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Football News Roundup – January 18, 2018

  • On EFL Matters...
    David Prutton will be joined by Michael Appleton and Andy Hinchcliffe on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.
  • Your club's top player is...
    Which player has shone brightest at your club in the Premier League this season? We've used the Sky Sports Power Rankings to find out...
  • Swansea v Wolves preview
    Swansea boss Carlos Carvalhal is ready to gamble on FA Cup progress by resting players against Wolves as he prioritises Premier League survival.
  • Puel backs VAR after Iheanacho strike
    Claude Puel backed the use of VAR after Leicester became the first team in English football to score a goal via a video assistant referee decision as they overcame the League One side 2-0 at the King Power Stadium on Tuesday night.
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Football News Roundup – January 17, 2018

  • WATCH: Stag stitched up by his mates
    Wolves fan Nick Goff was the victim of a practical joke when he went to see Brentford v Bolton on his stag do.
  • QUIZ: Your club's record signing
    Do you know your Premier League club's record signing? Take our quiz and find out...
  • Cummings joins Rangers on loan
    Nottingham Forest forward Jason Cummings has joined Rangers on loan until the end of the season, with the Glasgow side having the option of making the deal permanent.
  • West Brom make Cairney approach
    West Brom have approached Fulham with the intention of signing midfielder Tom Cairney, Sky Sports News understands.
  • 'Mahrez could cost £100m in summer'
    Leicester boss Claude Puel says Riyad Mahrez could be worth £100m in the summer transfer window and insisted the winger is enjoying life at the King Power Stadium.
  • Derby pushing for Jerome deal
    Derby are in advanced talks to sign Norwich striker Cameron Jerome, Sky Sports News understands.
  • Sky Bet EFL essential stats
    Each week, we will be taking a look back at some essential stats from the weekend's action in the Sky Bet Championship, League One and League Two...
  • Premier League grades
    Who was top of the class? And who needs to catch up on their homework? Steve McClaren gives his weekend Premier League grades...
  • VOTE: PL game of the season so far
    Liverpool edged Manchester City 4-3 at Anfield on Sunday, but was the seven-goal thriller the best Premier League game of the season so far?
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Football News Roundup – January 15, 2018

  • Cyrille Regis dies aged 59
    Former England international striker Cyrille Regis has died at the age of 59.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch goals and highlights from the seven Premier League games on Saturday including wins for Tottenham, West Ham and West Brom.
  • Rodriguez reported to FA
    West Brom forward Jay Rodriguez has been reported to the Football Association for a remark allegedly made to Brighton defender Gaetan Bong during Saturday's Premier League match at The Hawthorns.
  • Pardew: We must sell to buy
    Alan Pardew is keen to improve his West Brom squad in the January transfer window following their 2-0 win over Brighton, but revealed he will have to sell players in order to buy.
  • Puel: Crazy we didn't score
    Claude Puel said it was "crazy" that Leicester failed to take any of their chances in a 0-0 draw with Chelsea on Saturday.
  • Rare away win for QPR
    Second-half goals from Conor Washington and Massimo Luongo fired QPR to their second away win of the season as they beat Burton 3-1.
  • WATCH: West Brom 2-0 Brighton
    West Brom's long wait for a Premier League win finally ended as Brighton were beaten 2-0 at The Hawthorns.
  • WBA earn first PL win under Pardew
    Jonny Evans and Craig Dawson both scored headers to hand Alan Pardew his first Premier League win as West Brom manager in a 2-0 victory against Brighton.
  • WATCH: Chelsea 0-0 Leicester
    Watch highlights as Chelsea endured a third successive goalless draw in an enthralling encounter against excellent 10-man Leicester.
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Football News Roundup – January 14, 2018

