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Chief Sports Writer Scott Wilson looks back at the highs and lows of the week in sport
Northern League chairman Mike Amos on grassroots sport and that of yesteryear
North-East physiotherapist Paul Gough offers tips on keeping your body in prime condition
Paul Gough is well known in the North East as a top sports Physiotherapist, previously working with Darlington FC and Middlesbrough FC Academy and famously being choosen by Paul Scholes to be head medical man at the Man Utd legends soccer camp in the USA. Paul now runs a quartet of prviate Physiotherapy Practices across the North East and writes exclusively for the Northern Echo.
8:00am Saturday 15th June 2013
THE sight of a specialist goalkeeper coach in grassroots clubs is becoming ever so familiar. And hats off to clubs in the North-East that are recognising the importance of the technical aspects of the role of a goalkeeper, just as much as they would any other outfield player.
8:00am Saturday 8th June 2013
4:06pm Sunday 2nd June 2013
Choose a young, motivated and super keen manager on his way up, or an experienced but recently sacked manager fresh off the merry-go-round of failure. Which would you rather have at the head of your team?
8:00am Saturday 25th May 2013
Since Sir Alex Ferguson's appointment as Manchester Untied boss some 27 years ago, aside from the emergence of foreign players, European football, academies, Sky Sports and even compulsory seating for fans, back room and medical teams have also developed expansively.
8:00am Saturday 18th May 2013
8:00am Saturday 11th May 2013
10:38am Monday 6th May 2013
4:11pm Friday 26th April 2013
10:00am Saturday 20th April 2013
After a pretty harsh winter and the likelihood of many games having been postponed, there's a good chance that you'll be involved in a flurry of midweek evening fixtures - and it brings a whole new set of factors you should be aware of if you want to prepare properly.
10:00am Saturday 13th April 2013
One look at the Premier League injury table this week and both Sunderland and Newcastle are pretty close to being on top - not a healthy place to be in the build up to one of the most important games of the season.
- Barnard Castle
- Bishop Auckland
- Crook & Weardale
- Durham City
- York & Harrogate
- Newton Aycliffe
- Richmond & The Dales
- Tyne & Wear
- Whitby & Scarborough