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League One: Oxford steal into play-offs after Portsmouth slip up on final day

Accrington win at Fratton Park, Oxford stroll past BurtonCharlton miss out on top six despite winOxford took full advantage of Portsmouth’s slip up to finish in the League One play-offs for the second season in a row.Oxford’s 4-0 win over Burton on the…

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Football League roundup: Peterborough promoted after three-goal comeback

Posh battle back against Lincoln to seal League One promotionSouthend drop out of Football League for first timePeterborough fought back from 3-0 down with 25 minutes to go against third-placed Lincoln to grab a dramatic 3-3 draw and secure promotion f…

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Emi Buendía: ‘Messi asked do I want to play for Spain or Argentina?’

Six years on from catching Barcelona great’s eye the inspirational Norwich midfielder is relishing a Premier League returnSix years ago Barcelona were coasting at the Camp Nou, five goals into a 6-0 destruction of Getafe, but before the second half beg…

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Football League roundup: Duff dances after Cheltenham seal promotion

Manager does trademark dance after promotion to League OneGrimsby relegated to National League after defeat at ExeterCheltenham, however, secured their place in League One for the first time since 2009. The Robins needed only a point to clinch promotio…

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Breakaway leagues are nothing new and nor are the negative reactions | Simon Burnton

Accusations of deceit and avarice have always been thrown at bigger clubs who want to improve and capitalise on their statusIn mid-April 12 clubs who fancied themselves to be the biggest, the most important and frankly the most potentially lucrative ar…

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Football League roundup: Hull earn promotion back to the Championship

Mallik Wilks’ late penalty ends Hull’s stay in League OneWycombe on the brink of relegation after defeat at CardiffWatford earned promotion back to the Premier League at the first attempt courtesy of a Ismaïla Sarr penalty after 11 minutes against Mill…

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Championship: Bournemouth up to third after thrashing Millwall

Dominic Solanke’s goal completes a seventh straight winLoss to Middlesbrough deepens Rotherham relegation fearsBournemouth maintained their fine recent form as they thrashed Millwall 4-1 at the Den to move up to third in the Championship, and closer to…

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‘People think I must be crazy’: Phil Brown targets Southend rescue act

Seasiders have turned to their former manager in a late push to avert relegation from League Two after long period of strifeAs Phil Brown fielded questions after his return to Southend United last week, staring back at him during his virtual unveiling,…

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‘People think I must be crazy’: Phil Brown targets Southend rescue act

Seasiders have turned to their former manager in a late push to avert relegation from League Two after long period of strifeAs Phil Brown fielded questions after his return to Southend United last week, staring back at him during his virtual unveiling,…

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Emilia Romagna GP qualifying and EFL games moved for Prince Philip funeral

Grand Prix qualifying brought forward to 1pm-2pmAll EFL games scheduled for 3pm on Saturday rescheduledQualifying for this weekend’s Emilia Romagna Grand Prix has been moved to avoid overlapping with the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral on Saturday.Formula …

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Forest Green considering appointing Football League’s first female manager

Forest Green chairman’s innovative approach continues‘We’ll recruit a person that hasn’t been recruited before’The Forest Green Rovers chairman has said he could “break some new ground” by appointing the first female manager to work in English football…

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Sports fixtures to be moved to avoid clashing with Prince Philip’s funeral

EFL and Premiership Rugby fixtures to be rescheduledFA, Premier League and ECB also in dialogue with DCMSSporting bodies are in discussions regarding plans for next Saturday’s fixtures after confirmation that Prince Philip’s funeral will take place at …

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Liverpool v Aston Villa, EFL promotion battle and more: clockwatch – live!

Goal updates, action and reaction from England and EuropeLive scoreboard | Top-four tussle: the Champions League raceAny comments? Email Rob.smyth@theguardian.com 2.57pm BST If Bayern do drop points – and it’s not beyond the realms with the team they’v…

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Spurs and Manchester City to have 2,000 fans each at Carabao Cup final

City fans face having to use Covid-secure transportAnother 4,000 tickets for Brent residents and NHS staffTottenham and Manchester City will be given 2,000 tickets each for the Carabao Cup final at Wembley this month, the Football League has announced,…

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Coventry, Luton and Cardiff reassure fans over EFL transfer embargoes

Clubs say they have fallen foul of administrative anomalyCoventry CEO describes situation as ‘ridiculous’Coventry, Luton and Cardiff have said they have fallen foul of an administrative anomaly after confirming they have been handed transfer embargoes …

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How did Gillingham become the only EFL club not to pay agents a penny? | Ben Fisher

League One club’s owner, Paul Scally, says weak people are funnelling vast sums to agents who not needed in footballWhen the Football Association released last week the latest sums paid to agents, eyes inevitably moved towards the headline figures: Pre…

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Brentford’s Thomas Frank: ‘I try to stay calm … then suddenly I explode’

Head coach discusses promotion ambitions, social media and changing plans to see Ollie Watkins score for EnglandLast Thursday evening Thomas Frank was at home in south-west London, watching Denmark’s Under-21s on his laptop when, a few miles away, Olli…

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‘Very exciting’: Rebecca Welch the first female referee appointed to EFL match

Welch to take charge of Harrogate v Port Vale on MondayShe has officiated eight National League games this seasonRebecca Welch has become the first female referee appointed to take charge of an English Football League game after being asked to officiat…

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Tackling tough topics: how EFL prepares would-be stars of the future

Academy scholars are educated about everything from online discrimination to taking care over dressing-room musicIt is Thursday afternoon and 185 people, the majority scholars from English Football League academies, are tuned into Dismantling Discrimin…

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‘Staring at the abyss’: Birmingham City’s tale of endless turmoil

Lee Bowyer is the latest manager tasked with trying to revive a club struggling under a Hong Kong-based holding company“Normally we do this every 12 months, or less,” said the Birmingham City chief executive, Xuandong Ren, at Aitor Karanka’s unveiling …