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Nicky Law effort enough as Exeter close the gap on League Two leaders Swindon

Posted Sunday, January 19, 2020 by PA47 hits

Ian Holloway suffered defeat for the first time as Grimsby manager as Exeter earned a narrow 1-0 Sky Bet League Two victory at Blundell Park.Nicky Law settled the scored midway through the second half as the Grecians moved level on points with Swindon at the top of the League Two standings.Chances were few and far between during the opening stages.But the game burst into life when Grimsby midfie...Full Story »

Tom Pope Posts Hilarious Tweet After Scoring Against Manchester City And John Stones

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by thesportbible.com82 hits

Tom Pope has cheekily tweeted he'd score 50 goals against John Stones after managing to net against Manchester City this evening. The 34-year-old scored Vale's equaliser against the Premier League champions in their FA Cup Third Round clash. It comes after he described Stones as "weak as p**s" following his display for England in a tweet last summer. Despite inevitably losing the game 4-1, ...Full Story »

Pope makes his mark but holders Man City avoid Port Vale upset

Posted Sunday, January 05, 2020 by PA78 hits

Tom Pope fulfilled a boast to score against John Stones but could not prevent holders Manchester City easing to a 4-1 victory over Port Vale in the FA Cup.Pope, the veteran Vale striker, claimed in a mocking tweet last summer that he would score 40 a season if he played against City defender Stones every week.He came good as he cancelled out an Oleksandr Zinchenko strike at the Etihad Stadium bu...Full Story »

Nicky Maynard hat-trick fires Mansfield to victory

Posted Thursday, January 02, 2020 by PA35 hits

Nicky Maynard’s hat-trick earned Graham Coughlan his first win as Mansfield boss with a 3-2 success at Cambridge.Harvey Knibbs headed the home side into a third-minute lead that they held until nine minutes before the interval when Mal Benning’s superb cross was diverted by Danny Rose into the path of Maynard, who turned the ball home from close range.Cambridge responded and were bac...Full Story »

BARCA BREAK IN Barcelona star Nelson Semedo’s house burgled just hours before El Clasico with watches and jewellery nicked

Posted Thursday, December 19, 2019 by hits

The 26-year-old’s property in Esplugues de Llobregat was broken into while he was with his team making the final preparations for the crunch clash with Real Madrid. The home of Nelson Semedo was broken into just hours before El Clasico Credit: Instagram @NelsonSemedo50 The burglary occurred as police prepared for unrest in the build-up to the match and a feared pitch invasion by pro-inde...Full Story »

Nicky Hunt could feature when Crewe face Eastleigh in FA Cup replay

Posted Monday, December 09, 2019 by PA90 hits

Crewe will return to action in their FA Cup second-round replay against non-league Eastleigh after their game at Macclesfield was called off.The Railwaymen were set to play at Moss Rose on Saturday, before Macclesfield informed the EFL they would be unable to fulfil the fixture as a dispute over non-payment of wages continued.Defender Nicky Hunt had been an unused substitute during the first cup...Full Story »

Pope earns praise as hat-trick sees Vale into FA Cup third round

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by PA34 hits

Boss John Askey praised hat-trick hero Tom Pope’s attitude as he almost single-handedly fired Port Vale to a 3-1 FA Cup second-round victory at Cheltenham.Vale were up against it throughout the opening half and they trailed to Reuben Reid’s third-minute penalty.But Pope’s opener after an hour sparked the turnaround and he completed his treble in just eight minutes as Askey&rsqu...Full Story »

Pope inspires Vale in FA Cup win

Posted Sunday, December 01, 2019 by PA33 hits

Tom Pope scored an eight-minute hat-trick to fire Port Vale into the third round of the FA Cup with a 3-1 win at Cheltenham.The home side dominated the first half after taking an early lead through Reuben Reid’s third-minute penalty, after Sean Long was tripped by Cristian Montano.Reid and Alex Addai both had clear chances to make it 2-0 but they could not find another before the break and...Full Story »

Nicky Maynard effort enough as Mansfield edge Chorley to advance

Posted Sunday, November 10, 2019 by PA39 hits

Nicky Maynard scored a late winner as League Two Mansfield claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over plucky National League part-timers Chorley to book a place in the second round of the FA Cup.A dour game of few chances was settled as goalkeeper Matt Urwin blocked but was unable to hold a low 20-yard shot from Jacob Mellis and Maynard headed the loose ball home from close range.Just seconds earlier, ho...Full Story »

Nicklas Bendtner hid in ladies toilets to avoid lessons and told Thierry Henry to 'shut up' at Arsenal

Posted Sunday, November 03, 2019 by hits

Nicklas Bendtner revealed he hid in the ladies toilets to avoid lessons and told Thierry Henry to ‘shut up’ at Arsenal NICKLAS BENDTNER revealed he hid in the ladies toilets to avoid lessons at the Arsenal academy and once told Thierry Henry to “shut up”. The Danish striker arrived in London in 2004 aged 16 but still had to attend the classroom twice a week in the Gunne...Full Story »

