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Championship
Can Fulham pull off an automatic promotion surprise?
17:01 Tuesday 11th February 2020

The race for promotion is seriously heating up in the Championship. As is usually the case, the competition has been fierce heading towards the business end of the season. But the frontrunners have been West Bromwich Albion and Leeds United.…

Championship
Semi Ajayi's reinvention powering West Brom's promotion push
15:01 Saturday 8th February 2020

It must have been heartbreaking for Semi Ajayi to watch Rotherham United suffer relegation last term - despite having arguably the best season in his career. The 26-year-old shone brightly in both midfield and defence for the Millers and…

Opinion
How is Daniel Sturridge getting on in the Super Lig?
12:01 Friday 10th January 2020

Daniel Sturridge made the surprise decision to join Trabzonspor on a free transfer last summer and has enjoyed a prolific debut season at Medical Park Stadyumu. After struggling for playing time at Liverpool, getting regular minutes was essential…

Championship
Can Preston become the Premier League's 50th club?
12:00 Saturday 23rd November 2019

The Championship may not be a top-flight league but winning it can be even sweeter than clinching higher profile tournaments such as the League or FA Cup. Earning the chance to play at English football's highest level alongside…

Football
Is Serge Gnabry proving Arsenal, doubters wrong?
09:01 Friday 4th October 2019

What difference is there between working stiffs fighting to support their families and millionaire footballers fighting to win trophies? Obviously, money's an easy answer. On the other hand, some people struggle to find commonality…

Championship
Can Slaven Bilic take West Brom back to the Premier League?
08:00 Tuesday 1st October 2019

When Slaven Bilic took over as the new manager at West Bromwich Albion in the summer, eyebrows were raised in some quarters. Sure, if The Baggies were still in the Premier League fighting for a place in the top half of the table few will…

Championship
Mad Scientist Marcelo Bielsa finding Leeds promotion formula volatile
12:00 Tuesday 19th March 2019

Marcelo Bielsa had Leeds United back on track for a place in the Premiership next season. The Whites returned to winning ways after suffering through Spygate earlier in the campaign. Five wins and a draw in six matches since taking their lumps…

Championship
Promotion pushes at stake as Rams invade Forest
08:00 Monday 25th February 2019

At season's end, two Championship teams will win promotion to the Premier League. Four others will vie to be the third. The money on offer in the top flight is a powerful motivator. With between 12 and 14 games remaining in their seasons,…

Championship
Set the Championship mixer to frappe this weekend
08:00 Saturday 23rd February 2019

This season’s Championship deserves to be remembered as the most competitive ever, no matter who eventually wins the title. The top six places that offer direct and playoff promotion to the Premier League change hands faster than a baby…

Championship
Enter the West Midlands Matrix: Aston Villa vs. West Brom
09:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

Enter the West Midlands football matrix. There are safari parks along the way but the roads to football grounds are filled with bad intentions. Are you sure you want to jack back into the Bull Ring? In light traffic, you can drive…

Premier League
Did Jonny Evans make a mistake joining Leicester City?
09:00 Monday 28th January 2019

From summer to summer, 2017-18, Jonny Evans rebuffed opportunities to return to a top-six side. The former Manchester United man chose to remain at West Brom. When he finally left the West Midlands, he made a short journey to the East to become…

Championship
How does losing Harvey Barnes affect West Brom's promotion push?
17:00 Thursday 17th January 2019

Taking a player on loan is often seen as a ‘risk-free’ move. After all, you are getting the services of a professional without paying a transfer fee. For clubs below the Premier League, these deals can be vital. But it’s…

Championship
Sheffield United v West Brom: Who will head into the festive period full of cheer?
12:00 Friday 14th December 2018

Death, taxes and an unpredictable season of Championship football: three of life's certainties. Since August, seven teams have perched atop the league table. Two are set to meet tonight in a match that could decide who heads into the festive…

Championship
Championship preview: Is immediate promotion in the bag for West Brom?
08:00 Thursday 2nd August 2018

Well, it was inevitable, wasn't it? West Bromwich Albion finally met their Premier League end after a seven-season stint in English football's top flight. The Baggies' extremely slow start eventually caught up with them; despite…

World Cup
Pearls or perils? Signing players based on World Cup form
17:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

In 2014, James Rodriguez came out of nowhere to win the World Cup Golden Boot in Brazil. Nowhere to most readers will be AS Monaco. In fact, it’s Monaco by way of Colombian side Envigado, who sold the no.10 to Argentine club Banfield…