After missing out on automatic promotion to the Championship, Sunderland will now be aiming to achieve play-off glory later this month via a trip to Wembley Stadium.However, in order to reach the final of this particular competition, the Black Cats will need to overcome a Lincoln City side who have exceeded expectations in League One this season under the guidance of manager Michael Appleton.
Watch both legs of the Sky Bet League One play-off semi-final between Lincoln and Sunderland on Sky Sports Football; first leg on Wednesday, May 19 from 5.30pm; kick-off 6pm; second leg on Saturday, May 22 from 3pm; kick-off 3.30pm Sunderland are back in the play-offs and with a new owner, new manager and many of the current squad out of contract this summer, is this the last dance on Wearside for this current crop of Sunderland players?
Watch both legs of the Sky Bet League One play-off semi-final between Oxford and Blackpool on Sky Sports Football; first leg on Tuesday, May 18 from 5.30pm; kick-off 6pm; second leg on Friday, May 21 from 7.30pm; kick-off 7.45pm.As Blackpool prepare to face Oxford in the League One play-off semi-finals, one Tangerines fan describes his journey from the depths of despair in 2015 under the club's old ownership, to their fresh start and new hope - capped with their promotion hopes this season under Neil Critchley.
Watch both legs of the Sky Bet League One play-off semi-final between Lincoln and Sunderland on Sky Sports Football; first leg on Wednesday, May 19 from 5.30pm; kick-off 6pm; second leg on Saturday, May 22 from 3pm; kick-off 3.30pm.For Callum Morton it has been a stop-start - yet extremely frantic - start to his Football League journey.
City will be back in the Championship next season after winning the League One title Governing body the EFL has released a scathing assessment of the state of finances in the Championship, branding clubs irrational.The EFL have spoken after it was confirmed today that the Premier League had extended its broadcast deal from 2022 to 2025 worth £4.7bn.
The retained lists are coming thick and fast with some clubs wasting no time in begeinning to reshape their squads for next season.And Fleetwood Town are amongst those who have already begun their clear out – with some big names leaving the League One side, including three former Sheffield heroes.
Former Sunderland striker retained by League One rivals as Billy Jones returns to parent club and Ipswich offload EIGHT players
Sunderland are preparing for the play-offs but what talk is there from around League One?Indeed, UEFA have confirmed that the Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City will now take place in Porto rather than Istanbul.There was talk that the match could be moved to Wembley on May 29, therefore causing disruptions to the EFL play-off finals.
League One latest: Former Portsmouth bosses deliver ruthless culls at Ipswich Town and Shrewsbury Town as Sunderland, Plymouth Argyle and Fleetwood chase Rotherham defender
Clubs in League One are rebuilding after the regular season’s conclusion and there’s been plenty of surprises as players are told they can leave.Here’s the latest news long with the division’s transfer updates.Ipswich squad crumbles under Cookie Ipswich boss Paul Cook has ruthlessly ripped through his Ipswich squad - telling the majority of the club’s first-team players they can leave.
Data experts have crunched the numbers to determine who they think will win the League One play-offs.Blackpool are set to face Oxford United in their two-legged semi-final, while Sunderland come up against Lincoln City with a place in the final at Wembley on the line.BettingOdds.com has analysed the head-to-head records of all sides in the League One play-offs this season to determine which side will clinch promotion to the Championship.
The full schedule of warm-up matches are set to be announced by the League One club shortly Plymouth Argyle's players players will start pre-season training in six weeks' time.Yes, you read that right, six weeks time.Ryan Lowe and his coaching staff will begin to put the Pilgrims through their paces on Wednesday, June 23.
The plan for Sheffield Wednesday will be to get back in the Championship at the first time of asking.Wednesday suffered final-day disappointment last weekend as they drew 3-3 away at Derby County, a result that confirmed their relegation into League One at the end of what has been a torrid 2020/21 campaign.
By James Roberts Senior sports reporter Breaking THE Sky Bet League One play-off final is set to go ahead as planned after the Champions League final was moved to Porto.There were fears the fixture on Sunday, May 30, could be rearranged if Wembley was selected as the venue for Manchester City's clash with Chelsea 24 hours earlier.
Corry Evans' eight-year spell with Blackburn Rovers has come to an end Corry Evans recalled the League One promotion campaign as his favourite Blackburn Rovers memory with the midfielder to embark on a new chapter after eight years of service.Rovers opted against renewing the contract of Evans, 30, whose current deal is set to expire in June.
The Pilgrims had the third worst goals against record in all three divisions of the EFL in 2020/21 When Plymouth Argyle were relegated from League One after a late-season collapse in 2018/19 they conceded 80 goals during their 46 games.History repeated itself this season as the Pilgrims allowed the same amount of goals.
Kristjaan Speakman says that uncertainty over which division Sunderland will be playing in next season is 'not an issue' as he makes preparations for the summer transfer window.The Sporting Director has opened up on the recruitment process on the club's #SAFCUnfiltered podcast.Speakman says extensive planning around squad composition for both League One and the Championship is underway, and said all club's have to be 'flexible and adaptable'.
The Premier League has secured approval in principle for a three-year renewal of its TV rights deal with UK broadcast partners, including Sky Sports.The deal, which would extend the current rights arrangements for another three years, is subject to parliamentary approval and any opposition to the proposed plans needs to be made by May 28.
The striker finished as the club's top scorer during the automatic promotion campaign out of League Two Eoin Doyle feels 'at home' at Bolton and believes they will play some 'massive clubs' in League One next season - but that Wanderers are one of those too.The 33-year-old ended the season as the club's top scorer with 19 goals as the Whites sealed automatic promotion back to League One.
Ten reasons why the Tigers will relish leaving League One behind and sinking their teeth back into the Championship The last time Hull City fans watched their team live in the flesh at the KCOM Stadium Grant McCann’s men were a Championship club.Since then the Tigers suffered a dreadful run of form which saw them relegated to League One, and still no fans at games.
Oxford United ticket details for League One play-off semi-final with Blackpool OXFORD United season-ticket holders can now apply for a seat at next Tuesday's Sky Bet League One play-off semi-final against Blackpool.The club have a maximum capacity of 4,000 people for the first leg at the Kassam Stadium (6pm), although that includes all people in attendance, not just fans.