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Leading scorer Walton fires double in Liversedge victory

Liversedge produced a superb second half display to defeat Armthorpe Welfare 5-2 and claim a 14th win in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division last Saturday.

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Overthorpes Josh Blakeway battles for possession with a Crofton Sports defender in their Wakefield League clash.

Aswat hat-trick not enough to prevent Savile Youth suffering trophy defeat

Savile Youth missed the chance to top Group A of the Spen Valley Memorial Trophy when they lost 6-3 away to Girlington last Saturday.

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Chris Wood heads in Leeds United's goal against Derby County. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Wood heads outstanding Leeds United up to third

Chris Wood’s header on the stroke of half-time gave Leeds United a thoroughly deserved victory over Derby County to climb to the giddy heights of third place in the EFL Championship.

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Batelians hit form to secure fine league double

Batelians hit form to secure fine league double

Old Batelians climbed to seventh place in Yorkshire Amateur League Division One thanks to a 2-1 win at Farsey Celtic Juniors last Saturday.

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Hopton bow out of County Cup after shoot out defeat

Hopton bow out of County Cup after shoot out defeat

Lower Hopton bowed out of the West Riding County FA Challenge Cup after suffering an agonising 6-5 penalty shoot out defeat to Sherburn White Rose last Saturday.

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Overthorpe Sports Clubs Danny Marshall challenges for possession during his sides 6-2 win at Crofton in Wakefield League Division Two last Saturday.

Crackenedge lead way in title race

Crackenedge moved three points clear of Crown Gawthorpe at the top of the Wakefield League Premier Division last Saturday.

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Luke Fisher shoots agonisingly wide during Birstall St Patricks 4-2 victory over Clifton Rangers which saw them move out of the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Division One relegation zone.

Fisher return to top of Premier following Birkenshaw resignation

St John Fisher have returned to the top of the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division after Birstall CC’s clash with Birkenshaw was postponed last Sunday.

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Joe Ratcliffe of Birstall St Patricks challenges a Clifton Rangers player last Sunday.

Roberttown close gap on leaders Scholes having edging nine-goal thriller

Roberttown Rovers climbed to second place in Heavy Woollen Sunday League Division One with a 5-4 win over bottom side St Ignatius.

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Liam Cooper.

Leeds United boss hoping to avert defensive crisis for big Derby game

Leeds United survived a scare to earn a place in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup, but the victory came at a possible cost for their return to the league in a big game against fellow promotion contenders Derby County this Friday.

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Leeds United players celebrate Stuart Dallas's equaliser against Cambridge United. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United fight back to earn trip to Sutton or Wimbledon in FA Cup

Leeds United came from behind at half-time to book their place in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup with a 2-1 victory over Cambridge United at the Cambs Glass Stadium.

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Pablo Hernandez

Deal is done as Hernandez signs for Leeds United

Leeds United have completed their first signing since the January transfer window opened after confirming that they have now captured playmaker Pablo Hernandez on a permanent deal until the end of the 2016-17 season.

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Luke Murphy.

Leeds United’s Murphy goes on loan to Burton

Leeds United have confirmed that out of favour midfielder Luke Murphy has joined fellow Sky Bet Championship side Burton Albion on loan until the end of the season.

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Littletown will be bidding to reach the West Riding County Challenge Cup quarter-finals on Saturday.

Littletown and Lower Hopton bidding to reach WR County Cup quarter-finals

Littletown and Lower Hopton will be bidding to reach the West Riding County Challenge Cup quarter-finals when the local football season resumes on Saturday.

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Massimo Cellino and Andrea Radrizzani at Loftus Road

Radrizzani takes 50 per cent stake in Leeds United

Leeds United have confirmed that owner Massimo Cellino has sold half his shares in the club.

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Joe Walton scored his 20th goal of the season as Liversedge earned a 2-2 draw away to Athersley Recreation on Monday.

Nine-man Liversedge rescue a dramatic point on Athersley trip

Liversedge rescued a dramatic 2-2 draw on an eventful trip to Athersley Recreation in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division on Monday.

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Chris Wood celebrates his second goal against Rotherham and shares his delight with Kemar Roofe, who supplied the cross. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Wood’s double seals Leeds United win in Yorkshire derby

A strong second half display enabled Leeds United to make it five games unbeaten as they beat Rotherham United 3-0 to do the double over the bottom of the table Millers in front of another bumper Elland Road crowd.

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Hadi Sacko attacks Jordan Ayew in Leeds United's draw at Aston Villa.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Unlucky Leeds United pegged back at Villa

Leeds United came within a whisker of becoming the first visiting team to win at Aston Villa this season when only a penalty awarded in slightly controversial circumstances denied them a fully deserved victory.

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Rhys Davies has scored 13 goals for Liversedge this season, including three in his sides previous two games before the goalless draw with Athersley on Boxing Day.

Liversedge pledge to Zack’s fund

Liversedge and Athersley Recreation will meet for a second time over the festive period when they clash on Monday in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division.

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Leeds United players celebrate their victory at Preston. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Monk delighted to deliver Christmas present for Leeds United fans

Leeds United head coach Garry Monk was understandably delighted after seeing his side make it eight wins from their last 10 league games with a 4-1 win in their Boxing Day game away to 10-man Preston North End.

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Pablo Hernandez.

Rested Leeds United players aim to provide festive cheer

With Leeds United in the top six for Christmas the players have earned a few days off before they get down to the business of trying to add some festive cheer to the positive feel at the club.

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