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Nigel Worthington not planning wholesale changes for York City's JPT tie

York Press: York City manager Nigel Worthington during the pre-season friendly at Bootham Crescent, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 24, 2013. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 im

2:09pm Monday 1st September 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington is not planning to field a much-changed side for tomorrow night's Johnstone's Paint Trophy tie at Barnsley.

Yorkshire's Adam Lyth tipped as future England opener after superb Roses century

York Press: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth

8:01pm Monday 1st September 2014

JASON GILLESPIE has backed Adam Lyth to make the step up to Test cricket if called upon after scoring his fifth LV= County Championship century of the season to put Yorkshire on course for a Roses win at Emirates Old Trafford.

Lancashire v Yorkshire - Tea, Day 2

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

3:58pm Monday 1st September 2014

Adam Lyth has scored his fifth LV= County Championship century of the season to put Yorkshire in a very strong position at tea on day two against Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford.

Wes Fletcher set to start for York City in Barnsley cup clash

York Press:

1:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

WES FLETCHER is set to make his first York City start since mid-February in tomorrow night’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy tie at Barnsley.

York City 0, Wycombe 0

York Press:

1:40pm Monday 1st September 2014

YORK City’s unusual start to the season is beginning to draw attention from Football League record compilers.

Champions Old Malton St Mary’s in 8-2 demolition of Easingwold

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1:21pm Monday 1st September 2014

REIGNING York Minster Engineering Football League premier division champions Old Malton St Mary’s underlined their title credentials yet again.

Top-ten finish for Simon Dyson in the Italian Open

York Press: England's Simon Dyson tees off during day three of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 21, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit should

1:44pm Monday 1st September 2014

YORK’S Simon Dyson put the slice of pie into Piedmont to savour a top-ten finish in the Italian Open.

Late show keeps Harrogate Railway in FA Trophy

York Press:

1:19pm Monday 1st September 2014

HARROGATE Railway Athletic proved the sole survivor of the three North Yorkshire sides pitched into preliminary round action of the FA Trophy.

Neil Redfearn quells the rot for Leeds United

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1:13pm Monday 1st September 2014

NEIL REDFEARN bought the next Leeds United head coach some precious time as he oversaw a 1-0 Championship victory over fellow strugglers Bolton at Elland Road.

Ryan Sidebottom makes crucial early inroads for Yorkshire against Roses rivals

York Press:

1:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

YORKSHIRE are in control of the Roses match after a healthy opening day with ball and bat against Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford yesterday.

York Cricket Club keep title hopes alive

York Press:

1:08pm Monday 1st September 2014

BATTLING York Cricket Club kept alive hopes of retaining their Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB County Premier League title for another week.

Senior Cricket League: Easingwold remain on course for premier division runners-up spot

York Press:

1:05pm Monday 1st September 2014

EASINGWOLD maintained their Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League drive for the premier division runners-up spot when they defeated fourth-placed Fenner by four wickets.

Senior Cricket League: George Wilson in the wickets for Dringhouses

York Press:

12:56pm Monday 1st September 2014

BOTTOM-PLACED Sheriff Hutton were dismissed for only 80 at Dringhouses and went on to lose by just two wickets which is likely to confirm their relegation from division two north.

Senior Cricket League: Division three north round-up

York Press: Cricket - cxz

12:54pm Monday 1st September 2014

RUNS flowed at Huby where the hosts made 249 and then Woodhouse Grange replied with 201-5 in division three north.

Senior Cricket League: Promotion confirmed for Rowntrees & Huntington

York Press: Cricket - cxz

12:52pm Monday 1st September 2014

ROWNTREES & Huntington confirmed division three promotion by three wickets with Jack Hugill hitting 54.

Posse of rugby union clubs on Yorkshire Shield trail

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

12:47pm Monday 1st September 2014

YORK Rugby Union Club’s bid to make an early mark in the Yorkshire Shield was denied when their hosts Old Rishworthians cancelled the game, giving York a bye.

York Acorn slide to 22-12 home loss against Dewsbury Celtic

York Press: York Acorn logo - cxz

12:45pm Monday 1st September 2014

YORK Acorn RLFC failed to answer coach Scott Rhodes’ plea to halt the rot.

York City to operate new Community Stadium

York Press: Community Stadium - new

2:10pm Saturday 30th August 2014

YORK CITY will be the masters of their own destiny in their new home - after announcing they will be responsible for operating and managing the Community Stadium.

Jack Aldous named Knights Player of the Year

York Press: York City Knights V Hemel Stags. Jack Aldous tackles hard.
pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (6099419)

2:00pm Saturday 30th August 2014

“HE won it hands down – that shows the respect his peers have for him.”

