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Derek Adams hails Morecambe spirit and defending after claiming Cheltenham scalp

Posted Sunday, March 28, 2021 by PA32 hits

Morecambe boss Derek Adams hailed his side’s spirit and superb defending after maintaining their promotion push with a 1-0 victory over Cheltenham which saw the Robins drop to second in the League Two.Liam McAlinden scored the only goal of the game against his former club in the 20th minute and despite Cheltenham’s best efforts, the home side held on to take a vital three points.It w...Full Story »

Forest Green sweat on fitness of Ebou Adams and Jordan Moore-Taylor

Posted Thursday, March 25, 2021 by PA76 hits

High-flying Forest Green will check on Ebou Adams and Jordan Moore-Taylor ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two game with Bolton.Midfielder Adams has missed the past four matches through injury, while defender Moore-Taylor has been sidelined for a month.Mark Cooper’s men go into the weekend fixture just three points off the top of the table.Defender Dan Sweeney remains on the long-t...Full Story »

Morecambe boss Derek Adams says there is no pressure on his promotion chasers

Posted Sunday, March 21, 2021 by PA19 hits

Derek Adams believes there is no pressure on his Morecambe team as they chase a first-ever Football League promotion.The Shrimps have only secured one top-10 finish in League Two since going up from the Conference in 2007.But Adams’ team now sit sixth in the table after John O’Sullivan’s first-minute goal secured a 1-0 win at Harrogate, despite Nathaniel Knight-Percival’s...Full Story »

Derek Adams claims Forest Green time-wasting backfired as Morecambe snatch draw

Posted Wednesday, March 10, 2021 by PA38 hits

Morecambe boss Derek Adams accused Forest Green of time-wasting as his side snatched a stoppage-time point.Carlos Mendes Gomes’  94th-minute  header denied Rovers the chance to go top as the Shrimps salvaged a point in a 2-2 thriller.“I thought it was a very good game and the end was justified,” said Adams.“We had double the opportunities of Forest Green and sho...Full Story »

Derek Adams hails Morecambe’s victory over Carlisle with promotion push on track

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2021 by PA24 hits

Morecambe boss Derek Adams was full of praise for his side after they maintained their League Two promotion push with a 3-1 victory over Carlisle at the Mazuma Stadium.Goals from Aaron Wildig, Toumani Diagouraga and Cole Stockton gave the Shrimps a 3-0 advantage before Aaron Hayden pulled one back for the visitors with a header 11 minutes from time.Speaking after a second 3-1 home win – ov...Full Story »

Ebou Adams nets second-half winner as Forest Green edge struggling Grimsby

Posted Sunday, March 07, 2021 by PA21 hits

Ebou Adams scored a second-half winner as Forest Green returned to winning ways with a narrow 2-1 League Two victory at bottom side Grimsby.The 25-year-old forward struck in the second half after James Hanson had responded to Jamille Matt’s penalty as the relegation-threatened hosts were plunged further into trouble.Forest Green took the lead through a spot-kick just before the 20-minute m...Full Story »

Morecambe boss Derek Adams might mix things up against Carlisle

Posted Friday, March 05, 2021 by PA41 hits

Morecambe boss Derek Adams has options ahead of Saturday’s Sky Bet League Two fixture against Carlisle.Adams made five changes for the midweek clash with Crawley and was richly rewarded as his side bounced back from a 1-0 defeat at Mansfield to win 3-1.Mark Halstead, Ryan Cooney, Stephen Hendrie, Brad Lyons and Jordan Slew were the men drafted in at the expense of Kyle Letheren, Kelvin Mel...Full Story »

Derek Adams hails ‘one of the best’ following Morecambe’s win against Crawley

Posted Wednesday, March 03, 2021 by PA22 hits

Derek Adams said Morecambe produced one of their best displays of the season as they beat Crawley 3-1 in an entertaining game at the Mazuma Stadium.Two goals from Carlos Mendes Gomes helped the Shrimps to an impressive three points.Adams said: “I thought we were fantastic and it was probably one of our best performances of the season.“We could have scored seven or eight to be honest,...Full Story »

Forest Green boss Mark Cooper disappointed by loss of suspended Ebou Adams

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2021 by PA27 hits

Frustrated Forest Green Rovers boss Mark Cooper faces losing Ebou Adams for four games after the midfielder was sent off for the second time in five games.A first-half double from Jamille Matt and a Brendan Sarpong-Wiredu own goal wrapped up the points the home side but it was the sending off just before half-time following a challenge on Josh Doherty that had the manager fuming.Cooper said: &ld...Full Story »

Peterborough goalkeeping coach Mark Tyler off substitute duty for visit of Wigan

Posted Friday, February 26, 2021 by PA29 hits

Peterborough goalkeeping coach Mark Tyler is expected to revert to his usual role for the visit of Wigan in Sky Bet League One on Saturday.Tyler, 43, was listed as a substitute for recent victories over AFC Wimbledon and Plymouth which took Posh to the top of the table.But the former Peterborough goalkeeper will only have to worry about coaching this weekend with back-up stopper Daniel Gyollai s...Full Story »

