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English Football League

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EFL Team of the Season

Football Manager Team of the Season On Sunday the stars of the EFL headed to Park Lane in London to attend the prestigious EFL Awards – celebrating the huge achievements both on and off the field of those involved across the 72 English Football League clubs. One of the key awards of the evening was the Team of the Season – a squad put together of players from the Championship, League One and League Two who’ve all had exceptional seasons for their clubs. Manager – Darren Ferguson Heading up the... Read More

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Road to the Checkatrade Trophy Final

Come Sunday afternoon one team will be walking away from Wembley – crowned as champions. Coventry City face Oxford United in what promises to be a great finale to the revamped competition. Wembley wont be a new experience for some of the Oxford players. Last year they fought their way to the final of the Johnstones Paint Trophy – only to lose out to Barnsley in a thrilling game. For Coventry it’s a much needed visit to the home of football. They currently find themselves lying at the bottom of... Read More

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Mitre Goal of the Year 2016

Mitre have once again teamed up with the EFL and Football on 5 to give you the opportunity to vote for the best English Football League goal of 2016! There has been plenty! With 72 teams battling it out in the Championship, League One and League Two throughout the standard season, as well as the Play-Off’s, EFL Cup and EFL Trophy there were plenty to choose from. Fantastic team goals! Thunderbolts into the top corner! Cheeky chips! Incredible Volleys! After every EFL club submitted their stand-out goal of the last... Read More

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72 Chances To Win! EFL Club Ball Giveaway

72 clubs. 72 chances to win! Mitre’s partnership with the English Football League has been in place for over 40 years’ and over those years many classic and unique footballs have been used on the field of play. The Tensile. The Promax. And many more. The current ball is Mitre’s most technologically advanced football ever produced, with revolutionary Hyperseam innovation and pimpled emboss for superior aerodynamic control it delivers everything a professional needs – and more. And now we’re giving you the chance to get your hands on the Delta... Read More

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EFL Cup Final 2017 Review: Manchester United 3, Southampton 2

For Manchester United and Southampton fans across the world, the EFL Cup Final at Wembley on Sunday 26th February was nothing short of a white knuckle ride. For Southampton, the final arguably belonged to them – but unfortunately, United’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic stole the show, and the match finished 3-2 to Man U. This win meant United broke the infamous and longstanding record held by their northern rivals Liverpool, as they secured their 42nd major trophy. Despite United not dominating any significant part of the final, it was Ibrahimovic who stood... Read More

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EFL Cup Preview – Manchester United | Man U

We’re just days away from finding out who’ll be lifting the EFL Cup at Wembley. Manchester United will go into the game as slight favourites – but after easing through their semi-final fixtures against Liverpool the Saints will be more than confident that they can earn the victory that their EFL Cup performances have deserved. Firstly we look at Manchester United – a team who are no strangers to silverware. Although the last few years have seen a dip in fortunes for the Red Devils the tide seems to have... Read More

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Road to the Final: EFL Cup

On Sunday 26th February we’ll have a champion. Manchester United face Southampton at Wembley to see who’ll be crowed the EFL Cup winner. And it’s going to be close. Manchester United are looking strong under Jose Mourinho – but Southampton have an incredible record this year in the cup, and after dispatching Liverpool over two legs nobody would bet against them winning this one. We take a look at their journey throughout the competition. Second Round Both teams had a fantastic year in 2015-16 and qualified for Europe meaning both... Read More

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The EFL Cup Final: Preview

The 2017 EFL cup final is fast approaching, as Manchester United are due to take on Southampton on Sunday 26th February at Wembley Stadium. Despite Man United’s 2nd leg defeat against Hull, the Red Devils managed to secure their spot in the final by winning 3-2 on aggregate. If they are victorious at Wembley this month, this means José Mourinho will have managed to double the trophy tally of the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, following last year’s FA Cup win under Louis van Gaal. Given that Manchester City were winners... Read More

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Kit For Kids Campaign – Supporting Grassroots

WIN a brand new kit for your junior football team and EFL tickets! Through its partnership with the EFL, Wickes believes support begins at home, so in turn it wants to support local communities that are passionate about football. And where better to start than the potential EFL stars of tomorrow? Wickes have teamed up with the EFL and Mitre to support grassroots football and offer the ultimate kit giveaway for junior sides, with 72 sets of brand new kit to be won by the lucky winners and their footy... Read More

Who’s The Best Between The Sticks?

The role of a goalkeeper is quite simple, protect your net. But with a team of 11 players raining down shot after shot, this can be quite a challenge.  The goalkeeper has one of the hardest positions on the pitch. Their team, the coaches and their fans count on them game after game to put their body on the line – literally! So we’ve decided to dedicate our time to 3 of the best keepers the EFL has to offer this season, and appreciate some serious talent between the sticks.... Read More