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#Championship

# championship - Friday 20 August, 2021

Piroe scores on first Championship start as Swansea earn first win under Martin
# Off The Mark
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# Off The Mark

Piroe scores on first Championship start as Swansea earn first win under Martin

Aug 20th 2021, 10:57 PM 3,889 Views 0 Comments

The striker broke from midfield on 19 minutes and fired against a post before finishing from the rebound.

# championship - Monday 9 August, 2021

Blackburn manager confirms interest in signing Michael Obafemi
# Potential Transfer
From The42
# Potential Transfer

Blackburn manager confirms interest in signing Michael Obafemi

Aug 9th 2021, 2:54 PM 10,810 Views 4 Comments

The Southampton striker may be set for a drop to the Championship.

# championship - Saturday 7 August, 2021

Parrott makes MK Dons bow in thrilling Bolton draw, injury woes strike again for Callum O'Dowda
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Parrott makes MK Dons bow in thrilling Bolton draw, injury woes strike again for Callum O'Dowda

Aug 7th 2021, 5:15 PM 13,933 Views 4 Comments

We round up the headline Irish involvement as the EFL seasons got underway.

Words of praise from Scott Parker for Irish youngster after full Championship debut
# A Dubliner Called Kilkenny
From The42
# A Dubliner Called Kilkenny

Words of praise from Scott Parker for Irish youngster after full Championship debut

Aug 7th 2021, 9:46 AM 15,080 Views 3 Comments

Gavin Kilkenny made his full Championship debut in a new, deep-lying role last night.

# championship - Friday 6 August, 2021

Irish duo O'Shea and Robinson combine to secure season opener draw for West Brom
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Irish duo O'Shea and Robinson combine to secure season opener draw for West Brom

Aug 6th 2021, 10:33 PM 7,335 Views 3 Comments

Valerien Ismael started his Baggies reign with a hard-fought point against Bournemouth.

# championship - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Free agent Richard Keogh signed by Blackpool
# What Richard Did Next
From The42
# What Richard Did Next

Free agent Richard Keogh signed by Blackpool

Jul 17th 2021, 10:14 AM 7,537 Views 3 Comments

The Irish defender will remain in the Championship next season.

# championship - Friday 16 July, 2021

Armagh confirm Covid case ahead of Ulster semi-final against Monaghan, one change a-piece for Newry clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Armagh confirm Covid case ahead of Ulster semi-final against Monaghan, one change a-piece for Newry clash

Jul 16th 2021, 8:11 PM 6,716 Views 1 Comment

Páirc Elser hosts tomorrow’s meeting, with throw-in down for 4pm.

# championship - Thursday 3 June, 2021

All-Ireland champions Dublin to open five-in-a-row bid against Tyrone as fixtures confirmed
# Summer Ball
From The42
# Summer Ball

All-Ireland champions Dublin to open five-in-a-row bid against Tyrone as fixtures confirmed

Jun 3rd 2021, 4:23 PM 5,676 Views 0 Comments

The TG4 All-Ireland ladies football championships kick off on 10 July.

# championship - Thursday 20 May, 2021

Here are the draws for the 2021 All-Ireland ladies football championships
# Round Robin
From The42
# Round Robin

Here are the draws for the 2021 All-Ireland ladies football championships

May 20th 2021, 9:28 PM 4,211 Views 1 Comment

Champions Dublin will take on Tyrone and Waterford.

# championship - Monday 17 May, 2021

Bournemouth and Swansea earn Championship play-off advantage
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Bournemouth and Swansea earn Championship play-off advantage

Updated May 17th 2021, 10:23 PM 7,522 Views 1 Comment

Arnaut Danjuma netted the winning goal for Bournemouth while Andre Ayew was the match-winner for Swansea.

# 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
From The42
# 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 7,092 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
From The42
# In Trouble

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

Apr 27th 2021, 9:26 PM 7,032 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
From The42
# Five-goal Thriller

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

Apr 25th 2021, 4:15 PM 4,448 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
From The42
# Championship Wrap

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

Apr 24th 2021, 5:30 PM 5,113 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 2,839 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 3,512 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
From The42
# Championship

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

Apr 16th 2021, 8:50 PM 7,042 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
From The42
# Around The Grounds

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

Apr 13th 2021, 8:50 PM 6,570 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
From The42
# Championship

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

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 6:21 PM 3,756 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
From The42
# Championship

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

Apr 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 10,747 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
From The42
# Championship

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

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:46 PM 8,931 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 3,307 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 11,900 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 22,065 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
From The42
# Captain Fantastic

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

Mar 8th 2021, 9:27 AM 4,064 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 3,380 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 5,010 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 36,108 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
From The42
# EFL Wrap

Unhappy Derby County return for Richard Keogh in Huddersfield defeat

Updated Feb 23rd 2021, 9:42 PM 9,416 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 3,834 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
From The42
# Judge And Jury

Referee squares up to Alan Judge in Ipswich draw

Feb 16th 2021, 9:52 PM 19,583 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 10,702 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
From The42
# The Summit

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

Feb 10th 2021, 9:58 PM 2,734 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
From The42
# COYBIG

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

Feb 6th 2021, 6:42 PM 11,966 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 4,666 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 3,912 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 8,813 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
From The42
# 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 42,156 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
From The42
# Championship Matters

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

Jan 27th 2021, 10:24 PM 4,943 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 3,050 Views 2 Comments

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