Fulham manager Scott Parker applauds the fans after the final whistle. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire.

Promotion favourites Fulham suffered a blast of Championship reality with a shock opening-weekend 1-0 loss at Barnsley. Former Derby midfielder Luke(...)

 Billy Sharp of Sheffield United stretches for a cross during the  Championship match against  Sheffield Wednesday  at Hillsborough. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Sheffield Wednesday 0 Sheffield United 0 Sheffield United lost ground in the Championship promotion race as they were held to a goalless draw by Shef(...)

Chelsea’s Callum Hudson-Odoi scores their second goal during the  FA Cup fourth-round game against Sheffield Wednesday at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Chelsea 3 Sheffield Wednesday 0 Callum Hudson-Odoi scored on what could be his final Chelsea appearance and Willian netted twice as the holders advan(...)

Preston North End’s Sean Maguire shields the ball from Fulham’s Oliver Norwood during the Sky Bet Championship match between Fulham and Preston North End at Craven Cottage. Photo: Ashley Western - CameraSport via Getty Images

Seán Maguire assisted and scored a goal for Preston in their Championship clash with Fulham but the day ended on a sour note for both as the Ireland s(...)

 Danny Ward saves  Fernando Forestieri’s penalty to send Huddersfield Town to Wembley. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Sheffield Wednesday 1 Huddersfield Town 1 (1-1 on aggregate, Huddersfield win 4-3 on penalties) Huddersfield Town will face Reading in the Championsh(...)

 West Ham United have completed the signing of France international playmaker Dimitri Payet from Marseille on a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced. Photograph: Getty Images

West Ham United have signed attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet from Olympique de Marseille on a five-year deal for at least £10 million, the club said(...)