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Leagues: Championship

Aston Villa in talks to sign French striker Rudy Gestede from Blackburn

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Rudy Gestede

Aston Villla are in talks with Blackburn over the sale of striker Rudy Gestede. The forward has been linked with a move to Villa Park and negotiations are ongoing between the clubs, Press Association Sport understands. The 26-year-old scored 22 … Continue reading

Hull winger Robbie Brady joins Norwich in £7 million deal

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Norwich have announced the signing of winger Robbie Brady for a fee believed to be £7 million. Brady has left relegated Hull to link up with the newly-promoted Canaries and agreed a three-year contract at Carrow Road. The 23-year-old is … Continue reading

West Brom sign Hull City defender James Chester for £8 million

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james chester

West Brom have agreed a deal worth up to £8million for Hull defender James Chester. The 26-year-old is due at the club for a medical on Tuesday afternoon with terms agreed to move to The Hawthorns. He is expected to … Continue reading

FOX Sports signs Ian Joy from beIN SPORTS to boost its soccer coverage

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beIN SPORTS co-commentator and analyst Ian Joy is moving to FOX Sports to be a soccer host/analyst in Los Angeles, two sources have confirmed to World Soccer Talk. A source revealed to World Soccer Talk that “beIN SPORTS has been … Continue reading

Fulham sign Everton defender Luke Garbutt on season-long loan deal

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Luke Garbutt

Fulham have signed Everton defender Luke Garbutt on a season-long loan deal. The 22-year-old full-back penned a new five-year deal with Everton last month but will now seek first-team experience with the Championship side. Toffees boss Roberto Martinez wanted the … Continue reading

Sheffield Wednesday supporters feeling optimistic ahead of new season

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  The term “Sleeping Giant” is an overused cliché often used for clubs who have fallen on hard times, whose better days are a distant memory or highlight footage that is only available in black and white. The Football League … Continue reading

Stewart Downing returns to Middlesbrough in £5 million move

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Winger Stewart Downing has rejoined former club Middlesbrough on a four-year deal from West Ham. Downing drops down from the Barclays Premier League to rejoin his home-town club, who were beaten by Norwich in the Championship play-off final at Wembley … Continue reading

FA rejects Hull Tigers name change for second time

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Hull's bid to change their name to Hull Tigers has been rejected for a second time by the Football Association Council. The FA Council voted against the proposal in a meeting at its St George's Park headquarters near Burton on … Continue reading

QPR supporters can feel optimistic ahead of season in Championship

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Last season’s Queens Park Rangers deserved to get relegated from the Premier League.  Aside from the occasional spark of life, the team was not good enough.  There was no pace in the side, the attack plan was one dimensional, and … Continue reading

Tom Ince completes transfer from Hull to Derby County

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Derby have completed the permanent signing of Tom Ince from Hull. The 23-year-old winger, who had a spell on loan with the Rams last season, has agreed a four-year contract after the clubs agreed an undisclosed fee. County head coach … Continue reading

Steve Bruce feared sack after getting Hull City relegated

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Hull boss Steve Bruce has admitted he was lucky not to lose his job following the club's relegation from the Barclays Premier League. The Tigers' stay in the top flight ended last month as they finished 18th in the table, … Continue reading

Andreas Weimann leaves Aston Villa for Derby County

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Forward Andreas Weimann has joined former Aston Villa team-mate Darren Bent at Derby after agreeing a four-year deal with the Rams. Weimann has joined Paul Clement's ambitious side for an undisclosed fee, reported to be around £2.75million. The 23-year-old has … Continue reading

Championship unveils schedule for 2015/16 season

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QPR will start life outside of the Premier League with a short trip across London to Charlton. Chris Ramsey has been tasked with restoring Rangers' top-flight status and he will start his bid to do so at The Valley on … Continue reading

Championship Playoff Final; Middlesbrough vs. Norwich: TV times and open thread

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The richest game in soccer kicks off on Memorial Day in the United States when Middlesbrough plays Norwich City in the Championship Playoff Final on beIN SPORTS from 10am to Noon ET. The winner of the game will get promoted … Continue reading

Where to find Middlesbrough-Norwich playoff final on US TV and Internet

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The richest game in soccer kicks off on Memorial Day in the United States when Middlesbrough plays Norwich City in the Championship Playoff Final on beIN SPORTS from 10am to Noon ET. The winner of the game will get promoted … Continue reading

Chelsea’s undeniable influence on Middlesbrough’s extraordinary season

Posted on by Olly Huddlestone

Middlesbrough are 90 minutes away from returning to the Premier League, and there’s plenty of optimism around Teesside as manager Aitor Karanka has his team in a confident mood going into the Wembley showdown with Norwich on Monday. This optimism and belief has … Continue reading

Top 5 must-see soccer games on TV this weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones
Norwich City's Nathan Redmond v Ipswich

It’s all about survival in European soccer this weekend, with the key clashes in various divisions set to determine which teams will stay up. In England, the quest to preserve top-flight status will go down to the final day. Elsewhere, the … Continue reading

QPR put faith in Chris Ramsey with 3-year contract

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Chris Ramsey has been tasked with reviving QPR after being appointed head coach on a three-year contract. The 53-year-old took temporary charge of Rangers in February in the wake of Harry Redknapp's resignation, but he could not prevent their relegation … Continue reading