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From The42 Ireland duo Robinson and Browne both net as Preston win seven-goal thriller and Leeds triumph to go top COYBIG

Ireland duo Robinson and Browne both net as Preston win seven-goal thriller and Leeds triumph to go top

Alan Browne and Callum Robinson both scored as Preston defeated Brentford.

From The42 Irish duo feature as Championship strugglers hold leaders Boro Stalemate

Irish duo feature as Championship strugglers hold leaders Boro

Ryan Manning and Richie Towell helped secured an impressive result for their team at the Riverside Stadium.

From The42 Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship On The Rise

Boro beat Sheffield Wednesday to top Championship

Sheffield United, however, can regain top spot when they travel to Derby County on Saturday.

From The42 Could O'Neill be about to put faith in a 31-year-old international rookie? Like A Fine Wine

Could O'Neill be about to put faith in a 31-year-old international rookie?

Shaun Williams impressed off the bench against Wales last month, and could be set for a full competitive debut this evening.

From The42 Middlesbrough keep up pressure on Championship leaders Leeds and McClaren's QPR win again Pulis Power

Middlesbrough keep up pressure on Championship leaders Leeds and McClaren's QPR win again

There were five matches in the second tier of English football tonight.

From The42 Irish duo among the goalscorers in the Championship COYBIG

Irish duo among the goalscorers in the Championship

Ryan Manning and Callum Robinson were on target for Rotherham and Preston respectively.

From The42 Former Limerick and Cork City youngster drops to League Two in search of first-team football Hot Prospect

Former Limerick and Cork City youngster drops to League Two in search of first-team football

Chiedozie Ogbene has joined Exeter on loan from Championship side Brentford.

From The42 Irish defender Keogh on the mark as Lampard's Derby beat Preston Championship This post contains videos

Irish defender Keogh on the mark as Lampard's Derby beat Preston

Graham Burke and Callum Robinson started for the visitors, who have not won since the opening day of the season.

From The42 Ireland's number one keeps another clean sheet as Boro go top of the Championship In Form

Ireland's number one keeps another clean sheet as Boro go top of the Championship

Darren Randolph has conceded goals in just one out of his side’s five Championship fixtures so far.

From The42 Burke's flying start at Preston continues as Ireland forward scores first league goal Burkey This post contains videos

Burke's flying start at Preston continues as Ireland forward scores first league goal

The 24-year-old was on the mark against Stoke City this evening.

From The42 Ireland's John Egan scores for new club, Bielsa's Leeds revolution continues Wrap

Ireland's John Egan scores for new club, Bielsa's Leeds revolution continues

Meanwhile, there was more Championship misery for Frank Lampard and Derby.

From The42 Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds continue strong start, as they put Frank Lampard's Derby to the sword Too Good

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds continue strong start, as they put Frank Lampard's Derby to the sword

Goals from Mateusz Klich, Kemar Roofe (2) and Ezgjan Alioski secured the victory.

From The42 12 Irish players who could have a big impact in the Championship this season COYBIG

12 Irish players who could have a big impact in the Championship this season

The English second tier resumes on Friday and we look at some of the individuals who could have a big say on its outcome.

From The42 After his release by Ipswich, Ireland international McGoldrick finds a new club Done Deal

After his release by Ipswich, Ireland international McGoldrick finds a new club

The striker will join fellow Irish players Enda Stevens and John Egan at Sheffield United.

From The42 Brentford's Championship rivals make Ireland international Egan their club-record signing Blade Runner

Brentford's Championship rivals make Ireland international Egan their club-record signing

The Cork native has become Sheffield United’s most expensive ever signing.

From The42 Klopp considers loaning highly-rated Welsh youngster amid Championship interest Transfer News

Klopp considers loaning highly-rated Welsh youngster amid Championship interest

Norwich and Sheffield United are keen on Ben Woodburn.

From The42 After working his magic in Sweden, Swansea hope Potter can restore Premier League status Football Wizard

After working his magic in Sweden, Swansea hope Potter can restore Premier League status

The Welsh club have appointed Graham Potter as their new boss.

From The42 Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return Pastures New This post contains videos

Veteran Irish defender John O'Shea leaves Sunderland to make Championship return

The former Manchester United player has signed with Reading ahead of the 2018-19 season.

From The42 Wembley joy for Irish duo as Rotherham gain promotion to the Championship Good Times

Wembley joy for Irish duo as Rotherham gain promotion to the Championship

Richie Towell and Anthony Forde both featured on a memorable day for the Millers.

From The42 Chelsea legend Frank Lampard in talks to manage Championship club In The Frame

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard in talks to manage Championship club

The former England international is one of several candidates for the vacant Derby County role.

