Tag : championship

Leeds brought back down to Earth by clinical Baggies

2 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit [Express & Star] Leeds United suffered their first big defeat of the season on Saturday, going down 4-1 at West Brom. The home side dominated throughout and a huge second half performance, in which all four goals were scored, saw Marcelo Bielsa’s men put to the sword and … Read More

A Northern Away Day: Swansea’s trip to Rotherham

2 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [James Felton] Sports Editor James Felton gives us his perspective on the Swans visit to South Yorkshire, where Rotherham United stole a late win. After the summer spent looking forward to Championship away days, I visited Rotherham on Saturday in what was my first ever away game in … Read More

Bielsa Revolution rolls on at Leeds

3 months ago / 0 comments

Image Credit: [Irish Mirror] Fourteen matches into the current Championship season, Leeds United top the table. This was the case after nine games last season, before a momentous collapse that saw the club limp to a thirteenth-place finish. The difference? Marcelo Bielsa. Leeds’ fifteenth manager since 2004, but without doubt the … Read More

New Leeds Boss Gets First Win

11 months ago / 0 comments

Paul Heckingbottom’s Leeds United claimed a 1-0 win at Elland Road on Saturday to give fans their first taste of victory since Boxing Day, as fellow play-off chasers Brentford were made to suffer. United captain Liam Cooper’s glancing header from a free kick just after half an hour is all … Read More

Millwall grab last minute winner to break Leeds’ heart

12 months ago / 0 comments

Bitter rivals Leeds United and Millwall played out one of the games of the Championship season as the South Londoners saw off the Elland Road outfit, and also bagged their first away win of the season, in a mouth watering clash that ended 3-4. The last five meetings between the … Read More

The Championship Climax: All Still to Play For

2 years ago / 0 comments

With just 9 games left of the regular season, the race for promotion and relegation in the Championship is set to reach an exciting climax.  Newcastle lead the pack at the top of the league, whilst bar Rotherham, 22 points adrift at the bottom, there are 7 teams all danger … Read More

Yorkshire clubs flying high in Championship

2 years ago / 0 comments

The English Premier League has never been so financially lucrative. The Championship has probably never been so competitive to promote from. Both of these statements serve to add even more happiness to the already positive fact that, at the time of writing, four out of the top eight placed teams … Read More

Leeds United: A Year Review

3 years ago / 0 comments

WITH a strong performance against automatic promotion contenders Derby, Leeds United finished the year on a high, extending their unbeaten run to 6 games and taking 8 points from their last 4 games. The recent good form displayed by The Whites under Steve Evans comes after a mediocre start to the … Read More

Cracking Season of Yorkshire Cricket

3 years ago / 0 comments

YORKSHIRE comfortably clinched their second consecutive Championship title for the first time since 1968 after an extremely dominant season. Despite England star Joe Root not playing a single Championship match and up to six of his players being away on International duty at one time or another, Jason Gillespie led his … Read More

Sport | Bulls finally banished to second tier

5 years ago / 0 comments

Bradford Bulls were relegated to the Championship on Sunday after a 52-26 defeat to Huddersfield Giants. The Bulls’ seventh straight defeat condemned them to relegation from Super League for the first time in their history and their fate is already secured with six games of the season remaining. Two tries … Read More