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Steve Howard interview: The target man who had the tracks to the top

Photo: Will Johnston / courtesy of Leicester Mercury

Photo: Will Johnston / courtesy of Leicester Mercury


Former striker Steve Howard enjoyed multiple promotions in his career but winning the Championship play-offs with Derby County in 2007 took him to the big time, and it wasn’t just the goals that the ex-Leicester City and Luton Town favourite was responsible for that season. Read more →

Michael Nelson interview: ‘You never close your eyes anymore…’ – Killie defender’s display of Top Gun standard!


Centre-back Michael Nelson has endeared himself to supporters in his career with telling contributions in the promotions of Norwich City and Hartlepool United, as well as Kilmarnock’s Scottish League Cup success this year, and he also gave a performance of Maverick (and Goose) proportions away from the field last year. Read more →

Joel Porter interview: Rockin’ Ritchie a shining example says former Pools striker

Now back in his homeland with A-League side Gold Coast United, Australian striker Joel Porter has the best of memories looking back on his five and a half years with Hartlepool United and credits the club’s record appearance holder Ritchie Humphreys as a musical and footballing influence. Read more →