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Emery left disappointed as Arsenal concede more late goals

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA115 hits

Unai Emery insists there remains room for improvement from his Arsenal side despite their comfortable Europa League win over Vorskla Potalva.The Gunners raced into a four-goal lead as a Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang double, a Danny Welbeck header and a tap-in from substitute Mesut Ozil set them up for a big win.But Vorskla rallied and halved the arrears as Volodymyr Chesnakov pulled one back before ...Full Story »

Leigh Griffiths the difference as Celtic leave it late to beat Rosenborg

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA104 hits

Leigh Griffiths climbed off the bench to score a dramatic late winner for Celtic in their Europa League Group B opener against old foes Rosenborg at Parkhead.The Hoops had knocked the Norwegian outfit out of the Champions League qualifiers earlier in the season and indeed last year.That familiarity appeared to contribute to an insipid first 45 minutes which ended with visiting keeper Andre Hanse...Full Story »

Arsenal 4 - 2 FC Vorskla Poltava: Arsenal hit four as Unai Emery’s Europa League charge begins in style

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA326 hits

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as Unai Emery’s first Europa League game in charge of Arsenal ended with a straightforward victory over Vorskla Poltava. Emery is a specialist in this competition having won it three years in a row while at Sevilla and the Gunners eased to a comfortable 4-2 win to start this season’s group stage in style – although conceding two late goals...Full Story »

Maurizio Sarri bemoans Chelsea’s wastefulness in front of goal in Greece

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA105 hits

Maurizio Sarri rued the profligacy of Chelsea and striker Alvaro Morata after Thursday night’s 1-0 win at PAOK Salonika.Willian’s seventh-minute strike was the difference for the Blues, who have five wins from five Premier League games, but Pedro and Morata spurned numerous opportunities to add to the lead.“We were in control of the match for 90 minutes,” head coach Sarri...Full Story »

Accrington in good shape for clash with AFC Wimbledon

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA75 hits

Accrington manager John Coleman has an almost full-strength squad to choose from for the visit of AFC Wimbledon.Striker Billy Kee was troubled by a foot injury earlier in this season but has responded well to treatment.Kee’s fellow forward Luke Charman is the only doubt with a minor quad muscle problem.Coleman will be hoping his side can claim all three points and end a streak of four stra...Full Story »

Unbeaten Leeds to go unchanged as Monk returns to Elland Road

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA174 hits

Leeds are likely to be unchanged for their home game against Birmingham.Boss Marcelo Bielsa has no new injury concerns following the midweek win against Preston, but all his injured players remain sidelined.Kemar Roofe (calf) and fellow striker Patrick Bamford (knee), midfielder Pablo Hernandez (hamstring) and defender Gaetano Berardi (knee) will play no part.Teenage midfielder Jamie Shackleton ...Full Story »

PAOK Saloniki 0 - 1 Chelsea FC: Willian strike enough as wasteful Chelsea struggle to see off PAOK Salonika

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA340 hits

Willian silenced PAOK Salonika as Chelsea enjoyed a winning start to their Europa League campaign in Thessaloniki.Maurizio Sarri anticipated this would be the most difficult match of Group L, which also features Belarus’ BATE Borisov and Vidi of Hungary, but Chelsea squandered numerous chances to make this an easy evening at Stadio Toumba.Willian’s seventh-minute strike was the diffe...Full Story »

Villarreal 2 - 2 Glasgow Rangers: Rangers fight back twice to earn a point against Villarreal

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA311 hits

Kyle Lafferty’s first ever European goal handed Rangers a hugely impressive 2-2 draw in their Europa League opener with Villarreal.Steven Gerrard’s team were hoping to become the first Ibrox side to triumph away from home against Spanish opposition as they made their group-stage return after eight years in the UEFA wilderness.They did not quite manage that but did deliver a display o...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Sheffield Wed - No worries for Steve Bruce as he racks up milestone

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA94 hits

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has no new problems as he prepares to take charge of his 100th game for the club against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday.Villa emerged unscathed from a relatively routine 2-0 home win against Rotherham in midweek, when new boys Tammy Abraham and Yannick Bolasie were both on the scoresheet.Midfielder Mile Jedinak and defender Axel Tuanzebe are vying for recalls to the...Full Story »

Sunderland suffer Charlie Wyke blow in build-up to Rochdale clash

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA100 hits

Sunderland striker Charlie Wyke is out of Saturday’s League One clash with Rochdale as he faces up to 12 weeks on the sidelines.Manager Jack Ross has confirmed the summer signing from Bradford has suffered posterior cruciate ligament damage to the knee he injured before his arrival on Wearside and is likely to be out of action for between nine and 12 weeks.Dylan McGeouch has returned to tr...Full Story »

