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OPINION: Derby County are just too predictable

Derby suffered a second successive defeat at Leeds on Friday night after being completely outclassed in every department by their promotion rivals.

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Football rumours: Pep’s £250m Man City war chest, Costa, Pogba and Payet latest, Messi to Premier League?

Here are the stories making today’s headlines...

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Rowsley 86 take step closer to securing top Premier spot

Premier Division leaders Rowsley 86 took a step closer to securing top spot with a 4-2 victory at Shirebrook Rangers, writes Craig Gibbons,

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Chinese Super League foreigners cap, Rowett for Forest?, Payet set to go

The tide of players heading for the superbucks of the Chinese Super League could be stemmed after new rules were put in place limiting the number of foreign players in each squad.

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Marcus Dinanga scored twice in the defeat.

Barrow hit three in eight minutes to deny Matlock Town a famous upset

The glorious cup run may have come to an end, but Matlock left Barrow with their heads held firmly high after they gave their Conference National hosts an almighty scare in their 3-2 defeat.

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OPINION: Here’s why more people should watch women’s football

With the attraction of the big stars in men’s football playing in the Premier League, women’s football continues to be overshadowed, writes University of Derby football journalism student Molly Jennens.

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Premier League preview: Spurs eye second,Vardy returns and Bilic under pressure

Premier League preview: Spurs eye second,Vardy returns and Bilic under pressure

It’s another busy week of action in the Premier League with Spurs looking to close in on second spot and Champions Leicester City facing potential title winners Chelsea.

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OPINION: Is Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante the best player in the Premier League?

When the question of who takes the title as the best player in the Premier League is discussed, the huge majority of people acknowledge the league’s most technically gifted with the likes of Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez and Eden Hazard all being regarded as the best.

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QUIZ: How much do you know about Ex-England boss Graham Taylor’s career?

Ex-England boss Graham Taylor, who was born in Worksop, passed away yesterday at the age of 72.

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Transfer gossip: Five players who could be set for big money moves

With the January transfer window in full swing Premier League clubs are busy bolstering their squads.

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ALL the latest football transfers and rumours

FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Terry to Cherries? No new defender for United, Rowett for Forest? Benteke for sale, Messi damaged

Today’s rumours from the world of football on Wednesday, 11th January 2017

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Five players to watch in the Women’s Super League Two Spring Series

The Women’s Super League 2 (WSL) Spring Series kicks off on 11th February before concluding on 21st May.

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Matlock Town v Corby, joint manager Craig Hopkins

Gladiators aiming to take a step nearer to Wembley dream

Matlock Town are flying the Evo-Stik NPL flag on Saturday as the League’s remaining sole survivors in the FA Trophy.

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New players’ tunnel fitted at Matlock’s Causeway Lane

New players’ tunnel fitted at Matlock’s Causeway Lane

When Matlock Town take to the pitch at Causeway Lane they will first go through a new players’ tunnel.

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Lee Watson, of Clay Cross Town, winner of the national accolade in 2015.

Grassroots football’s unsung heroes honoured by groundsman of year awards

The time has come again to recognise and honour the unsung heroes of football groundsmanship in grassroots football across Derbyshire.

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OPINION: Premier League megabucks has ruined the FA Cup

The FA Cup was once one of the most prestigious trophies in England. A competition which could breathe hope in to a team’s season and that could reinvigorate a whole football club.

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New signing Ben Whiteman in first half action.

Match preview: Mansfield Town v Oldham Athletic

Mansfield Town could deliver a shock victory in tomorrow night’s Checkatrade Trophy match-up with Oldham Athletic, with Steve Evans’ men going in to the game high on confidence.

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Match gallery: Selston 2 Matlock Town Reserves 1

Central Midlands League South Division leaders Selston recovered from a Christmas defeat against Swanwick to defeat Matlock Town Reserves 2-1.

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Football rumours: Ozil wants Arsenal assurances, PSG in for Premier League ace and was there a FA Cup snub from the top teams?

Here are the stories making today’s headlines...

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Matlock Town v Corby, Adam Yates

Matlock Town suffer surprise home defeat to Corby Town

Matlock Town were beaten 2-1 at home to lowly Corby Town on Saturday after a disappointing day for the Gladiators

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