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Knights' 2015 fixture list reveals tough start against Keighley

York Press:

12:21pm Monday 20th October 2014

ROOKIE boss James Ford has welcomed a tough baptism as York City Knights head coach after the 2015 fixture list revealed his reign is to start against relegated Keighley – and former York chief Paul March.

York City 0, Shrewsbury Town 1

York Press: Lewis Montrose attacks the Shrewsbury defence in the second half. Pic:Nigel Holland (11639750)

1:09pm Monday 20th October 2014

ONLY three teams have now gone longer without a home victory in York City's history than the squad inherited by new boss Russ Wilcox.

Rugby league reform means no automatic promotion for 2015 League One champions

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

1:11pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE winners of rugby league’s newly rebranded League One next year will not be automatically promoted to the Championship.

Accuracy of York RUFC kicker confirms a last-gasp share-all

York Press:

12:14pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE trusty boot of George Davis came to the rescue of York RUFC, who countered late on to eke out a 20-20 draw against visiting Yarnbury in Yorkshire One.

Final flourish from visitors leaves Malton & Norton RUFC seething

York Press: Malton's Jamie Rounthwaite

11:59am Monday 20th October 2014

SECOND-PLACED Malton & Norton RUFC saw off Pontefract 32-26, but they will be annoyed at a final five minutes in which their visitors snaffled two bonus points.

Seven-up thriller hit by Pocklington RUFC

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

11:58am Monday 20th October 2014

POCKLINGTON RUFC closed the gap on the North One East pace-setters with a seven-try 48-15 victory over lowly Old Crossleyans.

York RI RUFC produce season’s high

York Press: rugby ball - cxz

11:56am Monday 20th October 2014

YORK RI RUFC turned in their best display of the season when beating Yorkshire Four high-fliers Skipton.

Jockey George Baker can ride tall in the saddle to hit heights at Pontefract

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Monday 20th October 2014

JOCKEY George Baker, narrowly denied at Ascot on Saturday aboard Al Kazeem in the Champion Stakes, pays a rare visit to Pontefract this afternoon to bid for the feature race.

Tadcaster Albion stay top of Northern Counties East League premier division

York Press:

12:58pm Monday 20th October 2014

AN unsung performer proved the scoring hero for free-flowing leaders Tadcaster Albion.

Goal fest in York Minster Engineering Football League premier division

York Press:

12:45pm Monday 20th October 2014

GOALS were to the fore in the York Minster Engineering Football League premier division where six games amassed 40 strikes between them.

Dunnington's unbeaten League run comes to shattering end

York Press:

12:35pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK Minster Engineering League reserve ‘A’ defending champions Dunnington, who went unbeaten all last season, came unstuck in only their second game, going down 2-1 at Wigginton.

Rawcliffe FC take spur from draw

York Press:

12:32pm Monday 20th October 2014

ALL remains even in the York Minster Engineering League second division, where Thorpe United and Rawcliffe share top spot.

Rodgers bags Moor Lane late winner

York Press:

12:31pm Monday 20th October 2014

TWO goals from Dave Dawson and a Tom Holder strike saw Moor Lane take a 3-1 lead against Huby, in division three.

Huntington FC held to 1-1 draw by Settrington

York Press:

12:28pm Monday 20th October 2014

HUNTINGTON FC’s division four title challenge stuttered as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Settrington.

Simon Dyson heads to China for World Celebrity Pro-Am

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

12:17pm Monday 20th October 2014

YORK golf ace Simon Dyson has jetted out to China to compete in one of the globe’s top celebrity events.

York City boss Russ Wilcox ready to give players second chance at Morecambe

York Press: SENT OFF: Ryan Jarvis

10:09am Sunday 19th October 2014

YORK City’s new manager Russ Wilcox has revealed his inherited players will get another opportunity to impress at Morecambe before he decides whether to enter the loan market.

Russ Wilcox's York City reign starts with 1-0 defeat to Shrewsbury after Ryan Jarvis red card

5:51pm Saturday 18th October 2014

RUSS Wilcox’s reign as York City manager started with a 1-0 defeat after Ryan Jarvis became the second player in as many games to be sent off.

