League Two star’s £10,000-a-week wage demands could scupper Championship transfer
Jan18

League Two star’s £10,000-a-week wage demands could scupper Championship transfer

Derby County are reportedly reconsidering their pursuit of League Two star Callum O’Dowda this month due to his wage demands, according to the Daily Mail. The Championship outfit, who were convincingly beaten 3-0 by Birmingham City on Saturday, have been heavily linked with a £1m move for the highly-rated Oxford United during the January transfer window. The 20-year-old, who is a Republic of Ireland Under-21 international, has scored...

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League Two Round-Up: Plymouth and Northampton both win by a single goal
Jan18

League Two Round-Up: Plymouth and Northampton both win by a single goal

Plymouth Argyle remain top of the League Two table as they won 3-2 against Stevenage in a closely fought contest at Home Park. Carl McHugh put the hosts into the lead, before Charlie Lee equalised. Gregg Wylde then put the Pilgrims in front again before Craig Tanner made it 3-1 with an 18-yard effort. Lee pulled one back for the visitors, but Argyle held on to keep top spot. Northampton won for the fourth game in a row as they came...

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League Two Preview: Plymouth host Stevenage and Northampton travel to Dagenham
Jan16

League Two Preview: Plymouth host Stevenage and Northampton travel to Dagenham

After a damaging defeat to fellow title-challengers Northampton on Tuesday night, Plymouth will attempt to get back on track with a visit from Stevenage. The league leaders are on 52 points, with a superior goal difference the only reason Argyle remain top. Without any cup competitions, Derek Adams men can concentrate on automatic promotion and a push for League One. The challengers to Home Park are Stevenage, who are 25 points and 18...

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Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams
Jan11

Top 5: FA Cup Third Round Teams

The FA Cup third round took place this weekend as 22 teams from across the country took a step closer to Wembley. As 44 clubs from the Premier League and the Championship joined the competition, only 16 of them progressed? But who were the standout sides of the round? Here’s Shoot’s Top 5 FA Cup team performances….. 5. Bristol City (Championship) Despite being in the Championship relegation zone, Bristol City came within a minute of...

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FA Cup: Player, Team and Goal of the Third Round
Jan11

FA Cup: Player, Team and Goal of the Third Round

Player of the Round: Kemar Roofe, Oxford United The 23-year-old’s permanent move from West Brom to Oxford in the summer has seen him flourish in the fourth tier of English football. The Baggies’ youth graduate continues to show why he is being tracked by both Premier League and Championship sides in the January transfer window after helping his side cause the biggest upset of the round against Swansea. With the sides tied 1-1 at half...

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FA Cup Third Round Round-Up: Oxford stun Swansea
Jan11

FA Cup Third Round Round-Up: Oxford stun Swansea

Oxford United pulled of the shock of the FA Cup third round with a 3-2 win over Swansea City at the Kassam Stadium. Jefferson Montero put the Premier League visitors ahead with a well taken finish, but a Liam Sercombe penalty and Kemar Roofe brace put the League Two high-flyers in control. Bafetimbi Gomis pulled one back fro Alan Curtis’ side but it wasn’t enough to stop the U’s progressing to the fourth round for...

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