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Radcliffe brings down curtain on glittering career

Radcliffe holds the fastest three marathon times for any woman in history Credit: PA

Paula Radcliffe, who trained at Loughborough University, has won the London Marathon three times before and still holds the current world record of 2:15:25.

Today to cheering crowds, she crossed the line in two hours, thirty-six minutes and fifty-five seconds, and as you'd imagine afterwards was a little emotional.

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Radcliffe thanks crowd for London Marathon support

Paula Radcliffe has tweeted her thanks to the crowd who supported her during her last London Marathon.

She added that her memories "will last a lifetime and beyond".

Pictures: Shrewsbury overjoyed, Cheltenham destroyed

Shrewsbury Town's Mark Ellis celebrates his teams win after the Sky Bet League Two match at the Abbey Business Stadium, Cheltenham. Credit: PA

In a cruel twist, by Shrewsbury Town beating Cheltenham this afternoon in League Two, the winners were promoted, and the losers dumped out of the football league.

Cheltenham Town's Omari Sterling-James shows his dejection Credit: PA

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro earned Shrewsbury automatic promotion but sentenced Cheltenham to relegation.

The striker struck the decisive goal in the 20th minute with a deflected effort which gave Trevor Carson no chance.

Shrewsbury Town's Liam Lawrence celebrates promotion to League One with fans Credit: PA
Shrewsbury Town players celebrate after winning, wearing T-Shirts in memory of BBC Radio presenter Colin Bloomfield who lost his fight with skin cancer Credit: PA

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Shrewsbury earn promotion - Cheltenham relegated

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro scored the vital goal. Credit: PA

Jean-Louis Akpa Akpro earned Shrewsbury automatic promotion but sentenced Cheltenham to relegation.

The striker struck the decisive goal in the 20th minute with a deflected effort which gave Trevor Carson no chance.

Wes Burns headed a great chance wide as Cheltenham slipped out of the Football League after 16 years.

Notts County out of relegation zone after 2-1 win

Shrewsbury Town promoted to League One

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