Category: Premier League

30 June 2020 0

Champ highlights, round-up: Brentford win, Leeds held

By Total Football News

Last Updated: 30/06/20 10:32pm

Brentford have recorded three wins and three clean sheets since the restart of the Championship

Brentford have recorded three wins and three clean sheets since the restart of the Championship

Brentford moved to within two points of second-placed West Brom as they strengthened their automatic promotion bid with a 3-0 win at Reading.

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Bryan Mbeumo gave Brentford the lead midway through the first half, stooping

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Queens Park Rangers 1-2 Fulham: Cyrus Christie winner keeps Fulham in promotion hunt

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Harry Arter's equaliser was Fulham's first goal since the Championship season resumed on 20 June

Fulham kept their Championship automatic promotion hopes alive as they came from behind to beat Queens Park Rangers and put an end to their post-lockdown losing sequence.

Scott Parker's side had lost both games since resuming their season to two of their main rivals, Brentford and Leeds United.

But, despite trailing inside a minute to …

30 June 2020 0

Reading 0-3 Brentford: Bees keep pressure on top two with victory

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Bryan Mbeumo gave Brentford a first-half lead against Reading

Bryan Mbeumo scored on his first start since returning from coronavirus as in-form Brentford brushed aside Reading to move within two points of the Championship's automatic promotion places.

The Frenchman, who missed Brentford's first post-lockdown game at Fulham after a positive test, glanced home a first-half header for his 15th goal of the season to put the Bees ahead.

Josh Dasilva …

30 June 2020 0

Premier League: Black Lives Matter campaign ‘not endorsement of political movement’

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Premier League players kneel in Black Lives Matter solidarity

The Premier League says its Black Lives Matter campaign is sending a message it is unacceptable to treat black people differently to anyone else - not an endorsement of a political movement.

A series of tweets from the Black Lives Matter UK account about Palestine has prompted criticism.

The Premier League said in a statement it was "aware of the risk …

30 June 2020 0

Leroy Sane to join Bayern Munich from Manchester City

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Leroy Sane's only Premier League appearance this term came in City's recent win over Burnley

Manchester City have agreed to sell winger Leroy Sane to Bayern Munich in a deal that could earn them £54.8m.

The Germany international will join the Bundesliga champions for an initial fee of about £44.7m, with add-ons which could increase it by more than £10m.

Sane, 24, joined City from Schalke in 2016 for £37m …

30 June 2020 0

Barnsley win to boost survival hopes

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Conor Chaplin answered Barnsley's prayers as he came off the bench to score in a 2-0 win over Blackburn that does wonders for his side's Sky Bet Championship survival hopes.

Chaplin needed less than three minutes to make an impact as he opened the scoring in the 58th minute, with Jacob Brown sealing the three points for the Reds in the final 15 minutes.

It is their second win in …

30 June 2020 0

Brentford win to close on automatic-promotion spots

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Brentford moved to within two points of the Championship's automatic promotion places with a comfortable 3-0 victory at Reading.

Bryan Mbeumo gave Brentford the lead midway through the first half, stooping to nod home his 15th goal of the season.

Josh Dasilva increased their advantage just past the hour mark and Joel Valencia added a third goal in the 90th minute to secure a fourth successive league victory for the …

30 June 2020 0

Blackburn Rovers and Birmingham City consider summer move for Shrewsbury defender Aaron Pierre 

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Blackburn Rovers and Birmingham City consider summer move for Shrewsbury defender Aaron Pierre

  • Blackburn and Birmingham are interested in signing defender Aaron Pierre 
  • The 27-year-old was voted Shrewsbury's player of the season in 2019-20
  • The centre-back starred in Town's FA Cup run which came to an end at Anfield

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30 June 2020 0

Africa Cup of Nations: Men’s competition moved to 2022, women’s tournament cancelled

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Algeria with the African Nations Cup trophy
Algeria are the current holders of the Africa Nations Cup

The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations has been postponed to January 2022 by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, while the women's version of the tournament has been cancelled.

The men's tournament had been set to take place in January next year.

Elsewhere, the African Nations Championship (Chan), which should have been played