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Grayson hails ‘big confidence boost’ from win at Donny

Posted Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by PA4 hits

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson said his faith in his side was rewarded after they ended their winless run with a last-gasp 1-0 victory at Doncaster.Grayson’s team had failed to win any of their previous five matches, culminating in a 3-0 defeat against MK Dons.While he claimed in the build-up he could have switched his entire starting line-up for the trip to Doncaster, he made only two chang...Full Story »

Mowbray delighted to see Williams score with shot from outside area

Posted Sunday, September 15, 2019 by PA4 hits

Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray was pleased to see his team score from outside the area after Derrick Williams’ piledriver set his side on the way to a 2-0 victory over Millwall.Republic of Ireland international Williams rifled Blackburn into an 18th-minute lead with a stunning strike that flew past the impressive Bartosz Bialkowski, who made a string of fine saves to keep his side in it.Bradl...Full Story »

Simon Grayson questions Blackpool professionalism

Posted Sunday, September 08, 2019 by PA10 hits

Blackpool manager Simon Grayson questioned his team’s professionalism after his side threw away a two-goal lead to allow Coventry to take all three points in a thrilling 3-2 win.The away side were one up within the first minute. Liam Feeney’s cross from the right found Sullay Kaikai all alone at the far post. His delicate volley looped over Marko Marosi and into the net.Kaikai grabbe...Full Story »

Over 25,000 Galatasaray fans gathered at Istanbul Airport to welcome Radamel Falcao to the club

Posted Monday, September 02, 2019 by givemesport.com63 hits

A deal has been agreed between the two clubs and on Sunday afternoon, the Colombian striker touched down in Turkey to finalise things. And it's fair to say that Galatasary fans are very excited about his arrival. When Falcao landed at Istanbul airport, over 25,000 fans turned up to greet him. They lined the streets outside the airport, hoping to catch a glimpse of their new signing before...Full Story »

Simon Grayson pleased with Blackpool’s second-half response against Portsmouth

Posted Sunday, September 01, 2019 by PA15 hits

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson was pleased with his side’s second-half response as they maintained their unbeaten League One start with a 1-1 draw against Portsmouth.Marcus Harness’ first-half goal handed Pompey the advantage but Armand Gnanduillet’s header ensured the spoils were shared at Bloomfield Road.“We got off to a real strong start,” said Grayson.“We li...Full Story »

Potter feared for Murray’s fitness before striker scored late winner

Posted Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PA16 hits

Graham Potter admits he feared for the fitness of Glenn Murray before the veteran striker scored Brighton’s stoppage-time winner in a 2-1 Carabao Cup victory at Bristol Rovers.Murray turned in from close range in the second additional minute after Tom Nichols had earlier cancelled out Aaron Connolly’s opener for a Seagulls side showing 11 changes from the weekend defeat to Southampto...Full Story »

Murray nets late winner as Brighton edge out Bristol Rovers

Posted Wednesday, August 28, 2019 by PA14 hits

Glenn Murray struck in stoppage time to earn Brighton a 2-1 win at Bristol Rovers in the Carabao Cup second round.Tom Nichols had earlier given the Sky Bet League One side hope of snatching an upset after cancelling out Aaron Connolly’s opener. However, Murray – one of 11 changes made by Graham Potter – turned in from close range in the second additional minute to spare the Sea...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Mowbray pleased with point against Cardiff

Posted Sunday, August 25, 2019 by PA13 hits

Tony Mowbray took the positive of another clean sheet after watching his side draw 0-0 with Cardiff in the Sky Bet Championship.Chances were limited for both sides, though the post was struck three times – once by the hosts and twice by the Bluebirds.Leandro Bacuna’s deflected effort rattled the woodwork early on, before Joe Ralls’ fine low strike had Christian Walton beaten bu...Full Story »

Blackpool boss Grayson plays down frustration of goalless draw at Rochdale

Posted Sunday, August 25, 2019 by PA14 hits

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson shrugged off the frustration of being held to a goalless draw at Rochdale and focused instead on the positives from his side’s display.The result saw Ipswich overtake the Seasiders at the top of the table on goal difference.But having dominated large parts of the game, Grayson was consoled by an impressive display with only Rochdale goalkeeper Robert Sanchez st...Full Story »

Mowbray hopes injury absentees can return for Cardiff clash

Posted Friday, August 23, 2019 by PA18 hits

Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray has received some welcome injury news ahead of the visit of Cardiff.Tosin Adarabioyo and Ben Brereton were both absent from the midweek win at Hull due to niggling injuries but Mowbray is optimistic the pair will be available on Saturday.On-loan defender Greg Cunningham is forced to miss out as he is ineligible to play against his parent club.Midfielder Bradle...Full Story »

