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San Francisco 49ers taking punt on Leeds United with £10m stake

NEW Leeds United director Paraag Marathe believes the deal that has seen the San Francisco 49ers, one of the most iconic names in American football, buy a minority stake in the Championship outfit can lead to the resurgence of both clubs.

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Simon Grayson left Bradford City earlier this month after turning down a new deal (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Bradford City fans made to wait over Simon Grayson’s successor

BRADFORD CITY’S search for a new head coach is expected to stretch into next week.

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DEAL DONE: Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder. Picture: Joe Perch/Sportimage

‘Proud’ Chris Wilder extends deal at Sheffield United

CHRIS WILDER has signed a new, extended contract to remain at Sheffield United for an additional 12 months.

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Your Say: Fans’ Review – Taking the positives and the negatives from 2017-18

FIRST, the positives from a season for Yorkshire football that has, at most, two hours to run.

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Leeds United's Tom Pearce celebrates his first goal for the club, scored in last month's win over Barnsley.

Leeds United keen to hold onto coveted Tom Pearce

LEEDS UNITED have offered highly-rated left-back Tom Pearce a three-year deal amid serious interest from Premier League clubs.

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Final bow: Dean Whitehead comes on for his final appearance before retiring. Picture: Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/Getty Images

Dean Whitehead looks forward to new chapter with Huddersfield Town

THE ovation from the sell-out crowd was as warm as it was deserved.

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Jose Mourinho steered Chelsea to victory over Manchester United in 2007's FA Cup final but has swapped camps and hopes to steer the Red Devils to victory today (Picture: Martin Rickett/PA Wire).

Manchester United v Chelsea: Daggers likely to be drawn again on sidelines at Wembley

NEITHER Jose Mourinho or Antonio Conte have looked overly happy with their lot this season.

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David Meyler, right, leaves Hull City having made 191 appearances for the club during a five-and-a-half year spell (Picture: Daniel Hambury/PA).

Hull City loosen the last ties to their 2014 FA Cup final team

THE LAST remaining links to the Hull City team that competed in the 2014 FA Cup final have been severed following the departure of David Meyler and Allan McGregor.

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STAYING PUT: Sheffield United manager, Chris Wilder. Picture: Simon Bellis/Sportimage

Chris Wilder set to agree new deal at Sheffield United

CHRIS WILDER is expected to sign a new contract at Sheffield United early next week after being given assurances by the club’s owners, The Yorkshire Post understands.

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Video: Final challenge now awaits battling Rotherham United

YORKSHIRE’S proud boast of having contested a play-off final in all but one of the last 16 years is intact thanks to Rotherham United.

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England's Manager Gareth Southgate 'during International Friendly match between England and Italy at Wembley (Picture: Kieran Galvin/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

World Cup: Principled Gareth Southgate provides balance and hope with his England squad

JUST a couple of hours after his predecessor in the England job had been shown the door in the Premier League, Gareth Southgate once again looked to the future as more of the nation’s old guard were ushered out the door.

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Death of World Cup winner Ray Wilson

RAY WILSON, part of the England team that won the World Cup in 1966, has died at the age of 83.

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Huddersfield Town goalkeeper Jonas Lossl: Stunning save.

Jonas Lossl on the save that kept Huddersfield Town in the Premier League

IT says everything about how Huddersfield Town performed on their return to the top table of English football that they spent just eight days in the relegation zone.

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Huddersfield Town's Alex Pritchard seen in action against Everton

How hard work brought survival for Huddersfield Town

ON an afternoon when no less than 11 Premier League records were sent tumbling by champions Manchester City, one less celebrated landmark figure already belonging to a Yorkshire club was matched by Huddersfield Town.

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Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner waves to the fans after the Premier League match with Arsenal (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire).

Verdict – Huddersfield Town 0 Arsenal 1: Terriers toil but fail to spoil Arsene Wenger’s farewell

WITH one final wave, he was gone.

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Huddersfield Town head coach David Wagner salutes the fans after the Premier League match against Arsenal (Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire).

Second Premier League campaign so important for Huddersfield Town, says David Wagner

HEAD COACH David Wagner believes Huddersfield Town are ready to capitalise fully on preserving their Premier League status.

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Going close: A header from Rory McArdle for 'Bradford City against  Millwall.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Scunthorpe United v Rotherham United: Former Bantam Rory McArdle aims to go one better this time

ROTHERHAM UNITED will this lunchtime be confronting not only Scunthorpe United, but also Rory McArdle’s determination to make it third time lucky in the play-offs.

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Arsenal's Arsene Wenger: Signs off at the John Smith's Stadium.

Huddersfield Town plan fitting salute to Arsene Wenger

HEAD COACH David Wagner says an added benefit of Huddersfield Town securing Premier League survival with a game to spare is tomorrow’s final day can be largely about Arsene Wenger.

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will bid farewell to English football tomorrow after 22 years - assuming he does not join one of the Gunners rivals (Picture: Nick Potts/PA Wire).

Huddersfield Town v Arsenal: From the legacy of Herbert Chapman to Arsene Wenger the wheel turns full circle

CONSIDERING only Herbert Chapman has perhaps had more influence on English football as Arsenal manager than Arsene Wenger there is a pleasing symmetry to tomorrow’s ‘au revoir’ to the Premier League coming in Huddersfield.

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Staying up: Huddersfield Town players lift manager David Wagner in the air as they celebrate.

Huddersfield Town v Arsenal: Staying up was bigger than Wembley achievement, says Chris Lowe

NOT only did Huddersfield Town’s draw at Chelsea on Wednesday night deny Sky Sports a finale worthy of the Premier League’s rich history due to the relegation battle, like the title race, being all but over.

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