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    The following are the latest stories from League One

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    One of the principal bidders for Wigan has withdrawn an offer while two other proposals have fallen significantly short of the '4m asking price, the club's...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

    Northampton edge past Shrews

    Northampton secured their first Sky Bet League One win of the season following promotion with a narrow 2-1 victory at Shrewsbury.

    Lincoln edge past MK Dons

    Tom Hopper scored a second-half winner to give Lincoln the perfect platform for their showdown with Liverpool after victory at MK Dons.

    Ipswich leave it late to see of Rovers

    An 80th-minute own goal from Bristol Rovers skipper Max Ehmer set up Ipswich for a 2-0 victory at the Memorial Stadium.

    Hamilton double seals win for Blackpool

    CJ Hamilton scored both goals as Blackpool picked up their first win of the campaign with a 2-0 victory over Swindon.

    Gooch stunner seals first Sunderland win

    Lynden Gooch scored a superb individual goal to help Sunderland to their first win of the Sky Bet League One season in a 2-0 success over Oxford at the...

    Gillingham beat Wigan after Graham double

    A brace from Jordan Graham gave Gillingham a 3-2 victory at crisis club Wigan in Sky Bet League One.

    Doncaster beat Charlton as fans return

    Charlton welcomed fans back into their stadium but it was Doncaster who were celebrating at the final whistle as they secured a 3-1 victory at The Valley.

    Brayford header seals first win for Buxton

    John Brayford's 87th-minute header secured Burton's first league win under new boss Jake Buxton courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Accrington Stanley at the...

    L1 highlights, round-up: Ipswich, Lincoln, Hull win

    Ipswich, Lincoln and Hull maintained their perfect starts to the League One season with second consecutive victories.

    No fans allowed at Hull vs Crewe

    Hull City's Sky Bet League One fixture against Crewe Alexandra will be played without supporters after they were forced to pull out of the English Football...

    Charlton potential takeover on hold

    The potential takeover of Charlton is on hold after the Court of Appeal blocked the sale of shares in the club ahead of a trial in November.

    Eight EFL games to host fans this weekend

    Norwich and Middlesbrough are among eight EFL clubs who will be allowed to admit up to 1,000 spectators at games this weekend.

    10 EFL games to host fans this weekend

    Luton, Norwich and Middlesbrough are among 10 EFL clubs who will be allowed to admit up to 1,000 spectators at games this weekend.

    EFL clubs allowed up to 1,000 fans this weekend

    EFL clubs have been given the go-ahead to run pilot events this weekend with up to 1,000 spectators allowed to attend matches.

    Saudi interest in Wigan takeover cools

    A company based in Saudi Arabia who have shown an interest in buying Wigan Athletic have cooled their interest.

    Ipswich off to winning start over Wigan

    Ipswich got their Sky Bet League One campaign off to a winning start with a comfortable 2-0 defeat of Wigan at Portman Road.

    Promoted Swindon see off Rochdale

    Tyler Smith, Anthony Grant and Matt Smith all scored their first league goals for Swindon, who made a winning return to League One with a 3-1 victory over...

    Portsmouth held at home

    Promotion hopefuls Portsmouth made a disappointing start to their Sky Bet League One campaign after being held to a goalless draw at home by Shrewsbury.

    Plymouth edge past Blackpool

    Newly-promoted Plymouth opened their Sky Bet League One account with a hard-fought 1-0 win over Blackpool at Home Park.

    Northampton earn point on L1 return

    Newly-promoted Northampton marked their first game back in Sky Bet League One with an entertaining 2-2 draw against AFC Wimbledon.