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Pitchford relieved to have Commonwealth gold under his belt

Liam Pitchford admits winning his first Commonwealth Games gold is “a weight off his shoulders” as he returns from Australia with a total of three medals and a new status as England’s record table tennis medal-winner.

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GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 09:  Liam Pitchford of England competes against S.F.E.Poh of Singapore during the Men's Team Table Tennis Bronze Medal Match on day five of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Oxenford Studios on April 9, 2018 on the Gold Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Liam Pitchford proud of Commonwealth Games bronze for England

Liam Pitchford was proud of the way England recovered from an agonising semi-final defeat to claim team bronze at the Commonwealth Games.

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Liam Pitchford with his national title. Pic by Alan Man.

Liam Pitchford reflects on national title win

Liam Pitchford felt he saved his best for last as he beat England colleague Sam Walker in the final to win his fourth men’s singles title at the PG Mutual National Championships.

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Liam Pitchford in action against world number two Fan Zhendong, of China. (PHOTO BY: Alan Man)

Table tennis star gunning for gold at Commonwealth Games

Globetrotting table-tennis star Liam Pitchford says he is firing on all cylinders ahead of one of the most important spells of his career.

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Liam Pitchford in action against world number two Fan Zhendong, of China. (PHOTO BY: Alan Man)

Pitchford leads England to bronze at table tennis World Cup

Inspired Chesterfield table-tennis star Liam Pitchford led England to a magnificent bronze medal at their home World Cup -– and almost toppled the leading Chinese player along the way.

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Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford stars for England at World Cup

Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford stars for England at World Cup

Liam Pitchford’s brilliant win over Japan’s teenage sensation Tomokazu Harimoto was the English highlight of the first day of the ITTF Team World Cup in London.

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Sam Walker in action

Walker and Pitchford selected for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Local stars Sam Walker and Liam Pitchford are among 11 table tennis players selected by Team England to compete at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April.

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Liam Pitchford pictured at the German Open. Pic by ITTF.

Pitchford exits German Open to Freitas

Liam Pitchford was unfortunate to run into top-20 player Marcos Freitas in top form at the German Open.

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Liam Pitchford to compete in inaugral Ultimate Table Tennis League

It will be an Indian summer for Liam Pitchford as he competes in the inaugural Ultimate Table Tennis League.

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Liam Pitchford vows that he has much more to come

Liam Pitchford vows that he has much more to come

It was a bad tournament but there’s a lot more to come from me – that was the verdict of Liam Pitchford after his World Championships campaign came to a disappointing end.

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MANSFIELD and District League round-up.

Liam Pitchford’s World Championship hopes are ended

Liam Pitchford’s World Championships came to a premature end when the Chesterfield athlete was knocked out in the first round of the singles.

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MANSFIELD and District League round-up.

Liam Pitchford knocked out World Championships doubles

Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford will have to concentrate on the singles after he and partner Paul Drinkhall were eliminated in the last 64 of the men’s doubles at the World Championships tonight.

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Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford gives England hope

Chesterfield’s Liam Pitchford gives England hope

Liam Pitchford’s victory gave England hope of turning around their European Championships qualifying play-off but they still have a lot to do following their 3-1 home defeat to Slovakia.

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Pitchford selected for Commonwealth Games team

Pitchford selected for Commonwealth Games team

With exactly one year to go until the Commonwealth Games 2018, Liam Pitchford has been named in the Team England squad to travel to Australia.

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Rowan Jones in training with his coach, Mel Buxton.

Teenage star is set for national championships

A rising teenage table tennis player is following in the footsteps of Chesterfield’s Olympic and national star Liam Pitchford.

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Liam Pitchford. Photo by Michael Lovede

Pitchford edges vital England win

Chesterfield table tennis ace Liam Pitchford won an epic match as England beat Netherlands 3-0 to cement their place in the European Team Championships qualifying play-offs.

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Liam Pitchford (left) in action with Paul Drinkhall on their way to a fifth successive doubles title at the national championships. (PHOTO BY: Alan Man)

Table tennis star Pitchford falls in national semi-finals again

Chesterfield star Liam Pitchford admitted he was not at his best when falling in the semi-finals of the national championships for the second year running.

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Liam Pitchford helps England keep up perfect start

Liam Pitchford helps England keep up perfect start

Liam Pitchford helped England defeat Netherlands 3-0 to keep up their 100 per cent record in their European Championships qualifying campaign.

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Liam Pitchford happy with run to Swedish Open quarter final

Liam Pitchford happy with run to Swedish Open quarter final

Chesterfield’s Liam PItchford says he is happy despite his Swedish Open being ended in the quarter-finals by Europe’s top player, Dimitrij Ovtcharov.

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Award nominees Paul Drinkhall, Sam Walker, and Chesterfield's Liam Pitchford and  Alan Cooke.

Duo’s international award recognition

Chesterfield’s table tennis ace Liam Pitchford and coach Alan Cooke have spoken of their pride after being shortlisted for international awards.

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