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The Championship returned from its last international break of 2017 and certainly added to the frivolity of Leagues One and Two.There are stories of a manager-in-waiting engaging in festive joy, an English club record that nobody wanted and a horrible miss that will do the rounds on social media for weeks to come.BBC Sport brings you five things you may have missed from Saturday’s EFL action.
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When you’ve just been promoted, the odds are that the following campaign will be a testing one – unless you are Championship high-flyers Sheffield United, of course.Plymouth have found out exactly that in League One, as they are second-bottom, but have been their own worse enemy with an EFL-high six red cards.In September, boss Derek Adams said finishing games with 10 men was “killing” his side, but their disciplinary record has not got much better since.The Devon side went into their game with Oxford on a six-game unbeaten run, but Ryan Edwards’ sending-off contributed to a second 4-0 home reverse of the season.The Pilgrims have now had five red cards in home games alone – the same as the number of points they have picked up from league games at Home Park this term.
Source: BBC Tyne and Wear