Soccer-Wrexham’s Hollywood star co-owners Reynolds, McElhenney watch defeat

(Reuters) – Welsh soccer club Wrexham’s Hollywood star co-owners Rob McElhenney and Ryan Reynolds turned up to watch their new team for the first time at Maidenhead United on Tuesday but there was no happy ending as the Red Devils lost 3-2. Reynolds, the star of superhero comedy movie “Deadpool,” and McElhenney, the creator of TV series “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia,” bought the club in February from the supporters who had owned the English National League (fifth-tier) outfit.
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EFL Cup Round 4: Can the Hammers Pull Off Another Upset?

EFL Cup is back for this week, with the last 16 taking center stage. There are still teams from each of the top 3 tiers of English football, with at least 1 lower league side guaranteed to be in the draw for the quarterfinals. Here is a preview of what to expect in this week’s action.

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Nuno Espirito Santo says Carabao Cup is ‘important’ to Tottenham

Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo will take a full-strength squad to Burnley for the Carabao Cup game on Wednesday. Nuno travelled to Holland for the Europa Conference League game with Vitesse Arnhem last week without any of the players who started the Premier League defeat at West Ham on Sunday.

The Carabao Cup rule change that may impact David Moyes' team selection ahead of Man City clash

David Moyes' options have increased ahead of West Ham's Carabao Cup fourth-round tie against Manchester City on Wednesday evening. As confirmed by the EFL earlier in the month - and thanks in part to opposition manager Pep Guardiola - the five substitution rule has been re-implemented after it was introduced for the semi-final and final last season.

English Football League opens tender process for its ‘Official Charity Partner’

The English Football League (EFL) is inviting applications from organisations to be its Official Charity Partner from the start of the 2022/23 season. The EFL and Mind’s game-changing ‘On Your Side’ partnership will conclude at the end of the 2021/22 season after four successful years, having raised awareness of mental health with football fans across England and Wales, helped improve the approach to mental health within the EFL and raised vital funds for Mind’s life-saving services. With EFL clubs establishing close links with local Minds, both organisations will work closely through the 21/22 season to ensure there is a lasting legacy of the partnership embedded across the League.

Manager Won’t Let His Player Leave Despite Strong Interest From Celtic: What Should The Hoops Do

Derby County boss Wayne Rooney has dismissed any potential winter exit amid rumours of left fullback Lee Buchanan’s Celtic move. The Hoops scout Mick Doherty was in attendance to monitor the youngster (as claimed by the Scottish Sun) last week, but the former Manchester United sensation is adamant to keep hold of his players in their battle for survival.
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Carabao Cup rule change returns as clubs eye up quarter-final spot

The Carabao Cup continues this week, with the fourth round of the competition seeing some interesting ties take place. There are five all-Premier League games involved, Arsenal 's showdown against Leeds United on Tuesday night arguably the pick of the bunch. Elsewhere, four EFL sides will be hoping to make...