English football

New town football – successful, after all – Game of the People – Football Article

STEVENAGE and Crawley Town are both members of the Football League, albeit the lowest division. Neither are what you might call “traditional” clubs, although football in Stevenage dates back to 1894 and Crawley 1896. When the game was in its infancy as an organised sport, they were merely amateur concerns in the south of England, unable to be truly competitive with the rise of industrial football. Most of the people around these clubs would have been from agriculture rather than…

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Man Utd news: ‘If I deserve a new contract, it will come’ – Manchester United star Ander Herrera not worried about Old Trafford future – Football Article

The Spaniard has seen an upturn in form along with the rest of his side since Ole Gunner Solskjaer took the reins at the Red Devils Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera says that he isn’t focused on securing a new deal at the club, instead preferring to direct his energy to more immediate matters at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have currently recorded eight wins from eight games since interim manager Ole Gunner Solskjaer took the reins following Jose Mourinho’s…

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Manchester City: Pep Guardiola wants David Silva at club beyond 2020 – Football Article

The Spaniard is contracted until the end of next season, but the manager wants him to stay at the club longer Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants David Silva to remain at the Premier League club beyond the end of his deal in 2020. Silva, 33, has become a star for City, winning three league titles and an FA Cup since arriving from Valencia in 2010. He’s gone on to make 370 total appearances, scoring 70 goals during his stay…

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