The 25 Best Players in the Championship – as voted for by you: Part 8 of 25

In time-honoured tradition, the Championship’s newly-promoted teams are doing just fine so far this season. Peterborough United are currently 16th in the table but, with the division as tight as ever, there is understandable positivity about the chances of a top-half finish at London Road. Central to Posh’s chances will be their talented Northern Irish midfielder Grant McCann. John Verrall is impressed.


Grant McCann

Grant McCann (Peterborough United)

The defensive midfield role …

The 25 Best Players in the Championship — as voted for by you: Part 2 of 25

For the second of our 25 best players in the Championship as voted for by you, we’re off to the sunny south coast and the story of a Scottish international who made a surprise move to the Seagulls in the summer – over to John Verrall.


Craig Mackail-Smith

Craig Mackail-Smith (Brighton and Hove Albion)

“I tackled Dani Alves, it was my only touch but at least I got to play against …

Sideshow Ron: Peterborough United and Big Ron Manager

Things are looking pretty good at Peterborough United at the moment. Posh fans will be counting their blessings as they prepare to take on their Director of Football Barry Fry’s former club Birmingham City this weekend. It wasn’t so long ago that Fry was at the centre of a rather eccentric departure from the normality of life in the lower leagues. In the latest of his articles delving into the

Peterborough United’s nobodies are proving everybody wrong

There were plenty of stories in the Championship again last night. Middlesbrough’s unbeaten league record went up in flames at Nottingham Forest, who secured a 2-0 win in Steve Cotterill’s first game in charge at the City Ground. Coventry City built on their win over Forest at the weekend by snatching a very late 1-1 draw at Leeds United. Down on the south coast, leaders Southampton saw off West Ham

Blades and Posh push the boundaries

There was plenty of potential for fairytale throughout the opening weekend of the Football League. Various national media outlets sent their willing staff off around the country, with the two main stories of the day involving comebacks. AFC Wimbledon briefly threatened one after clawing back a two-goal deficit at home to Bristol Rovers before succumbing to a late penalty, but their presence in league football is already one of the …

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