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Eight men jailed for three decades after Leeds United fan run over and killed in mob attack

Eight men have been jailed for more than 30 years after a violent disturbance which saw a 32-year-old Leeds United fan run over and killed.

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James Goodall shoots during Crackenedge's win over Pontefract. Pics: Paul Butterfield.

Crackenedge romp to victory and maintain Premier title challenge

Crackenedge produced a dominant display to maintain their Wakefield League Premier Division title push with a crushing 9-0 victory over Pontefract Town last Saturday.

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Ravenswharfe's uane Fascoine slides in to tackle Mount Pleasant's Muhammad Omar during the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Championship clash.

Housecroft treble seals Birstall win

Birstall Cricket Club recorded their first league win since September in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League by beating Mirfield Town 5-2 last Sunday.

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All Stars Under-13s, from Heckmondwike

Treble chasing All Stars reach final

Heckmondwike based White Rose All Stars Under-13s reached the Heavy Woollen District FA Secker Cup final with a convincing victory over Morley Glen Juniors.

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Crackenedge's Scott Lightowler shoots during his side's Wakefield League game against Pontefract Town last Saturday.

Norristhorpe fight back to secure impressive away success over Modernians

Norristhorpe came from behind to secure a 3-1 win away to Modernians in Yorkshire Amateur Division Three last Saturday.

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Pierre-Michel Lasogga heads the ball past Derby keeper Scott Carson to score Leeds United's opening goal.  Picture: Tony Johnson.

Leeds United boss: Players can hold their heads up high

Head coach Paul Heckingbottom told his Leeds United players that they could hold their heads up high after they battled to earn a point from a 2-2 draw at Derby County.

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Ezgjan Alioski celebrates scoring Leeds United's second goal at Derby.  Picture: Tony Johnson.

Injury-time goal denies Heckingbottom first win as Leeds United boss

Injury-time goals in both halves left Paul Heckingbottom still looking for his first win as Leeds United boss as his side drew 2-2 with Derby County at Pride Park.

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Thomas Christiansen.

Leeds United squad not big enough says former boss Christiansen

Thomas Christiansen has spoken for the first time on his sacking as Leeds United head coach, citing too high expectations and the inability to adequately replace Samuel Saiz after he was handed a long suspension as major reasons for his departure.

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Samuel Saiz, available again for Leeds United after suspension.

Key players back as Leeds United look to end winless run

The winless run is now up to nine matches, but at least the way they ended the latest will give Leeds United a confidence boost ahead of their trip to Derby County tonight.

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Joe Walton has scored four goals in Liversedge's last two games.

Liversedge produce season’s best to stun leaders Mansfield

Liversedge produced a magnificent display to inflict a 5-1 defeat on Northern Counties East League Premier Division leaders AFC Masnfield last Saturday.

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Kemar Roofe celebrates after scoring Leeds United's equaliser against Bristol City. Picture: James Hardisty.

Leeds United hit back to win point in Heckingbottom’s first home game in charge

Leeds United produced a stirring fightback and came within a whisker of a win in Paul Heckingbottom’s first home game as head coach at Elland Road.

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Crackenedge edge out Crofton in thriller

Crackenedge edge out Crofton in thriller

Crackenedge edged out Crofton Sports in a seven goal thriller to maintain their Wakefield League Premier Division title hopes.

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Rounding bags brace as Old Bank secure win in Championship promotion race

Rounding bags brace as Old Bank secure win in Championship promotion race

Old Bank WMC climbed up to third place in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League Championship thanks to a hard-fought 2-1 win over Wellington Westgate.

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Kristian Angus scored one of Overthorpe 's goals which helped them earn a 2-2 draw against TVR United in West Riding County Amateur Division One last Saturday. Picture: Dave Jewitt

Lower Hopton climb table after securing fifth victory

Lower Hopton climbed up to ninth place in the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division after they earned a 3-0 victory over DRAM Community last Saturday.

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Pierre-Michel Lasogga scores for Leeds United against Sheffield United. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

New Leeds United boss not daunted by tough run ahead

As starts go it was not exactly a success with Leeds United suffering another defeat at Sheffield United, but new head coach Paul Heckingbottom is still talking positively about the rest of the season.

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Brandon Kane slots home the winning penalty to send Liversedge into the next round of the NCE League Cup.

Liversedge edge seven goal thriller to make cup progress

Liversedge progressed to the Northern Counties East League Cup fourth round after edging a seven-goal thriller against Hall Road Rangers last Saturday.

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Leeds United's Gianni Alioski feels the pain after being fouled by Sheffield United's Lee Evans. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United hit by Sharp start again as Heckingbottom loses first game

New head coach Paul Heckingbottom got off to a losing start as two goals from former Elland Road striker Billy Sharp condemned Leeds United to a 2-1 defeat against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane.

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In-form Crackenedge march into WR County Trophy quarter-final

In-form Crackenedge march into WR County Trophy quarter-final

Crackenedge booked their place in the West Riding County Challenge Trophy quarter-finals with a 2-1 victory over Beeston St Anthony’s Reserves last Saturday.

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Thomas Ramsden bagged a hat-trick as Hanging Heaton earned a 12-0 win over Overthorpe last Sunday.

Old Bank and Hanging Heaton cash in with wins from decimated programme

Only two games managed to survive the harsh winter weather last week in the Heavy Woollen Sunday League.

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Liversedge manager Jonathan Rimmington.

Liversedge are still left frustrated by further postponements

LIVERSEDGE FC are facing up to a mounting fixture backlog following the postponement of another two games in the last week.

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