FA Cup Round-Up: West Ham United and West Brom scrape through to the last-16
Feb11

FA Cup Round-Up: West Ham United and West Brom scrape through to the last-16

Premier League duo West Ham United and West Brom were pushed all the way to extra-time and beyond after narrowly fending off Liverpool and Peterborough United respectively and advance into the last-16 of the Emirates FA Cup. Tuesday night saw the Boleyn Ground host this week’s all English top-flight clash between the Hammers and Reds; with both managers, Slaven Bilic and Jurgen Klopp, making wholesale changes to their first-team...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough go back on top after draw with MK Dons
Feb10

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough go back on top after draw with MK Dons

Middlesbrough leapfrogged Hull to go back to the top of the Championship, but they failed to collect all three points after being held 1-1 away by MK Dons. The relegation-threatened Dons took an early lead courtesy of Dean Bowditch and appeared to be heading for a valuable win until a late goal earned Boro a point. New signing Jordan Rhodes came off the bench to net his first goal for the club and lift Aitor Karanka’s side a...

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League Two Round-Up: Oxford are held by Mansfield while Wycombe win
Feb10

League Two Round-Up: Oxford are held by Mansfield while Wycombe win

Oxford United lost out on the chance to put pressure on the top-two after they were held 2-2 at home by promotion rivals Mansfield. It was the visitors who took the lead through former United player Matt Green, but a brace from Danny Hylton put the U’s ahead. Jack Thomas was the hero for Town though, as his 89th minute strike earned the draw which keeps the Stags in fourth, just four points behind Michael Appleton’s...

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Premier League Round-Up: Leicester City soar five points clear at the summit
Feb08

Premier League Round-Up: Leicester City soar five points clear at the summit

In the top of the table clash; Leicester took another big step towards a Premier League title with a 3-1 triumph over Manchester City at the Etihad. Robert Huth poked the Foxes ahead after just three minutes and early in the second-half Riyad Mahrez’s skilful strike doubled their lead. Huth grabbed a brace on the hour to send the visitors into dreamland before Sergio Aguero pulled back a late consolation for the hosts. Claudio...

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League Two Round-Up: Leaders Northampton go five points clear after sixth straight win
Feb08

League Two Round-Up: Leaders Northampton go five points clear after sixth straight win

Northampton have extended their lead over Plymouth to five points at the top of League Two after they beat York 2-0. John-Joe O’Toole put the Cobblers in front as he headed in Lee Martin’s corner before Marc Richards doubled their lead after the break. Cambridge climbed to ninth place with a narrow 1-0 with over struggling Dagenham as Luke Berry scored the only goal of the game from the penalty spot eight minutes from time after Joe...

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League One Round-Up: Burton move four points clear, Barnsley make it seven straight wins
Feb08

League One Round-Up: Burton move four points clear, Barnsley make it seven straight wins

Burton comfortably put aside Bradford as they moved four points clear at the top of League One. Mason Bennett’s deflected effort gave the Brewers the lead before Tom Naylor and Mark Duffy added to the scoreline. Rory McArdle’s late strike in stoppage-time was only a mere consolation for the visitors. Walsall lost ground on leaders Burton with a 3-0 loss at home to Millwall, who have now won four of their last five matches. Lee...

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