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Leeds United defy Wood’s absence to beat Sunderland

Leeds United showed a terrific team bond as they kept another clean sheet and won 2-0 at Sunderland despite the late pull-out of striker Chris Wood after he stated he was not in right frame of mind to play.

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Vaughan Redford.

Redford seals derby win for 10-man Ponte Colls

The first of the season’s big derbies in the Premier Division of the Toolstation NCE League took place at the Harratts Nissan Stadium on Tuesday night with promoted Pontefract Collieries up against early leaders Hemsworth MW.

Bradford City played Blackpool at Valley Parade earlier this month. Stock pic.

Police keep peace at Bradford City match with just eight liaison officers

A West Yorkshire Police commander has described how his force kept the peace at a Bradford City home game with just eight actively deployed officers after adopting an approach used at major protests.

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Chris Wood is denied by Fulham goalkeeper David Button. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United boss gets first hand taste of how tough Championship is

After what amounted to a fairly gentle introduction to life in English football for new head coach Thomas Christiansen he is now aware of what lies ahead for him and his Leeds United team.

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Pablo Hernanadez holds off the Fulham defence. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United held to another goalless draw at home

Leeds United remain unbeaten after three matches in the EFL Championship, but had to settle for a second goalless draw in four days at Elland Road after a hard working display against Fulham.

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Ben Pearson lunges in on Eunan O'Kane to earn the first of his two yellow cards for Preston at Leeds United. Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United draw a blank in opening home league game

Leeds United were left frustrated in their first home game in the EFL Championship as they were held to a goalless draw by a Preston team down to 10 men for the last half-hour.

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Grant Allott wins a header for Pontefract Collieries against Alsager Town. Picture: Allan McKenzie

Ponte Colls get season off to flying start

Despite finishing with 10 men Pontefract Collieries won through to the second round of the Emirates FA Cup with a battling 1-0 victory over Stoke-on-Trent-based side Alsager Town.

Conor Glavin, on target for Glasshoughton Welfare against Worsbrough Bridge Athletic.

Mixed feelings for Glasshoughton after opening fixtures

Glasshoughton Welfare opened their new Toolstation NCE Division One season in mixed fashion with a victory and a defeat in their first two games.

Hat-trick hero Samuel Saiz celebrates scoring for Leeds United against Port Vale. Picture: Tony Johnson

Saiz sizzles for Leeds United with debut hat-trick

A brilliant hat-trick on his Elland Road debut by Samuel Saiz lit up Elland Road as Leeds United cruised into round two of the Carabao Cup with a 4-1 win over Port Vale.

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Norman Bettison approaches the court in Warrington

Hillsborough: Five charged over disaster appear in court for first time

Five men charged following an investigation into the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath appeared in court for the first time this afternoon.
Samuel Saiz, expected to get a chance for Leeds United against Port Vale.

Leeds United expected to ring changes for Port Vale cup tie

After seeing his side pass their first test in making a flying start in the EFL Championship Thomas Christiansen now takes charge of his first cup tie as Leeds United head coach with Port Vale providing the opposition at Elland Road tonight.

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Leeds United's Tyler Denton in action last season.

Denton goes out on loan after Manchester United player joins Leeds

Port Vale have signed Dewsbury-born footballer Tyler Denton on loan from Leeds United for the season.

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Kalvin Phillips after his two-goal performance for Leeds United. Picture Tony Johnson.

Phillips at the double to give Leeds United a winning start

New Leeds United boss Thomas Christiansen got off to a winning start as the Whites struck three times in the opening half to beat Bolton Wanderers 3-2 at the Macron Stadium.

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Glasshoughton Welfare's Ash Scothern.

Glasshoughton ready for big kick-off after warm-up success

Glasshoughton Welfare rounded off their pre-season campaign on Tuesday night with a good win at NCE Premiership side Garforth Town.

Pontefract Collieries' Vaughan Redford.

Ponte Colls ready for FA Cup starter

Toolstation NCE Premier Division club Pontefract Collieries have been putting the finishing touches to their preparations ahead of the new season, which starts this Saturday.

Leeds United head coach Thomas Christiansen.

Fresh start for Leeds United after summer of activity

With all the activity at Elland Road over the summer months it does not seem that long since fans were saying goodbye to last season, but the new campaign is here again with Leeds United starting the long road to what they hope will be promotion this Sunday at Bolton Wanderers.

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Rogerthorpe Manor's Richard Metcalfe with Ackworth Juniors child warfare officer and under 14s coach Phyl Stokes after donating a portable defibrillator to the junior club.

Pontefract hotelier provides a life saver for Ackworth Juniors

Ackworth Juniors are the proud owners of a portable defibrillator, thanks to the generosity of the owner of Rogerthorpe Manor.

Dembele: Star of the future Karamoko Dembl, of Celtic with hisYoudanTrophy player of the tournament award 2016

Football stars of future from some of world's biggest clubs to play for Youdan Trophy in Sheffield

Football really is coming home to its Yorkshire birthplace - with almost 900 young players from some of the biggest football clubs in the world about to take part in the Youdan Trophy in Sheffield.
Pontefract Collieries' Chris Jackson is congratulated on scoring a goal.

Ponte Colls take bragging rights from annual derby with Glasshoughton

After testing themselves against higher ranked teams Pontefract Collieries were back in action against NCE League opposition as they took on local rivals Glasshoughton Welfare in their latest pre-season game on Tuesday night.

The new look Elland Road stadium.

Sustainable success: Leeds United's Elland Road to have 'new look' after revamp

LEEDS United's Elland Road stadium is undergoing a revamp ahead of the new season.

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