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Luton Today
Man dies after crash near Luton & Dunstable HospitalA man has died after a crash near Luton & Dunstable Hospital last week. The si
Luton Today / Posted yesterday
A man has died after a crash near Luton & Dunstable Hospital last week. The single vehicle collision happened on the Dunstable Road, at the junction with the hospital, at around 4.25pm on Monday, July 17. The man was taken into hospital where he... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Star comedians take on charity trek on a footpath near youout of the car window. I look better – much cooler.” The six-day trek will beg
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
out of the car window. I look better – much cooler.” The six-day trek will begin just before the start of The Ridgeway on Dunstable Downs in southern Bedfordshire at the crack of dawn today. He and the group will then walk about15 miles a day,... Read more
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Luton Today
Garden shows pupils how to encourage naturepresent lots of opportunities for children to learn about different species’ ha
Luton Today / Posted 3 days ago
present lots of opportunities for children to learn about different species’ habitats as pupils from The Vale Academy in Dunstable discovered. Head of school Kate Hooft said: “The children of Year 5 thoroughly enjoyed their visit to Caddington... Read more
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Luton Today
Lynn’s hitting the heights for hospitalDunstable woman Lynn Moloney is about to take up a personal challenge she never
Luton Today / Posted 3 days ago
Dunstable woman Lynn Moloney is about to take up a personal challenge she never thought would happen. Lynn, who works for Whitbread, has enrolled to climb Mount Kilimanjaro next month in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital. Lynn, who describes... Read more
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Luton Today
Sky is no limit as Blues hit fiveDunstable Town picked up a morale-boosting 5-0 win over a Sky Sports News team
Luton Today / Posted 3 days ago
Dunstable Town picked up a morale-boosting 5-0 win over a Sky Sports News team on Monday evening. With the game taking place on the Blues’ 3G pitch, the hosts were soon in the ascendancy and went ahead on 20 minutes through Ayebami Salami’s long... Read more
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Ipswich Star
Suffolk golfers start bid for inter-county championship gloryBrett Taylor (Rivenhall Oaks). Beds & Cambs: Adam Pike (Brampton Park), James
Ipswich Star / Posted 4 days ago
Brett Taylor (Rivenhall Oaks). Beds & Cambs: Adam Pike (Brampton Park), James Mynott (St Ives), Darren Charlton (Dunstable Downs). Middlesex: Christopher Davis (Trent Park, James Taverner (Hendon), James Wood (Crews Hill). Bush Hills... Read more
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The Ham&High Network
Isthmian Premier: Wingate & Finchley rally around player Billy Healeyup a Just Giving crowdfunding page after the Finchley resident had what seemed
The Ham&High Network / Posted 4 days ago
up a Just Giving crowdfunding page after the Finchley resident had what seemed to be an unfortunate collision with the AFC Dunstable goalkeeper while on loan at Hanwell Town on March 19 Initially it was believed to have been a seemingly routine... Read more
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Herts Advertiser
St Albans Abbey’s musical spectacular makes a moving tributeedge to the performances at the Abbey.” Kate usually attends the Hemel Rock Ch
Herts Advertiser / Posted 4 days ago
edge to the performances at the Abbey.” Kate usually attends the Hemel Rock Choir but will be singing soprano with the Dunstable Rock Choir on the opening night of the week-long spectacular. For tickets, call 01727 890290, visit... Read more
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Luton Today
Dunstable lose ground at the topDunstable lost more ground in the hunt for the top two in the Saracens Herts Le
Luton Today / Posted 5 days ago
Dunstable lost more ground in the hunt for the top two in the Saracens Herts League Championship after a rain affected draw against Chorleywood on Saturday. Ben Welch smashed a 30-ball 49 as Dunstable reached 196-8 from 41 overs, whilst James... Read more
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Luton Today
Another school in lockdown as armed police turn out to detain suspected gunman todaythree schools (Ardley Hill Academy, Watling Lower School, and Vale Academy) all
Luton Today / Posted 6 days ago
three schools (Ardley Hill Academy, Watling Lower School, and Vale Academy) all went into lockdown mode after a suspected gunman was spotted in Dunstable. > Were you affected by the incident today? Email news@lbobserver.co.uk or call 01582... Read more
