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Forest vs Derby County: Old Foes, New Managers

Forest vs Derby County: Old Foes, New Managers

By Paula Marcus Nottingham Forest and Derby County share one of the fiercest rivalries in Football and, since 2007, the Brian Clough Trophy has been presented to the winner of…

The All Time Mediocre Awards: And The Winners Are..

The All Time Mediocre Awards: And The Winners Are..

By Paula Marcus One of the greatest things about lower league football is that size and history really don’t matter. The leagues are made up of a good mix…

Promotion & Relegation Battles Heat Up In The Championship

Promotion & Relegation Battles Heat Up In The Championship

By Paula Marcus If there is one thing you can say about the Championship, it’s that it’s never boring. Exciting, unpredictable, thrilling, topsy-turvy and crazy, but that…

Championship: Villa & Norwich Indulge In Busy Transfer Window

Championship: Villa & Norwich Indulge In Busy Transfer Window

By Paula Marcus After a few weeks of flying under the radar, it seems Aston Villa were once again making the headlines as the transfer window slammed shut.  Transfer deadline…

Managing Expectations In The Championship

Managing Expectations In The Championship

By Paula Marcus Fans hoping that 2017 would be a nice change from the previous two crazy years in the Championship are already disappointed.  Not even a full month in…

Championship Predictions For 2017

Championship Predictions For 2017

By Paula Marcus It seems hard to believe that just 12 months ago the hot topics were Charlton’s off field issues (which they still have), would Middlesbrough go up…

Christmas Cheer In Short Supply For Some Championship Teams

Christmas Cheer In Short Supply For Some Championship Teams

By Paula Marcus There is snow on the ground (well there is if you are in Toronto), the days are short, and managers are complaining about the number of fixtures…

Streaking Into Christmas: Which Championship Teams Are On a Roll?

Streaking Into Christmas: Which Championship Teams Are On a Roll?

By Paula Marcus With the days getting shorter and the temperature dropping, December really is the best time for a really good streak. The table is finally starting to take…

Championship: The Good, The Bad & The Unstoppable

Championship: The Good, The Bad & The Unstoppable

By Paula Marcus With a division as dynamic as the Championship, it seems that every week there is a story that deeply affects the league and the clubs that play…

Championship Players Prepare To Take On The World

Championship Players Prepare To Take On The World

By Paula Marcus With the busy Christmas period around the corner, there is just about time to squeeze in one quick international break before all focus is on league positions…