That was the weekend that was - the highs and lows for Yorkshire football ...

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NOT the best, was it? A weekend that promised so much brought few gifts, with the unofficial battle between Yorkshire and the North East won 2-1 by the latter - although comprehensive wins for Newcastle United and Sunderland over Leeds United and Hull City respectively made the margin of victory seem rather more emphatic.

At least, Doncaster Rovers’ win over Hartlepool United provided a small crumb of consolation, with Rovers one of just two White Rose sides who won over the weekend, the other being the redoubtable Sheffield United. Here are five observations from the weekend that was ...