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Pep Guardiola could scupper Man Utd transfer plan as Man City eye £100m Jack Grealish deal

Posted Tuesday, November 24, 2020 by hits

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is targeting a move for Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish, with the Independent reporting that Guardiola discussed the player's qualities with Kevin de Bruyne. It comes after Daily Star Sport exclusively revealed earlier this month that Grealish was City's top transfer target next summer, with the club also weighing up whether to use their buy-back clause on h...Full Story »

Germany 'fell apart' against Spain like Brazil at 2014 World Cup - Bierhoff

Posted Wednesday, November 18, 2020 by ESPN38 hits

Germany FA chief Oliver Bierhoff compared the way his country lost 6-0 to Spain in the Nations League on Tuesday to the 7-1 drubbing Die Mannschaft laid on Brazil at the 2014 World Cup. Germany's only five-goal loss in a competitive game had been West Germany's 8-3 defeat to Hungary at the 1954 World Cup group stage. West Germany went on to beat Hungary in the final. Despite Germany's worst-ev...Full Story »

Claudio Bravo's wife Carla apologises for sensational rant which ruined ex-Man City ace's relationship with Arturo Vidal

Posted Tuesday, November 17, 2020 by hits

FORMER Man City goalie Claudio Bravo's wife has apologised for a sensational rant which led to team-mate Arturo Vidal refusing to speak to him. Carla Pardo claimed after Chile failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup that some of the team had not been able to train properly because they were still drunk. She never named names, but her attack led to Inter Milan midfielder Vidal declaring his re...Full Story »

Jon Obika sends St Mirren into the Betfred Cup last 16

Posted Sunday, November 15, 2020 by PA6 hits

Jon Obika’s late goal earned 10-man St Mirren a 1-0 victory over Queen’s Park and a place in the Betfred Cup last 16.Livingston and Dunfermline joined Group A winners Hearts among the second-round seeds while St Johnstone and Ross County also topped their groups following victories.Ayr also progressed as group winners thanks to a penalty shoot-out success over Stranraer.Dundee United...Full Story »

Uruguay overrun Colombia in World Cup qualifier with Cavani, Suarez goals

Posted Saturday, November 14, 2020 by ESPN19 hits

Uruguay players celebrate after a Luis Suarez goal against Colombia in World Cup qualifying. Getty Images Uruguay's Edinson Cavani scored early and fellow striker Luis Suarez converted a second-half penalty, his fourth in three games for his country, as they beat Colombia 3-0 in Friday's CONMEBOL World Cup qualifier. Cavani got the opener in the fifth minute after Nahitan Nandez had done the h...Full Story »

Pressure increases on Brian Rice as Stranraer dump Hamilton out of Betfred Cup

Posted Thursday, November 12, 2020 by PA11 hits

Stranraer forward Darryl Duffy piled the pressure on Hamilton head coach Brian Rice by consigning Accies to an early Betfred Cup exit.Duffy’s 81st-minute header secured a 2-1 victory for the hosts at Stair Park and added to Rice’s misery following his side’s 8-0 defeat by Rangers on Sunday.Rice had been confronted by a number of angry fans when he and his squad returned from Ib...Full Story »

Dundee United beat St Johnstone in shoot-out to keep Betfred Cup hopes alive

Posted Wednesday, November 11, 2020 by PA9 hits

Dundee United recorded their fourth goalless draw in five matches before keeping slim hopes of Betfred Cup progress alive with a penalty shoot-out win over St Johnstone.Deniz Mehmet pulled off two penalty saves to earn United a 4-3 shoot-out victory at McDiarmid Park.The bonus point saw United finish on eight points, and they currently sit top of Group C on goal difference ahead of Peterhead, wh...Full Story »

Olly Lee at the double as Hearts book place in Betfred Cup second round

Posted Wednesday, November 11, 2020 by PA13 hits

Olly Lee scored twice in the first three minutes as Hearts booked their place among the seeded teams in the Betfred Cup second round with a 3-2 win at East Fife.Andy Irving was also on target with a thundering strike as the Scottish Cup finalists continued their perfect start to the season.Jack Hamilton and Ryan Wallace pulled goals back for the hosts who came close to a late equaliser.But Heart...Full Story »

Livingston remain perfect in Betfred Cup after breezing past Stenhousemuir

Posted Wednesday, November 11, 2020 by PA10 hits

Livingston cruised to a comfortable 4-0 Betfred Cup group-stage win over Stenhousemuir to move to within touching distance of the knock-out rounds.Gary Holt’s charges made it three wins from three in the group as an early Alan Forrest double and a first-half strike from Matej Poplatnik ensured there would be no cup shock at Ochilview.After the interval, substitute Aaron Taylor-Sinclair rou...Full Story »

Oxford City stun Northampton in FA Cup first round

Posted Tuesday, November 10, 2020 by PA14 hits

Part-timers Oxford City caused an FA Cup giant killing with a 2-1 win over League 1 Northampton at Court Place Farm.The National League South side could even afford a missed penalty early in the second half when James Roberts, fouled by Joe Martin, had his spot-kick saved by Jonathan Mitchell.But Mitchell could do nothing to stop Josh Ashby’s penalty into the bottom corner after 68 minutes...Full Story »

