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Wimbledon beat relegation rivals Walsall with stoppage-time penalty

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Dean Parrett’s stoppage-time penalty capped a stunning comeback as Wimbledon fought back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at relegation rivals Walsall.Walsall led after just six minutes as Jack Fitzwater glanced Erhun Oztumer’s free-kick past keeper George Long via his outstretched thigh.They doubled their lead on the stroke of half-time when Julien Ngoy flicked a ball over one Dons defender...Full Story »

Bury relegated following defeat to Northampton

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Bury’s three-year stay in Sky Bet League One is over after Ryan Lowe’s side were beaten 3-2 by Northampton.The Shakers were relegated after Ash Taylor’s second goal of the game, in the 87th minute, handed the Cobblers a win which keeps their survival hopes alive. Taylor’s winner came as he tapped home Dan Powell’s cross.An end-to-end first half began with Northampto...Full Story »

Burton upset the odds by beating Derby

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Burton kept their slim Championship survival hopes alive with a 3-1 victory over play-off chasing Derby at the Pirelli Stadium. Liam Boyce, Luke Murphy and Lucas Akins were all on target as Albion claimed their first win on home soil in 18 games, moving to within five points of safety with three matches remaining. David Nugent had equalised in the 29th minute for Derby, who also missed a late pe...Full Story »

Robinson off the mark as Oxford sink Southend

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Oxford earned a crucial three points in their bid to avoid relegation as first-half goals from James Henry and Ricardinho handed them a 2-0 victory over Southend.It was Karl Robinson’s first win since taking over as U’s boss.Henry fired them in front in the sixth minute with his ninth goal of the season, dribbling past two defenders and shooting low into the far corner from 16 yards ...Full Story »

Mikkelsen the difference for Dundee United

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Dundee United had a fast start to thank for their 1-0 home win over Falkirk which kept them on track for a promotion play-off place.Thomas Mikkelsen scored the decisive goal after only seven minutes, turning home from close range following a cross from Willo Flood.Neither side really threatened to add to the score until the 77th minute when Louis Longridge pounced on a loose ball and raced clear...Full Story »

Jordan Rhodes fires Wednesday to win at Hull

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Jordan Rhodes scored his first goal since Boxing Day as Sheffield Wednesday beat Hull 1-0 at the KCOM Stadium.After Allan McGregor had produced a good save to deny him in the opening stages, striker Rhodes headed Wednesday in front after 18 minutes on his return to the starting line-up.Hull, who had scored nine goals in their last two matches before this clash, thought they had levelled things u...Full Story »

Callum Robinson brace keeps Preston in play-off hunt

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Callum Robinson scored twice as Preston kept their Championship play-off hopes alive with a 2-1 victory at QPR.North End came from behind to win at Loftus Road, where Robinson equalised in first-half injury-time after Matt Smith’s 13th-minute goal had put Rangers ahead.The home side struggled in the second half and Preston had a goal disallowed for offside when Tom Clarke’s header fr...Full Story »

Wilfried Zaha bags brace as Crystal Palace claim much-needed Brighton win

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Crystal Palace took a significant step towards preserving their Premier League status with a 3-2 victory over rivals Brighton.With four remaining fixtures they moved six points clear of the bottom three following two first-half goals from Wilfried Zaha and another from James Tomkins, also moving above Swansea and up to 16th.Throughout an unusually open first half Glenn Murray and Jose Izquierdo ...Full Story »

Last-gasp Ince winner lifts Terriers to brink of safety

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Tom Ince struck a last-gasp winner to snatch Huddersfield a 1-0 home victory against Watford and give their survival hopes a major boost.Second-half substitute Ince side-footed home in the 90th minute to clinch the Terriers their first win in six Premier League games and move them seven points clear of the bottom three.Huddersfield’s sixth home win of the season lifted them up to 14th plac...Full Story »

South coast play-off rivals cancel each other out in stalemate

Posted Sunday, April 15, 2018 by PA

Plymouth slipped to sixth as they survived late drama to claim a goalless draw against close play-off rivals Portsmouth.Pompey winger Jamal Lowe rounded Argyle stand-in keeper Kyle Letheren in the last minute of normal time but his shot was cleared off the line by Plymouth’s on-loan Bristol City central defender Zak Vyner.Seconds later Portsmouth skipper Brett Pitman’s powerful stopp...Full Story »

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