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Anthony Glennon to miss out for Grimsby

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2020 by PA11 hits

Anthony Glennon will miss Grimsby’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Carlisle despite being given the all-clear over a foot injury.The on-loan Burnley defender underwent a scan on the foot he damaged during last Saturday’s 2-0 win at Scunthorpe which confirmed he had not suffered a fracture as initially feared, but he has been given compassionate leave this weekend.Billy Clarke and Harr...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Mowbray hails experienced Johnson

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2020 by PA11 hits

Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray praised Bradley Johnson’s “knowledge and experience” after the midfielder’s late goal rescued a 2-2 draw against Swansea.Johnson fired home his third goal of the season in the fifth minute of stoppage time via a deflection to send the home support into raptures.In this meeting of play-off contenders, Rovers hit the front in the 25th minute thro...Full Story »

Johnson happy with “positive point”

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2020 by PA17 hits

Boss Lee Johnson claimed Bristol City’s 1-1 draw at fellow play-off chasers Millwall proved they are back on track as they ended their three-match losing run.City took the lead after just 10 minutes when Pedro Pereira fired past Bartosz Bialkowski but only had one further shot for the remainder of the game, meaning there were few complaints when they were pegged back by Tomas Kalas’ ...Full Story »

Bradley Johnson saves Blackburn

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2020 by PA11 hits

Bradley Johnson’s last-gasp equaliser salvaged a point for Blackburn as they drew 2-2 with fellow Championship play-off hopefuls Swansea.In a pulsating encounter, Rovers went ahead through Sam Gallagher’s first Ewood Park goal this season in the 25th minute, before Rhian Brewster hammered home an equaliser in first-half stoppage time.Swansea’s top scorer Andre Ayew rolled in a ...Full Story »

Johnson praises Wells as best finisher he has worked with at Bristol City

Posted Thursday, February 13, 2020 by PA19 hits

Lee Johnson described Nahki Wells as the best finisher he has worked with during four years as Bristol City boss after seeing the striker mark his first start with the opening goal in a thrilling 3-2 win over Derby.And that is some praise considering the likes of Tammy Abraham, Jonathan Kodja and Bobby Reid have been leading Robins marksmen in recent seasons.City moved to within three points of ...Full Story »

Bristol City boss Johnson pleased with competition in attack after Wells arrival

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2020 by PA22 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson has told his strikers they all have a major role to play in the club’s battle for promotion.Famara Diedhiou’s 10th goal of the season gave in-form City a 1-0 victory at QPR – their fourth consecutive Championship win and clean sheet.Diedhiou and fellow forward Andreas Weimann face a fight to keep their places following the arrival of Nahki Wells.Bu...Full Story »

Glenn Murray haunts West Ham again as Brighton snatch draw

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2020 by PA16 hits

West Ham’s nemesis Glenn Murray scored a controversial late equaliser as Brighton snatched a 3-3 draw at the London Stadium.The veteran striker, starting a Premier League match for the first time since September, grabbed his seventh career goal against the Hammers in the 79th minute.The ball appeared to hit Murray’s arm before he fired home but a VAR check decided otherwise, to disbe...Full Story »

Lee Johnson calls for cool heads at Bristol City

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PA25 hits

Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson urged his players to keep calm heads as the team moved into sixth place in the Sky Bet Championship with a 1-0 victory at Reading.City created little in a poor first-half display, with goalkeeper Daniel Bentley having to make a smart save from John Swift’s fierce 20-yard drive.But they grabbed the goal that clinched their third successive league win when...Full Story »

Glenn Whelan set to keep place as Fleetwood take on Coventry

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by PA24 hits

New signing Glenn Whelan is set to retain his place in the starting line-up for Fleetwood’s match against Coventry.The Republic of Ireland midfielder impressed on his debut on Saturday just 24 hours after signing from Hearts.Head coach Joey Barton is still looking to do more business before the transfer window closes.Midfielder Jordan Rossiter has been ruled out for the rest of the season ...Full Story »

Johnson could make Rovers return against QPR

Posted Monday, January 27, 2020 by PA19 hits

Blackburn could have Bradley Johnson available for the home clash with QPR after he missed the thumping win at Sheffield Wednesday through illness.Charlie Mulgrew could also be involved after his season-long loan spell at Wigan was cut short.Corry Evans has undergone surgery on a fractured skull but manager Tony Mowbray has yet to put a timescale on a return for the Northern Ireland internationa...Full Story »