Steve Torpey backs former Iron team-mate Russ Wilcox to succeed

York Press:

12:49pm Saturday 18th October 2014

YORK City assistant manager Steve Torpey believes his former Scunthorpe United team-mate Russ Wilcox is the right choice to guide the club away from Sky Bet League Two's lower reaches.

Fastest man Jamel Chisholm speeds in for Knights

York Press: York City Knights - zxc

12:46pm Saturday 18th October 2014

THE two-time “fastest man in rugby league” is set to fly along the flanks at Bootham Crescent next year.

Greg Minikin to stay at York City Knights

York Press: York City Knights' Greg Minikin makes a break against Oldham

12:20pm Saturday 18th October 2014

YORK City Knights fans will today receive a huge fillip - teenage sensation Greg Minikin is staying at the club.

Second Night of Legions poised to be a sell-out

York Press:

12:04pm Saturday 18th October 2014

AN England v Scotland clash will top the bill at the Second Night of The Legions martial art show in just a fortnight’s time.

Ascot honours await G Force and Custom Cut

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:55am Saturday 18th October 2014

G FORCE and Custom Cut head to Ascot for Champions Day action this afternoon with bright prospects of crowning a tremendous campaign for North Yorkshire trainer David O'Meara.

The best is yet to come says top golf coach Steve Robinson

York Press: Steve Robinson of Sandburn Hall golf club.pic: Anthony Chappel-Ross (8573652)

12:18pm Saturday 18th October 2014

THE future is bright for junior golf, reckons top coach Steve Robinson.

Golf: Seon Scott braves the elements to fire record round

York Press:

12:15pm Saturday 18th October 2014

POURING rain left Seon Scott in two minds about whether to turn out for Forest Park Golf Club’s October medal - but the 60-year-old was glad he donned the waterproofs.

Golf round-up

York Press: golf - cxz

12:10pm Saturday 18th October 2014

FIFTEEN golfers at Sandburn Hall GC have won a weekend at Forest Pines Golf Resort after excelling in the club’s order of merit competition.

Success for York St John in Varsity 2014

York Press:

12:01pm Saturday 18th October 2014

YORK St John University are celebrating a fantastic 38-10 victory over the University of Sunderland in this year’s Varsity competition – 2014 Clash of the Minsters.

Table tennis: RI trio proved too powerful for Coneysthorpe opponents

York Press: Mick Wilcockson

12:41pm Saturday 18th October 2014

YORK RI ‘A’ were in superb form in the first division of the SLT FM Solutions Ltd York and District Table Tennis League where they whitewashed Coneysthorpe ‘B’ .

Pool league honours claimed by Winning Post

York Press:

12:29pm Saturday 18th October 2014

HONOURS in the inaugural year of the York Sunday Pool League were claimed by Winning Post and teams from the Loop sports bar.

Strong finish to Sam Holme's motorcycling season

York Press: York Press logo - zxc

12:34pm Saturday 18th October 2014

ELVINGTON motor-bike ace Sam Holme signed off his debut season in style.

Former York City loanee backs Crescent chief

York Press:

12:24pm Saturday 18th October 2014

LUKE O'NEILL is predicting his former manager Russ Wilcox will be a success at his old club.

York City’s new leader seeks fortress status for Bootham Crescent

York Press:

12:40pm Friday 17th October 2014

NEWLY-APPOINTED York City boss Russ Wilcox has demanded that his inherited team re-establish Bootham Crescent as a place to be feared.

Smith left out but Johnston poised to play in Ireland’s Euro opener

York Press: York City Knights half-back Ben Johnston emerges from a pile of bodies to celebrate his try against Sheffield Eagles

12:35pm Friday 17th October 2014

NEW York City Knights skipper Pat Smith will not be involved as Ireland kick off their European Championship campaign - but fellow York-born ace Ben Johnston is poised to play.

Russ Wilcox to renew old association with York City skipper

York Press:

12:29pm Friday 17th October 2014

YORK City's new manager Russ Wilcox has admitted his surprise at how Minstermen skipper Russell Penn has reinvented himself as a midfield enforcer.

Diego de Girolamo keen to stay on at York City

York Press:

12:24pm Friday 17th October 2014

ITALIAN under-20 international Diego de Girolamo is keen to stay at York City beyond his initial one-month loan spell.

