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Maupay strike earns Brentford deserved win at Ashton Gate

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Neal Maupay scored an 80th-minute winner as Brentford deservedly beat play-off contenders Bristol City 1-0 in a one-sided contest at Ashton Gate.The substitute was allowed to advance into the box and cleverly made room for a low right-footed shot from 12 yards that wrong-footed the otherwise excellent Frank Fielding.Only the brilliance of the City goalkeeper and some desperate last-ditch defendi...Full Story »

Hughes goal helps Accrington to sixth successive win

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Accrington continued their march towards automatic Sky Bet League Two promotion as Mark Hughes’ goal after only nine minutes gave them a 1-0 victory over Notts County.Stanley maintained their three-point lead atop the league table after a sixth successive win and, perhaps more importantly, are now 11 points clear of fourth-placed Exeter.County are also in contention for a top-three place b...Full Story »

Robbie Simpson marks return with goal as Exeter pick up big win over Cheltenham

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Robbie Simpson marked his return with a goal as Exeter came from behind to beat Cheltenham 2-1 and boost their hopes of promotion from Sky Bet League Two.Simpson was making his first start since suffering a broken ankle a year ago and he drew Exeter level before Jordan Storey’s 81st-minute winner sealed the three points for the Grecians.Jayden Stockley hit the bar for Exeter, but Cheltenha...Full Story »

Blackburn top after beating MK Dons

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Blackburn returned to the League One summit after Adam Armstrong’s first-half double helped secure a 2-1 victory over MK Dons.Peter Pawlett netted for the Dons midway through the second period during a spirited display from the hosts but it proved too little, too late as Dan Micciche’s side slipped into the drop zone.Rovers did not have to wait long for the opener after Danny Graham&...Full Story »

Dayle Southwell downs Hartlepool

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Dayle Southwell struck an injury-time winner as rock-bottom Guiseley boosted their slim Vanarama National League survival hopes with a 1-0 win at Hartlepool.Striker Southwell, who had earlier fired wide when well placed, calmly found the bottom corner in the third minute of added time following a mistake by the Pools defence.Victory for the Lions, only their second in 15 games, leaves them 12 po...Full Story »

Championship play-off hopefuls Millwall held to draw at Ipswich

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Millwall failed to secure a club-record eighth consecutive away win as they were held to a 2-2 draw by Ipswich in an entertaining game at Portman Road. Jake Cooper’s 27th-minute header gave the Lions the lead before two goals from Martyn Waghorn in two second-half minutes put Town ahead. George Saville’s excellent left-footed strike drew Millwall level again on the hour mark and, des...Full Story »

Plenty of talking points as Bromley crush Sutton

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Sutton’s hopes of being automatically promoted to the Football League were dealt a crushing blow in a 3-0 home loss to Bromley that was blighted by controversial refereeing decisions.The U’s are now nine points adrift of leaders Macclesfield with only six games to play after goals from Brandon Hanlan, Adam Mekki and substitute Josh Rees boosted the visitors’ push for the play-o...Full Story »

Joe Aribo bags brace as Charlton ease past Rotherham and reach play-off spot

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Charlton have returned to the League One play-off places after a convincing 3-1 victory over rivals Rotherham.In their third win from three under caretaker manager Lee Bowyer, they climbed to sixth place and continued to build the momentum that will be needed if their season is to end in promotion.Fourth-placed Rotherham similarly remain in contention despite struggling as Michal Zyro’s fi...Full Story »

Kashket claims winner as high-flying Wycombe beat Grimsby

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Scott Kashket scored his first goal of an injury-hit season as Wycombe came from behind to defeat Grimsby 2-1 and take another big step towards promotion.The Chairboys are now five points clear of fourth-placed Exeter in Sky Bet League Two, while the relegation-threatened Mariners’ nightmare end to the campaign continues as their run without a win stretched to 20 games.Grimsby went ah...Full Story »

Yeovil hit Coventry for six

Posted Tuesday, April 03, 2018 by PA

Yeovil scored six goals away from home for the first time in the Football League as they stunned Coventry 6-2 at the Ricoh Arena.The game was over in the first 15 minutes as the visitors beat Lee Burge three times. Alex Fisher, Francois Zoko and Sam Surrige bagged braces for the visitors during the seven-goal thriller.Substitute Maxime Biamou grabbed a second-half brace of his own for the hosts,...Full Story »

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