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#Championship

# championship - Friday 17 July, 2020

O'Shea goal not enough for West Brom as defeat sends Leeds to Premier League
# Going Up
From The42
# Going Up

O'Shea goal not enough for West Brom as defeat sends Leeds to Premier League

Jul 17th 2020, 7:34 PM 33,406 Views 58 Comments

The Dubliner grabbed a vital equaliser for the Baggies, but they were unable to capitalise.

Ireland international Cyrus Christie wins Championship Goal of the Month award
# Let Christie Take It
From The42
# Let Christie Take It

Ireland international Cyrus Christie wins Championship Goal of the Month award

Jul 17th 2020, 10:59 AM 5,458 Views 3 Comments

The 27-year-old right-back scored with a long-range effort during Fulham’s win against QPR in June.

# championship - Thursday 16 July, 2020

Bristol City and Birmingham keen on Wigan boss Cook
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

Bristol City and Birmingham keen on Wigan boss Cook

Jul 16th 2020, 6:14 PM 3,310 Views 0 Comments

The Championship clubs want to tempt the ex-Sligo Rovers boss to take over.

# championship - Wednesday 15 July, 2020

Brentford continue to put pressure on Championship top two in Premier League promotion race
# Chasing The Top
From The42
# Chasing The Top

Brentford continue to put pressure on Championship top two in Premier League promotion race

Jul 15th 2020, 9:28 PM 5,268 Views 7 Comments

Leeds and West Brom are looking over their shoulder.

# championship - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

Irish U21 star Knight scores but Derby lose, Wigan hit 7 goals in first half to crush Hull
# Goal Crazy
From The42
# Goal Crazy

Irish U21 star Knight scores but Derby lose, Wigan hit 7 goals in first half to crush Hull

Updated Jul 14th 2020, 10:20 PM 12,531 Views 6 Comments

West Brom now know that wins in their remaining two games will clinch promotion to the Premier League.

# championship - Sunday 12 July, 2020

Late Hernandez strike keeps Leeds on course for title
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Late Hernandez strike keeps Leeds on course for title

Jul 12th 2020, 3:47 PM 9,031 Views 4 Comments

The 89th minute goal broke the deadlock and puts a huge dent in Swansea’s hopes of earning promotion via the playoffs.

# championship - Saturday 11 July, 2020

West Brom slip up in Championship promotion race
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

West Brom slip up in Championship promotion race

Jul 11th 2020, 5:44 PM 8,001 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, Preston missed the chance to return to the play-off spots.

# championship - Friday 10 July, 2020

Arter and Christie feature as Fulham guarantee themselves a play-off place
# Report
From The42
# Report

Arter and Christie feature as Fulham guarantee themselves a play-off place

Jul 10th 2020, 10:59 PM 4,251 Views 1 Comment

The Ireland international duo both started in their side’s 2-0 win over Cardiff City this evening.

Ireland striker Collins plays his part as Luton Town give themselves a Championship lifeline
# Still Fighting
From The42
# Still Fighting

Ireland striker Collins plays his part as Luton Town give themselves a Championship lifeline

Jul 10th 2020, 10:11 PM 3,623 Views 0 Comments

The four-cap international had a hand in the second goal.

# championship - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Leeds go top of Championship by hammering O'Neill's Stoke
# Whitewash
From The42
# Whitewash

Leeds go top of Championship by hammering O'Neill's Stoke

Jul 9th 2020, 7:29 PM 10,252 Views 19 Comments

Leeds are on the verge of ending their 16-year absence from the top flight as they move six points clear of the play-off spots with four to play.

# championship - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Middlesbrough boost survival hopes with win at Millwall
# Backs Against The 'wall
From The42
# Backs Against The 'wall

Middlesbrough boost survival hopes with win at Millwall

Jul 8th 2020, 5:31 PM 2,354 Views 1 Comment

Neil Warnock has made an instant impact, albeit this win was not without controversy.

# championship - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Promotion-chasing Brentford win again to pile pressure on West Brom
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Promotion-chasing Brentford win again to pile pressure on West Brom

Updated Jul 7th 2020, 10:10 PM 6,497 Views 5 Comments

At the bottom, Huddersfield earned an important point against Reading.

# championship - Sunday 5 July, 2020

West Brom one point behind leaders Leeds as they move step closer to Premier League
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

West Brom one point behind leaders Leeds as they move step closer to Premier League

Jul 5th 2020, 5:52 PM 5,732 Views 2 Comments

Elsewhere Middlesbrough remain in the bottom three after losing out to QPR.

