Burton boss Nigel Clough has urged Premier League heavyweights to do more to help financially-struggling English Football League clubs.
Former England Under-21 striker Marvin Sordell has described football as “a beautiful game with an ugly persona” after citing his mental wellbeing as a big factor behind his decision to retire aged just 28.
The EFL fixtures for 2019-20 were announced on Thursday morning.
The EFL fixtures for the new season were announced on Thursday – but what can we expect from the first round of matches? In contrast to the Premier League, where Manchester City have won their last eight opening fixtures, Manchester United four in a row and Liverpool five of their last six, only three Championship teams can even boast winning starts in each of the last two seasons.
Pep Guardiola hopes Benjamin Mendy can play a key role for Manchester City in the remainder of the season.
Pep Guardiola savoured the prospect of another Wembley appearance after Manchester City completed formalities against Burton in their Carabao Cup semi-final.
Pep Guardiola felt his Manchester City side coped well with a “dangerous” pitch as they completed formalities against Burton in their Carabao Cup semi-final.
Manchester City completed the formality of victory in their Carabao Cup semi-final with a routine 1-0 win at Burton.
Burton’s players will come through their Carabao Cup first leg humiliation unscathed, according to a former Huddersfield defender who knows exactly how it feels.
Nigel Clough does not feel the scale of Burton’s achievement is fully appreciated as they prepare to host Manchester City in the Carabao Cup semi-finals.
Nigel Clough recognises the gulf in class between his Burton side and Manchester City, but believes their fighting spirit can count for a lot in the Carabao Cup semi-final.
Burton manager Nigel Clough wants to make sure his players remember to enjoy the occasion when they face Manchester City in the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.
Manchester City’s thrashing of Rotherham has drawn an amusing reaction from Burton ahead of their Carabao Cup trip to the Etihad Stadium.
Burton manager Nigel Clough is not spending much time briefing his players on Manchester City’s qualities as he does not want to frighten them ahead of the first leg of the Carabao Cup semi-final.
League One Burton are into the semi-finals of the League Cup for the first time in their history after a 1-0 upset of Middlesbrough away from home on Tuesday night.
Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson has condemned social media trolls who have targeted striker Wilfried Zaha with racists abuse and threats.
Manager Nigel Clough believes Burton’s historic Carabao Cup run is helping to lift the gloom of last season’s relegation.
Burton produced a stunning performance to move into the last eight of the Carabao Cup with a 3-2 victory over Championship promotion-chasers Nottingham Forest.
Burton boss Nigel Clough hopes his team can transfer their Carabao Cup form into their League One campaign.
Jamie Allen’s late goal saw Burton reach the fourth round of the League Cup for the first time in their history as the League One side came from behind to defeat Burnley 2-1 at the Pirelli Stadium.