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A look ahead to Friday’s Championship fixtures

The long Easter weekend provides two crucial sets of fixtures in the Championship with important scores to be settled at both ends of the table. 10 fixtures take place on Good Friday on what promised to be another exciting day of Championship football.   Millwall vs Nottingham Forest Friday’s early kick off sees in-form Millwall […]

It’s time for invisible Evans to show face

By Adam Virgo Do players feel the heat when a manager is taking pelters from supporters? Mick McCarthy clearly thinks so. After his Ipswich side were battered 3-0 by Hull at a seething Portman Road last week, the unpopular Yorkshireman took the rare step of apologising to his squad. “I said sorry to my players […]

Bettinelli enjoying Fulham challenge

By James Andrew Marcus Bettinelli reckons playing in goal for Fulham is one of the toughest challenges you can face, but he wouldn’t have it any other way. The Whites are renowned for their attractive brand of football and that includes playing out from the back. It appears to be paying off. Since losing at […]

Preston’s Ben Davis signs new three-year deal

Preston North End defender Ben Davis has put pen to paper on a new three-year contract with the club, keeping him at Deepdale until at least 2021. The 22-year-old academy graduate has been a regular feature in Preston’s back line this season as the Lillywhites attempt to muster a promotion challenge. Before breaking into the […]

League Two Round Up

Crewe 3-1 Forest Green Crewe moved nine points above the League Two drop zone as they secured a comfortable win over Mark Cooper’s relegation threatened Forest Green side. The home side’s first half dominance was rewarded when striker Jordan Bowery broke the deadlock just before the half time whistle. The 26-year-old bravely met Harry Pickering’s […]

Howson: Boro are right in the Championship mix

The Middlesbrough midfielder on how he judges fellow players on their efforts rather than their abilities

Goal fever shakes up the Championship promotion race

Whilst the battle for the Premier League title has become a foregone conclusion, it’s clear that things aren’t quite so simple in the EFL Championship. Last weekend saw an incredible 34 goals scored in twelve matches that certainly shook up what’s been a thrilling season so far. The biggest shock result happened at Craven Cottage […]

How can Bristol City bounce back after a tough few weeks?

Bristol City have been one of the most in-form teams in the Championship this year and currently find themselves in 6th place, which is a much better effort compared to their 17th place finish last season. However, City were in a much better position going back six weeks ago when they only found themselves five […]

Graham Westley bids to be the Bee’s knees

Westley says talk over the length of his deal at The Hive isn’t worth paying attention to

Where Are They Now? Bolton Wanderers 1977-78 Second Division Champions

Neil Fissler hears the thoughts of Neil Whatmore on the Trotters’ promotion-winning season and reveals what the squad members did next in life after football