Gregor Townsend

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walesonline
The three Kiwis in the frame to be next Wales rugby coachnew Kiwis who are being touted for the role. Read More The 54-year-old former
walesonline / Posted an hour ago
new Kiwis who are being touted for the role. Read More The 54-year-old former schoolteacher has taken over the reins from Gregor Townsend at Glasgow Warriors and made a fine start to life in Scotland, with eight straight wins in the Guinness... Read more
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Scotsman
Scotland make one change to the team to play AustraliaScotland head coach Gregor Townsend has been forced into making a change to his
Scotsman / Posted 2 hours ago
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has been forced into making a change to his team to play Australia. READ MORE - Skipper Michael Hooper shrugs off Wallabies’ less than ideal prep Alex Dunbar failed to meet the requirements of concussion protocol... Read more
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Scotsman
Edinburgh hope Duhan van der Merwe’s pace can tame Cheetahswas handed a boost in midweek when Scotland extended squad members Nathan Fowle
Scotsman / Posted 3 hours ago
was handed a boost in midweek when Scotland extended squad members Nathan Fowles and Magnus Bradbury were released by Gregor Townsend – and Cockerill is excited about the challenges ahead. The Cheetahs have adapted to life in the Pro14... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mick 'the kick' Byrne sees new belief in his old friends as he returns to Murrayfield with the WallabiesScotland, before noting that with Australian-born Matt ‘Tatsie’ Taylor as his d
heraldscotland / Posted 7 hours ago
Scotland, before noting that with Australian-born Matt ‘Tatsie’ Taylor as his defence specialist, Scotland’s new head coach Gregor Townsend now has a chance to indulge his adventurous instincts. “I don’t know if they have any hang-ups about the All... Read more
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Scotsman
Skipper Michael Hooper shrugs off Wallabies’ less than ideal prepScotland beat them in Sydney by one score and everyone seems to expect another
Scotsman / Posted 8 hours ago
Scotland beat them in Sydney by one score and everyone seems to expect another nail biter tomorrow. “I coached Gregor [Townsend] and I know who is he is,” Byrne, pictured, replied when asked about Scotland. “They are playing good rugby... Read more
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walesonline
My blueprint for Wales to beat NZ - Gwyn Jones' verdictthat Scotland showed in their handling. They haven’t had a good three-quarter l
walesonline / Posted 8 hours ago
that Scotland showed in their handling. They haven’t had a good three-quarter line for years, but under the leadership of Gregor Townsend they possess a set of backs today capable of ripping anybody apart. If that is the clear strategy, the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Wallabies loss would confirm the north has gained paritycoaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid
Canberra Times / Posted 13 hours ago
coaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid some wonderful foundations, current coach Gregor Townsend is an enlightened thinker, Australian assistant coach Matt Taylor's work with the Reds is still wistfully... Read more
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The North West Star
Wallabies loss would confirm the north has gained paritycoaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid
The North West Star / Posted 16 hours ago
coaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid some wonderful foundations, current coach Gregor Townsend is an enlightened thinker, Australian assistant coach Matt Taylor's work with the Reds is still wistfully... Read more
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The Age
Wallabies loss would confirm the north has gained paritycoaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid
The Age / Posted 16 hours ago
coaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid some wonderful foundations, current coach Gregor Townsend is an enlightened thinker, Australian assistant coach Matt Taylor's work with the Reds is still wistfully... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Wallabies loss would confirm the north has gained paritycoaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 16 hours ago
coaching the Scots have had access too. Former coach Vern Cotter clearly laid some wonderful foundations, current coach Gregor Townsend is an enlightened thinker, Australian assistant coach Matt Taylor's work with the Reds is still wistfully... Read more
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Scotsman
University groundsmen - Australia rugby row has ‘damaged our reputation’to get across because what you face, particularly away from home, you can’t use
Scotsman / Posted 21 hours ago
to get across because what you face, particularly away from home, you can’t use as an excuse for your preparations.” Gregor Townsend, Scotland’s head coach, said the Australian team had been offered alternatives such as training at 3G pitches... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
Oxford Mail / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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Gazette
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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guardian-series
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
guardian-series / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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Harrow Times
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
Harrow Times / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Returning Scotland lock Grant Gilchrist raring to go against Australiaforward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has bee
EveningTimes Online / Posted 23 hours ago
forward is raring to go against Australia on Saturday. The 27-year-old has been recalled to the starting line-up by Gregor Townsend as he looks cement his place in the side. Things looked promising for the Edinburgh forward in 2014 when he... Read more
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The North West Star
Scotland rate Wallabies as world's best attacking teamEdinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved sign
The North West Star / Posted yesterday
Edinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved significantly since his team beat them in Sydney in June and has warned the hosts need to be even better than they were against the All Blacks at the weekend to hold onto... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Warrior Wilson returns along with Maitland, Gilchrist and Berghanand has reclaimed his place in the side to meet the Wallabies. However the 28-
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
and has reclaimed his place in the side to meet the Wallabies. However the 28-year-old has been challenged by coach Gregor Townsend to demonstrate why he has also been entrusted with the national team’s vice captaincy as competition for... Read more
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Herald Sun
Wallabies beware! Scots have no fear factorrugby bravehearts scoff at still fearing the Wallabies, who should be on high a
Herald Sun / Posted yesterday
rugby bravehearts scoff at still fearing the Wallabies, who should be on high alert for an ambush from new coach Gregor Townsend. Townsend has instilled a more attacking, up-tempo rhythm to the Scottish game to go with the non-stop... Read more
