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#Championship

# championship - Friday 16 April, 2021

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading
# Championship
# Championship

Derby's relegation concerns deepen, Mick McCarthy's Cardiff draw at Reading

Fri 8:50 PM 6,722 Views 3 Comments

Wayne Rooney’s side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Blackburn.

# championship - Tuesday 13 April, 2021

Irish duo start as Swansea go third in the Championship and Sunderland promotion hopes dented
# Around The Grounds
# Around The Grounds

Irish duo start as Swansea go third in the Championship and Sunderland promotion hopes dented

Tue 8:50 PM 6,498 Views 0 Comments

Another win for Conor Hourihane and Ryan Manning tonight.

# championship - Saturday 10 April, 2021

Hourihane assist helps Swansea regain form and Norwich on the verge of Premier League return
# Championship
# Championship

Hourihane assist helps Swansea regain form and Norwich on the verge of Premier League return

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 6:21 PM 3,680 Views 0 Comments

A 3-0 win today for Swansea against Millwall.

# championship - Monday 5 April, 2021

Mick McCarthy's Cardiff team stunned by five-goal defeat to Sheffield Wednesday
# Championship
# Championship

Mick McCarthy's Cardiff team stunned by five-goal defeat to Sheffield Wednesday

Apr 5th 2021, 8:11 PM 10,720 Views 3 Comments

Three of the goals came in the first 23 minutes.

# championship - Friday 2 April, 2021

First start for Irish U21 international for table-toppers Norwich and second-placed Watford win again
# Championship
# Championship

First start for Irish U21 international for table-toppers Norwich and second-placed Watford win again

Apr 2nd 2021, 5:46 PM 8,877 Views 1 Comment

Norwich were pegged back for a late draw by Preston but the top Championship two are still in the driving seat.

# championship - Wednesday 17 March, 2021

Norwich restore lead at top of Championship as Sunderland continue push for promotion in League One
# Wrap
# Wrap

Norwich restore lead at top of Championship as Sunderland continue push for promotion in League One

Mar 17th 2021, 9:49 PM 3,270 Views 0 Comments

The Canaries sit 10 points clear at the top of the table.

# championship - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Sunderland end 48-year Wembley hoodoo with McGeady assist for only goal of the game
# Championship
# Championship

Sunderland end 48-year Wembley hoodoo with McGeady assist for only goal of the game

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 5:34 PM 11,853 Views 3 Comments

The Owls are seven points from safety.

# championship - Saturday 13 March, 2021

'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'I will cherish being able to play with guys I had looked up to for a long time'

Mar 13th 2021, 7:00 AM 21,846 Views 2 Comments

22-year-old Irish wing Angus Kernohan is now playing with Ealing in the English Championship.

# championship - Monday 8 March, 2021

Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace
# Captain Fantastic
# Captain Fantastic

Ireland international the matchwinner for Liverpool in important victory at Crystal Palace

Mar 8th 2021, 9:27 AM 4,006 Views 1 Comment

Reds skipper Niamh Fahey was on target on another busy day for the Irish across the water.

# championship - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Norwich 10 points clear at the top, Watford and Swansea both win in Premier League promotion push
# Championship
# Championship

Norwich 10 points clear at the top, Watford and Swansea both win in Premier League promotion push

Updated Mar 6th 2021, 5:16 PM 3,333 Views 1 Comment

The 1-0 win at Vicarage Road moved the home team into the top two.

# championship - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Norwich win top-of-table clash to close in on instant Premier League return
# Far From Pedestrian
# Far From Pedestrian

Norwich win top-of-table clash to close in on instant Premier League return

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:15 PM 4,976 Views 4 Comments

The Canaries are now 10 points clear at the top.

# championship - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side
# Flying High
# Flying High

10 games unbeaten for Mick McCarthy's Cardiff after four-goal win over Wayne Rooney's Derby side

Mar 2nd 2021, 9:37 PM 35,996 Views 14 Comments

Cardiff have taken 24 points from Mick McCarthy’s 10 games in charge.

# championship - Tuesday 23 February, 2021

Unhappy Derby County return for Richard Keogh in Huddersfield defeat
# EFL Wrap
# EFL Wrap

Unhappy Derby County return for Richard Keogh in Huddersfield defeat

Updated Feb 23rd 2021, 9:42 PM 9,300 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Norwich City stretched their lead at the top of the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Norwich and Swansea win in promotion chase, setback for Brentford and Sunderland going to Wembley
# Championship
# Championship

Norwich and Swansea win in promotion chase, setback for Brentford and Sunderland going to Wembley

Feb 17th 2021, 10:34 PM 3,815 Views 0 Comments

Aiden McGeady and Ireland U21 international Anthony Scully were in opposition in the Papa John’s Trophy semi-final.

