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The rise of Chris Wood

New Zealand hitman Chris Wood has had a magnificent rise in form this season, banging in 14 goals domestically in the Championship and helping Leeds United climb up the table to 3rd place and are firmly knocking on the door for an automatic promotion place and a well overdue return to the top flight of English football. Read More »

Cardiff City’s tale of misery

It feels like only yesterday that I, being a Cardiff fan, walked out of the Cardiff City stadium following our first ever Premier League win. It was 3-2 against Manchester City, by the way. An overwhelming surge of pride, followed by optimism rushed through my body – and 25,000 other fellow Bluebirds. It felt as though we belonged – we had ... Read More »

The young Premier League Stars impressing on loan

We all know that the Premier League is full of great young talent. A credit to every academy and youth team setup across the league. And with the recent news that Chelsea have recalled defender Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, here are some other youngsters who are seriously impressing away from their parent clubs.  Read More »

January transfer window guide: players to watch in the Championship

The January transfer window can make or break a team’s season. Good signings can have an immediate impact, giving a team that something extra as they look to push for promotion, avoid relegation or consolidate a comfortable mid-table finish. Here are five players in the Championship who Premier League teams will be eyeing up as they look to bolster their ... Read More »

My Trip to the City Ground

For Christmas, I treated my dad to tickets to see his favoured football team – Nottingham Forest. It was my first visit to see the ‘Original Reds’; and it was certainly not one I’ll forget. Read More »

Championship Power Rankings – November 2016

With the International break here once again, it seems like the perfect time to take stock of the Championship ahead of the upcoming hectic Christmas schedule. Read More »

Is it now time to introduce a transfer window for managers?

The recent sackings of Wolverhampton’s Walter Zenga and Wigan’s Gary Caldwell brings the total managers in the Championship to have lost their job this season to six. This compares with four at the same time last season and mirrors an increasing trend in English football. Read More »

Will Aston Villa be another Leeds?

As a football fan for many years, I have grown accustomed to a few thing in the English Premier League which I argue is a huge part of the English Premier League since it was formed in 1992 . Read More »

Nigel Pearson’s suspension could prove to best for all parties after Derby’s stuttering start.

On a day where Britain’s sport headlines were dominated by the controversy surrounding the now former England manager, Sam Allardyce, who left his position by mutual consent following allegations made by The Telegraph about comments made by Allardyce to undercover private investigators, Derby County found themselves in headlines themselves, as they suspended their manager Nigel Pearson just hours before their ... Read More »

Cardiff left propping up the Championship table as we reach game 8

The Championship is known for being unpredictable and that came to the fore once again in matchday eight as heavy favourites faltered and a shock side found themselves bottom of the division. There was also a big win in one of the early relegation match ups. Read More »

The fall and fall of Nicklas Bendtner

Nicklas Bendtner’s return to England with Championship side, Nottingham Forest, sums up the Danes plodding slump from grace to grass in the last couple of years. A player one time compared to the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimović but over time has failed to live up to his own hype. Read More »

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