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Torquay keep pace with National League leaders thanks to win over Woking

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Torquay kept themselves within a point of the National League summit with a 2-0 win at Woking.Quickfire first-half goals from Scott Boden and Connor Lemonheigh-Evans were enough to seal three points for Gary Johnson’s side.Boden found the unguarded net after a collision between goalkeeper Craig Ross and defender Kyran Lofthouse in the 14th minute and just 60 seconds later, another defensiv...Full Story »

David Artell hails Crewe’s ‘bravery’ after win over Fleetwood

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Delighted Crewe boss David Artell saluted the hard work his players have been putting in after they eased to a 2-0 victory at mid-table rivals Fleetwood.A goal in each half – Crewe’s first in four matches – proved enough as the visitors bagged a deserved three points at the Highbury Stadium.Artell said: “There were lots of pleasing things I saw tonight, all the players sh...Full Story »

Danny Cowley disappointed as Pompey’s play-off hopes take another knock

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA7 hits

Danny Cowley admitted Portsmouth face an uphill battle to make the Sky Bet League One play-offs after losing 3-1 at relegation-haunted Swindon.Former Pompey captain Brett Pitman came back to haunt his old club by scoring twice as Swindon kept alive their faint hopes of staying up.Pompey head coach Cowley said: “My overriding emotion is obviously disappointment; we didn’t do well enou...Full Story »

Liam Shephard earns manager praise for ‘brilliant goal’ in Newport victory

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Newport manager Michael Flynn hailed a “brilliant goal” from Liam Shephard after his team secured a much-needed 2-0 League Two win over 10-man Crawley at Rodney Parade.The Exiles remain seventh in the table and their play-off spot is far from sealed, but this was a vital success in their bid for promotion.Shephard’s goal opened the scoring and – after Crawley’s frus...Full Story »

Michael Appleton says Lincoln should have won by more against Burton

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA4 hits

Michael Appleton felt Lincoln should have won more convincingly after Timothy Eyoma’s first professional goal sealed a third straight win for the Imps as they beat Burton 1-0.The goal came from a quickly taken set-piece and the Imps boss was delighted to see the Spurs loanee on the scoresheet.“It was a little bit more hard fought than it needed to be” Appleton said.“I tho...Full Story »

Steve Evans leads Gillingham to win then tips Peterborough to clinch promotion

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA5 hits

Steve Evans masterminded a super success for Gillingham then tipped beaten Peterborough to go up.The former Posh chief enjoyed a triumphant return to the Weston Homes Stadium as Connor Ogilvie fired the Gills to a 1-0 win to keep their slim play-off hopes alive.The full-back produced a fine finish from the edge of the box in the 15th minute to inflict only a third home defeat on Darren Ferguson&...Full Story »

Nigel Adkins delighted with the margin of Charlton’s big win at Plymouth

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Charlton boss Nigel Adkins was delighted with his side as they equalled a club record to win 6-0 at Plymouth to move up to sixth in League One.Athletic equalled their best ever away league win with goals from Jake Forster-Caskey and Jayden Stockley in the first half.Kell watts scored an own goal at the start of the second half and further efforts followed from Alex Gilbey, Liam Millar and substi...Full Story »

Grant McCann staying calm as Hull move one win from promotion

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA2 hits

Head coach Grant McCann called for cool heads as Hull moved to the brink of automatic promotion with a 2-2 draw at home to third-placed Sunderland.An immediate return to the Championship will be confirmed for the league leaders with victory at Lincoln on Saturday.McCann said: “We will just try to win the game and try to be calm.“Lincoln have had a resurgence. They’re a good tea...Full Story »

Keith Curle challenges Oldham to establish a standard in run-in for next season

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA7 hits

Keith Curle has challenged his Oldham players to establish a standard for next season in their final three games of the 2020/21 League Two campaign.The Latics ended any mathematical threat of relegation with a 3-0 triumph at Harrogate following goals from Alfie McCalmont, Dylan Bahamboula and George Blackwood.It was a victory that took Oldham’s tally to 15 goals from their last four matche...Full Story »

Halifax climb to fifth with win at fellow play-off hopefuls Chesterfield

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Two first-half goals were enough to earn Halifax a 2-1 National League win at fellow play-off hopefuls Chesterfield.Halifax broke the deadlock in the eighth minute when Jeff King found the corner of James Montgomery’s net.Jake Hyde doubled the visitors’ lead in the 29th minute when he headed home.Chesterfield rallied in the second half and pulled a goal back through Kairo Mitchell in...Full Story »

