The last few days have seen a power struggle at St Andrews with Alex McLeish resigning only for the Birmingham board to reject his resignation in the wake of interest from Aston Villa. Speaking about the approach from Aston Villa … Continue reading
Nottingham Forest have punished Billy Davies for failing to get the team promoted or toeing the line with Chairman Nigel Doughty by sacking him with immediate effect. Davies had always had a tumultuous relationship with the club’s board and it … Continue reading
The Football League has voted in principal to follow the UEFA financial fair play rules during the League’s annual general meeting in Cyprus. This signals an acceptance those that owners of Football League clubs that the era of gambling with … Continue reading
Like parents watching their children grow up and leave the house for the first time it is with great pride, joy and a tinge of sadness that ChampionshipTalk must we say goodbye to the promoted sides from the Championship.
It is time to say farewell to Norwich, QPR and Swansea, as these teams can now proudly call themselves residents of the Premier League.
We would like to leave you with our best wishes and some friendly advice on what to expect in the next 12 months to help make sure you do not return with your pockets empty and tail between your legs. Continue reading
This week as part of the ‘Football and the Fans’ series we will be looking at the cost of watching football for fans of club’s in the Npower Championship next season. If you are a new season ticket holder willing … Continue reading
The parties in Swansea may have ended but the smiles on the faces of their fans are probably still as broad as they were the moment Scott Sinclair sealed his hat-trick on Monday. The pain of defeat however can take … Continue reading
The transfer silly season is upon us and no matter who you support your club is involved With all of the different news, blog, and sport sites available on the internet, sifting through the pile for worthwhile material can be … Continue reading
There is no greater feeling as a fan than when your club wins a big game and the play-off final is one of the biggest and Swansea fans will be celebrating heavily tonight. Losing however is painful and haunting and … Continue reading
Swansea will be playing in the Premier League next season after overcoming a second half Reading fight back to claw their way into the Premiership. Swansea overcame a slow start to blow away the Royals in the first half with … Continue reading
Congratulations to Peterborough who overcame Huddersfield in a tense League One play-off final to gain promotion to the Championship. Despite a three goal margin the final was not as clear cut as the score line suggests, for 78 minutes the … Continue reading
Final League Position – 5th Stadium: Madjeski Stadium Average Attendance 2010/11: 17,840 Top Scorer: Shane Long The Royals will be aiming to return to the top flight after three seasons in the Championship following relegation in 2008. Manager Brian McDermott … Continue reading
Final League Position – 3rd Stadium: Liberty Stadium Average Attendance 2010/11: 15,687 Top Scorer: Scott Sinclair Flying the flag for Wales in the play-off final Swansea will be aiming to become the first Welsh club to play in the English … Continue reading
The brutal process of breaking apart a Premier League team and rebuilding a Championship side has begun at St Andrews as Birmingham City confirmed the release of six players today. Those released include former Arsenal player Sebastian Larsson and Lee … Continue reading
As part of a series of articles looking at the relationship between fans and their supporters here is a look at how the Championship table would have finished if it was based on average attendance rather than the number of … Continue reading