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More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

Crime
Murray cruised past former French Open junior champion Andrey Rublev (Photo: AP)

Australian Open (day three): Andy Murray breezes into round three after injury scare

Andy Murray thrashed Andrey Rublev to reach the Australian Open third round but the Scot endured an injury scare after twisting his right ankle.

Tennis
Dan Evans celebrates his victory over Marin Cilic (Photo: AP)

Australian Open (day three): Dan Evans records biggest win of career over seventh seed Marin Cilic

Dan Evans sealed the biggest win of his career by knocking out seventh-seed Marin Cilic in the Australian Open second round.

Tennis
Sutton United's Maxime Biamou celebrates scoring against AFC Wimbledon (Photo: PA)

Sutton United have "good chance" against Leeds United on 3G pitch, claims boss

Sutton United manager Paul Doswell says his side fancy their chances against Leeds United in the FA Cup fourth round clash - which will be played on an artificial pitch at Gander Green Lane.
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Jonathan Agnew

Two cricketing legends coming to Yorkshire

Outspoken commentator and former England cricketer Jonathan Agnew is heading to York. Catherine Scott reports.

News
James Meredith is wanted by Norwich and Leeds

Transfer gossip (Wednesday): Hull City look to Greece | Leeds want Bradford City star | Aston Villa must sell to land Middlesbrough striker

HULL CITY are aiming to complete two more signings ahead of Sunday’s trip to Chelsea as Marco Silva seeks to boost his depleted squad.

Football
Joe Riley has joined Sheffield United on loan

Manchester United rookie Joe Riley aiming for promotion at Sheffield United

Manchester United youngster Joe Riley wants to get a promotion on his CV and help Sheffield United clinch promotion after arriving on loan at Bramall Lane.

Football
Odsal Stadium, Bradford

New Bradford owners face swift rebuilding job before 2017 kick-off

THERE will be professional rugby league in Bradford once more after Kiwi duo Andrew Chalmers and Graham Lowe finally secured the rights to a new club in the city.

Bradford Bulls
Rohan Smith.

Bradford rebuilding begins as Smith told to depart

THERE was no press conference, no grand unveiling nor any of the usual sights expected when new owners take over running one of rugby league’s most famous names.

Bradford Bulls
Look who's back: Paul Hanagan was twice the champon jockey before a break from the sport.

Paul Hanagan refreshed for return link-up with North Yorkshire trainer Richard Fahey

TWO-TIME champion jockey Paul Hanagan is returning to his Northern roots after losing his job as retained rider to leading owner Sheikh Hamdan Al Maktoum.

Horse Racing
Eagles coach Mark Aston

Sheffield Eagles join forces with Super League newcomers Leigh Centurions to draft in players

Sheffield Eagles’ rebuilding work has continued after it set up a dual-registration partnership agreement with Super League newcomers Leigh Centurions for 2017.

Rugby league
From left: Bradford City's former joint owners Mark Lawn and Julian Rhodes, and the new men working together at Leeds, Andrea Radrizzani and Massimo Cellino (Graphic: Graeme Bandeira)

United front: Leeds United given ownership blueprint by Bradford City

Leeds United have joint owners. Richard Sutcliffe speaks to two men who know all about the potential pitfalls and plusses of such an unusual set-up.

Bradford City
Hull Pirates' player-coach, Dominic Osman. Picture: Lois Tomlinson.

Hull Pirates put faith in new netminder to help silverware bid

TALK about pressure. Netminder Vlastimil Lakosil makes his Hull Pirates debut on Wednesday night with plenty of expectation on his experienced shoulders.

Ice Hockey
Patrick Bamford during his previous loan spell at Middlesbrough.

Patrick Bamford in Middlesbrough for medical ahead of £6m move from Chelsea

Patrick Bamford was on Teesside on Tuesday evening as Middlesbrough looked to push home their interest in him.

Middlesbrough FC
Blackpool's Sam Slocombe punches the ball clear in extra time. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Big Match Verdict: Stunned Barnsley suffer FA Cup defeat as Paul Heckingbottom’s troubled week ends on sour note

PAUL HECKINGBOTTOM’S first anniversary as Barnsley manager is not until next month but until the last few days things surely couldn’t have gone any better.

Barnsley FC
Marco Silva: Originally lost out on Hull City job when the board opted for continuity in the form of Mike Phelan. (Picture: Dave Howarth)

Allam Exclusive Pt 3: ‘Unknown’ Marco Silva had long been on radar of Hull City

HULL CITY vice-chairman Ehab Allam hopes new head coach Marco Silva will stay with the club for the long-term.

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Jordy Hiwula.

Cheltenham Town 0 Bradford City 1: Bantams take step closer to Wembley in Trophy

BRADFORD CITY kept their Wembley hopes alive with a 1-0 victory over League Two strugglers Cheltenham Town last night.

Bradford City
Kyle Edmund has reached the Australian Open second round for a first time (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Australian Open: Kyle Edmund feeling benefits of Miami training with Andy Murray

Kyle Edmund feels his winter training workload has put him in the shape to cope with the searing heat at the Australian Open.

Tennis
The anguish on Adam Hamill's face during the FA Cup replay

Barnsley 1 Blackpool 2: Reds knocked out of FA Cup in dramatic climax to replay

Blackpool scored in the last minute of extra time to knock Barnsley out of the FA Cup, winning 2-1 in the third round replay at Oakwell.
Barnsley FC
Shefield Steelers; players celebrate during their 6-5 win over Coventry Blaze on Saturday. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Sheffield Steelers emerge with maximum points haul against dogged Coventry Blaze

SHEFFIELD STEELERS expected life to be tougher against Coventry Blaze over the course of their double-header weekend – just maybe not quite as tough as it turned out to be.

Ice Hockey
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