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York City boss Russ Wilcox believes Deon Burton signing will lift the whole squad - UPDATED

York Press: Scunthorpe United vs Newport County 
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Andrew Hughes battles with Deon Burton

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1:00pm Friday 31st October 2014

YORK City boss Russ Wilcox has insisted he will not be afraid to pack Bootham Crescent with strikers following the loan signing of Deon Burton.

Veteran striker Deon Burton keen on sampling fresh success

York Press:

12:52pm Friday 31st October 2014

DEON BURTON might have taken on the likes of Argentina legends Gabriel Batistuta and Juan Veron at the 1998 World Cup, scored against Liverpool and also played at the likes of Old Trafford and Stamford Bridge but he cannot wait to make his debut for York City at Cheltenham Town tomorrow.

Match preview: Cheltenham Town v York City

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12:42pm Friday 31st October 2014

CHELTENHAM Town will play host to York City having failed to keep a clean sheet in ten matches.

David O'Meara sending three runners to Hong Kong International Races

York Press:

12:30pm Friday 31st October 2014

DAVID O'MEARA could cap a sensational year by sending three runners to the $83 million Hong Kong International Races in December.

Pickering Town head to Athersley Recreation with renew confidence

York Press:

12:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

PICKERING Town travel to Athersley Recreation in the Northern Counties East League premier division with renewed confidence after a thumping 7-0 midweek win over Maltby Main.

Double woe stalls Simon Dyson's BMW Masters bid

York Press: England's Simon Dyson during day two of the 2012 Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club, Lytham & St Annes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday July 20, 2012. See PA story GOLF Open. Photo credit should read: Nick Po

12:23pm Friday 31st October 2014

SIMON DYSON’S double-bogey hoodoo returned to mar his opening round of the BMW Masters in China.

Station stay on track for FA Cup glory

York Press:

12:16pm Friday 31st October 2014

RYAN WHITLAND netted a hat-trick as Station out-gunned York Phoenix 8-5 in round two of the York FA Sunday Morning Cup.

Tadcaster Albion embark on dream of FA Vase glory

York Press:

12:14pm Friday 31st October 2014

TADCASTER ALBION boss Paul Marshall wants his team to win the FA Vase.

Knights coach happy to put faith in young duo

York Press:

12:07pm Friday 31st October 2014

JAMES FORD is happy to put his faith in young hookers Kriss Brining and Harry Carter - especially with "hard-working, unselfish" utility packman Jack Iley also now in the mix.

York RUFC expect tough clash at Bridlington

York Press:

11:57am Friday 31st October 2014

YORK RUFC head coach Sean Bass believes his men are yet to show their full potential ahead of their important Yorkshire One journey to Bridlington tomorrow.

Malton and Selby set for Yorkshire One derby

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

11:47am Friday 31st October 2014

MALTON & NORTON and Selby collide in derby day duty in Yorkshire One tomorrow (kick off 2.15pm).

Tim Easterby's Trustan Times tipped for success at Wetherby

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:43am Friday 31st October 2014

TIM EASTERBY, who successfully re-introduced Hawk High back to hurdles at Aintree last Saturday, aims to do the same over fences with Trustan Times at Wetherby this afternoon.

Angling: Pollitt profits at Poppleton

York Press: angling - cxz

12:01pm Friday 31st October 2014

AN all-roach haul landed the Ouse Championship for West Yorkshire-based angler Dave Pollitt.

Former Jamaican international Deon Burton set to sign on loan for York City

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Adam Chapman battles with Deon Burton

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10:37am Thursday 30th October 2014

YORK City are set to sign former Jamaica international Deon Burton on loan from Scunthorpe.

Coach raves over Knights' central strength following Corey Hanson signing

York Press:

12:47pm Thursday 30th October 2014

NEW boss James Ford reckons York City Knights could have landed themselves a gem in Corey Hanson - and says his arrival coupled with the retention of Tyler Craig gives the club superb strength in depth in the centres.

Michael Ingham back in contention for York City after recovering from thigh injury

York Press:

12:41pm Thursday 30th October 2014

MICHAEL INGHAM has recovered from a thigh strain in time for York City's SkyBet League Two trip to Cheltenham on Saturday.

