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Hartlepool warm up for Boro cup derby with away win

Hartlepool United Ladies warmed up for a big FA Cup derby at Middlesbrough with a vital 3-2 North East Regional Women’s Football League win at South Shields.

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Shock as club resigns from Ebac Northern League

Shock as club resigns from Ebac Northern League

Norton & Stockton Ancients today resigned from the Ebac Northern League.

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Teaching assistants protest outside Durham's County Hall.

Durham classroom staff to walk out next month

Teaching assistants across County Durham will walk out in a long-running dispute over changes to their pay and condtions next month.

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Hartlepool let points slip away after twice leading by two goals

Hartlepool let points slip away after twice leading by two goals

Hartlepool had to settle for a 3-3 draw at Harton & Westoe in the TWR Bi Folds Wearside League, despite twice holding a two-goal advantage.

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Gordon brothers back for Hartlepool

Gordon brothers back for Hartlepool

Hartlepool travel to struggling Harton & Westoe CW on Saturday boosted by the return of several players.

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Horden CW line up under their original name for the last time in last weekend's trip to Sunderland West End

Horden CW name dies as club becomes Darlington 1883 Reserves

Horden CW are no more.

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Horden Colliery Welfare played at Horden Welfare Park for 108 years before being forced to leave this year.

Historic football club Horden CW moving to Darlington to become reserve side

A historic football club is set to change its name and move more than 30 miles after being forced to leave its home of more than a century.

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Trevor Carson  flies through the air to try to save Lloyd Jamess free-kick only for the bar to come to the   rescue of Pools early in the second half. Picture by Gareth Williams/AHPIX

Exeter 1 Hartlepool United 2: Craig Hignett half-time rocket transforms Pools

Craig Hignett will never have a hairdrier named after him, nor will the half-time crockery ever be in any danger.

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Matthew Bates in action for Hartlepool United.

Pools boss Hignett set to start with Bates against Crewe

Craig Hignett looks set to welcome Matthew Bates back into his starting XI for tomorrow night’s intriguing match at Crewe Alexandra.

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Billingham Synthonia targeting promotion after coming so close last year

Billingham Synthonia targeting promotion after coming so close last year

Billingham Synthonia manager Conrad Hillerby has signalled his intent by making five significant signings, all of whom are expected to make their debuts in tomorrow’s FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round tie against Durham City at Central Avenue, writes Malcolm Pratt.

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Anyone for a tennis quiz?

Anyone for a tennis quiz?

There’s been a fair bit of rain at Wimbledon so far but still plenty of action.

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Beth Mead is held back by the Chelsea defence in the midweek defeat. Picture by FRANK REID

Sunderland Ladies face vital Continental Cup match at Doncaster Rovers

Sunderland Ladies have more pressing matters than the Continental Cup.

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Anyone for a tennis quiz?

Anyone for a tennis quiz?

There’s been a fair bit of rain at Wimbledon so far but still plenty of action.

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Euro 2016 picture quiz - how many can you identify?

The Euros start tomorrow, with the best of the continent’s players on show.

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Carlton Fairweather.

Sunderland boss looks for signings to strengthen defensive options

Carlton Fairweather hopes Sunderland Ladies can go into the transfer market to strengthen his squad.

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Old boy Alan Shearer at Wallsend Boys' Club.

Wallsend Boys’ Club calls on Premier League to pay up for local talent

One of the North East’s best known grassroots football clubs has called on the Premier League to pay for the players they recruit from local football.

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Northern League: Synthonia up to fifth with late win over Whickham

Billingham Synthonia moved into fifth position in the Ebac Northern League Second Division with last night’s 2-0 victory over Whickham.

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Sunderland Ladies' Beth Mead.

Sunderland striker Beth Mead deserves call up – Steph Roche

Steph Roche knows a thing or two about football at the top level and she believes Beth Mead has a bright future with club and country, writes Roy Kelly.

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Three and easy as Hartlepool climb in the Wearside League

Hartlepool maintained their recent climb up the Wearside League with a comfortable 3-0 win at Boldon CA last night.

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Jill Scott goes gunning for Japan in tonight's Women's World Cup semi-final

JILL EAGER TO KEEP UP ‘AMAZING JOURNEY’

Jill Scott insists England’s women are “very determined” their “amazing journey” will not end in Edmonton.

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