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#Championship

# championship-2 - Sunday 16 February, 2020

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

BBC severs ties with pundit Ramage after Derby ‘black lads’ comments

Feb 16th 2020, 11:59 PM 16,990 Views 11 Comments

The former footballer has apologised for the remark.

# championship-2 - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Leeds are not losing their nerve, insists Bielsa
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Leeds are not losing their nerve, insists Bielsa

Jan 18th 2020, 6:49 PM 5,388 Views 16 Comments

The promotion hopefuls have picked up just one win in their last seven matches.

# championship-2 - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Ireland international Alan Browne on target as Leeds earn dramatic draw
# Report
From The42
# Report

Ireland international Alan Browne on target as Leeds earn dramatic draw

Dec 26th 2019, 7:56 PM 7,099 Views 6 Comments

The midfielder’s smart 22nd-minute finish put Preston ahead until Stuart Dallas struck one minute from time.

# championship-2 - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Irish international Collins on target, Michael O'Neill continues winning start
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

Irish international Collins on target, Michael O'Neill continues winning start

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:27 PM 9,576 Views 3 Comments

West Brom and Leeds both left it late as they moved clear of the pack at the top of the Championship.

# championship-2 - Friday 8 November, 2019

After 8 years with Northern Ireland, Michael O'Neill confirmed as new Stoke manager
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

After 8 years with Northern Ireland, Michael O'Neill confirmed as new Stoke manager

Nov 8th 2019, 12:57 PM 21,986 Views 27 Comments

The former Shamrock Rovers boss will still be in charge of the North for their forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.

# championship-2 - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Stoke City make official approach for Nothern Ireland's Michael O'Neill
# Wanted Man
From The42
# Wanted Man

Stoke City make official approach for Nothern Ireland's Michael O'Neill

Nov 7th 2019, 12:10 PM 3,559 Views 5 Comments

The struggling Championship side have been in touch with the Irish Football Association.

# championship-2 - Monday 4 November, 2019

Cardiff City threatened with three-window transfer ban over Sala payment
# Refusal
From The42
# Refusal

Cardiff City threatened with three-window transfer ban over Sala payment

Nov 4th 2019, 1:22 PM 7,263 Views 7 Comments

Fifa say the Championship club must hand over €6 million to Nantes for the deceased Argentine striker.

# championship-2 - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Leeds' push for the Premier League continues as they return to top of Championship
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Leeds' push for the Premier League continues as they return to top of Championship

Nov 2nd 2019, 6:15 PM 4,581 Views 5 Comments

They are ahead of Swansea on goal difference after the Welsh club left it late to beat Wigan 2-1.

# championship-2 - Friday 1 November, 2019

Ex-Ireland midfielder Rory Delap put in charge of Stoke after Nathan Jones' sacking
# Caretaker Duties
From The42
# Caretaker Duties

Ex-Ireland midfielder Rory Delap put in charge of Stoke after Nathan Jones' sacking

Nov 1st 2019, 12:34 PM 6,426 Views 5 Comments

The Potters sit second from bottom in the Championship table.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Championship leaders hit back to earn draw, McCarthy watches Manning
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Championship leaders hit back to earn draw, McCarthy watches Manning

Oct 22nd 2019, 10:54 PM 7,578 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland boss was at Loftus Road to watch the Galway native.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

Leeds back on top of Championship as Alioski sinks West Brom
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Leeds back on top of Championship as Alioski sinks West Brom

Oct 1st 2019, 10:41 PM 4,468 Views 6 Comments

Marcelo Bielsa’s side replaced Albion in pole position.

# championship-2 - Friday 27 September, 2019

James McClean goal not enough as Stoke's disastrous start continues
# Woe
From The42
# Woe

James McClean goal not enough as Stoke's disastrous start continues

Sep 27th 2019, 10:42 PM 6,623 Views 4 Comments

Meanwhile, Nottingham Forest’s victory saw them go top of the Championship.

# championship-2 - Friday 30 August, 2019

Harry Arter sent off as Cardiff held to draw by 10-man Fulham
# Seeing Red
From The42
# Seeing Red

Harry Arter sent off as Cardiff held to draw by 10-man Fulham

Aug 30th 2019, 10:36 PM 5,159 Views 3 Comments

The Welsh club sit 10th in the early second-tier table, two points and six places adrift of their rivals.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

QPR U18s walk off pitch after alleged racist abuse
# Protest
From The42
# Protest

QPR U18s walk off pitch after alleged racist abuse

Aug 14th 2019, 9:25 PM 8,540 Views 4 Comments

The club have called for Uefa to take the ‘strongest possible action’.

