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Robert Gledhill

Deputy sports editor, The Yorkshire Post and Johnston Press Yorkshire

Sheffield United 2 Reading 0: Coutts inspires Blades to victory

BACK from a ban and back with a bang. That was Blades midfield man Paul Coutts at Bramall Lane.

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Spot on: Doncaster's Ben Whiteman, centre, is congratulated by James Coppinger and John Marquis for completing his hat-trick from the penalty spot. 
Picture: Chris Etchells

The Verdict – Doncaster v Southend: The only way is up for Rovers says hat-trick hero Ben Whiteman

BEN WHITEMAN kept the match-ball, but was quick to pay tribute to the part Doncaster Rovers’ talisman James Coppinger played in his 10-minute hat-trick.

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Ben Whiteman scores from the penalty spot. Picture: Chris Etchells

Doncaster Rovers 4 Southend 1: Our quality was superb, hails Fergie

DONCASTER Rovers claimed their first home league victory in six months to end the three-match winning run of visitors Southend United, who were sunk by a 10-minute hat-trick from Sheffield United loanee Ben Whiteman straight after the break.

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Take that: Charlie Wyke heads in Bradford's opener against Doncaster Rovers. 
Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Verdict: Striker Charlie Wyke regarded as key to Bradford City success

STRIKER Charlie Wyke was still rubbing the back of his head long after the final whistle.

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Darren Ferguson

Frustrated Ferguson warning of big changes for Doncaster Rovers

DARREN FERGUSON had a simple message for his players at Valley Parade.

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Charlie Wyke celebrates scoring Bradford's opener with Tony McMahon.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Bradford City 2 Doncaster Rovers 0: Wyke helps Bantams gain revenge in Yorkshire derby

CHARLIE WYKE made a goal-scoring return for Bradford City as they gained revenge for their League Cup home defeat to Doncaster Rovers.

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Rotherham United's Jamie Proctor. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Big match verdict: Proctor injury blow adds to the misery for Rotherham United chief Warne

WITH the transfer window sliding shut, Rotherham United manager Paul Warne is hoping an injury to striker Jamie Proctor does not prove as serious as it looked.

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Rotherham 0-2 Charlton

Rotherham United 0 Charlton Athletic 2: Injury blow adds to Millers woes in Addicks defeat

ROTHERHAM striker Jamie Proctor was carried off by stretcher as the Millers fell to Charlton at the New York Stadium.
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Bradford City's Tom Field. (Picture: Tony Johnson)

Big match verdict: Bradford City in defiant mood as proud home runs ends

DOMINIC SAMUEL did what no other player had managed to do since Darren Ambrose almost 18 months ago – send Bradford City to a regular season home league defeat.

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Bradford City 0-1 Blackburn Rovers

Bradford City 0-1 Blackburn Rovers: McCall concedes Bantams did not do enough to beat title favourites

Bradford City failed to make it a hat-trick of League One victories as Dominic Samuel headed home the only goal for the previously pointless visitors at Valley Parade.
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Chance gone: 
Leeds United's Chris Wood has his effot saved by Preston's Chris Maxwell

Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Crossing the divide: Why Elland Road was the only place for Cameron Borthwick-Jackson

NOT many Manchester United players get a standing ovation at Elland Road but Cameron Borthwick-Jackson bucked that trend.

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Match-winner: Billy Sharp of Sheffield Utd celebrates scoring against Brentford.
Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Big-match verdict: Billy Sharp and the Blades are back

BILLY SHARP will only improve with age contends Sheffield United’s manager Chris Wilder.

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Tears for one York fan at the final whistle.

York City relegated: Wembley final is the only ray of hope after drop

STUNNED silence greeted the final whistle at Bootham Crescent.

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York City manager Gary Mills

York City 2 Forest Green Rovers 2: Devastated Mills eyes Wembley glory after relegation from National League

YORK City will somehow have to find solace from a trip to Wembley after being relegated from the National League.
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Hull City's Sam Clucas (left) celebrates scoring his side's second goal against Watofrd on Saturday.

Sam Clucas aiming to celebrate again with Hull City

AMID all the Continental stars flooding the Premier League, English football still manages to unearth its own gems from the lower reaches.

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Hull City's Sam Clucas, centre, celebrates scoring his side's second goal in the defeat of Watford (Picture: Richard Sellers/PA Wire).

Premier League survival advantage remains with Hull City, says Sam Clucas

HULL CITY goal-scoring hero Sam Clucas believes the psychological advantage is with them in the battle for Premier League survival.

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Sam Clucas celebrates Hull City's second (Photo: PA)

Hull City 2 Watford 0: Lazar Markovic and Sam Clucas send ten man Tigers to remarkable win

TEN-MAN Hull City pulled off a remarkable victory which keeps them out of the relegation zone after the contentious 25th-minute dismissal of Everton loanee striker Oumar Niasse.

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Early celebrations: Doncaster Rovers players celebrate clinching promotion from League Two with five games to spare after a 1-0 home victory over Mansfield Town at the Keepmoat Stadium. Left, Tommy Rowe heads home the goal that clinched promotion. Right, captain Andy Butler is congratulated by the fans. (Pictures: PA)

Promotion party: ‘Doncaster Rovers will keep going and going,’ warns title-seeking Butler as Rovers celebrate

PROUD Doncaster Rovers captain Andy Butler hopes to have the egg wiped off his facade.

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Darren Ferguson

Doncaster Rovers 1 Mansfield Town 0: Rowe winner sparks jubilation for League One-bound Rovers

JOB DONE - almost. Doncaster Rovers have made an immediate return to League One but the title is still up for grabs.

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FLASHPOINT: Dean Whiteheads aerial challenge on Ben Turner led to the Town captains second yellow card in the 88th minute.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Sucker-punch: Play-offs now the likely destination for Huddersfield Town

HUDDERSFIELD Town’s hopes of an automatic promotion place look to have gone for a Burton.

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