The black sheep: Why Gary Sprake was shunned by Leeds United for 30 years
Gary Sprake, the former Leeds United goalkeeper who has died at the age of 71 and is described by Eddie Gray as “as good as almost any I’ve seen”, was destined to become the black sheep of Don Revie’s stellar squad.
Tom O’Ryan remembered: Tribute to voice of Northern racing
TOM O’RYAN was not just a natural horseman who inspired a generation of young Yorkshire jockeys; he was also a peerless writer and broadcaster who was universally respected as the voice of Northern racing.
Richard Budge, businessman dubbed King Coal, dies at 69
RICHARD BUDGE, the businessman who was crowned “King Coal” after successfully spearheading the purchase of State-owned British Coal’s mining assets when the industry was privatised over 20 years ago, has died at 69.
A funeral service was held at the East Riding Crematorium on Friday 29 April for Mr John Elliott, of Nafferton, who died suddenly at home on Wednesday, 13 April. He was aged 84 years.The service was conducted by the Rev Jacki Tonkin and the organist was Mr Steven Westaway.