Grayson praises ‘heart, soul and desire’ of Blackpool comeback

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by PA21 hits

Simon Grayson was right to be wary of Gillingham as his Blackpool side recovered a two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw and move to the top of Sky Bet League One.The Tangerines boss had cautioned his players about the ‘scrap’ they might face at Priestfield and was proved right as they went 2-0 down following a first-half brace from Alex Jakubiak.But an immediate response in the form o...Full Story »

Mowbray wants Blackburn to find another gear

Posted Wednesday, August 21, 2019 by PA18 hits

Tony Mowbray has called for improvements from Blackburn despite seeing his side win at Hull.Rovers have responded to losing their first two games of the new Championship season with back-to-back 1-0 victories.Derrick Williams’ first goal for two years was the difference at the KCOM Stadium and Mowbray now wants his side to go up another gear.“It has been a good week. In modern-day fo...Full Story »

Grayson admits his Blackpool winners were second best

Posted Sunday, August 18, 2019 by PA23 hits

Blackpool might be sitting pretty with three wins from three Sky Bet League One games but manager Simon Grayson insists his team have many areas to improve.Ryan Edwards’ header and Armand Gnanduillet’s penalty put the Seasiders 2-0 up against Oxford but they were holding on in the second half for their 2-1 success after Josh Ruffels pulled one back just before the break.Blackpool joi...Full Story »

Mowbray happy to get the win regardless of how it came

Posted Sunday, August 18, 2019 by PA18 hits

Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray felt his side’s quality drove them onto a 1-0 win over Middlesbrough, despite admitting the “aesthetics weren’t so great,” in the Sky Bet Championship encounter. Both teams went into the game without a league victory to show for their endeavours so far, but it was the hosts who edged it thanks to a 25th-minute penalty from former Boro forwar...Full Story »

Tony Mowbray frustrated with Blackburn display despite late turnaround

Posted Wednesday, August 14, 2019 by PA24 hits

Blackburn’s late heroics to beat Oldham were not enough to prevent criticism from manager Tony Mowbray.Rovers avoided a Carabao Cup upset against League Two opposition by scoring twice in stoppage time to secure a 3-2 first-round victory.After Gevaro Nepomuceno’s opener had been cancelled out by Blackburn’s Bradley Dack in the 70th minute, Oldham captain Mohamed Maouche st...Full Story »

Grayson praises Delfouneso after forward nets twice in win at Southend

Posted Sunday, August 11, 2019 by PA22 hits

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson heaped praise on Nathan Delfouneso after the striker bagged a brace in a 3-1 win at Southend.The Seasiders were 3-0 ahead inside the opening 37 minutes at Roots Hall as they made it back-to-back wins at the start of the season.And Grayson was pleased with Delfouneso’s role in the victory which saw his team go to the top of the League One table.“I’ve...Full Story »

Grayson warns that Blackpool’s victory over Bristol Rovers is ‘just the start’

Posted Sunday, August 04, 2019 by PA20 hits

Blackpool enjoyed a dream start to manager Simon Grayson’s second spell in charge and he warned there is a lot more to come after a 2-0 win over Bristol Rovers.The Seasiders scored a goal in each half at a packed Bloomfield Road, Jay Spearing from the spot just before the half-hour and Armand Gnanduillet with a diving header at the start of the second half.That was the perfect way to kick ...Full Story »

Boss Simon Grayson enjoys winning return as Blackpool beat Bristol Rovers

Posted Sunday, August 04, 2019 by PA10 hits

A bumper crowd of almost 12,000 saw Blackpool cruise to a 2-0 victory against Bristol Rovers.Simon Grayson celebrated a winning start to his second spell as Blackpool boss thanks to a goal in each half from his side.Rovers went close early on at a packed Bloomfield Road, the boycotts of last season now well and truly a thing of the past.The Seasiders’ first goal under the new ownership of ...Full Story »

Liverpool flop Loris Karius' girlfriend has 'LOSER' spray-painted on her luxury motor after his blunders at Besiktas

Posted Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by hits

LIVERPOOL flop Loris Karius' girlfriend has had the word "LOSER" spray-painted on her lxury motor after her other-half's persistent blunders at Besiktas. The German goalkeeper, 25, is halfway through a two-year loan in Turkey - and has already proven himself to be completely untrustworthy. Loris Karius' girlfriend Sophia Thomalla has had her car vandalised Karius has been under-fire for a str...Full Story »

Tony Mowbray hails Blackburn’s intensity

Posted Sunday, May 05, 2019 by PA41 hits

Boss Tony Mowbray praised Blackburn’s intensity in the 2-2 draw with Swansea.In a keenly-contested clash, Rovers went ahead when Darragh Lenihan forced the ball over the line in the 21st minute.Swansea turned the game on its head in the space of 10 minutes through Courtney Baker-Richardson’s glancing header in the 25th minute and Oli McBurnie’s 22nd league goal of the season.Bu...Full Story »

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