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England’s last major final: no wingers, hype or hysteria in 1966
When Wembley hosted the World Cup final, my ticket cost 10 shillings and celebrations were formal as the programme notes

Jeremy Alexander

11, Jul, 2021 @7:00 AM

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My 50 years of football reporting, from Hurst and Moore to VAR via Le Tissier | Jeremy Alexander
After half a century covering the game in all its guises, with escalating wages and silly celebrations, it is League Two that provides the perfect swan song

Jeremy Alexander

12, Jan, 2018 @12:33 PM

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Danny Cowley has Lincoln aiming even higher after year to remember | Jeremy Alexander
Few clubs anywhere had a better and more inspiring 2017 than Lincoln City, and a 2-1 win over Forest Green was a fitting way to see out the year

Jeremy Alexander at Sincil Bank

01, Jan, 2018 @9:12 AM

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Wimbledon in party mode but Wigan's visit ruins the mood | Jeremy Alexander
League One leaders win 4-0 to puncture euphoria at AFC Wimbledon after club was cleared to return to their spiritual home of Plough Lane

Jeremy Alexander at Kingsmeadow

18, Dec, 2017 @10:00 AM

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First 'El Glosico' serves up some red meat but is short on creative fare | Jeremy Alexander
Gloucestershire’s first Football League derby between Forest Green Rovers and Cheltenham Town ended with limited honours even in a 1-1 draw

Jeremy Alexander at The New Lawn

27, Nov, 2017 @10:00 AM

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Accrington denied top spot but remain a wonder of the Football League | Jeremy Alexander
John Coleman spotted two misdemeanours where the referee did not as Cambridge United held his side at bay in League Two

Jeremy Alexander at Abbey Stadium

13, Nov, 2017 @8:30 AM

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Paul Hurst’s new Shrewsbury side are riding the crest of a wave | Jeremy Alexander
Shrewsbury Town only just avoided relegation from League One in May but now, in Paul Hurst’s first full season in charge, they are the Football League’s only unbeaten side

Jeremy Alexander

02, Oct, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink off to a flyer as Northampton scuttle Doncaster
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink was off to a flyer as Northampton manager after replacing the sacked Justin Edinburgh and seeing his team scuttle Doncaster in less than a minute

Jeremy Alexander at Sixfields

11, Sep, 2017 @8:00 AM

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Exeter City and Newport County offer warming antidote to football’s gaudy elite | Jeremy Alexander
Newport County’s visit to Exeter City delivered a meeting between community-led clubs that bear out the benefits of fan ownership and showed up the grossness of the transfer window

Jeremy Alexander at St James Park

04, Sep, 2017 @7:42 AM

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Harry Kewell in it for the long haul at rock-bottom Crawley | Jeremy Alexander
Harry Kewell, the new Crawley manager, is the first Australian to manage a professional league team in England and after defeat by Cambridge he has still to pick up his first point

Jeremy Alexander at Broadfield Stadium

21, Aug, 2017 @9:12 AM

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Football League in focus: Tony Mowbray bemoans Blackburn’s sinking feeling | Jeremy Alexander
New season, new league and new players but same old defeats for Blackburn as the malaise at Ewood Park under the Venky’s ownership continues

Jeremy Alexander at Ewood Park

14, Aug, 2017 @9:00 AM

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Slavisa Jokanovic frees fizzy Fulham to break late for Championship play-offs | Jeremy Alexander
Ipswich Town left Craven Cottage on the wrong end of a 3-1 scoreline after standing off where Derby had pressed the previous Tuesday

Jeremy Alexander at Craven Cottage

10, Apr, 2017 @9:00 AM

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