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Lee Clarke’s World Cup Diary: Like a fine wine, Ronaldo gets better with age

Misery for Lionel Messi, delight for Denmark, a goal for Griezmann and content for Croatia is a fairly cordial way of summing up Saturday’s feast of World Cup football in a nutshell.

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Marcus Olsson.'Photo: Mark Fear

Positive outlook for Marcus Olsson as road to recovery begins

Defender Marcus Olsson said he had to be patient and positive as he starts the long recovery from a serious injury.

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Leicester and England star Harry Maguire returns to his former school at St Marys in Chesterfield along with his brother Laurence who plays for Chesterfield, Chesterfield, United Kingdom, 10th January 2018. Photo by Glenn Ashley.

England World Cup stars Gary Cahill, Harry Maguire and Jordan Pickford have a strong Derbyshire link

Derbyshire football fans will have a keener eye than most on England when they launch their eagerly-awaited World Cup campaign on Monday.

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Rams to visit Oldham in Carabao Cup

Derby County will travel to Oldham Athletic in the first round of the Carabao Cup.
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Mario Gotze

RUMOUR MILL: Arsenal interested in signing Borussia Dortmund star Mario Gotze; Chelsea turn down £18m offer from Arsenal for David Luiz

Arsenal are in the running to sign the man who scored Germany's winning goal in the 2014 World Cup final.
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Transfer rumours: Who is on the move in League one and League Two

Transfer rumours: Who is on the move in League one and League Two

The weekend might be near, but that doesn’t mean that the transfer market is slowing down in the lower leagues.

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Pride Park Stadium will host Southampton and Wolves this summer.

Rams finalise pre-season line-up with Stags and Saints friendlies

Derby County have announced their final two pre-season friendlies.

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The World Cup began with a 5-0 win for hosts Russia.

LEE CLARKE'S WORLD CUP DIARY: Opening game a pleasant surprise

On paper, Russia taking on Saudi Arabia in the opening fixture of the 2018 FIFA World Cup didn’t sound like a contest that would leave too many neutrals weak at the knees, but you know what, it wasn’t actually a bad game.

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WORLD CUP: Flying the flag? There are laws about that ...

The World Cup is underway and that means a glorious array of flags will adorn homes across the globe, particularly in England as fans proudly show their support.

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WORLD CUP VIDEO: Ten young players to look out for

As the World Cup gets underway in Russia, once again there will be an array of talent on show.

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Mohamed Salah in action.

RUMOUR MILL: Barcelona willing to offer Liverpool £88m and Dutch goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen for Mohamed Salah

The World Cup starting today isn't stopping the rumour mill from turning as teams across Europe try and sell and recruit.

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Raheem Sterling.

RUMOUR MILL: Sterling could leave Man City; Man Utd pull out of Rose deal; Grealish to cost Chelsea £30m

The future of two of England's World Cup stars is discussed in the rumours doing the rounds today.

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Robbie McDaid and Jay Dasilva challenge for a high ball.'FA Youth Cup 3rd Round Proper.  Leeds United v Chelsea.  2 December 2014.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Frank Lampard set to seal loan deal for Chelsea youngster Jay Dasilva?

Derby County boss Frank Lampard is plotting to raid former club Chelsea to sign hot prospect Jay Dasilva.

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Derby County vs Nottingham Forest - Matej Vydra of Derby County - Pic By James Williamson

Have West Brom joined Leeds United in the race to sign Derby County’s Matej Vydra?

Relegated West Brom have reportedly joined Leeds United in the race to sign Derby County star Matej Vydra.

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LIVE: The latest Derbyshire sports news as it happens

LIVE: The latest Derbyshire sports news as it happens

With the cricket season in full flow, the rumour mill churning and the World Cup just days away, sport remains centre stage this summer.

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Jody Morris in his Chelsea days.

Morris thrilled to be part of Lampard's new adventure

Derby County assistant manager Jody Morris says the pull of working alongside new Rams boss Frank Lampard was too good to turn down.
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Gareth Southgate

Lee Clarke’s World Cup Diary: ‘The first game can’t come soon enough’

The close season break represents a time of real distress for ardent football supporters, so it’s fair to say that the commencement of the 2018 World Cup is massively overdue.

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All the latest football transfer gossip and rumours

RUMOUR MILL: Dele Alli to earn £100,000 per week in new Tottenham deal, while Real Madrid consider Villas-Boas to replace Zidane

Tottenham are close to a new deal with England star Dele Alli which would see him earn £100,000 per week, according to today’s football rumour mill.

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Ilkeston v Skelmsdale. Pictured for Ilkeston is Jack Lane

‘We are looking very strong,’ says Alfreton boss Heath

Alfreton Town’s summer signing spree went up to 11 this week with the arrivals of Bobby Johnson and Jack Lane to the Impact Arena.

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City Ground atmosphere better than Derby as away supporters have their say in survey

City Ground atmosphere better than Derby as away supporters have their say in survey

Nottingham Forest’s City Ground has a better atmosphere than local rivals Derby County’s Pride Park according to a new survey of visiting supporters.

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