Former Derby County footballer and manager Dave Mackay has died aged 80.
During his playing days Mackay won the double with Tottenham Hotspur during an illustrious playing career, and later won the league with Derby as a manager in 1975.
He also managed Nottingham Forest, Walsall and Birmingham City.
Spurs confirmed the news in an official statement on their website, saying that the ex-midfielder passed away at Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham on Monday.
He also represented Scotland 22 times, and was described by George Best as: “The hardest man I have ever played against – and certainly the bravest.”
The family of a woman who has been missing from her home in Nottinghamshire for more than four months say they think someone may have taken her in, not realising her family are looking for her.
50-year-old Gloris Smith left her home in Nuthall on 22nd October. Her family are appealing to anyone who might know where she is to get in touch. There was a sighting in Nottingham around Christmas time, but nothing since.
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Two women who were arrested yesterday on suspicion of Syria-related terror offences have been released on bail.
The were both arrested by officers from the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit from their homes in Walsall.
One lane closed and heavy traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Northbound between J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J10A M54.
Two women form Walsall have been arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences.
A 23-year-old is suspected of preparing for acts of terrorism and a 33-year-old is arrested on suspicion of failing to disclose information.
Officers from West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit arrested both from their home addresses this morning.
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Delays and traffic congestion due to earlier broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J10 A454 / B4464 (Wolverhampton / Walsall) and J9 A461 (Wednesbury), congestion on M6 to Hilton Park Services. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is around 45 minutes.
Walsall supporters will be able to get tickets for the team's first ever match at Wembley from Friday.
Tickets for the Johnstone's Paint Trophy Final are available from 9am, but only to season ticket holders.
Walsall take on Bristol City on 22 March, after beating Preston North End over two legs.
The club say they're also going to be making Friday's sale at the Banks's Stadium an event, with activities, giveaways and manager Dean Smith there to meet fans.