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#Championship

# championship-2 - Friday 19 October, 2018

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship
# On The Rise
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# On The Rise

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship

Oct 19th 2018, 10:38 PM 4,391 Views 5 Comments

Sheffield United, however, can regain top spot when they travel to Derby County on Saturday.

# championship-2 - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Could O'Neill be about to put faith in a 31-year-old international rookie?
# Like A Fine Wine
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# Like A Fine Wine

Could O'Neill be about to put faith in a 31-year-old international rookie?

Oct 13th 2018, 9:00 AM 17,188 Views 13 Comments

Shaun Williams impressed off the bench against Wales last month, and could be set for a full competitive debut this evening.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Middlesbrough keep up pressure on Championship leaders Leeds and McClaren's QPR win again
# Pulis Power
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# Pulis Power

Middlesbrough keep up pressure on Championship leaders Leeds and McClaren's QPR win again

Sep 19th 2018, 10:31 PM 5,393 Views 7 Comments

There were five matches in the second tier of English football tonight.

# championship-2 - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Irish duo among the goalscorers in the Championship
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Irish duo among the goalscorers in the Championship

Sep 15th 2018, 7:15 PM 5,746 Views 2 Comments

Ryan Manning and Callum Robinson were on target for Rotherham and Preston respectively.

# championship-2 - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Former Limerick and Cork City youngster drops to League Two in search of first-team football
# Hot Prospect
From The42
# Hot Prospect

Former Limerick and Cork City youngster drops to League Two in search of first-team football

Sep 1st 2018, 4:02 PM 5,446 Views 2 Comments

Chiedozie Ogbene has joined Exeter on loan from Championship side Brentford.

# championship-2 - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Irish defender Keogh on the mark as Lampard's Derby beat Preston
# Championship
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# Championship

Irish defender Keogh on the mark as Lampard's Derby beat Preston

Aug 25th 2018, 6:12 PM 5,340 Views 1 Comment

Graham Burke and Callum Robinson started for the visitors, who have not won since the opening day of the season.

Ireland's number one keeps another clean sheet as Boro go top of the Championship
# In Form
From The42
# In Form

Ireland's number one keeps another clean sheet as Boro go top of the Championship

Aug 25th 2018, 12:33 AM 5,704 Views 4 Comments

Darren Randolph has conceded goals in just one out of his side’s five Championship fixtures so far.

# championship-2 - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Burke's flying start at Preston continues as Ireland forward scores first league goal
# Burkey
From The42
# Burkey

Burke's flying start at Preston continues as Ireland forward scores first league goal

Aug 18th 2018, 6:52 PM 7,657 Views 7 Comments

The 24-year-old was on the mark against Stoke City this evening.

Ireland's John Egan scores for new club, Bielsa's Leeds revolution continues
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Ireland's John Egan scores for new club, Bielsa's Leeds revolution continues

Aug 18th 2018, 6:20 PM 8,805 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, there was more Championship misery for Frank Lampard and Derby.

# championship-2 - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds continue strong start, as they put Frank Lampard's Derby to the sword
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds continue strong start, as they put Frank Lampard's Derby to the sword

Aug 11th 2018, 7:57 PM 8,527 Views 7 Comments

Goals from Mateusz Klich, Kemar Roofe (2) and Ezgjan Alioski secured the victory.

# championship-2 - Saturday 28 July, 2018

12 Irish players who could have a big impact in the Championship this season
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

12 Irish players who could have a big impact in the Championship this season

Jul 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,623 Views 11 Comments

The English second tier resumes on Friday and we look at some of the individuals who could have a big say on its outcome.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

After his release by Ipswich, Ireland international McGoldrick finds a new club
# Done Deal
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# Done Deal

After his release by Ipswich, Ireland international McGoldrick finds a new club

Jul 24th 2018, 5:23 PM 10,193 Views 1 Comment

The striker will join fellow Irish players Enda Stevens and John Egan at Sheffield United.

# championship-2 - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Brentford's Championship rivals make Ireland international Egan their club-record signing
# Blade Runner
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# Blade Runner

Brentford's Championship rivals make Ireland international Egan their club-record signing

Jul 19th 2018, 7:05 PM 12,769 Views 4 Comments

The Cork native has become Sheffield United’s most expensive ever signing.

