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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 […]

Seven Championship Players Named in England Under 21 Team to Face Germany

Included in this squad were seven players who are currently available for selection by Championship sides, either as part of their permanent squad or on loan deals from Premier League sides.

This is a great opportunity for each of these players and shows that despite the dominance of the Premier League in high level youth development, there is still a role to be played by the Championship in this area.

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: […]

Carling Cup Second Round Results

The Second Round of the Carling Cup is finished and the 16 CCC teams that made it to the Second Round, 10 made thier way to the third round which will be drawn live on Sky Sports Saturday August 30th and played the week of the 21st of September. I […]

Carling Cup Second Round Draw

Here are the match-ups for the CCC clubs that have advanced to the Second Round of the Carling Cup. Ties will be played on August 26th and 27th at 7:45 GMT unless otherwise changed. August 26th  Burnely v Oldham Athletic (League One) Cardiff City v MK Dons (League One) Coventry […]

The Season Has Begun!

On Saturday the CCC season officially started as 24 teams battle to win promotion to the English Premier League and the riches that would come with that promotion. For the three promoted teams, Swansea City, Nottingham Forest and Doncaster, they are looking to establish themselves and avoid an immediate return […]

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 Snapshots: Bristol City

Bristol City Founded: 1897 Nickname: The Robins Ground: Ashton Gate (21,497) Last Season: 4th in the CCC 74 Points Lost in the Playoff Final to Hull City Johnstonts Paint Trophy Winner: 1985-86, 2002,2003 Second Division/ League One Winners: 1905/06 Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

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 […]

2008/2009 Championship TV Schedule On Sky Sports

Sky Sports has announced its schedule of televised Championship matches for the first few months of the 2008/2009 season. Here’s the schedule: Sunday, August 10: Nottingham Forest v Reading Saturday, August 16: Bristol City v Derby County Saturday, August 30: Watford v Ipswich Saturday, October 4: Coventry City v Southampton […]

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How Michel Platini Is Writing UEFA's Obituary

Michel Platini is making a fool of himself again this week after his tirade against the prominence of English teams in European football. If you caught his interview on Sky Sports, you wlll have seem him ramble on and on, venting his anger and seeming quite unfocused and unpresidential — […]

Mesut Özil: Birth of a Star

When Germany lost Michael Ballack coming into this world cup, some commentators were writing them off, or at the very least not touting them as tournament favourites. Despite an excellent qualification campaign in a less than forgiving group Germany emerged without a loss and played with a freedom that went […]

Champions League Final, Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund: Open Thread

WHO: Borussia Dortmund versus Bayern Munich WHAT: Champions League Final WHEN: Kick-off is scheduled for 2:45pm ET WHERE: Live from Wembley Stadium in London HOW: Viewers in the USA can watch the game live on FOX (the free-to-air network) and FOX Soccer 2Go Bayern Munich faces Borussia Dortmund in all-German match […]

Listen to Soccer Morning from 9-10:15am ET with Charles Boehm

Today’s Soccer Morning features an interview with MLS expert Charles Boehm. You can listen to Soccer Morning live via the World Soccer Talk LIVE page at www.worldsoccertalk.com/live. During the show, you can tweet your questions or observations live to @soccermorning Or better yet, you can call in with your questions […]

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Gladbach add to Klinsmann’s woes by confirming Johnson’s injury

The first post backing their player already caused a stir among United Soccer men’s soccer’s most devout supporters, but Borussia Moenchegladbach didn’t stop there. One day after midfielder/defender Fabian Johnson returned unexpectedly early from international duty with the U.S., the Bundesliga club sent out two tweets assuring that yes, the player who’d been […]

Manchester United defender McNair remains hospitalized in Finland with abdominal injury

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