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Mourinho ‘really happy’ as Manchester United impress in Fulham win

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA85 hits

Jose Mourinho joked a lack of bottled water at Old Trafford must mean Manchester United are saving money for the January transfer window, but Saturday’s comfortable win over Fulham suggested his squad might not need such radical surgery as previously thought.For once United did not need to fall behind before taking control, getting goals from Ashley Young, Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku &ndas...Full Story »

Pellegrini sets sights on top six after West Ham win again

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA66 hits

Manuel Pellegrini has set his sights on sixth spot after West Ham climbed into the top half.Goals from Robert Snodgrass, Javier Hernandez and Felipe Anderson sank Crystal Palace 3-2 at the London Stadium.The Hammers, rock bottom after losing their first four Premier League matches of the season, are now up to 10th and just five points behind Manchester United in sixth.“We need to cont...Full Story »

Hasenhuttl rues defensive lapse as Southampton reign begins with defeat

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA76 hits

New manager Ralph Hasenhuttl bemoaned Southampton’s defending after losing his first game at Cardiff.Callum Paterson capitalised on Jannik Vestergaard’s dreadful 74th-minute mistake to give Cardiff a 1-0 victory and move the Bluebirds up to 14th in the Premier League.Saints, who have won only once this season, are now five points adrift of Cardiff and drop one place to 19th.“At...Full Story »

Cheltenham boss Michael Duff celebrates victory in ‘pivotal’ game

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA65 hits

Cheltenham boss Michael Duff celebrated a last-gasp win against Grimsby in a game he described as “pivotal”.Conor Thomas scored a stoppage-time penalty to earn the Robins a 2-1 home win that moved them four points clear of the relegation zone and within two points of their opponents.Elliot Embleton looked to have earned Grimsby a point after cancelling out Ryan Broom’s deflecte...Full Story »

Peter Clarke and Chris O’Grady on target as Oldham beat Crewe

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA81 hits

Veterans Peter Clarke and Chris O’Grady were on target as Oldham claimed a 2-0 League Two win at Crewe with classy first-half finishes.Oldham skipper Clarke’s thundering drive edged the Latics ahead and O’Grady’s smart finish doubled the lead before the break at Gresty Road.But it might not have been such a comfortable win for Frankie Bunn’s men had on-loan Leiceste...Full Story »

Clarke earns point for Halifax at in-form Dagenham

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA35 hits

Dagenham and Redbridge were unable to make the most of Josh Staunton’s first-half red card as they conceded a late equaliser to be held 1-1 at home by Halifax.Staunton, a former Daggers defender, received his marching orders in the 35th minute and red-hot Dagenham appeared to have taken full advantage courtesy of Jack Munns’ fine 60th-minute finish.That goal could have...Full Story »

Diedhiou scores for Bristol City on a bad day for Birmingham

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA37 hits

Famara Diedhiou’s fifth goal of the season for Bristol City consigned Birmingham to their first Sky Bet Championship home defeat of the campaign.The game was a drab affair and only moved up a gear when Diedhiou put the visitors into a 63rd minute lead.The 25-year-old had an extra special reason to shine against Birmingham as he was involved in an incident playing against the Blues las...Full Story »

Wrexham not deficient despite Ricketts departure

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA26 hits

Wrexham started life without Sam Ricketts by beating Eastleigh 2-0 at the Racecourse Ground. Graham Barrow did not have to wait long to see the first goal scored under his caretaker reign. James Jennings found the back of the net in the second minute when a cross sailed over the head of Max Stryjek and dipped into the net. Wrexham doubled their advantage just before the hour mark. Stuart Beavon ...Full Story »

Van Veen penalty ends Northampton’s winless run

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA32 hits

Kevin van Veen’s second-half penalty earned Northampton their first win in four Sky Bet League Two games as they beat 10-man Crawley 1-0.Van Veen struck in the 53rd minute and just two minutes later the hosts’ top-scorer Ollie Palmer was shown a straight red card by referee Craig Hicks.Crawley went close to taking the lead in the 16th minute when Panutche Camara cut inside and d...Full Story »

Gillingham add to Scunthorpe’s misery

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA25 hits

Struggling Scunthorpe slipped to their third successive defeat after being beaten 2-0 at home to Gillingham. Tom Eaves and Dean Parrett grabbed the goals in two second-half minutes to put the Iron to bed at Glanford Park. Gills’ goalkeeper Tom Holy had little to do early on as he kept out Matty Lund’s shot.On the stroke of the break James Perch powered a great chance over for the hos...Full Story »