# championship-2 - Monday 9 July, 2018

Klopp considers loaning highly-rated Welsh youngster amid Championship interest
# Transfer News
From The42
# Transfer News

Klopp considers loaning highly-rated Welsh youngster amid Championship interest

Jul 9th 2018, 4:34 PM 11,064 Views 12 Comments

Norwich and Sheffield United are keen on Ben Woodburn.

# championship-2 - Monday 11 June, 2018

After working his magic in Sweden, Swansea hope Potter can restore Premier League status
# Football Wizard
From The42
# Football Wizard

After working his magic in Sweden, Swansea hope Potter can restore Premier League status

Jun 11th 2018, 3:37 PM 4,565 Views 2 Comments

The Welsh club have appointed Graham Potter as their new boss.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return
# Pastures New
From The42
# Pastures New

Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return

Jun 6th 2018, 6:05 PM 11,315 Views 2 Comments

The former Manchester United player has signed with Reading ahead of the 2018-19 season.

# championship-2 - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Wembley joy for Irish duo as Rotherham gain promotion to the Championship
# Good Times
From The42
# Good Times

Wembley joy for Irish duo as Rotherham gain promotion to the Championship

May 27th 2018, 5:49 PM 9,071 Views 2 Comments

Richie Towell and Anthony Forde both featured on a memorable day for the Millers.

# championship-2 - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard in talks to manage Championship club
# In The Frame
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# In The Frame

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard in talks to manage Championship club

May 26th 2018, 11:46 PM 9,599 Views 5 Comments

The former England international is one of several candidates for the vacant Derby County role.

Heartbreak for Aston Villa, as Fulham earn Premier League promotion
# Promised Land
From The42
# Promised Land

Heartbreak for Aston Villa, as Fulham earn Premier League promotion

May 26th 2018, 6:58 PM 9,877 Views 11 Comments

Irish international Cyrus Christie was involved in the London side’s triumph.

# championship-2 - Friday 11 May, 2018

Derby County a step closer to Premier League football with semi-final first-leg win
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Derby County a step closer to Premier League football with semi-final first-leg win

May 11th 2018, 9:40 PM 5,740 Views 2 Comments

Cameron Jerome scored the only goal of the game for the Rams against Fulham.

# championship-2 - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Swansea boss set to leave club at end of season - reports
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Swansea boss set to leave club at end of season - reports

May 10th 2018, 8:46 PM 4,738 Views 2 Comments

Carlos Carvalhal is not expected to continue on with the club on the verge of relegation.

# championship-2 - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Mixed fortunes for Irish internationals on Championship's final day
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Mixed fortunes for Irish internationals on Championship's final day

May 6th 2018, 3:22 PM 6,884 Views 0 Comments

There was bad news for Preston’s Irish contingent, while Richard Keogh helped Derby secure a play-off spot.

Cardiff back in the Premier League as Neil Warnock earns record eighth promotion
# Going Up
From The42
# Going Up

Cardiff back in the Premier League as Neil Warnock earns record eighth promotion

May 6th 2018, 2:40 PM 5,977 Views 10 Comments

They drew 0-0 with Reading in the Championship today, as third-place Fulham lost 3-1 to Birmingham.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Setback for Cardiff's automatic promotion hopes as Derby move into play-off places
# Championship
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# Championship

Setback for Cardiff's automatic promotion hopes as Derby move into play-off places

Apr 24th 2018, 10:23 PM 4,335 Views 5 Comments

The race for a place in the Premier League is really hotting up.

# championship-2 - Friday 20 April, 2018

Fulham end Millwall's 17-match unbeaten run to boost Premier League hopes
# Promotion Race
From The42
# Promotion Race

Fulham end Millwall's 17-match unbeaten run to boost Premier League hopes

Apr 20th 2018, 11:01 PM 5,986 Views 10 Comments

The Cottagers are now two points ahead of Cardiff but have played two games more.

# championship-2 - Monday 16 April, 2018

'It had nothing to do with feeling English or Irish, it was a personal thing between me and my family'
# International Allegiance
From The42
# International Allegiance

'It had nothing to do with feeling English or Irish, it was a personal thing between me and my family'

Apr 16th 2018, 8:01 PM 42,690 Views 51 Comments

Reading midfielder Liam Kelly has been speaking about turning down a call-up to the Ireland squad.

