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Matt Howes
Sports writer. Norwich City fan. If you want to give me feedback or talk about anything I have written then you can find me on Twitter @matthowes9 You can check out my other work on my online portfolio www.matthowesmedia.com for my musings on other sports.

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Champions League
Champions League dark horses
12:30 Monday 20th February 2017

The Champions League has reached the first knockout round and now the competition is really in full swing after it's winter hiatus. We all know the names of the sides favoured to win the most prestigious title in European club football but…

Championship Power Rankings - November 2016
15:25 Thursday 10th 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. While many people will say that the table doesn't lie, this isn't always the case.…

Canaries soar, Derby drop - Championship Review
12:06 Monday 26th September 2016

It is all change at both ends of the Championship after a string of results that saw both the playoffs and the relegation zone shaken up. The bottom of the league was the most likely to have a different look come the end of play on matchday…

Cardiff left propping up the Championship table as we reach game 8
13:25 Monday 19th September 2016

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…

Championship Roundup - Newcastle winning streak continues, whilst Huddersfield flounder
12:54 Thursday 15th September 2016

The Championship is never short of excitement, thrills and upsets. Matchday seven was no different with a series of shock results, including a couple of hammerings for sides with playoffs ambitions come the end of the year. The biggest result…

Championship Preview - Matchday Seven
14:15 Tuesday 13th September 2016

The weekend's action was full of late goals, penalties and sometimes a mixture of both as the Championship came back from the International break with a bang. While on paper the action didn't look promising the games did not disappoint but…

The International break is over, all systems go in the Championship
12:22 Friday 9th September 2016

The first international break of the season is out of the way which means the Championship returns to a full programme, including a slate of midweek games as new signings look to prove their worth. Reading (15th) v Ipswich (11th) Friday NightTwo…

Championship Preview - Matchday Five, will Huddersfield or Wolves continue unbeaten their run?
12:30 Friday 26th August 2016

After their midweek EFL Cup excursions, the Championship returns this weekend as the table looks to take shape after the embryonic first three weeks of the campaign. While there are just a handful of big matches sprinkled across the fixture…

Premier League
'Striking the Balance' - Are forwards over priced in today's transfer market?
12:49 Thursday 28th July 2016

The silly season of the transfer window has begun.Not only the rumoured £100million deal taking Paul Pogba back to Manchester United but the £75.3million move of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli to Juventus, making the Argentine forward the third…

European Football
The New Frontier - Less About Pre-Season Training, more About new Markets and New Markets
13:30 Wednesday 27th July 2016

For the best sides in England, the pre season tour has become less about getting the players ready to play football again but about conquering new foreign markets.Gone are the days where the likes of Manchester United would play against a side…

Dortmund go under the radar
12:10 Wednesday 27th July 2016

Each year there seem to be more and more long running transfer sagas that dominate the front pages but often the most successful deals are the ones that are concluded away from the prying eyes of the media.One of the sides that are slipping…

Youth Scout
Stars of the Under 19 Euros
11:58 Wednesday 27th July 2016

On the back of what was a successful European tournament for the senior players in France, their junior counterparts had their own competition, taking place in Germany. Not only was there the title of Under 19 European Champions on the line…