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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League One Round-Up: Burton stay top after ending Coventry’s unbeaten home record
Jan18

League One Round-Up: Burton stay top after ending Coventry’s unbeaten home record

Burton stayed on top of the table following an impressive 2-0 win at fourth-placed Coventry City, ending the hosts’ unbeaten home record in the league. After a goalless first period, Callum Butcher put Albion in front when he capitalised on defensive error, and the lead was doubled with 18 minutes left to play when Anthony O’Connor’s long ball was calmly finished by Stuart Beavon. Walsall remain just two points off of Burton in...

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Liverpool plotting £25m summer raid for England and Premier League hotshot
Jan17

Liverpool plotting £25m summer raid for England and Premier League hotshot

Liverpool are reportedly eyeing a £25m summer move for England international Jamie Vardy, according to the Daily Star. The Premier League side, who face Manchester United this afternoon, are admirers of the Leicester City striker who set a new record of scoring in 11 consecutive league games earlier this term. The 29-year-old, who has four international caps for the Three Lions, is the Premier League’s joint top goalscorer this season...

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League One Preview: Top of the table Burton travel to fourth-placed Coventry
Jan16

League One Preview: Top of the table Burton travel to fourth-placed Coventry

League leaders Burton face a harrowing trip to fourth-placed Coventry, with the two clubs only three points apart. Albion have recorded six wins and a draw in their last seven and are on top with 51 points, one better than Gillingham, but crucially the Brewers have two games in hand on both the Gills and City. Nigel Clough’s men have taken an impressive 21 points on their travels from 11 games, and can extend their lead with a...

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West Ham consider move for the ‘next Jamie Vardy’
Jan07

West Ham consider move for the ‘next Jamie Vardy’

West Ham United are reportedly mulling over whether to make a January move for the ‘next Jamie Vardy’ – Dumebi Dumaka. The Premier League side, who defeated Liverpool 2-0 at the weekend to climb up to sixth in the standings, are interested in signing the highly-rated Grays Athletic striker this month. The 21-year-old, who has been tipped to follow in the footsteps of Leicester City hitman Vardy from non-league nobody to Premier League...

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