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Tottenham closing in on Sessegnon

Spurs are on the brink of beating off competition from Inter Milan and Borussia Dortmund to land long-term target Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham. The North Londoners have long been linked with a  move for the 19 year old, who is keen to leave Fulham after they were relegated back to the Championship at the end of last season. The one ...

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Lampard set to take over at Chelsea

Chelsea are set to appoint Frank Lampard as their new manager, although not without their fair share of dramas along the way. Outgoing boss Maurizio Sarri ignored last minute pleas to say by the Stamford Bridge hierarchy, with The Sun reporting that he rejected the offer because he felt “violated” by abusive fans. Instead, he will take up the vacant ...

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Manchester United make contact over Sessegnon

Manchester United have contacted Fulham to make enquiries about their 19-year old Ryan Sessegnon. That is according to Sky Sports. The England under-21 international is thought to be reluctant to spend another season playing in the Championship following the club’s relegation at the end of the season, and with just one year left on his current deal at Craven Cottage, ...

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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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EFL Championship Game Week 11 Roundup

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Leeds return to the top of the Championship table: Leeds beat their Yorkshire rivals Hull one nil on Tuesday night to regain top spot in the Championship table. A second-half goal from Tyler Roberts proved to be the winning goal for Marcelo Bielsa’s side. Leeds wasted some guilt edge chances to kill off the game in the first half. The ...

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EFL Championship Week 9 Roundup

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Birmingham shock Leeds as Bielsa admits he got his tactics wrong: Birmingham City secured their first win of the league season with a gritty 2-1 win over Leeds at Elland Road. Two first-half goals by Che Adams ended Leeds eight-game unbeaten start to the season. The opening goal came in the 8th minute as the Birmingham striker’s long-range shot deceived ...

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EFL Championship Game Week 8 Roundup

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Welsh wizard Roberts scores twice to keep Leeds top: Leeds produced a dominant display to beat Preston three-nil at Elland Road on Tuesday night. Leeds captain Liam Cooper opened the scoring in the 37th minute when he headed in a Barry Douglas corner. Preston nearly made Leeds pay for squandering some great goalscoring chances when they had a goal correctly ...

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EFL Championship Game Week 7 Roundup

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Bielsa’s Leeds show “bottle” in London: An 89th-minute strike from on-loan winger Jack Harrison earned Leeds a 1-1 draw at The Den. The draw means Leeds are one point clear at the top of the table and remain the only unbeaten side in The Championship. After a scrappy first half, Millwall took the lead ten minutes after the break when ...

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EFL Championship Game Week 6 Roundup

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Friday night’s clash between Leeds and Middlesbrough produced an extremely dull scoreless draw. Tony Pulis set up his Middlesbrough side in an ultra-defensive system with the away side relying on set pieces to create goalscoring chances. Leeds who were missing their influential Spanish playmaker Pablo Hernandez controlled the majority of possession but were unable to break down the well marshalled ...

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Championship Game Week 6 Preview

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Friday night sees the top of the table clash between Leeds and Middlesbrough at Elland Road. The game promises to be the biggest test so far of Marcelo Bielsa’s reign at Leeds. Middlesbrough has kept four consecutive clean sheets in the league whereas Leeds has scored a minimum of two goals per game. Leeds has won four of the last ...

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