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Police keep peace at Bradford City match with just eight liaison officers

A West Yorkshire Police commander has described how his force kept the peace at a Bradford City home game with just eight actively deployed officers after adopting an approach used at major protests.

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Chris Wood is denied by Fulham goalkeeper David Button. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United boss gets first hand taste of how tough Championship is

After what amounted to a fairly gentle introduction to life in English football for new head coach Thomas Christiansen he is now aware of what lies ahead for him and his Leeds United team.

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Pablo Hernanadez holds off the Fulham defence. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United held to another goalless draw at home

Leeds United remain unbeaten after three matches in the EFL Championship, but had to settle for a second goalless draw in four days at Elland Road after a hard working display against Fulham.

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Super League's leading tryscorer, Greg Eden, has been named in the 19-man Tigers squad to face Wakefield after a lengthy lay-off. PIC: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity: Long-term Cas casualties pencilled in for a return against Trinity

LONG-TERM CASUALTIES Junior Moors and Greg Eden have been named in Castleford Tigers’ initial 19-man squad for Thursday’s home derby against Wakefield Trinity.

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Sell-out Roses match gives Tim Bresnan taste for T20’s city format

TIM BRESNAN believes that the new city-based T20 competition will accelerate cricket’s appeal and lead to more Roses-type atmospheres in the future.

Yorkshire's vice captain Tim Bresnan was unable to repeat his six-wicket haul from Friday night

Yorkshire Vikings suffer defeat to Leicestershire Foxes to leave T20 Blast quarter-final hopes in balance

Yorkshire Vikings failed to back up their Roses victory as they lost to Leicestershire Foxes by four wickets with two balls remaining in the T20 Blast.

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Ben Pearson lunges in on Eunan O'Kane to earn the first of his two yellow cards for Preston at Leeds United. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United draw a blank in opening home league game

Leeds United were left frustrated in their first home game in the EFL Championship as they were held to a goalless draw by a Preston team down to 10 men for the last half-hour.

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VIDEO: On your marks to join Britain's top athletes in #teamparkrun events on August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic superstars taking part in #teamparkrun 5k events all over the UK on August 19.

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The Yorkshire Diamonds squad for 2017

Yorkshire Diamonds impress in Kia Super League opening triumph over Lancashire Thunder

Two half-century partnerships at either end of the Yorkshire innings set up a resounding Kia Super League win by 28 runs over Lancashire at Headingley.


Tale of the century: How Yorkshire cricket legend Geoffrey Boycott hit the magic number

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Geoffrey Boycott’s 100th hundred. Chris Waters looks back at the Yorkshireman’s unique love affair with scoring centuries.

Jacob Miller was penalised for this high challenge on Ashton Golding, but a second-half effort on the same player led to a decisive try for Wakefield team-mate Matty Ashurst. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Wakefield Trinity 38 Leeds Rhinos 6: Listless Leeds no match for Trinity

LISTLESS LEEDS Rhinos were embarrassed 38-6 by a Wakefield Trinity team who made a spectacular return to form last night.

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Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott trudges off the pitch. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos big-match verdict: Rhinos boss Mac shocked by manner of defeat

BOSS BRIAN McDermott admitted he was shocked by Leeds Rhinos’ 38-6 drubbing at Wakefield Trinity.

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Chris Chester and John Kear.

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Chester demanding a much better performance

BOSS CHRIS Chester has challenged Wakefield Trinity to go from farce to epic tonight.

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Hat-trick hero Samuel Saiz celebrates scoring for Leeds United against Port Vale. Picture: Tony Johnson

Saiz sizzles for Leeds United with debut hat-trick

A brilliant hat-trick on his Elland Road debut by Samuel Saiz lit up Elland Road as Leeds United cruised into round two of the Carabao Cup with a 4-1 win over Port Vale.

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Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Returning Burrow’s farewell is underway

RETIRING LEGEND Rob Burrow’s farewell tour begins tomorrow night.

Norman Bettison approaches the court in Warrington

Hillsborough: Five charged over disaster appear in court for first time

Five men charged following an investigation into the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath appeared in court for the first time this afternoon.
Samuel Saiz, expected to get a chance for Leeds United against Port Vale.

Leeds United expected to ring changes for Port Vale cup tie

After seeing his side pass their first test in making a flying start in the EFL Championship Thomas Christiansen now takes charge of his first cup tie as Leeds United head coach with Port Vale providing the opposition at Elland Road tonight.

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Fit-again Wakefield Trinity playmaker, Jacob Miller. PIC: Allan McKenzie/YWNG

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Miller makes starting 17 as Chester looks to turn tables on Leeds

PLAYMAKER JACOB Miller will return from long-term injury in tomorrow’s derby against Leeds Rhinos, Wakefield Trinity coach Chris Chester has confirmed.

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Wakefield Trinity director of rugby, John Kear. PIC: Matthew Merrick/

Wakefield Trinity: Kear and Crowther extend their stay

Wakefield Trinity’s head of rugby John Kear has signed a new one-year contract and forward Jordan Crowther has also committed himself to the club for 2018.

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Rob Burrow. PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Wakefield Trinity v Leeds Rhinos: Squads named for Thursday’s Super-8s derby

Leeds Rhinos are set to welcome back half-back/hooker Rob Burrow for Thursday’s Betfred Super-8s derby at Wakefield Trinity.

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