Championship

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Tom Lahiff: “We’ve been consistently in the top four in the last number of years. There’s no medals for top four so it’s just about trying to get over that final hurdle now . . . ,” said the St Judes man. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

When the Dublin team was named for the 2020 Leinster final, it was all looking good for Tom Lahiff. At 25, he was just in the door with Dublin yet wa(...)

Newcastle United fans outside St James’ Park welcoming  the announcement that the  Saudi-led takeover of Newcastle has been approved.  Photograph:  Owen Humphreys/PA

Last Sunday morning news began to filter out of Vicarage Road that Watford were on the brink of dismissing their manager Xisco Munoz. This was a sur(...)

Chris Hughton’s Nottingham Forest are bottom of the Championship afetr four games. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty

For starters, let us cut Chris Hughton a slice of nostalgia. He may relish some soulful nourishment from the past given where he is at present. It is(...)

Paul Geaney of Kerry with the Dingle Peninsula in the background as part of the GPA’s Return to Play event to mark the first season where all senior inter-county players are part of the one player association. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Paul Geaney reckons that if he’d received a euro each time a new rumour about Kerry was created, he wouldn’t be worrying about when his pub in Dingle (...)

Millwall players take the knee to signal their opposition to racism before  the Championship match between Millwall and Derby County at The Den. Millwall fans loudly booed the gesture. Photograph: Jacques Feeney/Getty Images

Back in September, Les Ferdinand became the first high-profile figure in English football to suggest that there was no longer much point in players ta(...)

Ex-Waterford manager Derek McGrath: ‘I’d always fancy us in a one-off championship game.’ Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Former Waterford manager Derek McGrath believes a return to knock-out championship hurling later this year would suit the county. GAA officials are c(...)

Ireland and Middlesbrough goalkeeper Darren Randolph: ‘Robbie wants us to play football at all times.’  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

After Middlesbrough’s underwhelming summer of transfer activity, Ireland goalkeeper Darren Randolph is hopeful that the acquisition of his compatriot (...)

Jim Gavin in Omagh: “You saw what it meant to play for Dublin. A lot of fatigued, tired bodies inside there. They gave it everything. That’s all you ask.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Down in the tunnel, it’s duelling declarations of “no-really”. No, really, it mattered. No, really, it was a chance for a lot of guys to show what the(...)

Roy Keane, who has been announced as Martin O’Neill’s right hand man at his former club Nottingham Forest: ‘I’m glad to be back’

The news that Roy Keane has finally signed up to work as Martin O’Neill’s assistant was received with predictable enthusiasm amongst Nottingham Forest(...)

Marcelo Bielsa: the former Argentina coach is the latest manager to try and return Leeds United to their former pomp. Photograph: Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images

Marcelo Bielsa is the manager of Leeds United. It is a sentence worth repeating. Almost two months after it became fact, there is still something su(...)

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