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Joe Root smiling again as England coast to victory

JOE ROOT admits he is savouring England’s white-ball dominance over Australia all the more after captaining his country to defeat in the Ashes.

Cricket
Hull's Michael Dawson: Key role in keeping Tigers up.

Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sunderland v Hull City: Nigel Adkins has faith in his experienced battlers

WITH a paltry nine victories between them all season, Hull City and Sunderland have had a miserable return to the Championship.

Hull City
Determined to stay safe: Huddersfield Town coach David Wagner and Christopher Schindler.

Stoke City v Huddersfield Town: Keep calm and carry on ... Christopher Schindler’s message to Terriers

CHRISTOPHER SCHINDLER has been part of one relegation dogfight and he did not enjoy it one bit.

Huddersfield Town
Joe Wildsmith: Keeping the Owls in safe hands.

Sheffield Wednesday v Cardiff City: Owls youngsters get chance to graduate

Jos Luhukay has challenged Sheffield Wednesday’s youngsters to help revive their stuttering season.

Sheffield Wednesday
Eyeing bright future: Yorkshire pace bowler Matthew Fisher, pictured at Headingley this week, is aiming for a big summer. (Picture: Simon Hulme)

Weekend Interview: Yorkshire’s Matthew Fisher possesses pace to burst on to radar

IT IS a perishing winter’s day at Headingley and Matthew Fisher is sitting in the warmth of the Carnegie Pavilion, pondering one of cricket’s great questions.

Cricket
Tony McMahon: Ruled out again.

Bristol Rovers v Bradford City - Happy travellers aim to overcome blip

IT has been a week of reflection at Bradford City.

Bradford City
Tyrell handed swift debut for Doncaster

Tyrell handed swift debut for Doncaster

Samoa international Josh Tyrell makes his Doncaster Knights debut today as the club head to Dublin looking to secure their place in the British & Irish Cup last-eight.

Rugby union
James Lowes.

Performance key for Carnegie and Lowes

PRAGMATIC Yorkshire Carnegie head coach James Lowes maintains he is not concerned if his side fail to secure British & Irish Cup quarter-final qualification today.

Rugby union
Trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies.

The New One out to continue domination if Haydock survives

Providing the meeting survives an 8am precautionary inspection, The New One will attempt to win the Unibet Champion Hurdle Trial for the fourth year in succession at Haydock.

Horse Racing
Un De Sceaux.

O’Connell targets historic hat-trick at Ascot

Connections of Un De Sceaux are hoping he can make their dreams come true by claiming a record-breaking third success in the Royal Salute Whisky Clarence House Chase at Ascot today.

Horse Racing
Shaun Murphy.

Judd Trump provides sting in the tail for Shaun Murphy

SHAUN Murphy was chased by two wasps during his Dafabet Masters quarter-final but in the end it was Judd Trump who delivered the sting in the tail.

Snooker

There’s not many fights left in me, says returning Kell Brook

Kell Brook is facing a fight with Father Time and he wants to make sure he gets his best work in early.

Boxing
Oliver Roberts.

World Cup experience leaves Huddersfield Giants star Roberts walking tall

LIKE a few other Super League players, Huddersfield Giants’ Oliver Roberts starts the new season emboldened with confidence after his World Cup experiences.

Huddersfield Giants
Justin Horo.

Wakefield Trinity’s style of play proved big attraction for new signing Justin Horo

THERE were a few eyebrows raised when Wakefield Trinity announced the signing of New Zealander Justin Horo from Catalans Dragons in September.

Wakefield Trinity
Sean Dyche

Burnley boss Sean Dyche concerned over growing gap in market

SEAN DYCHE believes the imminent arrival of Alexis Sanchez at today’s opponents Manchester United highlights the huge challenge facing the likes of Burnley to keep afloat in the Premier League.

Football
New Stoke City manager: Paul Lambert.

Stoke City v Huddersfield Town: Every match ‘a final’ for new Potters boss Lambert as Terriers visit

New boss Paul Lambert regards the club’s remaining Premier League fixtures this season as “15 cup finals”.

Huddersfield Town

Video – Leeds United v Millwall: Whites looking to clean up their act for testing visit from Lions

WHEN Millwall’s relegation from the Championship in 2015 brought a suspension of the club’s rivalry with Leeds United, it felt like a timely break.

Leeds United
Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

QPR v Middlesbrough: Pulis showing respect to loyal Boro boss Steve Gibson

MIDDLESBROUGH may have wafted the chequebook to spend upwards of £40m in a lavish summer window, but the contrast to this month could not be starker.

Middlesbrough FC

Video – Leeds United coach Christiansen lays down law to errant players

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN has ordered his Leeds United side to clean up their act after having two players sent off in as many outings.

Leeds United
Sheffield Wednesday's new signing Joey Pelupessy (Picture: Steve Ellis)

Owls manager Luhukay makes fellow Dutchman Pelupessy his first signing

Dutchman Jos Luhukay has turned to his native Netherlands to make his first signing as Sheffield Wednesday manager.

Sheffield Wednesday
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