EFL tells clubs no return to training before May 25

THE EFL has told clubs that the Spring Bank Holiday is the earliest possible date to consider a return to training during the Covid-19 pandemic.


Players must decide if they’re ready to return, says Jackett

PORTSMOUTH manager Kenny Jackett has insisted that no member of his squad will be ‘forced’ to train when football returns following the lockdown.


Plans in place for players to defer a quarter of their pay

THE EFL has proposed that all footballers in League One defer up to 25% of their earnings in April to combat the effect of coronavirus on clubs’ finances.


EFL confident season can be completed in two months

THE English Football League has written to all clubs to estimate the current season can be completed in 56 days when the professional game resumes.


Bolton relief after Portsmouth stars given Covid-19 all clear

THE FIVE Portsmouth players who tested positive for Covid-19 have all made full recoveries.


Rangers loan star is fifth Pompey player to test positive

ROSS McCRORIE is the latest Portsmouth player to produce a positive test result for coronavirus.