Focus on the Championship

Championship clubs aim for jackpot

July 12, 2012
By Norman Hubbard
(Archive)
This website receives many strange emails. One of the weirdest arrived a few months ago from someone who announced his intention to buy a lower-division club in England and stated his belief that promotion to the Premier League could be secured comparatively cheaply and quickly. One caveat was stated: he didn't yet have any money; another was implied: that he had no experience in football.

The temptation was to point out the unlikelihood of his plan coming to fruition. There are enough ...

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