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Blues
Preston lose ground on play-offs 

20 Jan 18

Preston lost ground on the play-off places after Birmingham came from behind to earn a 1-1 draw at Deepdale.


Sky Blues
McNulty double inspires Coventry 

20 Jan 18

Coventry extended their unbeaten home run to seven games by beating Swindon 3-1.


Blues
Championship weekend preview 

19 Jan 18

Hull boss Nigel Adkins will push his side to claim all three points in their vital clash with bottom club Sunderland on Saturday.


Blues
Preston v Birmingham preview 

19 Jan 18

Preston could have Paul Huntington and Josh Earl back for Saturday’s Championship game at home to Birmingham.


Sky Blues
Coventry v Swindon preview 

19 Jan 18

Coventry could spruce up their frontline for the Sky Bet League One home game with Swindon.


Blues
LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast 

18 Jan 18

Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Michael Appleton and Andy Hinchcliffe join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.


Sky Blues
LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast 

18 Jan 18

Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Michael Appleton and Andy Hinchcliffe join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.


Blues
On EFL Matters… 

17 Jan 18

David Prutton will be joined by Michael Appleton and Andy Hinchcliffe on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.


Sky Blues
On EFL Matters… 

17 Jan 18

David Prutton will be joined by Michael Appleton and Andy Hinchcliffe on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.


Sky Blues
Tributes pour in for Regis 

15 Jan 18

Bryan Robson has led the tributes for his former West Brom and England team-mate Cyrille Regis, who died on Sunday at the age of 59.


Sky Blues
Cyrille Regis dies aged 59 

15 Jan 18

Former England international striker Cyrille Regis has died at the age of 59.


Blues
Rowett haunts Blues again 

13 Jan 18

Gary Rowett returned to haunt Birmingham again as his Derby side stayed second in the Sky Bet Championship with a 3-0 win at St Andrew’s.


Sky Blues
Harley wins it for Exeter 

13 Jan 18

Ryan Harley netted the winner as Exeter moved above Coventry in Sky Bet League Two with a narrow 1-0 victory at St James Park.


Sky Blues
Exeter v Coventry preview 

12 Jan 18

Exeter hope to have skipper Jordan Moore-Taylor available for the visit of FA Cup giantkillers Coventry.


Blues
Birmingham v Derby preview 

12 Jan 18

Che Adams is likely to return for Birmingham against Derby after shrugging off his latest hamstring injury.


Blues
VOTE: EFL Goals of the Month 

12 Jan 18

Watch and vote for the best Sky Bet EFL Goals of the Month for December in the Championship, League One and League Two.


Sky Blues
VOTE: EFL Goals of the Month 

12 Jan 18

Watch and vote for the best Sky Bet EFL Goals of the Month for December in the Championship, League One and League Two.


Blues
LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast 

11 Jan 18

Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Garry Birtles and Gregor Robertson join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.


Sky Blues
LISTEN: EFL Matters podcast 

11 Jan 18

Listen to the EFL Matters podcast, as Garry Birtles and Gregor Robertson join David Prutton to discuss all the latest talking points in the Championship, League One and League Two.


Blues
Prutton’s EFL predictions 

11 Jan 18

David Prutton returns with his predictions ahead of this weekend’s Sky Bet EFL matches…


Blues
Promotion contenders live on Sky 

11 Jan 18

The race for promotion intensifies during the months of February and March in both the Sky Bet Championship and Sky Bet League One, with nine EFL fixtures set to be screened exclusively on Sky Sports.


Blues
Championship table predictor 

10 Jan 18

The stats-based Sky Sports Predictor is tipping Wolves for Championship glory and Sunderland to be relegated.


Blues
Checkatrade draw on EFL Matters 

9 Jan 18

The Checkatrade Trophy quarter-final draw will take place on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.


Sky Blues
Checkatrade draw on EFL Matters 

9 Jan 18

The Checkatrade Trophy quarter-final draw will take place on EFL Matters on Sky Sports Football at 7pm on Thursday.


Blues
FA Cup R4: Yeovil to host Man Utd 

8 Jan 18

Manchester United will head to League Two side Yeovil in the FA Cup fourth round while Newport County will host Tottenham.


Sky Blues
FA Cup R4: Yeovil to host Man Utd 

8 Jan 18

Manchester United will head to League Two side Yeovil in the FA Cup fourth round while Newport County will host Tottenham.


Sky Blues
Robins: We want Man United next 

7 Jan 18

Coventry City manager Mark Robins says he wants to face Manchester United in the fourth round of the FA Cup.


Sky Blues
FA Cup: Stoke stunned, Man City win 

6 Jan 18

Coventry piled the pressure on Stoke manager Mark Hughes with a shock 2-1 victory in their FA Cup third-round tie.


Blues
FA Cup: Stoke stunned, Man City win 

6 Jan 18

Coventry piled the pressure on Stoke manager Mark Hughes with a shock 2-1 victory in their FA Cup third-round tie.


Sky Blues
Coventry pile pressure on Hughes 

6 Jan 18

Jack Grimmer’s winner left Stoke boss Mark Hughes on the brink after Coventry dumped the Potters out of the FA Cup.


Blues
Gallagher sends Birmingham through 

6 Jan 18

Sam Gallagher scored the only goal as Birmingham continued their recent revival with a 1-0 victory over Burton in the FA Cup.


