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Jingle bills: Gateshead Council propose grassroots cuts

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Sports editor Jack Smillie looks at the proposed cut of maintenance for grassroots pitches by Gateshead Council. ...

‘European Super League’- the big debate

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Jack Smillie and Sesha Subramanian debate the pros and cons of a potential 'European Super League'. ...

The brilliance of Steph Houghton

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Jack Smillie sums up the career of one of England's greatest footballers, Steph Houghton. ...

Trouble in Paradise- Celtic’s Dominance To End?

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Jack Smillie and Rory Ewart debate whether this year will see the end of Celtic's cycle of dominance....

David vs Goliath- The Best Underdog Stories

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A feature on our sports writers' favourite underdog tales. ...

The Most Controversial Sporting Moments

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Our sports writers, after the carnage at UFC 229, look at some of the most controversial moments in sport. ...

The Newcastle Ownership Question

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This September marked one decade since Kevin Keegan resigned from Newcastle United following a power struggle with bolshie club directors. Ten years and three failed attempts to...