# championship-2 - Saturday 13 July, 2019

'I told my mam and dad that I didn't want to play football anymore'
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

'I told my mam and dad that I didn't want to play football anymore'

Jul 13th 2019, 6:15 AM 13,694 Views 2 Comments

Ireland U19 international Conor Grant on how he overcame homesickness to progress in his career.

# championship-2 - Thursday 27 June, 2019

Preston's O'Connor extends stay at Cork
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Preston's O'Connor extends stay at Cork

Jun 27th 2019, 11:51 AM 4,112 Views 2 Comments

The 24-year-old has featured regularly for the Leesiders in the 2019 campaign.

# championship-2 - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Leeds away to Bristol City and Derby face Huddersfield in opening Championship weekend
# Fill The Diary
From The42
# Fill The Diary

Leeds away to Bristol City and Derby face Huddersfield in opening Championship weekend

Jun 20th 2019, 9:41 AM 2,938 Views 4 Comments

The fixtures for the 2019-20 season have been announced.

# championship-2 - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?
# Long Road Back
From The42
# Long Road Back

Living the dream, surviving the pain: has it all been worth it for Alan Moore?

May 25th 2019, 8:00 AM 21,859 Views 7 Comments

From the Premier League to the depths of depression and back again: David Sneyd spends a weekend with the former Ireland international and his family in their Yorkshire home.

# championship-2 - Friday 17 May, 2019

Middlesbrough part ways with Pulis after missing out on promotion to Premier League
# Time To Go
From The42
# Time To Go

Middlesbrough part ways with Pulis after missing out on promotion to Premier League

May 17th 2019, 10:26 AM 3,672 Views 11 Comments

The Teessiders finished seventh in the Championship, just outside the play-off places.

# championship-2 - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Cardiff relegated from Premier League after Palace loss
# Woe
From The42
# Woe

Cardiff relegated from Premier League after Palace loss

May 4th 2019, 7:25 PM 5,937 Views 12 Comments

Neil Warnock’s men will be spending next season in the Championship.

# championship-2 - Thursday 2 May, 2019

Leeds unhappy after Patrick Bamford's two-game ban for diving confirmed
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

Leeds unhappy after Patrick Bamford's two-game ban for diving confirmed

May 2nd 2019, 6:29 PM 8,586 Views 31 Comments

Meanwhile, the dates for the Championship play-offs have been released.

# championship-2 - Sunday 14 April, 2019

'Our fans are the worst' - Mame Diouf considering Stoke City exit
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

'Our fans are the worst' - Mame Diouf considering Stoke City exit

Apr 14th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,579 Views 6 Comments

The Senegalese forward admitted that he is not having a good time at the bet365 Stadium as he struggles to fit into Nathan Jones’ team

# championship-2 - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

'I knew this was going to be difficult' - Martin O'Neill disappointed as Forest's promotion hopes fade
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

'I knew this was going to be difficult' - Martin O'Neill disappointed as Forest's promotion hopes fade

Apr 10th 2019, 1:05 AM 8,873 Views 10 Comments

Tuesday night’s loss leaves the club 10th in the table, six points off the play-off spots.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

17-year-old Irish youngster makes Championship debut
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

17-year-old Irish youngster makes Championship debut

Apr 9th 2019, 10:41 PM 14,282 Views 8 Comments

Nathan Collins came off the bench, while James McClean scored for Stoke.

# championship-2 - Monday 1 April, 2019

Former England boss Steve McClaren parts company with struggling QPR
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Former England boss Steve McClaren parts company with struggling QPR

Apr 1st 2019, 12:03 PM 3,365 Views 12 Comments

The team have struggled of late, with just one win in the last 15 league games.

# championship-2 - Saturday 30 March, 2019

'There's so much competition here and I'm not getting what I want'
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

'There's so much competition here and I'm not getting what I want'

Mar 30th 2019, 9:00 AM 13,232 Views 6 Comments

Chiedozie Ogbene on his difficult start to life at Brentford since moving over from Ireland.

# championship-2 - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Irish midfielder Richie Towell on target in Championship before 100th-minute equaliser
# Highs And Lows
From The42
# Highs And Lows

Irish midfielder Richie Towell on target in Championship before 100th-minute equaliser

Feb 16th 2019, 3:23 PM 6,937 Views 1 Comment

Dominic Iorfa’a goal in the final seconds meant Rotherham stayed in the relegation zone.

