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Middlesbrough, Wolves, Bristol City, Shrewsbury Town… Star Names of the Football League, week 8

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The Football League season is well and truly up and running now, with midweek rounds complementing the weekend's action. There was a sole unbeaten run to be defended in the shape of Thomas...

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Football Tat: Chesterfield Would Like To Sell You A ‘150th Anniversary Garden Gnome’ For £16 (Photo)

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We ask you: What better way to celebrate your beloved football club's 150th year of existence than by dropping £16 on a worthless nubbin of purest tat?

Well that's exactly what Chesterfield are asking their devout supporters to do, with the tat in question being this truly crap"150th anniversary garden gnome", on sale now in the club shop.

League One Preview: Part 1

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So who has either been to a League One game, or even heard of the division? Anyone? No? Ok then... League One is England's third division, below the Premier League and Championship, and above League Two. It sends three teams up to the Championship and four teams down to League Two each year.

Police Mistake Women’s Choir For Coach Full Of Rowdy Chesterfield Fans, Give Singing Retirees Escort To Port Vale

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By Chris Wright

On Saturday afternoon, at roughly the same time as two coaches full of Chesterfield supporters were leaving for their away game at Port Vale, two coaches full of retired women left the carpark at their village hall in Staffordshire and set out for their Christmas carol concert at King's Hall in Stoke-on-Trent.

TTU Awards 2011-12: Best Away Trip

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There are compensations that come with a tumble down the divisions. While Championship fans must largely contend with a sequence of out of town meccano sheds, visits to Frankie and Benny's and repeated attempts to negotiate those ubiquitous metal railings that align our national dual carriageways, League 2 in particular can throw up some pleasingly traditional sensations.

English Premier League

Deal agreed for 6ft 2in physically imposing star, player completes Liverpool transfer

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Liverpool keeper Ryan Fulton has joined the League one side Chesterfield on loan for next season.

The highly talented academy star is ready for some first team action at a higher level and will continue his development as a footballer at Chesterfield.

Latest report claims that Chesterfield have signed the player on a season long loan.

Kevin Davies hopes to write new ending against Manchester United in FA Cup

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Eighteen years after making his name in the FA Cup, Kevin Davies is hoping the competition will help him write a different ending to his not-quite fairytale.

Davies was a teenage striker at Chesterfield when they embarked on a remarkable FA Cup run in 1996-97.

The Spireites thought they had gone 3-1 ahead against Middlesbrough in the semi-finals but officials failed to spot Jonathan Howard's shot had crossed the line and, after a 3-3 draw, Chesterfield lost the replay.

Kevin Davies hopes to write new ending against Manchester United in FA Cup

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Eighteen years after making his name in the FA Cup, Kevin Davies is hoping the competition will help him write a different ending to his not-quite fairytale.

Davies was a teenage striker at Chesterfield when they embarked on a remarkable FA Cup run in 1996-97.

The Spireites thought they had gone 3-1 ahead against Middlesbrough in the semi-finals but officials failed to spot Jonathan Howard's shot had crossed the line and, after a 3-3 draw, Chesterfield lost the replay.

Liverpool & Everton Close In On Chesterfield Youngster

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Chesterfield chief executive Chris Turner says the club is willing to listen to offers from Liverpool and Everton for midfield sensation Tendayi Darikwa.
Both Merseyside clubs are reportedly poised to launch a £2million bid for the 21-year-old winger, who scooped the League Two Young Player of the Month award for December.

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TTU Go Predicting: A Club-By-Club League 1 Preview 2015-16

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2014-15 did not go to plan for Barnsley. Freshly relegated from the Championship and adorned with an array of shiny new signings, a promotion push was on the cards. But an unconvincing start cost Danny Wilson his job in February, and it was left to Lee Johnson to salvage things.

TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club League 1 Preview 2014-5

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[W]hen asked by the esteemed editors of this site to compile a preview to the League One season I had to first humbly remind them that my own team, Carlisle United, were cruelly and indignantly relegated to League Two at the end of last year. There followed a degree of brow furrowing consternation before an uttered agreement that 'I'd do'.

