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/ 26 days ago

2024/25 EFL season: Dates to mark in your calendar

It's already time to start counting down the days to the 2024/25 EFL season. The 126th season of the English Football League is sure to be another fascinating campaign. Across the three professional divisions underneath the Premier League, there are plenty of storylines to follow. Massive changes to the clubs in each division through promotion […]

TV

/ 43 days ago

How to watch EFL Championship final day on May 4, 2024

The final day of the English Championship could go down as one of the more memorable in recent history. Only one more team can secure automatic promotion to the Premier League after Leicester secured a top-two finish midweek. So, it comes down to either Ipswich Town or Leeds United to get promoted to the Premier […]

TV

/ 58 days ago

EFL games on USA TV to get improved viewing experiences

Soccer fans can look forward to improved USA EFL broadcasts starting in the 2024/25 season. The EFL (English Football League) has extended its partnership with global sports media company IMG through the 2028/29 campaign. This agreement aims to elevate production values across EFL competitions. The renewal comes after the EFL's record domestic TV rights deal […]

News

/ 61 days ago

What league is Wrexham in?

Wrexham AFC has grown into one of the most popular soccer clubs in the world under the ownership of Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. The North American actors purchased the club in November 2020 when it was in the fifth tier of the English soccer pyramid. Instant success transformed Wrexham, and it instantly rose the […]

TV

/ 63 days ago

New EFL deal with Sky Sports: What it means for US soccer fans

US soccer fans are set for an exciting change to their consumption of the EFL after Sky Sports renewed their deal. A blockbuster new domestic broadcast deal between the English Football League and Sky Sports was announced on Monday. While the agreement is specific to the UK market, it will undoubtedly have ripple effects across […]

TV

/ 79 days ago

ESPN+ to air 8 EFL promotion race games on Easter weekend

On Easter weekend, ESPN+ will have an incredible eight promotion race games from the EFL Championship. Promotion is at the top of these clubs' minds across the English Championship. The four promotion race games on Good Friday combined with another four on Easter Monday feature many of the clubs at the top battling for the […]

News

/ 80 days ago

Fresh US buyers in advanced talks with League One's Reading

League One side Reading have confirmed that club owner Dai Yongge has reached an agreement with a prospective buyer. The two sides have now entered into an exclusive negotiating session as a result of this move. Assuming everything goes according to plan, the ultimate transaction should take around two months. Reading, the Bearwood Park training […]

TV

/ 84 days ago

Wrexham returns to ESPN+ for first league game of 2024

For the first time in the 2023/2024 season, a Wrexham league match will be available to stream on ESPN+. The streaming service currently has exclusive broadcasting rights to English Football League (EFL) games here in the United States. Wrexham has been available to watch on ESPN+ a few times during the current campaign, but only […]

News

/ 93 days ago

Reading owner set to sell club's training ground to local rivals

In a unique move, Reading owner Dai Yongge has agreed to sell the team's training ground to local rivals Wycombe Wanderers. The English League One club only previously moved into the state-of-the-art facility back in 2019. At the time of construction, the $64 million ground showed a direct intention of returning to the Premier League. […]

News

/ 102 days ago

Wrexham Effect: EFL to net at least $56 million in US rights deal

The English Football League (EFL) has secured a broadcast distribution deal in the United States. The deal with Relevent Sports, the New York-based agency best known for running LaLiga North America and the International Champion Cup, will bring in at least $56 million for the English Football League. However, that potential could grow further. In […]

England

/ 108 days ago

Rochdale faces liquidation as US investors interested in club

Historic English soccer club Rochdale is currently in the midst of a serious financial situation with liquidation threatening. Simon Gauge, the chairman of Rochdale, recently revealed that the team has to raise significant funds in the coming weeks to avoid falling into administration. Gauge admitted that the club needs about $2.5 million by the end […]

ESPN

/ 120 days ago

Has the soccer streaming bubble burst?

In this week's episode, we discuss whether the soccer streaming bubble has burst. We also dive into a breakdown of the ESPN, FOX, and TNT app and whether it’s a killer app. We discuss the Premier League’s domination of the soccer landscape in the United States, and how that may not be a good thing. […]

English Football

/ 122 days ago

Oxford Utd reveals plans for electric & solar sustainable stadium

Oxford United has unveiled plans to erect a unique soccer stadium that depends on electric and solar energy. The League One side announced on Wednesday that they will build the first arena in England powered almost solely by renewable resources. As a result, there will not be any fossil fuels, such as gas, involved in […]

ESPN

/ 122 days ago

Relevent Sports to buy EFL media rights for North America

Relevent Sports, a media agency based in New York City, is lining up the EFL media rights in North America. The current rights deal for the EFL expires at the end of the 2023/24 season. Pitch International brokered the previous deal that sent the rights in the United States to ESPN. That includes the rights […]

Leagues: League Two

/ 145 days ago

Wrexham open to making its games free in USA in new EFL deal

In what would be the first of its kind for a major professional soccer team, the Welsh team owned by Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney is open to making live broadcasts of Wrexham games free in the USA. Speaking to World Soccer Talk, Wrexham's Director of Football Shaun Harvey explained the reasoning behind the unconventional […]