Football League Championship

Britt Assombalonga on target as Middlesbrough brush aside Bristol City

The 25-year-old attacker got his second consecutive goal to help the Smoggies maintain their unbeaten run<p>Britt Assombalonga scored one of the two goals that handed Middlesbrough a 2-0 victory over Bristol City in Saturday’s Championship encounter.<p>On the back of his impressive display last weekend – …


Slavisa Jokanovic sees positives in Fulham's defeat to Spurs

Slavisa Jokanovic was happy with the spirit that Fulham showed during their 3-1 Premier League defeat to Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday.<p>Spurs took …


Chelsea edge Arsenal in thriller, Kane scores in Spurs win

LONDON (Reuters) - A second successive Chelsea win under Maurizio Sarri, 3-2 over an Arsenal side who have suffered back-to-back defeats under Unai Emery, gave both managers a crash course in the unpredictability of the Premier League on Saturday.<p>Soccer Football - Premier League - Chelsea v Arsenal …


Violent hack, no passes, missed penalty - Kenedy's Cardiff nightmare

Newcastle's on-loan Chelsea winger Kenedy turned in a Premier League performance on Saturday that is set to be remembered for all the wrong …


Kearney confirms Lyons' Blackburn trial

Coleraine manager Oran Kearney says midfielder Brad Lyons performed well on a recent trial at Blackburn Rovers but that he will not be moving to the English outfit.<p>Kearney was speaking after Lyons opened the scoring for the Bannsiders in their 2-2 draw against Glentoran at the Oval on …

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Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham: Second half subs make the difference at Wembley

Two for two in league play to start the season!<p>In what was supposed to be the swansong for Tottenham Hotspur’s stay at Wembley Stadium before last week’s announcement, Spurs used the final thirty minutes of the match to dispatch a pesky Fulham side by the final score of 3-1.<p>Tottenham’s first chance …


PL Sunday preview: Man City get on without KDB; Brighton-Man Utd

Manchester City’s Premier League title defense continues on Sunday, while last season’s second-place finishers and the grumpy, forgotten neighbors, …


Ipswich Town vs Aston Villa Recap 1-1

A frustrating watch.<p>Villa came into the Ipswich match riding high on three wins — though not playing the best football.<p>The only change from the last league match was Adomah for Green. I expect that to be a common rotation and think it is a good move for both players to keep fresh.<p>Some audio issues …


Scores, Results & Fixtures

Harry Kane finally scored his first Premier League goal in August as Tottenham maintained their 100% start to the season with victory over newly promoted Fulham.


Punter Just Lost £1,000,000 From A Rebound Penalty In The 91st Minute

<b>On a gloomy Saturday in August, the unluckiest punter in the history of betting has managed to lose £1 million in the most dramatic of …

Nottingham Forest

Championship results: Middlesbrough beat Bristol City to stay top, Aston Villa held by Ipswich and Sheffield United beat Norwich

MIDDLESBROUGH stay top of the Championship after first-half goals from Martin Braithwaite and Britt Assombalonga secured them a third straight league …

Sheffield United

Bielsa's Leeds maintain 100 percent record in Championship

LONDON (Reuters) - Leeds United’s revolution under Marcelo Bielsa continued on Saturday as they maintained their perfect start to the season in England’s Championship with a 2-0 victory at their Elland Road home over Rotherham United.<p>Soccer Football - Championship - Leeds United v Rotherham United …


Reading FC 0-1 Bolton Wanderers: Player Ratings

It’s a mixed bag of ratings after a promising first half led to nil.<p>Vito Mannone: 6<p>Made one good save in the first half but better positioning for the goal could have made it more difficult for Yanic Wildschut to score.<p>Andy Yiadom: 6<p>Steady if unspectacular game. Didn’t offer much of an attacking …


Tottenham 3 Fulham 1: Harry Kane scores his first August goal as strikes from Kieran Trippier and Lucas Moura complete win

HARRY KANE broke his August hoodoo by finally scoring a Premier League goal in the opening month of the season.<p>The England striker netted late at …

