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Leon Wobschall

Victory over Fylde was one to savour for Guiseley caretaker boss St Ledger

GUISELEY caretaker manager Sean St Ledger has hailed the Lions’ sweet late victory over visiting Fylde as one of his best moments in football.

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Burton Albion celebrate their second goal scored by Jacob Davenport.   Picture Bruce Rollinson

Barnsley 1 Burton 2: Tykes choke on first night for new boss Morais

CONVERSANT in seven different languages he may be, but Jose Morais will have been acutely aware of the need for actions to speak louder than words on his opening night.

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Impressive: Sheffield Wednesday's Atdhe Nuhiu.

Millwall v Sheffield Wednesday: Resurgent Nuhiu puts himself in frame for new Owls deal

IT REMAINS to be seen if Atdhe Nuhiu does enough to secure a new deal at Sheffield Wednesday, – but he is certainly doing his level best to maximise his chances of earning one.

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Team of the Week: Who makes the YP’s latest starting line-up?

IT’S been a good week for South Yorkshire neighbours Rotherham United and Doncaster Rovers - who meet in a derby encounter at the weekend - in our latest Yorkshire Post Team of the Week.

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Leon Wobschall: Pragmatic approach for Barnsley means fans will have to wait for their ‘cosmopolitan flair’

IF YOU thought that Jos Luhukay was handed a baptism of fire in his first game in charge for Sheffield Wednesday at Bramall Lane last month, spare a thought for the person who has just been appointed just up the A61 in Barnsley.

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Video - Barnsley v Burton Albion: Reds have ticked all right boxes for Jose Morais

BARNSLEY head coach Jose Morais has revealed that he passed up several opportunities to return to football over the past 13 months to wait for the right challenge – which he believes to have found at Oakwell.

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Video: Jose Mourinho’s message to new Barnsley chief Jose Morais

NEW Barnsley head coach Jose Morais has revealed that he has received positive feedback from good friend Jose Mourinho following his decision to take over at Oakwell.

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Middlesbrough's Marco Branco scores his side's second goal in the first five minutes against Liverpool in their Coca-Cola semi-final second leg in 1998. (Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA)

Robson left purring, Evans bemoaning as Branca, Merson and Boro stun Reds

IT was a feted occasion which Bryan Robson labelled as his best ever Riverside night during his memorable tenure as Middlesbrough manager.

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Verdict: New technology killing the emotion says David Wagner as Huddersfield Town fall to Manchester United

TELEVISION – let alone the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system – had not even been invented on the only other occasion that these two sides had previously met in a FA Cup tie in February.

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Jake Wright: Confident Blades can last the pace.

Sheffield United ready to go again to achieve play-off ambitions

WHEN it comes to talk of the Championship play-offs, Jake Wright’s conviction that Sheffield United will realise their top-six mission is total.

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Huddersfield Town's Tom Ince looks dejected after missing a chance to score.

Huddersfield Town 0 Manchester United 2: How the Terriers rated...

Leon Wobschall delivers his verdict after Huddersfield Town’s 2-0 defeat to Manchster United in the FA Cup

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Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring his side's second goal.

Huddersfield 0 Manchester United 2: Clinical Lukaku knocks Terriers out of FA Cup

TWO CLINICAL strikes from Romelu Lukaku dashed Huddersfield Town’s hopes of a second famous win over Manchester United in the space of the season - on a night when the controversial topic of video assistant referees (VAR) reared its head again.

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Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis.

Cardiff City v Middlesbrough: Pulis planning to be ‘home’ wrecker with Boro

WITH A combined age of nearly 130 and almost 65 years of collective experience in the dug-out, Tony Pulis and Neil Warnock pit their wits against each other today in an intriguing Championship battle of the managerial ‘golden oldies’.

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Jose Morais arrives at Oakwell.

Barnsley turn to Jose Mourinho’s former assistant in bid to lift them to Championship survival

BARNSLEY are confident they have landed their own version of the ‘Special One’ after confirming Jose Morais as their new head coach.

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FA Cup preview, Sheffield Wednesday v Swansea: Left out in the cold but Frederico Venancio has no axe to grind

THE recent footage of Carlos Carvalhal handing out Pasteis de Nata – a traditional Portuguese pastry similar to a custard tart – to the press contingent at Swansea City painted a picture of an avuncular uncle full of bonhomie.

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Leicester City's Harry Maguire, top left, and Sheffield United's Chris Basham in aerial combat (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire).

Leicester City 1 Sheffield United 0: Vardy’s pristine touch sends battling Blades towards exit

AS the old saying goes, he who laughs last, laughs longest.

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YP Power Rankings

Yorkshire Post Power Rankings: Can’t catch Rotherham United | Sheffield clubs on the rise | Leeds United plummet

SOME big changes in this week’s latest Yorkshire Post Power Rankings list, with huge leaps for Hull City and Huddersfield Town and sizeable falls for Doncaster Rovers and Leeds United - but all-conquering Rotherham United still lead the way.

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Welcome to Oakwell: Jose Morais steps in at Barnsley.

Barnsley appoint José Morais as new head coach

Barnsley have announced the appointment of experienced coach Jose Morais as their new manager on an 18-month contract.

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Sheffield Wednesday FA Cup news: Cameron Dawson gets the nod to keep out Swansea

JOS LUHUKAY has confirmed that Cameron Dawson will start in goal for Sheffield Wednesday in tomorrow’s FA Cup last-16 encounter with Carlos Carvalhal’s Swansea City.

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Former Guiseley manager, Paul Cox.

Non-League: Lions’ seemingly ever-expanding pool of players could lead to their downfall

A TALLY of just four National League wins so far this season may be a damning one when it comes to analysing Guiseley’s increasingly bereft and painful 2017-18 story.

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