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  1. Bastia on the rise

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    Bastia moved into the top half of Ligue 1 following a 2-0 win at Montpellier, who slipped to their second successive defeat.Sambou Yatabare's effort on the stroke of half-time put the Corsican side in the ascendancy, while Wahbi Khazri's 72nd-minute ...

    Recap | Conversation | May 10, 2014
  2. Stade de Reims 1-0 Evian Thonon Gaillard

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    Evian remain in real danger of relegation after a late missed penalty cost them a draw at Reims and kept them just one point outside the Ligue 1 drop zone.Defender Cedric Mongongu's unconvincing effort straight at goalkeeper Lossi Agassa in the 86th ...

    Recap | Conversation | May 04, 2014
  3. Wylde effort enough for St Mirren

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    Gregg Wylde's stunning winner took St Mirren another step closer to Scottish Premiership safety as the Buddies beat Ross County 1-0 in Paisley.Danny Lennon's men had dominated the first half but looked set for a draw as they toiled to breakdown a det...

    Recap | Conversation | May 03, 2014
  4. Shrews go down fighting

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    Shrewsbury substitute Shaun Miller earned his already-relegated side a 1-1 draw against Gillingham.Gills captain Adam Barrett headed the hosts in front from six yards after substitute Danny Kedwell's effort had been cleared off the goal-line by Town ...

    Recap | Conversation | May 03, 2014
  5. QPR head into play-offs on high

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    QPR head into the Sky Bet Championship play-offs in good form after a 3-2 victory at relegated Barnsley.Top-scorer Charlie Austin's strike and a Jean-Yves M'voto own goal gave the away side a half-time lead, while a brilliant solo effort from Yun Suk...

    Recap | Conversation | May 03, 2014
  6. Bastia v Lille: Preview

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    Lille boss Rene Girard has urged his players to secure the Champions League reward he insists their efforts deserve as they make the long trip south to Corsica.The north-east club stand third in Ligue 1, knowing a further three points from their rema...

    Preview | Conversation | May 01, 2014
  7. Vital win sends Dees top

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    Dundee top-scorer Peter MacDonald scored a goal either side of half-time to help send his team roaring to the top of the Scottish Championship with a 3-0 win at Alloa.The hosts went close to an early opener but Graeme Holmes saw his effort saved by K...

    Recap | Conversation | April 26, 2014
  8. Woodwork denies nervy Colchester

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    Freddie Sears hit the woodwork as Colchester came closest to breaking a goalless stalemate at relegation rivals Crewe.The Us striker's second-half effort came back off the post.A point apiece kept both sides out of the bottom four after a nervous enc...

    Recap | Conversation | April 21, 2014
  9. Vela snatches win for Sociedad

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    Carlos Vela struck in stoppage-time to sink Espanyol 2-1 and give Real Sociedad their first win in four Primera Division matches.The Mexican's late goal completed a comeback for the hosts, who fell behind to Jhon Cordoba's thumping effort after 23 mi...

    Recap | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  10. United hold Pars

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    Ayr boosted their play-off aspirations by holding second-placed Dunfermline to a 1-1 draw at Somerset Park.Dunfermline's Alex Whittle had a shot saved early in the game by David Hutton and Ayr's Brian Gilmour sent his effort wide.The Pars were quick ...

    Recap | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  11. Airdrie avoid the drop

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    Airdrie clinched survival with two games remaining after beating East Fife 2-1 at the Excelsior stadium.James Lister failed to test Fife's Greg Paterson early on with a weak effort and Airdrie's Liam Watt soon smashed a good opportunity over the bar....

    Recap | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  12. Doomed Queen's frustrate Annan

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    Second-placed Annan could only manage a point against a Quee'ns Park side relegated following a 1-1 draw.Blair Henderson had an effort caught by Blair Lochhead in the Queens Park goal in an otherwise quiet first half.Chris Jardine had a volley saved ...

    Recap | Conversation | April 19, 2014
  13. Stirling display sinks Albion

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    Two first-half goals gave Stirling a third successive league win as they beat Albion 2-0.David Weatherston came close for the visitors early on, only to be denied by Neil Parry in the Albion goal and Stirling pressed with efforts from Chris Smith and...

    Recap | Conversation | April 12, 2014
  14. Drop rivals play out draw

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    Relegation rivals Osasuna and Real Valladolid had to settle for a point apiece in a low-quality encounter in Pamplona on Friday night. Alvaro Cejudo's long-range effort which hit the crossbar early on for Osasuna was as close as either side went to...

    Recap | Conversation | April 11, 2014
  15. Pizzi confident of overcoming odds

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    Valencia coach Juan Antonio Pizzi believes his players can put in the "valiant" effort they need to overturn a three-goal deficit and beat FC Basel on Thursday to reach the Europa League semi-finals.The 2004 UEFA Cup winners were considered favourite...

    Preview | Conversation | April 09, 2014
  16. Bordeaux 2-2 Stade Rennes

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    Bordeaux moved up two places to seventh in the Ligue 1 table despite being held to a 2-2 draw by Rennes at Stade Chaban Delmas on Saturday.The result was the fourth consecutive draw for the home side, who went two goals up thanks to efforts either si...

    Recap | Conversation | April 05, 2014