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A Fulham thriller, Chris Coleman and the miss of the season…Names of the Football League, week 15

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Championship action returned with a bang over this week. We saw two rounds of fixtures, and with everyone safe in the knowledge that without another international break until March, it means we can...

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Kamil Grosicki, Fulham and Cardiff stars… Names of the Football League, week 5

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There was an international break interrupting the Championship last weekend but the action returns now, starting with a Friday evening clash between Derby County and Hull City. To refresh your...

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Emerson Hyndman scores game-winner on 20th birthday

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Saturday proved to be a spectacular day for Emerson Hyndman for a few different reasons.

Not only did the American midfielder celebrate his 20th birthday, but he also started, played 90 minutes and scored the game-winning goal for Fulham in a 2-1 win against Cardiff City.

The goal which was scored deep into second-half stoppage time was Hyndman's first professional goal for the club, and it helped Fulham earn three crucial points as it attempts to avoid the English Championship relegation zone.

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On This Day in Football: Dynamo Moscow dazzle in Britain

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With World War II at an end, the Football Association invited Soviet champions Dynamo Moscow for a tour of Britain in November 1945.

Europe was finally at peace again which provided an excellent opportunity to take a peek behind the Iron Curtain. Apparently, the Dynamo players, before departing from Moscow, met with Josef Stalin and Lavrentiy Beria, the head of NKVD and the patron of Dynamo.

Video: Spurs boss Pochettino says fringe players are pushing for starts ahead of Crystal Palace game

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has praised his fringe players for their efforts in trying to force their way into his starting lineup....

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Aaron Ramsey claims Arsene Wenger is reason for snubbing Manchester United

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Back in 2008, Aaron Ramsey looked almost certain to make a switch from Cardiff City, his childhood club, to Manchester United. In fact, a fee was agreed between the two teams and was announced on United's official website. Nevertheless, the Gunners swooped in, made a £4.8 million offer and Ramsey chose to move to north London instead of Manchester.


Bothroyd suffers training ground blackout in Japan

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Tokyo (AFP) – Former Cardiff City striker Jay Bothroyd is recovering at home after collapsing during training with his Japanese side Consadole Sapporo, the J-League club said on Saturday.

The 35-year-old, who joined Sapporo in July, underwent emergency medical treatment and was rushed to hospital after suffering convulsions in training.

Inter’s Medel out for several weeks with knee injury

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Milan (AFP) Inter Milan's Gary Medel is expected to be sidelined for at least three weeks after suffering a knee injury during Sunday's 2-2 derby draw with AC Milan.

"Scans this morning revealed that Gary Medel has suffered damage to the meniscus in his right knee. An evaluation of his recovery time will be made in the coming days," a club statement said.

Manager Pearson suspended by Derby

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London (AFP) Nigel Pearson has been suspended as manager of Derby County, the English second-tier club announced on Tuesday, without providing an explanation.

The move came following a meeting between Pearson and club chairman Mel Morris, with Derby releasing a statement a matter of hours before their Championship game at Cardiff City.

Cardiff hire Trollope as new head coach

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London (AFP) Championship club Cardiff City appointed former Wales international Paul Trollope as their new head coach on Wednesday.

Trollope was hired as successor to Russell Slade, who was removed as manager at the end of the season and has taken up a new role as the club's head of football.

Cardiff hire Trollope as new head coach

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London (AFP) Championship club Cardiff City appointed former Wales international Paul Trollope as their new head coach on Wednesday.

Trollope was hired as successor to Russell Slade, who was removed as manager at the end of the season and has taken up a new role as the club's head of football.


Former Leeds boss questions his old team's promotion credentials; negativity smacks of bitterness

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Neil Redfearn believes Leeds United need to toughen up if they’re to mount a successful bid for promotion from the Championship.

Leeds’ 3-1 defeat at Cardiff City on Tuesday was their second loss in three games and dropped them to third in the table.

The Whites lost their previous away game at Millwall and Redfearn says their inability to handle physical teams could prove to be their undoing this season.

Odds update: Top pundit eyeing 75/1 bookie-basher from Leeds game

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David Prutton believes Tuesday’s big Championship clash between Cardiff City and Leeds United could yield a tasty return from the bookmakers.