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Luton Today
Promising start for McCool’s Blues at MarlowPre-season friendly: Marlow 3 Dunstable Town 2 Dunstable Town kicked off their
Luton Today / Posted 8 days ago
Pre-season friendly: Marlow 3 Dunstable Town 2 Dunstable Town kicked off their pre-season campaign for the 2017-18 season in promising fashion with a 3-2 defeat against Marlow on Saturday. Under new manager Tony McCool and his coaching team of... Read more
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Luton Today
Excellent display from Dunstable swimmersDunstable SC produced another excellent display in the Terry Davis Watford Open
Luton Today / Posted 9 days ago
Dunstable SC produced another excellent display in the Terry Davis Watford Open held recently. Despite the punishing heat poolside, the swimmers all competed brilliantly and there were many PBs, podium finishes and new club records set. The... Read more
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Luton Today
Store’s £13,000 boost for children’s wardteam has raised more than £13,000 for a hospital’s children’s ward. Following
Luton Today / Posted 10 days ago
team has raised more than £13,000 for a hospital’s children’s ward. Following a successful year working with Luton & Dunstable Children’s Ward’s, Sainsbury’s Bramingham Park has raised £13,338 for the charity. The group was chosen by... Read more
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Luton Today
LADIES FOOTBALL: Friendlies announced for Hatters and AFCdied. Luton also host Leicester City on July 30, and travel to QPR (August 6)
Luton Today / Posted 10 days ago
died. Luton also host Leicester City on July 30, and travel to QPR (August 6) as well as Portsmouth (August 13). AFC Dunstable Ladies host Stevenage Ladies on Sunday, July 30. They then travel to Enfield Town (August 6), MK Dons (August 9)... Read more
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Luton Today
Five-star show from Alston not enough for DunstableDunstable’s promotion bid in the Saracens Herts League Championship took anothe
Luton Today / Posted 10 days ago
Dunstable’s promotion bid in the Saracens Herts League Championship took another blow as they were beaten for the third week in succession, this time by Flitwick. Mike Alston collected his first five-wicket haul of the season with 5-63 from 13.3... Read more
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Luton Today
New business flocking to Luton and DunstableMore than half of the industrial space taken up in Luton and Dunstable during t
Luton Today / Posted 11 days ago
More than half of the industrial space taken up in Luton and Dunstable during the first half of 2017 was by businesses new to the area, according to an insight report by national commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH). Of the... Read more
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Luton Today
McCool enthused by new-look Blues squadDunstable Town begin their new era under boss Tony McCool when they head to Mar
Luton Today / Posted 11 days ago
Dunstable Town begin their new era under boss Tony McCool when they head to Marlow for their opening pre-season friendly of the season this weekend. Speaking ahead of their opening match, the manager said: “When you look and see this is Marlow’s... Read more
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Luton Today
Magic meet-up for mind-reading Don with BGT’s DNA and Jamie RavenYou don’t need to be a mind reader to realise that former Luton News/Dunstable
Luton Today / Posted 12 days ago
You don’t need to be a mind reader to realise that former Luton News/Dunstable Gazette showbiz columnist Don Neufville is determined to make a name for himself. And his long, meandering pathway to possible fame and fortune may be taking a turn for... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Newly-promoted Royston Town start new Southern League Premier Division campaign at homeCup, which will take place on September 2. 12 - Stratford Town (h) 16 - Farnb
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 12 days ago
Cup, which will take place on September 2. 12 - Stratford Town (h) 16 - Farnborough (a) 19 - Gosport Borough (a) 26 - Dunstable Town (h) 28 - Hitchin Town (a) September 09 - Hereford (h) 12 - King’s Lynn Town (h) 23 - Merthyr Town (a) 26... Read more
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HITC Sport
Top Seven Weirdest Transfers in Football Historytimes in his three years at the Stadio delle Alpi. O'Brien went on to have a de
HITC Sport / Posted 12 days ago
times in his three years at the Stadio delle Alpi. O'Brien went on to have a decent career in the MLS.2. George Best to Dunstable & Jewish Guild At the age of 22, George Best had won two league titles, the European Cup and the Ballon d'Or. He... Read more
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The Comet
