Championship

Festive football live TV guide: what’s on this Christmas?
Christmas football fixtures
In Review

Festive football live TV guide: what’s on this Christmas?

It’s the most wonderful time of the year for footy fans in the UK
20 Dec 2019
Leeds United takeover: PSG owners could invest
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa
In Brief

Leeds United takeover: PSG owners could invest

Investment from Qatar could see the Whites back in the big time and competing with Man City
7 Nov 2019
Transfer deadline day times and dates: Europe, EFL, Scotland
Eden Hazard speaks during his official presentation as a Real Madrid player
In Brief

Transfer deadline day times and dates: Europe, EFL, Scotland

Italy’s summer transfer window closes next on Friday 23 August
8 Aug 2019
Derby stun Leeds in play-offs: Lampard’s not crying anymore
Derby County boss Frank Lampard celebrates his side’s win against Leeds at Elland Road
In Depth

Derby stun Leeds in play-offs: Lampard’s not crying anymore

Rams will face Aston Villa for a place in the Premier League
16 May 2019
Leeds spygate: Bielsa’s PowerPoint masterclass - best tweets
Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa
In Depth

Leeds spygate: Bielsa’s PowerPoint masterclass - best tweets

Elland Road manager admits sending staff to watch all opponents train
17 Jan 2019
Championship preview: Who will challenge Boro and Villa?
John Terry in Aston Villa colours
In Review

Championship preview: Who will challenge Boro and Villa?

Middlesbrough and Aston Villa are favourites to go up, but there are plenty of other teams to watch this season
3 Aug 2017
Championship 2017-18: Next season's key derby dates
Nottingham Forest, Derby County
In Brief

Championship 2017-18: Next season's key derby dates

After a quiet start, fans can look forward to local rivals clashing almost every weekend
21 Jun 2017
Is £170m enough to keep Huddersfield in the Premier League?
Huddersfield Town play off final promotion
In Depth

Is £170m enough to keep Huddersfield in the Premier League?

The Terriers are returning to the top flight after a 45-year absence, but David Wagner must work hard to keep them there
30 May 2017
Redknapp signs on to take Birmingham to the Premier League
Harry Redknapp Birmingham City
In Brief

Redknapp signs on to take Birmingham to the Premier League

Veteran manager who saved Blues from relegation has agreed to stay on as permanent manager next season
12 May 2017
Blackburn Rovers relegated as Venky's nightmare continues
Blackburn Rovers
In Review

Blackburn Rovers relegated as Venky's nightmare continues

Former Premier League champions head for League One with debts of £100m, while Forest avoid the drop
5 May 2017
Mike Ashley still haunts Newcastle - but could he sell up?
Rafa Benitez, Newcastle
In Depth

Mike Ashley still haunts Newcastle - but could he sell up?

After achieving promotion, Rafa Benitez must now work with the Magpies' owner to stay in the Premier League
25 Apr 2017
Benitez hails fans as Newcastle return to Premier League
Stu Forster / Getty
In Review

Benitez hails fans as Newcastle return to Premier League

A packed St James' Park celebrates as the Magpies return to the top flight just 12 months after relegation
25 Apr 2017
Brighton return to Premier League after 34-year absence
Connor Goldson, Lewis Dunk and Anthony Knockaert
In Brief

Brighton return to Premier League after 34-year absence

Wild celebrations as Seagulls secure promotion with win over Wigan to make up for last season's near miss
18 Apr 2017
Hopes of a new start as Nottingham Forest appoint Warburton
Mark Warburton
In Brief

Hopes of a new start as Nottingham Forest appoint Warburton

Former Rangers boss will arrive at the City Ground ahead of the 'most significant' East Midlands derby for years
14 Mar 2017
Newcastle beat Brighton in Premier League promotion showdown
Jonjo Shelvey
In Review

Newcastle beat Brighton in Premier League promotion showdown

Magpies leapfrog Seagulls at the top of the Championship after stealing all three points with two late goals
1 Mar 2017
Championship 2016-17: Can anyone stop Newcastle United?
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In Review

Championship 2016-17: Can anyone stop Newcastle United?

Magpies tipped for glory, but watch out for Derby, Birmingham and Wigan – and who could be for the drop?
5 Aug 2016
Championship play-off: Can Sheffield Wednesday beat Hull?
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In Review

Championship play-off: Can Sheffield Wednesday beat Hull?

The drama of the 'richest contest in sport' is a fitting climax to the madness of the championship season
27 May 2016
'New blueprint' for Newcastle Utd as Rafa Benitez takes over
Rafa Benitez
In Depth

'New blueprint' for Newcastle Utd as Rafa Benitez takes over

Adulation from the fans persuades manager to extend his stay as Mike Ashley gives him complete control
25 May 2016
New plan for English football – 100 clubs in five divisions
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In Brief

New plan for English football – 100 clubs in five divisions

Football League puts forward new proposal to reduce the number of teams in each division and create a new tier
20 May 2016
Hull City face Yorkshire derby in Championship play-off
Steve Bruce
In Review

Hull City face Yorkshire derby in Championship play-off

Tigers are mauled by Derby County, but hang on to set up Wembley showdown with Sheffield Wednesday
18 May 2016
Joy for Sheffield Wednesday, a painful death for Brighton
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In Review

Joy for Sheffield Wednesday, a painful death for Brighton

Wednesday make it to the play-off final, but Brighton become the best side to miss out on promotion for 111 years
17 May 2016
Championship play-offs: Brighton and Derby favourites
Brighton striker James Wilson takes on Marcus Olsson of Derby County
In Review

Championship play-offs: Brighton and Derby favourites

As heavyweights Derby and Hull City clash in the second semi-final, can the Seagulls regroup to see off Sheffield Wednesday?
13 May 2016
Can newly promoted Burnley 'do a Leicester'?
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In Brief

Can newly promoted Burnley 'do a Leicester'?

Sean Dyche's team beats QPR to return to top flight – as bookies slash odds on them winning the title next year
3 May 2016
Brighton & Hove Albion: Can Seagulls go from rags to riches?
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In Review

Brighton & Hove Albion: Can Seagulls go from rags to riches?

Last day drama could see Brighton promoted to the Premier League, 19 years after survival showdown with Hereford
29 Apr 2016
Aston Villa abandon player of the year vote
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In Depth

Aston Villa abandon player of the year vote

End-of-season celebrations called off as club prepares for the drop and job cuts
13 Apr 2016
Leicester investigated over King Power sponsorship
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In Brief

Leicester investigated over King Power sponsorship

Claims of 'financial doping' in the season they won promotion could tarnish Premier League achievement
12 Apr 2016
Aston Villa drop 'prepared' from crest amid rebranding row
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In Brief

Aston Villa drop 'prepared' from crest amid rebranding row

Club criticised for splashing out on a new badge as team prepare for a bleak future in the Championship
7 Apr 2016
How to watch Premier League football online and on TV
Football fans
In Depth

How to watch Premier League football online and on TV

As Sky and BT Sport square up for another season, will armchair fans need to pay for the privilege of watching the top games?
5 Aug 2015
CHAMPIONSHIP: The intelligent punter's guide
Leeds striker Ross McCormack celebrates a goal
In Review

CHAMPIONSHIP: The intelligent punter's guide

Some of the biggest clubs in footballing history – Forest, Leeds, Bolton, Wolves – begin their campaign this weekend
8 Aug 2014
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