Championship RESULTS: Leeds stage remarkable comeback to beat Millwall, West Brom defeat by Cardiff, Luton claim invaluable victory in bid for survival

28 Jan

Leeds produced a stunning comeback to seal a 3-2 win over Millwall and reignite their push for automatic promotion from the Championship. The Whites were 2-0 down at the break and in danger of seeing the buffer between themselves and the teams in the play-off spots wiped out. But three goals in 18 second-half minutes […]

Jean-Kevin Augustin: Manchester United failed with bid for Leeds new boy who is ‘far too good for the Championship’

28 Jan

Leeds United new boy Jean-Kevin Augustin is far too good for the Championship – but his attitude doesn’t yet match up to his talent, talkSPORT have been told. The Championship promotion challengers pulled off a major coup by securing the striker on loan from RB Leipzig until the end of the season on Monday. The Athletic […]

Sam Clucas and James McClean score as Stoke boost survival hopes with crucial win vs Swansea

25 Jan

Stoke moved seven points clear of the Championship relegation zone with a 2-0 win over promotion hopefuls Swansea. Former Swans midfielder Sam Clucas scored the opener in the 55th minute, before James McClean put the game to bed in injury-time to secure back-to-back wins for the Potters. Swansea almost levelled shortly after Clucas’ goal when […]

Manchester United’s £30m interest in Jude Bellingham ‘fantastic’ for Birmingham City, claims manager Pep Clotet

24 Jan

Birmingham City boss Pep Clotet insists 16-year-old sensation Jude Bellingham has NOT had his head turned by links with a transfer to Manchester United. But the manager also insists the Premier League giants’ interest in their prized young star is ‘fantastic’ for the club. Bellingham has been linked with a stunning move away from St […]

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl reiterates stance regarding Leeds United target Che Adams

23 Jan

Southampton manager Ralph Hasenhuttl has dismissed speculation linking Che Adams with a move away from the club this month in the wake of Leeds’ interest. The Championship side had a third bid rejected for the striker this week, as the club are desperate to bolster their promotion bid and had made the 23-year-old one of their […]

Jordan Hugill open to permanent QPR stay but would love to prove David Moyes was right to sign him for West Ham

23 Jan

West Ham striker Jordan Hugill has hinted he’s open to joining QPR on a permanent basis, but says no decision over his future will be made until the end of the season. Hugill has hit the ground running since joining Mark Warburton’s side on loan from the Hammers last summer, scoring ten times in all […]

Jude Bellingham warned against Manchester United move by former Birmingham City star Jermaine Pennant

23 Jan

Jermaine Pennant has described 16-year-old Birmingham City sensation Jude Bellingham as a ‘fantastic talent’ – but has urged the youngster to reject a move to Manchester United. The teen has been linked with a stunning move away from the Blues, with United reportedly willing to pay over £30million to sign him, while Barcelona are also […]

Championship results: Fulham and Nottingham Forest both miss out on chances to close Leeds gap with draws against Charlton and Reading

22 Jan

Below is a round-up of Wednesday night’s Championship action… Charlton 0-0 Fulham Fulham’s latest failure to win at a London ground other than Craven Cottage cost them a chance to close to within a point of the Sky Bet Championship’s automatic promotion places following a drab 0-0 draw at Charltion. They had lost each of […]

Leeds aiming to replace Eddie Nketiah with Britt Assombalonga after Arsenal recall loan striker

22 Jan

Marcelo Bielsa has identified Britt Assombalonga as the signing to get Leeds’ promotion push back on track as the Whites hunt for a new striker. Losing Eddie Nketiah earlier this month when Arsenal recalled him means Patrick Bamford is the only senior centre-forward in Leeds‘ squad. Bamford has come under fire this term for scoring […]

Ally McCoist and Alan Brazil argue with fan who claims ‘Celtic and Rangers wouldn’t win promotion from the Championship’ after Moyes’ Carabao Cup suggestion

22 Jan

Ally McCoist and Alan Brazil argued with a fan over his claims that Scottish giants Celtic and Rangers would struggle to get out of the Championship if they came over to play in England. On Wednesday’s Sports Breakfast show, the Scottish duo asked talkSPORT listeners for their say on how the Old Firm rivals would […]

Championship results: Preston punish Barnsley while Middlesbrough and Birmingham can’t be separated

21 Jan

Below is a round-up of Monday night’s Championship action… Barnsley 0-3 Preston Preston climbed into the Championship play-off places following a comfortable 3-0 win at struggling Barnsley. All three goals came in the first half with Tom Barkhuizen scoring twice and Daniel Johnson also finding the net. The victory – Preston’s first on the road […]

Family of Emiliano Sala to mark one year anniversary of his death in private, as mother says pain of plane crash ‘will never go away’

