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York City sign Bristol Rovers striker Ryan Brunt on one-month loan deal

York Press: Ryan Brunt celebrates the winner on Tuesday night: Simon O'Connor

1:04pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

YORK City have signed Bristol Rovers striker Ryan Brunt on a one-month loan deal.

New Earswick All Blacks strike out Hull Wyke 22-16

York Press: Ryan Price in action for New Earswick Old Blacks v Wyke.Picture Nigel Holland (10838022)

2:32pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC were handed an away draw in round two of the BARLA Yorkshire Cup after beating Hull Wyke 22-16.

England pace bowler tips Yorkshire for a 2015 repeat

York Press: ALL SMILES: Liam Plunkett, third from left back row, celebrates the County Championship triumph with his Yorkshire team-mates

2:28pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

LIAM PLUNKETT knows all about winning back-to-back LV= County Championship titles, and the former Durham fast bowler can see no reason why his current county Yorkshire can’t achieve that feat.

Trackrod Rally thriller

York Press: Trackrod Rally Yorkshire Forest Stages winners Steve Perez, right, and Paul SpoonerPicture: Steve Gregg

2:24pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

STEVE PEREZ and Richard Hill shared the major spoils at the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire in Ryedale.

City of York Hockey Club lifted by five-star show

York Press: City of Yorks Rich Cockram runs into trouble against Chester.Pics Nigel Holland (10833901)

2:21pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

City of York (5) – (2) Chester

Malcolm Jefferson hopes for double at Sedgefield

York Press: File photo dated 12/01/2012 of Jockey Graham Lee being presented with a bottle of champagne after his 1,000th winner on Posh Bird in the North Yorkshire Grand National Handicap Chase at Catterick Racecourse, Richmond.  PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date:

1:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MALCOLM JEFFERSON, who has a useful team of horses under his care for this jumps season, can move his campaign into gear at Sedgefield this afternoon by completing a double.]

Hockey: Acomb topple Mirfield 3-0

York Press: Hockey - cxz

2:17pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

DESPITE missing several players, Acomb Hockey Club men’s first team toppled Mirfield 3-0 in Yorkshire League division four north.

Hockey: Rallying spirit sees off York Ladies' rivals

York Press: Hockey - cxz

2:16pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

 CITY of York ladies I built on their opening day draw with a 2-1 victory over Chester I in the North Hockey League premier division.

Hockey: Injuries take toll on Acomb ladies

York Press: Hockey - cxz

2:18pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

INJURIES took their toll on Acomb ladies in their Yorkshire League division two north game at home to Huddersfield II.

Darts: Burton’s Embleton and Pallister dazzle but Sun Inn shine

York Press: darts - cxz

2:25pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BURTON WMC captain Linda Embleton gamed in 24 darts but finished on the losing side against Sun Inn in division three of the York John Smith's Ladies Darts League.

Four sites for York City Fun Camps

York Press: York City - zxc

2:22pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

YORK City Holiday Fun Camps will be held at four different venues during the October half-term holiday.

Thornton axed as York City Knights boss - with assistant James Ford tipped to take the helm

York Press: gary thornton looks on 
York City Knights  v hunslet hawks Championship 1playoff clash at the Huntingdon Stadium on the 28/09/2014.
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5:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

GARY THORNTON insists “there is no ill-feeling” despite being told he is to be replaced as York City Knights boss following their play-off exit.

Rundown of Gary Thornton's time in charge of York. Plus his last task - attend Coach of the Year awards

York Press: Coach Gary Thornton  surveys his new realm at the helm of  York City Knights

5:24pm Monday 29th September 2014

YORK City Knights’ decision to axe Gary Thornton came just 18 hours after his side were knocked out of the Championship One promotion play-offs by arch-rivals Hunslet – whom they had beaten three times in the regular season.

BREAKING: York City Knights boss Gary Thornton to be axed

York Press: York City Knights coach Gary Thornton

11:28am Monday 29th September 2014

GARY THORNTON has been axed as York City Knights boss, The Press can reveal.

Magnificent seven for York City Knights all stars

York Press:

9:59am Monday 29th September 2014

SEVEN Knights players were today named in the Championship One 'All Stars' team.

Coach Gary Thornton's York City Knights future in the balance after play-off exit to Hunslet Hawks

York Press:

8:11pm Sunday 28th September 2014

GARY THORNTON has suggested his future might not be at York City Knights after seeing them crash out of the Kingstone Press Championship One promotion play-offs.

York City Knights 24, Hunslet Hawks 32

York Press: Ben Dent goes over to open the scoring for York City Knights against Hunslet Hawks

9:09pm Sunday 28th September 2014

YORK City Knights have quietly launched a new kit for 2015 with a new design and a fancy new sponsor, BMW Cooper York.

Dagenham & Redbridge 2, York City 0

York Press:

3:02pm Sunday 28th September 2014

DAGENHAM & Redbridge might have employed former Olympian Dalton Grant as their fitness coach but it is York City’s players who will be for the high jump with many more performances like this one.

