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Gary Bowyer labels referee ‘appalling’ following Blackpool’s defeat to Doncaster

March 31,2018 by PA

Blackpool boss Gary Bowyer criticised referee Ollie Yates for his decision to award the free-kick which led to Tommy Rowe firing Doncaster to a 2-1 triumph at Bloomfield Road.Rovers claimed their first away win since December thanks to a Rowe brace, but the midfielder’s second, which came as he lashed in following a clever free-kick routine, left Bowyer bristling.The Blackpool manager took...

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Berry’s serious leg injury impacted Luton team-mates – Nathan Jones

March 31,2018 by PA

Nathan Jones admitted his Luton players were left reeling by a serious leg injury to Luke Berry that overshadowed their 2-1 defeat at Colchester.The Hatters midfielder required lengthy treatment and was stretchered off after going down in the second minute of the Weston Homes Community Stadium encounter.Luton confirmed on their Twitter account that Berry’s left ankle is dislocated while he...

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Nuno Espirito Santo: Win at Middlesbrough a defining moment in Wolves’ season

March 31,2018 by PA

Nuno Espirito Santo claims Wolves’ remarkable 2-1 win at Middlesbrough will be remembered as one of the defining moments of the season if they go on to win promotion to the Premier League.Wolves opened up a 13-point gap to third-placed Fulham as they triumphed at the Riverside despite finishing with nine men following the second-half dismissals of Ruben Neves and Matt Doherty.First-half go...

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Paul Clement hopes Reading have turned a corner

March 31,2018 by PA

New Reading manager Paul Clement is hoping that his side have ended the “vicious cycle” of failure after their 1-0 Championship victory over QPR at the Madejski Stadium.Reading secured their first win in 10 matches through Sone Aluko, who capped a mazy solo run with a fierce drive in the 13th minute, to move six points above the relegation zone. QPR dominated much of the game but was...

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Rowett doubting Derby’s bottle after ‘worst 90 minutes’ of managerial career

March 31,2018 by PA

Gary Rowett described Derby’s 4-1 home defeat to Sunderland as the “worst 90 minutes” of his managerial career as the Black Cats climbed off the bottom of the Sky Bet Championship table.The Derby manager delivered a scathing assessment of his team’s display while Sunderland manager Chris Coleman described his side’s performance as “huge”.Sunderland went ...

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Karl Robinson impressed by Oxford response after Scunthorpe’s fast start

March 30,2018 by PA

Oxford head coach Karl Robinson was delighted by his players as they recovered from a first-half mauling to earn a 1-1 home draw with Scunthorpe.The visitors threatened to run riot in the opening 45 minutes of the League One clash but only had Ivan Toney’s 12th-minute goal to show for their total dominance.And they ended up paying for their lack of ruthlessness as Oxford substitute Jon Obi...

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Neil Harris targets play-off spot after Millwall beat Nottingham Forest

March 30,2018 by PA

Neil Harris demanded his Millwall players maintain their focus as they pursue an unlikely place in the Sky Bet Championship play-offs.A 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest means they remain in contention for a top-six finish, despite having been among the favourites for relegation at the season’s start.Their hopes could be strengthened by a further victory on Monday against Ipswich after&nb...

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Steve Bould defends ‘remarkable’ Arsene Wenger

March 30,2018 by Express.co.uk

In Arsenal’s pre-match press conference ahead of Sunday’s clash with Stoke, Bould stepped in for Wenger who had lost his voice. Arsenal’s poor league season has led to renewed speculation over Wenger’s position at the club. Bould has been by Wenger’s side since 2012 when he replaced Pat Rice. And the former Gunners defender believes that although the Frenchman ha...

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Antonio Conte confirms Chelsea star ruled out for rest of season with injury

March 30,2018 by Dailystar.co.uk

Ethan Ampadu ruled out for rest of the season with ankle injury Ampadu picked up an ankle injury injury playing in Chelsea’s 4-2 win over Real Madrid in the UEFA Youth League earlier this month. The 17-year-old was due to meet up with his Wales team-mates for the China Cup last week but had to withdraw from Ryan Giggs’ squad. And now the defender, who has made seven senior appeara...