Bristol City boss Johnson pleased to send fans home happy after cup humiliation

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA22 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson was lost for words following Niclas Eliasson’s winner against Barnsley.Both teams had missed a host of chances when Jay Dasilva burst down the left flank in the 87th minute and crossed to the far post where Eliasson controlled the ball and coolly picked his spot with a low shot.Johnson and his staff hugged each other in the dug-out and were soon celebrating a ...Full Story »

Johnson pleased to see Paterson make the right impression

Posted Sunday, January 12, 2020 by PA26 hits

Lee Johnson hailed goalscorers Jamie Paterson and Famara Diedhiou after watching Bristol City get back to winning ways in the Sky Bet Championship with a 2-0 victory at Wigan.Paterson had only come on as a half-time substitute at the DW Stadium, replacing Marley Watkins. But he broke the deadlock 13 minutes from time, before laying on the second goal for Diedhiou a couple of minutes la...Full Story »

Johnson to appeal against red card

Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020 by PA23 hits

Both managers played down a fracas after the final whistle which saw Bristol City head coach Lee Johnson shown a red card following his side’s 4-0 home defeat by Brentford.Angry words appeared to be exchanged between Johnson and Brentford manager Thomas Frank and referee Matthew Donohue judged the home boss to be the guilty party.It was a bad end to a nightmare afternoon for City. Bryan Mb...Full Story »

Johnson could stick with winning side

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA35 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson could be in a position to name an unchanged side for the Robins’ New Year’s Day clash with Brentford.Johnson watched his side get their play-off hopes back on track as they snapped a four-game losing streak with a 3-0 win over Luton on Sunday.Nathan Baker is expected to miss out again as he continues his recovery from a recent injury.Jay Dasilva will hop...Full Story »

Lee Johnson targets winning run after Bristol City stop the rot

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA32 hits

Lee Johnson was relieved to see Bristol City’s four-match losing run end with a sparkling display in a 3-0 victory over Luton.The head coach has earned the nickname ‘Streaky’ over the years because his teams have a tendency to build up winning and losing sequences.Marley Watkins bundled home a Niclas Eliasson shot at the far post in the fourth minute to pave the way for a convi...Full Story »

It was definitely not a penalty – Bristol City boss Johnson upset by Owls winner

Posted Sunday, December 22, 2019 by PA46 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson felt the late penalty which earned Sheffield Wednesday a 1-0 victory should not have been awarded.The clash between the two Championship promotion hopefuls had looked set to finish in a goalless stalemate at Hillsborough until Wednesday won a spot-kick five minutes from time.Tommy Rowe was adjudged to have brought down Atdhe Nuhiu inside the area and Barry...Full Story »

McNair and Johnson suspended as Middlesbrough host Charlton

Posted Thursday, December 05, 2019 by PA38 hits

Middlesbrough manager Jonathan Woodgate will be without suspended duo Paddy McNair and Marvin Johnson ahead of his squad’s Championship clash with Charlton.McNair picked up a fifth yellow card and a one-match suspension as Boro’s three-game unbeaten run was ended by a heavy 4-0 defeat to Leeds last weekend.Johnson still has a match to serve of his three-game ban after his red ca...Full Story »

Johnson – We were absolutely brilliant

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by PA28 hits

Lee Johnson was a proud head coach as his Bristol City players headed off for their annual Christmas party on the back of a thrilling performance in a 5-2 home win over Huddersfield.The hosts were ahead after 11 minutes when Andreas Weimann’s shot was diverted past Kamil Grabara by Josh Brownhill and they doubled their advantage on the half hour as Terence Kongolo deflected Niclas Eliasson...Full Story »

Johnson labels Brownhill ‘a superstar in the making’ after winner at Cardiff

Posted Sunday, November 10, 2019 by PA34 hits

Bristol City manager Lee Johnson believes Josh Brownhill has the potential to become a ‘superstar’ after his stunning strike secured victory over rivals Cardiff.The Robins captain’s second-half goal sent his side into the play-off places heading into the international break.He almost setup an early opener after pouncing on Neil Etheridge’s wayward clearance, but Aden Flin...Full Story »

Lee Johnson not happy after Bristol City concede late at Barnsley

Posted Saturday, November 02, 2019 by PA31 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson was left deflated after his side were denied second place in the Championship by Cauley Woodrow’s last-gasp equaliser for managerless Barnsley.The struggling Tykes were 2-0 down after 71 minutes following goals from Ashley Williams and Andreas Weimann at Oakwell.But Aapo Halme’s header gave them hope with 13 minutes remaining and former Bristol City loan...Full Story »

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