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Annual Melton charity fundraiser in memory of Bobby Barnard to go ahead on Sunday

A third annual fundraising day in memory of a stillborn baby boy will go ahead on Sunday in Melton.

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Melton juniors make step-up to the big stage

Young footballers from Mowbray Rangers and Melton Foxes put their local rivalries aside to travel together and support each other at the ESF Festival of Football last weekend.

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Leicester City ace Jamie Vardy puts his Melton house on the market for record price

A year ago it was the place where Leicester City’s stars gathered to celebrate winning the Premier League title.

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Paul Anderson has joined Mansfield Town from Northampton EMN-170517-133643002

Ando joins ambitious stags

Paul Anderson will give new meaning to the phrase honeymoon period after completing his move to new club Mansfield Town on Monday.

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Avin A Laff seal third Melton league title with 31-goal rout

Avin A Laff United wrapped up their third Melton and District Sunday League title last weekend with a record-breaking scoreline.

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Secretary of Melton and District Charity Cup Committee Alan Digby with Sileby captain Luke Barratt on the left, and Ben Marshall from Barrow EMN-170516-180154002

Melton Charity Cup heads to Sileby

A healthy crowd turned out at Holwell Sports FC’s Welby Road ground to see the younger team upset their elders in the Melton Charity Cup final last Wednesday.

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Paul Anderson made 38 appearances for Northampton Town last season EMN-170516-194210002

BREAKING: Melton’s Paul Anderson joins Mansfield Town

Melton professional football Paul Anderson is to begin the latest chapter of his career at Mansfield Town.

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Bobby’s match to help new charity

The third annual charity football match in memory of a stillborn baby boy will be held in Melton on Bank Holiday Monday.

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Jaguars celebrate their cup success

Mowbray Rangers Jaguars under 11s have won the League Cup following a 5-1 success.

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Champions League secured for Burke

Melton footballer Ollie Burke has helped RB Leipzig book their place in next season’s Champions League group stages.

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Young Carrick goes Dutch with Nottingham Forest

A promising young footballer nicknamed the Bear for his fearless tackling has had his first taste of international action.

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There's a six a side plea - and hopes for better weather for footballers

Barrow through to Melton Charity Cup final at Holwell

Barrow made it through to this year’s Melton Charity Cup final after a 10-man side beat Oakham last Wednesday.

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Holwell Sports county cup final reaction: manager John Webster

Holwell Sports manager John Webster could barely conceal his disappointment after seeing his side fall to a contentious late goal in the Senior County Cup final on Tuesday evening.

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Tinsley fires in a superb equaliser fit for a cup final EMN-170305-100212002

Holwell Sports county cup hopes dashed by last-gasp heartbreak

A cruel last-minute winner sank Holwell Sports’ bid to lift the Senior County Cup for the first time in almost 60 years on Tuesday evening.

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Mowbray Rangers Lions Under 12s will take on Oadby in the final at County FA HQ EMN-170425-192146002

Mowbray Rangers Lions book cup final spot

Mowbray Rangers Lions Under 12s reached the final of the Duncan Warner League Cup after an extra time win in Sunday’s semi-final.

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Holwell Sports bid to lift County Cup for first time in 59 years

Assistant manager Andy Hill believes the underdog label will suit Holwell when they face their first Senior County Cup final in 17 years.

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Sean Warrilow retained his place for the West Bridgford match, while Chris Hibbitt (on floor) would later be forced off with an ankle injury EMN-170425-114731002

Holwell Sports cup final hopes hit by Hibbitt injury blow

Champions-elect West Bridgford proved too strong for Holwell Sports despite a determined effort at Welby Road on Saturday.

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Melton Town won five of their six games under Steve Hendey in a strong run-in EMN-170419-125207002

Melton Town tipped for United Counties League title push

A couple of high-calibre signings would be enough to turn Melton Town into serious title challengers next season according to boss Steve Hendey.

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Aaron Black drew Town level at Lutterworth EMN-170418-102659002

Melton Town end positive season with fourth straight win

Melton Town rounded off their debut United Counties League season in a highly-creditable ninth with a well-earned fourth straight win at Lutterworth on Monday.

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Holwell Sports strike late to earn Dunkirk draw

Ian Bitmead’s late equaliser earned Holwell Sports a deserved point on Saturday against an in-form Dunkirk side unbeaten since Christmas.

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