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# championship - Today’s News

James McClean undergoes Stoke medical with Ireland international set for transfer

The winger is expected to sign for Championship side Stoke City this weekend after undergoing a medical.

# championship - Yesterday’s News

Nantes sign former Manchester United full-back

The French club’s coach Miguel Cardoso has bought Fabio from Middlesbrough.

# championship - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Lampard raids Chelsea and Liverpool in Derby double swoop

Mason Mount and Harry Wilson have both joined the Championship club on season-long loans.

# championship - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Bournemouth fined £4.75m for breaking financial rules before Premier League promotion

The Cherries have settled their dispute with the English Football League.

# championship - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Man United announce the signing of 35-year-old goalkeeper Lee Grant from Stoke

The veteran stopper is expected to be third choice behind David De Gea and Sergio Romero at Old Trafford.

# championship - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Ireland international becomes second Dubliner to sign for Aberdeen in recent weeks

Dubliner Stephen Gleeson has signed a two year contract with the Scottish Premiership side.

# championship - Friday 15 June, 2018

Leeds confirm appointment of former Argentina boss Bielsa

A highly-rated coach who has previously spent time with Athletic Club and Marseille is charged with the task of overseeing a promotion push.

# championship - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Ex-League of Ireland defender relishes making long-awaited international debut aged 27

Former St Pat’s and Shamrock Rovers defender Enda Stevens made his Ireland debut against the USA.

# championship - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Bielsa backed for Leeds job by Mexico coach Osorio

The colourful Argentine is considered by a fellow coach to be the right man to revitalise a sleeping giant and guide them back to the Premier League.

# championship - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Ipswich Town secure their 'top target' as replacement for Mick McCarthy

Paul Hurst has left Shrewsbury to take over at Portman Road following the departure of the ex-Ireland boss.

# championship - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'It’s an absolute disgrace' - Tipp manager Kearns left frustrated by one week turnaround

Tipperary manager Liam Kearns outlined his frustration having to play two championship games in a week.

# championship - Friday 18 May, 2018

Steve McClaren has found himself a job back in English football

Queens Park Rangers have confirmed the former England, Middlesbrough and FC Twente boss is talking over from Ian Holloway.

# championship - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Advantage Villa in promotion play-off thanks to emphatic Jedinak header

Steve Bruce’s side take a one goal advantage to Villa Park ahead of next week’s second leg.

# championship - Monday 7 May, 2018

Ireland international named Preston's Player of the Season amid hat-trick of awards

Cork native Alan Browne was given the accolade on Sunday, as the Lilywhites ended the season narrowly outside a play-off position.

# championship - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Former Mourinho assistant sacked after three months at Barnsley

After the Tykes’ relegation to League One was confirmed, the sacking of Jose Morais was confirmed.

# championship - Saturday 5 May, 2018

European top-five league permutations: Title races, Champions League spots and relegation battles

As we reach crunch time in 2017-18, here is the state of play across Europe’s top five leagues.

# championship - Thursday 3 May, 2018

'With the right opportunity and right timing' - Lampard ready for management

The former Chelsea star has talked up his readiness to manage, having been linked with the vacant Ipswich Town post.

# championship - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Cardiff reclaim second as Championship promotion battle goes to the wire

Fulham and Cardiff City remain in contention for second place in the Championship after the penultimate round of matches.

Man-of-the-match Hoolahan bids fond farewell with goal and assist in final Norwich appearance

The 35-year-old scored and provided the assist for Josh Murphy’s winner on his last appearance for the Canaries.

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Wes Hoolahan given a guard of honour before final game for Norwich

The former Ireland international is bidding farewell to the club he’s been with for the past decade.

# championship - Friday 27 April, 2018

Fulham hit late winner against Sunderland to boost promotion hopes

Aleksandar Mitrovic scored the decisive goal to seal a 2-1 win for Fulham.

# championship - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

As it stands: Plenty of Irish interest as the race to the Premier League reaches its climax

Here’s how things are shaping up in the English Championship with just two rounds of fixtures remaining.

# championship - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Wolves win Championship title as Wigan return to second tier

Sunderland’s second successive relegation was confirmed on Saturday, while Wolves capped off a fine campaign by clinching the title.

# championship - Monday 2 April, 2018

Cardiff close in on automatic promotion thanks to Ireland winger's last-gasp equaliser

Anthony Pilkington scored in injury-time as the Bluebirds snatched a draw, while Sunderland look doomed after another loss.

Ireland U21 international Manning redeems himself after own goal with late strike for QPR

Galway native Ryan Manning scored for both sides as QPR beat Norwich at Loftus Road on Monday afternoon.

# championship - Saturday 31 March, 2018

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years Sheasy This post contains videos

Man of the match John O'Shea swats away retirement talk with first goal in over four years

The 36-year-old dismissed reports earlier this week that suggested he planned to retire at the end of the season.

# championship - Friday 23 March, 2018

Reading appoint former Swansea boss Paul Clement as manager after sacking Jaap Stam

Only three points separates Reading from the relegation zone.

# championship - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

From Championship play-off final to sacked in 10 months for ex-Man United defender Stam

The ex-Netherlands international has departed his post at Reading.

# championship - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge

Darron Gibson has been suspended by Sunderland after his charge for drink-driving, with the Championship club launching an investigation.

# championship - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Irish charm on St Patrick's Day as Sean Maguire scores seventh goal in as many games

The 23-year-old has nine goals and three assists in his last 14 games for Preston North End.

# championship - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Can't stop scoring! Sean Maguire has bagged his fourth goal in three games for Preston

The former Cork City striker has scored four goals since returning from a four month injury lay-off last weekend.

# championship - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

Wolves extend their lead at the top of the Championship with easy win over Leeds

Nuno Espirito Santo’s side enjoyed a 3-0 win.

# championship - Monday 5 March, 2018

Birmingham turn to Monk in quest for Championship salvation

Garry Monk’s first match as Birmingham City manager will come against his former team Middlesbrough on Tuesday.

# championship - Sunday 4 March, 2018

In real danger of dropping down to the third tier, Birmingham have sacked another manager

Despite only being appointed last September, Steve Cotterill has lost his job at the Championship strugglers.

# championship - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Sean Maguire returns from four month injury layoff to score dramatic late brace for Preston

The 23-year-old Ireland striker scored two goals off the bench in his first appearance since October.

All of Saturday's Premier League games to go ahead but six Championship matches called off

Seven games in the Premier League will go ahead but there have been a number of postponements elsewhere.

# championship - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Ireland international Liam Kelly earns high praise from Jaap Stam following wonder goal Ye Little Dancer This post contains videos

Ireland international Liam Kelly earns high praise from Jaap Stam following wonder goal

Kelly has played for Ireland at U19 and U21 level and was called into Martin O’Neill’s squad for a World Cup qualifier last year.

Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller Heroes And Villains This post contains videos

Hourihane and Whelan the heroes as Aston Villa come out on top in six goal thriller

Aston Villa’s march towards promotion continued on Saturday with a 4-2 win away to Sheffield Wednesday.

# championship - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Mick McCarthy denies telling Ipswich supporters to 'f**k off' during dramatic derby

Ipswich drew 1-1 with Norwich on Sunday afternoon, however McCarthy’s celebration took much of the spotlight.

# championship - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Leeds sack coach and seek their 10th new manager in six years

Sunday’s announcement came a day after a 4-1 home thrashing at the hands of Cardiff City.

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