Cameron Borthwick-Jackson sidelined as Scunthorpe host Shrewsbury

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA81 hits

Scunthorpe boss Stuart McCall will be without Cameron Borthwick-Jackson as he looks to secure a first home win of the season in Saturday’s League One clash with Shrewsbury.The on-loan Manchester United defender suffered concussion during the first half of last Saturday’s 3-2 win at AFC Wimbledon and will sit out this weekend as a result.Lewis Butroid took his place against the Dons a...Full Story »

Matt Taylor unlikely to make changes as Exeter host Cheltenham

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA63 hits

Exeter boss Matt Taylor is likely to make limited changes to his team after two successive wins over Notts County and Mansfield.The Grecians currently sit second behind Lincoln, with three points separating the two teams.Jonathan Forte will be hoping for a start following a hamstring injury. The striker made an appearance on the bench for Exeter’s last game against Mansfield.Defensive pair...Full Story »

Oliver Finney may start for Crewe as they host Port Vale

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA54 hits

Midfielder Oliver Finney may be given a chance to have some game time after appearing on the bench for Crewe’s last two matches.Finney has impressed manager David Artell with strong performances in the under-23 side, scoring three goals in four games.Kevin O’Connor will be hoping to get an outing after only appearing on the bench in Crewe’s last game at Cheltenham, following a ...Full Story »

Marcus Browne and Jamie Mackie ruled out of Oxford’s clash with Walsall

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA84 hits

Oxford are without midfielder Marcus Browne and forward Jamie Mackie for the visit of Walsall in Sky Bet League One.Browne has a knee problem, while Mackie could be sidelined for up to six weeks with a hip injury.Midfielder Jamie Hanson is available again after completing his three-match suspension.Samir Carruthers and Simon Eastwood could return in the coming weeks but Rob Hall is out long term...Full Story »

Bury wait on Neil Danns ahead of Carlisle clash

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA63 hits

Midfielder Neil Danns will be monitored ahead of Bury’s clash with Carlisle.Danns fell awkwardly in the closing stages of last week’s win at Swindon and had to be substituted.Ryan Lowe’s side are looking for a fourth consecutive league win against Carlisle.Dom Telford is available after a minor injury, but fellow forward Jermaine Beckford remains sidelined with a knee problem.J...Full Story »

Wigan waiting on Callum McManaman fitness ahead of Bristol City clash

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA92 hits

Wigan will assess the fitness of winger Callum McManaman ahead of the visit of Bristol City in the Sky Bet Championship.The former England Under-21 international was forced to withdraw late from the squad for Tuesday’s victory over Hull after suffering a knock.Manager Paul Cook has suggested changes are likely due to the short turnaround before Friday’s encounter.Forward Gavin Massey...Full Story »

Middlesbrough vs Swansea - Pulis may shuffle Middlesbrough pack again for Swansea clash

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA97 hits

Middlesbrough boss Tony Pulis will assess his troops before naming a side to face Swansea after a gruelling week in the Sky Bet Championship. Pulis freshened things up in the wake of Saturday’s 1-0 defeat at Norwich, resting Dael Fry and Britt Assombalonga for the first time in the league this season, as well as Mohamed Besic, for Wednesday night’s 2-0 win over Bolton. George Sav...Full Story »

Chris Powell ponders changes for Southend’s clash with Fleetwood

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA81 hits

Southend boss Chris Powell could be tempted to make changes for his side’s home game against Fleetwood.Powell has no major new injury worries, but the Shrimpers are bidding to avoid a fourth straight league defeat and are still without suspended pair Mark Oxley and Michael Kightly.Goalkeeper Oxley and winger Kightly will both sit out the final game of their respective three-match bans...Full Story »

Ali Crawford set to make Doncaster return at home to Bradford

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA53 hits

Doncaster midfielder Ali Crawford could return to the squad for the home game against Bradford.Crawford has made just one appearance since arriving in the summer, but has returned to full training and hopes to be included on the bench.Boss Grant McCann is expected to name an unchanged starting line-up with no new injury or suspension worries after last week’s impressive win at Walsall...Full Story »

Steve McLaren will assess Geoff Cameron’s fitness ahead of clash with Norwich

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018 by PA86 hits

QPR boss Steve McClaren will check on midfielder Geoff Cameron ahead of the televised Sky Bet Championship clash against Norwich.The 33-year-old has been building up match fitness following a loan move from Stoke and the American played the full 90 minutes of the home win over Millwall on Wednesday night, so will be assessed.Midfielder Josh Scowen has recovered from a knee injury and came off th...Full Story »

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