Championship Round-Up: Derby go top after seeing off Fulham
Dec27

Championship Round-Up: Derby go top after seeing off Fulham

Derby moved to the top of the Championship on Boxing Day after a 2-0 win against Fulham. Middlesbrough were at the summit but due to their match at Blackburn being postponed, the Rams had the opportunity to topple the Teesiders. And thanks to Tim Ream’s own goal and a late Jacob Butterfield strike, Paul Clement’s side secured the win to move a point above Boro. Meanwhile, Hull remain three points off the top of the table as they beat...

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Championship Preview: Hull face Burnley in Boxing Day promotion clash
Dec26

Championship Preview: Hull face Burnley in Boxing Day promotion clash

Fourth-placed Hull City host fifth-placed Burnley at the KC Stadium in the Championship’s standout Boxing Day fixture. The Tigers are three points behind second-placed Derby but fell to a shock 2-0 defeat at Rotherham last time out, while the Clarets, who are six adrift of the automatic promotion spots, won their first match in seven with a convincing 4-0 victory over strugglers Charlton. Steve Bruce’s side have lost just...

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Birmingham, Cardiff and Wolves fight for League One’s star striker
Dec22

Birmingham, Cardiff and Wolves fight for League One’s star striker

Three Championship clubs are all interested in signing Peterborough United’s star striker Conor Washington next month. It is understood that Birmingham City, Cardiff City and Wolverhampton Wanderers are weighing up moves for the forward, who has been in sensational form for the League One outfit so far this term. The 23-year-old, who joined Posh from Newport County back in January 2014 for a reported fee of £500,000, has scored 11...

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Championship Round-Up: Leaders Boro end Brighton’s record run
Dec21

Championship Round-Up: Leaders Boro end Brighton’s record run

Middlesbrough will spend Christmas top of the Championship, after ending Brighton’s unbeaten start to the season with a 3-0 win at their promotion rivals. Before Saturday, Chris Houghton’s men set a new club record after going 21 league matches undefeated, but Boro took the lead on five minutes when Kike headed home from Albert Adomah’s cross, for his first goal since August. The visitors doubled their lead when this time Adomah...

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Championship Preview: Top-two clash in Brighton
Dec18

Championship Preview: Top-two clash in Brighton

Brighton take on Middlesbrough in the weekend’s big Championship match at the AMEX. Boro went above the Seagulls to the top of the table on goal difference following their midweek win over Burnley, while Chris Hughton’s side drew 2-2 at QPR after being 2-0 up. The hosts are still remarkably unbeaten in their opening 21 matches but have drawn 10, including six of the last nine. Aitor Karanka’s Teesiders have won five...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough go top as Brighton extend unbeaten start
Dec18

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough go top as Brighton extend unbeaten start

Middlesbrough are the new leaders of the Championship following a 1-0 home victory over promotion rivals Burnley. Emilio Nsue’s second-half strike was enough to settle this top of the table clash and send Aitor Karanka’s side to the summit on goal difference. Sean Dyche’s Clarets winless streak now stretches to six which puts them eight points off the top-two. Brighton extended their unbeaten run this season to 21...

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