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Changes to the Football League Loan System

Changes to the Football League Loan System

Starting from this season, the loan system between clubs in the English Premier and within the English Football League (EFL) has changed. All loan deals need to be conducted during the two transfer windows, Summer (July/August) and Winter (January). All loans will be of half-season duration or for a full season. Once loaned out a player and the transfer window …

by Hants on July 29th, 2016 Leave a comment »

Fans Concerns over EFL Trophy Proposals

Fans Concerns over EFL Trophy Proposals

With the announcement a couple of weeks ago that the Football league are welcoming with open arms 16 academy teams in to the Trophy for the coming season, fans remain concerned and also puzzled  by the decision. While Exeter City have issued a statement saying why they voted for the proposal, the Supporters Trust have remained silent. The Trophy, which …

by Hants on June 21st, 2016 Leave a comment »

Football League Looking for New Sponsor to replace Johnstone’s Paint

Football League Looking for New Sponsor to replace Johnstone’s Paint

It was announced in March that Johnstone’s Paint will no longer be sponsoring the Football League Trophy. No announcement has yet been made as to a replacement for a trophy that takes two teams from League 1 and League 2 to Wembley for the final. This year’s final was on by Barnsley, winners over Oxford United. The Trophy in the …

by Hants on May 31st, 2016 Leave a comment »

November and December Football League TV Schedule Confirmed

November and December Football League TV Schedule Confirmed

Sky and the Football League have confirmed their chosen games for November and December, plus New Years Day. League 1 and 2 get to feature during the next international break in the middle of November. October Championship Fri 16th Oct Bristol City v Nottingham Forest 7.45pm Championship Sat 17th Oct Sheffield Wednesday v Hull City 12.30pm Championship Sun 18th Oct …

by Hants on October 13th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Football League Announces More TV Games for August and September

Football League Announces More TV Games for August and September

The Football and Sky Sports have reached agreement with Clubs for the schedule of televised games for August and September. This is in addition the tranche announced at the end of June. Of the 27 games now confirmed, two will be Capital One Cup games, three will be League 1 games, and one League 2 game. The rest will be …

by Hants on July 10th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Football League Announce Live September TV Games

Football League Announce Live September TV Games

The Football League and Sky Sports have announced the games selected for live TV coverage for September. These 16 games are in addition to the two already announced for the Capital One Cup. The next set of games will be announced in July. The new deal between Sky Sports and the Football League, will mean that there will be 112 …

by Hants on June 30th, 2015 Leave a comment »

2014/15 Play Off Dates

2014/15 Play Off Dates

After consultation between the Football League and Sky Sports the play off dates and times have been confirmed. They may be subject to change of the advice of the police. Date and kick-off Play-Off Tie Thursday, May 7, 2015 (7.45pm) Sky Bet League 1 – 1st Leg Sky Bet League 1 – 1st Leg Friday, May 8, 2015 (7.45pm) Sky …

by Hants on April 7th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Buckle and Edwards Depart Cheltenham Town

Buckle and Edwards Depart Cheltenham Town

Cheltenham Town have announced that Manager Paul Buckle and Assistant Manager Rob Edwards have left the Club. Both leave on a mutual consent basis. Cheltenham Town currently sit in 22nd place in League 2, just 1 point above the relegation zone and return to the Football Conference. Cheltenham gained entry to the Football League in 1999 joining in place of …

by Hants on February 13th, 2015 Leave a comment »

February Televised English Football Leagues Games

February Televised English Football Leagues Games

Games coming up in February for the Premier League, English League, and the FA Cup that will be shown live on TV is as follows:- Fri 30 Jan Bournemouth v Watford Championship 19.45 Sky Sports 1 HD Sat 31 Jan Brentford v Middlesbrough Championship 12.15 Sky Sports 1 HD Sat 31 Jan Hull City v Newcastle United Premier League 12.45pm …

by Hants on January 30th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Upcoming Televised Football League Games

Upcoming Televised Football League Games

The list is below is the current set of games that have been agreed for live coverage by Sky Sports covering Football League games and the Capital One Cup.   January Capital One Cup Tues 20th Jan Liverpool v Chelsea 7.45pm Capital One Cup Wed 21st Jan Tottenham Hotspur v Sheffield United 7.45pm Capital One Cup Tue 27th Jan Chelsea …

by Hants on January 18th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Guidance for Coach Operators Taking Passengers to Football Matches

Guidance for Coach Operators Taking Passengers to Football Matches

These guidelines have been re-emphasised as concerns about football hooliganism continue. They don’t apply to other sports, just football. These guidelines are for England and Wales. Legal Requirements at Sporting Events Carriage of passengers to designated Sporting Events Voluntary Guidelines – England and Wales For some years the coach industry has complied with a voluntary code of practice whereby operators …

by Hants on January 13th, 2015 Leave a comment »

Festive Live TV Games

Festive Live TV Games

Plenty of live televised football leading up to Christmas and in to the new year. From Conference football, through the FA Cup, the Football League and the Premier League. The full list as it stands at the moment is:- Friday 19 Dec Bristol Rovers v Gateshead 19:45pm Conf Prem BT Sport Saturday 20 Dec Derby v Norwich 12.15pm Championship Sky …

by Hants on December 16th, 2014 Leave a comment »