Category Archives: Championship

Should we have a winter break in England?

It has been announced that the FA and the Premier League have agreed to have a two-week winter break in February of the 2019/20 season. All of the other top leagues: Spanish, French, German, Italian, even Scottish have a winter break. So surely this is a step forward for English football? Well, all that can be seen from this decision is that

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From Promotion Contenders to Mid-table- What next for Leeds United?

So we draw towards the end of another gruelling Championship season for Leeds United and it is fair to say, Paul Heckingbottom has had a very difficult time of it. The former Barnsley manager took over from Dane, Thomas Christiansen who was dismissed after a dismal seven game winless run that left the Whites seven points from the playoffs. Heckingbottom

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The Monk Effect: Will Blues be the Club to fulfil his potential?

We reported last month on the chances that Garry Monk had on keeping the Blues in the Championship and Tuesday night against Bolton Wanderers proved a pivotal victory in them doing so.  Since Garry Monk took realm at the Riverside this season,it was met with a fairly high satisfaction and optimism from the Middlesbrough fans. With millions spent however, and the club just

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Are Derby County set to make a move for this Championship striker?

Derby County once again find themselves in the Championship promotion picture and after a victory at Deepdale against Preston North End on Monday, which ended the clubs eight-game winless run Gary Rowett’s side sits fifth in the league table. With both Fulham and Aston Villa looking comfortable for at least the playoffs this season, it’s going to be a shootout

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