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Penalty king Coulson is setting example at York City

York Press: Michael Coulson is mobbed by his team-mates after netting the winner from the penalty spot at Oxford

7:43pm Friday 18th April 2014

MICHAEL Coulson received the plaudits from York City boss Nigel Worthington after his second penalty in as many games secured a 1-0 win at play-off rivals Oxford.

Michael Coulson penalty earns York City victory at play-off rivals Oxford

York Press: York City forward Michael Coulson scores from the penalty spot at Oxford

4:54pm Friday 18th April 2014

MICHAEL Coulson’s second penalty in as many matches earned York City maximum points in their vital contest at play-off rivals Oxford.

North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson makes cut at Maybank Malaysian Open

York Press: BACK ON THE TEE: Simon Dyson returns to the European Tour this week

12:43pm Friday 18th April 2014

NORTH Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson sneaked into the last two rounds of the Maybank Malaysian Open with a one under par second round of 71 in Kuala Lumpur.

Debutants thrown in as Knights seek a boost

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10:35am Friday 18th April 2014

GARY THORNTON insists his York City Knights side will put to bed last Sunday's nightmare as they look to bounce back to winning form tonight.

‘Keep calm’ call from York City chief

York Press: Nigel Worthington before the Accrington game.

10:27am Friday 18th April 2014

STAYING calm will be crucial if York City are to beat Oxford United today, believes manager Nigel Worthington.

Match preview: Oxford United v York City

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10:08am Friday 18th April 2014

KEITH LOWE wants the Minstermen defence to go on another goal-stopping run.

Tough return for York golfer Simon Dyson

York Press: EYEING MAJOR: Simon Dyson is arguably in the best form of any of 'Chubby' Chandler's charges.

10:27am Friday 18th April 2014

HOPES of an instant dividend on returning to golf’s European Tour failed to materialise for York’s Simon Dyson.

Tadcaster Albion's free for all incentive to thrive

York Press: Tadcaster Albion boss Paul Marshall

9:56am Friday 18th April 2014

TADCASTER ALBION are offering free admission to all spectators for tomorrow's clash against Barton Town Old Boys.

George Elliott reinstated in Knights line-up

York Press: York City Knights' player George Elliott takes the ball which has passed along the line before he dives over for a try against South Wales Scorpions. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5523000)

9:53am Friday 18th April 2014

WINGER George Elliott has been handed a vote of confidence by coach Gary Thornton after being reinstated into the line-up.

Fahey and O’Meara tipped to land major prizes

York Press: Jockey Tony Hamilton

9:44am Friday 18th April 2014

IT IS Good Friday with a difference. Never before has the day hosted racing, and for many enthusiasts it's the opportunity to go behind the scenes at Open Days at Middleham and Lambourn. Those two events are still taking place, but there is opposition from a sensational £1 million all-weather meeting at Lingfield and a richly-endowed Musselburgh fixture, highlighted by the £50,000 Royal Mile.

Yorkshire's Andrew Gale helps to unleash Liam Plunkett

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8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

YORKSHIRE’S Andrew Gale has been studying Michael Clarke’s captaincy in a bid to help him get the best out of fast bowler Liam Plunkett.

Woodhouse Grange targets fourth successive title win

York Press: Hunters York and District Senior Cricket League secretary and treasurer Rob Richtering, left, presents the premier division trophy to Woodhouse Grange captain Steve Burdett

8:30am Friday 18th April 2014

STEVE BURDETT is targeting a record fourth successive Hunters York and District Senior Cricket League premier division title for Woodhouse Grange.

York Cricket Club out to beat Yorkshire Academy

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8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

BEATING Yorkshire Academy will give York Cricket Club a “huge amount of confidence” as they start their bid for an eighth successive Solly Sports Yorkshire ECB County Premier League title, believes vice-captain Nick Kay.

York City's Keith Lowe hails best 45 minutes of his career

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7:02am Friday 18th April 2014

KEITH Lowe has hailed York City's first-half display against Wycombe Wanderers as "the most entertaining 45 minutes of football" he has ever been involved in.

Riccall United fight on in title battle

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10:00am Friday 18th April 2014

RICCALL United beat Copmanthorpe 3-2 to keep alive their slim premier division title hopes in the York Minster Engineering Football League, writes Graham Ireton.

Sunday Morning Football League round-up

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9:59am Friday 18th April 2014

DUNNINGTON staved off the threat of relegation with a 6-0 victory over Severus in division one of the Ian’s Cars of Barlby York Sunday Morning Football League, writes Dave Bailey.

York City manager's 'hold fast and thrive' message to players

York Press: Nigel Worthington - Plymouth v York City, League Two, February 15, 2014 (5484183)

12:46pm Thursday 17th April 2014

NIGEL WORTHINGTON believes if York City keep their nerve they will get the result they deserve in tomorrow's crunch Sky Bet League Two clash at Oxford United.

