Leon Wobschall

World Cup: Viv Anderson detects big change in England’s Marcus Rashford

IT was famously said that when Bobby Charlton got substituted in the second half of England’s World Cup quarter-final against Germany in Mexico in 1970 that an equivalent of a ton of weight had been lifted from the shoulders of Franz Beckenbauer.

Eric Lichaj, seen playing for Nottingham Forest against Hull City, has joined the Tigers (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Hull City quick to replace Max Clark with Eric Lichaj

IT is a case of one in and one out at Hull City with the arrival of Nottingham Forest defender Eric Lichaj mitigating for the departure of Max Clark.

Bradford City head coach Michael Collins: Confident of making a mark.

Saturday interview: Michael Collins determined to be his own man with Bradford City

GIVEN his famous name, you would expect Michael Collins to be a born fighter.

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Setting the standard:  Sheffield United's David Brooks. Picture: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Portugal camp should test Sheffield United’s rising stars

SHEFFIELD UNITED manager Chris Wilder has thrown down the gauntlet to his up-and-coming first-team professionals to play their way into his plans for next season.

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Head coach Joachim Low of Germany during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Group F match between Germany and Mexico. (Picture: Sefa Karacan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

World Cup - Leon Wobschall: Germans at a crossroads, but don’t write them off just yet

WATCHING a leading nation dressed in white stumbling around in witless fashion on the world’s greatest footballing stage was like a reminder of old times.

Dean Henderson

Henderson must earn right to start as Sheffield United No 1

SHEFFIELD UNITED manager Chris Wilder has revealed that the club are under no orders to start with new goalkeeper Dean Henderson during the 2018-19 season.

Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday renew hostilities in November and March. (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Fixtures 2018/19: Spotlight on White Rose in rekindling of rivalries

NOTHING is certain in life except for death and taxes – and perhaps Yorkshire sides being propelled firmly into the televised spotlight on the opening weekend of the new EFL campaign.


Fixtures Central: Who Yorkshire’s clubs face and when in 2018-19 campaign

SHEFFIELD UNITED, Leeds United and Hull City have been handed attractive opening fixtures on the first weekend of the new EFL season.

Dean Henderson: Capture delighted Chris Wilder.

Sheffield United chief Chris Wilder eyes more recruits

SHEFFIELD UNITED manager Chris Wilder has revealed that Dean Henderson’s desire to show his mettle in the cauldron of the Steel City derby and other key Championship games tipped the scales in his decision to join.

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Juninho Bacuna on international duty with Holland Under-21s earlier this year (Picture: Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images)

Bacuna relishing Premier chance at Terriers

TENACIOUS, aggressive, unrelenting in terms of work-rate and mobile.

Paul Coutts receives oxygen after breaking his leg at Burton last season (Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage)

Sheffield United receive Coutts boost

SHEFFIELD UNITED manager Chris Wilder has revealed that Paul Coutts has been pencilled in for his long-awaited first-team return in a friendly next month - and is not ruling him out from being involved in the Blades’ Championship opener in early August.

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On his way to Huddersfield: Holland's Juninho Bacuna. Picture: Laurens Lindhout/Soccrates/Getty Images

Huddersfield Town swoop for top Holland prospect

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN have made their fourth signing of the close season after bringing in Dutch Under-21 international midfielder Juninho Bacuna to the club from FC Groningen for an undisclosed fee.

Bradford City's Edin Rahic: Happy with appointments.

If it’s good enough for Germany, it’s good enough for Bantams argues owner

IF YOU are good enough, then you are old enough.

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Lee Goddard. PIC: Steve Riding

Bradford League: Tasty treats in store for the Priestley Cup quarter-finals

A MOUTH-WATERING Priestley Cup quarter-final is in prospect between New Farnley and Hanging Heaton after both progressed in their second-round ties.

NEW FACES: Marcelo Bielsa, Daniel Stendel and Michael Collins will attempt to turn around their respective club's fortunes during 2018-19.

Summer Report - What Yorkshire’s clubs ‘must do better’ in 2018-19

THE football term is long gone and we are well into the summer recess. High time for The Yorkshire Post to deliver our close-season report on how the county’s 10 Football League clubs fared in 2017-18.

Bradford City's new head coach Michael Collins & Edin Rahic. Picture: Andy Garbutt.

Leon Wobschall: Collins needs to be his own man after taking on Bradford City challenge

AS THE full glare of the spotlight descended upon Michael Collins in the 1911 Suite at Valley Parade on Monday afternoon, it would only have been human to blink a little.

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Bradford City's new head coach Michael Collins.

Judge us on how we go about the job, says new Bradford City head coach Michael Collins

NEW Bradford City head coach Michael Collins is urging supporters to judge him on results and not reputation following his surprise appointment.

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Doncaster Rovers closing in on new boss after interviews

Doncaster Rovers closing in on new boss after interviews

DONCASTER ROVERS have narrowed down their search for a new manager and are to hold second interviews – ahead of an expected appointment next week.

BLADES-BOUND: Goalkeeper Dean Henderson. Picture: John Walton/PA

Sheffield United beat off rivals to land Manchester United goalkeeper on loan

SHEFFIELD UNITED have made their first successful foray into the summer transfer market, signing highly-rated Manchester United goalkeeper Dean Henderson on a season-long loan.

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Bradford City's new head coach Michael Collins & co-owner Edin Rahic. Pictures: Andy Garbutt.

Bradford City ownership convinced new management team is way forward

BRADFORD CITY joint-owner Edin Rahic has defended the amount of time it took to reach a decision regarding the club’s new coaching team - and believes the Bantams have finally got the right men in head coach Michael Collins and assistants Martin Drury and Greg Abbott.

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