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Cardiff boss Neil Warnock disappointed with point at Hillsborough

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA7 hits

Cardiff manager Neil Warnock was disappointed to only take home a point after seeing his side held to a goalless draw at Sheffield Wednesday.Both sides had decent sights of goal at Hillsborough, with Wednesday strikers Jordan Rhodes and Lucas Joao both spurning opportunities and Yanic Wildschut and Marko Grujic going close for the visitors.Warnock said: “I think any draw away from home is ...Full Story »

Aguero hat-trick vindicates Guardiola’s about turn over Sanchez

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA17 hits

Pep Guardiola insisted Sergio Aguero’s hat-trick to beat Newcastle 3-1 at the Etihad Stadium vindicated his decision to abandon plans to add another striker to his squad during the transfer window.City had been heavily linked with Manchester United-bound Alexis Sanchez but Aguero’s clinical performance against the Magpies suggested City’s champions-elect have no great need to a...Full Story »

Weary Norwich slump to defeat against Sheffield United

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA9 hits

Norwich boss Daniel Farke accepted his team had been “tired in the head” as they lost 2-1 at home against Sky Bet Championship play-off hopefuls Sheffield United.The Canaries took Premier League champions Chelsea all the way to extra-time and penalties in their FA Cup third-round replay at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night.However, on their return to league duty Norwich fo...Full Story »

Niasse grabs point for Everton after McCarthy suffers broken leg

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA7 hits

Striker Oumar Niasse scored the fastest goal by a Premier League substitute this season to rescue a point for Everton from a 1-1 draw with West Brom at Goodison Park.However, Toffees boss Sam Allardyce’s 1,000th game as a manager was marred by an horrific-looking broken leg sustained by midfielder James McCarthy.Just 56 seconds after replacing £28million signing Cenk Tosun in the sec...Full Story »

Bath get that sinking feeling after falling short in Champions Cup

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA4 hits

Bath’s hopes of snatching a place in the Champions Cup quarter-finals fell short in Italy as they failed to win by as many points as they needed to overtake Saracens.They then discovered that Toulon had picked up a losing bonus point at Llanelli, confirming their fate.Todd Blackadder at least had seven tries to savour in a 47-28 away victory, but the fact they failed to get a try bonus in ...Full Story »

Shrewsbury boss Paul Hurst unsure over controversial Doncaster equaliser

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA3 hits

Shrewsbury manager Paul Hurst questioned whether Doncaster’s controversial equaliser should have counted after watching his side let a two-goal slip.Goals from Mat Sadler and Carlton Morris either side of half time put Shrewsbury in command before substitutes Mathieu Baudry and Issam Ben Khemis, amid controversy, pulled Rovers level. A deep cross from Ben Khemis 14 minutes from time was ad...Full Story »

Exeter boss Baxter says Chiefs were ‘all over the place’ in Champions Cup defeat

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA3 hits

Exeter coach Rob Baxter accused his team of showing a “soft” side as their Champions Cup hopes were crushed by defeat to Glasgow Warriors.The home side won 28-21 at Scotstoun to knock the English champions out of Europe.Baxter said: “I’m very disappointed. Not because we lost, not because Europe has slipped away. I’m disappointed because there were too many times to...Full Story »

Owls and Bluebirds share goalless draw at Hillsborough

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA4 hits

Sheffield Wednesday and Cardiff fought out a goalless draw at Hillsborough.There were chances for both sides, with Wednesday strikers Jordan Rhodes and Lucas Joao both spurning opportunities to score while Yanic Wildschut and Marko Grujic went close for the visitors.The result leaves Wednesday with just one victory from their last 12 Sky Bet Championship games.Wednesday boss Jos Luhukay, taking ...Full Story »

Karl Robinson hails Tariqe Fosu impact

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA6 hits

Charlton manager Karl Robinson praised the returning Tariqe Fosu for an inspirational display from the bench in the 3-1 home win over Walsall.Both sides went in at the break on level terms after Joe Aribo’s opener was cancelled out by Erhun Oztumer’s 41st-minute equaliser for the Saddlers.Fosu has been out for two months but returned to the fold early in the second half when replacin...Full Story »

Manchester City v Newcastle – story of the match

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA7 hits

Sergio Aguero scored a hat-trick as Manchester City restored their 12-point lead at the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Newcastle at the Etihad Stadium.Aguero glanced home a Kevin De Bruyne cross to break the deadlock in the 34th minute then added his second from the penalty spot midway through the second half.Jacob Murphy gave Newcastle hope with a composed finish to reduce the de...Full Story »