Boreham Wood drop more points in play-off push

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Boreham Wood’s National League play-off hopes suffered another blow after being held to a goalless draw at home by Barnet.Striker Matt Rhead had Wood’s best opportunity 15 minutes from time but his six-yard effort from a corner was directed off target.Barnet, who are now unbeaten in three matches, had a great chance themselves on the half-hour, with Tomi Adeloye being denied by a fin...Full Story »

Hull take step towards promotion as Josh Magennis earns draw with Sunderland

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA5 hits

Hull are within touching distance of automatic promotion after a 2-2 draw with third-placed Sunderland.An immediate return to the Championship can be secured with victory over Lincoln on Saturday after Josh Magennis’ goals twice dragged City back to parity.Sunderland took the lead on 10 minutes after Jordan Jones – moments after having struck the crossbar with a header – expert...Full Story »

Gary Bowyer hopes Salford experience can be difference in play-off bid

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA4 hits

Salford boss Gary Bowyer hopes the experience in the Ammies’ squad will be the ace up their sleeve in the run-in after they kept their play-off bid on track with a 2-0 win at Walsall.Ian Henderson’s 15th goal of the season put City in control against their lowly hosts after he charged down a clearance from goalkeeper Jack Rose, and Jordan Turnbull’s second-half header sealed vi...Full Story »

Mark Robinson a happy man as AFC Wimbledon see off Oxford

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA8 hits

AFC Wimbledon manager Mark Robinson was delighted his team found a different way to win after coming from behind in their 2-1 victory over Oxford.The Dons racked up their fourth win on the bounce to remain five points clear of the League One relegation zone, with the match much closer than their previous three triumphs, which were all clear-cut.Their newfound confidence helped them to turn the m...Full Story »

Hayden Mullins feels ‘fantastic’ after Colchester beat rivals Southend

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA10 hits

Hayden Mullins said it was a “fantastic feeling” after leading Colchester to a crucial 2-0 derby win over fellow strugglers Southend.The U’s took a huge step towards League Two safety and pushed their rivals closer to relegation in the process with the win, which takes them nine points clear of the bottom two.Michael Folivi gave Colchester a 30th-minute lead when he scored from...Full Story »

Leam Richardson calls on Wigan players not to get carried away by Shrewsbury win

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Wigan caretaker boss Leam Richardson insists his players will not be getting carried away after their fourth straight win put them on the cusp of League One survival.Will Keane and Callum Lang’s first-half goals were followed by a second-half Ollie Norburn volley, but they hung on for a 2-1 win at Shrewsbury and are now four points clear of the drop zone.And if results go their way over th...Full Story »

Michael Duff wants Cheltenham to show more confidence on the ball

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA3 hits

Cheltenham boss Michael Duff has urged his players to trust in each other more after they kept their title push alive with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Stevenage.George Lloyd’s superb first-half finish proved enough to seal all three points for the visitors at the Lamex Stadium despite being forced to defend for much of the second half.Lloyd calmly beat Jamie Cumming for his second League Tw...Full Story »

Rob Kelly says Barrow still have work to do to ensure survival

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA6 hits

Barrow boss Rob Kelly insists his side still have work to do following their 2-0 defeat at home to Port Vale.It leaves the Bluebirds needing just one more point from their final four games to secure League Two safety following Southend’s defeat at Colchester.Joel Dixon saved from Christian Montano during a one-on-one on 17 minutes, before Tom Conlon fired Vale ahead with a stunning volley ...Full Story »

Mansfield boss Nigel Clough keen to kick on next season after securing survival

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA4 hits

Mansfield boss Nigel Clough was relieved to see his side secure League Two football for another season with a deserved 3-0 hammering of Scunthorpe.George Lapslie, James Perch and Tyrese Sinclair were the men on target, but Clough was not getting carried away.“It is only cause for a minor celebration as it’s not the extent of our aspirations or ambition,” he said.“But it&r...Full Story »

Steve Cooper not giving up the fight but accepts automatic promotion is a reach

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2021 by PA4 hits

Steve Cooper admits Swansea have a “mammoth task” to win automatic promotion from the Sky Bet Championship after QPR claimed a late victory at the Liberty Stadium.Lyndon Dykes drove home an 89th-minute winner to leave Swansea nine points behind second-placed Watford with three games to play.The Hornets, who had earlier won 1-0 at promoted Norwich, also have a superior goal difference...Full Story »

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