Skiddle's Open Goal: A Weekly Roundup of Football news and events

We take a look at the latest football news.

Skiddle Staff

Date published: 22nd Mar 2022

It was a weekend of both Premier League and FA Cup action as we head towards the final chapter of the season. We found out who the semi-finalists for the FA Cup will be as Middlesborough took on the troubled Chelsea. Yet the away side have not let the off-field drama get to them and they easily came away with a 2-0 win.

In the first of the Sunday fixtures, Crystal Palace gained an easy 4-0 win over relegation-threatened Everton who after a strong start were then completely outmatched for the rest of the game. Crystal Palace now seem to have their most exciting team of the Premier League era.

Manchester City didn't play at their best when they went to Southampton, conceding a last-minute equaliser at half-time. Yet they came out of the blocks in the second to blow Southampton away and eventually won 4-1. The final game saw Liverpool travel to Nottingham Forest.

The home fans were right behind the Championship side who played really well all game, making it really difficult for Liverpool. In a game that could have gone either way, Diogo Jota was just onside as he tapped in to score the only goal of the game. That means that Liverpool will face Manchester City in the next round while Chelsea face Crystal Palace. The next round is going to be incredibly entertaining.

In Premier League news the most exciting encounter was the Wolves vs Leeds game. The home side gained a 2-0 advantage on what looked like it was going to be an easy night for them. Then Raul Jiminez was sent off controversially in what looked like a 50-50 with Leeds keeper Mesllier. Leeds rallied, with Luke Ayling scoring a dramatic 91st-minute winner in what was a huge result in the relegation fight.

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Lancaster City vs Morpeth Town

When: Tuesday 22nd March

Where: Lancaster City FC, Lancaster

Lancaster City have the chance to go above Morpeth Town in this game as the two teams sit right next to each other in the table. Lancaster City will be needing all the support they can get so make sure you get down to this one if you can, expect a match that is full of tension.


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City of Liverpool FC vs Colne

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When: Tuesday 22nd March

Where: Vauxhall Motors FC, Ellesmere Port

In this match, City of Liverpool FC are right behind Colne and can push themselves further up the table with a win. It could also put them into the top half of the table as they enter the last few games of the season. Come down to see some brilliant semi-professional football.


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Caernarfon vs Pen Y Bont

When: Friday 15th April

Where: Yr Oval, Caernarfon

This Welsh Premier League fixture sees two of the league's closest matched teams compete with each other. At the time of writing the two sides are neck and neck, but only one will be above the other come the end of the season. They're not too far from second spot either so anything could happen.


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Hanley Town vs Boldmere St Michael's

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When: Monday 18th April

Where: Hanley Town Football Club, Stoke On Trent

Hanley Town will be playing at home in this game which will surely be a victory lap as they have had a remarkable season. Having lost only twice, they are far ahead. Yet Boldmere St Michael's are their closest rivals so they will still want to win this game in case of any late slip-ups.


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