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Championship
Can Jonathan Woodgate lead Boro back to the promised land?
12:00 Monday 15th July 2019

Even before Tony Pulis was sacked following his failure to secure Premier League promotion, bookmakers had Jonathan Woodgate as the favourite to take over at Middlesbrough. They were right, of course. Now in charge, can the former Boro…

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Can Phillip Cocu build on Frank Lampard's foundation at Derby? 
08:02 Sunday 14th July 2019

Phillip Cocu has a tough task filling the massive void left by Frank Lampard at Derby County. Simply put, the Dutchman must carry on that same attractive, result-oriented brand started by his predecessor. With a history of developing emerging…

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Who the Forest is Sabri Lamouchi?
09:01 Monday 8th July 2019

At season's end, Nottingham Forest dispensed with Martin O’Neill. The Northern Irish manager was unable to build on Aitor Karanka’s fine work earlier in the season. The City Ground faithful were yet again subject to another…

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How will Leeds United spend their summer?
08:00 Saturday 6th July 2019

The terminally non-promoted Leeds United have yet another “what if” summer to reflect on for at least one more Championship campaign. This past season, however, was the closest they’ve come to promotion…

Championship
How will Slaven Bilic perform as West Brom manager?
08:00 Friday 28th June 2019

After sacking Darren Moore somewhat controversially in March then appointing James Shan as caretaker manager, West Bromwich Albion has since filled the role permanently. Slaven Bilic signed at the Hawthorns two weeks ago,…

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5 candidates for new Swansea City manager
09:00 Tuesday 28th May 2019

The Championship challenged Swansea City following the Welsh side's relegation last summer after seven consecutive campaigns in the Premier League. Graham Potter arrived to conjure up his magic and stabilise the sinking ship. A 10th-place finish…

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Ticket to England waiting at Wembley for Grealish, Mount & others?
12:00 Monday 27th May 2019

Monday’s the day everybody dreads. However, a part of the country will be at their happiest on this particular Monday. As thousands of Derby County and Aston Villa supporters flock into Wembley bubbling with promotion dreams,…

Championship
Why Boro should appoint Michael Reiziger as Tony Pulis' replacement
12:00 Wednesday 22nd May 2019

The handwriting was visible. Tony Pulis was destined to bust at Middlesbrough. Chairman Steve Gibson set him up to fail. His inability to reach the Championship playoff only fast-tracked the inevitable.  Pulis’ brief was to guide…

Championship
What’s next for Leeds United following playoff disappointment?
12:00 Monday 20th May 2019

Leeds fans were disappointed to fall to Derby County in the Championship playoffs, denying the Lilywhites Premier League football for a 16th consecutive season. The 2-4 defeat at Elland Road was a bitter end to the campaign, especially after…

Championship
Derby County leading the way with exemplary loan system use
17:00 Saturday 18th May 2019

Derby County's place in the Championship play-off final is secure. The Rams' place in the Premier League is one final hurdle away. Despite stumbling at the last, Frank Lampard's side pulled together and overcame the two-goal deficit…

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Peter Etebo should be proud of Stoke City debut season
17:00 Thursday 9th May 2019

When Stoke City signed Peter Etebo from Feirense, little did they know he would be Nigeria's star at the World Cup in Russia. Not many expected the 23-year-old to emerge Potters’ Player of the Season. His unpredictable nature will…

Championship
EFL Championship Playoff Preview
12:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

For the majority, the curtain has come down on the 2018/19 Football League season. However, the show goes on for a few select clubs. Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa and Derby County all seek the same ticket to the Premier…

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Playoff success not guaranteed for third-best Leeds United
15:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

Whether you like the club or not, it's hard to deny that Leeds United have had a great season. Along with Norwich City and Sheffield United, the West Yorkshire side have been the stand-out team in the Championship. However, a dip in…

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Is Norwich the second coming of Huddersfield?
15:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Norwich City sealed a return back to the Premier League after a three-year absence, and if you say that you expected it at the start of the season then you’re a liar. If the pre-season predictions were to be believed, the Canaries were…

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Leeds United putting automatic promotion at risk with inconsistent form
15:00 Sunday 21st April 2019

That Marcelo Bielsa has stayed at Leeds until the end of the season is commendable given his antecedents. Of course, it has not been without some drama. A spying incident on Frank Lampard's Derby County made the headlines back in January,…