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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Championship Round-Up: Burnley close in on top two, Bolton win to leave Charlton rock-bottom
Feb08

Championship Round-Up: Burnley close in on top two, Bolton win to leave Charlton rock-bottom

Middlesbrough missed the chance to go top of the Championship on Saturday after drawing 1-1 with Blackburn. The hosts are now level on 56 points with Hull City, but had to come from behind to rescue a point. New signing Jordi Gomez, on loan from Sunderland, put Rovers ahead on his debut with a terrific 20-yard strike with just 20 minutes left to play which looked to have sealed an unlikely victory for the visitors. Until David Nugent...

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Championship Preview: Leaders Hull visit third-placed Burnley, plus second-bottom and third-bottom clash
Feb05

Championship Preview: Leaders Hull visit third-placed Burnley, plus second-bottom and third-bottom clash

Championship leaders Hull City visit Turf Moor on Saturday afternoon looking for their fifth consecutive league win against third-placed Burnley. Back-to-back victories over QPR, Cardiff City, Charlton Athletic and Fulham have propelled the Tigers to the top of the table, with Steve Bruce’s side establishing a slender one-point gap over runners-up Middlesbrough due to their short blip. Hull could hand a debut to midfielder Nick...

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Middlesbrough FINALLY seal £9m capture of Blackburn’s Jordan Rhodes
Feb01

Middlesbrough FINALLY seal £9m capture of Blackburn’s Jordan Rhodes

Middlesbrough have wrapped up the signing of Scotland international forward Jordan Rhodes on a four-and-a-half-year deal. The Championship side, who currently sit just one point behind leaders Hull City, have finally landed the Blackburn Rovers talisman after a lengthy pursuit throughout the January transfer window. The 25-year-old, who has 13 international caps for his country, scored 11 goals in 26 appearances in all competitions...

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Blackburn considering late loan move for Sunderland’s Spanish ace
Feb01

Blackburn considering late loan move for Sunderland’s Spanish ace

Blackburn Rovers are reportedly interested in sealing a deadline day deal to sign Premier League midfielder Jordi Gomez, according to Sky Sports (19:01). The Championship side, who defeated Oxford United 3-0 in the FA Cup on Saturday, want to take the Sunderland ace on loan. The 30-year-old, who is a former Spain Under-17 international, has made just six league appearances for Sam Allardyce’s Black Cats so far this...

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Celtic closing in on ex-Blackburn, Brighton and Sheffield United forward
Feb01

Celtic closing in on ex-Blackburn, Brighton and Sheffield United forward

Celtic are reportedly hopeful of completing a deadline day deal for Turkey international Colin Kazim-Richards, according to BBC Sport. The Scottish Premiership leaders have invited the Feyenoord to Glasgow for talks over a last-minute move for the former Blackburn Rovers, Brighton and Hove Albion and Sheffield United forward. The 29-year-old, who has 37 international caps for his country, has scored four goals in 16 appearances in all...

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