21 Jan

Emiliano Sala’s mother has said the pain of losing her son ‘will never go away’ on the anniversary of the Cardiff striker’s death. In a statement, the Argentine’s family have said they will mark the one year since his tragic passing in ‘private, quiet contemplation of their loss’. Sala died on January 21, 2019 when […]

Erling Haaland hat-trick on Borussia Dortmund debut, Conor McGregor and ‘Cowboy’s’ gran, Roy Hodgson on Pep Guardiola and other things we loved

19 Jan

Liverpool made it 13 Premier League wins in a row as they extended their lead to 16 points at the top of the table on Sunday, while nearest challengers Manchester City were denied at the death by Crystal Palace a day earlier. Meanwhile, Chelsea were dealt a late sickening blow at Newcastle as Isaac Hayden […]

Millwall victory over Reading marred after reports of homophobic chanting at The Den as stadium announcer relays message to fans

18 Jan

Second-half goals from Matt Smith and Jon Dadi Bodvarsson earned Millwall a 2-0 win over Reading – but the game at The Den was marred by incidents of homophobic chanting Smith’s powerful strike gave Millwall the lead before Bodvarsson came off the bench to secure all three points, continuing the Lions’ superb form under Gary […]

Championship RESULTS: Brentford fail to take advantage of Leeds slip up, Rhian Brewster scores first Swansea goal, Sheffield Wednesday trounced at home

18 Jan

Brentford missed a golden chance to close the gap on second-placed Leeds as the Bees could only manage a draw at lowly Huddersfield. Leeds suffered a surprise defeat at QPR in the lunchtime kick-off, meaning Brentford would be just three points off the automatic promotion spots with a win. But Thomas Frank’s men could only […]

Leeds United stumble in Championship title race against QPR as Patrick Bamford misses penalty and Kalvin Phillips sees red

18 Jan

Leeds United missed the chance to go top of the Championship table after suffering a 1-0 defeat to Queens Park Rangers on Saturday afternoon. After Fulham claimed all three points at home to Middlesbrough on Friday night, the Whites knew they could push away from the dreaded Play-Off places and leapfrog West Bromwich Albion before […]

Derby charged by EFL for recording losses under Financial Fair Play rules, face possible points deduction

16 Jan

Derby have been charged by the English Football League for recording losses in excess of the permitted amounts under Financial Fair Play rules. The Championship club face a possible points deduction because, following a review of their profitability and sustainability submissions, league chiefs ruled that the Rams were in breach of regulations for the three-year […]

Hull City reveal they’ve previously muted talkSPORT’s Moose on Twitter before announcing Martin Samuelsen transfer from West Ham

16 Jan

He boasts almost three decades in sports journalism, but talkSPORT legend Ian Abrahams sometimes rubs people the wrong way. Abrahams, affectionately known as ‘The Moose’, is exceptionally well-known in his field and seems to be ‘friends’ with everyone in the world of sport. Happy 36th Birthday to Switzerland defender ⁦Stephen Lichsteiner have a great day […]

Premier League duo Burnley and Sheffield United among clubs interested in David Alaba’s cousin Ronald Sobowale

15 Jan

Premier League duo Burnley and Sheffield United are both keeping tabs on Ronald Sobowale – the cousin of Bayern Munich star David Alaba. talkSPORT.com understands the pacy forward, who has scored 23 goals in 25 games for non-league club Whyteleafe, is also attracting interest from a host of other Championship sides. Sobowale is currently on […]

Simon Jordan brands Sheffield United star Oli McBurnie a ‘moron’ and disagrees with Gary Neville about behaviour at Cardiff vs Swansea

14 Jan

Simon Jordan says Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie is a ‘moron’ and deserved to get an official warning by the FA for getting ‘carried away’ in the stands at a Swansea game. McBurnie, the former Swansea player who now supports the Welsh club, was in with the Jacks supporters for Sunday’s south Wales derby at […]

Tyrese Campbell: Wolves and Crystal Palace join Rangers and Celtic in transfer battle for Stoke forward

14 Jan

A number of clubs, including Premier League sides Wolves and Crystal Palace, are battling it out to sign Stoke forward Tyrese Campbell this month, talkSPORT understands. Campbell, the son of former Everton and Arsenal player Kevin, has entered the final six months of his contract and Stoke could be willing to let him leave in […]

‘Leeds would enhance the Premier League and I hope they are promoted’, says former Elland Road boss Howard Wilkinson

13 Jan

The Premier League would be a better product if Leeds were involved, according to the club’s former manager Howard Wilkinson. The Whites, under Marcelo Bielsa, came so close to winning promotion last season before falling in the Championship play-offs, and they remain one of the favourites to go up this term after an excellent first […]