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#Football League

# football-league - Saturday 1 May, 2021

Norwich clinch Championship title as relegation fight goes to last day
# Wrap
# Wrap

Norwich clinch Championship title as relegation fight goes to last day

May 1st 2021, 6:32 PM 5,921 Views 2 Comments

Ronan Curtis grabbed a goal and assist for Portsmouth in League One.

# football-league - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe
# Football League
# Football League

Stanislas scores again as Bournemouth go top with narrow win over struggling Wycombe

Dec 15th 2020, 11:40 PM 2,363 Views 0 Comments

It was a relatively quiet evening for Irish players in the Football League but Bournemouth are sitting pretty in the Championship.

# football-league - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Idah creates late winner for Norwich while Hughton's Forest rescue point
# Championship
# Championship

Idah creates late winner for Norwich while Hughton's Forest rescue point

Oct 20th 2020, 10:56 PM 5,934 Views 0 Comments

Reading, meanwhile, went top of the league with victory over Wycombe.

# football-league - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Idah scores late winner, Collins does the same as Irish players return to Championship action
# Football League
# Football League

Idah scores late winner, Collins does the same as Irish players return to Championship action

Sep 12th 2020, 6:39 PM 13,728 Views 5 Comments

Bournemouth also made a winning return to second-tier football, but Mark Travers had an afternoon to forget between the sticks.

# football-league - Thursday 6 August, 2020

Irish midfielder Byrne ready for new challenge back home after leaving League One club
# Free Agent
# Free Agent

Irish midfielder Byrne ready for new challenge back home after leaving League One club

Aug 6th 2020, 3:04 PM 9,281 Views 1 Comment

The 31-year-old has returned to Dublin after 14 years in the UK.

# football-league - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed
# Sold
# Sold

Bolton Wanderers back from the brink as takeover deal completed

Aug 28th 2019, 6:53 PM 4,930 Views 2 Comments

The League One club had been given 14 days to find a buyer or face extinction.

# football-league - Monday 22 July, 2019

'He's really been through the mill' - Irish midfielder requires three operations due to blood poisoning
# Recovering
# Recovering

'He's really been through the mill' - Irish midfielder requires three operations due to blood poisoning

Jul 22nd 2019, 6:08 PM 11,907 Views 1 Comment

Cambridge United midfielder Gary Deegan spent 10 days in hospital as a result of the condition.

# football-league - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Heartbreak for Irish players as Notts County drop out of the Football League for the first time ever
# Relegation
# Relegation

Heartbreak for Irish players as Notts County drop out of the Football League for the first time ever

May 4th 2019, 5:20 PM 6,422 Views 1 Comment

There was joy, meanwhile, for Sol Campbell’s Macclesfield Town, as a 1-1 draw with Cambridge saw them survive.

# football-league - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Football League 'saddened, disappointed and angered' by more alleged racist abuse
# Kick It Out
# Kick It Out

Football League 'saddened, disappointed and angered' by more alleged racist abuse

Apr 7th 2019, 2:49 PM 6,805 Views 9 Comments

There were several incidents reported this weekend.

# football-league - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

Randolph and McGeady among 4 Irish players recognised for their outstanding displays this season
# Standing Out
# Standing Out

Randolph and McGeady among 4 Irish players recognised for their outstanding displays this season

Mar 26th 2019, 6:20 PM 10,666 Views 4 Comments

James Collins and Jay O’Shea have also been honoured.

# football-league - Saturday 16 March, 2019

Cluxton and McCaffrey drop out as Dublin name team to face Tyrone
# Ch-Ch-Changes
# Ch-Ch-Changes

Cluxton and McCaffrey drop out as Dublin name team to face Tyrone

Mar 16th 2019, 1:30 PM 10,604 Views 7 Comments

The two sides met in last year’s All-Ireland final.

# football-league - Friday 1 February, 2019

One-time Ireland international joins side rock bottom of the Football League
# Pastures New
# Pastures New

One-time Ireland international joins side rock bottom of the Football League

Feb 1st 2019, 10:55 AM 11,979 Views 3 Comments

Dubliner Michael Doyle has dropped down a division, leaving Coventry for Notts County.

# football-league - Saturday 26 January, 2019

Poll: Who do you think will lift the Division 1 football league crown?
# Have Your Say
# Have Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will lift the Division 1 football league crown?

Jan 26th 2019, 7:45 AM 7,780 Views 31 Comments

Dublin are the reigning champions, can they be stopped this spring?

