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Grealish inspires Villa to fourth successive victory as McGinn strikes again

Posted Sunday, March 17, 2019 by PA56 hits

Jack Grealish was again the central figure in Aston Villa’s comfortable 3-0 home victory over Middlesbrough to lift Dean Smith’s side back into the Championship’s play-off places.Since his return from a lengthy lay-off through injury, Grealish has inspired a Villa revival of four straight wins, which has lifted the club into sixth place, a point behind Boro who have now lost th...Full Story »

Jack Butland holds off Derby as Stoke claim goalless draw

Posted Thursday, March 14, 2019 by PA51 hits

Jack Butland stood in Derby’s path with a string of saves that earned Stoke a point in a 0-0 draw at Pride Park.Derby dominated possession and were by far the more positive side but Butland denied Tom Huddlestone and Harry Wilson in the first half while Duane Holmes hit a post.Stoke created little but James McClean headed against a post, while a Wilson free-kick clipped the bar although th...Full Story »

Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett: We have to keep believing

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by PA57 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett is still targeting automatic promotion after his side recorded their first Sky Bet League One away win of 2019 with a 3-2 victory at Walsall.Recalled trio Brett Pitman, Omar Bogle and Viv Solomon-Otabor put a dominant Pompey 3-0 up at the Banks’s Stadium before Jon Guthrie set up a nervy finish as the centre-back scored twice from corners in the closing sta...Full Story »

Tranmere assistant Mike Jackson remaining grounded in promotion race

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by PA69 hits

Tranmere assistant boss Mike Jackson is urging Rovers not to get carried away after they beat Grimsby 4-1 to register a fifth win in a row.The victory means Micky Mellon’s side have moved to within four points of the top three – having been well adrift of the play-offs just a few weeks ago.That run of form has left supporters dreaming of a second successive promotion, but Jackson is ...Full Story »

Aston Villa star Jack Grealish ATTACKED by fan in Birmingham City drama - SICKENING PICS

Posted Monday, March 11, 2019 by hits

Grealish was struck by the spectactor as the ball went out of play after he ran onto the pitch evading security. The fan was quickly apprehended by one steward and Grealish's team-mates. Aston Villa were playing their local rivals at St Andrew's where the incident occurred. Fans all over the internet have widely condemned the incident, and Gary Neville has been quick to reveal what should hap...Full Story »

Dean Smith angered by ‘mindless moron’ who attacked Jack Grealish

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by PA80 hits

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has labelled the fan who attacked Jack Grealish a “mindless moron” while Birmingham manager Garry Monk called for the strongest punishment.Captain Grealish – who recovered to score a second-half winner – was struck in the ninth minute after a man ran onto the pitch and punched him from behind at St Andrew’s.Villa won 1-0 on Sunday and the...Full Story »

Grealish grabs winner after shocking scenes at St Andrew’s

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by PA108 hits

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish was attacked by a spectator in disgraceful scenes at St Andrew’s – before scoring the winner to beat Birmingham.The midfielder showed incredible character and maturity to earn a 1-0 derby win after being knocked to the ground by a man in the first half.The spectator ran out of the home end after nine minutes and threw a punch at Grealish from behind....Full Story »

Jack Ross criticises referee as late melee overshadows Wycombe-Sunderland game

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by PA97 hits

Sunderland manager Jack Ross criticised referee Lee Swabey for his handling of Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Wycombe after three players were sent off in stoppage time.Home striker Nathan Tyson and Sunderland midfielder George Honeyman, who had both been substituted, saw red after a touchline fracas between the teams was sparked by Wycombe’s slowness in returning the ball.Wycombe midfielder...Full Story »

Jake Embery and Jack Powell strikes earn Maidstone first win since January

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by PA61 hits

Maidstone claimed their first Vanarama National League win since the beginning of January after downing fellow strugglers Havant and Waterlooville 2-0.Two first-half goals set United on their way at  the Gallagher Stadium, with Jake Embery opening the scoring in the 33rd minute after being set up by Blair Turgott.Jack Powell then added a second just before half...Full Story »

Captain Jack is Greal deal for Villa boss Smith

Posted Sunday, March 03, 2019 by PA64 hits

Dean Smith heaped praise on captain Jack Grealish after Aston Villa destroyed lifeless Derby 4-0.Grealish shone upon his return from a long-term injury, his comeback a timely one given Villa had recorded only two wins in 13 Championship games during his absence.A relieved Smith paid tribute to both Grealish’s stand-out display and a blistering first-half showing from his side in which they...Full Story »

