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21Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 21, 2017

  • Carabao Cup draw: Spurs face West Ham
    Tottenham will face London rivals West Ham at Wembley after the draw was made for the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.
  • Lindelof snubbed by Birmingham
    Former Birmingham boss Gary Rowett has revealed he turned down the chance to sign Victor Lindelof from Benfica because he was not "tough enough".
  • Pulis to play 'strong team' v City
    Tony Pulis will field "a strong XI" when West Brom welcome Manchester City to The Hawthorns in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.
  • Pulis glad to have kept Evans
    West Brom boss Tony Pulis believes they were right to reject offers for Jonny Evans during the summer transfer window.
  • Clough: Jose just like my dad
    Burton boss Nigel Clough admits he sees plenty of similarities between his father Brian and Jose Mourinho.
  • Wolves sneak extra-time win
    Wolves striker Bright Enobakhare spared the blushes of the Championship high flyers as they battled to a 1-0 extra time win against Bristol Rovers in the third round of the Carabao Cup at Molineux.
  • Jacobs goal sinks Northampton
    Michael Jacobs popped up with the only goal as Wigan Athletic beat Northampton 1-0 to move up to second place in Sky Bet League One.
  • Shakespeare: We led charmed life
    Craig Shakespeare admitted Leicester were living a "charmed life" before fighting back to beat Liverpool 2-0 in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.
  • Mourinho serious about Burton
    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is promising to take the Carabao Cup match against Burton seriously.
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20Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 20, 2017

  • Bamford guides Boro past Villa
    Patrick Bamford guided Middlesbrough into the fourth round of the Carabao Cup with both goals in a 2-0 away win over 10-man Aston Villa.
  • 'Ronaldo the blueprint for Gray'
    Craig Shakespeare says Demarai Gray can follow the Cristiano Ronaldo route to better statistics once his Leicester future is sorted.
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19Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 19, 2017

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18Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 18, 2017

  • Redknapp: I'd have taken Blues up
    Sacked Harry Redknapp says he would have led Birmingham back to the Premier League given time to finish his rebuilding job at St Andrew's.
  • WATCH: Vardy's open goal miss
    Jamie Vardy passed up an easy chance to score the winner in Leicester's 1-1 draw against Huddersfield by missing an open goal.
  • WATCH: Foster’s lucky escape?
    Was Ben Foster fortunate to escape a red card as he came flying out of his goal to upend West Ham's Javier Hernandez at The Hawthorns?
  • Wagner unhappy over offside call
    David Wagner struggled to contain his disappointment after Elias Kachunga saw a second-half goal ruled out for offside in Huddersfield's 1-1 draw against Leicester at the John Smith's Stadium.
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17Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 17, 2017

  • Adomah lifts Villa away curse
    Aston Villa scored three goals in an away game for the first time in over two years as they eased to a 3-0 Sky Bet Championship win over Barnsley at Oakwell on Saturday evening.
  • Redknapp sacked by Birmingham
    Birmingham City have sacked manager Harry Redknapp after a sixth straight defeat on Saturday.
  • Redknapp out after Preston loss
    Birmingham parted company with manager Harry Redknapp after throwing away a lead to lose 3-1 against Preston at St Andrew's.
  • Preston hit back to beat Blues
    Preston scored three times in 12 second-half minutes as they hit back from a goal down to claim their first away win of the season at Birmingham.
  • Jota fires Wolves to victory
    Diogo Jota continued his electric form in front of goal to steer Wolves to a 2-1 win at Nottingham Forest in the Sky Bet Championship.
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16Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 16, 2017

  • Bruce defiant in 'mass hysteria'
    Steve Bruce says he understands why Aston Villa have had seven managers in as many years after a "mass hysteria" around his position.
  • Are Villa good enough to go up?
    Aston Villa were pre-season favourites for the Sky Bet Championship title but have made a poor start to the campaign, winning just one of their seven games so far.
  • Nottm Forest v Wolves preview
    Nottingham Forest boss Mark Warburton will probably have an unchanged squad for the visit of Wolves.
  • Barnsley v Aston Villa preview
    Barnsley will be without transfer deadline-day signing Gary Gardner in their televised home game against Aston Villa.
  • Pulis: Barry has been fantastic
    Tony Pulis says it has been "a privilege" to work with Gareth Barry as the West Brom midfielder closes in on the Premier League appearance record.
  • Merson's predictions
    Who will come out on top in the Premier League this weekend? Paul Merson is back with his predictions, including Chelsea v Arsenal and Manchester United v Everton.
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15Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 15, 2017

