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#Championship

# 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 4,124 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 2,969 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 22,159 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 3,688 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 5,957 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 8,664 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 17,605 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 8,887 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 14,310 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 3,391 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 13,273 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 6,957 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 8,301 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 8,823 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 6,782 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 8,071 Views 6 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 6,181 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 18,371 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 6,401 Views 7 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 8,750 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 5,378 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 6,764 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 11,290 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 6,226 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 6,593 Views 7 Comments

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

# championship-2 - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Irish duo feature as Championship strugglers hold leaders Boro
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Irish duo feature as Championship strugglers hold leaders Boro

Oct 23rd 2018, 10:40 PM 5,947 Views 2 Comments

Ryan Manning and Richie Towell helped secured an impressive result for their team at the Riverside Stadium.

# championship-2 - Friday 19 October, 2018

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship
# On The Rise
From The42
# On The Rise

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship

Oct 19th 2018, 10:38 PM 4,409 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
From The42
# 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 17,201 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
From The42
# Pulis Power

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

Sep 19th 2018, 10:31 PM 5,405 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
From The42
# COYBIG

Irish duo among the goalscorers in the Championship

Sep 15th 2018, 7:15 PM 5,768 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 5,459 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
From The42
# Championship

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

Aug 25th 2018, 6:12 PM 5,351 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 5,717 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 7,670 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 8,815 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 8,537 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
From The42
# COYBIG

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

Jul 28th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,646 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
From The42
# Done Deal

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

Jul 24th 2018, 5:23 PM 10,208 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
From The42
# Blade Runner

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

Jul 19th 2018, 7:05 PM 12,790 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 11,081 Views 12 Comments

Norwich and Sheffield United are keen on Ben Woodburn.