Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top as Derby are held
Jan13

Championship Round-Up: Middlesbrough extend lead at the top as Derby are held

Middlesbrough have extended their lead at the top of the Championship to six points after a hard-fought 1-0 victory away at Brentford. The Bees dominated possession but it was a mistake by David Button that gifted the visitors their goal. The goalkeeper misjudged a corner, punched the ball over his head and into the goal. Aitor Karanka’s side have now won eight of their last nine matches and haven’t conceded in that time. Derby...

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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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Championship club slap astonishing £10m price tag on Everton target
Jan08

Championship club slap astonishing £10m price tag on Everton target

Cardiff City have reportedly slapped a staggering £10m price tag on Everton target David Marshall. The Premier League side, who face Dagenham and Redbridge in the FA Cup this weekend, are thought to be lining up a January bid for the Scotland international goalkeeper. The 30-year-old, who has 20 international caps for his country, has kept nine clean sheets in 21 league games for Russell Slade’s Championship outfit so far this season....

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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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Cardiff slap £10m price tag on Everton’s transfer target
Jan04

Cardiff slap £10m price tag on Everton’s transfer target

Cardiff City have reportedly placed a whopping £10m price tag on Everton transfer target David Marshall. The Premier League outfit, who drew 1-1 with Tottenham on Sunday, are keen on recruiting the Scotland international goalkeeper in the January transfer window as competition for fellow shot stoppers Tim Howard and Joel Robles. The 30-year-old, who has 20 international caps for his country, has kept eight clean sheets in 20 league...

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