Championship Round-Up: Forest draw with QPR and Leeds also pick up a point
Jan27

Championship Round-Up: Forest draw with QPR and Leeds also pick up a point

There was only two games in the Championship in midweek, with both matches featuring teams currently sitting in the middle of the table, and they ended in draws. At Griffin Park, Brentford were held 1-1 by Leeds United. Sam Saunders’ first half strike had given the hosts the lead, but a late strike from loanee Mustapha Carayol earned Steve Evans’ side a share of the points. The Bees stay 10th and are just six points off...

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Championship Round-up: Hull go top as Middlesbrough lose at home to Forest
Jan25

Championship Round-up: Hull go top as Middlesbrough lose at home to Forest

Hull City went top of the Championship table after a late Abel Hernandez penalty gave them a 1-0 victory against Fulham at Craven Cottage. The Uruguayan scored the game’s only goal with ten minutes left to play from the spot, after Moses Odubajo was brought down by Lasse Vigen Christensen. The Tigers have now won their last four matches and go a point above Middlesbrough at the top of the table. Boro were powerless to resist...

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Championship Preview: Burnley face Derby in promotion clash
Jan22

Championship Preview: Burnley face Derby in promotion clash

Fourth-placed Burnley face third-placed Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday as one promotion contender aims to get one over another. The Clarets, who are a point behind their hosts and five off second-placed Hull, are unbeaten in their last four matches, winning three, and have lost just twice at home all season. Meanwhile, the Rams have failed to win in their last four, losing two, and have dropped out of the top-two. However, after a 0-0...

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Leeds United to dip into Byram’s £3.7m sale to sign France midfielder
Jan22

Leeds United to dip into Byram’s £3.7m sale to sign France midfielder

Leeds United have reportedly agreed a fee to sign France midfielder Toumani Diagouraga, according to Sky [Sports] sources. The Championship side, who currently sit 17th in the standings following back-to-back league defeats to Ipswich Town and Sheffield Wednesday, are keen on recruiting the Brentford ace this month. The 28-year-old, who started his career at Premier League outfit Watford, has featured in all 27 league games for the...

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Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough beaten while Hull thrash lowly Charlton
Jan18

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough beaten while Hull thrash lowly Charlton

Hull City are now just two points behind the leaders Middlesbrough as they closed the gap at the top of the Championship with a sensational 6-0 victory over Charlton, ensuring Jose Riga’s second spell in charge at the Addicks got off to the worst possible start. Abel Hernandez’s first-half hat-trick sealed the win with barely 40 minutes played, along with a wonderful finish from Robert Snodgrass that gave the Tigers a 4-0 lead at the...

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Aston Villa, Brentford and Hull City eye 13-goal Venezuela international
Jan15

Aston Villa, Brentford and Hull City eye 13-goal Venezuela international

Aston Villa are reportedly interested in signing Venezuela international striker Christian Santos, according to De Gelderlander. The Premier League side, who remain rock-bottom of the table despite defeating Crystal Palace 1-0 in midweek, are understood to have joined Championship clubs Brentford and Hull City in the hunt to snap up the N.E.C Nijmegen ace this month. The 27-year-old, who has four international caps for his country,...

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