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#Championship

# championship-2 - Saturday 30 March, 2019

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

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

Mar 30th 2019, 9:00 AM 13,251 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
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# Highs And Lows

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

Feb 16th 2019, 3:23 PM 6,949 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 8,288 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 8,818 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 6,775 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 8,063 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 6,174 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 18,362 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 6,392 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 8,735 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 5,372 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 6,758 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 11,278 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
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# 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 6,586 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 5,932 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 4,400 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 17,192 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 5,399 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 5,758 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 5,454 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 5,344 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 5,713 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 7,661 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 8,811 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 8,530 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 10,637 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 10,199 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 12,781 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 11,066 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 4,570 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 11,327 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 9,078 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
From The42
# In The Frame

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard in talks to manage Championship club

May 26th 2018, 11:46 PM 9,641 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 9,891 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 5,753 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 4,754 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
From The42
# COYBIG

Mixed fortunes for Irish internationals on Championship's final day

May 6th 2018, 3:22 PM 6,885 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 5,990 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
From The42
# Championship

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

Apr 24th 2018, 10:23 PM 4,342 Views 5 Comments

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