Hitchin Town start new Southern League season with a mammoth away tripStortford (a) 13 - Slough Town (h) 18 - Hereford (a) 25 - Chesham United (h)
The Comet / Posted 12 days ago
Stortford (a) 13 - Slough Town (h) 18 - Hereford (a) 25 - Chesham United (h) 28 - St Ives Town (a) December 02 - Dunstable Town (h) 09 - Dorchester Town (a) 16 - Kettering Town (h) 23 - Frome Town (a) 26 - Royston Town... Read more
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Luton Today
UPDATE: Maternity Unit open day today at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital!Today, Bedfordshire families can visit an exciting open day at Luton and Dunsta
Luton Today / Posted 12 days ago
Today, Bedfordshire families can visit an exciting open day at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s (L&D) Maternity Unit. The hospital are inviting families to MAMMA, the ‘Maternity And Mothers Meeting Day’, taking place today (Thursday, July... Read more
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Luton Today
Maternity Unit open day tomorrow at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital!Tomorrow, Bedfordshire families and mums-to-be can visit an exciting open day a
Luton Today / Posted 13 days ago
Tomorrow, Bedfordshire families and mums-to-be can visit an exciting open day at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital’s (L&D) Maternity Unit. The hospital are inviting families to MAMMA, the ‘Maternity And Mothers Meeting Day’, taking place on... Read more
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Luton Today
Shamalo scores twice as Hatters academy earn handsome wintest will come at Evo-Stik League Southern Division One Central club Kempston R
Luton Today / Posted 14 days ago
test will come at Evo-Stik League Southern Division One Central club Kempston Rovers, before two visits to Creasey Park. Dunstable Town will be the hosts on Tuesday, July 25, before Luton visit their groundsharers AFC Dunstable on Friday, July 28... Read more
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Luton Today
‘Devastating’ punch killed young dad court hearsor break his fall.” The court was told Mr Wood left the scene, but he was arre
Luton Today / Posted 14 days ago
or break his fall.” The court was told Mr Wood left the scene, but he was arrested a short while later at the junction of Dunstable Road and Liverpool Road. Mr Shaw said in an interview with police, Mr Wood who now lives in London Road, Bognor... Read more
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Luton Today
FA draws announced for Blues, Rovers and Greenthe draws were announced last week. If victorious, Green will host Stotfold or
Luton Today / Posted 15 days ago
the draws were announced last week. If victorious, Green will host Stotfold or Berkhamsted in the preliminary round. AFC Dunstable have been drawn away to either UCL Division One side Potton United or SSML Premier Division outfit Biggleswade... Read more
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Luton Today
Dunstable sex offender jailed for 15 monthsA registered sex offender from Dunstable has been jailed for 15 months after he
Luton Today / Posted 15 days ago
A registered sex offender from Dunstable has been jailed for 15 months after he was found with indecent images of children and extreme pornographic images, and was found to have breached his sexual harm prevention order. Kevin Humphreys, 55, of... Read more
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Luton Today
Bedford Hospital downgrade: Mayor says there is no excuse for continuing with planHealth chiefs have been challenged to scrap their plans to downgrade services a
Luton Today / Posted 17 days ago
Health chiefs have been challenged to scrap their plans to downgrade services at Bedford, Milton Keynes and Luton & Dunstable Hospitals, after “overwhelming public, patient and NHS staff opposition”. Mayor of Bedford Dave Hodgson says the NHS... Read more
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The Comet
Derby tie the highlight as teams find out their fates in FA Cup, FA Vase and FA Trophythree national football competitions. Potton United host Biggleswade United wi
The Comet / Posted 18 days ago
three national football competitions. Potton United host Biggleswade United with the winner getting a home tie against AFC Dunstable. Biggleswade FC’s first outing in the FA Cup gives them a home game against Wisbech Town with Spalding Town... Read more
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Luton Today
Thousands raised to help children living with Type 1 Diabetes in LutonType 1 Diabetes Charity Fund have raised nearly £50,000 to help children and fa
Luton Today / Posted 18 days ago
Type 1 Diabetes Charity Fund have raised nearly £50,000 to help children and families living with the illness in Luton and Dunstable. The charity was set up in January 2016 by Liz O’Reilly and her husband Carl, their grand daughter, Aoife, was... Read more
