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Leon Wobschall

Signed: It’s a whole new Ball game for Rotherham United chief Warne

Rotherham United have completed the signing of striker David Ball on the two-year deal.

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It looks like one in and one out at Barnsley for Paul Heckingbottom

BARNSLEY head coach Paul Heckingbottom has confirmed that midfield player Josh Scowen is likely to join another unnamed Championship club shortly – after rejecting the offer of a fresh Oakwell deal.

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The big reveal: Chris Wilder, Billy Sharp and Sheffield United fans discovered their fixtures for the new Championship season yesterday.

Fixtures 2017/18: Steel City honours would be the perfect present for Blades chief

CHRIS WILDER’S fiftieth birthday later this year is likely to carry extra resonance – and it is nothing to do with his own special milestone either.

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The fixtures are out! Ten 2017-18 Yorkshire clashes to get excited about

SO then, the fixtures are out and plans are busily being hatched. What floats your boat? We take a look at what is hot and what is not for Yorkshire’s clubs ...

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Rory McArdle, right, had been at Bradford City since 2012

Experienced Bradford City defender leaves for League One rivals

STALWART Bradford City defender Rory McArdle has completed his move to League One rivals Scunthorpe United on a three-year deal.
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Phil Parkinson's Bolton will host Thomas Christiansen's Leeds United on the opening weekend.

TV beckons for Leeds United and Hull City on opening weekend of 2017-18 season

HULL CITY and Leeds United have been handed juicy televised opening weekend fixtures following the unveiling of the EFL fixture list for the new 2017-18 season.

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Hot shot: Chris Wood celebrating his equaliser against
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Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United striker Chris Wood backed to hit new heights under Thomas Christiansen

BEFORE new head coach Thomas Christiansen discussed the credentials of Leeds United’s players in his recent successful job interview, he will not have had too much homework to do regarding one individual.

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Partick Thistle manager Alan Archibald (Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire).

Partick Thistle’s Liam Lindsay lined up for move to Barnsley

PARTICK THISTLE manager Alan Archibald has revealed that Barnsley have agreed a six-figure fee for highly-rated Jags defender Liam Lindsay and his move is expected to be finalised today.

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Partick's Liam Lindsay playing against Rotherham in pre-season last year, is a target for Barnsley. (Picture: James Brailsford)

Barnsley agree fee for Thistle defender Liam Lindsay

BARNSLEY have agreed a fee in the region of £350,000 with Scottish Premier League outfit Partick Thistle to sign highly-rated defender Liam Lindsay, Jags boss Alan Archibald has confirmed.

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Leeds United beat Premier League newboys Brighton and Hove Albion on the opening day of the 2013/14 campaign

Fixtures 2017/18: Memorable opening ties for Yorkshire clubs... and those to forget!

The fixtures for the 2017/18 campaign will be announced for Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday tomorrow.

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Joining the Millers: Ryan Williams

Paul Warne delighted with Rotherham United signing from Barnsley

ROTHERHAM UNITED have completed the signing of former Barnsley winger Ryan Williams on a two-year deal - their third signing of the summer.

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New Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen flanked by Victor Orta  (Director of Football) and Angus Kinnear (Managing Director) (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Video: Effectiveness placed high on Christiansen’s Leeds United agenda

AS a young and up-and-coming player, Thomas Christiansen was schooled at a place with a self-imposed obligation to play beautiful, passing football.

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Video: Christiansen believes APOEL experience prepared him for challenge at Leeds United

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN insists he is well prepared to handle the pressure and scrutiny at Leeds United after being unveiled as the club’s eighth head coach in just over three years.

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VIDEO - Thomas Christiansen targets promotion with Leeds United

NEW Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen is backing himself to be a success at Elland Road - and is targetting a promotion push with his new club in 2017-18.

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Doncaster Rovers manager Darren Ferguson.

Ferguson looking at bigger picture at Doncaster Rovers

ANYONE who cared to listen to Darren Ferguson in the spring of 2017 would have been instantly struck by his appetite and firm intent to change the culture and ethos of Doncaster Rovers.

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Alex Kiwomya in action against Doncaster Rovers for Crewe Alexandra last year

Doncaster Rovers complete signing of young Chelsea striker Alex Kiwomya

YOUNG Chelsea striker Alex Kiwomya has professed his delight at sealing a move to Doncaster Rovers on a three-year deal - and revealed that the club tried to sign on several occasions last term.
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New Leeds United manager Thomas Christiansen (Picture: Sakis Savvides/AFP/Getty Images).

Leeds United place faith in Thomas Christiansen

LEEDS UNITED have stressed that new head coach Thomas Christiansen was quickly identified as the “outstanding candidate” to take over at Elland Road following the departure of Garry Monk.

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Huddersfield Town commercial director Sean Jarvis among the charity cyclists at the John Smith's Stadium.

Huddersfield Town will look after loyal backers in Premier League

IT was on the magical trip back from Wembley to Yorkshire when Sean Jarvis was quickly made aware of just what Huddersfield Town had achieved late last month.

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James Smith.

Pudsey St Lawrence captain James Smith wary of threat posed by Townville

THE TERM ‘surprise packages’ may have followed Townville around a bit of late, but one highly-respected Bradford League observer is not fooled.

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David Wagner and Carlos Carvalhal

Leon Wobschall: Radrizzani’s bold approach leads to Christiansen’s arrival at Leeds United

MARCO who? Carlos who? David who? And now, Thomas who?

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