Championship League News

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    Swansea's Cooper, Birch agree wage deferrals

    Swansea manager Steve Cooper and chairman Trevor Birch have both voluntarily agreed to significant wage deferrals in an attempt to ease the financial...

    Mark Warburton: Premier League wage cuts could generate half a billion pounds - QPR boss

    QPR boss Mark Warburton says 50% wage cut for Premier League players could raise half a billion pounds.

    PL, EFL tell fans: No quick answers on return

    The Premier League and EFL have told football fans there are no "quick answers" on how and when football will return after its suspension because of the...

    PFA meeting PL, EFL over player wage deferrals

    The PFA will meet with both Premier League and EFL officials on Wednesday to discuss player wages and whether they can agree a deferral of salaries during...

    London's PL, Champ clubs asked for help by mayor

    The Mayor of London has written to Premier League and Championship clubs in the capital requesting their assistance in the fight against coronavirus.

    Mark Warburton: QPR boss to take voluntary wage cut amid coronavirus pandemic

    QPR boss Mark Warburton is to take a voluntary pay cut as the club announces "a number of staff" are to go on furlough during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Former Barnsley CEO Ganaye cool on Charlton talk

    Barnsley's former CEO Gauthier Ganaye has distanced himself from speculation he may be returning to England to take up the same role at fellow Championship...

    PL, EFL: Season return only when 'safe and appropriate'

    The Premier League, English Football League (EFL) and representatives of the game's players and managers have all agreed the season cannot resume until it is...

    Who should win Championship Player of the Season?

    We asked six of our Sky Sports EFL experts to pick their Championship Player of the Season.

    Charlton Athletic: ESI board say Championship club is not for sale

    Charlton owners East Street Investments say the club is not for sale and reiterate their commitment to the Addicks.

    Pep Clotet: Birmingham City boss 'understands' club's wage deferral proposal

    Head coach Pep Clotet says he "understands" Birmingham City's proposal for players to defer wages because of coronavirus.

    Warburton: We must finish the season

    QPR boss Mark Warburton insists the current season must be completed to protect football's "integrity" - even if that means competitions being shortened for...

    PFA to meet PL, EFL over coronavirus crisis

    The PFA will hold further talks with the Premier League and EFL via conference call on Friday about the financial implications of the shutdown of football...

    Once-upon-a-time stadiums

    We revisit stadiums demolished by current Premier League and Championship clubs and see what rose from the ruins.

    Lee Johnson: Bristol City boss preparing for 'tournament-like' end to season

    If the season is able to resume the final set of matches will be similar to tournament football, says Bristol City boss Lee Johnson.

    Stoke punish McClean over social media post

    Stoke have fined James McClean two weeks' wages over what the club has described as 'an inappropriate social media post'.

    James McClean: Stoke fine Republic winger for balaclava Instagram post

    Stoke winger James McClean is fined two weeks' wages by the Championship club for an inappropriate social media post.

    Leicestershire: Huddersfield Town commercial director Sean Jarvis named as new CEO

    Leicestershire appoint Huddersfield Town's outgoing commercial director Sean Jarvis as their new chief executive.

    Hearts and Motherwell reject takeover approaches from Barnsley co-chairman

    Scottish Premiership clubs Hearts and Motherwell reject the offer of takeover talks from Barnsley co-chairman Paul Conway.

    'Difficult decisions' ahead, warn PL, EFL and PFA

    Some "difficult decisions" will need to be taken in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Premier League, EFL and Professional Footballers' Association...

    Birmingham ask squad to defer half of wages

    Birmingham have become the first Sky Bet Championship club to ask their players to take wage deferrals because of the coronavirus pandemic.

    Leeds owner: Coronavirus an economic disaster for us

    Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani feels the impact of the coronavirus pandemic will prove an economic "disaster" for the club - but remains hopeful of securing...

    Balogun: We've become careless as a society

    For Leon Balogun, it was on a recent trip to London that it really hit home.

    Top performers in Europe

    Which players shone brightest before Europe's top leagues were suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak?

    Forest owner Marinakis clear of coronavirus

    Evangelos Marinakis has told the UK "there is no room to be selfish" after recovering from coronavirus.

    Peter Whittingham: Inquest into Cardiff City legend's death

    There will be an inquest into the death of former Cardiff City footballer Peter Whittingham, the coroner's office has confirmed.

    'QPR's Eze can put himself in England frame'

    QPR midfielder Eberechi Eze will strengthen his bid for an England call-up if he continues his fine form at club level, according to Les Ferdinand.

    Inquest into Whittingham death next year

    An inquest into the death of former Cardiff player Peter Whittingham will be held next year, the coroner's office has confirmed.

    PFA calls for 'urgent' talks with PL, EFL and WSL

    The Professional Footballers' Association has called for urgent talks with the Premier League, the EFL and the Women's Super League over the financial impact...

    Leeds players volunteer to take wage deferral

    Leeds United's players, coaching staff and senior management team have volunteered to take a wage deferral "for the foreseeable future".