Match preview: Oxford United v York City

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12:27pm Thursday 17th April 2014

OXFORD United are not expected to make any changes for their Good Friday showdown with York City.

Training ground drills aid York City's penalty hotshot

York Press: Michael Coulson fires York City ahead against Accrington Stanley from the the penalty spot

12:23pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MICHAEL Coulson is happy to carry on taking penalties for York City despite only converting his first professional spot kick at the age of 26.

Featherstone Lions to provide latest test for Heworth ARLC

York Press: Heworth ARL U18s v Thornhill. Pic: Mike TippingJason Smith. (5488591)

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

HEWORTH ARLC go from the frying pan into the fire in their National Conference League division three campaign - but with head coach Tim Rumford hailing their spirit.

New Earswick All Blacks aim to end season by leapfrogging hosts Queensbury

York Press: All Blacks coach Jack Stearman

11:57am Thursday 17th April 2014

NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC aim to end their Pennine League championship campaign on a high note - hopefully without the controversy that abounded in their last home match.

Champion apprentice Jason Hart lines up winning Ripon yarn

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11:36am Thursday 17th April 2014

JASON HART, last year's champion apprentice, has made a flying start to the current campaign with half-a-dozen winners already under his belt and he can continue his successful spree at Ripon's opening meeting today.

York's Hayley Macdonald shines in televised bowls tournament

York Press: Ladies singles winner Zoe Eagles, chairman Roy Colebourn and runner-up Hayley Macdonald

11:50am Thursday 17th April 2014

HAYLEY MACDONALD was the undoubted York star if the televised English Indoor Bowls Association’s Premier 3`s tournament held at Thanet Road.

Bowls round-up

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11:43am Thursday 17th April 2014

WIGGINTON Bowling Club opened its outdoor season with a traditional bowls drive.

York Ladies face Bradford in season finale

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12:02pm Thursday 17th April 2014

YORK Ladies look to end the WRLA season on a high note when they take on Bradford Thunderbirds in the WRLA Challenge Cup Plate final on Easter Sunday.

Strong start for Guy Smith's Blancpain Endurance Series campaign

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12:15pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EAST Yorkshire racer Guy Smith started his 2014 campaign with a strong performance in the opening round of the Blancpain Endurance Series in Monza, Italy.

Busy festival weekend at Pocklington RUFC

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12:16pm Thursday 17th April 2014

POCKLINGTON RUFC’S John Smith’s Pock 7s is the focal point of a busy festival weekend at Percy Road.

Room for improvement as Yorkshire begin with drab draw

York Press: HALF-CENTURY: Yorkshire's Adam Lyth

6:33pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

JASON GILLESPIE says there is room for improvement in both batting and bowling for his Yorkshire side after their opening round LV= County Championship draw against Somerset at Taunton.

Classic contender for Richard Fahey after Nell romp

York Press: William Derby in humourous encounter with Malton trainer and York race ace Richard Fahey

5:03pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

MALTON trainer Richard Fahey has a genuine Classic contender on his hands after Sandiva showed her class in the Lanwades Stud Nell Gwyn Stakes at Newmarket this afternoon.

Somerset v Yorkshire - Day 4, tea

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3:50pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Yorkshire lost the wickets of openers Alex Lees and Adam Lyth as well as captain Andrew Gale this afternoon, but their departures have not affected the county’s chances of securing a draw against Somerset at Taunton.

Knights sign Italy World Cup player

York Press: LOAN SIGNING: James Saltonstall

3:06pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

YORK City Knights have signed an Italian World Cup player on loan, potentially for the rest of the season.

Michael Coulson plans wedding day workaround for play-off final

York Press: ACTION MAN: Striker Michael Coulson has worked out a potential Wembley and wedding schedule should City reach the promotion play-off final

12:15pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

MICHAEL Coulson is hoping to miss his own stag do as he aims to fire York City into the Sky Bet League Two play-offs.

Yorkshire captain declines Marcus Trescothick's run-chase request

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11:50am Wednesday 16th April 2014

YORKSHIRE captain Andrew Gale last night revealed he declined an approach from Somerset’s Marcus Trescothick to set up a day-four run-chase in the opening LV= County Championship match at Taunton, which finishes today.

Cliffe take on Drum Athletic in FA Qualifying Cup final

York Press: Cliffe's Ryan Sedman, who scored two goals and had a penalty saved in the second period of extra-time during the cup win over WaterlooPicture: Malcolm Bryce

11:46am Wednesday 16th April 2014

CLIFFE will face Drum Athletic in the final of theEast Riding County FA Qualifying Cup at Pocklington Town on Tuesday, April 29, after a 5-2 extra time win over Waterloo in the last four.

