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Derby day: Yorkshire Championship promotion battle builds to a tense, grand finale

AS combined ticket sales of around 54,000 vividly illustrate, today’s Yorkshire derby double-header in the Championship promotion race has clearly caught the imagination of the county’s football supporters.


Barnsley v Huddersfield Town: Alex Mowatt’s mission to take central starring role against Town again

WHEN Barnsley last strode out in a Yorkshire derby, Alex Mowatt was offered an enlightening perspective.

Huddersfield Town's David Wagner (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

What table says now is irrelevant, says Huddersfield Town’s David Wagner

HEAD COACH David Wagner has maintained his stance that the Championship table is “irrelevant” even though victory today would guarantee to take Huddersfield Town to within a point of the automatic promotion places, albeit possibly only for a couple of hours.

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Paul Heckingbottom, left, will be in the stands when his Barnsley side come up against David Wagner's Huddersfield Town

Barnsley v Huddersfield Town: What time is kick-off, what are the match odds and who will win?

Huddersfield Town take a six-game league winning streak into Saturday's hotly-anticipated derby against Paul Heckingbottom's Barnsley.
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Huddersfield Town's Andy Booth rises to win a header against Barnsley in 2006

Barnsley v Huddersfield Town: Five classic ties that lit up Oakwell

BARNSLEY and Huddersfield have locked horns in some famous derby jousts over the years and Saturday promises to be another occasion to savour as rivals from either side of the Emley Moor mast do battle.
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Jonathan Hogg is mobbed by team-mates after scoring Huddersfield Towns late winner against Barnsley back in August (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Paul Heckingbottom hopes it is Barnsley’s turn for late script change

FOR managers on the receiving end of a painful early-season derby defeat, a mental note or two is often made long before the re-match.

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News from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherhan United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday

Football Today: Bolton striker filmed insulting Sheffield United captain | Blades defender sent back to Manchester United for scans | Paul Heckingbottom frustrated by dugout ban

Keep up to date with all the latest details on Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday.

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"I will hate it" - Barnsley boss Paul Heckingbottom set to suffer during dugout ban against Huddersfield Town

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM admits he will be a frustrated observer sat in the stands during Barnsley's home derby with Huddersfield Town on Saturday - with the Reds head coach serving a one-match touchline ban.

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Football Today: Gossip, news and more - Charlie Taylor makes Leeds United training return | Sheffield Wednesday defender out again | North Ferriby prepare for FA Cup heroes

Football Today: Gossip, news and more - Charlie Taylor makes Leeds United training return | Sheffield Wednesday defender out again | North Ferriby prepare for FA Cup heroes

Keep up to date with all the deals and rumours surrounding Yorkshire’s football clubs and rivals across the Football League.

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Lessons learned: Barnsley captain Captain Marc Roberts adamant Reds will bounce back stronger

THE away dressing room will have been a considerably more sedate place than it was on Brighton’s previous visit to Yorkshire.

NO WAY THROUGH: Barnsley's Tom Bradshaw is foiled by Brighton goalkeeper, David Stockdale on Saturday. Picture: Glenn Ashley.

Familiar faces: Derby dates loom large as Yorkshire rivals jostle for position

BARNSLEY head coach Paul Heckingbottom is refusing to be downhearted despite his side passing up the chance of propelling themselves firmly into Championship play-off contention after a 2-0 home loss to leaders Brighton.

Brighton & Hove Albion's Sam Baldock celebrates scoring his side's second goal.

Barnsley 0 Brighton 2: Heckingbottom calls for Reds to be more clinical in front of goal

A CLINICAL second-half double from Sam Baldock proved the difference as Barnsley failed to make further inroads on the Championship top six in a 2-0 home reverse to Brighton.

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Saturday Football Live: Updates from Huddersfield Town v Manchester City plus Leeds United, Barnsley and Sheffield Wednesday

Saturday Football Live: Huddersfield Town v Manchester City plus updates from Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United and more

Match updates as Huddersfield Town entertain Premier League side Manchester City in the FA Cup fifth round and Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday and Barnsley bid to continue their play-off challenge in the Championship.

Desire to reach the big-time is driving Marley Watkins and the Reds

THERE was the story of Dimitri Payet in the January transfer window and then there was the far more wholesome tale of Marley Watkins.

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Something for the weekend? Four cracking encounters to savour

THE magic of the FA Cup or some juicy EFL fare - just what is your footballing poison on Saturday?

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Barnsley head coach Paul Heckingbottom (Picture: Tony Johnson).

Paul Heckingbottom hopeful Barnsley can rock Brighton this time

BARNSLEY head coach Paul Heckingbottom insists that he affording little credence to any play-off talk and will only turn his attentions to it if the Reds are in with a final-day chance.

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Barnsley team news: Josh Scowen facing month-long spell on sidelines

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM says that key Barnsley midfielder Josh Scowen is likely to be out for 'two to four weeks' with an ankle injury - but at least thankful that the issue is not a serious one.

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Barnsley player George Moncur.

George Moncur is looking up at Barnsley after dad’s pep talk

A LITTLE bit of fatherly advice has certainly gone a long way as far as George Moncur is concerned.

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Huddersfield Town lead the way in the Yorkshire Power Rankings

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Sheffield Wednesday rise above Leeds United and Doncaster Rovers as Huddersfield Town stay ahead

PLENTY of drama in this week’s latest Yorkshire Post Power Rankings for sure - but there is no stopping Huddersfield Town at the summit.

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Huddersfield Town, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United and Barnsley are in the promotion mix in the Championship

Leon Wobschall: How Yorkshire's Championship quartet are closing in on Newcastle United and Brighton

Following Tuesday night wins for Yorkshire's high-flying Championship quartet Huddersfield Town, Leeds United, Sheffield Wednesday and Barnsley, Leon Wobschall looks at the possibility of automatic promotion which seemed improbable weeks ago.
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