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York City unlikely to make loan signings for Southend game

York Press: York City manager Nigel Worthington on the touchline during his side's 1-0 play-off defeat to Fleetwood

4:06pm Thursday 18th September 2014

YORK City manager Nigel Worthington has been forced to put his squad-strengthening bid on hold ahead of this weekend's home clash with Southend.

York City defender Dan Parslow loaned to Grimsby

York Press: Daniel Parslow

1:23pm Thursday 18th September 2014

YORK City defender Daniel Parslow has joined Conference side Grimsby Town on a month's loan.

Nigel Worthington to meet York City fans tonight

York Press: York City FC. Pic: Mike Tipping (8875042)

10:39am Thursday 18th September 2014

YORK City manager Nigel Worthington will answer supporters' questions at the Pitchside Bar tonight.

Knights captain targets quick passage to Grand Final

York Press:

12:56pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CAPTAIN marvel Jack Lee is determined York City Knights reach the Championship One Grand Final at the first attempt this weekend - and not have to do it the hard way like in 2010.

Vale Cricket League: Lock picks up season's best

York Press:

12:48pm Thursday 18th September 2014

MALTON & Old Malton’s Nick Lock saved the best until last.

Dan Woods quits York Cricket Club to take Cheshire captaincy

York Press:

12:44pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THEY have lost the league following a seven year reign as champions and now York Cricket Club are losing their captain as well.

Yorkshire's Rich Pyrah awarded benefit year

York Press: Rich Pyrah is waiting patiently for his opportunity in the County Championship

12:41pm Thursday 18th September 2014

ALL-ROUNDER Rich Pyrah has been granted a benefit year in 2015 by Yorkshire.

Big-guns boost as New Earswick All Blacks KO

York Press:

12:14pm Thursday 18th September 2014

NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC are refusing to set end-of-year targets for the new Pennine League season - other than continued improvement.

Richard Fahey targeting a flying start at Ayr

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:10pm Thursday 18th September 2014

IT may be a muted start to the Ayr Western Meeting, with no fewer than five Class 5 races on today’s opening card, but Richard Fahey won’t care if, as expected, he makes a flying start to one of his favourite gatherings of the year.

Simon Dyson eyes Welsh wow

York Press: North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson

12:54pm Thursday 18th September 2014

SIMON DYSON bids to go one better when he tees off today in the ISPS Handa Welsh Open.

Senior ranks topple Vale in Hedley Memorial Cup

York Press: Cricket - cxz

12:52pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE York and District Senior Cricket League retained the Hedley Memorial Cup by beating the HPH York Vale Cricket League representative side at Beverley.

Bowls: Holgate Clubbers in Super 7 treble

York Press:

12:36pm Thursday 18th September 2014

HOLGATE CLUBBERS became the first team to win the Super 7 three years in a row after beating 7 Deadly Sinners in the final at Railway Institute.

Bowls: Executive action prevails in conclusion of YABA term

York Press:

12:34pm Thursday 18th September 2014

THE York Veterans bowling season came to a close with the annual league champions’ game against the the executive committee played at Wigginton Bowls Club.

Bowls: Handicap Double Triples joy for Clarence Ladies

York Press: bowls - cxz

12:33pm Thursday 18th September 2014

CLARENCE Ladies snatched the 2014 Clarence Gardens Handicap Double Triples with a dramatic win over Haxby Road in the final round of matches in the end of season competition.

Worthington hits out City’s ‘diabolical’ display

York Press:

11:19am Wednesday 17th September 2014

SCATHING York City boss Nigel Worthington slammed his side’s “diabolical” decision making during a 0-0 home draw with Luton.

Oldham no pushovers - Knights coach

York Press: York City Knights - zxc

11:18am Wednesday 17th September 2014

GARY THORNTON has admitted his surprise that Oldham not Hunslet will be coming to Huntington Stadium on Sunday - but he has warned his York City Knights side they will face a team in form.

York City 0, Luton Town 0

York Press:

11:13am Wednesday 17th September 2014

MICHAEL Ingham pulled off four vital saves to earn York City a 0-0 draw with old foes Luton.

Snooker: Heworth shrug off early setback to go top

York Press: Snooker - cxz

10:52am Wednesday 17th September 2014

HEWORTH ‘A’s good start to the York Conservative Clubs’ Carlsberg UK Snooker League continued with a 5-2 victory over Bootham ‘B’.

