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OPINION: Derby County need to ease goalscoring pressures on Tom Ince

Derby battled their way to a win with promotion rivals Reading on Saturday in a five goal thriller which saw Tom Ince hit double figures for the season too.

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Match gallery: Matlock Town beaten by Workington

A late goal and a red card hit Matlock Town’s Northern Premier League play-off hopes as they were beaten 2-1 by visitors Workington — a second successive home defeat.

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Rooney to China?, Klopp frustrated, Spurs seek Vertonghen replacement

The Chinese Super League continues to generate plenty of chit-chat and now it’s the England captain who reportedly might be tempted away by big bucks.

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Gladiators see red as promotion
play-off hopes dented by  late winner

Gladiators see red as promotion play-off hopes dented by late winner

A late goal and a red card hit Matlock Town’s Northern Premier League play-off hopes as they were beaten 2-1 by visitors Workington — a second successive home defeat.

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BREAKING NEWS: Air ambulance rushes to Matlock game

Kick-off at the Matlock Town v Workington Town match was delayed this afternoon after a supporter collapsed with a suspected heart attack.

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Premier League preview: Liverpool ready to turn up the heat

Premier League preview: Liverpool ready to turn up the heat

Here’s a look at this weekend’s Premier League games...

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Matlock Town v Hednesford Town. Curtis Morrison.

Chesterfield striker returns to Matlock

Chesterfield have sent attacker Curtis Morrison back to Matlock Town for a second loan spell.

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OPINION: Premier League title race wide open

With Antonio Conte’s inspired 3-4-3 formation turning Chelsea’s last season form around, there is a strong feeling amongst the Chelsea faithful that their team is in strong contention for the title.

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Derek Niven in action in the last match at Saltergate.

VIDEO: SPIREITES’ GOLDEN GOALS - Derek Niven scores last Chesterfield goal at Saltergate

It is something that football fans of all clubs argue about. What is the best, most memorable or favourite goal scored by your heroes?

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Son Heung-Min in action for Tottenham at Middlesbrough. Photo by Tom Collins.

Top five surprises in the EPL so far

It’s been another gripping season in the English Premier League so far with many of the usual stand-out performers impressing the crowds across the country.

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Darren Bent celebrates scoring as Sunderland defeat Spurs 3-0.

OPINION: Premier League - best in the world or vastly overhyped?

The myth that the Premier League is the best league in the world is fuelled by money and the media.

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TRANSFER RUMOURS: Milan want Everton winger, Fonte to West Ham, Sanchez to Juve?

The latest transfer rumours doing the rounds in Thursday’s media:

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FOOTBALL RUMOURS: United chase Griezmann, Mane for Liverpool, Chelsea tail Traore, Delph Leeds return?

Today’s rumours from the world of football on Wednesday, 18th January 2017

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Matlock Town v Corby, joint manager Glenn Kirkwood

Matlock Town targeting play-off push

Matlock Town are stepping up their push for an end-of-season play-off place as the distraction of cup final dies away.

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Marcus Dinanga hit his 21st goal of the season.

Matlock Town knock Chesterfield out of Derbyshire Senior Cup

Matlock Town set up a Derbyshire Senior Cup semi-final tie with holders Alfreton Town after being Chesterfield 4-2.

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OPINION: Derby County are just too predictable

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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