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Northern Echo
Who is the greatest British sportsman of all time?I know straight away what some people will say – darts isn’t a sport. Well, it
Who is the greatest British sportsman of all time?
Northern Echo / Posted 58 minutes ago
I know straight away what some people will say – darts isn’t a sport. Well, it is, and over the course of more than two-and-a-half decades, Taylor has been instrumental in transforming its status from a washed-up pursuit dreaming of its 80s heyday to... Read more
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Super Sport
Rooney on brink of England history It is telling that although he stands on the verge of becoming England's all-
Rooney on brink of England history
Super Sport / Posted 3 hours ago
It is telling that although he stands on the verge of becoming England's all-time leading goal-scorer, Wayne Rooney's standing in the game remains a matter of debate. Ahead of back-to-back Euro 2016 qualifiers... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Waning Rooney on brink of England history Published: 4 September 2015 9:20 AM England's Wayne Rooney needs two goals t
Waning Rooney on brink of England history
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 6 hours ago
Published: 4 September 2015 9:20 AM England's Wayne Rooney needs two goals to surpass Bobby Charlton's tally of 49. – Reuters pic, September 4, 2015.It is telling that although he stands on the verge of... Read more
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TEAMTalk
Hurst: A way to go to compare Rooney to CharltonShare this Page Wayne Rooney: Set to lead England against San Marino Sir Geof
Hurst: A way to go to compare Rooney to Charlton
TEAMTalk / Posted 16 hours ago
Share this Page Wayne Rooney: Set to lead England against San Marino Sir Geoff Hurst has described Wayne Rooney as “a true great” but says there is a “way to go” before he can justify Bobby Charlton comparisons. Rooney has reached 48 goals for... Read more
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ESPN FC
Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Bobby Charlton, says Geoff HurstThe ESPN FC panel answer your tweets on the favourites to win Euro 2016, reveal
Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Bobby Charlton, says Geoff Hurst
ESPN FC / Posted 17 hours ago
The ESPN FC panel answer your tweets on the favourites to win Euro 2016, reveal their predictions for the player who will lead the Premier League in scoring and more. Euro 2016 may be almost a year away, but England are one team who can all but... Read more
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sportsmole
Bobby Moore doc to be released in 2016A new documentary of Bobby Moore's life and career has gone into full productio
Bobby Moore doc to be released in 2016
sportsmole / Posted 19 hours ago
A new documentary of Bobby Moore's life and career has gone into full production ahead of its nationwide release in the summer of 2016. The piece will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the 1966 World Cup final, in which Moore captained England... Read more
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Football.co.uk
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet Le
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
Football.co.uk / Posted 23 hours ago
Barclays Premier League Sky Bet Championship Sky Bet League One Sky Bet League Two Scottish Premiership Scottish Championship Scottish Division 1 Scottish... Read more
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tribalfootball.com
Moore: Goal tally may be greater but Rooney will not match Sir Bobby Charltonmay be on the verge of breaking England's goal scoring record, but Three Lions
Moore: Goal tally may be greater but Rooney will not match Sir Bobby Charlton
tribalfootball.com / Posted yesterday
may be on the verge of breaking England's goal scoring record, but Three Lions legend Sir Geoff Hurst believes the Manchester United striker still has some ways to go before he matches Sir Bobby Charlton's greatness. Rooney currently has 48... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby CharltonSir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims Engl
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
Sir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims England's current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is on another level. Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby CharltonSir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims Engl
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
Sir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims England's current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is on another level. Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass... Read more
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Yorkshire evening post
Butland refusing to let broken finger hinder England call-upEngland goalkeeper Jack Butland admits he cannot stand it when fellow professio
Butland refusing to let broken finger hinder England call-up
Yorkshire evening post / Posted yesterday
England goalkeeper Jack Butland admits he cannot stand it when fellow professionals fake injuries. Former Leeds United and Barnsley loan star Butland was expected to be out for up to six weeks when he suffered a fracture to his right index finger in... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton « Shropshire StarRooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass the 1966 World Cup winner over the course of England's next two Euro 2016 qualification fixtures, at San Marino on Saturday and at home to Switzerland... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby CharltonSir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims Engl
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
Sir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims England's current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is on another level. Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby CharltonSir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims Engl
