FA Cup fifth-round draw: Chelsea entertain Man City, holders Arsenal face Hull
Jan31

FA Cup fifth-round draw: Chelsea entertain Man City, holders Arsenal face Hull

Chelsea hosting Manchester City was the pick of the bunch as the Premier League giants will go head-to-head in the fifth-round of the Emirates FA Cup following the competition’s latest draw this evening. The defending league champions; who easily swept aside Championship outfit Milton Keynes Dons 5-1 this afternoon, will host Manuel Pellegrini’s side at Stamford Bridge on the weekend of February 19-22. Elsewhere; League...

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League One Preview: Burton travel to Rochdale and Gillingham face Blackpool
Jan30

League One Preview: Burton travel to Rochdale and Gillingham face Blackpool

An FA Cup weekend means another Saturday with a reduced fixture list in League One, however five of the top six clubs are still in action. The highlight sees league leaders Burton travel to Rochdale’s Spotland in the hope of preserving their three-point cushion at the summit. A 1-0 victory against play-off hopefuls Peterborough in midweek saw Albion maintain the gap to second-placed Gillingham, but Nigel Clough’s men have a crucial...

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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 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 One Preview: Burton host Shrewsbury, while Walsall welcome Blackpool
Jan22

League One Preview: Burton host Shrewsbury, while Walsall welcome Blackpool

The leaders Burton Albion will be looking to build on their brilliant 2-0 win at Coventry last weekend when they host lowly Shrewsbury at the Pirelli Stadium this weekend. Nigel Clough’s side have picked up 22 points from the last 24 available and sit two points clear at the summit, with games in hand on all of the rest of the teams currently in the top-seven, and face a Shrews side who are one place and one point from safety...

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Bournemouth closely monitoring 22-year-old League One defender
Jan22

Bournemouth closely monitoring 22-year-old League One defender

AFC Bournemouth are reportedly closely monitoring League One star Jack Baldwin during the January transfer window, according to the Daily Mail. The newly-promoted Premier League side, who currently sit just three points above the relegation zone, have been impressed by the Peterborough United defender’s displays during scouting sessions throughout the 2015/16 campaign. The 22-year-old, who joined Posh from Hartlepool United two years...

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