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RUMOUR MILL: Neymar drops Man City hint | Wenger will stay to help Arsenal re-build | Ozil and Sanchez to be shown the door at Arsenal | Chelsea not fazed by Costa claim

Arsene Wenger has agreed to stay on and help build the structure to replace himself as a trade-off for being offered a new two-year contract extension at Arsenal. (Daily Express)


Headingley experts set to offer advice

A trip to Headingly beckons for members of the Lincolnshire Cricket Groundsmen’s Association.

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RUMOUR MILL: Rooney set for sensational return to Everton | Madrid plot stunning swap deal with Man City to sign Aguero | Bellerin to snub Barca if Wenger remains at Arsenal | Chinese to make £190m bid for Southampton

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to snub West Ham to make a sensational return to boyhood club Everton on a free transfer. (Daily Mirror)

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Jim Gillespie shows off his silver medal.

Gillespie records season’s best throw

Jim Gillespie claimed a throws double at the weekend.

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Market Rasen golf: Steve and Pam lift RJW Trophy

The first of the bi-annual meetings between the senior men and the ladies’ sections of Market Rasen Golf Club took place last Wednesday under blue skies, warm sunshine and a new format.

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Brigg Hockey Club First XI clinch promotion

Brigg Hockey Club men’s First XI clinched promotion to the North League after a 6-1 home win over Sheffield University Bankers.

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Market Rasen Angling: Stuart cashes in

Sunday saw the Market Rasen and District Angling Association back at the Willingham Road lake after a three-week break for a sweepstake match.

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Lincs Football League: Rasen fall to late Nettleham double

Two goals in the final 20 minutes condemned Market Rasen Town to their 19th defeat of the season in the Lincolnshire League on Saturday.

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Market Rasen and Louth RFC Colts bow out in national semi-finals

The superb national cup run of Market Rasen and Louth RFC Colts came to an end at the semi-final stage with a narrow defeat to Moseley.

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RUMOUR MILL: Ibrahimovic ready to commit to Man United | Wenger wants to remain at Arsenal | Barca eye Liverpool star | Bale feels Ronaldo is holding him back at Real Madrid

Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is ready to commit himself to a second year at Manchester United - because he wants to win the Premier League before retiring. (The Sun)

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Sports Editor’s Blog: Muirfield mutterings, McIlroy and the battle for golf’s future

Sports Editor’s Blog: Muirfield mutterings, McIlroy and the battle for golf’s future

In these ramblings and rants, I always aim to be balanced, and as my cub reporter first rule of training reminds me, to at least try to see both sides, even if on some occasions it may irk to do so.

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RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea ready cash in on Costa | Conte wants more control over transfers | Man United join race for Dembele | Hart loving life at Torino | Zidane keen for Madrid to avoid Leicester in Champions League draw

Chelsea are ready to sell star striker Diego Costa this summer as they target a sensational double swoop for Everton’s Romelu Lukaku and Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata. (The Sun)

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RUMOUR MILL: Chelsea and Manchester United fight for Lukaku | Mourinho fuming after flight gaffe | West Ham sights on ‘Super Mario’ | Sevilla coach wants Sanchez | Costa fears Real Madrid could tempt Chelsea stars away

Chelsea and Manchester United will lead the chase for Romelu Lukaku after he told Everton he will not sign a new deal. (Various)

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Janet Inman.

Janet Inman to leave Lincolnshire Sport’s chief executive role

After seven years at the helm, Lincolnshire Sport’s chief executive Janet Inman is set to leave the organisation this summer.

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Rumour Mill: Sanchez and Ozil demanding £300,000-a-week to stay at Arsenal | Verratti puts Manchester United on alert | Spurs hope Kane is able to return | Hammers eye Lucas Perez

Arsenal could yet hold on to star men Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez but the pair are demanding wages of nearly £300,000-a-week in order to rival Paul Pogba as the Premier League’s highest-paid player. (The Independent)

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Market Rasen Town U16s strengthen promotion hopes

League leaders Market Rasen Town Under 16s fought back to gain a point at promotion rivals Healing.

Thousands from all around the region came to enjoy the day

Thousands hoof it to Revesby point-to-point

The crowds turned out in their thousands on Saturday to celebrate the return of an historic event - the South Wold point-to-point races at Revesby Country Park.

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Market Rasen racing: Bowie caps home track hat-trick

Newstead trainer Nick Kent saddled another big winner at Sunday’s meeting at Market Rasen when his veteran 10-year-old Bowie got up by a head in the Conditional Jockeys Handicap Hurdle.

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Lacklustre Market Rasen and Louth slip up at Huntingdon

Market Rasen and Louth were found wanting in too many areas as they fell to defeat in a disappointing match at Huntingdon on Saturday.

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Market Rasen Town beaten by Lincs League title chasers Skegness

Market Rasen Town remain one place off the bottom of the Lincolnshire League after a comprehensive defeat at the hands of current champions Skegness Town.

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