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Meite strikes twice as Reading grab much-needed win

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Reading collected only their second Championship home win of the season with a nervy 3-1 victory over fellow strugglers Millwall.Yakou Meite nodded Reading in front in the 28th minute but Millwall equalised just six minutes later through Murray Wallace.Sam Baldock hammered home a penalty on the stroke of half-time, with Reading securing the win through Meite’s late header.Reading had lost ...Full Story »

Hawkins on target as Portsmouth extend their lead at the top of League One

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Oli Hawkins extended Portsmouth’s lead at the top of League One after his headed goal earned a narrow 1-0 win at home to Joey Barton’s 10-man Fleetwood at Fratton Park. Hawkins nodded the winner five minutes into the second half from Tom Naylor’s flick-on.The visitors had Nathan Sheron sent off after being shown a second yellow card six minutes from the end. Although the home s...Full Story »

Cardiff hit four to claim first win as defensive lapses again cost Fulham

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Cardiff climbed off the foot of the Premier League by beating Fulham 4-2 to record a first win of the season.Fulham laid claim to the goal of the game through Andre Schurrle’s majestic early strike, but the league’s leakiest defence soon conceded twice to the excellent Josh Murphy and the energetic Bobby Reid.Highly-rated 18-year-old Ryan Sessegnon levelled before half-time wit...Full Story »

Yeovil held to stalemate by Tranmere

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Yeovil and Tranmere played out a 0-0 Sky Bet League Two draw as neither side did enough to secure all three points at Huish Park.Yeovil arguably had the better of the few opportunities in the game as a flicked header from Alex Fisher in the first half was tipped over by Scott Davies.After the break, the Glovers went reasonably close again, this time as a cross from Jake Gray turned into a shot a...Full Story »

Doidge gets the point for Bolton

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Christian Doidge’s first goal for Bolton earned a 1-1 Sky Bet Championship draw at Rotherham in a game where the visitors were outplayed.Wanderers were second best and looked like going down to Will Vaulks’ second-half free-kick – but Doidge stepped up in the 85th minute to open his account against the club that tried to sign him last summer.It was a point that Phil Parkinson&r...Full Story »

Saints draw another blank in stalemate with Bournemouth

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Southampton failed to score for the fourth successive Premier League game as they held high-flying Bournemouth to a 0-0 draw.Saints played their part in a tight encounter at the Vitality Stadium but struggled to create and have now gone 385 top-flight minutes without finding the net.Bournemouth, who maintained their unbeaten home record with the stalemate, were also guilty of lacking a cutting e...Full Story »

Fine Moult earns Preston a point at Hull

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Preston substitute Louis Moult scored an injury-time equaliser as luckless Hull were held 1-1 at the KCOM Stadium.Jarrod Bowen’s late penalty had looked enough to earn the home side, who had begun the afternoon bottom of the Sky Bet Championship, three important points.Bowen converted emphatically from the spot after 85 minutes when Chris Martin was adjudged to have been dragged down by Be...Full Story »

Klose at the double as Norwich end Forest’s unbeaten home run

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Timm Klose helped to inflict the first home defeat of the season on Nottingham Forest as the defender scored twice to guide Norwich to a come-from-behind 2-1 win at the City Ground.Lewis Grabban had struck against his former club to give Aitor Karanka’s side an early lead but it was not enough to preserve their recent seven-match unbeaten run. Klose flicked home from close range on the hou...Full Story »

Bristol Rovers and Oxford play out Memorial Stadium stalemate

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Both sides struck the woodwork as Bristol Rovers and Oxford fought out a goalless League One draw at the Memorial Stadium.Oxford defender Curtis Nelson nodded against the foot of a post from a 40th-minute free-kick, while Rovers striker Tom Nichols saw a 62nd-minute header bounce back off the crossbar.The home side only came to life in the second half after manager Darrell Clarke sent on substit...Full Story »

Celtic see off Hibernian in six-goal thriller

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA

Celtic moved into second place in the Ladbrokes Premiership with a frenetic 4-2 win over Hibernian  at Parkhead.Former Hoops boss Neil Lennon’s side were picked off in the first half, where midfielders Tom Rogic and Olivier Ntcham both grabbed goals with the champions hitting the woodwork three times.Hibs striker Florian Kamberi reduced the deficit in the 63rd minute with a thunderous...Full Story »

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