Championship

Championship: Cherries stay top after Fulham stroll

Bournemouth remain on course for the Premier League after the surprise Championship leaders cruised to a 2-0 win over Fulham on Friday.

Dec 27, 2014, 10:19 AM IST

Former England forward Emile Heskey joins Bolton Wanderers

Former England forward Emile Heskey has agreed a short-term deal with Bolton Wanderers, the Championship club said on Wednesday.

Dec 24, 2014, 17:14 PM IST

Leeds boss allowed to carry on for now

Massimo Cellino, Leeds United`s controversial Italian owner, can continue as a club director while waiting for his appeal to be heard, the Football League ruled on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

Sami Hyypia resigns as Brighton boss

Former Liverpool defender Sami Hyypia resigned as Brighton and Hove Albion manager on Monday after only six months in charge of the Championship club.

Dec 22, 2014, 22:46 PM IST

Darren Bent reports theft of two luxury cars

 Aston Villa`s former England striker Darren Bent has reported the theft of two top of the range cars from his home near Birmingham, police disclosed on Friday.

Dec 19, 2014, 17:49 PM IST

Reading fires coach Nigel Adkins

 Nigel Adkins has been fired as Reading's manager after a disappointing 1-6 defeat in the Championship.

Dec 16, 2014, 11:11 AM IST

Jones nets seventh goal but Cardiff lose thriller

Trinidad and Tobago international Kenwyne Jones notched his seventh goal of the English Championship season but it was not enough to save Cardiff City from a 3-5 defeat at the hands of Bournemouth.

Dec 14, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

Wigan Athletic owner Dave Whelan accused of anti-Semitism

Dave Whelan, owner of Championship club Wigan Athletic, has been accused of anti-Semitism and condoning racism after referring to Chinese as "chinks" and saying Jewish people "chase money".

Nov 21, 2014, 09:07 AM IST

Neil Redfearn confirmed as permanent Leeds boss

Leeds have confirmed Neil Redfearn has signed a 12-month rolling contract to become the Championship club`s fourth permanent manager in five months.

Nov 01, 2014, 20:29 PM IST

Cameron Jerome brace gets Norwich back on track

Norwich striker Cameron Jerome struck twice to seal a 2-1 win over Bolton that put his side`s Championship promotion challenge back on track on Friday.

Nov 01, 2014, 11:41 AM IST

Lee Clark succeeds Riga as Blackpool manager

English second-tier strugglers Blackpool announced the appointment of Lee Clark as manager on Thursday, just 10 days after he was sacked by fellow-Championship side Birmingham City.

Oct 30, 2014, 20:32 PM IST

Birmingham appoint former defender Gary Rowett as manager

Birmingham City have appointed former defender Gary Rowett as their new manager following the club`s record 8-0 home defeat by Bournemouth, the Championship (second-tier) side said on Monday. 

Oct 27, 2014, 23:58 PM IST

Darko Milanic fired after 32 days as Leeds boss

Leeds United`s trigger-happy owner Massimo Cellino fired his second manager of the season on Saturday when Slovenian Darko Milanic parted company with the English Championship club after just 32 da

Oct 26, 2014, 12:54 PM IST

English football fans pay price as top flight clubs enjoy boom

Season tickets to watch champions Manchester City this season are the cheapest in the Premier League but the eye-watering cost of attending games in England continues to soar.

Oct 15, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

Woeful Fulham stumble again

Fulham`s miserable start to the season shows no signs of improving after the sacking of Felix Magath as the Championship`s bottom club lost 1-0 against Blackburn on Saturday.

Sep 20, 2014, 23:27 PM IST

Mark Hughes deserves a good reception at QPR, says Harry Redknapp

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes deserves a good reception from Queens Park Rangers fans despite being blamed for the club`s relegation to the Championship in 2013, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday.

Sep 18, 2014, 20:23 PM IST

Harry Redknapp slams Financial Fair Play threat

Harry Redknapp, manager of newly promoted Premier League side Queen's Park Rangers has called threats of being expelled from the second-tier Championship if they are relegated from the Premier League as "unrealistic".

Sep 12, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Fallen Leeds United show no signs of halting slide to oblivion

As the mocking chants of "You`re getting sacked in the morning" grew louder, David Hockaday realised he was about to become the latest victim of Leeds United`s astonishing decline.

Sep 05, 2014, 09:32 AM IST

India-England women`s ODI abandoned

The third and the final women`s One-Day International (ODI) between India and England to be held at Lord`s here Monday was abandoned due to heavy rain, leading to the home side clinching the series 2-0.

Aug 25, 2014, 19:51 PM IST

Lewis Grabben on target as Norwich City earn derby spoils

Norwich stepped up their bid for a quick return to the Premier League as Lewis Grabben`s strike secured a 1-0 win at local rivals Ipswich on Saturday.

Aug 24, 2014, 09:42 AM IST