With 2/3 of the Sky Bet Championship campaign behind them, all 24 sides are now entering the ‘business end’ of their 2017/18 campaign. It is now that fans will be casting nervous glances and worried thoughts as to where their side will finish come early May. Will it be mid-table mediocrity that beckons, or will [...] The post Super computer predicts Sky Bet Championship final standings appeared first on The72.
Published last Thursday at 06:26 pm on The 72
Middlesbrough’s victory over Reading at the Riverside took Boro within touching distance of the play-offs. They remain in ninth place, but are now only four points from sixth. Adama Traore’s brace secured all three points on Saturday, with Chris Martin providing the hope of a comeback for the Royals. Here are five things we learned from [...] The post Five things we learned from Middlesbrough’s win over Reading appeared first on The72.
Published last Tuesday at 05:16 pm on The 72
With just 15 games left to play, Middlesbrough’s victory over Reading reduced the gap between them and the play-offs from six points to four points. Play-off rivals Fulham, Preston and Bristol City all dropped points, and this meant Middlesbrough’s win was needed to keep tabs on the top six. Adama Traore’s brace secured Middlesbrough’s first home [...] The post Middlesbrough win boosts play-off hopes appeared first on The72.
Published last Monday at 01:06 pm on The 72
West Ham United are showing an interest in signing Fulham right-back Ryan Fredericks in the summer, according to FutNSoccer. The report suggests that the Hammers are close to agreeing a deal for the defender. His contract with Fulham expires in the summer meaning he is free to leave for nothing. However, how close this move [...] The post West Ham United showing interest in Fulham defender appeared first on The72.
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Bury manager Ryan Lowe has praised the quality of on loan Middlesbrough duo Connor Ripley and George Miller as the Lancashire club continue to battle to beat the drop in Sky Bet League One. Both players are on loan at Gigg Lane until the end of the season and are gaining plenty of first team [...] The post Middlesbrough loan stars hailed by Bury boss appeared first on The72.
Published last Sunday at 10:31 pm on The 72
Up, down, slightly up, down a bit, down a bit. These are simultaneously directions for hanging a picture straight and a summary of Leeds United’s 2017/18 campaign thus far. They started of at a gallop, unbeaten through their first raft of games and tighter at the back than a duck’s derriere in a waterfall – [...] The post Three good reasons why Leeds United will fail in a play-off chase appeared first on The72.
Published last Sunday at 08:31 pm on The 72
With the 2017/18 Championship season now finding itself in February as the campaign ticks towards May, which side are most reliant on the home form.
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This is certainly one statistic that supporters love to focus on in the division their respective club plays for! There are certainly plenty of well-supported clubs in the Sky Bet Championship, which a large number of those being clubs that have graced not just the top of the Premier League, but the European stage too, [...] The post The 5 highest 2017/18 Championship average away attendances so far appeared first on The72.
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According to The Evening Gazette, Middlesbrough right-back Antonio Barragan is set to join Real Betis. The Spanish defender has spent the first half of the season at Betis, but they have triggered a clause in his contract to sign him on a permanent deal. Antonio Barragan signed for Middlesbrough in the summer of 2016. Having spent [...] The post Middlesbrough loanee set to sign permanent deal with Spanish side appeared first on The72.
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Ninth-placed Middlesbrough host 18th-placed Reading at the Riverside on Saturday afternoon. Middlesbrough hope to keep pace with the top six, as they remain six points outside of the play-off picture. Whereas Reading sit just six points above the drop zone. Both teams suffered narrow defeats to teams relatively close to them in the table last [...] The post Match preview: Middlesbrough v Reading appeared first on The72.
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|Feb 17||Cardiff City||0 - 1||A|
|Feb 10||Reading||2 - 1||H|
|Feb 3||Norwich City||0 - 1||A|