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England's second-tier Championship to resume from 20 June, clubs to return to full contact training from early June
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England's second-tier Championship to resume from 20 June, clubs to return to full contact training from early June

The provisional date for Championship restart was subject to all safety requirements and government guidance being met and clubs receiving clearance from local authorities to stage home matches.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Blackburn Rovers captain, two Fulham players test positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Blackburn Rovers captain, two Fulham players test positive for COVID-19

The EFL said in a statement on Thursday that three people from two clubs had returned positive results out of 1,030 tests conducted

Premier League: Inability to complete first and second-tier seasons would be a 'national embarrassment', says Leeds United CEO
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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.

Hull City disappointed over letter calling for season to be deemed void leaked to championship clubs, EFL
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Hull City disappointed over letter calling for season to be deemed void leaked to championship clubs, EFL

Hull City have said they are disappointed that a letter to fellow Championship clubs and the English Football League (EFL) calling for the season to be voided was leaked to the media.

Coronavirus Outbreak: League Two clubs unanimously vote to end season early, decision yet to be ratified by EFL
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Coronavirus Outbreak: League Two clubs unanimously vote to end season early, decision yet to be ratified by EFL

Clubs in third-tier League One, however, failed to reach an agreement over ending their season

Coronavirus Outbreak: English Football League clubs facing $249 million loss due to COVID-19 induced stoppage
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Coronavirus Outbreak: English Football League clubs facing $249 million loss due to COVID-19 induced stoppage

The EFL, which includes the second-tier Championship, has not played since early March

EFL reaches 'compromise proposal' with PFA, says up to 25 percent of players' April wages may be deferred
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EFL reaches 'compromise proposal' with PFA, says up to 25 percent of players' April wages may be deferred

The EFL has agreed a “compromise proposal” with the PFA, allowing clubs to defer 25 percent of their wages for April amid the new coronavirus outbreak, it said on Tuesday.

English Football League needs 56 days to finish season, playoffs in all three divisions, says EFL chief
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English Football League needs 56 days to finish season, playoffs in all three divisions, says EFL chief

The EFL, which oversees the three divisions below the Premier League — the Championship, League One and League Two — also said matches may be held without fans in attendance.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Premier League, EFL to discuss wage deferral plan with Professional Footballers’ Association, says report
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Premier League, EFL to discuss wage deferral plan with Professional Footballers’ Association, says report

Premier League and English Football League clubs are seeking agreement on a collective wage deferral plan at a meeting with the Professional Footballers’ Association on Wednesday, the BBC has reported.

Clubs criticise FA's decision to end English lower-tier leagues due to COVID-19 crisis
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Clubs criticise FA's decision to end English lower-tier leagues due to COVID-19 crisis

South Shields is considering legal action against the FA after all results for the 2019-20 season below the three divisions of the fifth-tier National League were expunged due to the coronavirus crisis.

English Football League announces $57 million relief package to assist cash-strapped clubs
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English Football League announces $57 million relief package to assist cash-strapped clubs

The English Football League put forward a short-term relief package worth 50 million pounds ($57 million) on Wednesday to assist cash-strapped clubs in the divisions below the Premier League during the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus pandemic: Wayne Rooney slams England football authorities for delaying suspension of matches in country
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Coronavirus pandemic: Wayne Rooney slams England football authorities for delaying suspension of matches in country

The Premier League, English Football League, Women’s Super League and men and women’s FA Cup competitions were suspended on Friday following an emergency meeting sparked by Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta testing positive for the virus a day earlier.

Coronavirus pandemic: Premier League season could be declared null and void, warns West Ham United chief Karren Brady
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Coronavirus pandemic: Premier League season could be declared null and void, warns West Ham United chief Karren Brady

West Ham United vice-chairman Karren Brady says hopes of re-starting the Premier League in three weeks are “dreamland” and believes this season could be declared null and void due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Former FA chief executive Ian Watmore to replace Colin Graves as ECB chairman in December
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Former FA chief executive Ian Watmore to replace Colin Graves as ECB chairman in December

The 61-year-old Watmore, who resigned from his position with English soccer’s governing body in 2010, will begin his new role with the country’s cricket board on 1 December.

EFL Championship: Birmingham City faced with yet another points deduction after repeat breach of financial regulations
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EFL Championship: Birmingham City faced with yet another points deduction after repeat breach of financial regulations

Championship side Birmingham were handed a nine-point deduction by the EFL in March last year for breaching profitability and sustainability rules

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp unsure how he will approach League Cup and Club World Cup matches in less than 24 hours
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp unsure how he will approach League Cup and Club World Cup matches in less than 24 hours

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said it was too soon to decide exactly how his team will play two games in 24 hours in England and Qatar but it was time to address the regular fixture pile-ups facing top clubs.

Frank Lampard feels Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds winning FIFA Fair Play Award despite 'Spygate' is ironic
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Frank Lampard feels Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds winning FIFA Fair Play Award despite 'Spygate' is ironic

Lampard said 'It was a strange decision for them to win that. I think everyone had the same reaction (to the fair play award), to be fair, because a lot of news was put to Spygate.'

Bolton Wanderers takeover approved by English Football League, club saved from following Bury into the abyss
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Bolton Wanderers takeover approved by English Football League, club saved from following Bury into the abyss

Bolton Wanderers, four-time FA Cup winners, staved off the imminent threat of extinction when long-time suitors Football Ventures (Whites) Limited succeeded in buying the club that had been in administration since May.

Bury FC expelled by English Football League: History, famous players and India's connection with 134-year-old Lancashire club
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Bury FC expelled by English Football League: History, famous players and India's connection with 134-year-old Lancashire club

Bury FC has existed since 1885 and became a league club in 1894. Rising debts and reduced attendance led to the Lancashire club's eventual downfall on Tuesday.

Premier League: Increase in racist incidents in England from grassroots to top-flight football, claims Campaign group Kick it Out
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Premier League: Increase in racist incidents in England from grassroots to top-flight football, claims Campaign group Kick it Out

Incidents of racism made up the bulk of incidents of discrimination with anti-Semitism and Islamophobia incidents also showing up in English football