Author Archives: Rich Ashton

Championship Manager(s) – What’s best?

The news the Welsh FA wish to appoint Sheffield United’s rookie manager Gary Speed after just 18 games as a manger is interesting. But it throws open a debate over whether it is best to have an experienced leader or … Continue reading

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Championship Team of the Season (so far)

As The Championship reaches the crucial Christmas period, it seems the perfect time to suggest a ‘Team of the Season’ for the first 20 games (19 for some clubs after last weekend’s freeze). Six clubs supply players to the side, … Continue reading

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Three Massive Matches

QPR-Cardiff. Norwich-Ipswich. Leicester-Forest. WOW. Matchday 19 sees the Championship’s top two collide, Old Farm hostilities renewed after a 19-month absence and a mouth-watering East Midlands derby rounding off the weekend. Loftus Road plays host to arguably the biggest game of … Continue reading

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Coming from the pack – Championship play-off outsiders?

Another hard-fought weekend in the Championship saw QPR return to the top of the table after a convincing 3-1 won over Reading. Previous leaders Cardiff suffered a second successive home defeat to continue their miserable November, this time at the … Continue reading

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Chase For Championship Glory

Cardiff. QPR. Swansea. Derby. Leeds. Burnley. Norwich. Reading. Who is going to win the Championship? Could Sven’s Foxes or Keano’s Tractor Boys still make a late charge? And what of Doncaster – could they be 2010’s equivalent to last year’s … Continue reading

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