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Comfortable win keeps Matlock Town’s play-off hopes alive

Three second-half goals gave Matlock their most comfortable home victory of the season, 3-0 against mid-table Ashton who were a pale shadow of the team that beat the Gladiators 1-0 just seven days earlier.

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RUMOURS: Manchester United close in on £100m deal for Antoinne Griezmann

RUMOURS: Manchester United close in on £100m deal for Antoinne Griezmann

Man United are on the brink of landing Atletico Madrid’s Antoinne Griezmann in a £100m deal, accoring to the latest rumours.

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IN PICTURE: Zach Clough - goal celebrations.
SPORT: LEAD: Nottingham Forest v Derby County.  Sky Bet Championship match at the City Ground, Nottingham.  Saturday, 18th March 2017.
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OPINION: Do fans have a right to boo?

Fans have been booing players and decision for generations. But is it right?

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Neymar

RUMOUR MILL: Neymar drops Manchester City hint | Wenger will stay to help Arsenal re-shape squad | Ozil and Sanchez are to be shown the exit door at Arsenal | Chelsea not fazed by Costa claim

Today’s transfer rumours.

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RUMOURS: Is Wayne Rooney set for stunning return to Everton?

RUMOURS: Is Wayne Rooney set for stunning return to Everton?

Wayne Rooney could be set to return to his boyhood club Everton, the Daily Mirror are reporting.

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Glenn Kirkwood

Kirkwood keen to stay positive despite defeats

“Don’t be too downhearted” is the message from joint boss Glenn Kirkwood after seeing his Matlock side lose at both Ashton United and Spennymoor United this week, defeats which now make them look long shots for a play-off spot.

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Niall McManus scored Matlock's second goal.

First-half treble proves crucial for Spennymoor as they overcome Town

A brace of goals inside a couple of second-half minutes were insufficient to earn the Gladiators a point after a first-half horror show.

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Leeds United Elland Road 31st July 1974  Brian Clough New Leeds United manager arrives at Elland Road.

IN THE TOP ONE: Pick your favourite Brian Clough moment

On what would have been the great man’s 82nd birthday, we look back at some of Brian Clough’s most memorable moments found on YouTube.

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RUMOUR MILL: Wenger offered PSG job | Griezmann to snub Man United for Atletico stay | Spurs lead Barkley chase | Russian hooligans issue chilling warning to England fans | Vardy claims he received death threats

RUMOUR MILL: Wenger offered PSG job | Griezmann to snub Man United for Atletico stay | Spurs lead Barkley chase | Russian hooligans issue chilling warning to England fans | Vardy claims he received death threats

Today’s transfer news.

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Daniel Pinillos goal celebrations

OPINION: Last gasp goal against Derby might prove the difference for Forest

Daniel Pinillos’ last minute equaliser in the East Midlands derby could prove to be the difference between Championship survival and relegation to League One.

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IN PICTURE: David Nugent goal celebrations.
SPORT: LEAD: Nottingham Forest v Derby County.  Sky Bet Championship match at the City Ground, Nottingham.  Saturday, 18th March 2017.
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OPINION: Derby pressed self destruct but Forest draw was fair result

The one hundredth East Midlands Derby took place in Saturday – like you didn’t know – and this time around neither sets of fans could complain at the outcome.

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Jubilant Matlock Town Academy players celebrate last years win in the Blackpool Cup tournament.

Key defender in fitness fight as Matlock Town Academy defend Blackpool Cup

A key player faces against a race against time to be fit as Matlock Town Academy prepare to defend their title at a prestigious, international youth tournament.

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MATCH GALLERY: Forest 2 Derby 2

Nottingham Forest rescued a dramatic late point in a pulsating 2-2 draw with Derby County.

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RUMOUR MILL: Ibrahimovic ready to commit to Man United, Wenger wants to remain at Arsenal, Barca eye Liverpool star, Bale feels Ronaldo is holding him back at Real Madrid

RUMOUR MILL: Ibrahimovic ready to commit to Man United, Wenger wants to remain at Arsenal, Barca eye Liverpool star, Bale feels Ronaldo is holding him back at Real Madrid

Today’s transfer news.

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Marcus Dinanga had Matlock Town's best chance of an equaliser.

Gladiators lose ground in play-off race at 10-man Ashton

Matlock Town manager Glenn Kirkwood admitted his side were poor as their hopes of an Evo-Stik Northern Premier League play-off spot receded in a 1-0 defeat at ten-man Ashton United.

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Gary Rowett.
Leeds United v Birmingham City.  SkyBet Championship.  13 August 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

OPINION: Midfield battle key to Forest v Derby battle

It’s a massive game for both side as Forest and Derby battle for the East Midlands bragging rights and a winning start for their new managers.

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Here’s five times Derby County have stuffed Nottingham Forest

Here’s five times Derby County have stuffed Nottingham Forest

There’s nothing better than thumping your rivals and Derby will be hoping to do just that on Saturday.

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Gary Rowett

Rowett raring to go ahead of East Midlands derby

Gary Rowett says it was ‘meant to be’ that he would return to Derby County one day - and that he is excited by the challenge ahead.

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Tom Ince

Ince impressed by new boss Rowett ahead of Forest clash

Tom Ince says Derby County’s players have responded well to Gary Rowett’s appointment as manager.

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New Rams boss Gary Rowett

Gary Rowett expecting new manager bounce from Derby County at Nottingham Forest

Manager Gary Rowett says his Derby County players must not lose focus of their task against rivals Nottingham Forest.

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