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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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Five players to watch in the Championship, feat. Villa and Wednesday stars

The Championship always has its breakout performers, the only guaranteed quantities from year to year being Ross McCormack’s goals and Ian Holloway’s incoherent ramblings from the sideline or punditry studio. Predicting the top-performer in this capricious league is a calculated gamble. Will a breakout star from last year maintain his blistering form? Will a bonafide Football League veteran elevate his …

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Should Sheffield Wednesday sell this unsettled star?

Sheffield Wednesday were unlucky not to earn Premier League football last season and are one of the promotion favourites this campaign. The signing of Fernando Forestieri was one of the reasons for their recent success and he showed how influential he can be during the opening weekend, scoring the winner against Aston Villa. There was positivity around the club going …

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The contrast in emotions between Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday ahead of the ‘richest game in football’

Saturday the 28th of May is the date. The Championship play-off final is the event. A guaranteed £170 million and a place among English football’s elite is the prize. Hull City and Sheffield Wednesday are the two teams who will compete the occasion. Both heralding from Yorkshire and both ready to contest the Championship’s first all-Yorkshire play-off final. This seems to …

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Who will come out on top in the Championship play-offs?

When Mike Dean finally brought proceedings to an end on Saturday afternoon after 99 minutes of football at the Riverside between Middlesbrough and Brighton, the teams who would play out this seasons Sky Bet Championship Play-Offs were confirmed. It was final day heartbreak for Brighton, with the 1-1 draw seeing Boro take the second automatic promotion spot by virtue of their …

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Can Sheffield Wednesday mount a challenge for promotion from the Championship?

2nd May 2010 – a game which few fans in attendance at Hillsborough will ever forget. Sheffield Wednesday went into the last game of the 2009/10 campaign knowing that nothing but victory could save them from the horror of relegation. Fail, and their opponents; Crystal Palace, would survive in their place. The Eagles twice took the lead before Wednesday hit back and although Darren …

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