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Gordon Bartlett: Wealdstone boss steps down after 22 years in charge

Gordon Bartlett played for Denver Dynamos in NASL, the 1970s forerunner of Major League Soccer National League South side Wealdstone are looking for a new manager for the first time since 1995. Gordon Bartlett has stepped aside after 22 years to take on a new role with the west London club, encompassing youth development and […]

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Women’s Champions League: Hibernian Ladies 5-0 Swansea City Ladies

Lucy Graham scored twice for Hibs against Swansea Midfielder Lucy Graham scored twice as Hibernian got their Champions League campaign off to a winning start with a five-goal thumping of Swansea City. Defenders Rachael Small and Siobhan Hunter, plus forward Katey Turner, were the other scorers in Romania. It was the opening fixture in Group […]

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Hearts: Billy Davies out of contention for head coach vacancy

Billy Davies, right, watched Kilmarnock lose to Celtic at Rugby Park on Saturday Billy Davies has revealed he is not in the running to become the new head coach at Hearts. The former Derby and Nottingham Forest manager spoke to the club about the vacancy and advised on the changes he would like to make. […]

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Nikola Kalinic: AC Milan sign striker from Fiorentina

Kalinic said he was “happy” to be joining AC Milan AC Milan have signed striker Nikola Kalinic from Fiorentina, initially on loan but with an “obligation to buy”. The 29-year-old spent two years at Blackburn Rovers, leaving them in 2011 to join Ukrainian club Dnipro. Kalinic stayed with them for four years before signing for […]

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Sir Stanley Matthews’s first contract sells for £4,100

Image copyright PA Image caption Sir Stanley gained 54 England caps before retiring in 1965, aged 50. The first contract signed by football legend Sir Stanley Matthews has sold at auction for more than £4,000. The contract, which shows Sir Stanley’s wages started at £5 a week for his home team Stoke City FC in […]

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Barcelona sue Neymar over world record transfer to Paris St-Germain

Neymar criticised the Barcelona board earlier this week Barcelona are suing former player Neymar for 8.5m euros (£7.8m) over his world record move to Paris St-Germain. The Brazil international made the 222m euro (£200m) move to the French club in August after buying out his contract. Barcelona now want him to return a renewal bonus […]

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Fancy Bears: Hackers name footballers given 2010 World Cup TUEs

Gabriel Heinze (l) and Carlos Tevez (r) played together for Argentina in the 2010 World Cup Ex-Premier League players Carlos Tevez, Dirk Kuyt and Gabriel Heinze have been named by hackers Fancy Bears as three of the footballers cleared to use banned medicines at the 2010 World Cup. The trio were among 25 players given […]