# championship - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Leeds United take big step towards long-awaited Premier League return
# Marching On Together
From The42
# Marching On Together

Leeds United take big step towards long-awaited Premier League return

Jul 4th 2020, 5:49 PM 7,162 Views 4 Comments

Marcelo Bielsa’s side bounced back from their slip-up against Luton Town to see off Blackburn Rovers.

# championship - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Rooney hits brilliant free-kick in Derby win and West Brom close in on Leeds at the top
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Rooney hits brilliant free-kick in Derby win and West Brom close in on Leeds at the top

Updated Jul 1st 2020, 10:11 PM 8,225 Views 1 Comment

A 1-0 win for Derby over Preston at Deepdale.

# championship - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Derby defender recovering after being reportedly stabbed during robbery
# Assault
From The42
# Assault

Derby defender recovering after being reportedly stabbed during robbery

Jun 30th 2020, 8:34 AM 5,258 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred in Toxteth as Wisdom was visiting relatives.

# championship - Monday 29 June, 2020

Fulham's Mitrovic hit with three-match ban for early elbow against Leeds
# Promotion Chase
From The42
# Promotion Chase

Fulham's Mitrovic hit with three-match ban for early elbow against Leeds

Jun 29th 2020, 6:38 PM 4,368 Views 2 Comments

The Championship’s joint-leading scorer was fortunate to escape a red before Fulham lost 3-0 at Elland Road.

# championship - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Leeds go top of the championship with dominant win over Fulham
# Leeds Leeds Leeds
From The42
# Leeds Leeds Leeds

Leeds go top of the championship with dominant win over Fulham

Jun 27th 2020, 6:08 PM 6,516 Views 9 Comments

They defeated their promotion rivals 3-0.

# championship - Friday 26 June, 2020

Brentford close the gap on automatic promotion places with big win over West Brom
# Championship
From The42
# Championship

Brentford close the gap on automatic promotion places with big win over West Brom

Jun 26th 2020, 10:15 PM 5,869 Views 6 Comments

Brentford are now just five points behind the top two in the Championship.

# championship - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Leaders West Brom held as Blackburn move into play-off contention
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Leaders West Brom held as Blackburn move into play-off contention

Jun 20th 2020, 6:05 PM 3,237 Views 0 Comments

The result gives Leeds a chance to take control at the top.

# championship - Thursday 11 June, 2020

Championship side Jersey confirm signings of outgoing Munster pair
# Reds
From The42
# Reds

Championship side Jersey confirm signings of outgoing Munster pair

Jun 11th 2020, 9:16 AM 14,793 Views 6 Comments

Sean O’Connor and Ciaran Parker are joining the English club.

# championship - Monday 8 June, 2020

Birmingham City boss decides to step down at end of the season
# Parting Ways
From The42
# Parting Ways

Birmingham City boss decides to step down at end of the season

Jun 8th 2020, 2:57 PM 4,440 Views 1 Comment

Spaniard Pep Clotet has opted to leave his role at the Championship club, who sit 16th in the table.

# championship - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

English Premiership rugby clubs given green light to return to training
# Engage
From The42
# Engage

English Premiership rugby clubs given green light to return to training

Jun 2nd 2020, 12:20 PM 4,054 Views 3 Comments

Clubs will have to satisfy a number of criteria to make the step.

# championship - Monday 1 June, 2020

QPR 'vehemently opposed' to Championship restart plan
# Not Happy
From The42
# Not Happy

QPR 'vehemently opposed' to Championship restart plan

Jun 1st 2020, 4:00 PM 5,766 Views 2 Comments

The club says there was a lack of consultation ahead of the date being revealed.

# championship - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

'The Championship is struggling... I've seen people get really screwed over'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'The Championship is struggling... I've seen people get really screwed over'

May 27th 2020, 7:35 PM 19,435 Views 1 Comment

Mark Best spent two years on a development contract with Ulster but never got a senior debut.

# championship - Sunday 17 May, 2020

'We were getting relegated, everything had gone to sh*t. I was done'
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

'We were getting relegated, everything had gone to sh*t. I was done'

May 17th 2020, 7:45 AM 11,631 Views 1 Comment

Ruairí Cushion played in the Championship for six years and now coaches with Exeter.

# championship - Friday 1 May, 2020

Leeds chief optimistic club will be promoted to Premier League
# High Stakes
From The42
# High Stakes

Leeds chief optimistic club will be promoted to Premier League

May 1st 2020, 3:40 PM 6,042 Views 9 Comments

CEO Angus Kinnear says he has yet to come up with a way to finish the season which won’t give his club their shot at going up.