Harry Cornick pushing for Luton starting place against Nottingham Forest

Posted Thursday, October 31, 2019 by PA80 hits

Harry Cornick is pushing for a recall to the Luton team as the Hatters prepare to host Nottingham Forest.The 24-year-old scored from the bench in the defeat at Birmingham and was on target in the last home game – a 3-0 victory against Bristol City.Fellow forward Andrew Shinnie has been an unused substitute for the last three matches and he will hope to be involved again soon.James Collins ...Full Story »

Nicky Maynard nets first-half hat-trick as Mansfield ease past nine-man Oldham

Posted Sunday, October 13, 2019 by PA55 hits

Nicky Maynard claimed a first-half hat-trick as clinical Mansfield destroyed nine-man Oldham 6-1 in Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two clash.Maynard had already netted twice when Latics had two men sent off in a sensational 37th minute – and the Stags then turned the screw.Mansfield’s early dominance had been rewarded when Maynard headed home a superb Kellan Gordon cross from five y...Full Story »

Nicke Kabamba nets brace as Hartlepool stroll to victory

Posted Sunday, October 13, 2019 by PA48 hits

Hartlepool humbled Aldershot with a superb 3-0 Vanarama National League win at the Recreation Ground.Josh Hawkes gave Pools the lead after only four minutes, converting on a swift breakaway after claims for a Shots penalty were turned down.Hawkes was thwarted from doubling the lead on the half hour when Mitch Walker saved his penalty after Lewis Kinsella fouled Ryan Donaldson.The visitors double...Full Story »

Sobbing Rebekah Vardy begs Coleen Rooney to believe she didn't leak stories in panicked phone call about 'Wagileaks' online row

Posted Thursday, October 10, 2019 by hits

WAG Becky Vardy wept down the phone to friend Coleen Rooney after being accused of leaking stories about her. She begged Wayne’s 33-year-old wife to believe she was not to blame. A source said: “She pleaded but was rebuffed.” Coleen Rooney has been dubbed ‘Wagatha Christie’ after she hatched an elaborate plan to catch whoever was leaking her stories Coleen had ...Full Story »

Pope ends drought with a brace as Port Vale break 10-man Morecambe’s resistance

Posted Sunday, October 06, 2019 by PA34 hits

Captain Tom Pope ended his goal drought to fire Port Vale to a 3-1 win over 10-man Morecambe.Pope scored twice – his first goals since the opening day – as Vale came from behind to end a three-game winless run in League Two.The Shrimpers had to deal with a man disadvantage for almost an hour after Jordan Cranston lashed out at David Worrall in the 32nd minute.John O’Sullivan pu...Full Story »

Wright nicks a point for Orient with last gasp header

Posted Sunday, September 29, 2019 by PA38 hits

Josh Wright scored a last gasp equaliser and Conor Wilkinson was also on the scoresheet for Leyton Orient in a 3-3 thriller at Brisbane Road.Orient’s goals were matched by Vale efforts by Scott Burgess, Leon Legge and Jake Taylor as the sides shared the points.The game was just four minutes old when Wilkinson picked out the unmarked Wright who was left with the simplest of chances to head ...Full Story »

Nick Freeman on the spot to earn Wycombe a point

Posted Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by PA27 hits

Nick Freeman’s second-half penalty rescued a point for Wycombe in their 1-1 draw with Accrington.The midfielder smashed home from the spot after referee Brett Huxtable adjudged a high foot in the Stanley penalty area, with Wanderers levelling up 18 minutes from time.That preserved their unbeaten record at home this season while Stanley – who had opened the scoring through Dion Charle...Full Story »

Nicky Law’s last-gasp spot-kick snatches Exeter a point

Posted Sunday, September 15, 2019 by PA37 hits

Nicky Law’s stoppage-time penalty maintained Exeter’s unbeaten start to the Sky Bet League Two season in a thrilling 2-2 draw with Leyton Orient.The Grecians dominated the first half and after Pierce Sweeney had struck the crossbar, he opened the scoring in the 41st minute as Exeter finally got the goal their play deserved.Lee Martin’s deep cross was knocked down by Randell Wil...Full Story »

Powell in good nick for a Potters return

Posted Friday, September 13, 2019 by PA62 hits

Nick Powell is set to return to contention for Stoke as they bid to secure a first Sky Bet Championship win of the season at home to Bristol City.Powell, a summer arrival from Wigan, has not featured for the struggling Potters since picking up a knock on the opening day against QPR.Defender Nathan Collins could also be back after missing the defeat at Birmingham last time out, and manager Nathan...Full Story »

Gareth Bale Says He's Happy With "Golfer" Nickname At Real Madrid

Posted Friday, September 06, 2019 by thesportbible.com109 hits

Gareth Bale has addressed the nickname "golfer" given to him by Real Madrid teammates. The Welsh winger plays so much golf that teammate Thibaut Courtois simply referred to him as 'The Golfer' in an interview earlier this year but Bale claims he is happy with the tag. In a press conference ahead of Wales' European Championship qualifier against Azerbaijan on Friday, he said: "I am a golfer....Full Story »

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