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Cook ‘desperate’ to lead the rebuilding of England side

Peter Reid named as Plymouth boss

Peter Reid has returned to football management after being confirmed as the new boss of League One side Plymouth.

'Fat Controller' puts Cardiff back on rails

Play-off final against Blackpool is the last stop for the often vilified City chairman who defends his track record

Hughton overjoyed by Newcastle promotion

Newcastle manager Chris Hughton heaped praise on the club's players and fans after a regulation 2-0 win over condemned Plymouth saw them crowned Coca-Cola Championship champions last night.

Nolan takes Newcastle to within a point of the title

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Championship round-up: Watford bear Brunt of late Baggies equaliser

Chris Brunt's dramatic 95th-minute equaliser for West Bromwich Albion cancelled out Danny Graham's stunning late strike to ensure that the promotion-chasing visitors and relegation-threatened Watford shared the spoils yesterday at Vicarage Road.

Aristocracy of the left turns out for Foot

Gordon Brown leads the tributes at the funeral of 'one of the greatest parliamentarians'

Gordon Brown leads funeral tributes to Michael Foot

The Prime Minister hailed the man famed for his dazzling oratory and fiery debating skills - but who nevertheless led his party to electoral disaster in 1983 - as "one of the greatest parliamentarians ever".

Taarabt keeps Warnock's revival rolling

Queen's Park Rangers 2 Plymouth Argyle 0

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He was the last great bridgehead to an age when politicians fought for their beliefs

Michael Foot: Remembering Argyle's greatest ever left-winger

He was a lifelong member of Plymouth Argyle's Green Army and a club director. In this interview with an online fanzine, the former Labour leader, who died yesterday aged 96, explained his devotion

Kenneth O Morgan: A uniquely lovable figure in public life, he symbolises a lost world

He was the supreme icon of the British left, the last heir of the Edwardian Liberal man of letters – and politics may not see his like again, writes his biographer

Michael Foot: Books, books, and more books - a passionate literary man

Michael Foot was a passionate politician and parliamentarian, but he was no less passionate a literary figure. Two or three rooms in his Hampstead home were stacked with books from floor to ceiling, all of them carefully annotated.

Michael Foot: Leftwing fighter who led Labour to poll collapse

Michael Foot was the brilliant left-wing crusader, unequalled in his day as a parliamentarian, who in 1983 led his beloved Labour party to its worst electoral humiliation.

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