Championship

Walter Zenga lays it on a little too thick at his Wolves unveiling

Former Italy goalkeeper Walter Zenga has been unveiled as Wolverhampton’s new manager and at his first press conference he got a little carried away while describing the importance of the Championship club abroad. From the Express & Star: Asked why he decided to come to Wolves, Zenga said: “Why not? Wolves are one of the …

Fan on mobility scooter invades pitch, helps get Blackpool match abandoned

Blackpool fans stepped up their protests against the club’s owners, the Oyston family, by staging a pitch invasion shortly after halftime of the team’s match against Huddersfield Town. And one of those pitch invaders happened to be riding a mobility scooter. At the very bottom of the Championship table, Blackpool’s relegation to League One was …

Up From The Depths

In just seven years, AFC Bournemouth has gone from barely hanging on in the fourth tier to the cusp of the Premier League By Devon Gray | Photo courtesy of AFC Bournemouth [A]fter a dominant 3–0 victory over then-leaders Middlesbrough, English minnows AFC Bournemouth are in pole position to win promotion into the Premier League. With …

Derby County partly credit success to a reduction in swearing

Steve McClaren’s Derby County are currently third in the Championship (just one point behind leaders Middlesbrough) and first-team coach Paul Simpson says that the team’s conscious attempt to reduce how much they swear at people has helped them achieve that position. Because they have apparently discovered that most human beings don’t enjoy having curse word …