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Brighton ride luck into FA Cup fifth round with late winner at Middlesbrough

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Glenn Murray came off the bench at Middlesbrough to fire Premier League Brighton into the FA Cup fifth round without knowing a great deal about it.The striker, who was this week arrested along with his wife as part of a £1.1million tax investigation, was in the right place at the right time for defender George Friend to blast a 90th-minute clearance straight at him and look on as the ball ...Full Story »

Stead on target again for Notts County to earn a replay against Swansea

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Jon Stead’s goal earned Notts County a deserved replay as they came from behind to draw 1-1 with Swansea in the FA Cup fourth round.Luciano Narsingh’s strike on the stroke of half-time put the Premier League’s bottom club ahead but the underdogs responded with gusto and Stead scored the equaliser just after the hour mark.With Swansea fighting to preserve their top flight status...Full Story »

Wrexham and Tranmere share four-goal thriller

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Wrexham extended their unbeaten National League run to six games with a 2-2 draw with promotion rivals Tranmere.All the goals were scored in an entertaining first half as Wrexham moved up to third and remained a point ahead of their opponents.Tranmere took an 11th-minute lead when Ritchie Sutton turned the ball in from close range following a corner.But six minutes later the hosts were ahead. Fi...Full Story »

Late Ben Thompson strike earns Millwall replay against Rochdale

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Ben Thompson’s 90th-minute equaliser salvaged a 2-2 draw for Millwall against League One strugglers Rochdale in what was a gripping tie in the fourth round of the FA Cup at The Den.The Lions, quarter-finalists in last season’s competition, were on the brink of being the victims of a shock, with the Dale making light of the 32 league places between the two teams.Matt Done’s goal...Full Story »

Huddersfield’s poor form continues as Birmingham earn replay

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Lukas Jutkiewicz’s second-half equaliser earned Birmingham a deserved replay as their fourth-round FA Cup tie at Huddersfield ended 1-1.Jutkiewicz arrowed home a low shot nine minutes into the second period after Steve Mounie’s emphatic header had given the Premier League side an interval lead.Another bite at the cherry was just reward for Steve Cotterill’s Sky Bet Championship...Full Story »

Famara Diedhiou and Joe Bryan on target as Bristol City see off QPR

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Goals from Famara Diedhiou and Joe Bryan gave 10-man Bristol City a 2-0 Championship victory over QPR at Ashton Gate.Club-record signing Diedhiou put the Robins in front with a glancing header from Ryan Kent’s left-wing corner just before the interval.And Bryan wrapped up the points after 66 minutes with a clinical left-footed finish from inside the box after Diedhiou’s shot had been...Full Story »

Stephen Dobbie bags treble as Queen of the South ease past Brechin

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Brechin’s wait for a first Scottish Championship win of the season extended to 22 games after Stephen Dobbie’s hat-trick fired Queen of the South to a 3-1 victory. The former Swansea striker took his goal tally for the season to 23 to move his side level on points with Dunfermline in the final play-off spot. Dobbie opened the scoring in the ninth minute, finding the the top corner af...Full Story »

Aberdeen up to second after hitting back to see off Kilmarnock

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

A tremendous second-half turnaround saw Aberdeen come from behind to defeat Kilmarnock 3-1 and move back to second in the Ladbrokes Scottish Premiership.After falling behind to Kris Boyd’s close-range finish, Scott McKenna was credited with levelling just after the break before his spectacular strike put them ahead, and Niall McGinn rounded things off with a stunning solo effort.The Dons t...Full Story »

Danny Graham secures point for Blackburn

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Danny Graham scored late on as promotion-chasing Blackburn snatched a 1-1 draw against Northampton at Ewood Park. John-Joe O’Toole’s 12th-minute glancing header looked to have ended Blackburn’s 16-match unbeaten Sky Bet League One run but Graham nodded in an equaliser in the 74th minute. However, Rovers could not force a winner and slipped out of the top two following Shrewsbur...Full Story »

Montrose beat Stirling to move four points clear at top

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Montrose came from behind to beat Stirling 2-1 and extend their lead at the top of Scottish League Two to four points. Darren Smith fired Stirling in front in the 14th minute before substitute Craig Johnston equalised 15 minutes from time.Matty Allan’s header completed the turnaround in the 81st minute to ensure Montrose took advantage of second-placed Peterhead’s defeat at third-bot...Full Story »

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