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Financial benefits could see artificial pitches replace grass surfaces

They were banned in 1988 because they were accused of causing injury and lowering the standard of football being played on them, but could artificial pitches be making a comeback to English football?

If some Football League clubs get their own way, this could be the case. Wycombe Wanderers and Accrington Stanley are two clubs keen to introduce new measures in a bid to cut costs and increase revenue.
 
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Ferguson is back in charge of Peterborough at London Road
Son of one of the greatest football managers of all time, Darren Ferguson has big boots to fill.

The Peterborough United boss rarely smiles and gives little away to the media, and his short managerial career has already taken more twists and turns than your average football boss.