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EFL Transfer Round-Up: Claret coups, club records and a Lance Bombardier to Bristol

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Aston Villa have been busy strengthening their squad ahead of their Sky Bet Championship campaign, with a further three players joining Steve Bruce’s ranks this week.

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Pre-season: Free-kicks, fairways and foreign friendlies

20 July 2017

We're another week closer to the start of the 2017/18 Sky Bet EFL season, and here's the latest round-up of how some of the 72 clubs have been stepping up their preparations.

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Prostate Cancer UK: Celebrity exhibition keeps message simmering in the West Midlands

20 July 2017

A unique exhibition at next weekend’s Simmer Down Festival will unveil the prized possessions of a series of famous faces as they pledge their support to Prostate Cancer UK’s flagship Stronger Knowing More campaign.

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EFL Play-Off Final heartbreak: Catalyst or Curse?

19 July 2017

Three days at Wembley back in May ended in jubilation and promotion for three teams, but how much of a bitter pill to swallow is defeat, and how can it affect a team?

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TV Announcements

TV Games: Steel City derby among Sky Sports' live autumn selections

19 July 2017

The much anticipated local derby between Sheffield Wednesday and city rivals Sheffield United is to be screened live on Sky Sports in September, with the match confirmed for broadcast alongside six other EFL fixtures in September and early October.

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Championship

Middlesbrough: New boss, new Britt, new Boro

18 July 2017

Middlesbrough re-enter the Sky Bet Championship with one aim – to bounce back to the Premier League at the first time of asking. Garry Monk, appointed Boro boss back in June, is the man tasked with achieving that goal.

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England: Summer of success continues as Young Lions win European Under-19 Championship

15 July 2017

England rounded off a hugely successful summer of international football by winning the European Under-19 Championship, adding to their Under-20 World Cup and Toulon successes in June.

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TV Announcements

TV Games: Initial Sky Sports selections made for matches up until 1st October

14 July 2017

EFL clubs have today been notified of the latest TV selection picks and now have three days to make appropriate arrangements with police and Safety Advisory Groups to agree any proposed changes to kick-off times for live coverage.

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EFL Transfer Round-up: Double swoops, a two-time title-winner and a Severnside swap

14 July 2017

Another week of clubs strengthening ahead of the 2017/18 has passed, and here's a look at some of the latest moves across the EFL.

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Pre-season: Immediate introductions and a long-awaited return

13 July 2017

It's been another busy week for EFL clubs, with pre-season matches coming thick and fast, whether on home soil or abroad.

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Checkatrade Trophy

Checkatrade Trophy: Round One draw the centre of attention

12 July 2017

Senior figures in football came together on Wednesday 13th July to discuss the benefits and possible impact of the Checkatrade Trophy following the group stage draw in London.

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New EFL teams: How sides have fared in their first season in the league

12 July 2017

Forest Green Rovers are set to make their EFL debut this year following promotion from the National League, we take a look at how other sides have fared in their first season in the League in the last 25 years.

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Checkatrade Trophy

Checkatrade Trophy: Group stage draw complete

12 July 2017

The 16 groups for the 2017/18 Checkatrade Trophy have now been drawn.

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EFL: 2016/17 #SeasonStats

11 July 2017

Although the 72 EFL clubs are turning their attention to the new campaign, it's time to rewind back to last season, and take a look at some of the #SeasonStats from the previous campaign.

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EFL clubs support extension of BAME managers and coaches pilot

10 July 2017

EFL clubs have indicated, in principle, that they will extend the pilot of their first team recruitment code aimed at tackling the under-representation of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) managers and coaches to all 72 Championship, League One and League Two clubs at their forthcoming meeting in September, following a recommendation from the EFL’s Board of Directors.

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EFL Transfer round-up: Friends reunited, new contracts and Aston Villa's WhatsApp

7 July 2017

Another week has passed on the road to the 2017/18 season, and a number of notable transfers were made once more. Arguably, the biggest of all came at Villa Park on Monday morning.

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Pre-season: It's back to action as players build up match fitness

6 July 2017

This week, pre-season has stepped up a notch, with a number of sides getting 90 minutes under their belt for the first time since the 2016/17 campaign came to a close.

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EFL Managers Table: Grayson, Clotet and Neil complete the 72

5 July 2017

Preston North End's appointment of Alex Neil, following the recent departure of Simon Grayson to Sunderland, means that all 72 EFL clubs now have a manager at the helm ahead of the 2017/18 season.

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EFL: Senior figures at Reading and Exeter City take on roles at the EFL

4 July 2017

The EFL is pleased to announce Reading’s Chief Executive Nigel Howe has been elected to the EFL Board.

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TV Announcements

TV Games: Nine early-season EFL matches selected for Sky Sports coverage

3 July 2017

The latest batch of televised fixtures have been confirmed, with nine further Sky Bet EFL matches having been picked to appear live on Sky Sports in the opening weeks of the 2017/18 season.

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