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‘Incredible feeling’ - Delight for Nick Matthew after lifting British Grand Prix crown in Manchester

NICK MATTHEW announced his intention to return to Manchester for next year’s World Championships after continuing his love affair with the city by clinching the British Squash Grand Prix crown.

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Nick Matthew reached the final of the British Grand Prix with a 3-1 win over Daryl Selby. He now meetes James Willstrop. Picture: PSA.

We’ll meet again: James Willstrop aiming to turn clock back to deny long-time rival Nick Matthew

JAMES WILLSTROP will be hoping to turn the clock back when he takes on long-time Yorkshire rival Nick Matthew in the final of the British Grand Prix in Manchester tonight.

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Fiona Moverley, helped Hull & East Riding SC beat Hallamshire with victory over Dan Lawrence. Picture: squashpics.com

Yorkshire Squash League: Three-way battle for title between Pontefract, Dunnington and Chapel Allerton intensifies

The battle for the Yorkshire Squash League title is thrillingly poised at the halfway stage of the season, with Pontefract, Dunnington and Chapel Allerton separated by just six points at the top.

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Yorkshire Squash League: Leaders Pontefract looking over their shoulder as rivals creep up

Pontefract still lead the Yorkshire Premier Squash League despite not playing this week, but their nearest challengers all won to intensify the pressure at the top.

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Yorkshire Squash League: Chapel Allerton hammer Hull to close gap on leaders Pontefract

CHAPEL ALLERTON stormed to a 20-2 victory at Hull and East Riding this week to reduce Pontefract’s lead at the top of the Yorkshire Squash League to 23 points.

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Nick Matthew, missed out on the final of the Qatar Classic. Picture: squashpics.com

Qatar Classic: Nick Matthew denied final spot by resurgent ElShorbagy

IT was a case of Egypt 2 England 0, with Sheffield’s Nick Matthew being one of those to miss out on a place in the final of the Qatar Classic.

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AGONY: Yorkshire's James Willstrop shows his frustration on the way to defeat at the Qatar Classic against Germany's Simon R�sner. Picture courtesy of PSA/squashpics.com

Qatar Classic: Nick Matthew battles through but James Willstrop finds quarter-final path blocked

SHEFFIELD’S Nick Matthew acknowledged he had come through another fierce battle at the Qatar Classic, prevailing against Scotland’s Alan Clyne to clinch a place in the quarter-finals.

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James Willstrop again got the better of Chris Simpson in the 'Battle of Harrogate' at the Qatar Classic. Picture courtesy of PSA/squashpics.com

Qatar Classic: James Willstrop and Nick Matthew prevail after tough opening battles

JAMES WILLSTROP came out on top against Chris Simpson as the Harrogate-based ‘neighbours’ took their rivalry to the Qatar Classic.

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Sheffield's Nick Matthew. Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Yorkshire Squash: Nick Matthew inspires Hallamshire to victory

TWO former world champions graced the Yorkshire Squash League Premier Division this week in a South Yorkshire derby – and it was Nick Matthew’s Hallamshire who came out on top against Laura Massaro’s Barnsley.

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Nick Matthew puts in a drop shot against Germany's Simon Rosner.

World Championships: Nick Matthew in control to reach last eight

Three-time champion Nick Matthew moved into to the last eight of the 2016 PSA Men’s World Championship thanks to a convincing 3-1 victory over Germany’s Simon Rösner.

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Nick Matthew makes his point during his second round win over Leon Au in Cairo. Picture courtesy of PSA.

World Championships: Nick Matthew drives on in Cairo but the road ends for James Willstrop and Chris Simpson

NICK MATTHEW maintained Yorkshire’s interest in the World Squash Championships after seeing off the challenge of Hong Kong’s Leon Au in the second round.

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James Willstrop, right, on his way to winning against Jaymie Haycocks, in Cairo. Picture courtesy of PSA.

World Championships: Nick Matthew, James Willstrop and Chris Simpson safely through to second round

HARROGATE’S Chris Simpson is hoping to put previous World Championship disappointment behind him after easing through to the second round of the 2016 event in Cairo.

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James Willstrop Picture: Steve Line/SquashPics.com

Squash: Nick Matthew, James Willstrop and Chris Simpson progress to World Championships second round

Yorkshire trio Chris Simpson, Nick Matthew and James Willstrop had contrasting fortunes in reaching the second round of the squash World Championships in Egypt.

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Yorkshire Squash League: Former champions Barnsley and Dunnington are on the march

Reigning Yorkshire Squash League champions Barnsley closed the gap on Premier Division leaders Pontefract this week.

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Sheffield's Nick Matthew, left, lost out in the US Open final to top seed and world No 1 Mohamed Elshorbagy. Picture: squashpics.com

Sheffield’s Nick Matthew falls at the final hurdle in US Open

Sheffield’s Nick Matthew declared himself content despite having to retire hurt in the final of the US Open against world No 1 Mohamed ElShorbagy.

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Fiona Moverley helped Hull and East Riding to a 14-9 win at Abbeydale 2nds. Picture: squashpics.com

Yorkshire Squash League: Leaders Pontefract quick to recover from setback

Pontefract bounced back from their first defeat of the Yorkshire Squash League Premier Division season in style on Wednesday night to remain top of the table.

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Nick Matthew celebrates his US Open quarter-final victory over Egypt's Ali Farag. Picture: squashpics.com

Nick Matthew relies on his experience to make last four of US Open

SHEFFIELD’S Nick Matthew continues to prove age is no barrier after powering through to the semi-finals of the US Open.

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James Willstrop, left, on his way to victory at the US Open against Sgtephen Coppinger. Picture: squashpics.com

Inspirational James Willstrop powers through to US Open semi-finals

YORKSHIRE’S James Willstrop admitted to feeling “great” after reaching his first PSA World Series semi-final for two years.

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Nick Matthew celebrates during his second round win against Germany's Simon Rosner at the US Open. Picture: squashpics.com

Nick Matthew’s fighting qualities evident again as he reaches US Open last eight

SHEFFIELD’S Nick Matthew fought back from 2-1 down to deny German Simon Rösner and secure his place in the quarter-finals of the 2016 Delaware Investments US Open.

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Yorkshire's James Willstrop celebrates his victory over Mohamed Abouelghar. Picture: squashpics.com

James Willstrop stays strong to reach US Open quarter-finals

YORKSHIRE’S James Willstrop produced another stunning performance in Philadelphia to reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.

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