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Deadly Devitt as Carlisle beat Forest Green

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

A first half goal from Jamie Devitt, his fifth of the season, was sufficient to earn three points for Carlisle against Forest Green Rovers at a windswept Brunton Park.Both sides struggled to come to terms with the blustery conditions although Reece Brown tried his luck early on from 25 yards for Rovers only to see his shot veer off target.Devitt went closest for Carlisle in the early exchanges a...Full Story »

Bristol Rovers continue unbeaten run at Doncaster

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Bristol Rovers came from behind to beat Doncaster 3-1 and extend their unbeaten run to six Sky Bet League One matches.John Marquis gave Doncaster an early lead but goals from Ryan Sweeney and Rory Gaffney saw the visitors turn the tables at the Keepmoat Stadium before Ellis Harrison put the game to bed five minutes from time.Doncaster made an excellent start and took the lead after four minutes ...Full Story »

Macclesfield lead down to a point after home draw with Torquay

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

National League leaders Macclesfield were held to a 1-1 draw by bottom side Torquay as their advantage at the top was cut to a single point. Although Macclesfield dominated the early going, the visitors had the better first-half chances. Jamie Reid’s shot clipped the edge of a post in the 18th minute before Luke Young went close after nicking the ball from Kieran Kennedy a minute later.In ...Full Story »

Birthday boy Jack Stephens nets early winner as Southampton edge Watford in cup

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Jack Stephens marked his 24th birthday with his first goal for Southampton as they progressed to the fifth round of the FA Cup with a 1-0 home win over Watford.The visitors’ new head coach Javi Gracia was overseeing his first fixture since his arrival to succeed the sacked Marco Silva, but their form remained unconvincing as they fell to a ninth loss in 13 games.After Stephens’ early...Full Story »

Swindon hit back to beat Crewe in thriller

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Braces from debutant Marc Richards and substitute Timi Elsnik inspired Swindon to come from behind to beat 10-man Crewe 4-3 in a spectacular match at the County Ground.Swindon initially went ahead when Ellis Iandolo’s low cross fell to Richards in the box and the former Northampton striker cooly fired home from 12 yards.Crewe equalised when the hosts failed to clear their lines and Callum ...Full Story »

Josh Rees’ brace fires Bromley into play-off positions

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Josh Rees grabbed a brace as Bromley swept past Halifax 3-0 at Hayes Lane to enter the play-off positions. The Ravens led early in the second half when Adam Mekki whipped in a free-kick and Louis Dennis flicked in a header off the bar. Just four minutes later, Rees added a second, pouncing after Sam Johnson had saved Jack Holland’s initial effort. The third goal took a little while to be c...Full Story »

Fulham leave it late to defeat 10-man Barnsley

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Kevin McDonald and Ryan Sessegnon both scored in added-on time as Fulham clinched their sixth win in seven Sky Bet Championship matches by defeating 10-man Barnsley 3-1 at Oakwell.The Cottagers came into the match on the back of a six-match unbeaten streak in the second tier but they fell behind just after the half hour though Liam Lindsay’s scrappy goal.Sessegnon levelled just after the b...Full Story »

Ben Kennedy on target as Stevenage beat Chesterfield

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Chesterfield’s hopes of three wins in a a row for the first time since 2015 were ended by a goalkeeping blunder which gifted Stevenage a 1-0 victory at the Proact Stadium.Aaron Ramsdale’s attempted clearance hit Ben Kennedy and bounced in to settle a poor game.Stevenage had the only chance of a first half devoid of quality in the 22nd minute when a Mark McKee free-kick was headed aga...Full Story »

Eastleigh beat Hartlepool in seven-goal thriller

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Chris Zebroski’s hat-trick helped Eastleigh overcome struggling Hartlepool 4-3 at Ten Acres in a breathtaking affair.Michael Woods gave the visitors the ideal start from Nicky Deverdics’ cross, but Ayo Obileye equalised when he headed in a corner.Woods put Hartlepool back in front with a reaction header, but Zebroski levelled for Eastleigh on the stroke of half-time when he turned ho...Full Story »

James Maddison effort enough as Norwich edge Brentford

Posted Sunday, January 28, 2018 by PA

Norwich midfielder James Maddison’s superb 30-yard strike in a hard-fought 1-0 win was enough to end in-form Brentford’s 13-game home unbeaten Championship run.Highly-rated Maddison curled home a beauty into the top corner after six minutes to give Bees keeper Daniel Bentley no chance.Nelson Oliveira almost made it two midway through the first half with a carbon-copy strike, but this...Full Story »

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