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Mowbray admits frustration after goalless draw at home to Stoke

Posted Thursday, February 27, 2020 by PA6 hits

Tony Mowbray bemoaned an “awkward night” after Blackburn endured a frustrating 0-0 draw with relegation-threatened Stoke.The hosts could have moved to within two points of the top six after winning two of the three matches previous to this encounter, but playing against a visiting side sitting deep they lacked the guile to find a way through.On the occasions they did, Jack Butland wa...Full Story »

Raynor: Okenabirhie red card played big role in Gillingham’s win over Doncaster

Posted Sunday, February 16, 2020 by PA13 hits

Fejiri Okenabirhie’s red card was the turning point in Gillingham’s come-from-behind 2-1 win over Doncaster, according to Gills assistant manager Paul Raynor.Ben Sheaf had given Rovers the lead with a sublime 20-yard strike but Okenabirhie saw red in the 38th minute for appearing to elbow Gillingham right-back Barry Fuller, sparking the hosts’ turnaround at Priestfield.Cameron ...Full Story »

Mowbray keeping feet on ground as Blackburn close in on play-off places

Posted Sunday, February 16, 2020 by PA15 hits

Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray played down suggestions his injury-hit side are now realistic promotion contenders after their clinical 2-0 victory over Charlton at The Valley.Of the nine teams above Rovers before the weekend’s fixtures, only Leeds managed to win, meaning Rovers have moved to within three points of the Championship play-off positions.Mowbray said: “We can’t get ...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Mowbray excited by Armstrong potential

Posted Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by PA11 hits

Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray praised Adam Armstrong for grasping his opportunity to play through the middle in the 3-0 demolition of Hull.Rovers put the game to bed spectacularly with three goals in eight minutes, Darragh Lenihan’s 73rd-minute close-range finish and Dominic Samuel’s clinical 80th-minute strike coming other side of Armstrong’s stunning effort.Armstrong drove a sh...Full Story »

Grayson relieved as Blackpool take first victory of 2020

Posted Sunday, February 09, 2020 by PA8 hits

The result was all that mattered for Blackpool boss Simon Grayson after his side finally picked up their first win of 2020 with a 2-1 victory at home to struggling Southend.A goal in each half for top scorer Armand Gnanduillet secured a vital three points for Blackpool, as the Shrimpers slip into deeper relegation trouble despite Stephen McLaughlin’s late strike.“Based on our recent ...Full Story »

Glenn Murray haunts West Ham again as Brighton snatch draw

Posted Sunday, February 02, 2020 by PA10 hits

West Ham’s nemesis Glenn Murray scored a controversial late equaliser as Brighton snatched a 3-3 draw at the London Stadium.The veteran striker, starting a Premier League match for the first time since September, grabbed his seventh career goal against the Hammers in the 79th minute.The ball appeared to hit Murray’s arm before he fired home but a VAR check decided otherwise, to disbe...Full Story »

Rival managers send ‘thoughts and prayers’ to Wycombe fan taken critically ill

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PA23 hits

Rival managers Gareth Ainsworth and Simon Grayson sent their “thoughts and prayers” to a Wycombe fan who was taken critically ill before Tuesday night’s win over Blackpool.Kick-off at Adams Park was delayed by over an hour as an air ambulance landed on the pitch, with the fan attended to before being taken to a nearby hospital.Wanderers boss Ainsworth said in an interview poste...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Mowbray hails Armstrong

Posted Wednesday, January 29, 2020 by PA13 hits

Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray suggested Adam Armstrong could continue playing as a centre forward after he marked his 100th Rovers appearance with the opener in the 2-1 victory over QPR.Armstrong’s ninth of the season – a beautifully-curled 25-yard effort – put the hosts ahead, but Jordan Hugill equalised with a composed finish in the 22nd minute.Captain Darragh Lenihan made the ...Full Story »

Glenn Whelan set to keep place as Fleetwood take on Coventry

Posted Tuesday, January 28, 2020 by PA16 hits

New signing Glenn Whelan is set to retain his place in the starting line-up for Fleetwood’s match against Coventry.The Republic of Ireland midfielder impressed on his debut on Saturday just 24 hours after signing from Hearts.Head coach Joey Barton is still looking to do more business before the transfer window closes.Midfielder Jordan Rossiter has been ruled out for the rest of the season ...Full Story »

John Brayford on target as Burton come from behind to claim point

Posted Sunday, January 26, 2020 by PA17 hits

Burton failed to make it five home Sky Bet League One wins in a row as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Accrington in a competitive encounter at the Pirelli Stadium.In a game that took a while to really get going it was Stanley who made the Brewers pay for a sluggish start when they grabbed the lead after quarter of an hour, Dion Charles slotting home after a routine ball into the Burton box was ...Full Story »

