Matchday Memories: On This Day 2017 – We Win V. Wycombe Again On Wembley Way (But Drop Beckons)

On morning of this Tuesday (7th February) in 2017 the Sky Blues, under third manager of the season Russell Slade, were facing not just another tie...
CCFPA.CO.UK Feb 7

Record-breaking Brighton striker leaves Gary Neville's Salford City in fresh loan transfer move

The 21-year-old striker made 17 appearances for Salford City, scoring once in an EFL trophy win over Bradford City but after struggling for minutes...
SUSSEXLIVE.CO.UK Jan 31

Taunton sign Torquay defender Tomlinson on loan

Powerful young defender Ollie Tomlinson has signed on loan at Taunton Town from Torquay United. Tomlinson, 20, came through the Plymouth Argyle...
SOMERSETCOUNTYGAZETTE.CO.UK Jan 31

Get To Know… Dan Barlaser

Our factfile on Boro’s second January acquisition. Dan was born in Gateshead on 18 January 1997, and joined the academy of boyhood club Newcastle...
MIDDLESBROUGH FC (OFFICIAL WEBSITE Jan 29

Lincoln City 2-2 Accrington Stanley (1-3): Our Man of The Match

The Vital Lincoln City members’ voted for whom they believe The Imps Man of The Match in their 2-2 draw at home against Accrington Stanley in the...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jan 21

Plymouth Argyle away for Cheltenham Town in EFL Trophy semi-finals

Midweek trip to Devon for Robins as they aim to book place at Wembley
GLOUCESTERSHIRELIVE.CO.UK Jan 14

Lincoln City 2-2 Accrington Stanley (1-3): Views & Stats

Views from PerthImp following the 2-2 draw at home against Accrington Stanley in the Quarter-Final of the EFL Trophy, which The Imps lost 3-1 on...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jan 14

Lincoln City 2-2 Accrington Stanley (1-3): Three Things We Learnt

Following the 2-2 draw at home against Accrington Stanley in the Quarter-Final of the EFL Trophy, which The Imps lost 3-1 on penalties, I asked the...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jan 14

Williams starts: The predicted Bolton Wanderers XI to face Pompey on Saturday

After picking up a decent point against Plymouth Argyle last time out in League One, Bolton face another tricky test this weekend. Indeed,...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Jan 13

Every word Bristol Rovers coach said on Mem pitch, Nick Anderton and Accrington reunion

First-team coach Andy Mangan's post-match press conference in full after Bristol Rovers were beaten 2-0 by Plymouth Argyle in the EFL Trophy on...
KEIGHLEYNEWS.CO.UK Jan 11

Mark Kennedy admits what Lincoln City 'lack' after EFL Trophy defeat

Despite beating Morecambe on penalties in the round of 16, the Imps couldn't replicate those heroics as they missed three of the four penalties...
LINCOLNSHIRELIVE Jan 11

Bristol Rovers verdict: Barton's calculation, transfer takeaways and unsung heroes

Sam Frost's verdict as Bristol Rovers' run in the EFL Trophy was halted in the quarter-finals by League One leaders Plymouth Argyle, who won 2-0 at...
KEIGHLEYNEWS.CO.UK Jan 11

Bristol Rovers coach explains why Joey Barton did not bring stars off bench in Plymouth defeat

Andy Mangan spoke to the press after Bristol Rovers' 2-0 defeat to Plymough Argyle on Tuesday as the Gas bowed out of the EFL Trophy in the...
KEIGHLEYNEWS.CO.UK Jan 10

Bristol Rovers player ratings vs Plymouth Argyle: EFL Trophy run ends in disappointment

The player ratings as Bristol Rovers were beaten 2-0 by Plymouth Argyle in the EFL Trophy
BRISTOL POST Jan 10

Bolton v Portsmouth LIVE: Simon Bassey makes five changes for EFL Trophy quarter-final tie

Pompey make the long midweek trip to Bolton this evening.
PORTSMOUTH NEWS Jan 10

Lincoln City vs Accrington Stanley team news confirmed as Kennedy names attacking side

