Championship Preview: Hull and Burnley eye top spot for the weekend, leaders Middlesbrough visit Leeds on Monday night
Feb12

Championship Preview: Hull and Burnley eye top spot for the weekend, leaders Middlesbrough visit Leeds on Monday night

Both Hull City and Burnley have the opportunity to top the Championship standings this weekend as current league leaders Middlesbrough don’t play until Monday night when they visit Leeds United (19:45). Aitor Karanka’s men, who despite having not won a league outing since January 12, are one point clear of their nearest rivals Hull in second after £9m New Year signing Jordan Rhodes salvaged an all-important precious point...

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Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders
Feb12

Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders

The Championship is renowned for being the league where anything can happen… And where it usually does! The competitive nature of the division was demonstrated last season, when outsiders AFC Bournemouth were crowned champions after only managing to secure the title and promotion on the final day of the campaign. With only a third of the season remaining there are still no clear title contenders, no runaway winners and no...

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Romaine Sawyers: Walsall can win League One title
Feb10

Romaine Sawyers: Walsall can win League One title

Walsall playmaker Romaine Sawyers is confident that the Saddlers are capable of finishing top of League One this season. The West Midlands outfit are currently sitting second with 56 points from 29 games, and they’re just four points behind leaders Burton Albion. Despite a disappointing 3-0 defeat to Millwall last time out, Sawyers told Shoot that he still thinks his side are able to secure promotion to the Championship by finishing...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough go back on top after draw with MK Dons
Feb10

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough go back on top after draw with MK Dons

Middlesbrough leapfrogged Hull to go back to the top of the Championship, but they failed to collect all three points after being held 1-1 away by MK Dons. The relegation-threatened Dons took an early lead courtesy of Dean Bowditch and appeared to be heading for a valuable win until a late goal earned Boro a point. New signing Jordan Rhodes came off the bench to net his first goal for the club and lift Aitor Karanka’s side a...

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Crystal Palace will renew interest in Hull City’s 28-capped international this summer
Feb09

Crystal Palace will renew interest in Hull City’s 28-capped international this summer

Crystal Palace are set to renew their interest in Senegal international Mohamed Diame this summer, according to the Hull Daily Mail. The Premier League side, who currently sit 12th in the table following their 1-1 draw against Swansea City at the weekend, made enquiries for the Hull City midfielder during the previous January transfer window. The 28-year-old, who has 28 international caps for his country, has scored four and assisted...

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Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders

Middlesbrough (Current Position: 1st) The team who start the final third of the season in first place are Aitor Karanka’s Middlesbrough. They are one point clear of second placed Hull City and have a game in hand over most teams in the division. The side from the Riverside Stadium have been inside the top six since September and have lost just twice in ten games. Karanka’s side started the season as favourites and after losing the...

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