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Sir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims England's current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is on another level. Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass... Read more
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Gazette
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby CharltonSir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims Engl
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Sir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims England's current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is on another level. Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass... Read more
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guardian-series
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby CharltonSir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims Engl
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Sir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims England's current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is on another level. Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass... Read more
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Harrow Times
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby CharltonSir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims Engl
Sir Geoff Hurst: England's Wayne Rooney is great, but he's no Sir Bobby Charlton
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Sir Geoff Hurst believes Wayne Rooney is already a "true great" but claims England's current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton is on another level. Rooney is presently on 48 international goals, one shy of Charlton's haul, and is expected to pass... Read more
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sportsmole
Hurst: 'Wayne Rooney is a true great'Rooney has been the subject of criticism for his recent lack of Premier League
Hurst: 'Wayne Rooney is a true great'
sportsmole / Posted yesterday
Rooney has been the subject of criticism for his recent lack of Premier League goals for Manchester United, but the 29-year-old is expected to surpass Sir Bobby Charlton as England's leading goalscorer in the upcoming international... Read more
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BBC Football
'Rooney not on Charlton's level'Wayne Rooney not on Bobby Charlton's level - Geoff Hurst World Cup winner Geof
'Rooney not on Charlton's level'
BBC Football / Posted yesterday
Wayne Rooney not on Bobby Charlton's level - Geoff Hurst World Cup winner Geoff Hurst says England captain Wayne Rooney is "terrific" but not on current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton's level. Rooney, 29, is on 48 goals, one short of Charlton... Read more
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Evening Standard
Fabrice Muamba: My biggest goal is to accept I can’t play footballFootballer Fabrice Muamba has described coming to terms with the end of his pro
Fabrice Muamba: My biggest goal is to accept I can’t play football
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
Footballer Fabrice Muamba has described coming to terms with the end of his professional career after suffering heart failure during a match. The midfielder collapsed during an FA Cup tie as his Bolton Wanderers side played Tottenham Hotspur at... Read more
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ESPN FC
Liverpool at Anfield a nightmare for West Ham, but curse can't last foreverESPN FC's Shaka Hislop says Liverpool have been fortunate with some key decisio
Liverpool at Anfield a nightmare for West Ham, but curse can't last forever
ESPN FC / Posted 2 days ago
ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop says Liverpool have been fortunate with some key decisions going in their favour so far. ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop says Liverpool have been fortunate with some key decisions going in their favour so far. Liverpool's 2015-16... Read more
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Football Australia
Socceroos showcase the global gameThe Socceroos' 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ home qualifier against Bangladesh on
Socceroos showcase the global game
Football Australia / Posted 2 days ago
The Socceroos' 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ home qualifier against Bangladesh on Thursday night in Perth is the first time the two countries have met in an official football match. In its 94th year - the national team commenced its long and colourful... Read more
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express
'She throws like a girl' Calls for BBC pundit Daley Thompson to quit amid sexism rowKatarina Johnson-Thompson competed in the women's long jump final in Beijing at
'She throws like a girl' Calls for BBC pundit Daley Thompson to quit amid sexism row
express / Posted 3 days ago
Katarina Johnson-Thompson competed in the women's long jump final in Beijing at the weekendRelated articles A number of sport and equality bodies have urged the corporation to rethink its contract with the former decathlete, with one organisation... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Roberto Martinez attempts to get Everton FC moving to a more Latin rhythmBased on the Liverpool sea shanty ‘Johnny Todd’, Everton’s pre-match anthem Z-C
Roberto Martinez attempts to get Everton FC moving to a more Latin rhythm
Liverpool Echo / Posted 4 days ago
Based on the Liverpool sea shanty ‘Johnny Todd’, Everton’s pre-match anthem Z-Cars has a distinctly Merseyside feel but it seems that Roberto Martinez is trying to get the Blues to move to a more Latin rhythm. South Americans have never fared... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
QUIZ: Think you’re a true Hammer? Try our West Ham history quizDo you know your West Ham history? Prove it in 15 questions. Sunday, August 30
QUIZ: Think you’re a true Hammer? Try our West Ham history quiz
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 5 days ago