City are aiming to make the semi-finals of the EFL Trophy for the third time in their six seasons back in the EFL.
LINCOLNSHIRELIVE Jan 10

Accrington Stanley (h): Team News From Sincil Bank

The Imps take on Accrington Stanley at Sincil Bank in the Quarter-Final of the EFL Trophy this evening. This match will be refereed by Simon...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jan 10

Bristol Rovers vs Plymouth Argyle live: Team news and build-up to EFL Trophy quarter-final tie

Live coverage as League One rivals Bristol Rovers and Plymouth Argyle clash in the quarter-final of the Papa John's Trophy at the Mem this evening
BRISTOL POST Jan 10

Bristol Rovers predicted team vs Plymouth Argyle: Joey Barton to field strong side in EFL Trophy

Bristol Rovers host south west rivals Plymouth Argyle in the quarter-finals of the Papa Johns Trophy
KEIGHLEYNEWS.CO.UK Jan 10

Ian Evatt reacts to transfer speculation surrounding Dapo Afolayan at Bolton Wanderers

Bolton Wanderers are preparing to face fellow League One opponents Portsmouth in tonight's EFL Trophy. Wanderers will be looking to make it into...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Jan 10

QUIZ: Accrington Stanley (h): 10/01/23: EFL Trophy Special

The Imps take on Accrington Stanley tonight at Sincil Bank for a place in the semi-final of the EFL Trophy. This match will kick off at 19:00 and...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jan 10

Joey Barton admits he 'cannot bear' Plymouth Argyle with Bristol Rovers fired up for EFL Trophy

Joey Barton will not be resting or rotating his players when Bristol Rovers take on Plymouth Argyle in the EFL Trophy quarter-final on Tuesday
KEIGHLEYNEWS.CO.UK Jan 9

Preview: Lincoln City vs. Accrington Stanley - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Lincoln City and Accrington Stanley, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 8

Preview: Bristol Rovers vs. Plymouth Argyle - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Bristol Rovers and Plymouth Argyle, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 8

Preview: Cheltenham Town vs. Salford City - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Cheltenham Town and Salford City, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 8

Accrington Stanley (h): Three Things The Imps Need To Do To Progress

Ahead of Tuesday night’s match at home against Accrington Stanley in the Quarter-Final of the EFL Trophy, I asked the Vital Lincoln City members...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jan 8

Accrington Stanley (h): EFL Trophy Match Officials Confirmed

The Football League has now announced the officials that will take charge of the match between Lincoln City and Accrington Stanley in the EFL...
VITAL FOOTBALL Jan 8

Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Portsmouth - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Bolton Wanderers and Portsmouth, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Jan 8

Ian Evatt issues Ricardo Santos update after Bolton Wanderers’ draw with Plymouth

Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt has revealed that Ricardo Santos is expected to make his return to action for the club in their EFL Trophy clash...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Jan 8

Bristol Rovers and Plymouth Argyle cross paths again on road to Wembley after spicy league clash

Bristol Rovers discovered their opponents for the quarter-finals of the EFL Trophy on Wednesday, with Plymouth Argyle pulling off a remarkable...
BRISTOL POST Dec 22, 2022

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Steven Schumacher reveals key decision behind Plymouth Argyle’s comeback in EFL Trophy win

Plymouth Argyle manager Steven Schumacher revealed how his side turned their 3-0 deficit around against AFC Wimbledon to win 4-3 on penalties in...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 22, 2022

Salford City secure Cheltenham Town EFL Trophy quarter-final thanks to goal from ex-Pate's pupil and former Robins trainee Matt Smith

Cheltenham Town will play Salford City at home in the quarter-finals of the Papa John's Trophy in January
GLOUCESTERSHIRELIVE.CO.UK Dec 21, 2022

Port Vale face another EFL Trophy away tie if they beat Salford

The draw for the quarter-finals of the Papa Johns Trophy has been made
STOKESENTINEL.CO.UK Dec 15, 2022

