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Chris Waters: How do you stop Virat Kohli? Er, well you can’t ...

THE ARGUMENTS can now be put to bed.

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Police keep watch of the Leeds fans by the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson

More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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Leeds United celebrate Chris Wood's goal against Derby.

Leeds United aiming to stay positive on tricky Tykes trip

With an eight-point gap opened up on the sides outside the play-off places it is getting harder for Garry Monk to play down talk of a real promotion push for Leeds United now.

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Hunslet RLFC 14 Leeds Rhinos 21: Handley at the double as Rhinos sink Hunslet

A YOUNG Leeds Rhinos side had to dig deep before pipping Hunslet 21-14 in an entertaining pre-season clash.

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Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Amateur entrants who plan to race this summer's ITU World Series triathlon course in Leeds are being given a sneak preview of the new route.
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Chris Wood heads in Leeds United's goal against Derby County. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Wood heads outstanding Leeds United up to third

Chris Wood’s header on the stroke of half-time gave Leeds United a thoroughly deserved victory over Derby County to climb to the giddy heights of third place in the EFL Championship.

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Liam Cooper.

Leeds United boss hoping to avert defensive crisis for big Derby game

Leeds United survived a scare to earn a place in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup, but the victory came at a possible cost for their return to the league in a big game against fellow promotion contenders Derby County this Friday.

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Leeds United players celebrate Stuart Dallas's equaliser against Cambridge United. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United fight back to earn trip to Sutton or Wimbledon in FA Cup

Leeds United came from behind at half-time to book their place in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup with a 2-1 victory over Cambridge United at the Cambs Glass Stadium.

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Pablo Hernandez

Deal is done as Hernandez signs for Leeds United

Leeds United have completed their first signing since the January transfer window opened after confirming that they have now captured playmaker Pablo Hernandez on a permanent deal until the end of the 2016-17 season.

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Luke Murphy.

Leeds United’s Murphy goes on loan to Burton

Leeds United have confirmed that out of favour midfielder Luke Murphy has joined fellow Sky Bet Championship side Burton Albion on loan until the end of the season.

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Tim Bresnan, in T20 action for Yorkshire Vikings against Durham Jets earlier this year. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire CCC could reap the benefits from Tim Bresnan’s latest Big Bash adventure

TIM BRESNAN is hoping that his second taste of the Australian Big Bash League will benefit Yorkshire as they aim to win English cricket’s T20 tournament for the first time.

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Massimo Cellino and Andrea Radrizzani at Loftus Road

Radrizzani takes 50 per cent stake in Leeds United

Leeds United have confirmed that owner Massimo Cellino has sold half his shares in the club.

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Chris Wood celebrates his second goal against Rotherham and shares his delight with Kemar Roofe, who supplied the cross. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Wood’s double seals Leeds United win in Yorkshire derby

A strong second half display enabled Leeds United to make it five games unbeaten as they beat Rotherham United 3-0 to do the double over the bottom of the table Millers in front of another bumper Elland Road crowd.

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Hadi Sacko attacks Jordan Ayew in Leeds United's draw at Aston Villa.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Unlucky Leeds United pegged back at Villa

Leeds United came within a whisker of becoming the first visiting team to win at Aston Villa this season when only a penalty awarded in slightly controversial circumstances denied them a fully deserved victory.

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Sir Bradley Wiggins has today announced his retirement .Picture by Simon Hulme

Sir Bradley Wiggins announces retirement

Sir Bradley Wiggins has announced his retirement from professional cycling.

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Leeds United players celebrate their victory at Preston. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Monk delighted to deliver Christmas present for Leeds United fans

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk was understandably delighted after seeing his side make it eight wins from their last 10 league games with a 4-1 win in their Boxing Day game away to 10-man Preston North End.

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SETTING NEW TARGETS: Alex Lees, above in action against Durham, is aiming to force his way into England contention. Pictures: SW Pix

Raising the bar: Alex Lees keen to develop in order to hit ground running in 2017

ALEX LEES may be eyeing warmer climes in the New Year but do not think for one moment that it is anything to do with soaking up some welcome winter sun.

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GOTCHA: Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom celebrates dismissing Nottinghamshire's Steven Mullaney at Scarborough in August this year. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

We’ll be back: Ryan Sidebottom adamant title agony will fuel desire for 2017 bid

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM believes the pain of missing out on a hat-trick of County Championships will only help inspire Yorkshire in their quest to reclaim the title next summer.

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Pablo Hernandez.

Rested Leeds United players aim to provide festive cheer

With Leeds United in the top six for Christmas the players have earned a few days off before they get down to the business of trying to add some festive cheer to the positive feel at the club.

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TOUGH TOUR: England cricket captain Alastair Cook shows his disappointment after losing in Chennai. Picture: AP/Tsering Topgyal

Chris Waters: Early signs of England promise quickly killed off by ruthless India

IT’S the hope that kills you.

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