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RUTHLESS: Shaun Murphy was in unforgiving mood against Melbourne's Ashley Hugill but believes his opponent can progress Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

Shaun Murphy believes York-potter Ashley Hugill can have bright future after UK Championship clash

WATCHING BRIEF: Melbourne potter Ashley Hugill watches on as Shaun Murphy compiles another break in their first round UK Championship clash Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

Match report: Learing curve steep for Melbourne's Ashley Hugill in UK clash with ruthless Shaun Murphy

CRASHING TO DEFEAT: York City goalkeeper Scott Flinders is beaten again as Portsmouth's Marc McNulty celebrates one of his three goals in a 6-0 thumping. Picture: Simon Davies

Jackie McNamara left seething after York City's 'embarrassing' 6-0 defeat at Portsmouth

RED MIST: Jonathan Greening is sent off after flattening Portsmouth captain Michael Doyle in an aerial challenge. Picture: Simon Davies

Ten-man York City thrashed 6-0 by Portsmouth after Jonathan Greening red card

EXITING: Ding Junnhui was beaten by amateur Adam Duffy

OUT!: Ding Junhui dumped out of UK Championship in night of snooker shocks at York Barbican

OVER THE LINE: But Mark Williams had his hands full with Hamza Akbar

"I am just glad I got over the line" - two-time UK Champion Mark Williams relieved after first round battle with Hamza Akbar

WATCHING ON: Joe Perry waits his turn during his first round match with James Wattana at the York Barbican Picture: James Wattana

UK Championship: Joe Perry looks forward to VIP guest after James Wattana win

Experienced jockey Brian Hughes, who was among the winners at Sedgefield yesterday

Look out for Ructions at Wetherby

CLOSE VICTORY: Colin Robinson picked up a point for his Bootham side after beating Mark Winskill

Snooker: Acomb 'A' soar to the summit of the York Conservative Clubs' Snooker League

CROCKED: Matt Tubbs, pictured right in action for old club Crawley against former York City defender James Meredith, has been ruled out of Portsmouth's home match with the Bootham Crescent outfit tonight

Portsmouth without Matt Tubbs and Gary Roberts for York City clash

PONDERING: Pickering's Paul Davison takes in the scene during his match with Gerard Greene at the Barbican in 2013

Snooker: Pickering professional Paul Davison looking forward to big Barbican night at the UK Championship

IN CONTROL: John Higgins eased into the second round of the UK Championship at York Picture: David Harrison

"I would definitely love to have a run" - John Higgins eyes York stay after first round UK Championship win

ELECTRIC: Martin Gould was in fabulous form after the interval as he beat Allan Taylor 6-2 Picture: David Harrison

UK Championship: King Ken Doherty rolls back the years in 6-0 hammering of Tony Drago

Jamie Hamilton has the mount on nap vote Ryedale Racer

Jefferson primed for Sedgefield treble

BATTLING HARD: City of York Hockey Club 1's Luke Ramli fights for possession against Formby Picture: Nigel Holland

Hockey: Another draw for City of York in the premier division

BRYN AND GONE?: On-loan Middlesbrough midfielder Bryn Morris, pictured in action for York City at Crawley, does not know whether he will still be at Bootham Crescent next week. Picture: Simon Davies

England under-20 international Bryn Morris unsure if he will still be at York City next week

TRANSFER-LISTED: York City right-back Marvin McCoy

Marvin McCoy back on York City's transfer list

Trainer Mick Easterby has Perfect Pasture in action at Chelmsford today

Perfect Pasture can make the long trip to Chelmsford worthwhile

NEARLY THERE: The finishing touches are applied to the main arena ahead of the start of the UK Championship today Picture: Steve Carroll

York on track for another record year as snooker's UK Championship gets under way

STRUGGLING: Jack Stearman's New Earswick All Blacks are bottom of the Championship after five games

Rugby League: New Earswick bottom of the Championship pile after King Cross defeat

HEADING FOR ANOTHER DEFEAT: Vadaine Oliver's second goal at Leyton Orient could not prevent his side from losing 3-2. Pictures: Max Flego

Leyton Orient mete out capital punishment against York City

TRY SCORER: York's Ben Johnson helped the Clifton Parkers end their losing run

Rugby Union: York end losing run with Hullensians victory

SCRAPPING: Malton & Norton's Nick Daley battles for the ball in the win over Yarnbury Picture: David Harrison

Rugby Union: Malton & Norton RUFC stay second in Yorkshire One after battling to victory over Yarnbury

COMMITTED: Old Malton St Mary's defender Ryan Boyd slides in to take the ball from Huntington striker Chris Dyson Picture: Nigel Holland

York Minster League: Old Malton St Mary's topple premier division leaders Huntington Rovers

BALL WINNER: Pickering Town's Ashley Hope, right, clears away from a Barton Town Old Boys opponent Picture: David Harrison

