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We got what we deserved – Monk hails Wednesday spirit after late leveller

Posted Sunday, September 22, 2019 by PA3 hits

New Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk praised the fight and spirit of his players to keep battling to the finish as his first home game in charge ended with a last-gasp equaliser.Fulham seemed set to grab all three points at Hillsborough as they led heading into stoppage time via skipper Tom Cairney’s 42nd-minute strike, only to be denied by substitute Atdhe Nuhiu’s header in th...Full Story »

New Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk: We just needed belief

Posted Sunday, September 15, 2019 by PA13 hits

New Sheffield Wednesday boss Garry Monk saluted his battling side as they snatched deserved Yorkshire derby bragging rights with a 2-0 win at Huddersfield.Goals from on-song strikers Steven Fletcher and Sam Winnall did the damage as the Owls impressed to upset the Terriers, who had Danny Cowley in charge for the first time.“Like any new manager you want to get off to the best possible star...Full Story »

Monk gets the better of Cowley as Wednesday win clash of the new managers

Posted Sunday, September 15, 2019 by PA9 hits

Garry Monk won the battle of the new two new Yorkshire managers as Sheffield Wednesday beat Huddersfield 2-0 in a hard-fought derby clash at the John Smith’s Stadium.Steven Fletcher’s 10th-minute header and a rare goal from substitute Sam Winnall proved the difference between the two sides as Monk celebrated his first game in charge in style.But it was disappointment for new Terriers...Full Story »

Reading star Yakou Meite reveals sick racist abuse as he’s branded a 'f***ing monkey' after 3-0 win against Cardiff

Posted Monday, August 19, 2019 by hits

READING star Yakou Meite has suffered vile racist abuse on social media. The Ivorian winger was branded a "f***ing monkey" after his side's 3-0 win against Cardiff. Yakou Meite suffered sick racist abuse following Reading's win against Cardiff after he missed a penaltyCredit: Getty Images - Getty The winger shared the offensive messages he was sent after Sunday's game Meite, 23, missed a pen...Full Story »

Garry Monk confident Birmingham can make progress next season

Posted Sunday, April 28, 2019 by PA42 hits

Birmingham manager Garry Monk is optimistic that the Blues can progress next season despite a low-key 1-1 draw against Wigan in their last home game of the season.Birmingham failed to kick on after Lukas Jutkiewicz gave the Blues a perfect start with a goal after only 90 seconds but they struggled to dominate a sprightly Wigan side and finished with their 11th home draw of the season.Wigan, who ...Full Story »

Birmingham boss Monk hails ‘magnificent’ win

Posted Wednesday, February 27, 2019 by PA35 hits

Birmingham boss Garry Monk described his team’s performance as “magnificent” after an impressive win at Ashton Gate.The manager was all smiles after seeing goals from Connor Mahoney and Michael Morrison either side of half time take his side to the fringe of the Championship play-off race.With a possible points deduction hanging over his club, Monk was not keen to discuss hopes...Full Story »

Monk left frustrated as Birmingham are held by Blackburn

Posted Sunday, February 24, 2019 by PA36 hits

Birmingham boss Garry Monk claimed his side let Blackburn off the hook following a 2-2 draw at St Andrew’s.The Blues were indebted to the goalscoring form of Che Adams, who netted twice to take his tally to 21 – the first player to notch 20 goals in a season for the club since Steve Claridgeachieved the feat 24 years ago.Adams put Birmingham ahead in the 16th minute which was cancell...Full Story »

Birmingham vs Bolton Wanderers - Monk has no fresh injury concerns

Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by PA94 hits

Birmingham boss Garry Monk could name an unchanged starting line-up for the home game against Bolton.Monk has reported no new injuries following his side’s 4-3 win at QPR on Saturday and may keep faith with the same starting XI as they chase a third straight win.David Davies returned to the bench for the first time this season at Loftus Road after recovering from a broken ankle and should ...Full Story »

Monk hails 10-man Birmingham after draw on Swansea return

Posted Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by PA46 hits

Birmingham manager Garry Monk reserved special praise for his 10-man side’s character despite being pegged back in a thrilling 3-3 draw on his return to Swansea.Monk – who played 270 matches for Swansea in all four divisions and managed them 77 times – was making his first appearance in the opposition dug-out at the Liberty Stadium.His Blues team looked like they would claim al...Full Story »

Garry Monk makes point on return to Swansea as Blues earn draw

Posted Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by PA33 hits

Garry Monk’s return to Swansea saw his 10-man Birmingham side denied at the death as Oli McBurnie scored twice in a thrilling 3-3 draw.Blues boss Monk, who spent 10 years as a player with the Swans before taking over his manager, was making his first appearance in the opposition dug-out at the Liberty Stadium.Visiting defender Kristian Pederson was sent off for two first-half bookings afte...Full Story »

