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Jackett hails determined Portsmouth

Posted Monday, April 22, 2019 by PA45 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett hailed his side’s fighting qualities after the League One promotion-chasers came from behind to beat Coventry 2-1.Captain Brett Pitman struck seven minutes from time to earn Pompey a seventh straight league victory.It was the second time in four days Pompey had staged a dramatic late show after beating Burton in stoppage time on good Friday.Jackett said: &l...Full Story »

England goalkeeper Jack Butland celebrates becoming dad for first time

Posted Sunday, April 21, 2019 by hits

STOKE City and England keeper Jack Butland has welcomed a baby son this week. The 26-year-old has become a dad for the first time after his fiancée Annabel Peyton gave birth. His newborn son, George Matthew Butland, was welcomed with a sweet social media post. Jack's club, Stoke City, let him miss Good Friday's Championship clash away to Middlesbrough to get to know his new son a bit bet...Full Story »

Kenny Jackett set to rotate Portsmouth squad for crucial Coventry clash

Posted Saturday, April 20, 2019 by PA51 hits

Kenny Jackett could shuffle his Portsmouth pack for Monday’s League One clash with Coventry.Pompey produced a late smash-and-grab 2-1 victory at Burton on Friday, with defender Matt Clarke claiming an added-time winner.Replacement trio Bryn Morris, Omar Bogle and Ronan Curtis provided the cavalry call off the bench to lay on that winner, injecting fresh impetus at the Pirelli Stadium.And n...Full Story »

Jackett hails Pompey ‘resilience’ after last-gasp win over Burton

Posted Saturday, April 20, 2019 by PA44 hits

Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett hailed his side’s “resilience” after seeing them keep the pressure on the top two in League One with a last-gasp victory over Burton.Defender Matt Clarke earned Pompey a 2-1 win after finding the back of the net in stoppage time following a scramble in the Albion box – a goal that the home side felt should have been disallowed.Pompey had led ...Full Story »

Jack Hobbs and Luke Murphy unlikely to feature for Bolton

Posted Wednesday, April 17, 2019 by PA51 hits

Bolton are likely to have an unchanged squad for their home game against in-form Aston Villa.It is expected that Jack Hobbs (back) and Luke Murphy (calf) will still be unavailable, while Jason Lowe and Yanic Wildschut (both ankle) definitely remain sidelined.Marc Wilson, Craig Noone and Josh Magennis are available for recalls should Wanderers boss Phil Parkinson wish to make changes to his team....Full Story »

Jack Harrison puts Leeds in pole position in promotion race

Posted Sunday, April 14, 2019 by PA51 hits

Jack Harrison hit the winner as Leeds beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 to open up a three-point cushion on Sheffield United in the race for the Premier League. Harrison produced a deadly finish in the 65th minute to finally break the deadlock after Wednesday had frustrated their Yorkshire rivals.The Whites had been denied by two wonder saves from visiting goalkeeper Keiren Westwood during a dominant...Full Story »

Kenny Jackett challenges Jamal Lowe to continue Pompey scoring streak

Posted Sunday, April 14, 2019 by PA41 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett challenged Jamal Lowe to keep on scoring after hitting his 16th goal of the season in the League One promotion-chasers’ 4-1 rout of Rochdale.Lowe’s goal helped Pompey move to within two points of second-placed Barnsley with a game in a hand.Jackett said: “It is a really good total and hopefully he is not finished yet.“We work hard on our w...Full Story »

Jack Ross still pleased with Sunderland’s position despite defeat to Coventry

Posted Sunday, April 14, 2019 by PA53 hits

Jack Ross is happy that Sunderland’s automatic-promotion hopes are still in their own hands despite the club’s unbeaten League One home record disappearing with a remarkable 5-4 loss to Coventry.The Black Cats suffered their first home league defeat of the season on an afternoon when they were never ahead in a nine-goal thriller.The result means they have dropped out of the top two, ...Full Story »

