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Graham Taylor was one of the good guys in fighting prejudice

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Atletico Madrid's forward Fernando Torres (R) vies with Athletic Bilbao's midfielder Mikel Rico during the Spanish league football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Athletic Club Bilbao at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on May 2, 2015.

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A dispute over TV right has led to the suspension of all Spanish domestic football

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Premier League chief executive Richard Scudamore

Football supporters target election candidates over reforms

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QPR have submitted revised plans for a new training ground

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