# championship - Wednesday 29 April, 2020

Derby thank Wayne Rooney as players agree 'substantial' wage deferrals
# Rams
From The42
# Rams

Derby thank Wayne Rooney as players agree 'substantial' wage deferrals

Apr 29th 2020, 11:35 AM 7,053 Views 2 Comments

The Championship club say the deferrals are ‘considerably’ more than the 25% that had been reported.

# championship - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Scottish football season up in the air with one club to vote on SPFL resolution
# Debate
From The42
# Debate

Scottish football season up in the air with one club to vote on SPFL resolution

Apr 11th 2020, 10:06 AM 7,810 Views 29 Comments

The points-per-game system would be replicated in the Premiership should the SPFL board decide Covid-19 will prevent its resumption.

# championship - Thursday 26 March, 2020

Outstanding players and managers of the U20 provincial football championship awarded
# Recognised
From The42
# Recognised

Outstanding players and managers of the U20 provincial football championship awarded

Mar 26th 2020, 1:56 PM 6,137 Views 1 Comment

Dublin, Kerry, Galway and Tyrone were represented among the winners, which were announced today.

# championship - Monday 23 March, 2020

'We no longer feel able to keep quiet' - Promotion favourites Newcastle hit back
# Distasteful
From The42
# Distasteful

'We no longer feel able to keep quiet' - Promotion favourites Newcastle hit back

Mar 23rd 2020, 10:38 AM 12,671 Views 3 Comments

Ealing have suggested they will take legal action if Newcastle are promoted.

# championship - Sunday 22 March, 2020

FA right to finish 2019-20 campaign even if we lose next season - Rooney
# Only Fair
From The42
# Only Fair

FA right to finish 2019-20 campaign even if we lose next season - Rooney

Mar 22nd 2020, 6:42 PM 7,817 Views 32 Comments

Wayne Rooney backed Liverpool as deserving Premier League winners and said the season must be completed – even at the expense of 2020-21.

# championship - Friday 20 March, 2020

RFU cancels entire English rugby season apart from the Premiership
# Finished
From The42
# Finished

RFU cancels entire English rugby season apart from the Premiership

Mar 20th 2020, 10:41 AM 4,575 Views 5 Comments

The union says it remains in ‘active discussions’ with the top-tier league.

# championship - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Impressive goalscoring form earns Championship Player of the Month nomination for Hogan
# Great Scott
From The42
# Great Scott

Impressive goalscoring form earns Championship Player of the Month nomination for Hogan

Mar 12th 2020, 4:04 PM 2,874 Views 0 Comments

Things are going well for the Ireland striker.

# championship - Sunday 8 March, 2020

Irish teenager Knight plays his part to help Derby County stay in promotion hunt
# Knight Fever
From The42
# Knight Fever

Irish teenager Knight plays his part to help Derby County stay in promotion hunt

Mar 8th 2020, 6:08 PM 7,108 Views 1 Comment

The 19-year-old midfielder played all 90 minutes and won a penalty in today’s win over Blackburn Rovers.

# championship - Monday 2 March, 2020

Promotion-chasing Forest need late goal to avoid defeat at struggling Middlesbrough
# Out Of The Woods
From The42
# Out Of The Woods

Promotion-chasing Forest need late goal to avoid defeat at struggling Middlesbrough

Mar 2nd 2020, 10:27 PM 4,060 Views 4 Comments

Lewis Grabban equalised late in the day.

# championship - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Collins and Knight among the goals while West Brom suffer shock defeat
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Collins and Knight among the goals while West Brom suffer shock defeat

Feb 29th 2020, 6:37 PM 6,251 Views 3 Comments

The Baggies were beaten at home by struggling Wigan Athletic.

Casilla absence no obstacle for Leeds as they ease past Hull
# Winning Run
From The42
# Winning Run

Casilla absence no obstacle for Leeds as they ease past Hull

Feb 29th 2020, 2:46 PM 4,754 Views 8 Comments

Stand-in keeper Illan Meslier was rarely troubled on his league debut for the club.

# championship - Friday 28 February, 2020

Leeds goalkeeper Casilla gets eight-match ban and £60,000 fine for racial abuse
# Leeds
From The42
# Leeds

Leeds goalkeeper Casilla gets eight-match ban and £60,000 fine for racial abuse

Feb 28th 2020, 9:02 PM 6,147 Views 5 Comments

The former Real Madrid shot-stopper will miss all but three games of the remaining Championship season.

# championship - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Leeds seal vital win as Robbie Keane's Middlesbrough slide closer to Championship danger
# Winners And Losers
From The42
# Winners And Losers

Leeds seal vital win as Robbie Keane's Middlesbrough slide closer to Championship danger

Feb 26th 2020, 10:06 PM 9,845 Views 7 Comments

There was high drama – if not high scoring – in the Championship tonight.