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Andy Cook to Miss the Next Three Games as Red Card is Upheld

Andy Cook to Miss the Next Three Games as Red Card is Upheld

Cook, who has bagged sixteen goals in forty-one all-competition appearances so far this season, saw red just six-minutes into last weekend's League One clash with Bradford City as referee Brett Huxtable decided Cook had used his elbow when challenging Nathaniel Knight-Percival for possession.

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Shaun Harvey to Leave EFL at the End of the Season

Harvey became EFL CEO in October 2013 and has worked for twenty-five consecutive years in professional football, twenty-three of which has been in the EFL with either Clubs or the League itself.

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Andy Cook Named in EFL's Team of the Week

Cook, who joined the Saddlers from Tranmere Rovers over the summer, has scored fifteen goals in all-competitions so far this season and is swiftly becoming a fan's favourite thanks to his no-nonsense displays in front of goal.

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Referees Given More Power to Punish Badly-Behaved Managers

Referees Given More Power to Punish Badly-Behaved Managers

From the beginning of the 2018/19 campaign yellow and red cards will be shown to managers as part of a major shakeup to improve touchline behaviour. The new rules, which work in a similar way to cards for players, will be also be used in the Emirates FA Cup and will punish managers who are 'guilty of irresponsible behaviour'.

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Walsall to Begin the Season at Home to Plymouth Argyle

This season the Saddlers will face teams such as Barnsley, Burton Albion and Sunderland, who dropped down to League One following their relegation from the Championship, while teams such as Accrington Stanley, Coventry City, Luton Town and Wycombe Wanderers have joined the fray after achieving promotion from League Two.

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EFL: Invited Under-21 Teams Confirmed for 2018/19 Checkatrade Trophy

EFL: Invited Under-21 Teams Confirmed for 2018/19 Checkatrade Trophy

The young Gunners will join Under-21 sides from Premier League rivals Manchester City, Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea in next year’s competition, which will continue in its current format with the country’s leading Category One Academies looking to take on professionals, young and old, from the 48 League One and League Two teams.

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Carabao Cup: Round One Draw

Carabao Cup: Round One Draw

It was confirmed that the Saddlers will be making the trip to the Wirral where they will take on Micky Mellon's recently-promoted Tranmere Rovers at Prenton Park. The fixture, and all others, are due to take place during the week commencing Monday, 13th August 2018.

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EFL: Clubs Can Now Opt-Out of Producing a Matchday Programme

EFL: Clubs Can Now Opt-Out of Producing a Matchday Programme

In total, seventeen regulation amendments or additions were put forward by the EFL Board alongside one proposed resolution to amend the Articles of Association.

Seventy-five pre-centof the membership is required to pass a change in the Articles, whilst 50% plus one of all Clubs and 50% plus one of Championship Clubs is needed to effect a change in EFL regulations.

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EFL Clubs Discuss Potential New Distribution Model

The proposals were presented to all 72 Clubs at the Summer Conference 2018, and follows an agreement by the EFL Board that the matter of how the EFL shares the revenue it generates could be amended to increase the certainty of additional income for League One and League Two Clubs if an agreed direction of travel can be reached.

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Quest Confirmed as the New Home of EFL Highlights

Quest Confirmed as the New Home of EFL Highlights

Kicking-off from the 2018/19 season the four-year deal will see Quest provide 90 minutes of extensive match highlights, hosted by Colin Murray, in primetime at 9pm every Saturday night. Quest will also broadcast 10 hour-long highlights shows capturing all the action from every round of midweek fixtures. In addition, Quest will present eight, hour-long highlights shows from the Carabao Cup and Checkatrade Trophy as part of the arrangement.

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EFL Clubs to Vote on Scrapping Mandatory Matchday Programmes

Under EFL rules it is currently mandatory for all league clubs to produce a programme for every home game however, their popularity has lessened over recent years with the rise of alternative publications such as fanzines, social media and fan-operated websites heralding a change in matchday habits.

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