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Monday 2 October 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Championship

Last year
Ireland's Egan on target as Sheffield United close in on Championship leaders Burnley
Billy Sharp also scored for the winners in their 2-1 win over struggling Wigan.
West Brom substitutes sink Sunderland as Baggies hit back to win
Goals from Tom Rogic and Daryl Dike secured victory for the visitors, who trailed at the break.
EFL looks to on-pitch audio and dressing room footage to expand TV coverage
The Championship is the third most attended division in Europe, behind only the Premier League and the Bundesliga.
Burnley go top of the Championship before World Cup break as they beat rivals Blackburn
Ashley Barnes was the goal-scoring hero.
Championship: McClean scores from a corner in Wigan win, Sheffield United go top
Elsewhere, West Brom secured a much-needed win against Stoke.
Robbie Brady shines as Preston secure third win in four games
It was a busy night for the Irish in the Championship.
Callum Robinson shown first red card of career as Michael Obafemi gets back in good books
Swansea City sealed a 2-0 win over bitter rivals Cardiff to steer them into the top-four of the Championship.
Wigan fans show support for McClean while Dublin teen Armstrong shines for table toppers QPR
There was late heartache for John Egan’s Sheffield United as they conceded a late penalty at Coventry, while Scott Hogan scored for Birmingham.
Birmingham beat Hull after game delayed by 20 minutes because goals were too big
The goalposts had to be sawn before the game could get underway.
Rotherham boss full of praise for ‘cult hero’ Georgie Kelly after Yorkshire Derby winner
The Donegal man struck the winner against Huddersfield three minutes after coming off the bench.
Troy Parrott sidelined for 'foreseeable future' after goal celebration injury
The Republic of Ireland international had just come off the bench to score against Norwich City when he suffered the injury.
Mixed emotions for Irish players as Dykes’ birthday brace sees QPR past Reading
Jeff Hendrick’s Royals missed their chance to go top.
Middlesbrough sack manager Chris Wilder after poor start
Middlesbrough sack manager Chris Wilder after poor start
Hours after sacking manager, relegation-threatened Hull lose again
Georgian Shota Arveladze has left the club after only eight months in charge.
Timely boost for Ireland as Scott Hogan and Chiedozie Ogbene find the net
The Birmingham striker struck a hat-trick while the Rotherham man got opener in a game which saw Georgie Kelly score his first of season.
McClean wears black armband and sets up winner for Wigan
James McClean stood apart from his team-mates with his head bowed during the minute’s silence for the late Queen.
Sunderland boss makes a losing return to Middlesbrough
The Teessiders edged home courtesy of Riley McGree’s first-half goal.
Norwich climb top after comfortable win over Coventry
Teemu Pukki, Josh Sargent and Kieran Dowell were on target for the Canaries.
Brereton Diaz puts speculation aside to earn Blackburn victory at Blackpool
The Chile international has been linked with an exit before Thursday’s deadline day.
Irish duo on target as Norwich beat Birmingham, Josh Cullen continues to shine
Scott Hogan and Andrew Omobamidele both scored at St Andrew’s on a busy night in the English second tier.
Andy Lyons to leave Shamrock Rovers at end of the season
The defender has signed a contract with Blackpool, but will remain at Rovers for their European campaign.
Late, late show as McGoldrick and Knight seal comeback win for Derby County
Will Keane, Harriet Scott and Jamie Finn were on target in the men’s and women’s Championship.
No shortage of Irish involvement as new Championship season kicks off this weekend
11 Girls In Green internationals are set to feature.
Ogbene scores again in Rotherham victory, Obafemi creates winner for Swansea
Will Keane was also on the scoresheet and Robbie Brady again influential in the Championship.
Sarr scores from inside his own half and then misses penalty in Watford draw
West Brom claimed a 1-1 draw.
Irish attacker scores on Blackburn debut, Shane Long marks first Reading start in 11 years with goal
Sam Szmodics swiftly endeared himself to his new fans, while Callum O’Dowda and Jimmy Dunne were also among the scorers.
Relegated Norwich frustrated by promoted Wigan as James McClean hits target
The Canaries dominated for long periods in the Carrow Road sunshine but were unable to make their superiority count.
Irish international on target as Birmingham beat Huddersfield despite off-field uncertainty
John Eustace’s side were 2-1 winners.
Watford win on Championship return as Joao Pedro goal downs Sheffield United
The Hornets slipped out of the Premier League last season having failed to win any of their last 13 league games at Vicarage Road.
New boys combine to earn West Brom a point at Middlesbrough
Jed Wallace set up John Swift for the equaliser, after Boro led through Isaiah Jones.
Ogbene finds net on Rotherham's Championship return, Hourihane scores winning goal for Derby
A round-up of the opening-day action in the Championship and League One.
Vincent Kompany praises Limerick debutant and man-of-the-match Cullen after opening-night win
Dara Costelloe made his first-team debut in last night’s 1-0 win at Huddersfield.
Debut for Limerick teenager as Josh Cullen stars in opening-day win for Kompany's Burnley
Cullen was Man of the Match in a 1-0 win over Huddersfield.
7 Irish storylines to follow in the new EFL Championship season
The players and teams to track as a new season gets underway.
John O'Shea joins the coaching staff at Stoke City
The former Ireland and Manchester United defender has been added to Michael O’Neill’s backroom team.
Robbie Brady signs for Championship club Preston
Preston have also signed former Liverpool midfielder Ben Woodburn.
Vincent Kompany’s Burnley open Championship campaign away at Huddersfield
The Irish Sheffield United contingent kick off their season against Watford.
'Proven leader' Kompany takes over at relegated Burnley
The former Manchester City and Belgium defender recently left Anderlecht after three years at the helm.
Draws made for All-Ireland football qualifiers round two and Tailteann Cup semi-finals
Kildare play Mayo and Donegal face Armagh in the glamour qualifiers.
Safe standing could be introduced across the Premier League next season
A pilot involving five clubs took place in the second half of the current campaign.