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From The42 Mick McCarthy says former Ireland international won't play for club again Criticism

Mick McCarthy says former Ireland international won't play for club again

Leon Best has endured a difficult spell in the Championship with Ipswich.

From The42 A Tony Yeboah-esque volley lit up Leeds' Championship clash last night Take A Bow This post contains videos

A Tony Yeboah-esque volley lit up Leeds' Championship clash last night

Souleymane Doukara won’t score many better goals over the course of his career.

From The42 Irish midfielder Hourihane admits his head has been turned by Villa interest Temptation This post contains videos

Irish midfielder Hourihane admits his head has been turned by Villa interest

The Cork-born player has been heavily linked with a move to Steve Bruce’s side.

From The42 Under-fire referee Mike Dean demoted to the Championship Punishment

Under-fire referee Mike Dean demoted to the Championship

The official has endured a difficult December, following a number of controversial Premier League decisions.

From The42 Galway youngster continues to impress in the Championship Potential This post contains videos

Galway youngster continues to impress in the Championship

Ryan Manning caught the eye again for QPR tonight.

From The42 Aiden McGeady takes positives from Preston defeat to Arsenal Reaction

Aiden McGeady takes positives from Preston defeat to Arsenal

The former Everton and Spartak Moscow winger was in good form for the Championship side.

From The42 Watch: Aiden McGeady impresses as Preston open the scoring against Arsenal Take A Bow This post contains videos

Watch: Aiden McGeady impresses as Preston open the scoring against Arsenal

The winger is one of two Irish internationals in the Championship club’s starting XI.

From The42 Richie Towell set to be given a chance to impress at Brighton Opportunity Knocks

Richie Towell set to be given a chance to impress at Brighton

The former Dundalk star is expected to feature for the club in the FA Cup this weekend.

Two Irish players achieved milestones in action in the Championship yesterday

Big day for Galway’s Greg Cunningham and Cork’s Alan Browne.

From The42 Resurrection! Leeds United are in great shape under Garry Monk and in promotion contention Comeback

Resurrection! Leeds United are in great shape under Garry Monk and in promotion contention

Could the club be close to a top-flight return after 12 years away?

From The42 All you need to know about the Championship striker linked with an Ireland call-up Fyi This post contains videos

All you need to know about the Championship striker linked with an Ireland call-up

The name Lukas Jutkiewicz will likely sound unfamiliar to most Irish fans,.

From The42 Regular Ireland call-ups surely beckon for Conor Hourihane as he continues superb form The Hour Mark This post contains videos

Regular Ireland call-ups surely beckon for Conor Hourihane as he continues superb form

The Barnsley skipper and Cork native has heeded Roy Keane’s advice.

From The42 This classy Hoolahan goal helped send Norwich to the top of the Championship today Magician This post contains videos

This classy Hoolahan goal helped send Norwich to the top of the Championship today

The Dubliner also impressed for Ireland against Moldova recently.

From The42 An Ireland hopeful is on fire in the Championship right now Prolific This post contains videos

An Ireland hopeful is on fire in the Championship right now

With other Irish strikers not having the best of starts to the season, Scott Hogan is giving Martin O’Neill reason for optimism.

From The42 Irish midfielder Hourihane's superb form recognised with Championship Player of the Month award CAll Him Up

Irish midfielder Hourihane's superb form recognised with Championship Player of the Month award

The 25-year-old midfielder has been ripping it up with Barnsley this season.

From The42 One of Ireland's best goalkeepers has signed a new contract with Newcastle Happy Days

One of Ireland's best goalkeepers has signed a new contract with Newcastle

The news comes as Rob Elliot nears full recovery from a knee injury he suffered last season.

From The42 Jack Grealish ends uncertainty over future as he signs new 4-year deal at Villa Reward

Jack Grealish ends uncertainty over future as he signs new 4-year deal at Villa

The 20-year-old has scored three goals in 52 appearances for Villa since making his debut.

From The42 Aiden McGeady signing 'a real coup' for Preston High Praise

Aiden McGeady signing 'a real coup' for Preston

The former Celtic and Spartak Moscow midfielder has moved away from Goodison Park in search of first-team football.

From The42 Once rated as the next best thing, ex-United youngster Kiko Macheda has contract terminated On The Move Again

Once rated as the next best thing, ex-United youngster Kiko Macheda has contract terminated

The Italian striker had been with Cardiff since 2014.

From The42 Two Irish defenders join Blackburn in wake of Shane Duffy's departure Transfer News

Two Irish defenders join Blackburn in wake of Shane Duffy's departure

Derrick Williams and Tommie Hoban have secured permanent and loan deals respectively.