# football-league - Friday 2 March, 2018

English club denies cover-up of Barry Bennell's sexual abuse and says it won't hold internal investigation
# Convicted
# Convicted

English club denies cover-up of Barry Bennell's sexual abuse and says it won't hold internal investigation

Mar 2nd 2018, 5:31 PM 4,754 Views 0 Comments

The former Crewe Alexandra youth coach was sentenced to 31 years in jail for 43 offences against young boys last month.

# football-league - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Gary Speed not among Bennell victims, family says
# Reaction
# Reaction

Gary Speed not among Bennell victims, family says

Feb 15th 2018, 9:02 PM 8,178 Views 0 Comments

The family of former Wales coach Gary Speed have said he was not a victim of Barry Bennell.

# football-league - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Glenn Whelan bagged an own-goal and four more Irish players were on the scoresheet last night
# Football League
# Football League

Glenn Whelan bagged an own-goal and four more Irish players were on the scoresheet last night

Aug 16th 2017, 10:23 AM 7,839 Views 11 Comments

Daryl Murphy, Conor Hourihane, Aiden O’Brien and David Meyler were all on target in the Championship.

# football-league - Sunday 14 May, 2017

The eco-warrior millionaire, his vegan club and historic Football League promotion
# Deep Into The Forest
# Deep Into The Forest

The eco-warrior millionaire, his vegan club and historic Football League promotion

May 14th 2017, 7:04 PM 13,756 Views 4 Comments

It’s been quite the journey for Dale Vince and his Forest Green Rovers side.

# football-league - Monday 20 March, 2017

Three Irish players named in League Two TOTY and Hoolahan up for EFL goal of the year
# Recognition
# Recognition

Three Irish players named in League Two TOTY and Hoolahan up for EFL goal of the year

Mar 20th 2017, 9:45 PM 6,592 Views 5 Comments

David Forde, Enda Stevens and Graham Carey have all had fine seasons.

# football-league - Monday 20 February, 2017

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle moved a step closer to a Premier League return tonight
# Back On Top
# Back On Top

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle moved a step closer to a Premier League return tonight

Feb 20th 2017, 10:52 PM 10,507 Views 4 Comments

Newcastle United swiftly to top spot and piled further misery on Aston Villa.

# football-league - Saturday 7 January, 2017

'China can become world's top football league'
# High Hopes
# High Hopes

'China can become world's top football league'

Jan 7th 2017, 9:30 PM 10,608 Views 46 Comments

The country has made headlines in recent weeks thanks to jaw-dropping megabucks moves for Argentina striker Carlos Tevez and Brazil playmaker Oscar.

# football-league - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Football League rules out possibility of incorporating the Old Firm or Premier League 'B' teams
# ACCESS DENIED
# ACCESS DENIED

Football League rules out possibility of incorporating the Old Firm or Premier League 'B' teams

Sep 22nd 2016, 7:57 PM 5,568 Views 8 Comments

Celtic and Rangers, as well as Premier League ‘B’ teams, will not be included in changes to the English league pyramid, the EFL has confirmed.

# football-league - Monday 29 August, 2016

Celtic and Rangers could join revamped English Football League
# Reform
# Reform

Celtic and Rangers could join revamped English Football League

Aug 29th 2016, 7:08 PM 13,290 Views 33 Comments

The changes would take effect from 2019.

# football-league - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Watch: Chris Forrester's super strike and all the other Irish goals from the Football League
# Goals Galore
# Goals Galore

Watch: Chris Forrester's super strike and all the other Irish goals from the Football League

Aug 7th 2016, 8:25 PM 8,053 Views 7 Comments

There were Irish goalscorers in all three divisions.

# football-league - Saturday 6 August, 2016

Back with a bang! Hoolahan, Hourihane, Stokes and Forrester among the Irish scorers today
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

Back with a bang! Hoolahan, Hourihane, Stokes and Forrester among the Irish scorers today

Aug 6th 2016, 7:10 PM 9,751 Views 8 Comments

Plus, the best of the rest from the Championship, League One and League Two.

Chris Forrester and 11 other Irish players that could shine in League One this season
# Irish Eye
# Irish Eye

Chris Forrester and 11 other Irish players that could shine in League One this season

Aug 6th 2016, 7:00 AM 4,022 Views 0 Comments

The new League One season starts later this afternoon.

# football-league - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Man United, Arsenal and Liverpool reject invite to field teams in revamped EFL Trophy
# Thanks But No Thanks
# Thanks But No Thanks

Man United, Arsenal and Liverpool reject invite to field teams in revamped EFL Trophy

Jul 27th 2016, 6:41 PM 14,185 Views 3 Comments

Six Premier League clubs turned down the chance to partake in the competition.

# football-league - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Newcastle will begin their season on a Friday for the first time in the club's history
# Fixture List
# Fixture List

Newcastle will begin their season on a Friday for the first time in the club's history

Jun 22nd 2016, 10:47 AM 3,330 Views 5 Comments

The fixtures for the new Football League season were announced this morning.

