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Melton-based CK Dons seek players to boost promotion bid

CK Dons FC are looking for new players to strengthen the team ahead of their next campaign in the North Leicestershire League.

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Craig Potter from main team sponsor Smith Eliot with new signings Michael Reeve (left) and Robbie Parsons. EMN-180718-144027002

Melton Town give Rushden and Diamonds tough workout

Melton Town’s new signing Robbie parsons made an instant impact with a goal on his debut against AFC Rushden and Diamonds on Tuesday evening.

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LCFC Community Football Skills and Activities Day at Twinlakes PHOTO: Supplied

Leicester City coming to Melton at Twinlakes with their Community Football Skills and Activities Day

Premier League champions of 2015/16 Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) are bringing their Community Football Skills and Activities Day to Twinlakes in Melton, on Friday, July 27.

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Town's new-look squad warms up before the friendly with Grantham EMN-181107-124028002

Pre-season friendlies: Melton Town host Rushden and Diamonds, while Holwell Sports head to Oakham

Pre-season moves up another notch on Tuesday evening as our United Counties League sides step up their preparations for the impending season.

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England vs Croatia World Cup semi-final LIVE feed - the build-up, action and reaction in full

England face their biggest game in almost two decades tonight - and we’ll have all the action right here.

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Asfordby Captains Close won the Year 3 and 4 division EMN-181107-103654002

Asfordby Captains Close and Stathern Primary top of the class at girls’ football tournament

Asfordby Amateurs Girls and Ladies Inclusive FC hosted a tournament on behalf of the Melton and Belvoir Schools.

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Melton Town opened their pre-season fixture list with a high-profile match against Grantham Town EMN-181107-124039002

Melton Town kick off pre-season with Grantham Town win

Melton Town’s new management team of Tom Manship and Jon Stevenson made a winning start to pre-season as they defeated Grantham Town 2-1 on Friday.

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Holwell Sports drawn against Pinxton in FA Vase

Holwell Sports will open their FA Vase quest against Central Midlands League opponents in September.

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Regulars at The Cutting Room in Melton celebrate at the final whistle after watching on a big screen at the pub as England beat Sweden to reach the World Cup semi-finals EMN-180907-103657001

Football comes home in Melton as fans celebrate World Cup victory

Football certainly came home in Melton on Saturday afternoon as fans packed out town centre pubs to watch England’s World Cup heroes beat Sweden on big screens.

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Former Hull City reserve keeper Rob Peet will play senior football in Melton for the first time next season EMN-180407-110938002

New-look Melton Town set for Gingerbreads test

Ambitious Melton Town begin their pre-season fixtures tomorrow with a few familiar faces among a lengthy list of new signings.

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Holwell Sports in search for new reserves manager

Holwell Sports FC are looking for a manager and assistant for their reserve team for the forthcoming season.

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Holwell Sports face Sleaford Town in United Counties League Cup opener

United Counties League newcomers Holwell Sports have been drawn at home to Sleaford Town in the preliminary round of the league cup.

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Kevin and Paula Wright lift the Knockout Cup. They set up Wrighty's XI in memory of their son Stephen EMN-180627-121935002

Final curtain for Melton Sunday Football League?

The cricket season may be in full swing, but there was still some football business to attend to as the Melton and District Sunday League season finally concluded last weekend.

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Can Gareth Southgate's men put some romance back into the World Cup for England fans? Picture Michael Gillen EMN-180620-124828002

World Cup blog: Keegan’s perm, Schumacher’s karate kick and Espana 82

There is a theory which goes that each and everyone of us can remember the moment of our own births.

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Midlands champion Martin Ball EMN-180618-131125002

Louth triathletes clinch Midlands series titles

A total of 19 Louth Tri Club members headed over to Woodhall Spa for the final round of the Midland Sprint Series on Sunday.

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Would you risk watching the World Cup at work?

Can you be sacked for watching the World Cup at work?

The World Cup is finally here and is set to takeover our lives for the next month.

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New chairman Simon Atherley led the Development side to a cup and promotion in their debut season EMN-180613-130909002

All change at Asfordby FC as chairman and secretary step aside

Simon Atherley has taken over as chairman at Asfordby FC after Andy Harrison decided to step down after three years in the role.

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Skipper Wright fires Mowbray Rangers girls to semi-finals

Following slightly disappointing performances at the Groby and Wisbech tournaments, Mowbray Rangers girls under 13s travelled to AFC Leicester in a positive mood for their final tournament.

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An autographed Paul Gascoigne England shirt from the 1990 World Cup which is being auctioned at the Jessica Edwards Charity Cup fundraising day at Asfordby EMN-180806-104819001

Signed Messi and Gazza shirts to be auctioned at Asfordby fundraising day with Leicester City FC Legends

Signed shirts from legendary footballers Paul Gascoigne, Lionel Messi and Ronaldo are among the lots being auctioned off in a fundraiser for the Leicester Royal Infirmary at Asfordby FC on Saturday.

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Holwell and Melton last met in the County Cup quarter-finals in 2016, and have met just twice in the last decade EMN-180530-114457002

Holwell Sports set for Melton Town derby after United Counties League proposal

Holwell Sports are set to meet Melton Town in the league for the first time next season after a shake-up of the non-league ladder.

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