From The42 Ireland international Alan Judge set for talks with Rafa Benitez's Newcastle Ready To Go This post contains videos

Ireland international Alan Judge set for talks with Rafa Benitez's Newcastle

The Dubliner was particularly impressive last season with 15 goals and 11 assists.

From The42 Superb home debut for Corkman John Egan as he nets twice for his new Championship side Rebel Streak

Superb home debut for Corkman John Egan as he nets twice for his new Championship side

Matt Doherty and Joe Mason were on the mark for Wolves too.

From The42 Norwich have just released one of the worst jerseys we've seen in a long time Fashion Fail
From The42 One of the Championship's most promising defenders hints he could declare for Ireland Prospect

One of the Championship's most promising defenders hints he could declare for Ireland

The Boys in Green could do with another option at the back amid talk of John O’Shea retiring.

From The42 4 years after being diagnosed with leukaemia, Stiliyan Petrov makes emotional Villa return Inspiration

4 years after being diagnosed with leukaemia, Stiliyan Petrov makes emotional Villa return

The midfielder featured against Gak 1902 this evening.

From The42 Robbie Brady's club future uncertain as Leicester drop interest due to £20m price tag Market Forces

Robbie Brady's club future uncertain as Leicester drop interest due to £20m price tag

Ireland’s Euro 2016 hero has been the subject of bids from the Premier League champions.

From The42 After awful experience at Man United, Victor Valdes is back in the Premier League Boro Boy

After awful experience at Man United, Victor Valdes is back in the Premier League

34-year-old has joined newly-promoted Middlesbrough.

From The42 Jack Byrne turned down offers from abroad in bid to impress Martin O'Neill Prospect

Jack Byrne turned down offers from abroad in bid to impress Martin O'Neill

The Ireland U21 international also spoke of his “lonely” lifestyle in Holland.

From The42 Three years after retiring because of leukaemia, Stan Petrov is back with Aston Villa What A Story

Three years after retiring because of leukaemia, Stan Petrov is back with Aston Villa

The 36-year-old will join the club for pre-season training in Austria.

From The42 Rafa Benitez signs three-year deal to remain at relegated Newcastle Toon

Rafa Benitez signs three-year deal to remain at relegated Newcastle

The Spaniard could not prevent the Magpies dropping out of the Premier League this month.

From The42 Hull fan who confronted Richard Keogh after play-off apologises Explanation

Hull fan who confronted Richard Keogh after play-off apologises

The club have handed Adam Pardoe a lifetime ban from their games.

From The42 Everything you need to know about Saturday's huge game that's worth £170m to the winners Explainer

Everything you need to know about Saturday's huge game that's worth £170m to the winners

It’s Middlesbrough versus Brighton and there’s an automatic Premier League place on the line.

From The42 Another twist in enthralling Championship title race as Brighton held Drama

Another twist in enthralling Championship title race as Brighton held

Burnley will now gain promotion to the Premier League if they win later today.

From The42 VIDEO: Outside contender for Ireland's Euros squad scores brilliant goal Take A Bow

VIDEO: Outside contender for Ireland's Euros squad scores brilliant goal

Meanwhile, defender Shane Duffy was on target for Blackburn today.

From The42 Joy for Dubliner McCann as Wigan seal promotion with emphatic win Moving On Up

Joy for Dubliner McCann as Wigan seal promotion with emphatic win

Meanwhile, Cork-born goalkeeper and club captain Colin Doyle completed 90 minutes for Blackpool.

From The42 Irish midfielder on target as Boro's Premier League bid suffers setback Denied

Irish midfielder on target as Boro's Premier League bid suffers setback

Aitor Karanka’s side are battling with Burnley and Brighton for the Championship’s two automatic promotion places.

From The42 Forget the Premier League, the Championship has the most captivating title race Fascinating Finale

Forget the Premier League, the Championship has the most captivating title race

The top three are level on points with just two rounds of fixtures left.

From The42 Ireland's Keiren Westwood 'the best goalkeeper in the Championship' High Praise

Ireland's Keiren Westwood 'the best goalkeeper in the Championship'

The Sheffield Wednesday stopper has earned 11 clean sheets this season.

From The42 Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today Cracker This post contains videos

Ireland's Shane Duffy scored an absolute thunderbolt today

The Derry native was not the only Irishman on target in the Championship today.

From The42 Ex-Ireland international Andy Reid honoured to take up coaching role at Forest Pastures New

Ex-Ireland international Andy Reid honoured to take up coaching role at Forest

The move comes following manager Dougie Freedman’s sacking, with the club currently 14th in the Championship.