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Sven leaves Leicester

24 Oct 2011

Sven-Goran Eriksson has left Leicester City 'by mutual consent'. First team coach Derek Fazackerly has also left the club. The Foxes were expected to be challenging for promotion this season after splashing out in...

Royals struggling to hold on to Kebe

22 Oct 2011

Reading boss Brian McDermott is fighting to hold on to winger Jimmy Kebe. The Mali international has yet to sign a new contract and is free to talk to other clubs in January with Leicester believed...

The Bubble Blower - Did Saints win the battle or the war?

22 Oct 2011

On the back of West Ham’s narrow loss to Championship leaders Southampton, the Saints sit top, five points clear of the chasing pack and unbeaten at home for 18 matches in all competitions since their FA Cup fourth round...

Renewed confidence for Burnley fans

22 Oct 2011

There is nothing like a couple of good results to have supporters - who just a few weeks earlier were predicting relegation for their side - getting optimistic about a play-off push. That was the...

The Saints go marching on

22 Oct 2011

Southampton are looking to continue their charge towards the Premier League this weekend - but Reading will provide a stern test at the Madejski Stadium on Saturday. The Saints are the surprise...

Football League clubs vote in favour of new player scheme

21 Oct 2011

Football League clubs have voted in favour of an overhaul to the way young players from academies can be sold to other clubs. But there are concerns that the introduction of the new Elite Player Performance Plan will have damaging...

Sven calls on Foxes fans to maintain Championship climb

20 Oct 2011

Leicester City boss Sven Goran Eriksson saw his side extend their winning home run to four games on Wednesday night, seeing off a below par Watford side and rectifying Sunday's defeat to Birmingham City at St Andrews in the process. ...

Eriksson has faith in Beckford

20 Oct 2011

Leicester City manager Sven Goran Eriksson is confident his big deadline day signing, Jermaine Beckford, will deliver for the club despite his difficult start to life back in the Championship.

Why relegation will not be scrapped

20 Oct 2011

Let's get one thing straight – the proposed ‘plan’ to end relegation from the Premier League will not happen. It made good headlines, which is no doubt why Richard...

Carew: Baldock could be one of the best

19 Oct 2011

Sam Baldock can become one of West Ham’s all-time great football players. That is the view of John Carew who says he wants to use his rich experience to help the 22-year old striker.

Robbie Savage will be strictly dancing with Ola at Mad Stad

18 Oct 2011

There's an added attraction for Reading and Derby fans at tonight's Championship game at the Madejski Stadium. Former Derby man Robbie Savage and his Strictly Come Dancing partner Ola Jordan will be...

Cotterill prepares for tough times at Forest

16 Oct 2011

New Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cotterill watched on as his new side fell to a 1-0 defeat away at Coventry. The defeat is Forest’s third consecutive and seventh in the last eight games.

McCormack bursts Saunders' bubble

16 Oct 2011

Ross McCormack brought Dean Saunders' Doncaster Rovers crashing back to earth following their recent revival under the Welshman. McCormack scored Leeds' second of the game, and his 10th of...

Fed's express flight from Down Under for Royals

15 Oct 2011

Reading boss Brian McDermott didn’t mind if his international players were caught napping last week – he wanted them to recover from long journeys home in time for this weekend's clash with Burnley.

The Bubble Blower - Part 5

15 Oct 2011

Many West Ham fans will see our failed Olympic Stadium bid as a disaster. To some, having a stadium that has the grandeur to promote our club worldwide to potential investors is paramount in today’s game. It would show our...

Royals fans still remember the balmy record-breaking days of 1985

14 Oct 2011

Sunny days in October are making a welcome change this month as weather watchers happily inform us we haven't had it so good since 1985. But fans of Reading FC have more than one reason to fondly remember those balmy days of 26...

The Football League's longest-serving players

14 Oct 2011

Increasingly in the modern game, it doesn’t take much to convince a player to switch sides. A big bonus here, an extra few grand on the salary there, and suddenly your...

Southampton - From administration to jubilation

14 Oct 2011

April 23, 2009 was a dark day for Southampton Football Club. Handed a 10-point deduction following their parent company going into administration, it condemned them to relegation and a season in...

Hammer blow as stadium move hits stumbling block

13 Oct 2011

West Ham and Newham council's joint bid for the 2012 Olympic stadium has suffered a major blow, as it was revealed that the stadium will remain in public ownership. The legal disputes involving Tottenham, West Ham and Leyton Orient...

Peterborough chairman fined for Twitter outburst

10 Oct 2011

Chairman of Peterborough United Darragh MacAnthony is the latest football personality to be charged with misconduct by the FA after comments made on social networking site Twitter. Following The Posh's recent defeat at West Ham,...