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Yorkshire v Northants: Blow for Yorkshire as Sarfaraz Ahmed recalled by Pakistan

YORKSHIRE director of cricket Martyn Moxon has spoken of his frustration after overseas player Sarfaraz Ahmed’s time at the county was cut short.

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Bradford City played Blackpool at Valley Parade earlier this month. Stock pic.

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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Hunslet's Liam Mackay.

Unlucky Hunslet edged out in Wales

Leaders Hunslet suffered their first defeat in the League One Shield when they went down 20-12 in a close contest away to third-placed North Wales Crusaders.

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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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Tim Bresnan celebrates one of six wickets he took in last Friday's win over Lancashire (Picture: SWPix.com)

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.

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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.

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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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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.
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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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Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom leaves the field at North Marine Road, Scarborough, for the last time to a guard of honour (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com).

Yorkshire left looking over their shoulder

YORKSHIRE first-team coach Andrew Gale wondered prior to the match whether Essex might “choke” under the pressure of leading the County Championship table.

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Leeds United's Tyler Denton in action last season.

Denton goes out on loan after Manchester United player joins Leeds

Port Vale have signed Dewsbury-born footballer Tyler Denton on loan from Leeds United for the season.

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Kalvin Phillips after his two-goal performance for Leeds United. Picture Tony Johnson.

Phillips at the double to give Leeds United a winning start

New Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen got off to a winning start as the Whites struck three times in the opening half to beat Bolton Wanderers 3-2 at the Macron Stadium.

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Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Fresh start for Leeds United after summer of activity

With all the activity at Elland Road over the summer months it does not seem that long since fans were saying goodbye to last season, but the new campaign is here again with Leeds United starting the long road to what they hope will be promotion this Sunday at Bolton Wanderers.

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Dembele: Star of the future Karamoko Dembl, of Celtic with hisYoudanTrophy player of the tournament award 2016

Football stars of future from some of world's biggest clubs to play for Youdan Trophy in Sheffield

Football really is coming home to its Yorkshire birthplace - with almost 900 young players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world about to take part in the Youdan Trophy in Sheffield.
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Sarfraz Ahmed

Yorkshire sign Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 Blast as cover for Peter Handscomb

YORKSHIRE have signed Pakistan captain Sarfraz Ahmed for T20 subject to him obtaining a visa.
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Ezgjan Alioski, who has impressed so far in pre-season for Leeds United.

Leeds United have plenty to ponder ahead of new season

Leeds United are back home from their Austrian training camp with plenty to ponder ahead of the new season, which is now less than two weeks away.

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