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World Cup draw: England’s groups throughout the years

The draw for the 2018 World Cup takes place today, at 3pm GMT.

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RUMOUR MILL: Sam Allardyce to be appointed Everton manager and David Luiz interesting Real Madrid

Allardyce set for Toffees, Real Madrid considering January move for David Luiz and lots more.

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Hate Crime Conference 2017

Former England star helps the campaign against fight crime in Hertfordshire

Former England striker Luther Blissett has helped to launch a new campaign against the rising rate of hate crime in Hertfordshire.

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Richard Lee

Former Watford footballer and Aylesbury Grammar School pupil Richard Lee launches new book

Former Aylesbury Grammar School pupil and Watford goalkeeper Richard Lee has released his second book.

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Harry Winks was football, and England, mad as a child

7 things you may not know about Harry Winks - the England star from Hemel Hempstead

Harry Winks, the former Gade Valley and Cavendish School student, is the nation’s latest football prospect.
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Harry Winks made his England debut this afternoon

Hemel Hempstead's Harry Winks makes England debut

Hemel Hempstead's own Harry Winks has today made his England debut - after being named in the starting line-up for their last World Cup qualifier.

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Never mind Harry Winks - here’s England’s previous shock call-ups

Hemel Hempstead’s own Harry Winks could be in line to make his first England appearance tonight.

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Hemel Hempstead’s Harry Winks gets first England call-up

Former Cavendish student Harry Winks has been called up for the England squad for the first time.

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QUIZ: A slice of football history

It was 129 years ago today, the first-ever series of fixtures was played in the English Football League.

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16 years since THAT England-Germany game

16 years since THAT England-Germany game

Today marks 16 years since England beat Germany 5-1 in THAT World Cup qualifying game.

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The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

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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Vinnie Jones at the opening of Deacon Jones

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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