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#Championship

# championship-2 - Saturday 19 January, 2019

Leeds' week of controversy ends in defeat, Irish midfielder Browne claims 9th goal of the season

Goals from Sam Clucas and Joe Allen helped Stoke upset Championship leaders

# championship-2 - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Ex-Ireland boss Martin O'Neill's return to Nottingham Forest confirmed

The club, who are currently ninth in the Championship, recently parted company with Aitor Karanka.

# championship-2 - Friday 11 January, 2019

Nottingham Forest on hunt for new manager for the 8th time in 3 years

Aitor Karanka has left the club.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Stoke City sack boss and ex-Ireland player Delap thrown in as caretaker

Gary Rowett was appointed last May but his spell with the Championship club has now ended.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

In-form Irish midfielders among the scorers in the Championship

Alan Browne and Conor Hourihane scored for their respective clubs.

# championship-2 - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Disappointment for Irish trio as Leeds go top of the Championship

Enda Stevens, David McGoldrick and John Egan featured as Sheffield United were beaten 1-0.

# championship-2 - Monday 12 November, 2018

'When the manager came in strong for me, I really wanted to get it done'

Ireland international John Egan’s difficult decision to move clubs at the start of the season appears to have paid dividends.

# championship-2 - Saturday 27 October, 2018

2 Irish internationals feature as razor-Sharp Sheffield United go top of Championship

David McGoldrick and Enda Stevens both started for the Blades, while John Egan was out injured.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Ireland duo Robinson and Browne both net as Preston win seven-goal thriller and Leeds triumph to go top

Alan Browne and Callum Robinson both scored as Preston defeated Brentford.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Irish duo feature as Championship strugglers hold leaders Boro

Ryan Manning and Richie Towell helped secured an impressive result for their team at the Riverside Stadium.

# championship-2 - Friday 19 October, 2018

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship

Sheffield United, however, can regain top spot when they travel to Derby County on Saturday.

# championship-2 - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Could O'Neill be about to put faith in a 31-year-old international rookie?

Shaun Williams impressed off the bench against Wales last month, and could be set for a full competitive debut this evening.

# championship-2 - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Middlesbrough keep up pressure on Championship leaders Leeds and McClaren's QPR win again

There were five matches in the second tier of English football tonight.

# championship-2 - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Irish duo among the goalscorers in the Championship

Ryan Manning and Callum Robinson were on target for Rotherham and Preston respectively.

# championship-2 - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Former Limerick and Cork City youngster drops to League Two in search of first-team football

Chiedozie Ogbene has joined Exeter on loan from Championship side Brentford.

# championship-2 - Saturday 25 August, 2018

Irish defender Keogh on the mark as Lampard's Derby beat Preston Championship This post contains videos

Irish defender Keogh on the mark as Lampard's Derby beat Preston

Graham Burke and Callum Robinson started for the visitors, who have not won since the opening day of the season.

Ireland's number one keeps another clean sheet as Boro go top of the Championship

Darren Randolph has conceded goals in just one out of his side’s five Championship fixtures so far.

# championship-2 - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Burke's flying start at Preston continues as Ireland forward scores first league goal Burkey This post contains videos

Burke's flying start at Preston continues as Ireland forward scores first league goal

The 24-year-old was on the mark against Stoke City this evening.

Ireland's John Egan scores for new club, Bielsa's Leeds revolution continues

Meanwhile, there was more Championship misery for Frank Lampard and Derby.

# championship-2 - Saturday 11 August, 2018

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds continue strong start, as they put Frank Lampard's Derby to the sword

Goals from Mateusz Klich, Kemar Roofe (2) and Ezgjan Alioski secured the victory.

# championship-2 - Saturday 28 July, 2018

12 Irish players who could have a big impact in the Championship this season

The English second tier resumes on Friday and we look at some of the individuals who could have a big say on its outcome.

# championship-2 - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

After his release by Ipswich, Ireland international McGoldrick finds a new club

The striker will join fellow Irish players Enda Stevens and John Egan at Sheffield United.

# championship-2 - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Brentford's Championship rivals make Ireland international Egan their club-record signing

The Cork native has become Sheffield United’s most expensive ever signing.

# 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.

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