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Dominic Samuel the hero as Blackburn edge out Gillingham

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Dominic Samuel's fifth goal of the season was enough for Blackburn as they defeated Gillingham 1-0 at Ewood Park.Samuel stabbed home from close range in the 31st minute as Tony Mowbray's men continued their march up the table by recording back-to-back home league wins for the first time since March.They struck a post late on but one goal was enough to beat goal-shy Gillingham, who had gilt-edge...Full Story »

Sunderland earn a point on the road at Preston on Simon Grayson's return

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

There were three goals in four frenetic second-half minutes as Simon Grayson's Sunderland claimed a 2-2 draw against his former side Preston at Deepdale.Sunderland were ahead at half-time thanks to George Honeyman but two quick goals from Josh Harrop and Jordan Hugill turned things around for the hosts.Aiden McGeady hit back instantly for Sunderland on his return to Deepdale but it is now nine ...Full Story »

Tom Bradshaw at the double to earn Barnsley an impressive win

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Goals either side of half-time from Barnsley's Tom Bradshaw sealed a 3-1 victory at Millwall to move the Tykes three points clear of the Championship relegation zone.Lee Gregory's penalty in first-half stoppage time levelled things up at 1-1, cancelling out Bradshaw's 40th-minute opener.But the 25-year-old striker found the net again on the hour mark, before Mamadou Thiam wrapped up Barnsley's ...Full Story »

Hull hit struggling Birmingham for six as new boss Steve Cotterill looks on

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Steve Cotterill was given a glimpse of the sizeable challenge awaiting him at struggling Birmingham as he saw his new side crumble to a 6-1 defeat at Hull.Cotterill was in attendance at the KCOM Stadium ahead of taking the reins from soon-to-be assistant Lee Carsley on Monday but watched the Blues put in a limp, jaded display as Hull clinched their first win in six Championship matches.Strikes ...Full Story »

All square between Cardiff and Derby

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Cardiff and Derby shared a 0-0 draw in the Welsh capital.Neil Warnock's side stayed top of the Championship with a point, but neither team deserved to come out on top in a game of few clear-cut opportunities.Junior Hoilett had Cardiff's best chance in the first period and the second half was livelier than before the break, with Tom Lawrence standing out in the Derby ranks.Tom Huddlestone put a ...Full Story »

West Ham United 1 - 0 Swansea City: Diafra Sakho goal digs West Ham - and boss Slaven Bilic - out of a hole

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Diafra Sakho came in from the cold to hit a last-minute winner and dig West Ham manager Slaven Bilic out of a hole. The London Stadium was almost in open revolt following an insipid 89 minutes from the home side against Swansea. But Sakho, who if he had got his way on transfer deadline day would now be in France playing for Rennes, climbed off the bench to secure a 1-0 win and bail out his bos...Full Story »

Richarlison rescues a point for Watford to deny West Brom

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

West Brom were denied a first win in five Premier League matches after Richarlison's header deep into added time salvaged a 2-2 draw for Watford at The Hawthorns. Quick-fire goals from Salomon Rondon and Jonny Evans had Albion on course for victory, despite Abdoulaye Doucoure halving Watford's deficit before half-time. Only Manchester City have managed to get the better of Marco Silva's side t...Full Story »

Crouch grabs winner for Stoke as Berahino drought goes on

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Stoke substitute Peter Crouch spared Saido Berahino's blushes as he came off the bench to register the winner against old club Southampton. Having led through Mame Diouf's header, Berahino then had a penalty to end a goalless streak that dates back to February 2016, but he missed his fourth successive spot-kick during that drought as Fraser Forster kept it out. It looked like it would prove co...Full Story »

Fellaini scores twice as United pile on misery for sorry Palace

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Marouane Fellaini's first Manchester United brace helped Jose Mourinho's men to another comprehensive victory, leaving Crystal Palace reeling from a seventh straight Premier League defeat without so much as a goal. Saturday's Old Trafford encounter was a complete mismatch between two teams on opposing trajectories. Fellaini's double was sandwiched between Juan Mata and Romelu Lukaku goals in a...Full Story »

Wasteful Bournemouth fail to put Leicester away

Posted Sunday, October 01, 2017 by PA

Bournemouth were denied a clear penalty as they wasted numerous chances to secure a convincing victory in a 0-0 draw at home to Leicester. Danny Simpson's handball sent Marc Pugh's early goal-bound shot wide and went unpunished, but even amid that sense of injustice, the hosts were so dominant and their visitors so poor that that should have had little influence on the outcome. Instead Bournem...Full Story »

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