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Football News Roundup – December 5, 2012



  • Spot-kick joy for Sky Blues
    Coventry clinched a place in the JPT Northern Area semi-finals with a 4-1 win on penalties against Sheffield United after a 1-1 draw.
  • Diop closing in on return
    Papa Bouba Diop was again on the scoresheet for Birmingham's Under-21s on Tuesday afternoon as they drew 1-1 against Barnsley.
  • Waghorn wants more of the same
    Leicester's in-form striker Martyn Waghorn is gunning for more goals as his side maintain their march towards automatic promotion.
  • Tyson closing in on recall
    Derby manager Nigel Clough has hinted striker Nathan Tyson is close to winning a place back in his starting line-up.
  • Robins focused on Blades tie
    Mark Robins is urging Coventry to give everything they have got to see off Sheffield United in their JPT quarter-final.
  • Edwards blow for Wolves
    Wolves have suffered a blow with the news that midfielder Dave Edwards has been ruled out until the New Year with a hamstring injury.
  • Opening goal boosts Holman
    Aston Villa winger Brett Holman admits he has been given a confidence boost after scoring his first goal for the club in their 1-1 draw with QPR.
  • Fenlon: Win could tempt Leigh
    Hibernian manager Pat Fenlon hopes his side's Scottish Cup triumph over Hearts will help encourage top scorer Leigh Griffiths to stay while also attracting new talent.
  • Clarke: Long going nowhere
    West Brom manager Steve Clarke has denied suggestions striker Shane Long may join Liverpool in the January transfer window.
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