Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders

Hull City (Current Position: 2nd) After being relegated on the last day of the Premier League season last year, Hull are looking to make a swift return to the top flight and at the moment they are second in the standings. Manager Steve Bruce has won the division three times and will be looking to repeat previous successes during this campaign. His side have been defensively solid and have conceded just 19 goals in total this season....

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Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders

Sheffield Wednesday (Current Position: 6th) Carlos Carvalhal’s Sheffield Wednesday are the surprise package of the season. Whilst the side have been steadily improving since promotion from League One back in 2011/12, the Owls are currently on track for their highest ever finish in the second tier since relegation from the Premier League back in the 1999/2000 season. The team from Hillsborough are unbeaten in six their last outings and...

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Top 5: Championship automatic promotion contenders

Burnley (Current Position: 3rd) Burnley are another team who are looking to bounce straight back into the realms of the Premier League. Despite losing several key figures in Danny Ings, Kieran Trippier and Jason Shackell, Sean Dyche’s men have regrouped and currently occupy one of the four play-off spots, just two points off league leaders Middlesbrough. The Clarets are unbeaten in seven, having won six of their last ten games and...

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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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More three points on the road will drive Sheffield Wednesday towards a top four finish
Feb05

More three points on the road will drive Sheffield Wednesday towards a top four finish

Undoubtedly, the January transfer window has been a success for Sheffield Wednesday. I am aware that the Wednesday faithful are more than happy with the constructive signings made in the window as progression continues both on and off the field of play. You could say the best business was done early signing the likes of Gary Hooper and Jack Hunt on permanent deals. Hooper has now bagged seven goals in 14 games and is expected to play...

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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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