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Football News Roundup – October 21, 2017

  • Pulis upbeat over keeper injuries
    West Brom manager Tony Pulis is keeping his fingers crossed that either Ben Foster or Boaz Myhill will be fit for their trip to Southampton on Saturday.
  • Wolves v Preston preview
    Sky Bet Championship leaders Wolves are optimistic Willy Boly will be fit for the visit of Preston.
  • Coventry v Colchester preview
    Ryan Haynes could make his first appearance of the season in Coventry's League Two clash with Colchester.
  • LISTEN: Stat Attack
    We're back with Premier League predictions, Everton's struggles and Liverpool's progress under Klopp on the Stat Attack podcast.
  • 'Wolves guaranteed top six'
    Wolves are looking formidable and it's impossible to see them finishing outside the top six at the very least this season, says Andy Hinchcliffe. 
  • Doncaster v Walsall preview
    Doncaster striker John Marquis is back in contention after missing the midweek win against Portsmouth due to a one-game ban.
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches...
  • Cambridge v Cheltenham preview
    Cambridge have only Ade Azeez unavailable when Chesterfield visit in League Two on Saturday.
  • Shakespeare: Foxes will stay up
    Former Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare says he is "confident" the side can climb clear of the drop zone over the course of the season.
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19Oct/17Off

Football News Roundup – October 19, 2017

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Football News Roundup – October 18, 2017

  • WATCH & VOTE: PL Goals of the Week
    Take a look at the best goals from the weekend's Premier League games and vote for your favourite.
  • WATCH: PL Saves of the Week
    There were some fantastic saves during the eighth round of fixtures in the 2017/18 Premier League season, and we have picked out some of the best in our round-up.
  • Kane pips KDB in Power Rankings
    Tottenham's Harry Kane is still the Premier League's most in-form player, retaining his place atop the Power Rankings ahead of Kevin De Bruyne.
  • WBA face goalkeeper headache
    West Bromwich Albion are facing a potential goalkeeping headache after back-up Boaz Myhill injured his leg in Monday's 1-1 draw with Leicester.
  • Schmeichel defends Schmeichel
    Peter Schmeichel leapt to the defence of son Kasper after the Leicester goalkeeper conceded a long-range free-kick from Nacer Chadli in their 1-1 draw with West Brom.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch goals and highlights from the weekend's Premier League games, including wins for Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Swansea City, Watford and Crystal Palace.
  • Shakespeare praises Mahrez display
    Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare praised Riyad Mahrez for his display after the midfielder scored the equaliser in their 1-1 draw with West Brom.
  • LISTEN: MNF Podcast
    Jamie Carragher and David Jones were joined by Peter Schmeichel to reflect on Leicester v West Brom and talk goalkeeping.
  • Pulis: We let it slip
    West Brom boss Tony Pulis was left disappointed after Riyad Mahrez's late equaliser earned Leicester a point at the King Power Stadium.
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17Oct/17Off

Football News Roundup – October 17, 2017

  • Will anyone crash the top six?
    Watford climbed up to fourth place with their 2-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday, but are they the club with the best chance of gatecrashing the Premier League's top six this season?
  • 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 games, including wins for Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Swansea City, Watford and Crystal Palace.
  • Pulis relaxed over Evans deal
    Tony Pulis remains relaxed over Jonny Evans' future at West Brom, with two years remaining on the player's contract.
  • Quick-fire Vydra tees up Derby win
    Matej Vydra scored after just 24 seconds to help Derby County beat Nottingham Forest 2-0 in the East Midlands derby at Pride Park.
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16Oct/17Off

Football News Roundup – October 16, 2017

  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch goals and highlights from the weekend's Premier League games, including wins for Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur, Swansea City, Watford and Crystal Palace.
  • Seasiders secure stalemate
    Blackpool substitute Viv Solomon-Otabor scored with virtually his first touch to earn the Seasiders a deserved point in a 1-1 draw at Walsall.
  • McConville makes the difference
    Sean McConville grabbed the only goal of the match to send Accrington up to fourth as they enjoyed a 1-0 win over promotion rivals Coventry.
  • More woe for struggling Spireites
    Chesterfield's plight at the bottom of the Football League deepened after they crashed to a sixth successive league defeat as Morecambe won 2-0 at the Proact Stadium.
  • Dons deliver against Cobblers
    A fine second-half goal from Harry Forrester helped AFC Wimbledon earn their first-ever win over struggling Northampton with a 1-0 result on Saturday.
  • Cambridge halt losing streak
    Lincoln and Cambridge played out a 0-0 draw in a game of few chances at Sincil Bank. 
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15Oct/17Off

