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Team News: How Yorkshire’s teams shape up ahead of the weekend...

Bradford City take on Sheffield United in an enticing Yorkshire derby in League One this weekend, the headline fixture in a busy Saturday of action.

Sheffield United visit Bradford City on Saturday.

‘Keep calm’ - Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder urges discipline ahead of Bradford City showdown

Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has called for calm ahead of tomorrow’s Yorkshire derby at Bradford City.

Rory McArdle in action for Bradford City against Sheffield United last season (Picture: SportImage)

Boyhood Sheffield Wednesday fan Rory McArdle seeks Sheffield United scalp with Bradford City

AS A boyhood Sheffield Wednesday fan, Rory McArdle wanting Steel City rivals United to win promotion back to the Championship comes as something of a surprise.

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Contrasting weeks for Huddersfield Town and Sheffield Wednesday (Photo: PA)

Yorkshire Power Rankings: Sheffield United and Wednesday rise but Huddersfield, Bradford and Barnsley drop

IT is all change with some significant movement at the top of the Yorkshire Post Power Rankings table, with Sheffield United being the new leaders - with previous frontrunners Huddersfield Town being usurped.

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Marc McNulty.

Sheffield United reject Bradford City striker request

Sheffield United have rejected Bradford City’s plea to allow on-loan striker Marc McNulty to play in Saturday’s Yorkshire derby.

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Chris Wilder. (Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage)

Shrewsbury v Sheffield United: Unbeaten run can be just the beginning – Chris Wilder

SHEFFIELD UNITED may be on their best unbeaten run of league form since the spring of 2014, but Chris Wilder is demanding no let up.

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Billy Sharp of Sheffield Utd celebrates scoring the third goal.   Pic Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Shrewsbury Town 0 Sheffield United 3: Billy Sharp’s brace extends Blades unbeaten run to nine league games

Billy Sharp scored a brace as Sheffield United stretched their unbeaten streak to nine games in a 3-0 success at Shrewsbury Town.

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Tuesday Night Football

Tuesday Night Football: As it happened...

It was another fascinating night of Football League action with three of Yorkshire's Championship sides in action.
Paul Heckingbottom's Barnsley welcome Newcastle United

Five talking points ahead of tonight’s football for Leeds United, Barnsley, Sheffield United et al

FIVE TEAMS are in midweek action tonight, with the marquee fixture seeing Barnsley entertain Championship title favourites Newcastle United, while Leeds United are in home action against Wigan Athletic.

HEAD TO HEAD: Sheffield Wednesday's Kieran Lee and Huddersfield Town's Rajiv van La Parra battle for the ball during Sunday's Championship encounter at the John Smith's Stadium. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA

So, what exactly did we learn about Yorkshire football at the weekend?

IF YOU were a native of the Steel City, then the weekend’s footballing events went pretty swimmingly.

Team of the Week. Graphic: Graeme Bandeira.

Team of the Week: Who makes the YP’s latest starting XI?

LET’S face it, it was a far from picture-perfect weekend for Yorkshire sides. Yet do not let it be said that the cast list in our latest YP Team of the Week is not an impressive one.

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Ethan Ebanks-Landell of Sheffield United scores the second goal against Port Vale.

Sheffield United 4 Port Vale 0: Only the whistle can blunt rampant Blades

Sheffield United found the back of the net eight times as they thrashed promotion rivals Port Vale at Bramall Lane.

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Ethan Ebanks-Landell of Sheffield Utd celebrates scoring the first goal with Paul Coutts

Sheffield United 4 Port Vale 0: Wilder praise for impressive Blades

Sheffield United stretched their unbeaten run when they thrashed Port Vale at Bramall Lane in League One.

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Mike Phelan

Saturday Football: As it happened...

Mike Phelan's first fixture as the permanent manager at Hull City dominated another busy day of Yorkshire football action but it ended on a very sour note.
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Jack O'Connell of Sheffield United.

Sheffield United v Port Vale: O’Connell is now up to speed after early sojourn in Spain

Jack O’Connell’s accent may betray his Liverpool roots but the Sheffield United defender had an unusual footballing education.

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Team news: How Yorkshire’s clubs shape up ahead of the weekend fixtures...

Yorkshire’s clubs are preparing to get back into action after limited weekend of games last week due to the international break.

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Room 14 at the Premier Inn, near Rhyl, where footballer Ched Evans cheated on partner Natasha Massey with a teenager in 2011.

Should we now feel sympathy for Ched Evans?

Highly paid young footballers with their fast cars, big houses, pampered lifestyles and celebrity status are not the ideal group to win the nation’s sympathy.

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Footballer Ched Evans outside Cardiff Crown Court

How Ched Evans used girl’s sexual past to overturn his rape conviction

FORMER Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans successfully overturned his conviction for raping a teenage girl after uncovering new evidence of her previous sexual history.

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Footballer Ched Evans and partner Natasha Massey outside Cardiff Crown Court, where he has been found not guilty of raping a teenager in a hotel

Retrial clears ‘overwhelmed’ ex-Sheffield United star Ched Evans of hotel rape

Ched Evans has said he is “overwhelmed with relief” after being acquitted of rape following a retrial.

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Leon Wobschall considers the talking points ahead of tomorrow

Something for the weekend: Can Sheffield Wednesday end Huddersfield Town run? | Leeds United plot to ruin Steve McClaren return

WHEN IT comes to White Rose derby fare between West Yorkshire and South Yorkshire so far this season, then the current scoreline is somewhat one-sided.

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