Yorkshire Post

Essex v Yorkshire: Survival leads Andrew Gale to call for positive finish to season

YORKSHIRE will be playing in Division One of the County Championship next year.

The news was confirmed on a grey and overcast day at the appropriately named CloudFM County Ground. By collecting at least two bowling points, allied to Somerset managing only one of five batting points against ...

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Bradford City v Fleetwood Town: Bantams could not afford to hang on to Hiwula

BRADFORD CITY manager Stuart McCall has revealed that finances ruled out a possible summer return for Jordy Hiwula on loan as last season’s top scorer tonight prepares to return to Valley Parade in the colours of Fleetwood Town.

The 23-year-old Huddersfield Town forward netted nine ...

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Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett content to play role as the ODI ‘villain’

LIAM PLUNKETT will concentrate on the role he loves as England’s one-day international “bad guy” rather than waste energy fretting about his left-field Ashes prospects.

Plunkett’s maiden ODI five-wicket haul closed out England’s 124-run victory over the West Indies in ...

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Cardiff City v Leeds United: Christiansen is focusing on trying to ensure Bluebirds do not clip leaders wings

LEEDS UNITED head coach Thomas Christiansen insists any talk of possible automatic promotion is hugely premature as he prepares to take on former Elland Road chief Neil Warnock.

Tonight’s clash in south Wales pits third-placed Cardiff City against the leaders in a clash that the United ...

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Cardiff City v Leeds United: Christiansen is focusing on trying to ensure Bluebirds do not clip leaders wings

LEEDS UNITED head coach Thomas Christiansen insists any talk of possible automatic promotion is hugely premature as he prepares to take on former Elland Road chief Neil Warnock.

Tonight’s clash in south Wales pits third-placed Cardiff City against the leaders in a clash that the United ...

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Gale eyes return to help guide Castleford Tigers towards dream finale

DREAM TEAM scrum-half Luke Gale believes he could be fit in time to guide Castleford Tigers to a maiden Grand Final on Thursday – despite being told his season was over just a fortnight ago.

The England international was one of six Castleford players named in the Super League Dream ...

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Team of the Week: Who makes our latest YP starting XI?

YET again it proved a weekend when we were simply spoilt for choice for our latest Team of the Week starting XI, with Sheffield United, Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers all enjoying stellar moments.

Elsewhere in the White Rose, Bradford City and Leeds United also had plenty of reasons ...

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Recap: Yorkshire secure Division One status on first day against Essex in Chelmsford

STEVE PATTERSON and Jack Brooks took three wickets each to help Yorkshire secure their Division One place for another year on the first day of their final County Championship match of the season.

Yorkshire started the day knowing that a six-point swing with Somerset would end fears they ...

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Yorkshire finance chiefs to take centre stage at the FD awards

THE founder of the Yorkshire Finance Director Awards said this year’s crop of candidates was the best he had seen since launching the programme 15 years ago.

Cliff Sewell, managing director of VRS, and fellow judges from accountancy and business advisory firm BDO LLP, ...

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Leeds United expect Jansson return against Cardiff City

FIT-AGAIN Pontus Jansson is firmly in contention to start for Leeds United in Tuesday night’s top-of-the-table clash at Championship hosts Cardiff City after not being risked against Ipswich Town.

Jansson failed to even make the bench for Saturday’s 3-2 win at home to Ipswich ...

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Leeds United expect Jansson return against Cardiff City

FIT-AGAIN Pontus Jansson is firmly in contention to start for Leeds United in Tuesday night’s top-of-the-table clash at Championship hosts Cardiff City after not being risked against Ipswich Town.

Jansson failed to even make the bench for Saturday’s 3-2 win at home to Ipswich ...

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Anti-fracking protesters lying in road chained to barrels 'for 24 hours' in North Yorkshire

Police are now at the scene in Kirby Misperton, where campaigners have locked their arms into barrels made of concrete and metal.

They have told officers they will continue to lay in the road for "at least 24 hours", at Habton Road.

Fracking is the controversial method of drilling ...

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Google joins forces with Which? to launch a new online safety course

GOOGLE has expanded its inventory of initiatives to boost the UK’s digital skill levels by teaming up with consumer body Which? to launch a new course in online safety.

The course is currently available in one-off, hour-long sessions, free of charge to anyone who uses ...

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Yorkshire friends jailed for more than 18 years over dark web drugs conspiracy

Two men from Yorkshire have been jailed for more than 18 years for conspiring to import potent drugs and sell them for vast profits on the dark web.

Ross Brennan and university friend Aarron Gledhill set up a "sophisticated drugs supermarket", making around £450,000 in virtual ...

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Greg Wright: It’s time to erect a statue of a Yorkshire feminist who can inspire a new generation

STATUES have a strange hold over the public imagination.

In Charlottesville, the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E Lee, who had fought for the pro-slavery Confederacy during the US Civil War, sparked passionate protest and counter protest. The dispute proved that ...

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Profile: Why more women should seek careers in private equity

More women should seek careers in private equity, says Mary Broadhead, Deputy Business Editor Greg Wright reports

IT’s a scene familiar to many women working in corporate finance. You turn up at a business event and find a distinct lack of gender equality.

“I can remember ...

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Greg Wright: It’s time to erect a statue of a Yorkshire feminist who can inspire a new generation

STATUES have a strange hold over the public imagination.

In Charlottesville, the planned removal of a statue of General Robert E Lee, who had fought for the pro-slavery Confederacy during the US Civil War, sparked passionate protest and counter protest. The dispute proved that ...

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Castleford Tigers players dominate Super League Dream Team

Castleford’s domination of the 2017 Super League season is reflected in the Dream Team in which they boast six of the 13 representatives.

Full-back Zak Hardaker and scrum-half Luke Gale, both on the shortlist for the 2017 Steve Prescott Man of Steel, are chosen for the third time and ...

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New setback for Barnsley star

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM has confirmed that Barnsley winger Lloyd Isgrove is unlikely to make his first-team comeback until after the international break.

The former Southampton player, yet to make his second debut for the Reds after being sidelined with a foot ligament problem since the start ...

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Girl, 16, arrested after woman stabbed at secondary school

The victim, a 61-year-old woman, suffered non-life threatening wounds in the attack just before 9am on Monday at Winterton Community Academy in North Lincolnshire.

Chief Superintendent Christine Wilson, from Humberside Police, said: "Staff at the school and police officers responded to ...

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Live: Essex v Yorkshire - Updates from day one

Yorkshire’s battle to avoid the drop goes to the final week of the season at newly-crowned champions Essex. Follow live updates here.

Yorkshire require six bonus points over the next four days to avoid the drop to Division Two. Follow us here and join the conversation at @YPSport or ...

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