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21Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 21, 2018

  • LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast
    Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Wigan chairman David Sharpe and Andy Hinchcliffe join David Prutton.
  • 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...
  • Merson's predictions
    Paul Merson is back with his latest round of Premier League predictions...
  • Top 50 in-form Championship players
    QPR defender Joel Lynch has topped the Championship Power Rankings this week - but who else made the top 50?
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20Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 20, 2018

  • McCormack joins Central Coast Mariners
    Aston Villa forward Ross McCormack has joined Australian side Central Coast Mariners on a season-long loan.
  • Champ: Boro climb, Forest win
    Middlesbrough moved up to second in the Sky Bet Championship, while Nottingham Forest earned a first win in five games.
  • Atkins among Villa sackings
    Aston Villa have sacked seven members of the club's recruitment and technical staff, including Ian Atkins, their head of European scouting. 
  • Blades toil but Blues stay winless
    Omar Bogle wasted a glorious late chance as Birmingham's winless start to the Sky Bet Championship season continued with a 0-0 draw at Sheffield United.
  • Blades frustrate winless Blues
    Omar Bogle wasted a glorious late chance as Birmingham's winless start to the Sky Bet Championship season continued with a 0-0 draw at Sheffield United.
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions ahead of Wednesday's fixtures, but who is he tipping for victory?
  • Lampard's Derby held by Blackburn
    Derby were left ruing a series of missed opportunities as they were held to a 0-0 draw by a dogged Blackburn side at Pride Park.
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19Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 19, 2018

  • Abraham, Bolasie fire Villa to victory
    Aston Villa marked manager Steve Bruce's 99th game in charge with their first win in seven games, a 2-0 Championship home success over Rotherham.
  • WATCH: PL saves of the week
    There were some outstanding saves in the Premier League this weekend, and you can watch the best in our latest round-up.
  • WATCH & VOTE: PL goals of the week
    There were plenty of goals in the Premier League over the weekend with some wonderful strikes in the mix and you can vote for your favourite!
  • Maguire has no buy-out clause
    Harry Maguire's new contract with Leicester City does not contain a buy-out clause, Sky Sports News has learned.
  • Top 50 in-form PL players
    Chelsea's Eden Hazard is top of the Power Rankings for the first time this season.
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions ahead of the midweek fixtures, but who is he tipping for victory?
  • Mount thriving under Lampard
    Frank Lampard and Mason Mount's alliance began at Chelsea several years ago and no one is a bigger fan of the thriving youngster than the Derby boss.
  • PL goals: Hojbjerg stunner
    Watch Premier League goals and highlights from all the weekend's games, including wins for Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United, as well as a stunning goal from Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg.
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18Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 18, 2018

  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his Sky Bet EFL predictions ahead of the midweek fixtures, but who is he tipping for victory?
  • EFL essential stats: Marvellous Maupay
    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.
  • VAR tested in five PL games
    The Premier League tested VAR in all five of Saturday's 3pm kick-offs and only one decision would have been overturned.
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17Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 17, 2018

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16Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 16, 2018

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15Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 15, 2018

  • Winless Blues thwarted by Baggies
    Birmingham City were denied a first win of the season on Friday evening as Matt Phillips' strike earned West Brom a 1-1 draw at St Andrew's.
  • EFL: Five things to look out for
    We cast our eye over five things to look out for in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two this weekend.
  • 'Racism serious but I did nothing wrong'
    Jay Rodriguez has lifted the lid on the "very difficult" time he faced after being accused of racism during a Premier League game last season.
  • Albrighton: No England regrets
    Marc Albrighton admits he will feel a little disappointed if he never gets an England call-up, but the Leicester winger does not feel he could have done any more to earn international recognition.
  • Bannan wins Goal of the Month
    Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Barry Bannan is the Sky Bet Championship Goal of the Month winner for August, receiving 63% of the public vote.
  • Inside Birmingham's academy
    Not everything is going Birmingham City's way but the club's thriving academy could be its salvation. Adam Bate speaks to those behind the scenes helping to ensure the programme that has produced Nathan Redmond, Jack Butland and Demarai Gray will continue to deliver...
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14Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 14, 2018

  • Merson's predictions
    The Magic Man Paul Merson is back with his latest round of Premier League predictions...
  • LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast
    Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Simon Grayson and Don Goodman join David Prutton.
  • Traore: King of the dribblers
    The Premier League is packed with talent but Adama Traore's gifts remain truly unique – and the dribbling stats prove it. Adam Bate looks at why the Wolves winger is already beginning to justify the £18m club record fee paid to prise him away from Middlesbrough.
  • 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...
  • Problems facing Aston Villa
    Aston Villa were 90 minutes away from a return to the Premier League in May, but they have got off to an indifferent start in the Sky Bet Championship this season.
  • Premier League build-up
  • Smith-Rowe scores in Arsenal win
    Arsenal Under-21s started their maiden Checkatrade Trophy campaign with a 3-0 win at Coventry on Wednesday.
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13Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 13, 2018

  • Terry turns down Spartak move
    John Terry has turned down a move to Russian side Spartak Moscow for family reasons.
  • How did your internationals do?
    With the international break coming to an end, how have your Premier League players fared? We look at the key contributions...
  • The rise of Kemar Roofe
    Kemar Roofe is leading the charge for Leeds under Marcelo Bielsa, with four goals in six appearances so far. Nick Wright speaks to his former coaches to find out how he overcame a tough start to his career to become one of the stars of the Sky Bet Championship.
  • Checkatrade: Foxes beat Fleetwood
    Leicester City U21s fought back from two goals down to beat Fleetwood on penalties in the Checkatrade Trophy on Tuesday night.
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12Sep/18Off

Football News Roundup – September 12, 2018

  • Evans: Maguire deserves new deal
    Leicester City defender Jonny Evans says he feels frustrated with a lack of game-time at his new club, but admits in-form Harry Maguire deserves his place in the team as well as a new five-year contract.
  • Schmeichel: Maguire deal shows intent
    Kasper Schmeichel says Harry Maguire's new five-year contract at Leicester sends out a statement of intent from the former Premier League champions.
  • Cowley: Non-league made me who I am
    Danny Cowley is glad he learnt his trade in non-league rather than dealing with the "pressure and scrutiny" Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard face.
  • Maguire: Contract reward for great year
    Harry Maguire says it was an easy decision to sign a new five-year Leicester contract, which he sees as a reward for a great season.
  • Bendtner incident probed by Rosenborg
    Rosenborg are investigating after Nicklas Bendtner was reported to police by a taxi driver who claims the striker was behind a violent attack.
  • Walsall thriving under Keates
    Walsall were among the favourites for the drop but have made an unbeaten start to the season under former player Dean Keates. Adam Bate met up with him to find out how he has done it and discovered a tale of hard work and imaginative recruitment...
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