Knights pack pair sign up for 2015 season

York Press:

12:26pm Thursday 30th October 2014

NEW boss James Ford expects bigger things from Jack Pickles and Jay Leary in 2015 after the pack pair pledged their futures to his York City Knights evolution.

Marcus Hoggarth planning full assault on GT Cup after Ferrari success

York Press:

12:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

WHO would not want to race a Ferrari? Marcus Hoggarth certainly did and the York-based driver enjoyed a sensational first season in the iconic Italian sports car.

Bowls: Three full houses rattled home by York bowlers

York Press:

12:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire glee was enjoyed by York Indoor Bowls Club, whose ‘A’ team got their Yorkshire Over-55s League division one campaign off to the best possible start.

Bowls: Featherstone too strong for New Earswick's over-60s

York Press:

11:58am Thursday 30th October 2014

NEW EARSWICK IBC had a bad day at the office against a strong Featherstone team in the over-60s double rinks competition.

Dr Richard Newland's Grand National links bode well for Durham tilt

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:50am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE Durham National, which forms the feature at Sedgefield this afternoon, holds no fears for Dr Richard Newland. He’s the trainer who sent out Pineau Du Rea to gain a 25-1 success in the ‘real thing’ - the Grand National at Aintree in April.

Golf: Simon Dyson hoping to continue success in Shanghai

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

12:33pm Thursday 30th October 2014

YORK golfer Simon Dyson was among the early starters in the penultimate tournament ahead of the European Tour season-ending World Championship next month.

New Earswick All blacks hope home advantage will help them end Queenbury’s unbeaten start

York Press: New Earswick All Blacks’ Adam Caddie makes a break

12:22pm Thursday 30th October 2014

JACK STEARMAN is hoping home fires can burn to help New Earswick ARLC rise up the Pennine League championship.

York City boss targets lucrative run to FA Cup third round

York Press:

1:14pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

A PLUM third round tie is manager Russ Wilcox's aim when York City start their FA Cup adventure next month.

York City Ladies fourth after second league defeat

York Press:

1:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

YORK CITY Ladies lost 3-2 in a top of the table clash with Brighouse in the North East Regional Women’s Football League.

Seven Yorkshire players called up for England Lions touring party

York Press:

1:03pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

YORKSHIRE have got a magnificent seven players in the provisional England Lions touring party for their New Year trip to South Africa, where they will play a mixture of first-class and one-day cricket.

Horse racing: North Yorkshire Boxing duel thrills Nottingham

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:59pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

NORTH Yorkshire jockey David Allan will be aiming to put one over on his boss Tim Easterby in the opening race at Nottingham this afternoon - but may well come unstuck.

Silviniaco Conti's Gold Cup trail to begin at Wetherby

York Press:

12:51pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

STAR chaser Silviniaco Conti begins his bid for Gold Cup glory next year at Wetherby on Saturday.

Hockey: Hard-earned win for Acomb at Harrogate

York Press: Acomb I’s Matt Dickenson

12:43pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

ACOMB Hockey men’s I took a hard-earned 2-1 win away from Harrogate IV in Yorkshire League division four north.

Hockey: York men’s IV go eight points clear

York Press:

12:41pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

IN-FORM City of York Hockey Club men’s IV are riding high in division three of the Yorkshire League.

Snooker: Heworth hit with shock Acomb loss

York Press:

12:38pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

HEWORTH ‘A’ crashed to their first defeat of the York Conservative Clubs’ Carlsberg UK Snooker League season losing 5-2 to Acomb ‘B’.

Sporting heroes and heroines of Hambleton hailed

York Press: SPORT STARS: Some of the winners with Councillor John Prest

12:52pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

SPORTING heroes in Hambleton have been rewarded for their commitment to sport.

Five days training with no distractions for York City

York Press: York City's John McCombe in action against Newport County. Pic: Mike Tipping (11317348)

12:14pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOHN McCOMBE believes York City will benefit from their first full week on the training ground under new manager Russ Wilcox.

James Haynes is new Knights team captain

York Press: Coach James Ford (right) with new signings at the York City Knights Meet the Players event (from left) Corey Hanson, Jamel Chisholm, Nev Morrison, Josh Nicklin, Pete Aspinall, Liam Cunningham and Mark Applegarth. Pic: Mike Tipping (11936622)

12:10pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JAMES HAYNES is staying at York City Knights' and will be the new team captain, head coach James Ford has announced.

