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Rafa Benitez's Newcastle to start Championship campaign at Fulham

Newcastle United signed off from the Premier League with a resounding 5-1 win over Tottenham.

Rafa Benitez's Newcastle United will begin life in the Championship by playing the new season's curtain-raiser at Fulham following the announcement of fixtures for the rebranded English Football League.

Newcastle, relegated from the Premier League last season, head to Craven Cottage on Friday, Aug. 5 to kick off the new EFL campaign.

Aston Villa, also relegated to the Championship and under the new management of Roberto Di Matteo, face a tough trip to playoff runners-up Sheffield Wednesday on the...

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League Two fixtures 2016-17

League Two fixtures for the 2016-17 season. All fixtures subject to change for television coverage.


- Premier League
- League Championship
- League One
- League Two

Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016
Accrington Stanley v Doncaster Rovers
Blackpool v Exeter City
Cambridge United v Barnet
Cheltenham Town v Leyton Orient
Crawley Town v Wycombe Wanderers
Grimsby Town v Morecambe
Hartlepool United v Colchester United
Newport County v Mansfield Town
Plymouth Argyle v Luton Town
Portsmouth v Carlisle United
Stevenage v Crewe Alexandra
Yeovil Town v Notts. County

Saturday, Aug....

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Premier League academy teams approved to play for EFL Trophy

Barnsley won the trophy last season.

Premier League academy teams will be allowed to play in the EFL Trophy next season after radical plans to revamp the competition were approved at the English Football League's annual general meeting in Portugal.

Sixteen of the 21 existing category one academies -- 14 of them belonging to top-flight teams -- will be invited to join a 64-team competition which will start with 16 groups of four before becoming a straight knockout with a final at Wembley.

The Premier League is understood to have provided...

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Kick It Out welcomes new English football diversity scheme

Brighton's Chris Hughton is one of only three minority coaches in the English Football League.

A new scheme to boost the number of black and minority ethnic (BAME) coaches and managers in the English Football League has been greeted by anti-racism group Kick It Out.

The plan, which was first approved in principle last year, was formally approved at the EFL's annual general meeting in Portugal on Friday.

There are currently just three BAME managers among the 72 EFL clubs -- Keith Curle of Carlisle, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink at QPR and Brighton's Chris Hughton.

Ethnic diversity is not much better...

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Leyton Orient name Andy Hessenthaler full-time manager

Andy Hessenthaler has been confirmed as Leyton Orient's new permanent manager.

Hessenthaler had been in charge of first-team affairs for the last five games of the season on an interim basis after Kevin Nolan stepped down as player-manager in April.

The former Dover Athletic boss will be the O's sixth manager since Russell Slade left for Cardiff during the earlier part of the 2014-15 season.

A statement on the club's website said: "The club are confident they have the right man for the job and believe...