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  1. Lennon eyes top six

    PA Sport

    St Mirren manager Danny Lennon believes his side are closer than ever to realising their top-six ambitions.Lennon led the club to League Cup glory last term, but he has made climbing the table his primary goal as Buddies boss.He has twice seen the Pa...

    Preview | Conversation | December 28, 2013
  2. Paterson back in Terriers frame

    PA Sport

    Huddersfield striker Martin Paterson could return to the squad for the home game against Reading.Paterson, restricted to 13 appearances this season, has missed the last two games due to a hamstring injury, but is edging closer to a return and could b...

    Preview | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  3. Bayer Leverkusen v Bayern Munich: Preview

    Bayern Munich can complete a full house of unbeaten matches and move closer to a new league record if they emerge from the BayArena unscathed this Saturday.Not since losing to Bayer Leverkusen almost a year ago have Bayern been beaten in the Bundesli...

    Preview | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  4. VfL Wolfsburg v TSV Eintracht Braunschweig: Preview

    Derbies in Lower Saxony have generally involved Hannover and Wolfsburg, but Eintracht Braunschweig's promotion to the top flight means the Wolves now have an even closer rival to contend with.Just 14 miles separate the two cities, who are eight point...

    Preview | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  5. Boro to check on Charles

    Stevenage will again assess Darius Charles ahead of the visit of Coventry.The defender-turned-striker is edging closer to fitness after a month out with an ankle injury but did not make last weekend's 4-1 defeat by MK Dons.Winger Lucas Akins is back ...

    Preview | Conversation | October 04, 2013
  6. As you were for Exiles

    Newport have no fresh injury worries as they prepare to welcome Torquay to south Wales.The Exiles remain without strikers Aaron O'Connor and Christian Jolley, who scored 37 goals between them last season, but the pair are edging closer to a first-tea...

    Preview | Conversation | September 27, 2013
  7. Seagulls wait on Bridcutt

    Brighton will check on Liam Bridcutt ahead of the visit of Bolton.The Scotland international is edging closer to fitness following a hernia problem and his return would be timely as fellow midfielder Keith Andrews cannot play against his parent club....

    Preview | Conversation | September 20, 2013
  8. No new worries for Knill

    Torquay boss Alan Knill has no fresh injury worries as his side look to record back-to-back wins when Hartlepool come to Plainmoor.Martin Rice will continue in goal with Michael Poke no closer to a first-team return with his thigh problem and is now ...

    Preview | Conversation | August 30, 2013
  9. As you were for Raith

    Raith will list an unchanged squad from the one that defeated Queen's Park 6-0 last weekend when they welcome Hamilton.Player/manager Grant Murray has no injury or suspension worries to contend with, but is anticipating a much closer scoreline in thi...

    Preview | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  10. Altidore goal helps U.S. close in on World Cup berth

    Associated Press

    Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his fourth consecutive international match, enough for the United States to edge Honduras 1-0 in a World Cup qualifying game Tuesday night.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2013
  11. Brest v Sochaux: Preview

    Veteran Sochaux defender Omar Daf will not mind if his team win ugly tomorrow as they look to move a step closer to Ligue 1 survival at the expense of his former club Brest.The 36-year-old, who moved to Montbeliard last summer after his Brest contrac...

    Preview | Conversation | May 10, 2013
  12. Internazionale v Lazio: Preview

    Lazio coach Vladimir Petkovic is not reading anything into Inter Milan's poor run of form as he takes his team to the San Siro tomorrow intent on moving closer to a place in the Europa League.Should Inter lose for the sixth time in seven games, they ...

    Preview | Conversation | May 07, 2013
  13. Borussia Monchengladbach v Schalke 04: Preview

    Schalke travel to Borussia Monchengladbach tomorrow night with the clear aim of moving one step closer to a place in the Champions League next season.The Royal Blues have a three-point cushion over fourth-place Eintracht Frankfurt with three games of...

    Preview | Conversation | May 02, 2013
  14. Evian Thonon Gaillard v Paris Saint-Germain : Preview

    Paris St Germain defender Gregory van der Wiel says avenging their Coupe de France quarter-final defeat against Evian will be on their minds as the leaders bid to move one step closer to their first league title in 19 years.PSG will be on the brink o...

    Preview | Conversation | April 27, 2013
  15. Paris Saint-Germain v Nice: Preview

    Brazilian midfielder Lucas says Paris St Germain will be ready to put the disappointment of their Coupe de France penalty shoot-out defeat at Evian behind them when they meet Nice, knowing victory will put them closer to the Ligue 1 title.Manager Car...

    Preview | Conversation | April 20, 2013
  16. Same picks for Cherries

    Bournemouth have no fresh injury worries as they host Carlisle looking to edge closer to promotion to the second tier of English football for the first time since 1987.The Cherries know six points from their final two games will seal their elevation ...

    Preview | Conversation | April 19, 2013