York Minster Engineering Football League round-up

York Press:

12:06pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The second round of the York FA Cup saw a reduced fixture list this weekend in the York Minster Engineering League. In the Premier Division, the only fixture saw two lowly teams collide as Terrington Glory defeated Easingwold Town 2-0 with first-half goals from Josh Ward and Chris Rhodes.

Tough task as Selby Town host Guiseley

York Press:

12:06pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

SELBY Town's unbeaten knockout record will be put to the test this week.

New Earswick All Blacks defeat King Cross Park to find winning trail

York Press: Sherburn Bears forward Matt Orford bursts through the Farnley defence to score a try

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC picked up their first victory of the season as they beat King Cross Park 34-22 in the Pennine League Championship.

New kit is fitting tribute to New Earswick's Dennis Harrison

York Press: Heworth All Blacks captain Adam Kirby (foreground) with Dennis Harrison's son Richard, daughter Sarah and granddaughter Emily, with sponsors and other memebers of the team in the new kit. (11925498)

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

NEW EARSWICK All Blacks players will remember the name of Dennis Harrison every time they don their distinctive shirt.

Darts: York's Neil Hart reaches Top of Ghent semi-finals

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11:55am Tuesday 28th October 2014

YORK’S Neil Hart paired up with England international Zoe Jones to reach the Top of Ghent mixed pairs competition semi-finals on his BDO debut.

Win for Lord Collingwood in Ladies Darts League

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

LORD Collingwood won the last two games to snatch a 4-3 victory at The Ebor in division one of the York White Rose Ladies Darts League.

Third place for Simon Dyson in China

York Press: North Yorkshire golfer Simon Dyson

11:54am Tuesday 28th October 2014

YORK-BORN Simon Dyson was in the frame at the Mission Hills pro-am celebrity tournament held in China.

Darts: Sandra Bruce takes on Tracey Farmeary in final

York Press:

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CASTLE Howard Ox 'B' ace Sandra Bruce will defend her York John Smith's Ladies Darts League title against York City Supporters captain Tracey Farmeary tonight.

Hockey: High five in York’s promotion charge

York Press: Yorks Dan Ellwood in action against Harrogate.Pic:Nigel Holland (11929862)

11:51am Tuesday 28th October 2014

IN-FORM City of York men's I maintained their unbeaten start to the North Hockey League division one season with a comprehensive 5-1 victory over Harrogate I.

Hockey: City of York Ladies topple Lancaster in War of the Roses battle

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11:47am Tuesday 28th October 2014

CITY of York ladies I erased their recent poor form with a 2-0 victory over Lancaster I in the North Hockey League premier division.

George Chaloner teams up with winning pair at Catterick

York Press:

11:44am Tuesday 28th October 2014

GEORGE CHALONER teams up with two horses at Catterick today who will always have a place in his heart.

Rowntrees RUFC lose 20-13 to Castleford 2nds

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

11:57am Tuesday 28th October 2014

ROWNTREES RUFC conceded a late try and penalty to lose 20-13 at home to leaders Castleford 2nds.

York City handed home FA Cup first round tie against AFC Wimbledon

York Press: New City manager Russ Wilcox and Steve Torpey in the dugout.Pic:Nigel Holland (11639656)

7:15pm Monday 27th October 2014

YORK City will host AFC Wimbledon in round one of the FA Cup.

A hat-trick of new deals as Aspinall, Presley and Mallinder join Knights

York Press: Jonny Presley

12:58pm Monday 27th October 2014

A "LIGHTNING quick" player, a hard hitter and an "outstanding athlete" - the latest trio to put pen to paper for James Ford at York City Knights.

York City 1, Mansfield Town 1

York Press:

12:40pm Monday 27th October 2014

ON-LOAN Blade Diego De Girolamo scored his second goal in three outings for York City but new boss Russ Wilcox will be looking for a greater cutting edge to revive the team’s fortunes in coming weeks.

Riccall United strike late to oust White Horse

York Press:

12:32pm Monday 27th October 2014

RICCALL United scored twice in the last three minutes to dump Church Fenton White Horse out of the York FA Saturday Senior Cup.

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