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Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan set for Yorkshire Post's Excellence in Business Awards

With a glittering career in first class cricket and a career in serving his native Yorkshire, Tim Bresnan is the epitome of Yorkshire sport.

The fast bowler is officially confirmed to appear at The Yorkshire Post’s Excellence in Business Awards on November 6 at the Emerald Stadium ...

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Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk hails his side's "organisation, fight and resolve" after win over Stoke City

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY manager Gary Monk has hailed his side's 'organisation, spirit and fight' and insists that the Owls are stepping in the right direction following a hard-fought 1-0 win over lowly Stoke City.

A scrappy spectacle was settled just before the break when Massimo Luongo cashed ...

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Preston 1 Leeds United 1: Eddie Nketiah rescues Whites again with late equaliser

When Patrick Bamford was unable to change the narrative for Leeds United last night, Eddie Nketiah stepped off the bench and did it for him.

With the game in its 87th minute, the Whites were staring down the barrel of another frustrating matchday made all the more frustrating because title ...

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West Brom 2 Barnsley 2: Cauley Woodrow double but Tykes are pegged back

Barnsley were denied a famous victory at the Hawthorns as Championship leaders West Brom rescued a point after coming from 2-0 down to draw 2-2.

An own goal by Bambo Diaby after 68 minutes and Matheus Pereira’s header nine minutes from time completed an unlikely revival after the Baggies ...

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Marcelo Bielsa does not yet know if Eddie Nketiah and Patrick Bamford can play together for Leeds United

Marcelo Bielsa says he has not yet had chance to assess if Eddie Nketiah and Patrick Bamford can play together, but one way or another he is determined to ensure both have successful seasons.

Bamford failed to find the net for the eighth match in a row at Preston North End on Monday but ...

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Bradford Bulls rescue deal as Nigel Wood explains why he's taken a major share in the club

READ MORE: Great Britain latest with Hull FC star

In a remarkable turn of events, even given some of the bizarre episodes the West Yorkshire club has endured over the last decade, the news was announced at a Bulls fans forum at Tetley's Stadium, Dewsbury last night.

Dewsbury Rams ...

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Bradford City 1 Port Vale 2: Will Atkinson returns to deny Bantams point

Former Bradford City midfield player Will Atkinson came off the bench to score a stoppage-time winner and give Port Vale their first away victory of the season at Valley Parade.

The match was heading for a draw when Atkinson, who was part of the City team that reached the League Cup final ...

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Sheffield Wednesday 1 Stoke City 0 - Owls beginning to benefit from the Garry Monk effect

THE DARK nights are coming and Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk is entitled to smile again.

A difficult summer saw him sacked by Birmingham City in mid-June and deny any wrongdoing following allegations made against him and his agent James Featherstone.

After time with the ...

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Five men charged with murder of 26-year-old Solomon Robinson in Scarborough

Solomon Robinson, 26, of Scarborough, was found with serious injuries outside Scarborough Town Hall on St Nicholas Street at 2am on Sunday October 20 and taken to hospital where he later died.

North Yorkshire Police arrested ten people on suspicion of murder.

Kieran Watkinson, 18, of ...

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Southend United 1 Doncaster Rovers 7 – Kwame Thomas double serves up horror show for Shrimpers’ new boss Sol Campbell

Doncaster Rovers produced a scintillating display to beat nine-men Southend and claim their first away win of the season.

Isaac Hutchinson’s 11th-minute opener gave the hosts the lead after Ethan Hamilton had been sent-off after just five minutes.

But a brilliant brace from Kwame ...

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Eric Perez is new Bradford Bulls chairman as buy-out completed

OTTAWA STAGS president Eric Perez has been announced as the interim chairman of Bradford Bulls after a consortium completed a deal to buy the cash-strapped Championship club from Andrew Chalmers.

Canadian Perez founded Toronto Wolfpack and recently took over Hemel Stags ahead of relocating ...

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England captain Joe Root returns to boyhood Sheffield club to rediscover his best form

England captain Joe Root has gone back to basics to rediscover his best form with the bat, linking up with a friend from boyhood club Sheffield Collegiate for informal coaching sessions.

Root has been handed an extended break from England duties after an exhausting schedule, rested from ...

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Preston North End v Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa warns his players not to let the title pressure get to them

With goals hard to come by and two defeats in the last four matches, Leeds United manager Marcelo Bielsa has warned his players not to let frustration get the better of them.

The Whites could go top of the Championship if they win at Preston North End tonight, or find themselves below ...

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The Danny Cowley effect: Hard work and confidence behind Huddersfield Town's revival, says Jaden Brown

Jaden Brown says hard work and confidence have been the secrets behind Huddersfield Town's upturn under Danny Cowley - and the manager plans on putting plenty of both into his left-back.

The Terriers entertain Middlesbrough on Wednesday unbeaten in four matches after a terrible run of form ...

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Hull FC recruit Josh Jones talks fire drama in Auckland - and surprise at Great Britain spot

NEW Hull FC signing Josh Jones admits he was surprised by his call up to Great Britain’s squad for their tour opener against the Tonga Invitational XIII.

READ MORE: Why Zak Hardaker looks set to be a surprise starter for Great Britain Lions. The uncapped back-row has been named in ...

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Clifftop homes and road in Yorkshire threatened by coastal erosion saved by £3 million grant from Europe

Campaigners are celebrating after hearing that their "11th bid at the 12th hour" for money from European Regional Development Fund towards the £5.5 million scheme had been approved.

It should save hundreds of chalets as well as Newsham Gardens, a cul de sac to the west of Holmpton Road, ...

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Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans helping former Sheffield Sharks coach Chris Finch on his way to the NBA summit

When asked for a specific game or a moment in time that really stands out for him during his 10 years of playing for and coaching the Sheffield Sharks, Chris Finch identifies an entire season.

“Beating Manchester for the title in my second year as head coach, 1999, was probably the ...

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Is this the UK's oldest PCSO? Meet the 71-year-old patrolling Yorkshire seaside town on her scooter

But not for Yorkshire Police Community Support Officer (PCSO) Liz Smith, who at the age of 71 is in the prime of her career making sure the streets of Bridlington are a safer place.

PCSO Smith, who serves with Humberside Police, is not only the force's oldest serving officer, but is ...

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Why trust and fairness will drive BHP's expansion in Leeds and Sheffield

The creation of a joint management partnership at BHP is a source of strength, says Hamish Morrison. He met Deputy Business Editor Greg Wright.

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National newspapers in London derailing HS2 in North with their negativity and sniping – Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Nigel Davies, London.

HS2 does require much scrutiny and being held to account. The scrutiny, however, should also look at the benefits, and it is a pity that some Sunday newspapers spend each week undermining HS2, rather than looking at both sides of the argument. They do an ...

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Call for unity over HS2 as MP Philip Davies urges Government to scrap 'white elephant' scheme

Tory MP Philip Davies has urged the Government to scrap HS2 as business leaders called for all sides to come together and “focus on the bigger picture”.

The Oakervee review into the future of HS2 is expected imminently, and national reports have suggested it will recommend ...

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