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It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

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Selection poser: Will Pontus Jansson be back in the Leeds United team at Reading?

Leeds United’s run-in starts with huge clash at Reading

The run-in starts here for Leeds United as they face their final group of regular season EFL Championship matches hoping for a successful finish.

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Gomersal and Drighlington Under-15s line up before last Thursdays Heavy Woollen District FA Blackburn Cup final, which was played out in front of a large crowd at Liversedge FC.

Gomersal U15s show heart in Blackburn Cup final loss

Gomersal Under-15s gave their all but were ultimately beaten 4-1 by higher ranked league opponents Drighlington in last Thursday’s Heavy Woollen District FA Blackburn Cup final.

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Howden Clough players celebrate reaching the Under-11s League Trophy final, where they will meet Gomersal.

Howden Clough U11B silence Thunder and set up Trophy final with Gomersal

Howden Clough Under-11 B team overcame Lepton Thunder last Sunday to set up a Huddersfield Junior League Trophy final clash with local rivals Gomersal.

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Joe Jagger scored a hat-trick in Littletown's 3-0 win over DRAM Community.

Littletown secure win and close in on Premier leaders

Littletown closed the gap on West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division leaders Golcar United to just two points thanks to a 3-0 victory over DRAM Community last Saturday.

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Scholes Athletic have a shot on goal during Sundays Heavy Woollen Challenge Trophy semi-final against Snowdon.

Scholes reach Challenge Trophy final and face double chasing Roberttown

SCHOLES Athletic booked their place in the Heavy Woollen Sunday Challenge Trophy final thanks to a 2-1 win over Snowdon at Overtorpe Sports last week.

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Palestino maintain lead over rivals Athletico

Palestino maintain lead over rivals Athletico

Palestino remain eight points clear at the top of the Spen Valley League Premier Division after the top two sides both recorded victories last Saturday.

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Charlie Taylor.

Leeds United in strong position at break time

Leeds United head into their last international break of the season in fine spirits and with promotion hopes very much intact after possibly their best win yet under head coach Garry Monk.

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Chris Wood celebrates his second goal with Leeds United team-mate Souleymane Doukara.

Wood spot on to clinch huge win for Leeds United

Another double from top scorer Chris Wood saw Leeds United to a massive 2-0 home victory over top two team Brighton.

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Mirfield Town launch an attack against Linthwaite in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Sunday Cup semi-final. Pic: Dave Jewitt.

Woodman record back-to-back victories to pull clear of Premier danger zone

Woodman Batley Carr boosted their hopes of finishing outside the bottom two in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Navigation last week.

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Jack Allerton scored twice as Overthorpe defeated DRAM Community 3-2 in the battle of the bottom two sides in West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division last Saturday.

Hartshead secure crucial win in fight for promotion

Hartshead are closing in on promotion from West Yorkshire League Division One following a 1-0 win over third placed Kippax last Saturday.

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Chippendale on target in Palestino win

Chippendale on target in Palestino win

Palestino moved four points clear at the top of the Spen Valley League Premier Division thanks to a 1-0 win over Athletico last Saturday as Luke Chippendale scored the only goal of the game.

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Tom Brook headed Liversedge in front but Liversedge were held to a 1-1 draw by AFC Mansfield on Tuesday.

Liversedge aim to capitalise on run of games at Clayborn

Liversedge will aim to capitalise on a bizarre run of home games in their bid to secure a top eight finish in the Northern Counties East league Premier Division.

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Jack Gledhill scored two tries as Thornhill Trojans earned an impressive 33-10 victory over Cumbrian side Askam in National Conference League Division Two last Saturday.

Haigh and Gledhill lead the way as Thornhill seal fine win in Cumbria

Thornhill Trojans made the long trip to Cumbria to take on one of the National Conference League Division Two promotion favourites Askam.

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Leeds United's Kemar Roofe is challenged by QPR's Jake Bidwell. Picture: Simon Hulme

Monk draws positives from Leeds United stalemate

Leeds United edged a small step closer to their goal of making the EFL Championship play-offs, but were fortunate to pick up a point at home to Queens Park Rangers after failing to manage a single effort on target.

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Leeds United top scorer Chris Wood.

Wood expected to return as Leeds United aim to home in on promotion

Leeds United will be hoping their impressive home record can help them to still play a part in the race for an automatic promotion place in the remainder of this month.

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Kemar Roofe challenges Tim Ream for the ball in Leeds United's game at Fulham. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Cairney’s last-gasp strike denies Leeds United

Tom Cairney came back to haunt Leeds United again as he came up with a last-gasp goal to deny them what would have been a huge three points in their away game at Fulham.

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No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

The Champions League is set to vanish from terrestrial TV following BT Sport’s £1.2bn deal for the rights to show Europe’s top football competition.

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Chris Wood celebrates his second goal at Birmingham with team-mates.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Wood at the double as Leeds United win at Birmingham

Chris Wood’s double strike and a first goal in English football from Alfonso Pedraza earned Leeds United another three points with a 3-1 victory at Birmingham City.

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Holliday’s extra time strike sends Norristhorpe to final

Holliday’s extra time strike sends Norristhorpe to final

Norristhorpe Reserves reached the Yorkshire Amateur League’s Hodgson Cup final with a thrilling extra time victory over Cleckheaton neighbours West End Park last Saturday.

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