Harry Kane

Jonathan Kodjia ends 10

The forward’s 21st-minute strike marked his first league goal all season after enduring 15 scoreless matches<p>Jonathan Kodija finally ended his English …


Bournemouth fight back to stun West Ham

• <b>Arnautovic gave Hammers lead</b>• <b><br>Wilson wonder-goal levelled the game</b>• <b><br>Cook’s header wins it for Cherries</b>• <b><br>Two wins to open the season for …


Wilson’s powerful long dribbles a must-see part of Bournemouth’s win

Callum Wilson made West Ham United’s defense look downright comical.<p>The Bournemouth striker was the only Cherry in the opposition half when he lunged …


Cristiano Ronaldo's debuts: Best impressed, scoring a penalty & a blank for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus to a 3-2 win at Chievo on his Serie A debut but could not score his first competitive goal for the club.<p>Ronaldo …


Bielsa makes club history as el Loco's lethal Leeds rack up fourth straight win

The West Yorkshire side have now won four out of four with their new manager, a feat no other boss at the club had accomplished<p>Marcelo Bielsa may have a few problems still with his press conferences in England's Championship, but he has had no trouble whatsoever in getting his ideas across to Leeds …


Tottenham v Fulham: Ryan Sessegnon’s Spurs audition a mixed bag in 3-1 loss

Ryan Sessegnon‘s ongoing transfer rumours and links to Tottenham were a source of anxiety all summer for Fulham fans. Newly promoted from the …


Slavisa Jokanovic full transcript: Fulham boss discusses Spurs loss, needing time & more

<b>Tough one to take?</b><p>"It's Premier League, everything is tough and at the end it's strange for us because my team made a great effort and we push hard …


EPL table: 2018-19 Premier League standings, gameweek 2 fixtures, latest scores, results, top scorers and Golden Boot, live, predictions, TV channel

Chelsea made it two wins from two under Maurizio Sarri as they defeated Arsenal 3-2 at Stamford Bridge to top the table.<p>The Gunners, who wasted two …


Cardiff 0-0 Newcastle verdict: Kenedy's talent is without doubt, but he must address away-day woes

If Kenedy wants evidence of why the likes of Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Arsenal did not follow up on their tentative interest in him during the …


Super-sub Soudani rescues Nottingham Forest against Wigan Athletic

The Algeria forward again came off the bench to salvage a point for the Reds against the Latics in a dramatic stalemate<p>Super-sub Hillal Soudani …


Spurs need to be more clinical despite win - Pochettino

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is pleased with his side's "dominant" 3-1 win against Fulham, but "disappointed" not to have scored more goals.<p><b>MATCH REPORT:</b> Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Fulham<p><b>Watch Match of the Day on Saturday, 18 August, from 22:20 BST on BBC One and the BBC Sport website.</b>


All 20 Premier League Club's Highest Scoring Player Names in Scrabble as 2018/19 Kicks Off

The Premier League is back. The summer of "It's coming home" and "Vindaloo" being played from every car radio across the country is well and truly …


Aston Villa held by 10-man Ipswich after keeper Orjan Nyland makes a howler

A dreadful error by the Aston Villa goalkeeper Orjan Nyland slowed his side’s early-season momentum at Portman Road. Signed 12 days ago, the Norwegian gifted Ipswich Town an equaliser, which the home side held on to despite playing more than 50 minutes with 10 men.<p>With Villa leading through a …


AT HALF: Everton, Leicester cruising; Spurs score beauty (video)

It’s a good day to be the home side, at least after halftime of four 10 a.m. ET kickoffs in the Premier League.<p>A day which began with Cardiff City …


English Premier League: Matchday Two Saturday Roundup

A classic encounter between Chelsea and Arsenal headlined a hectic Saturday in the Premier League. Here is how it happened.<p>Cardiff 0-0 Newcastle<p>The …


Tottenham's Kieran Trippier scores free kick against Fulham

Tottenham's Kieran Trippier hits his free kick over the Fulham wall and into the back of the net to make it 2-1 against Fulham.