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Former Barnsley head coach Daniel Stendel expresses his disappointment at a statement issued by his old club on his departure

The statement, issued on Stendel's Facebook account, came after a war of words had broken out between Barnsley and Heart of Midlothian after the Scottish Premier League side dismissed the Reds’ claim for compensation for the services of the German as being ‘entirely without ...

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Tragic youngster left sleeping on this hospital floor wrapped in coats deserved better from Boris johnson and Matt Hancock – The Yorkshire Post says

IT is difficult to know what is the greater scandal– the pitiful plight of four-year-old Jack Williment, sleeping on the floor of Leeds General Infirmary with suspected pneumonia due to a shortage of beds, or the arrogance of Boris Johnson and Matt Hancock.

First published in the ...

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Barnsley FC explain decision to sack Daniel Stendel as Hearts pledge to fight any compensation claims in 'strongest possible terms'

The German, 45, axed by Barnsley in early October, was installed as the new head coach at SPL side Heart of Midlothian on Saturday.

Stendel and his representatives have been in dispute over a severance package with Barnsley - with his contract due to run until next summer. It is understood ...

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Yorkshire woman's Christmas gift to keep mother's memory alive

Trapped in grief after the loss of her mother, Claire Baskind had been struck by the knowledge that she would never again get to buy her a gift.

On a whim, she spent the money on craft kits for children at a local hospice, hoping to pass on an ounce of kindness and to help keep her ...

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Health Secretary Matt Hancock diverted to Leeds hospital for 'reassurance' over Jack Williment's ordeal

Mr Hancock was being briefed on Jack Williment's case, after the Yorkshire Evening Post yesterday revealed the four-year-old had been forced to sleep on a makeshift bed made from coats on in the hospital's A&E due to a lack of beds.

Mr Hancock met the hospital's chief executive, but ...

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Charlton v Huddersfield Town – Danny Cowley aiming to avoid an unwanted hat-trick

Danny Cowley is facing a mini-milestone at The Valley, and Huddersfield Town’s manager is keen to swerve it.

Not since April, 2016, when he was manager of Conference South Braintree Town, has Cowley been beaten in three consecutive league matches.

That is what he is facing if ...

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Sam Spinner versus Windsor Avenue at Doncaster on Saturday

YORKSHIRE’S top two novice steeplechasers are set to put their respective unbeaten records on the line at Doncaster this Saturday.

Both Jedd O’Keeffe’s Sam Spinner and Brian Ellison’s Windsor Avenue have been handed entries into the Bet365 December Novices Chase.

Windsor ...

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Leeds United's unselfish centre-forward Patrick Bamford admits he wants individual glory too

It is his unselfishness Marcelo Bielsa values highly in Patrick Bamford, but the Leeds United striker admits he keeps a quiet eye on individual glory too.

READ MORE - Leeds United to go up and Huddersfield Town to stay up - say the respective managers

Bamford's willingness to ...

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The way Sheffield United are winging it up the Premier League is no surprise, say Enda Stevens and George Baldock

“You don't often see two full-backs score in the same game,” a radio reporter remarked to Enda Stevens after Sheffield United's 2-1 win at Norwich City.

READ MORE - Norwich City 1 Sheffield United 2: Blades continuing to impress as Chris Basham makes VAR history

But ...

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Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over why he avoided looking at photo of Leeds youngster on hospital floor

Boris Johnson has failed to explain why he found it difficult to look at the photo of four-year-old Jack Williment-Barr whose mother was forced to cover him with coats as he was left on the floor of Leeds General Infirmary A&E, despite being repeatedly questioned by journalists.

The ...

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Here are the winners from Yorkshire Business awards organised by Variety

A courageous young sportswoman and a man who has dedicated his life to honouring the courage of a wartime bomber crew were among the stars of the Yorkshire Business Awards.

The awards, which are organised by Variety, the children’s charity, shine the spotlight on the world class ...

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Sir Ian McGeechan fires shot at Leeds Rhinos as one of reasons Yorkshire Carnegie failed on his watch

READ MORE: The day British Lions legend Sir Ian McGeechan walked out on crisis-hit Yorkshire Carnegie

He first arrived back at Headingley in 2012 as Leeds Carnegie’s executive chairman tasked with, among other things, building relationships with businesses, sponsors and clubs across ...

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Barnsley FC - why we sacked Daniel Stendel

The German, 45, axed by Barnsley in early October, was installed as the new head coach at SPL side Heart of Midlothian on Saturday.

Stendel and his representatives have been in dispute over a severance package - with his contract due to run until next summer. It is understood that ...

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'Psychopath' who committed string of horrific sex attacks handed 33 life sentences

"Classic psychopath" Joseph McCann has been handed 33 life sentences and a minimum term of 30 years for a string of horrific sex attacks on 11 women and children.

Convicted burglar McCann, 34, had been freed after a probation service error, two months before he embarked on a cocaine and ...

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Remembering 30 years ago: When crowd crush took the gloss off Leeds United's win at Middlesbrough

THE SPECTRE of Hillsborough worryingly came to the fore thirty years ago today for Leeds United fans during their side's Division Two fixture at Middlesbrough's Ayresome Park.

It was back on December 9, 1989 that an early winter's afternoon on Teesside saw fears abound that another ...

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Russia banned from Olympics and World Cup by WADA

The World Anti-Doping Agency confirmed the punishment in Lausanne after considering recommendations from its independent compliance review committee (CRC).

The judgement means Russia will be banned from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and the 2022 Football World ...

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'Golden opportunity' as Labour and the Tories set out their visions for the North

Senior figures from the two main political parties will today address an audience of northern business leaders in Yorkshire and Manchester to set out their party’s approach to the Northern Powerhouse.

In Hull, Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid, will take part in a Q&A event ...

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Northern voters will determine the General Election - here’s how the winning party can deliver a bright future for region: Sir Hugh Sykes

THROUGHOUT my long career in business, never have the fortunes of the north of England felt so important in deciding the result of a general election.

This is why the ‘Power Up the North’ campaign – led by our region’s newspapers and supported by businesses and local politicians of ...

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Bettys and the art of Christmas window displays

As a young lad growing up in Newcastle, there was one moment above all others that signalled the countdown to Christmas had begun – the unveiling of Fenwick’s Christmas window on Northumberland Street.

To this day, families still travel from far and wide just to marvel at the ...

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Drastic measures needed to tackle climate change - starting with doubling diesel prices: David Bowen

CLIMATE change is now an accepted reality for most people, however UK Plc has been slow to react.

Although some action has been taken to reduce transport emissions, overall steps towards mitigation have been piecemeal and less effective than predicted.

We now find ourselves past the ...

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