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Football around Europe: 10 things to look out for this weekend

Ancelotti is changing the culture at Everton, Ibra returns for the Milan derby and Forest can extend Leeds’ slumpEverton face Crystal Palace knowing victory will lift them into seventh and, for 24 hours at least, level on points with Sheffield United. …

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Ian Holloway: ‘Managing Grimsby makes me feel like Mary Poppins’

The 56-year-old is typically enthused with life at the League Two club and has already restored a feelgood factor there“Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious. Come on, that’s what life is about,” says Ian Holloway, halfway through explaining how he feels …

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Ian Holloway: ‘It’s always about the team and the togetherness’

The new Grimsby manager looks back on his decision to become a manager and what drives him to succeed in the jobBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkIf I’ve got a lemon, I’m going to try and make lemonade out of it. That’s how I was brou…

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Ian Holloway: ‘It’s always about the team and the togetherness’

The new Grimsby manager looks back on his decision to become a manager and what drives him to succeed in the jobBy The Coaches’ Voice for the Guardian Sport NetworkIf I’ve got a lemon, I’m going to try and make lemonade out of it. That’s how I was brou…

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‘I feel like a kid in a sweet shop’: Ian Holloway appointed Grimsby manager

Holloway has been out of work since leaving QPR in May 201856-year-old wants to take ‘wonderful old football club forward’Grimsby Town have appointed Ian Holloway as manager as they look to stave off the threat of relegation from League Two. The 56-yea…

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Grimsby Town: Michael Jolley left club after expletive-laden rant at reporters

• Club director: Jolley was due to attend disciplinary hearing• Manager reportedly swore 58 times in four-minute tiradeMichael Jolley’s foul-mouthed tirade towards local journalists played a part in him losing his job as Grimsby Town manager, director …

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Hudson-Odoi scores on return to round off Chelsea’s 7-1 romp against Grimsby

There were eight minutes left when Reece James collected the ball 25 yards from goal, opened up his body and curled a lovely shot into the Grimsby net. The right-back had marked his debut by scoring Chelsea’s fifth goal and all Frank Lampard could do w…

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MK Dons v Liverpool, Manchester United v Rochdale: Carabao Cup – live!

Updates from Wednesday’s Carabao Cup third-round tiesLive scoreboard: the latest from all tonight’s matchesOllie Rathbone: ‘Leaving United was best thing I’ve done’And you can contact Simon by email or Twitte 6.42pm BST Liverpool have announced their t…

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Grimsby head to Stamford Bridge hoping to summon the spirit of ‘83

The Lincolnshire side scored a thrilling league victory over Chelsea 36 years ago and are dreaming of a repeat despite the wildly differing paths the clubs have taken sinceAnyone seeking to devise a fiendishly difficult football quiz could do worse tha…

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Carabao Cup roundup: Norwich are dumped out by League Two Crawley

• Crystal Palace lose to Colchester after penalty shootout• Sheffield United, Brighton, Watford and Southampton winNorwich were dumped out of the Carabao Cup by League Two Crawley as Bez Lubala’s deflected first-half strike was enough to secure a 1-0 w…

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League Two 2019-20 season preview

Scunthorpe and Plymouth should be contenders after their relegation to a division in which Stevenage could be dark horsesThere is a vast pool of exciting 40-something coaches determined to make a splash as managers, some of whom are taking their first …

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FA Cup: 10 talking points from the weekend’s third-round action

Nketiah shows rich promise, Chelsea may rue Fàbregas’s exit, things about to hot up for Solskjær and what next for Carroll? Related: FA Cup third round serves up shocks as Barnet, Oldham and Newport shine Continue reading…

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Jordan Ayew makes Palace advantage count with winner against Grimsby

With less than two minutes on the clock, Michael Jolley looked up at the heavens and shook his head in disbelief. The Grimsby manager had just seen defender Andrew Fox dismissed – with a little help from the video assistant referee – for a poor tackle …

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Michael Jolley set to test methods against ‘role model’ Roy Hodgson | Louise Taylor

Grimsby’s manager says he cannot think of ‘anyone better’ to learn from than his counterpart at Crystal PalaceAt first glance, Michael Jolley and Roy Hodgson might not seem to have much in common but the reality is very different. Admittedly, they are …

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Grimsby manager Michael Jolley: ‘I saw the second tower fall – that stays with you’

Jolley was a corporate bond trader in New York when the World Trade Center was attacked and knew people who died in the 9/11 atrocityFrom Manhattan to the Mariners Michael Jolley’s backstory trumps those of most managers. Six months on from taking char…

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Grimsby manager Michael Jolley: ‘I saw the second tower fall – that stays with you’

Jolley was a corporate bond trader in New York when the World Trade Center was attacked and knew people who died in the 9/11 atrocityFrom Manhattan to the Mariners Michael Jolley’s backstory trumps those of most managers. Six months on from taking char…

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Bra checks? Football fans are used to being treated like criminals | Amanda Jacks

Invasive security measures at Stevenage FC aren’t surprising. Routine restrictions on fans would cause outrage if imposed on others in society

• Amanda Jacks is the caseworker for the Football Supporters’ Federation

The treatment of female Grimsby Town supporters asked to show their bras at Stevenage FC’s turnstiles last weekend to check whether they were underwired or not, appalled male and female football fans across the country. Stevenage FC issued a defensive statement in response, effectively blaming the reputation of the entire away contingent of Grimsby Town fans for how they were searched and treated by their stewards.

Although I’m shocked by “bra gate”, it’s hardly surprising. I’ve been the caseworker for the Football Supporters’ Federation for 10 years now and am all too aware of how poorly football fans can be treated.

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English Football League investigates after fans made to show bras to stewards

EFL launches inquiry after Grimsby Town supporters subjected to ‘invasive’ checks at Stevenage football club

The English Football League is investigating after female football fans were made to show their bras during “grossly invasive” security searches.

At least 10 Grimsby Town supporters had their bras checked by stewards at Stevenage football club on Saturday.

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Grimsby Town fans made to show bras to Stevenage stewards

At least 10 football supporters including a 70-year-old woman had to raise tops for security searches, a fans’ group says

Female football fans were left “shocked and stunned” when they were made to show their bras during security searches at Stevenage football club, a supporters’ group has said.

At least 10 Grimsby Town supporters had their bras checked by stewards before the League Two sides met on Saturday, according to the Mariners Trust.

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League One and League Two: a fan from each club previews the 2017–18 season

If the fans who spoke to us are right, Bradford City, Bristol Rovers, Bury, Charlton and Southend United – and a few other clubs – will be in the play-offs

• Championship: fans preview the season

It would be nice to stay clear of relegation and have a comfortable season with a few big wins to keep us going. I’d like a number of our younger players to establish themselves here rather than being bought by Premier League clubs.

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