Do you know your West Ham history? Prove it in 15 questions. Sunday, August 30, 2015 How many West Ham players started the 1966 World Cup final? Which club did Scott Parker join from?... Read more
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SportsFan
Aus cricketers meet England coach HodgsonDarren Lehmann walks into a stadium alongside Roy Hodgson, coach of England's f
Aus cricketers meet England coach Hodgson
SportsFan / Posted 16 days ago
Darren Lehmann walks into a stadium alongside Roy Hodgson, coach of England's football side. It sounds an awful lot like the beginning of a joke at the expense of Australia's vanquished Ashes squad. But it's exactly what happened in London on... Read more
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Independent
From performer Sylvie Guillem, to the Apollo astronauts, how do people move on from a moment of fameAnd then? Guillem has told interviewers that she is leaving professional dance
From performer Sylvie Guillem, to the Apollo astronauts, how do people move on from a moment of fame
Independent / Posted 17 days ago
And then? Guillem has told interviewers that she is leaving professional dance reluctantly but realistically – because it is becoming harder and harder for her to make her body meet the standards she set herself more than 30 years ago. She intends to... Read more
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Independent
Alan Woodward: Sheffield United winger who possessed a stinging shot and became the Blades’ leading post-war goalscorerTwo appearances for the Football League was the nearest he came to a full inter
Alan Woodward: Sheffield United winger who possessed a stinging shot and became the Blades’ leading post-war goalscorer
Independent / Posted 20 days ago
Two appearances for the Football League was the nearest he came to a full international call-up, his rejection by his country due, it seemed, to manager Sir Alf Ramsey’s so-called “wingless wonders” policy, employed so effectively in the 1966 World... Read more
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Soccer Lens
Hodgson’s England Future Depends on Euro 2016 Says FA Chief ExecutiveEngland manager Roy Hodgson’s future at the helm of the national team will be i
Hodgson’s England Future Depends on Euro 2016 Says FA Chief Executive
Soccer Lens / Posted 21 days ago
England manager Roy Hodgson’s future at the helm of the national team will be in jeopardy should he lead his team to another disappointing campaign at next summer’s Euros, according to the FA’s chief executive Martin Glenn. The Three Lions have... Read more
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express
The birthday boy war veteran who has lived 100 years in the same home A WAR veteran has celebrated his 100th birthday at the very same house he was
The birthday boy war veteran who has lived 100 years in the same home
express / Posted 27 days ago
A WAR veteran has celebrated his 100th birthday at the very same house he was born in. Centenarian Ernie with his telegram from the Queen and his house in Leicester Ernie... Read more
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BBC Football
Bronze criticises GB Rio impasseRio 2016 Olympics: Team GB's omission a shame - Lucy Bronze England's Lucy Bro
Bronze criticises GB Rio impasse
BBC Football / Posted 27 days ago
Rio 2016 Olympics: Team GB's omission a shame - Lucy Bronze England's Lucy Bronze has criticised the home nations for their failure to agree to send a Great Britain women's team to the 2016 Olympics in Rio. Team GB would have qualified for the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Half-baked GBBO PR stunt takes the biscuitCity Spy’s prediction that businesses would use spurious links to last night’s
Half-baked GBBO PR stunt takes the biscuit
Evening Standard / Posted 28 days ago
City Spy’s prediction that businesses would use spurious links to last night’s launch of The Great British Bake Off this week to get in the press was spot on. Although retailers of sugar, spice and all things nice can be excused taking advantage of... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Is this England's new away kit?The navy blue number is a radical move away from the traditional red away kits,
Is this England's new away kit?
Daily Mirror / Posted 29 days ago
The navy blue number is a radical move away from the traditional red away kits, which have become synonymous with the Three Lions since the 1966 World Cup win. England have only had one other away kit that hasn't been red since the infamous grey... Read more
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chroniclelive
The Newcastle United years: 1984-85 and 'Big Jack' steadies the Toon shipIt was the summer of 1984 and there was conflict in the air. The multi-million
The Newcastle United years: 1984-85 and 'Big Jack' steadies the Toon ship
chroniclelive / Posted 30 days ago
It was the summer of 1984 and there was conflict in the air. The multi-million selling pop single Two Tribes by Frankie Goes To Hollywood reflected the heightening Cold War tensions between the USA and Soviet Union. Closer to home, miners on the... Read more
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BBC Football
Women's football funding increased after targets met The Female Football Development Programme has secured an ad
Women's football funding increased
BBC Football / Posted 1 months ago
after targets met The Female Football Development Programme has secured an additional year's funding after it exceeded its player numbers target. Launched in 2013, the two-year scheme aimed to get 40,000 women and... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton FC transfer rumours: Blues linked with ex-Milan striker PatoEverton have been linked with a deal for the once-prolific former AC Milan stri
Everton FC transfer rumours: Blues linked with ex-Milan striker Pato
Liverpool Echo / Posted 1 months ago
Everton have been linked with a deal for the once-prolific former AC Milan striker Pato. The Blues have been tipped to make a move for 25-year-old with Newcastle United and Crystal Palace also in the hunt and Rio de Janeiro-based publication Diario... Read more

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