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New manager’s delight at side’s commitment

New Gainsborough Trinity manager Dave Frecklington was full of praise for his side as they bounced back from a five-goal defeat the previous week to earn a precious point in their National League North relegation fight.

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Point for new Trinity boss against in-form Gloucester

New Gainsborough Trinity manager Dave Frecklington saw his side draw 1-1 at home with in-form Gloucester City in his first game in charge today.

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Dominic Roma.

Former Sheffield United defender and Ex-Trinity boss Roma signs for Scarborough

Former Sheffield United defender and ex-Gainsborough Trinity boss Dominic Roma has revived his playing career after joining Scarborough Athletic ahead of today’s trip to Lancaster City.

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Terry Hawkridge in past action for Gainsborough

Ex-Hucknall and Trinity winger Hawkridge tastes FA Cup glory

Former Hucknall Town winger Terry Hawkridge helped Vanarama National League leaders Lincoln City to a sensational 1-0 win at Premier League Burnley in the FA Cup fifth round tie at Turf Moor this afternoon.

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Dom Roma pictured playing for Gainsborough

‘Unfinished business’ driving ex-Sheffield United defender Dom Roma’s return to football - as a player

Dom Roma says he has unfinished business as a player.

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RUMOUR MILL: Ranieri to ring in the changes | Wenger to bow out in summer | Rodriguez in for the long haul

RUMOUR MILL: Ranieri to ring in the changes | Wenger to bow out in summer | Rodriguez in for the long haul

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

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FA CUP PREVIEW: Lincoln, Huddersfield, Millwall, Oxford, Wolves, Fulham and Blackburn all tipped to upset the odds - and what about Sutton?

The FA Cup returns this weekend, with 16 teams looking to book a quarter-final place.

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Football manager officially opens state of the art sports facility

Scunthorpe United FC manager Graham Alexander, first-team coach Nick Daws, MP Andrew Percy, and Baroness Liz Redfern, officially opened Isle Education Trust’s new football hub recently at South Axholme Academy.

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RUMOUR MILL: Scholes expects Wayne Rooney to leave Manchester United

RUMOUR MILL: Scholes expects Wayne Rooney to leave Manchester United

Paul Scholes thinks Wayne Rooney could leave Manchester United due to his lack of playing time.

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Worksop Parramore FC v Worksop Town FC.  Pictured is Dave Frecklington  (w120716-4b)

New boss like a ‘kid at Christmas’ ahead of Gloucester City clash

Dave Frecklington is awaiting his first match in charge on the Northolme like a child awaiting presents on Christmas morning.

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Rumour Mill: Diego Costa set to sign new £57m Chelsea contract

Rumour Mill: Diego Costa set to sign new £57m Chelsea contract

Chelsea striker Diego Costa is ready to pen a new £57million five-year contract after turning down a big-money move to China. (The Sun)

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Worksop Town FC 2012, pictured is Dave Frecklington  (w120817-4z)

It’s not by fortune that ‘Frecks’ finds himself as Gainsborough Trinity boss

Dave Frecklington talks about his new job with such boyish enthusiasm that he sounds like he can scarcely believe his luck.

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David De Gea in action for Manchester United during 3-0 home victory over Sunderland Picture by FRANK REID

RUMOUR MILL: Is David de Gea set for £300,000 a week at Manchester United?

Man United goalkeeper David de Gea is reportedly set to go from £200,000-a-week to £300,000-a-week after politely asking for a pay-rise, reminding his bosses that Spanish giants Real Madrid are still sniffing about. (The Guardian)

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OPINION: More needs to be done to eliminate homophobia in football

This month football teams of all abilities are showing their support in fighting homophobia within the sport.  

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The team from Parish Primary School, who finished an excellent third in the county finals.

Primary schools fly the footballing flag for Gainsborough

Two primary-school teams from Gainsborough covered themselves in glory when representing the town at the Lincolnshire seven-a-sisde county football finals at Skegness.

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Rumour Mill: City plan record Dele Alli bid but no contract extension for Zlatan at Manchester United

Rumour Mill: City plan record Dele Alli bid but no contract extension for Zlatan at Manchester United

Manchester City are ready to launch a world-record transfer bid for Tottenham and England star Dele Alli. (The Sun)

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Stand-in does not want manager’s job

Experienced defender Adam Quinn, who took over as caretaker manager at Gainsborough Trinity after last week’s shock exit of Dom Roma, says he does not want the job on a permanent basis.

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Worksop Parramore FC v Worksop Town FC.  Pictured is Dave Frecklington  (w120716-4b)

Frecklington set for Gainsborough Trinity job

Dave Frecklington, manager of high flying Spalding United, is set to be unveiled as Gainsborough Trinity’s new boss today.

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Gainsborough Trinity's Gavin Rothery in action earlier this season.

We can get out of trouble, says Trinity goalscorer

Midfielder Gavin Rothery insisted his Gainsborough Trinity side was capable of picking up points to move away from the National League North drop zone, despite a 5-1 defeat at relegation rivals Bradford Park Avenue.

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Gainsborough Trinity caretaker manager Adam Quinn in playing action against Altrincham.

Caretaker boss praises 10-man Trinity’s spirit

Managerless Gainsborough Trinity slid to within one point of the National League North drop-zone after a 5-1 defeat at relegation rivals Bradford Park Avenue.

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