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 […]
East Anglian Derby: Holt Hat Trick Seals Victory Over Ten Man Ipswich As Pressure Mounts on Roy KeaneLeagues: Championship norwich Roy Keane
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 […]
The first legs of the quarter-finals saw 3 of 4 matches end with large advantages being established. The fixture that all the attention will be focused on this week will be the second leg match between Manchester United FC and Chelsea FC. United played a perfect road game and took […]
“United,” the BBC2 documentary that debuted in April 2011, has been found on YouTube. The film, which stars David Tennant (Doctor Who) and Dougray Scott (Mission Impossible II), tells the true story of the Busby Babes, how many of them were killed in the 1958 Munich Air Disaster and how […]
It’s time for 32 World Cup teams to meet their maker. Four years of preparation have come to this. It’s a little unnerving. Anything and everything can happen. For the U.S., things are no different. Three games in the Brazilian heat are about to decide the success of the last […]
With World Cup 2022 dominating opinion columns and threatening to destabilize a competition still nine years away from us, the World Cup has never faced such an uncertain future. With the embers still warm from the fires that accompanied the Brazilian riots this summer, even the once untarnishable brand of […]
Some sort of re-vote on the tainted tallies that awarded FIFA World Cups in 2018 and 2022 to Russia and (most stunningly, most notoriously, most annoyingly) Qatar still seems unlikely. Even with the dizzying wave of corruption charges that swept over world soccer’s power brokers on Wednesday, the World Cup […]
Lower division clubs were dealt a dose of Premier League reality on Tuesday, with three fixtures in the Capital One Cup quarterfinals between Premier and Football League sides going the way of top-tier clubs. The results leave Manchester City, Everton and Stoke in the competition’s final four, with the semifinals’ […]
Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants to protect his status as the Bundesliga’s top scorer in order to win the 2015 African Footballer of the Year title. “Of course it’s important for me to be the top scorer, because I want to be Africa’s Footballer of the Year,” he told the […]
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls took a swipe at Real Madrid and France striker Karim Benzema on Tuesday, saying that great sportsmen should set a moral example. “A great sportsman should set an example. So many kids, so many young people … see themselves in well-known sports people,” Valls told […]
Bayer Leverkusen Chairman Michael Schade says his club would be interested in signing an American soccer player who could help his team score goals and market the club in the United States. In an interview with US journalists on Monday, the chairman said: “If I could have a wish, I […]
Yesterday’s report on agent fees was as much a glimpse of that cottage industry as it was an update on player power. The $195 million siphoned off by lawyers, fathers, best friends and former night club doormen was the headline, but remember the silver lining: Players are moving all the […]