Middlesbrough continued to put pressure on the top six with a comfortable victory over Hull City on Tuesday night. Rudy Gestede scored twice for the hosts, whilst Patrick Bamford scored his second of the season. Evandro had equalised earlier in the game for the away side, but Middlesbrough had too much for the Tigers. Middlesbrough had [...] The post Comfortable win for Middlesbrough puts them two points from play-offs appeared first on The72.
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Middlesbrough picked up a vital win against relegation-candidates Hull City on Tuesday night. Goals from Patrick Bamford and two from Rudy Gestede gave Boro all three-points, and they now sit just two points from the play-offs, whereas Hull remain just outside the bottom three. Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis has had to endure an up-and-down time [...] The post Middlesbrough punish sloppy Hull City mistakes – Manager reaction appeared first on The72.
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There are many talented goalkeepers in the Championship whose contracts expire in the summer. Here are 5 who could leave their clubs for free in June- Allan McGregor- The Scotland international has been Hull City’s first choice goalkeeper this season but is free to leave in the summer as it stands. The former Rangers and [...] The post 5 Championship goalkeepers out of contract in the summer appeared first on The72.
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Paul Heckingbottom took control of Leeds for the second game today, his first game in charge of the Whites at Elland Road. His first game in charge, the Yorkshire derby against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane last weekend, saw him suffer a début loss. This came from a brace from ex-White Billy Sharp that was [...] The post Leeds United crumble early against Bristol City – fan reactions appeared first on The72.
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Sheffield United were knocked out the Emirates FA Cup with a 1-0 defeat after frustrating Premier League side Leicester City. With three important Sky Bet Championship fixtures coming up in seven days for Chris Wilder’s side, the Blades boss opted to make six changes from their previous League outing. A defensive set-up frustrated the hosts, [...] The post Leicester City edge past Sheffield United in FA Cup appeared first on The72.
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With 2/3 of the Sky Bet Championship campaign behind them, all 24 sides are now entering the ‘business end’ of their 2017/18 campaign. It is now that fans will be casting nervous glances and worried thoughts as to where their side will finish come early May. Will it be mid-table mediocrity that beckons, or will [...] The post Super computer predicts Sky Bet Championship final standings appeared first on The72.
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Sheffield Wednesday fans are pleased with the team named to face Derby County tonight. The Owls still haven’t won in the league since Jos Luhukay became their manager and it’s going to be a tough task to get that first win in this match. Derby have been doing very well this season and are currently [...] The post Sheffield Wednesday fans pleased with team named to face Derby County appeared first on The72.
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Leeds United took SV Hamburg striker Pierre-Michel Lasogga on loan for the season, the Germans subsidising the move with a hefty contribution to his wages. So far there have been mixed reactions to the Bundesliga frontman. From a two-goal, two-assist debut blast against Burton in a 5-0 Elland Road crushing to being mocked and ridiculed [...] The post Leeds United need to work to Lasogga strengths – fans comments and reactions appeared first on The72.
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Shrewsbury Town have enjoyed one of the most remarkable seasons in their history but can Paul Hurst take the Salop’s success one step further. If Paul Hurst performed a miracle in keeping Shrewsbury in League One last season then it is a real struggle to think of a way to describe this campaign. Hurst, who [...] The post Can Shrewsbury Town achieve promotion this season? appeared first on The72.
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It was Paul Heckingbottom’s first game in charge of Leeds United and, whilst it was not a classic, there was plenty for the new man in charge to chew over. Rather than being ripped apart, torn asunder and thrown to one side like a rag doll as they were against Cardiff City last time out, [...] The post Leeds United fans react to disappointing Blades loss appeared first on The72.
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|Sheffield United's Results|
|Feb 20||Queens Park Rangers||2 - 1||H|
|Feb 16||Leicester City||0 - 1||A|
|Feb 10||Leeds United||2 - 1||H|