TTU Go Predicting: A Club-by-Club League 1 Preview 2014-5

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[W]hen asked by the esteemed editors of this site to compile a preview to the League One season I had to first humbly remind them that my own team, Carlisle United, were cruelly and indignantly relegated to League Two at the end of last year. There followed a degree of brow furrowing consternation before an uttered agreement that 'I'd do'.

TTU Go Predicting: a Club-by-Club League 2 Preview

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[W]e're baaack! Kicking off this year's look ahead to the new season, we focus today on the clubs who'll be competing in League 2 this year and – because everyone likes a prediction – pass judgement on where they might finish. Then, tomorrow and Wednesday, we put the spotlight on League 1 and the Championship respectively before spending the rest of the time leading up to August 3 offering forth some predictions for the campaign which in some way mirror our annual end of season awards posts.

Alliterative Footballers in the Premier League, Championship, League One and League Two

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A list of footballers who have played in the Premier League, Championship, League One or League Two this season with their first name beginning with the same letter as their surname. Please let me know if you are aware of any others.

  • Adebayo Akinfenwa (Northampton Town)
  • Adebayo Azeez (Wycombe Wanderers & Leyton Orient)
  • Ahmed Abdulla (Barnet)
  • Akwasi Asante (Shrewsbury Town)
  • Ali Al Habsi (Wigan Athletic)
  • Almen Abdi (Watford)
  • Andreas Arestidou (Morecambe)
  • Andrey Arshavin (Arsenal)
  • Antolín Alcáraz (Wigan Athletic)
  • Barry Bannan (Aston Villa)
  • Bartosz Bialkowski (Notts County)
  • Billy Bodin (Torquay United)
  • Brian Barry-Murphy (Rochdale)
  • Chris Cohen (Nottingham Forest)
  • Christopher Chantler (Carlisle United)
  • Ciaran Clark (Aston Villa)
  • Clarke Carlisle (York City & Northampton Town)
  • Conor Clifford (Portsmouth & Crawley Town)
  • Courtney Cameron (Rotherham United)
  • Craig Cathcart (Blackpool)
  • Craig Clay (Chesterfield)
  • Craig Conway (Cardiff Dragons)
  • Craig Curran (Rochdale)
  • Cyrus Christie (Coventry Dragons)
  • Damien Delaney (Crystal Palace & Ipswich Town)
  • Danny Drinkwater (Leicester City)
  • Darryl Duffy (Cheltenham Town)
  • David Davis (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
  • David De Gea (Manchester United)
  • David Dunn (Blackburn Rovers)
  • Diego De Girolamo (Sheffield United)
  • Donervon Daniels (Tranmere Rovers)
  • Dorian Dervite (Charlton Athletic)
  • Ethan Ebanks-Landell (Bury)
  • Frank Fielding (Derby County)
  • Gábor Gyepes (Portsmouth)
  • Gaël Givet (Blackburn Rovers)
  • Gary Gardner (Aston Villa)
  • Gianluca Gracco (Dagenham & Redbridge)
  • Gordon Greer (Brighton & Hove Albion)
  • Harry Hooman (Cheltenham Town)
  • Heidar Helguson (Cardiff Dragons)
  • Jake Jervis (Portsmouth, Tranmere Rovers, Carlisle United & Birmingham City)
  • Jake Jones (Walsall)
  • Jamie Jones (Leyton Orient)
  • Jermaine Johnson (Sheffield Wednesday)
  • Joe Jacobson (Shrewsbury Town)
  • Johnnie Jackson (Charlton Athletic)
  • Jussi Jääskeläinen (West Ham United)
  • Kei Kamara (Norwich City)
  • Keith Keane (Preston North End)
  • Leon Legge (Gillingham & Brentford)
  • Leroy Lita (Sheffield Wednesday & Birmingham City)
  • Marcus Marshall (Bury)
  • Mark Molesley (Exeter City & Plymouth Argyle)
  • Marko Marin (Chelsea)
  • Marvin Morgan (Shrewsbury Town)
  • Mathieu Manset (Carlisle United)
  • Matt Mitchel-King (AFC Wimbledon)
  • Matthew McClure (Wycombe Wanderers)
  • Matthew Mills (Bolton Wanderers)
  • Michael Morrison (Charlton Athletic)
  • Modibo Maïga (West Ham United)
  • Nyron Nosworthy (Watford)
  • Olanrewaju Oyebanjo (York City)
  • Osayamen Osawe (Accrington Stanley)
  • Oulwasanmi Odelusi (Bolton Wanderers)
  • Paul Parry (Shrewsbury Town)
  • Pavel Pogrebnyak (Reading)
  • Phil Picken (Bury)
  • Richard Ravenhill (Bradford City)
  • Robbie Rogers (Stevenage)
  • Sam Saunders (Brentford)
  • Sam Slocombe (Scunthorpe United)
  • Sam Sodje (Portsmouth)
  • Scott Shearer (Rotherham United)
  • Sean Scannell (Huddersfield Town)
  • Sean St.

