League Two

McCall’s Midfield Mission

Heading into the 2020/21 League Two campaign, Bradford City boss Stuart McCall had one recognised central midfielder in the squad- which was Harry Pritchard, but even he isn’t your traditional number 8 box to box…

The Rise and Rebirth of Crewe Alexandra

The 2019/20 Sky Bet League Two season has been a hectic and highly competitive campaign, with giant powerhouses such as Swindon Town, Plymouth Argyle and Exeter City all challenging for the automatic promotion positions, not…

The English Football League is proposing big changes to clubs' finances

EFL salary proposals would make some playing fields more even than others

The EFL is poised to impose a wage cap on clubs competing in the third and fourth tiers, possibly starting as early as next season, to ‘level the playing field’. This aims to stop owners achieving promotion by simply outspending their rivals. While making things fairer is an admirable sentiment, a closer look at the proposals make it clear that they would do the opposite.