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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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ALL the latest football transfers and rumours

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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World snooker tournament featuring Hendry, Thorburn, Taylor and Parrot, coming to the region

World snooker tournament featuring Hendry, Thorburn, Taylor and Parrot, coming to the region

Snooker legend Stephen Hendry is to be the top seed in a brand new World Championship which is coming to Scunthorpe this spring.

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Big crowds and high enjoyment levels make racing one of the best and most popular days out in British sport.

Racing basks in glow of booming attendance figures and soaring enjoyment levels

Horse racing’s lofty status as one of the best and most popular days out in British sport has been confirmed by the latest figures covering attendances and enjoyment levels.

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Striker Ashley Worsfold, who scored two of the goals in Gainsborough Trinitys crucial 3-2 victory at bottom-of-the-table Altrincham in the National League North on Saturday.

Trinity’s two-goal hero Worsfold wasn’t even in the team!

Two-goal hero Ashley Worsfold has confirmed that he wasn’t even due to start Gainsborough Trinity’s vital game at Altrincham on Saturday when he emerged as the matchwinner.

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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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Mattersey in action in the Gainsborough Sunday League.

Ten out of ten for runaway leaders Mattersey in Sunday league

Magnificent Mattersey made it the perfect ten when extending their 100% record at the top of the First Division in the Gainsborough Sunday League.

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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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Roma satisfied despite late collapse at Alty

Dom Roma was happy with Gainsborough Trinity’s display as they won 3-2 at Altrincham last weekend - despite the result perhaps being a little closer than it needed to be.

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Lauren Staves, who took the U17 girls title in the Lincolnshire Cross-Country series. (PHOTO BY: John Rainsforth)

Gainsborough Strider Lauren crowned queen of cross-country circuit

The consistent Lauren Staves, of Gainsborough and Morton Striders, was crowed U17 queen of the Lincolnshire cross-country circuit after another superb performance at the weekend.

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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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OPINION: Here’s why more people should watch women’s football

With the attraction of the big stars in men’s football playing in the Premier League, women’s football continues to be overshadowed, writes University of Derby football journalism student Molly Jennens.

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Premier League preview: Spurs eye second,Vardy returns and Bilic under pressure

Premier League preview: Spurs eye second,Vardy returns and Bilic under pressure

It’s another busy week of action in the Premier League with Spurs looking to close in on second spot and Champions Leicester City facing potential title winners Chelsea.

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OPINION: Is Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante the best player in the Premier League?

When the question of who takes the title as the best player in the Premier League is discussed, the huge majority of people acknowledge the league’s most technically gifted with the likes of Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez and Eden Hazard all being regarded as the best.

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Graham Taylor

QUIZ: How much do you know about Ex-England boss Graham Taylor’s career?

Ex-England boss Graham Taylor, who was born in Worksop, passed away yesterday at the age of 72.

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Kauto Star strides to one of his record-breaking five victories in the King George VI Chase at Kempton Park.

The Kempton Park closure conundrum -- sad and wrong, or sensible and crucial?

In one way, it came as a blessed relief. A respite for racing’s news agenda from the interminable debate about ITV’s coverage which, for yawns, was beginning to match the BHA v Jim Best disciplinary saga.

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Transfer gossip: Five players who could be set for big money moves

With the January transfer window in full swing Premier League clubs are busy bolstering their squads.

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ALL the latest football transfers and rumours

FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Terry to Cherries? No new defender for United, Rowett for Forest? Benteke for sale, Messi damaged

Today’s rumours from the world of football on Wednesday, 11th January 2017

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Five players to watch in the Women’s Super League Two Spring Series

The Women’s Super League 2 (WSL) Spring Series kicks off on 11th February before concluding on 21st May.

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