Three Yorkshire clubs in the Championship got off to a strong start with 1-0 wins, but it was a harsh baptism to life in the Football League for York City.
Leeds United 1-0 Wolves
In the lunchtime kick-off, Luciano Becchio scored a 17th-minute header to hand Neil Warnock’s men three points.
Barnsley 1-0 Middlesbrough
Much-fancied Middlesbrough were downed by Keith Hill’s Barnsley as Craig Davies scores the only goal.
Derby County 2-2 Sheffield Wednesday
Reda Johnson’s injury-time goal capped a stirring comeback as the Owls rallied from 2-0 down to snatch a point.
Hull City 1-0 Brighton
Jay Simpson earned Hull all three points with a goal five minutes from time.
Sheffield United 1-0 Shrewsbury Town
David McAllister’s early goal got the promotion push off to the perfect start.
Walsall 0-3 Doncaster Rovers
David Cotterill scored a cheeky lob from just inside the opposition half as Rovers made the perfect start.
Gillingham 3-1 Bradford City
Nekhi Wells scores for the Bantams but it’s a long trip home after an opening-day defeat.
Rotherham United 3-0 Burton Albion
The perfect start for the Millers at their brand new New York Stadium in the town centre.
York City 1-3 Wycombe Wanderers
York play well but are taught a lesson in finishing on their return to the Football League for eight years.
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