Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. There is unlikely to be too much festive cheer in the air for Mick McCarthy over the Christmas period as he tries desperately to solve his Ipswich team’s issues with consistency. The Tractor Boys, who missed out on the play-offs by five points last season, have not managed to 

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Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. Simon Grayson was being realistic after he saw his team thrashed 6-0 by Newcastle in their midweek EFL Cup tie. The Preston North End manager even had time for a laugh when asked if there would be a different outcome when they host the Magpies in the league this 

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Adam’s latest “The Championship Corner” column. With the vast riches of the Premier League now more alluring than ever, few have tried harder to jump up from the second tier than Derby County. Since Steve McClaren directed them to a heart-breaking play-off final defeat to QPR in 2014, Mel Morris, the co-founder of the tech 

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The second installment of “The Championship Corner” column by Adam Gray. Arriving with a big profile, Jaap Stam remained humble and reticent over Reading’s chances in his first managerial opportunity. “Of course, when you play football yourself you can think you want to become a manager but it does not make you a good manager”, 

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