Jay Mingi sends MK Dons warning after Portsmouth's Papa John's Trophy win over Stevenage

Jay Mingi scored against Stevenage for Portsmouth in the EFL Trophy and is looking ahead to the League One fixture against MK Dons at Fratton Park...
HAMPSHIRELIVE.NEWS Dec 15, 2022

Lincoln City vs Everton U21s talking points as Diamond inspires Imps to EFL Trophy quarter-finals

The Imps are aiming to replicate their heroics of 2018 and are now just two games away from playing at Wembley
LINCOLNSHIRELIVE Dec 14, 2022

Mark Kennedy admits feeling 'anger' in Lincoln City's victory over Everton U21s

The Imps booked a spot in the quarter-finals of the EFL Trophy following their victory over Everton's U21s.
LINCOLNSHIRELIVE Dec 14, 2022

Portsmouth's Danny Cowley makes honest EFL Trophy claim ahead of Tottenham Hotspur clash

Danny Cowley has guided Portsmouth to the Papa John's Trophy quarter-finals as well as the FA Cup Third Round where they will face Premier League...
HAMPSHIRELIVE.NEWS Dec 14, 2022

Jay Mingi's first words after breaking goal duck for Portsmouth in Stevenage EFL Trophy win

Jay Mingi opened his Portsmouth account in the Papa John's Trophy win over Stevenage and helped Pompey progress to the quarter-finals with a 3-0 win
HAMPSHIRELIVE.NEWS Dec 14, 2022

Everton U21 fall short to Lincoln City after ‘Superb’ EFL Trophy run

Everton under-21s bow out of the EFL Trophy after a 4-2 loss to League 1 Lincoln City after a superb run that took them to the 3rd round of the...
VITAL FOOTBALL Dec 14, 2022

Lincoln City vs Everton under-21s player ratings as Imps book spot in EFL Trophy quarter-finals

Imps staged a second-half comeback to beat the Premier League academy side 4-2.
LINCOLNSHIRELIVE Dec 13, 2022

Portsmouth v Stevenage LIVE: Danny Cowley makes six changes as Blues eye place in EFL Trophy quarter-finals

Pompey welcome Stevenage to Fratton Park this evening in the Papa John’s Trophy.
PORTSMOUTH NEWS Dec 13, 2022

'Pig gonna do some damage...Danny wants a Wembley game...Pigggggsssss' - Portsmouth fans all say the same thing over side to face Stevenage in EFL Trophy

The Fratton faithful have delivered their verdict on the side to face Stevenage this evening.
PORTSMOUTH NEWS Dec 13, 2022

Lincoln City vs Everton U21s LIVE: Build-up and highlights

The build-up and match highlights from Lincoln City's EFL Trophy tie against Everton U21s.
LINCOLNSHIRELIVE Dec 13, 2022

Everton U21s (h): Team News

The Imps take on Everton U21s at Sincil Bank in the Round of 16 of the EFL Trophy this evening. This match will be refereed by Andrew Kitchen. The...
VITAL FOOTBALL Dec 13, 2022

Tonight, Everton U21s are at Lincoln City in Papa John's EFL Trophy

Everton Under-21s take on Lincoln City with the young Blues looking to reach the quarter-finals of the Papa John's EFL Trophy.
TOFFEEWEB Dec 13, 2022

Cheltenham Town v Chelsea Under-21s LIVE: Team news, updates and reaction from Papa John's Trophy last 16 tie

Robins looking to progress to the last eight of the EFL Trophy for the first time since 2005/06
GLOUCESTERSHIRELIVE.CO.UK Dec 13, 2022

Ronan Curtis makes Football League Trophy aim known ahead of Portsmouth vs Stevenage

Ronan Curtis won the EFL Trophy with Portsmouth in 2019 and says he's aiming for another famous Wembley return for his side ahead of their game...
HAMPSHIRELIVE.NEWS Dec 13, 2022

Everton U21s (h): Match Officials

Lincoln City host Everton U21s in the Round of 16 of the EFL Trophy on Tuesday, December 13 for the match at Sincil Bank, and the match carries...
VITAL FOOTBALL Dec 13, 2022

