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Willie Johnston: I told Rangers to sign West Bromwich Albion legend Cyrille Regis 

20 Jan 18

In the week when Cyrill Regis passed away, we have reprised this piece written by former West Bromwich Albion writer Chris Lepkowski about how another Baggies favourite tried to get Rangers to sign the striker.


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Wolves player ratings: A glut of fives sum up an off day for Nuno’s leaders against Nottingham Forest 

20 Jan 18

Gregg Evans was at Molineux on a disappointing day for WWFC…


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West Brom player ratings: Salomon Rondon, Jay Rodriguez and Co assessed after Everton draw 

20 Jan 18

Paul Suart rates WBA players at Goodison Park…


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The rise of Aston Villa and Ireland’s Scott Hogan: From toilet breaks to £12 million striker 

20 Jan 18

Football editor Mat Kendrick looks at the hurdles Hogan has faced in his career so far…


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Four people who will inspire you to stick to your new year diet 

20 Jan 18

These inspirational dieters used Weightwatchers and Slimming World diets to reach their goal weight…


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Here’s who Wolves advisor Jorges Mendes is helping now 

20 Jan 18

The super-agent of Jose Mourinho and Cristiano Ronaldo is a busy man…


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Who Alan Pardew spoke to to help West Brom quieten Goodison Park 

19 Jan 18

Albion travel to Merseyside to take on Everton on Saturday…


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Aston Villa chief on the futures of Micah Richards and Gabby Agbonlahor 

19 Jan 18

The Villa CEO was speaking as a guest on the BBC WM Sport phone-in…


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Lambs move unlikely for ex-West Brom striker 

19 Jan 18

Joel Ambalu was on trial with Tamworth…


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Tamworth FC’s Shaw move is a ‘real coup’ says Morrell 

19 Jan 18

Tom Shaw returns to Tamworth for a second stint…


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Perry Beeches school chain ‘collapsed owing nearly £500k over unfilled pupil places’ 

19 Jan 18

Academies ‘over-estimated how many children they would attract…


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Tamworth FC did all they could to get Burton Albion’s Ben Fox again 

19 Jan 18

Lambs wanted midfielder Ben Fox for a third loan stint…


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Latest as Leeds United and Rangers battle for West Brom hot-shot 

19 Jan 18

Marseille are also interested in the forward…


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Masked gang follow young woman home in Tamworth 

19 Jan 18

Woman ‘scared’ and ‘upset’ after gang follow her in Stonydelph…


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Birmingham City player is one of the ‘most under-rated in the Championship’ – Steve Cotterill 

19 Jan 18

Cotterill happy to see BCFC keep pair of regular 7/10 performers…


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Tamworth FC move for Oxford United keeper 

19 Jan 18

Jack Stevens had a spell with Tamworth during pre-season…


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Ex-Liverpool defender becomes latest player to leave Birmingham City 

19 Jan 18

Young centre back set to sign for League of Ireland outfit…


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Tamworth FC re-sign former midfielder Tom Shaw from Chester City 

19 Jan 18

Midfielder Shaw helped Tamworth win promotion to the Conference Premier in 2009…


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Memorial page created in honour of Tamworth drowning victim 

19 Jan 18

Liam Fairbrother, 20, died doing what he loved: fishing…


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The best outdoor events in Tamworth for 2018 

19 Jan 18

Visitor numbers to Tamworth’s outdoor events tipped to reach 60,000 mark in 2018…


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Liverpool hand West Brom double transfer blow 

19 Jan 18

LFC have turned down two loan enquiries from WBA…


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Tamworth FC prepare for crunch period 

19 Jan 18

Lambs host third-placed Brackley on Saturday…


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‘Shame on you’ Outrage at Premier League and Football League failure to organise nationwide Cyrille Regis tribute 

19 Jan 18

Cyrille Regis passed away at the age of 59 on Sunday evening…


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Child aged just NINE ‘threatened with knife’ at Hillstone Junior and Infant School 

19 Jan 18

Penknife found in second child’s bag, police said…


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Legendary West Brom defender reveals the first time he faced Cyrille Regis – and came off second best 

18 Jan 18

Cyrille had just left non-league football – but took very little time showing he was destined for better things…


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Striker signs, Grealish hits top form, Unwanted players sold – Aston Villa to-do list 

18 Jan 18

Latest Aston Villa transfer news looks at everything Villa must sort in 2018…


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Next manager sacked odds: Bookies reckon this Premier League boss is most at threat 

18 Jan 18

The latest Oddschecker erdict on who is set for the chop from the Premier League…


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Championship promotion odds: Aston Villa closing in on Derby County 

18 Jan 18

The race for the Premier League is hotting up and while the bookmakers think Wolves are dead certs, they are less clear on second place…


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Premier League relegation odds: West Brom are now odds against for drop 

18 Jan 18

Swansea City, West Brom, Stoke City, Huddersfield and Newcastle United are among the most likely, according to bookies…


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These are the five celebrity diets you MUST avoid in 2018 – according to experts 

18 Jan 18

Over recent years we have been excited to see peoples interest in food, health, fitness and wellness increasw…