Garry Parker felt Hibs should have won more comfortably against Elgin

Posted Sunday, January 20, 2019 by PA12 hits

Hibernian assistant manager Garry Parker insists the Ladbrokes Premiership side should have won by a greater margin after beating Elgin City 4-0 to progress to the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.A Daryl Horgan brace and goals from Flo Kamberi and Stevie Mallan wrapped up a comfortable afternoon’s work against the League Two part-timers.The performance of winger Horgan and debutant Ryan Ga...Full Story »

Monk rues defensive error as Birmingham lose to Middlesbrough

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA36 hits

Birmingham manager Garry Monk was left to rue a costly defensive lapse as his side slipped to a 2-1 home defeat against an improving Middlesbrough.Lewis Wing opened the scoring with a neat 37th-minute goal for the visitors but Birmingham hit back thanks to Che Adams’ 79th-minute equaliser, only for Boro to pick themselves up three minutes later and win it through substitute Britt Assombalo...Full Story »

Garry Monk hails Lee Camp’s performance against Sheffield Wednesday

Posted Wednesday, January 02, 2019 by PA27 hits

Birmingham manager Garry Monk praised goalkeeper Lee Camp for a series of fine saves which helped his side claim a battling point from a 1-1 draw against Sheffield Wednesday at Hillsborough.Camp denied both Steven Fletcher and Adam Reach before a double save from substitute Atdhe Nuhiu in second-half stoppage time kept the scores level.Monk said of Camp: “I thought he was the best player o...Full Story »

Garry Monk will not allow Birmingham to become complacent

Posted Thursday, December 27, 2018 by PA48 hits

Garry Monk hailed his Birmingham side after their 2-0 home win over Stoke ended the Potters’ 11-match unbeaten run.The win moved the Blues to within a point of the play-off places and was Stoke’s first defeat since they were beaten by Birmingham at the bet365 Stadium in October.Jacques Maghoma and Omar Bogle scored the goals late in each half.Monk said: “It was a fantastic...Full Story »

Birmingham boss Monk dedicates Wigan win to travelling support

Posted Sunday, December 23, 2018 by PA11 hits

Garry Monk dedicated Birmingham’s 3-0 Sky Bet Championship victory at Wigan to their incredible 4,593-strong travelling contingent from the Midlands.Blues became only the third team this season, after Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds, to sell out the away end at the DW Stadium – a remarkable feat three days before Christmas.And the supporters were duly rewarded as goals from Che Adams, ...Full Story »

Garry Monk pleased to see Birmingham bounce back with win

Posted Thursday, November 29, 2018 by PA39 hits

Garry Monk was delighted to see his players bounce back from derby disappointment as Birmingham claimed a well-deserved 2-0 win against 10-man Millwall at The Den.Blues fell to fierce rivals Aston Villa at the weekend, but an own goal from James Meredith and second-half strike from Michael Morrison were enough to seal a first win in three and lift them up to 10th in the Sky Bet Championship tabl...Full Story »

Garry Hill hails hard-working Ebbsfleet after FA Cup stalemate

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA10 hits

New Ebbsfleet boss Garry Hill praised the work rate and commitment of his players after a chaotic week following their goalless draw with Cheltenham in the FA Cup.The former Woking and Dagenham manager replaced Daryl McMahon, who left the club by mutual consent on Wednesday after three and a half years in charge.And despite only having a couple of training sessions with the squad, Hill was delig...Full Story »

Birmingham boss Monk left to rue second-half capitulation

Posted Sunday, November 11, 2018 by PA6 hits

Birmingham manager Garry Monk admitted his side failed to cope with Hull changing their formation at half-time as they let a two-goal lead slip and had to battle for a 3-3 draw at St Andrew’s.Birmingham had led their previous game at Derby before losing 3-1 and had to settle for a point on Saturday as Hull hit them with three goals after the break.Che Adams scored twice in the first half a...Full Story »

Monk admits Birmingham rode their luck before finishing off Wednesday

Posted Sunday, October 28, 2018 by PA28 hits

Garry Monk saluted his Birmingham players after they chalked up a fourth successive win in defeating Sheffield Wednesday 3-1 at St. Andrew’s.It was a victory Monk admits Birmingham were lucky to achieve after they were subjected to a great deal of attacking pressure in a hectic opening 30 minutes.Wednesday dominated the first half and Birmingham could not have complained if they had gone i...Full Story »

Garry Monk plays down Birmingham’s top-six credentials

Posted Wednesday, October 24, 2018 by PA39 hits

Boss Garry Monk played down Birmingham’s top-six credentials after they extended their unbeaten run to 10 games with a 2-1 victory over Reading.Gary Gardner’s first Blues goal and Lukas Jutkiewicz’s seventh of the season lifted the hosts to ninth in the Sky Bet Championship – a point behind the play-offs.Yakou Meite struck in stoppage time at St Andrew’s but Reading...Full Story »

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