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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Championship

Last year
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.
Here is the 2022 All-Ireland senior hurling championship schedule
The Leinster and Munster action finished off this weekend.
Looking forward after relegation and hoping club honours word to allow access to facilities
Louise Quinn’s Birmgingham City suffered the drop to the Championship earlier this month.
Luton and Huddersfield share spoils in first leg of Championship play-off semi
The sides head to Yorkshire all square after a 1-1 draw at Kenilworth Road.
Championship final day: Stevens on target as Sheffield United seal playoff spot
Luton also made the playoffs, thanks to a bizarre winning goal against Reading.
Ireland midfielder Jayson Molumby completes permanent move to West Brom
Molumby has signed a three-year contract, leaving Brighton.
Fulham clinch Championship title after 7-0 win over Luton Town
Aleksandar Mitrovic reached 43 goals in a season as he bagged a brace at Craven Cottage.
State of play - What's at stake in Sam Maguire and Tailteann Cup races this weekend?
Nine football championship matches take place this weekend.
Irish stars to the fore in Bournemouth-Swansea thriller as Fulham miss title chance
Cyrus Christie was on target for the Swans, with Michael Obafemi providing two assists – but Bournemouth came back from three goals down.
Irish defender Lenihan on target as Blackburn keep playoff hopes alive
Irish international Alan Browne found the target for Preston in a 4-1 defeat for his side.
25 games in the space of 36 days, Munster and Leinster hurling takes centre stage
The round-robin structure is back as the 2022 provincial hurling championships commence this weekend.
Anthony Nash: Do you really want to know what a soft hurler is?
Cork want to beat Limerick more than any team in Ireland.
Birmingham keeper thanks well-wishers after being knocked unconscious following collision
Neil Etheridge was carried from the pitch on a stretcher after colliding with Nottingham Forest’s Djed Spence.
England Women on track for Slam with big win over Wales in front of record crowd
France will likely have something to say about this English team’s bid for the championship.
Obafemi makes case for Ireland call-up with two goals in dramatic Swansea win
It was a busy night’s action in the English Championship.
Travers impresses again as Bournemouth secure crucial win over Rooney's Derby
A round-up of the action in the English Football League.
Irish first-team coach praises Luton squad after they move into Championship top six
Athlone native Alan Sheehan saw Luton win 1-0 at Coventry last night.
Marco Silva claims red card for Irish international Manning was justified
The sending off turned the clash between Swansea and Fulham in the favour of the Championship leaders.
Ravel Morrison inspires huge win for Rooney's Derby, while Ireland's Obafemi stars for Swans
Obafemi will be hoping for a second senior international cap after scoring twice and providing an assist in a 3-1 Swansea win.
Fulham continue march towards promotion with win over Blackburn
Neeskens Kebano and Harry Wilson got the goals for the leaders.
Irish U21 international scores terrific goal in Cardiff win, James McClean on target in Wigan victory
Joel Bagan scored a beauty in the Championship tonight.
Steve Bruce’s first home game as West Brom boss ends in Blackburn stalemate
Rovers, who lost Ben Brereton Diaz to a foot injury on 70 minutes, remain third in the Championship.
Connolly on target as Boro stay on track with Derby rout
Wayne Rooney’s side were well beaten.
Bournemouth leapfrog Blackburn in promotion race to reach Premier League
Blackburn’s Darragh Lenihan was sent off early in the second half against Nottingham Forest.
West Brom sack manager Valerien Isemal
Isemal leaves his role just seven months after succeeding Sam Allardyce.
Jeff Hendrick joins QPR on loan from Newcastle to cap 'crazy birthday'
The Republic of Ireland midfielder made a late Deadline Day switch.
Jordan Hugill on target as Cardiff beat Forest for first win in seven
The striker’s arrival in the Welsh capital was announced a few hours before kick-off.
Irish defender on target as QPR make the most of another West Brom defeat
A round up of today’s Championship action.
O'Neill's Stoke strike late to secure point at Huddersfield in battle of play-off hopefuls
Substitute Jacob Brown was the goal-scoring hero.
Ireland defender Lenihan helps Blackburn up to second after win over Middlesbrough
The game was held up in the second half by a medical emergency in the stand at Ewood Park.
O'Neill's Stoke maintain winning away form as Hull continue to struggle
Jacob Brown and Tom Ince both scored in a 2-0 victory.
Fulham put seven past ragged Reading to reclaim automatic promotion spot
Harry Wilson and Aleksandar Mitrovic both scored twice in the rout.
Six Nations around the corner as Ireland players aim to get up to speed
Many of Andy Farrell’s players have had very little rugby in recent months.