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Two wins from two for Airdrieonians and Dunfermline

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA3 hits

Airdrieonians and Dunfermline top cinch League One after wrapping up their second successive victories.Calum Gallagher (two), Gabby McGill and substitute Salim Kouider-Aissa were on target as Airdrieonians brushed aside Falkirk 4-0 at Excelsior Stadium.Lewis McCann (two) and Chris Mochrie were on target for the Pars in their 3-0 win at Edinburgh. McCann also had a penalty saved by Robbie Mutch i...Full Story »

Neil Harris claims Gillingham’s win over Rochdale is best of his tenure

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA2 hits

Neil Harris described Gillingham’s 1-0 win against Rochdale as the best performance of his seven-month reign so far.Scott Kashket scored the only goal of the game as the Gills, who were relegated from Sky Bet League One last season, claimed their first victory at Priestfield on a Saturday since August 2021.Gillingham opened their League Two account with a 2-0 defeat at AFC Wimbledon and Ha...Full Story »

Ian Evatt refuses to get carried away with Bolton’s comfortable win over Wycombe

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Bolton boss Ian Evatt refused to get carried away after two-goal Kyle Dempsey inspired Bolton to an impressive 3-0 win over last season’s Sky Bet League One play-off finalists Wycombe.Dempsey struck a brace for the first time in eight years – his goals sandwiching Aaron Morley’s 41st minute effort.“It was a good performance and three points, but that’s all it is,&rd...Full Story »

Scott Lindsey lauds ‘fantastic’ work ethic of 10-man Swindon in Salford draw

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Swindon manager Scott Lindsey hailed the fight of his players after securing a 0-0 draw at home to Salford despite playing the whole second half with 10 men.Harry McKirdy was sent off just before half-time after picking up a second yellow card but Town held on to claim their first point of the season.Lindsey said: “I don’t think I’ve ever worked so hard for one point if I&rsquo...Full Story »

Kieran McKenna demands more from Ipswich despite victory at Forest Green

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Ipswich boss Kieran McKenna insisted he wants more from his side after they overcome plucky Sky Bet League One newcomers Forest Green.Goals in the first half from Marcus Harness and Sam Morsy handed McKenna’s Tractor Boys their first win of the season.Ian Burchnall’s Rovers improved after the break, substitute Josh March pulling a goal back in the 65th minute on a sun-kissed afternoo...Full Story »

Simon Weaver calls on Harrogate players to ‘grow up’ after defeat at Crewe

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Simon Weaver was disappointed by his players’ defending at set-pieces as Harrogate fell off the tracks in a 3-0 defeat at Crewe.Two headed finishes from Dan Agyei and Kelvin Mellor, both from corners, in the closing minutes of the first half, ensured the Railwaymen got a firm grip on the game.Despite rallying in the second half, Weaver’s side only managed to trouble Crewe keeper Arth...Full Story »

John Coleman praises Accrington’s character after beating 10-man Shrewsbury

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Accrington boss John Coleman praised the character of his battling side as they beat 10-man Shrewsbury 1-0 in Sky Bet League One.Midfielder Tommy Leigh’s 77th-minute header proved the difference between the two sides as Stanley made their one-man advantage pay.Tom Flanagan was sent off in the 57th minute for a second yellow card which ultimately cost the home side dear.Moments earlier the ...Full Story »

Motherwell interim manager Steven Hammell disappointed to go down to late defeat

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Motherwell interim manager Steven Hammell admitted it was a hard one to take as his side conceded a last-minute goal from Stevie May as they lost 2-1 to St Johnstone at Fir Park.The manner of the defeat was particularly sore for the hosts given they had got themselves level only moments earlier, as Sean Goss’ deep corner found its way over the line after touches from Sondre Solholm and Gra...Full Story »

Alex Neil hails his strikers after Sunderland’s win at Bristol City

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

The contributions of strikers Ellis Simms and Ross Stewart delighted Sunderland boss Alex Neil as his newly-promoted side took three deserved points from a 3-2 win at Ashton Gate.Everton loanee Simms marked his debut by shooting the visitors in front inside four minutes and fired a second to equalise after goals from Andreas Weimann and Chris Martin had put City in front.Stewart headed the winne...Full Story »

Reading boss Paul Ince effusive in his praise for matchwinner son Tom

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Reading manager Paul Ince praised son Tom for his “wonder goal” in the 2-1 Sky Bet Championship victory over Cardiff at the SCL Stadium.The Bluebirds had gone in front after just four minutes when Callum O’Dowda nodded home a free-kick from Ryan Wintle.Shane Long levelled from the penalty spot shortly before the half-hour with his first goal for the club in 11 years.The 35-year...Full Story »

