# EFL Championship

Last month
February 2023
# Deal
Hull City manager confirms club owner in talks to take control of Dundalk
Liam Rosenior says it would be “massive” for the Championship side to complete the deal.
This year
Will Smallbone hits the net for Stoke and impresses in front of Ireland boss
A 4-0 win for the home team today against Reading.
# duo
Rivals for a night: Cullen and Molumby's battle as Burnley take step closer to Premier League
The heart of Ireland’s midfield for Euro 2024 qualifying went head to head on a bitterly cold night in Lancashire.
# Bond
Ireland’s Odd Couple: An afternoon with Dara O’Shea and Jayson Molumby
The two 23-year-olds are in different stages of life but are the driving force behind West Bromwich Albion’s Premier League promotion push.
# rescue act
John Egan saves the day for Sheffield United with last-gasp equaliser
Ireland international strikes in the 96th minute to salvage 1-1 draw after his deflection gave QPR first-half lead.
Last year
# Wrap
John Egan sees red but Sheffield United maintain automatic-promotion charge
Ciaran Clark finds the net for the Blades on an afternoon of mixed emotions for Irish stars at the top and bottom of the Championship.
# Transfer
Millwall confirm signing of promising Shamrock Rovers striker
Aidomo Emakhu will be available for selection from 1 January after agreeing a long-term contract at the New Den.
Chiedozie Ogbene back in the scoring groove but Rotherham struggle
In the other early Championship game, Preston North End hammered rivals Blackburn Rovers 4-1.
# Update
Ireland duo return to give Norwich City early Christmas present
Adam Idah and Andrew Omobamidele are back in contention to feature in tomorrow’s game with Swansea City.
# Wrap
Smallbone on target in Stoke win, Azaz nets twice for Plymouth Argyle
Will Smallbone scored in a 2-0 win for the Potters at Preston.
# Irisheyes
Irish goalkeeper Max O'Leary in from the cold as Bristol down Brady's Preston
Sean Maguire also started for the away side as they suffered an away defeat.
# Leader
'You've to put your heart and soul into getting the most from your career - Josh Cullen on driving forces
Exclusive: The Ireland and Burnley midfielder tells The42 about his determination to make it to the top and how Stephen Kenny and Vincent Kompany are helping him get there.
# Irish Eye
Callum Robinson cancels out James Collins' opener to earn West Brom a point
The Ireland duo found the net during this afternoon’s Championship clash at the Hawthorns.
All time
# we meet again
Hourihane out to dash the Premier League hopes of a club that still adores him
Barnsley have finally recovered from losing their talismanic captain to Aston Villa in 2017.
# Permutations
Thrilling finale in store for Irish players in the race for the Premier League
One of West Bromwich Albion, Brentford or Fulham will be promoted to the English top flight this evening.
# Upwardly Mobile
The Irishmen with the Premier League in their sights as the Championship returns
The promotion race resumes this afternoon and there’ll be plenty of Irish interest over the coming weeks.