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Arsenal legend Alexander Hleb admits ‘no one cares’ about coronavirus in Belarus as they continue football season

Posted Monday, March 23, 2020 by hits

THIS is Europe’s last footballing outpost, where the country’s President believes ‘tractor therapy’ can cure a deadly virus. Welcome to the Belarusian Premier League. Snow oe coronavirus - there is no stopping football in Belarus Credit: Getty Images - Getty Arsenal legend Hleb says people do not care about the global pandemic in eastern Europe Credit: AP:Associated Pr...Full Story »

Alexander has options for Salford’s match against Bradford

Posted Friday, March 06, 2020 by PA21 hits

Salford have no fresh injuries as they host Bradford in Sky Bet League Two.Manager Graham Alexander made four changes for last week’s win at Macclesfield and has challenged those who missed out to step up.Scott Wiseman, Jack Baldwin, Michael O’Connor and Craig Conway are all fighting to win back starting spots.Former Manchester United and Everton midfielder Darron Gibson is set to co...Full Story »

Alexander hails Salford’s positive approach in win over Macclesfield

Posted Sunday, March 01, 2020 by PA20 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander felt his players showed their battling qualities in coping better with the tricky conditions in their 2-0 win at Macclesfield.The visitors sealed victory with two goals in seven first-half minutes at Moss Rose and the manager said their training-ground work helped them immensely.“We played well on a difficult pitch in difficult conditions,” he said.&ldqu...Full Story »

No new injury concerns for Salford boss Alexander

Posted Friday, February 21, 2020 by PA37 hits

Salford manager Graham Alexander has no fresh injury concerns for the visit of Colchester in the Sky Bet League Two on Saturday.Nathan Pond could be pushing for a starting place.The defender came off the bench for his first appearance after a three-match absence because of an ankle problem on Saturday, and could feature again.Manager Alexander will be hoping his side build on the win over Steven...Full Story »

Alexander believes Salford deserved three points

Posted Sunday, February 09, 2020 by PA19 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander cut a disappointed figure after his side were held 0-0 at home by Crawley.The Ammies created the bulk of the chances during the Peninsula Stadium clash and are now unbeaten in five matches, but Alexander feels his side deserved the three points.Alexander said: “We completely dominated the game, we should have won it.“If we’d have come away with a t...Full Story »

Alexander rues Salford’s lack of ruthlessness in final third against Oldham

Posted Sunday, January 26, 2020 by PA25 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander rued a lack of ruthlessness after his side were held 1-1 at home by Greater Manchester rivals Oldham.Danny Rowe pounced to earn Oldham a share of the spoils after the Ammies had struck early on.Salford created the better chances overall but could not hang on to register a fourth win in seven games.“It definitely feels like two points dropped,” said Alexa...Full Story »

Graham Alexander hails Michael O’Connor’s impact as Salford see off Forest Green

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA27 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander lauded the impact of new signing Michael O’Connor as nine-man City knocked Forest Green out of the Sky Bet League Two play-off places with a 2-1 victory.Signed during the week from Lincoln, O’Connor was on target with the winner as he nodded his 54th-minute header beyond goalkeeper Adam Smith.“We needed Michael’s nous and he was excellent,&rd...Full Story »

Graham Alexander could give Salford debut to Tom Elliott against Northampton

Posted Friday, January 10, 2020 by PA26 hits

Salford could hand a debut to striker Tom Elliott as they host Northampton in Sky Bet League Two.The 29-year-old joined Graham Alexander’s side this week on a two-and-a-half-year deal from Championship outfit Millwall.Defender Carl Piergianni is now out of the reckoning after joining Oldham on loan until the end of the season.Two other Salford players, Tom Walker and Devante Rodney, have n...Full Story »

Salford boss Alexander waits on fitness of defender Jones

Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020 by PA47 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander is waiting on the fitness of Joey Jones ahead of Saturday’s visit of Walsall.The defender missed the 1-0 defeat at Grimsby on New Year’s Day after suffering a knock in Sunday’s 4-1 derby win at Oldham.Danny Whitehead replaced him on Wednesday and stands by to deputise again.Alexander’s side are 11th in Sky Bet League Two after two wins from t...Full Story »

Alexander thrilled Salford have found goalscoring touch

Posted Monday, December 30, 2019 by PA25 hits

Salford manager Graham Alexander is delighted at his side’s new-found goalscoring touch following the resounding 4-1 win at local rivals Oldham.After a run of one goal in three outings, it’s now seven in two for Alexander’s men in recording back-to-back post-Christmas victories thanks to two goals each from Jake Jervis and Brandon Thomas-Asante.“Scoring has been an issue ...Full Story »

Alexander delighted as Salford find ‘clinical edge’

