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John Coleman hails his players after Accrington’s victory over Colchester

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

John Coleman heaped praise on his Accrington players after their 1-0 win at Colchester left them on the brink of promotion.Billy Kee’s second-half strike earned the leaders a seventh successive win in League Two.Coleman said: “Anything we do this season – and we’ve had no success yet – the players should take all the praise for because they’ve been absolutely ...Full Story »

Moore pleased to see West Brom’s losing run end

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Darren Moore praised West Brom for “stopping the rot” against Swansea but the club’s turbulent season still looks certain to end in relegation.Moore became the fourth man to take charge of the Baggies this term and, although he fell 15 minutes short of delivering a feelgood victory at the Hawthorns, there was a tangible sense of equilibrium returning.A first win since January w...Full Story »

Three and easy as Derby brush aside struggling Bolton

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Derby clinched their first win at home since February 3 as they maintained their Sky Bet Championship play-off challenge by brushing aside struggling Bolton 3-0 at Pride Park Stadium.The Rams were winless in four on their own patch but the result never looked in doubt from the moment Alex Pearce head home in the sixth minute for his first goal of the season.Matej Vydra struck just after the half...Full Story »

Darrell Clarke hails Bristol Rovers fringe players after ‘gritty point’

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Darrell Clarke heaped praise on his walking wounded as Bristol Rovers ended Lee Bowyer’s winning streak as Charlton boss.Already without half-a-dozen first-choice players through injury or suspension, the hosts lost influential midfielder Liam Sercombe to a hamstring problem after only 24 minutes and had to move skipper Tom Lockyer forward from central defence.“It was a really gritty...Full Story »

Hughton laments stalemate against Huddersfield

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Chris Hughton admitted 10-man Brighton blew a “real good opportunity” to take a big step closer to Premier League safety by drawing 1-1 with Huddersfield.Brighton led for just two minutes through Jonas Lossl’s own goal, before Shane Duffy’s wayward pass gifted Steve Mounie the equaliser.Davy Propper missed a gilt-edged chance in the first minute, and was then sent off in ...Full Story »

Oldham boss Richie Wellens aggrieved over referee decisions

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Oldham boss Richie Wellens felt aggrieved that the Latics were not awarded at least one penalty in their 0-0 draw at Oxford.The result from a nervy encounter at the Kassam Stadium leaves Oldham two points above the bottom four in Sky Bet League One, and Oxford five points above the drop zone.In a game of very few goalscoring chances, Oldham appealed for a spot-kick when James Henry appeared to p...Full Story »

Gary Johnson happy with Cheltenham’s win against Morecambe

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Gary Johnson was delighted to see his Cheltenham side pick up their first home win in five as three second-half goals saw off Morecambe.Jerell Sellars, Will Boyle and Harry Pell were on target as the Robins passed the 50-point mark to banish any lingering fears of relegation, while the Shrimps still have work to do to secure their English Football League status.“It was pleasing because Mor...Full Story »

Oli Shaw leaves it late to earn Hibs a draw

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Hibernian snatched a late but well-deserved equaliser to earn a 1-1 draw with Ross County at Dingwall.Billy McKay had put the Staggies ahead against the run of play in the 28th minute.But in the last minute of normal time, Oli Shaw reacted first to a loose ball in the Ross County area to salvage a point for the visitors.Hibs pressed the home side high up the pitch as they controlled the match. J...Full Story »

Top two pick up victories to remain well clear of pack in League Two

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Peterhead remain top of the Ladbrokes League Two table after beating Berwick 3-1.The Blue Toon went ahead after 32 minutes when Russell McLean fired in from close range.And the visitors doubled their lead two minutes before the break when Jason Brown found the back of the net.McLean grabbed his second in the 65th minute before Jack Hamilton slotted in a consolation for Berwick 12 minutes before ...Full Story »

Dino Maamria believes Stevenage on the up after beating Newport

Posted Sunday, April 08, 2018 by PA

Stevenage manager Dino Maamria believes his team’s 1-0 triumph at Newport County is proof they are capable of challenging at the top of the table.The visitors took a well-earned lead after 43 minutes when Stevenage skipper Ronnie Henry crossed the ball to the back post for Chris Whelpdale to nod into the net.And former Newport assistant boss Maamria wants his current side to keep improving...Full Story »

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