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ROVERS AT WEMBLEY: 10 YEARS ON

ROVERS AT WEMBLEY: 10 YEARS ON

By Alex Gibbings May 25 2008. A day that will live long in the memory for all connected with Doncaster Rovers. Almost 10 years ago, Rovers defied the odds and defeated the famous Leeds United at the new Wembley Stadium, sealing promotion to the second tier of English football for the first time in 50 years. Just 20 days earlier, […]

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ROVERS LAYING FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

ROVERS LAYING FOUNDATIONS FOR SUCCESS

By Alex Gibbings Doncaster Rovers are putting the foundations in place as they look to develop their young players into first team regulars. Rovers re-entered a side into the Central League North this season, following a season-long absence following their first team’s relegation to League Two in 2016. However, following promotion back to League One at the first attempt last […]

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Swansea City welcome Notts County with the visitors in top form

Swansea City welcome Notts County with the visitors in top form

By Alex Thurston Swansea City host League Two fliers Notts County in this FA Cup fourth round replay at the Liberty Stadium, where The Magpies will be looking to create a huge upset by knocking out their Premier League opponents from the competition. The sides ended on a 1-1 draw last month at Meadow Lane, giving Kevin Nolan’s squad a […]

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Huddersfield need to turn things around quickly to progress in FA Cup

Huddersfield need to turn things around quickly to progress in FA Cup

By James Smith Championship side Birmingham City host David Wagner’s Huddersfield Town side in an FA Cup fourth round replay after a 1-1 draw at the John Smith’s stadium last month. The Blues are on an upturn in form, with only one loss in 2018 which was a 3-0 loss to Gary Rowett’s promotion-chasing Derby County side. Premier League Huddersfield […]

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Swindon travel to Accrington with both in race for promotion

Swindon travel to Accrington with both in race for promotion

By Billy Stephenson Fifth-placed Accrington Stanley will play host to fellow promotion-chasing Swindon Town tonight which could see Stanley go up to second in League Two. Last time out, John Coleman’s men were involved in a fantastic game as they came from two goals down to win 3-2 at home to Stevenage. Two goals from Sean McConville and one from […]

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Former Arsenal youngster optimistic for Bromley’s cup hopes

Former Arsenal youngster optimistic for Bromley’s cup hopes

By Charlie Russell National League side Bromley play host to EVO-STIK Premier Division’s Workington AFC this evening in an FA Trophy 3rd Round Replay, following the pair’s 1-1 draw last Saturday. The winner of tonight’s tie will face the winner of Spennymoor Town vs East Thurrock United on February 24 at home. Bromley’s league performances have been strong with four […]

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Rochdale are underdogs but still confident ahead of FA Cup clash

Rochdale are underdogs but still confident ahead of FA Cup clash

By Alex Gibbings Rochdale host Millwall in an FA Cup Fourth Round replay on Tuesday night, with a home tie against either Newport County or Tottenham Hotspur up for grabs. League One side Dale come into the replay after a 1-0 win away at Northampton Town at the weekend. Likewise, Championship outfit Millwall also tasted victory on the road on […]

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Could 2018 be the turning point for Maltese football?

Alfred Teuma (extreme left standing) and Robert Teuma (extreme right standing) with Santa Lucia Falcons, a team who will feature in the NAFL.
Picture: supplied

By Charlie Russell Santa Lucia Falcons founder Robert Teuma has exclusively revealed to Yorkshire Voice that he is creating a new amateur football league in Malta. The Legea National Amateur Football League (NAFL) already has two teams already signed up for the 2018/19 season.   Malta currently have five amateur leagues: The Swan League, MAFA, IASC, FAL and the Masters […]

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Curtis Woodhouse wants bout with former Commonwealth champ John Wayne Hibbert

Curtis Woodhouse in action against Lewis Van Poetsch at the Doncaster Dome.
Picture: Twitter (@announcerphil)

By Dominic Medcalf The former Sheffield United and Birmingham City midfielder Curtis Woodhouse is enjoying a return to pro boxing after ballooning to 16 stone and desperately needing to get back into shape. His first comeback fight after three years out of the ring was against Arvydas Trizno, recently beating the Lithuanian on points, winning all but two rounds. This […]

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Redcar Athletic ready for promotion push after giant-killing act in cup

Redcar Athletic FC centre back Jordan Kirk at the ground.
Picture: Tom Reyer

By Tom Reyer Christmas came early for North Yorkshire side Redcar Athletic when they pulled off their biggest victory in the short history of the club. They recently defeated Whitby Town, from the EVO-STIK Premier Division, in the North Riding Senior Cup. Whitby are the current holders of the trophy and entered the tie as huge favourites. Redcar are several […]

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