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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Monday 04 January 2010
Sunday 03 January 2010
Leeds United were handed a tough FA Cup fourth round tie away to Tottenham Hotspur after Sunday's momentous victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford.
Wednesday 30 December 2009
Preston North End have announced assistant manager Robert Kelly is to take temporary charge following the sacking of Alan Irvine yesterday.
Wednesday 23 December 2009
Alan A'Court: Footballer who played a crucial role in Liverpool's rise to join the elite in the early Shankly years
Saturday 19 December 2009
It was difficult to miss Alan A'Court on a football field. The dashing, blond left-winger, who featured for England in the 1958 World Cup finals and shone for Liverpool as they returned to the top flight of the domestic game in 1962, was an effervescent individual, bubbling with verve and exuding an engagingly obvious enjoyment of his work.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
Tuesday 24 November 2009
Ray Charnley: Footballer who was Blackpool's leading scorer for nine consecutive seasons in the First Division
Saturday 21 November 2009
There have been Blackpool footballers who have played more games for the club than Ray Charnley; and there have been men who have contributed more league goals to the Bloomfield Road cause than the tall, rangy Lancastrian centre-forward. But on both counts, from faithful fans of the Seasiders whose memories stretch back half a century and beyond, there would have to come the heartfelt and grateful rider: not many.
Saturday 24 October 2009
Monday 05 October 2009
Sunday 27 September 2009
Burnley's elevation to the Premier League seems to have given the North-west a fillip with Preston North End and Blackpool rubbing shoulders with the Championship pacemakers. Neil Mellor and Richard Chaplow scored as Preston's 2-1 win at Leicester City brought to an end the hosts' 25-match unbeaten home run. "Looking around the team, it's hard to pick anybody who didn't play well," the Preston manager, Alan Irvine, said.
Thursday 24 September 2009
Everton increased the pressure on Hull manager Phil Brown as they cruised into the Carling Cup fourth round with an emphatic win at the KC Stadium last night.
Thursday 24 September 2009
Wednesday 23 September 2009
Hull City are hoping tonight's Carling Cup tie against Everton can lift the gloom surrounding their slide into the bottom three of the Premier League.
Saturday 05 September 2009
Victory for the Republic of Ireland tonight would all but guarantee them a World Cup play-off spot at least and maintain their chances of pipping world champions Italy to automatic qualification, while a draw – the result they have achieved in their last three away games in the campaign, against Montenegro, Italy and Bulgaria – would be a creditable return.
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