Lee Bradbury’s up for the cup after Crawley edge 11-goal thriller at Torquay

Posted Monday, November 09, 2020 by PA20 hits

Crawley assistant boss Lee Bradbury hailed the “beauty of the FA Cup” as his side edged an amazing 11-goal thriller at Torquay to avoid another FA Cup first-round upset.Tom Nichols scored a hat-trick after Gary Johnson’s National League team led 2-0 in the first half and 5-3 in extra-time – but bowed out 6-5 to their Sky Bet League Two opponents at Plainmoor.Bradbury told...Full Story »

Coach Jamie Vermiglio calls for Chorley to ‘cherish’ cup comeback win at Wigan

Posted Monday, November 09, 2020 by PA16 hits

Jamie Vermiglio called on everyone connected with Chorley to “cherish” their shock 3-2 comeback victory at 2013 FA Cup winners Wigan.The home side had looked in for a comfortable FA Cup first-round win when goals from Joe Garner and Tom James opened up a 2-0 lead.But the 41st-minute sending-off of Adam Long – for hauling down Harry Cardwell – turned the game on its head.E...Full Story »

Ben Strevens can accept losing on penalties as Eastleigh crash out of FA Cup

Posted Monday, November 09, 2020 by PA12 hits

Eastleigh boss Ben Strevens refused to pile the blame on Tom Bearwish after his side crashed out of the FA Cup on penalties to MK Dons.After the first-round tie finished 0-0 after extra-time, Bearwish saw his shootout effort come back off the crossbar enabling Scott Fraser to win it for the Dons and send them on following the 4-3 triumph.It was a match which saw the Dons dominate possession...Full Story »

Hayes manager Paul Hughes proud after tough FA Cup defeat to Carlisle

Posted Monday, November 09, 2020 by PA15 hits

Hayes & Yeading boss Paul Hughes was left to ponder what might have been as he watched his side let a two-goal lead slip deep into extra-time – then lose on penalties – in the FA Cup first round against Carlisle.Jon Mellish netted a brace at the death for the Sky Bet League Two outfit to make it 10 goals in 10 games in all competitions to take the tie to penalties.The Southern Le...Full Story »

Tom Nichols nets hat-trick as Crawley edge 11-goal FA Cup thriller at Torquay

Posted Monday, November 09, 2020 by PA13 hits

Tom Nichols scored a hat-trick to help Crawley produce a stunning comeback in extra-time and claim a 6-5 victory at Torquay in the FA Cup first round.John Yems’ Sky Bet League Two side scored three times in 10 minutes, Nichols getting two of them, to stun the National League leaders at Plainmoor and book their place in Monday’s second-round draw.Aaron Nemane (18) and Ben Whitfield (2...Full Story »

Paul Doswell believes Havant were fortunate to advance in FA Cup

Posted Monday, November 09, 2020 by PA14 hits

Havant and Waterlooville manager Paul Doswell felt his team were lucky to move into the hat for the second round of the FA Cup after scraping a 1-0 win over Cray Valley Paper Mills.But after advancing Doswell crossed his fingers for a clash with League One neighbours Portsmouth despite any potential tie being behind closed doors.Midfielder Bedsente Gomis scored the only goal as Havant reached th...Full Story »

Harry Kewell breathes sigh of relief after reaching FA Cup second round

Posted Sunday, November 08, 2020 by PA17 hits

Oldham manager Harry Kewell was relieved after his League Two side triumphed 3-2 at National League South hopefuls Hampton and Richmond.The visitors were hanging on towards the end at the Beveree Stadium, but made it through to round two thanks to strikes from Ben Garrity, Bobby Grant and skipper Danny Rowe.Kewell said: “I’m really glad to get through the tie.“It doesn’t ...Full Story »

Derek Adams praises Morecambe’s professionalism after edging Maldon in FA Cup

Posted Monday, November 09, 2020 by PA14 hits

Morecambe boss Derek Adams praised his side’s professionalism after they overcame non leaguers Maldon & Tiptree with a narrow 1-0 win to reach the second round of the FA Cup.After seeing a 42nd-minute Adam Phillips penalty earn the Sky Bet League Two side victory, Adams said: “It was a really professional performance and it was good to get through and into the next round.“Y...Full Story »

Connor Hall nets extra-time winner as Chorley claim FA Cup comeback win at Wigan

Posted Sunday, November 08, 2020 by PA8 hits

Connor Hall struck in the first minute of extra-time to settle a pulsating FA Cup first-round tie at the DW Stadium as National League North Chorley claimed a 3-2 comeback victory to dump out 2013 winners Wigan.The Sky Bet League One hosts settled well and took the lead after 19 minutes when skipper Joe Garner lashed the ball home from close range.The Latics’ lead was doubled after 34 minu...Full Story »

Jimmy Shan delighted with mentality as Solihull Moors enjoy more cup success

Posted Sunday, November 08, 2020 by PA7 hits

Solihull Moors boss Jimmy Shan hailed his side’s mentality and focus as they booked their place in the second round of the FA Cup for the third successive season with an upset at League Two Scunthorpe.Stephen Gleeson’s brace of penalties and a looping header from Krystian Pearce secured the National League side’s progress, cancelling out goals from the Covid-hit Iron’s Jo...Full Story »

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