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The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking £198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyone’s standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been similarly jaw-dropping. With £40m fees now commonplace, last year’s record-breaking spend of £1.165 billion is almost certain to be smashed again before the transfer window closes on August 31.

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Luton Town fan from Hemel Hempstead gets three-year ban from football matches for violent and disorderly behaviour

A Hemel man has been banned from all football matches in the UK for three years.

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Today is dubbed Fantasy Football Day

Today is ‘Fantasy Football Day’ - have you remembered to pick your team?

Today (Tuesday 8 August) has been named Fantasy Football Day, with over a million amateur managers in the UK alone expected to make their picks in what is traditionally the most popular day of the year for wannabe Mourinhos to select their fantasy football teams.

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Teenage footballer from Hemel Hempstead dies in holiday car crash

A popular young footballer has died whilst on a hiking holiday with his girlfirend.

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Tottenham star Harry Winks wants to have his cake and eat it

Hemel’s football prodigy Harry Winks sliced his clearance, when he took a break from pre-season training to help out at his mum’s new tea shop.

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Trains for football fans and runners

London Midland is putting on an extra early morning train service to help marathon-goers on Sunday.

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Winner of the Hemel Hempstead Gazette’s Vinnie Jones competition

Mick Page is the winner of our Vinnie Jones competition from last week’s Gazette.

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Harry’s goal: More sporting opportunities at Cavendish

Harry’s goal: More sporting opportunities at Cavendish

Soccer starlet Harry Winks came back home to Hemel on Thursday night, for the launch of a new programme linking his old school with his club Tottenham.

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Spurs star’s Winks & nod

Football star Harry Winks’ return to school has been rescheduled for tonight.

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Premier League and Hollywood star Vinnie Jones talks about life, Hemel Hempstead, and carpets

Our sister paper the Gazette met with local legend Vinnie Jones this week to mark the launch of his new business.

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QUIZ: As football pays tributes to Graham Taylor, we look back at the former England manager’s career

QUIZ: As football pays tributes to Graham Taylor, we look back at the former England manager’s career

Ex-England boss Graham Taylor has died at the age of 72.

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Ath bounce back from Vase exit in true style

Tring Athletic put the disappointment of Saturday’s FA Vase exit behind them with a 4-1 win at St Margaretsbury on Tuesday.

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Kings Langley bounce back to beat rivals Dunstable

Kings Langley bounce back to beat rivals Dunstable

Kings Langley returned from local rivals Dunstable Town with all three points in a 2-1 win on Tuesday night.

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Tring gutted as soft penalty sends Khalsa through in Vase

Tring Athletic’s superb run in the FA Vase came to an end in disappointing circumstances as hosts Sporting Khalsa won via a soft penalty 13 minutes from time.

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Berko make FA Vase exit in the Hinckley fog

Berko make FA Vase exit in the Hinckley fog

Berko were dumped out of the Buildbase FA Vase 5-0 by an excellent Hinckley side in the fog on Saturday.

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Levy Green extend unbeaten run at Stotfold

Leverstock Green extended their unbeaten run to five matches with a 1-1 draw at Stotfold in Saturday’s SSML Premier Division game.

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Hemel edge tight game to keep play-off hopes alive

Hemel Town edged a tight encounter with Welling United on Saturday, winning 2-0.

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Kings battle for point at Frome

Kings battle for point at Frome

Kings Langley battled hard to earn a deserved point at sixth placed Frome Town in the Southern League Premier on Saturday.

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Spurs star helps to unveil new Premier League academy in Hemel Hempstead

Soccer star Harry Winks is heading back to school, to launch a new academy which links his club and his former school.

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Super Levy halt the runaway leaders in seven goal thriller

Super Levy halt the runaway leaders in seven goal thriller

Leverstock Green delivered a superb display on Bank Holiday Monday to inflict a 4-3 defeat on runaway SSML Premier leaders London Colney.

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