Snooker: Barry Rankin claims his first Fosters Challenge trophy

York Press: Runner-up James Lee, left, with York Conservative Clubs' Fosters Challenge Snooker Trophy winner Barry Rankin

11:20am Wednesday 16th April 2014

BOOTHAM'S Barry Rankin won his first York Conservative Clubs' Fosters Challenge Snooker Trophy with a 3-1 victory over Fulford's James Lee in the final at Heworth.

Snooker: Malton ‘A’ one point from league title

York Press: GREEN BAIZE: All the latest from the Llanelli and District Snooker League.

11:19am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MALTON 'A' took a major step towards regaining the York Conservative Clubs' Carlsberg UK Snooker League championship with a 5-2 victory over Acomb 'A'.

Swimmer James Wilby in the frame for Commonwealth Games selection

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby. Picture : Garry Atkinson (5425396)

11:05am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A PAIR of fourth placed finishes at the British Gas National Championships have taken Strensall swimmer James Wilby's career to the "next level".

Parbold and Sandiva can shine at Newmarket for Malton trainer Richard Fahey

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10:51am Wednesday 16th April 2014

MALTON trainer Richard Fahey will know by the end of this afternoon whether his Classic aspirations for two of his horses are still intact.

Darts: Terry Temple claims scalp of Premier League star Dave Chisnall

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11:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WHITWELL-ON-THE-HILL’S Terry Temple knocked out Premier League star Dave Chisnall on his way to the last 16 of the latest PDC Players Championship event at Wigan.

David Read leads Harriers in Guisborough Moors Fell Race

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11:38am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A GROUP of five Thirsk & Sowerby Harriers members tackled the tough Guisborough Moors Fell Race.

Michael Ingham agrees new one-year deal at York City

York Press: Michael Ingham

2:26pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

MICHAEL Ingham has signed a new one-year contract at York City despite losing his place to on-loan shot-stopper Nick Pope this season.

Calvin Andrew lifted by words of York City chief

York Press: York City striker Calvin Andrew, centre, tries to turn away from Accrington Stanley defender Nicky Hunt, right, on his full debut

11:59am Tuesday 15th April 2014

CALVIN Andrew has revealed how York City manager Nigel Worthington helped him and his team-mates back up off the floor following Saturday's stoppage-time agony against Accrington.

Far East trio of tournaments spurs Simon Dyson

York Press: BACK ON THE TEE: Simon Dyson returns to the European Tour this week

11:52am Tuesday 15th April 2014

ITCHING to resume the European Tour, York’s top golfer Simon Dyson opens the first of three lucrative tournaments on Thursday.

Cham hat-trick clinches Kirkbymoorside’s conquest of division four

York Press: Kirkbymoorside V Selby.
Ryan Rivis in action.
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11:46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Kirkbymoorside wrapped up their impressive Division Four league campaign a 4-2 win over Selby Town Reserves.

Karate instructor celebrates 4th Dan black belt

York Press: Haxby Shotokan Karate Club instructor and co-founder Ian Shaw, centre, celebrates the awarding of his 4th Dan black belt with club members

11:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

INSTRUCTOR Ian Shaw is celebrating his 4th Dan black belt at Haxby Shotokan Karate Club.

York Acorn lose in opening match of premier division

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11:36am Tuesday 15th April 2014

YORK Acorn ARLC ‘A’ turned in a lacklustre performance as they lost 26-6 at Hunslet Warriors in their opening match of the Yorkshire Men’s League premier division season.

Darts: City Supporters victory over Tramways

York Press: Natalie Farmeary

11:24am Tuesday 15th April 2014

LEADERS City Supporters raced to a 7-2 victory over Tramways in division one of the York John Smith's Ladies Darts League.

Trainer Donald McCain tipped to keep up winning spree

York Press: David Moyes (left) and trainer Donald McCain in the parade ring during Pertemps Swinton Hurdle Day at Haydock Park Racecourse, Newton-Le-Willows. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 11, 2013. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wir

11:18am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Donald McCain, who took Wetherby by storm on Sunday by winning the first three races on the card, can continue his successful spree at Kempton today.

Thornton rails at Knights loss

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10:43am Tuesday 15th April 2014

BOSS Gary Thornton blasted the “worst performance since I’ve been at the club” after watching York City Knights’ 100 per cent start to the league campaign come to a crashing end.

Rivellino pushes for glory at Lingfield

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11:46am Tuesday 15th April 2014

RIVELLINO will go for glory in the £150,000 sprint on All-Weather Championships Finals Day at Lingfield on Friday, writes Steve Carroll.



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