Sometimes overseeing a multitude of outgoings can galvanise a squad, perhaps even more so than splashing the cash. That’s certainly the message Swansea boss Graham Potter will be advocating, after his side waved goodbye to no fewer than thirteen members of last season’s Premier League squad. On the contrary, another incoming manager, Gary Rowett of […]Read More The contrasting approaches of Swansea and Stoke in this summer’s window
With the dreaded monotony of the international break finally coming to an end, the Sky Bet Championship returns on Good Friday with a full programme of matches for the Easter weekend. Arguably the pick of the fixtures is up in the North East, where Middlesbrough host league leaders Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Riverside. Boro will […]Read More Preview: Middlesbrough Vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
James Maddison is a name that most scouts have been aware of for a number of years now, but his meteoric rise at Norwich City this season has come as at least a partial surprise to the average football spectator and analyst alike. This season, the 21-year-old has been outstanding, racking up 35 Championship appearances […]Read More James Maddison – A Football League Success Story
Recently, we wrote an article giving our predictions on who we thought might win the tussle in the battle for promotion. That being said, it is only right that we now provide some insight in regards to what we think might happen down at the bottom end of the table. Every season there are sides […]Read More Championship Relegation Battle: A Comprehensive Guide
10th place. A 2-0 away victory on Saturday. 6 points off the Play-Offs with 14 games to go. Brentford are still certainly in with a shout of making the top six when the season finishes in May. In a recent podcast, manager Dean Smith remained coy on the West-London club’s chances, suggesting they “had drawn […]Read More Brentford FC: A breath of fresh air in the Sky Bet Championship
In terms of both increased media publicity and financial incentives, the rewards of promotion to the Premier League are greater now than they have ever been before. Because of this, owners have become increasingly desperate to get their teams promoted. As a result, transfer fees have risen dramatically as inexperienced decision-makers look to throw excessive […]Read More Championship Promotion Race: A Comprehensive Guide
“Let’s be clear – Reading are in a relegation battle”. The words of Get Reading columnist Clive Baskerville are certainly hard to argue with. Jaap Stam’s side currently find themselves in 18th place, a mere 6 points above the relegation zone, and with a difficult run of games that includes the visit of high-flying Derby […]Read More Has Jaap Stam’s tenure at Reading run its course?
Very few football fans, pundits or journalists could have foreseen Gary Rowett’s sacking as Birmingham City manager in December 2016. After 21 games, the Midlands club sat 7th in the table, 3 points behind 3rd placed Reading. Rowett had already been linked with numerous other Championship jobs. The former Burton Albion boss had taken a […]Read More No-one is innocent; where did it all go wrong for Birmingham City?
During Thomas Christiansen’s post-match press conference following the thrilling 4-3 defeat to Millwall, the Leeds boss was met with a familiar question. Indeed, whilst Leeds were boosted by the acquisitions of Laurens de Bock and Adam Forshaw in the days prior to the Millwall game, questions over the club’s plans to sign a striker have […]Read More Is Pierre-Michel Lasogga the man to fire Leeds United into the Play-Offs?
The financial rewards of promotion to England’s top flight are far greater now than they have ever been. It was reported in the media that the 2017 Play-Off Final would be worth over £290 million over the following three seasons, so it’s unsurprising that owners of Sky Bet Championship clubs are now more desperate than […]Read More In Focus: Derby County