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John Brayford sidelined for Burton’s clash with Barnsley

Posted Tuesday, February 20, 2018 by PA7 hits

Burton defender John Brayford will miss his side’s home game against Barnsley due to a calf injury.Brayford was forced out of Saturday’s goalless home draw against Nottingham Forest, while Ben Turner and Tom Flanagan remain sidelined with similar problems.Another defender, Damien McCrory, is short of match fitness following a knee injury, so boss Brian Clough may have to change his f...Full Story »

Nigel Clough left to rue Burton’s lack of cutting edge after Forest stalemate

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2018 by PA10 hits

Burton Albion boss Nigel Clough took the positives from another improved performance despite a goalless draw against 10-man Nottingham Forest stretching their winless run on home soil to 12 games.Forest had to play for over an hour a man light after Eric Lichaj’s straight red card for a poor challenge on Martin Samuelsen but the Brewers, bottom of the Championship, could not make their adv...Full Story »

Pigott nets stoppage-time winner as AFC Wimbledon climb out of drop zone

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2018 by PA9 hits

Substitute Joe Pigott struck in the third minute of stoppage time as AFC Wimbledon moved out of the League One relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Bristol Rovers.This was a much-needed tonic for the Dons, who had lost their last four games, but they are now one point clear of the bottom four, with Oldham taking their place.Liam Trotter lifted a good early chance over for Wimbledon after Cody McD...Full Story »

Championship basement boys Burton held to goalless draw by 10-man Forest

Posted Sunday, February 18, 2018 by PA2 hits

The Sky Bet Championship’s bottom side Burton failed to break down 10-man Nottingham Forest as a 0-0 draw at the Pirelli Stadium did little to improve the fortunes of either side.Forest had to play for more than an hour a man down after American defender Eric Lichaj was given his marching orders for a poor challenge on Albion attacker Martin Samuelsen on 28 minutes. There was little danger...Full Story »

Chelsea FC 4 - 0 Hull City: Willian scores twice as first-half blitz sends Chelsea past Hull

Posted Saturday, February 17, 2018 by PA33 hits

Willian dispatched two inch-perfect finishes as Chelsea cruised past Hull 4-0 and into the FA Cup quarter-finals.The hard-grafting Brazil forward’s smart brace sealed a comfortable Stamford Bridge victory stroll, with Olivier Giroud bagging his first Chelsea goal and Pedro also on target before the half-time whistle.Willian also showed his savvy side, however, appearing to distract David M...Full Story »

Dortmund confirm they will try to sign Michy Batshuayi from Chelsea FC permanently

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by squawka.com66 hits

Borussia Dortmund will attempt to sign Michy Batshuayi on a permanent deal in the summer after Chelsea rejected a request to have a clause to buy put in the forward's loan contract. The 24-year-old Belgian striker completed a six-month temporary move from Stamford Bridge last month following Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's departure to Arsenal. Dortmund, though, wanted to make Batshuayi's signin...Full Story »

AFC Wimbledon missing Will Nightingale and Kwesi Appiah

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by PA21 hits

AFC Wimbledon remain without the injured Will Nightingale and Kwesi Appiah for the visit of Bristol Rovers.Nightingale is struggling with a knee problem, while Appiah still has an injured hamstring.Dean Parrett and Cody McDonald appeared as substitutes during Tuesday’s 4-2 defeat at Plymouth and are in contention to start.Jon Meades remained on the bench, but is another manager Neal Ardley...Full Story »

Burton Albion FC vs Nottingham Forest - Burton have injury concerns over duo

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by PA47 hits

Ben Turner and Luke Murphy are injury concerns for Burton as they prepare to host Nottingham Forest.With Tom Flanagan (calf) out for the rest of the month, Brewers boss Nigel Clough will be keen that Turner (calf) and Murphy (shin) return after both missed the goalless draw at Ipswich.Centre-half Turner will not resume training until Friday while John Brayford and Lloyd Dyer are also nursing kno...Full Story »

FC Porto 0-5 Liverpool: Sadio Mane scores hat-trick as Liverpool cruise to Champions League win in Porto

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by PA48 hits

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick and Mohamed Salah continued his phenomenal run with a 30th of the season as Liverpool won 5-0 at Porto to virtually assure themselves a Champions League quarter-final place.Mane was in the right place at the right time to score twice in the first half before rifling home his hat-trick just before the end, to overshadow the exploits of Salah, whose brilliant individu...Full Story »

Plymouth continue red-hot form with AFC Wimbledon victory

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA6 hits

Plymouth continued their rich vein of form with a 4-2 victory over AFC Wimbledon at Home Park.The Pilgrims took the lead after 16 minutes when Carey charged down a Callum Kennedy clearance before calmly slotting past George Long.The visitors hit back thanks to Lyle Taylor in the 37th minute after a great defence-splitting pass from full-back Barry Fuller was expertly put away from the Dons strik...Full Story »