From The42 Heartbreak for Aston Villa, as Fulham earn Premier League promotion Promised Land

Heartbreak for Aston Villa, as Fulham earn Premier League promotion

Irish international Cyrus Christie was involved in the London side’s triumph.

From The42 Derby County a step closer to Premier League football with semi-final first-leg win Boost

Derby County a step closer to Premier League football with semi-final first-leg win

Cameron Jerome scored the only goal of the game for the Rams against Fulham.

From The42 Swansea boss set to leave club at end of season - reports Wave Goodbye

Swansea boss set to leave club at end of season - reports

Carlos Carvalhal is not expected to continue on with the club on the verge of relegation.

From The42 Mixed fortunes for Irish internationals on Championship's final day COYBIG

Mixed fortunes for Irish internationals on Championship's final day

There was bad news for Preston’s Irish contingent, while Richard Keogh helped Derby secure a play-off spot.

From The42 Cardiff back in the Premier League as Neil Warnock earns record eighth promotion Going Up

Cardiff back in the Premier League as Neil Warnock earns record eighth promotion

They drew 0-0 with Reading in the Championship today, as third-place Fulham lost 3-1 to Birmingham.

From The42 Setback for Cardiff's automatic promotion hopes as Derby move into play-off places Championship

Setback for Cardiff's automatic promotion hopes as Derby move into play-off places

The race for a place in the Premier League is really hotting up.

From The42 Fulham end Millwall's 17-match unbeaten run to boost Premier League hopes Promotion Race

Fulham end Millwall's 17-match unbeaten run to boost Premier League hopes

The Cottagers are now two points ahead of Cardiff but have played two games more.

'It had nothing to do with feeling English or Irish, it was a personal thing between me and my family'

Reading midfielder Liam Kelly has been speaking about turning down a call-up to the Ireland squad.

From The42 Irish-eligible star scores twice to boost Preston's Premier League promotion hopes Catching The Eye

Irish-eligible star scores twice to boost Preston's Premier League promotion hopes

Callum Robinson’s brace left Alex Neil’s side within three points of the play-off spots.

From The42 Former Cork City and Limerick youngster makes Championship debut Potential

Former Cork City and Limerick youngster makes Championship debut

It was a night to remember for Chiedozie Ogbene.

From The42 Mick McCarthy confirms immediate departure as Ipswich manager Wave Goodbye This post contains videos

Mick McCarthy confirms immediate departure as Ipswich manager

The former Ireland boss was critical of the reaction when he substituted Clare-born debutant Barry Cotter on 56 minutes, labelling it “pathetic”.

From The42 Irish defender on target as Derby boost Premier League promotion hopes Going Well

Irish defender on target as Derby boost Premier League promotion hopes

Alex Pearce helped his side earn a comfortable win today.

From The42 Irish international makes long-awaited comeback for promotion-chasing Bristol City Recovery

Irish international makes long-awaited comeback for promotion-chasing Bristol City

Callum O’Dowda has appeared for the senior side for the first time since November.

From The42 Limerick youngster makes Championship debut Potential

Limerick youngster makes Championship debut

Paudie O’Connor has lined out for Leeds this afternoon against Sunderland.

From The42 Wolves take no action against ballboy who shoved and took ball off 'time-wasting' Hull coach Ballsy Decision

Wolves take no action against ballboy who shoved and took ball off 'time-wasting' Hull coach

The 16-year-old was ordered to leave the Molineux pitch.

From The42 Irish duo on target as Aston Villa boost Championship promotion hopes Going Well

Irish duo on target as Aston Villa boost Championship promotion hopes

Scott Hogan and Conor Hourihane were on target, while David Meyler scored for Hull.

From The42 Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago Good News

Ireland's Alan Judge makes first start since horrific leg break two years ago

It has been a long road back for the Brentford midfielder, who featured in their 1-0 win over Bristol City today.

From The42 Niall Quinn in Sunderland takeover talks - report The Mighty Quinn

Niall Quinn in Sunderland takeover talks - report

The former Black Cats chairman has spoken to current owner Ellis Short about returning with a new consortium.

From The42 After racist abuse and World Cup heartache, Ireland’s Young Player of the Year eager to move on Challenge

After racist abuse and World Cup heartache, Ireland’s Young Player of the Year eager to move on

Cyrus Christie is hoping for a better year ahead following a bad end to 2017.

From The42 'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere' Under Pressure This post contains videos

'I apologised to my players because it's probably my presence that's created that atmosphere'

Mick McCarthy has dismissed suggestions he will leave Ipswich before the end of the season.