Eintracht Frankfurt 1 - 0 Schalke 04: Alexander Meier nets early winner as Eintracht Frankfurt see off Schalke

Posted Saturday, August 27, 2016 by PA19 hits

Eintracht Frankfurt ensured a disappointing Bundesliga debut for new Schalke coach Markus Weinzierl with a 1-0 win over Royal Blues - despite finishing the game with 10 men and missing a penalty. After going close several times in the first 10 minutes, Frankfurt took the lead 12 minutes in when Alexander Meier swept the ball in left-footed from level with the penalty spot. Meier should have ma...Full Story »

Barnsley 0 - 0 Scunthorpe United: Graham Alexander makes point in his first match in charge of Scunthorpe

Posted Friday, March 25, 2016 by PA11 hits

Graham Alexander's first game in charge of Scunthorpe ended in a goalless draw at Barnsley. The visitors had the better of the opening exchanges as Luke Williams forced a smart close-range save from Reds goalkeeper Adam Davies after an inviting cross by Jim O'Brien. O'Brien himself then went close, striking just wide from the edge of the area after 15 minutes. Despite dominating the possessio...Full Story »

Eintracht Frankfurt 3 - 2 Wolfsburg: Alexander Meier nets hat-trick as Eintracht Frankfurt recover to beat Wolfsurg

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2016 by PA19 hits

Alexander Meier was Eintracht Frankfurt's hero with all three goals in their 3-2 win over Wolfsburg. Dante put Wolfsburg in front and there was no sign of what was to come in a first half dominated by the visitors. However, Meier pulled a transformed Frankfurt level midway through the second half before putting them in front six minutes later. Andre Schurrle thought he had earned Wolfsburg a ...Full Story »

VfB Stuttgart 0 - 4 Augsburg: Brilliant Augsburg pile pressure on Stuttgart coach Alexander Zorniger

Posted Saturday, November 21, 2015 by PA3 hits

Augsburg piled the pressure on Stuttgart coach Alexander Zorniger with a 4-0 win at the Mercedes-Benz Arena on Saturday. Alexander Esswein struck twice in the space of six minutes as Stuttgart got caught out cold, with the game starting with a 15-minute delay to allow all the fans to get through stiffer security measures to take their seats. Jan-Ingwer Callsen-Bracker added a third for the vis...Full Story »

Eintracht Frankfurt 6 - 2 Koln: Alexander Meier scores a hat-trick as Eintracht Frankfurt thrash Cologne 6-2

Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015 by PA18 hits

Alexander Meier gave a reminder of why he became the Bundesliga's top goalscorer last season as he marked his return from almost half a year on the sidelines with a hat-trick in a 6-2 win for Eintracht Frankfurt against Cologne. Meier netted his first in the third minute before making it 3-0 midway through the first half, after Luc Castaignos had also hit the target. Anthony Modeste pulled one...Full Story »

Fleetwood Town vs Southend United preview - Alexander ponders keeper issue

Posted Saturday, August 08, 2015 by PA19 hits

Fleetwood are short of goalkeeping cover for their Sky Bet League One opener against Southend at Highbury Stadium. Chris Maxwell is the only fit senior goalkeeper on the club's books with American Brendan Moore out with an ankle injury and both Mason Springthorpe and Scott Davies having left over the summer. The likely solution is for Andreas Arestidou, who has been training with the Cod Army ...Full Story »

Fleetwood Town vs Milton Keynes Dons preview - Alexander could shuffle pack

Posted Tuesday, April 14, 2015 by PA15 hits

Graham Alexander could considers changes to his Fleetwood team as they look to bounce back against MK Dons following their first loss in five games. Midfielder Nick Haughton has started the last two home games but neither of the past two away fixtures and Alexander could opt to hand him a start at Highbury once again after the Cod Army's loss to Walsall. Right-back Conor McLaughlin (shoulder) ...Full Story »

Fleetwood Town vs Barnsley preview - Alexander wants more points

Posted Wednesday, September 17, 2014 by PA51 hits

Fleetwood boss Graham Alexander could make changes after they suffered successive away defeats. The Cod Army have dropped to seventh in Sky Bet League One after Saturday's 1-0 loss at Crawley. They host Barnsley on Wednesday and Stephen Dobbie's and Jamie Proctor's places are under threat after they missed good chances at Crawley. Alexander told the Blackpool Gazette: "We should be sitting wi...Full Story »

Alexander Buttner wants to stay at Manchester United

Posted Tuesday, January 07, 2014 by YAHOO Sport63 hits

Alexander Buttner insists he wants to stay and fight for his place at Manchester United. The 24-year-old joined the Premier League champions from Vitesse in August 2012 but has struggled to displace Patrice Evra at left back. Buttner has made seven appearances this season and started in the club’s 2-1 defeat at home to Swansea City in the FA Cup third round Sunday. "If people talk abou...Full Story »

AC Milan's Alexander Merkel ruled out for two months

Posted Monday, January 30, 2012 by Goal.com118 hits

AC Milan have been rocked by the news that Alexander Merkel will be out of action for two months with knee ligament damage. The German midfielder arrived at San Siro on loan from Genoa earlier this month to provide cover for injured duo Gennaro Gattuso and Alberto Aquilani. However, the Rossoneri announced on Sunday evening that Merkel had suffered medial ligament damage to his right knee a...Full Story »

Liverpool sign goalkeeper Alexander Doni from Roma

Posted Tuesday, July 19, 2011 by BBC.com113 hits

Liverpool have signed Brazilian goalkeeper Alexander Doni from Roma as back-up for first-choice Pepe Reina. The 31-year-old joins the Reds after passing a medical, but Liverpool did not disclose financial details of the deal or the length of his contract. Doni has 10 caps for Brazil and played 179 times over six seasons for Roma. Liverpool Director of Football Damien Comolli said: "We are get...Full Story »

Felix Magath Doubtful Over Alexander Baumjohann & Erik Jendrisek Loan Moves To Arminia Bielefeld

Posted Wednesday, January 12, 2011 by Goal.com69 hits

Schalke coach Felix Magath has revealed that 2. Bundesliga club Arminia Bielefeld have made contact with hopes of signing Erik Jendrisek and Alexander Baumjohann on loan. However, the gaffer has turned down such offers. "We have been contacted by Aminia Bielfeld about these players and we have a certain willingness to support them," he told Westdeutscher Rundfunk. "But I think that these play...Full Story »


Posted Friday, October 08, 2010 by hits

ALEXANDER Hleb is on a collision course with ­Birmingham boss Alex McLeish after claiming his move to the Midlands was a step backwards. And the Belarus ­international risked ­angering his new manager even further by attacking his long-ball approach. Hleb completed a shock loan move to St Andrew’s from Barcelona just before the summer transfer ­window slammed shut. His...Full Story »

Laws pays tribute to Alexander

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by PA20 hits

Burnley manager Brian Laws has paid his own tribute to Macclesfield manager Keith Alexander, who died suddenly on Wednesday. Laws knew the 53-year-old well from his time in charge at Scunthorpe and said the former Lincoln boss "broke the mould" for black managers. Burnley also suffered two losses of their own in the last few days with Janette Fackrell, the mother of young striker Alex MacDona...Full Story »

Alexander was earmarked for LMA role

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by PA11 hits

LMA chief executive Richard Bevan has revealed he had intended on inviting Keith Alexander to join the organisation's board before his sad passing. Macclesfield boss Alexander, who suffered a brain aneurysm in November 2003, died at the age of 53 after arriving home on Tuesday night from the club's League Two match at Notts County. Bevan told Press Association Sport: "A position became avail...Full Story »

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