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PPG or play-offs: Where Cheltenham Town and Forest Green could finish amid reports of League Two abandonment

League Two had been widely reported to have accepted defeat to the COVID-19 outbreak, with a voided season all but assumed before a U-turn earlier this week. It has been confirmed that League One and League Two clubs are now united in completing the season, with hundreds of games left to play across both divisions. […]

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REVEALED: How Premier League footballers are coping with self-isolation

A number of football clubs have taken precautionary measures to reduce the risk of further spreading COVID-19. UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced social gatherings and contact must be drastically reduced amid scares Coronavirus could send the country into lockdown. Arsenal The club has been in lockdown since Thursday night, when their head coach, Mikel […]

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Top 5: Footballer’s social media gaffes as Joleon Lescott reveals how he tweeted from his pocket

Former Aston Villa captain Joleon Lescott lifts the lid on his bizarre ‘pocket tweet’ from 2016. Lescott and Villa received a 6-0 drubbing at Villa Park against Liverpool, one of 27 losses his Villa side would accumulate in their relegation campaign of 2015-2016. FOLLOW OUR LIVE BLOG “We’d just lost to Liverpool, I was driving […]

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Forest Green boss Mark Cooper bemoans scoring form: ‘We have to be able to put the ball in the back of the net’

Embed from Getty Images Mark Cooper remains content with Forest Green’s performances despite Rovers’ winless run of seven games. Forest Green are without a home win this calendar year and with only five wins at the New Lawn this season, Mark Cooper insists his side aren’t getting the rub of the green. Cooper said: “We […]

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Ranking Aston Villa’s best players of African descent – from Benteke to Gestede

Aston Villa have solved their striker crisis by signing KRC Genk striker Mbwana Samatta for £10m. The Tanzania captain will be Villa’s 22nd player to represent the club from African birth and the third Villa have signed this season, after Marvelous Nakamba and Trezeguet joined in the summer. Villa spent over £130 million in the summer but have […]

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Cheltenham born West Brom starlet Jamie Soule ready for first team call-up: ‘I always believe in my ability and that I can be called on at any time’

West Brom youngster Jamie Soule looks towards a bright future having made an impressive, goal scoring start to the Premier League 2 campaign. Embed from Getty Images Soule has continued to make waves in youth football after bursting on to the scene as a fresh-faced 15 year old. He started on the bench in West […]