R.I.P Besian Idrizaj
R.I.P Besian Idrizaj

The agent of Swansea striker Besian Idrizaj has unfortunately told the media of the players death due to a heart attack on May 15th in his family home in Linz, Austria. Although not a regular in the Swansea side, it is so unfortunate to see a player (or indeed anyone) […]

What Parachute Payment Changes Mean To The Football League
What Parachute Payment Changes Mean To The Football League

If you have seen the news recently regarding parachute payments, you may have also heard that many clubs originally were against the proposal, mainly those who were in league’s one and two. It could appear that the football league has somewhat been bullied into accepting this offer, and the implications […]

The Premiership Beckons For Four Playoff Hopefuls
The Premiership Beckons For Four Playoff Hopefuls

After Sunday’s playoff drama which saw Blackpool just edge their way onto the right side of the line, we now get to one of the most exciting times in English football, as four teams attempt to realise their dream of playing in the top flight of English football. Nottingham Forest […]

Wednesday And Palace Set For Big Relegation Showdown – A Must See
Wednesday And Palace Set For Big Relegation Showdown – A Must See

Football can be cruel some times and that will be all the more apparent this Sunday when one of the biggest and most important last day games in English football history takes place as, Sheffield Wednesday take on Crystal Palace with both teams needing to gain some form of points […]

Pay Up Pompey, Pompey Pay Up
Pay Up Pompey, Pompey Pay Up

I hope this is not out of my bounds, but seeing as I’ve recently covered the play-off race (and will be analysing heavily when the places are decided) and I will prefer to go in depth on the relegation battle next week when we have a thrilling last day encounter […]

Oh, Did We Forget About You Sheffield?
Oh, Did We Forget About You Sheffield?

Well I got a bit of a surprise today. Yesterday, looking on sky bet at fixtures, I saw the steel city derby, Sheffield Wednesday V Sheffield United, was a Sunday early kick-off. I know this commonly happens for big derbies on police advice, but naturally seeing it was on a […]

Only Four More Shots At The Premiership…
Only Four More Shots At The Premiership…

Firstly, congratulations to Roberto Di Matteo and his West Brom side who clinched the second automatic promotion berth and will be once again in the top flight next season. The sound coming from West Brom fans is that they’re desperate for their team to spend money and cement their place […]

Newcastle United Set For Easter Rise From The Dead: What Happens Next?
Newcastle United Set For Easter Rise From The Dead: What Happens Next?

Remember when Damien Duff’s own goal against Aston Villa condemned Newcastle United to relegation? Relegation that would have been unimaginable several years prior to its occurrence, considering Newcastle’s high spending and exploits in European football. The summer that followed had just about every pundit trying to get a collective opinion […]

Being A Football Fan Can Be A Fickle Old Folly
Being A Football Fan Can Be A Fickle Old Folly

In Europe, following a football team can be a lot like gaining another sibling. You even see in places like Argentina, where money is scarce, people will come out to see their team and live every moment of their season no matter what. And that statement is never truer if […]

EPL Talk Forums Open!
EPL Talk Forums Open!

EPL talk has gone under a number of changes in recent months and is constantly growing. Now with a number of sister sites (including this very Championship Talk site!), the team is broadening it’s horizons and trying to bring you the latest news on all matters football as well as […]

The Damned (Scunny) United: Clough On Watch, But Why?
The Damned (Scunny) United: Clough On Watch, But Why?

In a weekend hit by weather misery here in the UK thanks to the government’s clear lack of contingency, Derby did manage to get their game against Scunthorpe United kicked off but in hindsight would rather they’d followed the lead of many of the other English clubs decision. The Irons battered […]

January Transfer Window: What Will Happen?
January Transfer Window: What Will Happen?

I remember when the January transfer window first came to football. Forgive me if I can’t remember the exact year but I remember FIFA decided that it was a good idea to help all the small clubs hold onto their top players for larger parts of a season. Nobody could […]

FA 3rd Round Cup Preview: Championship Chances
FA 3rd Round Cup Preview: Championship Chances

I remember sitting this year in anticipation of the 3rd round draw as per usual after watching Kettering battle to a draw against Leeds United I had a feeling that this could be a draw to remember. My mate who supports Brighton had seen his team qualify to the third […]

My Favourite Football Moment Of The Decade
My Favourite Football Moment Of The Decade

I was looking around a few sites, particularly reading all the articles on epltalk.com that have recently been posted and they have been looking back over what has been an amazing decade for football. You can go to any sports related website and you will have an abundance of critics […]

The Championship: Halfway There
The Championship: Halfway There

Unless your team was unfortunate enough to be struck by bad weather (particularly Barnsley), you may realise we are now at the halfway point of the Championship season. 23 games gone and all of sudden ambitions become a bit clearer for clubs. The championship can be one of the most […]