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Michael Ingham to keep his York City place despite Exeter error

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8:21pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

MICHAEL Ingham will keep his place in York City’s goal for this weekend’s home match with Wycombe despite admitting he was at fault for Exeter’s goal in a 1-1 draw at St James Park.

York City earn fourth successive draw after Keith Lowe equaliser at Exeter

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4:54pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

KEITH Lowe's 82nd-minute header saw York City make it four draws from four Sky Bet League Two fixtures since the start of the season.

Murtagh finally scratches Ebor itch

York Press: The team at York Racecourse in north Yorkshire put the finishing touches to the course ahead of welcoming an estimated 100,000 people to the Welcome to Ebor Festival which takes place from 20th to 23rd August. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday A

4:40pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

JOHNNY MURTAGH never won the Betfred Ebor at York Racecourse as a jockey but Mutual Regard ensured Europe’s richest handicap came his way in his first season as a trainer since quitting the saddle.

Long-serving goalkeeper Michael Ingham eager to grab York City chance

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12:26pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

MICHAEL INGHAM is determined to make a positive return to the York City side after admitting he became a “negative goalkeeper” last season.

Yorkshire skipper plotting a spectacular end to trophy drought

York Press: Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale shake hands with the Sussex players following the White Rose's win at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

12:22pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

YORKSHIRE are playing well enough to end their 12-year wait for silverware in the most emphatic of ways - by winning the double, according to their captain Andrew Gale.

John Quinn's Great Hall tipped for Ebor Handicap honour

York Press: Trainer Tom Dascombe working for owner Manchester United footballer Michael Owen before their horse came second at Newbury in The CGA Geoffery Freer Stakes at Newbury Racecourse. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday August 13, 2011. See PA Stor

11:21am Saturday 23rd August 2014

GREAT HALL is napped to provide John Quinn with a day to remember at York this afternoon by carrying off the £265,000 Betfred Ebor Handicap.

Simon Dyson fails to make the cut in Czech Masters

York Press: Simon Dyson aims to pounce at Royal Lytham this weekend

12:24pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

YORK’ S Simon Dyson suffered an early exit from the D+ D Real Czech Masters.

Double joy for premier new boys Church Fenton White Horse

York Press:

11:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

NEWLY-PROMOTED Church Fenton White Horse made it two wins out of two with an emphatic 6-1 victory over Dringhouses in the first round of midweek fixtures in the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division.

Golf: York claim Yorkshire Inter-District Union scratch league title

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12:01pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

HISTORIC success was achieved by the York Union of Golf Clubs' representative ranks.

Golf: Retired plumber shoots hole in one

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11:49am Saturday 23rd August 2014

DRINKS were sunk all round at the 19th hole after retired plumber Tommy Jackson holed in one at Drax Golf Club.

Golf: Selby’s Colin Railton crowned an 'age shooter'

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11:45am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AGE is just a number it is often said, but there's a distinction to that for mature golfers.

Buzzing Ingham to command fresh grip

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11:52am Saturday 23rd August 2014

LONG-SERVING goalkeeper Michael Ingham bears no ill feeling towards York City chief Nigel Worthington but is determined to prove that he should have started the season between the sticks.

Triathlon newcomer Mark Harney lands bronze medal

York Press:

12:06pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

YORK Triathlon Club member Mark Harney won bronze in his age group at the British National Open Biathle Championships at Salford Quays.

Surely time to put the ban into banter

York Press: File photo dated 24-09-2013 of Cardiff City's Manager Malky Mackay. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Thursday August 21, 2014. Malky Mackay has apologised for sending text messages he admits were "disrespectful of other cultures" - but c

11:14am Saturday 23rd August 2014

THERE is a six-letter word that surely must now be banned entirely from football. No, it's not Fergie, nor Suarez, nor diving and not even Rooney - once a Blue, always a Blue, except when you become a Manc. Pah.

Phenomenal Lee to sheer power of TEN

York Press: York City Knight's Jack Lee dives over to score a try during the match against Hunslet Hawks. Picture : Garry Atkinson (9571223)

11:30am Saturday 23rd August 2014

AFTER all the hullabaloo a couple of weeks ago over captain Jack Lee’s decision to sign for dastardly Hunslet for next season, and then all the pre-match talking points this time last week ahead of York City Knights' big top-of-the-table clash with the Hawks, this column was unable to eulogise over hooker Lee's superb try-scoring run.

Former St Peter’s School pupil to line up in World Rowing Championships

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12:07pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

FORMER St Peter’s School rower Tina Stiller will line up for Great Britain in the quadruple scull in the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam tomorrow.

