Brentford 2-0 Swansea City: Toney, Marcondes goals end Bees’ Premier League wait

Brentford players celebrate with the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final trophy after victory in the Sky Bet Championship Play-off Final between...

Ivan Toney’s penalty and Emiliano Marcondes’ finish on the counter-attack ten minutes later, helped Brentford race to a two-goal cushion after 20 minutes – one they wouldn’t relinquish against a frustrating Swansea display, as the Bees finally banished their playoff hoodoo at the tenth time of asking – earning a top-flight berth for the first time since the 1946-1947 season. Continue reading

Derby County vs Watford Preview: Rams target successive wins in televised fixture

Rooney: “I Knew Where I Wanted It To Go” - Blog - Derby County

Derby needed a late free-kick strike courtesy of captain Wayne Rooney to help them snatch their first Championship win of the new campaign away at Norwich on October 3, despite being outplayed for large periods. On their return from international duty, can the Rams string together successive league victories as they look to kickstart the season here?  Continue reading