Man City 0-2 Everton

By | Feb 26, 2008

Everton climbed back into fourth place in the Premier League after a comfortable win over Manchester City. The Toffees could have had a penalty when Tim Cahill’s shot hit Micah Richards’ arm and also went close when Steven Pienaar’s shot hit the post. Yakubu put Everton ahead when he met Cahill’s low cross and Joleon […]

Tottenham 2-1 Chelsea

By | Feb 25, 2008

Tottenham came from a goal down to beat Chelsea at Wembley and win the Carling Cup after extra-time. Jonathan Woodgate won it when Petr Cech disastrously punched the ball on to his head from Jermaine Jenas’s free-kick. Pascal Chimbonda had hit the bar for Spurs, before Didier Drogba’s 20-yard free-kick gave Chelsea the lead with […]

Blackburn 4-1 Bolton

By | Feb 25, 2008

Benni McCarthy scored two penalties as Blackburn swept luckless Bolton aside. McCarthy blasted home after Gretar Steinsson fouled David Dunn but replays suggested the ball was won cleanly. Bolton were again unfortunate when Kevin Nolan struck the bar but Kevin Davies fired them level following a punt forward from Ivan Campo. McCarthy netted after Cahill […]

Reading 1-2 Aston Villa

By | Feb 25, 2008

Aston Villa kept up their challenge for fourth place in the Premier League with a win at relegation-placed Reading. Villa’s Gareth Barry missed a dubiously-awarded penalty before the visitors went ahead when Ashley Young slotted home after a counter-attack. Nicky Shorey had a shot parried as the Royals fought back, but Marlon Harewood curled in […]

Portsmouth 1-0 Sunderland

By | Feb 24, 2008

Jermain Defoe’s late penalty earned Portsmouth only their fourth home win this season as Sunderland’s miserable away form continued at Fratton Park. An abysmal first half was typified by poor passing and scrappy play, and a Sulley Muntari shot that flew over was the closest either side came to a goal. Sunderland were holding their […]