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Birmingham v Fulham preview 

18 Mar 16

Diego Fabbrini is a doubt for Birmingham’s clash with Fulham.


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Coventry v Swindon preview 

18 Mar 16

Coventry’s Chris Stokes is out for at least a month with a knee injury in another blow to the Sky Blues’ promotion hopes.


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Ollie’s predictions 

17 Mar 16

Ian Holloway previews the Football League action and tips table-topping Burnley to pull clear of Middlesbrough and Hull.


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Six more FL games on Sky 

16 Mar 16

Sky Sports will be showing six more Sky Bet Championship fixtures live as the season nears its climax in April and May.


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Rowett maintains play-off target 

13 Mar 16

Birmingham manager Gary Rowett insisted that his side are still very firmly in the thick of the Sky Bet Championship promotion race after a 0-0 draw against Wolves at Molineux.


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Birmingham miss chances in draw 

13 Mar 16

Birmingham’s play-off hopes suffered a fresh setback as they were held to a 0-0 Sky Bet Championship draw by Wolves at Molineux.


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League 1: Burton extend lead 

12 Mar 16

Burton extended their lead at the top of Sky Bet League One to six points with a hard-fought victory over Fleetwood on Saturday.


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Wolves v Birmingham preview 

11 Mar 16

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett could have an unchanged squad to face Birmingham in a Midlands derby on Sunday.


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Coventry edge Seasiders 

11 Mar 16

Coventry ended a run of four straight defeats with a narrow 1-0 victory over relegation-threatened Blackpool at Bloomfield Road.


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Ollie’s predictions 

11 Mar 16

Ian Holloway previews the Football League action and predicts further stutters for promotion chasing Middlesbrough and Derby.


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10 MLS questions for Ridgewell 

11 Mar 16

Liam Ridgewell has been at Portland Timbers for one-and-a-half years – and he’s really enjoying life in MLS.


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LISTEN: FL72 Podcast 

10 Mar 16

Gary Rowett, Jon Whitney and Darren Way feature in this week’s FL72 Podcast – and you can listen here.


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Blackpool v Coventry preview 

10 Mar 16

Blackpool get one player back from suspension for the visit of Coventry but will be without another due to a ban.


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‘There is still more to come’ 

10 Mar 16

Birmingham boss Gary Rowett says there is still more to come from his side as they push for a Championship play-off spot.


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WATCH: Best Football League goals 

9 Mar 16

Watch our selection of the best five goals from the midweek games in the Football League.


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WATCH: Best Football League goals 

9 Mar 16

Watch our selection of the best five goals from the midweek games in the Football League.


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PFA vote – Last day of voting 

9 Mar 16

There’s less than 24 hours left to vote for your PFA Fans’ Player of the Month for February before the shortlists are cut to three.


Blues
PFA vote – Last day of voting 

9 Mar 16

There’s less than 24 hours left to vote for your PFA Fans’ Player of the Month for February before the shortlists are cut to three.


Sky Blues
League 1: Leaders Burton lose 

8 Mar 16

Sky Bet League One leaders Burton’s title hopes suffered a setback as they fell to a 2-0 loss at Bradford.


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Shrews boost survival bid 

8 Mar 16

Shrewsbury moved eight points clear of the Sky Bet League 1 relegation zone after coming from behind to beat Coventry 2-1.


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Rovers’ early show beats Blues 

8 Mar 16

Two goals in three first-half minutes were the difference as Blackburn produced an excellent display to defeat play-off hopefuls Birmingham 2-0 in the Sky Bet Championship.


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Ollie’s predictions 

8 Mar 16

Ian Holloway previews the big games in the Football League and predicts a narrow win for promotion-chasing Middlesbrough at Rotherham.


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Blackburn v Birmingham preview 

7 Mar 16

Corry Evans should be back in Blackburn’s squad for their Sky Bet Championship game with Birmingham.


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Shrewsbury v Coventry preview 

7 Mar 16

Shrewsbury could be without defensive duo Zak Whitbread and Jermaine Grandison when they host Coventry.


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L1: Barnsley climb to sixth 

5 Mar 16

Barnsley’s extraordinary climb up the Sky Bet League 1 table continued as they moved into the play-off places with a 3-1 win at Walsall.


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Coventry pay the penalty 

4 Mar 16

Rochdale grabbed late penalty to take a narrow 1-0 Sky Bet League One win against Coventry at the Ricoh.


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Bruce frustrated by title blow 

3 Mar 16

Frustrated Hull boss Steve Bruce admits they have handed the title advantage to their rivals after slipping up at Birmingham.


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Blues close in on play-offs 

3 Mar 16

Hull’s title bid suffered a huge blow at Birmingham as the hosts closed in on the Sky Bet Championship play-offs.


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Pick your player of the month 

3 Mar 16

Sky Sports can now reveal the contenders for the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month Awards for February.


Sky Blues
Pick your player of the month 

3 Mar 16

Sky Sports can now reveal the contenders for the PFA Fans’ Player of the Month Awards for February.


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Coventry v Rochdale preview 

3 Mar 16

Coventry boss Tony Mowbray could be tempted to make changes ahead of the clash with Rochdale after the Sky Blues lost their last two games.


