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Championship latest transfer news for 2017 – 2018 and Beyond

  • Wed, 20 Jan 2021 21:32:07 +0000: Championship roundup: Norwich open gap at top with win over Bristol City - Championship | The Guardian
    • Daniel Farke hails ‘best performance of the season so far’
    • Brentford keep up the pressure with narrow win at Luton

    Daniel Farke claimed Norwich’s 2-0 win over Bristol City was his side’s “best performance of the season so far” as they moved seven points clear at the top of the Championship.

    The Canaries’ win was as comfortable as they come, with the visitors failing to register an effort on target all evening. A goal in either half from Jordan Hugill sealed a comfortable victory, and boss Farke said: “It is always difficult to compare games but I would say this was our best performance of the season so far. The lads were fantastic and I can’t praise them enough.

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  • Tue, 19 Jan 2021 23:15:33 +0000: Championship: Rooney praises Derby's desire in win while Watford go third - Championship | The Guardian
    • Rooney’s side out of bottom three despite Wilshere debut
    • Deeney penalty sinks Barnsley but Xisco wants more

    Wayne Rooney was keen to shift the praise towards his players after landing his first win as permanent Derby manager.

    Krystian Bielik’s tidy finish in the first half was enough to see off promotion-chasing Bournemouth 1-0 at Pride Park. The Rams were good value for the win and it was a victory which lifted them out of the bottom three.

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    Hull moved to the top of League One with a 3-0 win over 10-man Accrington. The result sees Hull edge clear of Lincoln on goal difference after the Imps' match at home to Gillingham fell victim to a waterlogged pitch. Portsmouth sit one point from the summit after a 4-0 win over AFC Wimbledon that saw John Marquis, Ryan Williams, Sean Raggett and Ben Close find the net. Doncaster stayed fourth as Jon Taylor's goal was enough to see off Rochdale 1-0, keeping them level on points with fifth-placed Peterborough who came from behind to beat Charlton – who stay sixth but fall three points behind. 

    Newport keeper Tom King scored directly from a goal kick before promotion rivals Cheltenham hit back to earn a 1-1 draw at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium. Matty Blair's equaliser for the home side in first-half stoppage time denied Newport the chance to move back to the top of League Two and kept Michael Duff's Robins in touch with the frontrunners. Newport had taken the lead in bizarre circumstances as King's wind-assisted kick bounced on the edge of the Cheltenham box before looping over a helpless Josh Griffiths in the Robins goal. Cambridge moved to the top of the table after coming from a goal behind to win 2-1 at SouthendTranmere moved into the top half thanks to a 3-2 win against fourth-placed Forest Green. Ten-man Harrogate prevented Exeter from scoring for the first time in 15 League Two outings to hold out for a 0-0 draw.Elsewhere, Carlos Mendes Gomes' 80th-minute strike cancelled out Josh Gordon's opener as Morecambe came from behind to secure a 1-1 draw against Walsall

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  • Mon, 18 Jan 2021 11:45:34 +0000: Jack Wilshere joins Bournemouth until end of the season - Championship | The Guardian
    • 29-year-old midfielder signs six-month deal at south-coast club
    • Wilshere played on loan for Cherries in 2016-17 season

    Jack Wilshere has agreed a six-month contract with Bournemouth as the midfielder looks to reignite his career in the Championship.

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  • Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:37:41 +0000: Derby fall to Rotherham in Wayne Rooney's first game in full charge - Championship | The Guardian

    Wayne Rooney made no excuses after his first game as permanent Derby manager ended in a poor home defeat to Rotherham. Jamie Lindsay fired home four minutes from time as Rotherham clinched a vital win over one of their Championship relegation rivals. The Scot’s strike meant Derby dropped down to second bottom, behind their opponents on goal difference.

