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Teenager Alex Mighten’s effort enough as Nottingham Forest edge Blackburn

Posted Sunday, February 21, 2021 by PA11 hits

Teenager Alex Mighten scored the second goal of his career to help Nottingham Forest to a narrow 1-0 Championship victory over Blackburn that helped ease their fears of relegation.Chris Hughton’s side also needed a Brice Samba penalty save to deny Adam Armstrong, as the keeper made amends for conceding the 73rd-minute spot-kick in the first place.But Mighten’s 26th-minute goal was en...Full Story »

Ryan Bowman and Alex Hartridge suspended as Exeter host Grimsby

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2021 by PA19 hits

Exeter will be missing several key players for Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two match with Grimsby.Striker Ryan Bowman and defender Alex Hartridge were both sent off during the first half of Tuesday’s 1-1 draw at Newport, where Matt Taylor’s side conceded an 88th-minute equaliser.Both will serve suspensions and Taylor will also be without goalkeeper Jonny Maxted, who missed the mi...Full Story »

Arsenal told they could land Alexandre Lacazette transfer replacement for as cheap as £15m

Posted Monday, February 15, 2021 by hits

Arsenal have been told they can sign Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard for just £15m. It comes at a time where Mikel Arteta has been looking to strengthen their forwards, leaving Alexandre Lacazette staring at the exit door. Arsenal have been long linked with a move for Odsonne Edouard and have been told he could be signed from Celtic for £15m. It comes as Alexandre Lacazette's future a...Full Story »

Alex Neil hails Greg Cunningham as Preston down Blackburn

Posted Saturday, February 13, 2021 by PA16 hits

Preston boss Alex Neil hailed the technical ability of Greg Cunningham after the defender’s goal set them on their way to a 2-1 win at Blackburn.The Lilywhites won for the third time in five visits to Ewood Park courtesy of a sumptuous strike from former Blackburn loanee Cunningham and Liam Lindsay’s first in Preston colours.Adam Armstrong’s nerveless penalty on the stroke of h...Full Story »

Alex McCarthy set to return in goal for Southampton against Wolves

Posted Friday, February 12, 2021 by PA37 hits

Alex McCarthy should return in goal when Southampton host Wolves in Sunday’s Premier League clash at St Mary’s.Fraser Forster kept a clean sheet as Saints saw off Wolves 2-0 in Thursday’s FA Cup fifth-round encounter at Molineux, but McCarthy should step back in for the quick-fire return clash in the league.Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl fielded a strong side at Wolves in midweek...Full Story »

Alex Smithies should be ready to return between the sticks for Cardiff

Posted Friday, February 12, 2021 by PA27 hits

Cardiff expect goalkeeper Alex Smithies to return for the visit of Coventry in the Sky Bet Championship.Smithies came off after 11 minutes of last weekend’s 2-0 victory over Bristol City after feeling unwell and missed the midweek win at Rotherham when Dillon Phillips deputised.Joe Ralls will be assessed after picking up an ankle injury on Tuesday and Marlon Pack is on standby to make his ...Full Story »

Alex Revell hails ‘outstanding’ Stevenage after edging Tranmere

Posted Wednesday, February 10, 2021 by PA18 hits

Stevenage manager Alex Revell felt his “outstanding” side fully deserved their shock 1-0 League Two win at Tranmere.Struggling Boro had only won one of their last six before this and looked up against it when they came under early pressure from high-flying Rovers who wanted a sixth-straight league victory.But they grew into the game and substitute Danny Newton’s 82nd-minute roc...Full Story »

Alex Neil frustrated by ‘horrific’ own goal as Preston beaten by Rotherham

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2021 by PA18 hits

Preston boss Alex Neil was left to rue a “frightening” opening after Joe Rafferty’s bizarre own goal helped Rotherham to a 2-1 win at Deepdale.Rafferty headed Freddie Ladapo’s shot into his own net after just 17 seconds and Preston were unable to recover, despite dominating the first half.Ben Wiles fired home superbly to make it 2-0 in the 55th minute, with Ched Evans&rsq...Full Story »

Alex Revell rues Stevenage’s first-half display in draw with Morecambe

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2021 by PA14 hits

Stevenage manager Alex Revell lamented his side’s first-half performance after they needed Luke Norris’ late header to rescue a 2-2 draw against Morecambe at the Lamex Stadium.Midfielder Elliott List put the hosts in front on eight minutes as Morecambe’s defence cleared the ball straight to him on the edge of the penalty area and he smashed a low drive into the bottom left corn...Full Story »

Graham Alexander suspects communication breakdown over coronavirus rule change

Posted Thursday, February 04, 2021 by PA23 hits

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander questioned the standard of communication from the Scottish football authorities after Dundee United fielded a player at Fir Park who tested positive for Covid-19 earlier this week.United, who lost 2-1, were told by the Scottish Government and the Scottish Football Association’s medical department that the player was clear to play after subsequently testi...Full Story »

