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Harrogate boss Simon Weaver without Dan Jones, Will Smith and Joe Cracknell

Posted Monday, January 11, 2021 by PA13 hits

Harrogate manager Simon Weaver remains without a trio of players for the visit of Carlisle in Sky Bet League Two.Dan Jones, Will Smith and Joe Cracknell are all sidelined through injury for a replay of the fixture which was abandoned on December 29.Connor Kirby had given Harrogate the lead after just 49 seconds, but the match was abandoned after 10 minutes due to a dangerous pitch.New signings J...Full Story »

Harrogate boss Simon Weaver set to stick with same players against Cheltenham

Posted Friday, January 01, 2021 by PA12 hits

Harrogate boss Simon Weaver could stick with the team which started the abandoned game against Carlisle when his side face Cheltenham in Sky Bet League Two.The Sulphurites’ midweek clash with the Cumbrians was called off after just 10 minutes of play amid freezing conditions and Weaver appears to have no fresh selection concerns.Defender Will Smith will not return until mid-January after i...Full Story »

Simon Weaver questions decision to abandon Harrogate-Carlisle clash

Posted Wednesday, December 30, 2020 by PA4 hits

Harrogate manager Simon Weaver argued his team’s home match against Carlisle should not have been abandoned after only 10 minutes.Weaver’s men were leading 1-0 at the time after Connor Kirby headed in a Ryan Fallowfield cross with just 49 seconds on the clock.But referee Martin Coy, who had earlier conducted a 5.15pm pitch inspection, decided that the icy playing surface was putting ...Full Story »

Simon Weaver smiling as Harrogate come from behind to beat Oldham

Posted Sunday, December 27, 2020 by PA8 hits

Harrogate boss Simon Weaver saluted a “massive” win as his team came from behind to win 2-1 at 10-man Oldham.Weaver was delighted after his side got back on track after four defeats in five games ahead of the Boundary Park clash, and their record now reads as a more favourable two wins from three.Weaver said: “That was a terrific win for us. Oldham have been in good form lately...Full Story »

Luton goalkeeper Simon Sluga doubtful for Norwich clash

Posted Tuesday, December 01, 2020 by PA19 hits

Luton goalkeeper Simon Sluga is a doubt for Wednesday’s visit of Norwich.The 27-year-old injured his shoulder against Cardiff and, while he continued in the 4-0 defeat, he could miss out, with the Hatters recalling Harry Isted from Wealdstone as cover.Elliott Lee and Joe Morrell could earn recalls after the heavy defeat in Wales.Dan Potts has returned to training after foot and groin probl...Full Story »

Harrogate boss Simon Weaver facing defensive headache ahead of Scunthorpe visit

Posted Monday, November 30, 2020 by PA18 hits

Harrogate have defensive problems ahead of their home game against Scunthorpe.Kevin Lokko is suspended following his late red card in the FA Cup defeat to Blackpool while Ryan Fallowfield missed that second-round tie with a tight hamstring.Will Smith (hamstring) and Dan Jones (groin) have been ruled out until well into the New Year through injury, leaving Town boss Simon Weaver with just three r...Full Story »

Simon Weaver proud of his Harrogate players after their victory at Mansfield

Posted Wednesday, November 25, 2020 by PA17 hits

Harrogate boss Simon Weaver was delighted to see his side mark his return from Covid-19 isolation with a first win in seven as Calvin Miller’s goal secured a 1-0 victory at Mansfield.Harrogate’s winner came in the 27th minute when Jack Muldoon won a shoulder-to-shoulder tussle with Stephen McLaughlin and zipped in a low ball from the right that Miller turned home from close range.Man...Full Story »

Harrogate set new benchmark with gritty Grimsby victory – Simon Weaver

Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by PA20 hits

Simon Weaver reckons newly-promoted Harrogate have raised the bar after recording a third straight Sky Bet League Two victory at Grimsby.Star striker Jack Muldoon was at the double in Cleethorpes, scoring his fifth and sixth goals of the season either side of James Tilley’s left-footed strike.It was a result that moved Harrogate up to fourth place in the early standings, with mid-table Gri...Full Story »

Simon Weaver praises Harrogate’s energy during win at Bradford

Posted Tuesday, October 13, 2020 by PA25 hits

Simon Weaver praised Harrogate’s commitment after his side celebrated a 1-0 victory at Yorkshire rivals Bradford in the first meeting between the clubs.Lloyd Kerry scored the winning goal in the 73rd minute when he turned Ryan Fallowfield’s right-wing cross into the far corner of the net.Harrogate’s high-tempo approach caused their hosts problems throughout and the margin might...Full Story »

