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Powell happy with show of character

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Chris Powell was delighted with the second-half showing from his Southend United side as they came from behind to beat Burton.Tom Hopper and Simon Cox came up with the goals after the half-time introduction of Michael Kightly to give the Shrimpers a notable 2-1 away win.“The application of the players was excellent,” Powell said. “I had to do something. We knew in the first hal...Full Story »

Ten-man Rochdale hold on for point

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Rochdale earned a share of the spoils in a goalless draw against Bristol Rovers despite playing out the second half with 10 men.Dale had goalkeeper Magnus Norman dismissed on the stroke of half-time but his replacement, Josh Lillis, frustrated Rovers.Rovers striker Stefan Payne had the best effort of the first half, smashing a 20-yard drive against the underside of Norman’s crossbar.Liam S...Full Story »

Accrington score late winner against Doncaster

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Substitute Offrande Zanzala scored a late winner as Stanley saw off high-flying Doncaster 1-0.Zanzala raced onto a ball from Billy Kee and slotted into the far corner of the net three minutes from time to extend Stanley’s unbeaten run to 10 league games.Rovers started the stronger side and keeper Connor Ripley was in action twice for Stanley in the opening 20 minutes.He managed to grab the...Full Story »

Saints see off Everton on penalties

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Southampton put their difficult start to the Premier League season to one side to beat Everton 4-3 on penalties and progress to the Carabao Cup fourth round. Defender Cedric Soares scored the decisive spot-kick after misses from the hosts’ £45million summer signing Richarlison and fellow substitute Theo Walcott, whose 85th-minute equaliser had sent the tie to a shoot-out.Mark Hughes&...Full Story »

Frank Nouble double lifts Colchester to victory over Yeovil

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Frank Nouble scored twice as Colchester secured a convincing 3-1 home win over Yeovil.Visiting goalkeeper Nathan Baxter denied Sammie Szmodics inside the opening two minutes before turning away Ryan Jackson’s shot soon after.Colchester then took a 25th-minute lead through Tom Eastman, who fired in from close range after Harry Pell headed on Courtney Senior’s corner.Baxter denied Luke...Full Story »

Manchester United 0-0 Valencia: Manchester United draw a blank as Valencia frustrate Jose Mourinho’s men

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Manchester United remain stuck in a rut after a stuttering goalless draw with Valencia that extends their winless run and keeps the pressure on Jose Mourinho. Background shenanigans, disjointed displays and poor results have put Old Trafford in the eye of a storm, but Tuesday’s Champions League tie offered the chance to divert some of the mounting focus. Yet United’s worst start ...Full Story »

Scunthorpe win eight-goal thriller at Glanford Park

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Scunthorpe stretched their unbeaten run to seven matches at the expense of Charlton’s good form in an action-packed 5-3 win at Glanford Park.Stephen Humphrys struck the final, telling blow in stoppage time, settling a see-saw contest which repeatedly swung one way and then the other before the Addicks finally succumbed to a first loss in seven.Scunthorpe had drawn first blood in the third ...Full Story »

Southend come from behind to beat Burton

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Southend made it three League One wins in a row after coming from behind at Burton to grab all three points.Tom Hopper and Simon Cox secured a 2-1 win to end a four-game unbeaten home league run for Albion, who had led through Liam Boyce.The Northern Ireland international had forced Southend keeper Mark Oxley into a fingertip save and from the resulting corner made no mistake with a stooping hea...Full Story »

Fleetwood’s home woes go on as they are held by Wycombe.

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Joey Barton’s home woes continued as Fleetwood once again failed to pick up maximum points at Highbury as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Wycombe.The Cod Army have won just once at home in the league this term and squandered a lead to end up with just a point from this clash.Fleetwood took the lead through Paddy Madden, the forward nodding home an Ash Hunter cross from the right in the 37t...Full Story »

Tykes pegged back as Argyle end losing run

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA

Barnsley had to settle for a 1-1 draw against rock-bottom Plymouth despite taking an early lead.Alex Mowatt’s opener was cancelled out by Ruben Lameiras five minutes before half-time as winless Argyle earned only their fourth point of the season.Barnsley made the brighter start, with Mamadou Thiam seeing his curling effort tipped over by keeper Matt Macey and then having another shot saved...Full Story »

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