FC Porto vs Liverpool - Roberto Firmino wants Liverpool to make Porto suffer

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA55 hits

Roberto Firmino does not know if Champions League opponents Porto are afraid of Liverpool and their goalscoring threat but he hopes to make them suffer in the Estadio do Dragao.Jurgen Klopp’s side qualified unbeaten top of their group after scoring 23 goals, a record for an English club and a competition total surpassed only by Paris St Germain (25), also this season.Nineteen of those goal...Full Story »

Plymouth duo could return against AFC Wimbledon

Posted Monday, February 12, 2018 by PA7 hits

Plymouth duo Simon Church and Kyle Letheren are pressing for starts in Tuesday night’s League One match at home to AFC Wimbledon.New striker Church will be available again despite lasting just half an hour of last week’s reserves clash with Cheltenham. The 30-year-old was an unused substitute during Saturday’s 2-1 victory at Shrewsbury and hopes to be involved.Goalkeeper Lether...Full Story »

Clough felt Burton should have beaten Ipswich

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA5 hits

Burton manager Nigel Clough felt his team’s performance deserved all three points in a dour 0-0 draw at Ipswich.The home side were booed off the field at the end of the game and missed the chance to climb up the league and challenge for a play-off place in front of their lowest attendance of the season at Portman Road of 13,815 and the least for a league game since 1998.But the result also...Full Story »

Below-par Ipswich held by battling Burton

Posted Sunday, February 11, 2018 by PA1 hits

Ipswich missed the chance to catch up with the chasing pack in the Sky Bet Championship with a dismal 0-0 draw against bottom club Burton.Former Tractor Boys striker Darren Bent had the best chance of the game for the visitors in front of the lowest attendance of the season at Portman Road – 13,815. The Brewers had a penalty appeal waved away by referee David Webb when the ball struck Jona...Full Story »

Tristan Nydam to sit out Ipswich clash with Burton

Posted Friday, February 09, 2018 by PA12 hits

Ipswich will be without defender Tristan Nydam through illness for the Sky Bet Championship match against Burton at Portman Road.Defender Adam Webster is fit again following an Achilles problem, so could come into contention after being a late substitute in last weekend’s win at Sunderland, while Gambia winger Mustapha Carayol will be hoping to make his debut.Forward David McGoldrick could...Full Story »

Barry Fuller set to return for AFC Wimbledon when Northampton visit

Posted Friday, February 09, 2018 by PA18 hits

AFC Wimbledon captain Barry Fuller is in contention to return from injury when they host Northampton.He has missed recent defeats at Rotherham and Bury with a calf injury but is expected to make his comeback this weekend.Will Nightingale will miss out, owing to a knee injury.Dean Parrett is also not yet ready to return, though he is nearing match fitness.Shay Facey is a doubt for Northampton wit...Full Story »

Bury continue to fight relegation by beating AFC Wimbledon

Posted Wednesday, February 07, 2018 by PA7 hits

Bury boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation from League One by claiming a 2-1 home win over AFC Wimbledon.Middlesbrough loanee George Miller headed Bury into a 17th-minute lead on the rebound from Harry Bunn’s penalty.The Dons equalised through a Phil Edwards own goal in the 28th minute but Bunn put Bury back in front two minutes before half-time.That proved enough to make it seven poi...Full Story »

Watford 4-1 Chelsea FC: Watford pile pressure on Antonio Conte with thumping win against 10-man Chelsea

Posted Tuesday, February 06, 2018 by PA92 hits

Antonio Conte’s future as Chelsea boss was cast into further doubt as his 10 men were thrashed 4-1 by Watford on Monday night.The Blues, who lost 3-0 at home to Bournemouth last week, were poor again at Vicarage Road and had Tiemoue Bakayoko sent off inside half an hour.Troy Deeney scored a penalty in the closing stages of the first half but Chelsea stayed in the contest and equalised thro...Full Story »

Bury vs AFC Wimbledon - Ryan Lowe could stick with winning formula against AFC Wimbledon

Posted Monday, February 05, 2018 by PA44 hits

Bury player-coach Ryan Lowe could name the same team for the third straight game as the League One strugglers attempt to extend their fledgling unbeaten run against Wimbledon.The same 11 men started the 2-1 win at Oxford last month and Saturday’s 1-1 home draw with Blackpool, in the process ending an eight-match losing sequence in all competitions.Striker George Miller, who has scored in b...Full Story »

Michael Smith and David Ball on target as Rotherham beat AFC Wimbledon

Posted Sunday, February 04, 2018 by PA12 hits

Rotherham maintained their excellent form with a 2-0 win over AFC Wimbledon.Michael Smith’s first-half goal and David Ball’s late tap-in ensured the Millers made it 10 matches unbeaten.Early pressure paid off after 14 minutes as Rotherham went ahead through Smith, who latched on to Joe Newell’s clever chip to poke past George Long.The hosts held off a good spell from Wimbledon,...Full Story »

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