Orient humbled by Chesterfield as Sheffield United also fall to home defeat
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Wednesday 19 January 2011
Monday 10 January 2011
Saturday 08 January 2011
Tuesday 21 December 2010
Doncaster chief executive David Morris remains confident manager Sean O'Driscoll will opt to stay with the club after being given permission to talk with Sheffield United.
Monday 13 December 2010
Sven-Goran Eriksson could not remember winning another match by a 5-1 margin since he supervised England's historic demolition of Germany in September 2001 yet he conceded that Leicester's ambitious owners might be best advised to think less about signing superstars to instead finding solid, savvy defenders if they are to secure a rapid passage to the Premier League.
Sunday 28 November 2010
Not for the first time this season, Adel Taarabt scored the match-winning goal as Queens Park Rangers extended their lead at the top of the Championship to five points with a 2-1 defeat of second-placed Cardiff City at Loftus Road. The Welsh side went ahead in the 13th minute through Craig Bellamy, but the lead lasted only five minutes, Kaspars Gorkss heading in from Tommy Smith's cross. Taarabt was beginning to direct QPR operations and midway through the second half he beat Lee Naylor and calmly found the top-left corner.
Sunday 14 November 2010
Jay Bothroyd, the Cardiff City striker on the radar of England coach Fabio Capello, scored twice as the Bluebirds won 4-2 at Scunthorpe United to go top of the Championship. Bothroyd's first, a tap-in, came after 75 seconds, his second was a glancing header, and between those goals he crossed for Michael Chopra to make it 3-0. The Iron staged a two-goal comeback, quashed by Seyi Olofinjana's late goal.
Sunday 07 November 2010
Such is the congested nature of the Championship that Ipswich Town's 2-1 win at Sheffield United lifted them from 11th to fifth while Middlesbrough won for the first time under their new manager, Tony Mowbray, but remain a place off the bottom, one of four struggling sides on 14 points.
Sunday 31 October 2010
A fourth consecutive draw, 1-1 at home to Burnley, cost Queens Park Rangers top spot in the Championship on a day that saw Coventry City move up to a heady fourth, Reading come back to win 4-3 and gatecrash the top six, and five teams line up outside the play-offs, all level on 21 points.
Sunday 08 August 2010
It took Roy Keane's Ipswich Town 14 Championship matches to register a win last season. This season's first three points took just 90 minutes after the Suffolk side put Middlesbrough's stature as favourites for promotion into focus with goals by Tommy Smith, Tamas Priskin and Jon Stead sealing a 3-1 away win. "Last year we never looked like scoring and that was our problem but today we took our goals well," Keane said.
Friday 06 August 2010
Saturday 24 July 2010
Monday 19 April 2010
The Government will intervene in a local authority after a report identified a series of severe failings, Communities Secretary John Denham said today.
Sunday 28 February 2010
Headers by Fabricio Coloccini and Andy Carroll sealed a 2-1 win for the Championship leaders Newcastle United at Watford that gave them a six-point gap on second-placed West Bromwich Albion. The Magpies took the lead in the fourth minute, Carroll heading a free-kick back across the goal for Coloccini to nod in. Five minutes into the second half, Carroll headed in his 11th goal of the season at the near post from a Danny Guthrie corner. Will Hoskins pulled back a late goal, but Newcastle held firm.
Friday 05 February 2010
Chelsea midfielder Deco has announced his retirement from international football. The Brazil-born player, who was granted Portuguese citizenship after spending six years in the country, will step down after this summer's World Cup.
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