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#Championship

# championship - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Rooney's Derby cling on to avoid relegation on day of high drama in the Championship
# Skin Of Their Teeth
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# Skin Of Their Teeth

Rooney's Derby cling on to avoid relegation on day of high drama in the Championship

May 8th 2021, 3:09 PM 7,047 Views 7 Comments

Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday ultimately went down on a topsy-turvy afternoon.

# championship - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

97th-minute equaliser deals major blow to survival hopes of Barry-Murphy's Rochdale
# In Trouble
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# In Trouble

97th-minute equaliser deals major blow to survival hopes of Barry-Murphy's Rochdale

Apr 27th 2021, 9:26 PM 6,987 Views 0 Comments

A 3-3 draw with AFC Wimbledon leaves the Irishman’s side teetering on the brink of League One.

# championship - Sunday 25 April, 2021

13th goal of the season for James Collins kickstarts remarkable Luton Town comeback
# Five-goal Thriller
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# Five-goal Thriller

13th goal of the season for James Collins kickstarts remarkable Luton Town comeback

Apr 25th 2021, 4:15 PM 4,432 Views 0 Comments

They came from 2-0 down to take all three points at Bristol City.

# championship - Saturday 24 April, 2021

Watford earn instant promotion to Premier League, Rooney's Derby left deep in relegation trouble
# Championship Wrap
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# Championship Wrap

Watford earn instant promotion to Premier League, Rooney's Derby left deep in relegation trouble

Apr 24th 2021, 5:30 PM 5,077 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Alan Browne scored the winning goal of Preston’s victory over Coventry as Mick McCarthy left Wycombe needing a miracle to avoid the drop.

# championship - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Bournemouth consolidate Championship play-off spot as Reading's promotion hopes suffer blow
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Bournemouth consolidate Championship play-off spot as Reading's promotion hopes suffer blow

Apr 21st 2021, 10:13 PM 2,812 Views 1 Comment

Elsewhere, Wycombe kept their slim survival hopes alive with a do-or-die win against Bristol City.

# championship - Tuesday 20 April, 2021

Watford take big step towards Premier League, setback for Swansea and Derby lose again
# On The Up
From The42
# On The Up

Watford take big step towards Premier League, setback for Swansea and Derby lose again

Apr 20th 2021, 9:27 PM 3,454 Views 0 Comments

Dan Gosling hit the winner at Carrow Road.

# championship - Friday 16 April, 2021

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading
# Championship
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# Championship

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading

Apr 16th 2021, 8:50 PM 6,955 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Rooney’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.

# championship - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Irish duo start as Swansea go third in the Championship and Sunderland promotion hopes dented
# Around The Grounds
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# Around The Grounds

Irish duo start as Swansea go third in the Championship and Sunderland promotion hopes dented

Apr 13th 2021, 8:50 PM 6,517 Views 0 Comments

Another win for Conor Hourihane and Ryan Manning tonight.

# championship - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Hourihane assist helps Swansea regain form and Norwich on the verge of Premier League return
# Championship
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# Championship

Hourihane assist helps Swansea regain form and Norwich on the verge of Premier League return

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 6:21 PM 3,691 Views 0 Comments

A 3-0 win today for Swansea against Millwall.

# championship - Monday 5 April, 2021

Mick McCarthy's Cardiff team stunned by five-goal defeat to Sheffield Wednesday
# Championship
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# Championship

Mick McCarthy's Cardiff team stunned by five-goal defeat to Sheffield Wednesday

Apr 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 10,728 Views 3 Comments

Three of the goals came in the first 23 minutes.

# championship - Friday 2 April, 2021

First start for Irish U21 international for table-toppers Norwich and second-placed Watford win again
# Championship
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# Championship

First start for Irish U21 international for table-toppers Norwich and second-placed Watford win again

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:46 PM 8,887 Views 1 Comment

Norwich were pegged back for a late draw by Preston but the top Championship two are still in the driving seat.

