Saturday, 7 January 2012

The Week's EPL Results, Done Deals in the Transfer Window after 7 days and the Weekend's F.A. Cup Fixtures:


Tuesday's EPL Results:

Tottenham Hotspur 1 West Bromwich Albion 0
Striker Jermain Defoe saved the day for high-flying Spurs in the 60th minute after cutting past two defenders before hitting a low drive inside the 16 yard box under the keeper's reach.

Wigan Athletic 1 Sunderland 4
This match was played as Wigan hosted Sunderland. Defender Craig Gardner broke the deadlock in the 45th minute for the home side. Joshua McClean doubled Sunderland's lead in the 55th minute. Striker Hugo Rodallega made it 2-1 in the 62nd minute. Midfielder Stephane Sessegnon made it 3-1 to Sunderland in the 73rd minute and David Vaughan made it 4-1 to ensure all 3 points in the 80th minute.

Manchester City 3 Liverpool 0
Forward Sergio Aguero broke the deadlock for City in the 10th minute from 23 yards out after sweetly hitting a ball through keeper Pepe Reina's body.
Midfielder Yaya Toure headered City 2-0 in-front in the 33rd minute after converting David Silva's corner.
Midfielder James Milner sent keeper Reina the wrong way from a penalty in the 75th minute.

Manchester City move 3 points ahead of rivals United in 2nd.  Liverpool stay in 6th place, but fail to captalize on Arsenal's 2-1 loss against Fulham.

Wednesday EPL Results:

Everton 1 Bolton Wanderers 2
Goalkeeper Tim Howard (yes goalkeeper) opened the scoring for the home side from 102 yards out in the 63rd minute, after the wind speed flew past Bogdan.
In the 67th minute, former Liverpool striker David Ngog equalised for Bolton.
After 78 minutes, defender Gary Cahill (in probably his last match in a Bolton shirt as his move to Chelsea is imminent) cut past two defenders before driving the ball low past Howard from the wing side. Full-back Leighton Baines hit the post in the 90th minute, but it was not enough as Bolton took the points.

Newcastle United 3 Manchester United 0
This match was played at The Sports Direct Arena as 7th placed Newcastle hosted 2nd placed Manchester United.
Striker Demba Ba put the home side in-front after a half-vollveyed which goalkeeper Anders Lindergaad could not keep out.
Midfielder Yohan Cabaye made it 2-0 in the 47th minute after a beautiful free-kick from 30 yards out flew off the crossbar and went in the net.
In the 90th minute, a miscommunication between keeper and defender Phil Jones saw him head the ball into his own net to rub salt into the wounds.

Midfielder Yohan Cabaye cannot believe scoring his amazing 30 yard free-kick against Manchester United to make it 2-0 in the 47th minute.

Done Deals in the EPL Transfer Window (after 7 days):

Clubs:
Arsenal:
Thierry Henry from New York Red Bulls (2 month loan)
Emmanuel Frimpong to Wolves (season long loan)
Vito Mannone to Hull (season loan)

Aston Villa:
Enda Stevens from Shamrock Rovers (undisclosed fee)

Chelsea:
Nicolas Anelka to Shanhgai Shenhua (free transfer)

Everton:
Landon Donovan from LA Galaxy (season loan)

Liverpool:
Jordan Ibe from Wycombe (£2million)
Danny Wilson to Blackpool (season loan)

Stoke:
Danny Pugh to Leeds (undisclosed fee)

Tottenham:
David Button to Doncaster (loan)
Harry Kane to Millwall (loan)
Andros Townsend to Leeds (loan)QPR:
Federico Macheda from Manchester United (season loan)




Yesterday's FA Cup Result:

Liverpool 5 Oldham Athletic 1

The Reds gave Oldham a hiding at Anfield as they progress to the 4th Round..
Scorers: Craig Bellamy (30), Steven Gerrard (45 pen), Jonjo Shelvey (68), Andy Carroll (89) and Stewart Downing (90).

Midfielder and captain Steven Gerrard celebrating scoring his penalty to make it 2-1 to Liverpool against Oldham.

Today's FA Cup Fixtures (EPL Teams):

All 15:00pm kick-offs (unless stated)

Barnsley vs Swansea City
Tottenham Hotspur vs Cheltenham
Everton vs Tamworth
West Brom vs Cardiff
Norwich vs Burnley
Birmingham City vs Wolverhampton Wanderers: LIVE at 12:45pm
Gillingham vs Stoke City
Newcastle United vs Blackburn Rovers:
Macclesfield vs Bolton
Swindon vs Wigan
Fulham vs Charlton
Bristol City vs Aston Villa: LIVE at 17:30pm
MK Dons vs QPR