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Interim boss Wayne Brown says he will hold talks over Colchester job

Posted Sunday, May 08, 2022 by PA8 hits

Wayne Brown is ready to talk about becoming Colchester’s permanent boss.Brown’s side ended the season with a third win in four games as they secured a comfortable 2-0 victory at Hartlepool.After being appointed interim boss in January and leading the club to safety, he is in pole position to take on the role next season and beyond.He said: “I’m sure there will be conversa...Full Story »

Phil Brown delight as Barrow secure Football League status

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2022 by PA6 hits

Phil Brown spoke of his delight after seeing Barrow secure their Football League status before warning their upcoming opponents not to expect an easy ride against the newly-safe Bluebirds.Barrow’s 1-0 win over play-off hopefuls Sutton means they are safe from the drop with Oldham joining Scunthorpe in going down.However, the team’s second victory in three games and seventh point from...Full Story »

Wayne Brown urges Colchester to finish season on a high note

Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by PA9 hits

Wayne Brown has challenged his Colchester players to finish the season on a high after they swept aside Bradford 3-0 to secure their League Two status for another season.Colchester took a 16th-minute lead through Myles Kenlock, who fired in off the far post from Noah Chilvers’ pass.Brendan Wiredu then doubled the U’s advantage in the 33rd minute when he nodded in at the far post, aft...Full Story »

Barrow manager Phil Brown not happy with award of late Salford equaliser

Posted Tuesday, April 19, 2022 by PA7 hits

Barrow boss Phil Brown was left disgruntled by the award of a late Salford equaliser after the sides battled out a 2-2 draw on Monday.Play-off hopefuls Salford opened the scoring in the 23rd minute against the run of play when Ryan Watson picked up the ball on the edge of the 18-yard box and saw his strike deflect past a diving Paul Farman.Relegation-threatened Barrow drew level in the 66th minu...Full Story »

Phil Brown heaps praise on Barrow after thumping win over Forest Green

Posted Saturday, April 16, 2022 by PA5 hits

Phil Brown heaped praise on his resurgent Barrow side after they hammered league leaders Forest Green 4-0 at Holker Street.The battling Bluebirds secured Brown his first win since taking charge as they put the League Two table-toppers to the sword.Goals from Joe Grayson, John Rooney, Matt Platt and Aaron Amadi-Holloway ended the hosts’ four-game losing streak in style with a first home win...Full Story »

Rhys Browne hands Wealdstone victory over Southend

Posted Saturday, April 16, 2022 by PA10 hits

Rhys Browne’s fine second-half goal earned Wealdstone a 1-0 win at Southend.The Shrimpers had the perfect chance to go ahead 12 minutes in when Noor Husin was bundled over, but Jason Demetriou saw his spot-kick saved by George Wickens.Demetriou then missed another chance with the goal at his mercy as Southend piled on the pressure, while at the other end Josh Umerah was denied by Steve Arn...Full Story »

Phil Brown makes rallying cry after defeat at Crawley leaves Barrow in trouble

Posted Sunday, April 10, 2022 by PA11 hits

Phil Brown called on his Barrow side to be “more ruthless and horrible to play against” after a third successive defeat under him plunged them further into relegation trouble.Kwesi Appiah’s second-half strike was enough to give mid-table Crawley a 1-0 win – their third successive home victory – and left Barrow out of the bottom two on goal difference.Former Hull bos...Full Story »

Mikael Ndjoli and Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong score as Aldershot edge Boreham Wood

Posted Sunday, April 10, 2022 by PA3 hits

Mikael Ndjoli and Jacob Berkeley-Agyepong were on target as Aldershot secured their first win since January with a narrow 2-1 National League victory at home to Boreham Wood.Berkeley-Agyepong fired a brilliant finish into the bottom corner in the 74th minute after visiting forward Danilo Orsi had cancelled out Mikael Ndjoli’s first-half opener for Aldershot.The Shots took a 22nd-minute lea...Full Story »

Charlie Brown in line for first Cheltenham start against Portsmouth

Posted Friday, April 08, 2022 by PA9 hits

Cheltenham could hand a full debut to Charlie Brown as they welcome Portsmouth to the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.The forward joined from MK Dons in January but has been sidelined with a groin injury.He made his debut as a late substitute in the 4-4 draw at Accrington last weekend.Tottenham loanee Kion Etete (hip) is still out for Michael Duff’s men, as is Ben Williams (hamstring), while Conor Tho...Full Story »

Wayne Brown warns Colchester they are not safe yet despite win at Harrogate

Posted Sunday, April 03, 2022 by PA2 hits

Interim boss Wayne Brown insisted Colchester are not safe from relegation despite moving nine points clear of the League Two drop zone following a 2-1 win at Harrogate.Brown was unimpressed with long periods of the U’s performance and, in particular, a start that saw them fall behind to a fourth-minute goal by Jack Muldoon.First-half replies from Freddie Sears and Noah Chilvers went on to ...Full Story »

