Wayne Harrison was not the most fortunate of footballers. Blessed with a sublime talent for sniffing out goal-scoring opportunities and converting them with consummate skill, he became the world's most expensive teenager when Liverpool – then the mightiest club in the land – paid Oldham Athletic £250,000 for his predatory services in the spring of 1985.
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Wednesday 07 December 2011
Under-21 manager thinks new national centre will help England end their 45-year trophy drought
Thursday 01 December 2011
The numbers of teams offering men the chance to play full 11-a-side football is dropping, figures released by the Football Association today will show, with more than 1600 sides disappearing across the country in the last three years alone.
Monday 07 November 2011
Former Liverpool and Manchester City midfielder Dietmar Hamann has resigned as manager of Blue Square Premier outfit Stockport.
Thursday 18 August 2011
A university student was jailed for 16 months today after taking part in looting during last week's riots.
Friday 05 August 2011
The brother of Premier League footballer Titus Bramble has been jailed for four and a half years after being convicted of rape.
Saturday 16 July 2011
Monday 11 July 2011
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Wednesday 06 July 2011
Barclays Premier League newcomers Norwich have confirmed winger Anthony Pilkington has become their sixth summer signing after the club agreed an undisclosed fee with Huddersfield.
Wednesday 06 July 2011
Former Liverpool player begins managerial career in Conference despite a warning from Eriksson
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Former Liverpool and Manchester City midfielder Dietmar Hamann has been named the new manager of non-league Stockport.
Saturday 02 July 2011
The wait is finally over. A Brit is through to a Wimbledon singles final, albeit the one for boys.
Monday 09 May 2011
Morecambe have parted company with boss Sammy McIlroy and assistant Mark Lillis by mutual consent following the club's disappointing 20th-placed finish in npower League Two.
Saturday 07 May 2011
Monday 02 May 2011
Dave Jones, the Cardiff manager, believes his side have "unfinished business" ahead of their crucial game today at home to Middlesbrough. Cardiff narrowly missed out on promotion last year, losing the play-off final to Blackpool, but are just one point behind Norwich as the two teams vie for the final automatic promotion spot. "I'm proud of what I've done here" said Jones, "but would be even prouder of taking the club into the Premier League."
Sunday 01 May 2011
Almost 25 years after automatic promotion and relegation was introduced between the Football League and what is still generally known as the Conference, the signs are that regaining League status is becoming harder.
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