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Sky Blue FC In Close Game With University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina forward Emily Bruder lifted the Tar Heels to a 2-1 victory over Sky Blue FC on Saturday afternoon at Georgian Court University in Lakewood Township, N.J. The loss is the first for the New Jersey squad of the 2014 preseason.

The Tar Heels got on the board first in the 19th minute when Bruder made a run down the left flank and crossed the ball into the box. The ball deflected off of Sky Blue FC defender Lindsi Cutshall into the awaiting UNC midfielder Joanna Boyles, who then chipped the ball over Sky Blue FC goalkeeper Jill Loyden into the back of the net.

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Paartalu’s Muangthong Up To Third After Close Win

Eric Paartalu’s Muangthong United came from behind to beat rivals Bangkok Glass 2-1 in Round 7 of the Toyota Premier League.

Both teams played attacking football, with many chances created and missed. Former England international Jay Bothroyd scored the winner. “I am delighted to score again,” said Bothroyd. “…I am confident that we would always come back because the team was determined not to give up. This was a big game and we hoped to collect the three points to move up the ladder…I would like to thank the fans who cheered and fought with us.”

The win puts them third on the table, while their next game is against the lowly placed RTT Rayong on Wednesday April 9

Accrington Stanley 0 Northampton Town 1

The Cobblers starting eleven was unchanged for the trip to Accrington with the only change to the 18 coming on the bench where Gregor Robertson, having recovered from illness, replacing David Moyo.

Town had the lead on 3 minutes, Chris Hackett with a cute finish from a tight angle after using his pace to beat the Accrington goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli to a long ball.

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10-Man Brisbane Take Heart

Brisbane Roar overcame the dismissal of Besart Berisha to defeat Melbourne Heart 2-1 on Friday night at Suncorp Stadium.

Brisbane's win was tainted by the sending off of their star striker, who became the first A-League player to receive three red cards in one season when he was given his marching orders in the 49th minute.

The Heart took a first half lead thanks to a delightful team goal finished off by Aziz Behich before Dimitri Petratos equalised for the Roar before the break.

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Northampton Town 0 Bury 3

John Marquis, having re-signed on loan from Millwall, came straight into the side to partner Emile Sinclair in attack with Alan Connell dropping to the bench. Evan Horwood and Ian Morris also both started in place of Brennan Dickenson and Gregor Robertson, who was named on the team sheet before being withdrawn following the warm-up.  Former Cobblers loanee Hallam Hope started for Bury with two more familiar names, Clive Platt and Nathan Cameron among the Shakers substitutes.

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David O’Keefe

Managing Director


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