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Blackburn relegated to League One despite beating Brentford

Blackburn relegated to League One despite beating Brentford

Blackburn players fell to their knees at the final whistle against Brentford Blackburn were relegated to League One on goal difference, despite beating Brentford at Griffin Park, after Nottingham Forest’s win over Ipswich. Rovers began in the final relegation place, level on points with Forest with an inferior goal difference. Charlie Mulgrew’s free-kick and Danny […]

Arsenal score quickfire goals to end Man Utd’s 25-match unbeaten run

Arsenal score quickfire goals to end Man Utd’s 25-match unbeaten run

Granit Xhaka’s opener was helped in off the back of Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera Arsenal ended Manchester United’s 25-match unbeaten run in the Premier League and kept up their hopes of securing a place in the top four. After a largely uneventful first half, Granit Xhaka opened the scoring with a deflected shot from […]

Saints hold Liverpool as Milner penalty saved

Saints hold Liverpool as Milner penalty saved

Fraser Forster’s attempt to put James Milner off his stride prior to the penalty, appeared to work James Milner missed a second-half penalty as Liverpool’s hopes of securing a Premier League top-four spot suffered a blip in a goalless draw against Southampton. It was a terrible spectacle for the supporters inside Anfield. Liverpool rarely tested […]

Redknapp’s Birmingham avoid relegation by beating Bristol City

Redknapp’s Birmingham avoid relegation by beating Bristol City

Striker Che Adams had already twice gone close before hitting Blues’ matchwinner at Ashton Gate Che Adams scored the only goal of the game at Ashton Gate as Harry Redknapp’s Birmingham City beat Bristol City to ensure survival in the Championship. With both Nottingham Forest and Blackburn Rovers winning their games, Blues also had to […]

Aberdeen all but sure of second spot after win at Hearts

Aberdeen all but sure of second spot after win at Hearts

Anthony O’Connor scored the vital winner for Derek McInnes’ side Aberdeen all but secured second spot in the Premiership with victory over 10-man Hearts at Tynecastle. The Dons led through Adam Rooney after keeper Jack Hamilton parried Peter Pawlett’s effort into his path. Esmael Goncalves levelled after the break before Anthony O’Connor replied and Hearts’ […]

Managers must control criticism of players – Wenger

Managers must control criticism of players – Wenger

Manchester United defenders Chris Smalling, Phil Jones and Luke Shaw have all struggled with injuries this season Arsene Wenger says managers must be “careful” when criticising their own players and “control what you say”. Wenger’s Arsenal side come up against Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United on Sunday, battling to reach the Premier League’s top four places. […]

Swansea defeat Everton to move out of bottom three

Swansea defeat Everton to move out of bottom three

Swansea City were bottom of the Premier League when Paul Clement was appointed boss in January Swansea City leapfrogged Hull City to climb out of the Premier League relegation zone with two games remaining after Fernando Llorente headed the winner against Everton. Llorente got the better of Phil Jagielka to nod Jordan Ayew’s cross past […]

Sunderland loss sees Hull drop into relegation zone

Sunderland loss sees Hull drop into relegation zone

Billy Jones netted only his second goal in Sunderland colours Hull dropped into the relegation zone as they suffered a first home defeat under Marco Silva against relegated Sunderland. The hosts created several chances, only for Lazar Markovic and Abel Hernandez – most notably – to be denied by impressive away keeper Jordan Pickford. Sunderland […]

Hartlepool suffer agonising relegation from League Two

Hartlepool suffer agonising relegation from League Two

Hartlepool will play outside the Football League for the first time since 1921 next season Hartlepool United’s 96-year stay in the Football League ended as they were relegated despite battling back to beat Doncaster Rovers, who missed out on the League Two title on the final day. Two Devante Rodney goals looked to have kept […]

Sean Dyche: Doubters gave Burnley ‘no chance’ of Premier League survival

Media playback is not supported on this device Dyche delighted as Burnley reach 40 points Burnley boss Sean Dyche says his side have proved the doubters who gave them “no chance” of avoiding relegation from the Premier League this season wrong. They effectively secured safety after drawing with West Brom to move six points above […]

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