Month: February 2016

Charlton Athletic 3-4 Reading

Reading striker Yann Kermorgant scored twice against his former club Charlton Deniss Rakels’ 92nd-minute goal handed Reading victory over Charlton, despite Yaya Sanogo’s treble for the Addicks. Yann Kermorgant put Reading ahead after heading in Ola John’s cross but Sanogo levelled after Marco Motta teed him up. The Royals led again when Hal Robson-Kanu cut

FA investigates ‘coin-throwing’

Jack Butland was allegedly hit by a coin in his side’s Premier League win over Aston Villa The Football Association is investigating alleged coin-throwing incidents at Stoke and QPR on Saturday. An object was allegedly thrown at Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland during his side’s 2-1 victory over Aston Villa. QPR players were apparently targeted as

Blackburn Rovers 3-2 Milton Keynes Dons

Blackburn match-winner Jordi Gomez began his career at Spanish giants Barcelona Jordi Gomez’s stoppage-time free-kick clinched victory for Blackburn Rovers in a seesaw game with MK Dons. Samir Carruthers put the visitors ahead with a curling left-foot shot, but Gomez headed Rovers level with the first of his double following a corner. Elliott Bennett’s low

Calm Boro just needed time – Karanka

Middlesbrough sit third in the Championship, one point behind leaders Burnley Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka says he knew it would just take time for his side to recover their form. Boro took three points from a possible 15 before ending their five game winless run with successive victories against Cardiff and Fulham last week. “After

Hull City 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday

Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday drew 1-1 at Hillsborough earlier this season Championship leaders Hull City played out a goalless draw with play-off chasing Sheffield Wednesday. The Owls had the better of the first half, with Fernando Forestieri thundering a shot against the woodwork from 30 yards out. Sam Clucas hit the post for the

Huddersfield Town 0-1 Ipswich Town

Ben Pringle had not scored a goal since 25 September Ipswich Town’s three-match losing streak came to an end with victory at 10-man Huddersfield Town. Ben Pringle, on loan from Fulham, took advantage of hesitant defending by Joel Lynch to give Town a first-half lead. It was Ipswich’s only chance before the break as Kyle

Fulham 0-2 Middlesbrough

Albert Adomah’s first-half header was his fifth league goal in 29 appearances for Boro this season Middlesbrough moved a point off top place in the Championship table with a convincing victory against Fulham. Albert Adomah gave Boro the lead early on, heading in Stewart Downing’s cross. The goal set the tone for an energetic away

Wolverhampton Wanderers 2-1 Derby County

George Saville’s goals against Derby were his first for Wolves since signing in the summer of 2014 George Saville scored twice as Wolves beat promotion-chasing Derby County to end their seven-game winless run. The hosts, without victory since 12 January, edged the early stages and led through Saville’s 18-yard curler. The Rams, who themselves had

Charlton fans take protest to Belgium

Thousands of Charlton fans protested at The Valley after their defeat by Reading Charlton fans protested against Roland Duchatelet’s running of the club on Saturday – both at The Valley and in the owner’s native Belgium. About 20 Addicks fans travelled to Sint-Truiden, another club owned by Duchatelet, and protested at their home league game