Football rss

Pre-season matches rarely live long in the memory - for players or fans.

COLUMN: What’s the point of pre-season matches?

You may well hear the old cliches such as ‘getting some much-needed match minutes into the players’ legs’

Soccer gossip

Saturday’s soccer transfer gossip

All the rumours, speculation and facts from around the grounds on August 1.

Soccer gossip

Nottingham Forest blog: Retaining key first-team players is a massive boost

The days are rapidly ticking down until Nottingham Forest make the long trip to Brighton and Hove Albion for the Championship curtain-raiser.

Soccer gossip

Football rumours: Manchester United might not get Real Madrid star Ramos, but Barcelona’s Pedro could be new target

Manchester United are filling the football gossip columns in both England and Spain, with one long running saga apparently coming to an end, and a new potential transfer emerging.

Soccer gossip

Ronaldo out of Manchester United reach? Chelsea stay on Stones’ trail, Arsenal up Benzema bid

There is much speculation over the future of Cristiano Ronaldo this morning. Real Madrid have rejected a formal offer of £84 million from Paris St-Germain for the 30-year-old forward, according to several Middle Eastern newspapers. (AS) while Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal still wants extra cutting edge to his squad but thinks his former player would be out of reach (Manchester Evening News).

Ilkeston FC rss

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Ilkeston FC hit four past Peterborough as Gavin Strachan starts with a win video

New Ilkeston FC boss Gavin Strachan got off to the perfect start after a 4-0 friendly win over Peterborough United on Saturday.

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