Sole Power grabs Coolmore Nunthorpe glory on Knavesmire

York Press: Sole Power, ridden by Richard Hughes, wins the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes on day three of the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival at York RacecoursePicture: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

4:51pm Friday 22nd August 2014

BREATHTAKING speed and a brilliant ride from jockey Richard Hughes helped Sole Power (11-4 fav) grab a memorable Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes double at York Racecourse.

Patience sees Smullen grab York glory

York Press:

3:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

PATIENCE propelled Pale Simosa (2-1 fav) and jockey Pat Smullen to Weatherbys Hamilton Insurance Lonsdale Cup glory at York Racecourse’s Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Fletcher and Hyde on York City goal trail

York Press: York City striker Wes Fletcher in action against Northampton Town

11:31am Friday 22nd August 2014

WES FLETCHER feels he can forge a potent partnership with summer signing Jake Hyde if the duo line up together in York City's attack.

Tadcaster Albion's goal target

York Press: In-form Tadcaster Albion striker Carl Stewart in Northern Counties East League premier division action against Shaw Lane's Sam DentonPicture: Ian Parker

11:17am Friday 22nd August 2014

GOALS, goals and more goals – that’s the mantra from Tadcaster Albion as they look to strike for the top.

Adil Rashid provides magic for Yorkshire in Royal London

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11:15am Friday 22nd August 2014

YORKSHIRE rounded off their Royal London One-Day Cup group campaign in style last night against Hampshire to set up a home quarter-final against Durham next week.

Keep eyes peeled on Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York

York Press: Ryan Moore on The Grey Gatsby wins the Dante.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (9568978)

11:11am Friday 22nd August 2014

IT'S York's ultimate speed test this afternoon - the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes.

York Cricket Club braced for triple test of championship mettle

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:09am Friday 22nd August 2014

HOPE will swing eternal at York Cricket Club as the bid to cling on to a title they have held for more than seven years gathers telling momentum.

Ups and downs for golfer Simon Dyson at Czech Masters

York Press: England's Simon Dyson on the 1st green 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

11:25am Friday 22nd August 2014

THE short and the long of it proved eventful for York-born golf ace Simon Dyson.

York's Energise hosts Coliseum martial arts contest

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11:03am Friday 22nd August 2014


Memorial to Sir Henry Cecil at York Racecourse

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11:04am Friday 22nd August 2014

SIR HENRY CECIL is to be permanently remembered at York Racecourse with a set of wrought iron gates.

Frankie Dettori will ride Mighty Yar in Betfred Ebor

York Press: Frankie Dettori in the parade ring before his ride on Eco Warrior in the Coral.co.uk Median Auction Maiden Stakes at Lingfield Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday January 22, 2014. See PA story RACING Lingfield. Photo cred

11:03am Friday 22nd August 2014

LEADING ante-post fancy Mighty Yar has scraped into the field for tomorrow’s Betfred Ebor at York and will be ridden by Frankie Dettori.

Strensall running club looking for new members

York Press: STRIDING OUT: Head coach Kathryn Lazenby, centre, with members of her Strensall Striders Running ClubPicture: Nigel Holland

11:01am Friday 22nd August 2014

STRENSALL Striders Running Club are on the lookout for new members.

Crowl wins at Shepherds Angling Club match

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11:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

NIGEL CROWL came out on top in the Shepherds Angling Club match on Marley’s pool at the York & District Amalgamation of Anglers’ Laybourne Lakes complex near Hessay.

Tiggy Wiggy blasts to Lowther glory at York Racecourse

York Press: The team at York Racecourse in north Yorkshire put the finishing touches to the course ahead of welcoming an estimated 100,000 people to the Welcome to Ebor Festival which takes place from 20th to 23rd August. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday A

2:59pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TIGGY WIGGY broke the two-year-old track record at York Racecourse by a third of a second as she led from pillar to post in winning the Pinsent Masons Lowther Stakes.

York City boss Nigel Worthington won't rush striker Wes Fletcher back into first-team starting role

York Press: York City striker Wes Fletcher in action against Northampton Town

4:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

YORK City striker Wes Fletcher is expected to remain on bench duty at Exeter City.

Taghrooda suffers shock defeat as Tapestry triumphs in Darley Yorkshire Oaks

York Press: Taghrooda ridden by Paul Hanagan after winning the Investec Oaks during Investec Ladies Day at Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday June 6, 2014. See PA story RACING Epsom. Photo credit should read: Adam Davy/PA Wi

4:21pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SUPER filly Taghrooda was turned over as Tapestry (8-1) sprang a huge shock to triumph in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks at the Welcome To Yorkshire Ebor Festival.

Ellison thrilled Top Notch Tonton back in business

York Press: Brian Ellison’s Top Notch Tonto, which is one of Tom O’Ryan’s ten to follow

3:29pm Thursday 21st August 2014

BRIAN ELLISON is thrilled Top Notch Tonto is “back” in business – despite his stable star being robbed with victory in his grasp at the conclusion of the Clipper Logistics Stakes at the Ebor Festival.

