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Ilkeston

(ĭl`kĕstən), town (1991 pop. 34,683), Derbyshire, central England. Iron and coal mines lie to the south. Rayon, lace, hosiery, and iron goods are manufactured. Ilkeston is mentioned in the Domesday BookDomesday Book
, record of a general census of England made (1085–86) by order of William I (William the Conqueror). The survey ascertained the economic resources of most of the country for purposes of more accurate taxation.
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. Eastwood, a nearby mining village, is the birthplace of D. H. LawrenceLawrence, D. H.
(David Herbert Lawrence), 1885–1930, English author, one of the primary shapers of 20th-century fiction. Life

The son of a Nottingham coal miner, Lawrence was a sickly child, devoted to his refined but domineering mother, who insisted upon his
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, and many of his novels are set in the area.

Ilkeston

a town in N central England, in SE Derbyshire. Pop.: 37 270 (2001)
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He replaces another former Town player in Martin McIntosh, who left by mutual consent at the beginning of the month and is now with Frickley Athletic, and Fowler's first match at the helm of Ilkeston will be away to Coventry United tomorrow.
Derbyshire Constabulary said: "We were called by Derbyshire Fire and Rescue to reports of a fire at a house in Ilkeston. Firefighters entered the property and found a six-year-old boy with serious injuries.
"Ilkeston were already down and have struggled this year, and we had to be sure we weren't drawn into throwing the ball around too much," he said.
The bouncing ball fell for Ilkeston's Luis Rose whose volley looked to be heading wide of target before a wicked deflection off Liam Willis gave goalkeeper Cavin Hare little chance as the ball nestled inside his left-hand upright.
Spartans were looking to keep the pressure up on leaders Buxton, but it was Ilkeston who started the brighter of the two teams, and Jaylon Bather went close following a corner from Rory Coleman.
Tom Wade's side have yet to play Ilkeston and while Blyth have lost only twice at Croft Park in the league they will take nothing for granted.
Despite a gritty defensive performance by the Seagulls to take a point at Ilkeston, having played with 10 men for nearly an hour, the club announced immediately after the game that Hoskin was leaving "by mutual consent" and that assistant manager and head of recruitment Phil Staley had resigned.
Hoskin, who joined the club only in May taking over from Gus Williams, quit his position within hours of the Seagulls' 0-0 draw with Derbyshire side Ilkeston.
Ilkeston huffed and puffed in the second half but they failed to break down a resolute Bay defence.
With the play-offs contested by clubs finishing between second and fifth-place, Curzon complete their season at 19th-placed Frickley Athletic while Ilkeston are at Nantwich Town, who stand 14th.
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MATT Gardiner says clubs must learn lessons from the plight of Ilkeston Town who have gone into financial meltdown.