Tag Archives: EFL

Charlton chiefs in civil war as row erupts between chairman and main financial backer

By | 10th March 2020

CHARLTON were plunged into chaos last night – after an incredible row erupted between their key financial backer and chairman. Chairman Matt Southall posted a furious statement on Twitter, threatening a legal battle with Tahnoon Nimer, the majority shareholder of East Street Investments. Nimer’s group took over the club from ex-owner Roland Duchatelet in January […]

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Oldham Athletic face administration as Boundary Park leaseholder Blitz demands £570k from owner Lamsagam

By | 6th March 2020

SIMON BLITZ challenged Oldham owner Abdallah Lemsagam to show him the money with the club’s future at stake. Unless controversial owner Lemsagam comes up with £570,000, the League Two Latics are likely to be put into administration by former director Blitz. Lemsagam also spent yesterday in talks with Blitz in a bid to buy the […]

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Coronavirus could prove fatal for lower league clubs if they are forced to play behind closed doors

By | 5th March 2020

IT WAS Bill Shankly who famously declared: “Some people think football is a matter of life and death. I can assure them it is much more serious than that.” Well now the late, great Shankly’s theory is about to be put to the ultimate test by the coronavirus. Because the big question that now needs […]

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League Cup’s future under threat as Uefa chief Aleksander Ceferin calls on FA to axe competition

By | 5th March 2020

UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin has added further doubt to the long term future of the League Cup after suggesting “it would be better for everyone” to kill it off. EFL chiefs are fighting a losing battle to keep the only second domestic cup in the Big Five countries alive as efforts to expand the Champions […]

Neil Warnock set to take over as Ipswich boss aged 71 with Paul Lambert on brink… months after signing five-year deal

By | 4th March 2020

IPSWICH TOWN are reportedly set to sack Paul Lambert and replace him with Neil Warnock… despite handing the Scot a five-year contract on January 1. The Tractor Boys tasked the former Aston Villa and Norwich manager with winning promotion back to the Championship – having overseen their relegation from the second tier last season. The […]

When are the EFL play-offs, and how can I watch on TV and online?

By | 4th March 2020

HOLD onto your hats – the drama of the play-offs aren’t far away. Clubs in the Championship, League One and League Two are all dreaming of promotion as they head into the play-off stage, where we know anything is possible. Last season, Aston Villa, Charlton and Tranmere Rovers were all successful and promoted to the […]

Over 800 shirts donated to ex-footballer’s funeral following brother’s heartfelt appeal after he was killed on night out

By | 4th March 2020

THE BROTHER of Jordan Sinnott, the non-league footballer who died on the eve of his team’s game, has confessed to being “blown away” by the sporting world’s tribute to his tragic death. The 25-year-old Matlock Town player died in the early hours of January 25 from a suspected fractured skull following an altercation in Nottinghamshire. […]

Manchester United starlet Kieran O’Hara charged after being accused of BITING opponent during Peterborough vs Burton

By | 3rd March 2020

ON-LOAN Manchester United goalkeeper Kieran O’Hara has been charged by the FA for allegedly biting an opponent. The Republic of Ireland international goalkeeper, 23, is currently on-loan with League One side Burton Albion. And he has been hit with the charge of alleged violent and/or improper conduct for his behaviour in the 44th-minute of their […]

Arsenal fans bewildered as Mike Dean books Matteo Guendouzi for sarcastically placing ball

By | 2nd March 2020

MIKE DEAN booked Matteo Guendouzi for sarcastically placing the ball on the ground during the clash against Portsmouth. The no-nonsense referee, 51, was slated by furious fans after he gave the midfielder a bizarre yellow card during the FA Cup tie. Guendouzi picked up the ball, lifted it above his head and then slammed it […]

Mike Dean admits to singing ‘the referee’s a w***er’ in the stands while watching beloved Tranmere

By | 21st February 2020

MIKE DEAN admitted to singing “the referee’s a w***er” in the stands while watching his beloved Tranmere. The eccentric Premier League official has often been pictured or captured in the stands supporting League Two side Tranmere. But Dean revealed on Peter Crouch’s podcast that even he can get a little animated while watching matches and […]