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English Championship

Sheffield United, Wolves and Ipswich Town stars… Names of the Football League, week 14

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With the 1st round of the FA Cup occupying the teams from League 1 and League 2, we were just left with the 12 Championship fixtures to satiate our appetite for football last weekend. It...

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Middlesbrough, Wolves, Bristol City, Shrewsbury Town… Star Names of the Football League, week 8

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The Football League season is well and truly up and running now, with midweek rounds complementing the weekend's action. There was a sole unbeaten run to be defended in the shape of Thomas...

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Nelson Oliveira, Portsmouth, Luton… Star names of the Football League, week 1

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Well, it's started all over again. The new Football League season started on Friday night, with ten months of thrills, disappointment, rage, joy, tears and everything in between to come. The...

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John Terry, Ruben Neves and 8 more Championship signings to keep an eye on

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With less than a week to go until the English Football League the Championship through to League Two kicks off, managers are finalising their lineups. There might still be incoming...

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beIN SPORTS to broadcast English Championship triple header on Good Friday

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Soccer fans in the United States will be able to watch a triple header of English Championship games on Friday, April 14 on beIN SPORTS.

With only five games remaining in the regular season, everything is still up for grabs. Brighton and Newcastle are jostling for the title, while the race to finish in the playoff positions will go down to the wire.

beIN SPORTS to broadcast English Championship triple header on Good Friday

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Soccer fans in the United States will be able to watch a triple header of English Championship games on Friday, April 14 on beIN SPORTS.

With only five games remaining in the regular season, everything is still up for grabs. Brighton and Newcastle are jostling for the title, while the race to finish in the playoff positions will go down to the wire.

Championship Round up: League Table, Results, Top scorers after round 37

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Brighton and Hove Albion levelled on points with Newcastle United at the top (separated only by the goal difference) after winning 3-0 against Derby County.

It was a strong performance from Chis Hughton’s side who dominated the game from start to finish. The defeat, however, proved costly for Derby, who lost seven of their last 13 Championship games.

4-2-3-1 vs Bristol City: Aston Villa predicted lineups, Team news, Key Stats

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Aston Villa vs Bristol City Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of midweek Championship fixture.

Aston Villa vs Bristol City
Championship 2016/17
28th February, 19:45 pm BST
Villa Park, Birmingham
How to follow: BBC local radio

Finally Villa fans breathed a sigh of relief last weekend.

21 goals in 36 games: Chelsea striker suffers thigh injury, will undergo a scan this week

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Tammy Abraham, who is on loan from Chelsea until the end of the season, suffered a knock on his thigh during Bristol City’s 2-1 defeat to Leeds United on Tuesday night at Elland Road.

He limped off towards the end of the first half, and fears that he could face lengthy spells on the sideline.

Garry Monk singles out praise for this Leeds star after win vs Bristol City; fans react on Twitter

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Leeds United return to winning ways after beating Bristol City 2-1 at Elland Road on Tuesday night. With this victory, they have cemented their fifth position in the Sky Bet Championship.

Chris Wood and Pablo Hernandez scored the goals for Leeds. A quick free-kick from Hernandez led to the opener from Wood, who scored his 22nd goal of the season.

4-2-3-1 vs Bristol City: Team News, Predicted Leeds United line up, Key Stats

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Leeds United vs Bristol City Prediction, Betting Tips, Preview & Live Stream Info ahead of this weekend’s Championship fixture.

Leeds United vs Bristol City
Championship 2016/17
Date: 14 February, 2017
Time: 19:45 pm BST
Venue: Elland Road
Where to follow: BBC local radio

LEEDS UNITED TEAM NEWS & PREVIEW

Leeds are 11 points behind leaders Newcastle United, and as such they have little chance of catching the Magpies.

[Video] Chelsea Midfielder On Target vs Denmark; Young Striker Nets 90th-Min Winner

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Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel has scored for his country as Nigeria beat Denmark 2-0 on Saturday to set up a semifinal clash against Germany on Wednesday.

Nigeria dominated the proceedings in Salvador and took the initiative when Imoh Ezekiel produced a brilliant run from the left before teeing up Chelsea’s Mikel to finish from six yards out before halftime.

Ross McCormack, Alex Pritchard and 12 of the most notable Championship summer transfers so far

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Sick of pre-season's muted celebrations and 22 half time substitutions already? Well, fear not! The Football League 2016/17 season kicks off this weekend. The Championship, part of the...

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English Premier League

For tweets sake! Man Utd face giantkillers City after draw delay

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City’s reward for eliminating three Premier League teams in this season’s League Cup is a home quarter-final with holders Manchester United.

City, who thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1989, learnt about their dream draw two hours later than planned due to a glitch at Twitter Headquarters where the event was being held.

