League One Round-Up: Rochdale rock league leaders Burton as Gillingham miss the chance to go top
Feb02

League One Round-Up: Rochdale rock league leaders Burton as Gillingham miss the chance to go top

Burton Albion missed the chance to extend their lead at the top of League One after a 2-1 loss at Rochdale. Callum Camps put Dale ahead after just eight minutes with a wonderful 25-yard effort, before Ian Henderson doubled their lead with a penalty before half-time. Lucas Atkins pulled one back for the Brewers with a cheeky lob. Whilst Gillingham were unable to capitalise on Burton’s defeat as they lost 1-0 to Blackpool. A match that...

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Mullins: Oxford United still fully focused on getting to Wembley
Jan31

Mullins: Oxford United still fully focused on getting to Wembley

Oxford United defender Johnny Mullins insists the League Two side will not wallow following their FA Cup fourth-round exit to Blackburn Rovers as the U’s have the perfect opportunity to redeem themselves with a trip to Wembley Stadium in the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final. Michael Appleton’s side, who were easily thrown aside by their Championship opponents 3-0 on Saturday afternoon at the Kassam Stadium, have a...

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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: 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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Millwall’s consistent inconsistency
Jan21

Millwall’s consistent inconsistency

Will the real Millwall please stand up? I repeat, will the real Millwall please stand up? In the 1994 classic film, Forrest Gump once said: “life is like a box of chocolates – you never know what you’re gonna get”. If Forrest was following the Lions up and down the country over the last few weeks, he’d no doubt change that famous phrase to include the word ‘Millwall’. Whether its in the...

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