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Tributes paid to York City club historian David Batters

York Press: York City historian David Batters

7:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

TRIBUTES have been paid to York City historian David Batters, who has died aged 75.

Knights ace Colton Roche lauds leaders’ tough defence

York Press: York City Knight's Colton Roche during the match against Hunslet Hawks. Picture : Garry Atkinson (6523253)

12:05pm Friday 25th July 2014

DEFENCE is the best form of attack for York City Knights ace Colton Roche.

Nigel Worthington happy with size of York City squad

York Press: York City manager Nigel Worthington during the pre-season friendly at Bootham Crescent, York. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday July 24, 2013. Photo credit should read: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only. Maximum 45 im

12:03pm Friday 25th July 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington remains satisfied by his squad size with the new SkyBet League Two season kicking off a fortnight tomorrow.

Academy manager outlines ambition to kick-start York City's production line of young talent

York Press: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE: Richard Cresswell, John Stockton and Andy McMillan at York City's Bootham Crescent groundPicture: Nigel Holland

11:45am Friday 25th July 2014

YORK City’s new academy manager Andy McMillan wants Bootham Crescent to begin producing players of the calibre of Richard Cresswell and Jonathan Greening again.

York City's blueprint for youth success

York Press: York City's Richard Cresswell at Bootham Crescent as he confirmed the end of his playing careerPicture: Frank Dwyer

11:43am Friday 25th July 2014

York City will cast their scouting net far and wide, as Richard Cresswell tells DAVE FLETT.

Hull City chief Steve Bruce hails York City's ‘spirit’

York Press: Worthington greets Steve Bruce.Nigel Holland (8556077)

11:41am Friday 25th July 2014

STEVE BRUCE hailed the spirit of York City in the wake of Wednesday's friendly defeat against his Hull City side.

York Cricket Club to be without Jack Leaning for the rest of the season

York Press:

11:30am Friday 25th July 2014

YORK Cricket Club head into a crucial weekend of cricket without up-and-coming Yorkshire batsman Jack Leaning.

Vikings to battle Outlaws for T20 quarter-finals place

York Press: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 20/07/2014 - Cricket - LV County Championship Div One - Yorkshire CCC v Middlesex CCC, Day 2 - North Marine Road Ground, Scarborough, England - Yorkshire's Ryan Sidebottom (centre) celebrates with Kane Williamson

11:23am Friday 25th July 2014

RYAN SIDEBOTTOM believes Yorkshire will have done it the hard way if they qualify for the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals tonight.

Kane keen to open batting for New Zealand

York Press:

11:21am Friday 25th July 2014

KANE WILLIAMSON says he is comfortable opening the batting in Twenty20 cricket, both for club and country.

York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby through to semi-finals of 100 metres breaststroke at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

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

11:29am Friday 25th July 2014

YORK City Baths Club star James Wilby eased into the semi-finals of the 100 metres breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Woodhouse Grange seal a hat-trick of trophies

York Press: Steve Burdett

11:17am Friday 25th July 2014

Woodhouse Grange added a third trophy to their 2014 cabinet as they bagged the Minster Engineering Senior Charity cup, against Easingwold.

Senior League quartet eye over-50s knockout glory

York Press:

11:00am Friday 25th July 2014

YORKSHIRE Over-50s should “be taken seriously as contenders to progress” in the ECB 50+ County Championship according to captain Steve Wales.

Forest Park golfer holds nerve to scoop top York Union trophy

York Press:

10:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A DEADLY putter saw Michael Hildred win the York Union of Golf Clubs Seniors Championship.

City of York Athletic Club star Tom Somers storms into World Junior Championship final

York Press: City of York Athletic Club's Tom Somers

9:48am Friday 25th July 2014

RISING City of York Athletic Club sprint star Tom Somers powered into the final of the 200 metres at the IAAF World Junior Championships with a new personal best time.

Quick double on the cards for Ralph Beckett's Regardez

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:18pm Friday 25th July 2014

NORTH YORKSHIRE racegoers have an exciting double-header lined up today with an afternoon meeting at Thirsk and an evening fixture at York, separated by a mere 40 minutes and spanning a total of 13 races.

Angling: Roy Gregson lands Kingfisher Cup

York Press: Winner Roy Gregson receives the Kingfisher Cup from Mark Leslie

11:29am Friday 25th July 2014

ROY GREGSON was the winner of the tenth Kingfisher Cup angling match.

