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Championship

How Vincent Kompany has transformed Championship leaders Burnley

30 December 2022

Four Premier Leagues, four EFL Cups, two FA Cups, two Belgian First Division titles and a third-place medal at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

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General

From League Two to World Cup: Emi Martinez's extraordinary journey

18 December 2022

When Argentina goalkeeper Emi Martinez was gearing up to head out on loan to Sky Bet League Two side Oxford United, the country’s stalwart captain Lionel Messi was breaking records as Barcelona’s...

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Championship

Grit, determination and talent: The Sheffield United Academy

11 November 2022

When asked what defines the DNA of the Sheffield United youth setup, Academy Manager Derek Geary’s answer was simple.

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League Two

Mark Hughes: Taking the reins

22 June 2022

Two Premier Leagues, four FA Cups, three League Cups and a trio of European trophies. Bradford City boss Mark Hughes’ CV is something to behold.

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Club features

League Two

The Orient Express: Destination League One?

20 January 2023

Feelings of uncertainty were afoot during pre-season when a somewhat depleted Leyton Orient side jetted off to Portugal for a week-long training camp.

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League Two

It's a Stockport County thing

15 June 2022

“I always said: ‘This isn’t like a speedboat we’re turning around, it’s a huge tanker.”

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League One

Plymouth Argyle: Schumacher's at the Wheel

20 December 2022

When Preston North End unveiled Ryan Lowe as their new manager in December 2021, Plymouth Argyle fans were understandably concerned about the impact his departure would have on the Club, having...

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League Two

Rochdale's humble history-makers

25 November 2022

Walking out alongside Rochdale skipper Ian Henderson as mascot wasn’t something lifelong Dale fan Ethan Brierley was ever likely to pass up.

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Player features

General

The Rawmarsh rocket

13 November 2021

Ben Wiles has a shorter commute than most from his Rawmarsh home to his place of work.

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General

Adebayo Akinfenwa: Unapologetically himself

20 June 2022

“From the beginning to the end, I wouldn’t change a thing. I did it my way and it went how I wanted it to go.”

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Championship

Bristol City's Great Scott!

22 December 2022

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when one of the EFL’s brightest starlets and European champion Alex Scott was weighing up whether football was for him.

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Championship

The making of Jude Bellingham: From Blues boy to England starlet

9 November 2022

Playing in front of 20,000 fans St Andrew’s for Birmingham City on a Tuesday evening for most 16-year-olds would mean mission accomplished.

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