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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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OPINION: What playing at the Cardiff City Stadium did for Newport County

Even in a season where unexpectedness became the new normal, nobody could have predicted Michael Flynn commanding Newport County AFC from the sideline at Cardiff City Stadium. The pitch at Rodney Parade takes a battering throughout the season with three teams playing at the ground, including Dragons Rugby, Newport R.F.C. and, of course, Newport County. […]

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OPINION: Is English football’s social media boycott going to have an impact on kicking out racism?

Teams across the English football pyramid will boycott social media, starting this Friday at 3pm until 11.59pm on Monday 3 May. The boycott is in response to the consistent online racist abuse that players are suffering, with Kyle Walker the latest victim following Manchester City’s Carabao Cup victory yesterday afternoon. Teams from the Premier League, […]

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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 […]