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West Brom Women defender inspired by Manchester United and Leicester City pairing

West Bromwich Albion Women defender Izzy Green says she’s “learning” from a Women’s Super League pairing whilst patiently waiting for a first team chance. Leicester City’s Jess Reavill and Manchester United’s Lucy Newell have seen plenty of loan minutes at the heart of Albion’s defence whilst Green has been sidelined with injury from which she […]

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Cheltenham Festival 2024: Victorious Paul Townend and Willie Mullins delighted with back-to-back Galopin Des Champs Gold Cup victories

Cheltenham Gold Cup 2024 winner Galopin Des Champs’ jockey Paul Townend and trainer Willie Mullins have hailed their “champion” horse who secured a second successive win. The bookies’ favourite saw plenty of competition in the early stages of the 100th race, The Real Whacker strode ahead in the first circuit, meanwhile stray horse Fastorslow cut […]

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Cheltenham Festival 2024: Galopin Des Champs secures 100th edition of Cheltenham Gold Cup in second successive triumph

Cheltenham Gold Cup favourite Galopin Des Champs triumphed to win the 100th edition of racing’s most coveted jumping prize, defending his title from last year. Ridden by Paul Townend, the French horse showed the horse racing world why he was the bookies favourite before the event. A quiet first circuit left The Real Whacker unchallenged […]

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Introducing the Cheltenham estate with streets inspired by a host of famous Festival Gold Cup winners

The Cheltenham Festival captivates millions, but perhaps the most intriguing thing about the four-day event is its influence on the town, not just financially, but structurally. In a nook just outside of the town centre, Wyman’s Brook, which is situated just over a mile from the famous Prestbury Park – pays homage to numerous Gold […]

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On-loan Birmingham City Women forward back amongst the goals for West Brom in Stourbridge win

West Brom Women striker Delphi Cole says her side’s 4-0 win over Stourbridge has provided a platform “to push on” in the FAWNL Northern Premier Division. The on-loan Birmingham City forward scored the opener in a comprehensive triumph at the Paycare Ground in Darlaston. Complimented by goals from Olivia Rabjohn, Fran Orthodoxou and Simran Jhamat, […]

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Son of ex-Cheltenham Town striker set to return to England as UEFA Champions League quarter-finals drawn

Mark Bellingham‘s son Jude will return to England for the first time in a Real Madrid shirt when they take on Manchester City in the Champions League quarter-final. Cheltenham-born Eric Dier, currently on-loan Bayern Munich will play in England again after leaving Tottenham Hotspur for the German giants in January – Bayern face Arsenal. Dier’s […]

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Former Birmingham City and Aston Villa starlet delighted with West Brom Women impact in Stourbridge triumph

Albion Women winger Olivia Rabjohn believes her side were “dominant” in their resounding 4-0 win against Stourbridge in the FAWNL Northern Premier Division on Thursday.  Rabjohn was at her creative best at the Delphi [Cole] through and Sim for their goals. “It was a big game and we topped it off with a big win […]

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Regular racegoer set for Cheltenham Festival final day as Gold Cup anticipation builds

As Nichola Stevens begins her trek from Yorkshire to Gloucestershire on the Monday before the Cheltenham Festival, she feels a warm tingle of trepidation. She stays with her Mum in Didcot throughout the four-day event, making the 68 mile journey from Oxfordshire to Prestbury Park to see some of her favourite horses in action. Stevens […]

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Albion Women head coach Siobhan Hodgetts-Still encouraged by recent form after resounding win against Stourbridge

Albion Women head coach Siobhan Hodgetts-Still says her team put in an “excellent performance” to beat Stourbridge in the FAWNL Northern Premier Division on Thursday. The Baggies triumphed 4-0 over the Glassgirls with an impressive array of goals from Delphi Cole, Olivia Rabjohn, Fran Orthodoxou, and Simran Jhamat leading them to three points. Hodgetts-Still has […]