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Derek Adams praises Plymouth players after seeing off Southend

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Plymouth boss Derek Adams felt his side were more dominant than their 3-2 Sky Bet League One win at Southend suggests.United scored twice in the final five minutes after the Pilgrims had raced into a 3-0 lead at Roots Hall.And Adams was adamant that second-from-bottom Plymouth were by far the better team.“It was a very good and sweet performance and we were far better than Southend from th...Full Story »

Danny Cowley hails “incredible” Lincoln following battling Swindon draw

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Lincoln manager Danny Cowley hailed his “incredible” battling Imps as the League Two leaders drew 2-2 at Swindon – with nine men.Substitute Michael Doughty scored twice to rescue a point for Swindon after the visitors had seen Jason Shackell and Bruno Andrade sent off.Cowley said: “I am not bothered about the result. All I care about is the players and their efforts and I...Full Story »

Sol Campbell applauds Macclesfield’s first-half display

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Macclesfield boss Sol Campbell was happy with the ‘bright start’ that set the tone for his side’s 2-0 victory against mid-table Grimsby.Tyrone Marsh and Scott Wilson scored in the space of seven first-half minutes for the Silkmen, who are now three points from safety.Campbell said: “We started brightly and it was a great game for us. It’s a nice pitch here, and a bi...Full Story »

Karl Robinson hails Oxford’s character as they hit back for point.

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Karl Robinson was pleased with Oxford’s character as they fought back to draw 2-2 at Fleetwood.Wes Burns and Paddy Madden gave the home side a 2-0 half-time lead but James Henry’s 52nd-minute effort and a Jamie Mackie strike 12 minutes later levelled things up at Highbury.Robinson was pleased with the spirit of his relegation-threatened side, and said: “In the first half they p...Full Story »

Hodgson hurting after Palace pipped by Watford

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Roy Hodgson rued Crystal Palace’s missed opportunities after Watford fought from behind to secure a 2-1 victory at Selhurst Park.Hornets defender Craig Cathcart scored at either end, before Tom Cleverley sealed all three points for the visitors with a fine volley just six minutes after coming on as a substitute.The win moved Watford back above West Ham in the table, after their earlier vic...Full Story »

Dino Maamria hails resilience and togetherness at Stevenage

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Resilience and desire can take Stevenage a long way according to manager Dino Maamria after his side battled to a 2-1 home victory over Crawley.Substitute James Ball’s first-half double paved the way to victory though Crawley had equalised through Dominic Poleon, with all three goals coming before the break.The hosts were forced to hang on, though, with three key names coming off injured b...Full Story »

Stuart McCall: Scunthorpe are not safe yet

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Scunthorpe boss Stuart McCall insists his side are still far from safe in Sky Bet League One despite a 2-1 victory at Walsall.The win was United’s fourth on the spin and it moved them six points clear of the relegation zone.The visitors climbed to 15th thanks to Lee Novak’s cool finish – his 10th league goal of the season – after a superb solo effort from Walsall’s ...Full Story »

‘Job done’ for Wilder as Sheffield United move into the top two

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder felt it was the right result and well deserved as his side beat QPR 1-0 in a tight game at Bramall Lane.David McGoldrick’s tenth goal of the season was enough for United to take all three points and move up into the automatic promotion places.Wilder said: “It is job done, it was a tough game. They were on a good run of form, no result is given to...Full Story »

Robins bemoans missed opportunities as Coventry are held by struggling Dons

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Coventry boss Mark Robins rued his side’s missed chances after being forced to settle for a 1-1 draw against League One bottom club AFC Wimbledon.The Sky Blues regularly overpassed the ball instead of testing visiting goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale at the Ricoh Arena.Jake Jervis opened the scoring for the visitors just 72 seconds into the match before Luke Thomas’ rescued a point on the h...Full Story »

That was rubbish – Villa boss Smith pulls no punches after heavy loss at Wigan

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA

Dean Smith branded Aston Villa’s 3-0 Sky Bet Championship defeat at Wigan the lowest point of his managerial career.Villa were second best all over the pitch at the DW Stadium against a Wigan side that had won only one of their last 14 matches.But goals from Gary Roberts late in the first half and Michael Jacobs and Joe Garner late in the second moved Paul Cook’s men six points above...Full Story »

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