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FA Cup: Prof Jonathan Van-Tam on his 50-year love affair with Boston United

"I'm very proud to be a Boston United fan. If I can help put the Pilgrims on the map in any way, I'm always happy to do so. It means a lot to me," says Prof Jonathan Van-Tam. As England's deputy chief medical officer, the professor has become a familiar face to millions on television during his appearances at the Downing Street coronavirus briefings.
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Wayne Rooney's debut for Manchester United - Who were his teammates and where are they now?

The star striker had a dream debut for Manchester United as he scored a hat-trick against Fenerbahce in a Champions League tie... Wayne Rooney joined Manchester United in 2004 from Everton as an 18-year-old upcoming star for an initial transfer fee of £20 million and an additional £7 million in contingency payments which was a record fee for a player under 20 years of age at that point of time.
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Chorley scalp is the one everyone wants in the FA Cup after last season's exploits

The Magpies were the story of the competition in 2020/21 when they performed three giant-killing acts during a remarkable run to the fourth round proper of the competition. Having slain Football League opposition in the shape of Wigan Athletic, Peterborough United and Derby County, Jamie Vermiglio’s men eventually exited the competition courtesy of a narrow 1-0 defeat to Wolves at Victory Park.

U23 PREVIEW | Charlton v Sheffield Wednesday

Charlton's U23s will be hoping to get back to winning ways when they host Sheffield Wednesday at Sparrows Lane on Friday afternoon. Anthony Hayes' young Addicks fell to a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Wigan Athletic on Monday evening, but have an immediate opportunity to bounce back against the Owls.

U18s PDL Cup Group Decided

The Under-18s’ Professional Development League Cup group has been drawn. The Tigers start their cup campaign tomorrow (Saturday 18th September) with a trip to Crewe Alexandra (KO: 12:30pm) before facing Wigan Athletic at Bishop Burton College on Saturday 16th October (KO: 11:30am). John Anderson’s side conclude their group stage fixtures...

Daniel Johnson has written himself into PNE history with 50th goal

When Preston North End paid just £50,000 to sign Daniel Johnson from Aston Villa, few expected him to be quite this good. It’s rare that I mention myself in articles, but this exception is merited. People who have followed me on Twitter for a long time now may remember me...
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Caldwell joining Man City after leaving Newcastle

Former Newcastle United U23 coach Gary Caldwell is moving to Manchester City. Caldwell is set to join Manchester City's academy set-up as a loan coach just three weeks after taking the Newcastle U23s job from Chris Hogg, says ChronicleLive. Caldwell has had stints in management with Chesterfield and Partick Thistle...

Goal concerns, selection issues – Five Portsmouth dilemmas Danny Cowley needs to fix quickly

Portsmouth are currently without a win in their last three League One matches, following three games without a goal in England’s third tier. After their opening six league games, Danny Cowley’s side currently find themselves in 11th place heading into Saturday’s league clash against Cambridge United, the first league tie between the two sides since April 2017.

Simon Jordan admits telling Steve Bruce to leave Newcastle

Steve Bruce is enduring a difficult time at Newcastle. His side are 19th in the Premier League and without a win in their first four games. No club have conceded more goals than the Magpies too, so fans are understandably upset about the direction United are going in. Bruce took...

Gary Caldwell joins Manchester City after Newcastle exit

Just eight days after he left his role as Newcastle United’s interim under-23 lead coach, Gary Caldwell has been appointed player development manager at Manchester City. Caldwell got the job at Newcastle on August 16th, when the club confirmed that he would re-join the Magpies on a temporary basis. The...