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Ollie’s predictions 

3 Mar 16

Ian Holloway predicts the big games in the Football League and sees more misery for Leeds United at home to Bolton Wanderers.


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Birmingham v Hull preview 

2 Mar 16

Birmingham manager Gary Rowett will be without striker James Vaughan and midfielder Stephen Gleeson is also a doubt ahead of the Thursday night meeting with Hull.


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Loan Watch 

2 Mar 16

Which Premier League players impressed on loan in the Football League last month…


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Loan Watch 

2 Mar 16

Which Premier League players impressed on loan in the Football League last month…


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Most-watched Championship club? 

2 Mar 16

Derby County are the most-watched Championship team live on Sky, with Ipswich, Leeds and Middlesbrough also proving popular.


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L1 Round-up: Colchester win 

1 Mar 16

Veteran midfielder Darren Ambrose scored twice to give Colchester a first win in 20 Sky Bet League One matches as they won 2-1 at Bradford City.


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Reds maintain play-off push 

1 Mar 16

Marc Roberts scored his first goal for Barnsley and Ashley Fletcher also netted as the Reds maintained their push for the Sky Bet League One play-offs by beating fellow contenders Coventry 2-0 at a rain-soaked Oakwell to move into seventh spot…


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Barnsley v Coventry preview 

29 Feb 16

Barnsley caretaker boss Paul Heckingbottom could name an unchanged starting line-up for the home game against Coventry.


Sky Blues
Barnsley v Coventry preview 

29 Feb 16

Barnsley caretaker boss Paul Heckingbottom could name an unchanged starting line-up for the home game against Coventry.


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Birmingham criticise QPR, police 

29 Feb 16

Birmingham City say the club is “disappointed” with QPR and the Metropolitan Police for statements they gave following crowd disturbances at Saturday’s match.


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Police probe Loftus Road disorder 

28 Feb 16

Birmingham City supporters have been blamed by police for causing disorder that involved two officers and a number of other fans being injured outside Loftus Road on Saturday.


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Police probe Loftus Road disorder 

28 Feb 16

Birmingham City supporters have been blamed by police for causing disorder that involved two officers and a number of other fans being injured outside Loftus Road on Saturday.


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FA to probe coin incidents 

28 Feb 16

Coin throwing incidents at Loftus Road and the Britannia Stadium on Saturday will be investigated by the Football Association.


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QPR probe coin incident 

27 Feb 16

QPR are to looking into an incident in which a coin was allegedly thrown at their players during the 2-0 Sky Bet Championship win over Birmingham at Loftus Road.


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Rowett laments poor first half 

27 Feb 16

Birmingham manager Gary Rowett was unhappy about both goals his side conceded in their 2-0 Sky Bet Championship defeat at QPR.


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L1 round-up: Leaders Burton held 

27 Feb 16

Burton and Walsall played out a goalless draw in the day’s big game in Sky Bet League 1, as top met fourth at the Pirelli Stadium.


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Championship: Burnley go top 

27 Feb 16

Andre Gray scored twice to give Burnley a 2-1 derby win over Bolton Wanderers and send them top of the Sky Bet Championship table.


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Ball earns points for Fleetwood 

26 Feb 16

A wonder strike from David Ball gave Fleetwood a 2-1 away win at promotion-chasing Coventry.


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QPR ease to Birmingham win 

26 Feb 16

First-half goals from Tjaronn Chery and Junior Hoilett gave QPR a 2-0 victory at home to Birmingham in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday.


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Jeff’s Super 6 advice 

26 Feb 16

Jeff Stelling provides us with his advice for this weekend’s Soccer Saturday Super 6, with a bumper £1m jackpot up for grabs.


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QPR v Birmingham preview 

25 Feb 16

QPR are hoping Alejandro Faurlin will be fit in time to face Birmingham.


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Coventry v Fleetwood preview 

25 Feb 16

Coventry goalkeeper Lee Burge is out with a shoulder injury which will sideline him for the rest of the season.


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Ollie’s predictions 

25 Feb 16

Ian Holloway casts his eye over another batch of important Football League fixtures and tackles the £1m Super 6 jackpot.


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Your club’s best month is… 

25 Feb 16

If the Premier League title race goes down to the wire, Arsenal should feel confident of lifting the trophy, thanks to their remarkable record in May.


Blues
Your club’s best month is… 

25 Feb 16

If the Premier League title race goes down to the wire, Arsenal should feel confident of lifting the trophy, thanks to their remarkable record in May.


Blues
Championship RU: Top-four joy 

24 Feb 16

It was a good night for the leading teams in the Championship as the top four all recorded victories.


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Birmingham edge struggling Bolton 

23 Feb 16

Birmingham closed the gap to the Sky Bet Championship play-offs and piled the misery on struggling Bolton during a 1-0 win at St Andrews on Tuesday evening.


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Ollie’s predictions 

23 Feb 16

Sky Sports’ Ian Holloway predicts the outcomes of the big games in the Football League, including Cardiff v Middlesbrough and Burnley v Nottingham Forest.


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Ollie’s predictions 

23 Feb 16

Sky Sports’ Ian Holloway predicts the outcomes of the big games in the Football League, including Cardiff v Middlesbrough and Burnley v Nottingham Forest.