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Chelsea discover EFL Trophy draw as other major clubs snub competition

Stamford Bridge will welcome one of Swindon Town, Exeter City or Oxford United.

Chelsea's academy team will take on Swindon Town, Exeter City and Oxford United in the group stage of the EFL Trophy.

The revamp of the EFL Trophy has been beset by problems since the plan to invite 16 Premier League academies into the competition was announced earlier this year.

Supporters of clubs in League One and League Two, whose first teams play in the competition with the final played at Wembley, are angry and believe the Football League are trying to get Premier League "B" teams into...

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Grant Hanley joins Newcastle United from Blackburn Rovers

Alison Bender looks at whether or not allowing Moussa Sissoko to leave St. James' Park would be the best move for Newcastle United.
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop feels Moussa Sissoko may be best suited for Tottenham, ahead of the likes of Arsenal.

Newcastle United have completed the signing of defender Grant Hanley from Championship rivals Blackburn Rovers for an undisclosed fee.

Scotland international Hanley, 24, has signed a five-year contract at Newcastle and becomes Rafa Benitez's sixth signing of the summer.

Benitez told the club's official website: "I am very pleased to bring Grant Hanley to our project to add his hard work and potential to our squad.

"It was clear that we needed another central defender and we were seeking someone...

 By PA Sport

Jose Mourinho wouldn't have made Blackburn fans happy - Owen Coyle

Owen Coyle's last managerial job was at Houston Dynamo.

New Blackburn boss Owen Coyle understands there being divided opinion over his appointment but insists he is unfazed and firmly focused on trying to bring smiles back to the faces of the club's fans.

Rovers announced on Thursday that Coyle was taking charge at Ewood Park having signed a two-year deal, and at his unveiling on Friday he said not even appointing someone of the calibre of Jose Mourinho would have pacified all of the fanbase.

The 49-year-old Coyle has managed a number of clubs in the...

 By PA Sport

Owen Coyle confirmed as new Blackburn Rovers manager

Owen Coyle's Houston Dynamo still has an outside shot at the playoffs.
Owen Coyle recently spent time in Major League Soccer with Houston Dynamo.

Blackburn have appointed Owen Coyle as their new manager on a two-year deal.

Former Burnley and Bolton boss Coyle, who left MLS side Houston Dynamo by mutual consent last month, will work alongside Alan Irvine and Rob Kelly.

Coyle told Blackburn's official website: "First and foremost I'm absolutely thrilled and honoured to be Blackburn Rovers manager and I look forward to working with terrific people at the club.

"The ultimate aim is to give a team that is representative of the fans, a team that...

Blackburn Rovers approach Man United U21 manager Warren Joyce

Warren Joyce has been instrumental in the careers of young stars such as Marcus Rashford.

Manchester United have had an official approach from Blackburn Rovers to speak to under-21 manager Warren Joyce about the managerial vacancy at Ewood Park, the Daily Telegraph report.

Blackburn are seeking a new manager after Paul Lambert stepped down at the end of last season, with the team having finished 15th in the Championship.

A source close to Blackburn told ESPN FC there are several candidates who the club have on their list to speak to.

Joyce led United's U21s to the title for the third...