Championship Team News

Derby County Midfielder Miles Addison has been ruled out for the rest of the season with a stress fracture in his foot.

Doncaster Rovers Striker Gareth Taylor has agreed to join League One side Carlisle on a one-month loan deal from Championship outfit Doncaster.

Doncaster Rovers Doncaster striker Steve Brooker faces surgery to resolve an ankle problem and is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Birmingham City Birmingham manager Alex McLeish has handed Ecuadorean defender Ulises de la Cruz a one-month contract after a successful trial at the club.

Wolverhampton Wanderers Mick McCarthy is surprised Wolves are still leading the Championship and is relieved the chasing pack have been as “hopeless” as his own team.

Burnley Burnley manager Owen Coyle has revealed he is in discussions to extend his contract at the promotion-chasing Championship outfit.

Crystal Palace Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock has signed striker Anthony Stokes from Sunderland on loan until the end of the season.

Charlton Athletic, Crystal Palace Crystal Palace defender Danny Butterfield has joined south London rivals Charlton on loan until the end of the season.

Birmingham City, Sheffield United David Cotterill’s controversial late penalty gave Sheffield United a 2-1 win against second-place Birmingham that moves the Blades up to fifth.

Swansea City Fulham struck twice in four minutes to knock Championship side Swansea City out of the FA Cup and set up a quarter-final with Manchester United.

Coventry City Championship side Coventry pulled off an FA Cup shock by dumping out Premier League Blackburn Rovers in their fifth round replay at the Ricoh Arena, winning 1-0 to set up a quarter-final with Chelsea.

Birmingham City Birmingham manager Alex McLeish is set to hold discussions with former Newcastle defender Stephen Carr regarding a potential short-term deal.

Sheffield United Championship outfit Sheffield United have secured the services of West Brom striker Craig Beattie on loan until the end of the season.

Crystal Palace Crystal Palace defender Claude Davis admits he would like to stay at Selhurst Park beyond his initial one-month loan spell.

Charlton Athletic Charlton Athletic manager Phil Parkinson has extended midfielder Tom Soares’ loan spell from Stoke City for a second month.

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~ by awbroady on March 6, 2009.

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