Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds United are a one man team – Reading star slams Whites

READING striker Yann Kermorgant has controversially lit the fuse ahead of Saturday’s Championship showdown with promotion rivals Leeds United by stating that the Whites are effectively a one-man team who are overly reliant on top-scorer Chris Wood.

United’s 27-goal striker is being ...

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Your Leeds United views: Doukara and Antonsson can step up if required

Injured Chris Wood and the form of Rob Green are proving talking points among the Elland Road faithful.

ak10, via website

If Chris Wood cannot play against Reading [following the knock he sustained playing in New Zealand’s 2-0 victory over Fiji on Saturday] then we need a striker ...

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Phil Hay: Why it has to be Chris Wood for Championship player of the year

News of an injury to Chris Wood and the concern it caused yesterday said everything about the way in which he has driven Leeds United’s season.

News of an injury to Chris Wood and the concern it caused yesterday said everything about the way in which he has driven Leeds United’s ...

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Leeds United's Pontus Jansson helps Sweden to remarkable win over Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal

Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson came on as a half-time substitute and helped Sweden to a 3-2 victory over hosts Portugal last night.

Portugal were leading the friendly 2-0 at the break through Cristiano Ronaldo and an own goal by Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist.

But the United ...

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It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

Inside the pub was a large group of Oldham supporters, ...

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Wakefield Trinity: Head coach Chester signs new two-year deal

WAKEFIELD TRINITY coach Chris Chester has signed a contract extension until the end of 2019, writes PETER SMITH.

WAKEFIELD TRINITY coach Chris Chester has signed a contract extension until the end of 2019.

Chester joined Trinity 12 months ago and guided them into the top-eight of ...

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Yorkshire tops annual animal cruelty league of shame

Animal cruelty statistics revealed by the RSPCA show that West Yorkshire tops a league of shame for the number of people convicted of harming pets and wildlife.

The charity today released its annual figures for the number of complaints it has investigated in 2016 compared to the previous ...

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Leeds Rhinos: Injured Rhino Galloway’s hoping for Easter return

LONG-TERM CASUALTY Keith Galloway is within sight of his Leeds Rhinos return.

The Australian former Test prop has not played since suffering a ruptured Achilles in Rhinos’ penultimate game of 2016, away to Huddersfield Giants, last September.

But he is now stepping up training and ...

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Lorry fire closes Wetherby services

Wetherby services have been closed after a lorry caught fire earlier this morning.

It happened at around 6am on the access road leading to the service station from junction 46 of the A1 stretch of motorway.

Smoke could be seen billowing across the carriageway and it is expected that ...

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Leeds man jailed over jealous jaw break attack

A jealous ex-boyfriend who broke the jaw of his former girlfriend’s new partner has been sent to prison.

Daneiko Ferguson, 21, was locked up for 15 months over the “sustained and unprovoked attack” at a house in Gipton, Leeds.

Ferguson carried out the attack shortly after ...

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Leeds United: Why it has got to be Wood for player of the year

News of an injury to Chris Wood and the concern it caused yesterday said everything about the way in which he has driven Leeds United’s season.

News of an injury to Chris Wood and the concern it caused yesterday said everything about the way in which he has driven Leeds United’s ...

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Leeds United: Whites defender Jansson helps Sweden to a remarkable win

Leeds United defender Pontus Jansson came on as a half-time substitute and helped Sweden to a 3-2 victory over hosts Portugal last night.

Portugal were leading the friendly 2-0 at the break through Cristiano Ronaldo and an own goal by Sweden captain Andreas Granqvist.

But the United ...

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Does the policing of football need to change?

It’s a key part of the match-day experience, but does the policing of football need to change? Rob Parsons reports.

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police ...

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Former Leeds United defender takes coaching position at Middlesbrough

Former Leeds United defender Jonathan Woodgate has rejoined struggling Premier League outfit Middlesbrough as a first-team coach.

Woodgate, who made eight appearances for England during his playing career, finished his playing career at Middlesbrough in May last year after playing just ...

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Knife robbers snatch cash during Leeds Building Society raid

Armed robbers threatened Leeds Building Society staff with a knife during a raid.

Detectives are appealing for information after the incident at the Street Lane branch in Roundhay on Wednesday, March 22.

It occurred at around 2.10pm, when three suspects armed with a knife entered and ...

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Phil Hay: Leeds United's accounts shortfall comes as no surprise

The accounts of Championship football clubs are a litany of multi-million pound losses and Leeds United do not look like bucking the trend. The shortfall in their latest results underlines the fact that Premier League cash is the surest route to a strong bottom line and a profitable ...

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Sin Bin TV: Super League Round 7 preview

Check out the latest edition of The Sin Bin as the lads look ahead to round 7 of Super League games.

Games discussed include Leeds Rhinos v Wigan Warriors, Castleford Tigers v Huddersfield Giants and Catalans v Wakefield Trinity.

The show is presented by Andy Hutchinson ...

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Chris Wood gives Leeds United injury scare ahead of Reading crunch

Chris Wood is flying home for an assessment by Leeds United after injury ruled him out of New Zealand’s second World Cup qualifier with Fiji.

The 27-goal striker missed today’s international fixture in Wellington with a knock sustained in New Zealand’s 2-0 win over Fiji on ...

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Leeds United on Twitter: Jaap Stam close to tears and Amadou Haidara

WE round up what the Elland Road faithful are discussing on social.

@Jordan_Armo. Beating Reading would be nice but Jaap Stam close to tears would be just as pleasurable #lufc

@LeedsUtdRyan. It seems Alfonso Pedraza is Leeds first choice winger at the moment #lufc ...

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Leeds United nostalgia: Whatever happened to... David Hopkin?

David Hopkin. Remember him?

What are your memories of David Hopkin? Register and post your comments below.

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Man stabbed and car rammed after targeted attack in Leeds

A man was stabbed and his car was rammed in what police say was a targeted attack in Leeds late last night.

The 23 year old man was taken to hospital with wounds to his arms after being set upon by a number of men in Shadwell Lane, Alwoodley, in the vicinity of Elmhurst Close at around ...

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