  • Barnsley hold leaders Wolves
    Leaders Wolves had to settle for a Sky Bet Championship point as they were held to a 0-0 draw by struggling Barnsley.
  • Rowett haunts Blues again
    Gary Rowett returned to haunt Birmingham again as his Derby side stayed second in the Sky Bet Championship with a 3-0 win at St Andrew's.
  • Villa ruin Karanka's Forest bow
    Aitor Karanka suffered a defeat in his first game in charge of Nottingham Forest as Aston Villa ran out 1-0 winners at the City Ground.
  • Transfer Talk: Where will Sanchez go?
    The fifth episode of Transfer Talk is available to download now!
  • 'Hazard may need move to improve'
    Leicester boss Claude Puel has hinted Eden Hazard may require leaving Chelsea to become the best player in the world.
  • LISTEN: Stat Attack
    We're back with Premier League predictions and stats about every team - including City's shocking record at Anfield and how Liverpool could win on Sunday!
  • Pardew: Nothing's changed on Evans
    Alan Pardew says 'nothing has changed' regarding Jonny Evans' future amid interest from Arsenal and Manchester City.
  • West Ham ban fan after Livermore clash
    West Ham have banned indefinitely a supporter who clashed with West Brom's Jake Livermore in their Premier League encounter on January 2.
  • West Brom v Brighton preview
    West Bromwich Albion will be aiming to close the gap on their relegation rivals with a positive result against Brighton at The Hawthorns on Saturday afternoon.
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Football News Roundup – January 13, 2018

  • Barnsley v Wolves preview
    Barnsley's new signing Kieffer Moore is poised to make his debut in the home game against Wolves.
  • Chelsea v Leicester preview
    Chelsea are aiming to make it eight home Premier League wins on the bounce when Leicester City visit on Saturday afternoon.
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Football News Roundup – January 12, 2018

  • VOTE: EFL Goals of the Month
    Watch and vote for the best Sky Bet EFL Goals of the Month for December in the Championship, League One and League Two.
  • Prutton's EFL predictions
    David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend's Sky Bet EFL matches...
  • LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast
    Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Garry Birtles and Gregor Robertson join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.
  • Checkatrade draw on EFL Matters
    The Checkatrade Trophy quarter-final draw will take place on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.
  • Sheff Utd sign Evans from Wolves
    Sheffield United have completed the signing of Wales international midfielder Lee Evans from Wolves for an undisclosed fee.
  • No FA action against Livermore
    The FA will not take any action against West Brom and England midfielder Jake Livermore after he confronted a fan at West Ham's London Stadium earlier this month.
  • Why Evans is in demand
    With the January transfer window now in full swing, Jonny Evans' future is once again the subject of much speculation with Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal all reported to be interested in the defender.
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Football News Roundup – January 10, 2018

  • Championship table predictor
    The stats-based Sky Sports Predictor is tipping Wolves for Championship glory and Sunderland to be relegated.
  • Checkatrade draw on EFL Matters
    The Checkatrade Trophy quarter-final draw will take place on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.
  • Price signs for Colorado Rapids
    Wolves midfielder Jack Price has agreed a deal to join Major League Soccer club Colorado Rapids for an undisclosed fee.
  • Lingard tops Power Rankings
    Manchester United's Jesse Lingard has topped the Sky Sports Power Rankings after a scintillating run of form during the festive schedule.
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Football News Roundup – January 7, 2018

  • Late Posh rally knocks out Villa
    Peterborough pulled off an FA Cup upset as three goals in the final 15 minutes earned them a 3-1 win against Aston Villa at Villa Park.
  • FA Cup: Stoke stunned, Man City win
    Coventry piled the pressure on Stoke manager Mark Hughes with a shock 2-1 victory in their FA Cup third-round tie.
  • WATCH: You Know The Drill - Wolves
    Soccer AM presenters Jimmy Bullard, Tubes and Fenners take on three Wolves players in this week's You Know The Drill.
  • Gallagher sends Birmingham through
    Sam Gallagher scored the only goal as Birmingham continued their recent revival with a 1-0 victory over Burton in the FA Cup.
  • Rowett proud of players
    Gary Rowett was pleased with the performance of his Derby team as they went out of the FA Cup at Manchester United.
  • Lingard stuns Derby in the cup
    A stunning late strike from Jesse Lingard helped Manchester United to beat Derby 2-0 in their FA Cup third-round tie at Old Trafford.
  • Wolves keen as Grabban is recalled
    Bournemouth have recalled Lewis Grabban from his loan at Sunderland with the intention of selling him permanently in the January window.
  • Charlie predicts FA Cup upsets
    Charlie Nicholas provides us with his predictions for the FA Cup third round and explains which Premier League clubs are likely to suffer losses.
  • 'Mark Hughes was my hero'
    Twenty-eight years after combining to score the goal that saved Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United career, Mark Robins and Mark Hughes will now be going head to head in the FA Cup third round.
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