In anticipation of the new npower Championship season, David Hall is previewing every club. We have moved swiflty down the alphabet to M and we will resume with Middlesbrough.
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In the second part of David’s preview of the npower Championship, he looks at Derby County, Hull City, Doncaster Rovers, Ipswich, Leeds and Leicester.
The Football League has enjoyed another successful season with attendances topping the 17 million mark for the first time in 50 years. With 17.1 million spectators attending 1,656 league matches played during 2009/10, the Football League has continued to prosper. The increase of 4.4% on last season gave the leagues the highest aggregate crowd figure [...]
Football is predominantly a results game, with the possible exception of a kick around in the park, which is why Newcastle United found themselves in the Championship this season, and Burnley, Wolves and Birmingham all competed in the Premier League. Nevertheless, there is more to the game than 3 points: look at the current Barcelona [...]
According to most, Birmingham’s incredible success in the Premier League this season is all down to the terrific centre half pairing that has been assembled between Scott Dann and Roger Johnson – who just last season were lying in the midtable of the Football League’s Championship. Now, as we approach the New Year, the Blues [...]
League One >> Brighton and Hove Albion 0 – 3 Leeds United Former Leeds assistant Gus Poyet made an encouraging start to his reign as Brighton boss after a 2-1 victory away at Southampton in his first game in charge but his new charges came unstuck against a Leeds side surely destined for promotion. Excellent goals form [...]
The Football League has today launched its 2010 survey, giving fans the opportunity to have their say on important matters affecting clubs outside the top flight. Around 400,000 registered members will be emailed the survey, and any other supporters can contribute by logging on to www.football-league.co.uk. The survey was previously conducted in both 2006 and [...]
With an intriguing first month of the Football League season now behind us, BPF’s Chris Mann runs the rule over some of the main talking points the early rounds of the campaign have thrown up in our first Football League monthly review. The Championship Despite the nightmarish, doom-laden predictions which preceded Newcastle United’s start to [...]
Our weekly trawl through the history books takes in some epic England losses, a madcap Finn, the Football League’s first matches and the publication of a book that revolutionised football literature. September 7 Not a good day for the Three Lions, as England suffered two of their most embarrassing defeats. Today in 2005 a David [...]