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Radfords remain divided over Bishop Street Stand improvements

Club owner John Radford and CEO Carolyn Radford remain divided over the speed the club redevelops the condemned Bishop Street Stand side of the ground.

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Ilkeston Town attract big gates most weeks.

Cash or community - What’s the key to non-league survival?

With many non-league clubs struggling to survive, many people believe more money should be passed down from the top of the game to help at the lower levels.
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Mansfield Town Chairman John Radford - Pic By James Williamson

Stags’ failure was down to the players says chairman Radford

Mansfield Town chairman John Radford believes blame for the club’s failure to gain promotion last season ultimately lies with the players.

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Samit Patel.

Notts star Patel goes back to his cricket roots

Nottinghamshire cricketing great Samit Patel is going back to his roots to play for Langley Mill.

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RUMOUR MILL: Fasting Liverpool star Mo Salah will not eat in the hours before Champions League final

RUMOUR MILL: Fasting Liverpool star Mo Salah will not eat in the hours before Champions League final

Here are the stories making today’s back pages (Thursday 24th May).

Football
Mansfield Town owner, John Radford, with manager David Flitcroft.

Stags owners have every faith in Flitcroft to achieve glory

Despite being unable to get Mansfield Town over the promotion line this season, club owner John Radford and CEO Carolyn Radford said they have full belief boss David Flitcroft can take the club into League One next season.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club press day.'Luis Reece.

Luis Reece fights through pain barrier to guide Derbyshire to Royal London Cup win

Luis Reece overcame a damaged ankle to put Derbyshire on course for a victory over Durham in the Royal London One Day Cup match at Derby.

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Samit Patel.

Brilliant Patel century guides Notts to 93 run win over Leicestershire

A brilliant century from Samit Patel, hit off just 62 balls, steered Nottinghamshire to a ground record score of over 400 in beating Leicestershire by 93 runs on a flat pitch at the Fischer County Ground..

Sport
Rhododendron (number 16) pips Lightning Spear to win the Group One Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.

Lockinge crowns a princess of the Turf on regal day at Newbury

It was Royal Wedding Day. It was also FA Cup final day. But for racing buffs, Saturday represented something far more significant -- Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury and one of the most attractive cards in the build-up to Royal Ascot.

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Mansfield's manager David Flitcroft.

Stags boss Flitcroft chasing his ‘magnificent seven’

Mansfield Town boss David Flitcroft currently has seven targets on his wanted list for next season as he looks to build a 24-man squad.

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Mansfield Town owner, John Radford, with new manager David Flitcroft

Radford promises more humility and respect as Stags learn from their mistakes

Mansfield Town will learn lessons from last season’s promotion failure and show more humility and respect for other clubs, says club chairman John Radford.

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VIDEO: Cheque booster for Paralympics star Henshaw

To cap off a week to remember, Mansfield's Paralympics star Charlotte Henshaw was last night given a £1,000 cheque by the Radford Foundation to help her on her way to the 2020 Toyko Paralympics.
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Ousmane Dembele

RUMOUR MILL: Liverpool want to sign Barcelona star Dembele

Liverpool are set to enter negotiations with Barcelona over talented young French winger Ousmane Dembele.

Football
Mansfield Town chairman John Radford with manager Steve Evans - Pic By James Williamson

Radfords lift the lid on Evans’ shock walk-out for the first time

Mansfield Town chairman John Radford and CEO Carolyn Radford have finally spoken of their shock at manager Steve Evans walking out on the club before the end of the season.

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Swindon's Matt Preston shadows Cambridge's Uche Ikpeazu. Picture by Dave Evans.

Stags boss Flitcroft trying to raid former club for centre half Preston

Mansfield Town manager David Flitcroft may be about to raid his old club for centre half Matty Preston.

Mansfield Town
VIDEO: Looking back on a revealing night with John and Carolyn Radford

VIDEO: Looking back on a revealing night with John and Carolyn Radford

Mansfield Town fans packed out the club’s 1861 Suite for a fascinating ‘Evening With’ club chairman and CEO John and Carolyn Radford last night.

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Gary Rowett quits Derby County to become new Stoke City boss

Derby boss Gary Rowett has become the new boss of relegated Stoke City.

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New Stags coach Brown is ‘keeping it in the family’

New Stags coach Brown is ‘keeping it in the family’

Stephen Brown, son of former Mansfield Town keeper Graham Brown, is ‘keeping it in the family’ after joining the Stags as a youth development coach.

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Fans' favourite Samit Patel, who is to stay at Trent Bridge until the end of the 2020 season. (PHOTO BY: Eric Gregory)

Fans’ favourite Samit extends his stay with Notts

Long-serving all-rounder and fans’ favourite Samit Patel has agreed a contract extension with Nottinghamshire, keeping him at Trent Bridge until the end of the 2020 season.

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Billy Godleman, who proved he can adapt his game with a matchwinning knock for Derbyshire. (PHOTO BY: James Williamson)

Barnett helps to let Godleman off the leash

He’s generally regarded as a patient accumulator of runs. But captain Billy Godleman proved he can adapt his game when firing Derbyshire to victory with a spectacular innings at Edgbaston last week.

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