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Live Blog 29th of November – Rangnick announced as new Manchester United manager, Gloucester Rugby boss George Skivington gives an update on his squad

Welcome to today’s live blog. There’s a lot of action throughout the day, from the weekend’s football and rugby games to all the latest sports news in Gloucestershire and all around the world! Ralf Rangnick has been announced as new Manchester United manager, New Zealand rescue a draw vs India, Gloucester Rugby press, the world […]

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Alfie May invigorated and has drawn praise after move to ‘number 10’ role for Cheltenham Town in League One

Robins forward Alfie May has impressed in League One after adapting his role to play as an attacking midfielder. Cheltenham Town boss Michael Duff and Gloucestershire Live reporter Jon Palmer have both heaped plaudits on the natural striker for his attitude and star performances from the midfield this season. “He’s had a great run of […]

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“He’s grown and matured massively as a person and a player”: Michael Duff praised new playmaker as he previewed Cheltenham Town’s FA Cup replay against Gillingham

Michael Duff was full of plaudits for Alfie May during Monday’s press conference, and appreciated the way in which the striker has adapted his game to play the ‘number 10’ role for the Robins. An injury crisis that has seen attacking midfielders Callum Wright and Taylor Perry, loanees from Leicester City and Wolves respectively, side-lined […]

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Cheltenham Town’s Matty Blair on the ‘uncontrollable’ emotion of scoring a 91st minute equaliser against Sheffield Wednesday, his late brother’s favourite team

Matty Blair has opened up about his impassioned celebration after scoring a 91st minute equalising goal against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. The Owls were the team his late brother, Ross Blair, supported before his tragic death in 2017. “It was uncontrollable,” said Blair. “The excitement of scoring, the making up for the own goal and […]

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Michael Duff on Tuesday’s League One clash against Portsmouth: “We want to be competing against these big clubs.”

Robins manager, Michael Duff, has claimed that he relishes the chance to play against big clubs like Portsmouth and that his players will be well up to the challenge. “I used to love playing there as a player, and I’m sure the lads will too” he said. “(Fratton Park) is a really good place to […]

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Cheltenham Town’s ‘Kids for a Quid’ scheme in League One and Papa John’s Trophy praised for encouraging youngsters to watch their local team

The ‘Kids for a Quid’ initiative was introduced by Cheltenham Town as a four-game offer that saw tickets for under 18s slashed to just £1 each. A total of 1656 kids took advantage of the deal, many of whom were visiting the Jonny-Rocks Stadium for the first time. “This is his first time going actually!” […]

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“We’ve had a good start, but we have to do things differently to others”: Michael Duff speaks ahead of Cheltenham Town’s mid-week clash with Morecambe

After earning a 1-0 win over Accrington Stanley on Saturday that bumped Cheltenham Town up to 14th place in the League One table, the Robins now prepare to face fellow third division new boys Morecambe tomorrow night. Manager Michael Duff began his press conference by addressing the potential for his side to win consecutive home […]

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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 […]