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Former Celtic star Hartley happy with life in Championship

Scotland midfielder Paul Hartley is satisfied with his decision to swap Celtic for a move to Championship outfit Bristol City. He told the Mail on Sunday: "We're in the top six at the moment but there will be many twists and turns this season.

"The Championship could be won by most of the teams in the league. That makes it different from the Premiership, SPL and La Liga where only a few sides can win the title.

"Fans will pay to watch the quality players in Spain and Premiership all day but Championship supporters know they will get a few surprises.

"Newcastle, West Brom and Middlesbrough will be in with a shout. Then you have Sheffield United, Cardiff, Reading and Crystal Palace who have all been over the course.

"Forest, Derby, Coventry and Sheffield Wednesday all feel they can press on while Ipswich have Roy Keane in charge and a few quid to spend.

"But we're happy to operate away from the limelight. Preston, Watford and Swansea will be much the same."

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