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“The players recognise they’ve got a chance of staying up” – Birmingham City boss Lee Bowyer defiant ahead of Watford clash

New Birmingham City manager Lee Bowyer appeared buoyant ahead of a tough game against Watford on Saturday afternoon. As a player, the 44-year-old was a popular figure during his time at St Andrews and he will have gotten the Blues fans back behind him after an impressive win against Reading in his first match in […]

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Preview: Cheltenham Town can extend their lead at the top as they host Salford City

Cheltenham Town will look to open up a gap at the top of the League Two table as they welcome Salford City to The Jonny-Rocks Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Also on Saturday, fellow Gloucestershire side Forest Green Rovers play second placed Cambridge United so a win could see the Robins pull away from the congested […]

Cheltenham Festival RACING

Cheltenham Festival Day Three: Jordan Gainford claims first Cheltenham victory and Rachael Blackmore shines again

Rachael Blackmore recorded her second victory of day three as she rode Telmesomethinggirl to a win in the Parnell Properties Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle. Magic Daze led the majority of the race while Blackmore and Telmesomethinggirl bided their time. However, nearing the last hurdle, Telmesomethinggirl powered through to overtake Magic Daze and claim victory. “This is […]

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British Skeleton begin scheme that helped discover ex-University of Gloucestershire student Lizzy Yarnold

British Skeleton has today launched a new nationwide campaign with the sole aim of finding future female stars within the sport. The scheme is aged for women between 17-25 and they can apply for the “Project Milano: Girls4Gold” until April 30. Successful applicants will be able to display their abilities at the University of Bath; […]

Padel TENNIS

“We are expecting it to be finished mid-March” – East Glos Club Chair provides an update on new padel courts coming to Gloucestershire

East Glos Club Chairman Andrea Butland has said she expects the county’s new state-of-the-art padel courts to open in mid-March. Padel is a racket sport that merges both tennis and squash to create a fun and inclusive alternative to the popular sports. There are currently no padel courts in Gloucestershire and when they open fully […]

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Europa League Preview: Manchester United, Arsenal, Tottenham and Rangers team news ahead of second last 16 tie

Thursday night will see the conclusion of this year’s Europa League round of 16 with four British clubs all hoping to progress through to the quarter finals. With Gdańsk nearly within touching distance, a victory in tonight’s knock out games are surely a top priority for all the remaining clubs – certainly for Tottenham and […]