Championship

A Championship Return for Cardiff City

Chris Saunders | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Saunders

On paper, for the 2014/15 season Cardiff City probably have one of the strongest squads the Championship has ever seen... Ole Gunnar Solksjaer showed us last season how much he enjoys tinkering with personnel, formation and tactics. He's going to have a field day trying to select a team from around 32 serious candidates. For what it's worth, here is my pick.

Drenthe Treats Reading Fans To Fifa Tournament... At His House

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Sport

Roystone Drenthe's career has taken him from Real Madrid to Reading, via Everton but the Dutchman hasn't let his decline affect his generosity, as he ...

Leicester City's Owners Are No Vincent Tan

Chris Whiting | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Whiting

Last season's dominance, Leicester, as well as being plugged as potential dark horses for next season have been slated for an immediate return to the second tier too. I would be lying if it didn't irritate me that my team has been written off by some (mostly Forest fans) before they've even really been assessed.

Player Focus: Five Championship Stars Hoping to Make the Premier League Grade

Martin Laurence | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Sport
Martin Laurence

The transition between the Championship and Premier League is a tricky one, and one that Leicester, Burnley and QPR will be looking to cope with this season following their promotion into England's top-flight... Here we look at five that impressed in England's second tier last season hoping to prove that they can make the grade at the very top.

Why Did Fulham Pay £11million for Ross McCormack?

Rohan Banerjee | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Sport
Rohan Banerjee

The Scot is more similar to locals than a Dutchman or a Spaniard... McCormack is a marquee and that could mean shirt sales. As the Championship's top scorer last season, the striker's record suggests a decent chance of promotion for whomever he plays.

Leeds Batter FC Gherdeina 16-0... But Fall Short Of Scoring Unlucky 17th

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Sport

Leeds United hammered FC Gherdeina 16-0 in northern Italy but fell one goal short of registering an "unlucky" 17th. Ross McCormack Joins Fulham For...

No, We're Not Forgetting The Decimal Point, McCormack Has Joined Fulham For £11m

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Sport

Yesteryear, it was Leeds United who unfathomably paid over-the-odds for average players with few international caps to their name. The days of Peter R...

Derby Complete Biggest Deal of the Summer

Aaron Gratton | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Sport
Aaron Gratton

Forget Luis Suarez's proposed £80m move to Barcelona, Derby have already clinched the deal of the summer by tying Will Hughes down to a new four-year contract... Hughes has been likened to legendary Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes - not because he can't tackle - but because the boy can play.

'I Am A Man, Not A Number!' Kenny Axed By Madcap Owner Over Date Of Birth

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Sport

The mad, mad world of Leeds United took another turn for the farcical this week as new owner Massimo Cellino axed goalkeeper Paddy Kenny over his date...

Who Ate All The Pies? Paddy Kenny Did (Vine)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Sport

Paddy Kenny was never regarded as the most natural of athletes, and the Leeds United goalkeeper looks to have indulged a little too much during the cl...

England's Football League World Cup Squad

Aaron Gratton | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK Sport
Aaron Gratton

What would England's World Cup squad have looked like if Roy Hodgson could only pick players in the Football League? Well, here's an educated guess.

Why QPR Showcase Everything That Is Wrong With Football's Finances

Chris Deeley | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Deeley

Queens Park Rangers are a lucky, lucky club... But their luck doesn't start and end with a last minute goal taking them up. That Zamora goal saved the hides - for now - of a club facing some serious financial problems.

Predicting the Fates of the Premier League's Newest Clubs

Joe Cooper | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport
Joe Cooper

After QPR sealed their return to the top-flight by narrowly beating Derby in the Championship play-off final, the 20 teams of the Barclays Premier League were confirmed for next season. The three teams coming up are already relegation candidates, but it's highly unlikely that all three will go down...

Doncaster Reserve's Career Goes Up In Smoke Over 'Smoking A Joint'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2014 | UK Sport

A Doncaster Rovers reserve's burgeoning football career is in jeopardy after footage was published appearing to show him smoking cannabis. Louis To...

Cardiff City FC - What Went Wrong?

Chris Saunders | Posted 05.07.2014 | UK Sport
Chris Saunders

Let's not beat around the bush, it has been a disastrous foray into the Premier League for Cardiff City. A season beset with controversy and off-field problems is finally coming to a close and the end can't come soon enough for some long-suffering supporters.

Down And Out: Fulham And Cardiff Relegated (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Sport

Fulham and Cardiff City bade farewell to the Barclays Premier League with a whimper as both suffered crushing defeats at Stoke City and Newcastle Unit...

Birmingham Avoid Relegation In Dramatic Circumstances

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.05.2014 | UK Sport

Birmingham City recovered from 2-0 down to avoid relegation to League One with a stoppage-time equaliser on a dramatic final day of the Championship. ...

Super Kev Calls It A Day At 40 (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Sport

Kevin Phillips has announced will retire from professional football after his final match on Saturday. The 40-year-old will make one last appearanc...

Samuel Luckhurst

Arsenal Pose More Questions Despite Semi-Final Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Sport

A penalty shootout against a lower league side with possible question marks about the direction of the club is a scenario Arsenal fans are familiar wi...

Hillsborough: English Football Remembers The 96

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK Sport

Football grounds in England fell silent at 3.06pm on Saturday afternoon to mark the approaching 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster. The ...

QPR and The Curious Case of Harry Redknapp

Rohan Banerjee | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK Sport
Rohan Banerjee

Fernandes probably won't sack Redknapp even if QPR fail to secure promotion, because he's acknowledged the financial gravitas of their situation; but Redknapp is a proud man who won't want his stake as the second best manager England never had to go down the drain.

WATCH: Wigan Were 1-0 Up On 81 Minutes... At Full-Time It Was 3-3 (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.03.2014 | UK Sport

Uwe Rösler admitted Wigan's incredible 3-3 draw against Yeovil at the DW Stadium contained the most dramatic finale he has ever witnessed. The Ger...

WATCH: Clark Does A Ketsbaia After Macheda Earns Birmingham A Point (VINE)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2014 | UK Sport

Birmingham manager Lee Clark channelled the spirit of Temuri Ketsbaia as he celebrated Federico Macheda's late equaliser against Burnley by kicking an...

Birmingham Owner Yeung Foun Guilty Of Money Laundering

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK Sport

The owner of League Championship football side Birmingham City has been found guilty of money laundering by the Hong Kong District Court. Ronnie O'...

'The Missus Is Having A Baby, But I Ain't Missing The Footy'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Sport

Wigan Athletic midfielder James McArthur was so excited about Arsenal and Bayern Munich's Champions League clash he risked missing the birth of his ne...