Campeonato Inglês - 4ª Divisão - 2012/2013

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Classificação Geral 1 P J
1º Gillingham 32 13
2º Port Vale 29 13
3º Fleetwood Town 22 13
4º Cheltenham Town 22 13
5º Bradford City 21 13
6º Exeter City 19 13
7º Burton Albion 19 13
8º Rochdale 19 13
9º Rotherham United 18 12
10º Southend United 18 13
11º Morecambe 18 13
12º Torquay United 18 13
13º York City 18 13
14º Chesterfield 18 13
15º Accrington Stanley 17 12
16º Plymouth Argyle 17 13
17º Oxford United 16 13
18º Northampton Town 16 13
19º Dagenham & Redbridge 14 13
20º Bristol Rovers 14 12
21º Wycombe Wanderers 11 12
22º AFC Wimbledon 11 13
23º Aldershot Town 8 13
24º Barnet 6 13


Campeonato Inglês - 4ª Divisão - 2012/2013

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Classificação Geral 1 P J
1º Gillingham 22 9
2º Port Vale 19 9
3º Fleetwood Town 17 9
4º Accrington Stanley 17 9
5º Exeter City 16 9
6º Bradford City 16 9
7º Rochdale 15 9
8º Cheltenham Town 15 9
9º Burton Albion 14 9
10º Rotherham United 14 9
11º Southend United 14 9
12º York City 13 9
13º Northampton Town 13 9
14º Chesterfield 12 9
15º Torquay United 12 9
16º Plymouth Argyle 10 9
17º Oxford United 9 9
18º Morecambe 8 9
19º Aldershot Town 8 9
20º AFC Wimbledon 7 9
21º Dagenham & Redbridge 7 9
22º Bristol Rovers 7 8
23º Wycombe Wanderers 4 8
24º Barnet 2 9


Campeonato Inglês - 4ª Divisão - 2012/2013

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Classificação Geral 1 P J
1º Gillingham 22 8
2º Port Vale 16 8
3º Exeter City 16 8
4º Bradford City 16 8
5º Fleetwood Town 14 8
6º Accrington Stanley 14 8
7º Burton Albion 13 8
8º Southend United 13 8
9º Northampton Town 12 8
10º Rochdale 12 8
11º Cheltenham Town 12 8
12º Rotherham United 11 8
13º Chesterfield 11 8
14º Torquay United 11 8
15º York City 10 8
16º Oxford United 9 8
17º Plymouth Argyle 9 8
18º Morecambe 8 8
19º Aldershot Town 8 8
20º AFC Wimbledon 7 8
21º Wycombe Wanderers 4 7
22º Dagenham & Redbridge 4 8
23º Bristol Rovers 4 7
24º Barnet 2 8


The 200% Pre-Season Previews: League Two

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With time being short before the first games kickoff, this division will be a little briefer than the Championship and League One. As with the other divisions, not all signings have been named, so if you notice someone, or perhaps a club that I've "missed", chances are I haven't actually missed them, just made a decision to omit them.

TTU Awards 2010/2011: Team of the Season

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Spanning our coverage to three divisions would always present problems when deciding upon this season's best team. Just as the WBA, IBF and WBC versions of international boxing competed for eminence in the 1980s, Queen's Park Rangers, Chesterfield and Brighton and Hove Albion possess equal claims to be the top canines thirty or so years on.

