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Pre-season Round-Up: Sports, songs and signings

20 July 2018

With just two weeks until the 2018/19 season gets under way, preparations have gone up another notch with EFL clubs getting their players match-fit for the upcoming campaign.

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Championship

Quiz: EFL to the Premier League - Bouncing Back

20 July 2018

Three clubs have returned to the Sky Bet Championship for the 2018/19 season, and will be targeting an immediate return to the top flight. It's not that easy, though...

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General

EFL Supporter Engagement Meeting

20 July 2018

The EFL Supporter Engagement meeting took place at the end of May, where a variety of topics were discussed.

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Checkatrade Trophy

Checkatrade Trophy: Round One Group Stages confirmed

18 July 2018

The final groups for Round One of the 2018/19 Checkatrade Trophy have today been confirmed at a media briefing in Central London.

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General

Man found guilty for racist social media post towards Ivan Toney

18 July 2018

A man has been found guilty and prosecuted for racist social media post towards then Latics striker Ivan Toney in December 2017.

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Checkatrade Trophy

England: Checkatrade Trophy and EFL starlets heading to European Championships

16 July 2018

Paul Simpson has named his squad for the UEFA U19 European Championships, with a strong EFL presence among the 20-man selection.

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Checkatrade Trophy

Checkatrade Trophy: Round One Draw information

13 July 2018

Just three months on from Lincoln City’s famous Wembley win, the Round One draw of the 2018/19 Checkatrade Trophy is to take place on Wednesday 18 July.

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General

Pre-season Round-Up: Twitter takeovers, tours, and team bonding

13 July 2018

With the start of the new football season less than a month away, pre-season plans for clubs across the EFL are well under way, as squads travel across the UK and beyond to be put through their...

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General

FIFA World Cup: From the EFL to England – how the players made it to the top

12 July 2018

All but three of England's World Cup squad featured in the EFL or the EFL Cup at an early age, making their professional debuts in the competition before going on to become stars on the international...

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General

FIFA World Cup: Proud England bow out in Russia

11 July 2018

Kieran Trippier's first-half goal was not enough to secure England's route to the final as Gareth Southgate's side were beaten in extra-time.

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General

EFL and clubs offer messages of support to rescued Thai footballers

11 July 2018

The rescue of 12 young Thai footballers and their coach who have been dangerously trapped in a flooded cave for over two weeks has captured the hearts of people around the world, including the...

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General

FIFA World Cup: The untold stories of how England's young guns were set on the road to international glory

10 July 2018

The Telegraph have delved into the stories behind the stars that are preparing for England's biggest game in 28 years, some of which champion their EFL route to the top.

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General

FIFA World Cup: Joy and despair – a look at England’s short semi-final history

10 July 2018

England are preparing for what will be just their third ever World Cup Semi-Final, when they step out against Croatia on Wednesday night. We've looked back at the two previous outings, in 1966 and...

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General

FIFA World Cup: Homegrown EFL talent helps England to Semi-Finals

9 July 2018

England have reached the semi-finals of the FIFA World Cup for just the third time in their history, following Saturday afternoon's 2-0 quarter-final triumph against Sweden.

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EFL Trust

Charlton Athletic: Addicks celebrate Pride in London

9 July 2018

An EFL club has participated in Pride in London for the first time, after a group of more than 75 from Charlton Athletic marched through the nation’s capital on Saturday 7 July.

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General

EFL Statement: AFC Bournemouth

5 July 2018

The EFL and AFC Bournemouth have reached an agreement to settle a dispute between them arising out of the Financial Results of the Club in 2014/15.

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Checkatrade Trophy

Checkatrade Trophy: Memorable moments of 2017/18

29 June 2018

Over 26,000 Lincoln City supporters made their way to Wembley Stadium in April 2018 for the first time in the club’s history, where they would go on to witness Checkatrade Trophy success against...

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TV Announcements

TV Selections: Seven more EFL matches to appear on Sky Sports in August

28 June 2018

The early-season fixtures to be broadcast live on Sky Sports have been confirmed, with seven high-profile Sky Bet Championship matches selected for the opening weeks of the 2018/19 campaign.

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League One

Oxford United: LFE Assessment Trials offer new hope for Steven Johnson-Fikula

28 June 2018

For Steven Johnson-Fikula, the 2017/18 campaign had been a success on paper. Part of a solid Mansfield Town U18 defence, the young Stags conceded just 16 goals in 24 games en route to winning the EFL...

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Championship

Mark Ashton to join EFL board as representative of the Championship

26 June 2018

The EFL is pleased to announce that Bristol City Chief Executive Mark Ashton will join the EFL Board as an elected representative of the Sky Bet Championship.

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