(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.
Derby County manager Wayne Rooney has welcomed US businessman Chris Kirchner's declaration of interest in taking over the club. Kirchner, 34, is the co-founder of global logistics company Slync.io and confirmed his intention to buy the Rams in an open letter to supporters. The Championship club have been in administration...
Manchester United and England forward Marcus Rashford has been named on a list of Britain's most influential black footballers. The annual Football Black List recognises the efforts of black figures working in various areas of the game. Rashford, 23, has earned huge praise for his off-field work around food poverty...
Charlie Patino could be in line to make his senior Arsenal debut against Leeds United tonight. It was reported by football.london that Gunners manager Mikel Arteta was ready to reward the teenager's impressive start to the season with some involvement against AFC Wimbledon in round three of the Carabao Cup last month.
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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The former Newcastle player and now Bristol Rovers manager made the worst comparison when reflecting on his teams defeat over the weekend in league two. Bristol Rovers sit eight in the League two table, their manager Joey Barton is going to have to come out and make a big apology for this. What was he thinking?
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.
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.
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EFL Stats Gallery: xT creation zones, shot map, interceptions and more from Barnsley vs Sheffield United
Barnsley and Sheffield United played out a five-goal thriller in the South Yorkshire Derby. Sheffield United won the match 3-2 and have a ten points lead over their weekend opponent in the EFL Championship table. We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;. * shot maps.
Fulham reclaimed second place in the EFL Championship with a decisive victory over Nottingham Forest at the City Ground. We’ve broken down all the key stats for you to digest, including;. * shot maps. * xT (expected threat) * pass networks. * xG timelines. * defensive duels. * average positions...
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.
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.
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...
James slots home penalty shootout winner as Blues edge past Saints 4-3 in EFL after 1-1 draw after 90 minutes
Chelsea 1 v Southampton 1 (4-3 on pens) Reece James scored the fifth and final penalty as Chelsea overcame stubborn Southampton 4-3 on penalties as the game ended 1-1 after 90 minutes in this EFL 4th round match at Stamford Bridge. In truth, while both dugouts seemed to be highly...