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Cheltenham Town’s George Lloyd discusses his “difficult” time with concussion this season

There has been a lot of emphasis recently on identifying and treating concussion in sports in an attempt to limit the lasting damage to the brain when a player sustains a head injury. The dangers of suffering concussion are now being fully realised and more measures are being introduced to ensure players can properly recover […]

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What can Cheltenham Town expect from League One? A look at last season’s promoted quartet: Swindon Town, Plymouth, Crewe and Northampton

Cheltenham Town were the first team to earn promotion to League One this season as they continue their push for the League Two title. Whilst their eyes may be focused on this season for now there is no doubt the boardroom will be well underway with making their plans for life in the third tier. […]

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Cheltenham Town join clubs around the country in the FA’s #stoponlineabuse campaign

Cheltenham Town have joined hundreds of sports clubs across the country in the FA’s new #stoponlineabuse campaign on social media. It comes after there was a universal boycott of all social media platforms over the weekend in an attempt to protest against the frequent racism and abuse directed towards sports men and women. Now, clubs […]

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OPINION: Football needs to do more to protect its players from serious head injuries

Football as we know it has been played in England since 1815 and the fundamentals remain much the same, but the sport has discovered a serious issue with its links to head injuries and they can’t be ignored.  Bobby and Jack Charlton, Martin Peters and Nobby Stiles. Four of England’s 1966 World Cup side who have all died with or are suffering with dementia.   2018 studies show that about two in 100 people aged […]

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Cheltenham Town “want to win” the title – Michael Duff speaks ahead of Carlisle United clash with promotion on the line

Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff insists they “still want to win it” going into their League Two clash with automatic promotion on the line against play off chasers Carlisle United. After beating Colchester United 1-0 on the weekend, The Robins leapfrogged Cambridge United at the top of the table and edged themselves closer to automatic […]

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The European Super League: Ten local Gloucestershire football teams you can support instead of the ‘top six’

With the news that England’s ‘top six’ are all part of the 12 founding teams that have agreed to join a new European Super League, many football fans have been left feeling disenfranchised. In what would be a gigantic change for European football, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham would join AC […]

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Michael Duff discusses “organised” Stevenage and European Super League ahead of Tuesday’s game

Cheltenham Town will travel to Hertfordshire tomorrow night to face 15th placed Stevenage in League Two at the Lamex Stadium. The Robins fell to a 1-0 defeat to Crawley Town last time out which signalled their 11th loss of the season. Embed from Getty Images It saw Cheltenham fall to second place in the league […]

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Cheltenham Town’s Michael Duff speaks out on European Super League

With the announcement of the European Super League, Ex-Burnley player and Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff spoke out against the decision and it’s implications of the English football pyramid: “It’s disgraceful really that people are looking trying to run a separate competition, when 150 years of history has worked so far but I’m only repeating […]

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Cheltenham Town boss Michael Duff praises ‘excellent’ West Brom loanee Josh Griffiths after Salford City win

Cheltenham Town goalkeeper Josh Griffiths kept his 17th clean sheet of the League Two campaign in the Robins’ 2-0 win over Salford City on Saturday. On loan from West Bromwich Albion, Griffiths earned a call-up to England’s under-21s squad last week for their forthcoming 2021 UEFA European U21 Championship matches in Slovenia, having become a […]

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Ben Tozer long throws are “better than a corner”: Every word from Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff’s post-match press conference after an impressive victory against Salford City.

Cheltenham Town secured an impressive result against Salford City after a very professional performance at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.   Two first half goals from Sean Long and Liam Sercombe took the game beyond Salford’s grasp and put the home side in contol.   The robins sat off in the second half and allowed Salford to take the majority of possession, […]