Grealish shines as Villa hammer Derby

Posted Sunday, March 03, 2019 by PA62 hits

A Jack Grealish-inspired Aston Villa romped to a 4-0 win over injury-hit Derby, who slumped to their 11th defeat in 12 games at Villa Park.The talented youngster, who gave a 70-minute cameo performance, was in outstanding form on his return to first-team duty and marked Villa’s easy success and his own quality display with a brilliant goal from 25 yards.Villa completely dominated the game,...Full Story »

Jack Ross to check on Sunderland injury doubts ahead of Plymouth clash

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2019 by PA79 hits

Sunderland boss Jack Ross will run the rule over a series of injury doubts as the League One promotion hopefuls go in search of a third successive victory when they entertain Plymouth.The Scot was keeping his cards close to his chest as he finalised preparations for the game, revealing only that he had “concerns over two or three”, but declining to name those players whose participat...Full Story »

Jack Grealish available to feature for first time since December

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2019 by PA66 hits

Jack Grealish is expected to return to Aston Villa’s squad for the first time since December.The midfielder has been out with a shin problem but is back in training and available for boss Dean Smith.John McGinn remains banned as he completes his two-match suspension for 10 yellow cards.Defender Axel Tuanzebe (foot) and midfielder Henri Lansbury (hamstring) are out along with goalkeeper Orj...Full Story »

Bristol City to assess Jack Hunt ahead of Birmingham game

Posted Tuesday, February 26, 2019 by PA67 hits

Bristol City will make a late decision on Jack Hunt’s fitness for the visit of Birmingham.The defender has been working his way back from a calf injury and manager Lee Johnson told the club’s website he “could be close”, though he will consider giving Hunt an under-23 game first to build his fitness.Korey Smith remains some way from a return following a knee injury &ndash...Full Story »

Adam Jackson in contention to feature when Barnsley host Burton

Posted Monday, February 18, 2019 by PA100 hits

Adam Jackson could play some part when Barnsley host Burton.Defender Jackson returned to training last week and was included in the matchday squad for the 2-1 win over Wycombe on Saturday.Manager Daniel Stendel will continue to be without top scorer Kieffer Moore, who suffered concussion against Gillingham and will be assessed at the end of the week.Ben Williams is expected to remain sideli...Full Story »

Jackett crestfallen after watching Pompey squander three-goal lead

Posted Sunday, February 17, 2019 by PA57 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett was predictably frustrated after seeing his side surrender a three-goal lead to draw 3-3 at Southend.Third placed Portsmouth seemed set for a comfortable Sky Bet League One victory after scoring three times inside the opening 31 minutes.But a Simon Cox hat-trick enabled the Shrimpers to secure a share of the spoils and extend Portsmouth’s winless streak to ...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs West Bromwich(WBA) - Jack Grealish closing in on return from injury

Posted Friday, February 15, 2019 by PA142 hits

Aston Villa playmaker Jack Grealish remains sidelined with a shin problem against West Brom but could return by the end of the month. Defender Axel Tuanzebe (foot) and midfielder Henri Lansbury (hamstring) are out along with goalkeeper Orjan Nyland (Achilles). Defender James Chester could be available after missing the 1-0 defeat at Brentford with the club managing his knee problem. Forward...Full Story »

Leeds United vs Swansea City - Jack Clarke absent as Leeds take on Swansea

Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by PA108 hits

Winger Jack Clarke continues his recovery as Sky Bet Championship promotion-chasers Leeds prepare for the visit of Swansea. The 18-year-old was taken ill during Saturday’s match at Middlesbrough, and later discharged back into the care of Leeds’ medical staff following hospital checks. Pablo Hernandez should replace Clarke in the starting XI. Stuart Dallas (ankle) and Gaetano Ber...Full Story »

Kenny Jackett liking Portsmouth’s new Bogle-Vaughan partnership

Posted Sunday, February 03, 2019 by PA46 hits

Kenny Jackett saluted Fratton Park new-boy Omar Bogle after he scored his second goal in as many games to rescue a point for stuttering Portsmouth.Bogle’s home debut strike cancelled out Mallik Wilks’ first-half effort and saved Jackett’s men from slipping to a fourth defeat on the spin in Sky Bet League One.Portsmouth manager Jackett, who saw defender Jack Whatmough hobble off...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Ipswich - Villa without injured Grealish against Ipswich

Posted Thursday, January 24, 2019 by PA209 hits

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish is due to return to light training next week after almost two months out.He remains sidelined for Saturday’s visit of Ipswich but could make his return from a shin injury soon.Axel Tuanzebe (foot) and Henri Lansbury (hamstring) are out but Glenn Whelan (shoulder) has returned to full training with Mile Jedinak (calf).Orjan Nyland (Achilles) is out for the ...Full Story »

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