Portsmouth 2-0 Tottenham

By | Sep 28, 2008

Tottenham were left rooted to the bottom of the Premier League after a tame display in a loss at Portsmouth. Former Spurs striker Jermain Defoe put Pompey ahead when he drove in a penalty after Jermaine Jenas needlessly handled a Glen Little free-kick. Spurs lacked a goal threat but were denied a penalty after an […]

Wigan 2-1 Man City

By | Sep 28, 2008

Wigan overcame Manchester City in a pulsating game at the JJB Stadium which saw yet another controversial penalty. Following Manchester United’s dubious penalty on Saturday, Steve Bennett harshly adjudged City’s Javier Garrido to have brought down Wilson Palacios. Amr Zaki calmly scored the penalty to ensure Wigan grabbed all three points as they moved up […]

Middlesbrough 0-1 West Brom

By | Sep 28, 2008

Jonas Olsson’s scrappy second-half strike handed West Brom their first away win of the season. It was a happy return to Boro for West Brom boss Tony Mowbray, who played for the club for nine years. The hosts were not without chances, with Afonso Alves hitting the bar and a David Wheater header also going […]

Fulham 1-2 West Ham

By | Sep 28, 2008

Goals from Carlton Cole and Matthew Etherington secured victory for West Ham at Fulham, who were also reduced to 10 men in an awful three-minute spell. Cole opened the scoring, tapping the ball into an empty net on 43 minutes following Etherington’s low cross. Etherington made it 2-0 two minutes later, latching onto Mark Noble’s […]

Aston Villa 2-1 Sunderland

By | Sep 28, 2008

Goals from Ashley Young and John Carew helped Aston Villa secure a third successive Premier League victory at the expense of Sunderland. The visitors took the lead when Steed Malbranque’s pass was converted by Djibril Cisse on nine minutes. But Young equalised with a free-kick from 20-yards nine minutes later before Carew scored the winner […]