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Oxford earn first points of the season with victory over Burton

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Second-half goals from James Henry and Ricky Holmes earned Oxford their first points of the season as they beat Burton 3-1.It ended a run of four straight league defeats for Karl Robinson’s team.Substitute Holmes scored with his first touch as he converted Henry’s pass after 69 minutes, after Henry had put the U’s back in front four minutes in to the second half.John Mousinho h...Full Story »

Salford can Hav share of the points

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Havant and Waterlooville and Salford shared the spoils from a 1-1 draw at West Leigh Park.Alfie Pavey benefited midway through the first half when Chris Neal failed to parry Bradley Tarbuck’s effort to safety and the ball landed perfectly for the forward a yard out.The visitors survived a scare when Nicke Kabamba headed against the post. Adam Rooney cashed in for Salford, prodding in from ...Full Story »

Tom Hopper strike sinks Bristol Rovers

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Tom Hopper’s goal five minutes before half-time was enough for Southend to clinch a 1-0 victory at Bristol Rovers.The visitors went ahead when Rovers failed to deal with Michael Kightly’s near-post cross from the left and the ball broke across goal for Hopper to shoot powerfully past goalkeeper Adam Smith.It proved to be the only goal in a scrappy encounter that ended with the home s...Full Story »

Leyton Orient secure late draw at Gateshead

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Marvin Ekpiteta saved Leyton Orient’s unbeaten start to the season late on in a 1-1 draw at Gateshead.The sides cancelled each other out in the first half, but Craig Clay came close for the O’s with a deflected effort that defender Jon Mellish cleared off his line at full stretch.Gateshead thought they had won it when Luke Armstrong smashed in his fifth goal of the season after 77 mi...Full Story »

Buchanan treble earns thrilling win for 10-man Raith

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Raith launched a stunning fightback with 10 men to snatch the most unlikely 4-3 win over Airdrieonians in Ladbrokes League One.Joao Victoria and Dale Carrick gave Airdrie a 2-0 half-time lead and though Liam Buchanan got Raith back in the game, they lost Iain Davidson to a red card after a headbutt on Grant Gallagher.Victoria made it 3-1 with a thumping finish off the bar to seemingly finish the...Full Story »

Kieran Agard makes it second time lucky from the spot as MK Dons end Exeter run

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Kieran Agard missed one penalty but netted a second as MK Dons saw off 10-man Exeter 1-0 in Paul Tisdale’s first game against his former club.Tisdale spent 12 years in charge of the Devon club before making a summer switch to Stadium MK, and his new side inflicted the Grecians’ first defeat of the campaign to leapfrog them into second in the League Two table.The visitors were reduced...Full Story »

Sean Shields scores twice as Ebbsfleet beat Aldershot

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Sean Shields’ double helped Ebbsfleet beat Aldershot 3-1 at Stonebridge Road.Matt McClure netted a superb diving header from Luke Wanadio’s pinpoint cross after just seven minutes to put the Shots in front.Jake Cole did his level best to prevent Ebbsfleet levelling, but his outstanding double save from Ebou Adams and Danny Kedwell was not enough as Shields followed in to score his fi...Full Story »

Wrexham denied by late own goal as Bromley snatch draw

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Luke Summerfield headed into his own goal in injury time to scrape a 2-2 draw for Bromley at Wrexham.Mike Fondop-Talom put the hosts in front on the half-hour with his fifth goal in six games for the Dragons, an exquisite chip over David Gregory.That finish was rivalled by substitute Rekeil Pyke’s backheel from Jordan Maguire-Drew’s cross to put the home side two clear in the second ...Full Story »

Harrogate continue to impress in the Conference

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Harrogate kept their impressive unbeaten record intact with a 3-1 victory at home to Solihull.The sides exchanged early goals. First, Liam Kitching capitalised from a flick on in the box by Dominic Knowles to prod the hosts in front.Jamie Reckord’s cross then found Adi Yussuf unmarked to steer a swift volleyed equaliser into the bottom corner for the Moors.In the second half, Kyle Storer l...Full Story »

Ikpeazu scores decisive header as Hearts maintain perfect start

Posted Sunday, August 26, 2018 by PA

Uche Ikpeazu was the hero once again for Hearts as they overcame 10-man Kilmarnock in the Ladbrokes Premiership to secure their sixth successive win.There are now real comparisons being drawn between Craig Levein’s side and the one led by George Burley in 2005, with the Jambos sitting top of the league with a 100 per cent record.But this was not a win filled with attacking flair and lots o...Full Story »

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