BBC Radio Norfolk Commentators Go Crazy After Late Canaries Winner
BBC Radio Norfolk Commentators Go Crazy After Late Canaries Winner

The BBC are known for attempting to remain impartial and keep an air of decorum, however when BBC Radio Norfolk commentated on the late winner at Carrow Road against Derby, the commentary team were unable to control their joy at their county’s side scoring a late winner. Here is the […]

Late Winners Norwich Deflate Cardiff In Battle For Promotion
Late Winners Norwich Deflate Cardiff In Battle For Promotion

Today has been one of the stand out days in the Championship as Norwich and Cardiff took it in turns to occupy the final automatic place and deny Queens Park Rangers confirmation of their promotion to the Premier League. Cardiff did their job by recording a relatively straight forward victory […]

QPR Promoted To The Premier League -Almost!
QPR Promoted To The Premier League -Almost!

Congratulations to Queens Park Rangers on gaining promotion, bar a disaster on goal difference to the Premier League ending a fifteen year wait to rejoin the top tier of English football. QPR were expecting confirmation of promotion to win today, however failure to win and victories for Cardiff and Norwich mean […]

Key Championship Fixtures: Easter Monday 2011
Key Championship Fixtures: Easter Monday 2011

Easter Monday sees a full program of fixtures in the Npower Championship with most sides entering their final three games of the season. With so few games left in the season, every game is important and every point vital in the battles for both relegation and promotion in the Championship. […]

Nottingham Forest and Norwich Derby Successes Boost Promotion Chances
Nottingham Forest and Norwich Derby Successes Boost Promotion Chances

Nottingham Forest and Norwich fans enjoyed a double celebration this weekend as they boosted their promotion chances and secured bragging rights with victories over local rivals Leicester and Ipswich respectively.  East Anglian Derby  Norwich and Ipswich faced off for the East Anglian Derby with both sides in form with Ipswich […]

Race to the Premier League 2011 – Battle for The Play Offs
Race to the Premier League 2011 – Battle for The Play Offs

With just four games left in the Championship there are three teams outside of the final play off spot battling it out to try and usurp Leeds in sixth. The reward for a late end of season run for Nottingham Forest, Hull, Burnley could be a ticket to the play […]

Race to the Premier League – Automatic Promotion Challengers & Run In
Race to the Premier League – Automatic Promotion Challengers & Run In

Assuming that Queens Park Rangers secure the points for promotion this leaves Norwich, Swansea, Cardiff and Reading battling it out for the final guaranteed place in the Premier League next season.  With only three points separating 2nd and 4th place the final four games could shift the balance dramatically game […]

2011 PFA Championship Team of The Year
2011 PFA Championship Team of The Year

The 2011 PFA Championship team of the year is as follows Paddy Kenny (Queen’s Park Rangers) Kyle Naughton (Leicester City) Ian Harte (Reading) Ashley Williams (Swansea City) Wes Morgan (Nottingham Forest) Adel Taarabt (Queens Park Rangers) Scott Sinclair (Swansea City) Andy King (Leicester City) Wes Hoolahan (Norwich City) Danny Graham […]

Scunthorpe and Preston Re-ignite Up Championship Relegation Battle
Scunthorpe and Preston Re-ignite Up Championship Relegation Battle

Last week was a pivotal week in the battle to remain in the Championship, as Preston and Scunthorpe to closed the gap between themselves and the last team with a Championship life raft, Crystal Palace to just three points. Despite appointing a manager with an unfortunate surname, Alan Knill’s Scunthorpe […]

Graham Alexander Reaches 1,000 Games as a Professional
Graham Alexander Reaches 1,000 Games as a Professional

Yesterday against Swansea, Burnley’s Graham Alexander became only the second player in the history of English Football to make 1,000 professional appearances.  In a career that has spanned twenty years Alexander has played at both right back and midfield and been the epitome of a model professional maintaining incredible levels […]

Cardiff and Swansea Big Winners of Thrilling Day In Championship
Cardiff and Swansea Big Winners of Thrilling Day In Championship

Today has to be one of the most entertaining days in the history of the second tier of English football with the day’s games producing 44 goals at a staggering average of over 3.5 goals per game. This included a great day’s work for the Welsh clubs in the Championship […]

Race To The Premier League: Swansea v Norwich Open Thread
Race To The Premier League: Swansea v Norwich Open Thread

Wow, what a afternoon of Championship football, we have had 41 goals in 11 games so far and a televised match between two sides chasing promotion to come. The action has included a seven goal thriller between Nottingham Forest and Reading and the humbling of Queens Park Rangers by a […]

Never Mind The B&*%&cks:  Isn’t Swearing Part of Football?
Never Mind The B&*%&cks: Isn’t Swearing Part of Football?

The two match ban handed to Wayne Rooney for swearing into the camera in celebration after scoring a hat-trick was upheld yesterday. Cue talk show host, news channels, comedians and general busy bodies to incessantly talk about an excited football player uttering a barely audible smattering of obscenities, which prove […]

QPR Premiership Return Be Thwarted By Irony Laden FA Charges?
QPR Premiership Return Be Thwarted By Irony Laden FA Charges?

Queens Park Rangers are on the brink of promotion to the Premier League with an almost unassailable 13 point chasm between themselves and third place.   However in a bitter twist of irony for boss Neil Warnock a legal cloud resulting from a third party player ownership dispute is threatening to […]

Can Preston Achieve The Greatest Football Escape?
Can Preston Achieve The Greatest Football Escape?

 Preston North End seem doomed to play League One football next season, having been rooted to the bottom of the table since the early stages of the season, they have changed manager once and entered March more with little to cheer and a hopeless league position.   Preston have however enjoyed […]