Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top after beating Derby
Jan04

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top after beating Derby

Middlesbrough extended their lead at the top of the Championship to four points after two late goals meant they beat second-placed Derby County 2-0. Boro, who have now set a new club record having gone nine home league matches without conceding a goal, took the lead through Albert Adomah in the in the 83rd minute. George Friend doubled their lead just two minutes later when David Nugent set up the left-back to tuck the ball into the...

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Birmingham, Huddersfield, Preston and Wolves eye League One hitman
Jan04

Birmingham, Huddersfield, Preston and Wolves eye League One hitman

As many as four Championship sides are considering January moves for Wales international striker Tom Bradshaw. It is understood that Birmingham City, Huddersfield Town, Preston North End and Wolverhampton Wanderers are all monitoring the Walsall hitman’s form during this transfer window. The 23-year-old, who was called up to Chris Coleman’s senior national squad back in November, has scored 12 goals in 24 appearances in all...

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Championship Preview: Boro host Derby in top of the table clash
Jan01

Championship Preview: Boro host Derby in top of the table clash

The first Championship fixtures of 2016 sees leaders Middlesbrough take on second-placed Derby County at the Riverside Stadium. Boro went back to the top of the table, one point ahead of their visitors, due to their 1-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday and the Rams’ 2-2 draw at Leeds. Aitor Karanka’s side have won nine of their 12 league matches on Teeside, while Paul Clement’s County have only lost once on the road....

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Championship Round-Up: Boro top the table at New Year
Dec30

Championship Round-Up: Boro top the table at New Year

Middlesbrough were the only top-four side to win their final fixture of 2015, as a 1-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday sees Aitor Karanka’s side end the year at the top of the Championship. Christian Stuani’s goal after just 44 seconds was enough for Boro to pick up their third successive win to move them a point above second placed Derby. The Owls remain in seventh, but are now four points outside the play-offs after...

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Championship Preview: Leaders Derby visit Leeds in their bid to top the table on New Year’s Day
Dec28

Championship Preview: Leaders Derby visit Leeds in their bid to top the table on New Year’s Day

Derby County will be doubly determined to stay top of the Championship table when they visit Leeds United tomorrow night (19:45) as the final round of Football League fixtures for the calendar year kick-off. Paul Clement’s Rams, who lead Middlesbrough by a single point at the summit following their rivals’ postponement on Boxing Day, are eager to carry their winning momentum into the New Year as Boro have a game in hand....

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Leicester favourites to beat Bournemouth, Liverpool, Southampton and Tottenham to £4.7m-rated Championship starlet
Dec27

Leicester favourites to beat Bournemouth, Liverpool, Southampton and Tottenham to £4.7m-rated Championship starlet

Leicester City have reportedly emerged as the frontrunners to sign Championship starlet Demarai Gray in January. The Foxes, who lost 1-0 to Liverpool on Boxing Day but still top the Premier League table by two points, are keen on strengthening their already impressive attacking ranks in the New Year to keep up their momentum heading into 2016. The 19-year-old, who is an England Under-20 international, has scored one and assisted...

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