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Sutton's Tony Taggart (left) and Kevin Scriven have FA Cup form

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This non-league duo will not be in awe when Sutton face Notts County, says Glenn Moore

Huddersfield win to make history

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League One: Mad Dog can bite the Terriers

It might not be an irony they wish to acknowledge, but Notts County can do their bit to preserve a piece of Nottingham Forest history this weekend by ending Huddersfield's 42-match unbeaten run with victory at the Galpharm.

Dietmar Hamann says promises were broken

Dietmar Hamann resigns as manager of Stockport

Former Liverpool and Manchester City midfielder Dietmar Hamann has resigned as manager of Blue Square Premier outfit Stockport.

Outside the Box: Juventus rightly remember they owe it all to County

Of all the clubs Juventus could have invited to open their new 41,000-capacity stadium this week, an English League One side were not the most obvious choice.

Turner gets his hands on bronze after touch robs Robles of gold

Another day at the World Championships; another controversial false start. Having crossed the finish line first at the end of the 110m hurdles, Dayron Robles might have felt justified in snatching a Cuban flag and setting off on a victory celebration but – like Usain Bolt at the start of the 100m final on Sunday – he was getting ahead of himself.

Outside Edge: Cambridge bumps into trouble

Ruffled feathers in Cambridge, where Robin Middleton, known as Battleship Bob, has been fined nearly £7,000 for parking his 72ft barge across the River Cam, thereby blocking the rowers competing in the University's May Bumps.

League Cup round-up: McClaren's men survive scare from city rivals

Steve McClaren's Nottingham Forest survived a huge scare at the hands of city rivals Notts County before emerging victorious in a dramatic penalty shootout at the City Ground last night. With the score at 2-2 after 90 minutes, Lee Hughes looked to have scored the winning goal for the League One side in the eighth minute of extra-time, only for Wes Morgan to level with a sensational 25-yard shot.

12-year-old boy dies after goalposts collapse

A 12-year-old boy has died after being crushed by falling goalposts while playing football.

Stockport ponder life outside the League – and some tricky questions

County must learn the facts of life in the Conference under new manager Dietmar Hamann and with new players – but who are the new owners? Ian Herbert charts a proud club's fall

The sporting week ahead (10/07/11)


Under-17s will fly the flag with Hope

Whatever the fate of the Under-21s tomorrow night, an England age-group team will still be in contention for honours as the Under-17s will be around 30 minutes into their World Cup campaign.

Britain gets a taste for the drive-in movie

Film lovers are discovering the delights of outdoor showings. At £25 per car, Kate Youde finds a growing band of devotees

Allen: Hammers fans will love Sam Allardyce

Former West Ham midfielder Martin Allen has backed Sam Allardyce to win over even the most sceptical Hammers fans.

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