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Catching up on the Championship’s races for promotion, play-offs and avoiding relegation

This season has proved to be one of the most gripping ever, with nothing between the top six and very little defining the relegation places. As always, managerial dismissals have been a talking point but some of the football being played deserves it’s plaudits and is sure to make the […]

Championship Round Up – Saturday 4th December 2010

Due to the weather it was a much reduced Championship fixture list with Doncaster, Hull, Sheffield United, Nottingham Forest and Portsmouth all unable to host a match due to pitch and safety concerns. This did not stop this weekend being action packed with each fixture averaging three goals per game. […]

How Are The Promoted Sides Faring In The Championship So Far This Season

Tomorrow night two of the promoted sides from League One Millwall and Norwich, face each other in a division where making the step up from the division below, does not automatically limit the ambitions of that club to securing safety.

This season two previously established Premier League sides and a London team at peace with it’s less than wholesome image, have set out to prove that in the Championship, you are only as good as your last performance and clamber their way towards the promised land of the Premier League.

So with a third of the season already under their belts how have the three promoted teams fared so far?

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 […]

Southampton and Charlton’s Demise Is Nothing New

Sheffield Wednesday, QPR, Manchester City, Wimbledon (aka MK Dons), Leeds, Oldham, Nottingham Forest, Swindon, Leicester, Barnsley, Bradford. Soon to be joined by another two and probably three in Charlton, Southampton and Norwich. All these clubs have tasted the sweet nectar of life in the Premier League only to later sup […]

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 […]

Final Matchday Preview

All of the action in the Coca-Cola Championship takes place on Sunday with only the play-off places to be decided. A recent report from Deloitte’s Sports Business Group estimates that promotion from the Championship to the Premiership will be worth about £60m. The three promoted teams are guaranteed at least […]

From Bad to Worse

The news just keeps getting worse for Leeds United Football Club (LUFC). The club has called in administrators and is facing a major financial crisis. LUFC had made a public appeal for would-be investors to contact the club as a last-gasp chance to stave off administration. With a Supporters Trust […]

A Dark Day in the History of Leeds United

I keep using the word “unbelievable” to describe so many of the events this past weekend in football whether it was Man United’s comeback win against Everton, or the unbelievable (in a disgusting sense) developments at Elland Road. To relive the moments that happened to Leeds after the debacle of […]

Weekend Recap

A massive win for Birmingham on Sunday in a tough Midlands derby with Wolverhampton sent the Blues back to the top of the Championship. On-loan striker Andy Cole opened the scoring, Nicolas Bendtner powered in a header and Cameron Jerome scored late on before Colin Doyle’s late penalty save sealed […]

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Germany’s Opponents: Part 6 – Spain

Spain’s entire 23-man squad, on paper, is the strongest in the tournament. They have players that possess unbelievable technical skills, and include many of the greatest passers in the game today. When a team can afford not to start Cesc Fabregas and David Silva, then you know they’ve got some […]

Matthaus Wrongly Criticizes Nationalelf

Lothar Matthaus spoke out on Germany’s squad just days before the opening day of the World Cup, and had very little praise for his national side. Matthaus, who is Germany’s most capped player of all time with 150 caps, is a living legend of the game. Maradona said about Matthaus, […]

Roy Hodgson: We Agonized And Argued Over Whether to Pick Andros Townsend Against Montenegro: Daily Soccer Report

England manager Roy Hodgson is looking like a master tactician today after his decision to add Andros Townsend as a surprise call up to the England squad for the games against Montenegro and Poland, which was crowned by Townsend’s goal that confirmed the win for England at Wembley. The 4-1 […]

UEFA Cup Overview

As I mentioned last week, we’re going to take a look at the UEFA Cup, this companion competition to the Champions League. The UEFA Cup evolved from the old Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, which was founded in 1955, two weeks after the founding of the European Champion Clubs’ Cup. The original […]

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Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]