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Cheltenham Town boss Michael Duff tells his players ‘it’s a mentality’ ahead of long trip to Grimsby Town

Cheltenham Town are set to play their second game in four days when they travel to managerless Grimsby Town on Tuesday in their rescheduled League Two fixture. Heavy rainfall stopped the fixture from going ahead in October, but now Michael Duff’s side will face The Mariners on Tuesday who parted with former boss Michael Jolley […]

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Liveblog: Reaction to women’s football weekend, Michael Duff previews Cheltenham’s FA Cup replay and which sports starts would you want in the Jungle

-Record attendances at WSL matches -England beat Kosovo 4-0 in Pristina -Join the conversation #PLSport Which sports stars would you want to go into the jungle? England beat Kosovo 4-0 in Pristina last night, we’ll have reaction from that. It was a fantastic weekend for women’s football, as the Women’s Super League saw record attendances. […]

FOOTBALL

Research shows ex-footballers three and a half more likely to die from Dementia

New research has today uncovered that former footballing professionals are three and a half times more susceptible to dying from the disease dementia than people of the same age in the general population. Glasgow University conducted research over fears linking brain injuries with heading balls, something which former West Bromich Albion striker Jeff Astle has […]

RUGBY

Rugby World Cup 2019: The two Gloucester Rugby players left at this year’s tournament in Japan

Gloucester Rugby will continue to be represented at the semi-final stage at this year’s Rugby World Cup. England’s Willi Heinz and South Africa’s Franco Mostert have played their part in getting their national teams into the critical match-ups of the competition. Both players could yet find themselves battling each other in the final if their […]

FOOTBALL

Two arrests made after racial abuse incident during FA Cup tie between Haringey Borough vs Yeovil Town

Police have charged two men after investigating racial abuse incidents during an FA Cup match between Haringey Borough and Yeovil Town on Saturday. The arrests were made on Monday morning on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault, with a 23 and 26 year-old now in custody at a station in Somerset. A statement has been […]