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Take Phil Brown’s lead and play Championship Fantasy Football

With the start of the new Npower Championship campaign less than a week away, excitement and expectation is sweeping across the nation as 24 teams will be hoping to recognise their dreams and secure a passage to the Premier League.

In addition to the excitement of midweek and weekend action at your very own club, why not try your hand at becoming the boss and managing your very own Championship 11 and lead them to Phones4U Fantasy Football glory?

With the esteemed Premier League Fantasy League series winning acclaim from thousands of fans season upon season, this is another unique chance to play with stars from the best second tier in world football – the Npower Championship!

Former Derby County, Hull City and Preston North End manager Phil Brown (pictured) has already selected his 2012/13 Championship ‘dream team’ which could forge the basis of many competitors fantasy squads this campaign. Why not follow his lead? Check Brown’s selections and rationales for inclusion below. Is he right?

Phil Brown's 2012/13 Championship 'dream team' 

GK - Paddy Kenny (Leeds United) - “A top keeper with bags of experience”

RB – Liam Rosenior (Hull City) - “Pacey and attacking, has done it before at this level”

CB – Curtis Davies (Birmingham City) - “A solid centre-back with a serious pedigree”

CB – Roger Johnson (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - “Didn’t have the best debut season at Wolves, will be looking to prove himself in the Championship”

LB – Martin Olsson (Blackburn Rovers) - “An international left-back, and still very young. Might get snapped up before the end of the transfer window”

RM – Peter Whittingham (Cardiff City) - “My player of the season in 2011/2012”

CM – Stuart Holden (Bolton Wanderers) - “Looked like a quality player before a serious injury last season”

CM – Robert Koren (Hull City) - “Set piece specialist, will be looking to provide the ammunition for Hull’s strikers”

LM – Stephen Hunt (Wolverhampton Wanderers) - “We’ve seen him performing week in, week out in the Premier League, and he will be looking to make an impact”

RF – Dexter Blackstock (Nottingham Forest) - “If he stays fit you’re guaranteed 20 goals a season”

LF – Ross McCormack (Leeds United) - “Can see Leeds doing well, with McCormack’s goals firing them to at least a play-off spot”

This season’s Phones4U Fantasy Football is bigger and better, including a whopping £10,000 cash prize for the ultimate winner. Other amazing giveaways include VIP tickets to the Npower Championship play-off final as well as signed shirts and behind-the-scenes tours.

Register your team now at Fantasy Football League by clicking here

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