TTU Awards 2010/2011: Manager of the Season

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It will come as no surprise that the words ‘simply' and ‘astonishing' were used by several different contributors independently of one another in reference to Paul Lambert's stewardship at Carrow Road. It's a kind of rags to riches story that's been done to death, of course. Indeed, in trying to sum the past two years, which have seen Lambert pick Norwich up by the scruff and build a mentally

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Tryouts announced for new NPSL club, Chesterfield United

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NPSL Tryouts are Coming! Mark your Calendar February 9th The newest club in the NPSL, Chesterfield United, will hold tryouts on Saturday February 9th for all eligible players. This is the first step towards building a team for the upcoming inaugural season in the fourth tier of US Soccer. The squad will be face some quality competition and will be eligible to take part in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.

NPSL Team creates new path for Chesterfield United’s future

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Chesterfield, VA (Thursday November 1st, 2012) - The National Premier Soccer League, or NPSL is a USSF Sanctioned league and considered the 4th Division of professional soccer here in the United States. It is similar to the PDL where youth and college players are able to fill roster spots without affecting a player's amateur status.

Chesterfield United Soccer Club Become Sheffield Wednesday North American Academy Club

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October 5, 2012 - Richmond, VA: Chesterfield United is pleased to announce today that they have become an official partner of Sheffield Wednesday's North American Academy. The partnership with Sheffield Wednesday North American Academy through Global Image Sports will createanother avenue and dimension in the clubs pyramid of player development for talented players at Chesterfield United.

League 1

The Thursday Preview: Bournemouth Vs Chesterfield

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Forgive me for suggesting this, but this bottom of the table match seems a lot less special an occasion than the last time these two met. That game marked the passage into the history books of one of the few remaining `proper' English football grounds, Saltergate, rendering the 2-1 win for the home side frankly irrelevant.

Chesterfield Preview

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It feels a bit like Groundhog day at the moment and it's not because I'm stuck in the Insurance industry from 9 til 5 during the week. It is however because Stevenage have begun this season in a very similar fashion to last year's campaign. A draw at home was followed by a narrow defeat in the Carling Cup first round to Championship opposition.

Chesterfield Preview

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It feels a bit like Groundhog day at the moment and it's not because I'm stuck in the Insurance industry from 9 til 5 during the week. It is however because Stevenage have begun this season in a very similar fashion to last year's campaign. A draw at home in the league has been followed by a narrow defeat in the Carling Cup first round to Championship opposition.

TTU Awards 2010/2011: Player of the Season

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Our votes in this most storied of categories were split evenly and many of the usual characters cropped up. Grant Holt, so hearteningly wonderful in this year of Canary yellow, will be looking back on his days as a definitive journeyman and Singapore leaguer with disbelief and Scott Sinclair's play off heroics confirmed an ability to link wideside flair with end product.

TTU Awards 2010/2011: Best Fans

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By a nose, Scunthorpe United take this year's Best Fans Award. Last season, the gong went to Pride Park for Derby's 29,207 average gate, "a freak of nature" according to my co-editor Lanterne Rouge. The Iron may not have enjoyed the same kind of footfall, but their Keep Scunthorpe Standing Campaign, championed by the Football Supporters' Federation, attracted interest and support from across the

TTU Awards 2010/2011: Bargain Buy of the Season

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Given that this year's awards involved a six man panel nominating across three leagues of twenty four, there was bound to be divergence in opinion but in the Bargain Buy category we also encountered a further dilemma: what, 'in these challenging times', constitutes a good deal? He spent a little time at Brighton during 2009-10 but the gratis signing of Iñigo Calderón, unattached after a long

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The good, the bad and the ugly

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Charles: Scored Boro's first goal in League 1

Chesterfield 1-1 Stevenage | Charles 40, Lester 97
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A late late goal from Jack Lester prevented Boro from taking all 3 points at the b2net Stadium. In what was a scrappy game, Boro were well on course to their first win in League 1 when Darius Charles headed home from a corner 5 minutes before half-time.

