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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Championship

This month
May 2023
# accolade
Ireland star Molumby wins West Brom player-of-the-season award
It comes on the back of an impressive campaign for the 23-year-old, making 46 appearances in all competitions and scoring four goals.
Last month
April 2023
# Ambition
The under-the-radar Irishman pushing for Premier League promotion
Danny McNamara is hoping to help Millwall achieve a spectacular finish to the season and impress Stephen Kenny in the process.
# learning process
'To come from where he's come from... To play Championship football is a huge step'
Matt Taylor praised Georgie Kelly after the Irish striker’s late goal earned a 2-2 draw against Burnley.
# Take a Bow
West Brom boss pays glowing tribute to Irish midfielder Molumby
The Waterford native scored twice in the win over Stoke City at the weekend.
# future plans
Irish international Manning set to leave as Swansea fans chant his name
The Galway native has impressed for the Championship club this season.
# Wrap
Irish youngster Cannon scores 7th goal in 9 games to aid Premier League promotion push
Preston’s good form continued while Andy Lyons was on target for relegation-threatened Blackpool.
This year
# On the rise
Irish wing-back Lyons hailed after man-of-the-match display
The former Shamrock Rovers star impressed amid an emphatic 6-1 win over QPR.
# Review
Irish stars to the fore as Mick McCarthy's Blackpool hit 6
Man-of-the-match Andy Lyons scored twice and CJ Hamilton registered an assist amid a convincing win.
# Reaction
'The gaffer sat me down and said maybe I was trying too hard' - Ogbene
The Ireland international scored the equaliser in his side’s 1-1 draw with Swansea City last night.
Irish stars to the fore as two sides at the wrong end of table battle for draw
Chiedozie Ogbene was named player of the match while Ryan Manning registered an assist.
# Off the Mark
Ireland underage international's delight after breaking Championship goal duck
Everton loanee Tom Cannon helped Preston earn a win at the weekend.
# Transfer News
'He’s not going to sign a contract here' - Ireland's Manning set for move
The 26-year-old has made 32 appearances in all competitions this season for Swansea.
# Dismissal
QPR sack manager after just 12 games in charge
Neil Critchley was appointed in December on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
# Going Well
Former Man United star Carrick enjoying dream start to managerial life
Middlesbrough ended promotion rivals Sheffield United’s long unbeaten run last night.
# Going Well
Irish midfielder continues superb form in Championship
Mark Sykes now has five goals in six games for Bristol City.
# Take a Bow
Ex-Shamrock Rovers defender Lyons scores crucial first goal in Championship
The ex-Ireland U21 international was on target in Blackpool’s 2-2 draw.
# Upset
Irish midfielder helps Grimsby pull off huge FA Cup shock
It was a night to remember for Kilkenny native Gavan Holohan.
# Pastures new
Mick McCarthy appointed manager of Championship strugglers Blackpool
McCarthy replaces Michael Appleton who was sacked on Wednesday after less than a year as head coach.
# Pastures new
Irish-eligible Man City youngster Delap makes Championship loan move
The 19-year-old joins Troy Parrott and Tom Cannon among the significant Irish contingent at Preston.
# long running saga
4 years on from his death, Cardiff pay first part of Sala transfer fee
The 28-year-old when the light aircraft carrying the striker came down in the English Channel.
Last year
# Wrap
Ireland's Adam Idah ends difficult year on a high
It was just the Cork native’s 12th appearance in 2022 and sixth in all competitions this season.
# Optimism
Ex-Liverpool defender Kolo Toure proud of players after managerial debut
His Wigan side were held by Millwall amid a 1-1 draw at the Den.
# Wrap
Irish duo on target in Championship as Idah returns
Will Keane and Callum Robinson were among the scorers in England’s second tier.
# Wrap
Hogan moves to top of Championship scoring charts, Irish defender on target in cup upset
It was a memorable night for Limerick’s Paudie O’Connor.
# Happy Days
Former Man United star Michael Carrick takes pride in first win as a manager
The new coach oversaw Middlesbrough’s 3-1 defeat of Hull.
Irish international on target in Championship, ex-Shamrock Rovers star scores in League One
CJ Hamilton and Danny Mandroiu both found the net today.
# Take a Bow
Dublin teen earns praise for adding 'element of surprise' to Championship leaders
Sinclair Armstrong made a big impact on his full debut for QPR last night.
# highs and lows
Troy Parrott gets off the mark and injures himself celebrating on a mixed day for Irish strikers
The Irish youngster scored his first Preston goal in the Championship, while it was a similarly bittersweet day for Callum Robinson and James Collins.
Good night for Irish stars Hendrick and Robinson in Championship, disappointment for Egan
The Dubliner scored a brilliant goal to help Reading earn a point.
# Wrap
Michael Obafemi one of 3 Irish strikers on target in the Championship today
James Collins also hit a brace in League One.
# Potential
Jude Bellingham's highly rated brother signs first professional contract
17-year-old Jobe has committed his future to Birmingham City.
# Going Well
Ireland's Ryan Manning on his 2 reasons to celebrate this week
The Galway native was on target in Swansea’s 3-0 win over Hull.
# Done Deal
Ireland international Cyrus Christie makes Championship move
The full-back has signed with Hull on a free transfer after being released by Fulham.
# Pride
'I didn’t know I was going to be captain until before the game' - O'Shea
A good day got better for the 23-year-old Dubliner, as he scored one and created another in West Brom’s 5-2 victory over Hull.
Irish duo on target in the Championship as Ogbene's superb start continues
Dara O’Shea also found the net in a comprehensive win for West Brom
# family matters
'He’s an example to everyone. And that’s not just because he’s my son' - Paul Ince
Reading’s matchwinner earned high praise from his manager.
# hot prospect
Promising Liverpool teenager makes Championship loan move
Tyler Morton has joined Blackburn for the season.
# Transfer News
Dublin-born wing-back joins Irish contingent at Championship newcomers
Peter Kioso has left Luton to sign for Rotherham.
# rags to riches
From bottom of the table after 7 games to €200 million and Premier League promotion
Luckless Levi Colwill’s own goal settled football’s most lucrative match.
# Wave Goodbye
Andy Carroll and Irish underage international among several players released by West Brom
Zak Delaney’s time with the Baggies has come to an end.