Ryan Cooper on target as Pickering Town beat Barton Town Old Boys 2-1

OUT-OF-FAVOUR: Keith Lowe could leave York City before Wednesday's loan deadline

Keith Lowe, John McCombe and Marvin McCoy could be first to leave in York City cull

ON TARGET: Vadaine Oliver bagged a brace at Leyton Orient

York City suffer sixth straight defeat after going down 3-2 at Leyton Orient

LOSING STREAK: A young Andy McMillan was part of Bobby Saxton's 1987/88 side that lost seven successive games, which is two more than the current team have endured

York City hoping to avoid equalling worst run of defeats since Bobby Saxton era

COULO IN HOT FORM: Michael Coulson receives The Press Player of the Month prize for October from Georgia Benson (left) and Mollie Ovenden (right). Picture: Gordon Clayton

Michael Coulson targeting back-to-back Player of the Month awards

LOOKING AHEAD: Mark Selby feels he is running into peak form ahead of the UK Championship in York

Snooker: York's UK Championship heralds boom time for world number one Mark Selby

Silviniaco Conti

Silviniaco Conti and Cue Card battle it out again in Betfair Chase

York Under-12s 'A'. Back row, from left to right: Alex Amsden, Fran Wilson, Ellie Broadbent, Tasha Collins; front row, from left to right: Sabyn Maude, Poppy Courtis, Poppy Dodsworth; goalkeeper at front: Annie Emmott

York girls through to Yorkshire under-12s hockey finals

CAN'T WAIT TO GO: Adil Rashid is teaming up with Jason Gillespie and the Adelaide Strikers in the Big Bash

Adil Rashid: "I just couldn't say no" to Jason Gillespie and the Big Bash

TREBLE YELL: Bootham 'A's Jon Wooldridge

Table Tennis: Jon Wooldridge treble edges Bootham 'A' to victory in division one showdown with Clarence 'A'

Stanley Gene takes a training sessions with students at New College Durham during his time as Newcastle Thunder head coach

Rugby league legend Stanley Gene joins York City Knights staff - as community coach

BOYLE'S IN THE BAG: York City's new loan defender William Boyle, pictured in action left for Huddersfield Town under 21s against Coventry City, has agreed terms at Bootham Crescent until January

William Boyle hoping for a case of third time lucky at York City

FLYING RETURN: Alex Cisak, pictured in action for York City at Plymouth during his loan spell last season, will be back in goal for Leyton Orient tomorrow after being a member of the Australia squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Krygyzstan and Bang

Leyton Orient's players forced to stay in hotel as punishment before York City clash

GREAT DAYS: Mark Selby celebrates with the trophy after winning the final of the UK Snooker Championships at York Barbican in 2012

"People forget that snooker still carries on" - world number one Mark Selby says UK Championship will not suffer in Rocket Ronnie O'Sullivan's absence

Goalkeeper Toby Wells, who has returned to Pickering Town

Non-League preview: Patched-up Pickering Town aim to bounce back from controversial midweek cup drubbing

Trainer Paul Nicholls will be seeking a Haydock double

Solar Impulse has chance to shine for Nicholls at Haydock

BACK IN BUSINESS: York's Marcus Britland, pictured tackling Malton & Norton's Vusumzi Dyantjies, returns to action for the Clifton Parkers this weekend

Rugby Union: York RUFC aim to go to Hull and back to snap losing streak

Late Ryan Whitlam winner has Bubwith White Swan on the rise

POINTING THE WAY: York City's new boss Jackie McNamara is ready to trim his over-sized squad at Bootham Crescent

York City to offload defenders before loan deadline

York City's Ben Godfrey fires home against Plymouth Argyle in last Saturday's League Two clash at Bootham Crescent. Picture: Gordon Clayton

West Brom, Hull City and Cardiff City running the rule over York City starlet Ben Godfrey

THOUGHTFUL: Joe Perry has his mind on UK Championship success at the York Barbican over the next couple of weeks

"I absolutely love the city" - Joe Perry can't wait to kick off his UK Championship bid at York's Barbican

Captain Andrew Gale, left, pictured with head coach Jason Gillespie and the LV= County Championship trophy, wants to return to his best one-day form as well as defend the county title

One-day aim for Championship-winning skipper Andrew Gale as Yorkshire begin pre-season

MAN OF THE MATCH: Lewis Booth on the charge for Sherburn Bears in the win over Drighlington

All Blacks hoping home fires will burn as they eye quick revenge after call-off

Andrew Gale hits out for Yorkshire Vikings in last season's T20 Blast competition. He is determined to play his part in white-ball competitions next year after losing his place towards the end of last summer

Andrew Gale keen to rediscover old limited-overs form for Yorkshire

Jockey Richard Johnson can continue his impressive season on Western Miller at Market Rasen

Western Miller can boost Richard Johnson's title hopes at Market Rasen

From the left, club president Gordon Fratson, Paul Humphries of the Bowls Development Alliance, and club chairman Ray Blogg

Award for New Earswick IBC

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