FA Cup Head-to-Head: Chris Martin (Derby County) vs Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)
Jan29

FA Cup Head-to-Head: Chris Martin (Derby County) vs Wayne Rooney (Manchester United)

Championship side Derby County kick-start this weekend’s tantalising FA Cup fourth-round action as the Rams welcome 11-time winners Manchester United to the iPro Stadium on Friday night (19:55). Paul Clement’s side, who currently sit fifth in the second-tier of English football following back-to-back league defeats, will be hoping top goalscorer Chris Martin (9) is firing on all cylinders in order to achieve an FA Cup...

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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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Derby County could do without the ‘magic’ of the FA Cup this season
Jan18

Derby County could do without the ‘magic’ of the FA Cup this season

The FA Cup; there’s nothing like it in world football. Every season all teams from around the country from all levels of the game have their own little dream. For some clubs, the dreams are whether they can make it through the preliminary stages to play a conference team or get into the first round proper. For others, getting as far as the coveted third round and a chance to rub shoulders with the big clubs is their goal. Right...

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League Two star’s £10,000-a-week wage demands could scupper Championship transfer
Jan18

League Two star’s £10,000-a-week wage demands could scupper Championship transfer

Derby County are reportedly reconsidering their pursuit of League Two star Callum O’Dowda this month due to his wage demands, according to the Daily Mail. The Championship outfit, who were convincingly beaten 3-0 by Birmingham City on Saturday, have been heavily linked with a £1m move for the highly-rated Oxford United during the January transfer window. The 20-year-old, who is a Republic of Ireland Under-21 international, has scored...

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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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