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Portsmouth boss Kenny Jackett: We have to keep believing

Posted Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by PA34 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 PA43 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 PA51 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 »

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

Posted Sunday, March 10, 2019 by PA75 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 PA41 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 PA47 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 »

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

Posted Thursday, February 28, 2019 by PA57 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 PA51 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 PA47 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 PA73 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 PA38 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 PA92 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 PA91 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 PA22 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 »

Jack’s not all right with Sunderland’s defensive displays

Posted Sunday, January 20, 2019 by PA49 hits

Boss Jack Ross fears Sunderland’s inability to keep clean sheets could end up costing them automatic promotion after a late Scunthorpe equaliser meant they had to settle for a third successive 1-1 draw.While Josh Maja’s near-post header just before the hour mark maintained the Black Cats’ impressive record of having scored in every Sky Bet League One match this season...Full Story »

Sunderland boss Jack Ross criticises referee as two players see red

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA48 hits

Sunderland boss Jack Ross insisted that neither of the players shown a red card for violent conduct in the 1-1 draw with Luton deserved to be sent off.Chris Maguire put Sunderland ahead in the first half before being dismissed in added time for an apparent stamp on Alan McCormack.Midway through the second half, during which James Collins equalised with a penalty, Luton lost Danny Hylton after re...Full Story »

Boss Kenny Jackett bemoans ‘missed opportunity’ for Pompey

Posted Sunday, January 13, 2019 by PA15 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett described the Sky Bet League One leaders’ 1-0 defeat at home to Blackpool as “a missed opportunity”.Chris Long came off the bench to score a debut winner as the Seasiders picked up a first win in six matches.Jackett said: “I thought the first half was a little bit of a non-event which obviously suits the away team more and we have to take ...Full Story »

Kenny Jackett lauds Andre Green after Portsmouth beat Norwich in FA Cup

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2019 by PA41 hits

Portsmouth manager Kenny Jackett paid tribute to Andre Green after the on-loan striker scored an injury-time goal to earn Pompey a 1-0 win over 10-man Norwich in the third round of the FA Cup.Green produced a cool finish to edge the League One leaders past the Championship high-flyers, who had to play over 75 minutes with 10 men after skipper Grant Hanley became the club’s first recipient ...Full Story »

Jack Ross satisfied with hard-fought point at Charlton

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2019 by PA44 hits

Jack Ross admitted he was in two minds about his reaction to Sunderland drawing 1-1 against Charlton at the Valley.The point keeps the Wearsiders in third place in League One, and just a point off Luton in second with a game in hand.Sunderland had to withstand major pressure from fellow high-flyers Charlton in the second half, and manager Ross insisted it was as much a point gained as two lost.H...Full Story »

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