Football Previews

England's coach Roy Hodgson gestures during the Group D football match between Costa Rica and England at The Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte on June 24, 2014
Preview: England vs. Norway
Sports Mole looks ahead to England's first encounter since the World Cup against Norway at Wembley.
Sep 1, 12:55
Republic of Ireland's manager Martin O'Neill looks on with assistant manager Roy Keane before the start of the international friendly football match between the Republic of Ireland and Latvia at Aviva Stadium in Dublin on November 15, 2013
Preview: Republic of Ireland vs. Oman
Sports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between the Republic of Ireland and Oman in Dublin.
Sep 1, 12:24
Germany's defender and captain Philipp Lahm (front-R) holds up the World Cup trophy as he celebrates on with his teammates after winning the 2014 FIFA World Cup final on July 13, 2014
Preview: Germany vs. Argentina
Sports Mole looks ahead to the international friendly between World Cup finalists Germany and Argentina.
Sep 1, 11:58
A close-up shot of new Liverpool signing Mario Balotelli at the Etihad on August 25, 2014
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. Liverpool
Sports Mole previews Liverpool's trip to White Hart Lane to play Tottenham Hotspur.
Aug 30, 14:45
Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
Preview: Aston Villa vs. Hull City
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between Aston Villa and Hull City.
Aug 30, 14:19
Paris Saint-Germain's Swedish midfielder Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates with his teammate Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani after scoring during the French L1 football match between Stade de Reims and Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), on August 8, 2014
Preview: Paris Saint-Germain vs. Saint-Etienne
Sports Mole previews the Ligue 1 encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Saint-Etienne.
Aug 29, 19:37
Neymar of FC Barcelona celebrates with his team-mate Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and Real Betis Balompie at Camp Nou on April 5, 2014
Preview: Villarreal vs. Barcelona
Sports Mole previews Barcelona's trip to Villarreal in La Liga.
Aug 29, 19:15
Karim Benzema celebrates scoring the opener for Real Madrid against Cordoba on August 25, 2014
Preview: Real Sociedad vs. Real Madrid
Sports Mole previews the La Liga clash between Real Sociedad and Real Madrid.
Aug 29, 18:54
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson looks on ahead of the Championship playoff semi-final against Watford on May 9, 2013
Preview: Leicester City vs. Arsenal
Sports Mole previews Arsenal's trip to the King Power Stadium to play Leicester City.
Aug 29, 16:56
AC Milan's coach Filippo Inzaghi gives instructions to his players during a Champions Cup match against Manchester City at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on July 27, 2014
Preview: AC Milan vs. Lazio
Sports Mole previews the match at the San Siro between AC Milan and Lazio.
Aug 29, 16:41
Napoli's Slovak midfielder Marek Hamsik celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League play-off second leg football match Athletic Bilbao vs SSC Napoli at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on August 27, 2014
Preview: Genoa vs. Napoli
Sports Mole previews the Serie A match between Genoa and Napoli.
Aug 29, 16:17
Inter Milan head coach Walter Mazzarri on the touchline during his team's Serie A match against Sassuolo on September 22, 2013
Preview: Torino vs. Inter Milan
Sports Mole previews the match between Torino and Inter Milan in Serie A.
Aug 29, 16:02
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal during a French L1 football match between Bordeaux and Monaco on August 10, 2013
Preview: AS Monaco vs. Lille
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Ligue 1 encounter between Monaco and Lille as the hosts look to build on their first win of the season last time out.
Aug 28, 23:27
 Diego Simeone, Coach of Club Atletico de Madrid speaks to Referee Bjorn Kuipers during the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid at Estadio da Luz on May 24, 2014
Preview: Atletico Madrid vs. Eibar
Sports Mole previews the La Liga clash between champions Atletico Madrid and newly-promoted Eibar as Diego Simeone begins his eight-match touchline ban.
Aug 28, 23:08
Wolves boss Kenny Jackett on August 10, 2014
Preview: Wolverhampton Wanderers vs. Blackburn Rovers
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between in-form Wolves and Blackburn at Molineux.
