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    The following are the latest stories from League One

    Govt warned football clubs could go bust without aid

    Politicians and figures from the world of football have written an open letter to Oliver Dowden MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport...

    PL need to 'step up' for EFL clubs

    Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has called for the Premier League to "step up to the plate" and provide financial support for EFL clubs through the...

    'Players' voices now need to be heard'

    Kick It Out's Troy Townsend believes now is the time for football's governing bodies to really listen to players if there is to be fundamental change...

    Lincoln back into second after Charlton win

    Lincoln showed no ill effects from their heavy defeat to Liverpool in the Carabao Cup as they beat Charlton 2-0 at Sincil Bank.

    Seddon nets winner on AFC Wimbledon return

    Steve Seddon announced his return to AFC Wimbledon in style by scoring the winner in their 1-0 win at Fleetwood.

    Samuel hits double as Gillingham coast

    Dominic Samuel scored twice on his return to Gillingham to earn Steve Evans' side a comfortable 2-0 victory over Blackpool.

    Rampant Doncaster breeze past Bristol Rovers

    Doncaster Rovers continued their strong start to the season with a hard fought 4-1 win over Bristol Rovers.

    Plymouth extend unbeaten run after draw

    Promoted Plymouth extended their unbeaten Sky Bet League One start with a 1-1 home draw against Shrewsbury, still seeking their first win after three league...

    Pitman off the mark as Swindon hit four

    Brett Pitman scored his first Swindon goal as Richie Wellens' side beat Burton 4-2 at the County Ground.

    Oxford rout Accrington to record first win

    Oxford celebrated their first league win of the season with a 4-1 victory over 10-man Accrington.

    Mandron, Finney on target in Crewe victory

    First-half goals from Mikael Mandron and Oli Finney earned Crewe a 2-0 success over MK Dons as the Railwaymen registered their first league win of the campaign.

    Leaders Ipswich sweep Rochdale aside

    Second-half goals from Teddy Bishop and Gwion Edwards maintained Ipswich's 100 per cent record in Sky Bet League One and at the same time confirmed top spot...

    Leadbitter pen lifts Sunderland

    Grant Leadbitter's late penalty was enough to seal Sunderland a narrow 1-0 Sky Bet League One victory over Peterborough to extend their unbeaten start at the...

    L1 highlights, round-up: Ipswich, Sunderland win

    Ipswich made it three wins from three Sky Bet League One games with a 2-0 victory over Rochdale.

    Hull win to maintain perfect start

    Hull maintained their perfect start to the Sky Bet League One season with a routine 2-0 victory at Northampton.

    Sandgaard claims victory in fight to own Charlton

    Thomas Sandgaard has been confirmed as the new owner of Charlton Athletic, writing an open letter to fans to say: "We triumphed."

    'Ineffective test & trace preventing fans' return'

    The Shadow Culture Secretary Jo Stevens has criticised the government's handling of their decision to postpone the phased re-introduction of fans to stadia...

    Fleetwood cleared over Akinfenwa's 'fat water buffalo' claims

    Fleetwood have been cleared of any wrongdoing following an investigation into claims from Wycombe Wanderers striker Adebayo Akinfenwa he was repeatedly...

    Police concerned by rise in hate crime figures

    Arrests for racist and indecent chanting more than doubled last season compared to the campaign before despite severe restrictions on fan attendance, a Home...

    Govt expects PL to help clubs as fans' return delayed

    The Premier League will be expected to help clubs throughout the football ladder after plans to allow fans to return at sports venues has been paused,...

    PL, EFL continue to support knee-takers

    The Premier League and English Football League (EFL) have reiterated that they will continue to support players who decide to take a knee.

    Appleton demands govt support for L1, L2 clubs

    Lincoln boss Michael Appleton has called for urgent financial support from the government for Sky Bet League One and League Two clubs.

    Lampard backs Premier League support for EFL clubs

    Frank Lampard says it is important for the Premier League to support EFL clubs financially as some continue to struggle during the coronavirus pandemic.

    FA warns of 'huge impact' of coronavirus restrictions

    The Football Association has welcomed the Government's commitment to provide financial support to clubs but warned that new coronavirus restrictions will...

    PL disappointed as plans for fans' return paused

    The planned return of spectators to sports venues in England from October 1 could be on hold for six months due to fears over a second wave of coronavirus...

    'Adverse publicity led to withdrawal of Wigan offer'

    One of the principal bidders for Wigan has withdrawn an offer while two other proposals have fallen significantly short of the '4m asking price, the club's...

    Government to 'pause' planned return of fans on Oct 1

    Plans to allow a controlled return of fans into stadiums on October 1 is set to be "paused" as the Government attempts to tackle a surge in Covid-19 cases.

    Wilks winner seals Hull win over Crewe

    Mallik Wilks' scored a late header to give Hull a narrow 1-0 Sky Bet League One victory at home to Crewe and maintain their winning start to the season.

    Plymouth hit back in eight-goal thriller

    Two late goals earned Plymouth a thrilling 4-4 draw against AFC Wimbledon in a helter-skelter encounter at Loftus Road.

    Peterborough stun Fleetwood late on

    Peterborough scored twice in second-half stoppage-time to secure a dramatic 2-1 Sky Bet League One home win against Fleetwood.