Boyle injury mars Hibs’ win at Hamilton

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA24 hits

Oli Shaw’s goal was enough to secure victory for Hibernian at Hamilton – but their first win in eight matches came at a cost as Martin Boyle was wheeled off on a stretcher.The winger, who scored a double on his first start for Australia last month, was injured in a collision with Hamilton goalkeeper Gary Woods in first-half stoppage-time.Hibs recovered from the blow and claimed a muc...Full Story »

Conor Thomas spot on as Cheltenham claim late win against Grimsby

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA77 hits

Conor Thomas scored from the spot in stoppage time to secure Cheltenham a 2-1 home win over Grimsby.Elliot Embleton looked to have earned the visitors a point after Ryan Broom’s first-half opener, but Thomas kept his cool to convert a penalty in the final seconds as the Robins made it three wins from four in Sky Bet League Two.Grimsby had made the stronger start, with Embleton shooting jus...Full Story »

Manchester United turn on the style to see off Fulham

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA58 hits

Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United comprehensively dispatched of floundering Fulham to kick-start their top-four push as Romelu Lukaku ended his Old Trafford drought.Four winless Premier League matches had led pressure to mount on the United manager, which is perhaps why the Portuguese’s agent Jorge Mendes felt the need to make a statement about his future on the eve of the game.But t...Full Story »

Andy Barcham earns AFC Wimbledon a point in Wally Downes’ first game in charge

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA42 hits

Substitute Andy Barcham rescued a point in Wally Downes’ first game as AFC Wimbledon boss after they were held 1-1 by Rochdale.Barcham rifled in from the edge of the box to cancel out Calvin Andrew’s first-half effort, which keeps the Dons second from bottom.The hosts started brightly with Jake Jervis having a penalty appeal waved away and Will Nightingale heading straight at Josh Li...Full Story »

On-form Hammers come back to see off Palace

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA69 hits

West Ham soared into the top half after goals from Robert Snodgrass, Javier Hernandez and a Felipe Anderson beauty sank Crystal Palace 3-2.The Hammers, rock-bottom after losing their first four matches of the season, have now won three on the spin, scoring three goals in each.Frank Lampard was in the West Ham side the last time they managed that feat. Frank Lampard senior, that is, in 1982.3A...Full Story »

Cardiff see off Southampton as Hasenhuttl begins tenure on losing note

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA72 hits

Ralph Hasenhuttl began his reign as Southampton manager with a 1-0 defeat at Cardiff as makeshift striker Callum Paterson delivered again.Hasenhuttl was brought in after Mark Hughes was sacked on Monday and, mindful that the Titanic had sailed from Southampton, spoke of not “hitting any icebergs” at his first press conference.But Southampton were sunk by the sort of mistake which has...Full Story »

Owls fans turn on Luhukay after draw with Rotherham

Posted Sunday, December 09, 2018 by PA54 hits

Sheffield Wednesday fans were chanting for manager Jos Luhukay’s head after a 2-2 draw with Rotherham at Hillsborough.It was an abject display from the Owls, who were outplayed by their South Yorkshire rivals but earned a point they did not deserve through Lucas Joao’s double.That was not enough to appease their angry supporters, who demanded for the Dutchman to lose his job after ju...Full Story »

Boreham Wood inflict rare defeat on leaders Leyton Orient

Posted Saturday, December 08, 2018 by PA68 hits

Femi Ilesanmi’s early goal gave Boreham Wood their first win since October 27 as they shocked league leaders Leyton Orient 1-0 at Meadow ParkWood needed just four minutes to take the lead through Ilesanmi’s first goal of the season, the defender finding space in the box and firing his shot into the roof of the net.The hosts had most of the early chances but Orient – who had los...Full Story »

CJ Hamilton brace leads Mansfield to victory over Notts County

Posted Saturday, December 08, 2018 by PA51 hits

A CJ Hamilton brace proved enough for Mansfield to see off visiting Notts County 2-0 and make it 13 league games unbeaten – the Stags’ best run for 42 years.Hamilton netted in each half to make a miserable first league game in charge for new Notts boss Neal Ardley as the Stags went a 12th league game unbeaten against their neighbours.A scrappy but exciting first half saw chances at b...Full Story »

Mohamed Salah scores hat-trick as Cherries are picked off by Liverpool

Posted Saturday, December 08, 2018 by PA73 hits

Mohamed Salah’s imperious hat-trick helped Liverpool equal their club-record run of 17 unbeaten Premier League matches with a 4-0 win at Bournemouth.Liverpool’s supporters hailed their “Egyptian king” for taking his personal tally to 10 league goals as Jurgen Klopp’s men matched that record run of the class of 2008.Salah’s second goal proved a study in perseve...Full Story »

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