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Checkatrade Trophy: Liverpool and Manchester United Youth Sides Join Competition From Next Season

Portsmouth celebrate winning the Checkatrade Trophy Final between Portsmouth and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium, London on Sunday 31st March 2019. (Photo by Mark Fletcher/MI News/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The youth sides at Liverpool and Manchester United will join the Checkatrade Trophy from next season, the EFL have confirmed in a statement. The competition was rebranded to the Checkatrade Trophy in 2016 from the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy; originally for teams in League One and League Two. However, the new format saw U21 sides from clubs with Category One academies invited to join. Among Familiar Company The two sides will be...

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Pablo Fornals Signed by West Ham United

LONDON, ENGLAND – JUNE 14: West Ham United Unveil their New Signing Pablo Fornals at London Stadium on June 14, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Arfa Griffiths/West Ham United via Getty Images) West Ham United have completed the signing of highly-sought-after midfielder Pablo Fornals from Villarreal for a fee believed to be around £24 million. The Spaniard has signed a five-year deal at the London Stadium and becomes the club’s second most expensive signing in their history – behind Felipe Anderson. The 23-year-old has made more than 150 senior appearances in his career. 😍 #WelcomeFornals — West...

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Premier League Fixtures 2019/20 Announced

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – MAY 06: Vincent Kompany of Manchester City lifts the Premier League Trophy as Manchester City celebrate winning the Premier League after the Premier League match between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town at Etihad Stadium on May 6, 2018 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) The Premier League fixtures for the upcoming 2019/20 season have been announced this morning. Teams now know who they will be facing throughout the season and fans can begin to make plans for their big away days. The Opening Day Premier League runners up and Champions League winners Liverpool are...

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Dan James Moves From Swansea City to Manchester United

SWANSEA, WALES – NOVEMBER 28: Swansea City’s Dan James under pressure from West Bromwich Albion’s Tosin Adarabioyo during the Sky Bet Championship match between Swansea City and West Bromwich Albion at Liberty Stadium on November 28, 2018 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Kevin Barnes – CameraSport via Getty Images) Manchester United have signed winger Dan James from Championship side Swansea City for £15 million. We’re delighted to have agreed terms, in principle, with Swansea City for the transfer of Daniel James to #MUFC. Further details will be revealed in due course. — Manchester United (@ManUtd) June 7, 2019 Career...

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Manchester City Complete Domestic Treble With Dominant FA Cup Final Win Over Watford

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 18: Kevin De Bruyne of Manchester City celebrates with teammates Bernardo Silva and Gabriel Jesus after scoring his team’s third goal during the FA Cup Final match between Manchester City and Watford at Wembley Stadium on May 18, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Morton/Getty Images) Manchester City became the first team in the history of men’s football in England to complete a domestic treble as they demolished Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup Final. David Silva opened the scoring before Raheem Sterling scored the first of his two. Kevin de Bruyne made it...

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Bournemouth Complete Signing of Lloyd Kelly

Italy U21 v England U21 : International friendly match Lloyd Kelly of England at Paolo Mazza Stadium in Ferrara, Italy on November 15, 2018. (Photo by Matteo Ciambelli/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Bournemouth have completed the signing of Bristol City left-back Lloyd Kelly on a long-term contract. Kelly, 20, joins for an undisclosed fee. Welcome to the club, Lloyd Kelly! 💥#afcb 🍒 — AFC Bournemouth (@afcbournemouth) May 18, 2019 Undoubted Talent The England U21 international is competent at either left-back or centre-back and looks to be the long-term replacement for club stalwart Charlie Daniels, who is set to miss...

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The EFL Play-Offs Have Shown Just How Good The Football League Is

LONDON, ENGLAND – MAY 17: Charlton Athletic fans invade the pitch as they celebrate victory in the penalty shoot out during the Sky Bet League One Play-Off Second Leg match between Charlton Athletic and Doncaster Rovers at The Valley on May 17, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images) Football has given us plenty of gifts over the last few weeks. The Champions League semi-finals alone provided viewers with enough drama to last a lifetime as Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur set up an all-English final with their respective stunning comebacks. Manchester City and Liverpool then concluded...

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