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA34 hits

Graham Alexander was pleased Salford finally got their rewards in front of goal after victory over Crewe brought a five-match League Two winless streak to an end. Richie Towell’s thunderbolt handed Salford an early advantage which was doubled by Brandon Thomas-Asante inside 12 minutes. Crewe’s Harry Pickering halved the deficit but Ryan Wintle’s late own goal restored the Ammie...Full Story »

Jose Mourinho lines up Schalke keeper Alexander Nubel as he eyes Hugo Lloris successor at Tottenham

Posted Thursday, November 28, 2019 by hits

Nubel has impressed for Bundesliga side Schalke and could be a replacement for Lloris JOSE MOURINHO has his eyes on Schalke goalkeeper Alexander Nubel as the newly appointed Tottenham manager targets a successor for current shot stopper Hugo Lloris, it's been claimed. Despite conceding 15 goals in 12 Bundesliga matches and keeping just three clean sheets, Nubel has still managed to impress, be...Full Story »

Graham Alexander pleased to see Salford earn a replay with Burton

Posted Sunday, November 10, 2019 by PA37 hits

Salford City boss Graham Alexander is delighted to still be in the FA Cup after seeing Richie Towell’s cracking late strike earn his side a 1-1 first round draw against League One Burton.It looked as though the Brewers were about to secure their first FA Cup win since 2013 when Scott Fraser side-footed home to open the scoring in the 78th minute.However, Towell’s pile-driver soon aft...Full Story »

Graham Alexander hails Mark Howard penalty save as Salford beat Newport

Posted Sunday, November 03, 2019 by PA36 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander hailed Mark Howard’s penalty save as the key moment as his side ended Newport County’s 16-match unbeaten run at home in League Two with a 2-1 win at Rodney Parade.Howard kept out Tristan Abrahams’ spot kick in the 80th minute to protect his side’s lead. Cameron Burgess put them in front with a 40th-minute header and then Lois Maynard got a se...Full Story »

Salford boss Alexander happy with improved second-half showing in draw

Posted Sunday, October 27, 2019 by PA30 hits

Salford manager Graham Alexander was delighted with his side’s second-half performance against Scunthorpe even though they could not find a winner at the Peninsula Stadium.Dutch striker Kevin Van Veen had put the visitors ahead in the 34th minute before Cameron Burgess, who is on loan from Scunthorpe, headed in the equaliser on the stroke of half time as the match finished 1-1.Alexander wa...Full Story »

Alexander feels Salford paid penalty for poor decisions at Northampton

Posted Sunday, October 20, 2019 by PA32 hits

Salford manager Graham Alexander was furious about two key penalty decisions after his side’s 2-0 defeat to Northampton. Salford found themselves behind after 34 minutes when Cameron Burgess was adjudged to have fouled Charlie Goode in the penalty box, leaving Sam Hoskins to convert from 12 yards. Jordan Turnbull finished off a well-worked free-kick in the second half to effectively seal a...Full Story »

Graham Alexander delighted as Salford dig in to defeat Cambridge

Posted Sunday, October 13, 2019 by PA56 hits

Delighted Salford boss Graham Alexander saluted his players after they hung on for a 1-0 Sky Bet League Two victory over Cambridge.Adam Rooney netted the all-important winner late on as the Ammies went on to complete their first run of back-to-back victories since joining the Football League.Alexander said: “I’m delighted for all the players. They’ve dug in and got the result.&...Full Story »

Craig Conway debut delights Graham Alexander as Salford win at Walsall

Posted Sunday, October 06, 2019 by PA39 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander believes his side have signed “a heck of a player” after ex-Blackburn midfielder Craig Conway inspired them to a first-ever Football League away win at Walsall.The signing of the 34-year-old was only announced an hour before kick-off after he had trained with the club for several weeks, but he soon set up Luke Armstrong for City’s opener.Jake Jervi...Full Story »

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp handed Kevin De Bruyne suggestion over Trent Alexander-Arnold

Posted Friday, October 04, 2019 by hits

Liverpool hero Jamie Carragher has hinted that Jurgen Klopp could change Trent Alexander-Arnold’s position. Liverpool star Trent Alexander-Arnold has made his name as one of the best right-backs in world football in recent seasons, and helped his side reach two consecutive Champions League finals. Despite his confidence when playing on the right of the defence, Jamie Carragher is keen fo...Full Story »

Salford problems will not be sorted overnight, says Alexander

Posted Sunday, September 29, 2019 by PA40 hits

Salford manager Graeme Alexander said it will take “several weeks” to turn the club’s season around following a 4-0 home defeat to Forest Green.The Ammies went down 4-1 last week at Crewe and conceded the same amount on Saturday against high-flying Rovers.Matty Stevens scored in the third minute, before Aaron Collins and Ebou Adams made it three by the 31st.Stevens added a four...Full Story »

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