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  1. Craig keen to end drought

    PA Sport

    Hibernian midfielder Liam Craig admits he is desperate to end his eight-game scoring drought - even if it means shooting down former club St Johnstone.The 26-year-old started off his Easter Road career in promising fashion as his first dozen appearan...

    Preview | Conversation | December 20, 2013
  2. Chievo Verona v Sampdoria: Preview

    PA Sport

    Chievo midfielder Marcelo Estigarribia is hoping to end his goalscoring drought in Sunday's match against former club Sampdoria.Estigarribia has featured in 13 games for the Verona outfit this season but has yet to find the back of the net.''I really...

    Preview | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  3. Lambert unfazed by Benteke drought

    Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert does not have any concerns about Christian Benteke's recent dry spell despite the striker's six-game run without a goal.The powerful Belgian is Villa's top scorer with five goals this season but is currently enduring ...

    Preview | Conversation | November 29, 2013
  4. Albrighton may land Latics start

    On-loan winger Marc Albrighton could be handed his first start when Wigan host Huddersfield aiming to end a three-game goal drought in the Sky Bet Championship.Albrighton, brought in from Aston Villa, came off the bench against QPR on Wednesday night...

    Preview | Conversation | November 01, 2013
  5. McCall laughs off penalty jinx

    Manager Stuart McCall joked about Motherwell's domestic penalty drought this season ahead of their Scottish League Cup quarter-final clash with Aberdeen at Fir Park on Wednesday night, but there was no mistaking his frustration.The Steelmen have only...

    Preview | Conversation | October 29, 2013
  6. Williams in Swindon frame

    Andy Williams looks set to lead the line for Swindon against Stevenage after the forward ended a 12-game goal drought against Torquay.The former Yeovil forward struck the winning goal from close range, his first strike since March 9, to set up a Capi...

    Preview | Conversation | August 09, 2013
  7. Mexico fails to score at home again in goalless draw

    Associated Press

    An ineffective Mexico continued to suffer from its goal drought on Tuesday night, drawing 0-0 with Costa Rica and complicating its way in the final round of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2013
  8. Taarabt double ends QPR drought

    QPR finally won a league game at the 17th time of asking, dispatching west London rivals Fulham 2-1 to move off the bottom of the pile.Adel Taarabt's inspired performance proved the difference at Loftus Road as Harry Redknapp's side belatedly broke t...

    Recap | Conversation | December 15, 2012
  9. Sunderland 1-3 Chelsea

    Fernando Torres handed Rafael Benitez a first Barclays Premier League victory as Chelsea manager as he ended his personal drought in style at Sunderland.The Spaniard capped a powerful start for the Blues by firing them into an 11th-minute lead - scor...

    Recap | Conversation | December 08, 2012
  10. De Boer out to end Madrid drought

    Ajax coach Frank De Boer believes his young side are on the ''right track" as they try to secure their place in the Europa League by ending their Madrid hoodoo.The Dutch champions will bid to hold onto third place in Group D and outmuscle Barclays P...

    Preview | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  11. Dobbie ends Seagulls drought

    Substitute Stephen Dobbie scored a stoppage-time winner to end Brighton's seven-game winless streak with a 1-0 success over Peterborough.Posh looked to be heading for the first draw of the season on the back of a resolute defensive performance which ...

    Recap | Conversation | November 06, 2012
  12. McDermott praises Wenger record

    Reading boss Brian McDermott played down the significance of Arsenal's trophy drought as he plotted to extend it in his first meeting with his former club.Former Gunners midfielder McDermott hailed opposite number Arsene Wenger's ''phenomenal achieve...

    Preview | Conversation | October 29, 2012
  13. FC Augsburg v Bayer Leverkusen: Preview

    Bayer Leverkusen joint coach Sami Hyypia has called on his club's fans to get behind Andre Schurrle and not criticise the Germany international, who has not scored since May.Schurrle missed a glorious opportunity to end that drought and open his acco...

    Preview | September 25, 2012
  14. MacDonald ends barren run

    MK Dons striker Charlie MacDonald ended his 19-game goal drought by netting a late winner in a 1-0 success over Yeovil.The 31-year-old raced clear to slot the ball home 15 minutes from the end and maintain the Dons' 100% home record.The Dons controll...

    Recap | Conversation | September 15, 2012
  15. Germany aims to slay its dragon

    Jeff Carlisle

    Group of Death

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2012
  16. Whitecaps end drought against Montreal

    The 2006 USL First Division champion Vancouver Whitecaps ended a seven-game, 10-year scoring and winless drought at home against their Canadian rival Montreal Impact Saturday night with a 1-0 victory in the second of two games that marked opening night.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2008