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Championship League Football (Soccer) News

Safe standing could be introduced in top two leagues by 2020-21 – EFL chief

Standing could be reintroduced in the top two leagues of English football by the 2020-21 season, says EFL chief executive Shaun Harvey.

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Dean Henderson: Manchester United keeper joins Sheffield United on loan

Manchester United keeper Dean Henderson joins Sheffield United on a season’s loan following his loan at Shrewsbury.

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Paddy McNair: Sunderland accept Middlesbrough bid for Northern Ireland defender

League One Sunderland accept a bid from Middlesbrough for defender Paddy McNair which could rise to more than £5m.

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Joe Allen: Wales midfielder signs new four-year deal at Stoke City

Stoke City’s Wales international midfielder Joe Allen signs a new four-year contract with the Championship club.

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James Maddison: Norwich accept Leicester bid of about £20m

Leicester have a bid of about £20m for Norwich attacking midfielder James Maddison accepted.

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Jack Fitzwater: West Brom defender signs new two-year contract

West Brom defender Jack Fitzwater signs a new two-year contract with the Championship side.

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Bournemouth make £10m bid for Brentford’s Mepham

Bournemouth make a £10m bid for Brentford and Wales defender Chris Mepham.

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Marley Watkins: Bristol City sign Norwich and Wales forward for £1m

Bristol City sign Wales international Marley Watkins from Championship rivals Norwich City for £1m.

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Welcome to the gloriously eccentric world of new Leeds boss Bielsa

Revered, held in esteem and eccentric – meet Marcelo Bielsa, the new manager of Leeds United.

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Transfers – June 2018

Track all the latest signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across the world.

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West Bromwich Albion: Government asked to reconsider safe-standing proposal

Labour ask the government to reconsider their decision to reject West Bromwich Albion’s safe-standing application.

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Leeds United confirm appointment of Marcelo Bielsa as head coach

• Former Argentina coach appointed on initial two-year deal• Bielsa: Offer to manage in England ‘impossible to turn down’Leeds United have confirmed the appointment of Marcelo Bielsa as their new head coach on an initial two-year contract.Bielsa, whose…

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Ex-Argentina coach Bielsa appointed Leeds United boss

Former Argentina coach Marcelo Bielsa signs a two-year contract to become the new manager of Leeds United.

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Nottingham Forest pay record £13.2m for Carvalho

Nottingham Forest sign Benfica’s Joao Carvalho for a club-record fee of £13.2m and also sign Diogo Goncalves on loan.

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Nigel Adkins: Hull City boss hopes for early end to transfer dealings

Hull City boss Nigel Adkins says he hopes to complete most of his summer transfer deals before the end of the month.

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Alan Hutton: Aston Villa right-back signs new contract

Aston Villa right-back Alan Hutton signs a new contract to stay with the Championship side until the end of next season.

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