# championship - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Norwich restore lead at top of Championship as Sunderland continue push for promotion in League One
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Norwich restore lead at top of Championship as Sunderland continue push for promotion in League One

Mar 17th 2021, 9:49 PM 3,273 Views 0 Comments

The Canaries sit 10 points clear at the top of the table.

# championship - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Sunderland end 48-year Wembley hoodoo with McGeady assist for only goal of the game
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Sunderland end 48-year Wembley hoodoo with McGeady assist for only goal of the game

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 5:34 PM 11,858 Views 3 Comments

The Owls are seven points from safety.

# championship - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'

Mar 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 21,860 Views 2 Comments

22-year-old Irish wing Angus Kernohan is now playing with Ealing in the English Championship.

# championship - Monday 8 March, 2021

Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace
# Captain Fantastic
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# Captain Fantastic

Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace

Mar 8th 2021, 9:27 AM 4,011 Views 1 Comment

Reds skipper Niamh Fahey was on target on another busy day for the Irish across the water.

# championship - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Norwich 10 points clear at the top, Watford and Swansea both win in Premier League promotion push
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Norwich 10 points clear at the top, Watford and Swansea both win in Premier League promotion push

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 5:16 PM 3,336 Views 1 Comment

The 1-0 win at Vicarage Road moved the home team into the top two.

# championship - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Norwich win top-of-table clash to close in on instant Premier League return
# Far From Pedestrian
From The42
# Far From Pedestrian

Norwich win top-of-table clash to close in on instant Premier League return

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:15 PM 4,978 Views 4 Comments

The Canaries are now 10 points clear at the top.

# championship - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side
# Flying High
From The42
# Flying High

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:37 PM 36,018 Views 14 Comments

Cardiff have taken 24 points from Mick McCarthy’s 10 games in charge.

# championship - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Unhappy Derby County return for Richard Keogh in Huddersfield defeat
# EFL Wrap
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# EFL Wrap

Unhappy Derby County return for Richard Keogh in Huddersfield defeat

Updated Feb 23rd 2021, 9:42 PM 9,360 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Norwich City stretched their lead at the top of the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Norwich and Swansea win in promotion chase, setback for Brentford and Sunderland going to Wembley
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Norwich and Swansea win in promotion chase, setback for Brentford and Sunderland going to Wembley

Feb 17th 2021, 10:34 PM 3,817 Views 0 Comments

Aiden McGeady and Ireland U21 international Anthony Scully were in opposition in the Papa John’s Trophy semi-final.

# championship - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Referee squares up to Alan Judge in Ipswich draw
# Judge And Jury
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# Judge And Jury

Referee squares up to Alan Judge in Ipswich draw

Feb 16th 2021, 9:52 PM 19,557 Views 14 Comments

The Irish international was involved in a bizarre confrontation tonight.

# championship - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Four assists for Aiden McGeady in Sunderland win
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Four assists for Aiden McGeady in Sunderland win

Feb 13th 2021, 5:11 PM 10,643 Views 9 Comments

The Irish international set up all of his side’s goals, but it was a much quieter day for the Irish players in the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games
# The Summit
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# The Summit

Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games

Feb 10th 2021, 9:58 PM 2,711 Views 2 Comments

Josh Dasilva and Ivan Toney grabbed the crucial goals to ensure a 3-1 win over Reading.

# championship - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net
# COYBIG
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# COYBIG

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net

Feb 6th 2021, 6:42 PM 11,941 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of today’s Championship action.

Conor Hourihane: 'I love playing football, your career is too short to be sitting around'
# Loan Star
From The42
# Loan Star

Conor Hourihane: 'I love playing football, your career is too short to be sitting around'

Feb 6th 2021, 1:59 PM 4,618 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland midfielder scored his third goal in as many games last night for new club Swansea City.

