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English Football League

League competition featuring professional association football clubs from England and Wales

The English Football League (EFL) is a league competition featuring professional association football clubs from England and Wales. Founded in 1888 as the Football League, the league is the oldest such competition in world football. It was the top-level football league in England from its foundation until 1992, when the top 22 clubs split away to form the Premier League. In the seasons from 1995 the league was reduced to 20 teams.

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The prospective takeover of Wigan Athletic is blocked as the EFL says the new owners "fail to satisfy requirements".
Credit: BBC News - Published 5 hours ago

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Coventry City chief executive Dave Boddy says his club will not benefit at all from the Championship's £200m Premier League rescue package.
Credit: BBC News - Published 14 hours ago

The Premier League and EFL agree a rescue package amounting to £250m to help ease the financial challenge faced by EFL clubs as a result of the coronavirus..
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

The Premier League and EFL agree a rescue package amounting to £250m to help ease the financial challenge faced by EFL clubs as a result of the coronavirus..
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

Luton and Wycombe fans return to their home grounds for the first time since February as Football League clubs welcome back supporters following the easing of..
Credit: BBC News - Published 2 days ago

After being barred from most matches since March, some supporters in England will return to stadiums on Wednesday.
Credit: BBC News - Published 3 days ago

Health questionnaires, codes of conduct and ballots - football clubs are announcing plans for thousands of fans to return to games.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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