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Manchester United welcome back Sir Alex Ferguson against Wolves

Manchester United welcomed back legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson ahead of today’s clash with Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford.

Today’s game with Wolves represented Ferguson’s first trip to United’s iconic home since he had to have emergency brain surgery in May.

The ...

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Leeds United vs Birmingham City LIVE: Che Adams double gives Blues a two goal lead

League leaders Leeds United are the next Championship opponents standing in the way of Birmingham City and their first win of the season.

Blues travel to Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking for the victory their recent performances have deserved.

They face a Leeds side who sit ...

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Horror as man slashed with machete in brutal gang attack on Cecil Road in Erdington

A man was left with serious head lacerations after being attacked with a machete by a gang of men in Erdington.

Police have launched an investigation after the 34-year-old man was reportedly attacked at an address on Cecil Road in the early hours of Thursday morning.

The victim was ...

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This week in court - Killer, cleaner, voodoo nurse and burglars

A killer, cleaner, voodoo nurse and burglars have all faced justice in the courts this week.

A cleaner who plundered over £10,000 worth of items from homes and then put them up for sale on eBay has been jailed for two years.

A nurse who used voodoo threats to traffick ...

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"A beautiful soul' - just one of many tributes to well-loved paramedic Kelly Davis

Hundreds of people have paid tribute to paramedic Kelly Davis as a fundraising page set up to help pay for her funeral smashed the £3,000 barrier.

Ambulance staff across the Midlands and her family and friends have been left "devastated" by the death of the ...

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Kylie Jenner's mum reveals birth of Stormi was 'really weird' - this is why

The Kardashians have revealed a lot while on screen - we've heard some very personal stuff.

We've even watched as the sisters give birth.

Every birth is unique, whether it's your first baby or you've had a few.

Kris Jenner shared her account of Kylie Jenner 's labour and ...

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Forensic pathologist who examined Princess Diana's body reveals odd questions people asked him

The doctor who re-examined Princess Diana's body for the official inquiry into her death has revealed some of the bizarre questions he was faced with.

As one of the world's most renowned forensic pathologists, Dr Richard Shepherd has examined more than 23,000 dead bodies.

Diana, 36, ...

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Aston Villa facing the threat of a hefty points deduction - reports

Aston Villa could face a points deduction next season if they are found in breach of financial rules.

According to a report in The Times, Villa could be docked 12 Championship points next season.

It comes as rivals Birmingham City prepare to face a disciplinary panel on charges of ...

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This is the Birmingham City team Garry Monk has picked to face Leeds United

Garry Monk has given young midfielder Charlie Lakin a huge vote of confidence by retaining the teenager in Birmingham City’s starting line-up at Leeds.

Indeed the Blues boss has gone with the same XI which deserved more than a 0-0 draw at Sheffield United on Wednesday ...

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The Aston Villa starting XI Steve Bruce has selected to take on Sheffield Wednesday

Steve Bruce has made one change to the team that won in midweek as Aston Villa take on Sheffield Wednesday today.

Albert Adomah comes in for Anwar El Ghazi and will provide a threat from the right wing this afternoon.

Jonathan Kodjia and Tammy Abraham both start up front for the ...

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Chas And Dave musician Chas Hodges tragically dies ages 74

Chas Hodges, of Chas and Dave, has tragically died.

The band's official Twitter account announced the sad news today.

The 74-year-old had been receiving successful treatment for oesophageal cancer.

The singer died in his sleep in the early hours of Saturday morning from organ ...

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The simple mistake that could be adding hundreds to your energy bill

Nearly half of all households are paying too much for their energy.

According to Ofgem more than half of all households in Great Britain are paying too much for their energy.

House owners could save thousands of pounds in minutes and it's all because they have never switched their ...

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Boxer Amir Khan's luxury £1.5 million house is back up for sale - take a look

Boxer Amir Khan has put his £1.5million mansion complete with luxury house and bungalow back on the market.

Khan originally listed it in 2017, but decided to pause the sale before making an appearance on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

Khan then returned to the ring in the ...

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Leeds United vs Birmingham City LIVE commentary and score updates from Elland Road

League leaders Leeds United are the next Championship opponents standing in the way of Birmingham City and their first win of the season.

Blues travel to Elland Road on Saturday afternoon, looking for the victory their recent performances have deserved.

They face a Leeds side who sit ...

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Homeless families living in B&Bs due to 'unprecedented levels of demand' for homes in Birmingham

Birmingham City Council said that because of 'unprecedented levels of demand' they are often faced with no alternative but to house homeless families in B&Bs.

The comment was made after a family of four complained of living in "horrendous" conditions in cramped temporary ...

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Ant McPartlin confirms he is six months sober in celebratory post

Ant McPartlin is six months sober - six months after he was involved in a devastating drink drive smash.

The 42-year-old celebrated the landmark by meeting up with an old pal of twenty years.

Ant, , who is slowly coming back on social media, temporarily stepped down from his TV ...

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School issues chilling warning over 'woman in white van offering sweets'

A school has issued a chilling warning over a "woman in a white van".

She is reportedly approaching youngsters at school and trying to entice them.

The woman is attempting to lure them into her vehicle - by offering sweets.

Police have received multiple ...

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Manchester United will be without these stars for match against Wolves

Jose Mourinho will be without four of his Manchester United stars for Saturday’s clash with Wolves at Old Trafford.

Red Devils boss Mourinho is already having to contend without Nemanja Matic and Marcus Rashford due to suspensions, and at least two more players are poised to miss ...

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Jose Mourinho makes this Wolves prediction - and explains what he thinks of Nuno

Jose Mourinho believes Wolverhampton Wanderers will have a very ‘stable’ season and insists former pupil Nuno Espirito Santo has ‘earned the right to be a Premier League manager’.

Nuno will go head-to-head with Manchester United manager Mourinho on Saturday as Wolves bid to ...

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What that Tony Xia share confusion really means for Aston Villa

Tony Xia has written off £49million worth of shares, it can be revealed.

The former majority owner of Aston Villa released the huge amount to help the summer takeover go through smoothly.

Nassef Sawiris and Wes Edens were only prepared to invest £30million for a 55 ...

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Watch: Road rage driver in dangerous 'brake test' as he tries to force cyclist off the road

Body-cam footage has been released showing a road rage driver pulling a hazardous “brake test" then trying to force a cyclist off the road.

The cyclist was travelling on Holloway Bank, near Witton Lane in Hill Top, West Bromwich, when a Nissan Navarra jammed on its brakes moments ...

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