Simon Weaver thrilled by Harrogate’s start to Football League life

Posted Sunday, September 13, 2020 by PA16 hits

Harrogate manager Simon Weaver hailed his history-making side after a convincing 4-0 win at Southend.Town won promotion via the National League play-offs last season and Weaver was delighted to see his side start life in the Football League with a well-deserved victory at Roots Hall.“There were a few nerves early on but once we got the first goal we settled down and it was a true reflectio...Full Story »

Simon Weaver proud as Harrogate stun Tranmere

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA20 hits

Harrogate manager Simon Weaver was thrilled with his players’ attitude after a marathon penalty shoot-out victory over Tranmere at Prenton Park.Town captain Josh Falkingham eventually struck the winning penalty after Manny Monthe had skied his effort into the stands in sudden death.Weaver said: “We could have made it a little bit simpler than going to the 10th penalty but it’s ...Full Story »

Karl Robinson believes Simon Eastwood is back to his best after penalty heroics

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA18 hits

Oxford boss Karl Robinson feels Simon Eastwood is back at the top of his game after the keeper brilliantly saved a late penalty, then two more spot kicks in the shoot-out in their Carabao Cup success against AFC Wimbledon.Oxford progressed 4-3 in the shoot-out after a 1-1 draw at the Kassam Stadium against their fellow League One side.Eastwood, who did not have the best of games in the League On...Full Story »

Simon Eastwood the penalty hero as Oxford knock out AFC Wimbledon

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA18 hits

Simon Eastwood saved a penalty late in normal time and two spot kicks in the shoot-out as Oxford beat fellow League One side AFC Wimbledon 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 Carabao Cup draw at the Kassam Stadium.Cameron Brannagan fired the U’s ahead from 16 yards on 63 minutes when keeper Connal Trueman got a hand to the shot but couldn’t keep it out.The visitors levelled four minutes lat...Full Story »

Simon Weaver ‘ecstatic’ as Wembley win takes Harrogate up to League Two

Posted Monday, August 03, 2020 by PA25 hits

Harrogate manager Simon Weaver admitted feeling ecstatic after his side stunned Notts County to claim a place in League Two.The North Yorkshire side reached the English Football League for the first time in their history as they stormed to a 3-1 victory in the Vanarama National League play-off final at Wembley.Harrogate, who were second in the table when the regular season was curtailed due to t...Full Story »

SIMON JORDAN Project Restart is here… but the selfish Premier League’s social distancing could kill Football League clubs

Posted Wednesday, May 27, 2020 by hits

It is a disgrace it doesn’t involve any support for the beleaguered 71 EFL clubs but I guess that’s an ugly, elitist reality. Project Restart offers no benefit or financial help for EFL clubs, many of whom could be facing the end Credit: PA:Press Association Like Brexit, Covid-19 divides opinion. But we are now at a stage where the world is turning again and sport can be no differe...Full Story »

Icardi would be a great signing for AC Milan - Simone

Posted Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by Goal.com54 hits

Despite being contracted to the Rossoneri's rivals, the striker has been backed as an ideal transfer option AC Milan should sign Mauro Icardi from rivals Inter to take their attack to a higher level, according to Marco Simone. Antonio Conte discounted Icardi from his plans upon taking over Inter ahead of the 2019-20 season, instead bringing in Romelu Lukaku to partner Lautaro Martinez. The ...Full Story »

Vincent Kompany yells at Anderlecht fan as firecracker thrown at Simon Mignolet

Posted Tuesday, January 21, 2020 by hits

Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany was left fuming when a firecracker was thrown on the pitch by Anderlecht fans, nearly hitting Simon Mignolet. The Belgian is back at the club he grew up with as player-manager, having spent 11 years with the Premier League champions. But his return has not been sweet, with Anderlecht sitting mid-table in the Belgian Pro League. Kompany’s team made ...Full Story »

Simon Grayson’s Sunderland return ends in a draw

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019 by PA51 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 »

Blackpool had to produce best form to fight back and progress – Simon Grayson

Posted Monday, December 02, 2019 by PA41 hits

Blackpool manager Simon Grayson believes his side had to produce their absolute best to come from behind and beat sixth-tier Maidstone 3-1 to reach the third round of the FA Cup. Saidou Khan smashed the Stones ahead midway through the first half with a rasping half-volley from the edge of the box to take a slender lead into the break. But the Tangerines equalised two minutes into the second half...Full Story »

Simon Grayson questions Blackpool professionalism

Posted Sunday, September 08, 2019 by PA57 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 »

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