Aug 28, 22:58
Ashley Cole #3 of AS Roma reacts during the second half of an International Champions Cup match against Manchester United at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on July 26, 2014
Preview: Roma vs. Fiorentina
Sports Mole previews the appetising Serie A opener between Roma and Fiorentina in the Italian capital, where Ashley Cole could make his debut for Rudi Garcia's side.
Aug 28, 22:37
Wigan manager Uwe Rosler smiles during the Champioship match against Birmingham on April 29, 2014
Preview: Wigan Athletic vs. Birmingham City
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Wigan and Birmingham at the DW Stadium.
Aug 28, 22:27
Manager Giuseppe Sannino of Watford after the final whistle of the Sky Bet Championship match between Ipswich Town and Watford at Portman Road on December 21, 2013
Preview: Watford vs. Huddersfield Town
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship encounter between in-form Watford and managerless Huddersfield at Vicarage Road.
Aug 28, 22:03
Juventus' midfielder Arturo Vidal celebrates after scoring during the Italian Serie A football match between Juventus and Inter Milan on February 2, 2014
Preview: Chievo vs. Juventus
Sport Mole previews Massimiliano Allegri's first game in charge of Juventus as the Old Lady begin their pursuit of a fourth successive Serie A title at Chievo.
Aug 28, 21:51
Rotherham manager Steve Evans kisses his medal after the Sky Bet League One Playoff Final between Leyton Orient and Rotherham United at Wembley Stadium on May 25, 2014
Preview: Rotherham United vs. Brentford
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between newly-promoted pair Rotherham and Brentford at New York Stadium.
Aug 28, 21:29
Mehdi Benatia of AS Roma in action during the Serie A match between Atalanta BC and AS Roma at Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia on December 1, 2013
Preview: Bayern Munich vs. Schalke 04
Sports Mole previews Bayern Munich's tough Bundesliga trip to Schalke 04, where new signing Mehdi Benatia may make his debut for Pep Guardiola's champions.
Aug 28, 21:22
Rangers manager Ally McCoist looks on from the stand during the pre season friendly match between Rangers and Newcastle United at Ibrox Stadium on August 06, 2013
Preview: Rangers vs. Queen of the South
Sports Mole previews the Scottish Championship clash between Rangers and Queen of the South, who have not beaten the Ibrox giants in any competition for 59 years.
Aug 28, 20:54
Norwich boss Neil Adams on August 10, 2014
Preview: Norwich City vs. Bournemouth
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship match between in-form Norwich and Bournemouth at Carrow Road.
Aug 28, 20:49
Sam Allardyce, manager of West Ham United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on March 1, 2014
Preview: West Ham United vs. Southampton
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between hosting West Ham and Southampton, who have won on just one of their last eight visits to Upton Park.
Aug 28, 19:25
Manager Jose Riga of Charlton Athletic looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Charlton Athletic and Huddersfield Town at The Valley on March 12, 2014
Preview: Millwall vs. Blackpool
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Millwall and pointless Blackpool at The Den.
Aug 28, 18:59
QPR manager Harry Redknapp on the touchline during his team's match against Burnley on October 26, 2013
Preview: Queens Park Rangers vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the clash between QPR and Sunderland at Loftus Road, as Harry Redknapp's side seek a first Premier League point against the unbeaten Black Cats.
Aug 28, 18:50
Massimo Cellino, President of Cagliari before the Serie A match between Cagliari Calcio and Atalanta BC at Stadio Nereo Rocco on August 25, 2013
Preview: Leeds United vs. Bolton Wanderers
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between troubled Leeds and winless Bolton at Elland Road.
Aug 28, 18:31
Manager of Middlesbrough Aitor Karanka looks on during the Sky Bet Championship match between Birmingham City and Middlesbrough at St Andrews Stadium on December 7, 2013
Preview: Middlesbrough vs. Reading
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship encounter between Middlesbrough and Reading at the Riverside.