Impressing Ten Hag and playing with Cristiano Ronaldo - Kobbie Mainoo is close to his next breakthrough at Manchester United

If Kobbie Mainoo isn't involved in the EFL Trophy tonight the consolation could be involvement in the League Cup next week.
MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Dec 13, 2022

Curtis: All Guns Blazing

Ronan Curtis is the only member of Pompey’s 2019 EFL Trophy-winning side still playing at Fratton Park.
PORTSMOUTH FC (OFFICIAL WEBSITE Dec 12, 2022

Louis Thompson update emerges ahead of Portsmouth’s EFL Trophy clash with Stevenage

Portsmouth head coach Danny Cowley has revealed that Louis Thompson could train alongside the rest of his team-mates later this week. Thompson has...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 12, 2022

Early Bolton Wanderers team news emerges ahead of Man Utd U21 EFL Trophy clash

Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt has revealed that Aaron Morley, Kieran Sadlier, Declan John and Owen Beck have returned to training and thus...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 12, 2022

Preview: Salford City vs. Port Vale - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Salford City and Port Vale, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Preview: Portsmouth vs. Stevenage - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Portsmouth and Stevenage, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Preview: Lincoln City vs. Everton Under-21s - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Lincoln City and Everton Under-21s, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Preview: Bristol Rovers vs. MK Dons - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Bristol Rovers and MK Dons, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Preview: Bolton Wanderers vs. Manchester United Under-21s - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester United Under-21s, including predictions, team news and...
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Preview: Cheltenham Town vs. Chelsea Under-21s - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Cheltenham Town and Chelsea Under-21s, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Think you know everything about Ipswich Town? Try score 80% or more on this new quiz

With the World Cup ongoing, but action in League One and the cup continuing, Ipswich Town fans have not been short of action in recent weeks....
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Preview: Burton Albion vs. Accrington Stanley - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Burton Albion and Accrington Stanley, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Preview: Plymouth Argyle vs. AFC Wimbledon - prediction, team news, lineups

Sports Mole previews Tuesday's EFL Trophy clash between Plymouth Argyle and AFC Wimbledon, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
SPORTSMOLE.CO.UK Dec 11, 2022

Arsenal 19yo receives individual award after 1st-team Dubai call-up

Nathan Butler-Oyedeji has thanked the fans after winning the EFL Trophy Player of the Group Stage award with the Arsenal u21s.
DAILYCANNON Dec 7, 2022

Wings sign striker Daniel Nkrumah on loan from Leyton Orient

WELLING UNITED (OFFICIAL SITE Dec 6, 2022

42 touches, 0 key passes: The Ipswich Town player that struggled to make an impact v Fleetwood Town

After two consecutive cup matches in the EFL trophy and the FA Cup respectively, Ipswich Town got back to league One action on Friday night....
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 6, 2022

“A dream come true” – Sheffield Wednesday starlet addresses his recent progression

Sheffield Wednesday starlet Rio Shipston has enjoyed excellent recent progression at the Yorkshire club, with the 18-year-old making his first-team...
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 6, 2022

Everton wonderkid watched by scouts after heroic EFL Trophy performance

In-form Everton under-23 striker, Tom Cannon was one of many Everton youth players who were watched by scouts last night, with plenty of loan moves...
VITAL FOOTBALL Dec 1, 2022

Ian Evatt issues injury update on Bolton Wanderers figure ahead of Bristol Rovers clash

Bolton Wanderers manager Ian Evatt has revealed that Kyle Dempsey is expected to be out of action for around four weeks due to an ankle injury....
FOOTBALLLEAGUEWORLD.CO.UK Dec 1, 2022

Two stoppage time strikes send Everton through in EFL Trophy

2 last-gasp goals from Liam Higgins and Tom Cannon send Everton through to the last 16 of the FA Trophy after a spirited second-half performance....
VITAL FOOTBALL Nov 30, 2022
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