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Leeds United put on another exhibition of front-running at Blackburn Rovers

The Whites’ 3-1 win over Blackburn Rovers showed why being on the front foot suits them and their head coach, a man who wants to control the ball and the fine details.

A draw with lowly Luton in midweek had laid foundations for a nervous and difficult afternoon in Lancashire, where the ...

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Why police need to get back to basics of ‘walk and talk’ – Yorkshire Post Letters

TODAY it is common to read of murder, serious assaults, rapes and various sorts of other crimes, including criminal damage to public and private property on a daily basis.

There are many factors that have brought this situation about but the four that concern me, as a former bobby, are ...

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Channel 5's This Week On The Farm shows Cannon Hall's M1 Barnsley deer rescue

The scenes feature in This Week On The Farm, which has Cannon Hall Farm in Barnsley as the host location, on Tuesday.

South Yorkshire Police called the farmers after a deer was struck by a car on the M1 motorway at junction 37 near Barnsley.

When the farmers arrived, they found the ...

yesterday 16:56 open_in_new
Rotherham United sign Mickel Miller plus update on Lewis Price and Billy Jones

Miller becomes the first signing of the summer for Paul Warne’s Millers, who were promoted to the second tier following the abandonment of League One campaign due to the coronavirus.

The London-born attacker arrives at AESSEAL New York Stadium having been snapped up following the ...

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Jonny Bairstow axed from England Test squad to face West Indies to focus on white-ball duties

England have named a 13-man squad for their long-awaited return to Test cricket against the West Indies on Wednesday, preferring Joe Denly to the uncapped Dan Lawrence and confirming Dom Bess as No 1 spinner.

Selectors met at the conclusion of a three-day internal warm-up match on Friday ...

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Chris Wilder says John Egan's brilliant finish should have been his 10th Premier League goal, not his first

Egan's volley earned the Blades a point at Turf Moor, but in the first half at Burnley it looked like it should have been much better.

“That should have been his 10th goal of the season, not his first,” the ever-demanding Wilder said of Egan's goal, which cancelled out James ...

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Rishi Sunak to set out new economic emergency measures as billions more sought for Yorkshire

SUNAK’S STRATEGY

He has already ordered over £130bn of emergency economic measures in response to coronavirus through policies such as the furlough scheme, but Chancellor Rishi Sunak - still only a few months into the job - is under pressure to come up with more public spending as a ...

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Organisers of Allerton Park Horse Trials are looking forward to a special celebration of 25 years in 2021

It was a decision the committee said was taken with “huge regret” but said it was felt the Covid-19 restrictions would make it “impossible” to deliver the hospitality and safety the event is known for.

The popular horse trials take place over two days towards the end of the season ...

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It looks like a fairytale castle now fabulous Farnhill Hall is for sale

Farnhill Hall is for sale at £1.25m with Knight Frank. It has fairytale charm and woodwork by Robert "Mouseman" Thompson. Here's the inside story:

Historic house enthusiasts Chris and Audrey Whelan were planning to downsize when they spotted Farnhill Hall, near Skipton, was on the ...

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Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis says there is a 'clear link' between deprivation and Covid-19 infection rates

Sheffield City Region Mayor Dan Jarvis said there was a clear connection between inequality and the disease.

He told Sky News’s Sophy Ridge earlier today (Sunday): “Of course I’m concerned. There are striking similarities when you look at those places that are on the top 10 list of ...

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Formula 1 - When John Booth, Manor Motorsport and Virgin Racing tried to take on the richest sport in the world

“Why didn’t you tell me there was a Formula 1 team in South Yorkshire,” he barked down the phone at me one chilly day in November, 2009.

“Errr, because there isn’t,” I responded meekly. I’d only been at The Yorkshire Post 18 months so wasn’t quite confident enough to tell ...

yesterday 15:53 open_in_new
Swansea City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1 - Player ratings

Here’s how we rated the individual performances.

Joe Wildsmith - Had nothing to do in the opening 45 minutes, but had little chance with Swansea’s two goals. 6

Liam Palmer - Never seems to let Wednesday down. Drafted in as a centre-back, but looked comfortable. 6

Dominic ...

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Burnley 1 Sheffield United 1 - Player ratings

Here’s how we saw the individual performances.

Dean Henderson – a couple of goo saves late in the half, one from Jay Rodriguez which was crucial 7

Chris Basham – did not get forward as much as usual, even when his team was on top 6

John Egan – failed to connect with a ...

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John Egan's volley claims a point as Sheffield United centre-back shows all-round value

Even with the Blades forced into a change of approach as they chased the game in the second half, the attacking instincts of their centre-backs eventually paid dividends to cancel out a goal from the Clarets' own centre-half.

Having taken his eye off a first-half chance a centre-forward ...

yesterday 14:50 open_in_new
Swansea City 2 Sheffield Wednesday 1 - Rhian Brewster the type of player the Owls need next season

The Owls dominated the opening 45 minutes at Swansea City, but lacked quality in front of goal as chances were spurned by their own loan contingent in Jacob Murphy and Alessio Da Cruz.

But the first real chance Swansea created, on 52 minutes, and up popped 20-year-old Brewster - who has ...

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Featherstone Rovers boss James Webster hopes RFL will not "turn their backs" on communities

The West Yorkshire club are one of many in the second-tier growing increasingly frustrated at the ongoing impasse regarding returning to play after coronavirus.

Although Super League has been given the go-ahead for August 2, Championship and League 1 clubs are still in the dark on whether ...

yesterday 12:44 open_in_new
Priory Vodka is an award winning new crop for arable farmer David Rawlings

David, from Priory Farm, Syningthwaite, near Wetherby, launched Priory Vodka three years ago using potatoes to form its base spirit.

In those three years the brand has gone from strength to strength, now boasting ten flavoured varieties alongside his original vodka.

The range has ...

yesterday 11:41 open_in_new
Deers to charge into your home as Yorkshire country house moves safari online

The unique annual deer safari is moving online for a virtual tour on the Sledmere social media channels this week, giving the opportunity to get up close to their herd of red deer and meet all the new-born fawns.

Deer have been farmed at Sledmere for over 30 years. The herd includes 201 ...

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Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes eager to hit ground running in F1’s sprint to the finish

Nearly four months after the scheduled start to the 2020 season in Australia was abandoned due to the coronavirus pandemic, the sport will return behind closed doors at the Red Bull Ring – the start of eight races in 10 hectic weeks with additional races yet to be added to the ...

yesterday 08:32 open_in_new
Middlesbrough v QPR - Neil Warnock needs to cure Riverside problem

The Teessiders have yet to win a home game at the Riverside Stadium this calendar year and even though the Championship season has been significantly truncated in 2020 by the coronavirus pandemic, it is still a grim and embarrassing statistic.

You must go back to Boxing Day for Boro’s ...

yesterday 08:32 open_in_new
Hillsborough, Sheffield Wednesday’s iconic and historically significant stadium

The home of Sheffield Wednesday since 1899, the ground has come a long way since those early days. 
It has hosted World Cup games – West Germany beat Uruguay 4-0 in the 1966 quarter-finals at S6 – while 1996 saw Hillsborough host three European Championship matches. Hillsborough has hosted ...

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