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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A good Deadline Day for Fulham despite the embargo
Feb03

A good Deadline Day for Fulham despite the embargo

Who would have thought that a transfer deadline day where we were restricted by an embargo would turn out to be one of the better days of dealings we have experienced as Fulham fans in recent years? Now, there are many of you who will likely say that a couple of loan signings is nothing to get excited about and no doubt our expectations in general have steadily declined along with our stagnation in the Championship. It did however, at...

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Arsenal failed in deadline day move for 16-year-old Championship starlet
Feb01

Arsenal failed in deadline day move for 16-year-old Championship starlet

Arsenal reportedly failed in their deadline day pursuit of Championship gem Ryan Sessegnon, according to the Mirror. The Premier League giants, who sit three points behind league leaders Leicester City in third spot, offered Fulham Germany forward Serge Gnabry on loan until the end of the season in exchange for the exciting young full-back. The 16-year-old, who is England’s Under-16 captain, is highly-regarded at Craven Cottage and is...

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Brighton, Fulham, Leeds and Nottingham Forest fail in deadline day loan approaches for Hull City forward
Feb01

Brighton, Fulham, Leeds and Nottingham Forest fail in deadline day loan approaches for Hull City forward

Four Championships clubs reportedly had loan offers rejected by Hull City for forward Sone Aluko, according to the BBC’s Ian Dennis. Brighton and Hove Albion, Fulham, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest were all thought to be eager to thrash out a deadline day loan move for the Nigeria international. The 26-year-old, who has seven international caps for his country, has scored just one goal in 20 appearances in all competitions for...

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