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OPINION: The PFA’s new dementia project is a good start to fighting brain disease in football, but the EFL, FA and Premier League must do more

The PFA has announced that a new department has been formed to tackle the life-destroying neurodegenerative diseases ex-footballers are experiencing, but they are still in desperate need of support from their stakeholders. Whilst the Premier League, EFL and FA all sit on their hands, footballers are dying. Dawn Astle, daughter of legendary West Brom striker […]

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FA CUP: Rundown of weekend’s action as City take on Liverpool and Chelsea face Palace in all-London semi final

The FA Cup semi finals await as this weekend’s Quarter final ties were wrapped up with last year’s finalists Chelsea progressing to face South London rivals Crystal palace, whilst the Premier League’s top two Manchester City and Liverpool will lock horns in the other semi final. Chelsea beat an out-of-form Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium […]

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Live Blog: University of Gloucestershire Varsity coverage, Forest Green Rovers versus Mansfield Town preview and The Hundred Draft taking place later

Good afternoon, and welcome to today’s ParkLifeSport live blog. Attentions turn to today’s action at Oxstalls Arena with University of Gloucestershire hoping to increase their 5-4 lead over University of Worcester in this year’s Varsity competition. Today we’ll see UOG’s Women’s Hockey, Tennis, Women’s Futsal and Trampolining sides take on Worcester in a bumper day […]

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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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“It’s going to be a great occasion” – Forest Green Rovers manager Rob Edwards on Sunday’s trip to St Albans City in the FA Cup.

After a 1-1 draw away at Bradford City on Saturday in League Two, Forest Green Rovers travel to Vanarama National League South outfit St Albans City on Sunday for the FA Cup first round. Rovers played in front of 14,873 supporters at Valley Parade – the biggest crowd ever for a Forest Green game in […]

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FA Cup: Football fans finally return for semi-final in test event at Wembley

Around 4,000 fans watched on as Leicester City secured a place in the FA Cup final following a 1-0 victory over Southampton.  After recent easing of the UK Government’s lockdown measures, new research is being carried out which will allow fans to return to sporting events across the country. Embed from Getty Images Sunday’s Fa […]

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From Forgotten Entry Forms to University Teams: The Emirates FA Cup’s strangest facts

Who doesn’t love the oldest competition in world football? Well, it’s finally back and the third round draw commences this evening on BBC One at 7:10pm. We’ve reached the stage where the Premier League and Championship clubs enter the competition and they could potentially face non-league sides such as Marine, Chorley and Canvey Island. The […]