# championship - Monday 1 February, 2021

Substitute Adomah hits late winner as QPR stun promotion-chasers Watford
# Surprise
From The42
# Surprise

Substitute Adomah hits late winner as QPR stun promotion-chasers Watford

Feb 1st 2021, 10:07 PM 3,883 Views 1 Comment

Charlie Austin had earlier cancelled out Troy Deeney’s penalty opener for the Hornets.

# championship - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Hourihane scores in second straight game for new club while 38-year-old Hoolahan also finds target
# Irish Eyes
From The42
# Irish Eyes

Hourihane scores in second straight game for new club while 38-year-old Hoolahan also finds target

Jan 30th 2021, 5:57 PM 8,762 Views 1 Comment

And Aiden McGeady grabbed himself a goal for Sunderland.

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight
# Arise Jason Knight
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# Arise Jason Knight

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight

Jan 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 41,920 Views 24 Comments

Still a week shy of his 20th birthday, one of Irish football’s brightest prospects is attracting significant Premier League interest.

# championship - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Hourihane grabs Swansea equaliser on league debut while McCarthy's reign opens with draw
# Championship Matters
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# Championship Matters

Hourihane grabs Swansea equaliser on league debut while McCarthy's reign opens with draw

Jan 27th 2021, 10:24 PM 4,910 Views 0 Comments

A great start to life at Swansea for Conor Hourihane.

# championship - Friday 22 January, 2021

Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places
# ON THE SPOT
From The42
# ON THE SPOT

Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places

Jan 22nd 2021, 10:27 PM 3,017 Views 2 Comments

The talismanic skipper scored from the spot and provided the assist for Ismaila Sarr against James McClean’s Stoke.

# championship - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'

Jan 21st 2021, 9:29 PM 34,717 Views 8 Comments

Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 9:55 PM 8,508 Views 1 Comment

It was a busy night in England’s second-tier.

# championship - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

League debut for Irish U21 international McNamara as Millwall hold high-flying Bournemouth
# Making His Bow
From The42
# Making His Bow

League debut for Irish U21 international McNamara as Millwall hold high-flying Bournemouth

Jan 12th 2021, 10:11 PM 4,531 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, QPR were 2-0 winners away to Luton Town.

# championship - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship

Jan 5th 2021, 9:13 PM 12,135 Views 5 Comments

The Waterford native has joined Preston until the end of the season.

# championship - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby
# Matchwinner
From The42
# Matchwinner

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby

Dec 26th 2020, 5:43 PM 5,186 Views 7 Comments

The Preston skipper was central to all the action in a dramatic 1-0 win.

# championship - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town
# Grant Opportunity
From The42
# Grant Opportunity

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town

Dec 19th 2020, 7:48 PM 5,109 Views 3 Comments

The PFAI Young Player of the Year has signed a contract running to 2023 with the Championship club.

Norwich stride clear at top of the Championship
# Tier Two
From The42
# Tier Two

Norwich stride clear at top of the Championship

Dec 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 2,297 Views 0 Comments

Keiren Westwood was the pick of the Irish players, keeping a clean sheet in what proved to be Tony Pulis’ first win as Sheffield Wednesday manager.

# championship - Friday 18 December, 2020

Irish contingent to the fore as Preston extend Bristol City’s losing run
# Championship Matters
From The42
# Championship Matters

Irish contingent to the fore as Preston extend Bristol City’s losing run

Dec 18th 2020, 11:06 PM 4,897 Views 1 Comment

Daniel Johnson’s first-half penalty inflicted a third straight loss on the Robins, with Sean Maguire and Alan Browne impressing.

# championship - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat
# Out Of Luck
From The42
# Out Of Luck

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 10:33 PM 7,265 Views 3 Comments

Collins had a spot kick goal ruled out for a double movement.

# championship - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe
# Football League
From The42
# Football League

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe

Dec 15th 2020, 11:40 PM 2,363 Views 0 Comments

It was a relatively quiet evening for Irish players in the Football League but Bournemouth are sitting pretty in the Championship.

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