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Height can be a great advantage in a player – just ask Sam Allardyce – but don't jump to the conclusion that they'll be a success in the air

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While the relative merits of the capital's tube lines have long been a favourite topic of commuter conversation, it's on the pitch that TfL staff are proving which is the winner


The Beeches is a new independent documentary film that captures the rituals and atmosphere of a non-League matchday

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The bookmaker's garish sponsorship of a short-lived Huddersfield Town kit got them the publicity they wanted, as the latest example of how betting has embedded itself in football

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After putting all that effort into winning them, it's surprising how many players allow their awards to go astray – some never to be seen again

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The versatile defender was a popular figure wherever he went during his long career in England, and having won the FA Cup and played in Europe, he achieved far more than most

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The longest-serving manager in England's top four divisions is preparing for his ninth season in charge at the side with the smallest budget in League Two

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In the game's early days, the famous sides Corinthians and Casuals toured in Hungary – more than a century on, their composite club returned for a taste of European glory

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The system that was meant to help match officials make key decisions is doing more to fuel controversy than settle debates