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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Transfer window success could define Bolton’s season
Feb03

Transfer window success could define Bolton’s season

So, another transfer window has come to a close, meaning that clubs cannot buy and sell players until the summer months! For Bolton Wanderers, however, it has been a case of making do with what they have – with the beleaguered Trotters currently under a transfer embargo, having breached Financial Fair Play regulations. Hit with a winding-up order, as well as propping up the second-tier, it has been a nightmare season for all...

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Championship Round-Up: Ipswich Town join the play-off party after late win
Feb03

Championship Round-Up: Ipswich Town join the play-off party after late win

Ipswich Town joined the Championship’s play-off party after a last-gasp 2-1 victory over Reading at Portman Road saw Mick McCarthy’s men gatecrash the top six. After a goalless first half; Ryan Fraser put the Tractor Boys ahead, only for Gareth McCleary to equalise from the penalty spot. But Brett Pitman proved to be the hero for McCarthy’s men as his eighth league goal of the season earned the hosts all three points...

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Swansea weigh up £2m plus offer for talented Championship duo
Jan25

Swansea weigh up £2m plus offer for talented Championship duo

Swansea City are reportedly considering a late January move for Championship stars Zach Clough and Josh Vela, according to the Daily Mail. The Premier League side, who impressively defeated Everton 2-1 on Saturday, are understood to be weighing up a joint offer for the Bolton Wanderers duo this month. Striker Clough; 20, who came close to joining Bristol City a few weeks ago, has scored three goals in 13 league games for the...

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