The two sides are currently tied on 20 points with Wolverhampton Wanderers at the top of the table and head into the game on the back of victories last weekend.

Odds update: Wolves 2/1 for Championship, but Leeds still top

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Wolverhampton Wanderers are down to 2/1 for the Championship title after winning 2-1 against Barnsley on Saturday.

Alfred N’Diaye’s late goal secured the victory for Wolves who remain level on points with Leeds United and Cardiff City at the top of the table.

Kalvin Phillips was on target in Leeds’ 3-2 victory over Ipswich Town, while Cardiff won 2-1 at Sunderland.

Odds update: Wolves 5/2 to win the Championship, Leeds & Cardiff still in the mix, Middlesbrough on a roll

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Wolverhampton Wanderers are 5/2 to win the Championship following Saturday’s 2-1 victory at Nottingham Forest.

The result left Wolves level on 17 points with Leeds United (6/1) and Cardiff City (7/1) at the top of the standings.

Diogo Jota’s second-half double secured the points for Wolves and manager Nuno Espírito Santo believes his team are slowly coming to the boil.

Promotion specialist Warnock has Cardiff City on the rise

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Neil Warnock. Two words guaranteed to divide opinion amongst football fans, but the controversial manager could be set to confound even his most avid critics.

Cardiff City’s 2-1 win at Wolves on Saturday gave Warnock a fourth successive victory at the start of a season for the first time in his 35-year managerial career.

Rafa Rings In The Changes For Cardiff City Game Tonight

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Newcastle manager Rafa Benitezhas just named his side for the second last game of the Championship season at Cardiff City tonight, after the lads magnificently gained an automatic promotion spot on Monday night by easily defeating Preston North End on a memorable night at St. James' Park. That's only the secondtime any club has been [.

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.

4-4-2 vs Cardiff: Predicted QPR starting line up, Team News, Key Stats

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QPR vs Cardiff City Prediction, Preview & Key Stats ahead of weekend’s Championship fixture.

QPR vs Cardiff
Championship 2016/17
04th March, 15:00 pm BST
Loftus Road, London

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Ian Holloway’s side are going through a rough patch at the moment, having picked up six points from their last eight Championship games.

Brighton Beat Cardiff – Got Top Of The Championship

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Brighton & Hove Albion won their game in hand 1-0 over Cardiff City at home tonight and go back to the top of the Championship with 60 points from 27 games 2 points above Newcastle. The Brighton goalcame fairly late throughTomer Hemed after 75 minutes to seal the win against a good Cardiff [.

January Deal: Championship clubs chase Arsenal striker

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Chuba Akpom is being targeted for a loan move away from this month, with Cardiff City, Brentford...

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Just Banter: Cardiff City Owner Vincent Tan Equates Scoring A Goal To Having A ‘Beautiful Wife’

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Cardiff City owner Vincent Tan is no stranger to controversy and putting his foot in his rather big mouth. This week, theMalaysian billionaire has giventhe Bluebirds' players a rather ridiculous team-talk as they look to climb into the play-off places from their current ninth placing in the Championship.

‘Factually Inaccurate And Completely Unnecessary’ – Cardiff City Supporters Trust Not Happy About Football League Rebrand

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We think it's fairly safe to assume thatthe majority of the football community are at odds with the Football League's recent decision to rebrand themselves as the "English Football League" due to the simple fact that itequates to little more thanaglibcorporate ploy and an utterly needless one at that.

Bolton Fans Attempt To Crowd-Fund Signing Of Adam Le Fondre, Current Total Stands At £645

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Crowd-funding. Everybody's bloody well at it, or so it seems.

Anyway, after being toldoutright thathe has no future at Cardiff, Adam Le Fondre is currently in the process of securing himself a move away, with a return to Bolton reported to be on the cards.

Leeds United

Big Leeds boost ahead of Cardiff clash as key duo ready to feature

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Leeds United travel to take on Cardiff City on Tuesday night in a top-of-the-table Championship clash, with the Yorkshire side getting a double boost ahead of the game in Wales.

Both Pontus Jansson and Pierre-Michel Lasogga look set to feature for the current division leaders, in what will be a boost to their chances of recording three points against the Bluebirds.

