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What will Dean Smith, John Terry bring to Aston Villa?
09:00 Wednesday 17th October 2018

A blink of an eye ago, John Terry was Aston Villa’s field marshal, championing a return to the Premier League. Next thing, the Englishman has been installed as the manager, albeit assistant to the son of a former Villa Park steward.  …

Is Jota finally going to live up to his price tag at Birmingham City
16:00 Friday 23rd March 2018

There was a lot of excitement amongst Birmingham City fans in the summer when they forked out a fee in excess of £6 million to sign Jota from their Championship rivals Brentford. The Blues had Harry Redknapp in charge and were in positive…

Nigel Adkins off to winning start at Hull: 5 things we learned
12:30 Monday 11th December 2017

It was a dream start for Nigel Adkins in his first game in charge of Championship side Hull City. Only two days after taking over, his team beat Brentford 3-2 at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday. Despite trailing early in the second half to a David…

Three huge wins have Cardiff City dreaming of promotion
15:00 Monday 27th November 2017

Three massive wins in a space of a week have left Cardiff fans dreaming of a return to the Premier League.  Neil Warnock's men have demonstrated envious steel to earn themselves nine points in seven days and have shown promise of the…

The capture of Ollie Watkins by Brentford FC is the best Championship transfer so far
18:31 Wednesday 19th July 2017

Brentford has conducted a shrewd bit of business in signing Ollie Watkins from Exeter City for just £1.8 million. Watkins' current talent and vast potential mean this could translate into the best deal of the Championship. Watkins had a stunning…

The Championship: promotion contenders for the 2017/18 season
10:30 Tuesday 27th June 2017

It has already been too long. The Confederations Cup and the various youth international tournaments have simply sedated the craving; they are merely imitations of the real stuff. Ah, the real stuff: the Football League. Let us indulge once…

Book Review - It's Only Banter - The Autobiography of Leroy Rosenior
13:26 Monday 3rd April 2017

By his own admission, the football career of Leroy Rosenior wasn't the most glorious or trophy-laden. The central theme of his compelling story, however, goes way beyond his achievements on the pitch and in the dug-out. It is the story of being…

Can Fleetwood Town continue their amazing run to the Championship?
10:00 Saturday 11th February 2017

Ten years ago, Fleetwood Town was in the seventh level of the football pyramid in England. Now sitting fourth in League One, can the Cod Army continue their amazing run in the Football League? After being crowned champions of the Northern Premier…

Josh McEachran - From being wanted by Real Madrid to playing for Brentford
11:42 Friday 27th January 2017

As Josh McEachran prepares to face his former employers in the FA Cup this weekend, he has been talking to the media about how he was close to joining Real Madrid not so long ago, amid interest from the Spanish giants. But what happened to…

How Simon Grayson has lead Preston to chasing Championship play-offs
11:30 Saturday 21st January 2017

From struggling at the lower end of League One in 2013 to beating Championship leaders Brighton and nearly knocking out Arsenal from the FA Cup this month, Preston North End are showing signs of a club on the rise. When Simon Grayson was appointed…

Taking children to watch the beautiful game
13:30 Saturday 14th January 2017

Every football-loving dad wants to get his kids mad about the beautiful game. I'm learning this fast as my brother and I have taken his little one to his first few games – and experienced the joys, tantrums and oddities that came with it.

The Biggest Winners and Losers From the FA Cup Third Round
14:30 Monday 9th January 2017

One competition that offers teams from the lowest cadre of English football the opportunity to play for some prestige is the FA Cup. This year, the 32 teams who successfully negotiated the third round will progress to the next stage - where…

Fa Cup
David vs Goliath FA Cup third round previews
15:15 Saturday 7th January 2017

Manchester City started off the Emirates FA Cup third round fixtures with an emphatic 5-0 win over the Hammers. By no means was this a Premier League giant against a wee football club; after all, it was only 5-time-finalists, West Ham. In this…

Book Review - Graduation Life Lessons of a Professional Footballer
13:12 Friday 2nd September 2016

It is often perceived as the dream job - getting paid thousands of pounds for doing something you love. For many children and adults alike there could be nothing better in life than being a professional footballer. For Richard Lee, however,…

Premier League
Stoke, Wolves and Bournemouth Feature in First Weekend Treble of the Season
16:46 Friday 15th August 2014

The football season will finally kick into full gear this weekend as the Premier League gets under-way and with the Football League already a week old, it is high time that we sunk our teeth into the first weekly treble bet of the campaign.…