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Bury cannot appeal over expulsion from the league, says EFL

Bury, with 125 years of Football League membership, became the first team to be expelled since Maidstone in 1992 after a takeover bid fell through just before a deadline to satisfy the EFL about their future.

Aug 28, 2019, 21:41 PM IST

Bury expulsion has 'destroyed lives', says captain Neil Danns

C&N Sporting Risk pulled out of its proposed takeover of Bury just a few hours before Tuesday`s deadline to meet the league`s requirements.

Aug 28, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

QPR vow to fight any financial penalties after relegation

Queens Park Rangers on Monday reacted to their relegation from the Premier League by insisting they will fight any attempt by the Football League to impose a fine for Financial Fair Play (FFP) breaches.

May 12, 2015, 09:43 AM IST

Abandoned Blackpool game will not be replayed

 Relegated Blackpool`s final Championship fixture against Huddersfield Town which was abandoned soon after halftime following crowd protests will not be replayed, the Football League said on Monday.

May 05, 2015, 09:07 AM IST

Premier League teams in lower-league cup plan

England`s Football League revealed on Wednesday that lower-league clubs have been asked to consider proposals for Premier League teams` under-21 sides to compete in the Football League Trophy.

Mar 04, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

QPR announce reduction in losses

English Premier League strugglers Queens Park Rangers on Monday announced a loss of £9.8 million ($15m, 13.4m euros) for the year ending May 2014, when they won promotion back to the top flight.

Mar 02, 2015, 20:11 PM IST

Sacked Paul Lambert says Aston Villa `toughest challenge`

Paul Lambert described his time at Aston Villa as the "toughest challenge" of his career on Thursday following his dismissal as manager, but expressed pride over his achievements there.

Feb 12, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

English football on course for record number of sackings

 More managers will be sacked in the Premier League and Football League than ever before if current trends continue, according to the League Managers Association`s (LMA) quarterly report.

Jan 24, 2015, 17:53 PM IST

Birmingham City questioned over convicted ex-boss Carson Yeung

England`s Football League is quizzing Birmingham City over the continuing influence of the club`s former owner Carson Yeung, who is languishing in a Hong Kong prison for money laundering, reports said Thursday.

Jan 15, 2015, 17:56 PM IST

Kolkata sports firm plans ISL-style league in Bangladesh

A city-based sports event management company has put forth a proposal to the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for organising a football league emulating the highly successful Indian Super League (ISL).

Dec 28, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

Leeds boss allowed to carry on for now

Massimo Cellino, Leeds United`s controversial Italian owner, can continue as a club director while waiting for his appeal to be heard, the Football League ruled on Tuesday.

Dec 23, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

Blackburn, Leeds, Forest handed transfer bans

Blackburn Rovers, Leeds United and Nottingham Forest will not be allowed to sign new players in the January transfer window after breaching financial regulations, the Football League announced on Monday.

Dec 15, 2014, 18:53 PM IST

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

Greg Dyke, chairman of England`s Football Association, has called for mediocre foreign players to be prevented from playing in English leagues at the detriment to local players.

Sep 17, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

QPR face Football League ban if they fail to pay FFP fine

Queens Park Rangers could be consigned to English soccer`s minor leagues if they are relegated from the top flight and fail to pay a potentially huge fine for breaching the Football League`s financial fair play rules.

Sep 10, 2014, 09:24 AM IST

QPR given financial fair play warning

Premier League Queens Park Rangers have been told they risk being refused entry back into the second-tier English Championship if they refuse to pay an anticipated fine for breaching financial fair play rules.

Sep 09, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

English clubs exploiting fan loyalty says supporters group

Fans of England`s Premier League clubs will be digging deeply into their pockets again this weekend as a new season kicks off with ticket prices continuing to spiral upwards.

Aug 14, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

Bristol Rovers leave Football League after 94 years

Angry fans clashed with police after Bristol Rovers lost their Football League status for the first time in 94 years on Saturday.

May 04, 2014, 12:05 PM IST

Dynamo Kiev coach Blokhin resigns

Dynamo Kiev coach Oleg Blokhin has announced his resignation after his team was defeated 0-2 by Shakhtar Donetsk in the Ukrainian Premier League.

Apr 18, 2014, 08:25 AM IST

Hats off as Luton return to league

Former League Cup winners Luton Town will return to the Football League after a five year hiatus next season as on Tuesday they were assured of winning promotion from the Conference Premier.

Apr 16, 2014, 10:02 AM IST

Cellino to appeal against Leeds takeover snub

Massimo Cellino on Thursday launched an appeal against the Football League`s decision to block the Italian from buying a majority stake in Championship club Leeds United.

Mar 28, 2014, 00:46 AM IST