All posts in category: Championship

Norwich v Hull: Canaries flying

After Norwich City concluded August with a 4-0 thrashing at Millwall, few predicted that they would concede just one goal in their next six and go joint-top of the Championship form table. Grant Hanley’s deadline day arrival was designed to improve a defence that had conceded 12 goals in five games. Improve it did, even… Read more →

QPR 1-2 Fulham Six Things: chances galore

Had QPR and Fulham been more ruthless in front of goal, we could potentially be talking about one of the second tier’s highest-scoring matches ever, rather than what looked on paper like a run-of-the-mill 2-1 win for the visitors. That came thanks to goals from Ryan Fredericks and Stefan Johansen, though Conor Washington’s injury-time strike… Read more →

QPR v Fulham: Kamara the key

Ian Holloway described his side’s first half performance against Burton Albion last week as the worst he’d ever seen. The half-time arrivals of Matt Smith and Bright Osayi-Samuel inspired an improved second half, which saw Jamie Mackie and Luke Freeman both come close on more than one occasion, but they couldn’t find a way through.… Read more →

First lesson for Christiansen at Leeds

Thomas Christiansen has had a huge impact at Leeds United. He deserves great credit, both for taking the club into automatic promotion contention and widening the technical capabilities of his players. In the last two away games however, his side has struggled to handle high-tempo, physical sides in Millwall and Cardiff. They lost 3-0 to… Read more →