Category: Report

7 July 2020 0

Armstrong wonder goal dents Cardiff hopes

By Total Football News

Adam Armstrong's 45-yard wonder goal dented Cardiff's play-off hopes as Blackburn took the spoils with a thrilling 3-2 victory.

​​​​​Tony Mowbray's Rovers twice came from behind thanks to goals from Danny Graham and Dominic Samuel before Armstrong produced one of the goals of the Sky Bet Championship season.

Cardiff's Will Vaulks had opened the scoring with another superb strike and Robert Glatzel put the Bluebirds back ahead after Graham's equaliser …

7 July 2020 0

Halme strikes late to salvage point for Barnsley

By Total Football News

A late goal by Barnsley substitute Aapo Halme saw the Tykes salvage an important point at Luton in the battle of the Championship's bottom two teams.

The draw leaves Luton at the foot of the table on 41 points, with Barnsley a single point better off - and now just three behind Hull in 21st.

The Tykes threatened first, Conor Chaplin's header forcing Simon Sluga to tip over the bar …

7 July 2020 0

Huddersfield pick up valuable point in stalemate

By Total Football News

Huddersfield gained what could prove a vital point in their battle against Championship relegation with a 0-0 draw at Reading.

Neither side was able to make the breakthrough in a dour first half, with Huddersfield's 18-goal striker Karlan Grant a peripheral figure.

The game did not improve much after the break, with Reading equally culpable, and Grant twice failed to make the most of good openings.

Huddersfield had won only …

7 July 2020 0

Late Brentford comeback sinks Charlton

By Total Football News

Brentford needed late goals from Said Benrahma and Ethan Pinnock to beat Charlton 2-1 and crank up the pressure on West Brom in the race for automatic promotion.

Lowly Charlton led through an early goal from Macauley Bonne, but Benrahma levelled from the penalty spot before Pinnock headed the winner five minutes from time.

It was by no means a vintage display but nonetheless Brentford have once again cut the …

7 July 2020 0

Arter stunner fires Fulham past Forest

By Total Football News

Fulham again underlined their automatic promotion credentials as they returned to London with a valuable three points after beating Nottingham Forest 1-0. 

A stunning first-half strike from Harry Arter sealed victory at the City Ground (45+4), although replays suggested the ball inadvertently brushed past the midfielder's arm as he won the ball at the feet of Forest captain Ben Watson.

The Cottagers' third win in succession keeps them two points …

4 July 2020 0

Benrahma hat-trick fires Brentford to victory

By Total Football News

Said Benrahma grabbed a hat-trick as Brentford kept up their bid for automatic promotion with a 3-0 victory over crisis club Wigan.

Benrahma's sparkling treble ensured the Bees are still breathing down the necks of the top two, having moved to within two points of second-placed West Brom.

That they were made to work relatively hard for almost an hour before securing a fifth straight win was a testament to …

4 July 2020 0

Leeds move four points clear at top

By Total Football News

Leeds outclassed Blackburn to take another step towards their long-awaited Premier League return as a 3-1 victory at Ewood Park put them four points clear at the top of the Championship.

First-half goals from Patrick Bamford and Kalvin Phillips put Leeds in control of an exciting contest, which saw both sides hit the post in a frantic opening 45 minutes.

And though Adam Armstrong's free-kick briefly got Rovers back in …

4 July 2020 0

Martin rescues dramatic point for 10-man Derby

By Total Football News

Chris Martin rescued a dramatic late point for Derby as they held Nottingham Forest to a 1-1 draw in the East Midlands derby at Pride Park.

Joe Lolley struck the opener after 12 minutes with a 25-yard shot past Rams goalkeeper Ben Hamer and the visitors came close to a second as Tiago Silva struck the post late on

In second-half stoppage-time, Derby were reduced to 10 men when substitute …

3 July 2020 0

Millwall strike late to boost play-off hopes

By Total Football News

Millwall kept their play-off hopes alive with a late 1-0 win at Charlton in the Sky Bet Championship on Friday night.

Jake Cooper struck the only goal after 81 minutes at The Valley to seal a victory for his side - their first since the restart.

It lifted them up to eighth in the table, two points behind Cardiff in sixth ahead of the rest of the weekend's action.

For …