Robert Gledhill

Deputy sports editor, The Yorkshire Post and Johnston Press Yorkshire

Cricket switched to avoid clash with Three Lions World Cup encounter

CRICKETERS in Huddersfield will be making an early start on Saturday to avoid a clash with England’s World Cup quarter-final against Sweden.

Saved: Uli Stielike sees his shootout penalty saved by Jean-Luc Ettori in the 1982 World Cup. Picture: Sven Simon / Icon Sport via Getty Images

World Cup - Robert Gledhill: The one time the Germans failed to get it spot on

IT was a cruel question prompted by a Sheffield United striker having a particularly bad time of it one sunny afternoon at Bramall Lane.

Battle: Will Keane, of Hull City, tackles Joe Ralls, of Cardiff City. Picture: James Hardisty

Verdict: Hull City 0 Cardiff City 2 - Bluebirds have set example to Tigers

cARDIFF City could hopefully prove to be a glimpse of the future for Hull City followers.

Classy strike: Rotherham's Michael Smith opens the scoring.'Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Verdict – Wembley on horizon as Rotherham United net early goal

MISSION one has been accomplished with two games to spare, leaving Rotherham United manager Paul Warne with a conundrum.

Rotherham's Joe Newell takes on Bristol's James Clarke. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Rotherham United 2 Bristol Rovers 0: Millers heading for play-offs

PLAY-OFFS-bound Rotherham showed few signs of complacency despite their place in the top six being virtually assured before kick-off at the New York Stadium.

Rotherham United
Get in: Blades captain Leon Clarke heads home against Millwall. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Highlights: Sheffield United will ‘battle until the end’ says defiant Chris Wilder

MANAGER Chris Wilder and his Sheffield United side will remain defiant to the end.

Rotherham United's Richard Wood (Picture: Chris Etchells)

Verdict: Play-off rivals will fear Rotherham United, says Wood

ROTHERHAM captain Richard Wood has not even given it a second’s thought on where the Millers need to finish in the play-off positions.

Paul Warne

Rotherham United 3 Fleetwood Town 2: Wood steers Millers to victory

ROTHERHAM United cemented their place in the play-off positions as captain Richard Wood gave them their second win in the last seven matches to end Fleetwood’s seven-match unbeaten run under John Sheridan.

Rotherham United
The Mallory Court Country House and Spa.

Travel: Why there is more to Warwickshire than Stratford-upon-Avon

Warwickshire may be Shakespeare county, but it has more to offer visitors on a weekend break to the heart of England than just the Bard, as Robert Gledhill discovered.

Late drama: Rotherham's Joe Newell fires home the last-kick penalty to secure victory against Doncaster.

Highlights: Rotherham United’s Newell stays cool to sink Doncaster Rovers

Rotherham United’s hero Joe Newell revealed he had never taken a penalty in his professional career after his last-kick clincher in the South Yorkshire derby.

Rotherham v Doncaster

Rotherham United 2 Doncaster Rovers 1: Newell grabs late, late derby winner - Plus reaction

JOE NEWELL scored a dramatic winning penalty in the 13th minute of stoppage time as Rotherham United made it seven wins in a row.

Rotherham United
Baxck in action: Doncaster Rovers' Alex Kiwomya.

Verdict: Andy Kiwomya’s uplifting comeback helps Doncaster Rovers out of a hole against Fleetwood

FOOTBALL got a good news story to celebrate after a week in which a 26-year-old England player was forced to quit the game.

The hole at the Keepmoat Stadium.

Doncaster Rovers 3 Fleetwood Town 0: We were dominant, reflects Ferguson

BURNLEY loanee defender Tom Anderson struck twice and recalled striker Alex Kiwomya, who once had a spell at Fleetwood, got the other to give Doncaster their first win of 2018 and ease fears of becoming embroiled in a relegation battle.

Doncaster Rovers
Marching orders: Gaetano Berardi is sent off. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

The Verdict: Leeds United 1 Cardiff 4 - Christiansen pays with his job as Warnock returns in triumph

LEEDS UNITED head coach Thomas Christiansen knew his job was on the line after the Elland Road faithful turned on him.


Video - Leeds United 1 Cardiff City 4: Berardi should have been more intelligent, rues Christiansen

Leeds United were reduced to 10 men for the fourth time in five games as Cardiff City delivered another blow to their play-off bid with a crushing win at Elland Road.

Leeds United
Heading in: Huddersfield Town's Steve Mounie scores his side's goal against Birmingham City in the FA Cup.

The Verdict (video): Laurent Depoitre aims to set new benchmark as Huddersfield Town face Liverpool

LAURENT DEPOITRE hopes lightning will strike twice for him tomorrow night.

Birmingham City's Carl Jenkinson (left) and Huddersfield Town's Chris Lowe battle for the ball during the Emirates FA Cup, fourth round match at the John Smith's Stadium.

Huddersfield Town 1 Birmingham City 1: Errors prove costly for Terriers, says Wagner

HUDDERSFIELD's record signing Steve Mounie helped Town book their place in Monday night's fifth round draw though his goal was not enough to take them through.

Huddersfield Town
Late joy: Rotherham's Joe Mattock celebrates after scoring the last-minute winner.

Big-match verdict, Rotherham v Portsmouth: Joe Mattock back on track as Millers eye play-offs

JOE MATTOCK clearly remembers all his goals – because he does not score many.

WINNER: Rotherham's Joe Mattock. Picture: Marie Caley

Rotherham United 1 Portsmouth 0: Joe Mattock grabs late winner for Millers

KENNY JACKETT made an unhappy return to the New York Stadium for this encounter between two sides bidding to break into the play-off places.

Rotherham United
No goal: .'Hull's Jon Toral pleads with the referee after his first-half strike was disallowed.'Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

The Verdict: Hull City strikers backed to get back on goal trail

BONFIRES were being built the last time Hull City were out of the Championship’s bottom six and it is going to take a few fireworks to prevent a second successive relegation.

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