League One Preview: Leaders Walsall face Rochdale
Jan02

League One Preview: Leaders Walsall face Rochdale

Going into 2016, league leaders Walsall will start the New Year by welcoming Rochdale to Bescot Stadium. After five straight wins, the Saddlers are level on 48 points with Burton but have a far superior goal difference. Sean O’Driscoll’s men have taken 24 points at home this season and in their current form could be a match for any opposition. The Dale are in a far less favourable position, 12 places and 17 points behind the team in...

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League One Round-Up: Walsall see off Peterborough to stay top on goal difference
Dec29

League One Round-Up: Walsall see off Peterborough to stay top on goal difference

Walsall are still at the top of League One after a 2-0 victory at home to promotion rivals Peterborough. However, it remains very tight at the top with the top three clubs all tasting success. Two goals in the last ten minutes from Jason Demetriou and Manchester City loanee, George Evans, gave the Saddlers all three points and sees them enter 2016 leading the division on goal difference. The Posh drop a place to sixth. Burton Albion...

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League One Round-Up: Walsall beat Millwall to go top
Dec27

League One Round-Up: Walsall beat Millwall to go top

Walsall went top of League One with a narrow 1-0 victory at Millwall, as they took full advantage of Burton’s match with Bradford being postponed. Milan Lalkovic scored the only goal the game after a capitalising on a mistake in the Lions defence to extend the Saddlers’ winning run to four matches. Meanwhile, Gillingham also maintained the pressure at the top of League One after a 3-1 win at Swindon. The Robins, who had won...

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League One Preview: Bradford host leaders Burton
Dec26

League One Preview: Bradford host leaders Burton

After the brief elation of being top at Christmas, League leaders Burton have to refocus for their Boxing Day trip to Bradford. Albion saved their blushes with a last minute equaliser against Doncaster on Saturday in what was Nigel Clough’s first game in charge in his second spell at the club. The Brewers have gone five games without a loss in the division and are three points ahead at the summit. Their hosts are 11 points and seven...

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Sharp shooter silences Blades doubters
Dec23

Sharp shooter silences Blades doubters

Football is curiously unpredictable, and Sheffield United fans know it all too well. Little over a week ago, the Blades were sitting in an ominous mid-table position without a win in six matches. But after successive 1-0 victories, there is a strong chance that Nigel Adkins’ side will enter the New Year amongst the play-off places and their star striker may hit double-figures before even then. Billy Sharp’s most prolific spell at his...

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League One Round-Up: Walsall go second on O’Driscoll debut
Dec21

League One Round-Up: Walsall go second on O’Driscoll debut

Walsall went second in the league with a 2-0 over Port Vale in Sean O’Driscoll’s first game in charge on Sunday afternoon. Substitute Jordan Cook provided both strikes in a match that was well balanced before the opening goal. The defeat sees Vale sit 13th, just four points off the play-offs. leaders Burton drew 3-3 with Doncaster in a sensational game in Nigel Clough’s first game back as manager of the Brewers. Andy Williams put the...

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