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Norwich lose to Luton as Watford and Reading gain ground at the top

Goals from Pearson and Collins seal 3-1 win for HattersDraws for Watford and Reading put them within point of leadersNorwich slipped to their first defeat in almost two months as they were beaten 3-1 at Luton in the Championship on Wednesday night.A go…

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Tony Pulis: ‘I’m softer but there’s still that little streak in me’

Sheffield Wednesday’s first goal under their new manager was from a set piece but there is more to him, says a former playerPerhaps it was inevitable the first goal of the Tony Pulis era at Sheffield Wednesday would stem from a superbly executed set pi…

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Darnell Fisher faces FA investigation for touching Callum Paterson’s genitals

Preston defender twice appeared to grab Paterson’s groinFA aware of incident in game with Sheffield WednesdayDarnell Fisher, the Preston defender, seems set to face a Football Association investigation for appearing to grab the genitals of an opponent,…

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Albert Quixall obituary

Footballer recruited for a record-breaking fee to Manchester United by Matt Busby in the aftermath of the Munich air disasterThe footballer Albert Quixall, who has died aged 87, was one of Matt Busby’s key recruits at Manchester United as the great man…

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Sheffield Wednesday appoint Tony Pulis as new manager

Pulis replaces Garry Monk in what is his 11th managerial postWednesday sit second-from-bottom in ChampionshipSheffield Wednesday have announced the appointment of Tony Pulis as their new manager. The 62-year-old succeeds Garry Monk, who was sacked by t…

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‘The time is right’: Sheffield Wednesday sack manager Garry Monk

Monk, 41, had been in charge for just over a yearClub are 23rd in Championship after six-point deductionSheffield Wednesday have sacked Garry Monk. The 41-year-old had been in charge of the Championship team for just over a year.Wednesday finished 16th…

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Preston bring leaders Reading down to earth, Wednesday’s point deduction cut

Watford come from behind to see off Stoke, Forest leave it lateSheffield Wednesday still bottom after penalty cut to six pointsReading’s indifferent form continued as they were thrashed 3-0 at home by Preston, though they remain top of the Championship…

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Preston bring leaders Reading down to earth, Wednesday’s point deduction cut

Watford come from behind to see off Stoke, Forest leave it lateSheffield Wednesday still bottom after penalty cut to six pointsReading’s indifferent form continued as they were thrashed 3-0 at home by Preston, though they remain top of the Championship…

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Championship roundup: João Pedro turns up heat for fast-rising Watford

In-from Brazilian teenager sparks 3-1 win over BlackburnHarry Wilson denies Bournemouth; Ivan Toney hits doubleJoão Pedro scored his third goal in three games to set Watford on the way to a 3-1 win against Blackburn that lifted them to third in the Cha…

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Wigan’s former owner Kay asked about administration before his takeover

Au Yeung Wai Kay contacted insolvency firm on eve of dealAnother panel critical of EFL’s check into Sheffield WednesdayThe former owner of Wigan Athletic, Au Yeung Wai Kay, sought to put the club into administration before he had even completed his con…

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Sheffield Wednesday hit with 12-point deduction for next season

Wednesday found guilty of breaching financial rulesDeduction this season would have seen club relegatedSheffield Wednesday will be deducted 12 points for the 2020-21 Championship season after being found guilty of breaching financial rules.An independe…

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Expect more twists in the tale as Championship enters final chapter | Ben Fisher

Promotion, relegation and play-off places are yet to be settled entering the final round of games in this extraordinary seasonEight days and only three games ago, no Championship club was guaranteed to be in the second tier next season and even now, wi…

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Relegated clubs could earn reprieve amid Championship chaos

Wigan, Sheffield Wednesday and Derby cases continueClubs could be docked points if found guiltyAt least two Championship clubs are set to face an agonising wait over whether they will drop into League One even if they finish in the relegation zone beca…

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Grabban eases Nottingham Forest past Huddersfield while Wednesday win

Nottm Forest 3-1 Huddersfield; Bristol City 1-2 Sheffield WedForest move to fourth as Lamouchi celebrates year in chargeLewis Grabban scored twice to help Sabri Lamouchi celebrate a year in charge of Nottingham Forest with a comfortable 3-1 win against…

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Grabban eases Nottingham Forest past Huddersfield while Wednesday win

Nottm Forest 3-1 Huddersfield; Bristol City 1-2 Sheffield WedForest move to fourth as Lamouchi celebrates year in chargeLewis Grabban scored twice to help Sabri Lamouchi celebrate a year in charge of Nottingham Forest with a comfortable 3-1 win against…

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The great escapes: how Crystal Palace fought off relegation and liquidation 10 years ago

Palace nearly folded a decade ago, but they were saved by two great interventions – one on the pitch and one off itBy Richard Foster for the Guardian Sport NetworkTen years ago today Crystal Palace fans celebrated the last-minute survival of their foot…

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Josh Dasilva hits two for Brentford in thrashing of Sheffield Wednesday

Brentford strengthened their Sky Bet Championship promotion push with an emphatic 5-0 win over troubled Sheffield Wednesday.A Josh Dasilva brace and goals from Tariqe Fosu, Emiliano Marcondes and Bryan Mbeumo ended the hosts’ five-game winless run in s…

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Sergio Agüero goal takes Manchester City past stubborn Sheffield Wednesday

For the umpteenth time in his glittering Manchester City career Sergio Agüero ensured the tale of this tie had a happy ending for the holders. His second-half winner took them into the quarter-finals and secured the striker a remarkable 254th goal for …

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Sheffield Wednesday v Manchester City: FA Cup fifth round – live!

FA Cup fifth-round updates from the 7.45pm GMT kick-offLive scoreboard! | Quarter-finals draw due at 9.50pm GMTAnd feel free to email scott.murray@theguardian.com 6.51pm GMT Sheffield Wednesday: Wildsmith, Palmer, Fox, Lee, Pelupessy, Bannan, Borner, M…

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Manchester City visit offers Garry Monk unlikely chance to end slump

Sheffield Wednesday manager says he is in ‘probably the most difficult moment in my career’ before his team’s FA Cup tieGarry Monk believes one of the best things his parents did for him was to ensure he developed a thick skin.A tough carapace acquired…