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Last week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Brilliant Bazunu denies Ireland teammate to keep first home clean sheet since March
Elsewhere, Sammie Szmodics celebrated his new contract by firing a brace to help Blackburn to an enthralling 4-2 victory over Birmingham.
Last month
November 2023
Two teenagers arrested for ‘misogynistic chanting’ towards referee Rebecca Welch
Birmingham had warned fans on Friday about their behaviour towards match officials.
High-flying Leeds held to draw by Rotherham
The Millers battled hard to earn a point against their third-placed visitors.
This year
Aaron Connolly revival continues as Hull boss sings praises after double
Fermanagh’s Kieran McKenna has also guided newly-promoted Ipswich Town to the top of the Championship with a third win in a row.
Southampton off the mark despite Sheffield Wednesday providing a scare
Gavin Bazunu, Ryan Manning and Will Smallbone all impress in victory at Hillsborough.
Irish stars in English Football League have key dates for new season
Gavin Bazunu prepares for Championship with Southampton while James McClean’s Wigan bid for promotion from League One.
Ireland international Sean Maguire released by Coventry City
On-loan defender Luke McNally, a regular under manager Mark Robins, has also returned to parent club Burnley.
Foley family help turn Wembley green as Luton aim for Premier League
Irish ties in town 30 miles north of London remain strong as former international prepares for life as a fan.
Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool have not been good enough for top-four finish
A 1-1 draw at home to Aston Villa halted the Anfield momentum.
Firmino nets farewell Anfield goal as Liverpool drop points to Villa
Jacob Ramsey gave the away side a first-half lead before the Brazilian equalised heading into injury time.
Firmino nets farewell Anfield goal as Liverpool drop points to Villa
Jacob Ramsey gave the away side a first-half lead before the Brazilian equalised heading into injury time.
Coventry's amazing revival continues as play-off win takes them to brink of Premier League
One goal from Gustavo Hamer was enough to see off Michael Carrick’s Middlesbrough in their semi-final.
A true saviour - Coventry City boss has rescued more than Alex Ferguson's job
Mark Robins scored the goal to change course of history with Manchester United and is now on brink of Premier League, but for Graham Coughlan how his old manager helped him deal with brother’s death is true mark of the man.
Trio of Irish strikers find net on night of mass brawl between Preston and Swansea
Troy Parrott, Tom Cannon and Adam Idah were on target.
Trio of Irish strikers find net on night of mass brawl between Preston and Swansea
Troy Parrott, Tom Cannon and Adam Idah were on target.
Tom Cannon scores again as Mick McCarthy questions if Blackpool have quality to stay up
Preston North End ran out 3-1 winners against Mick McCarthy’s Blackpool.
Robbie Brady sent off while Michael Obafemi finds the net as Burnley close in on Premier League
John Egan’s Sheffield United also look set for a return to the top flight after a 1-0 win against Watford.
Hull City manager confirms club owner in talks to take control of Dundalk
Liam Rosenior says it would be “massive” for the Championship side to complete the deal.
EFL charges Birmingham over alleged breaches of league regulations
The charges have been issued to the club and individuals relating to a proposed takeover at St Andrew’s following an EFL investigation.
Love without innocence - Ireland's Ryan Manning tackles football's reality
With a growing property business and a daughter on the way, Swansea’s Galway star explains why game won’t define him.
A very Irish love story behind Hull's Premier League ambitions
Music, GAA and childhood sweetheart form bedrock of Sean McLoughlin’s rise under guidance of Liam Rosenior.
'I was adamant to come here' - Michael Obafemi delight at finally sealing Burnley move
The Ireland striker joins on loan until the end of this season, with an option to make it permanent.
Footballers' lives: A relentless storm you must stay in the eye of to survive
After spending last weekend in England speaking to various figures in Irish football, The42 left with a mixture of jealously, sympathy and admiration for the nature of their lives.
Burnley sign South Africa striker as uncertainty over Michael Obafemi deal grows
Vincent Kompany has so far seen attempts to bring the Ireland international to Turf Moor rebuffed by Swansea City.
Rivals for a night: Cullen and Molumby's battle as Burnley take step closer to Premier League
The heart of Ireland’s midfield for Euro 2024 qualifying went head to head on a bitterly cold night in Lancashire.
Michael Obafemi's Swansea exile continues as Burnley go six points clear
Josh Cullen looks to be heading to the Premier League while West Brom’s Ireland duo are central to revival under new manager.
Last year
1,000 minutes and counting for Dublin teenager emerging in League One
Lincoln City’s Seán Roughan boasts an appearance record this season that owes as much to his own mentality as his mother’s fitness plans.
EFL looks to on-pitch audio and dressing room footage to expand TV coverage
The Championship is the third most attended division in Europe, behind only the Premier League and the Bundesliga.
Wigan fans show support for McClean while Dublin teen Armstrong shines for table toppers QPR
There was late heartache for John Egan’s Sheffield United as they conceded a late penalty at Coventry, while Scott Hogan scored for Birmingham.
Premier League and EFL looking at ‘new proposals’ to settle financial dispute
A new deal on distribution was reportedly discussed at a Premier League shareholders’ meeting this week.
'He's a huge talent' - Rooney wants to keep Irish teen Ebosele amid Udinese interest
The 19-year-old has put in a string of fine performances for the Rams this season.
EFL not planning to investigate Liverpool's false positive Covid-19 outbreak
As many as 40 Reds players and staff tested positive for coronavirus, leading to the postponement of their Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Arsenal.
All time
Wigan write letter to rival clubs over abuse of James McClean
The Ireland international re-joined the Latics from Stoke last week.
EFL open to moving play-offs to allow Champions League final at Wembley
The all-English Champions League final between Man City and Chelsea is currently scheduled to take place in Istanbul on Saturday, 29 May.
'It’s been a long time coming' - Paddy Madden becomes League One club's all-time EFL top goalscorer
The 30-year-old Dubliner was on target in Fleetwood Town’s win over Doncaster Rovers last night.
Premier League agrees €277m rescue package to help Football League clubs in danger of going bust
The news follows months of negotiations between the two governing bodies.
Abu Dhabi royal agrees €66m Derby County takeover after failed Newcastle bid
Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan, a cousin of Manchester City owner Sheikh Mansour, has passed the EFL’s owners’ and directors’ test.
Premier League's insufficient rescue package rejected by EFL clubs
‘The conditional offer of £50million falls some way short,’ said a statement issued by the EFL.
'A new beginning' - Radical plans would see the Premier League reduced to 18 teams
EFL chairman Rick Parry insists Project Big Picture will protect the future of clubs.
Premier League is not immune from cost of pandemic, says CEO
The UK government is reviewing the 1 October date for the return of spectators to sports venues amid a rise in coronavirus cases.