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# championship - Today’s News

Ireland midfielder Crowley completes move to Birmingham on two-year deal

The talented 21-year-old has been scouted by Mick McCarthy this year.

# championship - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Aston Villa complete 8th summer signing with capture of Belgian defender

The club have spent more than €100 million during this summer’s transfer window.

# championship - Monday 15 July, 2019

Bruce resigns as Sheffield Wednesday manager with Newcastle switch expected - reports

Both he and his coaching staff reportedly departed the Championship club today.

# championship - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Aston Villa sign England U21 defender from Brentford

Ezri Konsa joins up with former boss Dean Smith at Villa Park.

# championship - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Key defender departs Leeds after reportedly falling out with Bielsa

Pontus Jansson has joined Brentford for a reported £5.5million.

# championship - Friday 5 July, 2019

Netherlands legend Cocu appointed Derby boss with Shay Given part of coaching team

The 48-year-old won three Eredivisie titles with PSV but was fired as Fenerbahçe boss in November.

# championship - Wednesday 3 July, 2019

'He's one of the best players in the Championship' - Premier League new boys make club-record signing

A reported £5 million fee has been paid by Sheffield United to snap up midfielder Luke Freeman from QPR.

# championship - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Hoops midfielder Bolger completes Cardiff City switch

The transfer comes after the 19-year-old’s loan spell with the club’s U23 side in February.

# championship - Monday 1 July, 2019

Lampard excused from Derby training to discuss Chelsea switch

The former Blues midfielder continues talks at Stamford Bridge with an appointment expected in the coming week.

# championship - Wednesday 26 June, 2019

Lampard 'better equipped' than any other to succeed at Chelsea, claims Terry

The former Blues midfielder’s arrival at Stamford Bridge would be ‘perfect timing’ for both player and club, according to his old accomplice.

Lampard to Chelsea not a done deal, says Derby owner Morris

The former Blues midfielder was given permission to speak to the club on Tuesday but Mel Morris holds out hope of keeping his manager.

# championship - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Former St Pat's defender signs first pro contract with Birmingham City

18-year-old Ryan Burke signed a two-year deal with the club today.

# championship - Monday 24 June, 2019

'There's nothing to say on it. I'm delighted to be at Rangers' - Gerrard shuts down Derby speculation

The Liverpool legend is believed to be a target for The Rams should Frank Lampard move to Chelsea.

# championship - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Birmingham City confirm Spaniard as caretaker manager after Monk sacking

The club says they are ‘not actively seeking another Head Coach or Manager at this time.’

# championship - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Birmingham City sack Garry Monk after 15 months in charge

The former Leeds and Middlesbrough manager leaves the club with immediate effect.

Bowyer signs new deal for Championship-bound Charlton one day after he was set to leave

The 42-year-old previously failed to reach an agreement with the Addicks about his future at the club.

# championship - Monday 17 June, 2019

'We want energising people, not energy-sappers ruining this great football club'

Robbie Keane is ready to make his mark on Middlesbrough as the new assistant coach gears up for next season.

# championship - Saturday 15 June, 2019

'He is definitely the right man' - Di Matteo backs Lampard for Chelsea job

Frank Lampard has only completed one season in management but Roberto Di Matteo says he deserves a chance to lead ex-club Chelsea.

# championship - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Aston Villa sign Brazilian striker Wesley for reported club record fee

The 22-year-old joins the newly promoted Villains for around €25m as they prepare to readjust to life in the Premier League.

England U17s World Cup-winning coach Cooper named new Swansea boss

Steve Cooper will fill the role left by Graham Potter, now at Brighton and Hove Albion.

# championship - Friday 7 June, 2019

English Football League adopts 'Rooney Rule' to address lack of ethnic minority managers

The measure has been taken in the hope of giving BAME coaches more opportunities.

QPR are renaming their stadium after a 15-year-old academy player who was stabbed to death

Loftus Road will be called The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium from the start of next season after a vote by supporters.

# championship - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

Aston Villa turn to rivals to boost attacking options for Premier League return

Dean Smith’s side have signed Spanish winger Jota from Birmingham.

# championship - Monday 3 June, 2019

Ex-Arsenal and Chelsea defender Cole among players released by Lampard's Derby

The former England star has not been offered a new contract by the club.

'The gaelic football championship has given us better quality than the hurling this year' Age Old Debate This post contains videos

'The gaelic football championship has given us better quality than the hurling this year'

A thrilling Ulster championship this summer has Pat Spillane firmly believing that football is outclassing hurling.

# championship - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Hourihane's 'stuff of dreams', Bjorn bites back and more Tweets of the Week

Including Jack Grealish, Rafa’s Supercut and a very protective GAA club.

# championship - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan released by Aston Villa following Premier League promotion

The Dubliner made 38 appearances for Aston Villa last season but has not had his contract renewed.

# championship - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Lampard cools heightening Chelsea links after Derby's heartbreaking play-off defeat

The Blues legend dismissed speculation surrounding a potential return and insisted he ‘loves’ his role as Derby County manager.

# championship - Monday 27 May, 2019

As it happened: Aston Villa v Derby County, Championship play-off final

Follow our minute-by-minute coverage of the richest game in football at Wembley.

'Appetite is out there' - Support for two-tier football structure which could be in for 2020 season

'Appetite is out there' - Support for two-tier football structure which could be in for 2020 season

The GAA President believes there is an appetite out there for a new system.

# championship - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Boost for Galway as star midfielder makes impressive club return after horror injury

Paul Conroy broke both of his legs last summer, and scored 1-5 in an excellent comeback performance.

# championship - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Terry will manage Chelsea before Lampard does, says Blues legend

Terry will manage Chelsea before Lampard does, says Blues legend

Dennis Wise is ‘sure’ the former team-mates both want to become club manager and thinks Terry might get there first.

# championship - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Irish international O'Dowda set to leave Bristol City having 'changed mind' on contract offer

The club deny the attacker has been ‘frozen out’ amid transfer interest from the Premier League.

# championship - Friday 17 May, 2019

'It's been a pleasure' - Luton Town release Irish pair after completing Championship return

Veteran Alan McCormack and teenager Jack James are on the lookout for new clubs after today’s announcement.

# championship - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Sunderland reach League One play-off final after hard-fought draw with Portsmouth

It finished scoreless at Fratton Park this evening, meaning the Black Cats progressed on a 1-0 aggregate scoreline.

Bielsa open to staying on as Leeds boss despite 'pain' of promotion failure

‘If the club offers me the possibility to carry on I will listen to this proposal,’ the Argentine said after last night’s defeat to Derby.

# championship - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

'Everybody wrote us off' - Ireland's Keogh speechless after 'crazy night' at Elland Road

Derby County came from behind to beat Leeds United and book their place in the Championship play-off final.

Villa were working on penalties for four weeks before last night's play-off win, Smith says

His side netted four of their five penalties against West Brom to secure their place in the final on 27 May.

# championship - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Wembley date for Ireland duo Hourihane and Whelan after Villa beat West Brom on penalties

Aston Villa overcame the Baggies on spot-kicks at the Hawthorns on Tuesday night.

'He is the best man for the job': Neil Warnock to stay on as Cardiff manager despite relegation

Chairman Mehmet Dalman has confirmed that Warnock will remain in charge of Cardiff next season.

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