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Ex-mayor thanks medics at Tamworth hospital after he was left gasping for air for more than FOUR HOURS 

18 Jan 18

John Garner has called for the MIU to re-open overnight following the incident…


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‘Suspicious incident’ of man taking pictures in Tamworth 

18 Jan 18

The incident is believed to have taken place on Tuesday, January 16…


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Steve Cotterill’s feisty response to Gary Rowett’s interest in Tomasz Kuszczak 

18 Jan 18

The Polish goalkeeper is a target for Derby County…


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Does Gabby Agbonlahor deserve a new contract? Here’s Mat Kendrick’s theory 

18 Jan 18

Football editor Mat Kendrick has his say on Gabby’s future – and that Premier League goals record…


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Murder suspect Tahir Zarif arrested in Pakistan prison two years after Digbeth businessman shot dead 

18 Jan 18

Akhtar Javeed was shot dead as he bravely tried to protect his employees during a failed armed robbery…


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Pervert Paul Cotton, 45, branded danger to girls after sex with underage teen in Travelodge hotel room 

18 Jan 18

He blindfolded 15-year-old and recorded her without her knowledge…


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Revealed: The asking price for Jack Marriott as Aston Villa, Leeds United & Birmingham City linked 

18 Jan 18

Peterborough United striker asking price revealed with Cardiff City and Hull City also interested…


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Armed robbers storm Co-op store in terrifying raid for VODKA and cash 

18 Jan 18

Masked crooks with knives demanded cash from the till, stole bottles of alcohol and escaped…


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Crunch pub bombings legal fight decision to be revealed 

18 Jan 18

Ruling expected over whether issue of bombers should be considered…


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Derby County make enquiry for Birmingham City goalkeeper – reports 

18 Jan 18

Former BCFC boss Gary Rowett claimed to be eyeing a reunion…


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Cold weather likely to put emergency services under further strain 

18 Jan 18

Its weekly figures on winter pressures show there were 12,600 ambulance delays of more than 30 minutes this week…


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Cyrille Regis’s powerful final tweet before his death aged just 59 

18 Jan 18

The ex-WBA striker died from a sudden heart attack aged just 59 on Sunday night…


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Ben Stokes to appear in court on same day he was supposed to make England comeback 

18 Jan 18

Avon and Somerset Police confirmed that the cricketer is due at Bristol Magistrates’ Court on February 13…


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Tributes to ‘devoted dad’ who collapsed and died in Tamworth 

18 Jan 18

Anthony George Lees will be remembered for helping others…


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High winds cause havoc across Tamworth 

18 Jan 18

The borough council has been praised for its work after a tree came down onto a van in Tamworth…


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Which Premier League games are on Sky Sports? The fixtures coming up 

18 Jan 18

Manchester City, Liverpool and Manchester United feature…


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When does the January transfer window close in 2018? All you need to know 

18 Jan 18

Everything to know about the transfer window…


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Kevin Spacey investigated by Scotland Yard over third sexual assault complaint 

18 Jan 18

The force did not directly link Spacey to the fresh allegation…


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BBC presenter Emily Maitlis speaks out over chilling 27-year stalker hell 

18 Jan 18

Obsessive Edward Vines, 47, has stalked the BBC journalist since they were both students at Cambridge University in the mid-1990s…


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‘I worked nights in Morrisons’ – the adversity that fuels Isaac Vassell’s recovery 

18 Jan 18

BCFC flier reveals the measure that has been take to make sure he doesn’t lose his pace…


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Aston Villa transfer news and rumours: Bjarnason, Elphick, Tshibola latest as ‘target’ moves elsewhere 

18 Jan 18

All of the latest AVFC news from the Birmingham Mail…


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Birmingham City transfer news and rumours: Miquel Nelom latest as forgotten man gears up for Blues exit 

18 Jan 18

All of the latest BCFC news and transfer rumours from the Birmingham Mail…


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West Brom transfer news and rumours: Striker ‘target’ the subject of big money bid as Alan Pardew eyes up defender 

18 Jan 18

All of the latest WBA news and transfer rumours from the Birmingham Mail…


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Nuno reacts to Wolves setback at Swansea – and latest transfer news and rumours 

18 Jan 18

All of the latest WWFC news from the Birmingham Mail…


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Dion Dublin comes close to tears as he pays a moving tribute to Cyrille Regis on BBC 

17 Jan 18

Me in particular as a centre forward, Cyrille Regis was my hero.


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Wolves analysis: Diogo Jota finds his level and other Swansea findings 

17 Jan 18

Analysis from tonight’s defeat to Swansea City in the FA Cup third round replay…


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UK set for 70mph winds and heavy snow as Met Office issues ‘danger to life’ warning 

17 Jan 18

Dozens of schools have been closed…


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Controversial gypsy site plans near Tamworth deferred for ‘visit’ 

17 Jan 18

Members stated they had several concerns with safety…


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Micro-artist Willard Wigan’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ moment as he receives honorary University of Warwick degree 

17 Jan 18

Nimble-fingered sculptor told he would amount to nothing at school lands honorary degree…


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Heartbreaking tributes after body found in Tamworth canal 

17 Jan 18

The young man, known as Liam, will be ‘missed forever…