# championship - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Referee squares up to Alan Judge in Ipswich draw
# Judge And Jury
# Judge And Jury

Referee squares up to Alan Judge in Ipswich draw

Feb 16th 2021, 9:52 PM 19,549 Views 14 Comments

The Irish international was involved in a bizarre confrontation tonight.

# championship - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Four assists for Aiden McGeady in Sunderland win
# Wrap
# Wrap

Four assists for Aiden McGeady in Sunderland win

Feb 13th 2021, 5:11 PM 10,634 Views 9 Comments

The Irish international set up all of his side’s goals, but it was a much quieter day for the Irish players in the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games
# The Summit
# The Summit

Late brace sees Brentford go top and extend unbeaten run to 21 league games

Feb 10th 2021, 9:58 PM 2,707 Views 2 Comments

Josh Dasilva and Ivan Toney grabbed the crucial goals to ensure a 3-1 win over Reading.

# championship - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net
# COYBIG
# COYBIG

Winning debut for Long, first Cardiff victory for McCarthy and Collins hits the net

Feb 6th 2021, 6:42 PM 11,935 Views 0 Comments

A round-up of today’s Championship action.

Conor Hourihane: 'I love playing football, your career is too short to be sitting around'
# Loan Star
# Loan Star

Conor Hourihane: 'I love playing football, your career is too short to be sitting around'

Feb 6th 2021, 1:59 PM 4,606 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland midfielder scored his third goal in as many games last night for new club Swansea City.

# championship - Monday 1 February, 2021

Substitute Adomah hits late winner as QPR stun promotion-chasers Watford
# Surprise
# Surprise

Substitute Adomah hits late winner as QPR stun promotion-chasers Watford

Feb 1st 2021, 10:07 PM 3,878 Views 1 Comment

Charlie Austin had earlier cancelled out Troy Deeney’s penalty opener for the Hornets.

# championship - Saturday 30 January, 2021

Hourihane scores in second straight game for new club while 38-year-old Hoolahan also finds target
# Irish Eyes
# Irish Eyes

Hourihane scores in second straight game for new club while 38-year-old Hoolahan also finds target

Jan 30th 2021, 5:57 PM 8,756 Views 1 Comment

And Aiden McGeady grabbed himself a goal for Sunderland.

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight
# Arise Jason Knight
# Arise Jason Knight

In the mould of Roy Keane and learning from Wayne Rooney - The remarkable rise of Jason Knight

Jan 30th 2021, 8:00 AM 41,888 Views 24 Comments

Still a week shy of his 20th birthday, one of Irish football’s brightest prospects is attracting significant Premier League interest.

# championship - Wednesday 27 January, 2021

Hourihane grabs Swansea equaliser on league debut while McCarthy's reign opens with draw
# Championship Matters
# Championship Matters

Hourihane grabs Swansea equaliser on league debut while McCarthy's reign opens with draw

Jan 27th 2021, 10:24 PM 4,903 Views 0 Comments

A great start to life at Swansea for Conor Hourihane.

# championship - Friday 22 January, 2021

Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places
# ON THE SPOT
# ON THE SPOT

Deeney ensures Watford beat Stoke to close gap on promotion places

Jan 22nd 2021, 10:27 PM 3,015 Views 2 Comments

The talismanic skipper scored from the spot and provided the assist for Ismaila Sarr against James McClean’s Stoke.

# championship - Thursday 21 January, 2021

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

'As much as it came to an abrupt end, it was a bit of a blessing in disguise'

Jan 21st 2021, 9:29 PM 34,690 Views 8 Comments

Ex-Munster fullback Sean Scanlon has retired from professional rugby after seven seasons in the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield
# Wrap
# Wrap

Molumby shines in Preston win, Keogh makes immediate debut for Huddersfield

Updated Jan 20th 2021, 9:55 PM 8,496 Views 1 Comment

It was a busy night in England’s second-tier.

# championship - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

League debut for Irish U21 international McNamara as Millwall hold high-flying Bournemouth
# Making His Bow
# Making His Bow

League debut for Irish U21 international McNamara as Millwall hold high-flying Bournemouth

Jan 12th 2021, 10:11 PM 4,528 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, QPR were 2-0 winners away to Luton Town.

