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EFL Championship: Analysing the hunt for promotion

With the New Year around the corner, The English Football League Championship hasn’t disappointed thus far.   The half way point of the season was reached on Boxing Day, with the promotion race heating up with every 90 minutes of football. The Christmas top six after the weekend’s fixtures featured Brighton and Newcastle as the top two, which many would’ve predicted prior to the start of the season. …

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Exclusive: Scott Parker talks West Ham heroics, Fulham’s promotion chances and a potential future in coaching

“This is probably not the answer you are looking for but to start looking back on a career that I haven’t quite finished might suggest that I should stop playing, which I certainly don’t envisage doing immediately. Can you ask me again in a few years’ time?” When asked to recall the most memorable moment of his career to date, this …

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Can these Fulham and Derby youngsters secure a Premier League move soon?

Over the last few years, the Football League has become a conveyor belt for talent into the Premier League, particularly of use for the smaller clubs in the Premier League. With the Football League providing the perfect environment for young talent to showcase their abilities and allowing for the exposure to first team football and direct match experience.   The …

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Tottenham: Bids for ‘keeper rejected; Fulham set price for starlet; Championship youngster watched

Tottenham appeared to have settled into their 2016/17 campaign with reasonable comfort, claiming a respectable four points from two hard fought games against Everton and Crystal Palace. However, these results have not come without negatives, the most prevalent of these being the injury to Hugo Lloris, that will keep the Frenchman out of goal for at least another three weeks. …

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Just how important will Fulham’s strong start prove to be in May?

On Saturday, Fulham achieved a feat. that the club hadn’t managed in 16 years. After the Cottagers’ 2-1 away win against Preston, they had finally won their opening two league matches for the first time since the 2000/01 season. It’s no coincidence that season marked Fulham’s last promotion campaign. This year, with a rejuvenated squad led by ambitious manager Slavisa Jokanovic, …

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Tottenham: Italian giants target midfielder; Fulham youngster targeted; two chase right-back

Tottenham Hotspur started their Premier League season on Saturday with a commendable 1-1 draw at Goodison Park. Danish star Christian Eriksen played in the game, but has been the subject of a certain amount of speculation recently thanks to a dispute over an improved contract, and now Italian giants Juventus are rumoured to be monitoring his situation. Eriksen, who currently …

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Aston Villa sign Fulham’s Ross McCormack – Twitter reacts

Aston Villa’s post-relegation rebuild took another step forward yesterday, with the news that their £12 million bid for Ross McCormack had been accepted by Fulham. Widely regarded as the best player in the Championship, McCormack scored 38 league goals in 89 appearances for the Cottagers; a ratio made more impressive when you consider that Fulham were usually nearer the bottom …

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Is this £14m Fulham striker the man to fire Aston Villa back to the Premier League?

The 2015/16 campaign was a dark time for Aston Villa. Under the ownership of Randy Lerner, the West Midlands club had declined from top four challengers to relegation candidates, and finally fell through the trapdoor after several seasons of just about keeping their heads above water, a first relegation for the Birmingham based club since 1987. Lerner sold the club …

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Why Celtic's latest attacking signing from Fulham is an absolutely superb coup

On June 28th, Fulham fans finally heard the news that they had been anxiously anticipating for months: Moussa Dembele had left the club. However, the destination of the young French striker surprised many, as instead of joining Europe’s elite, Dembele signed for Celtic. Nevertheless, the forward will bring pace, energy, and clinical finishing to the Scottish champions.   The transfer …

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