Derek Adams praises Morecambe’s never-say-die attitude in Salford comeback win

Posted Wednesday, February 24, 2021 by PA16 hits

Morecambe boss Derek Adams praised his side’s never-say-die attitude after two dramatic injury-time goals earned them a thrilling 2-1 League Two victory over promotion rivals Salford.Adams was a happy man after seeing goals from Carlos Mendes Gomes and Aaron Wildig deep into second-half stoppage-time clinch maximum points after Brandon Thomas-Asante’s first-half opener.He said: &ldqu...Full Story »

Derek Adams poised to keep faith with same Morecambe side against Salford

Posted Monday, February 22, 2021 by PA25 hits

Morecambe manager Derek Adams is likely to keep faith with the side which recorded their first win in five when fellow promotion challengers Salford visit.Adams named an unchanged side for the 2-1 win at Barrow and barring any late injuries he is set to repeat that on Tuesday.That means the likes of Brad Lyons and Jordan Slew will have to settle for places on the bench again.On-loan Alex Denny w...Full Story »

Tyler Walker scores twice as struggling Coventry see off Brentford

Posted Saturday, February 20, 2021 by PA24 hits

Tyler Walker’s brace boosted Coventry’s Sky Bet Championship survival hopes as they claimed a deserved 2-0 win over stuttering Brentford.The promotion-chasing Bees headed into the clash at St Andrew’s in the midst of a wobble after two surprise defeats in a week to Barnsley and QPR.And news that they were missing 24-goal top scorer Ivan Toney with a minor ankle injury would hav...Full Story »

Ebou Adams set to return to Forest Green ranks after serving suspension

Posted Monday, February 15, 2021 by PA25 hits

Ebou Adams is set to return for Forest Green in Tuesday night’s home clash with Oldham.Having served a one-match ban as he sat out the 2-1 win at Carlisle on February 2, Adams was then available for the games against Mansfield and Barrow – both of which were postponed.There also may be a comeback on the cards for Jamille Matt, who missed Rovers’ last match at Carlisle on Februa...Full Story »

Ebou Adams ready for Forest Green return against lowly Barrow

Posted Friday, February 12, 2021 by PA28 hits

Ebou Adams is set to return for Forest Green in Saturday’s home clash with Barrow.Having served a one-match ban as he sat out the 2-1 win at Carlisle on February 2, Adams was then available for the game at Mansfield last Saturday but it was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.There also may be a comeback on the cards for Jamille Matt, who missed the Carlisle contest due to a knee problem....Full Story »

Tyler French sees red on Wrexham debut in draw at Eastleigh

Posted Wednesday, February 03, 2021 by PA14 hits

Wrexham had debutant Tyler French sent off as they were held to a 1-1 National League draw at Eastleigh.Kwame Thomas gave the visitors the lead against the run of play but Joe Tomlinson equalised from the penalty spot before French was dismissed late on.Wrexham went in front in first-half stoppage time when Thomas nipped in front of Andrew Boyce and finished.The hosts were awarded a penalty foll...Full Story »

Tyler Walker hopes to feature against former club Nottingham Forest

Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2021 by PA73 hits

Coventry striker Tyler Walker hopes to return to contention for the home game against his former club Nottingham Forest.Walker has been sidelined since just before Christmas due to a calf injury but could return to the bench.Defender Michael Rose is hoping to make his first appearance since early November after recovering from a groin problem.Skipper Liam Kelly (groin/toe), Fankaty Dabo (knee), ...Full Story »

Derek Adams and Keith Hill agree dismissal swung game towards Tranmere

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2021 by PA18 hits

Morecambe and Tranmere bosses Derek Adams and Keith Hill agreed the first-half dismissal of Shrimps midfielder Yann Songo’o was the pivotal moment of a battle between two of Sky Bet League Two’s in-form sides.Songo’o was sent off just before half-time after an off-the-ball incident and it proved a key moment in a tough encounter which saw Morecambe miss a first-half penalty bef...Full Story »

Forest Green midfielder Ebou Adams sees red in derby stalemate with Cheltenham

Posted Sunday, January 31, 2021 by PA19 hits

Forest Green midfielder Ebou Adams saw red as the Gloucestershire derby with promotion rivals Cheltenham finished goalless.Adams, who had already been booked in the first half, was given his marching orders in the 68th minutes following a coming-together with Charlie Raglan.Cheltenham could not make the most of their numerical advantage in the closing stages, however, as the spoils were shared a...Full Story »

Derek Adams praises Morecambe players after win at Exeter

Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2021 by PA17 hits

Morecambe boss Derek Adams enjoyed his return to the west country as his side picked up a well-deserved three points with a 2-0 win at Exeter.Adams was manager of Exeter’s rivals Plymouth but saw his new side seal a superb win with an Adam Phillips penalty and Cole Stockton’s second-half strike on the counter-attack.It was no more than the Shrimps deserved and Adams said: “We p...Full Story »

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