Category: Championship

Confusion and Chaos Reigns At The City Ground Again

Posted by Tony Appleton - March 25, 2014 - Championship
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A 5-0 defeat to their bitterest rivals. Six managerial changes in less than three years. A season that began full of promise but might yet turn once more into one of underachievement. It is clear that all is still not right at Nottingham Forest. The Reds endured a turbulent weekend as they lost the Brian […]

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The Madness of King Billy

Posted by Ian - March 25, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, Domestic News
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When Billy Davies returned to Nottingham Forest on 7th February 2013, it looked like a homecoming. Despite being just 20 months since his first tenure in the job ended in confusion, recrimination and ultimately the sack, “King” Billy was back. Things should have been different this time round, with new owner and Chairman in Kuwaiti […]

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An Interview With Bournemouth’s Sam Matthews

Posted by Joe Simpson - February 5, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, Domestic News
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, Sam Matthews is one of Bournemouth’s hottest prospects. Still only 16, he has featured in a Championship squad and also played against European giants Real Madrid- something that would make players twice his age envious. Here, I speak to him about life at one of England’s fastest growing clubs and also his plans for […]

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Football’s Bad Boys: Should Every Club Have One?

Posted by Ben Wills - February 1, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, European Football, League One, Premier League
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Understandably perhaps, the misbehaved footballers have a bad reputation, but as players are in the public eye more than ever more “bad boys” are being unearthed and are important to clubs. One of the clubs attracting a lot of attention for harbouring problem players are Manchester City, none more so than their historic Premier League […]

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Top Four Face Each Other in FA Cup 5th Round

Posted by Tony Appleton - January 26, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, Domestic News, FA Cup, Premier League
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The magic of the FA Cup strikes again.

The FA Cup 5th round draw provided the neutral football fan with some tantalising February fixtures as the current top four of the Premiership were paired against each other. League leaders Arsenal will face former transfer target Luis Suarez’s Liverpool at the Emirates, whereas the arguably more enticing game sees Jose Mourinho and his Chelsea […]

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Can Nottingham Forest continue their promotion push?

Posted by Tony Appleton - January 20, 2014 - Championship, Domestic News
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As a new writer for The Football Family I am more than pleased to open my account with an appraisal of my beloved Nottingham Forest. The weekend’s 4-1 victory against Blackburn Rovers saw the Reds stretch their unbeaten run to 10 matches in all competitions, and it is this consistency within the unpredictable and difficult […]

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Ruben Rochina Loaned Out

Posted by Jack Johnson - January 20, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, European Football, Transfer News
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Blackburn Rovers striker Ruben Rochina has been loaned out to Spanish side Rayo Vallecano for the remainder of the current campaign. The Spanish 22 year old joined Rovers back in 2011 from Barcelona’s B team. He was then loaned back to fellow Spanish team Real Zaragoza for the second half of last season. Since joining the Championship side, […]

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Reading 7-1 Bolton – A Push for Promotion?

Posted by Jack Read-Wilson - January 19, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, Domestic News
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Yesterday at the Madejski Stadium has to be one of my best so far in my 10 years being a season ticket holder. Many Reading fans still remember the 4-3 defeat in the Division One Play-Off Final in 1995, which always makes it that bit sweeter when we get one over Bolton. However, I don’t […]

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Best Transfers So Far

Posted by Jack Read-Wilson - January 14, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, Domestic News, League One, League Two, Premier League, SPFL, Transfer News
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It’s fast approaching the midway point of this current transfer window, with some great deals done so far, however it seems the best is yet to come. Lets have a look at some of the deals done so far. Firstly we have Jermaine Defoe, who this month has signed for MLS outfit Toronto FC, managed […]

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Ince set for the Swans?

Posted by Jack Read-Wilson - January 8, 2014 - Breaking News, Championship, Domestic News, Premier League, Transfer News
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Swansea City are in talks to sign Winger Tom Ince from Blackpool. Ince was offered a new deal in December by Blackpool and has been the centre of much speculation over the last couple of windows, with the Premier League seeming the likely destination for the former Liverpool trainee. However in an interview with BBC […]

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