Leeds United’s unbeaten streak in the Sky Bet Championship came to an end on Matchday 9 after they fell to a 2-1 defeat to Birmingham City. Middlesbrough was unable to take full advantage of Leeds slipping up, as they were held to a goalless draw at home to Swansea City, moving them level on points with [...]
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Preston North End’s winless run in the Championship stretched to seven games as they were comfortably beaten 3-0 by league leaders Leeds United at Elland Road. Alex Neil’s side have now lost five of their opening eight league fixtures, including four out of their last five matches, leaving them second from bottom with just five [...] The post Preston’s poor start contiunes with defeat at Leeds United appeared first on The72.
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Swansea City face Middlesbrough on Saturday afternoon in what is looking like a tough fixture for both sides. Middlesbrough’s victory over Bolton Wanderers on Wednesday night was enough to push them back into the automatic promotion spots, whereas Swansea dropped to 10th place after defeat against Stoke City on Tuesday. However, Swansea have received good [...] The post Swansea receive double injury boost ahead of trip to Middlesbrough appeared first on The72.
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Stoke City earned an important 1-0 win over Swansea City at the Bet365 Stadium last night. It was a tight affair between two of last season’s relegated Premier League sides and Joe Allen’s second-half goal was enough to seal all three points for the Potters. There was a lot of controversy surrounding Allen’s goal and [...] The post “A big three points”- Stoke City fans react to their 1-0 win over Swansea City appeared first on The72.
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It has been a disappointing start to the campaign for Stoke City following their relegation from the Premier League that ended a 10-year stay in the top flight. The Potters kept most of their squad together in the off-season, with Xherdan Shaqiri sold to Liverpool the only major departure. They even added some players with [...] The post Stoke City turning the corner under Gary Rowett appeared first on The72.
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Ninth place Sheffield Wednesday travel to 15th paced Nottingham Forest on Wednesday night, looking to build on their four-match unbeaten run, against a Forest side that have drawn five of their opening seven matches. Nottingham Forest have proven difficult to beat in their opening seven matches in the Championship. The Reds have lost just once so far, a [...] The post Sheffield Wednesday looking to build on unbeaten run at Nottingham Forest appeared first on The72.
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Middlesbrough’s unbeaten streak came to an end on Matchday seven in the 2018/19 Sky Bet Championship season. The Boro were defeated 1-0 at Carrow Road by Norwich City, with Teemu Pukki scoring the only goal of the match. Leeds United are now a point clear at the top of the league standings after earning a last-gasp [...] The post The72 Championship Team of the Week Matchday 7: Manning’s midfield masterclass appeared first on The72.
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Alfred, Lord Tennyson was so moved by William Howard Russell’s report of the doomed, yet brave, charge by the Light Brigade at the Battle of Balaklava that he turned it into the poem ‘Charge of the Light Brigade.’ One of its most poignant lines, aside from the usually quoted “half a league, half a league” [...] The post Leeds United, injuries and the Charge of the Whites Brigade vs Millwall appeared first on The72.
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Having looked at the highest rated Championship goalkeepers on FIFA 19 earlier, it is now time to see who the top five rated defenders are- 5. Craig Dawson, 76- He was heavily linked with a move away from West Bromwich Albion following their relegation from the Premier League with clubs like Burnley showing an interest. [...] The post The top 5 highest rated Championship defenders on FIFA 19 appeared first on The72.
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The players rating for FIFA 19 have been revealed and have sprung up some surprises. Here are the top five highest rated goalkeepers- 5. Bartosz Bialkowski, 75- The 31-year-old has won the Ipswich Town Player of the Year award for the past three seasons and has been handed a decent rating. He has played over [...] The post The top 5 highest rated Championship goalkeepers on FIFA 19 appeared first on The72.
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|Stoke City's Results|
|Sep 22||Blackburn Rovers||2 - 3||H|
|Sep 18||Swansea City||1 - 0||H|
|Sep 15||Sheffield Wednesday||2 - 2||A|
|Stoke City's Fixtures|
|Sep 26||Nottingham Forest||A|
|Sep 29||Rotherham United||A|
|Oct 2||Bolton Wanderers||H|