Fulham chief Slavisa Jokanovic says his pass masters might park the bus at Wembley against Aston Villa in the Championship play-off final

Fulham chief Slavisa Jokanovic says his pass masters might park the bus at Wembley against Aston Villa in the Championship play-off final

The Cottagers may have thrilled fans this season with their slick, expansive football. But boss Joka has revealed that might have to all go out of the window — if they want the next stop to be the Premier League. He said:…

Footie fans facing huge train queues for Championship play-off final between Aston Villa and Fulham

Footie fans facing huge train queues for Championship play-off final between Aston Villa and Fulham

About 38,000 Aston Villa supporters will head to Wembley to face Fulham for promotion. But the main route between Birmingham New Street and London is closed by engineering work over the weekend — meaning lengthy diversions or replacement bus services. Chiltern Railways…

Bristol City 'extremely disappointed' as striker Famara Diedhiou banned for six games after spitting incident during Birmingham clash

Bristol City 'extremely disappointed' as striker Famara Diedhiou banned for six games after spitting incident during Birmingham clash

The charge relates to an incident in the 52nd minute of the Robins’ 3-1 Championship win at Ashton Gate on April 10. Striker Diedhiou, 25, denied the allegations but has been found guilty by an FA panel following a hearing. The suspension…

Mark Williams takes control of World Championship final in Sheffield

Mark Williams takes control of World Championship final in Sheffield

Mark Williams wins World Championship after surviving late fightback from John Higgins in dramatic final at the Crucible… before stripping naked in press conference! Mark Williams overcame John Higgins 18-16 in the World Championship final Williams had to withstand a remarkable fightback…

Cradle of the game: Newcastle's championship bid forged in coal mines

Cradle of the game: Newcastle's championship bid forged in coal mines

Whether it's the Johns Brothers, Silverchair, the Screaming Jets or Jennifer Hawkins, Newcastle loves its champions. Looking from the outside in, much of the city's image is defined by them. Pioneers: Some of Australia’s first clubs were formed in Newcastle by Scottish…

Eric Bristow's funeral sees family and friends say goodbye with dartboard tribute on coffin and World Championship trophy on display

Eric Bristow's funeral sees family and friends say goodbye with dartboard tribute on coffin and World Championship trophy on display

The five time world champion died at the age of 60 following a heart attack in Liverpool earlier this month, sending the darts world into mourning. In a touching tribute, the icon's coffin was draped in a Union flag and adorned with…

Blackburn promoted to Championship at first attempt after Doncaster win

Blackburn promoted to Championship at first attempt after Doncaster win

Tonight's 1-0 away win at Doncaster saw Rovers clinch the second automatic promotion spot after Wigan. Captain Charlie Mulgrew's 81st-minute header sealed an emphatic return to England's second tier. With Shrewsbury coming from behind to beat Peterborough, Rovers had looked like they…

Sunderland relegated to League One just a single season after dropping to Championship from Premier League

Sunderland relegated to League One just a single season after dropping to Championship from Premier League

Chris Coleman's men suffered a controversial 2-1 defeat to Burton at the Stadium of Light on Saturday. All was looking well for the Black Cats when Paddy McNair put them ahead ten minutes before half-time. But Burton pulled one back through former…

Millwall 0 Fulham 3: Ryan Sessegnon, Kevin McDonald and Aleksandar Mitrovic fire Fulham second with derby victory at The Den

Millwall 0 Fulham 3: Ryan Sessegnon, Kevin McDonald and Aleksandar Mitrovic fire Fulham second with derby victory at The Den

The 17-year-old, recently voted Championship player of the season, reacted first to a Jordan Archer fumble to consign Millwall to their first league defeat since New Year's Day. Kevin McDonald doubled the visitors' lead with a sensational long-range strike before Aleksandar Mitrovic's…

Ryan Sessegnon, Ruben Neves, Jack Grealish… the ten Football League stars who are already good enough for the Premier League

Ryan Sessegnon, Ruben Neves, Jack Grealish… the ten Football League stars who are already good enough for the Premier League

Here, SunSport’s EFL reporter TOM BARCLAY picks ten who could play in the top flight tomorrow, though he could have picked many more… Jack Grealish, Aston Villa, 22 STRUGGLED with a kidney problem earlier in the season – but has come back…

Wolves star Ruben Neves vows to see out first Premier League season with newly-promoted Championship giants

Wolves star Ruben Neves vows to see out first Premier League season with newly-promoted Championship giants

The 21-year-old Portuguese starlet gave anxious fans the perfect post-promotion party tonic, by telling them: “I want to stay.” Wolves’ critics claimed the club’s £15million record signing from Porto was only parachuted in by super-agent Jorge Mendes to help the Molineux club…

Middlesbrough 2 Bristol City 1: Daniel Ayala's third goal in three matches moves Boro into fifth spot after impressive comeback

Middlesbrough 2 Bristol City 1: Daniel Ayala's third goal in three matches moves Boro into fifth spot after impressive comeback

The Spanish defender, who has now scored seven times since Tony Pulis took charge, headed home the winner with just over twenty minutes remaining. That secured an impressive turnaround for Boro but severely dented the play-off hopes of the Robins. Milan Djuric…

Sunderland fans might hide behind the sofa when Netflix docu-series on the Championship flops is shown this summer

Sunderland fans might hide behind the sofa when Netflix docu-series on the Championship flops is shown this summer

But when it is shown on Netflix in the summer, Black Cats fans might want to hide behind the sofa. Because surely only a Mackem  masochist would fancy watching a rerun of their club’s car-crash campaign. There was a theory  that last…

Championship results: Bristol City beat Birmingham, Burton humbled by Hull and Sunderland slip up against Norwich

Championship results: Bristol City beat Birmingham, Burton humbled by Hull and Sunderland slip up against Norwich

Marlon Pack, Bobby Reid and Matty Taylor all netted for the Robins, as Lukas Jutkiewicz pulled a goal back before half-time. Pack opened the scoring in the 12th minute with a delightful free-kick that nestled into the top left corner, before Reid…