Yorkshire youngster Jack Leaning revels in breakthrough season

York Press: Yorkshire's Jack Leaning celebrates his century against Essex at ScarboroughPicture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

2:22pm Sunday 28th September 2014

YORK ace Jack Leaning has described winning the LV= County Championship in his breakthrough campaign with Yorkshire as “a dream come true”.

Dunnington's Calum Richardson leads York FA Cup goal glut

York Press:

1:58pm Sunday 28th September 2014

CALUM RICHARDSON netted a hat-trick as Dunnington trounced Cliffe 8-0 in round one of the York FA Saturday Senior Cup.

Tadcaster Albion return to summit as Josh Greening keeps up scoring spree

York Press:

1:55pm Sunday 28th September 2014

PREMIER division leaders Tadcaster Albion racked up an eighth successive win as they beat Liversedge 3-0 in the Northern Counties East League.

'We're like chalk and cheese,' says Nigel Worthington after Dagenham defeat

York Press:

8:45pm Saturday 27th September 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington has conceded that his struggling side’s current form is like “chalk and cheese” when compared to last season’s play-off push.

Ex-York City winger Ashley Chambers sets up goals to help Dagenham beat his old club 2-0

York Press:

6:29pm Saturday 27th September 2014

YORK City have now won just one of their last 15 matches after a 2-0 defeat at fellow strugglers Dagenham.

Knights boss backs table-toppers for play-off tie

York Press:

11:28am Saturday 27th September 2014

HEAD COACH Gary Thornton ruled out any kneejerk reaction ahead of tomorrow's do-or-die showdown with arch-rivals Hunslet - instead keeping faith with the side and structures that took York City Knights to top spot.

Eaton’s plea for no controversy in York-Hunslet tie

York Press: Luke Hardbottle of York tackles Michael Sykes of London Skolars during the Co-Operative Championship 1 game between London Skolars and York City Knights at The Twickenham Stoop, Twickenham on Sat June 12, 2010 (10816607)

11:27am Saturday 27th September 2014

"I HOPE that the team who perform better on the day win - and nothing else comes into the equation."

Loza on York City wanted list

York Press: York City - zxc

11:27am Saturday 27th September 2014

NORWICH City winger Jamar Loza is one of the loan targets that has been identified to strengthen York City's ranks.

York City skipper braced for Dagenham tie

Burton Albion v York City clash held at the Pirelli Stadium on the 13/09/2014
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11:24am Saturday 27th September 2014

RUSSELL Penn is determined to snuff out the threat of former York City midfielder Andre Boucaud at Dagenham & Redbridge this afternoon.

Ashley Chamber’s fear of Femi as old boys collide

York Press: York City v Luton Town - Blue Square Bet Premier play-off final - WembleyAshley Chambers celebrates after his equaliser against Luton at WembleyNigel Holland. (10807023)

11:22am Saturday 27th September 2014

FORMER York City winger Ashley Chambers is hoping to steer clear of ex-team-mate Femi Ilesanmi when he faces his old club this afternoon.

Yorkshire glory days

York Press: Yorkshire's players celebrate their County Championship triumph

11:20am Saturday 27th September 2014

Yorkshire are top of the tree in county cricket once again. Reporter GRAHAM HARDCASTLE charts a glorious campaign for the White Rose outfit.

Triple slam on the cards for James Turner’s prospect

York Press: Trainer Luca Cumani after Silk Sari won The DFS Park Hill Stakes during day two of the 2014 Ladbrokes St Leger Festival at Doncaster Racecourse, Doncaster. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday September 11, 2014. See PA story RACING Doncaster.

11:18am Saturday 27th September 2014

BONDI BEACH BOY, winner of seven races last season, is on another winning roll and can complete a hat-trick of wins this afternoon at Ripon's final meeting of the season.

York City fans urged to take plunge for Bootham bath prize

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11:23am Saturday 27th September 2014

YORK City fans are being invited to take part in a competition that could see them enjoy the last-ever bath at Bootham Crescent and win their club £250,000 in transfer money.

Farewell - again - to a mixed bag of 25 years

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11:26am Saturday 27th September 2014

IT'S a bit like saying an emotional long goodbye before starting a new better life somewhere new... only to pop back five minutes later to check the windows are shut... and again five minutes later because you've forgotten your coat.

Bobbing along on a new equality course

York Press:

11:19am Saturday 27th September 2014

THERE was a brief moment when I had to give a second take to a sports item on the plasma picture-bobbins the other day.

Title-winners Yorkshire end season with dramatic draw against Somerset at Headingley

York Press: Yorkshire's Joe Root hits out on his way to a top knock of 97 against Somerset at HeadingleyPicture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

7:52pm Friday 26th September 2014

JASON GILLESPIE says a thrilling third day fightback with the ball during Yorkshire’s drawn LV= County Championship match against Somerset proved exactly why the Tykes are champions.

