The 29-year-old, who spent a season on loan at the Vitality Stadium in 2016/17, has been without a club since leaving West Ham in October.
EFL Chief Executive Trevor Birch warns of potential suspension in event of further breaches of COVID-19 protocol
Elite sport has been allowed to continue despite a fresh national lockdown designed to slow down the rate of Covid-19 infections.
Derby, managed on an interim basis by Manchester United great Wayne Rooney, are liaising with the English Football League over their upcoming matches.
EFL Championship: Former England coach Steve McLaren appointed technical director of struggling Derby
McClaren, 59, who had two spells as Derby manager, has returned to Pride Park following an agreement between owner Mel Morris and Derventio Holdings, who are set to complete a takeover of the club.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says 'smaller clubs will die' without urgent action to safeguard lower leagues
The controversial "Project Big Picture" plan put forward by Liverpool and Manchester United has been branded a power grab for attempting to change voting structures in the Premier League in favour of the "big six" clubs, also including Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham.
EFL Championship: Taking knee before matches 'will not bring about change,' says QPR director Les Ferdinand
Ferdinand was responding to criticism that neither players from QPR nor opponents Coventry took the knee prior to their game on Friday.
Brentford to earn over $200 million in additional revenue in event of Premier League qualification, says study
If Brentford survive their first season, the additional revenue would rise to 265 million pounds ($345 million) over five years.
Sheffield Wednesday were charged with misconduct by EFL in November 2019 after the club sold the Hillsborough Stadium to their Thai owner Dejphon Chansiri in an effort to ensure they did not breach spending rules.
EFL Championship: Brentford beat Swansea in last game at 116-year-old Griffin Park stadium to reach playoff final
Brentford, which is moving to a new 17,250-capacity ground, will face either Cardiff or Fulham in the 4 August final at Wembley.
EFL Championship: Relegation still unclear despite last-day drama with Wigan Athletic appealing 12-point deduction
Wigan only dropped into the bottom three as a result of a 12-point penalty imposed at the conclusion of the campaign as a result of the club going into administration.
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.
Leeds secured promotion to the Premier League on Friday after second-placed West Bromwich Albion’s loss at Huddersfield Town guaranteed a top-two finish and Marcelo Bielsa’s side now have an unassailable five-point lead with a game in hand.
With Leeds United back in the Premier League after a gap of 16 years, it is worth looking back at their major highs and lows.
James, whose father is Jamaican, is impressed by the Premier League’s support of the Black Lives Matter movement and England forward Raheem Sterling’s comments about under-representation in coaching roles.
EFL Championship: Wigan Athletic enter bankruptcy protection just month after Hong Kong consortium's takeover
Wigan are 14th in the League Championship with six games remaining of the season that restarted, without fans being allowed into matches, after a three-month break because of the pandemic.
EFL Championship: Middlesbrough replace manager Jonathan Woodgate with Neil Warnock amidst relegation battle
Woodgate leaves one game after the second-division Championship restarted amid the coronavirus pandemic. The 3-0 loss to Swansea on Saturday left Middlesbrough fighting relegation in 21st place.
The EFL said in a statement here that the three matches would be live on Sky Sports on the opening weekend, with a further eight games selected for coverage by the broadcaster in the next two rounds following the restart.
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.
Premier League: Inability to complete first and second-tier seasons would be a 'national embarrassment', says Leeds United CEO
Failure to conclude the Premier League and second-tier Championship seasons due to the COVID-19 pandemic would be considered a “national embarrassment”, Leeds United chief executive Angus Kinnear has said.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Former Leeds United, England defender Norman Hunter passes away after contracting COVID-19
Hunter made 726 appearances for Leeds in 15 years at the Yorkshire club and earned his nickname for his tough tackling