Championship

Leicester within touching distance of promotion

Leicester moved another step closer to the Premier League as the Championship leaders eased to a 2-0 victory over promotion rivals Burnley on Saturday.

Mar 30, 2014, 09:58 AM IST

QPR back on track, while Derby stumble

QPR got their Championship promotion campaign back on track with a 2-0 win at Birmingham, while Derby`s bid to reach the Premier League was rocked by a 1-0 defeat against Millwall on Saturday.

Mar 09, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

FA Cup holders Wigan look to shock Man City again

An immediate return to the Premier League remains Wigan Athletic`s priority but the FA Cup holders are determined to repeat last year`s shock final win over Manchester City when they meet in Sunday`s last-eight clash (1605 GMT).

Mar 06, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

Hull crush Cardiff to move closer to safety

Croatian international striker Nikica Jelavic netted a double as Hull City took a major stride towards Premier League safety with a 4-0 win at fellow promoted side Cardiff Saturday.

Feb 22, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

City offered chance of Wigan revenge

Manchester City will have the chance to atone for last year`s FA Cup final defeat by Wigan Athletic after being drawn against the holders in Sunday`s quarter-final draw.

Feb 16, 2014, 23:12 PM IST

Everton face tough tie in FA Cup quarter-final

Everton`s reward for winning their FA Cup fifth round-game at home to Swansea City was a tough quarter-final tie away to either their great local rivals Liverpool or Arsenal, who were playing later on Sunday.

Feb 16, 2014, 22:32 PM IST

Top four in mouth-watering FA Cup fifth round ties

The next instalment of Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho`s mind games with Manchester City`s Manuel Pellegrini and Arsenal`s chance for redemption against Liverpool provide the backdrop to a mouth-watering FA Cup fifth round.

Feb 13, 2014, 18:06 PM IST

Aston Villa offer "safe-standing" trial

Aston Villa have offered to trial so-called "safe-standing" areas at their Villa Park stadium in a bid to see if it will work in the Premier League, a club official was quoted as saying on Wednesday.

Feb 13, 2014, 16:45 PM IST

Birmingham City soccer club to get new Chinese investor

The Hong Kong owners of Birmingham City Football Club said they plan to sell 12 percent of the club to a Beijing advertising firm for HK$45 million to bring it new business opportunities in China.

Feb 12, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

Leaders Leicester hit back to snatch draw

Leicester kept their promotion push on course as the Championship leaders came from two goals down to rescue a dramatic 2-2 draw against Watford on Saturday.

Feb 09, 2014, 00:58 AM IST

Super Bowl 48 sets record for TV viewers

Seattle`s 43-8 blowout of Denver in Super Bowl 48 offered little in the way of suspense, but 111.5 million viewers made it the most-watched television event in US history.

Feb 04, 2014, 12:14 PM IST

Teams cope with calm before Super Bowl storm

Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos players and coaches counted on routines to get them through the final hours before Super Bowl 48 kickoff on Sunday night.

Feb 03, 2014, 00:26 AM IST

New York, New Jersey ready for Super Bowl close-up with Broncos-Seahawks matchup

Some 80,000 football fans from around the world are set to pack into New Jersey`s Met Life Stadium on Sunday for the first NFL Super Bowl championship played in the New York area, an event that has shone a fresh spotlight on the region.

Feb 02, 2014, 21:18 PM IST

Manchester United striker, Federico Macheda joins Birmingham City on loan

Manchester United striker Federico Macheda has joined Birmingham City on loan until the end of the season, the Championship club said on their website (www.bcfc.com) on Friday.

Feb 01, 2014, 15:37 PM IST

Mad men eye record Super Bowl ad extravaganza

What do the Muppets, Greek yogurt and Arnold Schwarzenegger have in common? They`re all starring in the most expensive four hours of American television ever.

Jan 30, 2014, 13:44 PM IST

Wawrinka, Li Na achieve career high ranking positions after Aus Open success

In the latest ATP and WTA rankings, both the singles` winners – Stanislas Wawrinka and Li Na at Australian Open have gained career-high rankings at 3. With a championship winning, 2000 points each, Wawrinka and Li Na have 5,710 and 6,570 points respectively.

Jan 28, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Excited Mickelson targets unfinished business

Phil Mickelson is fast approaching his mid-forties when many players begin winding down their careers but the five-time major champion says he still has a lot of unfinished business left at the game`s highest level.

Jan 23, 2014, 05:27 AM IST

Holloway vows to restore Lions` pride

Ian Holloway promised to restore Millwall`s shattered morale after his first game in charge of the Championship strugglers ended in a painful 1-0 loss at Huddersfield.

Jan 12, 2014, 14:53 PM IST

Leaders Leicester rout promotion rivals Derby

Leicester surged seven points clear at the top of the Championship after routing promotion rivals Derby 4-1 on Friday.

Jan 11, 2014, 14:33 PM IST

Lights up on Leicester as Burnley slip

Leicester moved back to the top of the Championship with a 1-0 win over Reading, while previous leaders Burnley slumped to a 1-0 defeat at Middlesbrough on Thursday.

Dec 27, 2013, 09:59 AM IST