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Trainee women’s football coach from Manchester ‘undeterred’ by Joey Barton’s anti female pundit outburst

“Can I swear?” That’s the response from Isabelle Gavin, 17, an aspiring football coach from Crumpsall in Manchester when asked for her reaction to Joey Barton’s latest rant against women in football.   “It’s obviously misogynistic, but I don’t feel his opinions should affect women in sport” says the Sheffield United Community Foundation student. Barton has […]

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Coach hails success of ParaNetball club at Manchester Thunder

It’s been two years since Katie Thompson, 30, from Manchester set up the first ParaNetball team in the North West, Dominoes Netball Club. But she didn’t stop there. Just one year later, she founded the first ParaNetball club at Manchester Thunder. Her passion for Netball started in primary school. Now after 10 years in the […]

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Norwegian fan on how Football Manager led to his love affair with Altrincham FC 

A Norwegian football fan who took non-league Altrincham FC to Champions League glory on Football Manager has been telling Quays News how he’s now a die-hard supporter of the Greater Manchester club.   “Whenever I tell someone who I support they say “who?”  This is often the response when Odd Sindre Tonning tells people he […]

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Kyrell Malcolm: the youngest player to make an EFL League Two debut for Salford City

16-year-old Kyrell Malcolm became Salford City’s youngest league debutant in a 1-1 draw against Colchester United last night. The teenage midfielder started for his team before being subbed off in the 57th minute for Ethan Ingram, being 16 years and 260 days old. Salford City manager Karl Robinson said: “From my point of view I […]

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Love Island stars line-up for charity football match in aid of Manchester Arena bomb charities

Celebrities and football legends will join forces at Oldham Athletic for the third Manchester Remembers charity football match, with Tom Clare and Kai Fagan signed up. The event, which takes place in July at Boundary Park has raised over £117,000 for charities which were set up by the families of victims after the Manchester Arena […]

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Celebrating Manchester’s cycling roots ahead of the National Track Championships

This weekend sees the return of the National Track Championships to the National Cycling Centre in Manchester for the first time since 2020. Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls will go head to head against the future stars of the sport ahead of the summer games in Paris. The Velodrome became the home of British cycling in 1994, […]

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Manchester City fans deterred from new bus service by ‘steep’ prices and ‘confusing’ departure times

Manchester City fans have welcomed new match-day buses but say price and timing tweaks must be made to make the service a long-term success. The club, in partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester (TFGM), is trialing 17 new bus routes to travel to and from the Etihad Stadium on match days from areas on the […]

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Salford’s new £300k futsal centre will “revolutionise” the city, says sports boss

The launch of a £300,000 futsal facility which has just opened in Salford could “revolutionise” the sport, says a leading councillor behind the project. The centre, which is the first of its kind in the North West, was given the get go after receiving £190,000 from the Government’s Football Foundation and a further £127,000 from […]

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‘Ridiculed’ Manchester women’s football team finally set to become heroes in new documentary 

A pioneering Manchester women’s football club, which was founded in the 1940’s, is to be celebrated in an upcoming documentary.   Corinthians: We Were the Champions chronicles the fortunes of Manchester Corinthians L.F.C., who defied the FA’s 1921 women’s football ban, winning 50 trophies in 20 years in South America, France and Holland. They even […]

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Oldham Athletic fans call for ‘incredible’ Chairman to be knighted

Oldham fans are calling for their Chairman, Frank Rothwell, to be honoured after completing his second transatlantic row in three years to raise money for Alzheimer’s research.

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