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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FA Cup Third Round Replays Round-Up: Liverpool and Tottenham ease through
Jan21

FA Cup Third Round Replays Round-Up: Liverpool and Tottenham ease through

Liverpool, Aston Villa and West Bromwich Albion all advanced to the Fourth Round of the FA Cup after seeing off their lower league competitors in replays after being held at the first time of asking. Following the 2-2 draw at St James’ Park, around 6,000 Exeter City fans made the long trip to Anfield hoping to see their side pull off what would have been one of the biggest ever cup shocks, but the Grecians found themselves a...

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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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Championship Preview: Managerless Bristol City host leaders Middlesbrough
Jan15

Championship Preview: Managerless Bristol City host leaders Middlesbrough

Table-toppers Middlesbrough travel to the West Country to take on a struggling and now managerless Bristol City side. Boro are five points clear at the top and not conceded a goal in any of their last nine matches, in which they’ve recorded eight victories. Meanwhile, the Robins, who are two points adrift of safety, sacked boss Steve Cotterill on Thursday after going six matches without a win. Remarkably, City recorded their...

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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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