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#Championship

# championship - Yesterday’s News

From The42 Chelsea send Hector to Hull on the 14th loan of his career Wandering Star

Chelsea send Hector to Hull on the 14th loan of his career

The 25-year-old defender counts Dundalk as one of his old stomping grounds on a whistle-stop tour of England, Scotland and Ireland.

# championship - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From The42 Glenn Whelan aiming for Premier League return as he signs two-year contract with Aston Villa Villain

Glenn Whelan aiming for Premier League return as he signs two-year contract with Aston Villa

The 81-cap Ireland midfielder ends a nine year stay with Stoke City.

# championship - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Harry Redknapp wants to bring Robbie Keane and Ashley Cole to Birmingham

Stewart Downing is also on Redknapp’s wish list ahead of the new season.

# championship - Saturday 15 July, 2017

From The42 New arrival John Terry named Aston Villa captain NEW LEADER

New arrival John Terry named Aston Villa captain

The 36-year-old will lead his new side in their battle for promotion from the Championship and wears the armband for the first time on Saturday.

# championship - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From The42 Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion Excess

Premier League earnings set to top £4.5 billion

Record revenues in football during 2015-16 will rise considerably when last season’s accounts are released, according to Deloitte.

# championship - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From The42 Wolves goalkeeper Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia Awful News

Wolves goalkeeper Ikeme diagnosed with acute leukaemia

“It would be an understatement to say that everyone at Wolves has been shocked and saddened,” said Wolves’ managing director.

# championship - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

From The42 Terry hopes to learn off Steve Bruce as he targets return to Chelsea as manager JT

Terry hopes to learn off Steve Bruce as he targets return to Chelsea as manager

The defender yesterday completed a move to Aston Villa.

# championship - Friday 9 June, 2017

From The42 Russia's head coach at Euro 2016 has been handed the Hull City job Russian Roulette

Russia's head coach at Euro 2016 has been handed the Hull City job

Leonid Slutsky will aim to bring the club back to the Premier League following their recent relegation.

# championship - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From The42 Confirmed: Cork City will sell Sean Maguire to Preston North End North End

Confirmed: Cork City will sell Sean Maguire to Preston North End

The in-form striker has agreed a three-year deal at the Championship club.

# championship - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

From The42 Wolves sack Paul Lambert after just seven months in charge Parting Ways

Wolves sack Paul Lambert after just seven months in charge

Following a 15th place finish this season, the Scot becomes the sixth manager to depart Wolves in five years.

# championship - Sunday 21 May, 2017

From The42 It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week Pics Of The Week

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

From the final day of the Premier League, to the opening weekend of the Championship, to the Guinness Pro12 semi-finals it was a mighty week of sporting action.

# championship - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

From The42 Disappointment for Keiren Westwood as Sheffield Wednesday lose out in play-off shootout Agonising

Disappointment for Keiren Westwood as Sheffield Wednesday lose out in play-off shootout

Huddersfield Town advance to play Reading at Wembley on Monday week.

# championship - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 Kermorgant penalty sees Reading prevail to Championship play-off final Onwards

Kermorgant penalty sees Reading prevail to Championship play-off final

Reading will play either Sheffield Wednesday or Huddersfield Town at Wembley later in the month.

# championship - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 Paul McShane sent off for reckless challenge in delicately-poised play-off semi-final Red Mist

Paul McShane sent off for reckless challenge in delicately-poised play-off semi-final

Fulham and Reading played out a 1-1 draw at Craven Cottage.

# championship - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

From The42 Back for good: Harry Redknapp to stay on at Birmingham City - reports Brummie Boss

Back for good: Harry Redknapp to stay on at Birmingham City - reports

The former Spurs and Portsmouth manager is believed to have agreed a one-year contract with the club.

From The42 Benitez promised 'every last penny' to build for Newcastle's Premier League return Show Me The Money

Benitez promised 'every last penny' to build for Newcastle's Premier League return

The promotion-winning manager looks set to stay at St James’s Park after having talks with Mike Ashley.

# championship - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From The42 Rafa Benitez's Newcastle on brink of promotion back to the Premier League Toon Rising

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle on brink of promotion back to the Premier League

After Reading lost to Nottingham Forest, Newcastle will be promoted if they beat Preston North End on Monday.

# championship - Thursday 20 April, 2017

From The42 Two Irish players selected in League Two Team of the Year Irish Eye

Two Irish players selected in League Two Team of the Year

Enda Stevens and Graham Carey have been recognised for their impressive seasons.

# championship - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The42 Gianfranco Zola resigns as Birmingham boss after overseeing 2 wins in 22 games P45

Gianfranco Zola resigns as Birmingham boss after overseeing 2 wins in 22 games

Zola was a controversial appontment last December.

# championship - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From The42 Mayhem at St James' Park as referee rules out Newcastle penalty and no one seems to know why How Bizarre This post contains videos

Mayhem at St James' Park as referee rules out Newcastle penalty and no one seems to know why

Keith Stroud hasn’t exactly endeared himself to the home fans.