Aug 28, 18:30
Ki Sung-Yeung is congratulated by his Swansea teammates after scoring the opener against Man United on August 16, 2014
Preview: Swansea City vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Swansea and West Brom as the Welsh hosts look to continue their 100% start against the unbeaten Baggies.
Aug 28, 18:18
Leeds manager Neil Warnock looks on prior to the npower Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at Pride Park on December 8, 2012
Preview: Newcastle United vs. Crystal Palace
Sports Mole previews Neil Warnock's second coming as Crystal Palace manager as the pointless Eagles travel to Newcastle United in the Premier League on Saturday.
Aug 28, 17:44
Steve McClaren of Derby County gives out instructions during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Queens Park Rangers on February 10, 2014
Preview: Derby County vs. Ipswich Town
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Championship clash between Derby County and Ipswich Town at the iPro Stadium.
Aug 28, 17:28
Chelseas Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge in London on August 23, 2014
Preview: Everton vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park as Jose Mourinho's side face a stern test of their title credentials.
Aug 28, 17:22
Ross McCormack of Fulham celebrates after scoring the first goal of the game during the Capital One Cup Second Round match against Brentford on August 26, 2014
Preview: Fulham vs. Cardiff City
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between two recently-relegated sides as pointless Fulham host Cardiff at Craven Cottage.
Aug 28, 17:20
Stevan Jovetic of Manchester City celebrates scoring the second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Liverpool at the Etihad Stadium on August 25, 2014
Preview: Manchester City vs. Stoke City
Sports Mole previews Manchester City's Premier League clash with Stoke City as the defending champions look to continue their 100% start to their title defence.
Aug 28, 17:05
Bob Peeters Manager Of Charlton Athletic shows his frustration during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brentford and Charlton Athletic at Griffin Park on August 9, 2014
Preview: Brighton & Hove Albion vs. Charlton Athletic
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Brighton and unbeaten Charlton at the Amex Stadium.
Aug 28, 16:15
 Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United walks to his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Preview: Burnley vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's Premier League trip to Burnley as the Red Devils desperately seek their first win under the management of Louis van Gaal.
Aug 28, 15:54
Michail Antonio of Nottingham Forest heads past Tom Smith of Huddersfield during the Capital One Cup Second Round match on August 26, 2014
Preview: Sheffield Wednesday vs. Nottingham Forest
Sports Mole previews Saturday's early Championship kickoff as unbeaten Sheffield Wednesday host league leaders Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough.
Aug 28, 15:37
Roberto Soldado Rillo from Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring a goal during the AEL Limassol FC v Tottenham Hotspur - UEFA Europa League Qualifying Play-Off match on August 21, 2014
Preview: Tottenham Hotspur vs. AEL Limassol
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tottenham Hotspur's Europa League qualifier second leg against Cypriot side AEL Limassol.
Aug 26, 16:57
Steve Bruce, manager of Hull City looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Hull City at Selhurst Park on January 28, 2014
Preview: Hull City vs. Lokeren
Sports Mole's looks ahead to the Europa League qualifier between Steve Bruce's Hull City and Belgian side Lokeren at the KC Stadium.
Aug 26, 16:23
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal takes his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on August 16, 2014
Preview: MK Dons vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole looks ahead to the League Cup tie at stadium:mk on Tuesday as Manchester United enter at the second round for the first time in 19 years.
Aug 26, 12:49
Johnstone's Paint Trophy
FT
Crewe Alexandra
0-3
Rochdale
FT
Oldham
1-0
Bradford
FT
Accrington
1-3
Carlisle
FT
AFC Wimbledon
2-2
Southend
Pens.
(4-2)
FT
Barnsley
2-0
York City
FT
Cheltenham
2-0
Oxford Utd
FT
Crawley
2-0
Cambridge
FT
Fleetwood Town
1-3
Morecambe
FT
Notts County
2-0
Mansfield
FT
Peterborough
2-3
Leyton Orient
FT
Preston
1-0
Shrewsbury
FT
Scunthorpe
2-0
Chesterfield
FT
Stevenage
0-1
Gillingham
FT
Wycombe
0-1
Coventry
FT
Yeovil
1-3
Portsmouth
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