All posts tagged "English Championship"

  • The Angry Birds of Football!

    To celebrate the release of ‘The Angry Birds Movie’ and the conclusion to the Premier League season, Richard Lewis takes a look at which bird-named clubs will be angry with their league finish in England: Premier League...

    • Posted May 18, 2016
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  • Brighton face Middlesbrough in football’s richest game

    What’s the richest game in football? Not the World Cup final. Nor the Champions League final, for which the winner earns £10.5 million in prize money, just £4  million more than the runners-up. Leicester City’s stunning Premier...

    • Posted May 6, 2016
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  • EPL finances make Championship a managerial pressure cooker

    Billy McKinlay’s managerial term at Watford F.C. may be one of the oddest in history. Only for eight days did the Scotsman reign at the club, overseeing just two matches, neither of which he lost. When he...

    • Posted February 13, 2015
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  • View from the terraces: Karanka leads Middlesbrough promotion fight

    As Kike twists his body to curl the ball into Sheikh Mansour’s pristine net, the Middlesbrough FC supporters scream in joy at the Etihad. This year’s biggest Middlesbrough signing reels away in delight as he knows his...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Relegation harder than ever; should FFP rules still apply to QPR?

    As the financial aspect of the beautiful game has grown tenfold since the turn of the decade, staying in the Premier League has gotten harder than ever, but moreover, getting back up even harder. The financial downside...

    • Posted September 18, 2014
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  • Blackpool have been lacking before – but may not pull out this time

    Blackpool are not a team to get their business done quickly during the summer transfer market. During the summer of 2010, the team had just fifteen squad members at their disposal – three days before their first...

    • Posted July 16, 2014
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  • Watford 1-4 Huddersfield Town: Match Report

    Watford lost their final game of the season 4-1 to Huddersfield due to a hat-trick from Danny Ward and the opener from Joe Lolley. Troy Deeney converted a last minute penalty to salvage some pride for the...

    • Posted May 3, 2014
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  • Charlton 3-1 Watford: Match Report

    A brace from Callum Harriott coupled with a goal from Johnnie Jackson gave Charlton a 3-1 win over Watford to secure Championship football for next season. Harriott opened the scoring 22 minutes in at the Valley when...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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  • Queens Park Rangers 2-1 Watford: Match report

    Queens Park Rangers secured an English Championship play-Off place with a 2-1 win over Watford after going a goal behind early in the second-half. Manager Harry Redknapp said in the game’s program notes “Watford have been in...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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  • MOTD- Burnley 2-0 Wigan Athletic

    Burnley have sealed their return to the Premier League with a 2-0 win over Wigan… Goals from Ashley Barnes and Michael Kightly sealed a 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic, meaning that Burnley make their long awaited return...

    • Posted April 21, 2014
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