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Norwich City v Sheffield Wednesday: Championship – live!

Updates as Norwich host Sheffield Wednesday, 7.45pm (BST)Wigan stun Leeds to blow promotion race openAnd email Ben or tweet him to get in touch 6.49pm BST Norwich City: Krul; Aarons, Zimmermann, Godfrey, Lewis; Trybull, Leitner; McLean, Stiepermann, He…

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London Irish end top-flight exile with crushing win at Richmond

• London Irish beat Richmond 46-7 in Championship• Nick Phipps and Waisake Naholo likely to join Sean O’BrienLondon Irish sealed their return to the Premiership with a 46-7 victory at the bottom club Richmond that secured the Championship title with on…

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Ten-man Wigan stun Leeds to blow Championship promotion race open

This was the day when Leeds were supposed to hit the accelerator and watch the dual carriageway towards the Premier League open up in front of them but, instead, 10-man Wigan delighted in forcing them onto the hard shoulder.Paul Cook’s side may have ar…

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Premier League team news, Championship and more: Friday countdown – live!

The latest updates ahead of the weekend’s actionPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendSend Nick an email here, or tweet @NickMiller79 10.45am BST You may have missed the news that Bolton Wanderers have a new saviour in the shape of form…

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Premier League team news, Championship and more: Friday countdown – live!

The latest updates ahead of the weekend’s actionPremier League: 10 things to look out for this weekendSend Nick an email here, or tweet @NickMiller79 10.45am BST You may have missed the news that Bolton Wanderers have a new saviour in the shape of form…

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Daniel Farke in the saddle as Norwich gallop to the finishing line | Stuart James

Despite a limited budget, Norwich top an unpredictable Championship and are heading for promotionThe standout line in a story about Daniel Farke, the Norwich City manager, on the Pink ’Un website this week was found in the penultimate paragraph. “A Ban…

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Teemu Pukki’s late strike salvages draw for leaders Norwich at Wigan

Norwich extended their lead at the top of the Championship after grinding out a 1-1 draw at relegation-threatened Wigan.The home side, who started the day just a point above the drop zone, led at the break through Reece James’ penalty, after a City def…

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Wigan Athletic v Norwich City: Championship – live!

Championship updates from the DW Stadium, kick-off 12pm BSTIpswich down, Lincoln up and goals galore at SunderlandAnd feel free to email Rob your thoughts 11.06am BST TEAM NEWS | Four changes for Latics against @NorwichCityFC!?? @LeeEvans94, @Gavinmas…

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Promotion and a new home in the capital await London Irish

After 19 years at the Madejski, the Exiles are set to move but first they must ensure they regain a Premiership placeLondon Irish are ending their exile. The Championship leaders can seal their promotion this week but as significant as their return to …

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Jack Harrison’s flawless finish gives Leeds victory over Sheffield Wednesday

Leeds returned to second as the cat-and-mouse dynamic at the top of the Championship continues. Jack Harrison’s fourth goal of the season was enough to yield victory, but on another day Marcelo Bielsa’s side – who racked up 28 shots but only six on tar…

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Football League: Ipswich down, Lincoln up and goals galore at Sunderland

Paul Lambert’s side relegated after drawing with BirminghamMason Mount hattrick, Coventry win 5-4 at Stadium of LightIpswich Town’s season of misery reached its culmination as their relegation was confirmed in a 1-1 draw with Birmingham at Portman Road…

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Burnley v Cardiff, Juventus look to wrap up Serie A title and more – live!

Updates from Saturday’s afternoon kick-offsYou can email Simon here or tweet him hereLive scoreboard: the latest from Saturday’s matchesHow they stand: the latest league tables 1.54pm BST Juventus have named their starting line-up, which includes 17-ye…

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Marcelo Bielsa is a success at Leeds, whether they’re promoted or not

Whites have been in the top three all season but face Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday in patchy form for automatic promotionWhen the actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel show this week, he was not there only to talk about his role a…

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Championship roundup: Norwich and Sheffield United slip up at the top

• Norwich 2-2 Reading; Birmingham 1-1 Sheffield United• Aston Villa game at Rotherham features three penaltiesNorwich were behind with four minutes left and ahead with two remaining before Reading equalised seven minutes into stoppage time through Andy…

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‘He reminds me of Ronaldo’: Che Adams brings Brazil to Birmingham

The forward known as ‘Chelé’ by fans is attracting Premier League interest after developing at non-league IlkestonThe immediate threat to Sheffield United’s promotion push is a familiar one. It was November 2014 when Nigel Clough rang Kevin Wilson, the…

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Patrick Bamford double sends Leeds back into Championship top two

• Leeds win 2-0 away at Preston to leapfrog Sheffield United• Bristol City hang on to beat West Brom, Derby lose at BlackburnLeeds United returned to the automatic promotion places thanks to a 2-0 win over 10-man Preston North End at Deepdale.Patrick B…

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How did Norwich City become so dominant in the Championship?

Norwich are seven points clear at the top of the Championship after eight straight wins. Where did it all go right this season?By Martin Laurence for WhoScoredIt was a weekend packed with late drama in the ever-unpredictable Championship but, if there …

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Derby, Wigan and Northampton all report alleged racist abuse of players

• Police arrest Brentford fan after incident at Griffin Park• Wigan report hate crime after Nathan Byrne abused onlinePolice are investigating multiple allegations of racist abuse against Football League players – with Derby, Wigan and Northampton all …

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Football League: Leeds slip to third as Swansea leave Pulis on the brink

Sheffield United return to second after in ChampionshipLuton held in League Two as Sunderland win lateSheffield United seized on Leeds United’s slip-up to regain second with six games to play. Leeds slid to third, a point behind Chris Wilder’s side, af…

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Aston Villa’s Tammy Abraham rubs salt in Sheffield Wednesday’s wounds

The late introduction of Albert Adomah proved inspired for Dean Smith as the Aston Villa substitute smashed the ball home to put his side ahead before Tammy Abraham made sure in the 95th minute that they would move up to fifth.Smith’s side are now thre…