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Leon Wobschall

Norwich City v Barnsley: Boss knows how to deal with attention – McGeehan

CAMERON McGEEHAN believes that the star of “young and hungry” Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom is firmly on the rise – but is keeping his fingers crossed that he will stay put at Oakwell.

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Sheffield Uniteds Paul Coutts was stretchered off with a broken leg last night following a challenge with Burton Albions striker Marvin Sordell (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA).

Burton Albion 1 Sheffield United 3: Coutts’s broken leg casts shadow over Blades’ win

SHEFFIELD United’s victory at Burton Albion last night came at a potentially significant price.

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WARM WELCOME: Rotherham United manager Paul Warne. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Rotherham United v Shrewsbury Town: Warne hoping former Millers favourite Hurst gets warm reception

PAUL WARNE is emphatic in his view that he will be doing battle with not just a very dear friend this afternoon – but a future Rotherham United manager too.

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FAMILIAR FACE: Middlesbrough's Jonny Howson battles for the ball with Cardiff City's Junior Hoilett. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

Leeds United v Middlesbrough: Former captain Howson backs Whites to be ‘in the mix’

LISTEN to most of the pre-match conjecture and you would be forgiven for thinking that it is just Middlesbrough Garry Monk who is returning to Elland Road tomorrow.

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Barnsley manager Paul Heckingbottom (Picture: Jon Buckle/PA Wire).

Barnsley boss Heckingbottom turns deaf ear to ‘white noise’ of speculation

IF last year taught Barnsley anything, it was surely the need to be proactive and take preventative measures.

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Guiseley spot stopper Jonny Maxted. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Non-League: Guiseley goalkeeper Maxted spot on with mind games

AS WEEKS go, Jonny Maxted would struggle to recall a more eventful or memorable one in his career to date.

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Matthew Kilgallon of 
Bradford City (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Defining period will bring best out of Bradford City – Matthew Kilgallon

BRADFORD CITY would have struggled to handpick a tougher end to November if they tried.

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Barnsley boss Heckingbottom - no contact with Sunderland

Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom has straight-batted talk of a move to Championship rivals Sunderland and insisted there has been no contact between both clubs or himself.

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Guiseley goalkeeper Jonny Maxted saves his first penalty at 
Accrington Stanley in the sides' FA Cup first-round replay. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Guiseley: Going full-time paying off for keeper Maxted – and the Lions

ON THE evidence of his staggering feats of the past two matches, a little bit of tender loving care is reaping a harvest for Guiseley cup hero Jonny Maxted.

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James Coppinger: Contract at Doncaster is up at end of his 14th year with the club. (Picture: Marie Caley)

Family at home, and at Doncaster Rovers, holds key to James Coppinger’s future

JAMES COPPINGER admits that he will put family first when he makes the fateful decision on his future involvement in the game.

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Guiseley players celebrate their penalty shoot-out victory over Accrington Stanley in last nights FA Cup tie (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Verdict: Guiseley make FA Cup history as Maxted stars in shoot-out success over Accrington Stanley

FOR an incurable cup romantic like Paul Cox, last night truly had a bit of everything.

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United keeper Richard O'Donnell. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

O’Donnell impressed as Millers claimed derby draw

PICKING over the bones of Rotherham United’s derby draw at Doncaster Rovers, the performance of under-fire goalkeeper Richard O’Donnell was not lost upon manager Paul Warne.

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Paul Heckingbottom spent four years with Sunderland as a youngster.

Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom seen as Sunderland favourite

BARNSLEY head coach Paul Heckingbottom has rapidly emerged as the leading candidate for the vacant managerial position at Sunderland – who are set to offer him a massive pay hike in a bid to lure him to Wearside.

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Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom

Sunderland manager latest: Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom high on agenda as interviews start

Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom remains high in the thoughts of the Sunderland hierarchy as they intensify their search to find a successor to Simon Grayson in the coming days.
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Gigi Buffon retired after the two-leg defeat to Sweden having made 175 caps for Italy

Leon Wobschall: Yes, 2018 World Cup will miss Italy and Holland colour but don't mourn their absence

IT was former Anfield Boot Room stalwart Roy Evans who once famously remarked: 'Liverpool without European football is like a banquet without wine.'
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Guiseley manager Paul Cox: Eyeing a return to Mansfield Town.
Picture: Steve Riding

Guiseley chief Paul Cox aims to keep alive romance of the FA Cup

Guiseley manager Paul Cox admits that he responded with a wry smile when, as he sat at home watching the FA Cup second-round draw on television with his wife Natasha, he was handed a potential trip down memory lane.

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Guiseley manager Paul Cox. PIC: Steve Riding

FA Cup replay: Lions boss Cox deflects pressure on to League Two high fliers Accrington Stanley

GUISELEY manager Paul Cox insists that all the FA Cup pressure will be firmly on the shoulders of opponents Accrington Stanley this evening as the Lions strive to make their own piece of history.

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Video: Rotherham United chief Warne underlines importance of Armistice Day

ROTHERHAM UNITED manager Paul Warne has revealed that he delivered a pre-match speech to his players regarding the sacrifices made by the country’s military ahead of Saturday’s Armistice Day derby draw at Doncaster Rovers.

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England's Jamie Vardy (left) and Germany's Antonio Rudiger (right) battle for the ball at Wembley on Friday night. Picture: Nick Potts/PA

England urged to build on their momentum in Brazil test

JAMIE VARDY has hailed England’s strength in depth and believes that the Three Lions can take considerable momentum into tomorrow evening’s Wembley friendly with Brazil following their vibrant performance against Germany.

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Verdict (video): Rotherham United’s Kieffer Moore leaves it late to subdue Doncaster Rovers’ James Coppinger milestone celebrations

YOU sense that Rotherham United manager Paul Warne’s wife will have been happy enough with events.

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