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Luton Today
Charities get people back on the roadare jointly launching new Shopmobility schemes into four towns. The four new S
Luton Today / Posted 18 days ago
are jointly launching new Shopmobility schemes into four towns. The four new Shopmobility schemes are available in Dunstable and Houghton Regis, Leighton Buzzard and Linslade. An electric scooter may be hired by South Beds Dial-a- Ride and... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Mum sends children 100 miles away due to 'leaking roof and mould'daughters Jasmine, 16 months old, and Zoe, three, who are both asthmatic. She
Nottingham Post / Posted 19 days ago
daughters Jasmine, 16 months old, and Zoe, three, who are both asthmatic. She has sent them to stay with her parents in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, until she feels happy with the house. Jenni said: "I've had to move my children 100 miles away. I... Read more
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Luton Today
No end in sight as Indians lose againParkar hit an unbeaten 43. The Sunday first team succumbed to a one-wicket def
Luton Today / Posted 20 days ago
Parkar hit an unbeaten 43. The Sunday first team succumbed to a one-wicket defeat with the final ball of the game against Dunstable in their Beds County League Premier Division fixture. Ali Hassan’s 95 was the mainstay of Luton’s innings as they... Read more
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Luton Today
Gallen joins coaching staff at Dunstable TownDunstable Town have announced a huge coup with former Luton Town and QPR strike
Luton Today / Posted 20 days ago
Dunstable Town have announced a huge coup with former Luton Town and QPR striker Kevin Gallen joining the coaching staff at Creasey Park. The 41-year-old is something of a club legend at Loftus Road, playing well over 350 times for the Hoops, while... Read more
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Luton Today
Batting misfires for Dunstable in defeatDunstable dropped to fourth place in the Saracens Herts League Championship aft
Luton Today / Posted 20 days ago
Dunstable dropped to fourth place in the Saracens Herts League Championship after a poor batting performance during their top-of-the-table clash against West Herts on Saturday. Jack Kilduff took his first five-wicket haul for the club with 6-33 as... Read more
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Luton Today
Bid to help breast cancer sufferersLuton and Dunstable University Hospital is taking part in a clinical trial – fu
Luton Today / Posted 20 days ago
Luton and Dunstable University Hospital is taking part in a clinical trial – funded by leading charity Breast Cancer Now – to investigate the best way to deliver cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to reduce the impact of two major side-effects for... Read more
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Hunts Post
Goals galore are in store as Eynesbury Rovers snap up another prolific star for promotion challengeSenior Cup last season. Rovers have their first pre-season friendly on Saturda
Hunts Post / Posted 21 days ago
Senior Cup last season. Rovers have their first pre-season friendly on Saturday when travelling to higher-level side AFC Dunstable (4pm). The match was initially due to be staged at Hall Road, but Rovers’ pitch is not quite ready for use so has... Read more
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Hunts Post
Goals galore are in store as Eynesbury snap up prolific star for promotion challengeSenior Cup last season. Rovers have their first pre-season friendly on Saturda
Hunts Post / Posted 21 days ago
Senior Cup last season. Rovers have their first pre-season friendly on Saturday when travelling to higher-level side AFC Dunstable (4pm). The match was initially due to be staged at Hall Road, but Rovers’ pitch is not quite ready for use so has... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Bear shot in NashuaAmherst Street, the climax of bear sightings in the city in recent days, includ
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 21 days ago
Amherst Street, the climax of bear sightings in the city in recent days, including sightings in Mine Falls Park and on Main Dunstable Road. New Hampshire State Police trooper Christopher Ball doesn’t think he would have become an officer, or... Read more
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Luton Today
Mum of triplets thanks nurses from Neonatal UnitA mum of triplets has thanked nurses from Luton and Dunstable Hospital’s Neonat
Luton Today / Posted 21 days ago