    Related: Todd Cantwell seals victory for leaders Norwich over 10-man Cardiff

    Bournemouth’s Championship promotion push suffered a setback in a bruising 1-0 home defeat to Luton. The hosts’ task was made harder when Jefferson Lerma was sent off after 26 minutes for leading with an arm in an aerial challenge with Tom Lockyer – the Luton defender sustaining a cut that required heavy bandaging. Luton’s winner came on 67 minutes when Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall curled a fine shot into the corner from 15 yards.

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  • Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:13:13 +0000: Todd Cantwell seals victory for leaders Norwich over 10-man Cardiff - Championship | The Guardian

    No wonder Daniel Farke is loth to lose Emi Buendía or Todd Cantwell anytime soon. Cantwell capped a magical performance with a goal as Norwich City racked up a seventh victory in nine league games to open up an eight-point buffer to third-placed Bournemouth, who slipped up at home to Luton. Cardiff were outclassed but never gave up, pulling a goal back through Joe Ralls before Marlon Pack, who was walking a tightrope, was sent off.

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    Bournemouth’s Championship promotion push suffered a setback in a bruising 1-0 home defeat to Luton. The hosts’ task was made harder when Jefferson Lerma was sent off after 26 minutes for leading with an arm in an aerial challenge with Tom Lockyer – the Luton defender sustaining a cut that required heavy bandaging. Luton’s winner came on 67 minutes when Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall curled a fine shot into the corner from 15 yards.

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Archived News for the Championship has been added below:

Today has seen the signing of young striker Charlie Strutton for struggling side AFC Wimbledon after he had impressed Terry Brown whilst on a three week trial earlier in the year. Barnsley have today signed winger David Cotterill on a free transfer which could see the player making his debut for the club this weekend.

Championship top dogs West Ham have today sealed the double signing of Ravel Morrison from Manchester United as well as Ricardo Vaz Te from Barnsley. The young starlet ravel Morrison is believed to have attracted a lot of interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs such as Barcelona, Roma and Paris St Germain but has decided to stay in the English divisions.

Vaz Te has had an extremely good season so far with the Portuguese striker already netting ten times for former club Barnsley.

Sussex club Brighton have completed the signing of two Manchester City players on loan until the end of the season which again cemented the up and coming clubs ambition to gain entry into the premier league. The club has signed Abdul Razak and Gai Assulin who are both midfielders who have failed to break through into the first team at Manchester City. On another plus side for the Sussex club their influential winger craig Noone has committed his future to the club stating he is more than happy at the seagulls amid speculation that he could be joining Cardiff City in the summer after the Welsh club had a £1.2 million offer turned down by Gus Poyet in January.

Cardiff Cities formidable striker has today stated that he would indeed be extremely happy to extend his loan spell at league one side Scunthorpe United with the striker claiming he prefers life at the club. Cardiff winger Peter Whttingham has today stated that he is convinced he made the correct decision to commit himself to the Welsh club amid speculation that he could have joined West Ham during the January transfer window.

Richard Keogh has again reinforced his commitment to Coventry City by stating he would be more than happy to open contract negotiations with the club before the end of the season. This will be great news for manager Andy Thorn as he is already looking to bolster his squad for next season and would have thought of it as a detrimental loss to have lost Keogh for next season.

Ben reeves has today made his switch from Southampton to league two team Dagenham & Redbridge on a twelve month loan deal. Southampton have also gladly received back today forward Ryan Doyle from his loan spell at Bury and the influential forward is more than happy to be back.

Leeds United new boy boss Neil Warnock has today signed the Portsmouth forward Danny Webber on a deal that will see him at the club until the end of the season. Warnock has today also stated that he will have to wait until the end of the season before he can make any new moves for players until he assesses the financial situation. James Harper has today completed his move to Wycombe from title chasing league one team Hull City on a short term loan deal which will see him remain for just over a month.

Hull City have finally completed an interesting and what they hope will be a extremely beneficial loan deal for Joshua King. The Manchester united starlet will remain with the side until the end of the season with the possibility of extending it past that date. Mixed News