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Manchester United star Paul Pogba sent ominous warning by Red Devils legend

March 30,2018 by Dailystar.co.uk

The France international has struggled in his second season at Old Trafford and had a public falling out with boss Jose Mourinho. Pogba, who scored a stunning free-kick for France against Russia on Tuesday, regularly shares videos of his antics on social media. But former Manchester United captain Bryan Robson believes the £89m man needs to focus on his profession and leave the japery asi...

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Harry Kane set for shock return against Chelsea as Tottenham go to Stamford Bridge

March 30,2018 by Dailystar.co.uk

Harry Kane could return for Tottenham against Chelsea The Tottenham hot shot has been out injured since March 11 with damaged ankle ligaments. But he could be ready for action just three weeks on. Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino revealed he could be involved be will need tests up to the match. We need to assess him, said Pochettino. Hes very positive and he is doing very well. Every ...

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Lingard wants current Man United crop to match Beckham and the class of 92

March 30,2018 by Goal.com

The historic group from the early 90s are seen as motivation by one of the new stars at Old Trafford Manchester United attacker Jesse Lingard hopes he and his team-mates can emulate the famous class of 1992 by winning multiple trophies. Lingard, Marcus Rashford and Paul Pogba have come through Uniteds youth system, just as the likes of David Beckham, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs did before w...

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Man City’s Pep Guardiola slammed for treatment of players at Bayern

March 30,2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS

Pulling no punchesManchester City boss Pep Guardiola has been slammed by one of his former co-workers today over the treatment of his players at Bayern Munich. The Catalan boss was pretty successful at the club and dominated the Bundesliga as the club are expected to do. Though, all was seemingly not as it seemed with the latest comments from Bayern’s club doctor. Muller-Wohlfahrt, Ba...

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Tottenhams Mauricio Pochettino says Dele Alli is still a kid and too much is expected of him

March 30,2018 by Skysports.com

Mauricio Pochettino (left) has backed Dele Alli Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino believes Dele Alli is being put under too much pressure and has full confidence in the England midfielder. Alli, who Pochettino recently called the best player in the world for his age, has struggled to hit the heights of the last two seasons on a consistent basis this time around. He played just 22 minutes o...

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Messi Return to Barca Training

March 30,2018 by thisdaylive.com

Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona yesterday to offer the Catalans a boost with less than a week to go before their Champions League clash against Roma. Messi missed Argentina’s two internationals over the last week due to a hamstring strain, although he did train between the 2-0 win over Italy last Friday and Tuesday’s 6-1 humiliation by Spain. Messi took part in ...

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Ex-Manchester United boss Van Gaal not disappointed in Mourinho

March 30,2018 by ESPN

Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has told Sport Bild he no longer holds a grudge against his successor Jose Mourinho, but criticised CEO Ed Woodward for not giving him more time in England. Mourinho took over from Van Gaal in the summer of 2016 after the former Bayern Munich boss was dismissed despite winning the FA Cup in what proved his final match in charge. Im not disappoi...

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Manchester City chasing £75m move for Real Madrids Isco

March 30,2018 by ESPN

Real Madrid star Isco is unhappy at the Bernabeu and could spark a frantic battle between Premier League rivals to sign the Spaniard this summer, with Man City leading the race for the £75 million-rated star. The Mirror claim Pep Guardiola is keen to work with the player and the Blues may finally land the 25-year-old five years after losing out to Los Blancos when he left Malaga for £...

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Simon Grayson encourages attitude shift from his Bradford players

March 30,2018 by PA

Deflated Bradford boss Simon Grayson has urged his side to be more positive after their 2-0 defeat to Blackburn .Bradley Dack celebrated his 200th league appearance by sending Rovers to the top of League One.Craig Conway grabbed the second as Tony Mowbray’s Rovers dominated at Ewood Park.Blackburn are now unbeaten in 17 games at home, but Grayson was disappointed his side failed to stamp t...

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Dan Micciche pleased with MK Dons character after long-awaited away win

March 30,2018 by PA

MK Dons manager Dan Micciche was pleased to see his side shrug off a couple of poor decisions against them and record a vital 2-1 victory at Gillingham that boosted their survival hopes.The six-month wait for an away win looked set to go on for the Dons, who had what appeared to be a good penalty shout waved away, while Chuks Aneke was fouled by Max Ehmer when clean through.But George Williams s...

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