The Championship is a league with about as much predictability as British weather – combine that with its physical, high-intensity nature and you have one of the most intriguing, entertaining divisions in world football. This season has seen several individual breakout campaigns up and down the table; from the promotion
After finishing 11th, Southampton can applaud themselves on a solid league season. In Ralph Hasenhüttl's first full campaign in charge, the club have risen in the table since their early 9-0 defeat to Leicester City. "You can see the team is learning quickly," Hasenhüttl told reporters following their 3-1 win over Sheffield
For the people of Yorkshire and so many more across the world, the moment has finally arrived. Their beloved Leeds United Football Club have found their way back to the promised land - The Premier League! Mind you, it has not been an easy ride. After going down in 2004,
There are very few players in the world that generate a deluge of emotions from the fans and pundits quite like Wayne Rooney. Often considered as the 'guy who never fulfilled his potential' Wayne has gone through a lot.
The top scorer for both United and England returned to Everton following a
With the Premier League season close to its return, fans will be eager to see their favourite teams back in action after months of being starved of top-flight football. The title race, however, seems pretty much over at this point; with Liverpool requiring only six points to end their twenty-eight-year
It was a typical cold winter sunset in East London with a beautiful twilight over the Mile End Stadium, home of Sporting Bengal United FC. The home fans were bustling as their team was leading against a much higher rank team. After a while, in the dying minutes of the
Loan deals certainly don’t always work out the way they are supposed to in football. When they do come off, it not only benefits the parent club, who are comforted in the knowledge that one of their young talents is out playing regular football and gaining valuable experience, but also
Written by Varun Kumar
The story of the 33-year old Sheffield born striker is one in a million. From being called “The Fat Boy from Sheffield” to carrying his team through the lower divisions of English football and now finally playing in the best league in the world, his journey is
Written by Varun Kumar
Given the modern-day football market, where prospective players are primarily picked and transferred only between the top leagues of Europe, often, is the Championship not given enough attention?
Is the league that once continuously churned out players of Premier League quality now being overlooked due to the shine
The Championship is known as one of the most competitive leagues in the English Football League. Whilst being promoted from League One can be glorious, the step up in quality is huge, making it difficult for newly-promoted clubs to adjust and stay up. A lot of teams have bounced back
By Peter Lynch
Another immensely talented footballer, another wasted career. Every now and then a maverick comes along and upsets the status quo. But instead of lighting up stadiums year after year, these wonderfully gifted players often fall short, and disappointingly fail to live up to expectations. Adel Taarabt is one
Hrishikesh Dabir looks back at Chris Wilder's enormous impact on Sheffield United and the tactics that lay the foundations for a promotion into the Premier League.
Apart from being a poem written by Maya Angelou and also the words tattooed on the back of 5 time Formula 1 world champion Lewis
With Norwich City sitting pretty at the top of the League and final playoff spot belonging to Bristol City at sixth place, there is no doubt that the remainder of the Championship season is set for an interesting race.
They were 15th on the table as at last week, but this
The sense of excitement in the city of Leeds before the early evening kick-off against Norwich City on Saturday the 2nd of February was just another reminder of how badly this club is needed back in England’s top flight. The United faithful will match any sense of pre-match anticipation from
“You’ve got to be happy playing football, you’ve got to play with a smile on your face. If you don’t enjoy it you’re never going to reach your full potential. Just go hard at it every day, working hard and smiling.” - Harvey Barnes
Hardly the words you would expect from
Marcelo Bielsa was moving his hands furiously, not in anger or nervousness - he was explaining a power point presentation showing hours of analysis on Leeds United's opponents. He had admitted sending a club employee to spy over Derby County and made a presentation of his analysis of rival teams.
Blackpool Football Club, the perfect metaphor for “How low can you go?” Let’s go back a few years, back to when Chelsea acquired the services of Fernando Torres from rivals, Liverpool. It’s 2010, Blackpool find themselves in the top flight for the first time in 39 years, after a thrilling