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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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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League One: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (December)
Jan05

League One: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (December)

Player of the Month: Andy Williams (Doncaster) Williams hit form in December by scoring four goals in four games for Rovers and his contributions undoubtedly earned his side extra points. He began the month by scoring an excellent last gasp winner against Crewe in an incredible game where Donny trailed going into injury time, before scoring twice to complete a turnaround. The former Swindon forward notched again in a topsy-turvy 3-3...

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League One Round-Up: Burton and Gillingham take advantage as Walsall lose
Jan04

League One Round-Up: Burton and Gillingham take advantage as Walsall lose

The leaders before the weekend, Walsall, fell to third place after falling to a shock 3-0 loss against Rochdale at the Banks’ Stadium. A brace from Calvin Andrew and a strike by Andrew Henderson gave Sean O’Driscoll his first defeat in charge of the hosts. Burton went top of League One with a 1-0 victory over Blackpool, despite being reduced to ten men when Robbie Weir was dismissed with his second booking before the break. Mark...

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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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