Ovington's victory at Burn turns up heat on Vale League title rivals

York Press: Heworth (batting) v York University Staff. Pictured is Heworth batsman Matt Huffer hitting a six. Picture David Harrison. (9481852)

12:46pm Thursday 21st August 2014

OVINGTON’S battle to retain their HPH York Vale Cricket League division one title looks like going down to the wire.

Oaks double on the cards for Taghrooda

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12:23pm Thursday 21st August 2014

TAGHROODA will go for an Oaks double at York Racecourse today.

Yorkshire captain hails Matt Fisher’s rise into first-team cricket

York Press: Yorkshire's Matthew Fisher, the 16-year-old Sheriff Hutton Bridge bowler, is congratulated by Andrew Hodd on dismissing Worcestershire's Daryl Mitchell lbwPicture: Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

12:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

ANDREW GALE believes Matthew Fisher has taken to first-team cricket like a duck to water.

Kane Williamson could still see out Yorkshire's County Championship campaign

York Press: Yorkshire's Kane Williamson on his way to a century against Sussex at ScarboroughPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

12:04pm Thursday 21st August 2014

NEW Zealand star Kane Williamson could still end the season with Yorkshire.

Bowls: Clarence crowned Evening League champions again

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11:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

CLARENCE have been crowned York C&IU Bowls Evening League champions with 117 points.

Bowls: Wigginton celebrate back-to-back promotions

York Press: Wigginton Bowls Club celebrate winning division two of the York Amateur Bowling Association League - the team's second successive title

11:40am Thursday 21st August 2014

WIGGINTON are celebrating back-to-back titles in the York Amateur Bowling Association League.

Escrick Bowls Club seeking new players

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11:24am Thursday 21st August 2014

ESCRICK Bowls Club are in need of new members for the forthcoming campaign.

Six points from three matches for York Tennis Club women

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12:26pm Thursday 21st August 2014

YORK Tennis Club women’s team followed an opening 8-1 defeat at home to Rawdon in the Yorkshire League with six points from three matches.

Thirsk & Sowerby's Rob Burn finishes 17th in Fountains Abbey Park Run

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12:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

SIX Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers were among the 215 finishers at the Fountains Abbey Park Run headed by Rob Burn who was 17th in 20 minutes and 20 seconds.

Ryan proud but Australia takes the glory

York Press: The Grey Gatsby ridden by Graham Lee wins the John Smith's Median Auction Stakes during the 2013 John Smith's Cup Meeting at York Racecourse, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday July 13, 2013. See PA story RACING York. Photo cred

4:20pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

KEVIN RYAN spoke of his huge pride after The Grey Gatsby chased home dual Derby winning hero Australia (8-13 fav) to finish runner up in York’s richest ever race – the £800,000 Juddmonte International.

Ryan return all worthwhile thanks to Blaine's York victory

York Press:

2:29pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AMY RYAN considered giving up riding after a horror fall at York left her with severe shoulder injuries – but the jockey said horses like Blaine made her return worthwhile after the pair clinched the Symphony Group Stakes at York Racecourse today.

Norton trainer Ellison bags Ebor Festival winner

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,

4:45pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

BRIAN ELLISON went mob handed in a bid to win the Fine Equinity Stakes at York Racecourse and Edge Of Sanity sprang a 25-1 surprise to give the Norton trainer what he wanted.

York City boss Nigel Worthington on 'hard decisions' after switching keepers in 2-2 draw with Cambridge United

York Press:

12:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

NIGEL WORTHINGTON declared he was not afraid to take “hard decisions” after sacrificing goalkeeper Jason Mooney at half-time in York City’s 2-2 draw with Cambridge United in Sky Bet League Two.

Ryan’s mighty as top Knights scoop awards double

York Press:

1:03pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YORK City Knights' wonderful comeback win at arch-rivals Hunslet Hawks has been capped by an accolade double.

York City 2, Cambridge United 2

York Press:

12:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

JAKE HYDE and Wes Fletcher were the heroes as York City mounted a stirring fight-back to grab a 2-2 draw with Cambridge United at Bootham Crescent.

York claim first Foss Cricket League division one title

York Press: STAR TURN: York all-rounder Jake Murphy, right, shone in the championship-winning victory over MelbournePicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:33pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

YORK claimed their maiden Foss Evening Cricket League division one title as an all-round performance from Jake Murphy proved too much for relegated Melbourne.

Twin trophy target for Tykes star Tim Bresnan

York Press: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan is congratulated on the wicket of Sussex's Luke WrightPicture: Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com

12:28pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

TIM BRESNAN has revealed his confidence in Yorkshire’s ability to end the season in style by winning two trophies, the LV= County Championship and the Royal London One-day Cup.

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