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YP Letters: Nice work if you can get it on Sky’s cricket team

From: Edward Grainger, Botany Way, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

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Director of Cricket Martyn Moxon.

Weekend Interview: Martyn Moxon - still going strong after 10 years at Yorkshire’s helm

SUCH is the cut-throat nature of professional football that any manager who survives 10 years in his job must either be a genius or else possess some serious dirt on the chairman.

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Yorkshire's football badges; Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Bradford City, Huddersfield Town, Barnsley FC, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Guiseley

Quiz of the week: Test your sports knowledge from Yorkshire and beyond from last seven days

It has been a busy week of headlines in Yorkshire sport with Gareth Southgate's first game in permanent charge of England, the exclusive news of uncertainty at Wakefield Trinity and the release of Leeds United's account.
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Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root playing for Yorkshire last season. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

England duo Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow free to feature for Yorkshire in Cup

JOE ROOT and Jonny Bairstow have been made available for Yorkshire’s first three Royal London Cup matches.

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Should Jonny Bairstow be preparing for the new cricket season?

YP Letters: Four-day junket in the sun simply isn’t cricket

From: Keith Handley, Scotland Way, Horsforth.

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Jason Gillespie led Yorkshire to the County Championship titles in 2014 and 2015

Ex-Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie returns to English county cricket with Kent

Former Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie has spoken about his unexpected return to English domestic cricket.
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Was it worth it?: Gary Ballance, who will lead Yorkshire this summer, lifting the County Championship trophy at Lords in 2015.  (Picture: PA)

Yorkshire chief brands prize money in cricket ‘a joke’

YORKSHIRE chairman Steve Denison has branded the prize money in county cricket as “a joke”.

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Geoffrey Boycott.

Yorkshire CCC gambling with club’s future, claims Geoffrey Boycott

GEOFFREY BOYCOTT has accused the Yorkshire hierarchy of gambling with the club’s future over plans to take on more debt to redevelop Headingley.

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Yorkshire CCC chairman Steve Denison (left), pictured with his predecessor Colin Graves at the club's AGM in 2015.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire CCC confident of easing their debt in next 10 years

YORKSHIRE believe they could clear their crippling debts within 10 years.

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Captain Gary Ballance is the latest Yorkshire player to recommit himself to the club.

Captain Gary Ballance signs new deal as Yorkshire CCC chase form in Dubai

GARY BALLANCE insists that he wants to stay at Yorkshire for the rest of his career after signing a two-year contract extension.

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England's Jonny Bairstow - but when is he free to play for Yorkshire? (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad)

Chris Waters: Impossible task trying to sort out the mess of player release

A FORMER Yorkshire player who shall remain nameless said to me last summer: “The game is in a mess.”

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DRIVING YORKSHIRE FORWARD: Yorkshire CCC chief executive Mark Arthur addresses the club's AGM at Headingley on Saturday, with director of ccricket, Martyn Moxon, watching on. Picture: Steve Riding.

Yorkshire CCC - ‘We have to leave the game in a better state than we found it’

“RUBBISH!” cried out one Yorkshire member.

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Yorkshire's Travis Head celebrates his half century against Warwickshire last year (Picture: Allan McKenzie/SWPIx.com)

Heads you win: Australian Travis Head re-signs with Yorkshire for T20 campaign

YORKSHIRE have re-signed Australian batsman Travis Head as their overseas player for the T20 Blast.

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CEO of Yorkshire Cricket Club Mark Arthur.

Yorkshire warned stadium revamp ‘almost out of time’

MARK ARTHUR will today tell Yorkshire’s supporters that the club are “almost out of time” in their attempt to retain international cricket.

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Lords, London, 4th September 1965
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Gillette Cricket Cup final. Yorkshire captain Brian Close holds the cup aloft watched by his victorious team including

Don Wilson, Doug Padgett, John Hampshire, Ken Taylor, Brian Close, Ray Illingworth, Fred Trueman, Richard Hutton, Jimmy Binks, Phil Sharpe, Geoff Boycott.

Yorkshire president bestows honour on Richard Hutton

YORKSHIRE have revealed that the late John Hampshire wanted Richard Hutton to succeed him as president of the club.

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From Mick Bells Its Nearly All About Cricket book - A photograph from the  past of the Bishop Thornton six-a-side team.

Mick hits dyslexia for six to write cricket memoirs

Forget All Creatures Great and Small, how about All Cricketers Great and Small?

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Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root will miss Yorkshire's start to the season. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow ruled out of Yorkshire’s opening County Championship games

YORKSHIRE will be without England’s Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow for their first two County Championship matches, but they will have new overseas signing Peter Handscomb available from the start of the season.

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The life of a Sunday cricket captain in Yorkshire is not easy.

The dark art of being a Sunday cricket captain in Yorkshire

Joe Root may have the nation’s cricketing hopes in his hands, but at least he doesn’t have to make the tea says Sunday captain Charlie Campbell in his new book about the amateur game.

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Bygones: When ‘Happy Jack’ found his land legs to help launch Test cricket

THIS year marks the 140th anniversary of the inaugural Test match.

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England's Joe Root celebrates scoring a century against West Indies at the Kensington Oval. Picture: AP/Ricardo Mazalan)

Chris Waters: Joe Root now proving England’s man for all formats

A TWEET caught my eye the other day.

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