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English clubs failing to meet diversity targets - FA

English football clubs have collectively failed to hit annual targets to improve their ethnic and gender diversity, the Football Association (FA) said on Wednesday in a report on the Football Leadership Diversity Code for the 2022-23 season.


Sheff Wed promoted in wild League One finale

Sheffield Wednesday added a fairytale ending to their extraordinary League One playoff campaign as Josh Windass scored the winner in stoppage time of extra time to earn them promotion with a 1-0 victory over 10-man Barnsley in the final on Monday.

Sheffield Wednesday earn promotion with incredible late winner (1:30)
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Wigan to be deducted 4 points next season

Wigan Athletic will be deducted four points from next season's League One campaign after the club failed to pay player salaries this month, the English Football League (EFL) said on Friday.

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Sheff Wed make EFL history with playoff rally

Sheffield Wednesday pulled off the greatest comeback in English Football League playoff history as they overturned a 4-0 first-leg deficit against Peterborough United to reach the League One playoff final via a penalty shootout on Thursday.

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EFL approves record broadcasting deal

The English Football League (EFL) approved a record broadcasting deal with Sky Sports worth £935 million ($1.18 billion) over a five-year period.

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UK gov. confirms independent football regulator

A new independent regulator for English football would have the power to prevent Premier League clubs from joining a European Super League.

Ryan Hardie gives Plymouth Argyle the go-ahead goal (0:53)
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Derby takeover completed after Rooney exit

Derbyshire-based property group Clowes Developments has completed the takeover of Derby County, the League One club announced on Friday.

Ogden: Rooney leaving Derby with reputation enhanced (1:09)
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Wayne Rooney resigns as Derby manager

Wayne Rooney has told Derby County that he wishes to leave his role as manager with immediate effect, the club announced Friday.

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LGBTQ+ group launched for pro footballers

An organisation for LGBTQ+ professionals in football has been launched to provide further support for players, coaches and referees in the game.

L1 Standings

Bolton Wanderers181233+1939
Oxford United181134+1336
Peterborough United191054+1735
Derby County181035+1533
Lincoln City20866+630
Charlton Athletic18756+526
Bristol Rovers18666+124
Shrewsbury Town207310-1524
Northampton Town197210-523
Wigan Athletic19937+722
Wycombe Wanderers18648-422
Leyton Orient19577-622
Burton Albion19559-1120
Cambridge United19559-1120
Port Vale18549-1319
Exeter City185310-1718
Fleetwood Town184410-1316
Carlisle United193610-1115
Cheltenham Town183312-1712