Dave Seddon’s pressview
I will divert, if I may, from this column’s usual main theme of all things Preston North End and instead focus on the Checkatrade Trophy.
That is the competition we used to know as the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy, or the Autowindscreens Shield, or the Leyland Daf Trophy or the Sherpa Van Trophy.
At the start of the season, it was briefly called the EFL Trophy – not to be confused with the EFL Cup – before Checkatrade came along with their sponsorship.
Two rounds of group games into the tournament, and all I can say is thank goodness North End aren’t in it.
The changes made to the competition... read more
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