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Which one of these nine defenders is England’s greatest centre back of all time?

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Ottery St Mary Football Club chairman Mike Ringer is most certainly a ‘man who does’ and also a ‘man who can’, writes Steve Birley.

Some England kits from previous World Cups have been more memorable than the team’s performance, but can you match the England kit to the tournament it was worn in?

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Around a 100 Millwey Rise FC players and supporters attended the 60th Anniversary Dinner, Dance and Presentation Evening at the Guildhall, Axminster on Saturday, writes Dick Sturch.

Around a 100 Millwey Rise FC players and supporters attended the 60th Anniversary Dinner, Dance and Presentation Evening at the Guildhall, Axminster on Saturday, writes Dick Sturch.

Harry Kane dug England out of a hole and secured a last-gasp 2-1 win over Tunisia in their World Cup opener.

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This coming weekend (June 23 and 24) it is the second Ottery St Mary Football Club Youth Tournament.

Honiton Town Football Club are holding their 2018 annual general meeting tomorrow evening (Tuesday, June 19).

With a reported three million pre-order sales, Nigeria’s kit is this summer’s standout design, but where does it sit amongst the greatest World Cup kits of all time?

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David Platt’s late winner against Belgium saw England advance to the quarter-finals of the 1990 World Cup in Italy, but how much do you remember about the match?

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Pelé or Baggio? Batistuta or Maradona? Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi? Thomas or Gerd Müller?

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From They Think It’s All Overs to Hands of God, 18-year-old solos and eight-second openers by San Marino, let it never be said that England’s participation in the World Cup has been boring.

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It’s a competition within a competition that has been won by some of the world’s greatest players, but who do you think will win the Golden Boot award at the World Cup?

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Which country will win the World Cup?

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Tens of millions will be gambled on the outcome of the World Cup, from the outright winners to the number of times Neymar spits during a game, but who do you think will lift the trophy?

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At the recent, well supported annual general meeting of Millwey Rise FC, all officers put themselves up for re-election and were voted in en bloc, as were the committee members, writes Dick Sturch.

Cranbrook Football Club manager Jon Martin is currently enjoying something of a break from the rigours of what was a tough past season, writes Steve Birley.

Feniton Ladies Football Club held their awards evening and annual dinner recently at which they celebrated the end of another fine season for the team.

The Greatest Show on Turf kicks off in Russia this week, bringing with it all the emotion, heartache and joy that every football tournament does. Mark Heath takes a look at what we can expect in the next month.

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It’s not the first thing that comes to mind when somebody mentions the World Cup, but every tournament has a poster - how many can you remember?

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The draw has been made for the opening rounds of next seasons South West Peninsula League, Walter C Parsons Cup competition.

Given sport’s global popularity and football’s status as the most popular sport, it is perhaps surprising that the beautiful game was not really touched by the ugliness of terrorism until November 13, 2015.

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Most football fans will not know who all the singers are in the official Russia 2018 song, how to find Nizhny Novgorod or what formation Iran will use against Morocco, but there is one thing we can be sure of: there will be controVARsy.

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Honiton Town moved quickly to make a new appointment following the midweek departure of managerial duo Graham Bedford and Alan Lewis and have announced a return to Mountbatten Park of popular pair Kevin Blackwell and Nick Ogden.

From the Tango to the Jubulani, how many footballs from World Cup history can you identify correctly?

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