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Retro: Mansfield Town v Nottingham Forest, July 2002

Championship neighbours Nottingham Forest return to the One Call Stadium this Saturday for their first pre-season friendly there in four years.

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Ian Deakin

Deakin excited to be part of new era in Ilkeston football

Ian Deakin says he’s excited by the challenge of bringing smiles back to the faces of Ilkeston football fans as a new era begins at the New Manor Ground.

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Jade Moore in action for England. Photo by Joe Perch.

Ex-Magpie Jade Moore wants momentum after England romp

England and former Notts County midfielder Jade Moore stressed the importance of building momentum after their emphatic 6-0 victory over Scotland last night.

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BREAKING: Notts County owner Hardy completes acquisition of Ilkeston Town FC

BREAKING: Notts County owner Hardy completes acquisition of Ilkeston Town FC

Notts County chairman and owner Alan Hardy has completed the purchase of Ilkeston Football Club.

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Steve Chettle

BREAKING: Steve Chettle set to become first Ilkeston Town FC boss

Steve Chettle is expected to named as the ever manager of the newly-formed Ilkeston Town FC

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Diego Costa

FOOTBALL RUMOURS: Chelsea holding out for £44m for Diego Costa, Manchester United linked with PSG midfielder Marco Verratti

Today’s rumour mill has some of the 2017 usual suspects linked with moves.

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RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid hotshot set for Premier League move, England ace lays out wage demands, Barca to keep Brazilian star

RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid hotshot set for Premier League move, England ace lays out wage demands, Barca to keep Brazilian star

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

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Clock ticking as wait for NMG tenants goes on

Clock ticking as wait for NMG tenants goes on

The wait continues for official confirmation as to who will play football at the New Manor Ground - despite league fixtures for its likely tenants having been announced.

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Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, who could be on his way to Chelsea, according to today's football rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea have ‘strong and serious interest’ in Sergio Aguero

Striker Sergio Aguero, one of the best players ever to grace the Premier League, could be on the brink of a sensational move from Manchester City to champions Chelsea.

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Britt Assombalonga pictured against Derby

NOTTINGHAM FOREST BLOG: ‘Boro splashing the cash on Assombalonga shows FFP not fit for purpose’

It wouldn’t be the summer transfer window for Nottingham Forest if they weren’t waving goodbye to one of their influential performers - and this summer it comes in the shape of talismanic striker Britt Assombalonga.

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Barcelona are said to be considering a move for Tottenham and England ace Dele Alli, according to the football rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Barcelona considering move for Dele Alli, while Spurs eye Barkley

England and Tottenham ace Dele Alli is the subject of a possible transfer bid by Spanish giants Barcelona, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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RUMOUR MILL: Premier League giants battle it out for £65m-rated Dortmund star

RUMOUR MILL: Premier League giants battle it out for £65m-rated Dortmund star

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

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Kyle Walker

RUMOUR MILL: Man City to step up chase for Kyle Walker, Arsenal to sign Lemar?

The future of Tottenham defender Kyle Walker remains a hot topic in the football gossip columns today.

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The New Manor Ground

Hardy remains confident as battle for NMG hots up

Notts County chairman Alan Hardy believes he is the frontrunner in the race to start a new football team in Ilkeston.

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RUMOUR MILL: Eric Dier wants to leave Tottenham for Manchester United

RUMOUR MILL: Eric Dier wants to leave Tottenham for Manchester United

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

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RUMOUR MILL: Costa’s Chelsea career over as Conte rules out U-turn

RUMOUR MILL: Costa’s Chelsea career over as Conte rules out U-turn

Chelsea are prioritising the signing of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 24, as it looks increasingly unlikely Spain forward Diego Costa, 28, will stay with the Premier League champions.

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Wembley dreams begin as cup draws are made

Local clubs about to set out on the Wembley trail will now know their first opponents as draws were made for the Emirates FA Cup, Buildbase FA Trophy and Buildbase FA Vase opening rounds this week.

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RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United trump Chelsea again after agreeing £35m fee for Bakayoko

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United trump Chelsea again after agreeing £35m fee for Bakayoko

Manchester United aim to beat Chelsea to another of their top summer transfer targets after agreeing a £35m fee for Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko. (Daily Star).

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RUMOUR MILL: Antonio Conte’s future in doubt after Chelsea’s transfer failings

RUMOUR MILL: Antonio Conte’s future in doubt after Chelsea’s transfer failings

Title-winning boss Antonio Conte could be set to leave the champions because of his transfer policy.

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Events will mark 25 years of football at the NMG

Events will mark 25 years of football at the NMG

The Ilkeston Football Club Supporters Group are staging special events this Saturday to coincide with the 25th anniversary of Ilkeston’s New Manor Ground.

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