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25Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 25, 2017

  • When Barry met Taylor
    With Gareth Barry on the brink of breaking the all-time Premier League appearance record, his former Aston Villa team-mate Ian Taylor caught up with him to reflect on a career he insists is a long way from ending.
  • Wenger: Gibbs hurt more than Ox
    Arsene Wenger says Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Arsenal exit was not as painful as Kieran Gibbs' departure to West Brom.
  • Shakespeare left frustrated
    Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare was left frustrated after defeat to Liverpool, having seen his side beat them in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.
  • Klopp full of praise for Mignolet
    Jurgen Klopp hailed a good day for Simon Mignolet and Liverpool after the goalkeeper's penalty save earned the visitors a 3-2 win at Leicester.
  • WATCH: Leicester 2-3 Liverpool
    Simon Mignolet saved Jamie Vardy's penalty to clinch a thrilling 3-2 win for Liverpool at Leicester.
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24Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 24, 2017

  • Hourihane free-kick beats Forest
    Aston Villa claimed just their third win of the Championship season as Conor Hourihane's free-kick saw off Nottingham Forest at Villa Park and helped Steve Bruce's side to their first back-to-back league wins since April.
  • Birmingham halt losing run
    Birmingham started life without Harry Redknapp by halting a run of six defeats in all competitions by holding their former manager Gary Rowett's Derby to a 1-1 draw at Pride Park.
  • N'Diaye wins it late for Wolves
    Wolves midfielder Alfred N'Diaye grabbed a dramatic injury-time winner as they ground out a 2-1 victory against Barnsley.
  • Livermore back for West Brom
    Tony Pulis has said Jake Livermore will be back in the ranks for the visit to Arsenal on Monday Night Football. 
  • Coady signs new Wolves deal
    Wolves defender Conor Coady has signed a new four-year contract that will keep him at Molineux until 2021.
  • Leicester v Liverpool preview
    Jurgen Klopp will be looking to silence the doubters when Liverpool visit Leicester for the second time this week.
  • 'I'm very pleased for Pearson'
    Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare is "very pleased" to see Nigel Pearson back in football as he accepts manager role with Belgian side OH Leuven.
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  • Northampton v Bradford preview
    Northampton midfielder Matt Crooks will return against Bradford after missing Tuesday's 1-0 defeat at Wigan through suspension.
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23Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 23, 2017

  • Pearson reunited with Foxes owners
    Former Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has reunited with the owners of the Foxes having taken the manager's role at Belgian club OH Leuven.
  • Wolves v Barnsley preview
    Wolves are hoping Leo Bonatini and Ruben Vinagre are fit for the home clash with Barnsley.
  • Derby v Birmingham preview
    Derby will check on Curtis Davies and Matej Vydra ahead of the visit of Birmingham.
  • Merson's predictions
    Who will come out on top in the Premier League this weekend? Paul Merson is back with his predictions...
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his latest round of predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches.
  • Barry: Arsenal wanted to sign me
    Gareth Barry has revealed Arsenal tried to sign him twice as he prepares to break the Premier League appearance record against them on Monday Night Football.
  • Luton v Chesterfield preview
    Luton will give a late fitness test to experienced midfielder Alan McCormack ahead of the Sky Bet League Two clash with managerless Chesterfield.
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22Sep/17Off

Football News Roundup – September 22, 2017

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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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