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Graham Alexander relieved to see Motherwell come through tricky game with Morton

Posted Saturday, April 17, 2021 by PA6 hits

A relieved Graham Alexander praised his Motherwell players for brushing off a last-gasp equaliser and edging past Morton on penalties in the Scottish Cup.Stephen O’Donnell looked to have ended the Championship side’s resistance when he struck from 25 yards seven seconds before the 120-minute mark at Fir Park.But Markus Fjortoft headed home unchallenged from a stoppage-time corner to ...Full Story »

Rio Ferdinand shares Trent Alexander-Arnold theory amid talk of new Liverpool role

Posted Thursday, April 15, 2021 by hits

Trent Alexander-Arnold has suffered a tough season at Liverpool, with Gary Lineker suggesting he could be better suited in a different role - but Rio Ferdinand believes Jurgen Klopp will not give him the chance Rio Ferdinand has shared his theory on Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold amid speculation over a new role. The Englishman has suffered a tough season, suffering a calf injury in...Full Story »

Trent Alexander-Arnold has nothing to prove to Gareth Southgate – Jurgen Klopp

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2021 by PA5 hits

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp insists Trent Alexander-Arnold has nothing to prove to England boss Gareth Southgate after the full-back capped an eventful week with an added-time winner against Aston Villa.After six-successive defeats, Klopp’s side registered their first home Premier League win in four months as they recovered from going behind to Ollie Watkins’ opener with Mohamed S...Full Story »

Graham Alexander challenges Motherwell to push on after easing drop fears

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2021 by PA1 hits

Motherwell boss Graham Alexander wants his players to finish the season with a flourish after all but ending any possibility of relegation.Devante Cole’s second-half strike was enough to see off a St Mirren side who missed a first-half penalty through Jamie McGrath.The Fir Park outfit are now 11 points clear of the automatic relegation berth with just four games remaining but Alexander ins...Full Story »

Trent Alexander-Arnold nets late winner as Liverpool claim Aston Villa comeback

Posted Sunday, April 11, 2021 by PA10 hits

Defender Trent Alexander-Arnold found himself in the spotlight for the third time in a week as his added-time winner against Aston Villa kept Liverpool’s Champions League qualification hopes alive.The England defender, watched by national team boss Gareth Southgate who left him out of his squad for the recent World Cup qualifiers, rifled home a shot to snatch a 2-1 Premier League victory a...Full Story »

Graham Alexander delighted after Motherwell hammer Formartine in Scottish Cup

Posted Sunday, April 04, 2021 by PA6 hits

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander praised his team’s professionalism following their emphatic 5-0 Scottish Cup win over Formartine.Jordan Roberts scored twice as the Steelmen put five goals past their Highland League opponents to coast into the last 16, while Chris Long, Devante Cole and Allan Campbell were also on the scoresheet.Alexander said: “Everything we hoped and expected ha...Full Story »

Graham Alexander delighted to see Devante Cole firing on all cylinders

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2021 by PA15 hits

Graham Alexander saw Devante Cole continue to thrive under his instructions as the forward’s double helped Motherwell to a 3-1 win over Livingston.Cole took his tally to seven in 12 games since Alexander took charge in January, having netted just once in his previous 10 matches this season.The 25-year-old scored a first-half penalty and swept home a loose ball before setting up Christopher...Full Story »

Graham Alexander delighted with ‘brilliant’ Motherwell win at Hibernian

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2021 by PA11 hits

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander lavished praise on his team after they upset Hibernian in a 2-0 victory.The Steelmen built on the hard-fought midweek draw at St Mirren to move seven points clear of the Premiership relegation zone.Jordan Roberts opened the scoring in the first half before the on-loan Hearts forward then set up Devante Cole for his sixth of the campaign just seconds after the ...Full Story »

Graham Alexander unhappy with referee’s decision to turn down Motherwell penalty

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2021 by PA16 hits

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander was bemused at the explanation after they failed to get a penalty during a much-improved performance in a goalless clash with St Mirren.Tony Watt appeared to be caught by a reckless challenge from Conor McCarthy but stayed on his feet to deliver a cutback which failed to find a team-mate.Alexander felt referee Kevin Clancy should have awarded a spot-kick and w...Full Story »

Graham Alexander suspects communication breakdown over coronavirus rule change

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2021 by PA11 hits

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander questioned the standard of communication from the Scottish football authorities after Dundee United fielded a player at Fir Park who tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this week.United, who lost 2-1, were told by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Football Association’s medical department that the player was clear to play after subsequently testi...Full Story »

