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Notts line up a batsman as their main overseas player

Nottinghamshire’s overseas signing for most of their domestic cricket in 2018 will be a batsman, it has been confirmed.

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All the latest football transfer gossip and rumours

RUMOUR MILL: PSG line up £30m swoop for Manchester United’s Rojo, and Hazard could quit Chelsea

French giants Paris St Germain are considering a £30 million swoop for Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo, according to today’s football transfer grapevine.

Football
Resilient 10-men Nottingham Forest hold on for a point

Resilient 10-men Nottingham Forest hold on for a point

Left back Eric Lichaj received an early red card but the ten men of Nottingham Forest hung on for over an hour to earn a well-deserved point in a goalless draw at Burton Albion.

Football
RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid target Manchester United superstar

RUMOUR MILL: Real Madrid target Manchester United superstar

Here are the stories making today’s back pages.

Football
FA Cup

PREVIEW: FA Cup fifth round

The FA Cup enters the fifth round stage this weekend with just three games between the sides taking part and a place in the final.

Football
Matthew Harness

Hockey star Matthew, 4, picked for GB

A young ball hockey player from Giltbrook is set to represent Great Britain in an under-9s world tournament - despite only being four-years-old.

Football
IN PICTURE: Joe Worrall and David Nugent.
SPORT: LEAD: Nottingham Forest v Derby County.  Sky Bet Championship match at the City Ground, Nottingham.  Saturday, 18th March 2017.
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TALKING POINT: Which club has the biggest social media following - Nottingham Forest or Derby County?

There is no football without rivalry.

Football
FA Cup Final, Manchester City v Wigan Athletic:  Goal scorer Ben Watson celebrates

Forest head to Burton looking to stop the slide

Nottingham Forest travel to near neighbours Burton Albion this Saturday looking to stop their slide down the Championship table.

Football
Liam Cooper gets clear of Kieran Dowell.
Leeds United v Nottingham Forest.  SkyBet Championship.  Elland Road

OPINION: It’s time for Kieran Dowell to be dropped by Nottingham Forest

Kieran Dowell has been one of the success stories in a bleak season at the City Ground so far but its time he has a break from the starting line-up.

Football
Trent Bridge

Trent Bridge misses out on Ashes Test as ECB announce schedule

Nottinghamshire CCC chief executive Lisa Pursehouse is “absolutely delighted” Trent Bridge has secured its future as a Test match venue until at least 2024 following the ECB’s announcement of its host venues for High Profile Matches - despite having been overlooked for the Ashes.

Cricket
Mauricio Pochettino

RUMOUR MILL: Spurs offer Pochettino lucrative deal; Fellaini's off to Besiktas

Maurcio Pochettino is becoming hot property but the Spurs boss looks set to be offered a lucrative deal to stay in North London.

Football
Altior (right) on his way to victory, and a classy comeback, in the Betfair Exchange Game Spirit Chase at Newbury on Saturday.

COUNTDOWN TO CHELTENHAM: Altior and Native River back with a bang

The weather didn’t play ball, but since when has it? Behind the veneer of sheeting rain and icy winds, Newbury’s pre-Cheltenham Festival meeting at the weekend very much fitted the ‘Super Saturday’ template that was created for it.

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Eden Hazard

RUMOUR MILL: Hazard to Real Madrid odds slashed; Alderweireld interests United

The future of Chelsea star Eden Hazard continues to get tongues wagging across the continent.

Football
Sean Gregory in action for Selston.

Title-chasers all set for crucial battle

Selston and Kimberley Miners Welfare will go into battle this weekend with crucial points at stake in the battle for the East Midlands Counties League title.

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IN PICTURE: Alex Hales.

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STORY: NOTTS COUNTY CRICKET PRESS/MEDIA DAY AT TRENT BRIDGE CRICKET GROUND, NOTTINGHAM.
FRIDAY 31ST MARCH 2017.
PHOTOGRAPHER: MARK FEAR

Notts’ Alex Hales shines but can’t prevent England from suffering T20 tri-series loss to New Zealand

Notts’ Alex Hales scored 47 but couldn’t prevent England from suffering T20 defeat to New Zealand in Wellington.

Cricket
Gareth Bale, who wants to stay at Real Madrid, rather than join Manchester United, according to today's football rumour mill

RUMOUR MILL: Manchester United target Gareth Bale ‘loves Real Madrid and doesn’t want to leave’

The agent of Manchester United target Gareth Bale says the 28-year-old Welshman loves Real Madrid and doesn’t want to leave the Spanish champions this summer.

Football
Andy Rolph, pictured at last year's Nottinghamshire FA Awards, has sadly died. Alexandra Johnson Photography.

Tributes paid to ‘great ambassador’ for Nottinghamshire referees

Tributes have come pouring in for former Nottinghamshire referee Andy Rolph, who has sadly passed away.

Football
RUMOUR MILL: Jose Mourinho determined to beat Manchester City to the signing of Real Madrid star

RUMOUR MILL: Jose Mourinho determined to beat Manchester City to the signing of Real Madrid star

Here are the stories making today’s headlines.

Football
FA Cup
Hull City v Nottingham 
Hull manager Nigel Adkins welcomes Forest manager Aitor Karanka.
27th January 2017.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

OPINION: Nottingham Forest are now in a relegation battle

Nottingham Forest officially joined the Championship relegation battle with another lacklustre defeat at home to Hull City.

Football
PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEW: Spurs’ King Kane sets his sights on Arsenal

PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEW: Spurs’ King Kane sets his sights on Arsenal

A look ahead to this weekend’s fixtures, with Neil McGlade.

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