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Liversedge produce superb fight back to overcome Brid

Liversedge produced two outstanding displays to claim six points from two games over three days in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division.

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Bailey Peacock-Farrell stands large to save a shot from Aston Villa's Lewis Grabban. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United’s poor away run continues at Aston Villa

Leeds United’s travelling fans suffered more misery as their side failed to score in going down to another defeat in front of the Sky Cameras at Aston Villa.

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Battyeford's Joshua Auty looks to take on Snowdon's Javed Patel during the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Division One clash.

Ali brace helps Snowdon beat promotion rivals Battyeford

Battyeford surrendered top spot in Heavy Woollen Sunday League Division One after suffering a 3-2 defeat at home to promotion rivals Snowdon last week.

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Crackenedge maintained their unbeaten run in the Wakefield League Premier Division last Saturday.

Six of the best maintains Crackenedge challenge for Wakefield Premier title

Crackenedge racked up a sixth win in the Wakefield League as they defeated Eastmoor 4-1 to maintain their Premier Division title challenge.

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Caleb Ekuban reacts after missing a chance for Leeds United at Preston. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Patched up Leeds United lose on travels again at Preston

Depleted Leeds United suffered another defeat on their travels as they came away from Preston North End with a 3-1 defeat.

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The waterlogged Clayborn pitch led to Tuesday's game against Hall Road Rangers being postponed.

Liversedge see another league fixture postponed

Liversedge saw yet another fixture postponed when Tuesday’s Northern Counties East League Premier Division game against Hall Road Rangers became the latest to succumb to a waterlogged pitch.

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Celebrate your junior football team’s success - share your pictures

The Dewsbury Reporter is producing a special end-of-season junior football supplement for up to and including under 14’s - and we want you to be part of it.

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Pablo Hernandez shoots to score Leeds United's goal against Sunderland. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Berardi sees red as Leeds United draw with Sunderland in Elland Road thriller

Leeds United were left still looking for a first home win over Sunderland since 2002 after being held at home by the Championship’s bottom team in an incident-packed game at Elland Road.

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Joe Walton has now scored 26 goals this sesason for Liversedge.

Walton brace helps Liversedge secure victory over Garforth Town

Striker Joe Walton added another two goals to his impressive tally as Liversedge earned a 3-1 victory at Garforth Town in the Northern Counties East League Premier Division on Thursday night.

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Roberttown's Nathan Willoughby produces a strong tackle on Mirfield Town's Kyle Walton during Sunday's Heavy Woollen Challenge Cup semi-final.

Mirfield Town book their place in Heavy Woollen Challenge Cup final

Mirfield Town booked their place in the Heavy Woollen Challenge Cup final after they recorded a convincing 4-1 win over Roberttown Rovers at Overthorpe Park last Sunday.

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Jack Haigh (left) was among the goal scorers as Thornhill United earned a 3-2 derby win over Overthorpe Sports.

Liversedge’s waterlogged pitch leads to Wheatley Cup semi-final postponement

The Heavy Woollen District FA Wheatley Cup semi-final between Morley Town and Hartshead became the latest in the long line of fixtures to be postponed.

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Old Batelians Reserves played their part in an entertaining Hodgson Cup semi-final at Liversedge FC last Thursday but were unable to prevent a 4-2 defeat against Leeds City Old Boys.

Batelians give their all in Hodgson Cup semi-final defeat to Leeds City

Old Batelians Reserves suffered a 4-2 defeat to Leeds City Old Boys third team in the Yorkshire Amateur League Hodgson Cup semi-final at a rain lashed Liversedge last Thursday.

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Caleb Ekuban battles for the ball with Fulham's Ryan Fredericks. PIC: James Hardisty

Away day blues continue for Leeds United at Fulham

Leeds United’s search for a first away win of 2018 goes on after they were beaten 2-0 by promotion hopefuls Fulham at Craven Cottage.

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Dewsbury Rangers Under-13s will travel to Holland over Easter to take part in a two-day tournament against teams from across Europe.

Dewsbury Rangers Under-13s aim to conquer Europe on Easter trip to Holland

Dewsbury Rangers Under-13s will be taking part in a feast of football in Holland this Easter.

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Caleb Ekuban celebrates his goal against Bolton with Leeds United team-mates. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Ekuban sets Leeds United on way to win in front of huge Elland Road crowd

Despite missing a host of chances Leeds United were back to winning ways with a 2-1 success against Bolton Wanderers in front of a season’s best crowd at Elland Road.

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Crackenedge goal scorer Adam Williams looks to set up an attack during the West Riding County Trophy quarter-final against Honley last Saturday

Crackenedge bow out of County Trophy in last eight

Crackenedge’s superb run in the West Riding County FA Challenge Trophy came to an end at the quarter-final stage when they slipped to a 2-1 defeat at home to Honley last Saturday.

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Crackenedge's James Goodall tracks a Honley attacker during last Saturday's West Riding County Trophy quarter-final.

Fox and Hounds see Wakefield League promotion hopes dented by away defeat

Fox and Hounds and AFC Heckmondwike saw their respective Wakefield League promotion hopes dealt blows last Saturday as they slipped to defeats.

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Crackenedge player James Goodall challenges a Honley rival during his side's West Riding County Challenge Trophy quarter-final.

Old Batelians beat Dewsbury Rangers in penalty shoot out

Old Batelians booked their place in the Yorkshire Amateur League Hodgson Cup semi-final thanks to a penalty shoot out victory over Dewsbury Rangers Reserves.

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Chickenley's Timmy Clarke attemnpts to get away from Mirfield Town's Stephen Brown during the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Premier Division clash.

Mirfield Town return to action with victory over Chickenley

The Heavy Woollen Sunday League sprung back into action after the enforced winter break with Mirfield Town moving third in the Premier Division after a 4-2 win at bottom side AFC Chickenley.

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Rhys Davies has scored eight goals in the last seven matches for Liversedge. Picture: Paul Butterfield

Liversedge’s cup win adds to congested fixture schedule

Liversedge must play at least 14 more fixtures before the end of April after reaching the Northern Counties East League Cup quarter-final on Monday evening.

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