Sky Blues
‘Mark Hughes was my hero’ 

5 Jan 18

Twenty-eight years after combining to score the goal that saved Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United career, Mark Robins and Mark Hughes will now be going head to head in the FA Cup third round.


Sky Blues
Coventry v Stoke preview 

5 Jan 18

Under-pressure Stoke boss Mark Hughes will be heading to Coventry hoping to avoid a FA Cup upset in the third round.


Blues
Birmingham v Burton preview 

5 Jan 18

Che Adams will not start Birmingham’s FA Cup third-round clash with Burton despite recovering from his latest hamstring problem.


Sky Blues
Charlie predicts FA Cup upsets 

4 Jan 18

Charlie Nicholas provides us with his predictions for the FA Cup third round and explains which Premier League clubs are likely to suffer losses.


Sky Blues
League Two table predictor 

4 Jan 18

The stats-based Sky Sports Predictor is tipping Notts County for Sky Bet League Two glory this season.


Blues
December’s Championship XI 

4 Jan 18

The Sky Bet Championship has a rare rest this week following the hectic festive schedule, but who impressed in December…


Blues
Birmingham off the bottom 

2 Jan 18

Birmingham City moved off the bottom of the Championship with a gritty and deserved 2-0 win at Reading – their first away success of the season.


Sky Blues
L2: Bad day for the Coopers 

1 Jan 18

Forest Green boss Mark Cooper and his son Charlie were both sent off as their side’s problems mounted with a 2-1 home defeat to Sky Bet League Two promotion-contenders Wycombe.


Sky Blues
Coventry climb into top three 

1 Jan 18

A Marc McNulty goal helped Coventry climb into the League Two automatic promotion places with a 1-0 win against struggling Chesterfield.


Blues
Reading v Birmingham preview 

1 Jan 18

Reading will check on midfielder Liam Kelly ahead of the visit of Sky Bet Championship strugglers Birmingham on Tuesday.


Blues
New Year’s Day omens 

31 Dec 17

The new year is here and we’re starting to approach the business end of the Sky Bet Championship.


Sky Blues
Coventry v Chesterfield preview 

31 Dec 17

Coventry boss Mark Robins has a number of players to check on ahead of Monday’s clash with Chesterfield.


Blues
WATCH: Championship – Best of 2017 

30 Dec 17

It has been another dramatic year in the Sky Bet Championship – here are some of the best moments from the last 12 months.


Blues
Birmingham earn vital win 

30 Dec 17

Birmingham ended the year on an optimistic note with a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship home victory over promotion-chasing Leeds.


Sky Blues
Late win for Coventry 

30 Dec 17

Marc McNulty struck five minutes after half-time to lift Coventry up to fifth in Sky Bet League Two with a 1-0 win that ended Carlisle’s three-match winning sequence.


Sky Blues
Carlisle v Coventry preview 

29 Dec 17

Carlisle boss Keith Curle could name the same starting line-up for the fourth successive game against Coventry.


Blues
Birmingham v Leeds preview 

29 Dec 17

Birmingham will have Sam Gallagher available again when Leeds visit St Andrew’s.


Blues
Transfer Centre LIVE! 

28 Dec 17

Liverpool agree a £75m fee for Virgil van Dijk, plus updates on Jack Wilshere, Alexis Sanchez and Marouane Fellaini.


Sky Blues
Valiants halt Coventry progress 

26 Dec 17

Defender Nathan Smith scored the only goal of the game as Port Vale beat promotion-chasing Coventry 1-0 at Vale Park.


Blues
Norwich beat sorry Birmingham 

26 Dec 17

Birmingham remain entrenched at the bottom of the Sky Bet Championship after a 2-0 home defeat at the hands of Norwich.


Blues
Champ: Wolves extend lead despite draw 

26 Dec 17

Wolves extended their lead at the top of the Sky Bet Championship table to eight points after Cardiff failed to capitalise on their 2-2 draw at Millwall.


Blues
Championship Boxing Day preview 

24 Dec 17

Middlesbrough and Sheffield Wednesday will both be managerless in the Sky Bet Championship on Boxing Day.


Blues
Birmingham v Norwich preview 

24 Dec 17

Birmingham will be without the suspended Sam Gallagher when Norwich visit St Andrew’s.


Sky Blues
Port Vale v Coventry preview 

24 Dec 17

Port Vale boss Neil Aspin will make a late decision on defender Tom Anderson as he looks to extend his side’s unbeaten run to five games against Coventry.


Blues
Best club on Boxing Day is… 

24 Dec 17

Burton Albion are England’s most successful team on Boxing Day…


Sky Blues
Best club on Boxing Day is… 

24 Dec 17

Burton Albion are England’s most successful team on Boxing Day…


Blues
Blues draw at Sunderland 

23 Dec 17

Championship basement boys Birmingham showed enough fight to earn a point with a 1-1 draw at relegation rivals Sunderland.


Blues
Birmingham issue Cotterill backing 

23 Dec 17

Birmingham’s board have issued their “100 per cent” backing to manager Steve Cotterill, with the club bottom of the Sky Bet Championship.


Sky Blues
WATCH: Doyle’s 45-yard screamer 

22 Dec 17

Michael Doyle’s 45-yard screamer fired Coventry on their way to victory over Wycombe, and up to fourth in Sky Bet League Two.