EFL to offer clubs guidance on how to tackle poor behaviour by fans

The English Football League is providing its clubs with guidance on how to tackle poor supporter behaviour in an attempt to standardise processes across all three divisions.The ‘Supporter Sanctioning Guide’ was commissioned by the EFL and written by experts in football policing and the Football Supporters’ Association amid an increase in crowd trouble in recent seasons.The guidance, which is being sent this week, aims to move clubs away from issuing bans in every circumstance and towards a case-by-case system and more proportionate punishment, such as education programmes and restorative justice. However, bans will still be recommended to be enforced where...
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Town’s next Sky Bet Championship fixture is available to stream live. Our next away fixture against Sheffield United in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday 10 December 2022 will be available to stream on iFollow HTAFC!. Due to this fixture taking place at the same time as the 2022...

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Brennan Johnson and Benik Afobe react as ex-Nottingham Forest man makes intriguing move

Ex-Nottingham Forest midfielder John Bostock has dropped into the National League with Notts County. The experienced performer has penned an 18-month contract with the Magpies, with Brennan Johnson and Benik Afobe reacting on Instagram. The maestro joined Forest on loan ahead of the 2019/20 campaign. He made just nine appearances...

Third promotion place talks 'progressing' between leagues

Negotiations are 'progressing' between the National League and the English Football League (EFL) over the introduction of a long-awaited third promotion place between the two competitions. Three-Up/Three-Down with League Two has been called for by every leading NL club, with Torquay United manager Gary Johnson among its most vocal and...

Match Preview: U's vs Argyle

In their final clash at the Abbey Stadium before Christmas, Cambridge United welcome table-topping Plymouth Argyle for their next Sky Bet League One matchup... Approaching the match off the back of the solitary league win in ten, the U’s have a tricky task on their hands as the Pilgrims make the mammoth trek on top of the pile, but do have a gap of just two points from 3rd following a three-game winless run.

Football in Wales set to go ahead on day of King’s coronation

Football in Wales is set to go ahead on the day of the King’s coronation on May 6. The Football Association of Wales cancelled all fixtures on the weekend following the death of the Queen in September, receiving criticism in particular for the decision to prevent children from playing by postponing youth-team matches.

Sky Sports reports a ‘breakthrough’ for SWPL | news

Sky Sports’ coverage of the Scottish Women’s Premier League is a “breakthrough” for the competition, according to presenter Eilidh Barbour. Barbour spoke up broadcast sport ahead of the first game of Sky’s latest Scottish football deal, which has added women’s competitions for the first time, when it was announced in September.


Bradford City AFC and Bradford City Community Foundation were yesterday proud to host the official opening of City Hub at the University of Bradford Stadium. The all-new cafe and community facility, located on Valley Parade, will be open to the public on weekdays between 8.00am and 2.00pm, hosting community projects and provisions.