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Razor sharp: Cheltenham players and coaches shave heads for NHS | Football

Cheltenham’s manager, Michael Duff, says the initiative is ‘brilliant’ and he is ready to take part.

When Cheltenham Town next reconvene for a video conference call, the mosaic of on-screen faces will resemble a game of ‘Guess Who?’ with a twist, given several players and staff are sporting buzz cuts after shaving their heads to raise funds for the NHS. The club captain, Ben Tozer, was …

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NRL player pay cuts loom after staff and coaches stood down | Sport

NRL players are expected to find out by the end of the week how much the coronavirus crisis will affect their pay packets. League officials on Wednesday began discussions with the players’ union to determine the impact the season’s enforced suspension on player salaries. The talks come as hundreds more …

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Football’s rare pause for thought gives coaches time for inspiration | Jonathan Wilson | Football

Marton Bukovi with some of his MTK players in 1949

“What did you do in the war, Mr Bukovi?” “I invented the false 9. What did you do?” That wasn’t all Marton Bukovi did during the second world war. The Hungarian coach – quite possibly the greatest tactical mind football has known – found himself in Zagreb, coaching Gradjanski, when …

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The teams, players and coaches hit hardest by the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Tournament

The teams, players and coaches hit hardest by the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Tournament

With the NCAA’s landmark and precedent-setting decision Thursday to cancel the 2020 NCAA Tournament comes a cold realization: there are no winners. It stinks for fans who were hoping to travel to host cities to see their favorite team compete in the postseason. It stinks for players who busted their …

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A ‘Voice’ audition so good, it breaks the coaches’ chairs

A ‘Voice’ audition so good, it breaks the coaches’ chairs

Some Voice auditions supposedly break the internet. I’m not sure if Samuel Wilco’s cover of Stevie Wonder’s “Lately” did exactly that on Monday, but it was apparently strong enough to break the show’s famous hydraulic red thrones. After coaches Kelly Clarkson and Nick Jonas turned for Samuel and jumped to …

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