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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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New ground: 10 of the best stadium moves in the new-build era

In the first of a two-part series, we look at the league clubs who have arguably benefited most from relocating By Niall McVeigh for The Set PiecesWhen it opened in August 1988, Scunthorpe’s Glanford Park was the first brand new league ground for 33 ye…

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Championship roundup: Reading score inside 10 seconds in win at Blackburn

Royals win 4-2 at Ewood Park to go seven points clear at topWycombe seal first point of season after 1-1 draw with WatfordReading scored inside 10 seconds as they continued their best start to a season for 35 years with a 4-2 win at Blackburn. The Roya…

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Championship roundup: Reading score inside 10 seconds in win at Blackburn

Royals win 4-2 at Ewood Park to go seven points clear at topWycombe seal first point of season after 1-1 draw with WatfordReading scored inside 10 seconds as they continued their best start to a season for 35 years with a 4-2 win at Blackburn. The Roya…

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Tottenham complete £11m signing of Joe Rodon from Swansea

Highly-rated Wales defender signs five-year deal Fee for 22-year-old could potentially rise to £15m Tottenham Hotspur have completed the signing of Swansea City and Wales defender Joe Rodon for a fee believed to be in the region of £11m rising to a pot…

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Championship roundup: Swansea and Birmingham coaches and players clash

Melee mars goalless draw at Liberty StadiumBrentford inaugurate new ground by beating HuddersfieldSwansea and Birmingham shared a 0-0 Championship draw that was overshadowed by players and coaches clashing at the Liberty Stadium. The two teams could no…

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Championship roundup: Swansea and Birmingham coaches and players clash

Melee mars goalless draw at Liberty StadiumBrentford inaugurate new ground by beating HuddersfieldSwansea and Birmingham shared a 0-0 Championship draw that was overshadowed by players and coaches clashing at the Liberty Stadium. The two teams could no…

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Brentford fight back to reach play-off final in dramatic Griffin Park swansong

A night for moving on. For shedding baggage and laying the past to rest. On the night Brentford said their farewells to Griffin Park, they came closer to top-flight football than they have done at any point since 1947.They did so with a sparkling moder…

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Brentford v Swansea: Championship play-off semi-final, second leg – live!

Live updates from Griffin Park, 7.45pm BST kick-offThe Fiver: Brentford, Leighton Baines and space planesEmail Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle with your thoughts 7.26pm BST “We need to win. Of course we will attack. We are playing against a very good side th…

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André Ayew atones for missed penalty as Swansea gain edge over Brentford

André Ayew made amends for a penalty miss by firing in a wonderful winner to give Swansea City a priceless lead in their play-off semi-final with Brentford, who were reduced to 10 men midway through the second half when Rico Henry was dismissed despite…

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Championship play-off chaos awaits four very different contenders

Swansea and Cardiff are outliers compared to Brentford and Fulham, but all will believe they can make it to WembleyOne of the most striking images from a wonderfully chaotic climax to the regular Championship season came not on the pitch but in the wes…

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Championship roundup: Swansea snatch play-off spot after Forest crumble

Welsh side beat Reading 4-1 to take sixth placeCharlton, Hull and Wigan relegatedSwansea head coach Steve Cooper promised that his players had “come back down to earth already” after their stunning 4-1 win at 10-man Reading had clinched a place in the …

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Championship roundup: Swansea snatch play-off spot after Forest crumble

Welsh side beat Reading 4-1 to take sixth placeCharlton, Hull and Wigan relegatedSwansea head coach Steve Cooper promised that his players had “come back down to earth already” after their stunning 4-1 win at 10-man Reading had clinched a place in the …

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Championship roundup: Watkins helps Brentford keep pressure on West Brom

Bees move a point behind Baggies with eighth straight winBowyer angry after Charlton concede late goal at BirminghamBrentford moved to within a point of the automatic promotion places after a 1-0 win against Preston at Griffin Park. Ollie Watkins score…

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Pablo Hernández sinks Swansea to put Leeds on verge of Premier League

Pablo Hernández moved Leeds closer to the Premier League as his late strike against his former club Swansea gave United a 1-0 victory at the Liberty Stadium, moving them three points clear of second-placed West Brom and, more important, six ahead of in…

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Swansea v Leeds United: Championship – live!

Minute-by-minute updates from the 1.30pm BST kick-offWest Brom suffer promotion blow at BlackburnContact Will on email or Twitter 12.50pm BST Swansea have a couple of exciting weeks ahead of them but after that they might be in plenty of trouble. They …

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Championship roundup: Pep Clotet leaves Birmingham after Swansea loss

‘It was mutually agreed that he should relinquish the role’Wigan and Middlesbrough both win to boost survival hopesPep Clotet has left his position as Birmingham City head coach after the club’s 3-1 home defeat to Swansea City.The 43-year-old was due t…

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Championship roundup: Leeds fight for draw while Brentford beat Reading

Stuart Dallas saves Leeds from defeat against bottom side LutonBrentford keep pressure on top two with fourth successive winChampionship leaders Leeds needed a Stuart Dallas equaliser to earn a point against the division’s bottom side Luton. Harry Corn…

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Championship roundup: Mitrovic leads Fulham back into third place

Serb’s header sinks Swansea and ropes in ForestBarnsley and Wigan secure timely wins at the bottomAleksandar Mitrovic left it late to ensure Fulham maintained their promotion challenge with a 1-0 win against Swansea, having missed a penalty minutes ear…

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Why Premier League clubs are turning to an Australian bank in big numbers

Teams in England’s top two divisions are taking sizeable loans from Macquarie, at times mortgaged against future TV earningsIt was once dubbed the “vampire kangaroo” and accused of “feasting on Britain’s creaking infrastructure” after investing in comp…