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Felix Magath has admitted he suggested Brede Hangeland use cheese to treat a thigh injury during his disastrous tenure as
Florent Malouda provided football's tweet of the year following rumours he could join Birmingham City. Former Chelsea winger
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.
Roystone Drenthe's career has taken him from Real Madrid to Reading, via Everton but the Dutchman hasn't let his decline
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.
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.
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 United hammered FC Gherdeina 16-0 in northern Italy but fell one goal short of registering an "unlucky" 17th. Ross
Yesteryear, it was Leeds United who unfathomably paid over-the-odds for average players with few international caps to their
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.