York City Baths Club ace James Wilby sixth in 200m breaststroke final at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

York Press: NATIONAL GLORY: York City Baths Club swimmer James Wilby                                                                                                                                     Picture: Garry Atkinson

9:22pm Thursday 24th July 2014

YORK City Baths Club star James Wilby claimed sixth place in the first major international final of his career at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Playing Hull stars was "very good exercise" says York City boss Nigel Worthington

York Press:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

YORK City boss Nigel Worthington hailed a "very good exercise" following a 2-0 friendly defeat against Premier League Hull.

City of York Athletic Club ace Tom Somers storms into World Junior Championship 200m semi-finals

York Press: Tom Somers

7:37pm Thursday 24th July 2014

CITY of York Athletic Club sprint ace Tom Somers ran a personal best time to win his 200 metres heat at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Oregon.

More resources will go into promoting rugby league's new-look lower tiers, say the RFL

York Press: It is safe to say Ralph Rimmer, pictured, and Mark Moore do not see eye to eye

4:57pm Thursday 24th July 2014

RALPH RIMMER insists resources to market rugby league's restructuring will bolster the third division and not just focus on Super League or promoting the new league system.

Wilby makes waves at Commonwealth Games

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

12:46pm Thursday 24th July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby swept into the final of the 200 metres breaststroke at the Commonwealth Games today.

African internationals Aluko and Sagbo earn Hull a 2-0 win over York City

York Press:

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

AFRICAN internationals Sone Aluko and Yannick Sagbo scored second-half goals to earn Premier League Hull City a 2-0 win at York City.

Six of the best to ignite Lokos title challenge

York Press: York Lokomotive ARLC

12:00pm Thursday 24th July 2014

SIX games, six wins. That is what York Lokomotive head coach Simon Moat wants as his men go all out for championship glory in Yorkshire Men's League Group 2.

Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale chasing One-day Cup dream

York Press: Picture by Alex Whitehead/SWpix.com - 01/04/2014 - Cricket - Friendly - Yorkshire CCC v Leeds/Bradford MCCU, Day 1 - Headingley, Leeds, England - Yorkshire's Andrew Gale. (8537657)

11:50am Thursday 24th July 2014

ANDREW GALE says Yorkshire success in the forthcoming Royal London One-day Cup will help him achieve a long-term career goal.

Title challengers Holgate WMC close in on division one leaders

York Press:

11:48am Thursday 24th July 2014

HOLGATE WMC dodged the stormy weather to close the gap on leaders Holgate to 5.5 points in division one of the York Amateur Bowling Association League.

Bowls: Super 7 ready to swing into summer action

York Press: bowls - cxz

11:46am Thursday 24th July 2014

ENTRIES are now being taken for York's annual Super 7 bowls competition.

Doncaster chance for Goldie’s oldie, Nanton

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

NANTON, in the autumn of his career, can show his junior rivals a clean pair of heels at Doncaster this evening.

A Fleet footed victory sends Selby crashing out of Mitchell Cup

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

11:42am Thursday 24th July 2014

STILLINGFLEET eased into the semi-finals of the Mitchell Cup by thumping Selby in the only HPH York Vale cricket game to finish in a rain-lashed weekend.

York’s James Wilby takes the plunge as Commonwealth Games get under way

York Press:

11:58am Thursday 24th July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby gets his Commonwealth Games under way today - going for glory in the 200 metres breaststroke in front of a packed Glasgow crowd.

Plain sailing for Yorkshire Ouse Club pair

York Press:

11:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

PETE LEE and Steve Bingham, of Team Enterprise, got their timing just right to sail to a clear win in the Yorkshire Ouse Sailing Club’s annual Roundabout Race on the River Ouse at Naburn, writes Matthew Graves.

Yorkshire overseas star Kane Williamson banned from bowling

York Press: Kane Williamson has been reported for a suspected bowling action

2:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORKSHIRE overseas player Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling in all cricket due to an illegal action.

Injury lift for York City ahead of Hull City clash

York Press: Luke Summerfield  in action against Sheffield Wednesday supported by Ryan Jarvis.Nigel Holland. (8354872)

12:52pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK CITY chief Nigel Worthington is optimistic midfielder Luke Summerfield might yet make the start of the Sky Bet League Two season next month.

Knights bag team of the week award

York Press: York City Knights man of the match Ben Reynolds in action against OldhamPicture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

12:48pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK City Knights' demolition of Championship One title rivals Oldham earned them the Kingstone Press performance of the week accolade.

Foss Cricket League: Weather reigns in top of the table tie

York Press: Woodhouse Grange batsman Chris Bilton in action against York II.Nigel Holland. (8470223)

12:42pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RAIN ruined the top of the table clash between York and Woodhouse Grange in division one of the Foss Evening Cricket League.

