There are few institutions that do more to bolster the civic pride of many towns and cities than the local club.
Our survey of the electoral battlefield kicks off with the East Midlands, where Labour and the Tories go head-to-head with minimal interference from smaller parties.
Former MPs Amanda Solloway and James Davies take another run at their seats as new contenders take up posts across Wales, the West Midlands, and London.
Amidst the gathering leadership election debate, there is a lack of focus on who such voters are and where they live.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
The Culture Secretary goes campaigning in two Derbyshire marginals…and finds time to ensure that his Department is flying the flag of England on St George’s Day.
UKIP look set to hand Labour a string of critical marginals in the close-fought two way battle for this region.