Broken arm rules Murray Davidson out for St Johnstone

Posted Saturday, January 25, 2020 by PA23 hits

Murray Davidson is out of St Johnstone’s home Ladbrokes Premiership game against Kilmarnock.The 31-year-old has sustained a fracture to his left arm  in training which will rule him out  for a minimum of six weeks.Matty Kennedy has played his last game for Saints after moving to Aberdeen.Rory McKenzie returns to the Kilmarnock squad.The Rugby Park attacker has recovered from a ha...Full Story »

Grayson gets chippy after Gnanduillet fluffs Panenka attempt

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA23 hits

Blackpool manager Simon Grayson will not allow striker Armand Gnanduillet to take the same style of penalty again following his poor miss in the 2-2 FA Cup third-round draw at Reading. Gnanduillet tried a Panenka-style spot-kick in the 68th minute but tamely chipped the ball against the crossbar. Sky Bet League One side Blackpool had taken a first-half lead through Nathan Delfouneso only for Sam...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Mowbray turns on mis-firing Gallagher after FA Cup exit

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA22 hits

Blackburn manager Tony Mowbray singled out Sam Gallagher for criticism after the striker wasted four excellent chances in their 2-1 FA Cup third-round defeat at Birmingham.Gallagher, who spent the 2017-18 season on loan at St Andrew’s, spurned one opportunity in the first half and three after the break.However, the £5million signing did win the 61st-minute penalty, converted by Adam ...Full Story »

Guardiola on how Man City can catch Liverpool: Work harder, play better and pray!

Posted Wednesday, January 01, 2020 by Goal.com53 hits

The 2019-20 Premier League title race looks to be run, but Pep Guardiola still loves his "fantastic" Manchester City team. Pep Guardiola says Manchester City must "work harder, play better and pray" to close the gap to Liverpool, but he is confident a fully fit squad could still compete for the Premier League title. City have won the league in each of the past two seasons, yet they are now 1...Full Story »

Demarai Gray makes amends to fire Leicester back to winning ways at West Ham

Posted Sunday, December 29, 2019 by PA36 hits

Demarai Gray missed a first-half penalty but scored a second-half winner as Leicester piled more pressure on West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini with a 2-1 victory.Gray, one of nine new faces in a much-changed Foxes line-up, fluffed the opportunity to open his Premier League goal account for the season from the spot after only 12 minutes.But the winger made amends after the interval to fire second-p...Full Story »

Home form gives Blackpool boss Grayson cause for concern

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA22 hits

Simon Grayson expressed concern at Blackpool’s home form after they were beaten 1-0 by Accrington.Having lost by the same scoreline to Shrewsbury last time out, Sean McConville’s injury-time winner condemned the Seasiders to a second loss in five days at Bloomfield Road.With Sullay Kaikai’s disallowed first-half effort the closest they came, former Leeds chief Grayson conceded ...Full Story »

‘It was a poor game’ – Mowbray keen to move on after draw with Birmingham

Posted Friday, December 27, 2019 by PA25 hits

Tony Mowbray admitted Blackburn’s 1-1 draw with Birmingham was a “poor game”.In a largely forgettable match, both sides toiled for fluency and exchanged penalties early in the second half.Adam Armstrong punished Wes Harding’s mis-timed challenge in the 55th minute, while Kerim Mrabti’s first of the season came from the spot eight minutes later after Amari’i Be...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray says Bradley Dack injury ‘doesn’t look good’

Posted Tuesday, December 24, 2019 by PA36 hits

Blackburn boss Tony Mowbray said his dressing room was “emotional” after Bradley Dack was stretchered off in the 0-0 draw with Wigan.Rovers went closest in a tight game, with Danny Graham heading against the woodwork, but both goalkeepers produced important saves and a point apiece was fair.It moved the hosts to within two points of the top six at the halfway stage of the season but ...Full Story »

Simon Grayson’s Sunderland return ends in a draw

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA32 hits

Blackpool boss Simon Grayson was left disappointed in his bid to finally celebrate a win on Wearside as his side were held by struggling Sunderland.Grayson failed to win a home game at the Stadium of Light during his time as Sunderland’s manager, and a little over two years after his sacking he returned with the Seasiders.Despite watching his Blackpool side take the lead inside four minute...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Mowbray not getting carried away despite good run

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA29 hits

Tony Mowbray is not getting ahead of himself after Blackburn continued their strong form with a 2-0 win over Bristol City at Ashton Gate.The visitors took a second minute lead when Lewis Holtby delivered a low corner into the box and Bradley Johnson arrived unmarked to bury a fierce left-footed shot from 15 yards.Blackburn clinched the points in the 77th minute when City midfielder Han-Noah Mass...Full Story »

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