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Wycombe: League One club tell furloughed staff to find new jobs

Wycombe have advised their furloughed staff to look for alternative employment once the Government scheme ends. The Sky Bet League One club, who are warning of losses in excess of £2.5m because of the coronavirus pandemic, have also said they can no longer afford to make up their salaries to 100 per cent. At the start of the year before the pandemic hit, Wycombe were sitting top of the league

Yerry Mina: Everton defender to miss Premier League restart with thigh injury

Everton centre-back Yerry Mina is set to miss the restart of the Premier League season after picking up a thigh tear in training on Friday. Mina will be out for “several weeks” which means he will be unavailable to play when Everton resume the campaign on the weekend of June 19-21. PL players may miss opener with new positive test Clubs to discuss registering new players for restart PL clubs

Gareth Southgate will not attend Premier League games when season resumes

England manager Gareth Southgate will not be attending any Premier League games when the season gets back under way, and will instead watch them at home. The England boss believes it is inappropriate and not essential for him or any members of his backroom staff to attend games as they are all set to be televised. It could mean Southgate may not scout his players until next season and may

Sky Sports EFL Podcast: What's next for the Championship, League One and League Two?

Sky Sports EFL presenter Jonathan Oakes is joined by David Prutton and Keith Andrews to discuss all the latest developments surrounding the restart of the Championship, and the latest state of play in League One and League Two. Listen to it here Download it here The Championship have announced a provisional restart date on the weekend of June 20, subject to all safety requirements and government guidelines being met. Latest

Chelsea star Kante details the biggest challenges he faced in reaching the top

Premier League and World Cup winner N'Golo Kante has starred in a short film detailing the challenges he faced in becoming a professional footballer. As part of a video series named 'Breaking Barriers' presented by Chelsea FC and Sure, Kante explains that it was not always plain sailing. The Chelsea star says that he could not solely rely on talent alone – he had to work extremely hard. And even

Steven Gerrard told me 'I wasn't his type of person', says departing Rangers keeper Wes Foderingham

Wes Foderingham has expressed his frustration at being “priced out of a move” after Allan McGregor took over his role as number one at Rangers. Foderingham made 130 appearances in his first three seasons at Ibrox but only 13 in two campaigns under Steven Gerrard. Halliday among six players leaving Rangers Rangers confirm permanent Hagi deal The 29-year-old is now a free agent after his contract expired. The former Swindon

Odion Ighalo: Manchester United extend striker's loan deal from Shanghai Shenhua

Manchester United have reached an agreement to extend Odion Ighalo’s loan from Shanghai Shenhua until January 31, 2021. Ighalo initially joined Manchester United in a Deadline Day move in January, and scored four times in eight appearances in all competitions prior to the suspension of the Premier League. Transfer Centre: Sanchez, Smalling, Camavinga LIVE! Papers: Man Utd want Havertz and Sancho Ighalo’s initial loan deal was due to expire on

Scottish Premiership: Celtic call for release of next season's fixture list

Celtic have called for the Scottish Premiership fixture list to be issued as soon as possible after a target kick-off date of August 1 was set. The fixture list is usually released in mid-June but that might not be possible this year given the lack of clarity over the size of the Premiership and dates for European competition. Scottish football’s suspension of activity is set to be lifted on June

Jones Knows: Premier League returns; back Southampton for a top-half finish

Our tipster Jones Knows has jumped back into the Premier League markets and is all over a Southampton top-10 finish at 13/2. I’ll be honest. My life over the past 24 hours has mirrored that of the famous ‘distracted boyfriend’ meme. I’ve been holding hands with the Bundesliga, being a good boy, recommending some bets – albeit losing ones, it must be said. But then, whoosh, out of the darkness,

Eddie Howe: Premier League games being behind closed doors doesn't reduce pressure

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe says the return of the Premier League behind closed doors will not diminish the pressure on players, with his club aiming to avoid relegation. All 92 remaining league fixtures will be played without fans, with a provisional restart date of June 17 agreed, subject to government approval. Bournemouth sit 17th in the Premier League table, below Watford and West Ham on goal difference, with nine games