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Counter accusation as Jack Lee denies allegations of biting in York City Knights' opening play-off loss to Oldham

York Press:

9:02pm Sunday 21st September 2014

YORK City Knights expect an allegation of biting against Jack Lee to come to nothing - and have suggested the accusations could be part of a ploy to unsettle their skipper or even get him suspended for the rest of the play-offs.

Three York City Knights aces in running for league's Player of the Year award, with boss Gary Thornton also on shortlist for Coach of the Year

York Press: ‘Knights future out of my hands’ says Thornton

12:15pm Monday 22nd September 2014

YORK City Knights have no fewer than three of the four nominees for the Kingstone Press Championship One Player of the Year award.

York City boss Nigel Worthington blames blunders for 3-2 defeat to Southend

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

9:47am Sunday 21st September 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington was left bemoaning individual mistakes as his side went down 3-2 at home to Southend.

York City still without a home win after 3-2 Southend defeat

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4:53pm Saturday 20th September 2014

STRUGGLING York City are still searching for their first home win of the season following a 3-2 defeat against Southend.

Knights set fair for semi-final showdown

York Press:

12:41pm Saturday 20th September 2014

GARY THORNTON has warned fans not to expect another rout when Oldham return to Huntington Stadium this time with a Grand Final place up for grabs - though he still reckons his vibrant York City Knights side will prevail.

Straker has no regrets over leaving Southend for York City

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12:38pm Saturday 20th September 2014

SOUTHEND old boy Anthony Straker feels no remorse at leaving the Essex club for York City in the summer.

European Cup winner joins Tadcaster Albion

York Press: Jonathan Greening in action for York City in 1998

11:52am Saturday 20th September 2014

TADCASTER Albion’s new star signing Jonathan Greening offered his playing services to York City after being released by Nottingham Forest at the end of last season.

Semi-final play-off: Oldham boss sticks with underdog tag

York Press: York City Knights - zxc

12:29pm Saturday 20th September 2014

OLDHAM boss Scott Naylor insists York and Hunslet remain the favourites to reach the Championship One Grand Final - despite the Roughyeds’ fine form and compelling win over the Hawks last week.

Tadcaster Albion owners become FA licensed football agents

York Press:

12:19pm Saturday 20th September 2014

JUST when you thought you had seen it all in football - now the owners of a North Yorkshire club have branched out into agency.

York golfers toppled in Inter District Union Team Championship

York Press:

12:08pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THEY may have been invincibles in the league, but York Union of Golf Clubs’ Inter District Union team were unable to get their hands on the IDU Team Championship at Cookridge Hall Golf Club.

Bresnan hopes fans will turn out for Yorkshire's finale

York Press: Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan was in no rush at Trent Bridge

12:05pm Saturday 20th September 2014

TIM BRESNAN is hoping Yorkshire’s supporters turn out in force to cheer on the champions in their final LV= County Championship match of the season against Somerset at Headingley, starting on Tuesday.

Richard Fahey's Alben Star set to claim the Ayr Gold Cup

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Saturday 20th September 2014

ALBEN STAR, one of six Richard Fahey-trained runners in today’s Ayr Gold Cup, can lift the William Hill-sponsored showpiece after a series of near-misses in similar major handicaps this season.

Gold Cup joy for teenage motorcyclist Joe Thompson

York Press: Teenage motorcyclist Joe Thompson

12:34pm Saturday 20th September 2014

MOTORCYCLE ace Joe Thompson became the youngest winner of a road race in Scarborough after storming to victory on his Repli-Cast UK Racing Honda Moto3 debut at the Steve Henshaw Gold Cup.

Knights need you to roar them to glory

York Press:

12:22pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THE call has well and truly gone out for the good folk of York to get behind the Knights this weekend as their push for promotion reaches fever pitch.

Jonathan Greening: Benched at Nou Camp and now at Ings Lane

York Press:

12:13pm Saturday 20th September 2014

HE might have a Champions League medal to his name but former York City midfielder Jonathan Greening is only expecting to make the bench, ahead of new club Tadcaster Albion’s home match with Maltby Main today.

Let it be...only if we come together declares Geoffery Boycott

York Press:

12:00pm Saturday 20th September 2014

THERE was a moment when Geoffrey Boycott had to contemplate his life beyond cricket.

Tennis: Promotion for Poppleton ladies

York Press: Tennis - cxz

12:31pm Saturday 20th September 2014

POPPLETON Tennis Club ladies tennis team squad have successfully completed the season gaining promotion to division three of the Fulford Ladies Invitation League.

Selby Town seeking programme editor

York Press: Selby Town

12:32pm Saturday 20th September 2014

NORTHERN Countes East League division one high-fliers Selby Town are in need of a programme editor to help them move forward with a promising start to the season.

‘Settling-in time’ over for Minstermen recruits

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

12:20pm Friday 19th September 2014

YORK City manager Nigel Worthington has told his summer signings it is time to deliver ahead of tomorrow's home match with Southend.

Simon Dyson withdraws from the Wales Open

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

12:17pm Friday 19th September 2014

SIMON DYSON was forced into withdrawing from the Wales Open just before reaching the first tee.

Ryan Jarvis blames fitness dearth on lack of reserve-team fixtures

York Press:

12:01pm Friday 19th September 2014

RYAN Jarvis believes the lack of reserve-team fixtures is becoming a problem at York City.

Match preview: York City v Southend United

York Press:

11:56am Friday 19th September 2014

SOUTHEND United are poised to make two changes from the side that won 1-0 at Cheltenham in midweek for tomorrow’s trip to York City.

Tadcaster Albion in middle of break-away divide

York Press:

11:45am Friday 19th September 2014

TADCASTER ALBION boss Paul Marshall believes you can split the Northern Counties East League Premier into two divisions - after only six games of the new campaign.

Selby Town on the ascent in Northern Counties East League

York Press: Selby Town

11:44am Friday 19th September 2014

DAVE RICARDO has hailed Selby Town’s start to the Northern Counties East League division one campaign.

Yorkshire vow to defend Andrew Gale

York Press:

11:40am Friday 19th September 2014

YORKSHIRE have made it clear they will present a staunch defence of their captain Andrew Gale against a reported charge of a racist offence.

Britannia rule cup knockout exploits

York Press:

11:31am Friday 19th September 2014

BRITANNIA Tadcaster caused the upset of the round in the York Sunday Morning League Senior Challenge Trophy with a 5-3 defeat of top-flight Albion Vaults.

Selby RUFC hope it’s well Wath the wait

York Press:

11:22am Friday 19th September 2014

SELBY RUFC are yet to hit the ground running in Yorkshire One this season, reckons head coach Richard Nicholson.

Fendale puts reputation on line in big race at Ayr

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:28am Friday 19th September 2014

NORTH YORKSHIRE trainer Bryan Smart has a high opinion of Fendale, who puts his reputation on the line at Ayr this afternoon after coming up short at York last month.

Hard day’s fishing at Shepherd Angling Club match

York Press: angling - cxz

11:24am Friday 19th September 2014

DESPITE some good weights, the majority of anglers at the Shepherd Angling Club match at Marley's Lake had a hard day's fishing with the carp proving difficult to catch.

Watchable fare to delight eyes at Ayr

York Press:

11:27am Friday 19th September 2014

HE may have his concerns, but David O’Meara has declared Watchable for tomorrow’s Ayr Gold Cup - and the four-year-old is likely to go into the big handicap as the favourite.

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.

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