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Blackburn boss Mowbray: Team spirit earned us win over Bolton

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Tony Mowbray praised his Blackburn players for a gutsy performance as they secured a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship derby win against Bolton at the University of Bolton Stadium.Bradley Dack’s eighth goal of the season after 22 minutes separated the sides and moved Rovers up to ninth place.David Raya made two fine saves to protect the lead and Charlie Mulgrew cleared Josh Magennis’ hea...Full Story »

Individual mistakes cost us, says under-fire Bayern boss Kovac

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Bayern Munich coach Niko Kovac blamed individual mistakes for the 3-0 home defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach which left him under increasing pressure going into the international break.Bayern’s winless run extended to four matches with the worst result of the lot as they failed to make their dominance in possession count and were instead hit on the break.Alassane Plea and Lars Stindl scor...Full Story »

Alaves 1 - 0 Real Madrid: Real draw blank again as defeat at Alaves turns up heat on Lopetegui

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Alaves further increased the pressure on Real Madrid coach Julen Lopetegui as Manu Garcia’s goal deep into stoppage time secured a shock 1-0 win at Mendizorrotza.Los Blancos had slumped to defeat away to CSKA Moscow in the Champions League on Tuesday night, which came on the back of a goalless draw at home in the Madrid derby and a 3-0 loss at Sevilla.Despite recalling the likes of captain...Full Story »

Dack nets only goal as Blackburn beat rivals Bolton

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Bradley Dack scored the only goal as Blackburn beat local rivals Bolton 1-0 to lift themselves towards the Sky Bet Championship play-off places.Dack struck his eighth goal of a prolific campaign so far after 22 minutes as Bolton slipped to back-to-back defeats.But Rovers survived a late scare when referee Darren Bond awarded a penalty for a push on substitute Christian Doidge.However, a linesman...Full Story »

Manchester United 3 - 2 Newcastle: Late Alexis Sanchez strike lifts Man Utd past Newcastle

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Alexis Sanchez rescued Manchester United – and perhaps under-fire Jose Mourinho – in a thrilling 3-2 comeback win against embattled Newcastle.Off-field issues have been compounded by poor performances in recent weeks, but senior figures strongly denied a report in the build-up that the manager would lose his job this weekend regardless of the outcome here.Newcastle, lifeless and winl...Full Story »

Cattermole will be key for us, says Sunderland boss Ross

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Manager Jack Ross praised the contribution of midfield player Lee Cattermole as Sunderland moved into third place in League One with a 2-1 win at Bradford City in front of a bumper 19,487 Valley Parade crowd.Both sides ended the fiercely fought match with ten men. Sunderland skipper Max Power was shown a red card in the 66th minute for kicking out after giving away a penalty after a foul on Jack...Full Story »

Bayern Munich 0 - 3 Monchengladbach: Bayern stunned by Monchengladbach as pressure mounts on coach Kovac

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Bayern Munich’s poor form continued on Saturday as a 3-0 home defeat to Borussia Monchengladbach piled pressure on coach Niko Kovac.A strong start soon came undone thanks to goals from Alassane Plea and Lars Stindl and Bayern struggled to mount a serious threat at the other end despite bossing possession.They finally began to build a head of steam late in the game, only for Patrick Herrman...Full Story »

John Askey delighted as Shrewsbury return to winning ways

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Shrewsbury manager John Askey was a happy man after Alex Gilliead’s first goal for the club sealed a 1-0 victory over 10-man Accrington.The visitors, beaten for the first time in League One since the opening day of the season, had goalkeeper Connor Ripley sent off in the 16th minute after colliding with home striker Lee Angol just outside the penalty area.Shrewsbury eventually made their e...Full Story »

‘The last few minutes felt like hours’ – Relief for boss Hurst as Ipswich win

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Ipswich boss Paul Hurst admitted he was a relieved man as his side claimed their first Championship win of the season with a thrilling 3-2 success at Swansea. Trevoh Chalobah was the hero for the visitors as he headed home Grant Ward’s corner to settle a topsy-turvy encounter in the 84th minute.Swansea went ahead through a Janoi Donacien own goal, but Ipswich equalised through Gwion Edward...Full Story »

Dyche demands further action over diving after Burnley’s draw with Huddersfield

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

An “ugly” elbow and a “cringeworthy” dive were occupying the minds of David Wagner and Sean Dyche after Burnley’s 1-1 draw with Huddersfield at Turf Moor.The Terriers climbed off the bottom of the Premier League table after Christopher Schindler cancelled out Sam Vokes’ opener but it was two off-the-ball incidents that provided the main talking points.The game...Full Story »

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