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Wayne Rooney calls time on playing career to focus on full-time role as Derby manager
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Wayne Rooney calls time on playing career to focus on full-time role as Derby manager

In accepting the manager's role, Derby said the iconic forward had "elected to call time on his illustrious playing career to fully focus on his job".

Milwall fans boo as players take knee during Championship game in support of fight against racism
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Milwall fans boo as players take knee during Championship game in support of fight against racism

Players at Premier League and English Football League games have been taking a knee since football restarted in June following the coronavirus shutdown.

Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano calls for Premier League B teams as part of EFL revamp
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Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano calls for Premier League B teams as part of EFL revamp

Soriano suggested following the Spanish model of having B teams in the lower leagues to aid the development of players and halt the number of young English players moving to Germany for more first-team opportunities.

Championship club Barnsley defender Bambo Diaby handed two-year doping ban
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Championship club Barnsley defender Bambo Diaby handed two-year doping ban

The 22-year-old returned a urine sample last November that was found to contain higenamine, a natural stimulant that is on the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA's) list of banned substances.

Championship playoff final: Fulham beat Brentford to secure Premier League promotion after one season away
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Championship playoff final: Fulham beat Brentford to secure Premier League promotion after one season away

Brentford, who boasted a 59-goal strike force in Said Benrahma, Bryan Mbeumo and Ollie Watkins, were kept in check in the most important match of the season.

EFL Championship: The capacity of players made the difference, says Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa after title win
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EFL Championship: The capacity of players made the difference, says Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa after title win

Leeds secured promotion on Friday after second-placed West Bromwich Albion’s loss at Huddersfield Town before being confirmed as champions with Brentford’s defeat by Stoke City.

EFL announces eight new positive COVID-19 tests from Championship clubs ahead of league's resumption
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EFL announces eight new positive COVID-19 tests from Championship clubs ahead of league's resumption

In a statement the EFL said 2,213 players and club staff from the 24 second-tier clubs had been tested in the past week.

EFL Championship: Pep Clotet to step down as Birmingham City manager after completion of ongoing season
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EFL Championship: Pep Clotet to step down as Birmingham City manager after completion of ongoing season

Spaniard Clotet was named head coach on a permanent basis in December following his six-month stint as caretaker manager at St Andrew’s Stadium.

Coronavirus Outbreak: British government keen on Premier League resuming in June
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Coronavirus Outbreak: British government keen on Premier League resuming in June

In a statement, Dowden says football authorities need to finalize their plans before government approval will be given for the Premier League to start up again.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Leeds United players, coaches defer wages to ensure payment for other staff
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Leeds United players, coaches defer wages to ensure payment for other staff

Leeds United’s players, coaching staff and senior management have voluntarily deferred their wages to ensure the club’s 272 members of full-time and casual staff are paid in the coming months, the English second-tier club said on Thursday.

EFL Championship: Wayne Rooney impresses on debut as Derby County clinch victory over Barnsley
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EFL Championship: Wayne Rooney impresses on debut as Derby County clinch victory over Barnsley

Wayne Rooney made a winning debut for Derby on Thursday as he had a hand in both goals in a 2-1 victory over Barnsley in England's second-tier League Championship.

Leeds United extend manager Marcelo Bielsa's stay for another season despite failure to secure promotion to Premier League
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Leeds United extend manager Marcelo Bielsa's stay for another season despite failure to secure promotion to Premier League

Leeds announced that manager Marcelo Bielsa will remain at the club for another season despite failing to reach the Premier League this season.

Aston Villa secure promotion to Premier League after beating Derby County in Championship playoff final
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Aston Villa secure promotion to Premier League after beating Derby County in Championship playoff final

An Aston Villa side managed by one lifelong fan in Dean Smith and captained by another in Jack Grealish ended their three-year exile from the Premier League with a win over Derby County in the Championship playoff final.

Championship: Leeds United's Kemar Roofe scores in second-half against Derby County to ensure win in first-leg playoff semis
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Championship: Leeds United's Kemar Roofe scores in second-half against Derby County to ensure win in first-leg playoff semis

Leeds United striker Kemar Roofe scored in the second half to seal a 1-0 victory over hosts Derby County in the first leg of their Championship playoff semi-final on Saturday.

FA Cup: Etienne Capoue nets solitary goal as Watford edge Queens Park Rangers to book quarter-final berth
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FA Cup: Etienne Capoue nets solitary goal as Watford edge Queens Park Rangers to book quarter-final berth

Etienne Capoue's goal in first-half stoppage time was enough to give Watford a 1-0 win away to Queens Park Rangers on Friday that saw the Hornets into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup.

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani suggests creation of Premier League 2 to boost TV revenue for Championship clubs
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Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani suggests creation of Premier League 2 to boost TV revenue for Championship clubs

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani says it is time to create a Premier League 2 to boost TV revenue for struggling Championship clubs.

Frank Lampard targets promotion to Premier League in his first season as manager at Derby County
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Frank Lampard targets promotion to Premier League in his first season as manager at Derby County

Frank Lampard is targeting promotion to the Premier League for Derby County in his first season as a manager.

Stoke City sign Tom Ince from Huddersfield Town as club looks to gain immediate promotion to Premier League
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Stoke City sign Tom Ince from Huddersfield Town as club looks to gain immediate promotion to Premier League

Ince is the fifth pre-season arrival at Stoke as the Midlands club look to bounce back quickly following last season's relegation from the Premier League.

Former Manchester United defender John O'Shea to make final Republic of Ireland appearance against USA
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Former Manchester United defender John O'Shea to make final Republic of Ireland appearance against USA

Republic of Ireland defender John O’Shea will retire from international football after the 2 June friendly against the United States, the 37-year-old has said.

Wembley Stadium will remain England team's home under proposed deal, says potential owner Shahid Khan
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Wembley Stadium will remain England team's home under proposed deal, says potential owner Shahid Khan

The sale of Wembley would be a boost to England’s goal of winning a World Cup, the stadium’s potential new owner Shahid Khan has said, adding that the iconic venue would remain the home of English football under the proposed deal.