Tag: EFL

Birmingham City to enter world of Metaverse

Birmingham City metaverse project

The English Football League (EFL) team Birmingham City F.C. (UK) will be the first club from the EFL to enter the Metaverse, thanks to an innovative project led by esports partner, Ultimo GG. The ‘Birmingham City FC’ stated that in December 2021, work began on scanning and mapping a digital... » Read more

‘the O’s’ looking to hire Media Officer

Leyton Orient looking for media officer

The English Football League (EFL) League Two club Leyton Orient F.C. (UK) is looking to recruit a Media Officer to play a vital role in its Media and Communications Department. Leyton Orient Football Club is a professional football club based in London, England (UK), who competes in English... » Read more

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