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Football News Roundup – April 19, 2018

  • Winter break 'agreed in principle'
    The FA, Premier League and EFL are close to agreement over the introduction of a winter break, Sky Sports News understands.
  • Away tickets voided amid Toon suspicion
    Sunderland have cancelled a number of tickets in the away end for their final game of the season against Wolves after suggestions they had fallen into the hands of Newcastle supporters, Sky Sports News understands.
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18Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 18, 2018

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16Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 16, 2018

  • Wolves celebrate with Blues win
    Wolverhampton Wanderers moved within touching distance of sealing the Sky Bet Championship title after beating 10-man Birmingham City 2-0 at Molineux on Sunday.
  • Wolves beat Blues to close on title
    Wolverhampton Wanderers moved within touching distance of sealing the Sky Bet Championship title after beating 10-man Birmingham City 2-0 at Molineux on Sunday.
  • How did Wolves do it?
    Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo deserves much of the credit for navigating Wolves’ path to the Premier League, writes Adam Bate.
  • Robinson: No plan since Rowett
    Retiring Birmingham club captain Paul Robinson says the club have been playing "catch up" since Gary Rowett left.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch goals and highlights from all of Saturday's Premier League games, including wins for Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Burnley.
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15Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 15, 2018

  • The fall and rise of Wolves
    Wolverhampton Wanderers' return to the Premier League is being eagerly anticipated by supporters who have flocked to Molineux to watch one of the most stylish sides the Sky Bet Championship has ever seen.
  • Wolves promotion 'just one step'
    Wolves' promotion to the Premier League is "just one step" in the club's long-term vision, managing director Laurie Dalrymple has told Sky Sports News.
  • Wolves promoted to Premier League
    Wolves have been promoted to the Premier League after Fulham's late draw against rivals Brentford assured Nuno Espirito Santo's side of a top-two finish.
  • Foster: Man Utd was not for me
    Ben Foster confesses his priority is not football. He has already pledged to stay at West Brom if they are relegated and says he will play as long as his "glass knees" hold together. He needs them in tact for his plans to learn to ski.
  • Maguire 'driven' by Leicester, England
    Harry Maguire says he is "driven" by finishing the season strongly with Leicester and the prospect of playing for England at the World Cup.
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14Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 14, 2018

  • Grabban keeps Villa in touch
    Lewis Grabban's first-half header proved to be the difference as Aston Villa maintained their hopes of automatic promotion with a 1-0 victory over Leeds in the Sky Bet Championship on Friday evening.
  • Aston Villa 1-0 Leeds recap
  • Vardy wins Goal of the Month
    Jamie Vardy has won the Carling Premier League Goal of the Month award for March, seeing off the challenge of Gabriel Jesus and Marcus Rashford among others.
  • Burnley v Leicester preview
    Burnley can take a big step towards qualifying for next season's Europa League when they host Leicester on Saturday.
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13Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 13, 2018

  • VOTE: Champ Player of the Season
    Tom Cairney, Ruben Neves, Ryan Sessegnon - who should win the Championship Player of the Season award for 2017/18? Vote here...
  • B'ham target mental health awareness
    Birmingham City players have helped launch an annual cup to raise awareness of mental health issues.
  • Bruce: Second place very difficult
    Steve Bruce played down Aston Villa's chances of automatic promotion ahead of their clash with Leeds on Friday, but insisted his side are still "in the mix".
  • West Brom sack Hammond
    West Brom have sacked technical director Nick Hammond with immediate effect, as part of their restructuring plan for the club..
  • WATCH: Neves' stunning strikes
    Ruben Neves doesn't score tap-ins.
  • Tyler's stats and facts
    Are Manchester United the comeback kings away from home? Does Sam Allardyce have the most 0-0 draws in Premier League history? And how does Mauricio Pochettino rank among other non-European managers?
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions ahead of this weekend's fixtures, but who is he tipping for victory? Find out here...
  • Neves stunner edges Wolves closer
    Ruben Neves scored another stunning goal as Wolves edged closer to promotion with a 2-0 win over Derby at Molineux on Wednesday night.
  • Oldham ease relegation fears
    Oldham and Walsall eased their relegation fears with an entertaining 1-1 draw at Boundary Park which all but relegated Bury from Sky Bet League One.
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11Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 11, 2018

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10Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 10, 2018

  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions ahead of the midweek round of matches, but who is he tipping for victory? Find out here...
  • EFL essential stats
    We take a look at the top stats and facts from the weekend's action in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two.
  • LISTEN: Soccer AM podcast - Cottee
    Listen to the latest edition of the Soccer AM podcast with former West Ham and Everton striker Tony Cottee.
  • Bristol City v Birmingham preview
    Bristol City boss Lee Johnson is set to have a fully-fit squad at his disposal for the Ashton Gate visit of Birmingham.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    All the goals and highlights from the weekend's Premier League action, with wins for Manchester United, Tottenham, Newcastle, Burnley and Arsenal.
  • 'Win can be promotion springboard'
    Lincoln City manager Danny Cowley wants his players to use Sunday's Checkatrade Trophy final win over Shrewsbury Town as a springboard to League One promotion.
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9Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 9, 2018

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8Apr/18Off

Football News Roundup – April 8, 2018

  • Last-gasp Blues deny Burton
    Lukas Jutkiewicz rescued Birmingham City from a shock home defeat with a face-saving 87th-minute equaliser in a 1-1 home draw against Burton.
  • New blow to Villa's promotion hopes
    Norwich dealt a huge blow to Aston Villa's chances of automatic promotion from the Sky Bet Championship with a convincing 3-1 victory at Carrow Road.
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