Tag: English Football League


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


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


UK clubs promise fans total safety in venues

UK to push for fan return October 2020

The Premier League, English Football League (EFL), the Football Association (FA), Women’s Super League and Women’s Championship has assured all fans in UK that together they are fully committed for the safe return of fans to the football ground at the earliest possible. A statement on the... » Read more


Neutral venues not Premier League’s cup of tea

Premier League to restart season update May 2020

The English Premier League has emphasized again that it is committed to restarting its 2019-20 seasons, but will seek to end a proposal for matches to be played at neutral venues. This is because shareholders were told that clubs are set to lose up to an estimated £340m (€388m/$420m) in... » Read more


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