# championship - Tuesday 5 January, 2021

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship
# On The Move
# On The Move

Irish midfielder Jayson Molumby completes loan move to Championship

Jan 5th 2021, 9:13 PM 12,132 Views 5 Comments

The Waterford native has joined Preston until the end of the season.

# championship - Saturday 26 December, 2020

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby
# Matchwinner
# Matchwinner

Irish international Alan Browne strikes late to end Rooney's unbeaten start with Derby

Dec 26th 2020, 5:43 PM 5,184 Views 7 Comments

The Preston skipper was central to all the action in a dramatic 1-0 win.

# championship - Saturday 19 December, 2020

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town
# Grant Opportunity
# Grant Opportunity

Irish U21 international Danny Grant leaves Bohs for Huddersfield Town

Dec 19th 2020, 7:48 PM 5,101 Views 3 Comments

The PFAI Young Player of the Year has signed a contract running to 2023 with the Championship club.

Norwich stride clear at top of the Championship
# Tier Two
# Tier Two

Norwich stride clear at top of the Championship

Dec 19th 2020, 5:46 PM 2,295 Views 0 Comments

Keiren Westwood was the pick of the Irish players, keeping a clean sheet in what proved to be Tony Pulis’ first win as Sheffield Wednesday manager.

# championship - Friday 18 December, 2020

Irish contingent to the fore as Preston extend Bristol City’s losing run
# Championship Matters
# Championship Matters

Irish contingent to the fore as Preston extend Bristol City’s losing run

Dec 18th 2020, 11:06 PM 4,895 Views 1 Comment

Daniel Johnson’s first-half penalty inflicted a third straight loss on the Robins, with Sean Maguire and Alan Browne impressing.

# championship - Wednesday 16 December, 2020

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat
# Out Of Luck
# Out Of Luck

Irish international Collins has penalty disallowed in bizarre circumstances in Luton defeat

Updated Dec 16th 2020, 10:33 PM 7,261 Views 3 Comments

Collins had a spot kick goal ruled out for a double movement.

# championship - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe
# Football League
# Football League

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe

Dec 15th 2020, 11:40 PM 2,360 Views 0 Comments

It was a relatively quiet evening for Irish players in the Football League but Bournemouth are sitting pretty in the Championship.

# championship - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Christie nabs assist in defeat to leaders Norwich while O'Dowda plays role in Bristol win
# Wrap
# Wrap

Christie nabs assist in defeat to leaders Norwich while O'Dowda plays role in Bristol win

Dec 9th 2020, 10:53 PM 2,369 Views 0 Comments

There were six Championship games down for decision this evening.

# championship - Tuesday 8 December, 2020

QPR players take a knee while celebrating goal against Millwall
# Response
# Response

QPR players take a knee while celebrating goal against Millwall

Dec 8th 2020, 10:30 PM 8,648 Views 7 Comments

Millwall fans booed the gesture ahead of last Saturday’s game with Derby.

# championship - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Ireland striker's sixth goal of the season helps inflict shock defeat on Championship leaders
# The Joy Of Six
# The Joy Of Six

Ireland striker's sixth goal of the season helps inflict shock defeat on Championship leaders

Dec 2nd 2020, 10:56 PM 12,229 Views 0 Comments

James Collins scored in Luton Town’s win over Norwich City.

# championship - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Ten-man Norwich fend off Stoke fightback to stay top, while Bournemouth keep pace in second
# Championship
# Championship

Ten-man Norwich fend off Stoke fightback to stay top, while Bournemouth keep pace in second

Nov 24th 2020, 10:45 PM 4,718 Views 0 Comments

The top two pulled further clear in the promotion chase following their respective relegations from the Premier League last season.

# championship - Saturday 31 October, 2020

As it happened: Cork v Waterford and Dublin v Kilkenny - Saturday hurling match tracker
# Championship
# Championship

As it happened: Cork v Waterford and Dublin v Kilkenny - Saturday hurling match tracker

Oct 31st 2020, 3:00 PM 63,666 Views 6 Comments

Couple of huge hurling championship games today in Semple Stadium and Croke Park.

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'
# Winter Wonderland
# Winter Wonderland

'It'd be a lovely Christmas present this year to be playing in Croke Park on the Sunday before it'

Oct 31st 2020, 8:00 AM 17,295 Views 3 Comments

The All-Ireland ladies football senior championship is off the mark – and it’s shaping up to be one to remember.

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