Paul McCartney – Live at the O2 Arena, London

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Sir Paul McCartney rocked London solo for the 50th time in his incredible career on a truly unforgettable night at the O2 Arena on Saturday 23rd May 2015.

In his first full UK concert for more than three years, the 72 year-old performed a 40-song setlist that lasted nearly three hours and spanned the full-range of his incomparable music career.

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Visit to The Den, Millwall FC

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As a football fan, one of my aims is to visit the stadiums of all 92 league teams in England and Wales. So whilst in London on 23rd May 2015, visiting primarily for Paul McCcartney’s concert at the O2 Arena that evening, I couldn’t resist the opportunity to pay a visit to nearby ‘The Den’, home of Millwall FC.

Previously called ‘The New Den’, the stadium has been home to Millwall since 1993, replacing their previous home of 83 years – ‘The Old Den’, which was located less than a quarter of a mile away. It is the sixth ground the Lions have played football at since their formation in 1885.

It has been a disappointing season for Millwall. who were relegated from the Championship alongside Wigan Athletic and Blackpool. This means the Lions will return to League 1 next season for the first since since the 2009-10, ending a five season stint in the second tier.

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Dean Saunders – New Chesterfield FC manager unveiled

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Dean Saunders was unveiled as the new manager of Chesterfield on Wednesday 13th May at a press conference attended by chairman Dave Allen and chief executive Chris Turner.

The appointment follows the departure of Paul Cook, who was released from his contract to join League 2 club Portsmouth following the Spireites’ play-off defeat to Preston last weekend.

Saunders had an illustrious playing career that saw him play for the likes of Liverpool, Aston Villa, Galatasaray and Nottingham Forest – as well as earning 75 caps for Wales. Since 2008, he has taken charge of Wrexham, Doncaster Rovers, Wolves and Crawley Town before joining the Spireites today.

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Preston North End 3-0 Chesterfield – League 1 Play Offs Semi-Final (2nd Leg) (PNE win 4-0 on aggregate)

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Chesterfield’s magnificent campaign came to an end on 10th May 2015 as Preston North End booked their place in the League 1 play off final.

A brace from Jermaine Beckford – including a wonder strike from the halfway line, and a penalty from Joe Garner were enough to earn the home side a 3-0 victory and reach Wembley.


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