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Five classic EFL Trophy Finals

31 March 2021

Here, we take a look at some of the standout Finals from the competition’s history…

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Finalists' fundraisers a huge success

18 March 2021

Following the highly anticipated 'Wembley Weekender', which saw the respective 2020 and 2021 Papa John's Trophy Finals played at the home of football, Finalist Clubs have raised a huge amount of money...

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Best moment of my career, says Gooch

15 March 2021

Having been with Sunderland’s Academy since the age of 10, yesterday’s victory at the National Stadium was especially sweet for Lynden Gooch, and how fitting for him to score the goal that sealed a...

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Match report: Sunderland AFC win 2021 Papa John's Trophy

14 March 2021

Sunderland AFC ended their 48-year wait for a Wembley win, beating Tranmere Rovers 1-0 to claim the 2021 Papa John's Trophy at the home of football.

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Gallery: Salford City make history at Wembley

13 March 2021

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Match report: Salford City make history at Wembley

13 March 2021

Salford City won their first trophy as an EFL club in dramatic fashion, beating League One Portsmouth 4-2 on penalties following a 0-0 draw after extra-time at Wembley Stadium.

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Message from Trevor Birch

13 March 2021

With the respective 2020 and 2021 Papa John’s Trophy Finals now upon us, it is my pleasure to officially kick off the ‘Wembley Weekender’, which will see us mark a quite unique pair of matches under...

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Preview: Wembley weekender

12 March 2021

Both the 2020 and 2021 Papa John's Trophy Finals will be played under the famous Wembley arch as part of an historic weekend, the likes of which have never been seen before.

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Papa John's Trophy Final: 'No room for complacency,' says Marquis

12 March 2021

Portsmouth striker John Marquis says there is no room for complacency ahead of the 2020 Papa John’s Trophy Final against Salford City on Saturday afternoon.

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What the managers had to say ahead of the Wembley Weekender...

12 March 2021

The Wembley Weekender is just around the corner! Here's what all four managers had to say ahead of the respective 2020 and 2021 Papa John's Trophy Finals...

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Stat pack: Papa John's Trophy Finals

12 March 2021

As we gear up for the respective 2020 and 2021 Papa John's Trophy Finals, here are some great stats to prepare you for kick-off!

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Papa John's Trophy Final: Momentum is key, says MacDonald

10 March 2021

Winning the 2021 Papa John’s Trophy Final against Sunderland AFC could provide Tranmere Rovers with the perfect springboard to achieve further success says defender Calum MacDonald.

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Papa John's Trophy Final: Fourth time lucky for Charlie Wyke?

10 March 2021

As the old cliché goes, not many footballers will ever get the chance to play at Wembley in their career. That’s not the case for Sunderland striker Charlie Wyke, who will be hoping it’s fourth time...

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Papa John's Trophy Final: Turnbull relishing Wembley return

10 March 2021

Salford’s former Southampton defender, Jordan Turnbull, knows a thing or two about winning under the Wembley arch, and is relishing the chance to face an old foe this weekend…

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Match officials for the upcoming Papa John's Trophy Finals confirmed!

18 February 2021

The match officials for the 2020 and 2021 Papa John’s Trophy Finals have been confirmed!

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Papa John's Trophy Final - Accreditation Notice

18 February 2021

Football DataCo, on behalf of the EFL, is now receiving applications for media accreditation to the Papa John’s Trophy ‘Wembley Weekender’ on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 March at Wembley Stadium.

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Sunderland shoot-out win sets up Papa John's Trophy Final with Tranmere

17 February 2021

2019 finalists Sunderland AFC will take on Tranmere Rovers in the 2021 Papa John's Trophy Final after a penalty shoot-out win over Lincoln City.

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Preview: The Semi-Finals

16 February 2021

This season's Papa John's Trophy Finalists will be confirmed this week, with the Semi-Finals set to take place on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.

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Lincoln City’s Alex Palmer wins Papa John’s Trophy Player of the Round

14 February 2021

Lincoln City’s Alex Palmer has been awarded the Papa John’s Trophy Player of the Round, following an impressive performance in the Imps’ win at Hull City in the Quarter-Finals.

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Referee appointments: Papa John's Trophy Semi-Finals

11 February 2021

Match Official appointments have been confirmed for the upcoming Papa John's Trophy Semi-Finals:

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