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Nottingham Forest promoted to Premier League for the first time in 23 years
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Nottingham Forest promoted to Premier League for the first time in 23 years

Levi Colwill's own goal late in the first half at Wembley was enough for Steve Cooper's side to hit the jackpot in the most lucrative single match in world football.

EFL Championship: Wayne Rooney's Derby County face relegation after points deduction
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EFL Championship: Wayne Rooney's Derby County face relegation after points deduction

A further three-point deduction, which is suspended, will take effect if the club does not comply with the terms of a budget agreement for the rest of the 2021/22 season

EFL Championship: Manager Wayne Rooney learned about Derby County's administration plans 'on the TV'
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EFL Championship: Manager Wayne Rooney learned about Derby County's administration plans 'on the TV'

The 35-year-old former Manchester United and England striker, in his first managerial role, also confirmed he had yet to speak with County chairman Mel Morris.

EFL Championship: Fulham appoint former Watford, Everton boss Marco Silva as new manager
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EFL Championship: Fulham appoint former Watford, Everton boss Marco Silva as new manager

Former Hull, Watford and Everton boss Silva, 43, has signed a three-year contract to replace Scott Parker, who left Craven Cottage on Monday to become Bournemouth boss.

EFL Championship: Premier League relegated Sheffield United appoint Slavisa Jokanovic as manager
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EFL Championship: Premier League relegated Sheffield United appoint Slavisa Jokanovic as manager

The former Watford and Fulham boss has signed a three-year contract with the Blades, succeeding Chris Wilder, who left the club in March after nearly five years in charge.

Gary Neville-led group launches parliamentary petition calling for independent regulator in English football
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Gary Neville-led group launches parliamentary petition calling for independent regulator in English football

The call for action came in an open letter from Neville, signed by the likes of Jamie Carragher, Rio Ferdinand and Gary Lineker, as well as journalists and leading members of fan media organisations.

English football clubs to stage three-day social media boycott in protest against online racial abuse of players
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English football clubs to stage three-day social media boycott in protest against online racial abuse of players

The blackout, encompassing England's governing Football Association, clubs in the Premier League, English Football League and Women's Super League, will begin at 14.00 GMT on Friday, 30 April and run until 22.59 GMT on Monday, 3 May.

EFL Championship: Watford beat Millwall to become second club after Norwich to earn promotion to Premier League
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EFL Championship: Watford beat Millwall to become second club after Norwich to earn promotion to Premier League

Ismaila Sarr's early penalty gave Watford the perfect start, but they had to withstand a nervy finale to guarantee their place back in the top-flight.

EFL Championship: Norwich City earn promotion to Premier League following Swansea, Brentford draws
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EFL Championship: Norwich City earn promotion to Premier League following Swansea, Brentford draws

Daniel Farke's side have dominated the second tier with 27 wins from their 41 games so far, earning an immediate return to the Premier League following last season's relegation.

English Football League secures $160M in funding for Championship clubs amid coronavirus-led financial crisis
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English Football League secures $160M in funding for Championship clubs amid coronavirus-led financial crisis

The 24 Championship clubs have lost around $200 million in gate receipts as well as other matchday revenue streams.

EFL Championship: Sheffield Wednesday appoint Darren Moore as new manager
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EFL Championship: Sheffield Wednesday appoint Darren Moore as new manager

The 46-year-old, who had been in charge of League One Doncaster Rovers since 2019, succeeds Tony Pulis following his dismissal in December. Neil Thompson has been in interim charge.

EFL Championship: Bournemouth announce signing of Jack Wilshere until end of season
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EFL Championship: Bournemouth announce signing of Jack Wilshere until end of season

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
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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.

EFL Championship: Derby County close training ground in wake of multiple positive COVID-19 tests
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EFL Championship: Derby County close training ground in wake of multiple positive COVID-19 tests

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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

EFL Championship: Sheffield Wednesday to begin 2020-21 season with 12-point deficit
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EFL Championship: Sheffield Wednesday to begin 2020-21 season with 12-point deficit

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
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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.