Tag Archives: EFL

Players’ refusal to compete could stall return of Premier League and EFL | Football

Attempts to resume the Premier League and English Football League seasons after 30 April could be thwarted by players refusing to ­compete because of the coronavirus pandemic. Premier League, English Football League and ­Professional Footballers’ Association ­ officials held a conference call on Friday to discuss a unilateral response to …

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Premier League, EFL and WSL football will not restart before 30 April | Football

The provisional date of the first weekend in April for the resumption of professional football has been pushed almost a month further on until “no earlier than 30 April”, the Premier League, Football Association and EFL have said in a joint statement. The announcement, which emphasises that public health is …

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Premier League and EFL working to help crisis-hit clubs, says FA | Football

The Football Association is working with the Premier League, EFL and the government to consider how help can be provided to clubs falling into financial crisis during the suspension of the sport due to the coronavirus pandemic, the FA’s chief executive, Mark Bullingham, has said. In interviews after the teleconference …

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EFL clubs fear for future if coronavirus forces behind-closed-doors games | Football

Juventus players celebrate a goal against Inter during their behind-closed-doors game on Sunday

The EFL has told the government that some clubs fear going out of business if games have to be played behind closed doors as a response to the coronavirus, the Guardian understands. The league is understood to have made it clear that while clubs understand the importance of following all …

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EFL roundup: Nottingham Forest’s promotion hopes dented by Charlton | Football

Adam Armstrong celebrates after scoring Blackburn’s second goal against Hull.

Charlton boosted their fight against relegation with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over high-flying Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. Sabri Lamouchi’s side came into the game on a high, having enhanced their promotion credentials with a 2-0 win over Leeds and needing a win to reach the automatic promotion places. …

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