Antonio Conte delight at Spurs display and warns new boys face fight for places

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA6 hits

Antonio Conte was delighted with Tottenham’s style during their opening-day 4-1 win over Southampton and warned his new signings they must fight to earn a place in his starting line-up.A busy summer for Spurs where they brought in six players increased the optimism and excitement around N17 before kick-off, but James Ward-Prowse’s 12th-minute opener for the visitors threatened to spo...Full Story »

Chris Wilder says Middlesbrough are ‘miles off’ and targets more new signings

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Middlesbrough boss Chris Wilder felt his side’s 3-2 defeat at QPR showed they should not be regarded as promotion contenders.Boro were three down at Loftus Road before mounting a fightback.Wilder believes the squad needs to be strengthened before a promotion challenge can be sustained.“We’re all trying. It’s just such a difficult market to deal in. We’re all trying ...Full Story »

Danny Cowley reveals stomach bug hit Portsmouth squad before draw with Lincoln

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Portsmouth manager Danny Cowley revealed a stomach bug had ripped through his squad before their 0-0 draw at home to former side Lincoln.A dull game produced very little goalmouth excitement in front of a crowd of almost 18,000 at a sun-baked Fratton Park.Cowley said: “The positives of the match was the attitude and application of the players.“We’ve kept a clean sheet and I don...Full Story »

Doncaster got away with one with last-gasp win over Sutton – Gary McSheffrey

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Gary McSheffrey conceded that Doncaster “got away with one” after a dramatic finish saw his side snatch victory against Sutton.Rovers trailed until stoppage time at the end of the game after Donovan Wilson had given the visitors an early lead.But George Miller headed home an equaliser in the second minute of time added on and substitute Kieran Agard fired a winner 90 seconds later.&l...Full Story »

Jon Dahl Tomasson delighted as Blackburn stick to the plan to triumph at Swansea

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

New Blackburn boss Jon Dahl Tomasson praised his side for sticking to the game plan in their 3-0 victory at Swansea that took them to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table.Goals from new signing Sam Szmodics in the first half and Ben Brereton Diaz and skipper Lewis Travis after the break backed up the opening-day win over QPR to give Rovers the perfect start to the season.“The performa...Full Story »

Michael Duff hails match-winner Luke Thomas after Barnsley beat Cheltenham

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Barnsley head coach Michael Duff praised the quality of Luke Thomas, who scored the only goal as they beat Cheltenham 1-0 at Oakwell.The winner came in the 66th minute when Thomas, who drove forward after intercepting a loose pass, hit a fierce strike into the left side of the goal to beat Luke Southwood.Liam Kitching almost added a second in the final minute, but his effort went just over the b...Full Story »

Paul Heckingbottom pleased with all-round display as Sheff Utd down Millwall

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA1 hits

Sheffield United manager Paul Heckingbottom was pleased with the way his side performed with and without the ball during their 2-0 victory against Millwall at Bramall Lane.Goals from Iliman Ndiaye and Sander Berge before the break sealed a first win of the season for Heckingbottom’s men, who also missed a penalty in the first half.Heckingbottom said: “Really pleased, obviously a win,...Full Story »

Bristol Rovers’ bright start delights Joey Barton in Burton triumph

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA2 hits

Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton was delighted with his side’s start as they romped to a 4-0 victory at 10-man Burton with all four goals coming in a breath-taking first half.Burton saw Conor Shaughnessy red-carded inside the first minute for a foul on Aaron Collins and Rovers took full advantage, with Collins scoring twice after Antony Evans and James Connolly had found the net.“We s...Full Story »

Declan Gallagher dismissal helps Aberdeen secure comfortable win over St Mirren

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA2 hits

Aberdeen bounced back from their opening-day defeat at Celtic, taking advantage of Declan Gallagher’s early red card to beat St Mirren 4-1 at Pittodrie.Gallagher’s nightmare appearance against his former club saw him dismissed for two bookings after just 22 minutes, and the home side needed no second invitation to lead 3-0 by the break thanks to Bojan Miovski’s double and Leigh...Full Story »

Grant McCann pleased as Peterborough maintain perfect start

Posted Sunday, August 07, 2022 by PA2 hits

Peterborough boss Grant McCann is a happy man after his side made it six goals in two games to sit top of the table.McCann saw his team breeze past Morecambe with a 3-0 victory to stay in possession of the only remaining 100 per cent record in Sky Bet League One.Joe Ward’s early blast from 25 yards provided the ideal start before two new faces made an instant impression on Posh fans.Former...Full Story »

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