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League One Preview: Part 1

So who has either been to a League One game, or even heard of the division?  Anyone?  No?  Ok then…  League One is England’s third division, below the Premier League and Championship, and above League Two.  It sends three teams up to the Championship and four teams down to League […]

Barnsley Winger Dribbles Past Six Players To Score an Incredible Goal Against Boro [VIDEO]

Barnsley winger Paddy McCourt scored an incredible goal Saturday against Middlesbrough when he dribbled past six players to help his team win the match 3-2. McCourt, a 29-year-old Northern Ireland international who previously played with Celtic, beat six players plus Boro’s goalkeeper. It’s Barnsley’s first win since August 31, and […]

Bizarre Ending to Huddersfield vs Barnsley Match Where Goalkeeper Plays With Ball For Final 90 Secs [VIDEO]

Today’s finale to the Championship had a little bit of everything. In addition to the unbelievable endings in the Hull-Cardiff and Watford-Leeds matches, there was the relegation battle to avoid the drop to League One. With Bristol City already relegated and Wolves quickly going two-nil down, it was a race […]

Where Does Your Team Stand In The Championship?

We have just passed the quarter mark on the season and it’s time to take a look at how the clubs are faring.  This is the first of three installments covering each of the 24 clubs in the nPower Championship.  I hope you will feel free to add your comments […]

Who Will Feel The Pain Of Relegation?

The season is almost over and other then Charlton Athletic, the final relegation spots are still up for grabs by two unlucky clubs. While it has not been made official, it is only a matter of a couple more matches before Charlton’s relegation to League One is confirmed leaving two […]

Plastic & Artificial pitches – 25 years on & we’re still no closer to beating the weather!

Last Saturday was another frustrating day as for the second time in four days (& the third time in a month) Crystal Palace’s Championship fixture was called off – not due to Peaches Geldof’s pending divorce, Michael Phelps being pictured purportedly smoking marijuana from a bong or that ‘idiot’ Gordon […]

F.A. Cup Third Round Draw

The thrid round of the FA Cup draw is out and here is who the teams of the CCC will face. The ties will be played the weekend of January 3, 2009. If the tie is tied then a replay will be played. Portsmouth v Bristol City – Ashton Gate […]

Championship Club Active In Loan Market

The transfer window may be closed but Championship Teams are still active in the loan market. Deals that are struck between clubs about transfers won’t go through until Janruary 1st, 2009. Here is the latest activity in the loan market: Andy Todd: From Derby County to Northampton Town Keith Gillespie: […]

Stadiums: Oakwell

Oakwell are home to Barnsley Football club. It is a 23,009 all seater stadium and the pitch size is 110×75 yards.  The home fans are house in the East Stand which has a capacity of 7,500 seats, part of the North stand, which opened in 1999 and is the newest […]

Round Up Of CCC Transfers 26 July 208

Barnsley: In: Roberto Colace (Newells Old Boys, Und), Out: Istvan Ferenczi (Ferencvaros, Und) Blackpool: In: Matt Gilks (Norwich, Und), Adam Hammill (Liverpool, loan) Burnley: In: Diego Penny (Coronel Bolognesi, Und) Crystal Palace: In: Calvin Andrew (Luton Town, Und), Jose Fonte (Benfica, Und), Simon Thomas (Borehamwood, nominal)  Derby County: In: Rob […]

CCC Transfers As Of 18 July 2008

Here are your updated transfers for all the CCC clubs as of 18 July, 08. Barnsley:   Out: Dwayne Mattis (released) Birmingham City In: Marcus Bent ( Charlton, undisclosed) Out: Daniel De Ridder (Wigan, free), Oliver Kapo (Wigan 2.5m) Blackpool In: Steve Kabba (Watford, loan) Bristol City: In: Emad Metab (Al […]

CCC Club Snap Shots

Each day I will be giving a quick snapshot of two CCC clubs to help familarize yourself with who will be batting it out to make it to the Englsih Premier League. Barnsley  Formed: 1887 Nickname: The Tykes, The Reds Ground: Oakwell (23,009) Last Season: 18th in the CCC with […]

CCC Transfers As Of 10 July 2008 Part I

Barnsley In: Luke Steele (West Brom, Free), Ian Hume (Leicester City, 1.2M), Mounir El Haimour (NE Xamax, undisclosed), Darren Moore (Derby, Free) Out: Paul Reid (Colchester, Free) Birmingham City In: Lee Carsley (Everton, Free), Kevin Phillips (West Brom, Free) Out: Mikael Forssell (Hannover 96, free) Rafael Schmitz ( Lille, end […]

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Winner Of EPL Talk Contest Announced

Thanks to everyone who participated in the EPL Talk contest this week. The winner of the Fox Soccer Channel bag packed with soccer merchandise is Douglas R. Fiumara. And the winner of the Love & Blood book by Jamie Trecker is Andrew Bredholt. If you didn’t get a chance to […]

Clint Dempsey Stars In New FIFA 14 Commercial [VIDEO]

Clint Dempsey is featured in a new FIFA 14 TV commercial that features his goal celebrations. The Seattle Sounders and US international striker surprises a US soccer fan at home, and encourages him to copy his famous goal celebration. Here’s the video: Meanwhile, download the FIFA 14 Demo today via: […]

Taking away to-go food; 5 soccer clubs that have clamped down on players’ bad eating habits

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes admits he put a stop to the players’ pre-match ritual of eating chips during his time at Old Trafford because some of his squad were overweight. Rio Ferdinand criticized the move in his autobiography ‘£2Sides’ last September, after Moyes had been sacked at United […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]