Violence erupted at a crowded Leeds Railway Station when there was chance encounter between some Leeds United supporters and fans from Middlesbrough.
A BUSINESSMAN who claims he was assaulted by two police officers outside Elland Road after a Leeds United game has been given a judicial review into an investigation of the case by an independent watchdog.
AFTER completing their ‘Great Escape’ mission in the second half of 2012-13, Barnsley’s assignment for next season remains largely the same.
BOLTON Wanderers are ready to push Matt Mills in Leeds United’s direction after signing Alex Baptiste from Blackpool.
SHEFFIELD UNITED have narrowed down their search for a new manager to three names – with Stuart McCall remaining the strong favourite for the post.
HEADINGLEY Carnegie is scheduled to only stage the one Test match this season and, although New Zealand are not traditionally the biggest draw for spectators, the advance of homegrown talent in the shape of Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow has created greater interest than perhaps previously.
DANIEL Vettori’s Test future is in doubt after he was ruled out of New Zealand’s clash with England at Headingley.
ALASTAIR COOK believes Headingley’s diminishing reputation as a seam bowling paradise can provide succour for his batsmen as England aim to clinch the series against New Zealand in the second and final Test match that starts this morning.
AT 4.46pm precisely on August 1, 1983, Jeremy Coney turned a ball from Ian Botham to the leg-side boundary in front of 3,000 or so spectators at Headingley.
James Anderson needs three more wickets to usurp Fred Trueman as England’s third-highest wicket-taker in Tests, but how do the two pace bowlers compare? Chris Waters reports.
HUDDERSFIELD Giants head coach Paul Anderson maintains revenge is not on the agenda when they face Bradford Bulls tomorrow.
ON-LOAN Bradford Bulls forward Jacob Fairbank admits he does not know quite what to expect when he faces parent club Huddersfield Giants at the Etihad Stadium tomorrow.
CONTROVERSIAL former referee Steve Ganson has spoken for the first time about how he felt “aggrieved” by colleague Ashley Klein’s mistake that led to the first-ever Magic Weekend’s infamous conclusion.
It is no exaggeration when Ben Cockayne states his career could have been over if not for the intervention of Castleford Tigers’ recently-appointed head coach Daryl Powell.
HULL FC prop Andy Lynch says a repeat of the Magic Weekend disaster against Hull KR 12 months ago is “not acceptable” when the rivals reconvene in Manchester this evening.
British and Irish Lions flanker Sean O’Brien could yet play for Leinster in Saturday’s RaboDirect PRO12 final after making rapid progress in his recovery from a knee injury.
Jonny Wilkinson has vowed to do everything he can to be fit and ready to answer an injury SOS from the British and Irish Lions if the call is to come this summer.
Nick Kennedy described winning the Heineken Cup as the pinnacle of his career and a vindication of his decision to move to Toulon last summer.
Academy product Craig Hampson has reinforced the growing view from within Leeds Carnegie that their group of young, homegrown players can win promotion to the Premiership next season.
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland believes those members of his squad who still have club commitments could be disadvantaged at the start of the tour Down Under, but has told them not to hold back when appearing for their respective sides.
Former French Open champion Jim Courier has tipped Laura Robson to make the second week at Roland Garros.
Novak Djokovic is a man on a mission at the French Open - just do not mention Rafael Nadal.
Blackburn have appointed Gary Bowyer as their manager on a 12-month rolling contract.
Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp believes his side will be lucky if they manage to get to Wembley in time for kick off in Saturday's Champions League final.
Bayern Munich's Thomas Muller is not panicking about the prospect of more Champions League final shoot-out misery at Wembley on Saturday.
The relationship I have with sport is a love-hate one.
IT is one of cricket’s Holy Grails.
I’VE been doing a theoretical rain dance ahead of the third and final day of York Racecourse’s Dante Festival.
Confession time. My immediate thought on the announcement of Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement last week was along the lines of “thank heavens, at least we might have someone else winning the league for a change”.
WHEN Mark Arthur was in the running to become Yorkshire’s chief executive he decided to buy a particular book.
RAIN may have ‘stopped play’ in the British Open at the KC Stadium on Thursday night, but it didn’t prevent Yorkshire’s James Willstrop from edging closer to a showdown with the seemingly unbeatable tournament favourite Ramy Ashour.
Snooker: The williamhill.com UK Championship will be back at the York Barbican this year – with increased prize money and three days added to the tournament.
With the big names absent from the top of the Wentworth leaderboard yesterday, the talk for a third day in succession was dominated by the Sergio Garcia race row.
Jim Bolger is convinced Dawn Approach will go to the Investec Derby an even better horse than he was when winning the Qipco 2000 Guineas.
Amy Ryan - A Jockey’s Diary: Ripon double gave week perfect start, now I want to finish on York high
I had a terrific start to this week in Yorkshire – with two winners at Ripon Races – and now I’m aiming to finish it in style at York’s first Saturday meeting of 2013.
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