Brendan Rodgers endured a dreadful first league game as Liverpool boss, with the Reds losing 3-0 to West Brom. Elsewhere, Fulham and Swansea handed out 5-0 thrashings to Norwich and QPR respectively, while Arsenal drew 0-0 with Sunderland
Archive for August 18th, 2012
Sixteen-year-old Fabrice Olinga came off the bench to score the winner on his debut for Malaga as they spoiled Celta Vigo’s return to the Primera Division with a 1-0 win at Balaidos.
Jonny Bairstow has credited his experience playing with England Lions as one of the contributory factors in his impressive innings of 95 at Lord’s
Bundesliga side Hoffenheim were on the receiving end of a huge shock in the first round of the DFB-Pokal as Berliner AK ran out 4-0 winners.
Reigning Ligue 1 champions Montpellier were left shellshocked after seeing Lorient snatch a 2-1 victory from the jaws of defeat with two stoppage-time goals.
Captain Jimmy Adams led the way as Hampshire chased down 326 with almost two overs to spare to beat Northamptonshire by eight wickets
Nottinghamshire still have to play the leaders, Warwickshire, twice but defeat against a resurgent Durham is a blow to their championship ambitions
Two vicious bursts from Sohail Tanvir and Thilan Samaraweera’s hitherto-unsuspected shot repertoire saw Kandurata Warriors comfortably beat Uthura Rudras
Gareth Batty led Surrey to their first Championship victory since he was appointed captain by taking 6 for 83 to secure a dramatic eight-run victory over Middlesex
Gloucestershire’s weather-affected Championship Division Two game against Kent at Bristol petered out into a draw