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Ollie Burke sparkles in the Bundesliga with debut goal

This was the latest special moment in the remarkable rise of 19-year-old Melton footballer Ollie Burke - his first goal in the German Bundesliga.

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Who said it, Allardyce or Bassett?

Quiz: Who said it - Sam Allardyce or Mike Bassett?

Sam Allardyce was only in charge of the England team for one game, but he has already stepped down “by mutual agreement” after what the FA called inappropriate conduct.

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Three wins out of three for Asfordby Amateurs ladies

ASFORDBY AMATEURS LADIES 5 COSBY UNITED LADIES 1

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A fierce tussle for possession as the Holwell Sports Development Team take on Bottesford FC Reserves in a cup match on Saturday EMN-160926-104730002

Holwell Sports grab dramatic late extra time FA Vase winner

FA Vase 2nd Qualifying Round

CLIFTON ALL WHITES 1 HOLWELL SPORTS 2 (after extra time)

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Foxes beaten after two players are red carded

Foxes competed well against strong opposition but were beaten by two second half goals on Sunday as both sides had a player sent off.

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New Melton Town boss Tony Thorpe (right) mulls things over with assistant manager Ross Perkins EMN-160921-110041002

Melton Town pull off impressive cup shock

NORTHAMPTON ON CHENECKS 0 MELTON TOWN 1

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Holwell battle back twice before Blaby show their class

HOLWELL SPORTS 2 BLABY & WHETSTONE 5

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Holwell Sports Mike Hendy on the ball during Saturday's draw with Radford EMN-160919-123917002

Holwell Sports fight back after shock first minute goal

HOLWELL SPORTS 1 RADFORD 1

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‘Ollie Burke can be one of world’s best’ says fellow Melton pro footballer Paul Anderson

Teenage star Ollie Burke can be one of the world’s best players according to his fellow Melton professional footballer Paul Anderson.

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Richard Cragg was man-of-the-match for Town at Stewarts EMN-161209-092245002

United Counties League: Melton Town up to seventh as Palfreyman strikes again

A hard-fought win at second-bottom Stewarts on Tuesday evening lifted Melton Town to a season-high position of seventh in Division One.

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Asfordby FC beaten but unbowed in tough cup test

Asfordby FC Under 12s’ County Cup run was short and sweet following their exit on Sunday, but there were many positives to take away from the game.

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Asfordby FC U18s stun Melton Foxes in cup shoot-out

Melton Foxes U18s were brought down to earth when they made the short trip to first division Asfordby and lost out in a penalty shoot-out.

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Holwell striker Graham Wells made an immediate impact after coming on as a sub at West Bridgford EMN-161209-101005002

East Midlands Counties League: Holwell Sports perplexed by West Bridgford defeat

Holwell Sports came away from West Bridgford with nothing after having a large share of the play at the league leaders on Saturday.

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Melton's top scorer Ash Palfreyman has 10 goals in nine UCL starts EMN-160709-084610002

United Counties League: Melton Town earn draw at high-flying Bugbrooke

In-form striker Ash Palfreyman’s late penalty earned improving Melton Town a richly deserved share of the spoils at second-placed Bugbrooke on Saturday.

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Oliver Burke scout recalls first meeting with £13million star

The scout who discovered Melton football star Ollie Burke said his pace and attitude stood out even at the age of eight.

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Paul Anderson makes his debut for Northampton during their televised game with MK Dons EMN-160709-130805002

Paul Anderson looking for fresh start at Northampton Town after deadline day drama

Paul Anderson endured a frantic week ahead of his deadline day transfer after being given just six days to find a new club.

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Women’s football: Asfordby Amateurs start season with nine-goal salvo

Women’s football: Asfordby Amateurs start season with nine-goal salvo

Asfordby Amateurs made a strong statement as they opened their Leicestershire Women’s Senior League campaign with a nine-goal salvo at Beaumont.

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Asfordby open with high-scoring draw as Hill hits four

Asfordby open with high-scoring draw as Hill hits four

Asfordby FC Lions Under 15s travelled to Fleckney for the first game of the season on Sunday and within three minutes were off the mark.

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Melton's top scorer Ash Palfreyman has 10 goals in nine UCL starts EMN-160709-084610002

United Counties League: Melton Town fight back to beat Bourne

Jack Baker’s winner secured back-to-back wins for Melton Town at Bourne on Tuesday evening.

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Asfordby U9s make positive start to campaign

Asfordby Under 9s made a good start to the season at Kirby Muxloe.

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