As we head towards the end of September, the Championship table is slowly starting to take shape. Matchday 9 (for most teams) brings with it some fantastic fixtures to look forward to across the weekend, including the much-anticipated Steel City derby. Here are three games that you would be foolish to miss over the coming [...] The post 3 Championship games to look forward to this weekend appeared first on The72.
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The Football League have now announced the Match Day officials that will take charge of the game between Leeds United and Ipswich Town this Saturday.
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After defeating fellow Championship side Aston Villa 2-0 at Villa Park, Middlesbrough have been handed an away tie against Premier League Bournemouth in the 4th round of the Carabao Cup. This is only the third time these to sides have come across each other in the League cup (Carabao Cup). The last time was all [...] The post Middlesbrough draw Bournemouth in the Carabao Cup – Twitter Reacts appeared first on The72.
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Birmingham City’s caretaker manager Lee Carsley has said “the City is there for the taking” for whoever becomes the new manager, as per a report by the Birmingham Mail. Carsley, 43, is currently Birmingham’s caretaker manager after the club sacked Harry Redknapp following last Saturday’s 3-1 home defeat to Preston North End. He has distanced [...] The post “The way Aston Villa are at the moment, the City is there for the taking” says Birmingham’s caretaker boss appeared first on The72.
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The first set of League Cup Third Round took place on Tuesday night and there were once again some cup upsets, we take a look at some of the best results- 1. Burnley 2 Leeds United 2 (Leeds win 5-3 on penalties)- Championship side Leeds United knocked out Premier League side Burnley at Turf Moor. [...] The post The best results from Tuesday’s League Cup fixtures appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa are eyeing a January move for prolific Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos, according to a report from the Daily Record. The report also states that Derby, Reading, Barnsley and Bristol City are looking at the Colombian and numerous Championship clubs sent scouts to watch him against Partick Thistle on Friday, a game in which [...] The post NEWS: Aston Villa eye move for Rangers star appeared first on The72.
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The Championship is home to some of the brightest young talents in the country. We take a look at 6 youngsters who look destined for great careers- 1. Ryan Sessegnon, Fulham- The 17 year-old has already caught the eye for Fulham last season. He agreed his first professional contract with Fulham in the summer, despite strong [...] The post The 6 most promising talents in the Championship appeared first on The72.
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There is still an opportunity for sides in the Football League to sign players on a free transfer. Here are 10 players who currently don’t have a club and would be good signings for any League One club 1. Jay Spearing- He helped Bolton get promoted to the Championship from League One last season but [...] The post 10 free agents League One clubs should sign appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa manager Steve Bruce will be desperate to see his side record three points when they face Barnsley at Oakwell this evening in the Sky Bet Championship. The 56-year-old four-time promotion winner is coming under some severe pressure from Villa fans after a poor start to the season and there is a chance that [...] The post Judgement Day for Bruce – Villa boss desperate for Oakwell win appeared first on The72.
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Aston Villa travel to Oakwell to face Barnsley on Saturday, in what is the 5.30pm televised Sky Sports game. Villa will be looking for their first away win of the season. The game will have an added edge, with former Barnsley captain Conor Hourihane returning to Oakwell for the first time since his January move [...] The post MATCH PREVIEW: Barnsley vs Aston Villa appeared first on The72.
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|Aston Villa's Results|
|Sep 19||Middlesbrough||0 - 2||H|
|Sep 16||Barnsley||3 - 0||A|
|Sep 12||Middlesbrough||0 - 0||H|
|Aston Villa's Fixtures|
|Sep 23||Nottingham Forest||H|
|Sep 26||Burton Albion||A|
|Sep 30||Bolton Wanderers||H|