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Clark charged with engineering Birmingham’s Premier League return

28 Jun 2012

Four months on from his surprising dismissal at Huddersfield Town, Lee Clark is back in football after being appointed the new Birmingham City manager. The Blues missed out on their Premier League return, suffering Championship...

Powell relishing Championship challenge

21 Jun 2012

After guiding Charlton Athletic to the Npower League One title last season, Manager Chris Powell is determined to keep the momentum going as the Addicks embark on a first campaign back in the Championship since relegation three years ago. ...

Bruce aims for Premier League return with Hull City

11 Jun 2012

Steve Bruce is confident he can guide Hull City back into the Premier League. Reassurances given to Bruce during talks with the clubs owners convinced him their ambitions matched his own. After his appointment was...

Bruce offered Hull City job

7 Jun 2012

Steve Bruce has been offered the chance to fill the managerial vacancy at Hull City. The Tigers have been looking for a new manager since sacking Nicky Barmby in May. Barmby was suspended and eventually relieved of his...

Clyne to take time over career choice

6 Jun 2012

Crystal Palace Bosman prospect Nathaniel Clyne won't be rushed into his next move. Manchester United, Newcastle United, Sunderland and Everton are all keen on the England U21 international. But Clyne, 21, whose Palace deal...

Hoilett set to sign for Monchengladbach

4 Jun 2012

Junior Hoilett has is nearing a switch to German side Borussia Monchengladbach. The Canadian had a host of Premier League club after him including Arsenal, Newcastle and Tottenham, with Marseille and Bayern Munich also watching the 21-year-old.

Warnock hoping to bring Kilgallon back to Leeds

4 Jun 2012

Leeds United are keeping tabs on the availability of Sunderland defender Matthew Kilgallon. Reports says Leeds manager Neil Warnock is keen to take Kilgallon back to Elland Road where he started his career.

More players back on the Football League benches

1 Jun 2012

The 72 member clubs of the Football League have voted in favour of returning to more players on their substitute benches next season. At a conference held on Thursday, the move to return to seven substitutes from five for the 2012-13 campaign was approved after proposals from Birmingham City and Derby County.

Taylor steps down as Watford chairman

31 May 2012

Graham Taylor has resigned from his role as chairman of Watford. In a handwritten letter, former England manager Taylor stated the role was never meant to be a permanent position.

Malone joins Millwall from Bournemouth

31 May 2012

Bournemouth midfielder Scott Malone has left the League One side to join Championship side Millwall. The deal will see former Cherries striker Josh McQuoid return to the Seward Stadium in a cash-plus-player deal worth around £750,000...

Will promotion be enough to persuade Rhodes to stay?

28 May 2012

Touted as the hottest property in the Football League, Huddersfield Town striker Jordan Rhodes could yet remain a Terrier following his side's dramatic penalty shoot-out victory in the League One play-off final against Sheffield United. ...

Sheffield Wednesday sign Kirkland

24 May 2012

Chris Kirkland has joined Sheffield Wednesday on a two-year contract from Wigan Athletic. The one-time England international will officially join the club when his deal with the Lactics expires on June, 30. Kirkland signed for...

Solly: Powell an inspiration

23 May 2012

Title winning teams usually reserve their top prizes for the goal-getters, the top scorers or the headline makers, however for Charlton Athletic it is a very different story. Despite the League One winners being prolific all season, it...

Udinese make shock move for Wolves winger

23 May 2012

Wolves winger Matt Jarvis is a £5m target for Udinese. The Italian club are the surprise suitors for the 25-year-old. Udinese scouted him last season and were impressed with the reports they received about him, despite...

Blackpool can bounce back with Holloway at the helm

22 May 2012

For the tangerine army, the past two years have been a roller-coaster. In their most impressive period in over forty years, Ian Holloway's men have endured the kind of ups and downs more commonly found on Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Two...

Owls target Klasnic

22 May 2012

Sheffield Wednesday have emerged as shock candidates to sign former Bolton Wanderers forward Ivan Klasnic. Manager Dave Jones is keen to add free agent Klasnic to his squad, following an impressive last season finishing up as...

Vassell heads Foxes exit list

22 May 2012

Former England international Darius Vassell is the most high profile name on the list of players being released by big-spending Leicester City. The former Aston Villa striker has suffered several injury setbacks since arriving in...

Vaz Te winner sends Hammers back to the Premier League

19 May 2012

Ricardo Vaz Te's 87th minute strike sent West Ham back to the Premier League at the first attempt following relegation a year ago. The Hammers spent much of the season in the top two in the Championship, but Reading's late surge...

The other final: West Ham and Blackpool look to put Munich in the shadows

19 May 2012

It’s the million pounds per minute match that decides the fates and futures of two top teams. On the same day that Bayern Munich take on Chelsea in the Champions League final, West Ham United and Blackpool will wage war at...

Championship team of the season

18 May 2012

Ahead of Saturday’s hotly-anticipated Championship Play-Off Final between Blackpool and West Ham United, The Football League has unveiled the 2011/2012 Championship Team of the Season as chosen by the pundits of BBC Sport’s ‘The Football...