This time last season Sunderland were in the Premier League. Again, they had started the season poorly despite having managed to send bitter Tyneside rivals Newcastle back down to the Championship at the end of the last season after a major resurgence towards the end of the campaign. This was something that Sunderland fans had 

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When you look at the League Two table, there’s a familiar look beginning to take shape at the top. Well supported clubs, big names sometimes still living on past glories, but look again. Sandwiched in the top 8 and going along very nicely are Accrington Stanley. ‘Accrington Stanley? Who are they?’ The infamous line from 

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Derby County fans have been expectant of promotion to the Premier League ever since Steve McClaren’s massive over-achievement of taking the East Midlands club to the Championship playoff final in 2014. This was followed up by missing out on the playoffs a year later before the start of numerous managerial changes.  Although Derby did make 

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To say Sheffield United are enjoying their return to the Championship is an understatement. The Blades are currently third in the table after 4 consecutive league wins. Having spent 6 seasons in League One you would perhaps except the Yorkshire club to start cautiously. Manager Chris Wilder had a different view, stating before the season 

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We are now five games into the new Championship season and surprisingly Cardiff currently sit top of the pile having picked up maximum points. Cardiff are closely followed by Ipswich who until last weekend also had a 100% record but regardless of their strong starts, neither of these sides are necessarily favourites for promotion. One 

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Despite their much maligned owner, Vincent Tan, Cardiff seem to be in the best place to get back to the Premier league since their relegation. This is undoubtedly due to their manager, Neil Warnock. Seven promotions makes him the man to get a club into the next division up. Many had thought him finished when 

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