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From The42 Irish midfielder nominated for Championship fans' player of the month award Going Well

Irish midfielder nominated for Championship fans' player of the month award

Preston’s Alan Browne has been rewarded for a series of impressive displays.

From The42 Maguire describes stunning return as 'best feeling in my football career' The Comeback Kid This post contains videos

Maguire describes stunning return as 'best feeling in my football career'

The Ireland international scored a match-winning brace for Preston yesterday.

From The42 'I've got those minutes in the tank now and it's about moving forward' Recovery

'I've got those minutes in the tank now and it's about moving forward'

Ireland international Sean Maguire is closing in on a first-team return with Preston.

From The42 It was another dramatic night in the race for a place in the Premier League Wrap

It was another dramatic night in the race for a place in the Premier League

Cardiff now enjoy a three-point lead over Aston Villa, while leaders Wolves dropped points.

From The42 Aston Villa promotion hopes dented, Sunderland hit rock bottom Wrap

Aston Villa promotion hopes dented, Sunderland hit rock bottom

Steve Bruce’s side knew that victory would have taken them one point clear of second-placed Cardiff City.

From The42 Former Ireland U21 international joins Shamrock Rovers from Fulham Pastures New

Former Ireland U21 international joins Shamrock Rovers from Fulham

Sean Kavanagh has signed on the dotted line with Stephen Bradley’s side.

From The42 20-year-old Ogbene completes move from Limerick to Championship side Brentford The Bees

20-year-old Ogbene completes move from Limerick to Championship side Brentford

The former Cork City player has been signed for an undisclosed fee.

From The42 Fan suspected of urinating in goalie's bottle is arrested Allegation

Fan suspected of urinating in goalie's bottle is arrested

A video shared on social media shows a man reseal a water bottle and throw it onto the pitch.

From The42 Leaving Galway to join Man City as a 16-year-old, multiple leg breaks and chasing Premier League promotion Highs And Lows

Leaving Galway to join Man City as a 16-year-old, multiple leg breaks and chasing Premier League promotion

Ireland international and Preston full-back Greg Cunningham chats to The42 about his career in football.

From The42 Ireland striker Scott Hogan scores first league goal of the season in Villa win Relief

Ireland striker Scott Hogan scores first league goal of the season in Villa win

Cork native Conor Hourihane was also on target for Steve Bruce’s team.

From The42 20 months on from horror injury, Ireland's Alan Judge makes return to Brentford matchday squad Comeback

20 months on from horror injury, Ireland's Alan Judge makes return to Brentford matchday squad

The Dubliner is on the bench for the Bees’ match with Aston Villa this evening.

From The42 'Moneyball' pioneer in Chinese-led takeover of Championship club Pastures New

'Moneyball' pioneer in Chinese-led takeover of Championship club

American investors Paul Conway and Grace Hung are also investing in Barnsley along with Billy Beane.

From The42 Wolves are enjoying a remarkable renaissance but there's an unsettling story behind it Dark Shadows

Wolves are enjoying a remarkable renaissance but there's an unsettling story behind it

The club are flying in the Championship but Jorge Mendes’ influence is everywhere.

From The42 Reading's Irish youngster enjoyed a landmark night in the Championship Potential This post contains videos

Reading's Irish youngster enjoyed a landmark night in the Championship

22-year-old midfielder Liam Kelly made his 50th appearance for the Royals.

From The42 Chris Coleman secures first win as Sunderland boss Wrap

Chris Coleman secures first win as Sunderland boss

Nuno Espirito Santo’s Wolves established a comfortable seven-point cushion over their challengers.

From The42 Wolves beat 10-man Leeds to go four points clear at top of Championship In Form

Wolves beat 10-man Leeds to go four points clear at top of Championship

Nuno Espirito Santo’s men have been a cut above the rest of England’s second tier.

From The42 Chris Coleman gets off to bad start at Sunderland, Ireland's Daryl Murphy grabs winner Wrap

Chris Coleman gets off to bad start at Sunderland, Ireland's Daryl Murphy grabs winner

It was a busy night of action in the Championship.

From The42 One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today Flying This post contains videos

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship scored a well-taken goal today

Matt Doherty was on target as Nuno Espirito Santo’s side beat Reading.

From The42 Irish international among the nominees for Championship player of the month Standing Out

Irish international among the nominees for Championship player of the month

Richard Keogh’s fine form at Derby County has been officially acknowledged.

From The42 It's looking bleak for Sunderland and their Republic of Ireland quartet after another loss today Struggling

It's looking bleak for Sunderland and their Republic of Ireland quartet after another loss today

The Black Cats’ long winless run now stands at 14 Championship matches after a 1-0 defeat to Middlesbrough.

