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West Brom unveil statue tribute to Tony Brown

West Brom have unveiled a statue in tribute to Tony Brown.

Stars of the football world have attended to pay tribute including Johnny Giles, Ron Atkinson, Cyrille Regis, Graham Williams, John Motson and Tony's son Paul.


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Lincoln City put Gary Simpson on 'gardening leave'

Gary Simpson has been removed from his position as Lincoln City manager.

Lincoln City put Gary Simpson on 'gardening leave' Credit: Lincoln City FC

A statement on the club's website said:

After reviewing our season so far, taking in to account progress made and performance levels achieved, the Board has decided to relieve Gary Simpson of his current duties as Manager of Lincoln City Football Club.

With immediate effect Gary will be placed on "gardening leave" until his future with us can be determined.

As a result of the foregoing, Chris Moyses has taken over first team duties for the foreseeable future.

– Lincoln City FC

Simpson's last game in charge was a 3-3 draw with Forest Green who came back from three goals down to rescue the point. Lincoln are currently thirteenth in the Conference.

Mansell congratulates Hamilton on British win record

Nigel Mansell has congratulated Lewis Hamilton on becoming the first British driver in Formula 1 history to win 32 Grands Prix.

Lewis Hamilton celebrates with his team after winning in Austin Credit: PA

Hamilton, who currently leads the F1 World Championship by 24 points with two rounds remaining, beat Mansell's long-standing British record of 31 wins with victory in yesterday's United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas.

Nigel Mansell became F1 World Champion in 1992 Credit: PA

The 1992 World Champion, who was born in Upton-on-Severn in Worcestershire, held the British record for over two decades.


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