English League 1 News

Sir Ian Botham named Scunthorpe president

Sir Ian Botham has been appointed club president of Scunthorpe. The 62-year-old former England all-rounder, who scored more than 7,000 runs and took more than 500 wickets for his country, played 11 times for the club between 1980 and 1985. Iron chairman Peter Swann said: “We had a table at the ball to mark his retirement from fundraising walks on ...

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Blackpool put up for sale by Oyston family

Sky Bet League One club Blackpool have been put up for sale by the Oyston family. The Seasiders confirmed the decision in a statement on Friday afternoon, which follows a High Court ruling against the Oyston family, who were ordered to pay £31million to former club president Valeri Belokon. VB Football Assets, the company of millionaire businessman Belokon, a minor ...

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League One strugglers Northampton sack Justin Edinburgh

Northampton have sacked manager Justin Edinburgh, the League One club have announced. The Cobblers are bottom of the table after losing their first four games of the season. Assistant manager David Kerslake will take temporary charge of the side. Northampton defeated Cambridge 5-4 on penalties in the EFL Trophy Southern Group H game on Tuesday, but it was not enough ...

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