Tag: spot

17 April 2024 0

Shane Duffy: Time for Norwich City to secure Championship play-off spot and ‘finish the job’

By Total Football News
Shane Duffy celebrating
Shane Duffy has made 40 appearances for Norwich this season

Norwich City defender Shane Duffy says the club never stopped believing it would be a successful season, even at their lowest point in November.

But the Canaries are now firmly on course for a play-off place following five wins in their past seven games.

“We believed the whole time. The question marks probably came from outsiders,” said Duffy.

“It’s a

12 April 2024 0

Adam Reach: West Brom defender says work still to do to secure play-off spot

By Total Football News
Adam Reach in action for West Brom
Adam Reach joined West Brom from Sheffield Wednesday in August 2021 and has made 74 appearances

West Bromwich Albion full-back Adam Reach says they know you “don’t win anything for finishing fifth” as the push to confirm the club’s place in the Championship play-offs nears its end.

The Baggies’ grip on fifth spot dates back to December and victory over Sunderland on Saturday could all-but seal a top-six finish.

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18 March 2024 0

Leeds United: Daniel James and Daniel Farke play down importance of Championship top spot

By Total Football News
Dan James after scoring for Leeds v Millwall
Dan James’ second-half goal against Millwall sent Leeds top of the Championship on goal difference

Leeds United forward Dan James says going top of the Championship table counts for little with eight games still to play.

James scored in Leeds’ 2-0 win over Millwall on Sunday that sent the Whites above Leicester on goal difference.

It is the first time all season that Leeds have been top, but previous leaders

10 March 2024 0

Aston Villa 0-4 Tottenham Hotspur: Visitors close on Champions League spot

By Total Football News

Brennan Johnson
Brennan Johnson’s fourth goal of the season doubled Spurs’ second-half lead

Tottenham boosted their hopes of a top-four Premier League finish with an emphatic victory over 10-man Aston Villa at Villa Park.

In an encounter billed as pivotal in the race for a spot in next season’s Champions League, early second-half goals from James Maddison and Brennan Johnson set Spurs on their way.

And a seemingly leg-weary Villa side, who