The EFL should look to tap into a FIFA fund set up to assist those leagues and clubs struggling financially due to the coronavirus crisis, according to Tranmere chairman and former Football Association chief executive Mark Palios.
Sky Bet League One club Bolton have placed a number of staff on furlough, while senior management have taken a “significant pay reduction”.
Bristol Rovers president Wael Al-Qadi has told fans he is doing all he can to protect the club and staff after the Sky Bet League One announced debts of almost £25million, which do not take into account the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
Sunderland have placed some non-playing staff on furlough leave because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic as the club attempts to protect jobs long-term.
Portsmouth have confirmed a fifth member of their squad has tested positive for coronavirus.
With global soccer largely shut down, fans desperate for a fix of the beautiful game are now able to find it in the form of series two of ‘Sunderland ‘Til I Die’, the hit Netflix documentary.
Rotherham manager Paul Warne has confirmed two of his players are in self-isolation after contracting symptoms of coronavirus.
Uncertainty hangs over the Sky Bet League One season after the agreed suspension of football action brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.
Tranmere boss Micky Mellon could mix things up again for Saturday’s visit of Lincoln as he enjoys having a fully-fit squad.
Blackpool duo Gary Madine and Ollie Turton will continue to be assessed ahead of Saturday’s League One clash with Sunderland.
Rotherham will be without defenders Michael Ihiekwe and Joe Mattock again for the visit of Southend.
Gillingham will check on the fitness of Barry Fuller ahead of the visit of Fleetwood.
Bottom of the table Bolton host promotion hopefuls Peterborough in Sky Bet League One without defender Jordan Boon.
Oxford will be without West Ham loanee Nathan Holland for the home clash with MK Dons.
Portsmouth defender Christian Burgess returns from suspension for the visit of Accrington.
Southend have had a winding up bid from HM Revenue & Customs adjourned until April 29 following a hearing.
Resurgent Tranmere claimed another crucial victory in their bid to avoid relegation from League One as they held on to beat Blackpool 2-1 at Bloomfield Road.
Bolton assistant manager David Flitcroft was pleased with the effort of his side as they picked up a point for the third successive game with a 2-2 draw at Burton.
Joey Barton praised his ‘goalscoring defender’ Harry Souttar after he netted at both ends to earn Fleetwood a 2-2 draw at promotion rivals Portsmouth.
Phil Parkinson accused his players of letting emotion get the better of them after Sunderland dropped out of the League One play-off places following a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Bristol Rovers at the Memorial Stadium.
Jonson Clarke-Harris netted both goals as Bristol Rovers shocked promotion-chasing Sunderland with a 2-0 Sky Bet League One win at the Memorial Stadium.
Harry Souttar redeemed himself to earn Fleetwood a 2-2 draw at League One promotion rivals Portsmouth by heading home the equaliser after his own goal had given Pompey the lead.
Tranmere’s hopes of survival were boosted thanks to a 2-1 win at Blackpool.
Burton were held to a 2-2 draw by Sky Bet League One basement boys Bolton at the Pirelli Stadium.
Midfielder Ben Close is set to miss Portsmouth’s Sky Bet League One game against Fleetwood.
Gary Madine will be checked before Neil Critchley’s first home game in charge of Blackpool against Tranmere.
On-loan Burton defender Richard Nartey misses out again as Bolton visit the Pirelli Stadium in Sky Bet League One.
Bristol Rovers face injury and suspension concerns as they attempt to end a desperate run of form at home to Sky Bet League One promotion challengers Sunderland.
Oxford manager Karl Robinson hailed his high-flying team’s fightback triumph as they climbed to third in League One with a 3-2 victory at 10-man Shrewsbury.
Glyn Hodges lamented his side’s lack of a cutting edge after AFC Wimbledon were held to a dour 0-0 draw by Bolton.