# championship-2 - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Irish-eligible star scores twice to boost Preston's Premier League promotion hopes
# Catching The Eye
From The42
# Catching The Eye

Irish-eligible star scores twice to boost Preston's Premier League promotion hopes

Apr 14th 2018, 6:15 PM 9,440 Views 9 Comments

Callum Robinson’s brace left Alex Neil’s side within three points of the play-off spots.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Former Cork City and Limerick youngster makes Championship debut
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Former Cork City and Limerick youngster makes Championship debut

Apr 10th 2018, 11:52 PM 9,170 Views 8 Comments

It was a night to remember for Chiedozie Ogbene.

Mick McCarthy confirms immediate departure as Ipswich manager
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Mick McCarthy confirms immediate departure as Ipswich manager

Apr 10th 2018, 10:43 PM 14,204 Views 22 Comments

The former Ireland boss was critical of the reaction when he substituted Clare-born debutant Barry Cotter on 56 minutes, labelling it “pathetic”.

# championship-2 - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Irish defender on target as Derby boost Premier League promotion hopes
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Irish defender on target as Derby boost Premier League promotion hopes

Apr 7th 2018, 7:06 PM 5,679 Views 1 Comment

Alex Pearce helped his side earn a comfortable win today.

Irish international makes long-awaited comeback for promotion-chasing Bristol City
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

Irish international makes long-awaited comeback for promotion-chasing Bristol City

Apr 7th 2018, 4:35 PM 6,227 Views 0 Comments

Callum O’Dowda has appeared for the senior side for the first time since November.

Limerick youngster makes Championship debut
# Potential
From The42
# Potential

Limerick youngster makes Championship debut

Apr 7th 2018, 3:54 PM 9,237 Views 2 Comments

Paudie O’Connor has lined out for Leeds this afternoon against Sunderland.

# championship-2 - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Wolves take no action against ballboy who shoved and took ball off 'time-wasting' Hull coach
# Ballsy Decision
From The42
# Ballsy Decision

Wolves take no action against ballboy who shoved and took ball off 'time-wasting' Hull coach

Apr 5th 2018, 11:43 AM 8,349 Views 5 Comments

The 16-year-old was ordered to leave the Molineux pitch.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Irish duo on target as Aston Villa boost Championship promotion hopes
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Irish duo on target as Aston Villa boost Championship promotion hopes

Apr 3rd 2018, 10:11 PM 11,825 Views 12 Comments

Scott Hogan and Conor Hourihane were on target, while David Meyler scored for Hull.

# championship-2 - Monday 2 April, 2018

Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago

Apr 2nd 2018, 10:34 PM 7,738 Views 5 Comments

It has been a long road back for the Brentford midfielder, who featured in their 1-0 win over Bristol City today.

# championship-2 - Monday 26 March, 2018

Niall Quinn in Sunderland takeover talks - report
# The Mighty Quinn
From The42
# The Mighty Quinn

Niall Quinn in Sunderland takeover talks - report

Mar 26th 2018, 2:25 PM 45,936 Views 33 Comments

The former Black Cats chairman has spoken to current owner Ellis Short about returning with a new consortium.

# championship-2 - Monday 19 March, 2018

After racist abuse and World Cup heartache, Ireland’s Young Player of the Year eager to move on
# Challenge
From The42
# Challenge

After racist abuse and World Cup heartache, Ireland’s Young Player of the Year eager to move on

Mar 19th 2018, 6:05 AM 11,241 Views 2 Comments

Cyrus Christie is hoping for a better year ahead following a bad end to 2017.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere'
# Under Pressure
From The42
# Under Pressure

'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere'

Mar 14th 2018, 1:30 PM 11,395 Views 3 Comments

Mick McCarthy has dismissed suggestions he will leave Ipswich before the end of the season.

# championship-2 - Monday 5 March, 2018

Irish midfielder nominated for Championship fans' player of the month award
# Going Well
From The42
# Going Well

Irish midfielder nominated for Championship fans' player of the month award

Mar 5th 2018, 4:03 PM 9,788 Views 4 Comments

Preston’s Alan Browne has been rewarded for a series of impressive displays.

# championship-2 - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Maguire describes stunning return as 'best feeling in my football career'
# The Comeback Kid
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# The Comeback Kid

Maguire describes stunning return as 'best feeling in my football career'

Mar 4th 2018, 10:09 AM 9,317 Views 9 Comments

The Ireland international scored a match-winning brace for Preston yesterday.