Weekend loan review


Big win for Vaughan's Forest as eight Cats are in loan action.

David Vaughan played 90 minutes as Nottingham Forest maintained their promotion push with a fine 2-0 away win at Leicester City.

Simon Cox and Jamie Mackie secured the points for Forest who moved to fifth in the Championship table.

Meanwhile, Danny Graham played the final 17 minutes of Hull City’s 4-1 defeat at Southampton in the Barclays Premier League.

Morgan Schneiderlin, Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Steven Davis scored for the Saints, whilst Yannick Sagbo replied for the Tigers who drop to 12th.

Elsewhere, Connor Wickham played 90 minutes as Sheffield Wednesday went down 3-0 at Derby County.

Jake Buxton, Will Hughes and Chris Martin scored for Steve McClaren’s side who climb to ninth in the Championship whilst the Owls remain in the drop zone.

On Friday, Alfred N’Diaye’s Eskisehirspor moved back into the top five of the Turkish Super League with a 2-0 win over Akhisar Belediyespor.

Hurriyet Gucer and Necati Ates notched second-half goals to give the Red Lightnings their third consecutive home win.

In the FA Cup with Budweiser, Billy Knott played 90 minutes as Wycombe Wanderers were held to a 1-1 draw by Crewe Alexandra at Adams Park.

The former Chelsea midfielder looked on as Anthony Grant gave the Alex a fourth-minute lead prior to Paris Cowan-Hall’s 37th minute equaliser.

In non-league, Joel Dixon was Workington Reds’ man of the match as the Cumbrian side drew 1-1 at Solihull Moors.

Dixon could do little to prevent Darryl Knight’s 17th-minute opener before Stephen Hindmarsh levelled the tie in the second-half.

Adam Mitchell played 90 minutes as Harrogate Town defeated Worcester City 2-0 in the Skrill North.

Ashley Worsfold and Dominic Rowe scored late goals for Town, who move up to 12th whilst Worcester remain in the relegation zone.

Liam Marrs starred as Boston United defeated Colwyn Bay 2-1 to move up to fourth in the Skrill North.

Spencer Weir-Daley and Carl Piergianni scored second-half goals after Jonathan Royle had given the Welsh side the lead.