Category: Championship League

Championship League Football (Soccer) News

Nov 23

James Weir: Hull City midfielder to miss rest of season after knee surgery

Hull City midfielder James Weir is likely to miss the rest of season after having surgery on a knee injury.

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Nov 23

Birmingham top arrest list as Leeds and Manchester City again near top of data

Birmingham City fans top the arrest list in England’s top leagues as the Championship again requires most police action.

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Nov 23

Mick McCarthy: Ipswich boss criticises referee after David McGoldrick injury

Ipswich’s Mick McCarthy says it was “remarkable” that Glenn Loovens was not punished for a foul on David McGoldrick.

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Nov 23

David Wheeler: on QPR, Grenfell Tower and why he is happy to pay a lot of tax

David Wheeler plays on the wing for QPR. He is also a university graduate, a columnist and a political campaigner who wants to overhaul British democracyBy Matt Stanger for The Set Pieces, part of the Guardian Sport NetworkDavid Wheeler has uncommon pr…

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Nov 22

Wolves pull clear in Championship with drubbing of 10-man Leeds

• Assombalonga scores both goals in Middlesbrough win over Birmingham• Nuhiu scores late equaliser for Sheffield Wednesday at IpswichWolverhampton Wanderers moved four points clear at the top of the Championship after a 4-1 drubbing of 10-man Leeds Uni…

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Nov 22

Chris Coleman: Sunderland manager confident in face of daunting task

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman says his side will “turn the corner”, despite defeat by Aston Villa in his first game.

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Nov 22

Checkatrade Trophy: EFL to stream matches up to quarter-finals

Matches in this season’s Checkatrade Trophy will be streamed online starting with the second round, the EFL has confirmed.

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Nov 22

Gary Rowett: Derby County manager keen to give youth players a first-team chance

Derby County manager Gary Rowett says he is keen to give the club’s youth-team players a first-team opportunity.

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Nov 22

Daryl Murphy: Nottingham Forest forward ‘mentally drained’ by World Cup defeat

Nottingham Forest forward Daryl Murphy says Republic of Ireland’s World Cup play-off defeat by Denmark left him “mentally drained”.

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Nov 21

Aston Villa quell Sunderland optimism and show size of Chris Coleman’s task

It is a good thing Chris Coleman said he is under no illusions about the size of the task he has taken on at Sunderland. Their ninth manager in six years started with a defeat that highlighted just how much work he has to do to arrest the decline at a …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/nov/21/aston-villa-sunderland-championship-match-report-chris-coleman

Nov 21

Jonathan Kodjia: Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce fearful striker faces lengthy lay-off

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce says striker Jonathan Kodjia’s latest ankle injury “looks awful” and may require an operation.

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Nov 21

Championship roundup: Fulham win nine-goal thriller at Sheffield United

• Fulham’s Ryan Sessegnon and United’s Leon Clarke score hat-tricks • Cardiff City go second after scrappy 1-0 win at BarnsleyRyan Sessegnon and Leon Clarke scored hat-tricks as Fulham edged a goal-laden game 5-4 to end a six-game drought and stop Shef…

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Nov 21

Last-gasp Wednesday earn draw at Ipswich

Atdhe Nuhiu heads a 95th-minute equaliser as Sheffield Wednesday twice come from behind to draw at Ipswich Town.

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Nov 21

Lewis Wing: Middlesbrough midfielder signs contract extension

Middlesbrough midfielder Lewis Wing signs a contract extension to stay with the Championship club until 2019.

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Nov 21

Boro into play-off places with win over Blues

Britt Assombalonga scores twice as Middlesbrough move back into the Championship play-off spots with victory over Birmingham.

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Nov 21

Duncan Watmore: Sunderland striker needs surgery and faces long absence

Sunderland striker Duncan Watmore requires surgery after suffering a suspected cruciate knee ligament injury.

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