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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Out with the old, in with the new – QPR’s transfer business was a breath of fresh air
Feb02

Out with the old, in with the new – QPR’s transfer business was a breath of fresh air

It may be worth only whispering this; but it seems that there is a faint glimmer of hope at QPR! Anyone who follows football will know that QPR’s manner of trading over the past few years is to do it the hard, stupid way. Now whilst the club is still far from perfect, recent events have encouraged me. Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s team have not been setting the league alight, drawing far too many games, but the team have become harder to...

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MK Dons are set to sign Championship strike duo on loan
Feb01

MK Dons are set to sign Championship strike duo on loan

MK Dons are closing in on the double loan signing of QPR forward Jay Emmanuel-Thomas and Cardiff City striker Alex Revell, according to Transfer Centre Live. Karl Robinson’s side are currently just one point above the relegation zone in the Championship, and the 35-year-old is looking to strengthen his squad before the transfer window closes on Monday night. Now the Dons look set to complete temporary deals for both...

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Swansea poised to capture Netherlands international on loan
Feb01

Swansea poised to capture Netherlands international on loan

Netherlands international Leroy Fer is reportedly closing in on a deadline day move to Swansea City, according to Sky Sports (19:17). The Premier League side, who currently sit just four points above the relegation zone, are set to take the Queens Park Rangers midfielder on loan for the rest of the current campaign. The 26-year-old, who has 11 international caps for his country, has scored two goals in 19 league games for the Loftus...

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