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# championship-2 - Monday 9 July, 2018

Klopp considers loaning highly-rated Welsh youngster amid Championship interest

Norwich and Sheffield United are keen on Ben Woodburn.

# championship-2 - Monday 11 June, 2018

After working his magic in Sweden, Swansea hope Potter can restore Premier League status

The Welsh club have appointed Graham Potter as their new boss.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return Pastures New This post contains videos

Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return

The former Manchester United player has signed with Reading ahead of the 2018-19 season.

# championship-2 - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Wembley joy for Irish duo as Rotherham gain promotion to the Championship

Richie Towell and Anthony Forde both featured on a memorable day for the Millers.

# championship-2 - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard in talks to manage Championship club

The former England international is one of several candidates for the vacant Derby County role.

Heartbreak for Aston Villa, as Fulham earn Premier League promotion

Irish international Cyrus Christie was involved in the London side’s triumph.

# championship-2 - Friday 11 May, 2018

Derby County a step closer to Premier League football with semi-final first-leg win

Cameron Jerome scored the only goal of the game for the Rams against Fulham.

# championship-2 - Thursday 10 May, 2018

Swansea boss set to leave club at end of season - reports

Carlos Carvalhal is not expected to continue on with the club on the verge of relegation.

# championship-2 - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Mixed fortunes for Irish internationals on Championship's final day

There was bad news for Preston’s Irish contingent, while Richard Keogh helped Derby secure a play-off spot.

Cardiff back in the Premier League as Neil Warnock earns record eighth promotion

They drew 0-0 with Reading in the Championship today, as third-place Fulham lost 3-1 to Birmingham.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Setback for Cardiff's automatic promotion hopes as Derby move into play-off places

The race for a place in the Premier League is really hotting up.

# championship-2 - Friday 20 April, 2018

Fulham end Millwall's 17-match unbeaten run to boost Premier League hopes

The Cottagers are now two points ahead of Cardiff but have played two games more.

# championship-2 - Monday 16 April, 2018

'It had nothing to do with feeling English or Irish, it was a personal thing between me and my family'

Reading midfielder Liam Kelly has been speaking about turning down a call-up to the Ireland squad.

# championship-2 - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Irish-eligible star scores twice to boost Preston's Premier League promotion hopes

Callum Robinson’s brace left Alex Neil’s side within three points of the play-off spots.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Former Cork City and Limerick youngster makes Championship debut

It was a night to remember for Chiedozie Ogbene.

Mick McCarthy confirms immediate departure as Ipswich manager Wave Goodbye This post contains videos

Mick McCarthy confirms immediate departure as Ipswich manager

The former Ireland boss was critical of the reaction when he substituted Clare-born debutant Barry Cotter on 56 minutes, labelling it “pathetic”.

# championship-2 - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Irish defender on target as Derby boost Premier League promotion hopes

Alex Pearce helped his side earn a comfortable win today.

Irish international makes long-awaited comeback for promotion-chasing Bristol City

Callum O’Dowda has appeared for the senior side for the first time since November.

Limerick youngster makes Championship debut

Paudie O’Connor has lined out for Leeds this afternoon against Sunderland.

# championship-2 - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Wolves take no action against ballboy who shoved and took ball off 'time-wasting' Hull coach

The 16-year-old was ordered to leave the Molineux pitch.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Irish duo on target as Aston Villa boost Championship promotion hopes

Scott Hogan and Conor Hourihane were on target, while David Meyler scored for Hull.

# championship-2 - Monday 2 April, 2018

Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago

It has been a long road back for the Brentford midfielder, who featured in their 1-0 win over Bristol City today.

# championship-2 - Monday 26 March, 2018

Niall Quinn in Sunderland takeover talks - report

The former Black Cats chairman has spoken to current owner Ellis Short about returning with a new consortium.

# championship-2 - Monday 19 March, 2018

After racist abuse and World Cup heartache, Ireland’s Young Player of the Year eager to move on

Cyrus Christie is hoping for a better year ahead following a bad end to 2017.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere' Under Pressure This post contains videos

'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere'

Mick McCarthy has dismissed suggestions he will leave Ipswich before the end of the season.

# championship-2 - Monday 5 March, 2018

Irish midfielder nominated for Championship fans' player of the month award

Preston’s Alan Browne has been rewarded for a series of impressive displays.

# championship-2 - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Maguire describes stunning return as 'best feeling in my football career' The Comeback Kid This post contains videos

Maguire describes stunning return as 'best feeling in my football career'

The Ireland international scored a match-winning brace for Preston yesterday.

# championship-2 - Friday 2 March, 2018

'I've got those minutes in the tank now and it's about moving forward'

Ireland international Sean Maguire is closing in on a first-team return with Preston.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

It was another dramatic night in the race for a place in the Premier League

Cardiff now enjoy a three-point lead over Aston Villa, while leaders Wolves dropped points.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Aston Villa promotion hopes dented, Sunderland hit rock bottom

Steve Bruce’s side knew that victory would have taken them one point clear of second-placed Cardiff City.

Former Ireland U21 international joins Shamrock Rovers from Fulham

Sean Kavanagh has signed on the dotted line with Stephen Bradley’s side.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

20-year-old Ogbene completes move from Limerick to Championship side Brentford

The former Cork City player has been signed for an undisclosed fee.

# championship-2 - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Fan suspected of urinating in goalie's bottle is arrested

A video shared on social media shows a man reseal a water bottle and throw it onto the pitch.

# championship-2 - Saturday 20 January, 2018

Leaving Galway to join Man City as a 16-year-old, multiple leg breaks and chasing Premier League promotion

Ireland international and Preston full-back Greg Cunningham chats to The42 about his career in football.

# championship-2 - Monday 1 January, 2018

Ireland striker Scott Hogan scores first league goal of the season in Villa win

Cork native Conor Hourihane was also on target for Steve Bruce’s team.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

20 months on from horror injury, Ireland's Alan Judge makes return to Brentford matchday squad

The Dubliner is on the bench for the Bees’ match with Aston Villa this evening.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'Moneyball' pioneer in Chinese-led takeover of Championship club

American investors Paul Conway and Grace Hung are also investing in Barnsley along with Billy Beane.

# championship-2 - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Wolves are enjoying a remarkable renaissance but there's an unsettling story behind it

The club are flying in the Championship but Jorge Mendes’ influence is everywhere.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Reading's Irish youngster enjoyed a landmark night in the Championship Potential This post contains videos

Reading's Irish youngster enjoyed a landmark night in the Championship

22-year-old midfielder Liam Kelly made his 50th appearance for the Royals.

# championship-2 - Saturday 25 November, 2017

Chris Coleman secures first win as Sunderland boss

Nuno Espirito Santo’s Wolves established a comfortable seven-point cushion over their challengers.

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