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Shahid Afridi destroys Derbyshire’s T20 dreams

Shahid Afridi demolished Derbyshire’s dream of reaching the finals of the NatWest T20 Blast for the first time with a brutal display of power hitting as Hampshire cruised to a crushing 101 run victory in a one-sided quarter-final at Derby.

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Defoe, ridden by Andrea Atzeni, storms to victory at Newbury on Saturday to set up a tilt at the William Hill St Leger at Doncaster next month.

All eyes on the Ebor Festival as Yorkshire takes centre stage

It seems only five minutes since we were baking and sweating in the blazing heat of Royal Ascot. Yet here we are, deep into August, dodging the daily rain showers and moving headlong into the part of the season when Yorkshire takes centre stage.

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Bill Green.

Former Chesterfield skipper and Buxton boss Bill Green dies

Former Chesterfield captain Bill Green passed away yesterday at the age of 66 after a short illness.

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Everton's Ross Barkley, who could soon be on his way to Tottenham, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Tottenham ready to splash out on Ross Barkley, while Andy Carroll could be returning to Newcastle

Rocked by defeat against Chelsea on Sunday, Tottenham are preparing a £20 million bid for Everton’s Ross Barkley, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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Buxton RUFC Director of Rugby delighted as club rise to challenge

Buxton RUFC Director of Rugby delighted as club rise to challenge

Buxton Stags’ first competitive outing of the season produced an extremely credible result after they were beaten 42-12 at National 2 Macclesfield.

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Lionel Messi, who is set to become the subject of an audacious �275 million world-record transfer bid by Manchester City, according to today's rumour mill.

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester City ready to smash transfer world record by bidding £275 million to grab Lionel Messi

Manchester City are prepared to make an audacious world-record transfer bid of £275 million to trigger the buyout clause of Lionel Messi at Barcelona, according to this morning’s football rumour mill.

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Sending off mars Millers’ second successive league win

Calum Sykes’ New Mills recorded their second successive Hallmark Security League victory with a hard-earned 3-1 victory over Eccleshall.

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Jamie Halder  (Blue) leads Alex Spooner  (Yellow/Black)

Buxton Hitmen v Birmingham Surestop Brummies, Travel Plus National League 20 August 2017

Hitman Kinsley gets back to basics as champions are matched for 12 heats

National League champions Birmingham Surestop Brummies won 51-39 at Buxton Speedway on Sunday, but the victory was not as comfortable as the scoreline might suggest.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Derbyshire Falcons fly into T20 quarter-finals

Wayne Madsen and Imran Tahir inspired Derbyshire to victory as the Falcons crushed the Worcestershire Rapids by 48 runs at Derby to secure a place in the NatWest T20 blast quarter-finals for only the second time.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club's Daryn Smit.

Derbyshire’s T20 quarter-final hopes rest in our own hands, says Smit

Derbyshire Falcons’ hopes of reaching the quarter-finals of this year’s NatWest T20 Blast remain in their own hands after a four-wicket loss to Leicestershire Foxes, says captain Daryn Smit.

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Premier League build up: Spurs and Chelsea square up, Howe demands response, Huddersfield aim to keep feel-good factor

Premier League build up: Spurs and Chelsea square up, Howe demands response, Huddersfield aim to keep feel-good factor

Looking ahead to this week’s Premier League fixtures.

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RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool hold firm over Barca interest in Coutinho

RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool hold firm over Barca interest in Coutinho

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

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Luis Reece praised for Derbyshire’s dramatic T20 turnaround

When Derbyshire set about trying to establish themselves as a force in T20 cricket, the focus was on players with the international pedigree of Imran Tahir and Matt Henry.

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Buxton FC v Lancaster City,

Buxton need to kickstart season after two opening defeats

After two opening defeats Buxton will look to get their new Ev-Stik NPL Premier Division season kick-started at Stafford Rangers this Saturday.

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Lee Geary  (Red) leads Ben Woodhull  (Blue) and Shaun Tedham. (Yellow/Black)

Buxton v Stoke AR Richards Potters, Travel Plus National League  13 August 2017

Most disappointing loss of Pipe’s tenure as boss

Buxton Hitmen went down to the most disappointing defeat of boss Jason Pipe’s tenure, losing 50-40 at home to Stoke.

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Ivan Rakitic

RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool want Barcelona midfielder Ivan Rakitic included in Philippe Coutinho deal | Chelsea lining up £50m move for Tottenham’s Danny Rose | Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain demanding £150,000 a week to join Chelsea

Here are today’s biggest rumours in the world of football.

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Derbyshire Falcons on brink of T20 Blast quarter-finals

Luis Reece carried Derbyshire Falcons to the brink of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals with 66 from 49 balls that sealed a three wicket win over the Durham Jets at Derby.

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And theyre off!......the start of the ever-popular Pavilion Gardens 5K in Buxton which returned after a midsummer break. (PHOTO BY: Frank Golden)

Win for ex-Commonwealth Games star as Pavilion Gardens 5K returns

Enthusiasm for the ever-popular Pavilion Gardens 10K in Buxton showed no signs of diminishing when it returned after a break for the July Carnival race.

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