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Championship

Can Warnock's promotion blueprint work again?

31 July 2021

When Middlesbrough kick off their 2021/22 Sky Bet Championship campaign at Fulham on Sunday 8 August, it will mark the beginning of Neil Warnock’s second full season in charge at The Riverside.

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General

Remembering Jimmy Headrige : 'the best in the business'

30 July 2021

In the close season of 1966, Middlesbrough Football Club appointed Jimmy Headrige to the club’s backroom staff.

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Could history be made in 2021/22?

29 July 2021

As the new season approaches, we highlight 10 remarkable EFL records that have defied time to stand proudly, but which one, if any, will be broken first? And could any of them stand forever?

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English football introduces new guidance for heading

28 July 2021

English football will introduce heading guidance across every level of the professional and amateur game from the start of the 2021/22 season.

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League One

Morecambe FC: Shrimpossible Dream

27 July 2021

In 2021/22, Morecambe will play five Clubs they have never previously faced in EFL fixtures – Sheffield Wednesday, Sunderland AFC, Charlton Athletic, Ipswich Town and Wigan Athletic.

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Championship

Respect, development and resilience: the Coventry City Academy

27 July 2021

Put simply, Coventry City have developed a winning formula when it comes to youth development. Driven by a club-wide set of core values, theirs has been recognised as one of the country’s leading...

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League Two

John Rudge: A lifetime of Valiance

26 July 2021

Loyal, devoted and dedicated. Just three of many words often used to describe John Rudge when talking about his contribution to football.

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Carabao Cup

The Carabao Cup countdown

25 July 2021

This season’s Carabao Cup is almost here, so we have delved into the EFL archives to come up with odd facts, crazy games and memorable moments.

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Smart Meters

The keepers to look out for in 21/22

24 July 2021

As the start of the 2021/22 campaign draws closer, we're taking a look at some of the super savers to look out for across the EFL's three divisions...

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Smart Meters

From hero to villain to hero!

21 July 2021

January 30th this year was one of the most eventful days in young goalkeeper Ellery Balcombe's career.

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Smart Meters

Smart Energy: Save of the Season

21 July 2021

To mark our partnership with Smart Energy GB, we’ve shortlisted the five best saves of the season from the EFL – with the help of the fans.

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Smart Meters

Manuel Almunia’s Play-Off Semi-Final penalty save

21 July 2021

THAT penalty save. That goal. Those 22 seconds. The names of Manuel Almunia and Troy Deeney will be forever entwined in EFL Play-Offs history.

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Eid-al-Adha: Mo's story

20 July 2021

This week, Muslims across the country will be celebrating Eid-al-Adha, the festival of sacrifice and one of the most important in the Muslim calendar.

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EFL statement: Derby County

20 July 2021

Further to a request from Derby County, the EFL Board has now considered the circumstances regarding appearances made by a number of academy players in the FA Cup tie against Chorley earlier this...

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Club representation on EFL Board confirmed

14 July 2021

Nottingham Forest Chairman, Nicholas Randall QC, Preston North End Director, Peter Ridsdale, and Middlesbrough Chief Executive, Neil Bausor have been voted onto the EFL Board to represent Sky Bet...

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Former player on placement at Burton says initiative is perfect for Black and Asian coaches

14 July 2021

With applications now open for the second cohort of the Professional Player to Coach Scheme, one of the coaches from the first intake has described what being on the programme has meant to him.

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EFL statement: Rochdale AFC

12 July 2021

The EFL is aware of the continuing reports relating to a possible change of control at Rochdale AFC and wishes to clarify it remains in regular dialogue with representatives of the Club, as well as...

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A message from Trevor Birch

11 July 2021

EFL Chief Executive, Trevor Birch, has issued a message to Gareth Southgate and his England players following Sunday evening's Euro 2020 Final at Wembley Stadium.

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The legacy of England's 1966 World Cup triumph

10 July 2021

Part of the frisson of awaiting England’s first international championship final for 55 years is wondering how victory over Italy might change our lives, individually and collectively. How many of us...

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Feature: The rise of Harry Kane

8 July 2021

Some youngsters dream of playing professional football. Most will also dream of playing in a cup final, or scoring the winner in front of a sold-out crowd. Few, however, get to actually live that...

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