Tag: EFL

EFL clubs take up the Green cudgels

EFL Green clubs

The English Football League (EFL) (UK) announced recently the launch of ‘EFL Green Clubs’, a new league wide scheme that will help support clubs across the country to improve their environmental practices and operations. The ‘EFL’ stated that in a first for football, the scheme sees the EFL... » Read more

Crowdfunding to raise The Imps home capacity

Lincoln City crowd funding

Plans to add a second tier to the Stacey West Stand at the English Football League (EFL) League One club Lincoln City F.C.’s LNER Stadium (UK) have been drawn up, and the club launched a crowdfunding operation to help fund the same. ‘The Lincolnite’ stated that the Red Imps Community Trust is... » Read more

In-dire-straits The Royals changes home name

Reading FC naming rights

The English Football League (EFL) team Reading F.C. has dropped its stadium’s name and renamed it after a sponsor in a decision taken recently as the club faces a lot of financial heat. The ‘BBC’ stated that ‘The Royals’ home will no longer be known as the Madejski Stadium, and instead... » Read more

COVID-hit UK sports bodies get fiscal aid

EFL and Rugby clubs receive funding

The English Football League (EFL) recently agreed to a new £117.5m (€137.7m/$161.7m) funding package from MetLife Investment Management, the institutional asset management business of MetLife Inc., to support Championship Clubs in meeting Pay As You Earn (PAYE) liabilities. This is an initiative... » Read more

EFL knock CCFF doors as COVID woes drown UK

UK government loans for venues II

The English Football League (EFL) is seeking a cash injection of around £75m (€84.8m/$102.8m) from the Bank of England’s COVID Corporate Financing Facility (CCFF) and is reportedly in talks with them as it continues to assess means to aid clubs badly impacted by the loss of matchday revenue as... » Read more

Carabao Cup in April as COVID bang up London

England league cup final postponed

This season’s Carabao Cup final at Wembley Stadium in London will take place in April, two months later than initially planned, in the hope that more fans will be able to attend the match. The reason behind pushing back the soccer showpiece is that London is caught in the vortex of a new... » Read more

Fans back in English Football League matchups

England EFL welcome fans back

Several English Football League (EFL) clubs in the United Kingdom welcomed fans to their stadia for the first time in nine months on Wednesday night as new guidelines allowing up to 2,000 spectators at live sporting events were introduced. England’s new three-tier system came into effect on... » Read more

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