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Quartet return for Ripon City derby

Ripon City will be buoyed by the return of four key players when rivals Boroughbridge arrive for the West Riding County Cup third round (1pm).

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York City's Tom Allan

Harrogate Town loan York City defender Tom Allan

Harrogate Town have brought in York City defender Tom Allan on a month’s loan to ease their defensive problems.

Non League
On fire: Hampsthwaite United's Josh Underwood. Picture: Adrian Murray

West Yorkshire League: Hampsthwaite continue to flourish

Hampsthwaite United were in fine form in front of goal again, hitting double figures as they thrashed Garforth Rangers before putting seven past Old Centralians in Division Two of the West Yorkshire League.

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Tadcaster Albion exited the FA Cup on Saturday when they lost out to Colne on home soil. Picture: Matthew Appleby

Brewers boss ‘disappointed’ as FA Cup adventure is ended at first hurdle

Tadcaster Albion crashed out of the Emirates FA Cup after a narrow defeat to Colne at the i2i stadium.

Football
Josh Wilson was on target for Wetherby Athletic in their opening-day success at Oxenhope Recreation. Picture: Peter Arnett

West Yorkshire League: Mixed start to new campaign for all

It was very much a case of mixed fortunes for all of the area’s West Yorkshire Football League sides as the 2017/18 season got underway.

Football
Pete Davidson challenges for the ball in the air during Tadcaster Albion's loss to Ramsbottom. Picture: Matthew Appleby

Brewers stung by stunning late free-kick at Ramsbottom

An audacious 85th-minute free-kick from Ramsbottom United’s Jermaine Wright condemned Tadcaster Albion to a 2-1 defeat in their opening Evo-Stik Division One North fixture of 2017/18.

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Norman Bettison approaches the court in Warrington

Hillsborough: Five charged over disaster appear in court for first time

Five men charged following an investigation into the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath appeared in court for the first time this afternoon.
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Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner, with chairman Dean Hoyle.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe.

2017-18 Preview - Money helps fuel high ambitions of Yorkshire rivals

THERESA MAY spent the election vehemently denying its existence. Jeremy Corbyn, meanwhile, made so many promises to voters that the only conclusion to be made was that, contrary to the denials of the Prime Minister, he had found one at the bottom of his Islington garden.

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Ezgjan Alioski shares a joke with fellow new boy Vurnon Anita. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

High expectations are only to be expected at a club like Leeds United – Eddie Gray

If a club’s selling 18,000-plus season tickets in the Championship then that club – Leeds United – has to compete for promotion either outright or via the play-offs reckons Eddie Gray. Phil Hay reports.

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Jordan Thewlis nets Harrogate Town's first goal against Gateshead. Picture: Town Pix

Pre-season round-up: Town ease past National League Gateshead

A Jordan Thewlis brace helped Harrogate Town to a comfortable 3-0 victory over National League Gateshead on Saturday afternoon.

Football
Dembele: Star of the future Karamoko Dembl, of Celtic with hisYoudanTrophy player of the tournament award 2016

Football stars of future from some of world's biggest clubs to play for Youdan Trophy in Sheffield

Football really is coming home to its Yorkshire birthplace - with almost 900 young players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world about to take part in the Youdan Trophy in Sheffield.
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Tadcaster Albion boss lauds teenage talent Romario Vieira following Leeds United draw

TADCASTER Albion boss Michael Morton was delighted with the way his side performed in their 1-1 pre-season draw with Leeds United Under-23s on Tuesday night.
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Disney Princess advice from the Lionesses (from L-R) Lucy Bronze, Steph Houghton, Siobhan Chamberlain, Ellen White, Nikita Parris giving advice to young girls.

England women's footballers become Disney Princesses to inspire girls

England women's footballers have kicked off a campaign with Disney to redefine the term 'Princess' and inspire girls to make their own dreams come true.
Sport
Knaresborough Town's Colin Heath battles it out with Tadcaster's Josh Barrett. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Albion sink Knaresborough in pre-season opener

Goals from new boys Danny Frost and Jake Ellam saw Tadcaster Albion begin their pre-season campaign with a victory over NCEL Division One outfit Knaresborough Town.

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Tadcaster Albions pre-season campaign gets underway on Saturday when they tackle Knaresborough Town. Picture: Matthew Appleby

Taddy boss Morton ready for first test

Tadcaster Albion kick-off their pre-season campaign when they tackle Knaresborough Town on Saturday, and new boss Michael Morton says he is “excited” by the prospect of the game.

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Philip Allott is heading to the other side of the world to prepare for a post-Brexit trading environment. (S)

Knaresborough PR firm on mission to Oz

A marketing and PR firm in Knaresborough is pre-empting any final Brexit agreement by looking beyond Europe – to Australia.

Business
Billy Miller has left Tadcaster Albion

Miller quits as Tadcaster boss

Billy Miller has resigned from his position as Tadcaster Albion manager.

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Kirk Deighton Rangers celebrate after beating Kanresborough Celtic in the final of the Harrogate & District League Cup. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Kirk Deighton seal treble with League Cup success over Celtic

A “freak goal” helped Kirk Deighton Rangers wrap up a league and cup treble, courtesy of a 2-1 victory over Knaresborough Celtic.

News
Tadcaster Albion's squad were disconsolate as they applauded fans after Saturday's defeat to Mossley (Photo: Matthew Appleby)

Billy Miller preparing strategic plan to win backing of Tadcaster Albion owners

Defiant Tadcaster Albion boss Billy Miller believes his side will improve for their underwhelming first season in the Evo-Stik Leagues and is preparing a strategic review ahead of talks with the club’s owners.

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