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From The42 Want-away Leeds striker Chris Wood hasn't exactly endeared himself to the club's fans today Adverse Reaction

Want-away Leeds striker Chris Wood hasn't exactly endeared himself to the club's fans today

The New Zealand international made himself unavailable for tonight’s big game against Sunderland.

From The42 Preston reject bid for highly-rated Irish full-back Transfer News

Preston reject bid for highly-rated Irish full-back

Greg Cunningham is wanted by the club’s Championship rivals Cardiff City.

From The42 Glenn Whelan bagged an own-goal and four more Irish players were on the scoresheet last night Football League This post contains videos

Glenn Whelan bagged an own-goal and four more Irish players were on the scoresheet last night

Daryl Murphy, Conor Hourihane, Aiden O’Brien and David Meyler were all on target in the Championship.

From The42 Watch: Stunning Aiden McGeady strike helps Sunderland earn first win of the season Catching The Eye This post contains videos

Watch: Stunning Aiden McGeady strike helps Sunderland earn first win of the season

On-loan Bournemouth star Lewis Grabban was also on target for Simon Grayson’s side.

From The42 Not bad for a centre back: Ireland's John Egan on the mark (again) in seven-goal thriller Natural Finisher

Not bad for a centre back: Ireland's John Egan on the mark (again) in seven-goal thriller

Brentford still went down to Nottingham Forest, though, who had Daryl Murphy score his first goal for the club.

From The42 'It's awful - it really, really is awful. It was on the edge of embarrassing': Villa's misery continues Reality Check

'It's awful - it really, really is awful. It was on the edge of embarrassing': Villa's misery continues

Steve Bruce hits out as his side endured a 3-0 defeat away to Cardiff.

From The42 Six Irish players involved between both teams as Preston frustrate Leeds at Elland Road Going Green

Six Irish players involved between both teams as Preston frustrate Leeds at Elland Road

Sean Maguire featured in the PNE squad but had to settle for a place on the bench alongside Daryl Horgan.

From The42 How is the Irish revolution at Preston shaping up? COYBIG

How is the Irish revolution at Preston shaping up?

Local reporter Dave Seddon chats to The42 about the growing ex-League of Ireland contingent at the club.

From The42 Birmingham manager Harry Redknapp in cancer scare Relief

Birmingham manager Harry Redknapp in cancer scare

The 70-year-old had a tumour removed from his bladder but fortunately it had not been diagnosed as malignant.

From The42 Porto starlet makes €18million move to the Championship Promise This post contains videos

Porto starlet makes €18million move to the Championship

Ruben Neves has signed a five-year contract with Wolves.

From The42 Chelsea legend John Terry makes move to the Championship Challenge This post contains videos

Chelsea legend John Terry makes move to the Championship

Aston Villa’s owner Tony Xia has confirmed that the veteran defender is moving to the club.

From The42 In-demand Aiden McGeady set for permanent move to the Championship Pastures New

In-demand Aiden McGeady set for permanent move to the Championship

Sunderland and Middlesbrough are among the clubs understood to be interested in the Irish international.

From The42 Derby pull out of race to sign Glenn Whelan - reports Transfer News

Derby pull out of race to sign Glenn Whelan - reports

The 33-year-old Ireland international is expected to leave Stoke this summer

From The42 'Overall it hasn't gone to plan, I'm not going to lie' Honesty This post contains videos

'Overall it hasn't gone to plan, I'm not going to lie'

Richie Towell admits his Brighton move has not worked out as he had hoped, but remains optimistic about the future.

From The42 Leicester City spend huge sum on Hull defender with just one season of top-flight experience RISKY BUSINESS

Leicester City spend huge sum on Hull defender with just one season of top-flight experience

24-year-old Harry Maguire is reportedly costing the Foxes an astronomical fee of £17m.

From The42 Leeds announce ex-Spain striker as the latest in a long line of recent managers New Man

Leeds announce ex-Spain striker as the latest in a long line of recent managers

This is the Championship club’s seventh new boss in three years and the 16th since they were relegated from the Premier League.

From The42 Ireland's Glenn Whelan could be set for Championship move Speculation

Ireland's Glenn Whelan could be set for Championship move

Aston Villa are attempting to sign the player, according to reports.

From The42 'It was a no-brainer for me...getting straight in the Irish team is something I'll be aiming for' Man With A Plan

'It was a no-brainer for me...getting straight in the Irish team is something I'll be aiming for'

Cork City’s Sean Maguire has given his first interview since his move to Preston was confirmed.

From The42 Huddersfield secure Premier League football and £200 million after penalty shootout drama Promised Land

Huddersfield secure Premier League football and £200 million after penalty shootout drama

The most lucrative game in football took place at Wembley today.

From The42 Heartbreak for Blackburn's Irish contingent as they win - but can't beat relegation to League One Going Down

Heartbreak for Blackburn's Irish contingent as they win - but can't beat relegation to League One

Wins for Birmingham and Nottingham Forest keep them safe at Blackburn’s expense.