From The42 'He asked for my shirt and I was a bit surprised by it' Respect

'He asked for my shirt and I was a bit surprised by it'

Wolves youngster Connor Ronan chats to The42 about swapping jerseys with Kevin De Bruyne and why he chose to represent Ireland rather than England.

From The42 Former Dundalk star earns first Championship start of the season Chance

Former Dundalk star earns first Championship start of the season

Andy Boyle is one of eight Irish players involved in the Preston-Aston Villa clash tonight.

From The42 For the fifth time in two-and-a-half years, hapless Sunderland are looking for a new manager Here We Go Again

For the fifth time in two-and-a-half years, hapless Sunderland are looking for a new manager

16 minutes after his side’s 3-3 draw with Bolton, the club announced Simon Grayson had been sacked.

From The42 No joy for Irish trio as one of English football's biggest derbies ends goalless Stalemate

No joy for Irish trio as one of English football's biggest derbies ends goalless

Conor Hourihane and Glenn Whelan both started, while Scott Hogan was introduced off the bench.

From The42 One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship is helping Sheffield United to thrive Take A Bow

One of the most underrated Irish players in the Championship is helping Sheffield United to thrive

Former Shamrock Rovers left-back Enda Stevens has started 13 games for the Blades this season.

From The42 Former Ireland goalkeeper links up with David Unsworth at Everton Pastures New

Former Ireland goalkeeper links up with David Unsworth at Everton

Alan Kelly is now part of the Toffees’ backroom team.

From The42 Watch: Irish midfielder Alan Browne recalled from dressing room so he can be sent off Bizarre Scenes This post contains videos

Watch: Irish midfielder Alan Browne recalled from dressing room so he can be sent off

The Preston star left the field prematurely at Molineux.

From The42 Watch: Aiden McGeady scores stunner on a mixed day for Irish players in the Championship Wrap This post contains videos

Watch: Aiden McGeady scores stunner on a mixed day for Irish players in the Championship

Aiden McGeady scored, while David Meyler was sent off.

From The42 Maguire follows up Ireland debut with a goal and assist for Preston Attaboy

Maguire follows up Ireland debut with a goal and assist for Preston

The former Cork City striker scored his third of the season against Fulham before coming off injured.

From The42 Daryl Horgan came off the bench to set up the winner for Preston last night Good To See This post contains videos

Daryl Horgan came off the bench to set up the winner for Preston last night

The Galway-born winger’s cross was headed home by Callum Robinson.

From The42 Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble Downward Spiral This post contains videos

Aiden McGeady scores lovely consolation but hapless Sunderland are in big trouble

Another Republic of Ireland international – David McGoldrick – was on the mark as Ipswich thrashed the Black Cats.

From The42 'To have five this early in the season is good... But I feel I could probably have had a couple more' Fail Better This post contains videos

'To have five this early in the season is good... But I feel I could probably have had a couple more'

Ireland’s Conor Hourihane has enjoyed an encouraging start to the season with Aston Villa.

From The42 Bookmaker apologises after offering 66/1 for dead footballer to be next Birmingham City manager Gaffe

Bookmaker apologises after offering 66/1 for dead footballer to be next Birmingham City manager

Paddy Power say Ugo Ehiogu’s inclusion in the market to replace Harry Redknapp was “a genuine error”.

From The42 Harry Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over Downbeat

Harry Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

The 70-year-old Englishman left his post at Birmingham after just 13 games in charge.

From The42 There were a number of Irish players on target in the Championship today COYBIG

There were a number of Irish players on target in the Championship today

Former Ireland U21 international Aiden O’Brien hit the winner, as Millwall beat table toppers Leeds.

From The42 Harry Redknapp sacked by Birmingham 8 games into the season Wave Goodbye

Harry Redknapp sacked by Birmingham 8 games into the season

The 70-year-old lost his job after seeing his side suffer a sixth successive defeat.

From The42 Sean Maguire's Preston career continues to flourish as Alan Browne conjures remarkable goal Irish Eye This post contains videos

Sean Maguire's Preston career continues to flourish as Alan Browne conjures remarkable goal

The club were 3-0 winners over Championship leaders Cardiff City tonight.

From The42 Long road back: Leeds have made an excellent start to the Championship season Rebirth

Long road back: Leeds have made an excellent start to the Championship season

Meanwhile, Sunderland’s bright start is long gone and they suffered a third straight defeat.

From The42 Opportunity knocks for Irish striker as Leeds hand him senior debut after Chris Wood sale On His Eoghan

Opportunity knocks for Irish striker as Leeds hand him senior debut after Chris Wood sale

Eoghan Stokes had been heavily linked with a move to Cork City back in June.

From The42 'Two old farts who know f**k all about the game, hey? I’ll have to get my iPad out now.' Never Change Mick

'Two old farts who know f**k all about the game, hey? I’ll have to get my iPad out now.'

Mick McCarthy’s Ipswich are joint-top of the Championship after four wins from their first four games.