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English Football League

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Let’s Get Your Team Kitted Out!

We’ve teamed up with Wickes and the EFL to offer the ultimate football kit! We’re giving away 230 kits to teams up and down the country. Kits include : 15 x Jerseys, Shorts & Socks – making sure you turn up to game-day in style! 10 x Footballs – helping you perform like a pro! 1 x Managers Jacket – to help you keep cool under pressure 1 x Ball Bag – for ease carrying your equipment away from the pitch Enter at > www.wickes.co.uk/kits4clubs To enter, you must be a... Read More

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Sky Bet EFL Championship Season Preview 2017/18

This Friday night sees the first fixtures kick off in the 2017/18 Championship season and we’re all getting ready for what promises to be a truly exciting season in one of world football’s most competitive leagues. Anyone who follows Championship football will know that it’s all about fine margins; in a league where any team can usually beat any other, it’s often tricky to tell who all of the main players in the promotion race will be at this point. For newly relegated Sunderland, now without their standout top scorer... Read More

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Sky Bet League One Season Preview 2017/18

Every football fan loves the ‘blank slate feeling’ at the start of a new season. Whether you’re one of those who is full of optimism every August, or someone who tends to be more on the pessimistic side, at least you know that until everyone kicks off on the 5th August at 3pm, every club is level and there is the possibility of achieving something meaningful in the next campaign. Will the clubs who have dropped down from the Championship go straight back up again? Fans of Wigan Athletic, Blackburn... Read More

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Sky Bet League Two Season Preview 2017-18

With a new season always comes new hope; a fresh chance for every single team in League Two to make their mark. Whether their main aim is consolidating their place in the football league, or they have loftier ambitions, until 3pm on Saturday 5th August, everyone is equal; statistically speaking at least. The coming season looks to be shaping up nicely, with newly promoted Forest Green Rovers and Lincoln City keen to make flying starts to their respective campaigns and keep their respective fine runs from last season going as... Read More

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Carabao Cup – Round One Draw

Streamed live across Facebook from Bangkok – the Carabao Cup draw has been made. The competition (previously the Capital One Cup and EFL Cup last season) has a new title sponsor who are certainly making an impression with their unique ideas. Carabao – who also partner with Chelsea and Reading – held the competition draw in their home country Thailand. Last season the Cup was won by Manchester United as they defeated Southampton – after an epic performance by Zlatan! But who’ll be making their way to the final this... Read More

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The Legend Returns

Mitre, match ball of choice for the English Football League for over 40 years, is ready to make history again with the return of its iconic Delta trademark. Redesigned, reinvented and rejuvenated, the Delta is back as Mitre’s new official match ball for the EFL and SPFL, engineered for optimal control, accuracy and power. Instantly recognisable thanks to its heritage and memorable white, blue and red design, the Delta holds a unique place at the heart of English football and over the years has been treasured by players and fans... Read More

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The Sky Bet League One play-off final preview – Bradford City Vs Millwall

The final promotion place to the Sky Bet Championship is up for grabs on Saturday 20th May, as Bradford City and Millwall meet at Wembley for the decider. They will be playing with the specially produced Mitre match ball (limited edition). We preview the action below: Bradford City After a tense two legs against Fleetwood in the play-off semi-finals, Bradford City made it through to the final by a single goal. Cue celebrations all round after experiencing disappointment at the same stage last season, where they were put out by... Read More

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Sky Bet League Two play-offs semi-finals: the runners and riders

The final fight for promotion to the Sky Bet League One is on, with four teams about to battle for that final place. Here we take a quick look at those involved and how things are shaping up for the biggest 180 minutes of the season so far for these clubs and their fans. Blackpool Blackpool fought their way into the last play-off place with their victory over, already relegated, Leyton Orient in their last league game. Blackpool fans have been on a rollercoaster in the last decade, from the... Read More

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EFL Announce Highest EFL Attendance Figures In Nearly 60 Years!

The English Football League, a partner Mitre have worked with for over 40 years have today announce great growth in the first season after their re-brand. Over 18 million people made their way through EFL turnstiles during the 2016/17 season with clubs recording their highest cumulative attendances since 1959. EFL Clubs have seen an impressive 11% increase in matchday attendances from last season with the largest crowds in almost 60 years attending games across the Sky Bet EFL. A key factor in the increase were the record breaking attendances during... Read More

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The Legend Returns

Mitre, match ball of choice for the English Football League for over 40 years, is ready to make history again with the return of its iconic Delta trademark. Redesigned, reinvented and rejuvenated, the Delta is coming back. The Delta holds a unique place at the heart of English football pitches and its return means that a new generation of players can now have their first football experiences with a brand new ball with the same legendary trademark. Over the next four weeks we’ll be giving you exclusive teasers as The Legend... Read More