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Once viewed with suspicion and reluctance, the Football League play-offs have now become an integral part of the English game, responsible for spicing up what otherwise would have been a much duller season’s end.
Fearing that the Checkatrade Trophy was merely a dry run for introducing B teams to the lower leagues, the ‘Against League 3’ campaign organised a boycott. We spoke to them about the failures of the competition.
While outside observers might remember the Munto Finance debacle, few are aware of what’s been going on at Notts County since. Here, we ask fans about a tempestuous time in the club’s history.
An individual footballer going on strike is not unusual, but it has become less common for whole teams to do so. Nevertheless, today’s players owe much of their wealth and freedom to the collective action of their forerunners.
Evangelos Marinakis, a shipping magnate who also owns Greek champions Olympiakos, is at the heart of a major criminal investigation.
Back from the brink of extinction, League Two side Northampton Town have enjoyed an incredible season that saw them become the first club in the Football League to clinch their title – and the only one to catch the attention of Shaquille O'Neal.
The two sides played a scoreless game for over 90 minutes and ended in a 1-1 draw after scoring goals they never should have.
Tranmere's tumble down the divisions mirror's the local area's struggles with poverty. Yet there is hope that the club can return stronger.
The story of Massimo Cellino – Leeds United's manager-massacring, yacht-loving, beautiful daughter-possessing Italian owner – gets weirder by the day.