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DERBY COUNTY BLOG: ‘Defensive errors and no midfield bite’

We head into this weekend’s clash against Birmingham with Derby yet again showing inconsistency and coming off another hefty away defeat.

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RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea finally agree to sell Diego Costa for £57m, Man Utd, Man City and Arsenal make January targets

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea finally agree to sell Diego Costa for £57m, Man Utd, Man City and Arsenal make January targets

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Matlock U17s crash out of FA Youth Cup

Last night Matlock Town U17s crashed out of the FA Youth Cup after a closely contested, hard fought 1-0 defeat to neighbours Alfreton Town.

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Raheem Sterling

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City could propose to swap Raheem Sterling for Alexis Sanchez in January | PSG offer Edinson Cavani to Real Madrid

The proposed swap deal featuring Raheem Sterling and Alexis Sanchez could be revived once the January transfer window reopens.

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Matlock Town manager, Craig Hopkins.

Hopkins bemoans sloppy Matlock defending and wasteful finishing

Matlock Town joint boss Craig Hopkins labelled his side’s defending as “unbelievable” and promised to address issues at both ends of the pitch, as the Gladiators continued to hand points to their opponents in the last two matches.

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Shaun Harrad

Late lapse proves costly again for Matlock

Matlock Town were again left kicking themselves as a late goal once more proved costly in Tuesday night’s 2-1 defeat at Barwell.

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Karim Benzema

RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid considering selling Karim Benzema | United boss Jose Mourinho wants Alexis Sanchez

Here are today’s main football rumours.

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa, who is the subject of a final 'take-it-or-leave-it' offer of �57 million from Atletico Madrid, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Atletico Madrid make final £57m offer for Diego Costa, while Liverpool and Arsenal battle for Draxler

Atletico Madrid have made a final ‘take-it-or-leave-it’ offer of £57 million for wantaway Chelsea striker Diego Costa, according to today’s football transfer grapevine.

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Matlock Town U17’s kick season off with a win

Matlock Town U17s claimed victory in their season opener against Northern Premier Academy Chryso League reigning Champions.

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Brilliant Belgian Kevin De Bruyne, who is set to be offered a bumper new contract by Manchester City, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City to offer De Bruyne bumper contract, while Real Madrid eye Arsenal’s Sanchez

Brilliant Belgian Kevin De Bruyne is set to be offered a bumper, new contract by Manchester City to reward his fine start to the Premier League season.

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Shaun Harrad deflated as Matlock Town drop more points

Matlock Town’s Shaun Harrad is looking for three points on Tuesday after a disappointing encounter which saw his side take just the one point versus Marine.

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Matlock Town FC v Altrincham FC.

Late equaliser costly after Gladiators fight back with a Harrad double

An 84th-minute equaliser cost Matlock Town two points as visitors Marine fought back for a 2-2 EvoStik Northern Premier League draw.

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Gary Rowett

OPINION: ‘Time for Derby County to show consistency’

Last week I wrote just as the transfer window was closing and there was a couple of unexpected occurrences.

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RUMOUR MILL: David de Gea and Eden Hazard top Real Madrid shopping list

RUMOUR MILL: David de Gea and Eden Hazard top Real Madrid shopping list

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Cost of being a top flight football fan revealed

Cost of being a top flight football fan revealed

Dedicated football fans fork out more cash on their teams in a single season than they do on holidays, engagement and wedding rings or their children’s birthdays, according to new research.

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RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid in for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, Roy Hodgson wants Jack Wilshere at Crystal Palace, Tottenham star Dele Alli courted by super agents

RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid in for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, Roy Hodgson wants Jack Wilshere at Crystal Palace, Tottenham star Dele Alli courted by super agents

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Double delight as Matlock edge Mickleover contest

Double delight as Matlock edge Mickleover contest

The good news came early and late for Matlock Town fans as their side arrested their five game losing sequence with a much needed derby victory over Mickleover Sports on Tuesday night, writes Ian Richardson

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Keeper Phil Barnes in action again as he claws away a Jack Hallohan shot.

Keeper’s retirement lasts a week as he returns to boost Gladiators

A change of heart from a retired goalkeeper has given Matlock Town a major boost and already helped them to three points and a clean sheet.

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Karim Benzema

RUMOUR MILL: Arsenal target Karim Benzema set to sign bumper contract with Real Madrid

Here are today’s biggest rumours from the world of football.

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MATCH GALLERY: Stags v Wycombe action

Mansfield Town’s home 0-0 draw with Wycombe Wanderers proved something of a damp squib at the One Call Stadium last night.

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