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Canberra Times
Scotland say Wallabies are completely different side to one they upset in June Edinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved sign
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
Edinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved significantly since his team beat them in Sydney in June and has warned the hosts need to be even better than they were against the All Blacks at the weekend to hold onto... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Wallabies beware! Scots have no fear factorrugby bravehearts scoff at still fearing the Wallabies, who should be on high a
The Courier Mail / Posted yesterday
rugby bravehearts scoff at still fearing the Wallabies, who should be on high alert for an ambush from new coach Gregor Townsend. Townsend has instilled a more attacking, up-tempo rhythm to the Scottish game to go with the non-stop... Read more
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Scotsman
Sean Maitland eager to play his part in Townsend’s visionWing Sean Maitland has been enjoying getting a first proper taste of the Scotla
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
Wing Sean Maitland has been enjoying getting a first proper taste of the Scotland set-up under Gregor Townsend and is eager to add his talents to the fast-tempo style the coach is looking to foster. The 29-year-old, who will be winning his 29th cap... Read more
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Scotsman
Gregor Townsend: Australia are best attacking team in worldperformance against the world champion All Blacks has been widely rated as Scot
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
performance against the world champion All Blacks has been widely rated as Scotland’s best performance in years but coach Gregor Townsend believes they will have to go up another notch to finish the autumn series on a high against Australia this... Read more
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The Age
Scotland say Wallabies are completely different side to one they upset in June Edinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved sign
The Age / Posted yesterday
Edinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved significantly since his team beat them in Sydney in June and has warned the hosts need to be even better than they were against the All Blacks at the weekend to hold onto... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Scotland say Wallabies are completely different side to one they upset in June Edinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved sign
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Edinburgh: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend believes Australia have improved significantly since his team beat them in Sydney in June and has warned the hosts need to be even better than they were against the All Blacks at the weekend to hold onto... Read more
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Scotsman
Australia fume after pitch mix-up disrupts training sessionsurface. Scotland are based at the state-of-the-art indoor Oriam facility at H
Scotsman / Posted yesterday
surface. Scotland are based at the state-of-the-art indoor Oriam facility at Heriot-Watt University and head coach Gregor Townsend said: “You want to train well. You’ve got to factor in weather. “We’ve not trained outside this week, we’ve... Read more
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Gazette
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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guardian-series
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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Harrow Times
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
EveningTimes Online / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Gregor Townsend warns against more players leaving ScotlandScotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if pl
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend admits the national side could suffer if players continue to move abroad. Finn Russell has announced his decision to leave Glasgow at the end of the season, with Racing 92 the expected destination for the... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Scotland team to face AustraliaEDINBURGH: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday named the following team
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
EDINBURGH: Scotland coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday named the following team to play Australia in their test at Murrayfield on Saturday: 15-Stuart Hogg, 14-Tommy Seymour, 13-Huw Jones, 12-Alex Dunbar, 11-Sean Maitland, 10-Finn Russell, 9-Ali... Read more
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EuroNews
Scotland team to face AustraliaEDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday named the fol
EuroNews / Posted 2 days ago
EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scotland coach Gregor Townsend on Wednesday named the following team to play Australia in their test at Murrayfield on Saturday: 15-Stuart Hogg, 14-Tommy Seymour, 13-Huw Jones, 12-Alex Dunbar, 11-Sean Maitland, 10-Finn Russell,... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Eight Glasgow Warriors players named in Scotland team for visit of AustraliaGREGOR Townsend has made four changes to his Scotland team for the visit of Aus
EveningTimes Online / Posted 2 days ago
GREGOR Townsend has made four changes to his Scotland team for the visit of Australia in Saturday's final autumn international. New Zealand narrowly won 22-17 at Murrayfield last weekend after the Scots recorded an opening day 44-38 win over... Read more
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Scotsman
Jamie Bhatti delighted to be on Scotland beatweek and they had a bad loss against England, but they are a world-class side,
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
week and they had a bad loss against England, but they are a world-class side, so we have to be at our best to beat them. “I am sure we will talk about that [improving further] tonight with Gregor [Townsend] as it is something that is nece... Read more
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NZCity
All Blacks as dangerous as ever: Gatlandabsence of numerous first-choice players have seemingly gnawed at the edges of
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
absence of numerous first-choice players have seemingly gnawed at the edges of some unstable performances. Scottish coach Gregor Townsend joined in after his team's fighting 22-17 loss at Murrayfield on Saturday. Townsend said his team's... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
Oxford Mail / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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Gazette
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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guardian-series
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
guardian-series / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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Harrow Times
Dan McFarland: Scotland star Russell’s imminent Glasgow exit won’t affect formleading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his desti
Harrow Times / Posted 3 days ago
leading a queue of suitors for his signature. If the Top 14 is to be his destination, that will present Scotland boss Gregor Townsend with a number of challenges in future, primarily the unwillingness of France’s big-spending clubs to release... Read more
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