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Ashes column: Dull Ashes as drama is off-wicket

Is it just me, or is this year’s Ashes just a little bit boring.

Bobby Moore holds aloft the Jules Rimet World Cup trophy in 1966 Picture: Popperfoto/Getty Images)

World Cup draw: England’s groups throughout the years

The draw for the 2018 World Cup takes place today, at 3pm GMT.

David Luiz

RUMOUR MILL: Sam Allardyce to be appointed Everton manager and David Luiz interesting Real Madrid

Allardyce set for Toffees, Real Madrid considering January move for David Luiz and lots more.

Josh Dixon (left)

Dynamic Daire is leading from the front as Swifts are moving on up

Lutterworth Town manager Josh Dixon paid tribute to his ‘main man’ up front after his side won their fourth game in a row and moved up to fifth in UCL Division One.
Stuart Spencer

A bad night won’t stop Bees from pushing on

Harborough Town’s recent spell of excellent form came to an abrupt halt in midweek as they were beaten 4-0 at home by Wellingborough Town.
Stuart Bithell and Dylan Fletcher

Fletcher is nominated for prestigious prize

Market Harborough sailor Dylan Fletcher and his 49er partner Stuart Bithell are on the shortlist for a top award.
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Ashes column: Men behaving badly

If it hadn’t been for Kerry Packer, World Series Cricket and the smartphone, England’s Ben Stokes might well be out in Australia defending the Ashes, this winter, rather than waiting at home to see if he’ll be charged with actual bodily harm, after that brawl in Bristol, last September.

Andrew Stamp, second from the right, with his Northamptonshire Trampoline Gymnastic Academy team-mates who are heading to the World Age Group Championships in Bulgaria

Stamp looks to make his mark at the World Championships

Market Harborough trampolining star Andrew Stamp is in Bulgaria to compete for Great Britain team in the World Age Group Championships.

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Vic Barnett

Barnett faces a race to recover

World cyclo-cross champion Vic Barnett is facing a race against time to be fit to defend his age-group title at the start of next month.

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Action from Harborough Town's win over Wellingborough Whitworth

The Bees are once again too strong for the division’s top team

Harborough Town’s excellent run of form continued with another table-topping success.

Assistants Trophy winners at Ullesthorpe Court  Sharon Wright and Cameron Chalmers with lady captain Elaine Watkins

Winners are rewarded at Ullesthorpe function

Winners of competitions at Ullesthorpe Court have been presented with their awards by captain Elaine Watkins.

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Lutterworth were beaten by Hereford

Lutts are narrowly edged out yet again

Lutterworth suffered their fourth single-score loss of the season as Hereford made it five straight league defeats for them in Midlands One West.

Michael Woodford scored twice in a losing cause for Market Harborough who were beaten for the first time this season

Battling Harborough lose out as Luton take over the top spot

Market Harborough were replaced as Midlands Two East (South) leaders by Luton as they lost their unbeaten record to their Bedfordshire rivals.

Harborough Town have a couple of big games coming up. Picture by Andrew Carpenter

Two ‘acid tests’ lie ahead as Bees bid to continue rise up the table

Stuart Spencer believes Harborough Town’s credentials will receive an “acid test” in their next two games.

Market Harborough Under-12s show their delight after winning the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup event in Northampton, which earned them a day out at Twickenham. Picture by Ian Longthorne

Harborough youngsters book a Twickenham date

The Aviva Premiership Rugby Final may still be seven months away but youngsters from Market Harborough are already counting down the days – thanks to their efforts and skill at last weekend’s Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup.

Josh Dixon

Dreams of Wembley for Swifts

Josh Dixon and his Lutterworth Town team will be ‘dreaming of Wembley’ this weekend when they take on Coventry United in the Buildbase FA Vase.


Nixon looks to bring back the good times

Leicestershire have named Paul Nixon as their new head coach.

Ethan Godefroy crashes over for Harborough's first try

Perfect Harborough march on but Lutts lose to leaders

High-scoring Market Harborough remain top of Midlands Division Two East (South) following a convincing victory over Stewarts & Lloyds.

Stuart Spencer and Chris Church are the new management team at Harborough Town

Bees new boss will offer continuity

New Harborough Town boss Stuart Spencer is looking to bring some stability to the club.

Harborough Town

Departing Pollard says thank you to his team

Nick Pollard expressed his gratitude to all the players at Harborough Town following his dismissal at the weekend.

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