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Phil Brown calls for a cutting edge from Swindon

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Phil Brown wants his Swindon side to find their clinical edge after they had to fight back to earn a point against Northampton.The Robins fell behind to a goal from John-Joe O’Toole before Matt Taylor rescued his side with a perfectly placed free-kick.Brown watched his Swindon outfit miss a number of glaring opportunities in the first half and stressed the importance of taking the lead.He ...Full Story »

Yates calls manner of Macclesfield’s defeat to Notts ‘desperately disappointing’

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Macclesfield boss Mark Yates said his players were “distraught” after a late Jon Stead penalty saw them lose 1-0 to Notts County.Town’s defeat to the Magpies kept them rooted to the bottom of the table and desperate for a first win.The hosts had been good value for a point before centre-back Fiacre Kelleher gifted possession to Enzio Boldewijn and keeper Kieran O’Har...Full Story »

Adams praises Plymouth after narrow victory over Wimbledon

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Plymouth manager Derek Adams praised striker Freddie Ladapo for his winner as the greens beat Wimbledon 1-0 to claim their first League One win of the season.The match turned on a superb save by on-loan Arsenal keeper Matt Macey to deny former Argyle forward Jake Jervis at the start of the second half.The win lifts Argyle off the basement above Oxford ahead of their clash at Kassam Stadium next ...Full Story »

Karanka thrilled with Forest win on Middlesbrough return

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Manager Aitor Karanka spoke of his relief at Nottingham Forest securing a 2-0 victory at former club Middlesbrough.Forest threw away leads in their previous two Championship matches against Blackburn and Millwall, having to settle for a 2-2 draw on both occasions.However, Karanka’s team won at a canter at the Riverside, despite Jack Robinson being red-carded in the closing stages for a sec...Full Story »

Jones delighted to mark milestone with victory over Scunthorpe

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Luton boss Nathan Jones was thrilled to mark his 150th game in charge of the club with a victory as his side beat Scunthorpe 3-2.Goals from Harry Cornick, Elliot Lee and James Justin saw Town triumph.Jones said: “I’m delighted to have won, to lead this club, it’s a great club, for 150 games, and to get a win on that milestone is very good.“It was even in terms of possessi...Full Story »

Monk hails ‘clinical’ hat-trick hero Jutkiewicz

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Birmingham boss Garry Monk hailed Lukas Jutkiewicz after his hat-trick paved the way to Birmingham’s first home win of the season.It was the first hat-trick of his senior career as the Blues claimed a 3-1 Sky bet Championship won over Rotherham.The former Burnley striker is currently in top form having scored five goals in his last two home games.Monk said: “We are del...Full Story »

Settled team behind our fine start, says Wolves boss Nuno

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Nuno Espirito Santo believes it is the foundations laid during Wolves’ Championship-winning season that have inspired such a fine start to life in the Premier League.Saturday’s 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace took them up to seventh place, represented their sixth clean sheet from their past seven games and came as they became the first team in the history of the Premier League to name ...Full Story »

Micky Mellon hails ‘great win’ for Tranmere after they edge seven-goal thriller

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Micky Mellon was full of praise for both sides after Tranmere edged to a 4-3 victory over Morecambe.Tranmere boss Mellon admitted there were areas of his side’s game that disappointed him but said he would put them to one side and concentrate on the positives.On-loan Sheffield United man Harvey Gilmour was the hero for Rovers with two goals in his first league start for the club....Full Story »

Flynn stands up for Demetriou after penalty miss

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Newport boss Michael Flynn refused to point the finger at Mickey Demetriou after his horror miss from the penalty spot denied Newport victory at unbeaten Forest Green.Demetriou hammered the ball out of the stadium from the spot on 65 minutes after Reuben Reid was adjudged to have handled, but Flynn jumped to his defence.Flynn said: “With the penalty miss we’re frustrated. We all miss...Full Story »

Silva heaps praise on Sigurdsson after midfielder’s thunderbolt downs Leicester

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA

Everton boss Marco Silva hailed Gylfi Sigurdsson after his screamer earned victory at Leicester.The midfielder’s 30-yard strike secured a 2-1 win for the Toffees after Foxes skipper Wes Morgan had been sent off in the second half.The defender was dismissed after two fouls on Richarlison, who had opened the scoring early.Ricardo Pereira levelled before the break but sloppy Leicester were pu...Full Story »

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