Championship

Fulham to investigate alleged racist incident involving family of defender

The full-back, who came on as a substitute in the former Premier League side`s first match back in England`s second tier, took to Twitter after the game to call out the instigators. 

Aug 04, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

Sheffield United sign Oli McBurnie from Swansea City in a club-record deal

Financial details of the transfer were not disclosed but British media reported it was around 20 million pounds ($24.25 million), eclipsing the 10 million pounds they paid Bournemouth for French striker Lys Mousset.

Aug 02, 2019, 20:34 PM IST

Leeds United win 1-0 at Derby County in playoff semi-final first leg

It was the 15th goal of the season for Roofe, who could have doubled his team`s advantage, only to be denied by Roos as Leeds came alive following a sedate opening period.

May 12, 2019, 00:24 AM IST

Conor Hourihane, Tammy Abraham give Aston Villa Championship playoff win over West Brom

Substitute Hourihane sparked Villa`s second-half comeback at home by finishing off a neat move with a powerful shot that flew past West Brom goalkeeper Sam Johnstone to make it 1-1 in the 75th minute.

May 11, 2019, 23:08 PM IST

Sheffield United promoted to Premier League after Leeds United draw with Aston Villa

Second-placed United had beaten Ipswich Town 2-0 on Saturday to move on to 88 points in the second-tier table. They are now five points ahead of third-placed Leeds with one more game to go. 

Apr 28, 2019, 20:20 PM IST

EFL asks Bolton Wanderers to play last two games amid player boycott

Saturday`s home match had been called off following a statement from the players of the already relegated team who decided to boycott the remaining league fixtures over unpaid wages.

Apr 27, 2019, 15:44 PM IST

Bolton Wanderers players to boycott games over unpaid salaries

The squad went on strike this month and refused to report for training until players, coaches and the club`s non-football staff were paid March`s wages.

Apr 27, 2019, 00:34 AM IST

EFL delays decision on Leeds United 'spying' controversy

Following Derby`s 2-0 defeat at Elland Road, the EFL launched a formal investigation into the incident which Derby coach Frank Lampard described as `unethical`.

Feb 09, 2019, 16:48 PM IST

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith keen to tap ex-Chelsea defender John Terry's experience

Villa are 15th in the Championship with three wins in 12 games and face Swansea City on Saturday.

Oct 15, 2018, 21:32 PM IST

Football: Aston Villa sack Steve Bruce as manager following dismal start

The club has recorded just three victories in 11 games and is currently 12th on the table.

Oct 04, 2018, 00:14 AM IST

Australia ready to make their mark at World Cup

 Once upon a time, Australia dared to dream of reaching the FIFA World Cup finals, seemingly destined to always stumble at the final hurdle of an almost impossible qualification process.

May 31, 2018, 15:12 PM IST

Frank Lampard appointed Derby County manager on three-year deal

Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has been appointed manager of Championship side Derby County, with the second-tier side announcing the 39-year-old had agreed to a three-year deal on Thursday.

May 31, 2018, 14:29 PM IST

Promoted Watford appoint Flores as coach

Former Atletico Madrid coach Quique Sanchez Flores will manage Watford in their first season back in the Premier League after promotion from the Championship, the club announced on Friday.

Jun 05, 2015, 18:02 PM IST

Championship manager sackings reach 23-year-high

The pressure to join the Premier League cash-bonanza cost 20 Championship managers their jobs last season, the worst casualty rate in the second-tier since 1992.

Jun 05, 2015, 17:58 PM IST

Karanka awed by Middlesbrough`s promotion showdown

Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka finds it almost impossible to believe he will be taking part in the world`s most lucrative match when his side face Norwich for a place in the Premier League on

May 24, 2015, 09:10 AM IST

Rampant Middlesbrough sweep into play-off final

 Middlesbrough booked their place in the Championship play-off final in emphatic fashion with a 3-0 rout of Brentford in the semi-final second leg on Friday.

May 16, 2015, 11:12 AM IST

Relegation battle will go to the wire, says Hull boss Steve Bruce

Hull City can take a step towards Premier League survival with three points against bottom side Burnley on Saturday but manager Steve Bruce is taking nothing for granted in the unpredictable relegation battle.

May 08, 2015, 19:16 PM IST

Rangers can `cope with play-off pressure

Rangers assistant manager Kenny Black is confident the pressure of the Championship play-offs will bring out the best in his side.

May 08, 2015, 16:17 PM IST

Don`t count chickens, Charlton warn Bournemouth

Charlton Athletic have given Bournemouth a tongue-in-cheek warning that their promotion to the Premier League should not be considered a formality ahead of the teams` Championship match on Saturday.

Apr 28, 2015, 15:04 PM IST

Abdi backs Watford to seal promotion to Premier League

Switzerland midfielder Almen Abdi insists Championship leaders Watford can cope with the pressure of trying to seal promotion to the Premier League on Saturday.

Apr 24, 2015, 09:13 AM IST