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Racing basks in glow of booming attendance figures and soaring enjoyment levels

Horse racing’s lofty status as one of the best and most popular days out in British sport has been confirmed by the latest figures covering attendances and enjoyment levels.

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Andy Reid, pictured playing for Nottingham Forest

Andy Reid: ‘Nottingham Forest are on a downward spiral’

Andy Reid believes the ownership issue at Nottingham Forest needs to be resolved as soon as possible.

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FOOTBALL RUMOURS: United chase Griezmann, Mane for Liverpool, Chelsea tail Traore, Delph Leeds return?

Today’s rumours from the world of football on Wednesday, 18th January 2017

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Forest blogger Steve Corry will be joining the fans' protest against Fawaz Al-Hasawi before Saturday's game against Bristol City.

NOTTINGHAM FOREST BLOG: I’ve had enough of Fawaz; it’s time for protest

A growing wave of anger spread through the city of Nottingham last Friday after the failed takeover of Nottingham Forest Football Club by John Jay Moores.

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Dahnon Ward, a national wheelchair-tennis champion. (PHOTO BY: James Jordan/Tennis Foundation)

Tennis rookie Dahnon lands a national title

A student from Kirk Hallam Community Academy is celebrating after winning a national wheelchair-tennis title only 14 months after taking up the sport.

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The U16 boys' hockey team at Trent College, Long Eaton.

Hockey lightning fails to strike twice for Trent College team

Lightning failed to strike twice when Trent College did battle at the Junior National Indoor Hockey Championships at Whitgift School last weekend.

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Wheelchair-tennis star Abbie Breakwell, who won three titles at the tournament.

Hat-trick of national titles for wheelchair-tennis star Abbie

A 13-year-old student from Long Eaton School has served an ace by winning three titles at a national wheelchair-tennis tournament.

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Kim Barnett pleased with club academy

Kim Barnett pleased with club academy

Kim Barnett says he’s pleased with how the newly-developed Cricket Derbyshire Academy is shaping up under Development Coach Mal Loye.

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OPINION: Derby County are just too predictable

OPINION: Derby County are just too predictable

Derby suffered a second successive defeat at Leeds on Friday night after being completely outclassed in every department by their promotion rivals.

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Football rumours: Pep’s £250m Man City war chest, Costa, Pogba and Payet latest, Messi to Premier League?

Here are the stories making today’s headlines...

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Forest blogger Steve Corry despairs over the "awful mess" at the City Ground.

OPINION: ‘Could Billy Davies really make another return to Nottingham Forest?’

Whenever the manager’s position becomes vacant at the City Ground, one name always crops up for the hot seat under the current owner - Billy Davies.

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ALL the latest football transfers and rumours

TRANSFER RUMOURS: Chinese Super League foreigners cap, Rowett for Forest?, Payet set to go

The tide of players heading for the superbucks of the Chinese Super League could be stemmed after new rules were put in place limiting the number of foreign players in each squad.

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OPINION: ‘Nottingham Forest will live on, Mr Al Hasawi’

OPINION: ‘Nottingham Forest will live on, Mr Al Hasawi’

What a 24 hours for Forest fans, with the proposed takeover of the club falling through and Fawaz Al Hasawi sacking yet another manager.

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Holland: ‘We need experience to bring youngsters on’

Holland: ‘We need experience to bring youngsters on’

Paul Holland said his young Ilkeston side possessed the work-rate but lacked the experience to get something from their trip to Sutton Coldfield Town.

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MATCH REPORT: Sutton Coldfield Town 1 Ilkeston FC 0

MATCH REPORT: Sutton Coldfield Town 1 Ilkeston FC 0

A relegation six-pointer in the West Midlands saw Ilkeston FC beaten once again as their winless run was extended.

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OPINION: Here’s why more people should watch women’s football

With the attraction of the big stars in men’s football playing in the Premier League, women’s football continues to be overshadowed, writes University of Derby football journalism student Molly Jennens.

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Premier League preview: Spurs eye second,Vardy returns and Bilic under pressure

Premier League preview: Spurs eye second,Vardy returns and Bilic under pressure

It’s another busy week of action in the Premier League with Spurs looking to close in on second spot and Champions Leicester City facing potential title winners Chelsea.

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OPINION: Is Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante the best player in the Premier League?

When the question of who takes the title as the best player in the Premier League is discussed, the huge majority of people acknowledge the league’s most technically gifted with the likes of Sergio Aguero, Alexis Sanchez and Eden Hazard all being regarded as the best.

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Graham Taylor

QUIZ: How much do you know about Ex-England boss Graham Taylor’s career?

Ex-England boss Graham Taylor, who was born in Worksop, passed away yesterday at the age of 72.

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Jamie Hewitt scores the equaliser at Old Trafford in the FA Cup semi-final

VIDEO: SPIREITES’ GOLDEN GOALS - Jamie Hewitt clinches thrilling FA Cup semi-final draw

It is something that football fans of all clubs argue about. What is the best, most memorable or favourite goal scored by your heroes?

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