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League One
Portsmouth on right path to the Championship
09:00 Tuesday 4th December 2018

It’s been eight hellish years for Portsmouth since slipping into the English football dungeon. Toiling in obscurity, drifting back and forth between the lower ranks became Pompey's norm. The elites treated them with scorn. Under…

Championship
Rudy Gestede has been an unfortunate flop for Middlesbrough
12:00 Monday 3rd December 2018

Rudy Gestede made his first Championship appearance for Middlesbrough in over a month on November 27. The striker lasted only 27 minutes before coming off with a hamstring injury. It was his first league start of the season after recovering…

Championship
Norwich's reaction to Pulis and Bielsa nipping at their heels? Farke it
12:00 Saturday 1st December 2018

There's a manager hogging the headlines in the Championship and it's not Frank Lampard. The Chelsea legend works wonders with Derby. Fans salivate at the prospect of seeing him across different stadia in the English second tier,…

Championship
What happened to Oliver Burke?
12:00 Friday 30th November 2018

Oliver Burke was left out of the matchday squad while West Bromwich Albion enjoyed a 2-1 win over Ipswich Town on 23 November. The 21-year-old’s last first-team appearance for the Baggies was more than three weeks ago. His lack of playing…

Championship
Aston Villa v Birmingham: Anatomy of a Derby
08:00 Sunday 25th November 2018

Every season tells a new story. Sometimes it's the same tale with different characters, a bit like Baz Luhrman's Romeo and Juliet with a gangsta culture backdrop. People remember when Rafael Benitez took the reins at Chelsea, outraging…

Championship
Can Norwich City maintain form to gain Premier League promotion?
17:00 Wednesday 14th November 2018

Norwich City is proving this season's surprise package in the Championship. The Canaries lead the way with 33 points from 17 games. They have played some impressive football en route to the top.   Having plied their trade in the…

Championship
Why Micah Richards has gone more than two years without an Aston Villa appearance
12:00 Tuesday 13th November 2018

Aston Villa defender Micah Richards has gone more than two years without playing a competitive game for the Midlands outfit. He hasn’t made the matchday squad in any competition for Villa since September 19, 2017, and is nailed on to…

Premier League
How a flower became a political football
09:00 Saturday 10th November 2018

There's an old saying that football and politics should never mix. FIFA take it so seriously that when they perceive political involvement in football they will suspend the national association. For the most part, the two are kept apart…

Championship
The Steel City Derby: A Real English Fixture
15:00 Friday 9th November 2018

Sheffield. A historic, cultured city containing two football clubs founded during the 19th century, Wednesday in 1867, United in 1889. The clashes between these sides produced so much drama over the years they earned a name: the Steel…

Championship
What happened to Henri Lansbury at Aston Villa?
15:00 Wednesday 7th November 2018

Midfielder Henri Lansbury was left out of Aston Villa's matchday squad for Friday’s 2-0 win over Bolton Wanderers. He sat out a Championship game for the 11th time this season. Yet to rack up a single minute in the division,…

Championship
Are Middlesbrough defending their way back to the Premier League?
09:00 Tuesday 30th October 2018

Is defence the best form of attack? Can a defence be the main cause of a promotion push? These are the questions that have to be addressed at Middlesbrough Football Club. Currently third, they possess the best defence in the English Football…

Championship
5 most underrated players in the Championship
09:00 Friday 26th October 2018

The Championship is the seventh richest league in the world. It also homes some historic English clubs, including Aston Villa, Leeds United and Nottingham Forrest. Due to the continuing increase in both attendances and consumer interest…

Football
Is time wasting in football at its worst?
17:00 Sunday 21st October 2018

Time-wasting. It's an annoyance we've all experienced as football fans. You're down by one goal and the opposition suddenly decides every action is done slower when possible. Goal kicks, set pieces, feigning injuries and making…

Championship
Is Dwight Gayle on course for another prolific season?
12:00 Friday 19th October 2018

Imagine being released by Arsenal at the start of your career, only to work your way back through the leagues. That's basically the story of how Dwight Gayle is playing where he is now. But as always, the 28-year-old is scoring goals. This…

Championship
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.  …

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