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Leon Wobschall

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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In charge: Michael Collins.

Bradford City appoint new head coach

Former Under-18 coach Michael Collins has been named as the new head coach of Bradford City.

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Down but not out:  Carlos Manuel celebrates scoring Portugal's winner in their opening World Cup group game against England, who, however, went on to reach the quarter-finals in Mexico. Picture:  David  Cannon/Allsport/Getty Images

World Cup - Leon Wobschall: Sense of perspective required tonight please

IT’S the hope that kills you.

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1998 World Cup, England v Tunisia: Paul Scholes scores England's second goal. Picture: Dimitri Iundt/TempSport/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images

World Cup Bygones: When England left hooligans in the shade at France ’98

IT remains to be seen if Gareth Southgate toasts a World Cup win against Tunisia with something stronger than coke and orange this evening – should England emerge victorious against the North Africans in Volgograd.

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Terrier trademark: Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner with a T-shirt incorporating the new logo.

All the world’s a stage for ambitious Huddersfield Town to try and increase global support

AS an image, it perfectly reflects the Huddersfield Town playing identity and raison d’etre – certainly over the past few seasons.

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England manager Gareth Southgate, right, with his captain Harry Kane.

World Cup: Staying power could prove key for England, feels Gareth Southgate

MANAGER Gareth Southgate believes that England’s growing habit of scoring late in competitive matches should inspire them with confidence in their World Cup journey – even in adverse situations.

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Marcelo Bielsa, seen during his spell as Lille head coach, is Leeds Unted's new boss (Picture: Jean Catuffe/Getty Images).

Visionary Marcelo Bielsa takes on task of trying to revive Leeds United

FORMER Argentina and Chile manager Marcelo Bielsa says that he has realised a lifelong dream of working in England after becoming Leeds United’s new head coach.

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Midfielder Knasmuller ends forgettable spell with Barnsley

FORGOTTEN Barnsley midfielder Christoph Knasmuller has ended his ill-fated stint at Oakwell by returning to his native Austria to sign for Rapid Vienna on a permanent basis.

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Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle (Picture: Tony Johnson).

Huddersfield Town’s aim? Being safe before second-to-last game, says chairman Dean Hoyle

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN have scaled some steep footballing heights under the inspired watch of head coach David Wagner.

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Staying up: Chairman Dean Hoyle celebrates Huddersfield avoiding relegation after the Premier League draw at Chelsea. Picture: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images

Keeping David Wagner was crucial to Huddersfield recruitment plans – Dean Hoyle

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN chairman Dean Hoyle is confident that the Terriers will secure all of their main summer targets in time for the new season following head coach David Wagner’s decision to commit his future to the club.

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Grant Soames.

Bradford League: Three-year plan puts Methley on right track

DISRUPTION is certainly being minimised by all those at Methley this season.

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Thumbs up: Huddersfield Town manager David Wagner salutes the fans after the final Premier League match at the John Smith's Stadium last season. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA

Fixtures 2018-19: Huddersfield Town kick-off with teak-tough Premier League tests

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN have been handed a mouth-watering home game with 2016-17 Premier League champions Chelsea on the opening day of the 2018-19 campaign on Saturday, August 11.

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World Cup 2018: Barnsley boxed clever and sent rookie John Stones to Brendan Ingle

JOHN STONES’S name does not feature alongside those of the six world champions among the alumni of the late, great Brendan Ingle.

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