For tweets sake! Man Utd face giantkillers City after draw delay

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London (AFP) – Championship side Bristol City’s reward for eliminating three Premier League teams in this season’s League Cup is a home quarter-final with holders Manchester United.

City, who thrashed Crystal Palace 4-1 on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals for the first time since 1989, learnt about their dream draw two hours later than planned due to a glitch at Twitter Headquarters where the event was being held.

Dutchman Zeegelaar fills the gap for Watford

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London (AFP) – Dutch defender Marvin Zeegelaar signed for Premier League side Watford on Thursday from Sporting Lisbon and resolved a problem for manager Marco Silva.

The 27-year-old - who had been at Sporting Lisbon for just a season - signed a four year contract with the Hornets for an undisclosed fee.

Dutchman Zeegelaar fills the gap for Watford

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London (AFP) – Dutch defender Marvin Zeegelaar signed for Premier League side Watford on Thursday from Sporting Lisbon and resolved a problem for manager Marco Silva.

The 27-year-old - who had been at Sporting Lisbon for just a season - signed a four year contract with the Hornets for an undisclosed fee.

Watford shocked in League Cup second round

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London (AFP) – Watford suffered an embarrassing League Cup exit as Championship side Bristol City beat the Premier League club 3-2 in the second round on Tuesday.

Marco Silva’s side were the only top-flight outfit to perish on a night when clubs showed their disdain for the competition by making 274 team changes across the 19 ties.

Watford shocked in League Cup second round

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London (AFP) – Watford suffered an embarrassing League Cup exit as Championship side Bristol City beat the Premier League club 3-2 in the second round on Tuesday.

Marco Silva’s side were the only top-flight outfit to perish on a night when clubs showed their disdain for the competition by making 274 team changes across the 19 ties.

Soccer TV: Bristol City vs West Brom and PSG vs Toulouse

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Bristol City plays West Brom in an FA Cup Third Round replay on Wednesday with the winner advancing to host Peterborough United. Read More

Crystal Palace agree £6 million deal with Bristol City to let Dwight Gayle leave club

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Bristol City have had an undisclosed fee, believed to be £6million, for Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle accepted, boss Steve Cotterill has confirmed.

The Championship Robins, who were beaten in the Capital One Cup first round at League Two Luton on Tuesday, will now discuss terms with the 24-year-old.

Crystal Palace agree £6 million deal with Bristol City to let Dwight Gayle leave club

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Bristol City have had an undisclosed fee, believed to be £6million, for Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle accepted, boss Steve Cotterill has confirmed.

The Championship Robins, who were beaten in the Capital One Cup first round at League Two Luton on Tuesday, will now discuss terms with the 24-year-old.

Championship

Bristol City Vow To Investigate After Oxford United Label Discovered Stitched Into New Away Shirt (Photo)

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Bristol City's owners have vowed to investigate after a rather significant production flaw was discovered inside one of their new replica shirts.

Matthew Gillett recently took receipt of his gaudy purple and lime pre-order jerseyonly to find it had arogue Oxford United label stitched inside.

Championship: Nott’m Forest Midfielder Ben Osborn Scores Superb ‘Le Tissier-Style’ Freekick To Sink Bristol City (Official Video)

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Amid a season chock full of dirge and drudgery, Nottingham Forest youngling Ben Osborn produced a rare moment of brilliance in Saturday's narrow win over Bristol City.

Indeed, the game was settled by a single goal, which emanatedfrom a 67th-minute set-piece routine devised and executed superbly by Osborn and fellow midfield prospect Matty Cash.

Bristol City Fans In Uproar After Club Include Two Silly #Hashtags On New 2016/17 Shirt (Photo)

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In unveiling their new shirt sponsor for next season, Bristol City gave their fans just a sliver of a glimpse of the new jersey it will be adorning.

Despitebeing a fairly run of the mill red-with-white-trim effort, the incorporation of two naff hashtags on the shoulders has not gone down well with Robins' supporters.

‘We want our Charlton back’: Supporters embark on fight to save club’s future

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Another Saturday, another defeat. Charlton's loss at home to fellow strugglers Bristol City last weekend was another slap in the face for the long suffering Addicks faithful. The club, south of the River Thames in London, sit bottom of the Championship table and are four points adrift of safety. League One football seems a sad inevitability.

‘We want our Charlton back’: Supporters embark on fight to save club’s future

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Another Saturday, another defeat. Charlton's loss at home to fellow strugglers Bristol City last weekend was another slap in the face for the long suffering Addicks faithful. The club, south of the River Thames in London, sit bottom of the Championship table and are four points adrift of safety. League One football seems a sad inevitability.