Alan Browne scores late equaliser as Republic earn home draw against Belgium

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2022 by PA9 hits

Substitute Alan Browne ensured the Republic of Ireland’s big day did not end in defeat as his late equaliser secured a creditable draw against world number one side Belgium.Browne powered home an 86th-minute header as the Football Association of Ireland’s centenary game ended 2-2 at the Aviva Stadium.It was no more than Stephen Kenny’s side deserved – they are now unbeate...Full Story »

Wayne Brown full of praise for Colchester matchwinner Junior Tchamadeu

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2022 by PA9 hits

Wayne Brown praised teenager Junior Tchamadeu after he came off the bench to score a dramatic stoppage-time winner to seal Colchester a 1-0 victory over Tranmere.Tchamadeu slammed home from the edge of the area after Alan Judge had hooked Tom Eastman’s pass into his path in the fifth minute of time added on.U’s interim boss Brown said: “Credit to Junior, coming off the bench.&l...Full Story »

Phil Brown believes Barrow can beat relegation after defeat at Leyton Orient

Posted Sunday, March 27, 2022 by PA4 hits

Phil Brown believes that his Barrow side can stave off relegation from League Two by hard work and winning their four remaining home games.On Saturday they suffered a 2-0 defeat at Leyton Orient, for whom Paul Smyth opened the scoring in the second-half before Ruel Sotiriou netted to take his tally for the season into double figures.“You get your rewards from hard work,” Brown said.&...Full Story »

Jacob Brown stars as Stoke beat Millwall

Posted Sunday, March 20, 2022 by PA7 hits

Jacob Brown inspired a much-needed 2-0 victory over Millwall to relieve pressure on Stoke boss Michael O’Neill.Without a win in eight league games entering the fixture, the Potters took an early lead through Brown’s accurate header and doubled their advantage through a George Saville own goal after the hour mark.Jed Wallace’s missed penalty compounded a miserable return to Stok...Full Story »

Michael Jacobs set for Portsmouth return against Wycombe

Posted Friday, March 18, 2022 by PA7 hits

Portsmouth are set to welcome back Michael Jacobs for their crunch League One clash with fellow play-off chasers Wycombe.The winger has missed the last seven league games after picking up a knee injury but has been back in training for a week and could be thrown straight back in.Fellow winger Marcus Harness is also available having completed his three-match ban.Reeco Hackett (knee) will not feat...Full Story »

Wayne Brown admits Colchester ‘had to dig themselves out of a hole’

Posted Sunday, March 13, 2022 by PA4 hits

Wayne Brown was left breathing a sigh of relief after admitting his Colchester players “dug themselves out of a hole” by coming from behind to win 3-1 at bottom club Scunthorpe.The Iron had led 1-0 courtesy of Joe Nuttall’s early opener, but two bookings in six minutes for Luke Matheson saw them reduced to 10 men and the Us took advantage with Noah Chilvers, twice, and Owura Ed...Full Story »

Rhys Browne scores twice as Wealdstone hold on for win over strugglers Weymouth

Posted Sunday, March 13, 2022 by PA2 hits

Rhys Browne scored a brace as Wealdstone held on for maximum points as they claimed a narrow 3-2 comeback victory over National League strugglers Weymouth at Grosvenor Vale.The home side came close to netting an early opener as Browne struck the crossbar after just four minutes with the ball bouncing on the line before appeals went unanswered, while Sean Shields saw an effort deflect wide at the...Full Story »

Exeter’s Jevani Brown faces late fitness test ahead of Swindon clash

Posted Monday, March 07, 2022 by PA24 hits

Exeter forward Jevani Brown faces a late fitness test before his side’s home game against Swindon.Brown missed Friday’s 2-1 defeat at Mansfield due to a hamstring strain and will be monitored by boss Matt Taylor.Defender Cheick Diabate remains doubtful after sustaining a rib injury in the recent draw at Bristol Rovers, but Offrande Zanzala is in contention to start after returning to...Full Story »

Marcus Browne and Mark Sykes doubtful for Oxford

Posted Friday, March 04, 2022 by PA18 hits

Oxford have doubts over Marcus Browne and Mark Sykes for the Sky Bet League One match against Burton.Forward Browne, on loan from Middlesbrough, was forced off during the second half of the midweek defeat at Portsmouth with a hamstring problem.Midfielder Sykes missed the trip to Fratton Park because of a chest issue and Saturday’s game could come too soon for a return.James Henry is set fo...Full Story »

Wayne Brown rues late ‘sucker punch’ as Colchester held by Leyton Orient

Posted Wednesday, March 02, 2022 by PA9 hits

Wayne Brown admitted conceding a stoppage-time goal to draw 2-2 with fellow strugglers Leyton Orient was a ‘sucker punch’.Ethan Coleman rescued a point for the Os with an equaliser in the third minute of stoppage time, prodding home from close range after Paul Smyth’s free-kick had not been properly cleared by the hosts.Colchester interim head coach Brown said: “It was so...Full Story »

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