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Football League: Bristol City hold off late Fulham rally, Boro scrape win

Bristol City level with Fulham after win at Craven CottageIpswich held by Coventry, Southend lose againAfter Leeds went top with a win over Huddersfield in the day’s early game, Bristol City took themselves level on points with third-placed Fulham in a…

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Sol Campbell owed £182,000 by Macclesfield and backs winding-up petition

• Former Macclesfield manager supports application, judge told• League Two club’s case to be reconsidered on 18 DecemberThe former Macclesfield manager Sol Campbell wants the club to be wound up because debts have not been paid, a judge has heard.Judge…

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From chaos to contenders: how Fulham have bounced back

A new-look squad has fared well in the Championship under Scott Parker and the reintegrated Aboubakar Kamara has shoneTwelve months is a long time in football. This time last season Fulham were sinking without trace, bottom of the Premier League after …

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From chaos to contenders: how Fulham have bounced back

A new-look squad has fared well in the Championship under Scott Parker and the reintegrated Aboubakar Kamara has shoneTwelve months is a long time in football. This time last season Fulham were sinking without trace, bottom of the Premier League after …

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When football fans did not see a single match on TV over Christmas

British broadcasters are showing 41 Premier League games this month. In December 1985, there was no football on TV at allBy Steven Pye for That 1980s Sports BlogOverindulgence is often a problem over the festive period and this is not just limited to f…

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Football League and FA Cup: Josh Dasilva treble caps Brentford’s 7-0 romp

Bees hammer Luton and Bristol City hit fiveLast-minute Cup heartache for Altrincham at PortsmouthOn a free-scoring day on which the top club Leeds set the tone with their 4-0 shellacking of Middlesbrough, Brentford and Bristol City also treated their f…

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Liverpool v Brighton, Chelsea v West Ham and more – live!

Updates from the 3pm kick-offs in the Premier League and beyondLive scores: all the goals from around the UK and EuropeEmail Will here and tweet at @Will_Unwin 2.40pm GMT J.R. rightly fires in a correction: “I’m sure I will just be one of 1,057 others …

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The fanatical world of football pin badges

With matchday programmes seemingly in decline, perhaps pin badges will fulfil the collector’s need for a memento By Seb White for MUNDIALThere’s a Russian guy called Vladimir who flies to London every year to watch his beloved Chelsea at the Bridge. Af…

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Striking gold: Peterborough’s latest wave of forwards has scouts flocking

Club with knack for spotting talent have England’s most prolific strikeforce in Ivan Toney, Mohamed Eisa and Marcus Maddison“We’ve probably got the greatest scout in the country in our chairman, Darragh MacAnthony,” says Barry Fry, the Peterborough Uni…

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Football League: West Brom and Leeds keep up pace at top with late winners

Charlie Austin hits late penalty for Championship leadersWycombe march ahead in League One after last-gasp winnerBoth West Brom and Leeds hit last-ditch winners as Preston dropped out of the automatic promotion spots on an afternoon of late drama. Cont…

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Football League: West Brom and Leeds keep up pace at top with late winners

Charlie Austin hits late penalty for Championship leadersWycombe march ahead in League One after last-gasp winnerBoth West Brom and Leeds hit last-ditch winners as Preston dropped out of the automatic promotion spots on an afternoon of late drama. Cont…

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EFL appeal against ‘lenient’ Bolton punishment for failing to fulfil fixtures

• League One side had five-point deduction suspended• EFL ‘disappointed by conclusions’ of disciplinary commissionThe EFL has appealed against Bolton’s suspended five-point penalty for failing to fulfil two league fixtures, declaring the sanction “too …

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‘Absolutely heartbreaking’: how Macclesfield Town fell into crisis

Late wages, a players’ strike and high-court dates are part of a cycle of bad news at the League Two clubTis almost the season to be jolly, just not at Macclesfield Town. Thirty-five miles south of the shell of Bury FC and a splutter away from the rich…

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Football League: Coventry and Bolton on the rise while Swindon soar

League One: Gnanduillet stars as Blackpool winLeague Two: leaders Forest Green lose to PlymouthWith five games postponed due to international call-ups, Coventry seized their chance to make up some ground on the teams above them. The Sky Blues had to co…

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Sheffield Wednesday charged with misconduct by EFL over Hillsborough sale

• Charge relates to spending rules after stadium sold to owner• Wednesday could face hefty points deduction if found guiltySheffield Wednesday are facing potentially severe sanctions after being charged with misconduct by the English Football League bu…

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Jack Dunnett obituary

Football club chairman who spurred Notts County to gloryJack Dunnett, who has died aged 97, was a solicitor, Labour MP and property developer who will also be remembered as a hugely successful chairman of Notts County FC – and as president of the Footb…

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Jack Dunnett obituary

Football club chairman who spurred Notts County to gloryJack Dunnett, who has died aged 97, was a solicitor, Labour MP and property developer who will also be remembered as a hugely successful chairman of Notts County FC – and as president of the Footb…

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Sunderland chairman defends £9m loan deal and denies being a ‘chancer’

• Stewart Donald says loan from US company FPP is a ‘win-win’• Sunderland will end up in FPP’s hands if owners default on loanThe Sunderland chairman, Stewart Donald, has described his decision to borrow £9m from a group of United States-based investor…

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Sunderland chairman defends £9m loan deal and denies being a ‘chancer’

• Stewart Donald says loan from US company FPP is a ‘win-win’• Sunderland will end up in FPP’s hands if owners default on loanThe Sunderland chairman, Stewart Donald, has described his decision to borrow £9m from a group of United States-based investor…

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From Bellingham to Watkins: 10 young Championship stars shining this season

Birmingham’s youngest scorer and a player likened to Callum Wilson make our selection of second-tier players aged 23 or underBellingham was born in June 2003, when a ponytailed David Beckham joined Real Madrid and Gareth Southgate was in the England de…