Dunnington dip to shock Minster league loss

York Press: Huntingtons James Barrett (yellow ) in action against Poppleton........Nigel Holland. (9815145)

1:58pm Saturday 30th August 2014

York Minster Engineering newcomers Church Fenton White Horse claimed a significant scalp on Wednesday evening with a 3-1 defeat of Dunnington, a win which sees them retain second place in the table.

Keepers' unite for York City

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1:57pm Saturday 30th August 2014

DROPPED York City goalkeeper Jason Mooney has admitted that he is current first-choice Michael Ingham’s biggest ally and rival.

Jorvik Boxing Club loses home

York Press:

1:52pm Saturday 30th August 2014

JORVIK Boxing Club is facing the most cruel - and potentially fatal - blow.

York Vale Cricket League: Wheldrake surge to top of division three

York Press: Cricket - cxz

1:46pm Saturday 30th August 2014

WHELDRAKE maintained their leadership of the division three in the HPH Vale with a nine-wicket win against Yapham at Bishop Wilton on Bank Holiday Monday.

Sandburn Hall to host golf day in aid of St Leonard's Hospice

York Press:

1:46pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THEY played in some of the biggest matches over the past couple of decades. But would you bet on a footballing great holing a pressure putt to bag a big prize?

Maunby trainer has Beverley Bullet in sights

York Press: Karen Hanson the Area training officer for William Hill presents Duke Cosimo trainer David Barron  with the  William Hill Silver Trophy during the William Hill Great St.Wilfrid Handicap Day at Ripon Racecourse, Ripon. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date

12:51pm Saturday 30th August 2014

PEARL SECRET can come out on top in Beverley's most prestigious race of the season this afternoon.

Gary Ballance keen to be back on county duty

York Press: Gary Ballance won Yorkshire's players' player of the year

1:48pm Saturday 30th August 2014

GARY BALLANCE is ready and willing to help Yorkshire get over the line in the LV= County Championship title race.

Smith clan dominate local heroes parade

York Press: York City Knights' Pat Smith punches the air in celebration after a Ben Reynolds try against Hunslet Hawks

1:55pm Saturday 30th August 2014

THE Smith family didn’t half have reason to celebrate last night – and the same goes by proxy for York’s amateur rugby league scene.

Over the Roon or will it be rack and Roon?

York Press: Manchester United's Wayne Rooney  reacts after a missed free kick against Swansea City, during the Barclays Premier League match at Old Trafford, Manchester. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 16, 2014. See PA story SOCCER Man Utd.

12:52pm Saturday 30th August 2014

ONE of the worst-kept secrets in international football was revealed this week when Wayne Rooney was named the new England captain.

York City unlikely to sign new players before transfer deadline - Updated

York Press: York manager Nigel Worthington looks on during the Sky Bet League Two game between Wycombe and York City at Adams Park, High Wycombe on Sat Sept 21, 2013 (8115673)

1:30pm Friday 29th August 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington is hoping the club can give Bootham Crescent a successful send-off prior to the move to Monks Cross in 2016.

Marvin McCoy turns down international chance to focus on York City's ascent

York Press:

1:36pm Friday 29th August 2014

YORK City right-back Marvin McCoy has put club before country ahead of tomorrow’s home clash with his old team Wycombe Wanderers.

Broken rib sidelines Knights ace James Haynes

York Press: York City Knights - zxc

1:46pm Friday 29th August 2014

JAMES HAYNES has paid for his heroics at Hunslet - potentially being sidelined for the all-important play-offs.

Wycombe look to continue success on the road

York Press:

1:33pm Friday 29th August 2014

WYCOMBE Wanderers will visit York City targeting a fourth successive SkyBet League Two away win with a fully-fit squad.

Simon Dyson suffers double blow in Italian Open

York Press: England's Simon Dyson tees off during day three of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 21, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit should

1:22pm Friday 29th August 2014

ONE-TWO combinations were ideal for York golf ace Simon Dyson until he was stunned by a final brace in Turin.

Tadcaster Albion welcome back Stewart and Ingram for tough FA Cup tie

York Press:

1:20pm Friday 29th August 2014

HOME advantage could prove key for Tadcaster Albion as they welcome non-league giants Spennymoor Town in the FA Cup preliminary round tomorrow, reckons Brewers boss Paul Marshall.

‘Manager-eater’ spits out Hockaday as Leeds United boss

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1:16pm Friday 29th August 2014

LEEDS United head coach Dave Hockaday’s vow to fight on fell on deaf ears as he was sacked last night.