  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his latest round of predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches.
  • Redknapp reveals £10m Adams bid
    Birmingham City rejected a £10m Deadline Day offer for forward Che Adams, Harry Redknapp has revealed.
  • McAuley on comeback trail
    West Brom have been boosted by the news that veteran defender Gareth McAuley is on the comeback trail after completing 45 minutes for the club's under-23 team earlier this week.
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13Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 13, 2017

  • Bruce laments goal-shy Villa
    Steve Bruce bemoaned Aston Villa's dismal form after his side were held to their second goalless Championship home draw in four days by Middlesbrough.
  • WATCH: Hogan denies own team-mate
    Aston Villa's Scott Hogan was in the wrong place at the wrong time to clear a goal-bound strike from his team-mate Conor Hourihane off the line against Middlesbrough.
  • Wolves held in thriller
    Danny Batth rescued a point for Wolves as they were held to a thrilling 3-3 draw by Bristol City.
  • Villa held at home again
    Struggling Aston Villa again failed dismally to improve their lowly position as they were held by Middlesbrough to their second goalless Championship home draw in the space four days.
  • Leeds beat Blues to go top
    Leeds climbed top of the Sky Bet Championship as a 2-0 home win against Birmingham extended their unbeaten league start to to seven matches.
  • 'Villa should stick with Bruce'
    Aston Villa should give Steve Bruce more time to turn the club's fortunes around, says former midfielder Lee Hendrie.
  • Pogba tops Power Rankings
    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has reclaimed his No 1 spot atop the Sky Sports Power Rankings.
  • 'Premier League has led the way'
    West Bromwich Albion’s director of football administration Richard Garlick would be “amazed” if others did not follow the lead of the Premier League by shutting their transfer windows before the start of the season.
  • VOTE: PL goal of the weekend
    Who scored the best Premier League goal of the weekend? Watch our picks and then vote for your favourite.
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12Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 12, 2017

  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of the midweek round of Sky Bet EFL matches...
  • Wolves v Bristol City preview
    Wolves will be without Willy Boly when they host Bristol City in the Sky Bet Championship on Tuesday.
  • WATCH: Redknapp review tattoo!
    Harry Redknapp was impressed by the commitment of fan Joe Lombardi after his Deadline Day tribute to Birmingham City's manager.
  • Aston Villa v Middlesbrough preview
    Aston Villa forward Jonathan Kodjia may return from a broken ankle to face Middlesbrough.
  • Leeds v Birmingham preview
    Thomas Christiansen is set to make minimal changes to his Leeds team for the Sky Bet Championship clash with Birmingham following their 5-0 demolition of Burton on Saturday.
  • Schmeichel positive despite loss
    Kasper Schmeichel believes Leicester City have plenty of reasons to be optimistic despite their difficult start to the season.
  • Premier League hotlist
    Who were the best Premier League players from the weekend games? We take a look at the man-of-the-match performances in our hotlist.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch goals and highlights from the weekend's Premier League games, including wins for Burnley, Newcastle, Manchester City and Arsenal.
  • McKenzie announces retirement
    Former Premier League footballer Leon McKenzie has retired from boxing at the age of 39 after losing out to Cello Renda in a Southern Area super-middleweight title fight.
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11Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 11, 2017

  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch goals and highlights from the weekend's Premier League games, including wins for Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea.
  • WATCH: Kante haunts Leicester
    Much of the pre-match talk centred on Danny Drinkwater but it was another former Leicester player who returned to haunt them as Chelsea won 2-1 at the King Power Stadium.
  • Lee stars in Wednesday win
    Kieran Lee scored a goal and provided an assist as Sheffield Wednesday beat Nottingham Forest 3-1 to register their first league win at Hillsborough this season.
  • Shakespeare bemoans luck
    Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare thinks his team aren't getting the rub of the green at key moments after losing 2-1 to Chelsea.
  • Five stats to tell your mates
    We've picked out some standout Opta stats from Saturday's Premier League football - which you can use to impress your mates!
  • Conte: Winning mentality is back
    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte thinks his players have put their opening weekend defeat to Burnley firmly behind them after a third straight win at Leicester.
  • Pulis bemoans 'poor' WBA display
    Tony Pulis was left disappointed with West Brom's "poor" defending as they fell 3-1 to Brighton on Saturday afternoon.
  • Palmer spot-on for Imps
    An Ollie Palmer penalty saw Lincoln claim a 2-1 win in a feisty encounter at Stevenage.
  • Magpies extend unbeaten run
    Goals from Dan Jones and substitute Jonathan Forte stretched Notts County's unbeaten run to six games as they beat Morecambe 2-0 at Meadow Lane.
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