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Blair Switch Project: How new Hartlepool signing Adams hopes to kickstart career

New boy Blair Adams believes his move to Hartlepool United is just what he needs to kickstart his career.

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Sunderland scour German market for transfer bargains

Sunderland are looking at bargain buys in the German transfer market – regardless of whether a takeover goes through.

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Manchester City's Fernando has been linked with Newcastle.

Newcastle’s search for signings drags on, as boss Rafa Benitez prepares for start of pre-season training

Newcastle United’s search for a second summer signing is set to drag on into next week – as the clock ticks down to the start of pre-season training.

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Barry McCarthy was the pick of the Durham bowlers, with four wickets yesterday.

Durham star Barry McCarthy salutes hosts’ positivity in Glamorgan triumph

Bowler Barry McCarthy hailed the positive intent shown by Durham’s batsmen after the Riverside men secured a welcome first Specsavers County Championship Division Two win of the season.

The St James's Park stadium of Newcastle United.

Newcastle United win permission for High Court challenge over tax raids

Newcastle United have won permission to bring a High Court challenge over the seizure of documents by tax officials investigating the financial affairs of several football clubs.

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Hartlepool United's new away kit, from BLK

Hartlepool United go grey for their National League away strip with BLK

Hartlepool United have unveiled their new away strip for the National League.

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Sunderland teenager Matty Potts ended up with five wickets in the match as Durham outgunned Glamorgan.

Championship lift-off at last as Durham’s first win takes them to a positive points tally

Durham coasted impressively to their first Specsavers County Championship win of the season today.

Blair Adams.

New signing. Picture by Dan Westwell

Hartlepool United make defender Blair Adams sixth signing

Craig Harrison has made defender Blair Adams his sixth signing at Hartlepool United.

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Middlesbrough have told Stewart Downing he can leave on a free this summer.

Clubs on alert as ex-Sunderland target Stewart Downing told he can leave Middlesbrough on a free

Clubs are on alert after former England midfielder Stewart Downing was told he can leave Middlesbrough on a free transfer this summer.

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Dimi Konstantopoulos is in line for a new deal.

Middlesbrough and ex-Hartlepool United stopper Dimi Konstantopoulos poised to sign new deal

Dimi Konstantopoulos is poised to sign a new one-year deal at Middlesbrough and battle Connor Ripley for the number one spot at the Riverside.

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John Hart (right) with grandson Michael at the Vic. Picture courtesy of HUFC

Hartlepool United sell 1,000th season ticket

Life was today grand for Hartlepool United after selling season ticket number 1,000.
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Jack Munns on the attack for Cheltenham Town at Victoria Park.  Picture by FRANK REID

Great start important to Hartlepool United

Jack Munns says a good pre-season will be one of the key factors to Hartlepool United being a success.

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New Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk

Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk relishing promotion challenge

Garry Monk says he is relishing the “challenge” of getting Middlesbrough out of the Sky Bet Championship.

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Members of HartlepoolLawn Tennis Club, in Granville Avenue, Hartlepool who are celebrating their 130th anniversary this month

It’s 130-love for town tennis club

A Hartlepool sports club has celebrated 130 years for serving up good times.

The new Hartlepool United club crest.

17 things you said about Hartlepool United’s new crest

Pools fans have given a mixed reaction to the club‘s new crest.

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Hartlepool United manager Craig Harrison.

Hartlepool United announce further pre-season friendly

Hartlepool United have added another friendly to their pre-season programme.

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Middlesbrough boss Garry Monk.

Middlesbrough 2017-18 Championship fixtures: Garry Monk era kicks off with trip to Wolves

New Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk kicks off his era in charge at the Riverside with a trip to Wolves.

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George Honeyman made his Sunderland debut in a 2-0 FA Cup fifth round loss at Bradford City.

Huge season ahead for Sunderland youngster George Honeyman

Sunderland’s 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Bradford City two-and-a-half-years ago won’t live long in the memory for supporters.

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Lee Cattermole in action for Sunderland.

Revealed! Sunderland's 2017-18 fixtures released with home game against Derby County to kick off Championship campaign

Sunderland's 2017-18 Championship fixtures have been released with a home game against Derby County to kick off the Championship campaign.
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Afriyie Acquah in action for Parma against Aston Villa

Newcastle United boss hopes for £17million transfer breakthrough

Afriyie Acquah has denied that his move to Newcastle United is almost done – as Rafa Benitez eyes a £17million double transfer breakthrough.

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