Graham Alexander says Motherwell deserved win at Ross County

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2021 by PA9 hits

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander was particularly pleased with the mental resilience his side showed in their 2-1 win at Ross County.The Steelmen went behind early on thanks to an Oli Shaw strike, but rallied in the second half and turned the game on its head.Devante Cole and Bevis Mugabi scored the goals that meant Motherwell claimed their first points from a losing position this season.&ldq...Full Story »

Motherwell boss Graham Alexander plans to appeal against Liam Polworth red card

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2021 by PA10 hits

Graham Alexander says Motherwell will appeal against the red card shown to midfielder Liam Polworth in his side’s 2-0 defeat by Aberdeen – if it is possible.Polworth was sent off for using foul and abusive language just three minutes into the second half, following a coming-together with Lewis Ferguson, with his team already trailing to Tommie Hoban’s back-post header.Motherwel...Full Story »

St Mirren penalty ‘was coming’, claims frustrated Graham Alexander

Posted Sunday, January 10, 2021 by PA19 hits

Graham Alexander accused referee Bobby Madden of being swayed by St Mirren as he was denied a winning start to his Motherwell reign by Jamie McGrath’s late penalty.Devante Cole gave Stephen Robinson’s successor the perfect start as he fired Well ahead at the break.But the Steelmen could not hang on for what would have been their first win in 11 games after Buddies frontman Lee Erwin ...Full Story »

St Mirren hit back to deny Graham Alexander and Motherwell

Posted Sunday, January 10, 2021 by PA18 hits

Graham Alexander was denied a winning start to his Motherwell reign as St Mirren midfielder Jamie McGrath’s penalty sealed a 1-1 draw in Paisley.The ex-Fleetwood, Scunthorpe and Salford boss was called in to replace Stephen Robinson and Devante Cole fired Well in front midway through the opening half to raise hopes of a new manager bounce.But the Steelmen’s hopes of a first win since...Full Story »

Chris Sutton hits out at £240m Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jadon Sancho claim

Posted Monday, November 16, 2020 by hits

Chris Sutton has slammed a fan's claim that Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold is worth twice as much as Borussia Dortmund's Jadon Sancho. Bundesliga big boys Dortmund value the England international at a whopping £120million, a fee Manchester United refused to meet when trying to acquire the 20-year-old's services this past summer. During a recent episode BBC Five Live's 606 show...Full Story »

Trent Alexander-Arnold out for up to four weeks in huge blow to Liverpool and England

Posted Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by hits

TRENT ALEXANDER-ARNOLD has handed Liverpool a huge blow after he was ruled out for up to four weeks with a calf injury. The right-back had already been forced out of England duty following the problem he sustained during the Reds 1-1 draw with Manchester City. Liverpool defender Trent Alexander-Arnold will be out for a month with a calf injury Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was fearful over t...Full Story »

Graham Alexander ‘massively disappointed’ as Salford concede last-gasp leveller

Posted Sunday, October 11, 2020 by PA26 hits

Furious Salford boss Graham Alexander accused his side of being soft and naive as they let a two-goal lead slip to draw 2-2 at home to a depleted Tranmere.The unbeaten Ammies looked set for a comfortable win when Richie Towell’s deflected effort looped in after two minutes and former Manchester United striker James Wilson thundered in a long-range drive midway through the first half.But, d...Full Story »

Salford boss Graham Alexander insists it is still early days in League Two

Posted Sunday, October 04, 2020 by PA27 hits

Graham Alexander is not getting carried away with Salford’s fine start to the season and expects Covid-19 disruption to continue after his side’s 1-0 win at Stevenage.The Ammies struck within two minutes through Ashley Hunter to make it back-to-back wins and preserve their unbeaten record in the fourth tier so far.And despite his side sitting third in the early league table, Alexande...Full Story »

No injury concerns for Salford boss Graham Alexander ahead of Forest Green game

Posted Thursday, September 24, 2020 by PA32 hits

Salford boss Graham Alexander looks set to have a full squad to choose from for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two clash with Forest Green at the Peninsula Stadium.The Ammies appeared to come through the 4-0 victory at Grimsby last weekend with no injury problems sustained.Forward Ian Henderson will be looking to pick up where he left off, having scored a hat-trick in that game.That took the 35...Full Story »

Salford boss Graham Alexander full of praise for hat-trick hero Ian Henderson

Posted Sunday, September 20, 2020 by PA33 hits

Salford manager Graham Alexander heaped praise on hat-trick hero Ian Henderson following his match-winning display against Grimsby.After scoring penalties either side of half-time at Blundell Park, the veteran striker nodded home a late third to secure three points in a 4-0 win.Richie Towell also netted from the spot in stoppage time as Swedish defender Ludvig Ohman saw red for Grimsby.Alexander...Full Story »

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