With Ivan Toney’s departure to Brentford for an undisclosed fee – rumoured to be around the £5m mark – now confirmed, discussion about who will win next year’s League One Top Scorer award can now begin.
Thanks to this experiment involving empty stadiums, fans should be more aware than ever that the game needs them even more than they need their weekly fix of supporting their team. If ever there was a moment to drive a change, that has to be now.
For some time now, the EFL has been the breeding ground for future top-level prospects. We take a look at six young EFL stars that could be the next to reach the top-level.
After being in 8th place back at the start of the year, Hull City’s disastrous 2019/20 campaign was brought to an end by a 3-0 defeat away to Cardiff City on the last day of the season. The Tigers finished bottom of a division for the first time since 1995/96 and will be competing in the third tier of English football for the first time in fifteen years come the start of September. How are they shaping up so far?
The absence of the fans at stadiums highlights their importance to the beautiful game.