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#Championship

# championship - Today’s News

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.

# championship - Saturday 3 February, 2018

Three Irish internationals on target as Villa and Preston each bag Championship wins

Scott Hogan scored his fifth Championship goal in as many appearances, with Alan Browne and Greg Cunningham also on the scoresheet.

# championship - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Man City sign English youngster from partner club New York and immediately loan him to 'Boro

Jack Harrison will spend the rest of the season with Middlesbrough after agreeing to join City on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

# championship - Saturday 20 January, 2018

In-form Scott Hogan nets a brace as Villa's winning run continues

The Republic of Ireland squad member has now scored four times in his last three outings.

# championship - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Liverpool loan young Serbian international Grujic to Cardiff

Championship promotion-chasers Cardiff City have completed the loan signing of Liverpool midfielder Marko Grujic.

# championship - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Irish duo score a brace each as Preston and Millwall progress in FA Cup

There were goals aplenty for Irish internationals in the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon.

# championship - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Robbie Keane's boyhood club reportedly want him to help their promotion push

Wolves apparently want the 37-year-old record Irish goalscorer back in their pack.

# championship - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Linked with Real Madrid, highly-rated 20-year-old Spaniard joins Wolves

Rafa Mir has agreed a four-and-a-half year deal with the Championship outfit.

# championship - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Brilliant Wolves go 12 points clear while Mick McCarthy's Ipswich suffer complete capitulation

The Tractor Boys conceded four goals without reply to throw away their lead against Fulham on Tuesday night.

# championship - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Job search - Notts Forest now looking for a 10th manager since 2012

After one win in seven Championship matches Mark Warburton has been sacked.

# championship - Friday 29 December, 2017

From Westport and Inchicore to Peterborough - Conor O’Malley’s journey is just getting started

Former St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Conor O’Malley talks about settling into life in League One following his move to Peterborough United.

# championship - Tuesday 26 December, 2017

Tony Pulis has made a swift return to management as the new boss of Middlesbrough

The 59-year-old takes over from Gary Monk who was sacked on Saturday just hours after a 2-1 win against Sheffield Wednesday.

# championship - Saturday 23 December, 2017

The season of goodwill: Middlesbrough axe Garry Monk hours after victory

The former Swansea boss had only taken over during the summer.

# championship - Monday 11 December, 2017

Paul McShane hits the bar in stoppage-time as Premier League-chasing Cardiff steal draw at Reading

The Bluebirds scored twice in the final 10 minutes, before McShane almost won it for Reading.

# championship - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Daryl Horgan came off the bench to score a decisive goal for Preston this afternoon

The former Dundalk star made an immediate impact in the second half, his cool finish proving decisive to earn three points.

# championship - Saturday 18 November, 2017

Gareth Bale thanks Chris Coleman after Wales coach steps down

Coleman’s departure prompted a message of thanks from Gareth Bale.

# championship - Friday 17 November, 2017

Chris Coleman set to leave Wales and take over at struggling Sunderland

The 47-year-old is expected to be confirmed as the new Black Cats boss over the weekend.

# championship - Monday 13 November, 2017

English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags

Their introduction is ‘the biggest ever show of support’ for Stonewall’s LGBT campaign.

# championship - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Sean Maguire scored a brilliant solo goal as Preston fell at home to Brentford this afternoon Seanie Watch This post contains videos

Sean Maguire scored a brilliant solo goal as Preston fell at home to Brentford this afternoon

Maguire was named in Martin O’Neill’s provisional squad for Ireland’s World Cup play-off against Denmark in a fortnight.

# championship - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Ipswich Town 0 Norwich City 1: Maddison gives Canaries more derby glory

It’s another East Anglian derby defeat for Mick McCarthy’s side.

# championship - Friday 29 September, 2017

Ross McCormack's fruitless spell at Aston Villa has come to an end

McCormack, 31, has moved to Melbourne in Australia.

# championship - Sunday 24 September, 2017

Assist for Dubliner Enda Stevens as Blades claim bragging rights in Steel City derby Local Rivals This post contains videos

Assist for Dubliner Enda Stevens as Blades claim bragging rights in Steel City derby

Sheffield United fought off a Sheffield Wednesday comeback to claim three points with Leon Clarke scoring twice.

# championship - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Hourihane's stunning free-kick the difference after Murphy pegged Villa back Irish Abroad This post contains videos

Hourihane's stunning free-kick the difference after Murphy pegged Villa back

Two Ireland internationals were on target in today’s late Championship game.

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