Ashley Cole's first goal since returning to English football not enough for Derby to progress
# Bittersweet
From The42
# Bittersweet

Ashley Cole's first goal since returning to English football not enough for Derby to progress

Feb 16th 2019, 2:31 PM 8,278 Views 1 Comment

Chris Hughton’s Brighton are into the FA Cup quarter-finals following a 2-1 win.

# championship-2 - Thursday 31 January, 2019

Busy day for Martin O'Neill, as ex-Ireland boss steps up recruitment at Forest
# Frantic
From The42
# Frantic

Busy day for Martin O'Neill, as ex-Ireland boss steps up recruitment at Forest

Jan 31st 2019, 3:57 PM 8,807 Views 0 Comments

27-year-old Monaco midfielder Pele has joined on loan until the end of the season, while other deals could go through.

# championship-2 - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Martin O'Neill pleased after picking up first win in new role
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Martin O'Neill pleased after picking up first win in new role

Jan 27th 2019, 2:35 PM 6,767 Views 4 Comments

The Derry native was in the dugout as Nottingham Forest picked up a victory.

# championship-2 - Monday 21 January, 2019

Ashley Cole to reunite with former Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard at Derby
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

Ashley Cole to reunite with former Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard at Derby

Jan 21st 2019, 5:37 PM 8,057 Views 5 Comments

The 38-year-old spent the last three seasons with the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer.

# championship-2 - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Leeds' week of controversy ends in defeat, Irish midfielder Browne claims 9th goal of the season
# Mixed Fortunes
From The42
# Mixed Fortunes

Leeds' week of controversy ends in defeat, Irish midfielder Browne claims 9th goal of the season

Jan 19th 2019, 6:50 PM 6,168 Views 3 Comments

Goals from Sam Clucas and Joe Allen helped Stoke upset Championship leaders.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Ex-Ireland boss Martin O'Neill's return to Nottingham Forest confirmed
# Ready To Go
From The42
# Ready To Go

Ex-Ireland boss Martin O'Neill's return to Nottingham Forest confirmed

Jan 15th 2019, 11:03 AM 18,352 Views 33 Comments

The club, who are currently ninth in the Championship, recently parted company with Aitor Karanka.

# championship-2 - Friday 11 January, 2019

Nottingham Forest on hunt for new manager for the 8th time in 3 years
# Heading For The Exit
From The42
# Heading For The Exit

Nottingham Forest on hunt for new manager for the 8th time in 3 years

Jan 11th 2019, 9:21 AM 6,389 Views 8 Comments

Aitor Karanka has left the club.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Stoke City sack boss and ex-Ireland player Delap thrown in as caretaker
# Time To Go
From The42
# Time To Go

Stoke City sack boss and ex-Ireland player Delap thrown in as caretaker

Jan 8th 2019, 10:30 AM 8,727 Views 5 Comments

Gary Rowett was appointed last May but his spell with the Championship club has now ended.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

In-form Irish midfielders among the scorers in the Championship
# Review
From The42
# Review

In-form Irish midfielders among the scorers in the Championship

Dec 26th 2018, 5:58 PM 5,369 Views 1 Comment

Alan Browne and Conor Hourihane scored for their respective clubs.

# championship-2 - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Disappointment for Irish trio as Leeds go top of the Championship
# On The Rise
From The42
# On The Rise

Disappointment for Irish trio as Leeds go top of the Championship

Dec 1st 2018, 3:05 PM 6,751 Views 4 Comments

Enda Stevens, David McGoldrick and John Egan featured as Sheffield United were beaten 1-0.

# championship-2 - Monday 12 November, 2018

'When the manager came in strong for me, I really wanted to get it done'
# Faith
From The42
# Faith

'When the manager came in strong for me, I really wanted to get it done'

Nov 12th 2018, 7:30 PM 11,273 Views 5 Comments

Ireland international John Egan’s difficult decision to move clubs at the start of the season appears to have paid dividends.

# championship-2 - Saturday 27 October, 2018

2 Irish internationals feature as razor-Sharp Sheffield United go top of Championship
# On The Rise
From The42
# On The Rise

2 Irish internationals feature as razor-Sharp Sheffield United go top of Championship

Oct 27th 2018, 6:42 PM 6,223 Views 2 Comments

David McGoldrick and Enda Stevens both started for the Blades, while John Egan was out injured.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Ireland duo Robinson and Browne both net as Preston win seven-goal thriller and Leeds triumph to go top
# COYBIG
From The42
# COYBIG

Ireland duo Robinson and Browne both net as Preston win seven-goal thriller and Leeds triumph to go top

Oct 24th 2018, 10:17 PM 6,578 Views 7 Comments

Alan Browne and Callum Robinson both scored as Preston defeated Brentford.