The good, the bad and the ugly

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Darius Charles: Grabbed Boro's 1st goal in League 1

Chesterfield 1-1 Stevenage | Charles 40, Lester 97
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A late late goal from Jack Lester prevented Boro from taking all 3 points at the b2net Stadium. In what was a scrappy game, Boro were well on course to their first win in League 1 when Darius Charles headed home from a corner 5 minutes before half-time.

The Rest

Ariyibi seals move to Nottingham Forest

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After nearly three-and-a-half years of success in England's League One, U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team winger Gboly Ariyibi secured a move up the ladder.

Nottingham Forest confirmed that the club has signed Ariyibi from Chesterfield on a three-and-a-half year deal. The midfielder's contract was set to expire in the summer and, with interest from bigger clubs extending back to the summer, a move was sealed in the waning hours of deadline day.

Vuckic Makes Winning Debut For Wigan – Takes To Twitter

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Haris Vuckic started the game for Wigan today at Chesterfield, and he played for the first hour, before being replaced by Hiwula-Mayifuila after 60 minutes. At the time the score was 0-0 but then Chesterfield scored two goals in the 62nd and 68th minutes, before Wigan came storming back with three goals in the last [.

Video Jermaine Beckford goal vs Chesterfield 2015 Second Leg Playoff Preston 50 yard

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Video Jermaine Beckford goal vs Chesterfield 2015 Second Leg Playoff Preston 50 yard is a post from Soccer Blogger. Follow Soccer Blogger on Twitter This cracking Jermaine Beckford goal vs Chesterfield (VIDEO BELOW) sent Preston into the League One playoff final as they beat the Spireites 4-0 on aggregate in their semi.

Manchester United boss David Moyes scouts Tendayi Darikwa at Fleetwood vs Chesterfield

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Manchester United fans hoping for an overdue marquee signing in January might not be overly enthused by manager David Moyes' latest scouting mission. The Scot watched the League Two clash between Fleetwood and Chesterfield yesterday. Moyes was among the crowd at the Cod Army's 5,327-capacity Highbury ground to see a 1-1 draw.

Chesterfield United FC partner with Dynamic Sports

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Chesterfield United (Midlothian, VA) has announced that the club has partnered with Dynamic Sports. The partnership will introduce physiological development to Chesterfield United's Player Development Curriculum for the U9-U12 ASL Academy and Premier players. Starting in the fall each CUFC travel player will receive their very own life skills work book to help improve skills such as goal setting, determination, focus, effort, and self control which will require reading, discussions, and activities at home.

Fortunes Collide for Plymouth Argyle and John Sheridan

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[I]t's a well worn cliché that the period over Christmas and New Year is a crucial one for professional football clubs inEngland. With 5 games played in the space of just two weeks, it can define a season. Sadly for Plymouth Argyle supporters, 2012-13's festive fortnight was abysmal. Having picked up just 2 points from the 15 available, the Pilgrims now find themselves in the League Two relegation places.

Ex-Arsenal and Fulham Winger Luis Boa Morte Joins League Two Chesterfield In Surprise Short-Term Deal

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By Alan Duffy

Never quite living up to his initial, fleet-footed promise, Portuguese wideboy Luis Boa Morte still managed to carve out a decent career at the top level, enjoying spells with Arsenal (where he won a Premier League winner's medal), Southampton, Fulham and West Ham along with a few of them foreign diving cheating teams abroad and that.

Robbie Keane reveals his boyhood dream to play for a club that he didn’t support as a child

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::: FistedAway welcomes a guest post from Mark Patterson :::

Ireland striker Robbie Keane intends to fulfil the last major ambition of his career by making a January switch to a club for which he feels absolutely nothing.

Keane, 31, has played for nine different clubs since he left Crumlin United as a bright-eyed youngster for the bright lights and orange shirts of Wolves, but told Fisted Away that he had set his heart on a new challenge.

Book Review: Confessions of a Football Reporter

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Confessions of a Football Reporter...another Biggs at Large By Alan Biggs Published by Vertical Editions, August 2011 £12.99 ISBN: 9781904091516 In the second of three book reviews we should be publishing this week, we welcome back Ian Rands of A United View on Football. Ian was lucky enough recently to secure an interview with football journalist Alan Biggs - the BBC's go-to guy for South