League One Round-Up: Burton return to the top while Oldham pick up vital win
Jan27

League One Round-Up: Burton return to the top while Oldham pick up vital win

Burton Albion returned to the top of League One after an impressive 1-0 victory against Peterborough United at London Road. After a surprise home defeat by lowly Shrewsbury at the weekend, Nigel Clough’s side got back to winning ways courtesy of Tom Naylor’s goal after just three minutes. The Brewers are now three points clear of Gillingham and have a game in hand, while Posh drop a place to eighth. Sheffield United moved...

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League Two Round-Up: Orient move into the play-offs as Nolan maintains 100% record
Jan27

League Two Round-Up: Orient move into the play-offs as Nolan maintains 100% record

Kevin Nolan continued his perfect start to managerial life as his Leyton Orient side moved up into the play-offs with a 1-0 win over Newport. Jay Simpson’s penalty, his 22nd league goal of the season, was enough to pick up three points and give new boss Nolan his second win in two games. County remain in 20th, four points above the bottom two. In the evening’s other game, Mansfield produced a stunning late comeback at...

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Premier League Round-Up: Leicester back on top as Arsenal lose to Chelsea
Jan25

Premier League Round-Up: Leicester back on top as Arsenal lose to Chelsea

Leicester City rose back to the top of the Premier League table following a comfortable 3-0 win over Stoke City at the King Power Stadium. Danny Drinkwater’s deflected strike – his first Premier League goal – put the Foxes ahead just before half-time, before Jamie Vardy’s 16th of the season and a Leonardo Ulloa effort wrapped things up. Claudio Ranieri’s side now sit three points clear at the top, whereas the Potters drop...

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Championship Round-up: Hull go top as Middlesbrough lose at home to Forest
Jan25

Championship Round-up: Hull go top as Middlesbrough lose at home to Forest

Hull City went top of the Championship table after a late Abel Hernandez penalty gave them a 1-0 victory against Fulham at Craven Cottage. The Uruguayan scored the game’s only goal with ten minutes left to play from the spot, after Moses Odubajo was brought down by Lasse Vigen Christensen. The Tigers have now won their last four matches and go a point above Middlesbrough at the top of the table. Boro were powerless to resist...

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League One Round-Up: Gillingham go top as Burton lose and Walsall draw
Jan25

League One Round-Up: Gillingham go top as Burton lose and Walsall draw

Gillingham went top of League One above Burton on goal difference as they came from behind to beat Peterborough 2-1 at Priestfield. Posh took the lead through Erhun Oztumer, but second-half goals from Luke Norris and Bradley Dack completed the comeback. Burton slipped to second after a shock 2-1 loss at home to strugglers Shrewsbury. Nigel Clough’s side were leading when Damien McCrory’s powerful shot found the back of the net. The...

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League Two Round-Up: Northampton go top while Oxford beat Portsmouth
Jan25

League Two Round-Up: Northampton go top while Oxford beat Portsmouth

Northampton overtook previous leaders Plymouth and went two points clear at the top of League Two with a 3-1 victory over Morecambe at Sixfields. James Collins scored on his home debut to put the Cobblers ahead from a Joel Byrom free-kick. John-Joe O’Toole then doubled the hosts’ lead before Rod McDonald’s header put the Cobblers 3-0 up. Paul Mullin’s late goal was only a mere consolation strike in a dominant performance by Gary...

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