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 31 August 2009
Friday 24 July 2009
Stoke have completed the signing of Sunderland midfielder Dean Whitehead for an initial fee of £3m, which could rise to £5m.
Saturday 04 July 2009
Alan Kelly was a favourite among football fans on both sides of the Irish Sea, who came to admire his stylish and dependable goalkeeping.
Thursday 25 June 2009
Hull manager Phil Brown has been fined £2,500 for improper conduct relating to comments made about Mike Riley after the Tigers' FA Cup defeat at Arsenal in March.
Saturday 30 May 2009
Friday 29 May 2009
Wednesday 27 May 2009
Not only was Wade Elliott's 25-yard screamer against Sheffield United in Monday's Championship Playoff final worth £60m, it has also earned his side a timely and deserved inclusion in our Dream Team series.
Monday 04 May 2009
Sunday 26 April 2009
Never the most scintillating of Championship sides, Birmingham City threw away the chance to seal an immediate return to the Premier League when Paul McKenna and Ross Wallace both scored from outside the penalty area to earn Preston North End a 2-1 win at St Andrews and keep their own hopes of a play-off place alive.
Sunday 26 April 2009
Sunday 12 April 2009
Sam Wallace: A damned difficult day out – how Philip Brown suffered at the hands of Arsène
Monday 23 March 2009
We will never know if Cesc Fabregas spat at the feet of Brian Horton, the assistant manager of Hull City, last Tuesday night. So, in the spirit of The Damned United film released on Friday – telling the story of Brian Clough's 44 days at Leeds United – let us fill in the historical gaps. David Peace's novel The Damned Utd is a gripping thriller written in his distinctive, quick-fire prose style. Dark and beguiling, it is much better than the film.
Friday 20 March 2009
Phil Brown, the Hull City manager, was yesterday fined £2,500 and "warned as to his future conduct" after the Football Association passed judgement on his touchline row with Newcastle United's Joe Kinnear in January.
Wednesday 18 March 2009
Preston North End have sent a written apology to the Coventry City defender Ben Turner for the public address announcement that celebrated his own goal during the hosts' 2-1 win at Deepdale on Saturday.
Sunday 01 March 2009
Not for the first time this season, the Championship seemed to turn on its head, with only one of the top 11 sides winning and only one in the bottom eight losing. Championship leaders Wolves' slump in form hit a new low as they lost 1-0 at home to previously freefalling Plymouth Argyle. Paul Sturrock's side made the best possible start when a long throw into the Wolves box was dealt with inadequately and Paul Gallagher's acrobatic overhead kick flew in off the crossbar with just 39 seconds on the watch. With ample time to recover, Wolves huffed and puffed but found no way back. They have won only once in their past 11 games.
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