Yorkshire's Jack Brooks hails influence of Ryan Sidebottom

York Press:

10:36am Wednesday 17th September 2014

JACK BROOKS has hailed the influence of Ryan Sidebottom on Yorkshire’s County Championship winning campaign, particularly their title-clinching win against Nottinghamshire last week.

Stars come out for memorial cricket match

York Press: Sheriff Hutton Cricket Club juniors of 2011 from left: Jordan Grose, who now plays for the senior Sheriff team; article author Toby Latham; Tom Platt, now playing football for York City;  and Matthew Fisher, English county cricket’s youngest player

10:32am Wednesday 17th September 2014

YORKSHIRE’S up-and-coming stars will be going to Strensall this Saturday to take on Hunters York & District Senior League side Sheriff Hutton Bridge in the annual challenge match in memory of Phil Fisher.

In-form Bashiba tipped to follow Bath wins at Beverley

York Press: horse racing - zxc

10:29am Wednesday 17th September 2014

BASHIBA, already a four-time winner this season, can add to his impressive scoresheet at Beverley today on behalf of Nigel Tinkler, who could well have a double on the bumper eight-race card.

Leeds United revel in ace revival

York Press: Leeds United logo - zxc

11:03am Wednesday 17th September 2014

LEEDS United’s recovery under caretaker-boss Neil Redfearn gained greater momentum when the former York City youth coach steered his side to an impressive 3-1 victory at Bournemouth.

York City boss Nigel Worthington wants discipline against old foes Luton

York Press: York City FC. Pic: Mike Tipping (8875042)

4:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington has called for discipline on and off the pitch as the club renew their old rivalry with Luton Town.

Agony for York Lokos as a try on the last play of the season denies them their first-ever title

York Press: York Lokomotive ARLC

10:44am Tuesday 16th September 2014

YORK Lokomotive ARLC suffered immense agony as a try with the last play of the match - the last play of the season - denied them their first-ever piece of silverware.

Victory at Easingwold takes Tadcaster Albion to the top of premier division

York Press:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TADCASTER ALBION climbed to the summit of the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division with a 2-0 win at Easingwold Town.

Yorkshire's title win is just the start declares Jonny Bairstow

York Press: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 11/05/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One - Yorkshire CCC v Warwickshire CCC, Day 1 - Headingley, Leeds, England - Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow hits out. (7302939)

7:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

York ace Jonny Bairstow is hoping Yorkshire’s LV= County Championship title triumph can be the first of many for a group of players primed for long-term success.

Rowntree claim Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League crown

York Press:

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

ROWNTREE Park are the 35th champions of the Tyke Petroleum Men’s Tennis League.

Tennis: Pair of Jills thrill to successful defence of IT Sports Trophy

York Press: Tennis - cxz

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

HOLDERS Jill McCreedy and Jill Rounce retained their IT Sports Trophy after the league’s ladies doubles tournament was held after a year’s break.

Darts: Pair power underpins key revival

York Press: darts - cxz

8:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

TRACEY FARMEARY gamed in 19 darts, including 140 and 100, to give York John Smith's Ladies Darts League division one3 pace-setters City Supporters a 3-2 advantage at Marcia 'B'.

Dismayed York City boss to launch loan quest for wingers

York Press: York City FC. Pic: Mike Tipping (8875042)

12:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington is ready to bring in wing reinforcements following his side’s 2-0 defeat at Burton.

Simon Dyson pipped to KLM Open crown

York Press: North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson

12:34pm Monday 15th September 2014

YORK golfer Simon Dyson's incredible record in the KLM Open almost nabbed the York golf ace an historic fourth crown.

Burton Albion 2, York City 0

York Press:

12:31pm Monday 15th September 2014

GARY Rowett ended a week in which he turned down a move to seasiders Blackpool by watching his Burton Albion side coast to a second-half victory over York City.

Hat-trick for Josh Greening as Tadcaster Albion beat Handsworth Parramore

York Press: Tadcaster Albion - cxz

12:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

SUMMER recruit Josh Greening continued his searing start with Tadcaster Albion to push the team’s challenge for honours.

Knights stalwart revels in play-off buzz

York Press:

12:10pm Monday 15th September 2014

MICK RAMSDEN reckons winning the play-offs is a better way to go up than through automatic promotion - and he believes York City Knights have the big-game hunters to celebrate such success come October 5.

York RUFC slump to 22-8 defeat at Old Brodleians

York Press:

12:07pm Monday 15th September 2014

YORK RUFC’s bid to build on last week’s Yorkshire One win over North Ribblesdale foundered when they lost 22-8 at Old Brodleians.

