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Hip injury forces Kyle Edmund to retire against David Ferrer at Vienna Open

Yorkshire’s Kyle Edmund was forced to retire after only five games of his first-round clash with David Ferrer at the Erste Bank Open in Vienna.

Sir Gary Verity unveils the host towns for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire at the Welcome to Yorkshire offices in Leeds. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Tour de Yorkshire: Venues announced for Britain’s top cycling event

The host towns and cities for the 2017 Tour de Yorkshire have been unveiled.

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Peter Odemwingie (right) in action for Stoke City in the Premier League (Photo: PA)

Best Tweets: Peter Odemwingie signs for Championship strugglers Rotherham United

Kenny Jackett has moved quickly to complete his first signing at Rotherham United with the capture of veteran Peter Odemwingie.

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Leeds United's head coach Garry Monk (Picture James Hardisty).

Why Leeds United are underdogs tonight - even on home turf

GARRY MONK, a League Cup winner as a player with Swansea City, insists Leeds United are the underdogs tonight despite being on home soil in the fourth round.

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Yorkshire cricket legend Dickie Bird is not in favour of third umpires. (picture: Tony Johnson).

It’s just not cricket. Are umpires facing future dismissal?

Technology has had a big impact on cricket in recent years. But is it becoming trial by television and what, asks Chris Bond, does it mean for the future of umpires?

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IMPRESSED: Norwich City boss Alex Neil.

Why Swansea’s loss is Leeds United’s gain - by Garry Monk’s rival tonight

GARRY Monk admits to being warmed by the words of Norwich City boss Alex Neil - who is confident Monk will “bring out the best” in Leeds United as head coach.

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Kenny Jackett believes he has time to take Rotherham out of the Championship drop zone.

Collective defensive responsibility is key for new Rotherham United boss Kenny Jackett

Rotherham United’S new manager Kenny Jackett has urged his players not to be depressed at propping up the Championship.

Nicky Law aims to both score and set up at least 10 goals in helping Bradford to promotion. (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe)

Glasgow Rangers experience has steeled Nicky Law to deal with expectations at Bradford City

WITH big crowds comes big expectations, but Nicky Law has dealt with the demands of a full Ibrox so has no qualms about delivering in Bradford City’s quest for promotion.

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Hull City caretaker manager Mike Phelan

Glory days recalled as Tigers seek boost at double

A WEEK offering tussles with Bristol City and Watford would, under normal circumstances, be enough to leave most Hull City supporters with a warm glow.

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Trainer Colin Tizzard (Picture: Julian Herbert/PA).

Cue Card’s impressive run on gallops buoys Colin Tizzard ahead of Charlie Hall defence

top trainer Colin Tizzard reports stable star Cue Card to be “as good as ever” ahead of his Charlie Hall Chase defence at Wetherby this Saturday.

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Englands Scott Taylor drives forward against France in Avignon. (Picture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix)

Taylor hopes his ripping yarn extends to another chapter

FEW would contest Hull FC prop Scott Taylor’s view that he has done all he can to earn a place against New Zealand in Saturday’s Ladrokes Four Nations opener.

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Scotlands Danny Brough, Englands Sam Burgess, New Zealands Jesse Bromwich and Australias Cameron Smith during the launch of the Four Nations press conference at Anfield, where the final will be staged. (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire).

Wayne Bennett pleased to be working ‘with a great group of blokes’ as England prepare for first test

HEAD COACH Wayne Bennett says England are in a “good place” as they prepare for the Four Nations tournament that begins this week.

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Leeds United chief Garry Monk. (Picture: Simon Hulme)

Leeds United: Dallas out of Norwich clash but “good chance” Hernandez will be fit

LEEDS United’s Stuart Dallas will not be fit for Tuesday night’s EFL Cup visit of Norwich City - but Pablo Hernandez has a “good chance” of featuring after missing Saturday’s 1-0 Championship win at Wolves with a dead leg.

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Leicester City's Jamie Vardy scored 24 goals to help the Foxes win the Premier League last season (Photo: PA)

Sheffield’s Jamie Vardy nominated for Ballon d’Or alongside Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo

Jamie Vardy has been nominated for the Ballon d’Or award alongside the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Gareth Bale after helping Leicester win the Premier League title.

England's captain Alastair Cook applauds his team mates on the way to victory against Bangladesh (Picture: AM Ahad/AP).

Bangladesh v England: Alastair Cook plans changes after Ben Stokes again supplies x-factor

ALASTAIR COOK had little doubt England would prevail over Bangladesh despite a tense end to the first Test in Chittagong that could have seen either side walk away with victory.

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Tragic tale of Leeds golfing brothers who died at the Front

Tragic tale of Leeds golfing brothers who died at the Front

The tragic story of three golfing brothers from Guiseley who died in World War One has been uncovered by a researcher from the Professional Golfers’ Association.

Hull City have appointed Neil McDonald as assistant head coach

Experienced Neil McDonald in to help Mike Phelan lift Hull City

Hull City have appointed Neil McDonald as the club’s new assistant manager.

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Greg Minikin

Castleford Tigers: Tigers reward ‘go-to guy’ Minikin with new contract

HIGHLY-RATED CENTRE Greg Minikin has signed a two-year contract extension keeping him at Castleford Tigers until the end of 2019.

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Cue Card ridden by jockey Paddy Brennan (Picture: PA)

Cue Card up against 10 horses in Charlie Hall renewal at Wetherby

ELEVEN horses have been declared for Saturday’s flagship bet365 Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby.

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