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RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City ready to smash transfer world record by bidding £275 million to grab Lionel Messi

Manchester City are prepared to make an audacious world-record transfer bid of £275 million to trigger the buyout clause of Lionel Messi at Barcelona, according to this morning’s football rumour mill.

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Battling Ashford-in-the-Water seal dramatic one wicket win

Ashford-in-the-Water beat Parkhead by one wicket after a low-scoring and tense encounter.

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Wiley heads winner as Matlock Town beat NPL title favourites

Wiley heads winner as Matlock Town beat NPL title favourites

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Derbyshire Falcons fly into T20 quarter-finals

Wayne Madsen and Imran Tahir inspired Derbyshire to victory as the Falcons crushed the Worcestershire Rapids by 48 runs at Derby to secure a place in the NatWest T20 blast quarter-finals for only the second time.

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Derby County manager Gary Rowett. Pic by Mark Fear.

DERBY COUNTY BLOG: ‘Lawrence will bring different dimension to attack’

The opening three fixtures have brought a real mixed bag for Derby County.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club's Daryn Smit.

Derbyshire’s T20 quarter-final hopes rest in our own hands, says Smit

Derbyshire Falcons’ hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of this year’s NatWest T20 Blast remain in their own hands after a four-wicket loss to Leicestershire Foxes, says captain Daryn Smit.

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Premier League build up: Spurs and Chelsea square up, Howe demands response, Huddersfield aim to keep feel-good factor

Premier League build up: Spurs and Chelsea square up, Howe demands response, Huddersfield aim to keep feel-good factor

Looking ahead to this week’s Premier League fixtures.

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RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool hold firm over Barca interest in Coutinho

RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool hold firm over Barca interest in Coutinho

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Luis Reece praised for Derbyshire’s dramatic T20 turnaround

When Derbyshire set about trying to establish themselves as a force in T20 cricket, the focus was on players with the international pedigree of Imran Tahir and Matt Henry.

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RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool want Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic included in Philippe Coutinho deal | Chelsea lining up £50m move for Tottenham’s Danny Rose | Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain demanding £150,000 a week to join Chelsea

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

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Glenn Kirkwood pleased with Matlock Town’s start to season

Glenn Kirkwood pleased with Matlock Town’s start to season

Joint Matlock boss Glenn Kirkwood declared he was “pleased” with Matlock’s start to the season.

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Harrad double guides Matlock Town to victory

Harrad double guides Matlock Town to victory

A 78th minute Shaun Harrad goal, his second of the night, settled a tense and thrilling first home game of the season for Matlock on Tuesday night.

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Pablo Hernandez on the charge forward for Leeds United

Leeds United ratings: Chris Wood off-colour as defensive youngster sparkles next to Pontus Jansson

Leeds United failed to capitalise on a hatful of chances as they were held to a goalless draw against last season's play-off losers Fulham at Elland Road.

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Derbyshire Falcons on brink of T20 Blast quarter-finals

Luis Reece carried Derbyshire Falcons to the brink of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals with 66 from 49 balls that sealed a three wicket win over the Durham Jets at Derby.

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Some of the competitors assemble at the start of the Dovedale Dipper.

Hundreds turn out to make the Dovedale Dipper a big success

Runners and walkers turned out in force for one of the best-loved events on the Matlock area sporting calendar, the Dovedale Dipper Challenge.

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James Fox, of Matlock Athletics Club, dashing to the finish line in the 20th anniversary of the annual Rickys Race.

Matlock AC’s ladies rule the Booths League roost for a second time

In conditions more akin to a winter cross-country race, the all-conquering Matlock Athletics Club ladies’ team were crowned Booths League champions for the second time, adding the Summer League title to the Winter League they also won.

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Ernie Moss Day to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society

Valuable funds will be raised for the Alzheimer’s Society at Saturday’s game between Chesterfield and Port Vale when a second ‘Ernie Moss Day’ is staged to honour the legendary former Chesterfield and Mansfield Town striker, who is suffering from a form of dementia.

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Arsenal are showing an interest in 21-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensis, according to this morning's football rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City to tempt Arsenal with late £60m bid for Alexis Sanchez

Premier League title favourites Manchester City are to try and tempt Arsenal with a late £60 million bid for striker Alexis Sanchez, according to this morning’s football transfer grapevine.

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