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Johnson sympathises as Bees bemoan Mepham dismissal

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA3 hits

New Brentford coach Thomas Frank and Bristol City’s Lee Johnson agreed that the “harsh” sending-off of Bees centre-back Chris Mepham decided their game at Griffin Park.The Wales international saw red after the break for two soft yellow cards and Johnson admitted his confrontation with Marlon Pack, who also saw yellow, was “little more than handbags”.“For for t...Full Story »

Kerr wins it for St Johnstone in added time

Posted Sunday, October 21, 2018 by PA3 hits

A last-gasp Jason Kerr winner at Fir Park was enough to hand St Johnstone their first win in five Ladbrokes Premiership matches.Both teams came into this game desperately seeking a much-needed three points – Motherwell were without a win in five games, while the visitors had lost their previous four.And when Kerr rose high to head Liam Craig’s corner in added time, it earned a 1...Full Story »

John Terry becomes latest player to be sketched as Simpsons character and wife Toni is delighted

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2018 by hits

JOHN TERRY has become the latest player to be sketched in the style of a Simpsons character. The Aston Villa coach, 37, has been immortalised in the style of Matt Groening's hit TV show along with his wife Toni and their children - adding to artist Stefano Monda's already burgeoning portfolio. John Terry is the latest star to be mocked up in the style of the Simpsons Toni  Terry was quic...Full Story »

John Sheridan: Carlisle fans have every right to grumble

Posted Sunday, October 14, 2018 by PA12 hits

John Sheridan was left fuming after the final whistle after seeing his Carlisle side fail again at home as they went down 2-0 to Morecambe.It was a fourth straight home defeat, with the Cumbrians not scoring a single goal in that time and again they turned out a performance Sheridan labelled “just not good enough.”Goals from Ajay Leitch-Smith and Vadaine Oliver secured the three poin...Full Story »

Aston Villa appoint Dean Smith as new manager, John Terry confirmed as assistant

Posted Thursday, October 11, 2018 by hits

Aston Villa have appointed Dean Smith as their new manager Smith, 47, quit Brentford to take up the reins with Chelsea legend John Terry arriving as his No.2. It's been a tortuous wait for Smith to finally get the nod with the Championship club being knocked back by Thierry Henry, who was the first choice of the new owners. Rui Faria, Jose Mourinho's old assistant, also turned down an approac...Full Story »

John Terry retires: Chelsea legend calls time on playing career as Aston Villa move looms

Posted Monday, October 08, 2018 by hits

John Terry retires: The centre-back has retired from playing, but may still rejoin Aston Villa Ex-Chelsea skipper Terry won five Premier League titles, five FA Cups, a Champions League title and the Europa League at Stamford Bridge, But former England skipper Terry, 37, said: "After 23 incredible years as a footballer, I have decided now is the right time for me to retire from playing." Terry...Full Story »

Johnson critical of officials after Bristol City defeat

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA22 hits

Lee Johnson blamed a huge mistake by the officials for Sheffield Wednesday leapfrogging his Bristol City team into the Sky Bet Championship play-off zone.The head coach was still raging after the game about Lucas Joao’s opening goal in the 64th minute, which he claimed was yards offside.Substitute Joao netted again with a rasping drive two minutes later and, despite a late Matty Taylor pen...Full Story »

John Askey delighted as Shrewsbury return to winning ways

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA16 hits

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 »

John Sheridan hails Oldham recovery after back-to-back defeats

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA5 hits

Carlisle boss John Sheridan praised his players for their powers of recovery after securing a well-deserved 3-1 win at Oldham.The Cumbrians faced Sheridan’s former club after suffering back-to-back home defeats, but they responded with a dominant performance.Hallam Hope nodded the visitors in front midway through the first half and then set up their second goal on 56 minutes by crossing fo...Full Story »

John Sheridan masterminds Carlisle win at Oldham

Posted Sunday, October 07, 2018 by PA16 hits

Carlisle boss John Sheridan made a triumphant return to his former club as the Cumbrians raced to a 3-1 Sky Bet League Two victory at Oldham.Sheridan, who has had three separate spells as Latics manager, saw his side dominate from the start and clinch their third straight away win in League Two.Carlisle took the lead after 21 minutes when Jerry Yates headed across goal and Hallam Hope had the ea...Full Story »

Johnson hopeful Bristol City’s injury problems ease before clash with Wednesday

Posted Friday, October 05, 2018 by PA49 hits

Bristol City boss Lee Johnson hopes his injury problems are about to ease ahead of Sunday’s Championship clash with Sheffield Wednesday.Johnson reported “one or two niggles” following his side’s frustrating midweek draw against Rotherham.But defender Bailey Wright could come into contention after returning from injury while goalkeeper Frank Fielding is also back in the re...Full Story »