Conor Hourihane, Leeds and Ipswich stars… Names of the Football League, week 4

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We're well and truly into the new Football League season now. There's already been pretty much everything from 30-second red cards to Goal of the Season contenders. The only thing...

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Where to find Leeds United vs. Cardiff City on US live streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Leeds United vs. Cardiff City, you’ve come to the right place.

In a very topsy turvy time near the top of the Championship table, Leeds United again has a chance to leapfrog into third place if they can get a win against Cardiff and if other results go their way.

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.

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Cardiff City 2017/18 adidas Home and Away Kits

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Cardiff City Football Club currently sit atop the English Football League Championship with a perfect record from their four games played for the 2017/18 season. The Bluebirds are looking for a return to the Premier League while donning their 17/18 home and away kits from technical sponsor of the last three seasons adidas.

Cardiff City 2016/17 adidas Home and Away Kits

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Cardiff City Football Club have released their adidas home and away kits for their 2016/17 [...]

Newcastle United

Can Newcastle Get Second Win In A Row At Cardiff?

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Rafa Benitezwill give his press conference tomorrow afternoon for our second last game of an extremely grueling Championship season at Cardiff City. The performance on Monday night at home was good against Preston, especially in second half when Newcastle started to look in compete control. What we need is another win on Friday to get [.

Newcastle vs Cardiff – Vido Highlights For Overseas Fans

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Here are the match highlights from Sky Sports on YouTube for the match on Saturday against Cardiff City and it seems it plays in countries around the world for our many overseas fans.

Newcastle Star Will Miss Cardiff CIty Game

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With Rafa's comments about Dwight Gayle today it seems almost certain that Rafa will not risk the 25 year-old who has just been named The Championship Player of the Month for October. It looks like Rafa will stay with the in-form Aleksandar Mitrovic for the home game against Cardiff City on Saturday afternoon.

Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo, Adam Nagy among the top five players in Euro 2016 Group F

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We've reviewed the top five players in every group at Euro 2016 so far on Just Football, and we bring this to a conclusion now with the final group, Group F. Won surprisingly by Hungary,...

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Retro Football: Cardiff 1-0 Real Madrid (1971) And Five Other Brilliant Scoreline Shockers

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On 10th March 1971, Cardiff City pulled offone of the greatest results in their history, and one of the biggest upsets in the entire football pantheon, when they beat Real Madrid by a single goal to nil.

Riding high in Europeafter becoming the first non-top flight club to reach the semi-finals of the Cup Winner's Cup in 1968, the Bluebirds' '71 vintage went on to achieve something perhaps even more special against Los Blancos' star-studded side.

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FA Youth Cup: MK Dons Under-18s Prospect Tommy Hope Scores Amazing Zidane-Style Volley To Seal Dramatic Win Over Cardiff (Video)

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Tommy Hope and glory (Photo: MK Dons)

MK Dons Under-18s pinched themselves a late, late 1-0 win over Cardiff City in the third round of FA Youth Cup at Stadium:MK on Tuesday evening.

The decisive goal came in the 87th minute when a loose clearance dropped to MK left-back Tommy Hope quite a distance beyond the far post.

Neil Warnock Politely Requests ‘Minute Of Booing’ At Every Football Ground On The Occasion Of His Death

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Whatever your precise opinion of Neil Warnock, the man has most definitely securedhis nicheasone of English football's most persistentpantomime villains.

The Cardiff City boss is loathed by opposing fans up and down the leagues, thanks to hissustained commitment to referee barracking, scowlingtouchline pontification and of course his trademark line in both passive and overtly aggressive post-match diatribes.

Book Review: The Game of Our Lives

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The Game of our Lives by David Goldblatt
Published byPenguin
2015, £7.99

The Game of Our Lives scooped the 2015 William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award and deservedly so – for this is an all-encompassing overview of the socio-cultural background to British football over the past few decades.

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 .

Transfer Balls: Man Utd Set For Schneiderlin, Liverpool Love Lacazette, Dann The Man For Everton

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Man Utd Sweet On Schneiderlin

Considered by many to be headed for Arsenal, Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin now looks set for a move to Manchester United, according to the Mirror.