Shrewsbury seeking to stem shattering sequence

York Press: York City - zxc

12:20pm Friday 17th October 2014

PROMOTION hopefuls Shrewsbury will be looking to end a 14-game run without an away league win at York City tomorrow.

Keeper concern for Tadcaster Albion

York Press: The lure of playing at a higher level was too much for Farsley goalkeeper Tom Morgan

12:16pm Friday 17th October 2014

TADCASTER Albion chief Paul Marshall is hoping goalkeeper Tom Morgan will be okay to don the gloves again as the Northern Counties East League premier division table-toppers go to Athersley Recreation tomorrow.

Selby Town urged to kick on after Gray day

York Press: Selby Town

12:15pm Friday 17th October 2014

SELBY TOWN manager Dave Ricardo has urged his side to “kick on” as they look to build on a four-match unbeaten run against Hallam in Northern Counties East League division one.

York Nomads edge seven-goal tie to progress in cup

York Press:

12:09pm Friday 17th October 2014

YORK Nomads booked their place in round two of the York Sunday Morning League Cup with a 4-3 victory at Thorpe United.

Yorkshire given Royal seal of approval after champion season

York Press:

12:32pm Friday 17th October 2014

ANDREW GALE has revealed that even Prince Philip is backing Yorkshire to build on this summer’s LV= County Championship title success.

Promising colt Estidhkaar can swell Paul Hanagan’s plunder

York Press: horse racing - zxc

12:05pm Friday 17th October 2014

PAUL HANAGAN can push his biggest-ever prize money haul for the season through the £3 million mark at Newmarket this afternoon by notching his fourth Group 1 success in what has proved a golden year for the former Malton-based jockey.

Selby RUFC aiming to rip up formbook at Doncaster

York Press:

11:56am Friday 17th October 2014

TOPPLING the unbeatable - that's the aim of Selby RUFC as they face a formidable journey to Doncaster Phoenix in Yorkshire One tomorrow.

New York City boss spurned other offers to go ‘guns blazing’ at Bootham Crescent

York Press:

10:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

YORK City’s new manager Russ Wilcox has revealed he ignored advances from other clubs to take up the position at Bootham Crescent.

Nigel Worthington nominated Russ Wilcox as York City successor

York Press:

12:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YORK City chairman Jason McGill has revealed that Nigel Worthington was among a host of people who recommended Russ Wilcox to become his successor at Bootham Crescent.

Austin Bell to stay at Knights - Jake Joynt set to return

York Press:

12:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AUSTIN BELL has boosted York City Knights' front-row force by agreeing to stay for 2015 - while fellow prop Jake Joynt is poised to return to the club.

Duo join New Earswick All Blacks ahead of tough tie

York Press:

12:18pm Thursday 16th October 2014

NEW Earswick All Blacks ARLC go into a benchmark game against Pennine League big guns Drighlington on Saturday bolstered by the signing of Featherstone Rovers academy starlet Jordan Potter.

Darts: Nick Harteveld seals pro-am success

York Press:

12:13pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YORK'S Nick Harteveld partnered three-time BDO World Championship quarter-finalist Gary Robson to victory in the final of the YDP Pro-am tournament at Huntington WMC.

Five star start as York make a splash in British Water Polo League

York Press:

12:07pm Thursday 16th October 2014

PROMOTED York City have enjoyed a splashing start to the British Water Polo League - winning their first five fixtures.

York City ladies out of FA cup after Whitley Bay defeat

York Press: York City - zxc

12:15pm Thursday 16th October 2014

YORK City ladies were knocked out of the FA Cup after losing 1-0 to Whitley Bay.

Bowls: First bragging rights of indoor season go to New Earswick

York Press:

12:04pm Thursday 16th October 2014

NEW Earswick Indoor Bowls Club picked up the honours from the first derby of the season.

Treble chance on Brighton card for Malton ace Jason Hart

York Press: horse racing - zxc

11:57am Thursday 16th October 2014

JASON HART, Britain's champion apprentice, breaks new ground this afternoon. He has his first mounts at Brighton and has every chance of riding a treble.

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