John McGreal hails Colchester team spirit after win against Yeovil

Posted Wednesday, October 03, 2018 by PA20 hits

John McGreal says spirits are high within his Colchester squad after their 3-1 win over Yeovil boosted their promotion chase.The U’s are up to fourth in League Two, with Frank Nouble’s brace and Tom Eastman’s opener securing victory over the Glovers, who scored a late consolation through Tom James.Colchester boss McGreal said: “The team spirit is fantastic – the who...Full Story »

Accrington boss John Coleman hails ‘fantastic’ Connor Ripley display

Posted Sunday, September 30, 2018 by PA17 hits

Accrington manager John Coleman hailed goalkeeper Connor Ripley after his heroics helped Stanley record a first clean sheet of the season in a 1-0 victory at Walsall.Billy Kee’s sixth-minute penalty, after Isaiah Osbourne’s foul on Stanley skipper Seamus Conneely, extended Accrington’s unbeaten run to nine League One games as they climbed to seventh.Kee’s strike took his ...Full Story »

John Sheridan demands greater consistency from his Carlisle side

Posted Sunday, September 30, 2018 by PA6 hits

Carlisle manager John Sheridan called on his players to show greater consistency after they slipped to a second successive home defeat against Stevenage who claimed all three points with a Ben Kennedy goal in the second half.Sheridan said: “Every game in this division is hard and you can’t predict results. We get a good result one week then we go and do this to ourselves.“Thing...Full Story »

Hearts continue unbeaten start after seeing off St Johnstone

Posted Sunday, September 30, 2018 by PA5 hits

Hearts maintained their five-point lead at the Ladbrokes Premiership summit after goals from Peter Haring and Jimmy Dunne earned a 2-1 victory over St Johnstone at Tynecastle.Haring notched his fifth of the campaign in the first half before on-loan Burnley defender Dunne doubled the hosts’ advantage after the break.The Gorgie outfit appeared to be cruising to a sixth league win from seven ...Full Story »

Confident Rangers romp to victory over St Johnstone

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA31 hits

Rangers gave another demonstration of their growing confidence as they swept St Johnstone aside 5-1 at Ibrox.Steven Gerrard had to urge his players to believe in themselves as they claimed an impressive Europa League draw with Villarreal on Thursday night.But there were not a hint of doubt in their play on Sunday as James Tavernier, Alfredo Morelos, Scott Arfield, Kyle Lafferty and Daniel Candei...Full Story »

John McGreal takes positives after Colchester drop points at Oldham

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA6 hits

Colchester boss John McGreal insisted it was a point gained for his team after they conceded twice in the last five minutes and were held to a 3-3 draw at Oldham.Peter Clarke’s dramatic equaliser denied the U’s victory, but McGreal remained in positive mood after they maintained their unbeaten away run.Colchester’s first two goals came from corners as Luke Norris volleyed in th...Full Story »

John Coleman happy after Accrington secure first home win against AFC Wimbledon

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA11 hits

John Coleman was relieved as Accrington celebrated their first home win of the season – and he compared them to Barcelona in their 2-1 victory over AFC Wimbledon.Billy Kee put the Reds ahead after six minutes, firing home from the edge of the area, as Stanley bossed the opening 30 minutes.They could not increase their lead until the 60th minute when Sean McConville’s deflected effort...Full Story »

John Marquis at the double as Doncaster down Bradford

Posted Sunday, September 23, 2018 by PA17 hits

A John Marquis double helped Doncaster to a 3-1 win against Bradford, whose search for a first win under David Hopkin continues.Scoring either side of half-time, Marquis put Rovers in command before George Miller pulled a late goal back for the visitors.Doncaster took the lead after 23 minutes. James Coppinger found Marquis who smashed a shot into the top corner from the edge of the area.Br...Full Story »

Lee Johnson disappointed following Bristol City’s defeat to Wigan

Posted Saturday, September 22, 2018 by PA30 hits

Embarrassed Bristol City boss Lee Johnson admits he has rarely been more disappointed at one of his teams after seeing the Robins slump to a 1-0 defeat at Wigan.Nick Powell’s 52nd-minute header from Josh Windass’ cross settled the contest at the DW Stadium as Wigan climbed above their opponents and into third place in the Sky Bet Championship.While the promoted Latics were left to ce...Full Story »

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