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RUMOUR MILL: Everton willing to accept £50m for Barkley | Aberdeen boss McInnes favourite for Sunderland job | Manchester United ready to activate Griezmann’s £85m release clause | West Brom interested in Man City striker Iheanacho | Incoming Barcelona boss makes Herrera top priority | Madrid cool interest in Hazard | PSG want Clichy

The football season might be winding down but the rumour mill is in full swing.

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NWGU Worksop Town v Rainworth MW
IN PICTURE:  Worksop Town manager Mark Shaw.
STORY: SPORT LEAD: Worksop Town FC v Rainworth MW.  Toolstation Northern Counties East Football League match at Sandy Lane, Worksop.  Saturday 29th October 2016.  PHOTOGRAPHER: MARK FEAR/MARK FEAR PHOTOGRAPHY.

Ex Worksop Town boss applies for Belper job after Palmer resigns

Former Worksop Town boss Mark Shaw is thought to have thrown his name in the ring for the vacant Belper Town job.

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Chesterfield v Charlton Athletic, Gary Caldwell

Caldwell has the necessary leadership skills, says his assistant

Steve Eyre believes Chesterfield boss Gary Caldwell has the necessary leadership skills to take the club forward.

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Scott Wiseman

‘We need to know we can get through the hard times together’

What Chesterfield do on the training ground this summer will echo long into the latter stages of the League Two season says Scott Wiseman.

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Alfreton chairman Wayne Bradley with newly appointed academy manager Jamie Brough

Hat-trick of trophies for Alfreton’s fledgling academy

Alfreton Town’s academy have made it a hat-trick of trophies in five days to cap a successful first season under boss Jamie Brough and his staff.

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Matlock Town v FC Halifax Town FA trophy. Adam Yates close to scoring.

Adam Yates signs new Matlock Town deal

There’s a big boost for Matlock Town as club skipper Adam Yates was due at the DCJ Group Arena on Wednesday night to sign his new contract.

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Scott Wiseman is a Spireite (Pic: Tina Jenner)

Column: Rare outbreak of optimism greets double-signing but a hint of caution remains

Whisper it, but the arrival of two new players at the Proact has been greeted with a rare outbreak of optimism – albeit attached to a hint of caution.

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RUMOUR MILL: | James more likely to join Chelsea than Man United | Bayern Munich prepared to pay £50m for Sanchez | Moyes wants to become Scotland boss | Red Devils willing to offer Griezmann over £12m a year | Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Brazilian in deal worth £38.7 million

RUMOUR MILL: | James more likely to join Chelsea than Man United | Bayern Munich prepared to pay £50m for Sanchez | Moyes wants to become Scotland boss | Red Devils willing to offer Griezmann over £12m a year | Real Madrid sign 16-year-old Brazilian in deal worth £38.7 million

Here are today’s main football rumours.

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Joe Anyon (
Picture by David Haber)

Anyon doesn’t plan to be in League Two long

When we get to the business end of the 2017/18 campaign, Joe Anyon hopes to be challenging at the top of the table for a second year running.

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RUMOUR MILL: Everton agree £25m deal for ex-Spurs playmaker, Man Utd make offer that ‘cannot be refused’ for Monaco star, City leading race to sign Arsenal ace

RUMOUR MILL: Everton agree £25m deal for ex-Spurs playmaker, Man Utd make offer that ‘cannot be refused’ for Monaco star, City leading race to sign Arsenal ace

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

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New Alfreton Town boss John McDermott.

New Alfreton Town boss keen to see progress

New Alfreton Town boss John McDermott says he wants to get the Reds up the table.

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Hull City v AFC Bournemouth.
Hull's Sam Clucas takes on Bournemouth's Adam Smith.
14th January 2017.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Spireites AND Stags in line for cash boost if Hull sell Sam Clucas

Chesterfield and Mansfield Town will both benefit financially this summer should Sam Clucas leave Hull City.

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Lucy Staniforth gets the ball forward for Sunderland Ladies against Chelsea at Hetton. Picture by KEVIN BRADY

Boss admits Sunderland just can’t compete with likes of Chelsea

Sometimes you just have to hold up your hands and acknowledge the superiority of the opposition.

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Scott Rogers

New challenge as Rogers is named new Pinxton boss

Central Midlands Black Dragon South outfit Pinxton FC have announced their ambition ahead of the 2017/18 campaign by confirming that Scott Rogers has accepted the chance to join the Derbyshire-based club as their new manager.

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RUMOUR MILL: Italian giants want Premier League club’s top boss, Chelsea and Arsenal set to lose star men, Manchester United  target staying in France

RUMOUR MILL: Italian giants want Premier League club’s top boss, Chelsea and Arsenal set to lose star men, Manchester United target staying in France

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

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Chesterfield vs Doncaster Rovers - Tommy Lee and Sam Hird at full time - Pic By James Williamson

Branston: Senior Spireites players need to be challenged

Guy Branston says Chesterfield’s senior players need to be challenged by those coming into the Proact this summer.

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FC Britannia seal treble with Alma Cup victory

FC Britannia seal treble with Alma Cup victory

FC Britannia made it a memorable treble winning season by lifting the Alma Cup at the Proat Stadium.

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New Spireite Joe Anyon (Pic: Tina Jenner)

‘I’m full of respect for Tommy Lee but I’m not here to sit on the bench’

Joe Anyon might be full of respect for long-time Chesterfield keeper Tommy Lee but he’s still out to take his place between the posts.

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Chesterfield's Rai Simons battles with Scunthorpe's Scott Wiseman

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Wiseman and Anyon are ‘right sort of characters’ for League Two battle

In Scott Wiseman and Joe Anyon, Chesterfield’s head of recruitment Guy Branston believes the club have two of the ‘right sort of characters’ they’ll need for the forthcoming League Two battle.

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Former Gainsborough player Liam Davis to make history as first openly gay footballer to play at Wembley

Liam Davis will make history when he runs out at Wembley for the FA Vase final on Sunday afternoon – but despite his role in tackling one of football’s great taboos, he won’t be shouting about it from the rooftops.

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