York City manager Nigel Worthington keeps faith with Michael Ingham

York Press: York City keeper Michael Ingham punches clear - Northampton v York City, Sixfield, January 11, 2013 (9588511)

2:30pm Friday 26th September 2014

YORK City manager Nigel Worthington has issued his support for goalkeeper Michael Ingham following his second crucial mistake in a month.

Match preview: Dagenham & Redbridge v York City

York Press: York City V Doncaster Rovers, Femi Ilesanmi.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (10785499)

2:26pm Friday 26th September 2014

FEMI ILESANMI has insisted he has nothing to prove to Dagenham & Redbridge manager Wayne Burnett when he returns to his old club with York City tomorrow.

Selby Town boss promises changes for home clash

York Press:

2:22pm Friday 26th September 2014

MANAGER Dave Ricardo is demanding a response to Selby Town's "worst performance of the season".

Life at the top of league inspires Tadcaster Abion

York Press:

2:22pm Friday 26th September 2014

A QUICK stint at the top of the league has left Tadcaster Albion boss Paul Marshall wanting more of the same.

Football: King William dethroned in division one opener

York Press: King William's Matty Bastock, left, tries to hold up Station's Wayne Brooke in the York Sunday Morning LeaguePicture: Ian Parker

2:18pm Friday 26th September 2014

REIGNING champions King William opened their title defence with a 6-3 defeat by early pacesetters Station in York Sunday Morning Football League division one.

Close-fought race in Yorkshire One

York Press: Selby's Martin Protheroe fends off a defender against Castleford. Picture : Garry Atkinson (10768934)

2:14pm Friday 26th September 2014

YORKSHIRE One is too close to call this season according to Selby RUFC coach Richard Nicholson.

Football: Top-of-the-table share-all keeps York Phoenix in front

York Press:

2:15pm Friday 26th September 2014

YORK Phoenix lead division three of the York Sunday Morning Football League on goal difference after a 4-4 share-all with Marcia Bishopthorpe, writes Graham Ireton.

In-form opener plotting a victory flourish for Yorkshire

York Press: Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com - 25/09/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One - Yorkshire County Cricket Club v Somerset County Cricket Club - Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds, England - Yorkshire's Jack Brooks is congratulated by Jonny

2:11pm Friday 26th September 2014

IT hasn’t all been good news for Yorkshire’s Adam Lyth this last fortnight despite an LV= County Championship title win, nearly 1,500 runs in a season and an England Performance Programme call-up.

Custon Cut heads to Newmarket for O'Meara

York Press: Trainer Sir Michael Stoute with Gail Emms after his horse Perfect Stride won the Wolferton Handicap during day four of The Royal Ascot at Ascot Racecourse, Berkshire. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 19, 2009. See PA story RACING Ascot.

2:09pm Friday 26th September 2014

CUSTOM CUT, who completed a four-timer at York last month, heads to Newmarket today in an effort to enhance his impressive record on behalf of the in-form David O'Meara.

Hunslet Hawks hail ‘quality’ of York City Knights

York Press: Hunslet Hawks' Jimmy Watson

9:52am Friday 26th September 2014

HUNSLET Hawks are wary of a "quality" York City Knights side heading into Sunday's Kingstone Press Championship One final eliminator.

How can York City Knights turn play-off pain to joy? Ace half-back Smith gives his view

York Press: York City Knights - zxc

9:35am Friday 26th September 2014

COMPOSURE and commitment is key - even if it means a boring match.

Martial arts club does well at championships

York Press:

8:40am Friday 26th September 2014

A YORK Taekwondo club has attended its first National Championships.

York anglers net trophy triumph

York Press: angling - cxz

2:11pm Friday 26th September 2014

A 12-STRONG York Angling Association team toppled the Worcester & District United Anglers Association in a challenge match.

Yorkshire battle to limit Somerset lead at Headingley

York Press: Steve Patterson held a superb one-handed return catch to get rid of Rikki Clarke as one of his three wickets

12:35pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Steve Patterson has struck twice and Jack Brooks and Adil Rashid once apiece as Yorkshire attempt to restrict Somerset’s first-innings lead on day three at Headingley, the penultimate day of the LV= County Championship campaign.

Somerset have champions Yorkshire facing rare defeat

York Press: Joe Root drops a catch in the slips off Somerset opener Marcus Trescothick

8:56pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

YORKSHIRE are in danger of ending a special season with a second defeat of term against Somerset at Headingley.

Guy Smith to start Trackrod Rally

York Press: Guy Smith at his last American Le Mans Series race in Virginia (10633730)

11:31am Wednesday 24th September 2014

FORMER Le Mans 24-hour race winner Guy Smith will help flag away over 160 cars when the Trackrod Rally Yorkshire roars into action at Pickering Showground on Friday evening.

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