York cricketers to be wolves in Sheep’s clothing

York Press:

1:14pm Friday 29th August 2014

BEATING Cleckheaton in the Black Sheep Trophy would be one of the "greatest fixtures" Dan Woods has been involved in at York Cricket Club, the skipper declared.

Yorkshire coach Gillespie points finger at top order for Royal London Cup exit

York Press:

1:12pm Friday 29th August 2014

YORKSHIRE’S top six batsmen must take the blame for yesterday’s failure to qualify for the semi-finals of the one-day Royal London Cup, according to coach Jason Gillespie.

Prescott prospect to prevail at Thirsk Racecourse after York failure

York Press: horse racing - zxc

1:09pm Friday 29th August 2014

SIR MARK PRESCOTT, who came unstuck in last Saturday's Betfred Ebor Handicap, can make his presence felt at Thirsk today for considerably less rewards.

Big guns return as York RUFC face Old Rishworthians

York Press:

1:04pm Friday 29th August 2014

YORK RUFC welcome back a host of big guns as they bid to get their new campaign off to a winning start against Old Rishworthians in the first round of the Yorkshire Shield tomorrow.

Stable doors thrown open in Malton day

York Press:

1:07pm Friday 29th August 2014

WHAT a time it is to be a Malton trainer, and what a time to take a sneak peek behind the scenes.

Fans invited to community stadium event

York Press: Community Stadium - new

12:40pm Friday 29th August 2014

FOOTBALL fans are being invited to find more about York’s new community stadium at an open afternoon.

Yorkshire v Durham - Royal London one-day Cup quarter-final

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

3:08pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Steve Patterson and Rich Pyrah shared seven wickets as Durham were bowled out for 237 in today’s Royal London one-day Cup quarter-final at Headingley.

Knights' James Ford eager to end playing career on a high

York Press: James Ford gets tackled high by Joe Worthington  
Swinton Lions v York City Knights challenge cup game held at The Leigh Sporting Village on the06/04/2014
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12:23pm Thursday 28th August 2014

JAMES FORD insists he is to hang up his boots at the end of this season - and is desperate to go out on a promotion high.

York Vale League leaders Ovington stay at summit despite loss

York Press: Dunnington batsman Sam Grey in action against Bishopthorpe.Nigel Holland (9632566)

12:15pm Thursday 28th August 2014

OVINGTON remain favourites to retain their HPH York Vale Cricket League crown despite losing at Bishopthorpe on Saturday.

Yorkshire skipper Gale declares Rashid ‘best spinner’

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

12:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ANDREW GALE says Yorkshire are very lucky to have Adil Rashid in their ranks as the leg-spinning all-rounder continues to press for an England recall.

Official ‘U’-turn gives key verdict to stricken fighter at York's martial arts show

York Press: Nik Pavlovets from UMACM celebrates his victory over Phil Airstone (Longs Blackbelt Academy York) at Energise.Nigel Holland (9697989)

11:56am Thursday 28th August 2014

CONTROVERSY careered around York's Coliseum II martial arts show which ended in an horrific injury and a 'U'-turn on a decision.

Norton trainer embarks on a 620-mile trip to Ffos Las Racecourse

York Press: Jockey Robert Tart with trainer Brian Ellison after riding Montefeltro to win the Tote Super Trifecta Irish Cesarewitch during Irish Cesarewitch Day at the Curragh Racecourse, Co Kildare, Ireland. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday October 13,

11:52am Thursday 28th August 2014

IT'S a round-trip of around 620 miles from Brian Ellison's Norton yard to Ffos Las racecourse in South Wales. Bearing that in mind, it is to be hoped that the trainer's only runner at the hideaway track can hit the target this afternoon.

The Wow Signal in frame for Cartier Racing Award

York Press: Frankie Dettori celebrates in the winners enclosure after winning the Coventry Stakes on The Wow Signal during Day One of the 2014 Royal Ascot Meeting at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 17, 2014. See PA sto

12:21pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE WOW SIGNAL is in the frame to land horseracing's equivalent of an Oscar.

Thrilling finales in York Amateur Bowling Association contests

York Press: bowls - cxz

12:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

THE York Amateur Bowling Association finals day produced tremendous sport with some tense and exciting finishes.

Bowls: Copmanthorpe Ladies win Janet Harrow Shield

York Press: Copmanthorpe Bowling Club - Yorkshire Ladies Trophy Winners (9651714)

12:04pm Thursday 28th August 2014

COPMANTHORPE Ladies bowls team have won the Yorkshire Ladies Janet Harrow competition for the first time.



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