Championship Round-Up: Burnley close in on top two, Bolton win to leave Charlton rock-bottom
Feb08

Championship Round-Up: Burnley close in on top two, Bolton win to leave Charlton rock-bottom

Middlesbrough missed the chance to go top of the Championship on Saturday after drawing 1-1 with Blackburn. The hosts are now level on 56 points with Hull City, but had to come from behind to rescue a point. New signing Jordi Gomez, on loan from Sunderland, put Rovers ahead on his debut with a terrific 20-yard strike with just 20 minutes left to play which looked to have sealed an unlikely victory for the visitors. Until David Nugent...

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Premier League Round-Up: Leicester, Man City and Spurs win, while Arsenal are held
Feb04

Premier League Round-Up: Leicester, Man City and Spurs win, while Arsenal are held

Leicester City’s fairytale season continued as a Jamie Vardy double saw them beat Liverpool 2-0 at the King Power and stay three points clear at the top. Vardy’s wonder-strike just after the hour put the Foxes ahead as he collected Riyad Mahrez’s raking ball and struck a wonderful, looping volley over Simon Mignolet from all of 30 yards out. Just ten minutes later, the England international secured the points with a cool dink –...

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League Two Round-Up: Morecambe goalkeeper SCORES to halt losing streak
Feb03

League Two Round-Up: Morecambe goalkeeper SCORES to halt losing streak

There were only two games in League two last night, with both encounters ending in 1-1 draws. But the outcomes only tell half the story! Hosts Morecambe drew level with Portsmouth in the most dramatic of fashion. Gareth Evans gave the away side the lead in the 40th, but this game shall be remembered by home fans as the night when their 33-year-old goalkeeper scored. With just seconds remaining at the Globe Arena; shot stopper Barry...

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League One Round-Up: Walsall climb into second, Southend nearing the play-offs
Feb03

League One Round-Up: Walsall climb into second, Southend nearing the play-offs

Walsall moved up into second place in League One after defeating Doncaster Rovers 2-1 at the Keepmoat Stadium. Two quick-fire second-half goals set the Saddlers on their way. Sam Mantom and Andy Taylor scored within four minutes of each other to give the visitors all three points to move them just a point behind league leaders Burton. Liam Mandeville netted Donny’s consolation as the hosts stay 16th. Southend leapt up to seventh...

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Championship Round-Up: Ipswich Town join the play-off party after late win
Feb03

Championship Round-Up: Ipswich Town join the play-off party after late win

Ipswich Town joined the Championship’s play-off party after a last-gasp 2-1 victory over Reading at Portman Road saw Mick McCarthy’s men gatecrash the top six. After a goalless first half; Ryan Fraser put the Tractor Boys ahead, only for Gareth McCleary to equalise from the penalty spot. But Brett Pitman proved to be the hero for McCarthy’s men as his eighth league goal of the season earned the hosts all three points...

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League Two Round-Up: Plymouth spurn chance to go top, Stevenage give Sheringham the chop
Feb02

League Two Round-Up: Plymouth spurn chance to go top, Stevenage give Sheringham the chop

Plymouth Argyle failed to go top of League Two following a 1-0 home loss to Wycombe Wanderers, who are now one point adrift of the play-offs with two games in hand over Mansfield Town. Gozie Ugwu scored the game’s only goal in the third minute from close range. The visitors goalkeeping coach Barry Richardson, 46, played his first game in more than a decade as he replaced the injured Alex Lynch. York City won their first game in five...

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