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Midlands Match Day Live: Half-time scores

Premier League:

Newcastle 1 - 0 Aston Villa

Stoke 0 - 0 Hull

West Bromwich Albion 1 - 0 Southampton


Birmingham 1 - 0 Brentford

Cardiff 0 - 1 Wolves

Fulham 2 - 0 Derby

Reading 0 - 0 Nottingham Forest

League One:

Chesterfield 2 - 0 Fleetwood

Coventry 2 - 0 MK Dons

Notts County 0 - 1 Port Vale

Walsall 0 - 0 Leyton Orient

Peterborough 0 - 0 Bradford

League Two:

Burton 0 - 0 Newport

Shrewsbury 0 - 1 Northampton

Mansfield 0 - 0 Dag & Red



Award nomination for '53 marathons in 53 days' runner

Congratulations to Amy Hughes for her nomination for a running award after running 53 Marathons in 53 Days.

Midland's first indoor velodrome opens next month

Derby City Council have announced the Derby Arena will open on 20th March. It will be followed by 30 days of events to 'unwrap' the Arena to the public. There will be sporting awards, tours, track cycling and badminton sessions and “have a go” sessions.

Inside the velodrome Credit: ITV News Central

Facilities on offer at the Arena include:

  • 250m indoor cycle track suitable for individual, club, school, group and business track sessions, track leagues, and local, regional, national and international track events. The cycle track itself is made out of Siberian Spruce and designed by Velotrack.
  • An indoor sports-hall the size of 13 badminton courts, suitable for activities such as badminton, netball, futsall and volleyball.
  • A cyclist’s 'D' area in the infield, track bike storage, track bike hire and a bike workshop.
  • A state of art 140-station gym, two exercise studios and indoor cycling studio offering a weekly programme of classes.
  • Meeting and hospitality rooms available for hire.
  • A café and a bar.
  • Fixed seating for 1500 people.
  • Fully accessible changing rooms.

Tigers launch foundation to get more involved in rugby

Leicester Tigers want to get more involved in rugby Credit: ITV News

Leicester Tigers has launched its own foundation to use rugby to get more people involved with the sport.

It is particularly aimed at getting women, ethnic minorities and people with disabilities to take part, as well as encouraging and inspiring young people to learn new skills outside of the classroom.

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