From The42 Harry's back! Birmingham City turn to Redknapp as their new manager Arry Return

Harry's back! Birmingham City turn to Redknapp as their new manager

Gianfranco Zola resigned yesterday at the Championship club.

From The42 For the first time in 34 years, Brighton will play in the top-flight of English football Promoted

For the first time in 34 years, Brighton will play in the top-flight of English football

Chris Hughton’s side can win the Championship title with victory over Norwich on Friday.

From The42 Greg Cunningham attempts to run off an injury for Preston - turns out it's a broken leg Warrior

Greg Cunningham attempts to run off an injury for Preston - turns out it's a broken leg

The Galway native will miss the rest of the season.

From The42 Last night's Newcastle v Leeds Championship clash drew a record crowd to St. James' Park Feeling Good

Last night's Newcastle v Leeds Championship clash drew a record crowd to St. James' Park

There was a bumper attendance on Tyneside – a sign of the renewed sense of optimism at both clubs.

From The42 Once touted as Paul Scholes' successor, an ex-United player reappeared in style tonight Familiar Face

Once touted as Paul Scholes' successor, an ex-United player reappeared in style tonight

Nick Powell came off the bench for Championship side Wigan and grabbed an 11-minute hat-trick.

From The42 Watch: Aiden McGeady goal earns Preston a late point Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Aiden McGeady goal earns Preston a late point

The winger continued his fine run of form in the Championship this afternoon.

From The42 'He did really well' - Andy Boyle hailed after Preston debut High Praise This post contains videos

'He did really well' - Andy Boyle hailed after Preston debut

The Dubliner had a 26th birthday to remember last night, as he completed 90 minutes against Derby.

From The42 Championship title race is back on as Brighton close the gap on Rafa's Newcastle All To Play For

Championship title race is back on as Brighton close the gap on Rafa's Newcastle

Richie Towell came off the bench for Chris Hughton’s side in their 2-0 win over Rotherham.

From The42 2 months after joining from Dundalk, Andy Boyle makes Preston debut Chance

2 months after joining from Dundalk, Andy Boyle makes Preston debut

The former UCD and Shelbourne defender has had to be patient and wait for an opportunity.

From The42 Ireland's Daryl Murphy helps Newcastle stretch lead at top of Championship On Target This post contains videos

Ireland's Daryl Murphy helps Newcastle stretch lead at top of Championship

The Waterford native scored his fourth goal in 10 appearances for the Magpies.

From The42 Paul McShane the hero as Reading boost promotion hopes Captain Fantastic

Paul McShane the hero as Reading boost promotion hopes

The Irish defender’s 78th minute header handed the Royals a victory that consolidated fifth spot in the table.

From The42 7 Irish players who could have a big say as the Championship promotion race heats up COYBIG

7 Irish players who could have a big say as the Championship promotion race heats up

With the top two facing each other tonight, the fight for a Premier League place is set to intensify.

From The42 Aiden McGeady's fine form continues as Preston close in on playoff spots Irish Eye This post contains videos

Aiden McGeady's fine form continues as Preston close in on playoff spots

Elsewhere in the Championship, an 82nd minute Ciaran Clark header got leaders Newcastle out of jail.

From The42 Cork's John Egan continues superb form with another goal for Brentford REBEL WITH A CAUSE

Cork's John Egan continues superb form with another goal for Brentford

The Bees were in action against Sheffield Wednesday and picked up a much-needed victory.

From The42 Conor Hourihane faced the club he captained a few weeks ago and it wasn't pretty Familiar Faces

Conor Hourihane faced the club he captained a few weeks ago and it wasn't pretty

Aston Villa’s Cork midfielder suffered against his former employers Barnsley this evening.

There were 42 goals in 11 Championship games tonight as play-off picture continues to enthrall

The top two both dropped points as the chasing pack closed the gap.

From The42 Newcastle's goalkeeper Karl Darlow conjured an absolute howler tonight Look Away Now This post contains videos

Newcastle's goalkeeper Karl Darlow conjured an absolute howler tonight

The Magpies suffered a setback against Norwich this evening.

From The42 Aiden McGeady's renaissance at Preston shows no signs of stopping anytime soon Return Of The Mc

Aiden McGeady's renaissance at Preston shows no signs of stopping anytime soon

There’s been a run of goals and assists for the 30-year-old.

From The42 Memories of golden era return as Sheffield Wednesday are in play-off mix Bring Back The 90s

Memories of golden era return as Sheffield Wednesday are in play-off mix

Between 1991 and 1994, the club possessed a litany of excellent players and were an impressive side.

From The42 Friendly advice from James McClean persuaded Jack Byrne to join Wigan Helping Hand This post contains videos

Friendly advice from James McClean persuaded Jack Byrne to join Wigan

The Ireland U21 international signed for the Latics on Deadline Day on a three-and-a-half year deal.