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Ribchester romp steals the show on Newbury’s Lockinge Day

Any meeting that yields a handful of clues and contenders for the upcoming Epsom Classics and the seasonal highlight that is Royal Ascot warrants the utmost respect.

Horse Racing
John Barkley of Everton

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.

Football
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.

Football
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.

Chesterfield FC
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.

Chesterfield FC
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.

Football
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Derbyshire look to bounce back against Leicestershire

The sun was shining at the County Ground on Monday but for Derbyshire supporters there was nothing to warm to as the team crashed to a third County Championship defeat of the season.

Cricket
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.

Local
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.

Chesterfield FC
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.

Football
Andrew Parkin-Coates bowling for Chesterfield against Sandiacre Town in the Premier Division on Saturday.

Cricket results from the Derbyshire County League

Rain affected many matches in the Derbyshire County League over the weekend as the cricket season entered its second month.

Cricket
Killamarsh Juniors opener Ryan Parsons is bowled in the first over against Worksop.

Cricket results from the Bassetlaw League

Rain affected many matches in the Bassetlaw League over the weekend as the cricket season entered its second month of action.

Cricket
Lewis Taylor

Kell Brook's sparring partner holds no fears for gallant Dronfield fighter Lewis Taylor

Lewis Taylor has been handed the chance to perform on the biggest platform in Sheffield boxing history - and it doesn't worry him that he's the underdog and up against a man who has given world champion Kell Brook a run for his money.

Sport
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.

Chesterfield FC
Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates in action at the Scottish Rally. (PHOTO BY: Race And Rally Photography)

Scottish Rally challenge by Yates is on the rocks

Frustrated Chesterfield driver Rhys Yates had to pull out of the Scottish Rally at the weekend after his car struck a rock.

Motor Sport
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.

Football
Captain Billy Godleman, who described Derbyshire's defeat as "hugely disappointing".

Batting collapse condemns Derbyshire to sorry defeat

Worcestershire skipper Joe Leach inspired his team to their third Specsavers County Championship victory of the new campaign as Derbyshire crumbled to a humiliating innings and 42-run defeat in the Division Two match at Derby on Monday.

Cricket
Dame Kelly Holmes sends Eckington athlete inspiring video

Dame Kelly Holmes sends Eckington athlete inspiring video

If there’s one person you want to receive a message of support from during tough times it’s your childhood hero - and that’s exactly what Derbyshire’s Tilly Simpson got.

Athletics
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.

Local

Chesterfield go top after stunning big guns in memorable weekend

A memorable weekend saw Chesterfield zoom to joint top spot in the Derbyshire County League after back-to-back victories against two of the Premier Division’s big guns.

Cricket
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