A mum of triplets has thanked nurses from Luton and Dunstable Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for looking after her babies. Maxine Ebanks, of Bedford, invited the nurses to the triplets’ christening to thank them for their care and... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Farmers hope to cultivate supporttwo years ago. As a result of that Massachusetts is losing dairy farms." Farmer
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
two years ago. As a result of that Massachusetts is losing dairy farms." Farmers like Charlie Tully, of Tully Farms Inc. in Dunstable, said advancement in technology has helped the farm become more efficient. His cows have activity monitors that let... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Lowell PD gets new deputy from a family of copsoversee operations and the patrol force. The other deputy, Deb Friedl, oversees
Lowell Sun / Posted 22 days ago
oversee operations and the patrol force. The other deputy, Deb Friedl, oversees administration. Richardson, who lives in Dunstable, comes from a long line of local police officers. His father and one brother served in the Lowell Police Department... Read more
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Luton Today
Taking the weight off the towns’ roadscompanies to educate their drivers about the upcoming area-wide weight limit sc
Luton Today / Posted 22 days ago
companies to educate their drivers about the upcoming area-wide weight limit scheme that will apply to Houghton Regis, Dunstable, Toddington, Chalton and many local roads. The council’s road safety team has been working with companies such as... Read more
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Luton Today
200 jobs move to Dunstableagency and property services company Connells Group has extended its head offic
Luton Today / Posted 22 days ago
agency and property services company Connells Group has extended its head office function with a further office location in Dunstable. The new office – Houghton Place – will complement Connells Group’s existing corporate headquarters in Leighton... Read more
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Luton Today
Churchgoers enjoy an Outside the Walls event on the Downsaround 250 - 300 members of Methodist churches in South Bedfordshire gathered f
Luton Today / Posted 24 days ago
around 250 - 300 members of Methodist churches in South Bedfordshire gathered for an open-air service close to the Dunstable Downs Visitor Centre. Most churches in the South Bedfordshire Methodist Circuit closed their doors for this... Read more
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Luton Today
Fears for victims after derelict cottages blaze in Lutonfor possible victims of a derelict house blaze in Luton after reports that yout
Luton Today / Posted 25 days ago
for possible victims of a derelict house blaze in Luton after reports that youths had been in the area. Firefighters from Dunstable were called to the fire in two derelict buildings at Farley Hill on Newlands Road, Luton yesterday evening... Read more
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Luton Today
Opener Matthew’s best in vain as Dunstable lose to HoddesdonDunstable suffered a narrow two wicket defeat against Hoddesdon on Saturday, bu
Luton Today / Posted 25 days ago
Dunstable suffered a narrow two wicket defeat against Hoddesdon on Saturday, but maintained second place in the Saracens Herts League Championship ahead of a top two clash against West Herts this weekend. Brad Matthews hit his highest score of the... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
Field Day fun at Main Dunstable Elementaryparticipating in he spoon and egg relay at the recent Main Duntable Elementary
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 26 days ago
participating in he spoon and egg relay at the recent Main Duntable Elementary School field day. Courtesy photo Main Dunstable Elementary students participate in the field day sack race. Courtesy photo Niyanta Brahmbhatt drops a cup of water... Read more
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Luton Today
Warning after kitchen fireson Monday. The Ambulance service requested assistance at a fire in Trent Road,
Luton Today / Posted 27 days ago
on Monday. The Ambulance service requested assistance at a fire in Trent Road, Luton at 1.38pm and Fire crews from Luton, Dunstable and Stopsley Community Fire Stations securing the property. The duo were taken to hospital by... Read more
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Luton Today
McCool thrilled as duo agree to stay with DunstableNew Dunstable Town manager Tony McCool was delighted to welcome back both Gedeo
Luton Today / Posted 27 days ago
New Dunstable Town manager Tony McCool was delighted to welcome back both Gedeon Okito and John Sonuga to be part of his squad for the 2017-18 campaign. Centre half Sonuga played 16 games for the Blues last term, scoring goals against Cinderford... Read more
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