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Villa Park, home of the Championship club

Championship preview 2016-17

The Sky Bet Championship, everyone’s favourite division, returns tonight and it remains as unpredictable as ever. We did remarkably well last season, predicting all three promoted teams in the top six. Hoping to be our mystic meg for the 2016-17 campaign is our European guru Daniel Statham Title Contenders As we saw two of the more historic […]

Blackpool, who won the 2010 Championship play-off final

Six of the best: Championship play-off finals

In a one-off match with so much at stake, you’d expect the Championship play-off final to be a cagey affair. Whilst that has been true in some encounters, last season’s drab Norwich win over Middlesbrough for example, there have been some downright belters in the 29 years of the play-offs… 6) Derby County 0-1 Queens Park Rangers, 2014 Not a […]

Boro heading back to the big time?

The Weekend Preview: Who’s up and who’s down?

This weekend signifies the penultimate weekend for the majority of our English clubs in the Football League. Unlike most seasons a lot of this seasons finishing positions have been decided. Runaway winners of League Two Northampton have had very little to play for, for some time. But this is not the case for a lot […]

View of Exeter v Leyton Orient, two Football League teams

Football League Column: Channel 5 to P45 for Peterborough’s Robertson

In the first of a new weekly series every Monday, BTG looks back at the big talking points from the week’s Football League action. The 2015-16 season has only just got into full flight, yet yesterday saw the first managerial casualty of the new season. Dave Robertson of Peterborough was sent packing ironically just hours after appearing on Channel […]

Riverside Stadium, home to Championship side Middlesbrough

Championship preview 2015-16

As unpredictable as ever last year, the Sky Bet Championship provided us with many shocks. AFC Bournemouth surprised everyone in gaining promotion to the Barclays Premier League. Ipswich also surprised many with a resurgence in gaining a Play-Off position, alongside nearby rivals Norwich, Middlesbrough and Brentford. Relegation came for Millwall, Blackpool and ex-Premier League Wigan. […]