Nottingham Forest may have swept aside Sam Allardyce’s beleaguered West Ham to claim a Premier League scalp in the third round but Preston of League One proved an altogether tougher nut to crack in last night’s FA Cup fourth-round tie her.
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Friday 02 August 2013
A brief look at this season's SkyBet League One which gets underway tonight
Monday 01 July 2013
Rooney to hold talks with Moyes over his future this week as new manager brings in three familiar faces to join his backroom staff
Saturday 01 June 2013
1. The Andes.
Wednesday 08 May 2013
The 50-year-old has never won a major honour during his management career
Sunday 24 February 2013
Tommy Miller, Swindon's joint caretaker manager, has refused to rule out Paolo Di Canio making a shock return following a change of ownership at the Wiltshire club.
Thursday 17 January 2013
Stan Cullis, the martinet manager who moulded Wolverhampton Wanderers into one of the dominant football forces in the land during the decade and a half after the war, demanded of his defenders that they be stout of heart, muscular of body and hard of head – requirements that George Showell fulfilled to the letter.
Friday 28 December 2012
Judan Ali - a novice coach with experience limited to youth and amateur level and the star of Bollywood football movie 'Dhan Dhan Dhan Goal', was at the training ground today
Wednesday 31 October 2012
Reading now occupy the unwanted place in the record books of losing the highest scoring games in the League Cup and Premier League when they went down 7-5 to Arsenal in an extraordinary Cup clash last night.
Monday 23 July 2012
Eddy Brown was a centre-forward as prolific as he was eccentric – and that was saying something. A trailblazer of the goal celebration in the 1950s when such flamboyance was virtually unknown, he delighted in shaking hands with a cornerflag, indulging in an impromptu hug with a policeman, hopping into the crowd for a swift draught of lemonade, all of a piece with the sheer unadulterated ebullience with which he invested every area of his life.
Sunday 08 April 2012
I have a strong feeling that Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will end up regretting bringing Carlos Tevez back. Mancini was doing great, he had made a stand and told Tevez he wouldn't play for the club again.
Thursday 22 March 2012
Ray Barlow was a footballing artist, the sweet-passing midfield fulcrum of Vic Buckingham's delightfully free-flowing West Bromwich Albion side of the mid-1950s, and it was not only Baggies loyalists who scratched their heads in perplexity that the stylish wing-half was awarded only a single England cap. Certainly there was no shortage of shrewd observers within the game who reckoned the tall, rangy Wiltshireman preferable to Jimmy Dickinson, the splendidly consistent and defensively ultra-solid Portsmouth stalwart who kept Barlow out during his prime, Dickinson wearing his country's colours 48 times in the process.
Tuesday 20 March 2012
Macclesfield have appointed Brian Horton as their manager until the end of the season. The Silkmen, who are outside the League Two relegation zone on goal difference, sacked Gary Simpson on Sunday.
Monday 19 March 2012
Macclesfield have appointed Brian Horton as their new manager until the end of the season.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
After his refusal to warm up in Munich, his 12-week vacation in Argentina, millions of pounds in fines and the months of blame and counter-claim, Carlos Tevez finally made a return to action for Manchester City yesterday.
Monday 07 November 2011
Brighton and Hove Albion arrested their drop down the Championship table yesterday, ending their nine-game winless streak with a 2-0 home victory over Barnsley.
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