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A week in League One & Two

by Adam Lord

League One >> Brighton and Hove Albion 0 – 3 Leeds United Former Leeds assistant Gus Poyet made an encouraging start to his reign as Brighton boss after a 2-1 victory away at Southampton in his first game in charge but his new charges came unstuck against a Leeds side surely destined for promotion. Excellent goals form […]

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The Championship – Weekend Round Up

by Adam Lord

Preston North End 0 – 1 Newcastle United The marquee match in the football league this weekend saw perennial play-off team Preston North End host Newcastle United on Monday evening. A Kevin Nolan goal 15 minutes from time ensured that Newcastle returned to the North East back at the top of the Championship. The goal […]


The real David against Goliath

by Adam Lord

“The Beast from the East” Nicolai Valuev was not the only Goliath slayed at the weekend, reports Adam Lord. David Haye’s victory, making him the first British World Heavyweight Champion since Lennox Lewis in 2003, came on the same weekend as the FA Cup First Round. Bath City, Staines Town, Kettering and Northwich Victoria made […]