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Football News Roundup – August 18, 2013



  • Agbonlahor staying grounded
    Gabriel Agbonlahor does not expect Aston Villa to get carried away after beating Arsenal 3-1 away from home in their opening Premier League game of the season.
  • Jackett credits Doherty goal
    Wolves boss Kenny Jackett said Matt Doherty is adamant about claiming the late strike that maintained his side's good start to the season.
  • Brewers boss not entertained
    Burton boss Gary Rowett admitted he would have liked to see a little less entertainment in his side's 3-2 win at Fleetwood.
  • Spireites boss salutes thriller
    Chesterfield may have seen their 100% start to the league season ended with a draw at Rochdale but boss Paul Cook was no less delighted.
  • Pressley gets behind Abbott
    Under-fire Carlisle boss Greg Abbott received strong words of support from opposite number Steven Pressley after Coventry's 4-0 win.
  • Late decision divides bosses
    Chris Kiwomya felt the match officials were wrong to rule out an injury-time winner for Notts County after a 1-1 draw at Walsall.
  • Pearson: We can play better
    Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson admitted his side can play a lot better after condemning Derby County to a 1-0 home defeat, while Rams boss Nigel Clough was taking the positives.
  • Wolves spoil Robins' fightback
    Wolves full-back Matt Doherty volleyed an 85th-minute goal to maintain his side's good start to the season with a 2-1 victory at Bristol City.
  • Magpies end Saddlers run
    Walsall's run of three successive victories ended with a 1-1 draw against Notts County at the Banks's Stadium.
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