Pilmoor Cricket League: Chasing pack bridge gap to division one leaders

York Press: Cheating Amir flouts cricket ban in Croydon

12:38pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

ONLY one point separates the top three sides in division one of the Pilmoor Evening Cricket League after Thirsk's defeat at the hands of Sessay.

Knavesmire Harriers soar to York series team glory

York Press: TEAM LEADER: Emma Yates, of York Knavesmire Harriers

12:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

RUNNERS from York Knavesmire Harriers are celebrating a superb performance in the York & District Summer League.

York Lokomotive rue missed chances as Pirates smuggle points from New Lane

York Press: York Lokomotive ARLC

12:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK Lokomotive ARLC crashed to a shock 10-6 defeat at home to basement side Scarborough Pirates in group two of the Yorkshire League.

Darts: Mark McLoughlin reaches Pro-am Grand Finals

York Press: darts - cxz

12:32pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MARK McLoughlin has won through to the York Darts Promotions' Pro-am Grand Finals.

Dandy Nicholls' Cahal napped for Summer Festival success at Catterick

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:19pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

THE Go Racing In Yorkshire Summer Festival rolls on to Catterick today and North Yorkshire trainers Dandy Nicholls and Mark Johnston are fancied to figure among the winners.

Summer of football fun with York City

York Press: FOOTBALL FUN: Former York City striker Richard Cresswell, now the club's development consultant, presents medals to youngsters at a recent York City in the Community's football camp at York Sport VillagePicture: David Harrison

12:38pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

YORK City in the Community are running football camps at eight difference venues during the summer holidays.

York City left-back’s 100 per cent vow

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1:15pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FEMI Ilesanmi has insisted that being the only recognised left back on York City's books will not affect his performance levels.

Tykes tipped for top after crushing victory over Middlesex

York Press:

7:07pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

LOSING Middlesex captain Chris Rogers says Yorkshire remain his tip to win the LV= County Championship after the hosts completed a comprehensive 220-run win at Scarborough to return to the top of Division One.

Woodhouse oust Sessay in Village Cup final

York Press: York II bowler Chris Burn appeals for LBW and Woodhouse Grange batsman Nick Hadfield is dismissed.Nigel Holland. (8426588)

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

WOODHOUSE Grange Cricket Club are one step away from a sixth Davidstow National Village Cup final.

Darts: Marcia’s Hunter and Smith thwart whitewash bid

York Press: darts - cxz

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

MARCIA 'B’s Joan Hunter and Sue Smith combined to deny City Supporters a full house in their York John Smith’s Ladies Darts League division one fixture.

Commonwealth Games glory bid for swimmer James Wilby

York Press: York City Baths Club swimmers James Wilby and Annie Johnston. Picture : Garry Atkinson (8438654)

4:02pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

STRENSALL swimmer James Wilby is counting down the hours to the Commonwealth Games.

Starbeck in top spot for Men's Tennis League promotion

York Press: FIRST TIME LUCKY: Appleton Roebuck 2 hit the top in their inaugural season in division six of the Tyke Petroleum Men's Tennis League. Pictured are, from left, Ben Lister, Doug Strachan, Jack Swarbricke, captain Geoff Steel, Richard Barwick and Steve T

1:05pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

THE contest for automatic promotion from level two in the Tyke Petroleum Men’s League is hotting up.

North Yorkshire runner on a Cumbrian mission

York Press:

1:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NORTH Yorkshire trainer Peter Niven, who sent out Sugar Town to win at 33-1 at Thirsk last week, heads to Carlisle this evening aiming to complete a quick double with the lightly-raced filly.

Tennis: Reigning champions topple title challengers York

York Press: Tennis - cxz

1:04pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

YORK surrendered their unbeaten record in division one of the IT Sports Mixed Tennis League to reigning champions Poppleton.

Tennis: Cliffe top of the table after Wigginton win

York Press: Tennis - cxz

1:03pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

CLIFFE edged past Wigginton 58-50 in division three of the Fulford Ladies Invitational Tennis League to climb to the top of the table.

Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale sets up County Championship victory chance against Middlesex at Scarborough

York Press: CENTURION: Yorkshire skipper Andrew Gale in full flow at Scarborough

7:26pm Monday 21st July 2014

YORKSHIRE captain Andrew Gale scored an unbeaten century during the third day of their LV= County Championship match against Middlesex at Scarborough to put his side on course for victory.



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