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Archives: Championship

Reasons Why Being a Wigan Fan is Surprisingly Enriching Compared to Big Clubs

Posted on by Dan Shields
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Paul Scharner. There’s a name you probably haven’t heard in a long minute, or perhaps not at all depending on when you started your relationship with the beautiful game. For the uninitiated, Scharner was a man – a man’s man. … Continue reading

Read Our Progress Report on Middlesbrough’s Performances After 17 Gameweeks

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone
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Best XI:  Best Performer: Many players have impressed this season, with the goalscorers Patrick Bamford, Kike and Lee Tomlin crucial to the team’s success. However, there’s no doubt about it, skipper and midfield general Grant Leadbitter has been the outstanding … Continue reading

Read Our Progress Report on Norwich City’s Performances After 17 Gameweeks

Posted on by Derek Morriss
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Soccer is often referred to as a game of two halves. Well, for Norwich City so far this season, with only 17 games played, it has already proven to be a season of two halves. Norwich started with a flourish, … Continue reading

Analysis of The Past 11 Months at Leeds United Football Club

Posted on by Matt DeVries
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Well, where to start. Leeds United have gone through a tumultuous few months at the club, to say the least. In order to get a full grasp on things, let’s start in January. Prior to current owner Massimo Cellino officially … Continue reading

How the Teams Are Doing in the Championship From Gameweeks 1-11

Posted on by James Burch
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The English Championship is usually a tight league but the early signs of this season show it to be the closest one yet with two points separating first to eighth place in the table. The early season table toppers are Norwich … Continue reading

More Incredible Footage From Watford’s 98th Minute Goal Against Leicester [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Yesterday we shared with you video footage of Watford’s incredible 98th minute goal against Leicester, which sent the Hornets to the Championship Playoff Final. They were incredible scenes because just seconds earlier, Leicester missed a penalty that would have sent … Continue reading

Wilfried Zaha Scores 2 Goals to Send Crystal Palace to Championship Playoff Final [GIF]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Wilfried Zaha, the man with the £15 million price tag who will join Manchester United this summer, scored two priceless goals for Crystal Palace to knock Brighton and Hove Albion out of the Championship playoffs, and to book a Championship … Continue reading

Brighton vs Crystal Palace, Championship Playoff Semi-Final 2nd Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It’s going to be an almost impossible task for today’s Brighton against Crystal Palace match to come anywhere close to the incredible ending of the Watford-Leicester game, but even if it can be half as thrilling as yesterday’s match, it’ll … Continue reading

Watford Beat Leicester In Another Incredible Championship Match To Reach Final [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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It was another incredible day in the Championship today as Watford beat Leicester City to reach the Championship Playoff final. Just two weeks ago, there was an unbelievable ending to the final day of the 2012-13 Championship season when Hull … Continue reading

Crystal Palace vs Brighton, Championship Playoff Semi-Final 1st Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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After yesterday’s 1-0 victory for Leicester City against Watford, the second set of Championship playoff semi-finals kicks off today with Crystal Palace hosting Brighton & Hove Albion. For viewers in the United States, the game kicks off at 2:45pm ET … Continue reading

Leicester City vs Watford, Championship Playoff Semi-Final 1st Leg: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The first match of the 2012-13 Championship playoffs kicks off today with Leicester City hosting Watford in the first leg. The Hornets, managed by Gianfranco Zola, will want to forget about their horrific day against Leeds United last Saturday where … Continue reading

Championship Playoffs Preview: Brighton, Leicester, Watford and Crystal Palace Battle It Out

Posted on by Christopher Ellison
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The first set of playoffs to determine who will be the third team promoted from the Championship to the Premier League kick off tomorrow with Leicester, Watford, Brighton and Crystal Palace all in contention. We have one northern team, one … Continue reading

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

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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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 … Continue reading

Poll: Which Championship Team Do You Want to See Promoted Alongside Cardiff and Hull City?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Now that Cardiff City and Hull City have been promoted from the Championship to the Premier League, which of the remaining four teams in the Championship do you want to see win their play-off matches and go all the way … Continue reading

Hull City Promoted to Premier League In One Of The Craziest Endings Ever to a Soccer Season: [VIDEO] Highlights

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Hull City have secured automatic promotion to the English Premier League alongside Cardiff City in one of the most incredible finishes ever to a final day of the nPower Championship. Before today’s matches kicked off, both Watford and Hull City … Continue reading

Hull City vs Cardiff, Watford vs Leeds & Championship Finale: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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There’s no early kick-off in the Premier League today (first match is at 10am ET), so if you’re up early and want to see some quality soccer coverage and you have beIN SPORT, you’re in for a treat. Kicking off … Continue reading

Final Weekend of Championship Season Beckons: Who’s Going Up And Who’ll Be Relegated?

Posted on by Christopher Ellison
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This year’s nPower Championship season has been one of the closest of all time, and Saturday’s action will be intense as we go into the final game of the 2012/13 campaign with promotion and play-off places still up for grabs … Continue reading

Which 2 Clubs Would You Like to See Promoted to the Premier League Alongside Cardiff?

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Now that Cardiff City have been promoted to the Premier League, there are still two places remaining to join the Welsh club in the top flight next season. But who would you like to see promoted alongside Cardiff? Post your … Continue reading