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 By PA Sport

Football League proposal met with backlash by lower-division clubs

Bradford would vote against the Football League's proposal for a new structure.

Bradford's joint chairman Mark Lawn has branded the Football League's proposals to introduce a fifth division to the English professional ranks as "ridiculous."

The league wants to create four divisions of 20 teams below the Premier League in time for the 2019-20 season, increasing the number of professional clubs in England from 92 to 100, but Lawn is vehemently opposed to the plan.

"We've had this structure for years because it has suited the majority of clubs, so why change it?" Lawn told Press...

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Football League proposes four-division structure with 20 teams each by 2019

A new proposal would see teams take an extra year to rise from the bottom to the top of the Football League.

The Football League has proposed expanding from three divisions of 24 teams to four divisions of 20 below the Premier League by the 2019-20 season in a radical shake-up of the English club game.

With 24 teams currently in each Football League division, the plan raises the prospect of seven teams being relegated from the Championship in 2018-19 to allow for three to be promoted, while no clubs would drop out of League Two in that campaign.

Two teams would be promoted from the National League...

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Northampton hire Port Vale's Rob Page as new manager

Retired basketball star and Northampton Town fan Shaquille O'Neal celebrates the club's League Two title by singing "We Are the Champions."

Northampton have appointed Rob Page as the club's new manager.

The 41-year-old former Wales international joins the League Two champions from Port Vale, who are now searching for a replacement.

Page replaces Chris Wilder, who left the Cobblers after leading them to promotion to take up the manager's job at Sheffield United.

Northampton chairman Kelvin Thomas told the club's official website: "We are pleased to have recruited an outstanding young manager like Rob.

"He is very highly regarded and I...

AFC Wimbledon beat Accrington to reach League Two playoff final

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AFC Wimbledon are one Wembley win away from reaching the third tier of English football following an extra-time victory over Accrington in the Sky Bet League Two play-offs.

Having been two goals down on the night and 22 minutes from defeat, substitute Adebayo Akinfenwa's header forced extra time before Lyle Taylor's 104th-minute finish sealed a 3-2 aggregate triumph and booked a Wembley play-off final date with Plymouth.

Success over the Pilgrims would ensure Wimbledon, who formed as a phoenix club...

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Blackpool part company with manager Neil McDonald

Neil McDonald is no longer the manager of Blackpool.

Blackpool have parted company with manager Neil McDonald, the club have announced.

McDonald, who was appointed last summer, was unable to prevent the Seasiders from suffering a second successive relegation and leaves the club as they head into League Two.

The 50-year-old told the club's official website: "I'd like to take this opportunity to thank Blackpool football club, its staff, players and fans for their support throughout what has been a very difficult season.

"Despite being extremely disappointed...