# football-league - Monday 18 April, 2016

Ireland's Alan Judge makes Football League Team of the Season
# Accolade
# Accolade

Ireland's Alan Judge makes Football League Team of the Season

Apr 18th 2016, 3:20 PM 4,238 Views 0 Comments

Burnley’s Joey Barton and Andre Gray were also among the in-form players recognised.

# football-league - Saturday 7 November, 2015

James McClean a lone wolf in face of poppy pressure
# Opinion
# Opinion

James McClean a lone wolf in face of poppy pressure

Nov 7th 2015, 1:52 PM 20,313 Views 50 Comments

The Ireland international has remained steadfast in his position, despite annual episodes of abuse.

# football-league - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Quiz: Can you match the Irish player with his Football League club?
# Test Your Knowledge
# Test Your Knowledge

Quiz: Can you match the Irish player with his Football League club?

Aug 29th 2015, 8:00 PM 19,126 Views 3 Comments

Put your knowledge to the test.

# football-league - Monday 17 August, 2015

Ireland goalkeeper an injury worry after being taken to hospital with bruised kidney
# Championship Wrap
# Championship Wrap

Ireland goalkeeper an injury worry after being taken to hospital with bruised kidney

Aug 17th 2015, 7:30 PM 7,781 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, Chris Hughton’s Brighton sit top of the Championship as the only club in the division with a 100% record.

# football-league - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

20 Irish players to watch out for in the Football League this season
# Irish Abroad
# Irish Abroad

20 Irish players to watch out for in the Football League this season

Aug 5th 2015, 12:15 AM 9,462 Views 15 Comments

We’ve picked out a select few who we feel will make an impression throughout the course of the year.

# football-league - Sunday 2 August, 2015

'I got stuck in a rut at Aston Villa but now it's a new season, a new club and a fresh start'
# Enda The Rainbow
# Enda The Rainbow

'I got stuck in a rut at Aston Villa but now it's a new season, a new club and a fresh start'

Aug 2nd 2015, 7:15 AM 12,083 Views 1 Comment

We look ahead to the Football League season with Portsmouth’s Enda Stevens.

# football-league - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Bristol Rovers' manager does 'a Van Gaal' just before Conference play-off penalty shootout
# Switching Keepers
# Switching Keepers

Bristol Rovers' manager does 'a Van Gaal' just before Conference play-off penalty shootout

May 17th 2015, 5:16 PM 6,235 Views 2 Comments

The tactic worked a treat as Darrell Clarke’s side beat Grimsby to return to the Football League.

# football-league - Monday 1 December, 2014

After sacking three managers this year, Leeds owner Massimo Cellino may be forced to quit
# Out?
# Out?

After sacking three managers this year, Leeds owner Massimo Cellino may be forced to quit

Dec 1st 2014, 1:06 PM 4,383 Views 2 Comments

The controversial Italian has failed the Football League’s Owners’ and Directors’ Test.

# football-league - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners - FA chief
# Proposal
# Proposal

Let the best stay but get rid of mediocre foreigners - FA chief

Sep 17th 2014, 2:16 PM 3,465 Views 10 Comments

The FA has announced proposals to cut the number of players from outside the European Union.

# football-league - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Bristol Rovers manager reduced to tears after their relegation from the Football League
# Teary-eyed
# Teary-eyed

Bristol Rovers manager reduced to tears after their relegation from the Football League

May 4th 2014, 3:04 PM 4,862 Views 0 Comments

Pirate boss Darrell Clarke couldn’t help getting emotional after they were sent to the Conference yesterday.

# football-league - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

Win over Bolton sees Premier League-bound Foxes crowned champions
# Football League
# Football League

Win over Bolton sees Premier League-bound Foxes crowned champions

Apr 22nd 2014, 10:52 PM 3,835 Views 3 Comments

Lloyd Dyer’s goal helped Leicester City to a 1-0 victory meaning they claimed the Championship title this evening.

# football-league - Monday 24 March, 2014

English football league bar businessman Cellino from taking over Leeds United
# The Italian Job
# The Italian Job

English football league bar businessman Cellino from taking over Leeds United

Mar 24th 2014, 1:24 PM 2,434 Views 3 Comments

More uncertainty for Leeds United.

# football-league - Thursday 27 February, 2014

Alan Brogan was never going to lose his class - Barry Cahill
# Footballing Brain
# Footballing Brain

Alan Brogan was never going to lose his class - Barry Cahill

Feb 27th 2014, 7:30 AM 3,518 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the former Dublin half back says we have an ‘interesting four-week period ahead.’

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