Alex Dyer: Kilmarnock looked fragile in St Johnstone defeat

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2021 by PA13 hits

Alex Dyer admitted Kilmarnock hit the panic button as they threw away a two-goal lead to lose at home to St Johnstone.The Rugby Park side – who had won just twice in their previous 10 games – looked set to hand their under-pressure boss a much-needed shot in the arm after goals from Chris Burke and Aaron Tshibola put them ahead at the break.But they folded after the interval, shippin...Full Story »

Rochdale return to winning ways thanks to Alex Newby double

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2021 by PA12 hits

Alex Newby netted a double to end Rochdale’s seven-match winless run in League One as they beat fellow strugglers Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium.Newby’s early opener was cancelled out by Luke Leahy before half-time, but the midfielder struck again in the second half to move Dale three points above their opponents and four ahead of the relegation zone.The visitors took a 16th-...Full Story »

Inter Milan in talks to swap Alexis Sanchez for experienced striker

Posted Saturday, January 30, 2021 by Caughtoffside.com47 hits

Serie A title contenders Inter Milan are reportedly in talks to exchange attacker Alexis Sanchez for AS Roma striker Edin Dzeko in a short-term loan deal. Sanchez, 32, famously joined Inter Milan on a free transfer during last summer’s transfer window after finally escaping from his Manchester United nightmare. However, after making the switch to the San Siro, Sanchez is continuing to ...Full Story »

Stuart Findlay adds to the injury problems for Kilmarnock boss Alex Dyer

Posted Friday, January 29, 2021 by PA18 hits

Kilmarnock’s injury troubles continue to frustrate boss Alex Dyer, with Stuart Findlay the latest addition to their casualty list.The Scotland defender will miss Saturday’s Rugby Park clash with St Johnstone after injuring his ankle against Livingston in midweek.But there was no sign of Youssouf Mulumbu or Greg Kiltie at the Tony Macaroni Arena and they could be absent again for the ...Full Story »

Graham Alexander says Motherwell deserved win at Ross County

Posted Thursday, January 28, 2021 by PA13 hits

Motherwell manager Graham Alexander was particularly pleased with the mental resilience his side showed in their 2-1 win at Ross County.The Steelmen went behind early on thanks to an Oli Shaw strike, but rallied in the second half and turned the game on its head.Devante Cole and Bevis Mugabi scored the goals that meant Motherwell claimed their first points from a losing position this season.&ldq...Full Story »

Everton to welcome back Lucas Digne and Alex Iwobi

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by PA23 hits

Everton defender Lucas Digne and midfielder Alex Iwobi return to the squad to face Leicester after being rested for Sunday’s FA Cup win over Sheffield Wednesday.Midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure serves a one-match suspension but Michael Keane looks set to return to the starting line-up having been left out at the weekend.Fabian Delph (thigh) and Niels Nkounkou (hamstring) are missing while mid...Full Story »

Alex Revell returns to dugout for Stevenage’s league match with Colchester

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by PA16 hits

Stevenage hope boss Alex Revell will be back in the dugout for Colchester’s visit on Tuesday.Revell missed Saturday’s 3-1 defeat at Exeter after feeling unwell, with assistant manager Dean Wilkins saying it was “just precautionary” and that the club “can’t take any risks” amid the coronavirus pandemic.Matty Stevens came on at half-time at against Exeter ...Full Story »

Motherwell boss Graham Alexander plans to appeal against Liam Polworth red card

Posted Sunday, January 24, 2021 by PA15 hits

Graham Alexander says Motherwell will appeal against the red card shown to midfielder Liam Polworth in his side’s 2-0 defeat by Aberdeen – if it is possible.Polworth was sent off for using foul and abusive language just three minutes into the second half, following a coming-together with Lewis Ferguson, with his team already trailing to Tommie Hoban’s back-post header.Motherwel...Full Story »

Jack Ross admits Alex Gogic rarely shows shooting ability in training

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2021 by PA16 hits

Jack Ross has revealed that Alex Gogic’s finishing is ordinarily so wayward in training that his teammates boot him out of shooting drills.So, the Hibernian boss readily admits that he was stunned to see the combative midfielder open his account in spectacular style in Saturday’s 2-0 Premiership win over Kilmarnock.The Cyprus international unleashed an unstoppable drive after meeting...Full Story »

Alex Revell accepts decision not to award Stevenage a penalty in Tranmere draw

Posted Sunday, January 17, 2021 by PA18 hits

Stevenage manager Alex Revell accepted there was not enough in a late incident involving Jack Aitchison to warrant his side being awarded a penalty in the goalless draw with Tranmere.With time running out in what was a game short of entertainment, Aitchison went down under a challenge, much to the annoyance of the visitors, who felt he had gone to ground too easily.There had been very few chance...Full Story »

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