York Acorn turn on the style with a try barrage

York Press: York Acorn logo - cxz

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

YORK Acorn ARLFC shrugged off an early setback at home to Eccles to rattle up a 62-6 National Conference division one conquest.

Lambert in groove to seal victory for York Cricket Club

York Press: Cricket - cxz

11:57am Monday 15th September 2014

DEPOSED Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB Premier League champions York Cricket Club ended the season on a high with a six-wicket win over Barnsley at Shaw Lane.

Senior Cricket League: Depleted Dunnington prove no match for Sheriff Hutton Bridge

York Press:

11:56am Monday 15th September 2014

A WEAKENED Dunnington side were no match for Sheriff Hutton Bridge in the premier division of the Hunters York & District Senior Cricket League.

Senior Cricket League: Promotion from division one for Heworth and Acomb

York Press:

11:54am Monday 15th September 2014

ACOMB leapfrogged Sessay after an advantage draw at Bridlington to gain the promotion spot behind division one champions Heworth.

Senior Cricket League: Hemingbrough secure division four west title

York Press:

11:47am Monday 15th September 2014

HEMINGBROUGH duly clinched the division four west title in their first season back in the Hunters arena thanks to a remarkable spell of bowling.

Pyramid ploy came to rescue of Yorkshire CCC

York Press: Yorkshire County Cricket - zxc

11:44am Monday 15th September 2014

YORKSHIRE chairman Colin Graves has pointed to the change in the club’s coaching structure at the end of 2011 as a primary reason for their LV= County Championship title success this year.

Racing: Ruby Rose and Robben to run up glory for Ryan

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:38am Monday 15th September 2014

KEVIN RYAN, who produced one of the sensations of the season at Leopardstown on Saturday evening when his stable star The Grey Gatsby turned the tables on Australia, his Juddmonte International conqueror at York last month, goes in search of small-fry prizes this afternoon.

York City lose first League Two away game since January at leaders Burton

4:55pm Saturday 13th September 2014

YORK City lost their first SkyBet League Two game on the road for almost eight months following a 2-0 defeat at table-topping Burton.

‘Everybody will know about it when I score’ - Penn

York Press: YORK CITY'S RUSSELL PENN York City v Hull City PSF clash held at Botham Cresent on the 23/07/2014Pic by Gordon ClaytonFootball League Images are covered by DataCo Licence agreementsFor editorial use onlyNo Free Use permitted (10283053)

12:23pm Saturday 13th September 2014

RUSSELL Penn is itching to end the longest goal drought of his career but will not place personal glory ahead of team success.

History to draw closer for golfer Simon Dyson

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

12:21pm Saturday 13th September 2014

HIGH-FIVE exploits advanced York's Simon Dyson closer to a historic quartet.

Tadcaster Albion chiefs lobby for play-offs policy and fairer outcome

York Press:

12:20pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TADCASTER ALBION'S owners have called for play-offs to be introduced to make the Northern Counties East League premier division more competitive.

York Union of Golf Clubs team sign off invincible campaign

York Press: golf - cxz

12:19pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE tag of invincible has been claimed by the relentless York Union of Golf Clubs’ Inter District Union team.

Brothers play with different partners in Pike Hills cup compettiton

York Press: (10280725)

12:18pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A SIBLING switch graced the York Union of Golf Clubs’ Pike Hills Cup greensomes competition at Sandburn Hall GC.

Scottish titans of independent magic

York Press: Library file dated 16/04/1967 of Scottish footballer Jim Baxter, enthusiastically being hugged by fans after Scotland beat England 3-2 at Wembley. The Scotland and Glasgow Rangers hero,  died from cancer at the age of 61, Saturday 14 April, 2001. See PA s

12:15pm Saturday 13th September 2014

WITH all this blether about Scottish independence - yea, nay or still dinnae ken - the impact on sport remains unknown if the 'yes' vote prevails in six days' time.

Trainer John Gosden set fair for more St Leger cheer

York Press: The Duke of Devonshire presents the awards for the Wolferton Handicap to Jockey William Buick (second from right), owner HRH Princess Haya Of Jordan (second from left) and Trainer John Gosden (right) after their horse Beachfire won on day four of the Roya

12:14pm Saturday 13th September 2014

JOHN GOSDEN, who has won the Ladbrokes St Leger three times in the last ten years, can further his reputation at Doncaster this afternoon by lifting Britain's oldest Classic yet again.

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