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How does English Football League Pyramid System works?

Introduction English football is arranged into a system of inter-connected leagues arranged in a pyramid system, ranging from the Premier League at the top down to a whole series of non-league teams comprising amateurs playing in parks and Sunday league football at the bottom. In theory a team that started at the very bottom could work its way up to ...

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West Brom preparing approach for Preston manager

Managerless West Bromwich Albion have identified the man that they want to take over at The Hawthorns. West Brom preparing approach for Preston manager The Telegraph reports that Preston manager Alex Neil will be given the chance to help steer the team back to the Premiership, and that an official approach for him will be made after the match on ...

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Aberdeen captain in Derby talks

Derby County are in talks with Aberdeen captain Graeme Shinnie about joining them in the summer. Suspended for his club’s Scottish Cup semi-final at the weekend, 27-year old Shinnie who is out of contract at the end of the season, has travelled south, reports The BBC to discuss the proposed move, with Derby manager Frank Lampard having watched him in ...

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Southampton linked with Birmingham striker

Southampton want to sign Birmingham City striker Che Adams in the summer. However, they are likely to face competition with Everton, Burnley, and Premier-League bound Norwich City also said to be interested in the forward. The 22-year old joined Birmingham from Sheffield United in August 2016 for a fee of around £2 million, and has since established himself as one ...

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West Brom to stick with caretaker – for now

West Bromwich Albion are going to continue with James Shan as caretaker manager, at least for the time being. Shan took over on a temporary basis on March 9h when Darren Moor was unexpectedly fired, and has since gone on to win all three games of which he has been in charge. That run has seen the team consolidate their ...

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Candidates emerge for QPR job

McClaren’s assistant, John Eustace, has been placed in temporary charge of the side, but the club are looking to appoint a permanent successor soon as that they have time to prepare for the summer, with chairman Tony Fernandes wanting to trim their wage bill, already one of the lowest in the division, even further. Names are already being touted as ...

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Boss to stay despite Huddersfield relegation

Jan Siewert will remain as boss of Huddersfield Town, despite the team’s relegation to the Championship. Saturday’s defeat at Crystal Palace, combined with victories for Burnley and Southampton, confirmed that the team would be playing in the Championship again, after two seasons in the elite league. There were suggestions that Siewert, who was only appointed as manager in January following ...

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Rondon too old for Mike Ashley

The hopes of Newcastle fans that the club will turn the loan signing of Salomón Rondon into a permanent deal are set to be dashed. That is because the Magpies’ chairman, Mike Ashley, thinks that he is too old to justify the £16.5 million option to buy that is the Venezuelan’s loan agreement. Rondon, who turns 30 in September, is ...

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Farke signs new Norwich deal

Norwich City, who moved back to the top of the Championship on Wednesday after beating Hull 3-2 have been given a further boost by news that manager Daniel Farke has signed a new deal with the club until 2022. Another protégé of the Borussia Dortmund coaching school, Farke joined Norwich in May 2017 and struggled in his first season with ...

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Former Premier League managers eye West Brom job

  Two men who have left their jobs with Premier League clubs this season, Slaviša Jokanović, formerly of Fulham, and ex-Huddersfield Town boss David Wagner, have both been linked with the vacant post at West Bromwich Albion. The job is open after Darren Moore was controversially sacked as manager less than an hour after the club’s disappointing draw with Ipswich ...

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