Last night Norwich City beat Bristol City with another late show, to march forwards as the promotion race enters the final stretch. With just nine games left in the season the Canaries find themselves in the automatic promotion places three points clear of the chasing pack. The real story of […]
Norwich City manager Paul Lambert has confirmed that Leon Barnett’s loan move from West Bromwich Albion is to be made permanent.
The defender who cost the Baggies £2.5m from Luton Town in 2007 was never able to prove his worth at the Hawthorns making just 45 appearances in three years.
There is a headline somewhere about Norwich City having their local derby against Ipswich Town one week and a match against Derby County the next. Forgive me, but it is Friday afternoon and I can’t quite get there. Regardless, it is an important fixture for Paul Lambert’s men. They had […]
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Norwich City moved back into the play off places as they routed ten man Ipswich, as Grant Holt bagged a derby day hat trick which may just signal the end of Roy Keane’s tenure at Portman Road.
Recent snowfall and near freezing conditions did little to thaw a heated derby atmosphere, as a record crowd witnessed a fiery and incident filled derby that will put an entire city on a high as they return to work on Monday morning..
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?
No-one can deny the impact that Craig Bellamy has had on Cardiff City this season. The man on loan from Manchester City has given the whole club a lift and helped them make an excellent start to this year’s Championship campaign. Dave Jones’ men sit level on points with Queens […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Glen Roeder was the latest Championship Manager to be sacked joining the growing ranks of the unemployed. Watford, QPR, Charlton, Derby, Nottingham Forest and now Norwich have all made changes in the managerial department. Here are who were the managers and who has replaced them. The bookies have Aide Boothroyd […]
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 […]
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: […]
The Football Association has begun a probe into the Norwich-Derby match after unusal betting patterns occured at haftime of the match. Derby won the match 2-1. Norwich PM Norman Lamb has asked Sporting Secretary Andy Burnham to look into the allegations. Derby County have said they will fully co-operate […]
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 […]
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 […]
Norwich City In: Sammy Clingan (Nottingham Forest, free), Wes Hoolahan (Blackpool, undisclosed), Ryan Bertrand (Chelsea, loan) Out: Mark Gilks (Blackpool, undisclosed), Andrew Cave-Brown (Leyton Orient, free) Darren Huckerby (San Jose Earthquakes) Released: Juan Velasco,Matthew Halliday, Rossi Jarvis, Steven Arnold, Ryan Jarvis, Patrick Bexfield, Bally Smart Nottingham Forest In: Robert Earnshaw […]
Derby County 16 July Burton Albion (A) 19 July Rotherham (A) 23 July Oldham Athletic (A) 26 July Mansfield Town (A) 29 July Rushden & Diamonds 2 August FC Utrecht (H) Doncaster 19 July Scunthorpe (H) 29 July Port Vale (A) 1 August Bolton (H) Ipswich Town Could not find […]
Take any Premier League match and there will often be one or more crucial calls made in a game by the referee that will be incorrect and, sometimes, will sway the final score of the match. Whether it’s the correct or incorrect decision to award a penalty for Liverpool after […]
Five months after winning the 2005 UEFA Champions League, then manager Rafa Benitez took his Liverpool team to Anfield to play against Chelsea on October 2, 2005. Chelsea were in breathtaking form thrashing Liverpool 4-1. Frank Lampard opened the scoring for Chelsea from the spot after Didier Drogba was fouled […]
It’s the match that we’ve all been waiting for — the second leg of the UEFA Champions League semi-final to determine who will be playing in the 2012 UEFA Champions League Final. Will it be Barcelona or Chelsea? We will find out in the next few hours. With Chelsea going […]
FOX Sports has premiered its latest promotional video ahead of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Just like FOX’s first Women’s World Cup commercial, the new video focuses its attention on the US Women’s National Team (are they the only side participating in the 24-team tournament?). The theme of this one is strange. The […]
Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew challenged Yannick Bolasie to get himself among the goals more regularly after seeing him score the club's first ever Premier League hat-trick at Sunderland. The DR Congo international beat Black Cats keeper Costel Pantilimon three times inside 11 second-half minutes to add to Glenn Murray's […]
Jurgen Klopp has slammed claims that injury-prone striker Daniel Sturridge is looking to leave Liverpool at the end of the season. Sturridge has been sidelined since early December with a hamstring problem and has made just six appearances this season and playing in only 19 games last term. His current […]
Weekend coverage begins this Saturday, Feb. 6, at 7 a.m. ET with Premier League Live on NBCSN followed by second-place Manchester City v. first-place Leicester City on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO. Coverage continues at 10 a.m. ET on Saturday with Tottenham v. Watford on NBCSN and NBC UNIVERSO, and Liverpool […]
A Brazilian judge has thrown out tax fraud charges against Brazil and Barcelona star striker Neymar, his father and two senior FC Barcelona figures. The magistrate, Mateus Castelo Branco Firmino da Silva, said the charges brought Tuesday “should be rejected.” The ruling late Thursday in Santos gave some respite to […]
Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre has warned Reds fans to “be careful what they wish for” after a supporters group called for an Anfield walkout in protest at rising ticket prices. Supporters’ groups are planning to make their unprecedented protest in the 77th minute of Saturday’s Premier League match against […]
Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has dismissed concerns about his ability to remain focused on the job at hand with the German champions after committing his future to Premier League side Manchester City as of next season. “I’m like a woman, capable of doing multiple things at once,” Guardiola told […]