# championship - Sunday 12 March, 2017

# championship - Friday 3 March, 2017

From The42 6 game ban for Aston Villa player after barging into assistant referee in Derby County match Paying The Price

6 game ban for Aston Villa player after barging into assistant referee in Derby County match

Villa boss Steve Bruce says they may decide to appeal.

# championship - Tuesday 28 February, 2017

From The42 Conor Hourihane opens his account as Aston Villa secure another vital win Off The Mark This post contains videos

Conor Hourihane opens his account as Aston Villa secure another vital win

The Corkonian came off the bench in a 2-0 victory against Bristol City.

# championship - Sunday 26 February, 2017

From The42 Greg Cunningham and Ryan Manning enjoyed a mini-Galway reunion in the Championship yesterday Old Friends

Greg Cunningham and Ryan Manning enjoyed a mini-Galway reunion in the Championship yesterday

The pair both represented Mervue United during their career.

# championship - Monday 20 February, 2017

From The42 Rafa Benitez's Newcastle moved a step closer to a Premier League return tonight Back On Top

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle moved a step closer to a Premier League return tonight

Newcastle United swiftly to top spot and piled further misery on Aston Villa.

From The42 'So you got dropped by Dundalk?': Horgan gets grilling from two Preston youngsters Settling In This post contains videos

'So you got dropped by Dundalk?': Horgan gets grilling from two Preston youngsters

The Galway native is already looking very comfortable at Deepdale.

# championship - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

From The42 The Championship promotion race is heating up and there are some intriguing contenders Storylines

The Championship promotion race is heating up and there are some intriguing contenders

Newcastle lead the way but a litany of sides are still immersed in the race towards top-flight football.

# championship - Friday 3 February, 2017

From The42 3 year plan for football championship changes and extra-time to replace replays Time To Vote

3 year plan for football championship changes and extra-time to replace replays

The football structure revamp would come in from 2018 to 2020 if passed.

# championship - Thursday 2 February, 2017

From The42 No sign of Richie Towell as Brighton fail to go four clear of Newcastle in Championship On The Outside

No sign of Richie Towell as Brighton fail to go four clear of Newcastle in Championship

Despite scoring in the side’s FA Cup defeat last weekend, the former Dundalk player continues to be ignored for league games.

# championship - Friday 27 January, 2017

From The42 Dropping down the table to join Villa 'a no brainer' for Hourihane Bandon Grammar

Dropping down the table to join Villa 'a no brainer' for Hourihane

The Irish midfielder is now an Aston Villa player after leaving Barnsley yesterday in a £3 million deal.

# championship - Sunday 22 January, 2017

From The42 Wolves goalkeeper accuses Wes Hoolahan of 'blatantly' diving in Twitter rant Wessi

Wolves goalkeeper accuses Wes Hoolahan of 'blatantly' diving in Twitter rant

The Ireland playmaker won a penalty which put Norwich City 2-1 up during yesterday’s Championship game.

# championship - Saturday 21 January, 2017

From The42 Stop what you're doing and savour this magical Nottingham Forest free-kick Pick That Out This post contains videos

# championship - Friday 13 January, 2017

From The42 Leeds United's resurgence continues as Wood strikes to lift Monk's men to third Championship

Leeds United's resurgence continues as Wood strikes to lift Monk's men to third

There’s along way to go but things are looking up for the Yorkshire club.

# championship - Saturday 7 January, 2017

From The42 'The more Irish here, the better': Preston's strong Ireland contingent aim to shock Arsenal Irish Invasion

'The more Irish here, the better': Preston's strong Ireland contingent aim to shock Arsenal

Defender Greg Cunningham is hoping the Championship side will surprise Arsene Wenger’s men in the FA Cup this evening.

# championship - Thursday 5 January, 2017

From The42 A leader who dragged a team from the bottom of League 1 to the Premier League promotion hunt King Conor

A leader who dragged a team from the bottom of League 1 to the Premier League promotion hunt

A young man from West Cork, Conor Hourihane is now a hero in South Yorkshire.

# championship - Thursday 22 December, 2016

From The42 Jonjo Shelvey denies racist abuse but won't contest ban Pleading His Case

Jonjo Shelvey denies racist abuse but won't contest ban

The ex-Liverpool player says he is “very disappointed and frustrated” about the suspension for using abusive language.

# championship - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The42 Leeds owner Cellino banned for 18 months over McCormack transfer Not All Bad

Leeds owner Cellino banned for 18 months over McCormack transfer

The Football Association has hit Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino with a hefty fine and ban.

# championship - Sunday 4 December, 2016

From The42 Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists Talent This post contains videos

Hourihane strengthens Ireland claims with hat-trick of assists

Meanwhile, Robbie Brady got his name on the scoresheet for Norwich City.

# championship - Thursday 1 December, 2016

From The42 Highly-rated Ireland U21 international commits future to QPR Contract Extension

Highly-rated Ireland U21 international commits future to QPR

Olamide Shodipo has penned a new deal to stay at Loftus Road until 2019.

# championship - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 Jonjo Shelvey pleads not guilty to FA racism charge In Hot Water

Jonjo Shelvey pleads not guilty to FA racism charge

The Newcastle United midfielder is contesting the charge relating to last month’s defeat at Wolves.

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