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Football News Roundup – February 21, 2018

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Football News Roundup – February 19, 2018

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Football News Roundup – February 18, 2018

  • Fulham end Villa's winning run
    Fulham put an end to Aston Villa's winning run - and boosted their own chances of a push for automatic Sky Bet Championship promotion - with a 2-0 win at Craven Cottage.
  • League leaders held at Deepdale
    Ten-man Preston extended their unbeaten run to six Championship games as they held on to seal a 1-1 draw against runaway leaders Wolves.
  • Millwall add to Birmingham woes
    Substitute Fred Onyedinma earned Millwall a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship win at Birmingham.
  • Puel: Mahrez saga behind us
    Claude Puel insists the Riyad Mahrez saga was put to bed once and for all with the reception the midfielder received from the Leicester fans on Friday night during their 1-0 win over Sheffield United in the FA Cup.
  • WBA quartet apologise after incident
    Jonny Evans, Gareth Barry, Jake Livermore and Boaz Myhill have apologised for breaking a West Brom curfew during a training camp in Barcelona.
  • Vardy sends Foxes into last eight
    Sheffield Wednesday fan Jamie Vardy put the Blades to the sword as Leicester City knocked Sheffield United out of the FA Cup with a 1-0 victory at the King Power Stadium.
  • Pardew uncertain of WBA future
    Alan Pardew admits he cannot be sure of his future as West Brom manager after the sackings of John Williams as chairman and Martin Goodman as chief executive.
  • Pardew 'let down' as WBA curfew broken
    West Brom boss Alan Pardew says he feels "let down" after four of his players were involved in an "incident" in Barcelona and broke a team curfew.
  • Brighton v Coventry preview
    Brighton can reach the quarter-finals of the FA Cup for the first time in 32 years if they avoid an upset against League Two side Coventry City on Saturday.
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Football News Roundup – February 17, 2018

  • Robinson to retire at end of season
    Veteran defender Paul Robinson has announced he is retiring at the end of the season at the age of 39.
  • Fulham v Aston Villa preview
    Fulham captain Tom Cairney could be in contention for a return to the starting line-up against in-form Aston Villa.
  • Birmingham v Millwall preview
    Birmingham will be without the suspended Cheikh N'Doye against Millwall at St Andrew's.
  • EFL Goal of the Month winners
    Norwich City midfielder James Maddison is the Sky Bet Championship Goal of the Month winner for January receiving 51% of the public vote.
  • Charlie's FA Cup predictions
    Charlie Nicholas delivers his predictions for the FA Cup fifth round - and backs Huddersfield to trouble Manchester United again.
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches.
  • Leicester v Sheff Utd preview
    Riyad Mahrez is in line to start for Leicester against Sheffield United in Friday's FA Cup fifth-round tie following his self-imposed exile.
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Football News Roundup – February 16, 2018

  • LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast
    Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Dean Smith and Lee Hendrie join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches.
  • West Brom secure Gabr work permit
    Ali Gabr is available for West Bromwich Albion selection after securing a work permit.
  • Puel: Mahrez better than before
    Leicester manager Claude Puel believes Riyad Mahrez has become a better player following his self-imposed exile from the squad.
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Football News Roundup – February 15, 2018

  • On EFL Matters...
    David Prutton will be joined by Lee Hendrie and Dean Smith on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.
  • Williams surprised by WBA sacking
    Former West Brom chairman John Williams admits he was surprised when Chinese owner Guochuan Lai sacked him.
  • Edwards inspires Walsall win
    Joe Edwards scored twice in two first-half minutes to set Walsall on the way to a 4-2 victory over out-of-form Doncaster.
  • Cambridge earn comeback win
    Cambridge twice came from behind to grab a 3-2 win that leaves opponents Chesterfield deep in relegation trouble.
  • Gills continue fine run
    Gillingham continued their excellent run of form with a fifth win in eight games as they beat Northampton 2-1 at Sixfields.
  • Colchester leave it late
    Mikael Mandron's late winner gave Colchester a 2-1 win over fellow League Two play-off chasers Coventry.
  • Derby miss chance as Owls end run
    Sheffield Wednesday beat promotion-chasing Derby 2-0 at Hillsborough.
  • Eardley wins it for Lincoln
    Neal Eardley scored his first goal in over six years as Lincoln ground out a 1-0 victory over Cheltenham, a win that saw the Imps move back into the play-off zone.
  • Stead gets County back on track
    Jon Stead scored twice to help Notts County get their promotion push back on track as his double downed Carlisle 2-1 at Meadow Lane.
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Football News Roundup – February 14, 2018

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Football News Roundup – February 13, 2018

  • FA probe Jota and Robinson incident
    The FA is investigating an incident between QPR defender Jack Robinson and Wolves forward Diogo Jota on Saturday, Sky sources understand.
  • EFL essential stats
    We take a look back at the top stats and facts from the weekend's action in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two.
  • Sturridge to shine at West Brom?
    Daniel Sturridge was not the right fit for Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool but can he reignite his career at West Brom? Nick Wright takes a look at the challenge facing the striker as he prepares to line up against former club Chelsea on Monday Night Football.
  • 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 matches so far, including wins for Tottenham, Man City, Newcastle and Liverpool.
  • Pardew 'feels sorry' for Conte
    West Brom boss Alan Pardew has expressed sympathy for Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte, who he believes has done little wrong since guiding the club to their sixth league title last season.
  • Simpson: Mahrez matter at an end
    Leicester defender Danny Simpson says Riyad Mahrez has held clear-the-air talks with his team-mates.
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Football News Roundup – February 12, 2018

  • Bielik wants Birmingham move
    Arsenal youngster Krystian Bielik says he wants to re-join Birmingham City next season as he bids to reignite his career. 
  • Derby day win sends Villa second
    Aston Villa moved up to second in the Sky Bet Championship after goals from Albert Adomah and Conor Hourihane secured a 2-0 win over Birmingham.
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Football News Roundup – February 11, 2018

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