Jack Ross set to rotate injury-hit Sunderland squad for Coventry clash

Posted Friday, April 12, 2019 by PA54 hits

Sunderland boss Jack Ross has a number of injury concerns ahead of his side’s League One clash with Coventry.Midfielder Dylan McGeouch will definitely be ruled out after picking up a muscle strain in the midweek draw against Burton.Lee Cattermole is still a doubt with a foot injury sustained in the Checkatrade Trophy final defeat to Portsmouth, and Aiden McGeady is also likely to miss out ...Full Story »

Oran Kearney: I took Simeon Jackson off penalty duty

Posted Sunday, April 07, 2019 by PA40 hits

Oran Kearney revealed he took the penalty pressure off Simeon Jackson’s shoulders by deciding Anders Dreyer should take over the spot-kick duties against Hamilton.The St Mirren boss let rip at the striker last week after his poor ‘Panenka’ attempt cost them a result against St Johnstone.Jackson insisted he was ready to step up again in a bid to make up for his scuffed chip at M...Full Story »

Jackett happy to avoid Wembley hangover

Posted Sunday, April 07, 2019 by PA41 hits

Kenny Jackett praised his Portsmouth players for grinding out a 3-2 win at Wycombe and not letting the jubilation of last week’s win at Wembley get to them. Portsmouth were back in League One action after their Checkatrade Trophy penalty shoot-out victory over Sunderland at the national stadium last weekend.And despite racing into a 2-0 lead they survived a late scare as Wycombe threatened...Full Story »

Jack Ross delighted with Sunderland’s character following Accrington victory

Posted Thursday, April 04, 2019 by PA54 hits

Jack Ross hailed Sunderland’s character after bouncing back from their Checkatrade Trophy final defeat with a confident 3-0 victory at Accrington.It went some way to consoling Ross, whose side lost the Wembley showpiece against Portsmouth on penalties just three days ago.The Scot is also hoping star forward Aiden McGeady will be back for their Championship push after 14-goal winger came of...Full Story »

Jackett hails players as Portsmouth win Checkatrade Trophy penalty shootout

Posted Monday, April 01, 2019 by PA34 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett hailed the character of his players as they held their nerve in a penalty shootout to lift the Checkatrade Trophy.Jamal Lowe thought he had won the game for Pompey in the second period of extra time, only for Sunderland to level in the dying seconds through Aiden McGeady.That made it 2-2 and sent the game to penalties, where Black Cats midfielder Lee Cattermole w...Full Story »

Tottenham plot TWO transfer raids as Diogo Jota and Jack Grealish targeted - EXCLUSIVE

Posted Sunday, March 24, 2019 by hits

Tottenham transfer news: Diogo Jota and Jack Grealish are being lined up by the club - EXCLUSIVE (Image: Getty) Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino hasn’t signed a player in the last two transfer windows but has drawn up a shortlist of players to sign this summer. The Portuguese, 22, has been in outstanding form for Wolves this season scoring seven times in the last 14 games including a hat-t...Full Story »

Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett will not give up on top two finish

Posted Sunday, March 17, 2019 by PA48 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett has not given up on automatic promotion after his side’s 2-0 win at home to Scunthorpe.Pompey closed the gap on the top two to four points thanks to goals from Omar Bogle and Jamal Lowe.Jackett said: “We have to keep the pressure on, there are 24 more points to play for and a lot can happen in those points. “We have to keep believing and keep go...Full Story »

Jack Ross and Sunderland go into league break on a high

Posted Sunday, March 17, 2019 by PA46 hits

Jack Ross is delighted Sunderland are going into the international break on the back of a victory after they came from behind to beat relegation-threatened Walsall.Goals from Lee Cattermole and Will Grigg secured a 2-1 home victory which saw the Black Cats close to within two points of second-placed Barnsley, who have played a game more.Ross’ side are not back in League One action until th...Full Story »

Jack Butland holds off Derby as Stoke claim goalless draw

Posted Thursday, March 14, 2019 by PA37 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 PA33 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 PA42 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 »

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