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Allardyce fumes at penalty decision

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce called for referee Peter Walton to be sacked for not awarding his side a penalty following the 6-2 thrashing at Arsenal.Rovers had twice taken the lead, going ahead inside four minutes through Steven Nzonzi's header, before eventually being outclassed by the rampant Gunners, who are now the top scorers in the Barclays Premier League.However, it was the decision no...Full Story »

Hart expecting more good news for Pompey

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Portsmouth boss Paul Hart celebrated his side's first Barclays Premier League points of the season and then predicted the club can expect "new investment" within the next few days.And Hart confirmed the outstanding wages owed to certain players and staff will be paid on Monday.New owner Sulaiman Al-Fahim is already planning a #150million injection into Pompey.But Hart is expecting more investmen...Full Story »

Fergie slams `unfit' Wiley

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Sir Alex Ferguson launched a blistering attack on Alan Wiley, accusing the Staffordshire official of "not being fit enough" to do his job after Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Sunderland.Wiley, the fourth official for last month's controversial Manchester derby, was in charge at Old Trafford as an injury-time own-goal from Anton Ferdinand gave United a point.Ferguson claimed Wiley had not play...Full Story »

Joy for Brown after vital win

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Hull manager Phil Brown admitted his side had claimed a "big three points" by beating Wigan.The Tigers claimed only their second win of the Barclays Premier League season as second-half goals from Jan Vennegoor of Hesselink and Geovanni secured a 2-1 win at the KC Stadium.Scott Sinclair set up a tense finish with an 87th-minute reply but Hull held on to ease the pressure on Brown.Hull had won ju...Full Story »

Coyle sees significance of success

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Burnley manager Owen Coyle placed the 2-1 win over Birmingham at Turf Moor above their victory over Manchester United in terms of significance to their Barclays Premier League season.After a goalless first half Steven Fletcher's first Premier League goal in the 53rd minute broke the deadlock and defender Andre Bikey opened his account for the club nine minutes later.Sebastian Larsson curled home...Full Story »

Megson talks up Trotters

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009 by PA

Gary Megson believes Bolton deserve praise for the brand of football they are now playing.Even though his side had to settle for a 2-2 draw against Tottenham at the Reebok Stadium, Megson was thrilled with some of the football on display."There is a perception of this club of what people expect," said the Bolton boss. "The reality of what is going on, you have seen it today."There was some reall...Full Story »

Bruce unhappy with Bent charity

Posted Monday, September 28, 2009 by PA

Sunderland boss Steve Bruce was not a happy man after leading scorer Darren Bent handed his penalty-taking job over to Kenwyne Jones.The former Tottenham striker had already converted a ninth-minute spot-kick when he won a second three minutes into the second half.However, with Jones pleading for the ball, he handed it over and the Trinidad and Tobago international duly dispatched it.Bruce, whos...Full Story »

Ancelotti acknowledges bad performance

Posted Monday, September 28, 2009 by PA

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti admitted his side under-achieved at Wigan, where their 100% record came to an unexpected end.The home side chalked up their first victory against one of the top four at the 35th time of asking in a Premier League match.Goals from Titus Bramble, Hugo Rodallega (penalty) and Paul Scharner stunned Chelsea, who have been overtaken by Manchester United at the top of th...Full Story »

Keane hits four in five-star show

Posted Monday, September 28, 2009 by PA

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp saw Robbie Keane score four goals against Burnley but insisted no striker at White Hart Lane is guaranteed a starting place.Redknapp had the option of keeping Peter Crouch in his starting XI after the England striker's midweek hat-trick against Preston in the Carling Cup - but his decision to partner Keane with Jermain Defoe was vindicated.Keane scored the opener fr...Full Story »

Moyes backs Hart to keep Pompey afloat

Posted Monday, September 28, 2009 by PA

David Moyes backed Paul Hart to steer Portsmouth out of trouble after Everton condemned the Barclays Premier League's bottom club to a seventh successive defeat.French striker Louis Saha struck in the 42nd minute to stretch Everton's winning run to four matches but the visitors rode their luck, especially in the second half.Pompey missed a host of chances and remain anchored to the foot of the t...Full Story »

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