Newcastle United

Brighton Lose 1-0 – Magpies Within One Point Of Seagulls

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For the second game in a row, since they won promotion by beating Wigan 2-1 at home on 17thApril Brighton have lost a game this time at home 1-0 to Bristol City, who are nowsafe from relegation That will make it very interesting in the very last game a week tomorrow because if Brighton [...]

Let’s Not Kid Ourselves – It’s A Colossal Test At Huddersfield

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An advantage Newcastle had on Tuesday night was that they had played very poorly against Bristol City in the first half and dug a hole which we were not able to get out of although the lads fought back well to get a points and a 2-2 draw. But that was 2 points lost [...]

Rafa Benitez Talks About His Strikers And Goalkeeper

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It will be interesting to see what team Rafa Benitez starts on Tuesday night at the Amex Stadium in Brighton for what is a six points at the top of the Championship table. But after the disappointing 2-2 draw yesterday against 4th bottom Bristol City he has backed both Aleksandar Mitrovic and Karl Darlow.

Tammy Abraham

Tammy Abraham - Is he good enough for Chelsea's first team squad already?

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Tammy Abraham has taken the Championship by storm ever since his arrival at Bristol City this season and many consider the Chelsea youngster as ready to make the step up to Chelsea's first team squad next year.

Abraham continued his rich vein of goal scoring form this past weekend as Bristol City came back from a goal down to beat Nottingham Forest 2-1.

Chelsea Transfer News: 74 Goals in 98 Games - Exciting Striker Holding Club Shirt After Completing Move [PHOTO]

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England U-19 international Tommy Abraham have joined Bristol City on loan today from Chelsea, the West London club have confirmed. The move has also been confirmed by the Championship side as well on their official Twitter account.

The Tweet contains a picture of the 18-year-old holding the Bristol shirt.

Done Deal: Chelsea agree deal for striker transfer, club officially confirms move

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Antonio Conte has made it clear that Diego Costa will not be leaving Chelsea this summer. The Spain international is reportedly happy at the London club and the possibility of him returning to Spain this summer is zero. Even Atletico Madrid president has somewhat accepted defeat in their chase to sign their formal player.

Bradford City

Football Cities: Bristol

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After Ben Woolhead's analysis of the Toon on Wednesday and our call for a non-league start up to challenge the artificial hegemony of MK Donsyesterday, the third post in our Football Cities series sees us very pleased to welcome a brand new writer to The Two Unfortunates. Will Jones runs the Bristol City blog, To The Left of Ross and here provides a thoughtful analysis of how soccer .

TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club League 1 Preview 2014-5

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[W]hen asked by the esteemed editors of this site to compile a preview to the League One season I had to first humbly remind them that my own team, Carlisle United, were cruelly and indignantly relegated to League Two at the end of last year. There followed a degree of brow furrowing consternation before an uttered agreement that 'I'd do'.

TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club League 1 Preview 2014-5

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[W]hen asked by the esteemed editors of this site to compile a preview to the League One season I had to first humbly remind them that my own team, Carlisle United, were cruelly and indignantly relegated to League Two at the end of last year. There followed a degree of brow furrowing consternation before an uttered agreement that 'I'd do'.

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Retro Football: Norwich Poacher Tim Sherwood Skies Open Goal From Six Yards Out Against Bristol City, 1991 (Video)

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Photo: Nigel French (via Sporting Heroes)

He may possess the managerial acumen of a Maris Piper, but Tim Sherwood was a perfectly decent central midfielder in his day as his three England caps duly attest.

In fact, back in 1999, Sherwood became the first player to be given an international debut during Kevin Keegan's tenure when, aged 30, he turned out for the Three Lions in a 3-1 win over Poland in a Euro 2000 qualifier at Wembley.

TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club Championship Preview 2015-16

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Despite the grumblings of the odd curmudgeon, AFC Bournemouth's promotion to the Premier League in 2014-5 made it a memorable campaign for up and coming clubs last year and the competition looks perhaps yet more even this time out. Relegated clubs are usually among the picks to hop straight back but here is our assessment of the riders and runners for the fray that commences tomorrow evening.

Scunthorpe Play With Defender In Goal For 45 Minutes After Both ‘Keepers Suffer Broken Arms Before Half-Time Against Bristol City

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Losing one goalkeeper to a broken arm before half-time is just plain unlucky. Losing two goalkeepers to broken arms before half-time? Well, that's when you start straying into gypsy curse territory.

Sadly for Scunthorpe United, that's exactly how the first 45 minutes of their League One clash against Bristol City panned out yesterday.

Arsenal Gentleman’s Weekly Review

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Since my last epistle we have seen the possibly permanent but definitely definite departure of a much-loved forward, Mr. Lucien Ponsonby, who hath decideth, as he decideth everything, with a big Mozzarella eating grin, that he shall be plying his trade for the Milan Internationals. I have managed to find the only picture in existence of him not smiling.