Football News Roundup – October 15, 2017

  • Wolves beat Villa to go top
    Diogo Jota starred as Wolves beat Aston Villa 2-0 at Molineux to climb to the top of the Sky Bet Championship table.
  • Krychowiak: Emery deceived me
    West Bromwich Albion's Grzegorz Krychowiak says he felt deceived by PSG boss Unai Emery over playing time during his time in Paris.
  • Vardy: Frustrating season so far
    Leicester striker Jamie Vardy admits the season has been "frustrating" so far ahead of their Monday Night Football clash against West Brom.
  • Bristol City held by Burton
    Burton produced a defensive masterclass to deny Bristol City second place in the Sky Bet Championship with a goalless draw at Ashton Gate.
  • Cotterill off to winning start
    Steve Cotterill got off to a winning start with Birmingham as they earned a 1-0 victory over Sky Bet Championship leaders Cardiff on Friday night.
  • Lincoln v Cambridge preview
    Lincoln will be without the suspended Sean Raggett when Cambridge visit Sincil Bank.
  • Simpson brings 'real stability'
    Leicester manager Craig Shakespeare has paid tribute to Danny Simpson ahead of a landmark appearance for the full-back.
  • Derby a 'barometer' for Forest
    Derby host Nottingham Forest in the first East Midlands derby of the season on Sunday, with both sides in need of three points.
  • Notts County v Barnet preview
    Notts County boss Kevin Nolan might make changes for the visit of Barnet.
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Football News Roundup – October 14, 2017

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Football News Roundup – October 13, 2017

  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches...
  • Wolves v Aston Villa preview
    Wolves have Conor Coady available to face Aston Villa after a one-match ban.
  • All change at Wolves
    Exactly a year ago this weekend, Walter Zenga took his Wolves side to Aston Villa and came away with a hard-earned draw, with both goals coming from penalties.
  • FA fines Villa chairman for tweet
    Aston Villa chairman Tony Xia has been fined £4,000 and received a warning by the FA after a tweet suggested the referee was against the club.
  • The most clinical PL team is...
    Manchester City are the most clinical team in the Premier League but Burnley aren't far behind, according to xG Opta data.
  • Kirkland: I was close to suicide
    Former England and Liverpool goalkeeper Chris Kirkland has revealed his battle with depression which led to his retirement.
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Football News Roundup – October 12, 2017

  • 'Nothing personal towards Redknapp'
    Steve Cotterill insists his decision to take charge of Birmingham was purely to do with wanting to be a manager again and "nothing personal" towards Harry Redknapp.
  • Championship table predictor
    The stats-based Sky Sports Predictor is tipping Leeds for Championship glory and for Aston Villa to finish 17th.
  • EFL: Essential stats
    Each week we'll be taking a look back at some essential stats from the weekend's action in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two...
  • Are referees behind VAR?
    With less than three months until video technology becomes a reality in English football, preparations for its arrival are going up a gear.
  • Red cards on the rise?
    There have been 12 red cards in the Premier League this season - but are we seeing more dismissals than in previous years?
  • Shortest and tallest PL XIs
    Gordon Strachan claimed Scotland have a genetic height deficiency after failing to qualify for the World Cup - but what would the shortest and tallest Premier League XIs look like?
  • Inside the Wolves project
    Brazilian striker Leo Bonatini arrived in England after moves to Italy, Portugal and Saudi Arabia. Adam Bate caught up with him to hear his story and find out more about the Wolves project ahead of the big local derby against Aston Villa at Molineux on Saturday.
  • How did your PL internationals do?
    With World Cup Qualifiers nearing their conclusion, we look at how Premier League players got on during the international break.
  • McAuley desperate for game-time
    Gareth McAuley is determined to return to peak physical condition for Northern Ireland's World Cup play-off next month, even if it means playing for West Brom's Under-23s.
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10Oct/17Off

Football News Roundup – October 10, 2017

  • How did your PL internationals do?
    With World Cup Qualifiers nearing their conclusion, we look at how Premier League players got on during the international break.
  • EFL Rivalries: East Midlands derby
    Sky Sports are taking a special look at one of the biggest rivalries in English football - the East Midlands derby between Derby and Nottingham Forest.
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