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Blackpool enter receivership ahead of sale but risk 12-point deduction

• EFL undecided about whether to impose points penalty• Millions still owed by the Oystons to Valeri BelokonBlackpool have been put into receivership so that they can be sold and the proceeds used to pay off some of the £22m owed by their owners, the O…

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Paul Scholes gets off to a flier at Oldham with 4-1 win over Yeovil

• West Brom salvage 2-2 home draw with Nottingham Forest• Bristol City leave it late to see off QPR at Ashton GatePaul Scholes enjoyed a winning start to his managerial career as his Oldham side ran out 4-1 winners in the League Two match against Yeovi…

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Sunderland ’Til I Die, and the plight of the merely-very-good football player | Andrew Anthony

The Netflix series is fascinating for many reasons, but primarily for the insight it gives into the plight of players who have fallen just below the standards of the game’s eliteAmong the many joys of the eight-part Netflix series Sunderland ’Til I Die…

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Football League: Birmingham hold on in seven-goal thriller at QPR

Che Adams scores hat-trick as QPR miss injury-time penaltyLuton win fifth game in five; Macclesfield rescue late pointChe Adams scored a first-half hat-trick as Birmingham ended their 13-year wait for a win at QPR in thrilling fashion, taking a 4-0 lea…

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Football League: Pulis celebrates West Brom victory, Bruce gets maiden win

Vokes misses debut penalty, Brentford crush BlackburnCollins keeps Luton on course, Akinde miss denies LincolnSubstitute Britt Assombalonga’s double gave Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis a dramatic victory over former club West Brom. Boro took an early…

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Chelsea v Huddersfield, Everton v Wolves and more football – live!

Goal updates from the afternoon kick-offs in the UK and beyondLive scores: all the goals from Saturday’s matches around EuropeEmail Barry or tweet @bglendenning 2.13pm GMT Premier League: They’ve been knocking on the door for some time and Spurs have f…

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Football League: Leeds go three points clear at top after comeback win

Championship leaders come from behind to beat RotherhamLuton see off Southend, Macclesfield suffer heartbreakLeeds moved three points clear at the top thanks to a 2-1 win at Rotherham. In a game lacking a cutting edge, Semi Ajayi took matters into his …

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Behind the scenes at Accrington: ‘What people see as a dump has charm to us’

We spend a day with the key people at a revitalised Accrington Stanley before the FA Cup tie against Derby CountyA smell of toast fills the directors’ lounge at Accrington Stanley, where two large boxes of Daz and seven bottles of Bold sit in one corne…

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Football quiz: international players who dropped down the leagues

Ashley Cole has joined his old mate Frank Lampard at Derby. Do you remember which teams these players represented?Which member of the England squad at the World Cup last year now plays in the Championship?Nick PopeJack ButlandJordan PickfordJake Liverm…

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Football League: Derby hang on to beat Reading as Portsmouth lose again

Lambert generosity goes unrewarded, Abraham on the markLuton crush Peterborough, debut double for SmithDerby clung to the sixth-placed play-off position with a 2-1 defeat of strugglers Reading. Duane Holmes scored his first senior goal before Harry Wil…

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Football League: Sheffield United go second but Portsmouth slip up

Reading give Gomes first win against nine-man ForestBury mount epic late comeback to beat MK DonsAfter Leeds – spying row and all – extended their lead on Friday night, a late equaliser from Norwich’s Jordan Rhodes in a 1-1 draw at West Brom meant it w…

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Stoke set to appoint Luton’s Nathan Jones as new manager

• Welshman will succeed Gary Rowett after compensation agreed• Jones has guided Luton to second in League One.Stoke City are set to appoint Nathan Jones as their new manager after agreeing a compensation package with Luton Town. The 45-year-old will ta…

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Ten Football League teenagers to watch in 2019 | Ben Fisher

From Leeds United’s Jack Clarke to Middlesbrough’s Marcus Tavernier, these 10 talented teenagers are quickly becoming fixtures in the future of footballAfter several game-changing cameos off the bench, the York-born forward was finally handed his full …

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Ten Football League teenagers to watch in 2019 | Ben Fisher

From Leeds United’s Jack Clarke to Middlesbrough’s Marcus Tavernier, these 10 talented teenagers are quickly becoming fixtures in the future of footballAfter several game-changing cameos off the bench, the York-born forward was finally handed his full …

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Football League: Sharp shoots into history books as Norwich are held

Championship top three fail to win, Hull hammer BoltonSunderland triumph in front of almost 8,000 away fansBilly Sharp made history as Sheffield United climbed up to third, courtesy of a 3-0 win at Wigan, as each of those above them faltered. The club …

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Football League: Leeds sink to shock defeat as Portsmouth win thriller

The top three hit the rocks in the ChampionshipLincoln sail clear at the top of League TwoNone of the top three were able to record a win on a rollercaoster afternoon in the second tier. Leeds could not repeat their Boxing Day heroics during the visit …

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Football League: Norwich draw after stunning comeback, Portsmouth lose

A 98th-minute leveller shook Carrow Road, while bums squeak at the foot of League One and Sol Campbell secures a vital winWith leaders Leeds making a dramatic comeback against Blackburn, second-placed Norwich produced an equally riveting display by bat…

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Liverpool’s Herbie Kane: ‘In the back garden I used to pretend to be Gerrard’ | Ben Fisher

The 20-year-old midfielder has been a revelation on loan at Doncaster and has plans to impress Jürgen Klopp when he returns to Liverpool in the summerGrowing up, Herbie Kane’s hero was Steven Gerrard, so playing under him for Liverpool Under-19s last s…

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Football League: West Brom’s Gayle does the trick and Portsmouth pull away

West Brom stay hot on the heels of Leeds and NorwichLeague One leaders Pompey beat promotions rivals SunderlandDwight Gayle scored a hat-trick in a rampant 4-0 win at Rotherham which extended West Brom’s unbeaten run to seven games and ensured they rem…

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Manchester City v Crystal Palace, Chelsea v Leicester and more – live!

Goal updates from the games in the Premier League and beyondLive scores: all the goals from around the UK and EuropeEmail Gregg here. Tweet @GreggBakowski 1.43pm GMT Let’s get quizzical! While we wait for the team news, why not give this David Squires …