Vital Football

Latest Port Vale News

EFL Trophy Entrants For 2017/18

EFL Trophy Entrants For 2017/18

Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester City are two of four new Under 23 sides to enter the EFL Trophy for the coming season.

Following on from last year's trial that saw 16 Category A clubs from the Premier League and Championship enter the Trophy competition, with a further boost in Premier League cash pumped in as prize money, EFL clubs decided to continue with the new format.

As the season nears this year Academy sides from Tottenham Hotspur, Manchester City, Newcastle United and Fulham come in as four new sides and they join Brighton, Chelsea, Everton, Leicester City, Middlesbrough, Reading, Southampton, Stoke City, Sunderland, Swansea City, West Bromwich Albion and West Ham United as the invited sides.

Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool again declined the chance to participate.

With low attendances and a criticism about the rules, well the rules have been relaxed this year for League One and Two clubs but whether the fans will get on board this year remains to be seen.

Bloggers

Writer:Site Staff
Date:Friday June 30 2017
Time: 3:02PM

Login to post a comment

Best of International Football News

Recent Port Vale Articles

One Transfer Deadline Was Never Enough Was It

You've got to love the football authorities, if transfer deadline days weren't ridiculous enough already - they've now begun to breed.

EFL Agreements For 2018/19

With yesterday's news about the EFL agreeing on an early closure of the summer transfer window from last season, a few other things were voted on as well.

You're Banned & You Know You Are Kay - 23/2/18

Port Vale's Antony Kay will be out of action this week as he serves an automatic suspension.

EFL Clubs Agree Early Transfer Window Closure

Within the last hour the EFL have confirmed that member clubs have agreed to changes to the summer transfer window deadline and from next season...

Port Vale Archived Articles

Vital Vale articles from

Site Journalists

Write for Vital Vale
Write For Vital Vale
Apply Here

Current Poll (see more polls)

Port Vale v Colchester
Suggested By:
Port Vale win60%
Colchester win24%
Draw16%
The Vital Football Members League
Latest F1 News
Latest Vital Boxing News
Vital Football Comment

Recent Port Vale Results (view all)

Port Vale Fixtures

Vital Members League Table

RankNamePoints
1.ValeSLF2
2.drkyng1
3.Paul Johnson11
Write for Vital Football