Championship Preview: Leaders Boro face tough Brentford trip
Jan11

Championship Preview: Leaders Boro face tough Brentford trip

Middlesbrough travel to Brentford on Tuesday night looking to maintain their four-point lead at the top of the table. Aitor Karanka’s side are unbeaten in eight league matches, winning seven, and will have fond memories of playing the Bees after beating them in the play-semi finals last season. Brentford boss Dean Smith, who saw his side knocked out the FA Cup by former club Walsall on Saturday, will be aiming for a seventh home...

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4 Premier League and Championship clubs keen to take Everton duo on loan
Jan08

4 Premier League and Championship clubs keen to take Everton duo on loan

A number of Premier League and Championship clubs are reportedly chasing international midfielders Darron Gibson and Aiden McGeady. The likes of Aston Villa, Sunderland, Derby County and Middlesbrough have all been tipped to make loan bids for the Republic of Ireland duo, with Everton willing to allow them to leave Goodison Park during the January transfer window. Gibson, 28, who joined the Toffees from Manchester United for a...

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Brighton target two wingers to boost promotion challenge
Jan07

Brighton target two wingers to boost promotion challenge

Brighton & Hove Albion are looking to secure the signings of Anthony Knockaert and Serge Gnabry. Former Leicester attacker Knockaert, 24, is currently with Belgium side Standard Liege, but is close on securing a return to England. Meanwhile, Seagulls boss Chris Hughton is expected to move for Arsenal wide man Gnabry, 20, who will return to the Gunners from a loan spell at West Brom after making just one Premier League appearance...

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Nottingham Forest in pole position to land £6m-rated Premier League ace on loan
Jan06

Nottingham Forest in pole position to land £6m-rated Premier League ace on loan

Nottingham Forest are reportedly the favourites to land Manchester United midfielder Nick Powell on loan this January. The Championship club, who lie 14th in the table following their 1-1 draw with Charlton Athletic at the weekend, want to take the former England Under-21 ace on loan for the remainder of the 2015-16 campaign. The 21-year-old, who arrived at Old Trafford in a deal worth up to £6m from League One outfit Crewe Alexandra...

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Championship: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (December)
Jan05

Championship: Manager, Player and Goal of the Month (December)

Player of the Month: George Friend (Middlesbrough) Aitor Karanka’s side had a fantastic December, winning four and drawing one of their five matches without conceding a goal. A key contributor to the club’s recent success is the form of left-back George Friend. A near ever-present for Boro this season, the underrated 28-year-old has been a consistent performer since signing from Doncaster in 2012. Alongside the equally...

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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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