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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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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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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Manchester United monitoring Scotland Under-19 international gem
Jan25

Manchester United monitoring Scotland Under-19 international gem

Manchester United are reportedly keeping close tabs on Championship starlet Oliver Burke, according to the Nottingham Post. The Premier League giants, who suffered a late 1-0 home defeat to the hands of Southampton on Saturday, are thought to be monitoring the performances of the highly-rated Nottingham Forest winger this term. The 18-year-old, who is a Scotland Under-19 international, has scored twice in seven league games for Dougie...

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