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Holland: ‘We must cope with physical side of football’

Paul Holland was left a frustrated man after Ilkeston FC were comfortably beaten 3-0 at home by Grantham Town on Saturday.

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MATCH REPORT: Ilkeston FC 0 Grantham Town 3

MATCH REPORT: Ilkeston FC 0 Grantham Town 3

Grantham won’t have too many more straightforward afternoons than this one on the road.

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HENNESSY HEROES -- Native River, ridden by Richard Johnson and trained by Colin Tizzard, lands the 60th running of the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.

Twelve horses to have caught the eye so far this Jumps season

With his rotund frame, his West Country burr and his farming roots, Colin Tizzard is not the most obvious sporting hero, even though he played cricket at school with Ian Botham.

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Bryson hoping on Rams recall after U23 outing

Bryson hoping on Rams recall after U23 outing

Derby County U23s’ assistant manager Pat Lyons has said that Craig Bryson has done enough to be in first team contention for Steve McClaren’s senior side.

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Barrie Pierpoint.

OPINION: Is Pierpoint the man to take the helm at Forest?

With the impending ownership changes close to completion at Nottingham Forest, a familiar name has set his sights on the CEO position at the club.

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Action from Ilkeston v Whitby. Photo by Craig Lamont.

Duffers’ Diaries: Strength of Ilkeston fans’ feelings can’t be ignored

The piece I wrote last week detailing my belief that a big change is needed at Ilkeston FC with regard to their youth ethos generated plenty of interest.

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Luke Foster

Foster leaves Ilkeston FC for Coalville Town

Ilkeston FC and player-coach Luke Foster have parted company by mutual consent.

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Forest fans prepare for the trip down the A52 for the big local derby at the iPro Stadium.

First showdown of the season looming between old rivals

Bitter rivals Derby County and Nottingham Forest clash for the first time this season at the iPro Stadium on Sunday, 11th December as Steve McClaren looks to continue his excellent record since returning as Rams’ manager.

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Holland pleased with youngsters after Robins hold leaders

Holland pleased with youngsters after Robins hold leaders

Paul Holland was happy with how his young Ilkeston FC side coped with the challenge of facing league leaders Whitby Town on Saturday after the Seasiders were held to a 0-0 draw.

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OPINION: Lansbury proving his worth to Forest

OPINION: Lansbury proving his worth to Forest

I have lost count of the number of times I have been forced to bite my tongue at Nottingham Forest games over the past couple of years, regarding the performances of Henri Lansbury in the Reds’ midfield.

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Robins hold table-topping Whitby

Robins hold table-topping Whitby

Ilkeston frustrated league leaders Whitby Town on Saturday as they took a well-earned point from a 0-0 draw at the New Manor Ground.

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Malachi Lavelle-Moore is pictured on the ball against Workington last weekend. Photo by Craig Lamont.

Holland hoping home run will generate momentum

Paul Holland says hard work will be key to Ilkeston FC keeping their head above water in upcoming weeks as they continue a series of home matches at the New Manor Ground.

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Time for a change at the New Manor Ground?

DUFFERS’ DIARIES: Time for the ethos to change at Ilkeston FC

Ever since it began, I’ve been a keen advocate of Ilkeston FC’s ‘going young’ policy, particularly in its early years as Kevin Wilson’s team, scattered with promising young talent, came so close to earning promotion to what is now the National League North.

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HENNESSY HERO? -- champion jockey Richard Johnson, who attempts to win the Hennessy Gold Cup for the first time on Saturday aboard the pre-race favourite, Native River.

Hunting for the winner of the Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury

One of the most alluring appeals of racing is the affinity racegoers and punters can build with their favourite horses.

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Ilkeston FC’s match at Stourbridge is postponed

Ilkeston FC’s match at Stourbridge is postponed

Ilkeston FC’s planned visit to Stourbridge on Monday night has been postponed.

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Trent College rugby team moves a step nearer to national final

Trent College rugby team moves a step nearer to national final

Long Eaton’s Trent College is just one game away from the knock-out stages of the country’s most prestigious schools’ rugby competition after sealing two big wins in a week.

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Paul Holland

Holland praises effort after Robins lose out

Paul Holland praised the effort of his young Ilkeston side after defeat to Workington on Saturday but acknowledged they were firmly second best in the 2-0 loss.

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Malachi Lavelle-Moore in action for Ilkeston against Workington.

REPORT: Ilkeston FC 0-2 Workington

Workington won’t have had many easier afternoons than this one as alarm bells began ringing loud once again at the New Manor Ground.

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POIGNANT POPPIES -- Remembrance Sunday turned into a sombre occasion for racegoers at Cheltenham's Open meeting.

Sprinter Sacre and Simonsig add poignancy to racing’s Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday carried extra poignancy for the racing community and, in particular, for trainer Nicky Henderson at Cheltenham’s Open meeting.

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Amber Valley gymnasts who competed in a Derbyshire county competition.

Regional and county success for academy

Pre-squad gymnasts at Amber Valley Gymnastics Academy had a successful time at a Derbyshire county competition.

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