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All the latest news from Championship and League football, including Kompany’s thoughts on a crushing defeat, how Will Goodwin saved the day, and why Gary Horgan’s feeling Chipper.
Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is targeting April’s return game with Sheffield United after the leaders crashed 5-2 at Bramall Lane on Saturday – despite having led 2-1.
Oli McBurnie scored two of the Blades’ goals and Kompany said: ‘I am looking forward to the next time we play each other at Turf Moor. That is with respect because they were good but you do not roll over, no way.’
■ 53 – Minutes Hull played with ten men in Liam Rosenior’s first game in charge, but they drew 0-0 at Millwall despite Oscar Estupinan’s red card. ‘If we keep those levels of commitment we can climb up the table,’ said Rosenior.
Will Goodwin scored deep into injury time yesterday to earn Torquay a 2-2 draw against Derby and a replay at Pride Park.
Trailing to Will Osula’s brace, Asa Hall’s penalty gave the Gulls hope after a red card for Eiran Cashin of Derby.
Goodwin said: ‘Afterwards it was amazing, all the fans on the pitch. It’s what football is all about.’
Curzon Ashton and Cambridge drew 0-0 while Wrexham beat Oldham 3-0.
Chippenham boss Gary Horgan said the FA Cup was ‘a lovely distraction’ after a 1-0 win over a Lincoln side 78 places higher in the football pyramid.
Joe Hanks got the only goal for the National League South side and Horgan said: ‘It would be nice to have a local tie like Bristol Rovers.’
Other non-league giant-killings saw Alvechurch win 2-1 at Cheltenham, Kings Lynn beat Doncaster 1-0 and Farnborough win 2-0 at Sutton.
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