Javier Hernandez ends goal drought to preserve West Ham’s unbeaten run

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA6 hits

Javier Hernandez scored his first goal since October as West Ham and Bournemouth drew 1-1 at the London Stadium.Asmir Begovic denied Marko Arnautovic from point-blank range after 14 minutes and Bournemouth took the lead against the run of play through Ryan Fraser after 71 minutes.The Hammers equalised immediately, as substitute Hernandez pounced to extend their unbeaten run to seven games. Bourn...Full Story »

Villa boss Steve Bruce pleased for two-goal Scott Hogan after ‘dark times’

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA4 hits

Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce was full of praise for Scott Hogan after the forward netted two goals in Saturday’s 3-1 Sky Bet Championship home win over Barnsley.Hogan had an unhappy start to life at Villa Park following his move from Brentford last January. He dropped down the pecking order to fourth-choice striker, but is now the club’s danger man after scoring four goals in thre...Full Story »

Lambert gets off to winning start as Stoke defeat Huddersfield

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA6 hits

Paul Lambert made a winning start as Stoke manager as a 2-0 home victory against Huddersfield saw them climb out of the relegation zone.Lambert had only had this week to work with his players but he had visibly lifted them and on Saturday Stoke did not look like a team who had been beaten on eight of their last 11 Premier League outings.Roared on by a crowd fuelled with optimism, Stoke started b...Full Story »

Ospreys left frustrated after falling short in France

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA3 hits

Ospreys head coach Steve Tandy rued the fact his team “didn’t throw more punches” to test Clermont Auvergne before going down 24-7 in France and crashing out of the Champions Cup.When the Welsh region got back to 13-7 in the second half they were firmly in the hunt to claim a ticket to the quarter-finals.That was as good as it got for the visitors, though, as Clermont closed ou...Full Story »

Rob Kelly tips Blackburn for promotion

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA6 hits

Fleetwood assistant boss Rob Kelly backed his old club Blackburn to clinch promotion after they won 2-1 at Highbury.Kelly left his role as first-team coach at Ewood Park to move to Highbury and team-up with Uwe Rosler in 2016.He was in the dugout alongside Rosler as Tony Mowbray’s Blackburn side made it 16 unbeaten and leapfrogged Shrewsbury into an automatic promotion spot.It was an enthr...Full Story »

Paul Cook hails Wigan as they move five points clear at League One summit

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA15 hits

Paul Cook praised his League One table-topping Wigan Athletic side as they extended their unbeaten run to 14 games in all competitions with a 3-1 comeback win at inform Plymouth.Cook said: “We showed great discipline today after going a goal behind. (Plymouth boss) Derek (Adams) has got a very good side here and we did well to come away with the win.”Graham Carey fired Plymouth &ndas...Full Story »

Mourinho full of praise as United see off ‘brave’ Burnley

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA8 hits

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho praised his side for their efforts against a “brave” Burnley outfit after the Red Devils won 1-0 at Turf Moor.Anthony Martial struck sweetly in the 54th minute of a contest that saw United struggle for attacking momentum for much of the time, with their hosts doing some solid defensive work as well as going close to scoring themselves.He''s now fo...Full Story »

Hodgson feared the worst after shipping four first-half goals at Arsenal

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA8 hits

Roy Hodgson feared Crystal Palace would concede seven or eight after Arsenal’s blistering start left the Eagles “staring down the barrel of a gun”.Goals inside the opening 22 minutes from Nacho Monreal, Alex Iwobi, Laurent Koscielny and Alexandre Lacazette put the rampant Gunners on course for an emphatic first win of 2018 before they eased off in the second half and ...Full Story »

Sergio Aguero hits hat-trick as leaders Manchester City topple Newcastle

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA5 hits

Sergio Aguero tormented Newcastle once again as Premier League leaders Manchester City got back to winning ways with a 3-1 win at the Etihad Stadium.The Argentinian, who scored five in a game against the Magpies in 2015, hit a hat-trick as City bounced back from last week’s first league loss of the season at Liverpool.Jacob Murphy briefly gave Newcastle hope of snatching a draw by reducing...Full Story »

Neal Ardley backs Joe Pigott to be a fans favourite

Posted Sunday, January 21, 2018 by PA3 hits

Neal Ardley is convinced Joe Pigott can go on and become a fans favourite after the new AFC Wimbledon signing marked his debut with a goal in the 2-0 win against Blackpool.The 24-year-old former Charlton Athletic striker, signed from Maidstone United last week, immediately started to repay the faith shown in him by Ardley with a second-half strike to cement all three points .That added to Liam T...Full Story »

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