“We put in a great effort and showed character”
“I am very pleased with the reaction of the side in a game of passion, which was very competitive. We put in a great effort and showed character.” England striker Daniel Sturridge, meanwhile, may have regretted appearing to complain about
Tammy Abraham is an England Under-19 forward Bristol City’s Tammy Abraham scored in extra-time to knock out League One Scunthorpe in the EFL Cup second round. Chelsea loanee Abraham came on as a substitute and scored his fifth goal in six games as he turned home Mark Little’s assist in the 96th minute. The Championship
Shane Duffy heads the winner for Blackburn in front of 3,448 fans at Ewood Park Blackburn came from 2-0 down to beat Crewe after extra-time and reach the third round of the EFL Cup. Shane Duffy, who has scored three own goals this season, headed the winner for the Championship’s bottom club. Crewe’s Billy Bingham
James Wilson spent last season on loan in the Championship at Brighton James Wilson has joined Championship side Derby on loan from Manchester United for the rest of the season. The 20-year-old striker spent last season with Brighton, helping the Seagulls to the Championship play-offs with five goals in 28 outings. Wilson’s last Premier League
Southampton boss Claude Puel has questioned the timing of rumours linking Jose Fonte with Manchester United ahead of Friday’s clash. Speculation this week has suggested that United are interested in snapping up Fonte from the Saints and are prepared to offer them Marcos Rojo in a player-plus-cash deal.
Fonte is reportedly open to the idea
Shane Duffy (22) was sent-off against Cardiff – after scoring two own goals Blackburn Rovers defender Shane Duffy endured a night he will want to forget in his side’s 2-1 defeat at Cardiff. Duffy scored two own goals and was sent off in injury time as Rovers lost their third straight game of the season.
Marley Watkins heads Barnsley into the lead Josh Scowen scored a 90th-minute winner as Barnsley ended QPR’s winning start to the Championship season. The hosts took the lead through Marley Watkins’ free header at the back post. QPR turned the game around with two penalties, as Tjaronn Chery fired down the middle and Sebastian Polter
Allardyce has concerned about Hart’s confidence in the wake of the Euros and knows he has strong back-up in the shape of Jack Butland and Fraser Forster. The Toffees remain favourites to take Hart, with one possibility being that Ronald Koeman signs him on a season-long loan with a view to a permanent deal. Farhad
The forward suffered a thigh injury just half-an-hour into his debut in the Hammers’ 2-1 defeat to Chelsea on Monday night. And Jack Sullivan, son of West Ham co-chairman David Sullivan, has revealed the Ghana international requires surgery. He tweeted: “We are devastated that Ayew will be out for about 4 month. He needs a