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“Knackered” Brewers boss ponders his next move

Nigel Clough was back in the city of his birth on Saturday with a decision to make about his future. His dad, Brian, was in the middle of a career that brought 64 goals in 74 games for Sunderland when Nigel was born at the general hospital. Sunderland Football Club is an emotional chapter in […]

The Championship Run-In

It has finally come to the most exciting point of the year for football fans throughout the country. With just a few games left to be played across the Football League, it promises to be a fascinating few weeks with plenty of scores to be settled across all three leagues. In this article we will […]

Serious Slav keen to have the last laugh in Championship promotion race

When Slavisa Jokanovic walked in for his post-match press conference last Tuesday, you would have been hard pressed to know if his Fulham team had won or lost. That they had triumphed 1-0 against a determined Reading side to climb to second in the Championship hardly seemed to matter. Quips, quotes, one-liners? Forget it. Leave […]

Chris Basham loving life in the Championship play-off race

By Chris Dunlavy At Sheffield United, the word ‘defender’ is a relative term. Just ask the Blades’ flying centre-back, Chris Basham. “Nobody here is just a defender,” explains the 29-year-old, who is regularly seen bombing up the wing for Chris Wilder’s gung-ho side. “You’re all part of the attack. Honestly, it’s almost like the onus […]

Championship Round-Up

Fulham celebrated their 20th league game without defeat by leapfrogging Cardiff to move into the Championship’s second automatic promotion position. The Cottagers secured a narrow home victory over relegation threatened Reading with Norway international Stefan Johansen’s first half strike the difference between the two sides. The Royals will have to deal with the suspension of […]

Morgan Fox to miss the rest of the season

Sheffield Wednesday manager Jos Luhukay has confirmed that defender Morgan Fox will miss the rest of the season after the 24-year-old picked up an injury in Wednesday’s 3-1 victory at relegation threatened Sunderland on Easter Monday. In a press conference this morning, the former Stuttgart boss confirmed that Fox is likely to be ruled out […]

Championship Team of the Year

Manager  Neil Warnock (Cardiff) The 69-year-old has had a superb season in the dugout at Cardiff City, guiding the Bluebirds to second place in the Championship table. Warnock’s side have hit a remarkable run of form in recent weeks to give themselves a five point cushion in the automatic promotion places over third place Fulham. […]

The Big Interview: Richard Keogh

On Championship play-off final day towards the end of May, Richard Keogh wants to look around Wembley and breathe a sigh of relief. What has become a personal six-year crusade to get Derby County promotion to the Premier League will, he hopes, be over. First there are the doubters to deal with because Derby are […]

Which football league stars could light up Russia this summer?

There are less than two months of the English football league season remaining, and for some, their attention must already be turning to this summer’s World Cup finals in Russia. Although most wouldn’t like to admit it publicly, those on the cusp of selection for the plane to Russia will be focusing firmly on their […]

Reading hoping for Clement to make an instant impact

Fans of relegation threatened Reading will hope new boss Paul Clement can restore the club’s fortunes after an uncharacteristically tumultuous campaign. The Royals have been perennial playoff contenders in recent years, but they have struggled defensively this season and it has left them just three points above the drop zone. Manager Jaap Stam has fallen […]