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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Championship

All time
# Top Of The Tree
Championship leaders Bournemouth cruise to 3-0 win over 10-man Cardiff
Dominic Solanke was also on the scoresheet for the winners while there was also a late own goal from Cardiff goalkeeper Alex Smithies.
# On a Roll
Derby strike late to earn third straight win and strengthen survival bid
Wayne Rooney’s side earned a 2-1 victory over Stoke in the Championship.
# Late Late Show
O'Dowda stars for 10-man Bristol City but QPR snatch victory with late winner
Yoann Barbet scored the winning goal in stoppage time.
# Wrap
Middlesbrough jump into play-off places as Covid decimates day of Championship action
Only 2 games in England’s second tier went ahead today.
# Wrap
Bournemouth blow chance to go top of Championship, Andy Carroll and Danny Drinkwater deny Manning's Swansea
In League One, Irish striker Will Keane inspired Wigan to victory at the end of a difficult week.
# Championship
West Brom settle for point against Forest after Jayson Molumby sees red
The Republic of Ireland midfielder was sent off for two bookable offences, leaving the Baggies with 10 men for the last 19 minutes.
# John Fleck
Sheffield United midfielder discharged from hospital after collapsing on pitch
The 30-year-old stayed in the Royal Berkshire Hospital overnight for observation.
# Pen to Paper
Andy Carroll signs short-term deal with Reading
The former England striker has committed his future to the Berkshire club until mid-January.
# Wrap
Irish U21 international nets first goal for Derby, Kenny facing anxious wait on Ogbene fitness
A round up of the day’s Championship and FA Cup action.
# Wrap
Irish strikers on target for Birmingham and Wigan as Sheffield United's struggles continue
Elsewhere, Neil Warnock’s record-setting 1,602nd game as a manager was ruined by Luton.
# moving day
Canada's Pendrith grabs three-stroke PGA Bermuda lead, McDowell surges into top 10
Seamus Power, meanwhile, has fallen back.
# aleksandar the great
Aleksandar Mitrovic nets hat-trick as Fulham ease past 10-man West Brom
Republic of Ireland internationals Callum Robinson and Jayson Molumby were both introduced as second-half substitutes for West Brom.
# rescue act
American businessman Chris Kirchner announces his interest in buying Derby County
The Rams went into administration last month and have appealed against the 12-point penalty handed out by the English Football League.
# bright prospect
'It was a case of working even harder' - Irish Bournemouth midfielder continues to impress
Gavin Kilkenny played a starring role as The Cherries moved six points clear at the top of the Championship.
# new home
Robbie Brady signs with Scott Parker's Bournemouth
The Republic of Ireland player spent the last months as a free agent following his departure from Burnley.
# Championship
Swansea beat rivals Cardiff to pile pressure on Mick McCarthy
Cardiff went down 3-0 in the Welsh derby.
# cottage high
Mitrovic on the double as Fulham romp to victory over QPR in west London derby
Rangers have not beaten neighbours Fulham in their past seven derbies.
# Championship
West Brom reclaim top spot as they see off Birmingham in uninspiring derby
Callum Robinson and Jayson Molumby both featured for the Baggies, while Scott Hogan started up top for the visitors.
# Stoke of Luck
Stoke grab late winner to end West Brom's unbeaten start to Championship season
Nick Powell found the target with 11 minutes to go after a defensive blunder by Conor Townsend.
# Wrap
Mitrovic treble helps Fulham up to third as Bournemouth miss chance to go top of Championship
Elsewhere, a rare Craig Forsyth goal earned Derby a vital 1-0 home win against Reading.
# struggling
'I will work as hard as I can to make things right' - Fans' chants leave Mick McCarthy under pressure at Cardiff
A 4-0 loss to West Brom means Cardiff have lost five of their last six games.
# Wrap
Irish international makes debut as West Brom hammer Mick McCarthy's Cardiff
The Baggies have gone to the top of the table.
# Trial
Premier League and Championship clubs to offer safe standing areas from January
Clubs in England’s top two tiers have until 6 October to apply.
Reid happy with Forest win but 'can’t get away from sad week' after Hughton dismissal
The former Republic of Ireland international took over when Hughton was sacked on Thursday.
# Time to say goodbye
Hughton 'relieved of his duties' at Nottingham Forest as dismal start to season continues
Former Republic of Ireland international Steven Reid has been appointed the interim head coach for the Championship side.
# Backs To The Wall
Pressure mounts on Hughton as Nottingham Forest lose out to Middlesbrough
Forest have now taken just one point from their opening seven matches in the Championship.
# Championship
Irish international Knight makes first start of the season for Derby after injury setback
The midfielder missed Ireland’s World Cup qualifiers after damaging his ankle.
# Championship
Ajayi nets stoppage-time winner as West Brom snatch points at Peterborough
Dara O’Shea played the full 90 minutes for the Baggies.
# Championship
Charlie Austin’s injury-time strike rescues a point for QPR
The Tykes totally dominated a first half in which Dominik Frieser and Cauley Woodrow scored to put them in control.
# Off the Mark
Piroe scores on first Championship start as Swansea earn first win under Martin
The striker broke from midfield on 19 minutes and fired against a post before finishing from the rebound.
# potential transfer
Blackburn manager confirms interest in signing Michael Obafemi
The Southampton striker may be set for a drop to the Championship.
# Irish Eye
Parrott makes MK Dons bow in thrilling Bolton draw, injury woes strike again for Callum O'Dowda
We round up the headline Irish involvement as the EFL seasons got underway.
# a dubliner called kilkenny
Words of praise from Scott Parker for Irish youngster after full Championship debut
Gavin Kilkenny made his full Championship debut in a new, deep-lying role last night.
# Irish Eye
Irish duo O'Shea and Robinson combine to secure season opener draw for West Brom
Valerien Ismael started his Baggies reign with a hard-fought point against Bournemouth.
# what Richard did next
Free agent Richard Keogh signed by Blackpool
The Irish defender will remain in the Championship next season.
# Team news
Armagh confirm Covid case ahead of Ulster semi-final against Monaghan, one change a-piece for Newry clash
Páirc Elser hosts tomorrow’s meeting, with throw-in down for 4pm.
# summer ball
All-Ireland champions Dublin to open five-in-a-row bid against Tyrone as fixtures confirmed
The TG4 All-Ireland ladies football championships kick off on 10 July.
# Round Robin
Here are the draws for the 2021 All-Ireland ladies football championships
Champions Dublin will take on Tyrone and Waterford.
# Championship
Bournemouth and Swansea earn Championship play-off advantage
Arnaut Danjuma netted the winning goal for Bournemouth while Andre Ayew was the match-winner for Swansea.
# skin of their teeth
Rooney's Derby cling on to avoid relegation on day of high drama in the Championship
Rotherham and Sheffield Wednesday ultimately went down on a topsy-turvy afternoon.