More to come from Zamora insists Hodgson

Roy Hodgson has challenged Bobby Zamora to smash through the 20-goal barrier after the Fulham striker sealed a 2-1 Europa League victory over Shakhtar Donetsk.

Grant charged after referee row

The Football Association have charged Portsmouth manager Avram Grant with improper conduct for confronting referee Kevin Friend at half-time during the 1-1 draw with Sunderland on Tuesday.

Hogson hopes away win makes Fulham stronger

Fulham manager Roy Hodgson hopes his players will start showing more mettle away from home after coming through a testing trip to Accrington Stanley at the weekend.

Zamora injury blow for Fulham

Fulham's Bobby Zamora faces a spell on the sidelines after dislocating his collarbone in Tuesday night's defeat at Stoke.

Hodgson expects bidding war for Zamora

Roy Hodgson is bracing himself for several bids for in-form striker Bobby Zamora.

FA Cup round-up: Bell strike quietens Pompey chimes

On a day short on FA Cup Third Round shocks, Coventry City of the Championship inflicted further pain on financially beleaguered Portsmouth when they held the Premier's bottom club to a 1-1 draw at Fratton Park. The Sky Blues led thanks to David Bell's 20-yard shot, but Kevin-Prince Boateng levelled on the stroke of half-time with a far post header. Pompey, whose players' wages have been delayed for the third time this season, may be glad of their share of the replay's gate money.

Spurs escape with Fulham point

Fulham 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0

Jensen makes a point but holds little hope for World Cup place

Burnley 1 Fulham 1

Elliott wades in to deny Fulham spoils

Burnley 1 Fulham 1

Hodgson tells Zamora to ignore critics

Fulham boss Roy Hodgson has told Bobby Zamora not to listen to his critics because he is happy with the striker's overall performances at Craven Cottage.

Brown tips Bullard to lift Hull

Hull boss Phil Brown hopes Jimmy Bullard will take centre stage after he made his long-awaited return in last night's 2-0 defeat by Fulham.

Hull sign Jan Venegoor of Hesselink

Hull this morning confirmed the signing of Jan Venegoor of Hesselink on a two-year deal.

Hodgson juggles to defend lead

Roy Hodgson, the Fulham manager , has a host of injury concerns ahead of tonight's Europa League play-off second leg away to Amkar Perm.

McCormack keen on Hull switch

Ross McCormack believes Cardiff may have priced him out of a move to the Premier League.

Transfer talk: Burnley chase winger

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